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Special Communication of
Blue Ridge Lodge, No. 92,
A. F. M.. will be held next
Friday evening, Decomher
6th, at 8 o'clock. Work In F. C. De
gree. E. L. Hern don, W. M.
W. O. White, Secretary.
. . LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
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-Huylcr's candy, fresh for Xmas
-bosxes and baskets-at Hell's, ad.
-Mrs. M. A. ErvIn spent tho lat
ter part of last week visiting at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Cox in
- Miss Eleanor Keys was hostess
to tho "4 2" Club yesterday, when an
enjoyable afternoon was spent by ali
-Norman Douthlt, of Wiggins, S.
C., arrived In Walhalla last week
and will spend a month hero willi the
family of his fatehr, B. F. Douthlt.
- For Sale-Cood milch cow with
young calf. Apply to 1. Cood, Wal
halla, R. F. D. No. 1. adv.
-Mrs. C. Furber Jones and son,
of Charlotte, N. C., after spending
Thanksgiving with relatives and
friends here and at Tamassee, re
turned to their home Monday last.
-Tho Emery Circle was pleasant
ly entertained by Mrs. W. C. Hughs
on Tuesday of last week. Mrs. C. W
Bauknlght has Invited the Circle to
meet with her on Tuesday, December
-We are Indebted to E. S. Mor
gan, of Walhalla Route No. 2, for a
basket of fine ruta baga turnips. Mr.
Morgan had only a small plot of
ground planted to tho tubers, but
has banked about 100 bushels for
-All the coal you want-good
coal-$4.75 at mill, $5.75 delivered,
lletrick Hosiery Mills, Walhalla, ad.
-Mrs. Wm. Richie and family
moved to Walhalla last week from
the country and are occupying the
Riemann cottage on Faculty Hill, re
cently vacated by Capt. and Mrs. S.
K. Dendy. This good family is cor
dially welcmed to our midst.
-Frank E. Harrison, Jr., of Au
gusta, Ga., and Miss Mamie Harri
son, of Greenville, silent the Thanks
giving holidays with their parents, !
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Harrison, in
Walhalla. Their host of friends
were delighted to meet them again.
-Mr. and Mrs. C. Valaer, of Char
lotte, N. C., spent several days in
Walhalla last week visiting Mrs.
Valaer's father, A. FIschesser, and
family, and among their many
friends, who were delighted to greet
them again. They returned Monday
to their home.
-Pleasant and profitable employ
ment for women, girls and boys. Ap
ply to lletrick Hosiery Mills, Wal
halla, S. C. t. f.-adv.
-Otto Johnson, of Betlon, spent
last week visiting his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Johnson, on Rural
Route No. 2. Mr. Johnson is now
engaged as a salesman in one of the
Belton mercantile establishments. He
bas numerous friends hore who are
always glad to see him.
- Mrs. E. L. Herndon was called
by telegram Tuesday morning of this
week to her old home at Qranlteville,
Where her mother, Mrs. Platt, is seri
ously ill from an attack of pneumo
nia. There are many friends here
and elsewhere who will join with us
in the hope that Mrs. Platt may lie
soon restored to health.
-This promises to he a season of
big hogs, and there are many of
them, but there are few who will
break the record set by George
Matheson, of the Long Creek section,
who last Friday killed a flfteen
months-old porker which netted
him 502f/? pounds of choice meat.
The hog was of the Chester breed.
- For Sale at Auction-At my
home on M. T. Hughs's farm, near
Walhalla, lot farming tools, house
hold and kitchen furniture, lot. of
barrels, (some line wino barrels.)
one good surrey. Will be sold to
highest bidder. Sale will begin at
1 o'clock ]i. m., Saturday, December
14th. C. Melchert. adv.
ll. W. Brandt and family have
recently moved to their new home
near (he residence of ll. I,, lirnndt in
Walhalla. ll. W. Brandi has for
several years lived on a farm seve
ral miles above Walhalla, and his
return with his family to the imme
diate vicinity of town will be good
news to many friends. Ile is a sub
stantial citizen and good farmer,
- Mis. H. I*. Terhune and daugh
ter, Miss Anna, arrived in Walhalla
Sunday afternoon. Their many
friends here will regret, however, to
learn that their stay here will be
very brief. They expect to leave
dilling this week for Atlanta, where
they will probably pu rebaso a home.
They expect to spend the greater
part of their time itt.that city in the
- For Sale r.s todo ncres of fino
fanning land, on Tugaloo River, near
South I nion; 1 2 acres high bottom
land. 20 acres good cotton land, 26
to 28 acres in original forest; has
two 1 room tenant houses, barns,
cribs, etc. This is for sale at a bar
gain; one-half cash, balance on time,
or all oa time with good paper. Ad
dress J. ,|. Fretwell, Anderson. S.
V. I.vit- adv.
- A marriage last Sunda> that oc
casioned (|Uitc a creal deal of sur
prise to friends of tue contracting
parties was that oi' Miss Viola Cren
shaw and Harry lletrick, both Of
Walhalla. Tin- ceremony was per
formed by Rev, <;. M. wilcox at tho
Presbyterian manse aboul 2.30
o'clock, and the young couple loft on
the 3.27 train for Anderson, where
they spoilt a short while among
friends in that (itv. returning to
Walhalla Monday afternoon. Mr.
lletrick is connected with the hot
rick Hosiery Mills, where ho holds
a responsible position, and Un
voting couple will make their home
here. The bride is a daughter of
Newton Cronshaw, one of the old
residents ol Walhalla and Oconoo.
There aro many friends of the young
couple who will join with us in ex
tending congratulations and good
-Safety razors 35c. to $5; pocket
cutlery, etc., at Dell's. adv.
-Sam J. Isbell spent last Thurs
day In Greenville among relatives
-Born, on Tuesday, November 25,
unto Mr. and Mrs. W. A. LeRoy, of
the Walhalla mill village, a son.
-Mrs. D. A. Adams, administra
trix, Seneca, has several good farms
for rent. Read her advertisement
and see her.
Dr. Fahnestock, dentist, in oiTlce
Wednesdays and Saturdays. Will
make appointments for other days if
-Miss Marjorie VanDivIere, of
Savannah, has boen spending several
days In Walhalla visiting friends and
relatives. Her visits aro a source of
great pleasure to a number of warm
-Mr. and Mrs. Jas. M. Moss, Mrs.
J. R. Earle, Miss Gertrude Smith and
E. L. Herndon, Esq., and W. D. Moss,
spent part of last week in Anderson
in attendance upon the Annual Con
ference of the Methodist Church.
-Tho managers and clerks who
conducted the recent State and coun
ty elections can get their money by
calling at thc Bank of Walhalla for
same. The checks are made out and
ready for delivery to the parties who
-Don't fail to see the big assort
ment of Christmas goods at Bell's
Drug Store. adv.
-S. M. Hunnlcutt, of the Poplar
Springs section, is completing a
handsome new residence on his farm.
Tile house, a very convenient and
pretty six-room cottage, will be ready
for occupancy In a short while. It
will prove a great addition to the
-Attention is directed to the an
nouncement of Byrd & Cromer, of
Seneca, which will be found else
where in this issue. This wide-awake
and popular firm are ready to receive
payment on accounts due them and
to servo the public from their large
and varied stock of merchandise. Be
sure to see them.
-W. A. Grant and family have
become residents of Walhalla, to the
delight of many friends here. Mr.
Grant has been for some time asso
ciated with tho Carter Hardware Co.
of Walhalla, but his family moved
down only last week. They are oc
cupying the residence known as the
Hunter house, on Spring street,
-For Sale-Several farms; 50 to
200 acres. Cash or easy terms. Call
on or write Jas. H. Darby, Seneca
Oil Mill, Seneca, S. C. adv.
-J. H. Cantrell, who has for some
time resided at Six-Mile, Bickens
county, has returned to Oconee to
live, and has located at. th? homo of
T. H. Hunnlcutt In the Stamp Creek
section. Mr. Cantrell has been in
bad health for some time and Is still
unable to be out to any extent. We
hope that he may soon bo restored
to perfect health.
-Ernestine, the two-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Robt.
Kay, died at their home in Jefferson.
Texns, on Thursday of last week and
was burled there on Friday after
noon. Whooping cough was the
cause of the death of tho little one.
Mr. and Mrs. Kay have many friends
in Walhalla who will learn of their
bereavement with deep sorrow.
-Cut galss, china, toilet and man
icure sets at Bell's. adv.
- Rev. S. D. Bailey, of Kershaw,
spent last Saturday night and Sun
day in Walhalla the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. 1). A. Smith, and during his
short stay met many of our citizens.
Rev. Mr. Bailey officiated at Gie mar
riage of Mr. and Mrs. Smith in Ker
shaw county about two years ago.
and the latter was a member of his
congregation before marriage. Rev.
Bailey made an excellent talk to the
children Of tho Walhalla Methodist
Sunday school last Sunday morning.
- lt is with regret that we an
nounce that our good old friend,
Capt. Leonard Rogers, of the Salem
j .section, suffered severely from a fall
ono day last week. While he was
not seriously injured, he has suffered
a great deal as a result of his fall.
Capt. Rogers is well past. SO years
Of age, and for some time past has
been nearly blind, though able to get
about. While walking about his
home early last week he stepped off
tin' front porch, receiving severe
bruises and a bad shaking up. Re
ports from liirn are that he is getting
along fairly well, being able to be
up. We trust thal he may soon he
-The work ol remodeling the
Walhalla Baptist church is one of
tile groat Improvements scheduled
for Walhalla property in the near
future. The plans and specifications
for the work are now in the hands
of a committee of (bundi members,
of which \V. M. Brown is chairman,
and Iuds will bc received for tho exe
cution ol" the work. .Mr. Brown has
charge of the plans. lt is slated
that the work contemplated will com
pletely (dianne the appearance of
t!ic structure, both interior and ex
terior. One of the special features
of the interior changes will he the
division of the building into Sunday
school rooms hy means ol' folding
doors. There are to he eight Sun
day school rooms.
Pictures, dolls, toys and tire
works at Bell's. adv.
The following hit ol' in format ion,
i taken from a lotter from Anson
("Bub") Merrick to a friend here,
under date of November lath, will
he read with Interest by his manx
friends. The letter was written
from Puerto Plata, San Domingo:
"Wc are down here trying to <|iic||
one of those comic opera revolutions
willi this converted yacht ( t'. S. S.
Yankton) that used to belong to
Sara Bernhardt. The rebels have
much the better of the argument so
far, they having cut off the food and
water from the town, thereby caus
ing inconvenience to this part of the
American navy. Yesterday the op
posing generals held a conference on
hoard and came to partial agreement.
lt was rather amusing when one of
the rebel genorals handed mo an
American half dollar and said, 'San'
vlch,' I Rot four sandwiches for
iiini, but I wouldn't keep lils money
because it would have broken his
-Silverware, sterling silver novel
ties, leather goods and baskets at
-Tho Aid Society of the Walhalla
Methodist church will meet to-mor
row (Thursday) at 3 o'clock at the
home of Mrs. W. A. Strother.
-Hoad Moss & Ansel's advertise
ment. They mention a few of the
things useful. Remember their con
test is on lu full blast, and tho prizes
aro worth trying for.
-There were quite a number of
Walhalla people who took in the
slglus at Anderson last Thursday,
among them being J. B. Todd and
KU lott Rhodes. Tho flying of the
aeroplane was the sight most enjoy
ed by all.
-Mrs. C. H. Humphries and child
left yesterday for Pacolet, Mr. Hum
phries having accepted a position
with ono of tho large mills of that
place. Mr. Humphries was at one
time an overseer In the Walhalla
-Tho chicken markets aro glut
ted and prices very low. I advise
all to hold chickens off market till
further notice. Fair demand, how
ever, for turkeys, ducks and geese
at present. John Jost. adv.-tf.
-Attention is directed to the ad
vertisement of Dickson & Matheson,
o( Westminster, who aro making
groat reductions In the prices of all
kinds of vehicles and farm Imple
ments. Read their "announcement
on the fourth page this week and be
suro to call on them.
-Carlos A. Rowland, an aged and
well known citizen of Oconee, died
at his homo near Seneca yesterday
(Tuesday) morning at 1 o'clock. The
deceased was 71 years of ago and
was well known all .over Oconee. He
was a Confederate veteran. Funeral
services will be conducted this after
noon at 2 o'clock at Westview cem
etery, Walhalla, by Dr. John G. Law.
Tho deceased was a member of the
Presbyterian church for many years.
-The twelfth annual banquet of
Oconee Conclave, No. 827, Improved
Order Heptasopbs, given last Thurs- i
day evening, was a success In every
particular. Col. R. T. Jaynes and H.
R. Hughs were the speakers of the
evening, and every one present was
charmed with their eloquence and
wit. An elegant supper was served
to a large body of Heptasophs. The
twelfth banquet was one of the most
successful from every viewpoint, in *
tho history of tho Conclave.
-A marriage that will be of In
terest to many In Oconee was that
of Miss L. M. Spencer and L.C. Pitts,
which was solemnized at the Holly
Springs Baptist church just after
services there on Sunday, November
25th, by Rev. J. B. Tramel. There
was a large crowd present to wit
ness tho ceremony, and the young
couple were the recipients of many
good wishes and congratulations.
Both the bride and groom are from
Madison and have many friends
throughout tho county.
-Charles W. Pitchford, Jr., ar
rived in Walhalla last Saturday from
Spartanburg to take a position In the
store of lils father. He will'siicre^d
Robt. H. Dllwortb, who has lieui a
position with Mr. Pitchford for seve
ral years, but who bas recently ac
cepted a position with tho Living
ston Wholesale Company, of Seneca.
Mr. Dilworth's change ls regretted
by numerous friends here. Young
Mr. Pitchford has been attending
Wofford College for the past two
years, but will be engaged In busi
ness from now on. His friends are
giving him a cordial reception. Mr.
Dllworth left for Seneca Monday
-Tho Seneca Bank and the West
minster Bank will receive payments
and ?ive receipts to those who owe
me. when lt ls not convenient for you
to (ind my son, Wales Lowry. Please
pay promptly. I cannot carry over
any paper except as already agreed.
(adv.) T. M. Lowery.
- Mrs. R. L. Rogers and son Rob
ert left last Thursday morning for
Fountain Inn to spend a short while
at the home of R. W. Rogers, who
was quite ill. having suffered a re
cent stroke of paralysis. They ex
pected to return Monday last, but
word was received in Walhalla Tues
day afternoon announcing the death
of Mr. Rogers as a result of another
stroke of paralysis. Mr. Rogers was
the father of the late Rev. R.'L. Rog
ers, a former pastor of the Walhalla
Presbyterian church. The deceased
was about Sh years of age. He was
a Confederate veteran, having served
in one of the South Carolina regi
ments during the War Between the
States, and bad received several
wounds, hy reason of which his
health bad been greatly impaired for
a number of years. Mr. Rogers' wife
died about a year ago.
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We are ready to sho
of Holiday Goods and Tc
county at NORMAN'S
Extra low prices on ?
We won't be unde
can show the prettiest linc of
Handkerchiefs, Scarfs, Hosie
and other gifts suitable for th
Biggest linc of Christina
*?H# $ ? i?H?H?> v?H?K?> TO?
I -Remember I am always In tho
I market for chickens, turkeys, ducks,
geese, guineas, butter, eggs and
hides. John Joost, Walhalla. 48-adv.
j -M. Stokes Strlbling, of Seneca,
, was a business visitor in Walhalla
yesterday for a short while. He has
numorous friends hore who were
pleased to greet him and to note his
hale and hearty appearance.
-Lo8t, between Faculty Hill and
Main street, a heavy gold chain and
locket with "Janie" engraged on
clasp of chain and "M. C. H." on
locket. Finder will bo rewarded if
returned to Miss Janie Harrison or
to this otllce. adv.
i -Rev. R. R. Doyle, of Centenary,
spent yesterday with bis parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. H. Doyle, near town,
and among friends here. Mr. Doyle
has just completed a good year's
work at Centernary and was return
ed to that pastorate for the coming
I -Pecans! Pecans! Pecans! Home
1 raised, paper-shelled nuts of dell
clous flavor at 25c. pound, at C. D.
I -At a meeting of several business
men at Seneca last week a new busi
ness enterprise was launched, the
gentlemen prominent in the matter
being L. W. Parker, of Greenville;
L. A. Edwards and G. W. Glgnilliat,
of Seneca; the Courtenay's, of Newry,
and Capt. W. A. Strother, of Wal
halla. The name of tho corporation
was changed to the Coneross Light
and Power Company, after tho reor
ganiza lion, the old name having been
the Seneca Light and Power Com
pany. The new concern will push
the development of the power on
Coneross Creek as rapidly as possi
ble, and lt Is their desire to be en
gaged actively in the business of gen
erating and transmitting electric
light and power at the earliest possi
ble moment. The immediate work
of the concern will be to supply
power to the Seneca Cotton Mill, the
Seneca Oil Mill and to generate light
for the town of Seneca. There will
be another meeting of the leaders In
this enterprise at Seneca to-morrow
(Thursday), at which time plans will
be perfected and details arranged for
the opening of business at the earli
est possible moment'. It ls under
stood, though we give the Informa
tion merely as hearsay, that a simi
lar development Is contemplated in
the near future above Walhalla, the
design being to furnish power to the
Walhalla Cotton Mills, the West
Union Oil Mill, and lights for the
town of Walhalla.
Two or Three
Mrs. Dempie A. Adams,
Seneca, - - S. C.
Good Time to Buy
$4,75 Per Ton:$5.75 Per Ton
At Mill. |_DclivercdL__
HETRICK HOSIERY MILLS,
Walhalla, South Carolina.
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w you the largest variety
>ys ever displayed in the
ill our China.
Tsold and can save you
Novelties, in Collars. Ties,
ry in beautiful Xmas boxes
z Holidays. J?
s goods cn display. J>
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MOSS & ANSEL.
Our stock is complete and we
ask our friends and customers to
call and inspect our goods before
making their purchases:
Ladies' Boots, Ladies' Shoes,
Men's Suits, Men's Shoes,
Ranges, Coal Heaters,
Oil Stoves, Wood Heaters,
Hull and Oottton Seed Meal,
Dan Valley Flour, Groceries,
Always Glad to Show You.
MOSS & ANSEL,
WALHALLA, S. C.
Better? Yes-the Vanadium-built
Model T is a better car than it was
when it sold for almost twice its present
price. Our gigantic production has
beaten the cost down to where almost
everyone can now afford to motor.
These new prices, f. o. b. Detroit, with all equipment.
Any errly order will mean an early delivery. Get
full particulars from ?J* "* ?>t J*
L. O White or R. C. Carter.
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YOU DO NOT KNOW HOW MANY SENSIBLE CHRISTMAS GIFTS WE
CAN SELL YOU UNTIL YOU VISIT OUR STORE.
BRING IN THE WHOLE FAMILY WE HAVE SOMETHING THAT WILL
PLEASE EVERYONE OF THEM.
YOUR FRIENDS WILL APPRECIATE SOME USEFUL, SENSIBLE PRESENT
SUCH AS WE CAN SELL YOU MUCH MORE THAN A FANCY TRIFLE THAT
WILL SOON BE WORTHLESS.
Matheson Hardware Co.,
Westminster, 5. C.