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CONEROSS CHURCH AT WORK.
Committees Appointed for Year
Matters of Local Interest.
Coneross, Jan. 6.-Special: phe
following committees have been ap
pointed by the pastor and deacons of
Coneross Baptist church to serve for
1913: Building and grounds-J. H.
Kell, W. H. Butler, J. W. Alexander,
Mrs. Davis Abbott, Miss Jaule Alex-'
Benevolence-J. C. Q?uker, W. M.
Dilworth, Mrs. S. M. Hunsinger, Miss
Lizzie Barker, Mrs. VV. H. Butler.
Devotional-A. N. Prichard, S. E.
Johnson, Miss Rena Hunsinger.
Music-Brunis Alexander, Garven
Barker, Misses Bewley Hunsinger,
Mortie Alexander, Beulah Barker,
Social-T. L. Alexander, Joe Dll
worth, W. T. Alexander, Misses Min
nie Barker and Madera Alexander.
Ushers-Colle Abbott, Henry But
ler, Herclal Abbott, D. Barkor.
Vigilance-T. D. Alexander, W. H.
Butler, Roney Abbott.
Mrs. J. L. Duckworth spent last
week with her sister at Greenville.
Willie Walker left yesterday for
Atlanta after spending the holidays
?ere with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
. W. Walker.
Miss Minnio Butler has been suf
fering from a severo attack of grip.
Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Alexander re
port a daughter born unto Mr. and
Mrs. A. M. Alexander of Westmin
Our missionary study class will
meet on Saturady before the first
and third Sundays In each month at
' 7 o'clock p. m. We invite all those
in this and adjoining communities
who are interested in missions to
join us in our study. Wo will also
have a choir practice in connection
with these services.
J. C. Barker returned homo Satur
day-after sanding several days very
pleasantly in Atlanta.
Rev. L. D. Mitchell and Zetna Ab
bott spent Friday and Saturday in
Greenville with friends.
Joe Patterson, of Ninety-Six, was
a welcome guest of his sisters. Mes
dames E. M. Gambrell and T. L. Al
Misses Agnes Ellison and Murtice
Cleveland, of near West Union, vis
ited their friend, Miss Nellie DuBose,
The social entertainments of last
week were, one at the home of the
Misses Abbott on Monday evening,
and at the Misses Barker's on Tues
. day. The little folks also were en
tertained by little Miss Adda Duck
worth on Monday night.
Misses Cary and Susan Doyle and
'Miss Perrltt, of Bounty Land, visited
Miss Mertle Abbott last week.
Neal Patterson, of Ninety-Six, left
Sunday after an extended visit to his
uncle, E. M. Gambrell, and family.
There will be prayer meeting at
Coneross on the third Sunday in
each month at 7.30 p. m.
Miss Ora Arve spent last week
with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
B. C. Rothell, of Toccoa, Ga.
Miss Annie Abbott returned to
Limestone College last Thursday af
ter spending the holidays with home
Misses Maud and Frances Hamlin,
of Baldwin, Ga., are expected to ar
rive here to-day to visit the Misses
There will be regular preaching
services at Coneross on the first and
third Sundays at 11.30 a. m., and on
Saturday before the third Sunday at
3 p. m., and on the first Sunday at
7.30 p. m. Everybody is invited to
attend these services.
SM. H. Hughs has recently moved
into our community from near Wal
halla. We welcome him and his Into
our Sunday school, church and
a? Lives Were Lost.
Ali'''.da, Oregon, Jan. 7.-Leaving
marl. > records strewn with tales of
death and disaster connected with
her career, the Rosecrans, once a
United States army transport, was
lost on Peacock Spit, just beyond the
bar, to-day in a furious gale that
drove her on the rocks.
Thirty-three of her crew of 3<6 per
ished when the ship went under, it is
believed. Three others clung to a
topmast and their death seemed cer
The Rosecrans cleared from South
ern California points with a crude
oil cargo for Portland, Ore. She en
countered a 60-mile gale to-day as
she stood In toward the bar at the
mouth of the Columbia river. It ls
thought her olllcers lost their bear
ings and the tanker was hurled on
the rocks to pound herself to pieces.
Attempts at rescue were futile.
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RIOHLAN DITES BACK TO SCHOOL
Young Ladies Take Advantage of
Last Day of Leap Year.
Richland, Jan. 6.-Special: Miss
Leila Cunningham returned to her
home in Greenville Tuesday evening.
Robert Davis returned to Dahlon
ega, Ga., Wednesday evening to rc
sume his studies at the North Geor
gia Agricultural College.
Misses Christine Anderson and
Ruth Berry returned to Winthrop
College Thursday, after spending the
holidays with homefolks.
Roger Coe and John Balienger re
t med to the Presbyterian College
at Clinton Thursday; Edgar McMa
han and Stiles Stribliug returned to
Clemson and Edward Verner return
ed to the University of Alabama on
Charlie Dendy left Friday for Ar
kansas, after spending ten days with
relatives and friends at Richland and
Supt. J. O. Singley and Miss Ma
mye Cromer returned to Richland
Saturday, after a two weeks' visit to
homefolks near Prosperity and New
Mrs. N. S. Sligh and daughter
Lois, of Birmingham, Ala., have been
visiting friends and relatives in and
Rev. W. H. Mills, of Clemson Col
lege, Ailed the pulpit at Richland
church and gave us an excellent ser
mon. Rev. Mr. Vaughn, the pastor,
Tho Richland school opened this
morning after a two weeks holiday
for Christmas and New Year.
Miss Pauline Davis left last Wed
nesday for Gainesville, Ga. She has
accepted a position to teach school
near there, and we hope she will
have much success.
Mrs. C. M. Gaines and children
have been spending the holidays with
J. H. Dendy.
Miss Lola Wyly spent several days
last week with her sister, Mrs. O. E.
Cashen, of Westminster.
Miss Pearle Verner is in Fountain
Inn visiting her sister, Mrs. Furman
Miss Beulah Berry leaves to-day to
resume her duties as teacher In the
Misses Ada and Cora Wyly have
returned to their schools at Fvatt
and Oconee Station, respectively
Misses Pauline and Christin* y.n
derson entertained their friend*, f.t a
leap year party, from 8 until 12
o'clock, Monday night, December 30.
The young men assembled at Mrs.
S. H. Coe's and waited until the
young ladies called and escorted
them to S. N. Hughs's residence. They
were met at the door and invited in
by Roger Coe. At several conspicu
ous places were notices reminding
the young men to play the part of
girls and for tho young ladles to act
as boys. A strip of paper containing
a line of a poem was pinned on each
guest's back. Each guest was given
a sheet of paper and asked to copy
these lines and then put them into
verses. Ruth Berry and "Miss" Ed
ward Verner were the most success
ful at this and received the prize
a box of candy. After this contest
the "young ladies" were taken into
another room and covered with <a
sheet and then carried back Into the
parlor, where they wore auctioned
off to the highest bidder. With these
partners all were invited Into the
dining room, where a delicious salad
course, with tea, was s?rved, follow
ed by mints. After this a pantomime
contest was engaged In, which was
very amusing. The parlor and din
ing room were decorated with holly
and mistletoe. In the center of the
dining room was a table decorated
with holly and candy, with red
streamers from the corners to the
hanging lamp above. Miss Pearl
Verner assisted Mrs. S. N. Hughs in
entertaining the guests.
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DEATH OF MRS. S. M. SMITH.
Age<i Lady Passed Away After a
Madison, R. F. D. No. 1, Jan. 6.
Special: Mrs. Sarah M. Smith died at
her home in this section on Decem
ber 31, 1912. She had been an inva
lid and a great sufferer for several
years with rheumatism an'1 asthma.
Mrs. Smith's maiden name was Lane.
She was born and raised in Banks
county, Georgia, and was first mar
ried to W. R. Cash. To this ninon
one son was born-Rufe Cash, of
Georgia. On December 27, 1870,
she was married to W. R. Smith, of
Banks county, Georgia, and she
moved with her family to Tugaloo
Valley, in Oconee county, January
1. 1875. Mrs. Sarah M. Smith was
born January ll, 184 2. Sho was a
member of the Baptist church for 54
years, having joined tho church in
youth, and was truly a Christian wo
man. She leaves a husband and six
children to mourn her death. They
are: Rufe Cash, of Georgia; E. T.
and C.-T. Smith, Denny, Iowa; Sadie
Cooper, S. F. Cooper, and many
grandchildren, who reside in Oconee
Tho remains were buried at Unity
Baptist church last Thursday, the
funeral sermon being preached by
Rev. D. F. Carter. A large con
course of sorrowing relatives and
friends were present to pay the last
sat tribute to the deceased.
Mrs. Smith had many friends and
relatives, and she was ever ready to
aid and to give counsel and adminis
ter to the wants of the sick or needy
or distressed. She has been called to
her reward by our Saviour, who
doeth all things well.
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C. E. O. MITCHELL 18 NO MOUE.
Paused Away Suddenly at His Homo
in Westminster Sunday.
(Tugaloo Tribune, 7th.)
A mantle of sorrow and grief was
spread over Westminster Sunday
when tbe announcement was made
that C. E. O. Mitchell, one of our
town's honored and most highly es
teemed citizens, was dead. He be
came alarmingly ill about 6 o'clock
and medical aid was summoned, mes
sengers being sent in haste for Drs.
Walker, Strickland and Mitchell, but
before the doctors arrived Mr. Mit
chell had passed away. Death was
due to heart failure. Mr. Mitchell
suffered tho pain of two broken ribs
on Christinas Eve, and as he had slept
on his left side so long it is thought
that his heart becar.ie effectod from
pressure. Mr. Mitchell accidentally
fell on the morning of December 24
and suffered internal injuries. He
was Improving rapidly and sat up
some for several days last week. On
Sunday he received several callers
and chatted pleasantly and told his
friends he expected to be on the
streets Monday. The announcement
of his death, therefore, a few hourn
later was a great shock to everybody.
Funeral services were conducted at
his late residence this afternoon at 2
o'clock by Rev. J. J. Payseur, the
new pastor of the Baptist church, and
Rev. L. D. Mitchell, pastor of Cone
loss church, In the presence of a
large concourse of sorrowing rela
tives and friends. At the conclusion
of the services his body was taken to
the cemetery, of the First Baptist
church for Interment, tho bodies of
his parents and one child being bur
Mr. Mitchell was born in Abbeville
county, but moved with his parents
to Anderson when a boy. He moved
from Anderson to Oconee 31 years
ago and lived In and near Westmin
ster, where he had been engaged In
farming and merchandising. He was
a man of industry and integrity and
accumulated handsome property In
Westminster and the county.
Being too young to enlist in the
service of his country at the begin
ning of the Civil War, Mr. Mitchell
experienced only about one year of
the hardships of tented life In the
Mr. Mitchell was a member of the
Baptist church for almost fifty years,
having united with the Neal Creek
church, near Anderson, under the
pastorate of the late RObert King, a
noted Baptist minister of that sec
tion, 50 years ago. He was one of
the charter members of the New
Westminster Baptist church, organ
ized In the eighties. He was elected
a member of the board of deacons at
the organization of this church, and
ever manifested a deep interest in
church matters and spiritual affairs.
For nearly twenty years he was the
faithful and devoted superintendent
of the Sunday school.
Mr. Mitchell was In his 65th year,
having been born May 1, 1848. He
was twice marted. Hl? first wife
was Ml ? Fannie Ueor, of Anderson,
and to till i om
Mitch? .i was horn. Hlg second wlf<
was I'U:- Mar> Holcomb* ol O?O
nee, wi o, with ?MO sons; Hui \v.
W., Gioiin, liv...Icy and ~. ?ad.
three daughters, Maggie, Elfie and
Mary Mitchell, survive. He leaves
two brothers and two sisters, Dr.
Burt Mltchelh Westminster; Josse
F. Mitchell, of Belton; Mrs. Lizzie
Freeman, Westminster, and Mrs. C.
E. Trlbble, of Oakway.
The Mountain Rest Section.
Mountain ReBt, Jan. 6.-Special:
Sylvester Smith, who was severely
burned three weeks ago, died on
January 2d, and his remains were
laid to rest In Long Creek cemetery.
Mr. Smith leaves a wife, father and
motlier, brothel's and sisters to mourn
Dock Smith, son of Jacob Smith,
of Long Creek, is seriously 111 with
typhoid fever. His friends hope for
his speedy recovery.
Miss Delia Phillips, who has
charge of the school at Unity, has
returned to her work after spending
the holidays with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. E. Phillips, of Long
Creek, and with friends.
The many friends of C. M. Moore
will be pleased to know that he ls
improving, after being confined to
his room for a few days with grip
and threatened pneumonia.
Mrs. Lora Thrift, who had been
suffering a complication of diseases,
passed away on January 1. She
leaves a husband and little son, fa
ther and mother and several brothers
and sisters to mourn her death. We
sympathize with them in their be
reavement. The body was laid to
rest the day following at Long Creek
The Christmas tree given by Rev.
and Mrs. M. J. Moore on Christmas
day was a success in every respect.
Rev. L. D. Chambers addressed the
people, his text being Luke 2:10, and
he preached a very interesting ser
mon, after which the presents were
taken from the tree and distributed
among tho people, there being some
thing over three hundred presents.
The Christmas tree was attended by
a large crowd, perfect order prevail
ed and everybody seemed to enjoy
the occasion to the fullest extent, re
turning to their homes rejoicing. Mr.
Carter, photographer, was present
and made a lot of pictures at the
Miss Frances Moore has Improved
to such an extent that she can walk
out of tho house and Into the yard,
for which she ls very thankful.
The many friends of Rev. M. J.
Moore, who has beon quite lil for a
few days, will be glad to learn that
he ls improving, though still unable
to be out of doors.
Marion Man Suicides.
Charleston, Jan. 5.-E. W. Gregg,
of Marion, waB found lying uncos
scious in a field Just outside this
city this afternoon with a pistol
wound in his temple. His revolv?r
was lying undor his body. He died
shortly after being taken to the city
hospital. He was watchman for a
local traction company and was
about 35 years old. No motive for
his suicide has been assigned. About
two weeks ago he attempted to
MEXICO STILL SUFFERS UNKEST.
Interested in Movement? of United
States-Ne wapa pero Grow Violent?
Mexico City, Jan. 5.-Anticipating
early developments in the relations
between the United Stales and Mex
ico, the keenest Interest was shown
by Mexicans in the return here to
day of the American ambassador,
H. L. Kitson. The ambassador was
bebieged by reporters at Vera Cruz
and on his arrival at tho capital, but
Some of the more sensational
newspapers printed strong criticisms
of the administration, charging In
competency. One paper published
an extra edition late last night ?with
a big caption reading: "Only the res
ignation of the President can save
us." The article set forth that this
demand ls contained In a note which
Ambassador Wilson will soon de
The administration continues to
assert that tho relations between tho
United States and Mexico aro friend
ly. The Senate, however, has asked
the sub-secretary of relations for a
statement as to the American-Mexi
can status. Tho sub-secretary has
asked for time to prepare the state
ment, for which, however, ho says
there is no reason.
A request of tho Executive that
the 40,000,000 pesos bond Issue re
cently authorized by Congress bo In
creased to 100,000,000 po?08 has not
yet been granted.
Skirmishes between the Federals
end rebels occur almost dally in sev
eral States. Villages are raided and
towns sacked. Many rebels captured
recently have been summarily exe
Denial IR made that Francisco Car
ba.lal, President of the Supreme
Corni, has been appointed to succeed
Manuel Calero as ambassador to the
United States. It is generally be
lieved, however, that he will be
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Fair Play High School.
The students whose names appear
on this roll will have made an aver
age of 90 or more on examination
and have not fallen below 95 on de
Ninth Grade-Davis Glenn, Gil
man Thompson, Wallace Glymph,
Eighth Grade-Frank Marett,
Florence Carnes, Katie Marett.
Seventh Grade-Dewitt Glenn, J.
Sixth Grade-Wade Marett, Clay
born Davis, Gatha Davis, Carlie
Fifth Grade-Mildred Heller, Lu
cile King, Grace Isbell.
Fourth Grade-John W. Grubbs,
Gary Watson, Wilton Davis, Marie
I Grubbs, Janie Rae Isbell, Julia Da
Thi ? Grade -Roderick H?P*r
ParlfeL Collins, Elma "Crock, Iris Lov
;.i.r ro'< 0. Minnie Vi? trick.
b o I'Gi .ide---bou i o Marett, Prue
' Davi -, Jos. Davis, Gladys Loviuggood,
First Graded-Cecil Isbell, Feed
Isbell, Lush Patrick, Wyatt Grubbs,
Mariner Thompson. J. C. Brock, Vir
? gil Davis, J. B. Wiggins, Lelou Wig
| gins,'Hubert Davis, Bub King, Buf
fle Collins, Bessie Glenn, Lucile Cal
lahan, Claire Heller.
We 'hope the patrons of the Fair
Play school will carefully read the
honor roll. See whether your child's
name appears. If not, see what is
I wrong. Impress upon the minds of
j your children the Importance of
studying, regular attendance and
I good deportment.
We are beginning & new year, and
let us begin it In the right way. May
each patron feel a deep Interest in
the school and make special efforts
to help their children in school
every way, so that at the close of
this term It will be numbered as the
j best session in the history o'f Fair
Play school. Respectfully,
G. C. Ryder, Principal.
CITADEL MAY HAVE CAVALRY.
Hills to Be Introduced to Make Cita
del Eligible for Cavalry.
(News and Courier.)
Cavalry and artillery training at
the Citadel, as well as infantry train
ing, which is now given at the insti
tution, is a possibility If bills soon
to be introduced Into Congress be
come laws. The main purpose of
these bills Is to provide the govern
ment with a means of securing men
who will be flt for the cavalry and
field artillery of the army as well as
the infantry service. The bill af
fects those military schools at which
regular army officers are detailed as
professors of military science and
the students of which have exhibited
such proficiency in military training
as to have obtained the war depart
ment rating of "Class A distinguish
ed." This would render the Citadel,
the Virginia Military Institute and
perhaps half a dozen other schools
in the country eligible.
The record of the Citadel renders
It eligible, of course, and lt is rated
among the "Class A distinguished"
institutions, but the Introduction of
cavalry and artillery Instruction
would necessitate, under the bill, the
furnishing by the schools themselves
of a part of the equipment. Col.
Bond stated that the question whe
ther or not the Citadel would under
take the innovation would havo to
be determined later.
Editor Johnson Succeeds Dailey.
Austin, Texas, Jan. 4.-The ap
pointment of R. M. Johnson, presi
dent and editor-in-chief of the Hous
ton Post, as successor to Joseph W.
Balley, in the United States Senate,
for the term expiring March 4 next,
was r.nuuunced to-day by Governor
Col. Johnston has been r aupporter
of Senator Bailey throughout the
bitter political lights in Texas, which
for several years have centered
about Senator Bailey. Col. Johnston
was for twelve years Democratic Na
tional Committeeman for Texas, his
service, ending last summer, when
the Texas primaries turned in a land
slide vote for Woodrow Wilson
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MISS FRANCES HARIUF/r HA III J IC.
Skilful Musician, Scientific Botanist.
Woman of Intense Patriotism.
Died, on the 23d ultimo, at the
home of hor nephew, Ellas Earle, lu
Oconee county, Miss Frances Harriet
She was laid to rest on Christmas
Eve in the family burial ground at
the old Beaver'': m plantation, where
sleep three generations of her ances
The eldest of seven children, she
survived them all and passed away
in her 79th year.
Her father, the late Elias Earle,
removed from his plantation to the
then primitive town of Anderson
when the deceased was but Ave years
of age, and her long lifo was practi
cally identified with that progressive
Called upon while yet in her teens
to assume the head of her father's
housen?ld, she filled the position with
great dignity and stood for all that
was highest and best in her State
and community. She was carefully
and brilliantly educated and was pos
sessed of extraordinary talents,
strength and intellect and force of
Her acquaintance with literature,
powers of conversation and retentive
memory were excelled only by a Mac
aulay, while her literary style was
modeled upon the purity and simplic
ity Of Addison.
She was a skilful musician and a
scientific botanist. With the aid and
under the supervision of the late Dr.
LewiB R. OibbeB, of the College of
' mariecton, she made a collection of
The Flora of Upper Carolina." The
.'owerr wqre exquisitely arranged In
; everp.i volumes, which ft was her
aten don to bequeath to Furman Uni
\ereity, but, unfortunately, they, to
gether with an Invaluable scrap book,
prepared during tho war, were de
stroyed by fire. Such a. loss is Irre
Miss Earle was intensely patriotic.
Descended from pioneers who were
conspicuous in Bhaping the history of
the State, she felt a deep and per
sonal interest in all that pertained to
Its welfare. Her eiforts In behalf of
the soldiers during the war were not
able. It was largely through his
daughter's Influence that her father
invested a hundred thousand dollars
in Confederate bonds, greatly to the
disgust of his financial advisers.
A blow from which she never re
covered was the death of her bro
ther, Wilton R. Earle. He was killed
at 8 o'clock in tho morning .by the
first shot fired from the famous
"Long Tom" at First Manassas. A
younger brother, Preston, entered
the service at sixteen, was severely
wounded, but fought to the end.
In early life Miss Earle connected
herself with a Baptist church. As
she never did anything by halves, she
threw herself, with all the energy
and enthusiasm of her nature, Into
everything that pertained to the ad
vancement of this denomination. Her
intellect, her wealth and social pres
tige mado her a potential factor in
the wonderful progress of this de
nomination In the up-country.
Of the divine admonition to con
sider the past, "she was ever mind
ful, and, among those who received
her benefactions, there are many to
riso up and call her blessed."
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In Germany there is a four-story
hotel for horses that will accommo
date 2,000 animals.
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND
All persons indebted to the Estate
of JOHN JOOST, debased, are
hereby notified to make payment to
the undersigned, and all persons hav
ing olaims against said estate will
present the same duly attested within
the time prescribed by law or he
barred. MARY M. JOOST,
Jan. 8, 1913. 2-5
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND
All persons Indebted to the Es
tate of Anson C. Merrick, deceased,
are hereby notified to mrke pay
ment to the undersigned, anc all per
sons having claims against said Ba
tate will present the same duly at
tested within the time prescribed hy
law or be barred.
B. F. SLOAN, Administrator.
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LA, S. C.
NOTICE OP PINALi SETTLEMENT
Notice 1B hereby given that the un
dersigned will make application to
V. P. Martin, Judge of Probate for
Oconee County, In the State of South
Carolina, at his office at Walhalla
Ct ?rt House, on Saturday, the 8th
day of February, 1913, at ll o'clock
In the forenoon, or as soon thereafter
as said application can be heard, for
leave to make final settlement of
the estate of Anson C. Merrick, de
ceased, and obtain final discharge as
Administrator of said estate.
B. F. SLOAN, Administrator.
Jan. 8, 1913. 2-5
Sale at Public Auction
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AND OTHER USEFUL ARTICLES.
I will sell, at public auction, at my
residence, in Westminster, on SAT
URDAY, January ll, 1913, 1 o'clock
p. m., all my household and kitchen
furniture and other articles too num
erous to enumerate.
Terms of Sale: CASH.
A. P. MARETT,
^WESTMINSTER, S. O.
Jan. 8, 1912. 2*
J. M. Barron, J. W. Byrd & J. B.
Shanklin have organized THE BAR
RON-BYRD CO., as successors to
Byrd & Cromer and J. M. Barron &
Co. They will do a general merchan
dise and farm supply business in
Seneca, S. C., at the Byrd & Cro
We, the members of the new firm,,
thank all our friends for past favors
and assure you that business given
Barron-Byrd Co. will be duly appre
j. W. BYRD,
J. M. BARRON,
J. B. SHANKLIN.
To Whom It May Concern:
J. W. Byrd has this day bought J.
J. Cromer'8 interest in the firm of
Byrd & Cromer. All notes and ac
counts due Byrd & Cromer are paya
ble to J. W. Byrd, and all obligations
of Byrd & Cromer will be paid by
J. W. Byrd.
BYRD & CROMER,
Jan. 1, 1913. SENECA, S. C.
MAKE YOUR TAX RETURNS.
The Auditor's office will be open
to receive returns of personal prop
erty for taxation from the 1st day of
January, 1913, to the 20th day of
February following, inclusive.
The Township Assessors are re
quired by law to Hst for all those who
fail to make their own returns with
in the time prescribed. Hence the
difficulty of delinquents escaping the
50 per cent penalty, as well as the
frequency of errors resulting from
All able-bocied men, 21 to 60
years of agvi, are taxable polls.
Please don't noglect returning your
Note all transfers of real estate
since making your last return; from
whom acquired or to whom sold. Re
turn your new buildings that were
erected during the year 1912:
For the convenience of tax-payers
the Auditor or his deputies will re
ceive returns at the following times
W. N. Woolbright's, Thursday,
Friendship, Friday, Jan. 10.
Tokeena (Cross Roads), Saturdny?
Westminster, Monday and Tuosday,
Jan. 13 and 14.
Adams' Crossing, Wednesday,
Jan. 15, 8 to 9.30 a. m.
Clemson College, Wednesday, Jan.
15, 10.30 to 12 m.
Seneca, Thursday and Friday. Jan,
16 and 17.
Richland, Monday, Jan 20.
Newry, Tuesday, Jan. 2.1.
Clark's Store, Wednesday, Jan. 22.
Salem, Thursday, Jan. 23.
Little River, Friday, Jan. 24.
Tamassee, Saturday, Jan. k'5.
Mt. Rest, monday, Jan. 27.
Henry's Store, Tuesday, Jan. 28.
Cannon's Store, Wednesday, Jan.
Tugaloo Academy, Thursday, Jan.
Madison, Friday, Jan. 31.
Returns will be taken at all places
from 10 o'clock in the morning until
3 o'clock In the afternoon; except the
two places mentioned on the 15th of
January. R. W. GRUBB8,
Auditor Oconee County, S. C.
December 23, 1912. 62-5