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THE liOCALi NEWS F HOM SENECA
This Will bo 'fili?lo Week" in Our
sister Town-Personal Notes.
Seneca, May 2.-Special: Mr. and
'Mrs. Julian Dendy Have as their
guests Mr. and Mrs. Winston Dab
ney, of Granbury, Texas, who arriv
ed Friday night, and it is hoped they
will make an extondod visit. Mr.
Dabney is a brother of Mrs. Dendy.
The Anderson College Glee Club
will appear for tho first time before
a Seneca audience to-night in tho
school auditorium. There aro about
twenty members of tho club and they
come highly recommended by those
who have heard them. Tho enter
tainment ls given under the auspices
of the Philathea class of tho Baptist
church, and we bespeak for them a
liberal patronage. Let us give a
hearty welcome to the Glee Club in
a full house to-night (Wednesday)
at 8 o'clock in the school auditor
ium. Admission, 35 and 25 cents.
We can safely call this "music
week" for Seneca, for tho Anderson
Glee Club Wednesday night will be
followed Friday night by a similar
entertainment given by the Seneca
School Glee Club. When It is known
thnt Mrs. Tullan Dendy ls al (ho
head o? tho music dcpartim ni o? the
school and luis given freely of hov
time lu organizing und u-utnlng the
<!lce Club, ii).? in Itself will flh
u ou h co that lt will bo a Ugh class
entertainment. Mrs. Dendy will ho
assisted In arranging tho program
by a few members from the first
grade, in which twelvo little girls
will sing and then dance tho Butter-,
fly Song. This in itself will be worth
the price of thc ticket. Miss Holland,
tho first grade teacher, is being as
sisted in training tho little tots hy
Mrs. Hugh Macaulay. Tho door re
ceipts will go to a tund for placing
an Edison in the school. Admission,
35 and 20 cents.
Mrs. E. C. Doyle, chairman of Cir
cle No.3 of tho Woman's Auxiliary of
tho Presbyterian church, was hostess
to the circle and all the officers of
tho Auxiliary at the last regular
meeting. Business being disposed of,
tho remainder of the afternoon was
converted into a most delightful so
cial affair as an honor to Miss Ma
mie Burgess, who will leave in a few
days for Greenville, where shh will
make her home in the future, after
being closely identified as one of
Seneca's own for almost four years.
During the time she has hoon a most
faithful and zealous worker in all
departments of church activities, and
this was a most fitting attention for
her. A very clever contest had been
arranged, a contest which included
many of the famous women of the
(Bible. At the close ot the contest the
hostess spoke in her usual gracious
manner of the benefit tho members
had derived from the good Influence
of Miss Burgess and voiced the feel
ing of tho entire membership of the
Auxiliary in expressing deep regret
over her going. In presenting the
gest of honor with a beautiful silver
pencil it was with the uuggestlon
that she "drop a lino" now and then
to the friends she left back hero in
Seneca. The guoBts were Berved deli
cious cake and ice cream.
The Woman's Missionary Union of
tho Boaverdam Association held an
instructive and inspirational all-day
'Mission Study Institute in the Sen
eca B.aptist church on April 26th.
Tho program was full of good thlng3,
the speakers wore well informed on
tho various subjects. Mrs. Chapman,
State president of Woman's Work,
was prosont and gave a splendid talk.
A bountiful picnic dinner was served
on the grounds.
Tho church-going people of the
town had a special privilege both
Sunday morning and evening In hoar
ing Rev. D. W. Richardson dollvor
two soul-stirring addrossos in tho
Presbyterian church on "China and
1-Ier Needs" as seen by him, who has
boon a soldior of tho Cross In tho
forolgn field for about ton yoars. Mr.
Richardson and his family aro at
homo on a much needed furlough.
Ills graphic descriptions of tho cry
ing needs of China aro appalling. Ho
Spoke In that convincing manner
which told that his heart was truly
in tho work of carrying tho M\ssago
of Jesus and Ills Love to tho nations
living in darkness.
Misses Salllo and Mamlo Burgess
will loavo In a fow days to mako
tholr homo after Juno 1st in tholr
new homo, which ls nearing complo
i and Save Money
DEATH OF MRS. J. tl. LAWRENCE.
Death Cumo Unexpectedly, Follow
ing Strohe of Paralysis.
Norris, April 27.-Special: Tho
death of Mrs. J. H. Lawrence, so sud
den and unexpected, was indeed a
shock to all her friends and loved
Ou the morning of April 8th,whllo
busy with her regular duties, Mrs.
? Lawronco was stricken with paraly
j sis. A doctor was called, but her
condition was so serious that no as
sistance could bo rendered. The
children and grandchildren were
sent for at once. They watched her
bedside for some sign of returning
consciousness, but tho kind eyes did
not open and the dear lips had ceas
ed to speak, and on Monday, April
10th, her spirit went to Him who
'Mrs. Lawrence was born in Merid
ian, Miss., Juno 16, 1847. Her mai
den name was Sarah A. Rhode. In
I860 she married J. H. Lawrence,
who died in 1919. To this union
twelve children were born, all of
whom are li nug-. W. R. Lawrence, j
'of Seneca; J H. 'Lawence, Middle ?
ion. t?a. Mrs A \ Johnson, Mid
dleton, Ga.; Miss Laura E. Law
rence, Middleton, Ga.; H. Y. Law-'
renee, Jr., Calhoun; Miss Ellzaboth
Roso Lawrence, Calhoun; Miss Sarah j
P. Lawrence, Calhoun; George B. j
Lawrence, Townville; W. C. Law-1
renee, Norris; Mrs. W. E. Finley,
Seneca; Thomas S. Lawrence, Seneca,
Seneca, and W. M. Lawrence, Norris.
In early life the deceased gave her
self to the service of her Master, and
in tho years that followed lived a j
most exemplary Christian life, part
of this time as a member of the
First Wesleyan church at Central.
Wo have lost her for a season, but
we know that in the great beyond
we shall see her again, face to face.
Closing Exercises of Norton School.
At the closing exercises of Norton
school the following program was
Beethoven's Minuet, by Bessie
'<01d Maid's Piece," by Wilma
Dialogue, "Taking the Census."
Dialogue, by Ruby Stanley and
(Play, "iMldsummer Eve."
We feel sure that our entertain
ment was enjoyed by all who came.
We had a large crowd, consider
ing tho weather, which was very bad
indeed, and certainly appreciate the
Interest shown in their coming.
We are glad to say that we have
had the best school we have ever
had. We certainly thank our teach
ers, Mrs. Jesse W. Rankin, principal,
and Misses McCoy and Brock, assist
ants, for tho good work they have
done for us. We aro sorry we can
not get them back again, but as
they aro going to take up work in
another school wo wish them great
Wo are glad to learn that ono of
our girls, Miss Ellon Morgan, who
has boon in tho D. A. R. school at
Tamassoe, returnod to hor home last
Saturday. Wo aro proud of her, as
sho mado tho highest avorago In tho
school, and wo aro glad to know that
sho is going back another year. Wo
wish hor a prosperous year.
tion in Greenville. They will, how
ever, visit thoir formor homo In tho
lower part of tho Stato before going
to Greenville. Misses Burgess have
endeared themselves to tho Seneca
pooplo during their stay of about
four years, and their going brings
deep rogrct to many. Tho best wishes
of all attend thom in thoir now homo.
AN INTERESTING OXiD PAPER.
Copy of Courier Pated April 3, 1001.
Receipt Dated AprU 20th, 1820.
W. H. Simmons, of Rural Route
No. 3, Westminster, handed us re
cently two very interesting papers
ono a receipt given his father, Chas.
Simmons, in 1829, showing that "his
noto for nine dollars and seventy
cents sottled his account in full for
1828." The-papcr reads as follows:
".Rec'd April 20th, 1829, of Chas.
Simmons, Jun., his note for nine
dollars and soventy-ilvo cents, which
settles his account for 1828.
"S. 13. Lewers."
Mr. Simmons is not sure nt what
place this receipt was given, but
thinks lt probable that Mr. Lowers
was in business at Laurens. It was
found among old popers belonging
to his father while looking over tho
packago recently. Among othor pa
pers was also a copy of The Cou
rier, dated April 3d, 1901, and it is
quite interesting to look over it. We
note in thc nows matters recorded tn
The account of tho capture of Ag
uinaldo, who was then giving the
United States no small amount of
trouble tn the Philippine Islands.
There is also a very interesting
article under the caption, "Is the
British Empire Doomed?" This is
a consideration of Britain's problems
in regard to Ireland, written by Mi
A letter by W. A. Dickson, from
the Anderson Mall, is also published,
giving an account of "the honored
dead at the Old Stone Church."
"Southern Mills Hard Hit" is the
heading of an article which shows
that "troubles In China are depress
ing the Southern cotton trade."
lt is also noted that tho hotels at
Toxaway are being improved'and the
lakes stocked with Ash.
Unrest in Russia ls recorded, with
a number of attempts.on the life of
A blizzard in Texas ls noted, at
tention being called especially to a
four-inch snow at Quanah and a
thermometer registry of 25 degroes
at Texline on April 25th.
John Hay, then U. S. Secretary of
State, had just "issued a warrant
for $100,000, for which tho United
States received from Spain final ces
sion of 'any and all islands of Phil
ippine archipelago outside the line
described in Art. 3 of tne treaty of
pcaco with Spain'."
Also among the nows of that limo
was tho story or: tlio substitution of |
u package of hrowu paper for $5,000
in currency that was shipped by ex
press from the Bank of Columbia, S.
C., to the Bank of Commerce, New
York. Tho story closes with tho sig
nificant statement: "Tho work is
represented to have been clever and
tile package hore no evidence of hav
ing been tampered with. There is no
indication that the Columbia bank
is In any way connected with the
The Oconeo Farmers' Alliance was
called to meet April 13. A. H. Elli
son was president and J. E. Pickett,
IFrom the Belmont notes we take
the following Item: "A. J. Hunter
has sold his farm to Ed Callas and
will cross the Rocky Mountains to
Washington the last of the month."
(Fall River, Mass., roported tem
porary closing of cotton mills on
account of stagnant texeilo condi
The return of John F. Craig to
business circles of Walhalla was an
nounced, he having severed his busi
ness connections in Seneca, where he
had been in business with his bro
ther, C. L. Craig.
The election and ordination of C.
R. D. Burns, N. L. Fant and J. E.
Crosby as deacons In the Walhalla
Baptist church ls among the local
church notes. Rev. D. W. H lott con
ducted the services and preached the
The first efforts of Mrs. L. M. Cole
man in tho interest of circulating li
braries were spoken of. The travel
I lng library had Just been received in
Altogether this copy of The Cou
rier is an interesting paper, many
items of "old news old enough to be
now again" appearing here and there
in the four pages that made up The
Courier at that time.
1023 Good Road Meet at GrcenvUlo.
Phoenix, Ariz., April 28.-iGroon
vllle, S. C., was selected as tho 1923
mooting placo by tho United States
Good Roads Association and tho
Bankhoad National Highway Asso
ciation nt tho eloso of thoir annual
Joint convention boro to-day.
Rino, ItldgO .Ministers' Conference.
Tho Blue Ridge Ministers' Confer
ence will moot In tho hotol al Cen
tral, Pickons county, on May 8th, at
10 a. m. Dr. Cody, of Greenville,
and Goo. E. Smith, of Westminster,
will address tho conforonco.
E. M. Bolding, Socrotary.
Ask us for FREE Pata
and Color Cords
Phone No. 36
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ing will be published for the uniform
sum of $5.00, which includes inser
tion continuously up to and includ
ing week of primary election, and
week of second election where can
didates have to make a second race, j
Payment invariably in advance.
This rate contemplates announce
ment In regular form, not exceeding
seven linos. More extended announce
ments will ho charged extra for all
in excess of the seven lines used.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Tho friends of J. R. ORR hereby
announce him a candidate for tho
House of Representatives from Oco
nee County, subject to the rules of
tho Democratic party in the primary
B. Y. P. U. Rally.
Thoro will be a rally of the Bea
verdam Associational B^jY.P.'U. at
Seneca Baptist church on Sunday,
May 14, at 3 p. m. Following ls tho
1. Music, led by MoDuflle Brewer.
Reading and prayer.
2. Business; reports of commit
tees, officers, etc.
3. Special music. (Seneca B. Y. P.
4. Three-minute reports from lo
6. Music. (Seneca girls.)
6. Topic: Study Course Work for
the Summer." Prof. J. P. Coates and
7. Training in Personal Work,
with special reference to the sum
mer evangelistic campaign. Rev. W.
I. Sinclair and Mrs. W. S. Bearden.
8. Topic: Starting Now Unions,
and Renewing Old Ones. Prof. J. E.
Congregational singing, led by Mc?
Duffle Brewer, of Wolf Stake. Spe
cial music by members of Seneca
'Every B.Y.<P.U. In Beaverdam is
urged to send representatives, or at
least a written report covering mem
bership, attendance, Bible readers'
course, study course, tithing and
Junior Union. *
J. W. Willis, Chairman.
Former S. C. Atty, Gen. Indicted.
iNow York, April 28.-(Four of tho
27 men indicted by a Fodoral grand
Jury with Charles Morso yesterday
for using the mails to defraud in
vestors appeared before Federal
judge Mack to-day and onterod ten
tativo pleas of not guilty.
Tho four mon woro: Stuart O.
Gibhoney, William A. Barber, for
merly Attornoy Genoral of South
Carolina, and Goorgo M. Burditt.
lawyers, who represented tho Morso
shipping intoroots, and Richard O.
White, formor presidont of tho Uni
ted States Transport Company. Mr.
Morse, his throo sons and tho other
indlctod mon aro expected to appear
for pleading next wook.
Mrs. T. G. Cresa
Phone No. II
you'll find real proof of the
splendid wearing qualities of Pee Gee
Mastic Paint. It was used there some
nineteen years ago on the home of Mrs.
T. G. Green, who writes the following
"My hoot? wa? painted with Poo Cae Mattie
Paint ni no teen years ago, und I want you to eau?
mat? what will be neoded to BO over it attain.
The houso ia in aplendld condition although
.uch a lons time haa elapsed nineo it waa last
painted. Ont? room In which Pee Gee Flatkobto
waa used nearly twelve yeara ORO (a In good con?
dillon atilt, but I want it freshened up."
The great durability of Pee Gee Mastic
Paint is duo to its 50% of Zinc content ground
in puro Linseed Oil und White Lead? making it a
Double Pigment Paint.
Pee Gee Mastic Paint produces a tile-liko Ulm
which successfully resists the elements, doe? not
crack, peel or chalk off.
The high zinc content gives Pee Gee Mastic Paint
Its unusual covering and wearing capacity. It ie
by far the most economical paint you can use*
For interior walls and celling, use Pee Gee Flat*
koatt, the modern, sanitary, durable, flat oil finish.
Comes io 24 deep, rich velvety color?.
For lasting results and best protection specify
inc., Louisville, Ky.
AU batteries respond
Westinghouse Attention is for
all makes of batteries. For the
good of your battery, take advan
tage of it. We will put your bat
tery right and keep it right. Two
Westinghouse Inspections a month
will keep your battery fit. Repair
charges are told you in advance.
- Westinghouse Attention puts you
under no obligation. The purchase
of a Westinghouse Battery will be
suggested only when your present
battery can no longer be repaired
Wallalla Battery Service Station,
WALHALLA, 8. O.
Great Damage by Mino Blast.
Charleston, W. Va., April 28.
?(Property damage estimated at $125,
000 was caused and the mine of the
Stewart Collerles Company in Fay
ette county was wrecked late to-day
by a blast of undetermined origin,
according to reports to the State
Department of Mines. The detona
tion shook the hills and broke win
dows for milos around, but the re
port said that no ono was Injured.
Elghtoon men had Just quit work for
tho day when the explosion occurred.
IO lo von Billion Dollar Com. ls Busted.
Honor Roll of Ooonoo Creek School.
Washington, April 22.-iCroated
by Congress to negotiate tho funding
of $1 1,000,000,000 in dobts owed
this country by foreign nations, tho
Allied dobt commission yostorday
found itself without mears to buy a
postage stamp for sotting ibo whools
of tho funding machinery in motion.
Senator Smoot, a membor of tho
commission, was entrusted with tho
duty of obtaining from Congress an
appropriation to moot nocossary ox
ponsos of oporation.
Most birds oat two and a half
timos their own woight oach day.
The following pupils of the Oco
nee Creek Graded School haye main?
tained an average of over 90 and
their names have appeared on the
honor roll every month:
Sixth Grade-Blanch Hughes, Eu?
la Rogers, Bruce Murphree.
Seventh Grade-Clifton Addis, An
nie Rogers, Rossie Morgan, Ernest
MUrphree, Lent Hall, Eunice John
Eighth Grado-Irona Hall.
'Ninth Grade-Otobert Bell.
Annie E. Cason, Principal.
Singing Convention at Clemson Col.
Tho District Singing Convention
will moot at Clemson Collogo May
13 and 14. All good singers and
lovers of music and song aro Invited
to como and bring woll-flllod baskets
and let's have two good days of song
and prayor unto tho Lord.
R. M. Bolding, President.
At birth the pulse of tho normal
individual boats 130 times a minute;
at tho ago of thirty, 70 times.