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WigDN Ei?>A0J AN. 1', 1!M?j
W. r>. Garrison, Jr., returned to
'Chai !( ?ton Monday after spending ? wo
waeks pleasantly with relatives mid
Friends livra, lie i*t charge of the
Clciusou College. I!.\pel intent Station
on the Coast and is succeeding liiiely
wit It the woi U .
Mi-* Bessie MeWhorter spent severs!
ulays iti New berry las? week as she was
i?nnmto to Florence, S. C, to take li r
positionna stenographer tor a lirni at
MissCanie Donthitl and Miss Mary
13 lack m an have returned t<> resume
their Mudics in tin Lander Col lego a
Messrs. Robert Erwin und Clifton
MeWhorter I? ft last week to secure po
sitions at Ware Shoal a, where a Water,
Light und Power Company is erecting
Mr. J. H. Howden has purchased the
Centre* ille Mills and tine plantation of
Mr.'.Vin. Erwin, and .Mr. Krwiu has
frone to Honea Path to make his fut uro
home. Mr. Erwin leaves many friends
in this section whodceplv sympathize
wit!) him in the breaking up of his
jovely home by the death of Ins much
esteemed wife some weeks ngo.
Mi?sAmui Illach man, wln> was t he
iguest of .Mr. J. W. Rnlhrock's family
Cht ist ums week, is now visiting fiieuds
. u Sern c i.
Mrs. Math Newton, of Willis Chap
<nel, spent anight recently with the
family of Mr. J. R. Garrison. Other
'friends bere would have been glad to
have hud an hour's social conversation
with her, but missed that pleasure,
Miss Leila Buchanan, of Autun,
spent the holidays with friends in Co
Mr. K. A, Buchanan has a position
"With the Water, Light and Powt Co.,
at Ware Shoals.
Prof. C. B. Goodlett and Iiis lovely
assistant, Miss Leila Thompson, have
returned from their holiday recreation
and resumed the exercises of the Den
ver High School. New scholars are
coming in and the school is Nourish
Rev. Matthew Majors, of Santa An
na, Texas, has been visiting his moth
er and other relatives in this sc Joe
for the past two weeks, lie is a highly
esteemed member of the Northwest
Texas Conference and has tilled some
?fine positions within its boundaries.
?le is a native of this County and lias
n host of relatives and friends bore
who ??? glad to soo him once more.
' Hi- hidow" has not grown less,
lileietoi" w?i conclude that Texas
treats tier preachers weil. Hm ii'?-d
the pulpit at Sandy Springs on the l?t
Sabbath, ami preached an able sermon
*u> an attentive and appreciative au
101)4 with all its joys and sorrows
has gone. Not one day nor even one
moment can be recalled. What its
record has been everyone must answer
lor themselves. No doubt much of
good and evil and many mistakes have
made up the sum total. Now 11)03 is
here. Let us use. these errors and
mistakes of 1904, as stepping stones on
which to rise to a newer, belter life.
The regular animal election of tpwn
officers wn? held hero Monday result
ing in the ie election of Mayor John
A. Horton; aldermen, A. K. Campbell
stud I. W. Cox; and the election of K.
A. Lewis and J. L. Davis as aldermen.
The election was quiet and the vote
was light. In only one ward was there
? contest, all the others being elected
The Belton High School resumed
work on the 2nd of January with a
large attendance, which has sinco in
Mi. John B. Adger has let the con
tract for a sixteen room bouse to be
used as his residence here. This prom
tses to be one of the handsomest resi
dences in the county.
All three of the local banks declared
-dividende, which were paid the early
part of this month. All of these insti
tutions nre in flourishing condition.
At Hymen's Altar.
vOn Thursday evening, Dec. 20, 1004,
-at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. E. B.
Keys, in Hopewell township, their
daughter. Miss Gertrude, and Mr. J.
Reuben Vandiver were united in mar
riage by Rev. J. Marion Rogers, of
Heath Springs. S. C. Long before the
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4ivUt UMi luv i-M.iui. WOIC UllL'U
tniMj *t j uo ; Iti ?i?-v ii i-/kl?* * ? v;*f1 f* ? f}\?\ l&Anfof*
couple. Promptly at 7 o'clock thVbrf
dal party entered to the straina of the
wedding march, which was played by
Miss Nora Willingbam, of Belton. The
bridesmaids entered in the follow ing
order: Miss Delia Keys, in a dainty
dress of white organdy with ribbons,
who took her stand on the right of the
arch; MissWynona Drake, in a beauti
'?Ul<dreB9 of white organdy with rib
bons, who took her stand on the left of
the arch. She was followed by Miss
Pet Vandiver, in a lovely dress of
white silk mull with lace and ribbons,
"who also took her stand on the right.
Last came JUiss Ethel Keys, in a hand
some dress of white Persian lawn with
bice, taking her stand on the left. Then
come the handsome groom and lovely
bride, taking their stand under the
-?tciss ?uu wore noon made man and
The bride wore a beautiful dress of
white silk mull, trimmed with lace and
/Immediately after the ceremony the
'guests were invited into the dining
room Where, an elegant supper was
On Friday a reception was given the
happy couple at the home of Mr. W. J.
Vandiver, near Midway church. The
.guests were intertained by Misses Dora
Martin and Pet and Sailie Vandiver in
"their usual happy manner.
At 1:30 o'clock we were invited into
the dining-room, where we found the
table groaning under the weight of
good things. The day was one to bo
remembered and was enjoyed by all
The bride is a lovely young lady and
by h^. charming face and sweet dispo
sition has won many friends.
(The groom is a popular young man
well liked by all who know him.
We join their many friends in wish
ing them a happy and prosperous jour
?ey through lite. ' A Witness.
Carried, on Dec. 28, 1004. by Rev,
.J. S. Small and at his residence, Mr.
Joo Haukfl und Miss Bessie Cowan,
4)oth et"'Audeisvti Cnn.ntyv There were
>onlv ft few id I tie immediate friends
?of the brid? and groom present. The
igroom is recognized as one of Honea
Path's most successful apd enterpris
ing young men/ while the bride is a
<v?ry pretty and attractive yonog lady
of the Mt. Bethel section, and by her
winning ways and pleaeanjt smiles has
mon ? lar?e circle of friends. ! We
think the groom is fortunate in the
??lection of his* 1 if ? long companion.
We join their many friends in extend
?ug congratulations and best wishes
7<or a prosperous and boppyjournejr
/ j&rougblifo, t ,.-., ;-'.\r A F?iimd; ;
Capt. Billie Smith Returns.
I ('apt. Billie Smith, the well known
veteran conductor <d tin* Greenville
! brunch ol tin: Southern railway, will i
i Kt?on return to active railroading.
lie lias been Jiving in quiet at his
home in Wiiliamston for two y car??,
I hur his lingers have begun to tingle to
I l'ci tin- clip of the punch again and Ii?
lias ashed to ho given a i un. This will
j ho done very soon.
dipt. Smith was given n leave of
absence for one year by Mr. I*. I.
Wells v. Iiilc su pel in tendent of the
Suv:inn;ih division, with the privilege
of retaining his relative rank. Thin
was extended for another year when it
expired. The extension was made by
Supi. II. A. Williams, who had suc
ceeded Mr. Welles when the inttcr le
11 is not yet known to what, run
Cajit. Smith will he assigned.?Colum
bia Slate, !>th hist.
Marriage of a Former Anderson County
The Tyler (Texas) Daily Courier ol
thu !!)th tilt, sn^s: "On Tuesday even
ing, the ?7th inst., at the residence of
the bride's patents, Miss Louise Jen
lei us was united in marriage to Mr. C.
VV. Kennedy, Dr. W. F. l'uckaid ofli
ciatiug in the absence of the bride's
pastor, am] using the beautiful ami
elaborate ceremony of the Episcopal
"The house was beautifully decora
ted with Southern suiiiax, and a large
bell hung over the heads ol tho bride
and groom as they plighted their
"A largo number of friends and rela
tive? ot the contracting parties was
present to wish the handsome ami hap
py young cniiplo Godspeed in their new
relation. The bride and groom titter
the holidays, will make their home in
Little Kock, Ark. Tho many nice
presents bestowed at tho wedding at
test the good-wishes of their host ol
friends in Tyler. The couple weio
popular in our social circle and will bo
greatly missed in Tyler.
"May health and happiness nuit all
prosperity be their portion uutil death
do them part."
The bride is a daughter of K. M.
Jenkins, formerly of the Feuilleton
section, ami has many friends and
relatives in this county who will join
us in extending congratulations.
Our community is enjoying splendid
heal I h at in is writing.
I he ( hti.-tmas holidays wen? very
pleasant'> i-pent by young and old,
but as the New Year took place ot tho
old every one seemed to lie inspired
with new lite and energy.
Several changes have boon recently
made among the citizens ot our sec
Mis. W. A. Bolt, wile of the late
VV. A. Bolt, IniH moved to Lnvouin,
Uu., to enter hnr children in the Ln
vouia Graded School. She lived near
the Green Fond section, which nlipt'ds
no school, We think the patrons of
Green Food should make greater
eflbrts l'or a school in this section.
Our people havo begun to realize the
value ot an education and others may
move away in search ot these advan
Mr. John C. Martin is wearing a
broad smile?it's a boy.
Mr. Joe Garrison lias moved from
Green Fond to Denver, where his
children will enter school.
Mr. VVm. Erwin has sold hispropetty
at Centerviile and in the future will
make his homo at Honen Fath. We
regret very much to give up Mr. Erwin,
for he has been a valuable citizen of
our community for more than twenty
years. His mills and farm were pur
chased by Mr. Joe Bowden, and the
farmers wili be accommodated at the
miils by Mr. Campbell as miller,
Mr. Fink Davis, from Helton, has
moved to hiB farm near Asbury.
Gladly do we again welcome our
pastor, Ref. O. A. Menitt. He has
labored faithfully with us for two
Our school, hero ia in a flourishing
condition, taught by MisB Rosa Mo
Dowald, of Westminster. She is high
ly esteemed by both pupils and com
munity. All we need now is a larger
Bchool building to accommodate the
Mr. Win. Bolt is uu tiering from rheu
matism, lia can't tell which hurts
him the mm ?the rheumatism or tho
tact that he can't tiah and hunt.
Mountain Creek News.
As i havo seen nothing from our
burg for some time, and yon seem to
have no regular correspondent from
here, 1 thought I would send you a
Christmas passed quietly with us,
and we have bidden 15)04 adieu and
welcomed 1005 in. Let us try to make
it the best, huppiest and mast useful
one of our life. Let us not los? $ din
gle opportunity to make some life
sweeter nud happier as tho days go by
and strive to scatter sunshine instead
of shadows wherever wo go.
Mrs. Susan Crawford and family
havo gone to Anderson. They intend
to make the oity their home. We re
grot to sec them go.
Mr. Jesse and Master Wilbni White
visited relatives in our community re
"~Wi1lie Webb, of the Hopewell neigh
borhood, visited his brother, Thomas
Mrs. John Findley died at her borne
on Thursday. She was sick for aome
timo. She suffered a great deal dur
ing her last illness, j 'ay after day
her loved ones watched by her side
and saw her life slowly ebbing away
until Thursday God called her higher.
She wsa laid to vest in the Mountain
Creek churchyard while God vested
the day with weeping clouds.
Rev. John Mann will preached at
Mountain Creek the third Sunday.
Our school at this place is in a nour
ishing condition under the excellent
management of A*i<B Louise Ander
Rev. W. B. Hawkins has been elect
ed pastor for 1003 at this place. The
meeting days have been changed to tho
first and third Sunday.
Tho Diamond Cure.
The latent news from Paria la, that
they have discovered a dlimond eure for
consumption. Xf you fenr consumption
or pneumonia, It will, however/ be beat
for you to take that great reinedv men
tion ed by W. T. MoQee. of Vaoleer,
Teno. "I had a cous-' * r fourteen
years. Nothing-helped m mil I took
Dir. King's New Din over y r^rOnnaump
tton, Oougba and Gold?b which gave In
stant relinf, and etfeottd a permanent
oure." Unequalled quick cure, for
Throat aid Lung Troubles At Orr,
Gr*? A Co's Drug Htorc; prlca oOo and
$1.00, guaranteed. Trial -botrto free. s
V gtOD It! .
i A neglected cou ah or cold may Had to
a?rions brouoblal or long troubles.
DoaHtoke chances when Fold's Honey
and T?r aTords perfect security -from
serious effects of a cold. Sdld t>y, Evans
Pharmacy. .. ?
Piedm -rit Luion.
The Piedmont Union Ni?. 1 will ineel
with the Mt. J'i-gali Church on Sntur
day bet?re theoth Sunday ir. January
ni 10 a. m. Introtluctoiy Beruion by
Uuv. G. E. Clide; alternate, Rev. E.
1st Cjtiery: "Ought not our preachers
bo mure doctrinal tu their preaching?"
s. |?. Phillips and (*. N. VVyatt.
2nd: "What authority have Baptists
in holding to the doctritie of eternal
punishment?" Kev. G. M. Hogers and
E. A. Durham.
The ladies' missionary society will
meet immediately after dinner. Nh?.
W. A. Jordan will read a niece of lier
own selection, 51 ins Cleo Kichey will
read an essay, and MissOnie Ulenburg
will recite. Bach society will send two
delegates and churches having no so
cieties will please send one delegate.
AH come prepared to make this meet
ing interesting as well as profitable.
A. M. Guyton, for Committee.
There is not un achocr pain lhatean
< reached externally tha*. cannot he
"Killed" in a tew minutes by tho use of
KlMotl's Emulsified Oil Liniment. Hub
it on ibe, affected pin t und the pain will
h mi disappear. Full 1 2 pint bottle, '25
cents. PJvhus Pharmacy.
"Slioulii Old Acqu'jintf.nc<i Be Forgot
Ar.il Never Brought to Mind."
When von need any ?.hing usual! v kept
in Drugstore* don't forgot that W?hlte
W?hlte are genera1 lv open from 10 o.
in. to ."> p. ru. Lucas Paint*, us good ils
the hesc and hh ouusp m th9 oaeupaat, ul
ways on hand,
Fatal kidney and b'adder trouble' can
alwaj s be prevented by the use of Foley'a
Kidney Cure, hold l>y Evans Pl>nl<
We have great inducements to offer
you in Hosiery, Prints, Overalls, Drawers,
Piece Goods, etc. We will bo in our odice
lor the UfXi tdxty day,?. May from us
you get the mill prices. Wo save you
the jobbers profits. Cail on us and bo
convinced. We are selling the largest
und closest buyers in'the country.
WEBB A. CATER,
Com mission Merchants and Mill Agents
The many friends of G. II. HauBr*,
Engineer, I/. E it W. R. It, at prenent
living in l/rna, <)., will be pleased to
know of his looovery from threatened
Kidney disease. He says, 4 I was cured
uy using Poley's Kidney Cure, which I
recommend to all, especially tralnmeu
who are usually similarly afflicted."
Sold by Evans Pharmacy.
A ear-load ofl'oultry Netting junt re
ceived by Sullivan Huw. Co. They are
the only car-load buyers of this netting
In thii* section and nrecertainly lu a posi
tion louuiney.m prices i'ut will i/leane
When you buy your Steel Plow Shapes
you should not bn aatlbil'jd with any ex
cept those manufactured by the Towers
and Sullivan M fir. Ce. and sold by Sul
livan lldw. Cc. These are the only per
fect shapes on the market and .ery Plow
is manufactured from highest quality
ttteel. Each Plow is properly s?t and
perfoutly tempered, 'f Inee Plows are
sold exclusively by S illlvau 'Jdw. Co.
who have eight cur loads of thotu now ou
Cund Flfly Headaches
In one day while distributing ?Yoo Ham
pits of Nervu'gue, and will cure flvi
hundred if I can fiud that ru-tny suffer
ers. You rue no ri->k, for it is harmless,
and it docs the work in live to too min
utes. Four do.es 10,*. Mold by all drug
Many children are poisonod <>r.j uni lo
nervous and weak, if not killed outright,
by mothtra giving them cough syrups
o ?ntidnlng opiates Foley'a Honey and
Tar is a shio and certuin remedy for
uongbs, croup and lung troubles, sod Is
the only prominent cough medicine 'hat
contains "no opiates oi other poisons.
Sold by Evans Pharmacy.
A whole lot of fanny phruses can be
written about remedies, but it takes
facts to prove anything?good straight
facts. And the strongest faot you ever
heard Is that Tannopiline is the best
eure for piles on the market. It ourea
ab-olutoly. Has a healing, soothing
effect from the start. AU druggists have
it for $1.00 a jar. Ask for Tannopiline
and dont dare take a substitute.
MONEY TO LOAN?A lew thousand
dollars to lend on Land for clients. Ap
ply to B. F. Martin, Attorney-at-Law.
A Surprise Party.
A pleasant* surprise party may be
given to your storaaoh and liver, by
taking a medicine which will relieve
their pain and discomfort, viz: Dr.
King's New Life Pill-. They are a most
wonderful remedy, affording snre relief
and eure, for headaube, dizziness and
conBtinatton. 25.* at Off, Gray & Co'?.
WbRn' vou've got a bad cough Jost
aay "MURHAY.i" If a druggist gives
.you nn> thing but Murray's Horohouod,
Mullelu and Tar ynu'rd not gutting tbe
best and surest cough remedy. Make
him glvo you Murray's. Aois quicker
and you get a 501, sizo bottre lor 25*.
Every druggist h-*s it.
Notice is hereby given that tho health
of the pbODi? of tbls county la in im
minent danger and must be taken care
of. It ha*> been decided that every pre
caution be taken to prevent prolonged
cases of pneumonia, grippe, etc The
be*t thing to do la to give a" good cough
mixture a? anon an the.cough. Maca,
Get MURRAY'S HORBHOUN t), MUL*
tLSIN A In ! ? TaH. Only "2?o. a bottle.
At all druggists.
If you want a good Stove, one that la
fully warranted to glvo entire satisfac
tion, you should call on Sullivan Hdw.
We have never advertised la terras of
wild exaggeration. Tbe good name and
are well deserved, for it la an honest,
s?=s:ne, resrUblc preparation <?fi*ui
Hrdrangea bark), carefully prepared.
by best of chemists, strictly in accord* \
ance with the original formula of Dr.
Franx Gauswein, of Weisbaden, Ger
many. For more than thirty year*
Seven Barks" baa been the Ideal fan* J
Uy remedy'for the relief ?ad cur? of
Kidney Troubles. .
and an other ailments and diseasea
Buy A 50 Cent Bottle
And use according to directions. If It
does net prove effective, your druggist
will gave your money back and charge
same to our* account. '
LYMAN BROWN, P&amrj^R V?Xtty.
We are Daily Receiving All Kind of
Compliments from Men who
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t r,rrc??c n?lCo
- "WEAR -
And Complaints xrom Those who Don't.
What shall it be with you ? Compliment or complaint ?
* Compliment, surely, it you will examine one of these
garments and note the care with which all the little details
are put in?not slurred over as in lines said to be "just as
Complaint If you persist in wearing inferior made
Clothes?garments in which the fronts and collars will not
hold up as Kuppenheimer's are guaranteed to do.
REESE & BOLT
The One Price Clothiers, Hatters and Furnishers,
We are preparing for the largest
Spring business in our history. Going
to get it, toot if a large and splendid
Stock of the best Goods from which to
select, and the fairest kind of prices
and treatment count for anything.
This has been the sound basis of our
success in the past, as you know, but
for the ooming year we are going to
merit your trade more than ever.
We have many good things in store
for the Fanners. Try trading HERE.
We know you'll like it
Stock of Goods
To Make the Closing Month the Largest
inhales of the Y?ar.
If you are out buying Dry Goods of any description or
any kind of Wearing Apparel, we want you to come this
way. We have what the people want?right style, right
values for the money.
New Dress Goods.
LADIES' NEW COATS AND WRAPS.
Prices from ?3.50 to $25.09.3
NEW LOT LADIES' COAT SUITS.
Prices from $7.50 to $15,00.
NEW LOT OF TRUNKS.
Prices from $1.50 to $20.00.
New lot of?
FLOOR ART SQUARES AND RUGS.
Special attractions and low prices in the* Millinery De
Our Clothing and Gents' Furnishings Department is
ready to till your wants in great shape. Men's and Boys*
Suits, Overcoats, Hats, and every line of goods for men.
w*? are prepared to supply the trade in good, dependable
merchandise. The people are buying the Goods, and we ho v?
them to sell, and all we ask is a chance at you?what wo
spread before you will speak for themselves.
We will heartily welcome every one that will come.
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For Men, Women and Children.
Wish to thank one and all for their
kind patronage for the year 1904. and
to ask for a continuance of same du
ring the year 1905. -, - ? - - - -
We are going to give you Special Baj gains for January.
We will sell the following Goods at COST ;
200 Jackets, tlio latest styles, all to go at cost.
100 Capw.1 the.latest styles, all go at cost.
92000 worth of Wool Dress Goods to be closed out at cost.
76 dosen Men's Heavy Fleoce-lined Undervcsts to go at cort,
75 doeen Ladies' Underveets to go at cost.
^.:;'50 dozen. Children's Und?rvests and Union Suits at cost.
All our Faseinatoas, Knit Shawls/CHiUdren's Knit Sacques and Caps t?
closed Gut at co5i->
Every piece of Ked Wool Flannel in the bouse at cost.
,:'TUaies' All Wool Waists at cost.
All bar Men's, Women's and. Children's Heavy and Medium
Shoes at cost.
AU Men's Heavy Weight Ciothuig at coat.
The reason wo ajre having this sale is to make room for Spring Gooda,
which will sooncommence?arriving daily*
T CQM?, FIRST SERVED,