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e A Sorry Time!
Give Shoes This Year?Theyll Be Appreciated?
And be sure to get 'em at THOMPSON'S BIG "YEAR-END" SHOE SALE and save the difference!
,We are specially equip
ped to give you the bes1
and quickest service ir
are duplicated in oui
.own shops, within a feu
All work Supervised anc
M. R. Campbell
Office 112 W. Wbitner St.
Opera Cloaks Dry
Cleaned and Pressed
Opera cloaks and wraps of
dainty ?HkB ' or heavier materi
als' can be dry cleaned and
pressed and kept in- perfect con-,
ditlon for wear .by our service.
W* Clean*- the/ garments with- I
out spotting' or fadding the col
ors, and, without impoverishing
or otherwise' injuring : ,:? the .* f
We press the. cloak fo skil
fully that it .locks as fresh as
when new and' it fits as it did
when first worn.
Our charges are reasonable.
Try us. _ :
iD fPHONB NO. 7.
News Froei Seneca
I Mr. Pat Predorlcks, of the Friend
ship, seeAJon of this county, died and
was buried in the Friendship church
" yard on last Thursday. Mr. Freder
u lcks was about GO years old and un
L married. He has a large connection
\ around Friendship church and was
Mr. Jas. A. Craig of Anderson, as
sistant bank inspector, was in Sene
ca last Thursday for a while.
Mr! W..B. Hill of -Washington, D.
. C, was registered at the Keoweo Inn
last Thursday. Mr. Hill is in the edu
f cat ion a 1 branch of the government
MT. Jas. F. Rast and U. G. Sal la of
I .Anderson were in Seneca Thursday.
Mr.vJ. S. King of South Georgia
passed through Seneca last Thursday
on his way to spend the Christmas
I holidays with relatives in Anderson
Mr. O. O. Martin, a popular travel
ing man out of Greenville was call
ing on the trade in Seneca Thursday.
Mrs. J. H. Darby of Walhalla was
shopping in Seneca one day tills week.
Miss Carry Hunter spent several
- days In Anderaon this week visiting
1 and shopping.
Miss Viola Miller has gone to Groor
to spend the holidays with her aunt
Mrs. F.?. B. Hayes.
Mrs. Wt F. Reid left Oils week for
Beaufort to spend the holidays with
her daughter, Mtb. D. Wiley.
The Once n Week Club was enter
tained this T^ek by MrB. Nell Nickels
Strlbbling. " The subject for discus
sion was "Home Economics?The
.Kitchen." A-very Interesting andj
practical paper was presented by
Mira. S, K. Dendy and an Interesting
discussion followed.. This organiza
tion is endea\bring to arouse inter
est in; the now defunct library asso
ciation and the neglected public li
brary. A meeting Is to,'be called soon
to endfteror to, r~~?e*p-'-.- - ~.
elation and X? mako bomo * err?nget
ment about the care c? the tfooks, '
Mrs. Rebecca N le h obi on of j tu-J
WhitmJre section of tho county'*He4
last Thursday aua In?, wo^. j
to rest In : the Whltmire Methodist
church yard after appropriate, ser
vices by her .pastor, Rev. H. A., Whit
ten. . :. i.
Mr. C. F. Adams^ proprietor of Ahe
Seneca Marble Yards, has purchased
the Duncan house on the corner of
First North and Fair Play streets.
Later on Mr. Adams will make some
' decided improvements juvJhlB proper
I ty and expects to make it one of the
i'loat attractive corners in town.
Mr. W. J.( Duncan having sold-h hi
ho:ise and lot to Mr. C. F. Adams, hi
planning to move his family from our
city Mr. Duncan has been a citizen
here for many years and hiB many
friands will rgret his departure.
On last Tuesday evening, at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Moody, at
Salem, their niece. Miss Alice Whit
mire, was married to Mr. Fred Whit
mire of Jocassee.
Frieds and Mrs. J. B. Stone, who
has been quite sick at the home of
I her mother, Mrs. J. A. Sanders, In
'.East Seneca, will, be glad to know
that her condit'on is improving.
j Miss Saille .Melioils and Mr. Garcia
Lusk of the Tomassee section were
I married on last Sunday by Notary
PuMic JaB. A. Hunnicut.
' rtfr". Lang Anderson of Liberty was
a business visitor in Seneca Thurs
- Mr. W. lu Harbin has returned from
a visit of several days to him son,
Joe, In Atlanta.
Miss Eleanor Norma of Anderson is
spending a few days with her fathers
family, Mj^ J. V. Norma, proprietor
of the Keowee Inn.
Mrs. Boyce Hopkins is visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Falls of
Mr. Chas. Qignlllat was a business
visitor to Greenville Thursday.
Friends of Mr. "Laws" Thompson
will be sorry to learn that'he Is quite
sick with "grip."
.Mrs. J. H. Martin of Qreenville vis
ited her sister, Mrs. D. P. Thomson,
At a special communication of the
Masonic lodge of Seneca tho following
officers were elected for the ensuing
year: J. B. Hopkins, W. M.; Tom
Whltwortb, - S. W.; John Myers, sec
retory; Ri H. Newmanej treasurer:
' W. O. W. Meeting.
' The Mountain Springs \ Camp No.
816 W. O. W. met oh December 16 in
their ball and'held'their annual elec
tion, j The . following . officers .were
elected for .the . year/ 1915: Consul
common dor, H. B. H end rix; advisor
lieutenant,.r.'.-.Reld;. banker, J. M.
S?awrlght; clerk. W. W. Fleming;
escort, John B. Willhuns; watchman,
W. G. Long; sentry, O. K. Jeanes;
three years manager, J. A. Hall; as
sistant escort, E. T. Jeanes;' camp
physicians, Drs. N. T. "Richardson, W.
A..Tripp and J. Q. Mock. 'The above
named officers will be Installed on
January 13, 1915 and will take their
offices at once. The camp is to bo
congratulated upon hav'ng so efficient'
a_set_of^officers for another year.'
ID you ever think how much it costs to give .you
the telephone right-of-way anywhere, at all rimes?
Your telephone instrument, which consists of 130
different parts, is only the entrance way to your chase
of the vast equipment necessary in making a calL
Your line is connected with the great Bell highways,
leaching every state inthe union?with its poles, copper
wire, cross arms and insulator*; in tho country ; its under
ground conduits, manholes, cable vaults and cables in the
' cities. . ' ' '.'.7
You have the use'of switchboards costing upwards
of $100,000,000. You enjoy the benefits of coun?esa in
ventions which make possible universal telephone talk*
Your service is safeguarded by large forces of men
building, testing and repairing lines. You command at
all times the prompt attention of one or more operators.
How cau such a costly service be provided at rates
so low that all can afford it?
N Only by its use upon a share-and-share-alilfe basis by
economy is as
* ? use of
the Bel1 System combines the maximum of
-sa and economy ia proved by ma fact, that in
no other land and under no other management has
<the telephone become such a servant of the masses.
/ ?w*?r?tn?i ?EU7 fS^SSH? ' ?R? TEL^H?PK C?.
il i i illWlllfci f't?iki?-mim?m?? ff ta?lm?i?nt Ttaiirtnrt
The 1915 Session of South Ceroli
uury 12?The First Importent
tk>n of Richard I. M
Sf^'^? ta The Ililriligencer.
COLUMBIA. S. C, Dec. 19.?Mem
bers elect of tbe South Carolina leg
islature are. busy jUBt now framing a
programme of legislation for consider
ation at the next session. The 1915
session will begin January 12 and will
continue for 40 days or more.
The: first important event of tbe
oesslon will be the. inauguration of
Richard L Manning, as governor. The
inaugural ceremonies will be held be
fore tbe joint assembly in the ball of
the house vif .representatives at the
state house on January 20. Governor j
Manning will read hiB first inaugu-1
ral addresB. The last annual message
will bo received shortly after the ses
sion convenes from the present gov
ernor. This will be the last official
Utterance of the Governor.
Next week advocates of child labor
laws and compulsory education will
meet in Columbia to discuss measures
to be introduced at the forthcoming
session. Jos. A. McCullough of the
Greenville delegation will head the
Marketing will be one of the im
portant questions to come before this
session. It will ho - one of tbe main
features of the annual report from, the
State department of ^agriculture.
Every effort will be made this'year
to hold down appropriations. The
State is in a bad way financially ana
if possible the State tax levy will not
be increased. However, no matter how
hard pressed the State may be, there
will bo many requests for funds. It
has-been suggested that the State in
stitutions declare a'- holiday for one
year. in the matter 6f appropriations
for Jjew buIldings.^Practlcalty I every
institution in the 'State'will ask for
some kind of an appropriation: These
buildings ' are 'heeded,' ye't ' the heads
should consider the ' financial-, condi
tion of the people as a whole.
There is much work of a construc
tive 'nature before the next general
Front Belton \
' HELTON, Dec. 19.?Mrs. J. T. West
will send the box of Christmas toys
to the Connie Maxwell orphanage oh
Tuesday. Any one wishing to con
tribute to Ulis cause will please, leave'
gifts with Mrs, WeBt or.at tli? Jour-'
nel office before that time.
: Mrs. G us Brock and Mrs. Babb of
Honea* Path passed through Belton
Mrs. Will. Pepper and daughter.
Miss. Matt le, spent Tuesday In Ander
S :; Mrs; W. H. Trammell spent Thurs
day in Anderson. -
Miss F.lva Haynie was a business
visitor to Anderson Tuesday:
County Superintendent of Educa
tion visited the Belton public school
Tuesday. Mr. Fe)ton was much im-,
pressed with,, the work being - done
h?re, and said he considered Belton
the banner'school of the county.
" Miss Marguerite Adams left Friday
afternoon for h?r borne in Charleston
to spend the Christmas holidays. ,.
Mossrs. Roy and CH. Case of Spar
enburg spent part of this week in
.. Mrs. W. C. Bowen spent Tuesday in
" 'Miss Sara La timer and Mr.- and
Mrs. Jus. h. Patten arrived in Belton
to spend the holidays with. Mrs. A. C.
Mr. and Mit. L. M. Heard and three
Children came to Belton Thursday
and Mr and Mrs. W. Carroll Latfmer
and their, three children and Dr. and
IjsVfc'-'.OJ-VK'-^thbert' and little AHce
Brown, who bave been spending a
month - in Summeryilie and Charles
ton, will arrlvp Tuesday. They will
allbe with Mrs. Latimer during the
Mrs. Roy Porter Whltlock arid III
tie son, Etjy Porter, Jr? arrived in
Belton Monday. They will be joined
by ?Jr. Wnltlock a few days later
aud will spendxthe holiday vacation
with Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Oeer.
The young iadles composing th?
Young_Women's Auxiliary of the
First Baptist church hero gavo a
beautifur party here on Tuesday oven-!
ins at the honte o fMrs. Jessie B. Lew
is,: on River street The bouse : was
decorated with ..holly and pot plants
and a Christmas \ree with a maie of
cords leading from It afforded, gris?t,
amusement The conples started at
the tree, following their chosen cord
through these mazeB to find what was
at the end of ft. Cute gifts were found
for ?ach aud then games wero played
and delicious candy : made . by v the
ybungt .ladfes tbomselves was passed.
; .. /*!.....
rut Legislature Will Convene Jan
Event Will Be the Inaugura"
arming as Governor.
assembly. The asylum needs attention.
I The entire government of. the institu
tion should he changed in the opin
ion of many members and an effort
I along this line is expected.
Commissions for investigating var
ious conditions during the past four
years have been suggested in some
I quarters und it is practically certain
that such, a commission will be ap
The prohibition movement will
Icause much talk and little action at
I the session. Those who ar* against
[the sale of whiskey seem to be divided.
.The prohibition party, strictly speak
] lng want the right to vote on a state
wide law in September of 1915. The
Anti-Saloon Leaguers may ask a- fight
for a State-wide prohibition bill. Eith
er of the measures will call for much
discussion and will serve to block, pro
gressive legislation. However the pro
hibitionists declare that they do not
want to block measures of a construc
tive nature. They desire that the mat
ter be settled at the earliest possible
Governor-elect Richard I. Manning
has not announced tho questions with
which he will deal in his Inaugural
I address. He favors \ocstructive legis
lation, and his address is awaited with
interest by the people of the state.
Among the elections will be, an as
sociate-Justice, Superintendent of the
State penitentiary, judge of the fifth
circuit, seargent-at-arms, speaker . of
the house, clerk of- the house and
[other places. Every place is being
sought by mang, candidates, except
that of speaker. James A. Hoyt is
without. opposition for. the speaker
There Is no doubt at present con
cerning the passage of a measure for
tho compulsory attendance. of school
children. The fight for this bill hau
already been won. The terms of the
bill are yet to be declcded upon.
I The souvenirs were cards bearing lit
tle candy hearts in which interesting
sentiments were printed, mounted ou
card board. There were' about 50
I yopng people present and- all had a
thoroughly good tlmfc.
All of the teachers of the Helton
schools left Friday for their respec
tive homes to remain until January
.4 when school opens again.
Mrs. M. A. Vandlyer has been ill
at her home on O'Neale street for two
weeks.1 Her friends are glad to know
that she is improving and hope she
will soon bo quite well again:' ? '
Mrs. W. W. Collier of Greenvilo
spent the week-end in Belton with
Mrs. H. M. Geer.
: Mr. Garfeln Gains, who is attend
ing Bailey Military Academy in
Greenwood, is at home for the holi
days.. .">' '
Mm T> E. Link is spending , the
.Chrlstma? holidays In Belton wlthher
parente, Mr. and Mrs. G.* w. Gaines.
Mrs. Link will leave for Bamberg, her
new home, early in the new year.
Mr. George Cox, who is teaching
school Kin Hampton County, Is at
home for the holidays.
Mrs. W. K. Stringer and Master
Kenneth left Thursday for Newman,
Ga., where they will spend the holt'
days with Mrs. Stringer's parents.
Judge and Mrs. Freeman.
Mrs. E. C. Friers on epent Wednes
day in Greenville with her parents,
Mr. and'Mrs. Jas. H. Woodside.
'; Mr.. H. M. Poore of Columbia was
in Beiton part of this week.
. Mrs.' Joe. A. McDanlel of Greenville
will be in Belton for part of the holi
Dr. Jas. L. Dean of Greenville will
be the guest of Mr. W. C. Brown for
Willie's Hot Christmas.
"Well; Willie," said Uncle Ned. who
sometimes talked slangy. "I suppose
you had a ' hot time on Christmas,"
"I sh'd say I did,- replied WIWo.
"Santy Claus filled ray socks so f?ll
that they fell down Into th' fireplace
an'" ketched on fife, an* I got ' up* 't*
gether up the scraps that wuz left an'
found paw thcreytrytn' t' do th'same
thing, an" I got'm* 'hands an* arms
burned so I had t' stay in bed all day.
an then: paw licked me for glttln* up j
se ??r!y(C? Chris'oss? la?Fniii*." 1
English Walnuts per lb. . .25c
Almonds, per lb.25c
Pecans, per lb.25c
Brazil Nuts, per lb.20c
Filberts, per lb.20c
BlaCk 1 'alnuts, per qt. . . .5c
Shelled Nuts, per lb.65c
Raisins, 2 pounds for. . . .25c
Citron, per lb. . v?. .. . .25c
Figs, per lb... .. .20c
Florida Oranges, Box $2.25 or
20c and 25c doz.
Apples, Kings, Baldwins, and
Gills, pk. 40c, SOc and 60c
Grape Fruit toe or 3 for-25c
Bananas, per doz.20c
Lemons, per doz..25c
Evaporated Fruits and Prunes.
Candy, per lb. . .10c and 15c
Stick Candy, all flavors, the
(2 1-2 lbs. in box.)
Chocolate, per lb. 20c & 40c
Cocoatlut and Bon Bons, per
Dates, per pkg... ..... 10c
"National" Fruit Cake, per
"The Lookout" Fruit Cake,
In one, two or five pound cakes,
Golden Glow Best Coffee, 3
; lbs. for...........$r.,'J0
Good Roasted Coffee from 7
lbs. for $1 to 35c lb.
Cranberries; a ,qh.. j.. .. 10c
Full line Campbelis Soups. All
kinds. .. .
Macaroni and Cheese.
All kinds Gelatin.
Olives, Pickles, Richelieu
Brand Canned Goods.
, ' * \.\
Lettuce, ahead.. .. v 10c
Celery 15c or* two stalks
Rice,^Hominy, Irish and Sweet
Potatoes, Qriion?, 'Light-.,
Malaga Grapes, .per lb. . ,20c
Mackerel, each. .. ... . .10c
' ? great assortment1 of Rornnn Candles, Salutes?
Sparklers, etc, . . _ . /
i : .'> :
And many other good things too numerous to
I mention. Please .call in person or phone us your
iXmas wants in the.fjrocery Line. '
1 ;i Hit
Christmas signifies the birth of a new and
better spirit in our Ityes?-music typifies it,
... ... ... ?that th'3 gift u??si wormy or
' Christmas is a piano.
We sell Standard makes ONLY?and our
prices are RIGHT.
r-orCASHor en TEfiMS to SUIT
I W; N^P?tt?rsoh, WVgtf, No. 130 W. Benson.