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A GOOD ? F
Should havo right treatment, and '?
Good Flour is aohlof faotor, and muoh lu
lion. Wo koop tho host known makoB.*
The Henry Clay and Caf:
Give thom a trial-on
A fresh arrival of Raisins. Currants
Glvo mo your ordor. Rospe
BOAUOINO HousK.-Gontlonioi of tho
jury and othor business mun viii find
good accommodations and a well fur
dished fabio ?heap during Court week
nt .). M. Raid win's, opposite Pltohford's
store, Main street, Walhalla.
Storni Htib W?Mix?.
-Rocoived to-day, a nice lot of enpos
and jackots that, will suit both rich and
poor in quality and prico.
Cash Bargain S toro. -
-The gamo law has expired.
-Drop into seo us when you oom? to
-Mr. W. R. Reid, of Chappell's, S. C.,
was in Walhalla Monday.
-Misses May Dell and Rlancho Wall
spout Friday in Anderson.
-Mr. L, N. Robins, of Clayton, Ga.,
spent Monday in Walhalla.
-Read J. H. Adams' nd. Ho is offer
ing bargains. Givo tho fat man a call.
-Fou SALK on RENT-A small farm
near Walhalla. Apply to Di?. DAKIIY.
-Porn, unto Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Cobb,
Tuesday evening, October 81, 1801), a son.
-Porn, unto Mr. and Mrs. 1). W. Hop
kins, of Wost Union, on October 25til, a
-Road M. W. Coleman el- Co.'s new
advertisement. They sell a peck of good
coffee for $1.
-Mrs. J.. C. Micklor and daughter,
Fanny May, of West Union, aro visiting
in Atlanta, Ga.
-LOST, on Main street, Walhalla, ono
brass hey. If found please report to tho
-Kxpericnco and observation aro our
best teachers, hence tho necessity to visit
Hut next Stato fair.
-Secretary Holloway informs us timi
I no prospect for a lino exhibit and large
attendance is . 3ry flatter lng.
-At J. M. Wigington's gin you can
got tho finest sample, neatest bale and
best turnout of cotton. Try him.
-The demand for premium lists of the
Slate Fair continues. Writo soon for a
copy to Tims. W. Holloway, Secretary,
Pomaria, S. C.
-Rov. .1. M. Sanders, missionary, will
preach at Mount Tabor, in Oconeo coun
ty, on the second Sunday in No vom bor"
at 11 O'clock a. m.
-Col. M. 'P. Tribble, of Anderson,
was in Walhalla several (lays lah j week
writing insurance. Ile paid this ollice
an appreciated call.
-Mrs. M. E. Johnson left last week
foi- Atlanta, where she will spend some
limo with lier daughter, Mrs. Julia M.
Johnson, 102 Fast Fair street.
-Rev. W. T. Abbott will preach at
Bethlehem Baptist church on the first
Sunday in November at ll o'clock a. m.,
and on Saturday before at ll a. m.
--Miss Carry Sloan, of Franklin, N. C.,
spent several days visiting her cousin,
Miss Julia Maxwell, and friends in Wal
halla, hbo returned homo Sunday.
-Mr. J. D. Isboll will sell, next Mon
day, at the ('oort House, two valuable
tracts of land. These aro splendid
farms and you should attend the sale.
- Mr. Jonas Phillips, of Long (heck,
one of our many good friends of his
neighborhood, and one of our oldestsub
Kcrihors, paid us a pleasant call Satur
- Attention is called to tho Master's
Halos of land for next Monday, which
will be found on tho fourth pago of this
week's issue. Most of the land is valua
- Health for ton coil ts. Oasearets
make tho bowels and kidneys act natur
ally, destroy microbes, euro headache,
biliousness and constipation. All drug
-A young mau in Walhalla asked a
young lady io marry him. She gave him
no definite answer, but told him her re
ply was contained in tho word "Stripes."
What is tho answer ?
- Miss Grace Orenshaw, ono of West
Union's amiable and handsome young
ladies, left for Greenwood. S. C., this
(Wednesday) morning. She will spend
the winier in that ol ty.
-Aro you short on bagging and ties'.'
If HO, seo us before buying. Remember,
we also carry a complete lino of heavy
groceries at tho lowest prices. J. S: J.
S. Carter, Westminster, S. C.
- For sick headache, loss of appetite
nod any disorder of tho liver, talco ono
of (money's 8-hour livor pills at night
for a few night? and note the result.
2~i conis at I.minny's,Seneca.
-There will bo a conference at tho
Walhalla Methodist church next Sunday
al the conclusion of the morning service.
All tho members of .the church aro earn
estly requested to be pr Often t.
-Wo aro expecting a big lot of cloth
ing and shoos by tho (1th, which wo will
?oll you cheaper than ever.
('ash Bargain S toro.
- When you want lace curtains, cur
lain polos, window shades, matting mid
rag", go to J. & J. S. Carter, Westmin
ster, where you can select from a com
plete lino ami get tho lowest prices.
-Mr. David E. Hayes, of Georgia, is
visiting his brother, Mr. Geo. W. Hayes,
mid fainilyi'ln Walhalla. Mr. Hayes loft,
hero some eight or niuo years ago and
(his is his /list visit during that timo.
-Tho fourth quarterly conference of
the Seneca and Walhalla charge will con
vene in tim Walhalla Methodist church
on Friday night, November 17th. All tho
official members are expected to be pre
- Wo havo inst received tho best as
sortment of ladies' capes and mackin
toshes that has over been brought to this
county, ('(uno and let us lit you up for
tho Winier. J. A J. S. Carter, Westmin
ster, S. ( !.
-Como and let us prove to yon that
we will do all wo advertise.
Cash Bargain Store.
-Dr. W. T. Stoddard and wife loft
Walhalla Monday morning for Hartwell,
Ga., to ho gone about a month. Tho
Doctor has somo important business
mailors to look after while ho remains
at his former old homo.
- Mr. Wm. I'. KinkeiiHtad'. left, at our
office this week acuriosit. in tho shape
of a husk of corn, having ono largo and
seven small ears all in one shuck. Wo
have often ?cen two ears, oi "twins," in
ono shuck, hut never before tho mother
and seven cubs, aliso securely housed.
-Itemomhor "Jorry, tho Outcast," at
Pltohford's Hall next Wednesday night,
November 8th. A splendid play and a
good timo for all who attend, (food
muslo, vocal and instrumental. Tho
Walhalla Comedy Company has never
presented a bettor play. Don't miss it.
-Attention is directed to tho adver
tisement of M. W. Gibson, administrator
of tho personal estate of Titos, f.-. Gib
son, deceased. Tho property to bo sold
consists in notes, accounts, mules, cat
tle, household and kitchen furniture,
farming tools, corn, fodder, cotton seed,
- Mrs. Geo. H. Peckham ref urned homo
last Thursday morning from .a month's
visit to relatives and friends at Newbury
port, Mass. Her trip, willoh would have
(leon otherwise pleasant, was made sad
by tho ?loath of a beloved sister, who
had bcon in feeble health for quite a long
thus keep tho Ko,Ut h condition H right,
iportanoo sliould ho attached to its soleo
>ltola Is What You Want
oo usod always used.
, Citron, Prunes, oty.t for Fruit Cakos.
C. G. JA YNES.
- How doos our 5, 10 oud 25 oont nd.
stiiko you? Cosh Bargain Storo.
- Mr. Augustus L. Gosaott, our versa
i tito Westminster correspondent, WttS in
I Walhalla Wednesday. .
-LOST, last week, in Walhalla, aohlld's
plaid Jacket, trimmed with green. Pienso
lcavo at KKOWKK COUMKII oflleo.
-Roraombor tho Cash Bargain Storo
is tho placo to go for bargains. ' When
you como to town court wook glvo us a
! -Mr. and Mr?. Kobort Robertson, of
Texas, havo boon visiting Major Wm. J.
Stribling and family, near Walhalla.
Mrs. Robertson is a nioco of Major Strib
ling, and s'no nod her husband aro just
returning from a bridal trip to Scotland.
-Mr. Jos. H. Darby has rocontly mado
now improvomonts in his drug store by
removing all panol doors on tho lowor
portion of his medicino cabinet and put
ting in their plnco handsome glass doors.
"Jim" always keeps up with tho proces
sion with a noat and attractive placo of
-Bostonians aro always known ns
"Bonn Kqters," and why Walhalla peo
ple should not bo dubbed "Beef Katers"
is hard to toll, when wo tako into con
sideration tho fact that wo now havo
live markets. But then Walhalla's grow
ing-and hoof's tho stuff to mako solid,
-Mr. J. Ad. Perry, aftor spending a
wook pleasantly among relatives and
friends in Walhalla, left Sunday after
noon for Statosboro, Ga., which will bo
his headquarters horoaftor. Mr. 1'orry
is holding a responsible position in tho
railway service. His many f:louds Wish
him continued success.
-The following persons from Oconeo
county wero drawn last wc k in Green
ville to servo as grand and k otit jurors
in tho United States Court fo* next year:
Grand jurors-S. Pottigrov Stribling,
Cherry; B. F, Mooro, Tow. wilie; Na
thaniel Phillips, Long Crov/.;. Petit
juror-Clifton H. Miller, Westminster.
- Be suro and road our 5, 10 and 25
cont bargain advertisement on front
pago. Cash Bargain Storo
-Mr. N. IT. Faut, postal clerk on tho
Bluo Bulgo Railroad, is oft' for a two
weeks' rest, and recreation from his ardu
ous duties. This is tho first outing or
holiday Mr. Fant has had in ovor two
yoars. He ought to enjoy tills nundi
needed rest. Iiis place is hoing filled by
Mr. II. C. Quartos, of Ridge Springs, S. C.
- Miss .lessie Peckham was the happy
recipient of a beautiful bonquot of Chrys
anthemums from a friend in Abbovillo,
S. C., this week. Tho flowers consisted
of many colors and woro very large.
They were grown by Mrs. Link, a lady
of lino tasto and skill in tho cultiva
tion of flus most beautiful of all wintor
-Piedmont Sun-IIornld, Ocfobor 27th:
"Mr. T. J. Fowler died on Wednesday
afternoon. Ho had a sovore attack o:
hemorrhage of tho lungs about two weeks
or moro since, which so weakened his
system ho was not able to rally from it,
but quietly slipped from his moorings
of this mortal life to tho lifo beyond, at
the time mentioned above."
-Tho Horse Swappers' Convention
will bo in full blast next week, and a
largo crowd is expected. Everybody
who can should como and soo everybody
else. A good timo in tho old town is
promised. Plenty of hotol and boarding
house room for all, and good stables and
plenty of feed for horses. Come, every
body ! A cordial welcome for all.
Wo have just rccoivod a lino, new
stock of Imported DRUGS and
MEDICINES, which wo will bo
pleased to supply ouv customers
at LOWEST PRICES.
X*, EM ISM 1J E Xi,
OUR (MUNA DEPARTMENT.
Tin and Agateware, Lamps and
Glassware always arriving.
Groceries, Fish and Sausage frosh
NO il M A N'S.
A Coming Wedding.
Cards of invitation have been issued
by Mrs. .J. N.' Tidomanu, of Charleston,
S. C., to tho coming marriage of hor
daughter, Miss Julia Ijoui.se, to'Mr. Fritz
(!. W. Subr8todt, on Thursday evening,
November Otb. nt half-past eight o'clock.
Tho wedding is to tako place at tho homo
of the bride, No. 0 Judith street.
Death of Mrs. Eliza Lylcs.
Mrs. Eliza Lylcs, wifo of Mr. Joe
Lyles, of tho Unity neighborhood of-this
county, died last Saturday night, aged
about 70 years. Her remains wero in
terred in tho cemetery of Bock Springs
Baptist church on Monday. Resides her
husband she loaves six children to mourn
her death. Tho bereaved havo the sym
pathy of many. ?
Tobacco Darn and Contents Burnod.
Dr. W. K. Sharp's tobacco barn and
contents, nt Townvlllo, woro burned on
October 21st, the fire hoing accidental.
Tho lorts is estimated at $200. Dr. Sharp
has had moro tires than any man we
know of. First his dwelling, thou his
ginnery, and now his tobacco barn and
tho entire crop. He had begun to grow
tobacco only this year.
The Southern Shuttle and Bobbin Com
pany aro now ready to buy timber. They
want about ono thousand cords. Per
simon, dogwood, birch, maple, white
poplar, Kwoelgum, blackgum and sour
wood are tho kinds used. For further
information write W. P. ANDKIISON,
President and Treasurer,
Westminster, S. C.
List of Unclaimed Loiters.
Tho following is a list of t .iclalmod
lottoVs remaining in the Walhalla post
office for tho month ending October 'list:
Airs. Mehalia Wright, Mrs. (.'anco Ma
balloo, Mrs. Annie Carr, Misses Maggie
Belford, Sarah MoKntirn, Mary Lee,
Anna Hartwell, Elere Uamby, Lizzie
Carer, Sarah Freeman, Addie Cox, Messrs
(Lady Freeman, Carswoll, A. J, thane,
,1. G. Broazenlo. Ran., Lom Black well
Tims. II. Parker, Wm. Roach, J. W.
11 ugh cry, M. C. Sloan, T. A.' Smith, M?MI
leySealep, C. K. Vernon, Uimburt Mooro,
Kobort Gibson. Persons calling for any
of tlw> abovo lottors will please sity that
they arc advertised.
J. M. MKKWCK, p. M.
Dont!) of Mrs. Inablnol.
Mr?. Carrie Inahinot. wife of Kev. L.
L. inahinot, who has been in nhargo of
(lie Townvlllo circuit for tho past two
yoars, died at the parsonage ill Town
ville on October I Dtp, after a brief ill
ness, in tho (Wd year of her ago. Some
three yonrs ago she married Mr. (imbi
net III Piokons county, whore her father,
Mr. Asbury 10. Kelley, a most estimable
man, and formerly a citizen of Oconeo,
resides, and where her body was taken
for interment nt Porter's Chapel. Mrs.
I nab) net was a good woman and had
won a place in tho hearts of all with
whom she eanjo in contact by her ovi
dent piety, by ber quiet demeanor ?nd
I by her constan! hopefulness. There is
1 much sympathy for all tho borenvod.
Marriod, Ootober 22d, 1800, at tho loal
donoe of tho brldo's fathom, Mr. James
Burgess, by ./. il. Wilmington, Notary
Public, Mr. ll. V. Nowwar, of Polk
oounty, N. C., to Miss Sallie Burgess, o?
Joonssoo Volley, S. C.
8u!^ for ?20,000.""
Dr. W. J. Bowon, administrator ol tho
estate of Richard W?unor, who was,
killed in a wreok on tho Soashoro divis
ion of tlie Consolidated Railway (in
Charleston) on Juno 25 last, has flied
suit in tho Court of Common Pleas for
Charleston oouuty for $20.000 damages.
Tito administrator is represented by
Messrs. Simons, Seigli.iK ct Coppoimaun,
and Messrs. Mitoholl *. Smith. In tho
bill of tho complaint tho fact ls?,recited
that Mr. Wanner lotta father and throo
sisters who woro dopondont on him for
support: that in Juno ho was a conduc
tor employed by tho company and was
traveling, iu tito discharge of his duty,
ou a Hat ear, which was wrookod noar
Peach Inlot. It is alleged in tho com
plaint that tlio acculent was duo to tho
carelessness ami negligence of tho,com
pany by providing a car which could so ?
easily jump tho track and winch was un- j
safo. Por tho death of Mr. Wanner tho
complainant domnnds $20,000 dnmngos.
The Union Mooting.
Tho union mooting of the first district
of tho Boavordam ' Baptist Association
mot on last Friday with tho Walhalla
Hov. J. II. Stono, of Seneca, was tho
moderator, mut J. C. Garrison, of Pleas*
ant Rldgo. was tho secretary.
Sovornl important subjects woro iutor
Tho attendance upon tho meeting was
not ns largo ns was expected or dosired,
but was roally an onjoyablo occasion.
Tho mooting was nttondod by Revs. J.
M. Bandore, J. II. Stono, 1). W. Hiott. J.
Stook, 1). 1)., J. Ii. Daniel and R. L.
Tho discussion of tho subject, "ls it
right to hold church festivals to support
tho gospel," was warmly discussed by
several of tho delegates and visitors.
Rev. 1). W. Hiott. of Sonocn, proaohed
on Friday at. ll and 7 o'clock to small,
but appreciative audiences. Ills ser
mons should have been hoard by many,
ns they wore each full of tho trot!:, put
luau attractive way. .
On Sunday at 10 o'clock an address
was dolivorod to tho Sunday school by
Major S. 1*. Bondy. Ile piado a fine im
pression and presontod somo strong
pointa on tho work ?f tho Sunday school.
On Sunday at ll o'clock Rev. J. M.
SnndoVs proaohed a good gospel sermon
to a largo congregation.
^ CANDY CATHARTIC .
THE NEWS FROM SENECA.
Tho Floral Association-Nows of a Por
sonal Nature Torsoly Told.
"SKKBOA, November 1.-On last. Tues
day tho Floral Association heh! a meet
ing for tho purpose of making thc Hual
arrange mot? ta for their annual Mower
show, which will ho held on tho 0th. 10th
and llth of November, in Stribling's
Hall. Doora opon both day and night.
Entrance foo, 10 cents. Handsome llow
err will bo on salo at reasonable prices.
An oyster supper will bo served Thurs
day evening by tlio ladies, and on Friday
evening a grand eako walk will bo par
ticipated in by tho public at large. Good
music will bo on hand during tho entire
time. All Howers for exhibition must bo
sent in on Thursday beforo 1 o'clock.
Tho following committees wore ar
ranged and tlc. ladies whoso names aro
upon these committees aro requested to
report to Mrs. T. E. Stribling on their
arrival in tho hall. Following is a list
of committees appointed.
On General Arrangement-Mr. M. S.
Stribling, Dr, W. F. Austin.
Decorations-Mesdames T. E. Strib
ling, H. J. Gignllllatt, !.. W, Vernor.
On Refreshments-Mesdames W. J.
Lnnnoy, O. F. Bacon, Loll Cary.
Cako Walk-Mesdames R. R. Caniak,
J. II. Adams. T. E. Dickson.
Music-Mesdames B. F. Sloan, W. O.
Hamilton, F. M. Cary.
On Awards, for (lowers-M. S. Strib
ling, chairman; T. N. Newman; Mes
dames F. L. Sittpn, J. W. Stribling J.
P. Lewis, W. E. Choswoll; Misses Baydio
Thompson, Filio Ravenoll, Hattie Mc
Fancy Work-Mesdames T. M. Lowery, '
W. P. Reid, Burt Mitchell, C. S. Reid, '.).
D. Vei ner and Miss Andrea Schroder.
Tho members of tho association con
stitute a committee on arrangements
and each and ovory ono aro requested to
meet at Stribling's Hall on November 0th
at 10 o'clock. i
Mus. T. E. S'riunr.INO, President.
Mrs. H. J, Qignilliat, Secretary.
Lieut, Jordan has gone to Atlanta and
will tako in tho cloning days of tho great,
fair and its attendant gayoties.
Mrs. T. E. Stribling returned on Mon
day from a pleasant visit to tho Misses
Whitmiro, near Greenville.
Wedding bells aro sounding near.
An ice factory at this place is ono of
tho projected possibilities.
Mrs. L. W. Meakin was in town for a
few hours on Sunday.
Chickens and eggs aro less plentiful
than ever known in tho histo.y of Seneca.
Poultry raising should be a pleasant and
profitable business for our farmers' wives
Tho drummer t ravel hos boon unusully
brisk for tho past month. Both of our
hotels report a large, patronage.
Red Hot-from tho Gun
Was tho ball that hit G. B. Steadman
of Newark, Mich., in tho ?;ivii war. It.
caused horrible ulcers that no treatment
helped for 20 years. Thou Bueklon's
Arnica Salvo cured him. (hues cuts,1
bruises, burns, boils, felons, corns, skin
eruptions. Best pile cure on earth. 25 !
cents a box. Cure guaranteed. Sold by j
all druggists in tho county.
Notico, Yo Grangers.
The Westminster Orango will mool al, '
tho hall on Friday, November :i, at 10.R0
o'clock A. M. It is hoped tho State
Master will he present to lecture on the
unwritten work. Begin to do up your
little jobs and be ready to como. Don't
let tho Master como and find so many
idlers in his vineyard. There will bo
JoHKPI! BKAUDKN, Secretary.
It will not bo a surpriso to any who
aro nt all familiar with tho good quali
ties of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, to
know that people everywhere take plea
sure in relating their experience in tho
uso of that splendid medicine and in toll
ing of tho boneflt they have received
from it, of had colds it has cured, of
threatened attacks of pneumonia it has
averted and of tho children if has saved
from attacks of croup and whooping
cough. It is a grand, good medicine.
For salo by J. W. Boll, Walhalla; W. J.
Lunney, Seneca; II. I). Zimmerman,
ItKTIJICN, October 81.- Wo aro having
nome local showers at pres-nf. They
aro very much needed, ns it is wheat
sowing time and tho ground has boen
very dry and dusty.
Mrs. S. M. Tn li n or y, of Newry, re
ceived a dispatch tho other day that her
mother, Mrs. Mal.loton, near Piedmont,
was at tho point of death. Mr?. Tan
nery has gone to stay with her until tho
Olid or her recovory.
There was a lotter rocelvod hero tho
other day from a friend in Toxns, who
loft this vicinity last fall. In tho lotter
ho says they havo had no rain since the
latter part of .Inly, and tho water that
they uso is not wholesome. Ho says ho
is going to move whore his family can
get good water, if it is to Rabuu county,
Goorgia.' n. J. M.
.- #*- - -
Senator Wm. K. Mason, of Illinois,
threatens to resign his seat in tho Senate
IT tho Republican national convention of
1000 fails to declare ngainst criminal ag
gression in the Philippines.
NEWS IN.AND AROUND WESTMINSTER.
The local Happenings In Our Busy LRUs
\VKHTMIN8TKK, November J.-Mr. ?. B.
Hui nu, o? Andorson, was visiting iu West
miostor tho llrstof tbis week. Uo is ooo
of our former citizens and was among
tbe early settlers of tho town.
Mr. A. !.. Spencer, of Port Madison,
nud Miss Inico Smith, daughter of Mr. S.
C. Smith, of Toxaway, have joined their
forces in matrimony. Tho father of .tho
young ludy objected to tho match, but
sho managed to got into tho buggy with
her lover on Sunday afternoon, October
22. They drove to the residence of Hov.
A. W. MoQufllu, arriving thero in smiles.
Thoy wont away husband and wife
An unique party for Westminster soci
ety oiune oil* nt tho homo of Mr. and Mrs.
Y. E. Pitts last uight--,,Hallowo,e?J.M It
was called a high carol val,, aud most of
tho gamos and performances for tho
amusement of tho guests wore new. All
thu young pooplo in town woro invited,
wldeii showed tho unlimited ebteem of
tho host neu hostess, It was tho pleas
ure >f quito a number to attend and enjoy
tho evening iii that hospitable homo.
Mr. J. J. Phillips, bf tho Lorg Crook
section, has requested us to say to Mr. J.
J. Ilaloy that tho road leading from
Westminster toward tho iron bridge is
Major li. ll. Cross, clerk of tho Ses
sion, has received a letter from Hov. II.
P. Heid, stated clerk of tho South Caro
lina Presbytery, in which ho says at tho
adjourned meeting of that body, hold
during tho recent meeting of Synod, nt
Nowborry, tho placo for holding tho
spring mooting of Presbytery was
chanced from "Westminster to Green
wood. Tho timo is April 10, 1000.
Tho young pooplo had and oystor sup
per, at tho resulouce of Mr. mid Mrs. A.
Zimmerman, of Westminister, on last
Friday ovoning. Mr. and Mrs. Zimmer
man kindly throw open thoir doors and
prepared tho oysters for tho tablo. Tho
lady guests brought nico oakes, bouquots
of dowers, etc., to. add to tho success of
the evening. Many invited guests were
present. ?Seldom is 'such a scene wit
nessed around the festivo board in a pri
vate home.. Oysters aro quito a treat
and tho "stow" was greatly enjoyed as
woll as the timo spend, thoro Booially.
Tho marriage of Miss Vania Rosetta
Hoops to Mr. Earle Rochester occurred
at tho homo of tho bride, near Poplar
Springs, on Thursday, October 20, at
8.15 P.M. Only the immcdiato friends
and relatives of tho contracting parties
witnessed tho nuptials. Miss Hoops was
dressed in white organdie and made a
pretty brido. Tho room in which tho
marriage was solemnized was beautifully
decorated with seasonable Howors and
vines, lt was made dark and lighted by
artificial "means. Rev. R. L Rogers, of
Walhalla, joined tho two hearts and lives
together with the impressive marriago
ceremony of tho Presbyterian church.
They h?vo tho host wishes of a host of
friends for their future hat' ".noss.
A new store houso is hoing erected on
tho lot between Pitts Sk Cray's marhlo
shop and the store of J, J, Mooro. It
will bo occupied by Mr. FlotchorS. Jenk
ins, of tho county.
Mr. Walter Rhyno has gone to Atlanta
to work. Mr. Rhyne is a first-class tin
ner and wi'' probably get somogood jobs
in tho Cate City.
The congregation of tho Baptist church
have recently enjoyed sermons delivered
by two visiting ministers. Rov. A. ll.
Thomas, of Sylva, N. C., occupied tho
pulpit, on Saturday and Sunday evenings,
and Kev. Carlyle Hranyon, according to
announcement, preached on Sunday*
morning. Rev. Thomas carno boro on
Saturday and visited among tho members
Rev. Jos. T. Bondy, who ison a woek'e
visit to homofolks at Richland, spout last
Monday night in Westminster. Mr.
Dendy is looking well and is getting
along ntcoly in ids pastoral labors in
Kershaw county. Bo will return to
Kershaw on Friday noxt.
Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Carter, of Wost
Union, were in Westminster tho first of
this week visiting rolatives.
Messrs. Earl Harper, Thurston Henry,
.loo Hopkins, Jack Stribling and Edgar
Hiott, and Misses Stella Pincannnn and
Addio Hiott, of Seneca, attended tho
oyster supper at Mr. A. Zimmerman's
Wc have boon requested to state that
the farmers in need of good seed wheat
can bo supplied at the Southern Flour
Mills in Westminster.
Mr. Hugh Ellison, of tho Brushy Crook
section of Anderson county, was in Oco
neo county a fow days ago. lie wants an
Ocoitoo lady for a hons ikoopor.
Mr. C. ll. Miller is'tho proud father of
a bran-new baby boy.
Mr.J.D. Stephens, tho railroad pumper,
has moved his family from Toccoa, Ga.,
tu this place. A. !.. GOSSKTT.
Brave Mon Pall
Victims to stomach, liver and kidney
troubles as well as women, and all feel
tho results in loss of appotitc, poisons in
tho blood, backache, nervousness, head
ache and tired, listless, run-down fueling.
But (hero's no need to feel liko that.
Disten to J. W. Gardner, Idaville, Ind.
Ile says: "Electric Bitters aro just tho
thing for a man when ho is all run down,
and don't caro whether he lives or dies,
lt did more to give mo now strength and
good appetite than anything I could
take. 1 can now out anything and havo
a now lease on lifo." Only 50 cents, at
all drugs stores in tho county. Kvory
Thc Judgo Was Puzzled.
Coi.IIMHIA, S. C., October20-Tho pro
hate judge of l}arnwoll county has hoon
puzzled for some i .ys at to who should
administer on tho estate of Joseph Coker,
a negro of considerable moans, who died
several days ago. Coker had- married
throo times-once beforo tho war and
twico since. All his wives aro living,
but tliey had all deserted him and at tho
limo of his death ho was living alono
and had no ohildron. Tho dilllculty was
solved by tho estate being ontrnsod. to a
Histor of tho deceased, whoso rights as
next of kin and heir at low woro fixed
by an act of 1805.
Wo iiro Oft'orlng Some Raro Ba
Overalls, Hunters* Coats ;
IP VOIF WANT SHOES OF ANY Kl
BEFORE PLACING 1
IN DRY GOODS
Wo have a nico lino of Common
Worsted at Re., 10u., 124c, 15c,
20c, -Joe. ? nd :'.(lo.
WE II A V K.
As good a line of Calico at-lc,
ftc, (lc and 7c. per yard as you
will lind anywhere.
IN NOTIONS WE SELL
10 Halls Whito Sowing T??road
for only 5o.
:i Papers Ordinary Pins for Rc.
Ill Agate Buttons for 5c.
l Pair Cotton Towels for ftc, ?
Ladies' UndorvoRts from ftOo. to
?2.50 por pair.
Men's Undershirts from '!0c. to
$2.50 per pair.
Wo M eau I Jual noaa and will Tn
on Anything1 \
Holly Springs Nowa Horns.
?A?LyV SOIIVKOS, 8. 0.v Oocouor bu
Evey kind of busluoBs lu thin vicinity is
going on smoothly-no fighting, no
quarreling nor lawing, no disturbance of
any kind lu our dally association, Kvory
ono runs his own shebang, numolested
by his neighbor.
Cotton is turning out splendid, j
Corn crops aro an RVerago,
Sweet potatoes aro a complete failure. I
The opossum crop ls ?,ho bpst for years
and is being gathered rapidly.
Mr. Hardy Blackwell made a Hylug
trip to Greenville ami Spartan burg on
business ono day last week.
Mr. B. K. ('bambers and Mr. Ed. Callas
were Out in the hills Saturday looking
for >gamo. . Thpy lotnrnod bringing in
fo,ur>'H'duirrols and two rabbits, This
looks like M?-, Callas understands how
to handle the shotgun as well as to touch
. Mr, h. D. CbamboiB bas about com
pleted bin now-barn.
Mr. W. A. Loe Wont to Walhatla on
Mr. P. Chambers says tho fimo is
Jrawing nigh whon ? bo oan shoulder his
musket and make tho old Philippine rab
Mr. J. W. Smith is moving tho throttle
nt Mr. Win. Carson's si w mill this week.
Mr. Jacob Butt, of Brasatown, was in
this community one day last v/ock. Mr.
Butt re nor ts mountain dow as being
ia arco these days.
Tho public roads aro in good tlx over
boro, tent is good and dry and no mud
holes only whore tho roads cross a branch
or crook. Wo think thoy will do all
right for a while.
Wo could say somo th i tigs about tho
new county government, but will not at
present, s? a man who bas six or oiglit
children, four or (Ivo <' Jga and no bogs,
eat (le or sheep should think upon thoso
things beforo he glvcB vent to his wis
dom on other questions. W, T. O.
N . . . .- -.
Millions Given Away.
It 1B certainly gratifying to tho public
to know of ono eoncern in tho html who
are not afraid to bo gof?brous to <he
needy and suffering. Tue proprietors of
Dr. King's New Discovery tor consump
tion, coughs and colds liavo givou away
over ten million trial bottles of this
groat med nene, and have tho satisfaction
of knowing it has absolutely cured thou
sands of hopeless cases. Asthma, bron
chitis, hoarseness and all diseases of tho
throat, chest ami lungs aro surely cured
by it. Call on all druggists in tho county
and get a bottlo froo. Regular sizo 60c.
and $1. Every bottle guaranteed or
Tho Baptist State Convention.
The next meeting of tho Baptist State
Convention will be hold at Gaffney, S. C.,
beginning Wednesday night, November
2t)th. The Baptist Ministers' Confer
ence will moot Tuesday night, November
28th. Tho Convention sermon will ho
preached by Hov. II. C. Duehholz, of
Cbcstor, or by Hov. W. T. Tate, of Wil
liamston, bis alternate.
Tho yellow fovor roportod at Yemas*
soo turns out to ho hemorrhagic malarial
fovor, often called yellow chills. It is
worse than yollow fovor, but not couta
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Proscription lias
brought comfort and health to thousands
of Buffering women. For many years,
Dr. Pierce lias beet: Chief Consulting
Physician at tho Invalids' Hotel and Sur
gical Institute at Buffalo, N. Y. Ile lins
used tho "Favorito Prescription" alt tho
timo, with uniform success. With it.
t hore is no need of tho oom monly insisten
upon, distressing "examinations" and
"local treatment" by tho family doctor.
Dowoy lo bo Marriott.
Tho engagement of Admiral Dowoy
and Mrs. W. lb Hnzon, of Washington,
luis been announced. Sho is a rich
widow of forty, and a sister of John- H.
McLean, D?mocratie candidate for Gov
ernor of Ohio. The date of tho wed
ding lias not boen fixed.
Coming to Court ? .
and the Horse Swap
If so, place a llvo or ten dollar hill in
your purse, get a list, of Dry Goods your
wife, motlier or sister needs, and visit
my storo. You will ho pnrprised at the
beautiful lino of goods found there and
the low prices I am selling thom for.
If you bavo no money I will exchange
for Corn, Wheat, Hyo or P,ggs.
Hemember t he place-t ho "(thins
Stand-tho only Exclusivo Dry
Goods Store in the County.
Yours for Cloth,
V. L NORMAN.
' This world belongs
i to tho onorgotio.
rgains in Clothing-, Ovorcoats,
and Shoos of Every Kind.
MD IT WILL PAY YOU TO s IC I? HS
fOUR FALL ORDER,
IT WILL PAY YOD
To seo our lino ot Cotton Cheeks
at lc. and lio.
Hod and White Flannels from
12 Je. to -loo. . .
IN HEAVY GROCERIES
Wo aro selling ns follows, in no
less amount than $1.00, at this
prloe, and that for cash only:
17 pounds Granulated Sugar, $1.
IO pounds Standard Soda, 2*>o.
TH? A SACK
Of our Three P's Flour and yon
will buy no other. Every sack
int You Hight, (lot Our Pi lcos
rou May Want.
ConiP&dG Sm Hm Surfte
of. Lewiston, 111., had soiho thrilling ex
uorloncoB, but; nono scorned moro dangorous
Ibunthosoof his lato heiirttroublo. Ho sayss
"I had severe palpitation of the heart
for yean* My . physicians wtd I
was liable to drop dead any moment.
Pulsation at times would be ?50 a mb>
?.ite and I could scarcely breathe. ?
grew worse under doctor's care and
began taking Dr, Miles* Heart Cure.
It gave me prompt relief* and today I
am in good health*"
In sold by nil druRRlsta on ?marmit?n
flrHt bottle bonoflts or nionoy back. .
Kook on honrt mid nerves uontfroo.
Dr. Milos Medical Company, Elkhart, Ind.
CiiKOlIKK, S. C., Getobor 31.-Tho!
fare-ir boys aro all busy as bees gather
ing corn. Look out for corn shtiokiiigs.
Messrs. ltoubon Loo, Sr., Wm, B. Orl
and Reuben Loo, .lr., caught a fox last
wonk. Tholr dogs aro so smart thoy will
go and start a fox ohaso themselves.
Mr. A. W. Singleton's school dosed at |
Cheohco on tho 22d of October. Mr.
Singleton taught a successful sobool.
The people aro all well pleased with bis
labor. During Iiis stay in Chcolieo Mr.
I Singleton inane many warm friends who
will always bo glad to wolcomo him
back. I!o will soon open another school |
at Tamas ec
MOUNTAIN SCHOOL (DM..
A Groat Book Free.
Over 080,000 copioB of Dr. Pierce's I
Common Sonso Medical Advisor have
boen sold at tho regular price, $1.50. Tho
profita on this imniense salo have been
used in printing a now edition of 500,000]
copios, bound in strong paper covers,
which is to bo given away absolutely freo.
A cony will bo sont to any address on 10
ceipt of 21 one-cent stamps to covor cost|
of mailing only. Address World's Dis
pensary Medical Association, (KW "aili
Street, Buffalo, N. Y,
Brumby in Atlanta.
Georgia lins paid bor tribute to lier
ranking hero of tho Spanish-American
wav, Flag Lieutenant Thomas M. Drum
by, of the Olympia, hy 'tho presentation
of a handsome sword as a recognition of
Iiis noteworthy services at Manilla.
When the sword was presented in fitting |
words to Brumby he was much embar
rassed and said: "lt is true that I had
tho fortuno of being at ,Manilla, and
however wo may differ about what I did,1
my personal claim is that I did tito best
I could." * Everything was dono in At
lanta stylo. The sword was presented
at tho Washington street ontrauco of tho
capitol by Gov. Candlor.
I TV.!! ! ?I
We made the prices right, ami when
the price and quality both aro right that
is wdiat tile people want and that ex
plains why we do tho businoas,
Wo started in to do tho bout busi
ness wo have ever done, and wo a""3
going to ?ID it.
We never fail to have sonto special
good thing that, will repay anyon0 to
como to our store. We have for this
Our complete line of
CAPES AN,? I
open from 50 conio to $10, embracing nil
the new things.
Another shipment of
In Boys'Suits, 60 cents to $5, and tho]
best line of
|1EKV*B $5; SllCVfi)
in tho State, including a Rlaek (.'lay j
jj Bags of Coffee* nico and
' U cloan, to go at $1 a pock.
Soe this, for it is a bargain ot" a
life-time. No.moro whon it is
gone. . . .
We sell Flour from a Mill that ranks
among tho host. Wo want you to try
some of tills Mill's "STRAIGHT," at $4.
lt is lit for a king-Puro Mid Sweet, lt
is called Spray. Von '/ill havo nene
j other when you try it.
SENECA, - - S. C.
Em ?0*3 Mills ano ?okeenu Items- j Firo at Pendleton. ?3
TOKKKNA, S. C., Goto ber ?30.-Well. Ciu\ M. -0. Dickson, who lives one and $1
Mr. Editor, v.o aro hardly obl>. to vrlto one-half mile? east of Pendleton; had tli>> |
anything now, for wo havo boon gplug to misfortune of losing his houso and ?nest. !
corn shucklngs and oujoying tho grand of its contents by fire. Tho fire orifci- j
old foast of tho old fat hon and potaioo natod In tho dining-room, whine honing j
pudding. How happy it makes us feol was hoing done. No ono was in tho 1
to listen to tho n^ro?* ?'"g Jb" ?>hl Hmo houso but Mrs. Dickccn, who had stepped
corn shucking songs. outr few minutes and on her rotur/i
Messrs. Willie MoLoskoy, D. L. ?im- found tho rooms full of Ibo and smoke,
inonu and Pat lui nd I weut ,to A M nh ta to This is a sortons loss to tho Colonel, who
the State Fair last week nun report hav- lost hts house only a few years proviens
ing a good old time in tho Oato City. on tho same spot by'tire and the ono
Most of the f;umois havo finished burned was a now, substantial house,
picking cotton. Somo aro gathering costing about cloven h.uudred dollars,
oom, others sowing oats and wheat. . It is learned that tho h...?so was partially
Mr. W. T. Hunt ?B making BOIIIO Jm- insured. Tho Uro occurred October 24th.
provomonte on his farms by building
several new dwelling houses. . An illustration of tho great Increase lu
Mr. P. A. Grant ls also romodoling tho prioo of steel rails was given last
Bomoof his old buildings, wook whoo rails which had boon lying
WALKING STICK. for sovoral years on a prlvato and dis-'
**"?""..*"used rai'way in that State an?? which
, Working Night and Day. ooBt originally $.10,000 woro sold for
Tho busiest and mightiest littlo thing $S?.O0O oash. In spite of tho pvosent
that was evor mado ls Dr. Klug's Now high prices of stool, orders aro so heavy
Lifo Pill. Every pill ?B a sugar-coated i>at tho mills can hardly keep up with
globule of hoaltb, that ohanges wenknops them. Orders for rai way cars aro far in
futo strength. HutlossncBs into energy, advance- 0f tho supply or tho capacity
brain-fag into montai powor. Thoora ?or parly, production. Ono concern, a
wonderful in building up tho hoaltb. combination of fourtoon plants, has ro
Ouly 2?o. por box. Sold by all druggists co'ved orders for 21,OW freight cars
In tho county. within a week, to cost over $5:0,000,000 in
--?--i- tho aggregate. A prominent Western
Uncle Sam's granaries for this year grain doalor, who ha? boon lu the husl
aro estimated at 0.10,140,000 bushels of ness thirty-one years, says ho baa never
whoat, 770,080,000 bushels of oats and soon a oar famine that would compare in ,
2,121,000,000 bush'ols of corn, its soverify with tho present ono. It was '
-???~ .- a common experience voiced by delegates :yy
Tho Columbia Wator Power Company at tho recont National drain Doalors' AB
will dovolop tho powor of Saluda river, sedation that thoy could not got tho ears
and thoro is a likelihood that a paper needed to toko care of their shipments.
mill will bo mooted on that river. Atlanta .Journal.
Watch This Space
W. D, LESLY & CO
Fine Seed Rye,
Large Highland Potatoes,
Good Cabbages to Make Kraut,
Harris Lithia Water, Ginger Ale,
Soda Water, Carbonated Water,
also Cherry Phosphate on Tap, '
? BCHUVE Jkemmw B9
THE POPULAR PRICE STORE.
Goods Delivered Free in Town.
J. & J. S. CARTER,
WESTMINSTER. S. C.
OUR NEW GOODS, JUST RECEIVED, AWE'EXACTLY WHAT YOU NEED.
WE HAVE HOUGIIT SO AS TO GIVE YOU PKCuT?OT SATIS
FACTION. LOOK AND HE CONVINCED.
Outing Flannels, all styles. 5c.
Dress Ginghams. 5o.
Yard-wide Soa Island. 5o.
Seo our Yard-wido "Columbus" bleaching at. ?o.
HOSIERY! HOSIERY I HOSIERY !
Soo our "Columbia" Gents' Half Hose-best on earth-at.Ide.
Unrivaled for the price are our Ladies' Hose, at.10o.
Remombor that wo always carry a completo lino of Clothing, Gents' Furnish
ing Goods, Stoves, Furniture-and always at lowest prices.
CLOTHING FOR OLD MEN,
CLOTHING FOR YOUNG M??
CLOTHING FOR BOYS ! Jj
See our Stock of Clothing befoilp
you buy your Fall Suit. We cah savp
you money. . ^
Yours truly, ? r |||
C. W. Pi