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Styles Now
Designs in all
and Leathers
Is the Best on the Market
for the Montey.
It is made in the largest shoe factory in the world,
the daily production of which is 10,0 0 finished pair. This
enormous production so reduces the cost of manufacturing
they are enabled to use in its construction materials far
better than used in any other woman's shoe of like price.
$3.00 ?ggp|*?$3 50
New Hope, April 10.-Rev. W. C. Sea
born tilled his rogular appointment boro
Saturday and Sunday, and both services
wero attended by a large congregation.
Mrs. Thode, who has successfully
taught a five months' torin of school at
this placo, !. is returned to her home in
Central, whero sho will spend only a few
days and then will start for Arkansas,
whero she will continuo hoi- work in tho
sohool room. Wo wish her groat success
in hor now home.
Mr. and Mrs. It. II. Ilecknoll woro "at
home" Saturday night to a social gather
ing to the dolignt of their many friends.
Mrs. T. M. Elrod and children spent
several days hud wook visiting relatives
at South Union.
J. u. MoMahan, after three months'
stay in Oklahoma, has roturnod homo to
the delight of his many friends. Ile
speaks very favorably of the Western
Lowell Smith, of Bounty Land, was
in this section on businoss Thursday.
Olar Kelley, who has beon attending
leohool at Kasley, has returned home, and
's enjoying a muoh needod vacation.
Miss Bula MoMahan, of Fairview,
spent last week with her oousin, Miss
Bonnie Knox.
Dolan Kay, of West Union, was
among friends here Sunday.
Clifton Hunnioutt spent Sunday with
friends in Westminster.
Garlan Seaborn, of Piokens, visited his
buying boro is that evory item is
ys found to bo just as represented
mo you wish when you mako tho pur
intmont awaiting you, and because of
ifaction in tho purchase-a fooling of
s store's popularity,
hat careful way that your physician
sliest drugs. We mako it of utmost
?ur businosslbe progressive-that mod
lenoo it'B always best lo bring tho Pro
?Y, The Druggist,
cousin, Paul Miller. Saturday and Sun
day. tZJH
Miss Rennie Knox visited at the home
of her sister, Mrs. J. C. Huff, of Seneca,
recently. s. o.
Last Hope Vanished.
When leadiug physicians said that W.
M. Smithart, of Pekin, Ia., had incura
ble consumption, his last hope vanished ;
but Dr. King's New Discovery for Con
sumption, Coughs and Colds, kept him
out of ins gravo. Ho says: "This groat
speedie completely cured Titi}, Hud saved
my lilt'. Sinco then, I have used it for
over 10 y ears, and consider it a marvel
ous throat and lung euro." Strictly
seien!nie cure for coughs, sore throats
and colds; sure provontivo of pneumonia.
Guaranteed, 50c and $1 bottles at all drug
stores. Trial bottle fi ce.
Fair Play Happenings.
Fair Play, April 10.-Tho flower yards
are beginning to don their spring garni
ture and aro budding into loveliness.
Prof. M. C. Harton visited his mother
Saturday and Sunday.
Miss Hattie Wright spent a few days
in Anderson last week.
Quite a number of our young folks en
joyed the pound supper at Mr. and Mrs.
John Callahan)'.' Saturday night.
Miss Abaleua Smith spent Wednesday
with her friend, Miss Callie Leathers.
The Presbyterian oburoh at this place
will be dodioated the fourth Sabbath in
April. Rev. S. L. Morris, of Atlanta, is
expected to be present and preach the
dedicatory sermon.
Miss Euna Mays is home again to the
delight of her many friends. u. K.
The News from South Union.
South Union, April 10.-J. J. Lee made
a business trip to Westminster last Tues
Mrs. Tom Foul, who has boen on a
visit to her parents near Newry, has re
turned home.
Misses Janie and Vera Crawford were
the charming guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Tom Iiong last Monday night.
Wo had weather of "all kind" last
Thursday-rain, sleet, snow and wind,
?nd thon a nico little frost Friday morn
ing, which made tho "old folks" look
Dine about thoir gardens.
Mr. Sorrells, travoling salesman for
the Moberly Portrait Co., of Moberly,
Mo., was delivering pictures through
this section last Thursday.
Miss Ellen Waites is in vory fcoble
Miss Zelma Isbell and Lillie Marett
visited friends at P'air Play Saturday and
J. ( 'lande Burriss and wife wore guests
of O. F. Isboll and family last Friday
Mrs. Paulino McJunkins, of Toccoa,
who bas been visiting relatives in this
section, returned to her home last Tues
Miss Bessie Crawford made a trip to
Seneca last Saturday.
The Misses Cole entertained the young
folks to a singing Sunday night, which
was very much enjoyed by those present.
Tom Tompkins and wife, of Tertla,
visited friends here last Saturday and
Suuday. ?. i.
Speed's Creek News.
Speed's Creek, April 10.-Mrs. G. C.
Patterson spont 'ast week and week be
fore with her sons, Jones and Luther
Uov. Fletcher, of Piedmont, proached
it tho school house Saturday and Sun
day nights. Ile will also preach noxt
second Saturday night and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. E.'S. Sheriff spont Sun
lay with tho latter's parents, Mr. and
Mra. Tom Crooks. Mr. and Mrs. Crooks
had been married forty years Sunday,
md all of thoir children were present on
that day. Wo wish for them many happy
returns of their wedding day.
M im; Hubio Sears and brother Quin, of
Mains's Crossing, visited her aunt, M?BS
Sallie Sears, Saturday night and Sunday.
H. C. Walker is visiting in Denver this
DeWitt Fredericks, of below Friend
ihip, visited Burt Campholl. . n. j.
Tho First Cotton Warehouse.
The first cotton warehouse to be built
md er tho plann proposed by the South
Carolina branch of the Southern Cotton
Associ?t iou will be erected in Marlboro
county. A company has been organised
in that county with a capital of $8,000.
it is understood that a number of others
Will be erected shortly.
Westminster, April 12.-We regret to
chronicle the death of Capt. N. H. Jeu
kioi, which ocourred on Saturday, April
8, atr> n. m.. after a abort illness from
erysipelas aud a bilious attack. It was
known that his health bad been failing
Hinco a serious spell of sickness a year
ago, but as ho had been able to attend
to his accustomed duties on his farra no
one was prepared for tho announcement
of his death. Capt. Jenkins was in
town Thursday attending to business
and the sadness of his death was a great
shook to hit- friends. Ho worked on
Ft'itLy ?.?ul ac the close of the day ho
was taken violently ill and noon passed
from earthly scones. Capt. Jenkins was
in tho 74th year of his ago, having been
boru in this county on December 8, 1881.
His bome|at the hickory grove on Colo
nel's Fork Creek is known to overy ono
who is familiar with tho road loading
from Fair Play to Walhalla. With the
exception of tho four years spent in tho
Civil war Capt. Jenkins lind resided on
the plantation on which he died for
more than half a century and had reared
a family of eleven children. His wifo
was Miss Elizabeth McKay. Thoy were
married January 14, 1857. Eight chil
dren survive. The names of the living
children aro Mrs. William Ballongor,
who resides in Texas; S. P. and W. H.
.Jenkins, Mrs. Alice Herring, Mrs. J. J.
Duncan, Mrs. W. A. Couch, Misses Lil
lie and Coa .Jenkins. Capt Jenkins was
a gallant soldi c., serving in the Carolinas,
Virginia and Tennessee. He received
his Utile as Captain in the army. He
was with Gen. Lee at the surrender at
Appomattox court house on April 0,
1865. A rc arkable co incidence in the
life and death of Capt. Jenkins io that
his body was lowered in tho gravo ex
actly forty years after the surrendor. A
Confederate veteran informs us that Capt.
.Tonkins's bravery in war was evidenced
by tho bullet holes pierced in his gar
ments. After a 'brief funeral service
conducted In tho Baptist church by Kev.
J. I. Spinks, ot the Methodist church,
tho body was interred in the town ceme
tery at 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon.
Miss Margie Stribling, oldest daughter
of Mr. aud Mrs. M. S. Stribling, is visit
ing her aunt, Mrs. Maggio Fellers, at
Wo visited the Knitting Mill plant
Saturday afternoon and snw for tho first
timo how the "working man's socks"
aro made. That is tho brand thoy aro
now manufacturing daily by the hundred
dozen. When wo arrived James M. Nor
ris, tho gonial secretary and manager,
was in town and we wero conducted
through by J. II. Freeman, tho foreman,
who explained to us oauh machino and
its WOvk, Mr. Freeman, Houry Hamil
ton an?! Miss Nora Hamilton aro new
comers to our town aud have considera
ble exporienoe in their line of work in a
knitting mill. They were originally from
Flat Kock, N. C. . Having devoted Iii teen
yea ' s of his life to tho work Mr. Freeman
is a valuable mau to the Westminster
Knitting Mills. He and his family oc
cupy one of the mill cottages. Mr. Ham
ilton and sister board with Mrs. T. E.
Pitts. Miss Hamilton ia teaching tho
girls how to operate the loopers. Uer
brother has charge of the ribbers.
Forty knitting machines are now running
and they have twenty more ordered,
which they will install as Boon as they
arrive. The operatives are learning tho
work and are beginning to earn fair
wages. Only mon's half hose are being
man?faetured. They completed as many
as 110 (hi/en in one day. Mr. Norris bas
boon quite busy looking after the con
struction of tho plant. Ile is having his
office fitted np inside tho mill and will
Boon bo in bettor shape to devote more
of his tinto to tho manufacturing details.
They have already commoncod filling
orders aud Mr. Norris thinks the "work
ing man's Bock" will provo to bo a popu
lar sollor.^
W. M. Zimmerman, of Atlanta, WBB
boro Sunday.
Mrs. J. N. Grier, of North Carolina,
and her tin ce, children arc visiting her
father, .lames W. Adams, in tho Tabor
Miss Mabel Wham, of Greenville
county, is now filling the poBition of
Btonographor and typewriter at the
Shuttle factory.
A. V. heathers and wife moved hero
from Madison a few days ago. Mr.
Leathers ls running C. C. Simpson's
blacksmith shop.
D. O. Mri,in, the night-watchman for
tho Southern Shuttleand Bobbin Faotory,
has sor via. the company for more than
1,000 consecutivo nights without the loss
of a single hour from duty.
Several of our oltizens met at tho
school house last Friday evening for the
purpose r'?reorganizing the Westminster
Lyceum Club. The former officers, con
sisting of T. M. Holland, president; Pe
don Anderson, treasurer, and Miss Lula
MoGee were re-elected. The exeoutive
committee appointed is composed of
Prof. T. M. Holland, chairman, D. L.
Have your cake,
cuit home-made. 1
cleaner, more tastv a
Royal Baking Po\
wife to produce at ho
nomically, fine and t
hot-biscuit, puddings
cake, crisp cookies,
muffins, with which t
found at the bake-sh
not compare.
Royal is the greate
Norris, Peden Anderson, W. E. Choswoll,
Rev. John K. Monro end MisseB McGee
mid Holland. It is the hope of the mimi
li irs and committeo tu arrange for aa
many as six attractions during the com
ing fall and winter. Tho attractious for
tho first season wero vory enjoyable and
it is natural to expect somothing bettor
in the future.
Prayer mooting services at the Baptist
church has been changed from Thursday
evenings to Wednesday evenings of
each week.
Miss Annie Dihvorth and Alfred
Pritchard were married last Sunday.
Mis. Pritchard is tho fourth daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. R. II. Dilwortb, of ( 'omic
rons. Tho groom is a son of W. S.
Pritchard, of tho Earle mill section.
Rov. Ayer, pastor ot Connoross Baptist
church, porformod tho oeromony.
John Couch has gone to the Indian
W. W. Moss, of Walhalla, attended the
burial of Capt. N. II. Jenkins last Sun
Kt member the special services in tho
M. E. church Sunday night. Tho Odd
Follows hopo to soo all their friends
Tho Tocci ? "orrcspondont of the At
lanta Journal j?: "On Friday, March
81, Miss bessie Davis, of Tugaloo Valloy,
n^d Freeman Hunter, of Toccoa, were
married, Rov. Lugan officiating. Tho
bride is a very attractive and popular
young woman and has mauy friends in
Toccoa. The groom is a promising
young business man of this place."
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Turner, of Athens,
aro guests of thoir daughter, Mrs. Dr.
C. M. Walker.
W. P. Anderson was in Columbia
MIBB Lucy Conger, teacher of the
Bounty Land school, was with friends
here last Sunday.
The cotton crop for 1905 is bound to
be curtailed to some oxtent. Word
Thomas of Tugnloo, has decided to
plant two of his holds in oorn that he
bad pla* ned to plant in cotton.
Kev . I.. Morris, D. lb, of Atlanta, is
oxpocUa' 1 ? preach in the Presbyterian
church on Sunday evening, April 23, at
8 p. m. Como and hear him.
T. W. Carmon has remodeled his resi
dence on Retreat street. He has a very
'pretty and attraotive home, having ex
pended about four hundred dollars in
Miss Ida .Tonos visited tho family of
G. W. McConnell, of Atlanta, last weok.
She accompanied little Willie Grace Mc
Connell homo.
Mrs. M. A. Poore, of Royston, is visit
ing hor sons, T. D. and W. Ii. Poore.
Clarence E. Gray has been elected
delegate to represent the Westminster
church at the spring meeting of the
South Carolina Presbytery, wbioh con
vonos at Mount Carmel on Friday, April
14, at 8 p. m. Mount Carmel is situated
on the C. & W. C. railroad in Abbeville
Mrs. Annie Jones Cheswoll, has a nioe
fresh lino of frames and trimmings for
millinery work. Sho will be pleased to
have ail of her old friends and custo
mers to call.
Westminster has a flourishing Odd
Follow's I-odgo. New members aro
taken in at almost every meeting. They
have a handsomely equipped lodge room,
haying expended over two hundred dol
lars in carpeting the floor, buying fur
niture and other lodge paraphernalia.
ii. A Beatty and Miss Annie M ak om son
\. ere married recently by S. H. Johns
muffins, and tea bis
Tiey will be fresher,
nfl wholesome,
vder helps the house
me, quickly and eco
asty cake, the raised
I, the frosted layer
crullers, crusts and
:he ready-made food
top or grocery does
;st of bake-day helps.
J. ?. Harbert, who lives on the Knox
farm near tho Blook school house, cap
tured a oat Ash in Tugaloo river Monday
which weighod 22 pounds. Young
Harbert brought his big tish to Westmin
ster and sold it to W. S. Haley.
Daniel J. Sully passed through West
minster Sunday on his way to Atlanta.
Several ladies from hero spent Satur
day afternoon in Seneca.
So far wo have hoard of no serious
damage to the fruit crop resulting from
the recent fro?:t and cold snap.
An infant of Mr. and Mrs. Tho?. B.
Owens died on Sunday and was buried at
the Old Westminster cemetory on Mon
Rov. John R. Mooro will return from
Charleston this wcok and will till his ap
pointment in tho Baptist church on Sun
day. A, L. Oossott.
Cheated Death.
Kidnoy troublo often ends fatally, but
bv choosing tho right medicine, E. H.
Wolfo, of Boar Ortivo, Iowa, cheated
death. Ho says: "Two years ago I bad
kidnoy troublo. which caused mo great
pain, sufforine mid anxiety, but I took
Electric Bitters, whioh effected a com
plete cure. I have also found them of
great bonoflt in general debility and
nerve trouble, and keep them constantly
on hand si noe, as I find they havo no
equal." All druggists guarantoo thom
at 50c.
News fioio Conneross.
Connoross, April 10.-Rov. J. II. Ayers,
of Mount Airy, Ga., flllod his appoint
ment here, Saturday aud also preached a
i very impressive sermon Sunday from
Matthew 7:24.
Alfi ed Prichard, of Cross Roads, was
happily married to Miss Annio Dilworth,
of this place, at the homo of the bride's
father, R. H. Dilworth, Sunday at 10 a.
m., Rev. J. II. Ayers offloiating.
J. S. Barker, who is staying at Central,
spent Saturday and Sunday with his
father, J. L. O. Barker.
Miss Paula Taylor and brother, of Fair
view, and Fulton Hunnioutt, of Now
Hope, spent Saturday night and Sunday
at tho homo of Marshal Abbott.
Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Davis, of West
minster, visited at the homo of Henry
11 esse Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. T. Y. Hunnicutt returnod homo
from Tampa, Fla., last Thursday. We
aro glad to have her with us agaiu.
Tho school at this placo closed last
Friday. Everybody was well pleased
with their teacher, Prof. N. W. Macau
loy, and hope to havo him again as
Mr. nod Mrs. RUBBOII Bearden, of Oak
way, attended tho wedding at R. H. Dil
worth's Sunday.
We aro sorry to hear of the death of
Newton Jenkins, near Westminster,
which occurred Saturday morning at 5
o'clock. He was buried in Old West
minster cemetery. It, n.
All druggists rofund the money if it fails
to oure. E. W. Grove's signaturo ia OD
oach box. 25o.
Reedy Ford hots.
Reedy Fork, April 10.-Rev. Flotcher,
of Piodmont, preached at Speod's Creek
Saturday and Sunday.
Miss Mamie Addis, of Poplar, is visit
ing at the home of her sister, Mrs. W. M.
O. h. Thrasher abd family visited A.
W. Morton and family, near Townville,
Saturday and Sunday. ? P.

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