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Men's, Youths' and Boys' Suits are included in this cut. We want to
dump off as much of our Clothing as possible before taking stock Christ
mas. Wc have had a big Clothing business this Fall and have accumu
lated a lot of Odds and Ends which we will close out regardless of Cost
We are going to make this Thursday, Friday and Saturday the three
biggest Clothing Sale Days we have ever had. If you want a Suit, take a
Given Away
Mr. Henry C. Walker, who lives on the Townville road,
is the lucky man who held the key which unlocked the box con
taining *20.00 at Lunney's.
Mr. Walker came in before I could put a notice in the
paper, so will request all who have keys to please return them
as I wish to try it again.
The JDrng-gfist,
Yellow Front.
I have some Fine Christmas
Goods that I have decided to move
before December 23d.
I must havo room for Fancy Orocorics, and in order to movo thom tho
pricos will bo cut on TOYS, SILVERWARE, ?OLD MOUNTED
GOODS AND GUNS. Como, look, and I nm sure you will buy some
thing. Finest lino of Vasos ovor Bhown in Soneca. Romcmbor tho
place-MOORE'S-^-botwoen tho two hotels.
Yours for a square deal,
Things You Want.
Road and Then Ask the Advertisers to |
S li on You the Ciioods.
-Call to soe my jewelry, vases, china
ware, fountain pons, dolls and toys.
Boll's Drug Store.
-Gold and silver watches at J. A.
Brock's, Soneca. Largest and host lino
Of watches ever shown in ( harnee count v.
Prices always right. 61
-Full lino of china at J. A. Brock's,
Citizens' Bank building. Seneca. 61
-Repairing of jewelry a specialty at |
J. A. Brock's, Seneca. 51
-A big lino of pictures to suit evory-1
body at Boll's.
-J. A. Brock, Soneca, is doing a timo I
business on clocks, watches, otc. Talk
wit li him. They make nice presents. 51
-Full lino of toilot and manicure sots,
brushes, combs, etc., at J. A. Brook's,
Citizens' Bank building, Seneca. 51
-Don't fail to buy your diamonds,
rings, fine jewelry, etc., from J. A.
Brock, Seneca. Give the girls a ring. 51
-Don't fail to call on J. A. Brook,
Soneca, and seo his big line of jewelry of
every description, fine ohina, etc. 51
-All kinds of post cards, post oard al
bums, fanoy box stationery, elogant gift j
books found at Bell's.
-Fine line perfumery to go at a reduc
tion. Walhalla Drug Co. tf
The Sago of Tugaloo Writes.
Tugaloo, December 18.-Wo aro having
a lot of cold, cloudy weather, notwith
standing Grier predicts fair woathor. lt
reminds mc of a story I heard on Grier.
Ile was riding ona road in Georgia a
warm, olear day. He met an old darkey
and asked him when it was going to rain? I
The negro replied that it was going to
rain right oft. There was no sign of
rain, but it clouded suddenly and poured
down. Grier turned back, mot tue old
darkey and asked him how he know it |
was going to raiu? Woll, says the dar
koy, I read a littlo and I read whore old
Grier said it was going to bo fair and den
I knowed it was going to rain, for old
Grior is inst tho bigest liar in Georgy.
Well backbone, spareribs, sausago,
chittoi lings and souse aro ripe. P.S.- ]
And fatty broad, too.
Wishing for our R. F. I), mon a kind
remembrance by all their patrons, and al
most delightful Xmas and happy now
year for Tho Courier force, from tho
devil up to tho editors, I am as ever
affectionately, i"
No Opium in Chamberlain's Cough
There is not tho least danger in giving j
Chamberlain's Cough Fomody to small
children, as it contains no opium or other
harmful drug. It has an established
reputation of moro than thirty years as
tho most successful medicino in uso for
colds, croup and whooping-cough. It
always cures and is pleasant to tnko.
Children like it. Sold by J. W. Boll,
Walhalla; W. J. Dunnoy, Seneca.
Work ol Hoods in Russia.
Berlin, December 10.-Dispatchos havo
boon brought by represe1 tativos from
tho frontier of tho Bait! Provinces of
Russia stating that tho rebels had dyna
mited a military train carrying troops I
from Riga to Grol. Over 200 Cossacks
woro killed outright and 400 others terri
bly injured, their bodies, in many in
stances, being bur. \y mutilated.
Odessa, December 18.-Terror reigns
in this city and famine overspreads all
tho country districts. Tho situation in
Southern Russia can best be described in
thoso words.
Any moment anarchy threatens to
hreak through tho restraints placed upon
it sinoe tho recent massacre and gain
completo mastery of tho city. In tho
meanwhile the famine is driving the
peasants into the city by thousands, thus
adding to the dissatisfied element. Grave |
fears are entertained for the future.
Mrs. Krank .lames,of Greenville county,
was brutally assaulted Monday evening
at dusk by Andrew Thompson, colored.
Thompson has been o&ptnred and lodged
in jail. A posse was quickly organized
and the negro would have been lynched
but for tho vigilance of the conatablo.
Tho woman is of an estimablo family.
Westminster, December 18.-Mrs. O.
M. Parrish of Al bous, Ou., speut last
Sabbath in Westminster with friends.
Mrs. ?. G. Pt ?ore is visiting hei mother,
Mrs. Dickson, in Hartwell.
Miss Louise Hre.i/.e.ile, who is attend
ing Lim est one College, is at home for the
The Westminster Lodge No. 200 A. F.
M., of Westminster, have elected the fol
lowing ofloere for the coming year: C.
M. Walker, W. M. ; C. E. Cray, S> W. ;
I. 8. Pitts, J. W.; J. L. Dorn, Treasurer;
J T. Carver, Seoretary; T. L. O'Kelley,
Tyler; T. W. Holley, 8. D.; J. A. Knox,
J. D.; K. O. Singleton and H. A. C.
(?olden, Stewards.
Kev. J. E. MoManaway, a former pas
tor of the Baptist church, was in town
last week. Mr. MoManaway now lives
in Greomyfil?. He is just recovering
from a serious spell of sicknoss.
Mrs. Dr. D. P. Ord way and sister, Miss
Jessie Barrett, of Camdon, Maine, ar
rived last week and will spond the winter
with their father, W. M. Barrett, of tho
Hopewell section.
* J. 8. Carter is building a pretty cottage
near thc Baptist church. It will be occu
pied by Keels Marett.
Westminster Camp Woodmen of the
World have elected the following officers
to servo for 1000: C. H. Miller, Council
Commander; I. S. Pitts, Advisory Lieu
tenant; W. S. Ilaloy, Esoort: J. S. Carter,
Banker; W. A. Dickson, Clerk; F. W.
Cannon, Watchman; M. A. Terrell,
Secretary; C. M. Walker, Medical Ex
aminer. Managers: . P. McDonald,
T. N. Hall and J. D. Poore.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Gray were in
Charleston last woek. Mr. Gray attended
tho annual mooting of tho Grand Lodge,
A. F. M.
Miss Jessie C. Jenkins has returned
home after spondlng two weeks with her
friend, Miss Nina Todd, of Anderson.
ReV. J- J. Harrell, pastor of the Pres
byterian church, will preach a sermon
for tho children next Sunday. Every
body cordially invited. A. L. Gossott.
-Fine lino jowelry for Christmas and
birthday gifts. Walhalla Drug Co. tf
The Cotton Association to Meet.
Owing to severe weather and high
waters the Oconeo Cotton Association
failed to bavo a quorum on the 0th.
Therefore the County Association ia
horoby called to meet at Seneoa on Fri
day, 22d of December, at ll o'clock a. m.,
for the purpose of elocting officers for
the coning year and to elect delegatos
to the State Association; also other very
important matters to be considered. AU
delegates and all other citizens in sym
pathy with the Cotton Association come
and meet with us.
J. P. Stribling, President.
A. H. Ellison, Secretary.
Forions Fighting.
"For seven years," writes Geo. W.
Hoffman, of Harper, Wash., "1 had a
bitter battle with chronic stomach and
livor trouble, but at last I won, and
cured my disoases, by tho uso of Electric
Bitters. I unhesitatingly recommend
them to all, and don't intend iu the
future to be without them in tho house.
They aro certainly a wonderful modicino,
to have cured such a bad caso as mino."
Sold, under guarantee to do the same
for you, by all druggists, at SOc. a bottle.
Try them to-day.
Townville Topics.
Townville, December 18.-Mr. and
Mrs. Luke MoCarloy, from Anderson,
visited relatives hero Sunday.
Miss Alice Smith visited relatives at
Fair Play Sunday.
Miss Uiloy, who is teaching tho Doublo
Springs school, spent Sunday with Prof.
and Mrs. Kiley.
Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Dickson, of West
minster, woro tho guests of W. N. Wool
bright Suuday.
J. D. Gill and J. C. Spears havo gone
to Starr in tho interest of tho Standard
Sewing Machine Company.
Jamos McCarloy bas boen sick tho past
Winhold Sharp spout Saturday and
Sunday with his undo, J. P. Ledhottor.
He returned to Rivoli Sunday, accom
panied by Miss Ovalino.
Mrs. Faunie Baldwin was buried at the
Baptist enure ii last Tuesday.
Mrs. Jamos Barton died at hor home
near Broylos on Saturday. Mrs. Barton
loaves a sister, Mrs. J. A. Wooton, two
brothers, Dock Wright, of Soueca, and
Tom Wright, of Indiana; a husband and
children. Funoral sorvicos wore con
ducted by Rov. W. B. Hawkins Sunday
afternoon at Oakdale. L. n. c.
In Praise of Chamberlain's Cough
Thoro ia no othor modicino manufac
tured that has received SO much pi ai.se
and so many expressions of gratitudo as
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. It is
offectivo, and prompt roliof follows its
uso. Grateful parents ovorywhore do
not 1 'tato to i e.-, i ,i y to its morita for
tho benefit of others. It is a certain
euro for croup and will provont tho at
tack If given at tho first appoaranco of
tho disease. It is especially adapted to
children, as it is pleasant to take and
contains nothing injurious.' E. A.
Humphreys, a well known resident and
dork in the store of E. Look, of Alice,
Cape Colony, South Africa, says: "l
havo used Chamberlain's Cough Romedy
to ward off oroup and colds In my family.
I found it to be vory satisfactory and it
gives rae pleasure to recommend it."
For sale by J. W. Boll, Walhalla; W. J.
Lunney, Seneca.
R. H. Todd pies'at Wllllngslon.
Willingston, 8. C., December 19.-R. H.
Todd died at Willingston, Anderson
county, yesterday. He leaves a wife
and ono child, father and brother and
a host of friends to mourn his death.
Ho spent his last days in serving the
Lord, and at last went home to spond
eternity with God and His angels.
W. H. Rooso.
Seneca, December 18.-There will be
preaching in the Baptist church next
Sabbath if the pastor, Rev. C. Wardlaw,
continues to improve. Thore will bo no
services In the Presbyterian ohurohos.
On last Sabbath, immediately after
services in tho Presbyterian ohurcb, a
congregational meeting was held, at
whiob a full report of the ftuauolal con
dition of the church was made by the
treasurer, W. S. Hunter. Tho report was
a Hattonng ono and highly gratifying to
the large, enthusiastic congregation pres
Seneca is unique in tho fact that it is
the only town in our part of the coun
try, possibly the only ono this side of
the Mississippi river,' which has a wo
man on its board of aldermen. We
should probably also Include Berry and
the mule. This reminds us of the fear
ful condition of om street crossings dur
ing the recent rains. We oall the atten
tion of the council to this faot, unless it
oan furnish Sir Walter Raleigh at ali
of thom, as was uoted in one instance
last week.
It cannot bo said of the street lamp at
the Presbyterian church that it is "as a
city set on an hill."
Deens alias Chastaiu, originally from
Piokens county, who deserted from the
United states Navy about two years ago,
was arrested hore last week by tho Chief
of Police, J. P. Griffin. The prisoner is
OOnfined here awaitiug orders for trans
Mrs. J. M. Hunnioutt, who but re
cently moved into Seneca, diod nt ber
home here last night. The sympathies of
the community are extended" to the dis
tressed family.
Our local physicians are battling with
la grippe, some oases of whiob are seri
ously complicated.
M i ss Addie Bryson, the trained nurse
from Spart anhui g, who caine hore to
nurse little Robert MoWbortor, is seri
ously sick with grip and pneumonia.
She has with her Miss Lidio Blakeley.
Our thoatro goers, prominent among
thom tho faithful beaux, are enjoying a
well deserved rest.
Wp aro assured that there will bo a
wedding during the holidays that will
astonish the natives.
On next Monday, December 25th, at
high noon, Miss Carrie Harper, the third
daughter of -Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Harper,
will be married to Henry Chook, all of
this place. The popular young couple
will leave immediately for a bridal tour
through Florida, after whiob they will be
at homo to their friouds hore. Tho mar
riage will be a quiet home affair, only
the immediate families being present.
Miss Leah Harper is at home from
Limestone College to attend the wedding
of her sister.
M i ss Pearl Whitmire visited Mrs. T.
M. Lowery foi a few hours ono day last
week on her way to Atlanta.
Miss Lula Gignilliat is on an extended
visit to Columbia and other points in the
central portion of the State, and will ro
main away through tho holidays.
Miss Eileen Jones, of Anderson, will
spend to-morrow with Miss Willie
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Benedict are in
Seneca again to the groat pleasure of
their many friends here.
Mrs. G. C. Benodiot and children are
visiting in Nashville, whero they will
spend the holidays.
Jack Strihling returned to Roswell
yesterday, after a year's stay in Ooonee.
S. Y. Strihling, of Roswell, is in Se
Miss Sallio Poid Ramsay, of Toccoa.
will visit Miss stella Finoannon Xmas
for, a fow days, af tor which they will go
to Anderson for a visit.
Miss Nina Gignilliatt, of Marietta,
Ga., will spend the holidays with the
family of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Gignilliat.
Chris Lowery is boro for the holidays.
Mrs. J. F. Burgoss will spend tho holi
days at her old homo in Aiken.
Miss Sue Gignilliat, Ethel Kirkpatrick
and May Hamilton will reach Sonoca
Friday from tho College for Women, in
Columbia, and will romain with their
homofolks through tho holidays.
Miss .lessio Wardlaw is at homo for the
Xmas season.
Later-The town council, at this writ
ing, is giving attontiou to tho crossings.
They must havo t bought wo were com
ing to town.
Geno Lewis's friends hopo to have him
at home for Xmas.
Mr. Holt, of North Carolina, a brother
of Mrs. M. lt. Kirkpatrick, will spend
Christmas with Rev. and Mrs. Kirkpat
rick's family.
Tho following letter from far-off Now
York oxplains itself and wo beg the par
don of a patient. long-8tifforing public
for asking its reproduction hero, and
thus eclipsing tho former glory of tho
dear old Courier and its force of corres
"It is truly discouraging, aftor labor
ing to give tho town nows in our weekly
letters, to have a friend ask us about a
piece of nows contained in our last lot
ter. But then hero como messages from
far-off Texas, Atlanta. Savannah, etc.,
saying that tho Sonoca lotter is tho first
road, and wo aro comfortod. Yes, 'a
pi ophel is not without honor save in his
own country and among his own peo
ple' "
"M. V. S.," Keoweo Courier, Soneca,
S. C.-My Doar Mrs. Strihling: Regard
ing the above clipping, which no doubt
you will recognize as from one of your
news lot toi s to The Courier somo time
ago, I would Bay that that portion of The
Courier is considered the best, most im
portant and is the first read part in the
fiaper also in New York State as well as
n Texas, etc. I make the above state
ment that you may be further "com
forted" with tho thought that the Seneca
letter is road from New York to Texas,
Thanking you for the news contained
therein, I wish to be still considered,
Sincerely, A Seneca (S. C.) Boy.
Wayman A. Holland, Jr., I
037 Terrace Place, Schenectady, N. Y. \
-There will be nothing nioer for you
to give your mother or faitber than a
pair of gold-rimmed eye glasses. You
can got them from J. A. Brook, Seneoa.
Absolutely Pure
A Cream of Tartar Powder,
free from alum or phos
phatlo acid
Methodist Appointments Made.
Spart anim vg, 8. C., December 18.
Bishop Candlor announced the appoint
ments of tho Methodist preachers of the
South Carolina Conference for next year
as follows, two new districts being
created :
R. Herbert JOHOB, Presiding Kider.
Anderson, St. John-R. S. Truesdalo.
Anderson, West End-W. K. Wiggins.
Anderson, Orrvillo-S. T. Creooh.
Antri'villr-C. L. McCain.
Donalds-J. E. Beard.
Lowndosville-R. W. Barbor.
McCormick-J. K. McCain.
Mt. Carmel-R. C. Bonlware.
Polzor-G. E. Edwards.
Pendleton-S. W. Henry.
Starr-J. W. Bailey.
Seneoa Cirouit-O. M. Abnoy.
Townville-D. A. Lewis.
Walhalla-E. S. Jones.
Westminster-G. T. Harmon, Jr.
Williamston Circuit-To bo supplied.
Williamston and Belton-J. W. Elkins.
E. P. Taylor, Presiding Elder.
Clinton-W. H. Hodges.
Easley Circuit-R. M. Hulloso.
Fountain Inn-D. P. Boyd.
Greenville, Buncombe St.-W\ M. Dun
Greenville, St. Paul-W. L. Wiggins.
Greenville, Hampton Avenue-A. E.
Greenville Mills-N. G. Ballongor and
R. R. Doyle.
Greenville Cirouit-D. D. Jones.
Greer-C. B. Burns.
Laurens, First Church-M. W. nook.
Laurens Cirouit-To be supplied by
W. C. Kolloy.
North Laurens-J. F. Anderson.
North Plokous-J. P. Allaway.
Pickons-R. F. Bryant.
Piedmont-S. T. Blackman.
Traveller's Rest-To be supplied by A.
A. Merritt. j j
"Victor and Batosvillo-J. G. Duggin.
G. F. Clarkson-Black Swamp, Char
leston district
Columbia, Granby-J. I. Spinks.
Marlboro-J. L. Mullinix.
Walterboro-J. L. Daniel.
Brownsville-W. M. Harden, Marion
Bucksvillo-H. L. Singleton, Marion
CadcB-J. A. White, North Charleston
Gallivant-J. N. Wright, Marlon dis
Columbia was ohoson as tho place for
the meeting of tho annual conference in
The names of tho two now districts
oloventh and t wolf th-aro Anderson and
North Charleston.
Tho report of the joint board of finance
was submitted in due order and was ono
of the most important of tho day and
ombodiod tho following facts and figures,
showing amounts collected by the con
ference for various purposes: Bishops
salarios, not, $2,285.22; conforonco claim
ant*, not, $10.001.30; foreign missions,
$17,383.03; domestic missions, $14,482.17;
church extension, net, $4,818.50.
Tho statistical report, which was made,
showed 81,455 members, 1,520additions;
28 Epworth leagues with 2,285 mombors;
702 Sunday schools, 4,820 teachers and
44,007 scholars.
Amount needed for superannuated
preachers, $12,000; collected. $0,800.48.
Amount raised for Bi bio Hooiety,
$72.80; preachers' salaries, $154,038.52:
number of societies, 700; number or
h.?uses of worship, 702; value,$1,'?40,953;
debt?, $37,202.25.
Educational statistics: Wofford Col
lege, valuo, $205,000; endowmont, $83,000;
240 students. Lander College, value,
$57,000; 15 teachers; 178pupils. Colum
bia Fomale College, valuo, $200,000; 257
pupils; 22 professors.
A Wonderful Saving.
Tho largest Methodist ohuroh in Geor
gia calculated to use over ono bund rod
gallons of the usual kind of mixed paint
in painting their church.
They used only 32 gallons of the Long
man A Martinez L. A M. Paint mixod
with twenty-four gallons of linseed oil.
Actual oost of paint made was less than
$1.20 per gallon.
Saved over eighty ($80) dollars In paint
and got a big donation besidos.
EVERY CHURCH will be given a libe
ral quantity whenever they paint.
Many houses are well painted with
four gallons of L. A M. and three gallons
of linseed oil mixed therewith.
Wears.and oovors like gold.
Those celebrated paints are sold by
50 51 Walhalla, S. C.

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