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BY JAYNFI8. SH KLOH, HM ITU & 8TI5CK. WALHALLA, HOI TH OAKOI.INA, APRIL 12, lUOft. NRW SKIUKH, NO. 304-VOLUME I*V.-KO. FRIENDS AND CUS To my many Friend to extend my appr?cia wish for eaoh A Happ Year. C. W. & J. E. BAUK . IT PAYS TO BUY FOR C ??BnHHHHBKIIBHn Money Given Away Mr. Henry C. Walker, who lives on the Townville road, is the lucky man who held the key which unlooked the box con taining $20.00 at Lunney's. Mr. Walker oame in before I could put a notice in tho poper, so will request all who have keys to please return them as I wish to try it again. The ? >i'vi*>-?i'i!-?t, Yellow Front, Seneca.. M Jr m THE LAST CHANCE I have some Fine Christmas ? Goods that I have decided to move before December 23d. I must have room for Fancy Grocorics, nod lu order to move them tho prices will bo cut on TOYS, SILVERWARE, GOLD MOUNTED GOODS AND GUNS. Como, 1 ook, and I am snro you will buy some thing. Finest lino of Vasos over shown in Seneca. Remombor tho place-MOORE'S-botwoon tho two otcls. BABS! Ililli!! AND HD STUFF, 100! Yours for a square deal, LUTHER A. MOORE SENECA, S. C. EOUYSKOftTi^TAE F?LEY^HONEY^TAR tf9*lt*irm*$ maf?, MMV* Mm mptmtmm j Cures Sal?]?? PrsveerU Pawn la TOM ERS. [s and Customers I wish tion of their trade and y and Prosperotis New [NIGHT. ?ASH. NEWS FROM WESTMINSTER. Westminster, December 26.-Miss Au gusta Sprott, of the Westminster Graded Schools, boarded No. 80 Thursday for her borne in Spartanburg, whero she will remain until after the holidays. W. H. Anderson, of Sheppard, Ker shaw county, is spending the holidays at j home. Mr. A\derson has been in Ker shaw for the past six months Bawing | shingles. Greenville News, December 22: "M. E. Brockman, priucipal of the Westminster Graded Schools, was in the city yester day. He is a 1003 graduato of Kurraan University." M i ss lieu hill Ligon, tho stenographer at tho Westminster Knitting Mills, is spending Christmas at hor home in Greenville. W. E. Jennings and two daughters, of Landrum, came in Saturday to spend Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Jennings and other relatives, near West minster. Mrs. Julius Martin, of Belton, Ga., is] visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Hull. Mrs. T. L. Simmons, of Texas, is visit- j big ber mother, Mrs. A. G. Cox. J. E. Burnside, son of W. W. Burnside, is visiting his parents near Holly Springs. Ho has been in the United Si ?tee Navy j for the past four years and has traveled from the Arctic Ocean to Cape Horn. A. W. Singleton, of Bickens, is visiting ] at tho home of his father, M. P. Singleton. Miss Maud Gullatt, a handsome little lady of Atlanta, is visiting her friend, Miss Irene Miller. Miss Margie Stribling, of the College j for Women, of Columbia, is at home for the holidays. J. G. B. Vandiver and family have ar rived from Bald wyn, Miss. Tl ir many friends in Oconeo gladly welcome them back. Mrs. W. Beid Leathers, of Kansas City, Mo., is visiting the families of G. W. Leathers and Krank Cannon. S. C. Moon ia spending a few days at | his old home in Comer, Ga. Tho Misses Marett, who have been at tending the Greenvillo Female Collego, ar.e at homo for tho holidays. Wo aro indebted to ll. A. Davis, of Greensboro, Ala., for a good sample of the Alabama ribbon cane syrup. Wo aro indebted to W. L. England for a mess of his mammoth-sized rutabagas. Beid Cosby, of Atlanta, was paving his respects to ono of Westminster's charm ing young ladies this week. Sloan ll ai key is operating a turning lathe and scroll saw near tho minorai springs. Ile does all BUOII work as mak ing brackots, turning posts and bannis ters. Call and seo him whoo in noed of work in his line. Rev. J. Ii Spinks will leave soon for Columbia, whero tho conforonco sent him to preach next year. Ho preached tho gospol with much acceptability on tho Westminster circuit tho past yoar. Bro. Spinks is a (lever man and wo will miss his friendly greetings. Tho now Metho dist preacher is Hov. Geo. T. Harmon, .Ir. A cordial welcomo awaits him. Miss Jessie Dobbins, who is attending school at Bed Springs, Va., is at homo for Christmas. Tho operatives at tho Westminster Knitting Mills sprang a pi?tinant surprise on tho socrotary, J. M. Norris, Saturday by presenting him with a moorschaum pipo and a handsome cigar easo. S. Burt Freeman and little daughter, of Atlanta, spent Sunday in Westminster with his mother, Mrs. Lizzie Freeman. MI ss Lena Bcedor, a pretty yo i jg lady of Greers, is among our Christmas visi tors. Notwithstanding the rain and mud over one hundred men, women and chil dren heard W. Powell Hale, Impersona tor, render "Christmas Carols" at the auditorium on the evening of December 20th. Miss Mabel Wham is enjoying the Christmas f?stivitles at her home, near Fountain Inn. ltolfe Hunt, nf Elberton, Ga., is in town. Mr. and Mrs. Sloan Bruce, of Franklin county. Ga.. are guests of M. S. Stribling. J. K. and G. M. Martin, of Kershaw county, came home for Christmas; The Misse? Jameson, tho accomplished daughters of Dr. S. Y. Jameson, of Al lauta, are visit!ne; relatives in our midst. I M. L. Sewell ?nd Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Beasley are spending a few days on the Georgia side. "Rutledge Zimmerman is spending a few days in Atlanta as the guest of his brother, W. M. Zimmerman. John Hull, of Madison, was in town Monday. Leland Marett, of Seneca, was with his father, 8. H. Marett, to-day. There will bc union ser vient; hold in the Presbyterian oburoh on Sunday even ing, Deeember 31, at 7 30. Rev. J. J. Harrell, tho pastor, has just received a letter from the new Methodist minister, Rev. Geo. T. Harmon, Jr., lu which he states (that ho will bo here and preach, if nothing prevents. This will be an opportunity for all of our church-going people to meet Bro. Harmon and hear him preach soon after his arrival in the town. Miss Lettie Dobbins, of Spurtanburg, is visiting ber aunt, Mrs. W. N. Cox. Miss Ethel Bruce is visiting Miss Margie Stribling. Mr. and Mrs. A. Gaines, of West Union, were visiting relatives in West minster this weok. William Hayes, of Eastanolloo, Ga., is visiting his unoles, J. H. and C. H. Stonecypbor. J. H. Dendy, of Riohland, and Miss Carrie Wideman, of Duo West, were married in Duo West last Tuesday, December 10. Mrs. Dr. J. H. Stonecypbor is visitiug at Comer, Ga. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Duff, of Salisbury, N. C., visited ber parents, Mr. and Mrs. ! W. F. Hancock, this week. S. Leo Stribling, of Anderson, arrived to-day to spend Christmas with his par ents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Stribling. Forman Burns, of Anderson, is visiting his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Terroll. W. J? Reeder, of Atlanta, and Miss Lila Boeder, who bas been off teaching sohool, and Mrs. John Keeso, of Walhalla, are enjoying the holy Christmas festivities with tho family of their mother, Mrs. H. J. Roedor. Smith Griffin and daughter, Miss Min nie, of Greenville, are visiting tho family of J. H. Finlay, near Westminster. O. K. Broazealo, the carrier on route No. 4, found a nico pair of gloves in Capt. Shanklin's box this morning. Miss Florence Norris is visiting Mrs. J. n. Ligon. Mrs. Lizzie Freeman went to Atlanta to-day to visit ber son, Burt Freeman. Normon Sorrells and Miss Goola Dil lard wero married on Saturday, Decem ber 23, S. H. Johns, Esq., officiating. George W. Fatten has moved to Madi son oouuty, Georgia. Samuel Jameson, a student of 11 ai am College, of Cave Springs, Ga., is spend ing Christmas with his grandfather, William Bibb. Miss Nannie Terroll, who has been at Lockhart the past two months, came home to-day to enjoy Christmas wcok. Her many friends aro delighted to see her. Miss Rosa McDonald is sponding the holidays with hor parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. McDonald. Sho has ohargo of a flourishing school in Anderson county. Married, by S. II. Johns, Esq., on Sun day, December 24, Miss Myrtle Davis and Ker.se Meadows. Tho bride is a daugh ter of T. E. Davis. Mis. Albert (/amp boll and Miss Mary Sam Messer witnessed tho nuptials. Rov. IL L. Singleton, of tho South Carolina Conference, Rev. J. F. Singleton, of near Savannah, Ga., and a Mr. g gins, of Kasirv, aro guests of Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Singleton. Miss A ii nie Clardy is spending Christ mas at her home in Laurens. Miss Eva Reeder entertained inform ally thirty odd guests at her homo in Westminster this evening from eight till oloven o'clock. Everybody was morry with tho Christmas season and enjoyed tho ovoning greatly. "Weaving the Thimble," "Smiling Angel" and a variety of other games woro played. Mrs. Ella S. Waite is building an addi tion to her residence. The Conneross Woman's Missionary Union's program for Decembor 30 and 81 is as follows: Saturday, 2 p. m.-Mrs. O. K. Broazoals, leader. Devotional, Mal. 3. "Over tho ocean wave." Prayer. Mrs. W. J. Stribling, convention roport. Mrs. D. A. Perritt, Christmas offering and weok of prayer." Suuday, 2 p. m. Young Women's Work, open parliament Keels Marett has bought the house and lot in East end, formerly owned by W. M. Cole. It will be occupied by Oscar Harris, of Town vi Ile. A. L. Gossett. ' ilopithvooughan? hcslsluntfi THE NEWS FROM 8ENECA. Sonera, December 20.-There will be preaching at the Episcopal church next | Sabbath morning, by tho rector, Kev. O. K. Findlay. On last Sabbath the new pastor of the Methodist churoh, Rev. O. M. Abney, preached to an appreciative audience. Mr. Abney is away at present, but will return to Seneca early in January with bis wife and will board at the Isbell boarding house. Last Sabbath, at tho Baptist churoh, Rev. C. Wardiaw held divine services, at which he tendered bis resignation as pastor of the church. The necessity for the step is greatly regretted by the mem bers of the congregation here, which wa8 keenly evidonced by the emotion ex pressed by the members at the impressive servioes. The prayers of many friends aro offered in behalf of the family, that they may lind health and content iu the field to whioh they go. Misses May Hamilton, Ethel Kirkpat rick and Suo Gignilliat are at home from the College for Women, Columbia; M?SB Helen Carey, from Winston-Salom; Jessie Wardiaw, G. F. C.; Rubie and Leah Har per, Limestone; Hal and Ogilrio Todd, Clinton Presbyterian College; George Holland, Clemson. Those young people aro heartily welcomod by their friends. M i ss Olivia Bacon is with her home folks for tho holidays. Eugene Lowie is with his friends hore, who aro pleased to BCO him on his old tramping ground. Elzie L. Richardson is with his family here for tho holidays. His friouds note that time is dealing kindly with him. Mre. Frank Martin, of Lockhart, is with Mrs. C. K. Livingston. Miss Doia Dumas, of Charleston, is with her sister, Mrs. Ruskin Anderson, fur tho holidays. Mrs. M. E. Sligh and children are spending tho weok in Spartanburg. Mrs. Laura W. Bates io with friends at Noroross for tho holiday season. Miss Christine Dickson spent a night hero last week on her way to Columbia, whore she will visit her homet oiks. Mr. and Mrs. O. R. Doyle and children spent yesterday hero. Miss R. M. Dickinson, of Abbeville, Misses Ellen Carpenter, of Greenville, aud Kathleen Nowman, of Virginia, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Hunter. Mr. and Mrs. Jehu Cheek, of Abbe ville, and Mr. and Mrs. Bon Chook, of Toccoa, are in Seneoa in attendance upon the~Harper-Cheek wedding. The marriage yesterday of Miss Carrie Harper to Wm. Henry Cheek was a quiet, though protty, home wedding. A few friends and the immediate families conneoted witnessed the nuptials, the ceremony taking place at eleven o'clook, and being impressively performed by Rov. C. Wardiaw. The wedding march was played by Miss .lessie Wardiaw. After the ceremony an olaborato dinner was served, after whioh the popular couple boarded the Southern amid showers of rico and good wishes, for a week's tour io Florida. After the roturn homo of tho young couple they will be tendered a reception at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Chook, the parents of the groom. On last Wednesday morning, Decem ber 20th, the spirit of little Robert Francis McWhortor took its Hight, tho chango coming at 0.30 o'clook. The death of tho little ono was a shook to the family and their friends here, as bo was convalescent from a sovore attack of pneumonia and his lovell ones regarded his rocovory as simply a question of time. Tho sudden chango was there fore a lei lillie shock to the parent s and dovotod members of tho family. During tho long illness of tho little follow anx ious, teador caro from thoso about him had endeared him to all who had watched tho pationt little sufferer. On Thanks giving Day, tho day tho discaso devel oped whioh sappod tho young lifo, little Robort was two years old. Intelligent and bright beyond his yoars, is it any wonder that the Mastor claimod him as his own. Is not the kingdom of heaven of such? On Thursday, tho 21st instant, the little body was laid to rest in Moun tain View comotory after a short service at tho homo, and prayer and song at tho gravo. Tho sympathy of a largo cirole of rolativos and friouds is folt for tho stricken parents in thoir distress. L. C. Craig, now of Charleston, for merly a merchant of this place, was in Seneca yesterday. Tho following are among tho business changes to be effected here on the New Yoar: J. E. Sitton, who has he- n with W. P. Nimmons for some years, will be gin work with J. W. Byrd & Co. ; B. L. MoElreath, now wi tb J. W. Byrd & Co., goes to R. Anderson. Miss Margie Holland is with her home folks for the holidays. Miss Alice Bryson, the trained nurse who was taken ill while nursing little Robert MoWhorter, waa sufficiently well to be oarried to her home in Spartan* burg to-day. Miss Bryson made friends Be Sure to Use Only Cream ol Tartar Baking Powder Scienti?ls have positively demonstrated this and that geslible and unhealthful. here both by her efficiont attention to the Rick nnd her kind consideration of those about her. Miss Lida Blakeley, the trainod nurse who carno ten days ago to nurse Miss Bryson, loft to-day with her. W. A. Holland has boon confined to his room for a week or ten days. We saw Bomowhore that there is "probably ouo woman in Soneoa who would liko to be a member of Seneca's town council." Wo can only speak for one of thora, and until the Governor's chair is offered to women the Soneoa counoil can "work in its little oorner and I in miuo." Yosterday, Christmas, passod off quietly and une von t fully. There wero the oustoraary dinings and family gather ings. M. v. s. Torture of a Preacher. The story of the torturo of Rev. O. D. Moore, pastor of the Baptist church, of Harperville, N. Y., will interest you. He says: "I suffered agonies because of a persistent oough, resulting from the grip. I had to sleep sitting up in bed. I tried many remedies, without relief, until I took Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption, Coughs and Colds, which entirely onred my cough, ana saved me from consumption." A grand oure for diseased conditions of Throat and Lungs. At all druggists; price 50o. and $1.00, guaranteed. Trial bottle freo. Double Murder In Gaffney. George Hasty, one of the proprietors of the Piedmont Hotel in Gaffney, shot Milan Bennett and Abbott Davison, members of the troupe playing "Nothing But Money," on Friday morning, killing Bennott instantly and giving Davison a mortal wound, from which he died the following day. The company had been in Gaffney several days giving perform ances in tho theatre. On Thursday Hasty mado an insulting proposal to one of the young women of the company and on Thursday night was oaught pooping ovor tho transom at the room of another. Mr. Bennett, who was the musioian of tho company, and Mr. Davison, tho comedian, went to Hasty on Friday morning and spoke to him about his conduct. A quarrel ensued in which ho shot both men. Of course he pretends tl;?it they wei ' attacking bira, and thore is tho usual talk of putting the hand to tho pockot, and a ponknifo has boen found near tho scene-and tho plea will bo solf-dofenso. Tho people of Gaffnoy, though, aro very indignnnt over tho affair and look upon it as a cold-blooded mordor, and it is possiblo Hasty may bo punished. Tho company wero engaged to play at. Newberry tho night of thc 21st instant, but tho engagements have all beon can oolod and tho members of tho company will go to their homos-mostly in Now Now York city. \ Mr. Bonnett nnd Mr. Davison wero to bo married soou to Miss Sheridan and Miss Bishop, tho young women of tho company who wore insulted by Hasty. THE LADIES favor painting their churches, and thorefore we urgo ovory ministor to remember we give a liboral quantity of the Longman ?fe Martinez L. ?ft M. Paint toward the painting. Wears and covers like gold. Don't pay $1.&0 a gallon for Linsoed Oil (worth 60 cents) which you do when you buy other paints in a can with a paint label on it. 8 A 0 make 14, therefore wh n yon want fourteen gallons of paint, buy only eight of L. A M., and mix six gallons pure Linseed Oil with it, and thus get paint at less than (1.20 per gallon. Many houses are well painted with four gallons of L. A M. and three gallons of Linseed Oil mixed therewith. These Celebrated Paints are sold by The Carter Hardware Company, Wal halla, 8. 0._ Capt. A. M. Ruth, aged 00 years, died at his home near Vam ville last Friday night. He was sheriff of Hampton county for 20 years. such food is