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By Jayncs, Shelor, Smith Sk Stock.
New Series No. ?02.-Volnme LVUI.-No. 40^, Jj^'
We Walk
on Stars,
so Can Yon.
Maybe you have been wearing Shoes that hurt,
burned and blistered your feet. There is no occasion
for you to do that now, for we have shoes made for your
feet that will be a comfort at all times. These shoes
are " STAR BRAND," made in St. Louis by ROB
Company owns and operates ten big specialty fac
tories that have a daily capacity of 52,000
pairs of good j shoes. Think of it-ten big fac
tories. Moro people are ""Walking on Stars" every,
day, that is why the demand increases so rapidly. The
sooner you get these Shoes, the sooner you will know
C. W. & j. E. BAUKNIGHT.
New Fall Stock!
Broad Cloths, Bilks, Panamas, Voiles, Poplinettes, first-class line of
Shirt Waists, Under Skirts, Corset Covers, Gowno, etc.
Best lino of MEN'S CLOTHING I have evor carr ed. Also, BOYS'
, SUITS, Men's and Boy?' Odd Pant?.
SHOES-Men's, Ladies* and Children's
Not iltur equals our "Ladles' 8oft Shoes for Tender Feot." Ono
pair will convince you.
OF NOTIONS, and suoh Artioles as are
usually kept in a flrst-olaas Dry Goods Store.
Ii you want to hold your Cotton, why not Insure
it? I am now urepared to Insure your Cotton at your
home or anywhere in the county at a low rate.
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Walhalla, S. O.
Office in People's Bank._Houses for Rent.
Youths' Suits,
Children's Suits,
Men*? Overcoats?
Young Men's Overcoats,
Pants? Cravinet Rain Coats?
Men's Shoes, Boys' Shoes,
Ladies' Shoes?
Fine Dress Goods? ClcaKs, Etc.
js? SENECA, S. C.
Carpenter Fell from Scaffold-An
Untimely Death.
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Westminster, Dec. 3.-Special:
It is just three weelu until Christ
mas. Now is the time to begin se
lecting your holiday gifts.
Miss Della Johnson, of Greenville,
is visiting her friend, Miss Maud
9 tri bl in g. Mi.sr Johnson was Miss
Strlbl'.ng's school-mate at Winthrop.
J. M. Benson and D. O. Sheldon
passed Thanksgiving Day in Mlanta.
MTS. W. N.'COX. of near Greenville,
?p visiting Mrs. J. Wade Dickson and
Mrs. F. H Carter, of Walhalla.
The frlendB of Mrs. Anna Parkers
regret to know that she is still very
Mrs. W.- P. Anderson and three
children and Mrs. H. M. Peden spent
Thanksgiving Day in Lavonla with
Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Mason and
W. C. Peden and family and Mrs.
C. E. Anderson returned Monday
from a visit of several dayii with Mr.
and Mrs. Claude Little, of Commerce,
Ga. ,
Queen & McGlnnis, contractors,
began laying concrets blocks for
Stonecypher's now building to-day.
They expect to finish the walls by
the end of the week.
It was learned to-day that Rev.
Q. T. Harmon, Jr., was sent to Starr
circuit for next year.
The many frier.ds of W. S. Haley
regret to learn that he expects to
move to Lavonla, Ga., about Janu
ary 1st. Dr. Strickland has bought
his house and lot, and he and his
bride will move there when vacated
by Mn Haley.
In the fall of 1906 wo are told
that George Edwards caught 33 opos
sums in 1,0 nights with his two dogs.
George lins not had time to hunt any
this fall.
Several big hogs have been butch
ered within the past week. We men
tion some: T. W. Holley killed one
weighing 435 pounds; John P. Grif
fin, our town marshal-killed one that
weighed 450 pounds, and John H.
McGuffin killed one notting 378.
The offerings on Thanksgiving
Day for the various orphanages
amounted to nearly *25. The union
services at the Baptist church were
conducted by Rev. John R. Moore.
Timely and appropriate addresses
were made by Revs. J. J. Harrell
and A. P. Marett. Almost every bu
siness in town suspended, and the
,day was as quiet as Sunday, except
ing the booming qf the sportsman's
gun. \
Gilbert A. Eldridge, Impersonator,
will be hero on tho ovoning of De
cember ll. tie comes from Walhal
la, where he lectures o?. December
10. Buy your tickets any time, as
lt Is pretty certain he win bo here
without delay. He is without doubt
one of the best entertainers that has
ever appeared here. The following
is from tho New Albany (Ind.) Tri
bune: "Gilbert A. Eldridge, the we\l
known impersonator, appeared li.st
night at the Y. M. C. A. auditorium.
\a an impersonator Mr. Eldridge has
but few equals. The interest in his
entertainment did not wane, as he
gave the different representations."
It will be remembered that Mr. Eld
ridge impersonated the school girl
reading her graduating essay, when
in Westminster before.
The High School Department of
the Westminster Graded School
opened Monday. Rev. J. J. Harrell
has been added to the faculty tempo
rarily. He has charge of the eighth
grade, while Prof. Brockman ls
teaching the high school department.
On last Thursday morning the pu
pils of the graded school rendered a
very interesting Thanksgiving pro
gram, consisting of songs, music,
speeches, essays and acrostics. A
great many patrons and visitors were
present, and greatly enjoyed the ex
The Inmates of the Presbyterian
manse, Rev. J. J. Harrell and fam
ily, were made glad one day last
week by receiving numerous articles
for the pantry from the members of
Oak Grove church. They wish to
publicly express their appreciation
for the kind remembran-rs from the
good people of that section at the
season of Thanksgiving.
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Johnson arrived
Friday from South Georgia, and will
spend some time In Westminster.
Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Johns, of At
lanta, are on a visit to his mother,
Mrs. Mamie Johns.
Cannon & Cross lost their valua
ble delivery horse "Bird" on last Sat
urday. , This was a very serviceable
animal, and had been owned by dif
ferent parties around Westminster
for the past twenty years.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl B. Smith passed
Thanksgiving Day In Seneca with rel
at i vos#
Roy A. Strlbllng and W. D. Bar
nett, of Clemson, were here last
Cotton was selling as high as'
ll 5-16 yesterday.
It looks like the wedding bells will
ring around here several more times
this winter. Wo are not prepared to
answer any questions, however.
J. S. O'Kelley received a telegram
this morning announcing the untime
ly death of his son-in-law, John
Cash, of Mount Airy, Ga. Mr. Cash
was hurt by a limb of a tree. An ope
ration was performed, but he died a
few hours later.
M. L. Goss, a carpenter, fell from
a scaffold yesterday and broke- one
of his shoulders. He was working
for J. S. Cartor, about a mlle from
town when tho accident occurred.
A. L. GosBOtt.
Reeve? Advised Farmers to "Hold"
and Stored their Bales.
Griffin, Ga., Nov. 29.-J. E.
Reeves, head of a chain of supply
stores and cotton warehouses at Grif
fin, Vaughn, Jackson, Glenville and
NOrcross, has disappeared, carrying
with him a sum of money supposed
to be over $100,000. Most of this
he procured by selling cotton stored
In his warehouses by farmers who
were holding it for fifteen cents.
For weeks Reeves has been urging
.'arroeYs to hold cotton, and his ad
vice was generally followed, so that
there are hundreds of bales in his
warehouses. Reeves disappeared
four days ago, and his continued ab
sence caused investigation which re
vealed that he had sold over 1,000
bales of stored cotton.
In addition, he had collected thou
sands of dollars for fertilizers, which
he uever turned over to the fertilizer
companies. Sheriff Head, of Griffin,
loses $10,000 by the flight of Reeves,
who is indebted to Atlanta banks and
firms for over $30,000. The heaviest
loss, however, falls on farmers. In
consequence, the "holding" move
ment is not popular at present.
Reeves is a young man and has
been regarded as a great financier.
Receivers are in charge of his stores
and warehouses, but there ls little
left. A reward has been offered for
his apprehenden.
John T. Werner Shot Three Times by
tlie Officer at Central.
Central, Nov. 30.-About 8 o'clock
last night, John T. Werner, son of
Engineer Werner, of the Southern
Railway, was chot and almost in
stantly killed by Chief of Police At
taway. Werner was shot three times
through his breast, and lt is acllmed
that after he was shot Attaway hit
him over the head with the butt of
his pistol. The killing occurred in a
restaurant of the town, and created
considerable excitement.
Some time yesterday Werner was
arrested by Attaway on a trivial
charge. He was rs'eased, and later
In tho day he met Attaway In a res
taurant, A Oimculty arose between
ihe two men, and lt is claimed by
Werner's friends that he struck At
taway in defending himself, where
upon Attaway drew his pistol and
fired lt three times, all three bullets
entering his chest.
Attaway later surrendered to She
riff Jennings, of Pickenn, who came
to the scene upon being notified of
the shooting. He is now lodged in
the Pickens Jail. At the coroner's
Inquest to-day the Jury trought in a
verdict that the deceased came to his
death at the hands of Pollcman Atta
J. J. McSwaln, of the Greenville
bar, represented the State, he having
been retained by the Werners to aid
the Solicitor In the prosecution of
tho case.
The deceased was a young man,
being about 37 years of age. He was
married, but had no children. His
father is a well-known railroad man,
being one of the oldest'1 men in the
employ of the Southern. The killing
created great excltment hero for the
time being, but things have quieted
down now.
A Renl Wonderland.
South Dakota, with Ita rich silver
mines, bonanza farms, wide ranges
and strange natural formations, is a
veritable wonderland. At Mound
City, In the home of Mrs. A. D. Clapp,
a wonderful case of ^ealing has late
ly occurred. Her son seemed near
death with lung and throat trouble.
"Exhausting coughing spells occur
red every five minutes," writes Mrs.
Clapp, "when I began giving Dr.
King's New Discovery, th?; ?reat med
icine that saved his life and com
pletely cured him." guaranteed for
coughs and colds, throat and lung
troubles by all druggists. 50c. and
$1. Trial bottle free.
Conneross Locnl Union.
To tho Members of Conneross Lo
cal Union: Pursuant to the call of
National President C. S. Barrett, and
complying with the county presi
dent's call, you are hereby called and
urged to meei at Conne oss on next
Saturday, December 7th, at ll
o'clock, to discuss the questions of
reducing cotton acreage and financ
ing of distressed cotton among our
brethren, and to attend to other im
portant business; electing officers
for another year. Let every one
come out at ll o'clock; bring lunch,
and come prepared to stay until 3
or 4 o'clock.
W. W. Burley, President.
A. N. Prichard, Secy-Treas.
Beware of Frequent Colds.
A succession of colds or a protract
ed cold is almost certain to end In
chronic catarrh, from which few per
sons ever wholly recover. Give eve
ry cold the attention it deserves and
you may avoid this disagreeable dis
ease. How can you cure a cold?
Why not try Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy ? It is highly recommended.
Mrs. M. White, of Butler, Tenn.,
says: "Soveral years ago I was both
ered with my throat and lungs.
Some one told me of Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy. I began using lt
and lt relieved me at once. Now my
throat and lungs aro sound and
well." For sale by Dr. J. W. Bell,
Walhalla; W. J. Lunney, Seneca.
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Death ot Mr. Hamilton and Mn. H.
C. Harbin-A Coming Wedding.
Seneca, Dec. 1.-Special: The
friends of George S. Hamilton were
shocked to hear of his Budden death
at his home, hear Seneca, last Thurs
day. Mr. Hamilton was sick only a
few hours, and died (rom congestion
of the l)i 'in. He was a brother of
w. o. Hamilton, of this place, alBo
of Mrs. John W. Harper and Mrs.
G. Z. Carey, and a son ot the late
W. W. Hamilton. He leaves a wife
and large family to mourn his un
timely death, to whom is offered the
sympathies of many friends. The
funeral services occurred at Shiloh
on Saturday at 10 o'clock.
Another death which came as a
nhnoV to Sftupep. was that of Mrs.
Henry C. Harbin, which occurred in
Chattanooga, Tenn., last Tuesday,
the 26th. Mrs. Harbin had been in
declining health for some months,
and went to visit her daughter in
Chattanooga, hoping a change would
be beneficial. She improved for some
time, but, became worse, and her
loved ones here were telegraphed for,
but the end came before they reach
ed her bedside. Mrs. Harbin was a
Miss Hunnicutt bofcre marriage, and
the wife of Seneca's chief' uf police,
Henry C. Harbin. The family has
the sympathies of a large number of
friends in their affliction.
There will be no preaching at the
Baptist church on next Sabbath, on
account of the absence of the pastor,
Rev. C. S. Blackburn, who ls absent
at the State Convention, which meets
at Orangeburg. There will, however,
be services as usual in the other
The rummage salo, to be given De
cember 7, by the ladies of the Epis
copal church, has been postponed in
Mr. and Mrs. T. E? Dickson, of
Seneca, have issued cards of invita
tion to the wedding of their daugh
ter, Miss Christine, to Albert Adams,
which will occur at the Presbyterian
church, in this place, on Wednesday,
the 11th, at half after two o'clock.
The interest of a wide circle of
friends centers in the occasion, as
the bride-to-be ia one of Seneca's
very loveliest and most popular
daughters. The groom-elect ls a
young business mvu of Thomaston,
Qa., who is to be heartily congratu
late, upon winning the hand of one
of Seneca's very loveliest and best,
and that their life may prove a-."
bright as the prospect is auspicious,
is but an echo of the fervent wishes
of their friends here. A large num
ber of wedding guests are bidden,
who will witness the ceremony, after
which the couple will leave on the
Southern's vestibuled, No. 37, for
their home in Thomaston.
Mrs. Eliza Brooks ls in Seneca,
the fact bringing great pleasure to
her friends here.
Dr. and Mrs. W. F. Austin have
with them their brother, Clifford
Austin, of Cincinnati, who will re
main with them through the holi
Hon. C. R. D. Burns, of Walhalla,
is in Seneca to-day.
Mrs. D. P. Thomson and children,
of Walhalla, ar? visiting Mrs. C. K.
A number of quiet dinings were
enjoyed in Seneca on Thanksgiving.
Services were held in the Presby
terian church, Rev. C. S. Blackburn
preaching, and Rev. M. R. Kirkpat
rick following wita a short talk. The
occasion was most interesting, and a
collection was taken for the various
orphanages represented.
Meade Davis, of this place, has
bought out the Seneca bottling
works, formerly owned by J. W. Hol
Witzell Brothers have opened up
their large mercantile business here,
and are prepared to serve the public
with a varied assortment of goods.
We wish success to the new firm.
The Once-a-Week Club will be en
tertained this week by MISB Eleanor
The carnival is gone, bag and bag
gage, and we hope there is as much
joy with it as peace behind it.
Mrs. E. A. Hines' friends are
grieving over her temporary confine
ment on acount of a slight Indispo
8am D. Cherry ls opening a retail
brokerage business here in the Doyle
building, formerly used by Hunt &
Harper. We are most pleased, on
behalf of Seneca citizens, to wel
come Mr. Cherry to Seneca, and to
extend to him a he-, ty right hand of
fellowship. ?
Luke W. Vernor sustained painful
though not serious injuries in a
horse race at Spartanburg last week.
Mr. Vernor is at home.
Mrs. C. V. McCarey ls better,.af
ter a painful illness of a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Hunter and
family spent Thanksgiving with rel
atives at T<> wu vi I le, returning in the
afternoon, and going to Greenville
on Friday, where they remained over
Sunday. Miss Carrie is in Easley for
a tew days with hui- ?r?eu?, Miss An
nie Shanklln, where she stopper? on
her return to Seneca.
We are pleased to note the fact
that Seneca is to have as citizens the
estimable family of Mr. and Mrs. M.
L. Tho n ii..,on, of To wu vii Ie. Mr.
Thompson will move about the 15th
of this month, and we extend in ad
vance a hearty, welcome in behalf of
all Seneca.
Mrs. Mary Clarkson's friends ro
grot to know that she has been pain
fully sick for some days. She ls hot
ter to-day. ^
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Rev. yr. F. strickland spent 1
Sabbath with his family here. ;
Quincey Adam?' friend? are pira
ed to know of continued tmpror
ment In his condition from a s?ve
illness with pneumonia.
A large party of Richland yo
people took in Seneca and the cfirnl?
V?l Friday night.
Communion services will be hoi
in the Presbyterian church next Sa
bath, preparatory services beginnt
on Wednesday evening at pvaywj
meeting, and continuing through Fri*
day evening and Saturday morals
at ll o'clock
J. A. Brook, Seneca's enterprising
jeweler, has secured x*fflctent help la
the person of Miss Maxell Jones, who
will assist bim in his holiday trade
M. V. 8.
Numerous Changes Made--Two New
Presiding Elders.
The following 'appointments were V
made by the South Carolina Metho- I
dist Conference for tho year 1908 for ??
Anderson District: ll
Presiding elder-A. J. Cauthen. }
St, John's-P. B. Wells.
WeBt End-J. M. Lawson.
Orrvllle-S. C. Merris.
Antreville-William RufT
Glennon College-J. H. uraveB.
Donalds-F. W. Henry.
Lowndesvllle-O. M. Abney.
McCormlok-J. M. Friday.
Mt. Carmel-J. W. Balley.
Pelser--H. P. Green.
Pendleton-J. ?T. Anderson.
.Starr-G. T Hat mon, Jr.
Walhalla and Seneca Station-J.
C. Yongue.
C. D. Mann, supernumerary.
Townville-C. L. McCain.
Walhalla Mission-J. S. Singloton.
Westminster-R. R. Doyle.
Willlamston Circuit-R. C. Boul
Willlamston and Belton-R. L.
G. T. Harmon, supernumerary.
Ministers who have labored In Oco
neo county, or who ar??known here,
were appointed as follows:
Allendale Station-Bl B. Browne.
Hampton-J. W. Elwin.
Walterborc-. J. L. D?nlel.
Batesburg-, -.1. S. Beasley.
FalrfleldA.T. {. Spinks,
GranlteVlllo-J. *N?"Wr1|frfSr
Columbla College-W. W. Di
Gray Court-R. M. DuBose
Pickens-N. G. Ballenger.
Cameron-A. C. Walker.
Kelton-J. A. White.
Rldgeville-H. C. Mouzon.
Summerton and St. Paul Station)
E. S. Jones.
W. M. Hardin was transferred
Little Rock Conference. "
Revs. M. L. Carlisle and W. I. Her
bert were made presiding elders.
BlackBtock-H. L. Singleton.
St. George's Circuit-T.< J. Clyde.
Johnsonville-J. L. Mullinix.
Johnston-B. J. Guess.
Prosperity-H. W. Whitaker. .
Greenwood and Abbeville Mills
Cl. R. Whitaker.
Swansea-G. R. 8haffer.
Fountain Inn-G. H. Waddell. ^
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Good Cough Medicine for Children.
The >ason for coughs and colds
is now at hand and too much, care
cannot be used to protect the chil
dren. A child is much more likely
to contract diphtheriaorscarletfever
when he has a cold. -Tho quicker you
cure his cold the less the risk. Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy ls the sole
reliance of many mothers, and few
of those who have tried lt are will
ing to use any other. Mrs. F< F.
Staroher, of Ripley, W. Va., says: "I
.have never used anything other than
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy for
mv children and it has always given
good satisfaction." This remedy
contains no opium or other narcotic
and may b ? given as confidently to a
child ns to an adult. For sale by J.
W. Bell, Walhalla; W. J. Lunney,
Seneca. ,
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Mrs. Bradley is Free.
Wroahlngton Dec. 3.-The jury ii
the Mrs. Bradley case, charged with
the killing of United States Senator
Brown, from Utah, returned a ver
dict of acquittal at 10 o'clock this
When the verdict was announced
a great cheer went up In the court
room, the tv omen particularly being
Mrs. Bradley hurried from the
court house to an automobile, and
was quickly taken to the home of
Mrs. Hayes, ono of her friends.
The jury took two ballots. The
first stood eleven to one In favor of
ncqulttal. The second was taken
about midnight, and was unanimous
'or acquittal.
Dose of Antitoxin Proven Fatal.
Laurens, Dec. 2.-William Pierce,
cashier of the Bank of Laurens, and
one of the most popular young men
of this city, died at his home to-day
from the effects of a dose anti
toxin, given by his physician as a
diphtheria preventative. Only hun
dred units were used, but his heart
failed, resulting in death within
thirty minutes. It is one of the most
remarkable cases on r c^rd here, and
only one in a thousand results fatally.
For Eczema, Tetter and Salt RF ie m.
The Intense Kening characteristic
of these ailments ls almost instantly
allayed by Chamberlain'? Salve.
Many severe cases have been cured
by lt. For sale by j. W. Bell, Wal
halla; W. J. Lunney, Seneca.

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