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Y JAYNKS, 5HELOR, SMITH & STECK. WALHALLA, SOUTH CAROLINA, MAY 15, 1907. NEW SERIES, NO. 473._VOLUME L VIII_NO. 20 s \ 96 acres of Land, 7 mi A. P. Holden place, near Ocori cultivation ; 40 acres in bottom land ; 4 first-class houses in g new houses, Would trade for land ne C. .W & J. E WALHAL RACE FOR THE SOUTH POLE. Peary Say? He WIR Head One. Cr?ai Britain Will Send Another. London, Sept. 13.-Two rival ant arctic expeditions, one American and the other British, will dash for the South Pole, straining every nerve for the honor of placing their respective flags upon the coveted goal at the southernmost spot on the earth. The first call for funds to make up a $200,000 subscription list was is sued here to-day by Capt. Robt. G. Scott, of the Discovery expedition, and simultaneously with stirring ed itorials In the English press, calling for patriotic compliance, came a ca blegram from Sydney, B. C., in which Herbert E. Bridgeman, secretary of Peary Arctic Club, confirmed the report that Commander Robert IO. Peary will organize an expedition during the coming winter to make a dash next spring for the South Pole. Great Britain, stimulated by the success of Peary at the North Pole, is aroused to-day to a pitch of en thusiasm seldom seen out ol' war times. Go With a Rush. The demand for that, wonderful stomach. liver and kidney cure, Dr. Kings New Life Pills-ls astound ing. All druggists say they never fail to cure sour stomach, constipa tion, indigestion, biliousness, jaun dice, sick headache, chills and mala ria. Only 25c. Sold by all drug gists. News from Salem. Salem, Sept. 13.-Special: Pat Farmer, of the Twelve-Mile section, spent Saturday and Sunday In Sa lem. The Ice cream supper, given re cently by the Woodmen, was quite a success In every way. The money taken Jr amounted to $11.85. The forceful and eloquent speech deliv ered on Woodcraft by Senator J, R. Earle was very instructive. Andrew Whitten. and family, of Pendleton, spent the week-end in |Salem visiting relatives and friends. P G. R. Pike's new concrete store house is now rapidly going up un der the management of Otto Kauf menu, of Walhalla. Miss Belle Algood ls visiting her cousin, Miss Nancy Robertson. The two new cotton gins, belong ing to Childress Pros. and Wood Uros, will soon be ready to do tho season's gininng. The Salem school is progressing nicely under the able supervision of R. A. Craig, with F. H. Dusk as as sistant. There are now 138 pupils enrolled. On Saturday afternoon, in a hot 1 v contested ball game, on lite local dia mond, the Saelm boys defeated the Stamp Creek nine to the tune of 1 I lo ".. Massing!! did good work be hind the bat, apd Duncan's arin was In line form for pitching. The prin cipal features of the game were? Sa lem's heavy batting and star Held work. The score by Innings was as follows: Salem .... 1 1 21 1 I 2 I 1-11 S. Creek . . 1 1 0 0 0 I 1 I 0- 5 Batteries for Salem- -Duncan,nug getty and Mossing!]. Stamp Creek: llunnicutt and Wilson. E. The Road to Success has i.:any obstructions, but none so desperate as poor health. Success to day demands health, but Electric BR UM is the greatest health b Udor the Trld has ever known. It compels perfect action of stomach, liver, kid neys, bowels, purifies and enriches the blood, and tones and Invigorates tho whole system. Vigorous body and kr m brain follow their use. You can't affod to slight Electric Bitters if weak, run-down or sickly. Only 50c. Guaranteed by all druggists. les from Walhalla, know as the iee Station; about 100 acres in s, 60 acres good, strong red up ood condition ; 2 of them large arcr town. i. BAUKNIGHT, LA, S. C. TUE HIJACK KOOT EVIL. Playing Havoc With Georgia Cotton rn,,,.-1,,,ss (his Year $1,000,000. Atlanta, Sept. 13.-Commissioner of Agriculture T. G. Hudson, presi dent of the Farmers' Union of Geor gia, J. L. Lee, and State Entomolo gist E. L. Worsham will hold a con ference in a few days now for the purpose of arranging for a series of meetings in Georgia to discuss the hest method of eradicating the black root, which has proved so disastrous to the growing cotton crop. At the last session of the General Assembly an appropriation of $10, 000 was made available for the pur pose of conducting this work. It is estimated that Georgia will lose this year $1,000,000 on account of this disease. Not only is this loss felt In the cotton libre, hut also tho cotton seed, which has come to he Bitch a valuable part of the crop, is dost roved. Tile Sunday School Convention. Seneca, Sept. IS-To the Sunday Schools of Oeonoe County: The Kx ecutlve Committee ls pleased to an nounce that at a meeting held in Seneca on the 7th instant it was de cided to hold our third annual Con vention on January 12th and 13th, HMO. This will be on Wednesday and Thursday before the third Sun day. A sub-committee was appoint ed to prepare a program and secure speakers for the meeting. The dates are subject to change shoud necessity demand it. The Sabbath schools of Seneca, hist spring, extended an Invi tation to the Executive Committee asking for thc next convention, lt ls needless to say the committee ap preciated this hospitality and accept ed lt. The schools will decide later in which church the meeting will be held. We make this announcement in order that the schools all over the county may be looking forward and planning for this convention. It will bo your meeting, not Seneca's. Sen eca will be our host. Let us make her proud of her guest, that she might want us to come again. Faithfully yours, Jos. H. Burgess, County See. Why ? From a small beginning the sale and uso of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has extended to all parts of tho United States and to many for eign countries. Why? Because lt has proved especially valuable for coughs and colds. For sale hy Dr. J. W. Boll, Walhalla; W. J. Lunney, Seneca. lt Was a Pleasant Occasion. (Anderson Mail, 13th.) The family reunion of the descend ants of Rev. j. R, Earle was held ?it the old home place In the western part ol' the county Saturday, and was attended by a very large number Of people, many going down from the city to attend. A barbecued dinner had been prepared by w. B. Ed wards, of Athens, Ga., and a royal feast was enjoyed, Addresses were delivered by Kev. W. B. Hawkins, Rev. Burroughs, of California, who ls spending a while In tho city find county with relatives and friends; J. B. Watson and J. K. Karlo, Jr. There were; more than 100 of the members of the family and several Invited guests, and about f>0 of the old family negroes on hand. Stricken with Paralysis. Greenville. Sept. 13.-R. E. Allen was suddenly takoii ill at the Second Presbyterian church last night, when ho was stricken with paralysis Just as he was rising from his seat during the services at the church. Mr. Allen Is one o' the foremost business men of the city. NEWS FROM WESTMINSTER. Local Motton' About Town-High School Clan Organices. Westminster, Sept. 14.-Special: Mrs. W. J. Gaines ami daughter, af ter a visit to J. E. Gaines, have re turned to their home In Florida. They will spend a while in Gaines ville, Ga., on ther way back. Miss Ada Marett ls attending a house party at the home of J. Carter, of Gainesville. Miss EliZttu?" ?h Dickerson, of Roys ton, Ga., is visiting her cousins, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Dickerson. Rev. M. E. Peabody has returned from a two weeks' rest at Glenn Springs. The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. O. K. Breazeale are pleased to know that they are both convalescing rap idly. J. S. Moore, of Greensboro, N. C., visited his brother, Rev. J. R. Moore, recently. Presiding Elder A. J. Cauthen, of Anderson, preached an able sermon at Hie Methodist church Sunday morning. Messrs. Harrison and Marlin, of North Carolina, are repairing the machinery at the cotton mill. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Carter, R. C. Carter, Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Sullivan left Monday for New York and other Northern markets. Sam Walker, of Greenville, visited A. N. Gilreath last week. The Royal Ambassadors met at the home of Mrs. W. E. Gaillard Sunday afternoon. President Jameson Strib llng called the meeting to order, and after Bible reading and prayer Prof. Walter Taylor gave the boys a very Interesting talk on the first great missionary. The boys decided to hold a public meeting for State mis sions Sundav afternoon, September 19th. The Leila Morgan Y. W. A. will Join them and hold exercises to gether. Miss Ada Simpson, presi dent, is to errnnge the program. The tenth grade of the Westmin ster High School, consisting of O. S. Marett, E. C. Dickens, W. kJ. Strlb lln, Jr., T. N. Carter, Jr., DeWitt Miller, Misses Augusta Smithson, Myrl Pitts, Ada Simpson, Docla Haley and Ethel Marett, met In the school auditorium Friday afternoon to organize their class. Officers were elected as follows: President, O. S. Marett; vice president, E. C. Pick ens; secretary, Miss Augusta Smith son; assistant secretary. Miss Ethel Marett; treasurer, Miss Myrl Pitts. (Mass meetings will be held the first Monday of each month. The class motto is "Per Augusta, ad Augusta." (Mass colors are purple and gold. Mr. and Mrs. J. Xlblack, of High Sidings, Fla., have returned home alter visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Gaines here. Little Leila Moore, of Greenville, ls visiting her great-grandmother, Mrs. lOllzabeth Tannery. She is ac companied by her mother, Mrs. E. D. Moore, and her grandmother, Mrs. E. J. Cleveland, of Diekens. John Duncan, of Clayton, Ga., ls In town on business. Harry Sheldon, of tbe Class of '09, of the Westminster High School, was the successful contestant for a schol arship at the Citadel, Charleston, re cently. Mrs. Kubanks and daughter, Miss Minnie, leave this week to spend the winter in Greenville. Miss Minnie, a graduate of last year's class of I he Westmnster High School, will enter Chicorr. College at its opening. Miss Elisa McWhorter and small nephews, Glenn and Fred Lesly, of Abbeville, were with Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Foster Monday. Miss Winnie Carter, of Gaines ville, was with relatives here last week. Miss Hosa McDonald is visiting In Toccoa this week. Miss Hettie King, of Fair Play, was in town last week. Misses Tonnie and Louise Carter, of San Saba, Texas, visited tiller un cle, T. N. Carter, recently. F. M. Cary, of Seneca, was here to-day or. business. Bert Woolbrlght, of Greenville, visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Baker (his week. H. C. Carter is visiting in Gaines ville. W. M. Barnett, Clyde Jenkins and lt. A. Strlbling have returned to Clemson. Miss Sue Blackwell, of Due West, visited Miss Daisy Foster Ibis week. Mrs. E. J. Mauldin, of Atlanta, vis. Ked her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Hull, recently. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bibb and son, Mason, left Friday for a three months' stay at Fairburn, (ia. Mr. Williams, of Hartwell, Ga., is visiting his daughter. Mrs. T. N. Car ter. Leon 'lOng, of Greer, was in town Friday. S. A Sprained Ankle. As usually treated a sprained nn klo will disable the injured person for a month or more, but by apply ing Chamberlain s Liniment and ob serving the directions with each bot tle faithfully, a cure may, in most caeos, be effected in less than ono week's Hmo. This liniment ls a most remarkable preparation; try it for a sprain or a bruise, or when lai.l up with chronic muscular rheumatism, and you are certain to be delighted with (he prompt relief winch lt af fords. For sale by Dr. J. W. Bell, Walhalla; W. J. Lunney, Seneca. LOCAL MATTERS ABOUT SENECA. Two Surprise Marriages-Doylo Cherry Wedding To-morrow. Seneca, Sept. 14.-Special: There were two surprise marriages tu Sen eca the past week. On last Wednesday evening, at the bride's home. Miss Lois Cary and James Wright were happily married, Rev. C. S. ?lack bu rn officiating. The bride ls the eldest daughter of Mrs. Z. G. Cary and a young woman de servedly popular here. The groom ls a rising young business man of the place and ls associated with J. Q. Adams lu business. On Sunday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Perrin. Capt. A. w. Thompson and Miss Bllen Bookhardt were married. Kev. C. S. Blackburn officiating. Capt. Thomp- | son ls well known here and through out the county, having been for years prominently Identified with the pro gress and prosperity of our town and county. He ls prominently associat ed with religious and social circles also, and lils marriage will therefore be pf marked interest to a largo clr clo of friends. The bride is also prominently connected, and during her short stay in the up-country, while teaching the Bounty Land school, has become most popular with the people of that section. Wo ex tend congratulations. The management of Our town pa per, the Farm and Factory, has luau, gu rated a big advertising scheme which eclipses every former effort on the part of this progressive concern. They have arranged to give away a White Steamer touring car, the plans of which will be fully given In their paper. For every business contract amounting to $50 they proposo to give one chance for the machine, and already a majority of the chances are taken. The car will be exhibited on the street In front of the Farm and Factory office, and will bo an exact dui ideate of T. M. Lowery's car. The step on the part of the business managers of this company is undoubtedly one of great Import, and means not only a big stride for the management, hut also a big ad vertisement for the town. That it will succeed goes without saying. The Farm and Factory does not do things hy halves. On Thursday evening the marriage of Dr. E. C. Doyle and Miss Mary Cherry will occur. The even! ls an ticipated by a host of friends who will witness the nuptials. The cere mony will be at 9 o'clock, and from 9 to 12 the couple will receive the congratulations of their friends, af ter which they will leave for an ex tensive wedding tour. On Tuesady evening Mrs. T. E. Strlblillg will entertain Mrs. J. W. St Hiding's house guests In honor of Mrs. Gibbes, of Columbia. Illidge will be played, the honoree being a staunch and expert devotee of the game. The Seneca Graded School opened with a full number Monday morning. The ?oims of teachers was present, and a good number of citizens. Im promptu talks were made by F. M. Cary. J. C. Yongue, Drs. ID. A. Hines I and J. ll. Uurgess. Miss Mai Schelllley, of Orange burg, ls the guest of Mrs. Ruskin Anderson. David McClannhan, of Retreat, spent Monday night In Seneca. A dance will be given this evening at the skating rink by the dancing club. Rev. M. R. Kirkpatrick and Miss Ethel Kirkpatrick are In Clayton, where the former goes to perform a marriage ceremony. Mrs. Wm. G. Russell and daughter, Miss Kate, of Russell's, spent the past. Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Lowery, There was a large crowd in town show day, but there seems to have been general disappointment In the performance. On next Monday night it ls arrang ed hy the session of the Presbyte rian church to hold cottage prayer I meetings, preparatory to the series Of revival meetings which will begin in (lils church tho fourth Sunda) in September. Rev. t?. P. Robertson, of Asheville, will do the preaching, be ginning at the 11 o'clock service the fourth Sunday. and continuing through the week with two services daily. The cottage? prayer meetings will continue throughout the week. The town has been divided Into six sections, and lt ls proposed to bold a prayer servce In each sert ion each night during the week. Heads of families, regardless ol denomination, who desire these services will notify one of the elders or the pastor of tin1 Presbyterian church. A new linn in Seneca which de serves more than passing notice is the large furniture establishment 0* .1. .1. Dean. Mr. Dean has recently moved here from Newberry and bas opened business in the handsome store room next to the Citizens' Hank, and we bespeak a liberal share til" patronage from the public to the new firm. M. V. S. A Hurry-Up Call. Quick! Mr. Druggist-Quick!-A box of liucklen's Arnica Salve Here's a quarter-For tho love of Moses, hurry! Baby's burned him self, terribly-Johnnie cut his foot with tho axe-Mamie's scalded-Pa can't walk from piles-Blllio has bolls-and my corns ache. Sho got lt and soon cured all tho family. It ls tho greatest healer on earth. Sold by all druggists. PACTS PROM PA 1 ll PLAY? C?ivai Revival-Sixty-Five Join Hon vcrdnm Church. Fair Flay, Sept. 13.-Special: The protracted meeting at the Baptist church closed last Sabbath. Rev. R. J. Williams, of Greenville, preach ed the word with great power, and as a result G5 were added to the church, 51 by baptism. Pastor .1. G. Graham wns fortunate In secur ing the services of Bro. Williams, who preaches with ease and has the happ> faculty of drawing all men unto him. The spiritual condition of Boaverdam church seems to be pro gressing. This is prominently evi dent rrom the fnct that so much In terest is being taken in Sunday school work. Superintendent W. L. Dobbs reports 1S4 on roll, with an average attendance far above that of any previous record. This is encourag ing. We should always have for our motto, "Go forward.' Miss Ethel Marett and brother, C. 1).. are pupils of the Westminster (Duded School. We are sorry to give these young people np. ? Rev. Joseph Burris, of Oakland, California, and Hon. J, B. Watson, of Anderson, were In our town during the revival at the Baptist church. Rev. Burris preached one night to a large audience on "The vine and Its branches." His sermon wns full of deep logical truths. We have In our community an ob ject of charity in the person of Mr. Swift. He has been a constant suf ferer for several months, and his end ls drawing near. He needs the pray ers and sympathies of all God's peo ple. The Baracca boys met at his home on Sunday afternoon and held a little prayer meeting with their leader, Mrs. W. Ii, Dobbs. This is a noble step on the part of the young men who have recently come out on tho Lord's side. Tho friends of Mrs. Dr, C. B. Floyd, pleasantly known as Miss Pauline Mason, who spent her child hood days here, will sympathize deeply with her lu the deep sorrow that has come into her home In the death of her devoted husband. Mrs. Edward Earle has returned to her home In Greenville, after a pleasant visit to her sister, Mrs. J. D. Sheldon. Little Mary, the four-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Martin, who live near hen', died of diphtheria and was buried in the Ben verdit m cemetery. The family have the sympathy of a host of friends. W. Townvillo News. Townvllle, Sept. i.!. Special: Houston Babb and sister, of Lau rens, spent last week with their cou sin, .Miss Lutte M aha (Toy. Lucien Schroder, Of Abbeville, spent last week with S. lt. John son. Miss Gertie Mahaffey has gone to liberty to take charge of her school. Miss Relia Bo. gs, who has been visiting her bret'.or, Clyde Bogga, of Atl.inta, has returned home. Bolt Woolhright, who has been visiting relatives at Anderson. and Laurens, has returned home. Born, unto Mr. and Mrs. H. Hol combe, ii son. Miss Lillie Mahaffey entertained iiuite ?i number at a lawn party on Wednesday night in honor of her cousins, Mr. and Miss Babb. All re port an enjoyable time. Miss Jerolyn Bruce, who has been spending the summer months wit lt her cousin. Miss Mattie Bruce, has returned to her home in Bamberg. Miss Lizzie Bruce visited her uncle, Dr. S. G. Bruce, of Anderson, quite recently. 'rs. Jesse Campbell, who has been spending a while with her daughter, Mrs. Waymon Beggs, of Westmin ster, has returned home. J. H. Burgess ls suffering with blood poison, caused by a cut on the finger with a ring. Drs. Doyle, of Seneca, and Hunt and Heller, of this place, are treating him. Miss Achsah Cromer, who has been teaching at Crab Apple, Qa., luis re turned home. Kev. Roy Brown preached his last sermon at the Presbyterian church Sunday. He will enter the Theologi cal Seminary at Columbia. Rev. J. S. Harris has gone lo Buffalo, N. Y., where he will resume Iiis studies. Winfield Sharp, of Rivoli, spent la?d Sunday with relatives and fri? ds here. .lames Harris hits re-entered the Young Harris College. C. F. M. --? Lovett Succeeds Han iman. Xew York, Sept. 13. The contin uant!' ol (he Harriman policies in tho management of Union Pacific, South ern Pacific and the chain of allied railroads was made certain to-day, temporarily at least, when Robert S. Lovett, E. H. Harriman's personal counsel and close friend, was elected to succeed Mr. II arri m ft r.t the head of tho executive commltteo of the Union Pacific Railroad. To strength en further tho dominance of the "Harriman Idea" Jacob H. Schiff and William Rockefeller-both heavily Interested In the Harriman enter prises- wero elected directors In place of Mr. Harriman and tho late H. H. Rogers, and also were chosen to places lu thc executive committee. THIO NKWN FROM BOUNTY LAND. Tl?*? llookhaixlt-Thonip.soii Marriage. Locals-Death of Reuben Lee. Bounty Lund, Sept. 13.-Special: The County Farmers' Union met at Bounty Land school house last Sat urday. After Its adjournment the Sunshine Society met. lt was pro posed that a box party be given at an early date, the proceeds to be used in Sunshine work. The dato of party will be Riven later. Mrs. Effie Stevens and little son, NV. A., of Wllltamston, and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Dickson and little daugh ter, of Westminster, were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. ll. E. Dag well. Miss Kt bel Smith will leave Sat urday for Anderson, where she will assist J. P. Dendy in the Riverside school. Miss Bwaynghame, of Atlanta, spent a few days last week with her brother, Lem. Bwaynghame. Miss Loise Perrttt has closed au Interesting term of school sit Bear Pen and ls with homefolks again. Oscar and Cary Doyle entered tho Seneca High School to-day. Our sympathies go out lo tho Loo family lu the Poplar community.who have had typhoid fever for several months. Mrs. M. B. Dendy i who has been spending a few days In Lenoir, N. C., with her daughter, Mrs. Triplott, han returned. Wm. McDonald has been 111 for Bdvera) days. His friends hope to hear encouraging news of his condi tion soon. Bd. Woolbrlght was a recent guest al B. 10. Bagwell's. Misses Sue and Emily Dendy have returned after a pleasant visit to relatives in Anderson. Dr. Widemnn, of Due West, vis ited his daughter, Mrs. .1. H. Dendy, last week. Mrs. A. C. Ballenger, who has been with her sister, Mrs. J. B. Pickett, left Saturday for a visit to relatives in Seneca and Westminster. Miss Harris, one of South Union's attractive young ladies, was in tho community Saturday. Miss Carrie Smith's school at Pop lar will close this week. Our Winthrop girls aro rejoicing that their vacation has been extend ed on account of the work on the dormitory being unfinished. Miss Fannie Wldeman, of Due West, who has been a guest of her sister, Mrs. J. H. Dendy, will leave to-day for Holly Springs, Miss. A marriage which will be of in terest to many throughout this ami other States was solemnized at 7 o'clook on thc evening of tho 12th instant at the home of Mr. and Mr.;. I). A. Perritt. The contracting par ties were Miss Ellen Woodward Bookhardt and Col. Alfred William Thompson. Kev. C. S. Blackbull! performed tho ceremony in a most solemn and impressive manner, us ing the beautiful ritual ol' the Bap tist church. Only a few friends were assembled to witness the nup tials. The bride was becomingly at tired in a handsome gnm'eel tailor made coat suit, with hat and gloves to match. The united couple left to-day for Atlantn and other points of Interest, and after several weeks absence will return to Seneca, their future home. The bride as Miss Bookhardt luis won many friends during her stay of only two months in this comnnm'ty, she having boon employed to teach the Bounty Land school. She is a lady of rare In tellectual ability and great stability of character, and lias a wide repu tation as an edi cater, having taught seven coiisecutho years In Blythe wood (Fairfield county) Graded School, and after her resignation there, was Immediately elected to a position In the WInm.boro Institute. Col. Thompson is to be congratulat ed on winning the heart and hand of a lady ol' such rare accomplishments ami refinement, and we feel sure thal the people of Seneca will re ceive her as a welcome acquisition in their midst. The groom belongs to one of the oldesl and most aristo cratic families In the State and ls a man of sterling character and tine business qualifications, lb* was known for many years as a success ful railroad contractor, and ls con sidered one of th,, best financiers in tho county. Mr. and Mrs. Thomp son have the hearty congratulations and benedictions of a large circle of friends, who wish for them many years of connubial happiness and prosperity. E. M. D. Since writing this letter we learn of the death of Reuben Lee, which occurred some time yesterday. Two of the children are down with fever. Thc sympathies ol many friends aro with tho surviving members of tho family. JO. M. D. Night on Raid Mountain. On a lonely night Alex. Benton, of Fort Edward, N. Y., climbed Bald Mountain to tho home of a neigh bor, tortured by asthma, bent on cur ing him with Dr, King's Now Discov ery, that bad cured himself of asth ma. This wonderful medicino s-ion roliovod and quickly cured his neigh bor. Later lt cured his son's wlfo of a severo lung trouble. Millions believe lt ls tho greatest throat and lung cure on earth. Coughs, colds, croup, hemorrhages and sore lungs are surely cured by lt. Best for hay fever, grip and whooping cough. 60c. and $1. Trial bottle free. Guaran teed by all druggists. , (