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Repairs re are specially equip id to give you the best id quickest service in tpairs. LOREN LENSES [i? duplicated in our >wn shops within a few .ours* time. Lit Work supervised and laranteed. D IV? Campbell Registered Optometrist. Office 112 W. Whitner St Ground- Floor. Telephone Connection. Op?ra Cloaks Dry Cleaned and Pressed Opera cloaks and wraps of dainty silk? or> heavier -materi ?I1L cnn be dry cleaned and - pressed and kept in,perfect con dition for wear by-'bur serv.ee. We olean ,t4iq garments with out spotting or T?ddlng' the coi* ors, and without impoverishing -or otherwise.injuring the fabric, jv? , ,'.. . We press'the doak HO ski!-' tully that1 it looks - as fresh as 'when. new and. it fits na,> it did when first worn..' Our enlarges* are reasonat?e^J Try usi /? LAUNDRY 'PHONE KO, 7. 'i'1''' ' ' Give S 1 to get 'em a NewsFromSeneca AL*. Pat Fredericks, of tbc Friend ship Bebsjon of this county, died and waa buried io the Friendship church yard on last Thursday. Mr. Freder icks was about 60 years old and un I married. He has a large' connection ? around Friendship church- and was honorably esteemed. Mr. Jas. A. Craig of Anderson, as sistant bank inspector, wat, .lu Sene ca last Thursday for a willie. ' Mr. W. B. Hill of .Washington, D. | C.. was registered at the Keowee Inn last.Thursday. Mr. Hilf is in the edu cational branch of the .government service. * ur. Jas. F. Rast and f.- ti. Sall? of Anderson were in Seneca Thursday. Mr. J. S. King of South Georgia passed through S?neca last Thursday on bis way to spend .the Christmas holidays with relatives in Anderson County. Mr. O. O. Martin, ? popular travel ling man out of Greenville' was call ing on the trade in Seneca- Thursday. Mrs. J. ?. Darby of Walhalla was shopping in Seneca one day this week. Miss Carry .Hunter spent several days In Anderson this week visiting and shopping. Miss Viola Miller has gone to Greer to spend the holidays with her aunt Mr?. Ty. B. Hayes. ' i% Mra. W. F. Reid left this week for Beaufort to spend the holidays with her daughter, Mrs. D. Wiley. The Once r>. Week Club wes enter tained this \#ek by Mrs. Nell Nickels Strlbbllng. The Subject for discus sion was "Home Economics-The Kitchen." A very interesting and practical paper was . presented by Mrs, S. K. Dendy and an interesting dla cuss ion followed. This . organiza tion ia ebdea\tjrlng to arouse inter est .< in the now defunct library asso ciation " and the neglected public li brary. A meeting is to be called soon .to* endeavor to reorganizo tho n?~o ciatlon and to make so'?e; M-'-mv.i mcnt about tho caf- nf ... . boo'???. Mrs." Rebecca. Nich"-?i*,-i ..f ".^ Wbitrntro a?ctlon Of tho epi??Uy did asst Thursday and the body was laid io rest , in the Whitmire Methodist church yard after appropriate ser vices by her pastor, Rev. H. A. Whit ten. . - . : Mri C'. F. Adams., proprietor bf the Seneca Marble Yards, has purchased the .Dr.neon house on the corner of Pirat ^or??."and. Faip Play streets. Later on Mr. Adams will make some jdeclded. improvements ort this proper jpg .. 1T\!D you ever; dunk how mu JL/ tho telephone right-of-way .^rTiia^a^M? " ?aa?wa^Ha^LaaaM^B^ta ?n^k?^aMMt L IOU? ' *^a*eerQOuOZlC aWUlttalvllM cMerent part?, ?5 only the entra of the vast equipment necessary Your lin^ ia connected with tl reaching ewery ?tate in the union , wfre, cross: arms and insulators ii ground conduits, manholes, cable tttfcs. You-have the use of Switchh of $100,000,000. You enjoy th? vendons -which make^possible ? Your t-jfvice is safeguarded 1 building, testing and repairing ii ali times the prompt a?fflation ol Kow can such a costly servie co low dutt aH can afford it? " Daly by its use upon a share* millions of subscribers, ariel by th tn construction and operation? opportunity-for ruinous extra* .economy is as essential io its . operative u*e of the iadlities pr< * That the Bell System^ comb '>ataefulness andetonomy is pren . no other land and under no e the telephone become suco a se wrtmm BELL TELEPHONE DUt hoes This Y THOMPSON'S ty and expects to make it one of the most attractive corners in town. Mr. W. J. Duncan having sold his house and lot to Mr. C F. Adams, is planning to move his family tom our city. Mr. Duncan has been a citizen hers for man* years and his many friends will rgret bis departure. : On ? last Tuesday evening, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Moody, at Salem, their niece, Miss Alice Whit? mire, was married to Mr. Fred Whit mire of Jocassee.' Frieds and Mrs. J. B. Stone, who has been quite sick at the home of her mother,. Mrs. J. A. Saaders. in East Seneca, will be glad to know that her condition Ls improving. Miss Sallie Nicholls and Mr. Garde Lush of the Tomassee section were married on last Sunday by Notary Public Jas. A. Hunnicut. < Mr. Lang Anderson of Liberty was a business visitor in Seneca Thurs day. . Mr. W. L Harbin has returned from a visit of several days to him son, Joe. in Atlanta. Miss Eleanor Norma of Anderson is spending a-few days with her father's family, Mr. J. V. Norma, proprietor of the Keowee Inn. Mrs.. Boyce Hopkins ls visiting her parents,' Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Falls of Central. Mr. Chas. Gignillat was a business visitor to Greenville Thursday. - Friends of Mr. "Laws" Thompson will be sorry to. learn tbst he ls quite sick with "grip." < Mrs. J. H. Martin of Greenville vis ited ber sister, Mrs. D. P. Thomson, here Friday. At a special communication of the M' ri on ic lodge' of Seneca tho following officers were elected for the ensuing year: J. E. Hookina, W. -M.; Tom Whitworth. 8. W.;- John Myers, sec retary ; R. H. Newmans, treasurer. ? W. O. W. Meeting. The Mountain Springs Camp NO. 610 w. o. W. met on December 16 in their halV aid held their annual elco tion. Th? following officers were elected for the year 1915:' . Consul commander, H. B. Hendrix; advisor lieutenant, FX Reid: banker, J. M. Bea wright; clerk. W, W. Fleming; escort, Jenn B. Williams; watchman, W. G. Long; sentry. O.. K. Jeanes; three years manager, J. A. Hall; as sistant escort, 'E. T. Jeanes i camp physicians, Dra. N. T. Richardson, W. A. Tripp and J. G. Mock. The above named officers will bc- installed .ola january 13, 1915 and. will- take their offices at once.- The camp is to . bc congratulated upon having so efficient a set of officers for another year. -j- sj , i M ch it costs to nive you anywhere, at all times? which consiste of $39 poe way to your anare " in makin g a cali, be great Bell highways* -with its pole* i thc country? its I antrim crnhne ?5WftKS5 benefits ol countless in miversal telephone talk. yy large torces of men P You comrnand at F ene or more operators. ? be provided at ?ates ?most careful ecoFiomy A[ plant ao vast gives ragance; and. judicious wes the maximum dr red hy the fact that fe ither rnanagement has rvant of the mawe?. AND mmurnt? l?ssevsol ^sre?s? I Shoes 'ear-They* BIG "YEAR-Ef Members Busy Legislat The 1915 Session of South Cwro? nary 12-The First Important tte* of Richard I. M Special to Tim Iutelligcccer. COLUMBIA. S. C., Dec. 19.-M?m bers elect of the South Carolina leg islature are busy Just now framing a programme of legislation for consider ation at the next session. The 1915 session will begin January 12 and will continue for 40 days or more. The first important event ot the session will be the inauguration of Richard I. Manning, as governor. The Inaugural ceremonies will be held be fore the joint assembly 'in the hall of the house of representatives at the state house on January 20. Governor Manning will read his first inaugu ral address. .The last annual message will be received shortly after the ses sion convenes from the present gov ernor. This will be the last official tttteradce of the Governor. Next week advocates of child labor laws and compulsory education will meet In Columbia to discuss measures to be introduced at the forthcoming session. Jos. A. McCullough of the Greenville delegation will head the conference. Marketing will be one of the Im portant questions to.come before this ?esslon. It will be one of the main features of the annual report from the State department of agriculture. 4 Every effort will be made this year tp hold down appropriations. The State is in a bad war financially and if possible the State tax levy will not be increased. However, no matter boa bard ' pressed the State may be, there I will be many requests tor funds, lt j has been suggested that the State in stitutions declare a rhollday for . one year in the matter ot appropriations for new buildings.1 Prac t leal ly every instit Uton in the State will ?sk tor some kind of an appropriation. These buildings are needed, yet the heads should consider the financial condi tion of tho people as n whole. * There is much work of a construc tive nature before the next general Mews Letter From Belton BELTON, Dec. 19.-Mrs. J. T. West will send the box of Christmas toys to the Connie Maxwell orphanage : on Tuesday. Any one wishing to con-1 tribute to this cause will please leave gifts with Mrs. West or at the Jour nal office before that lime. ' Mrs. Goa Brock, and Mrs. Babb of Hones Path passed through Belton Tuesday. Mrs. Will Pepper and daughter, Miss Mattie, spent. Tuesday in Andar-. son.* . ? Mrs. W. H. Trammell spent Thurs day, in Anderson. MUM Elva Hayn ic waa a business visitor to Anderson Tuesday. County Superintendent of Educa tion visited tba Belton public school Tuesday. . Mr. Felton waa much im pressed with the work being done here dad said he. considered Belton the banner school of the county. Miss Marguerite Adams - leCt Friday afternoon for her homo in Charleston to spend th? Christmas holidays. Messrs. Roy and C. R. Caa? of Sp?r tanburg anent part of this week ral Mrs. W. C. Bowen spent Tuesday In Anderson. -liss Sara Latlmcr and Mr. and Mrs. Jas. H.- Patten arrived in Belton to spend the holidays with Mrs. A. C. Latimer. " Mr. and Mrs. L M. Heard and three r'^udrvo came to Belton -Thursday end Mr and Mrs. W. Carroll Lalraier and their three children abd Dr. aad Mrs. 8. Cuthbert and little Alice Brown, who hare been spending a month in Summerville and Charles ton, will arrivw Taeaday. They will ult be with Mrs. Latimer daring the holidays. 'Mfa. Roy Porter Whitlock and lit tle son. Foy Porter. Jr.. arrived in Belton Monday. They will be Joined by Mr. Wntttock a few days Utter and will spend the holiday vacation with Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Geer. The young Jad?es composing the Young WxaSeSV Auxiliary of the First Baptist church here ?ave ar beautiful party- here on Tuesday even ing kt ts* home o'fairs. Jemie B. Lew is on Ri?er street. The house waa decorated with hotly ?nd pot plants .Sd a -Christmas tree with A mase ot cords leading from it afforded ??eat asi stem en r The couples shirted at this tree, following their chosen cord through those mases ?o (Ind what was at the and of it Cate girts were found for each and then games were, played and delicious candy made by the young ladles themselves was passed. )) Be Appra ID" SHOE SAL) Framing ive Programme ita Legislature Will Convene Jaa Evcnt Will Be the Inaugura anning ns Governor. assembly. The asylum needs attention. The entire government of the Institu tion should be changed In the opin ion of many members and an effort along thia line is expected. Commissions for investigating var ious conditions during the past four years have been suggested in some quarters and it 1B practically certain that auch a commission will be ap pointed. . The prohibition movement will cause much talk and little action at the session. Those who are against the sale of whiskey seem to be divided. The prohibition party, strictly speak ing want the right to vote on a state wide law in September ot 1916. The Anti-Saloon Leaguers may ask a fight for a Stale-wide prohibition bill. Eith er of the measures will .cali for much discussion and will serve to block pro gressive legislation. However the pro* hibltlonlst8 declare that they do not want to block measures of a construc tive nature. They desire that the mat ter be settled at the'earliest possible date 4. ' Governor-elect Richard I. Manning has not announced the questions with which he will deal In his inaugural address. He favors \onstructive legis lation and his address ls awaited with Interest by the people of the State. Among the elections will be, an as sociate justice, superintendent of the State penitentiary, judge of the fifth circuit, seargent-at-arms, speaker of the house, clerk ot the house an? other places. Every place is being sought by many candidates? except that of speaker. James A. Hoyt is without opposition for the speaker ship. / Thcro in no doubt at present con cerning the passage of a measure for the compulsory attendance of school children. Tho fight for this bi ii has already been won. The terms of the l ill arc yet to be decieded upon. The souvenirs'were cards bearing lit tle candy.hearts In which interesting sentiments were printed? mounted on card board. There were about 60 young people present and all had a thoroughly good time. Ali of the teachers cf the Belton schools left Friday for their respec tivo homes to remain until. January 4 when school opens again. , Mrs. M. A. Vandtver has been ill at ber home on O'Neale street for two weeks. Her friends are glad to know that she ls improving and hope she will soon be quite well again. MTS. W. W. Collier ot Grcenvile spent the week-end In Belton with Mrs. H. M. Geer. Mr. Garfeln, Gains, who is attend ing Bailey Military Academy in Greenwood, is at home fdr the boll ; days. Mrs. T. E. Link ls spending the Christmas holidays in Belton with ber parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Gaines. Mrs. Link will leave for Bim berg, her new home, early in the new year. Mr. George Cox, who is teaching school in Ham ptod County, is at home for the holidays. Mrs. W. IC Stringer and Master Kenneth left Thursday for Newman, Ga., where they will spend the holi days with Mrs. Stringer's parent?. Judge and Mrs. Freeman. Mrs. E. C. Frierson spent Wednes day Sn Greenville with ber parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jae. Woodside. Mr. H. M. Poora ur Colombia was in Belton part' of this week. Mrs. Jas. A. McDaniel of Greenville will be in Belton for part of the holi days. ^ Dr. Jas. L Dean of Greenville will be the guest ot Mr. W. C. Brown for Christmas. WlJIIeS Hot t-hriNtmts. "Well, Willie." said Uncle Ned, who sometimes talked slangy. "I suppose you had a bot time on Christmas.*; "I sh'd say I did." replied Willie. "Santy Claus filled my socks so full that they fell down into th' fireplace sn' ketcbed on fire, an' I got up V gether np the scraps that WUK left an' found paw there^tryln' t* do tb' same thing, sn' I got rn' hands an' arms burned so I had t* stay La bed sil day. an than' paw licked me fer gttttn' np so early OB. Chrts*mes mornfn'." A Sorry Time! rioted E and save the difference! GROCERY HINTS FOR CHRISTMAS English Walnuts per lb. . .25c Almonds, per lt: ..... .26c Pecans, per lb....25c Brazil Nuts,. per lb... ... 20c Filberts, per lb...20c Black Walnuts, per qt.. . .5c Shelled Nuts, per lb.65c Raisins, 2 pounds for. . . .25c Citron! per lb.25c Figs, per lb... .. .. ... .20c Florida Oranges, Box $2.25 or 20c and 25c dos. Apples, Kings, Baldwins, and Gills, pk. 40c, 50c and 60c Grape Fruit 10c or 3 for-25c Bananas, per doz.20c Lempns, per do?.. . .. . .25c Evaporated Fruits and Prunes. Candy, per lb. . .10c and 15c Stick Candy, all flavors, the box..20c (2 1-2 lbs. in box.) Chocolate, per lb. 20c de 40c Cocoanut and Bon Bons, per lb. .. .... .20c Salted Peanuts. Dates, per pkg... '.10c Fruit Cakes "National" Fruit Cake, per lb.50c "The Lookout" Fruit - Cake, per lb.. . .30c In one, two or five pound cakes, fresh-just received. Golden Glow Best O-ffce, 3 lbs. for...$1.00 Good Roasted Coffee from 7 lbs. for $1 to 35c lb. Cranberries,-a qt.10c Full Une Campbells Soups. All kinds. Macaroni and Cheese. Fresh Cocoanuts. All kinds Gelatin. Olives, Pickles, Richelieu Brand Canned Goods. Lettuce, a head.. .. 10c Celery l Sc-or "two stalks for...... .. . .25c Onions, Light Rice, Hominy, Irish and Sweet Potatoes, bread. Malaga Grapes, per lb. ..20c Mackerel, each...10c Fire Works A great assortment of Roman Candles, Salute*: Sparklers, etc. And many other good things, too numerous to mention. Please call in person or phone us your Xmas wants in the Grocer y ?Line. IDEAL GROCERY COMPANY Phone 471 -X. 1 Christmas signifies the birth of a new and better spirit in our lives-music typifies it, hence we feel that the gift most worthy of Christmas is a piano. We sell Standard makes ONLY-and our pnCwS .nc muni. * For CASH or on TERMS to SUIT The Patterson Music House W. N. Patterson, Mgr., No. 130 W. Benson.