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PUBLISHED WEEKLY WINNSBORO, S. C. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY ., 1906. ESTABLISHED 1844
"If you can not find it at
Boag's then it's not to be
had" is the SURE BUS=
INESS RULE that we shall
try to live up to during 1906
as we have in previous years.
While planning greater things for
ourselves, we wish for our many cus=
tomers a year of unusual prosperity.
J. 0. BOAG.
The DoIldr Swapper
Wp:1 he pleased to continue swap=
ping dollars with you during the
coming year. The low prices at
which he sells makes him no
less appreciative of the privilege
of selling to you. le wishes
for you many dollars to swap
and would incidentally suggest
that you make a few dollars by
trading with him.
A. B. Cathcart.
Your money back if you want it.
=A. W. KLUTTZ=
Chester's Largest Rtore.
CHESTER, S. C.
Mail Orders given most careful attention
KLUTTZ pays express on all purchases amounting
to five dollars.
LADIES' GUARANTEED "A UTOGRAPH"
KID GLOVES SHOE for Ladies
of tan, grey black and - - - At $2.45
white colors. Worth $1.25 No cheap shoe so good; no
Kluttz' price - - 95c. good shoe so cheap. They
Ladie!s' exquisite kidlook well, fit well, and
L ad ie ' equiit ki Iwear well.
gloves of tan, grey, black weAUTOGRAP" Shoe
and white colors, Fort fOrAh" ma
which every other store stands for honest ma
receives a $1.00, terial, honest workmanr
Kluttz' Special - at 75c ship, honest wear.
KLUTTZ claims fori
CURTAINS Lese shoes all the merit
LACE CURTAINS hehigh-priced footwear,
50c a pair, Worth 73c. without sacrifice of style,
75c a pair, Worth $1.00 comIort or wear.
95c a pair, Worth $1.20 Remember our reputa
$1.25 a pair, Worth $1.50: tion goes with every pair
$1.45 a pair, Worth $1.75,' of "Autograph" Shoes,
While we try to be as punctual as possible in the
dellvery of all Mai! Orders, we must request our
friends who trade with us thru the mail to not ad
dress letters to individual clerks in the Store, as was
the cose several days last week, and necessarily were
delayed, but to A. W. KLUTTZ, CHESTER, S. C.
We must impress upon. you the'
value of trading with KLUTTZ thru
the mail. You can sit in your room,
ladies, and order from us and have
the goods delivered right to your door
without any extra charge. You can
avaid the travel thru the rain arnd
slush. KLUTTZ pays express on all
purchases amounting to $5 and over.
And should the goods be unsatisfactory, why re
ttfrn them at once at our expense, and yrou money
will be promptly refunded. It places you in exactly
the same independent position as tho you were trad
ing right here in Chester.
In and Around Blackstock.
Mr. J. N. Caldwell moved to
near Winusboro to-day.
Mr. James H. Craig, repre
senting the Chattanooga Plow
Co., spent Christmas here with
The way that our young folks
come home on holidays and vaca
tions speaks well for the commu
I nity, and family training. Here
are some of those students, teach
ers, etc., who come home to spend
the holidays: Misses Margaret
and Agnes Douglas, instructors
of Winthrop, and the Chester
graded school, respectively; Dr.
James Douglas and Prof. John
Douglas, of Davidson College;
Mr. R. L. Douglas, attorney of
Chester, and Mr. W. A. Douglas,
of Rock Hill; Prof. R. E. Craig,
of Elko, and Mr. E. L. Craig,
young lawyer of Columbia; Mr.
John R. Craig, Jr., operator at
Fort Hill, and Mr. Alex Craig, of
Clemson; Miss Katharine Brice,
of Jonesvilie,N. C., and Mr. Lewis
White, of Due West. Perhaps
there are others of whom we have
Mrs. Mary Mullican, of Chester
county, is visiting her daughter,
Miss Mary Ragsdale, a trained
nurse of Columbia, spent Christ
mas with her mother.
Mr. Chas. Douglas, of Winns
boro, spent Christmas with his
daughter, Mrs. J. A. McCrorey.
The little daughter of Dr. Cole
man who has become blind is be
ing treated in Chester by the
X ray. The sympathy of all goes
out to Dr. and Mrs. Coleman in
this sad affliction of their little
Mr. J. E. Craig recently went
to Marion to visit his son Arthur,
or more exactly to see his new
Messrs. Geo. L. Kennedy, J. R.
Craig and Charles Bell, went on
a hunt a few days ago. Mr. Ken
nedy fell over a stump and bruised
his chtest; beside this there were
no accidents to the hunters or the
Mr. J. T. Carter's mule ran
away with him yesterday. He
escaped injury, but the buggy
was somewhat damaged.
Miss Jenn4 Gladden, of De
Witt, has been visiting the family
of Mr. J. W. Hood.
Miss Sarah Hall and Mr. Dan
Hall, Jr., of Winnsboro, are vis
iting relatives here.
The most important social event
that has enlivened our town in a
long time was the silver wedding
celebration of Mr. and Mrs. Jo
seph Hood, on the 21st inst.,from
four to ten o'clock p. m. Mr.
Hood is the popular proprietor
of the Blackstock hotel, which
was the scene of conviviality and
feasting. The big house was
beautifully and artistically dec
orated with ivy and holly. Above
the mantels in the parlor and the
dining hall were the dates "1880
1905" in silver, and here and
there were silver hearts and
upid darts, which recalled to
many the romantic past and love's
young dream, and sweetened for
others the joys of the present.
The supper was truly a royal
feast for thue eye as well as the
inner man. All the good things
of the season were served in pro
usion by pretty misses, daintily
attired in white. Despite the bad
roads a large number of, guests
-ere present from far and near;
and the many beau tiful gifts at
tested the esteem and good wishes'
of a very large number of friends.
Dec. 29, '05. J. F. C.
"For seven years," writes Geo.
W. Hoffma:n, of Harper, Wash.,
"I had a bitter battle with chronic'
stomach and liver trouble, but at
last I won, and cured my diseases
by the pse of Electric Bitters. I
unheitatingly recommnend them
to all, and don-t intend in the
future to be vwithout them in the
house. They are certainly a won
derful medicine to lave cured
such a bad case as mine," Sold
under guarartee to do the same
for vou, by Mellaster Co., Obear
Drug Co. and John H. McMaster
& Co , druggists, at 50c. a bottle.
Buy them tod'y.
Mercy is an attribute of high
moral cbaracter. As men grow
toward the divine they become
gentle, forgivirg, compassionate.
-Beecher, Sife of Christ.
A Tog.stlI Dollars' Worth of Good.
"I have been attiieted with Ijidney
anl bladder trouble for ye:ars, passing
gravel or stones with excruciating
-an, avs A. H-. Thurnes, a well
known co'al operait' r of Buffatlo, 0. "I
got no reli-f from medicines until I be
a taking Foiey's Kidney Cure, then
the reoult was surprising. A few doses
startel thle bri0k (dust like line stones.
an nlow I have no pnainl across myV
kidnes and I feel like a new mian. It
has done me $1,000 worth of good."
Sold by Mielaster Co.
The Christmas holidays, whic]
are drawing to a close, have bee:
spent pleasantly by both the oli
and young of Greenbrier.
The entertainments which hav,
been given to the young folk
have been very numerous. Oni
of the most enjoyable events wa:
the evening spent with Miss Blai
on last Tuesday.
Our college students, after muel
hard study, are enjoying the pleas
ures of Christmas vacation as onl:
college students can. Amom
whom are: Miss Elizabeth Cur
lee of Columbia College, Mr. Ed.
win Lvles of South Carolina Col
lege, k r. Ernest Blair of Wofforc
Much life has come to our com
munity by the returning home o
so many of our young folks, who
for the past few months, havE
engaged in work out of the com
munity. Among whom are Misses
Jessie and Beaufort Lyles, Misk
Nora Curlee, Messrs. Gedding
Smith, Sheridan Rutland and D.
Mr. F. A. Magruder, who has
been in Columbia for the past few
weeks, has returned home.
Miss Attye Phillips is spending
the holidays at her home in Spring.
field, S. C.
Miss Mabel Curlee returned
from Greenwood, S. C., last Sat
Among those who have been vis
iting in the community are, Mrs.
Preston Brown and Miss Margu
rite Brown, of Augusta, Ga.; Mr.
and Mrs. Will Carter, Miss Ma
mie Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. Her
bert Ligon, of Columbia; Misses
May and Jennie Lee Roberts, and
the Misses Lupo, of Monticello.
On last Tuesday evening Mr.
Jim Lyles died at the home of his
sister, Mrs. S. F. Castles.
In Mad Chase.
Millions rush in mad chase
after health, from one extreme of
faddism to another, when, if they
would only eat good food, and
keep their bowels regular with
Dr. King's New Life Pills, their
troubles would all pass away.
Prompt relief and quick cure for
liver and stomach t:rouble. 26c. at
McMaster Co., Obaar Drug Co.
and John H. McMaster & Co.'s
Drug stores; guiaranged.
Bear Creek Briefs.
Another Christmas has come
and gone, and a very pleasant one
it proved to all in this locality.
The nhildren bad quite a pretty
tree" at the school huse on Sat
rday evening, and old Santa
made glad the hearts of the little
nes by his generous bestowal of
On Christmas night the young
folks had an enjoyable dance at
he home of Mr. J. S. Sykes, and
aother on the following evening
t the residence of Mr. Jas. Kelly,
Invitations are out for a party
t Mr. G. L. Hollis' to-night.
Messrs. M. L. Cooper, Elton
Wilson, and a party of others,
gent on a big "hunt" from Tues
ay until to-day.
Quite a number are leaving
teir homes here and moving
earer town. Messrs. Chas. Din
ins, G. L. Hollis and W. S.
ooper are going nearer Colum
ia, and Messrs. Chas. Heins and
Genn Cooper have gone to Gree
Mrs. A, M. Barnes and ohilidren,
f Rienzi, Texas, are visiting her
brother, Mr. Jas. S. Sykes.
Mr. Preston Cooper, of Mt. Zion
nstitute, is at home for the holi
Miss Effie Cooper, of Ridgeway,
is visiting her cousin, Miss Ola
A Ceti Cure for Croup.
When a child shows symptoms of
croup there is no time to experimient
with new remedies, no matter how
highly they may be recommended.
There is one preparation that can al
ways be depended upon. It has been
in use for many years and hasn never
been known to fail, vi..: Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy. Mr. M. F. Comp
ton, of Market, Trexas, says of it: "I
hae used Chamberlain's Cough Rem
edy in severe cases of croup with my
children, and can truthfully say it al
ways gives prompt relief." For sale by
Obear Drug Co.
The secret of life is to die to
.elf, to awake in the image of
God's love and be satisfied.
B3ishop Sessums, of Louisiana.
Ro's Lia Saved Fuom Membranous
"My little boy had u severe attack of
mebranous crou p, and only got r*
lief alter ta kina Foley's Honey and
Trar" says C. WV. Lynch, a pronminent
citizen of Winchester, Ind. "He got
rlief after one dose, and I feel that 11
saved the life of niy boy.? Don't bt
'nooed upon by substitutes otfelred fo:
oe's Ihoney and Tar. Sold by Meg
Rates For Cofton Convention.
E New Orleans, Dec. 20.
3 Railroads in the cotton belt o:
1 the South have announced a rate
of one fare for the round trip' for
3 the mass convention of Southerr
s Cotton assocition to be held in
3 New Orleans January 11, 12, and
3 13. This is the same rate given
r last January when the farmers,
merchants and bankers from
I Virginia to Oklahoma, to the
- number of over 3,000, met at
r New Orleans to organize the as
The coning meeting is the first
general con vention to have ber.n
held since the original meeting
and indications point to even a
larger attendence. President
Jordan states that he would like
to see 5,000 delegates at New
Orleans and in view of remark
able and enthusiastic coopera
tion of the cotton producers
.during their I1 months of orga
ization, Mr. Jordan's estimate
may not fall much short of the
desired number. The New Or
leans meeting will be held under
the auspices of the New Orleans
Progressive union and New Or
leans Cotton exchange, who are
defraying all expenses. Secretary
Henry Mayo of the New Orleans
Progressive union announces that
Odd Fellow's hall has been
selected as the meeting place.
This is one of the largest halls
in the city and is on Camp street,
facing the square opposite the
city hall, just five blocks from
Canal street, is well heated and
lighted and convenient to the
various exchanges, the hotels and
all street car linei.-The State.
The Key That Unlocks the Door to
The men of eighty-five and ninety
years of age are not the rotund, well
fed, but thin. spare men who live-on a
slender diet. Be as careful as he will,
.however, a man past middle age will
occasionally eat too much. or of some
article of food not suited to his consti
tution, and will need a dose of Cham
berlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets to
cleanse and invigorate his stomach and
regulate his liver and bowels. When
this is done there is no reason why the
average man should not live to old age.
For sale by Obear Drug Co.
The Simpsons have sold the
Glenn Springs property-the most
famous health resort in the state
-to a Spartanburg company
composed of Victor M. Montgom
ery, Walter S. Mstgomery, A. L.
White, .J. B. Lee and- Auj;.I W.
Smith. The property consists of
the spring, the hotel and 55 acres
of land. The price is not stated,
but the new company is capital.
ized at $200,000. _
Coughs, Colds and Constipation.
Few people realize when taking
cough medicines othe.r than Foley's
Honey and Tar, that they contain
opirtes which are constipating besides
being unsafe, particularly for children.
Foley's Honey and Tar contains no
opiates, is safe arid sure, and will not
constipate. Don't be imposed upon by
aking substitutes, some of them are
dangerous. Sold by McMaster Co.
WANTED-Agents to solicit ap,"
plications for Fire Insurance,
*Good pay guaranteed. Addrets.
Lock Box No. 144, . Spartan
burg, S. C. 12-27-2 t
9I Any Plar
gj This Aln
F. S. F
A New Year
This is the place to get all
your grocery wants supplied.
With many thanks for past
J. D. McCARLEY & CO.
R. W. PHILLIPS
Will be Pleased to Supply Your
during the coming year.
T h e same courteous
treatment as heretofore.
No orders to small, none
too large, and all appre
You will continue to find this store the
place for supplying all your wants in the
way of Hardware, Crock
ery, Glassware, etc.
With many thanks for past patronage
and with the best wishes of the season,.
J. W. SEIGLER.
,s Vekr Farmers
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dvising US by postal card.
1anac is of special interest to every planter;
nt free upon application.
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ig Department NORFOLK, VA.