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The Abbeville Press and Banner. |
BY HUGH WILSON. ABBEVILLE, S. C., WEDNESPAY, MARCH 21, 1900. ESTABLISHED 1844 Jj
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trading house. '
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Happening!* nntl Incidents of a Week
About the City. * "
Miss Nellie Mosely, one of Lowndesvllle's
most charming young ladles, was shopping La
the city oa Wednesday last.
Miss Fannie Morrow went to Verderv last
Wednesday to attend the Muse?Smith
marriage. ' j':
Rev. Peter Stokes, pastor Of the First
Mttbodlst Church at Lowndesvll^e, was in the
city last w eek.
Miss Aunle Hawthorne, of Latimer, was in
the city several days last week, the guest of
her aunt, Mrs. John R. Blake.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Hayne McDtll attended the
Muse?smith wedding at Verdery last Wednesday
Mrs. Lucy Thompson returned on Friday
from a week's stay In Iva and Anderson.
"W tille In Anderson, Mrs. Thompson was the
guest of Mrs. James M. Giles.
Mr. Robert C. Brownlee and Dr. Jametf A.
"Wldeman, of Due West, were la the city
Tnursdsy on bustness.
Mrs. Edward McCrady was called to, her
home iu Jacksonville, Florida, by telegram
last Monday, on account of her sister.
* Mr. John R. Blake went lo Greenwood Friday
Mrs.T. A.Cater, of Monterey, was In the
Mrs. li. a. Boyd went to CUcton Thursday
for an extendended visit to friends In that
Mr. J. Earl Allen and Mr. Edward More*
bead, two of LowndesvjUe'a young business,
men, were In the city Sunday and Monday
Mr. W. H. Long Is having bis borne palmed
a beautiful grey.
Miss C'orrle McClung has retamed to ber
position In Smith's Millinery department,
and will assist Miss Clara Braubam, Smttb'B
talented milliner. '
The editlne of tbe Topeka Dally Caplt&i,
by Rev. Charlea M. Sheldon, author of
"In His Steps" has caused a good deal of unpleasant
Mr. Marie E. Bradley, of Warrenton, spent
Sunday in the city, tbe guest of bis sister,
Mrs. J. C. Klugb. . Mllfurd
has made some changes In* tbe
arrangement of bis store. Dr. Mllrord Is preparing
to serve tbe ice cream eaters, and soda
water drinkers In a com lor table aud stylish
Mrs. Ralph S. Wlnstanley, of St. Paul,
Minn., ana Miss N. Geneva Weathers, ol
Vincennes, Ind., were In tbe city last Tuesday,
visiting tbe family of Dr. S. F. Jxlillngswortb.
Mr. J. Allen Smith went to Athene Monday
Miss May Lyon spent Saturday and Sunday
in tbe city with ber mother, Mr*. John Lyon.
Mr. Aug. W. Smith returned on Saturday ,
from a business trip to Woodruff.
Mr. John T. Blgbam, editor of tbe Chester
Lantern, was In the city several days last
week at tbe bed side of h(s brother, Mr.
Walter L. Miller.
Mrs. L. J. Williams, of Pelser,* came to
AhhAVilla Kfttnrrlnv t/i ho with hprhrAthnr in
bis last Illness
Judge Eugene B. Gary bad a slight attack
of vertigo while out horse-back riding on
Saturday. Judge Gary fell from bis bone but
sustaiued no serious Injuries. His many
friends hope for blm a speedy recovery.
-Mr. George Smith, of Calhoun Falls, was In
* the olty Monday staying with his brother,
Mr. W. Joel 8mitb.
Rev. Dr. Hall, or the Theological Seminary
In Columbia conducted services at the Presbyterian
church on Sunday. Dr. Hall was the
guest of Mr. Amos B. Morse during bis stay
There will be no service at tbe Presbyterian
Church next Sunday. Dr. J. Lowery WIIsod
being In Florlday with his brother.
DEATH OP WALTBB L. MILLEB.
Hon. Walter L. Miller died at the home of
Mr. W. A. Templeton lii this city Sabbat?
morning, at a quarter to nine o'clock, after an
Illness or two weeks. Mr. Miller wan taken
ill somewhat suddenly, but from the first bis
" friends feared it might prove fatal. -H? was
well known throughout tbe State and was
making a name in the literary world. For
tbe last Ave} years be bad been Master la
Equity of Abbeville conntv, and has tbe coo*,
tiueoce and renpect of all wbo knew tatmi
Tbe funeral services were beld in tbe Associate
Reformed Church at Due West. Dr, F;
Y. Pressiey conducted tbe services, assisted
bv Dr. William Pressley and Rev. 0. Y. Bonner.
Members of tbe family present at tbq
limeol Mr. Miller's deatb were: Mrs. L. J:
Williams of Pelrer. Miss Ella Miller of Old
Point, N. C.. Mr. J. Y. Jollier of Qastonla, N.
C.,and Mr. Jobu T. Blgbam of Chester. Tbe
remains were accompanied to tbelr last re<tlag
place by Mrs. Klugh, Miss Statia Wideman,
Mrs. W. W. Bradley, Mrs. Walker
Edwards, Mrs. Jamee Gibert, Mrs. Templeton,
Miss Templeton. Rev. T. H. Plemmons,
Captain Jobn Lyon, Messrs. J. R. Blake, W.
W. Bradley, A. B. Morse, M. T. Coleman, K.
C. Bernau, W. H. Parker, L. W. Perrln, R. R.
Hempblll.M.P. DelirubJ, F. B. Gary, Wm.
N. Graydou, W. P. Greene, Hugh Wilson,
Walker Edwards, W. A. Templeton, John
Harden. RenwlcH Bradley, L. T. Miller, James.
Gibert, R. E. Cox, J. L. Perrln, and others.
TRUE AS GOSPEL.
The Greenville News Strikes a KeHpouMlve
Chord la Many Hearts.
We gold standard democrats are said to be
a feeble folk in point of numbers, but W9 are
dancing In our own set. Also we arc kicking
up our beels Joyously in the cousciousness
tbat we belong to nobody, are our own men,
?? <> nr?? l/v\lrlner fnrirur/1 In nr donomlintr nn
any jobs, and are most of us able to make our
own livings without depending on political
popularity. We are free men with Iree minds
?which the same we speak ou occasions, asking
no odds. We are the democrats of this
State, holding tbe pure doctrine of the fathers
ol tbe party. Most of us are of the same buna
who have stood against Tillman and TillmanIsm,
tbe dispensary and all other political
abominations and now aud then we get to
getber and have ghost dances. The Greenville
News Is thinking of calling a council of
tbe faithful before long to 6ee how many of
usa*eleft through the wear and tear of time
and stress ol weather?Greenville News.
The very best thing on earth to kill lice on
chickens Is Lambert's Death on Lice. For
sale at Mllford's drug store. Phone 1U7.
I All prescriptions at living prices and deliver
them at your homes ou short notice^
Give me a trial Is all 1 ask. Mllford's l?rug
Store, l'hone 107.
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'%h' ' SantOd. March 19, 11)00.
Death, bas entered the homes of two ot our
neighbors and taken away a good and noble
woman," and an old Confederate soldier. On
last Sunday mornlDg at 11 o'clock Mr. J. B.
Cochran died quite suddenly. Mr. Cocnran
bas been a great sufferer for years Irom tbe
effect of a wound received in the war. Mr.
Cochran leaves a wi/e&nd seven children, nnd
a host <)l relatives to morn bis -loss. Mr.
Cochrane Remains were Intered at Long Cane
Cemetery tbe following raornlog. At li
o'clock Sunday nlgnt Mrs. Stephenson
breathed, her last She had been sick of
bllllous fever'.jfor two or three weeks, and
every one thought her on the road to recovery,
whetr last Saturday there was a change
for the "worse and 'she died Sunday night.
Mrs. Stephenson was a good christian woman
and we believe that xbe Is now better otr
in that #orld above. Mrs. Stephenson was a
widow woman with ten children, who will
.ta)lss ber 'ib great deal. The funersl was
Sreacbedat hqrjrpme at 3 o'clork Monday 1>.
and the louM^nent at Long Cane Ceme*
l6^s. Jane Crlnm*and her son, Knsten, of
WlUl&inston, wa? the guest of their annt,
Miss Jane^GocdQ^ last week. Miss Jane
Gordon raised mLCrlmes from a little girl
Offlnfanoy. v-V WaM&i.
Mrs. and ChasuQMnran visited Hodges last
Saturday and Sfuwayu.,.
Miss Sadie Sfci&lHioraYSpent Wednesday
with tbe MtMe^^tophenBon,
Mr. DaveNlctelesls now. able to make hi*
nsual oalUQpp some of tbe young ladies nenr
Hodoee. Heiras^own that way Saturday.
Miss SalUeMllfbrdreturned Saturday from
tad olty, w&erfe .MUfcsiMUiTOeen visiting ner
cousin. Mlsa Olile Mollwain.
Mr. Chaa. MllforcT'paBsed through Santuc
Mrs. Stalth, of Lebannon, was called to tbe
death bed of her sister, Mrs. Stephenson, last
J. G. Summcy,
OFFER HIS SERVICES to all who may
desire any kiud of.good work In Iron.
Sboes ftunlsbed for boftes sbod all round
for 65 cents. When tbe sboes are furniBhed
his cbarges is 40 cents. , V
Shops across tbe street. In front of Wallingford
& RussellVliiverJ Stables.
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J. L. HILL & CO.,
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X\TE HAVE MOVED QUE WAGON AND
' ' Carriage Repository,to the btore' room
recently oocapled by Mr. J. D. Kerr. Oar special
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These wagons were given first prizo over *1,
com petltors at the Nashville Exposition. We
alBO have a fall stock of
Baggies, Carriages, Harness, k.
Give us a call before buying,. We guarantee
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several bales that we ]
We have made great i
buyers of Goods.
Try us, and we v
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we respectfully solicit
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ERSKINK'S NEW DORMITORY.
New Rdildinc fa^hi Accommodft*
(Ion ur Youok u|||es-Dne West
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Due West. S. C., Mw&ao, 10Q0.
I)r. O. P. Hawthorn sol<V twenty two bales
ol cotu>n ai nine oenia*rfew aaya ago. i
Mr. Heagln, ofJClngs-Mountain, entered
Erskine College Jaat week. He will be pitcher
lor Ersklne base ball team.
Some daya ago Dr.J. W. Wldeman, assisted
Dr. Divegit, or Coe*ter, with an operation
lor a tumor on Mrs. Thomas Smith, Dr.
Carlton and Dr. Hougb, were also present.
Mr. Joseph Nance spent a day or two Id
Columbia last week looking after his property
interests In that section or the state.
Mrs. E. P. Kennedy, ol the Kennedy House,
atlended the Smith?Muse wedding at
Verdery last Wednesday.
Mr. It. C. BrowDlee weut to ADderson last
Friday, and bought a flue buggy horse.
The bridge that spans the crenk between between
Due West and the home of Mr. R. W.
Haddon, proves to be of great conveolnce,
and Is highly appreciated by the travelling
public. The channel of the creek has been
washing deeper and deeper for the past ten
years, aud the stream should have been bridged
long ago. In behalf of an appreciative public,
we return tbaDks to Supervisor Lyon for
his prompt reply to the request Of those who
petitioned for this bridge,
Jack Caldwell since last fall, has been
travelling lor G. Q. Green, of Woodbury, N.
J. He is now Id Colorado aoa mailing a success
of bis business.
Mr. Ira Caldwell, or the Seminary, preached
at Central school bouse last Babbiatf afternoon.
Pror. D. G. Caldwell, Mrs. D. Q. Cf.ldwell,
Miss Georgia Johnston, Miss JanleJCarson.
Miss Ellen Sherard, Mr. J. Broadus Knight,
and Mr. Phillips, spent Saturday aodljabbatb
quite pleasantly at the hospitable home of
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Erwin, at Antrevl lie.
Some hungry vagabond, who did not raise
a hog last year politely helped blmsef? to a
side of bacon from Mr, Jack Elgin's meat
houee a lew days ago.
Mt*. Sloan Ellis and Mr. Robert Eills, ?uc
cessful young farmers, who live near Bethleham
Church, sold cotton >u Honea Path last
Friday at 9 8-S cents. This Is the highest
price that any of our farmers bave obtained
tor cotton, so far as we have been able to'
ascertain, < "
Miss Magglel Haddon and Miss Hjuhbrlne
Jay, bave lately bad a pleasant tlslt with
MlssCorrie Haddon, west or Due W'tst.
Resolved that Washington was ja greater
general than Robert E. Lee. The above was
the subject debated at the public school last
Friday 'afternoon. Eurl Cilnkseales, Bee
Loner, ftrid Lawerence Brownlee represented
the affirmative and Ludln Wr|>n, Josle
JUDOini RDU Alarum UIUUI? mo
Tbe bfayCgoD the day.
].;Mre>ll. F. Brvsoa had a pleasnt visit with
her daughter, Mrs. Llvy W*??dri, at Bradleys
I The report is current that John Less Hunter
has 'been ottered three hundred dollars,, i\
month to play base ball this summer with
the Atlanta league.
Monday morning we had an opportunity of
looking through-the new domitory for girls
that are expected to 'attend Ersklne College
In the future. Thi^bulldlng is built of brick
and stands*Id th?f beautiful grove ot pines
where the vast crowds that attend commencement
hitch their horses and near the path
leading from the earn pus toward tue residenoeof
MrVH. W. Young. In size it Is 11
feeftfor'76 feet and .the central portion ot the
bnildlo#':Is three stories/ In height, the remains#
two stories. The front piazza Is
about.seven feet from the ground, ten feet
wldevand seventy-four feet long. The entrance
Is arched overhead and the double
doors set back-some four feet from the front
waftrOn the rigfet ?re the two parlors 15x15
fteet'-eaca and connected by double sliding
doors. On tbe left are the library and office,
same size as the parlors and also connected
Goods of all kinds ha\
)an make a mistake to
wholesale. We have
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have never opened, anc
eductions in all Goods
Till appreciate it, and i
erous public for past &
its confidence and pa
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ifit to buy right, if you
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4>y sliding doto. On the flrst floor there are
also two-mcsle moms and a dining hall, the
isXtei1 being J5z32 feeU The second floor la
reached by>n easy stairway four feet wide
and the nine room* there, It is expected, will
l?M|jm'tie young ladle? who attend
th$-College. The third floor Is given to a
beahtffal art gallery 22x22 feet, and two anpex
roqms. A splendid sky light admits abundance
ofJHght, Halls, 8x74 feet exten'd the
fall lengtbof the building and Intersected by
nrfllc rnnning from front to rear. Each upper
and lower,sub contain one glass about 3 feet
square and hong on weights. The corner
rooms have foar windows,' the others two.
Transoms are over all doors and .have patent
lifts of ventilation. The foar front rooms and
the dining ball are to be prepared, but the remainder
of the building is left with a sand
finish. Wires have been placed throughout
the building so that it may be lighted by
electricity. In the basement is a large room
for a furnace. All doors, facings and baseboards
are painted white. All the windows
have Inside blinds oiled.
Seperated from the main building by a
narrow passage Is a two story annex also bf
brick. The tlrst floor contains the kitchen
16x21 feet, with a butler's pantry and oloeet.
These are provided with sinks and apparatus
for hot and cold water. On the second floor
are fitted up two bath rooms with enameled
tabs, three vrater.closets, a labatory and dressing
room Tbe best hardware Is used throughout.
Ills covered with slate, the walls are
prliuteda dark red and penciled. A lot of
Landsome furniture has been bought and Is
readv to co in wben tbe carpets are laid. Mr.
Frank P. Mllburn of Charlotte, Is the Architect
and Capt. J. Y. Orden of Charlotte is the
An avenae about thirty teet wide has been
opened out to Main street, and Is lined on
either Ride with freshly set shade trees. An
avenue of less width leads towaid the College
building with shade trees on the sides. Over
the doorway on the second floor in large raised
letters on a granite slab may be read the
name of the building. Wylie Home. It is
named In honor of the philanthropist, Mr.
Joseph Wylie, of Chester, 8. C., who gave the
money for the girls Dormitory. Tbebaildlng
cost about' eight thousand dollars, ft pre- <
sents a handsome appearance, and is a credit 1
to the Associate Reformed Church, to Ersklne
College and above all, to the big hearted,
generous friend of the college, Mr. Joseph
S. F. Kllllngsworth,
No. i Seal Block Abbeville, 8. 0.
Tlr S. ft. Thomson.
OFFICE DP-STAIRS ON MoILWAIN
Corner, Abbeville. 8. O.
DR. J. A. DICKSON,
GOLD FILLINGS; CROWN AND BRIDGE
WORK A SPECIALTY.
A GOOD PLATE $8.00
AMALGAM FILLINGS 75c and. 1.00
OFFICE OVER BARKSDALE'S STORE.
WM. H. PARKER. WM. P. GREENE
PARKER & GREENE,
Attorneys and Counsellors at Law.
Office on LAW RANGE.
ABBEVILLE - SOUTH CAROLINA.
May 4, 1898. tf J
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se of any
re been advancing steai
buy them, because qu
a large lot of
1 these are particularly
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promise to give you th(
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le thought in buying, our
> one else can meet it. \
We measure every value
ire. store everybody knoT
[ds, Quality and Style
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ransaction we make. C
want to be treated right
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filar Route Box Delivery.
Notice Is hereby given to the public tbat the
contracts for carrying the mall on all of the
star rontps In the State of South Carolina,
taking effect July 1, 1900, provide tbat those
who so desire may have the mail tbat Is addressed
to them delivered by the carriers Into
boxes along the lines of the several routes.
Any person living on or near any star route
In the State named who desires his mall deposited
in a box on tbe line of the route by
the carrier on said route may provide and
erect and a suitable box on tbe roadside, looated
in such manner as to be reached as con
VttUieULiy HO IJiacUUauiD UJ kuu waiiivit ?uu
such person shall file with the postmaster at
the postofflce to which his mall Is addressed
(which shall be one of the. two postofflces on
the roate on either side of and next to the
box) a request ia writing for the delivery of
his mail to the carrier on tbe route for deposit
In said mall box, at tbe rlsfc of the addressee.
it shall be the duty of tbe postmaster at
every such postofflce, upon a written order
from any person living on or near tbe star
route, to deliver to the proper mall carrier for
that route any mall matter, except registered (
mall, with Instructions aatothe proper mall
box Into which said mall matter shall be deposited;
but no mall matter so delivered to a
carrier for deposit shall be carried past another
postofflce on the route before being deposited
in a mall box.
The carrier on the star routo will be required
to receive from any postmaster on tbe
route any mail matter that may be Intrusted
to nlm, outside the usual mail bag, and sball
carry such mall matter to and deposit it in
tbe proper boxes placed on tbe line or tbe route
for this purpose; such service by the carrier
to be without charge to tbe addre&ees.
Tbe mall carrier* must be able to read and
write tbb English language and be of tufflclen t
Intelligent^ to properly bandle and deposit
the mall for boxes along the routes.
The law provides that every carrier of the
mall sball receive any mall matter presented
to him, if properly prepaid by stamps, and de- '
live red to blu for mailing at tbe next postofflce
at which he arrives, but that no lees
shall be allowed therefor.
H-l Lie contract price cuvers an me hitivo idquired
or the carrier tbat Is indicated herein.
W. 8. Shallenberger.
2nd Asst. Postmaster General.
L. W. White's Locals.
Notwithstanding tbe bad weather of tbe
past week, therenas been s great rush at the
store of L. W. White for those remnants.
Just think of it! Bleached homespun one
yard wide for five cents a yard. Also bleaching
in pound packages for fifteen cents a
pound. Also white docks, white figured
piques, and white lawns in remnants, all vdry
oheap. . < *' ' .
The prettiest line of mattlogs ever seen in
Abbeville Is now on exhibition at L. W.
White's store. Call and see them,
If you want percales, prints of ginghams
very cheap, call on L. W. Wiiita ana buy
Watermellon seed " Carolina,"
Bradford and Geoargia
Rattlesnake. For sale at
Glenn's. Garden seed, Bunch
Yam Seed Potatoes at Glenn's
rpHE FIRM OF BELL. fcLLIS & CO. HAS
dissolved copartnership by mutual consent.
All parties indebted to the firm will
please call and settle with J. R? Ellis, successor
to Bell, Ellis A Co.
W. E. Bell,
J. R. Ellis.
C. E. Bell, W. E. Bell, Adm.
, Jan. 80/1900.
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dily for the last six jpio
ite a number of article
r cheap. Special atter
tire Stock is in first-cli
5 worth of your money
lg Buyers :
Hed. That is what every sale we make means,
one aim in selling, is to find your want and meet V M
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ve weign every wuiu muugnLiuiiy iu Tire ataic ui
we put before you carefully. < As a result ours is jS
ys just what to expect, and expects just what ;f|
are pre-eminent, and Low Prices predominate -;'M
ome and look at our New Stock. You will find
. if you want to save money, make our store your
See us before you buy your ^ ?
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A* . DIRECTORS: /^Jl|||
W. T. A. Sherard, W. N. Thomson,' C. (i. Sayre.
Electric Lighting Arc and Iucandescant at Moderate Kates.
Special Bates on all larga contracts.
For Rnles, Regulations, Rates and other Information apply to
C. G. SAYRE, 'I
I ph??*88 I Gen. Mangr. ^
\ Having bought out the interest of mr. J
r Weetfleld in the Abbeville Bakery, we are now ready for f
? J the bQslness of 1900. We keep a fresh lot of f
f Cakes, Pies, Bread, Rolls, ^
v , 1 Cinnamon Rolls, Kisses, i
' \ And Lady Fingers, i
\ Aiso anyidid^ in tauueu uwuo, auu uiovu v<>ww .
M ries, Butter, Candles and Nuts. i
j J. H. McSweeney. \ ';|B
Ind it greatly to their interest to call at the a
of L. W. White and see ?
)at Bargains J
now offering in all lines. His stock is un-_ a
i? 4-Tiia ooaaAn nf t.hfi vear. and that ^
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3 a great many Goods at old prices, notwith- > J
nths, and the tendency is still upward. No
s are now being offered at prices lower than >|
ttion is called to our, Stock of Dress Goods,
ass condition for supplying the wants of all
every time. jgg| . :||
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