T?OS. J. ADAMS,.EDITOR
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24.
A Southern cotton growers con
vention will be held in Atlanta
The United States government
now proposes to establish postal
Congress will assemble on De
cember 3rd. It is expected that
the session will be short.
A Scotch scientist has discover
ed that the bile of the snake is
the antidote for its bite.
The Yankees aro now extracting
gold from the ocean waves on
Longlsland. The yield iii $100 a
There is reported a big increase
in the enrollment of South Carol
ina's schools over that of previous
Now that the yellow fever plague
is over a great many curative
remedies for it are being discov
Some think that Spain, while
professing peaceful intentions to
wards this country is preparing
President McKinley has decided
to make no more appointments
until the assembling of Congress
The farmers of Georgia want
Allen D. Candler, "the one-eyed
plough-boy from pigeon roost," for
their next governor.
The killing of Turner by Con
stable Newbold has injured the
dispensary more than all the blind
tigers and o. p. houses in the State.
Secretary of the Interior Bliss,
in his'annual report, shows that
if all the penion claims are settled
they willr.swell the pension roll
from $5,000,000 to $7,000,000.
The annual convention of the
South Carolina division Daughters
of the Confederacy will meet at
Abbeville on Dec. 1. Arrangements
are being made for special rates.
The killing of J. H. Turner, of
Spartanburg, by Constable New
bold was, according to all accounts,
an infamous marder. Gov. Ellerbe
has very properly and promptly
offered a reward of $250 for New
Senator Morgan of Alabama,
who' has just returned from
Honolulu, where he was sent to
post himself on the subject of
annexation, comes back greatly
in favor of the plan, as he thinks
it would be a great addition to our
commercial advantage. Annexa
tion will be universally adopted
by the residents.
It is a mistake to suppose that
the dispensary is "as strong as it
ever was." It has received so
many backeets, so many knock-out
blows that public sentiment is fast
crystallizing against it. A good
law, the best law ever put on the
statute books of this State for the
conduct of the liquor question, it
has been abominably if not crim
inally administered, and that it
fails to fill the bill is entirely due
to this failure of administration.
"What's best administered's best."
William C. Whitney returned to
New York from Europe last week
and expressed his views upon the
political situation as follows :
"Restoration of the Democracy to
power depends on the party itself.
If harmony comes it will win. I
should say that the tendency ol
Democratic thought is toward a
restoration of harmony. To that
ex.?nt the status of the party as a
political organization is improv
ed." In reply to the question,
"DOP? thc complete restoration of
harmony in the Democratic party
deperd upon a change in the issues
upon which its national battle
was fought last year?" Mr.
Whitney said: "I believe the
issues will be changed."
Henry Clews, the eminent bank
er of Nev York, in a recent letter
.ays: "I venture the prediction
that the coming spring business
of this country will be the largest
on record." He makes a strong
showing for his views and con
cludes as follows :
"All these factors comb; ned fur
nish a strong backing to the side
of confidence, and take the shaip
edge off the bears' weapons, which
have lately been irresponsible ru
mors. The market has already
suffered a very heavy decline, and
will soon have a fair advance as ?
natural reaction at least.
In One Day,
TH GENERAL SESSIONS.
Tho Court of General Sessions
adjourned on last Friday with the
following results :
Jack Shadrack, indicted for as
sault and battery with intent tb
kill, was acquitted.
James Hamilton, indicted for
murder, verdict not guilty.
Ramsom Black, charged with
larceny from the house, was con
victed and sentenced to six months
in the penitentiary.
! George Moore was indicted for
the same offence, found guilty and
received the same sentence.
Sam Henderson, indicted for
murder, was acquitted.
Luther Lindsay was convicted
af assault and carrying concealed
The Common Pleas is in session
at this writing, and will last
through this and a portion of next
week. The slander case of Addi
son vs. Sujette and several rail
road cases will probably be tried
FROM REPUBLICAN STAND
In the recent elections in New
York, Ohio, and other States, lead
ing republicans affect to see "bug
gars." Chaunce Depew, of New
York, says :
"As to the elections, they prove
with reasonable clearness that if
the Republican party permanently
acquiesces in the exist.ng gold
standard and gives up the struggle
for bimetallism, that party will be
defeated in thf* congressional elec
tions of 1898 and in the presiden
tial election of 1900. The silver
monomelalli8ts will then take pos
session of all branches of the na
tional govert ment and a free coin
age bill with silver made the ten
dar for all debts, public and pri
vate, domestic and foreign, will
pass both houses of congress and
be tsigued by President Bryan."
Senator William E. Chandler,
"With an alarming falling off
of the Republican vote in the State
(New York), with heavy losses in
New Jersey, Ohio and other states,
the republican party is confronted
with the incontrovertible truth
that Bryanism and bimetallism
are not dead. It warns them that
they must take steps at once, and
emphatically, to settle this cur
rency question beyond any hope
of re-opening it."
In One Day.
Gall for Cotton Growers.
The following was issued by Mr.
By direction of South Carolina
Cotton Growers' convention, which
assembled in Columbia Nov. 10,
1897, I hereby call upon every
cotton grower and each person
interested in producing cotton to
assemble at their respective county
court houses on the first
Monday of December for the
purpose of effecting a permanent
organization to join with the other
southern States in taking such
action as will enable the cotton
growers 4o in some way bette?
control the production and Bale of
the cotton crop of the South and
in some measure obtain the full
market value of this great staple
J. C. WILBORN,
Pres. S. C. Cotton Growers' Asso
"English as She Is Spoken."
"It was up to him," said a
witness before Lord Mansfield in
in an examination described by
Law Noter of London. "Up toi
him?" Haid his lordship. "What
do you mean by being up to him?"
"Mean, my lord? Why, I was down
upon him." "Up to him and down
upoa him," said his lordship;
"what does this fellow mean?"
"Why, I mean, my lord," said the
witness, "that as deep as he thought
himself I staggered him." When
his lordship still insisted that he
did not understand what was
meant, the witness exclaimed:
"Lord, what a flat you must be!"
If he had only said "on to him"
his lordship would have "tumbled
Why take Johnson's
Chill <? Fever Tonic?
Because it cures the
most stubborn case
of Fever in ONE DA Y.
and vicinity, will consult
their interest by writing
, to the
Standard Manufacturing Cr.
For price? on Sash, Doors
Blinds, Shingles, Laths
Lumber,or in Yellow Tine
FAIR WARNING !
Ran away from my place on
Tuesday last Sam, a black boy
about 16 years of age. He is bound
to me until 21 years of age, and I
herewith forbid any one from hir
ing or harboring him under p(i>
alty of the law. H. WOOD.
Nov. 20, 1897.1
When ou get on Broad Stree
Two stores of bargains-Unmatchal
throughout the entire County of R
can sell within the short winter bel
You can't hardly call it Spending
page of argument. The following
19 pieces 36-inch all wool navy
serge, worth any where 4oc per yd,
at this sale 29c.
41 pieces all wool,fancy two-toned
checked cheviots, worth 4oc yd at
161 pieces 45-inch all wool covert
cloth, cameJ's hair, checks, plaids,
silk and wool mixtures, etc, not a
piece in the lot worth less than
75c yd, special 49c.
50 pieces half wool fancier, usu
ally 20c, at this sale 12 l-2c.
23 pieces, a job lot, of half wool
plaids, checks and plain dress
goods double width, the regular
price 22c any where, our price is
108 pieces single width worsted
and cashmere, all colors, black in
cluded, at 7c
At 35c 15 pieces 4S-inch all wool
surah serge, can not be matched
At 46c 67 pieces novelty black
goods, all the latest wears, worth
65c and 75c yard
At 65c ll pieces 50 inch, all wool
black diagonal serge, worth 90c
At 25c LS pieces black cashmere,
worth not less than 39c
21 pieces fancy colored brocado
silks, insload of 79c they are
priced in this sale 39c
A lot of Roman stripe and fancy
brocaded si i ks, easily worth 75c,
READY MADE SKIRT'S.
48 full width, latest style black
C . IT
I have recently returned from New '
three greatest markets for Dry Goods, ?
whne in the above named cities I purcl;
ter Goods, so I take this plan for letting
thing about what we have to offer them
* * PR 11
A good stock of Prints, light colors
all good quality.
Good Ginghams at 5c and up to the
Outing, 5c, 6}4c, S3?c and handsome
White and Re~d Wool Flannels, in t
as ever sold at heretofore.
Bleachings, Sheetings, Pillow Casin
staple lines is correct, both as to qualitj
Cotton Flannel, Bed Ticking, Pant
spun, White Homespun, Drills, etc., we
body can afford to sell it.
Blankets, Comforts and Connterpa;
cles we have as large lot as we ever bru
Gray Blankets for G5c, a large clean Con
Our stock of Dress Goods was nevei
Cashmere at 10c; our 15c, 25c, 30c and 8
cannot be surpassed. Black Goods in ?
46 inch English Henrietta at 1.00 per ya
terns in foreign goods, no two alike, at
and $7.00 in the city stores, in this pari
Silks, in Roman stripes, Brocades, Chin
Our new line of the following goo<
Table Oil Cloths, White and Red Table
good Doilies for 25c; a good Towel Iron
White Lawns, White Checked Musi
broideries and Insertions, as cheap as an
Hosiery in all grades sizes and sty]
to the best German dyed black hose at 2
CORSETS-A full line of the two
Glove Fitting and the R. & G., 50c, 75c, !
GLOVES-In all grades, ladies dres
and cashmeres. Children's Gloves in .
Buckskin and wool Scotch knit.
linen and silk.
UNDERVESTS.-Gents, Ladies an
half wool and all wool, Union undersuii
NOTIONS.-Ribbons, Laces, Ladie
and Collars, in latest styles. There ar?
I stock that we would mention, but space
I some of this space to tell you a little abo
gm M CAI
This shipment of Cloaks and Capes
ers, and will be sold as low and possil
offered you in a city retail house. Call
for $1.25, better ones for $2.00, $2.50, $
Plush, Astrachan or Beaver Cloth one,
Jackets, in black and colors, of the late:
department a little later an assortment
SHOES ! SHC
We are by no means out of the Shoe
1.50, 1.75, 2.0fJ and .'5.00 Shoes can't be he
Gents' Congress and Laced Shoes at 1.2."
Women's and Childrens' polkas and oil
fants', Childrens' and Misses Fine Shoe
grades. The most of our Ladies and Cl
Zeigler Brother's goods, which line has
a quarter of a century and many ladies
reliability and lasting qualities ol' Zeigl
Come to see us when you need anytl
make your visits to our store pleasant f
fectly square and straight in our deahn
JAMES E. Hi
?ept. 29, '97. At Alvin Hart & Co.'s Ol
I F. B. CARR
?Wines, Liquors, Ci
Special Attention Given lo
I ^Tj-a-TjrsTA., - -
t always look for two doors ab
argest Stock i
Die, Unapproachable Bargains, jus'
ichraond and surrounding counties
:ore us, is our only reason. No fau
fou Make Mo
-a dollar goes such a long ways-bu
prices will hold good for 15 days (
brocaded wool skirts, ^orth $2 50,
37 skirts left from last week's
salo at $1 38
33 skirts leftover from last week
worth $3, at $2 48
37 skirts, black or fancv, the
$4 kind, at $3 25
108 men's blnck or blue cheviot
suite, the $5 50 kind, as a starter
65 men's blue frock suits, nicely
made ; they are worth $7 50, at
this sale $4 90
36 M Clay worsted suits; you
cnn not duplicate same less than
$9, at $6 50
82 men's French Clay suits, tai
lor mad? ; they are worth $20, a
1 lot of 353 men' suits are left,
the best from lots. As suits they
are all right and perfect, but as
merchandise they are simply in
thc way. We are going to sell
thront at $5 and $7 50
210 children's black sui's roci?se
ont at 65c
1 lot of children's $2 suits tc
move at $1 25
1 lot of children's $3 suits to
move at $1 75
1 lot of $3 50 childrens Fuits to
go ?it $2
1 lot of $4 children's suits to
go at $2 50
1 lot of $5 children's suit to go
500 pairs of pants, 2 00, 3 00
and 4 (;0, to go at $] .r,0
York-, Philadelphia and Baltimore, the
Shoes and Notions in this country, and
lased a complete line of Fall and Win
; my friends and customers know some
, dark fall colors and mournings at 5c,
nicest zephyr shades.
bourett effects at 10c per yard. . ? .
loth plain and twilled, at aa low prices
gs, Sea Islands, our stock in these four
r and prices.
s Jeans, Cassimeres, Checked Home
are selling this line as cheap as any
nes, of these three indispensable arti
ig here any season, a pair of White or
nfort for Soc and a srood size bed spread
. in better shape,a good all-wool filling
5c Henriettas, Suitings and Brocadines
ill qualities, from 10c up to a very fine
?rd. We have a lot of 7 yard cut pat
$5.25 per suit, these suits sell for $6.00
t of our stock we carry a nice line of
a and Surahs, for both waists and trim
Is is up-to-date in every particular:
Damask, Doilies, Towels, etc; a doze n
i 5c to 25c each.
?ns, Dimity, Lawn and Hamburg Em
y city retail house will sell them to you.
les from a seamless sock at 5c per pair
5c per pair.
best makes in America. Thomson's
?11.00 and $1.25.
?sed kids, lleece lined, lisle thread, silk
wool, Scotch knit, and Gent's in Kid,
ieties, from 2J??e each to 75c, in cotton,
id Children's Undervests, in all cotton,
ts for ladies and children.
'S' Cuffs and Collars and Gent's Cuffs
! numerous other things in our notion
forbids us here, as I will have to save
ut this big lot of
is direct from New York manufaotur
)Jy lower than the same goods will be
carly and see this line. A good Cape
;2.75, $3.00, $8.60 and up to a handsome
, at $4.50, $5.00, $5.50 and $3.60. Ladies'
it X ?W York cuts. We will add to this
of Ladies' Ready Made Dress Skirts.
)ES ! SHOES !
business. Our line of Ladies' $1,1.25
Hen. Men's Plow Shoes at 1.00 and 1 25
i, 1.50, 2.00, 2.75and 4.00, all good values
grains at prices to suit the limes. In
sin both Kid and Pebble Goat in many
lildren'? Pine Shoes are the celebrated
been handled by this house for nearly
in Edgelield county cnn testify lo the
liing in our line, we will do our best to
md profitable to you, and will be per
gs with all who come.
ld Stand, Edgelield, S. C.
& BROTHER, I
(1 Dealers in
gars and Tobacco. I
Jug and Shipping Trade. -
'RE STREET, ?j
- - GEORGIA. 11
ove Kollock Street, and you wi!
in the Largest
i such values that have made the n
I. You can't afford to mise these B
lt of the goods-they represent the c
ney by Spend i
t we don't propose to work on your ii
>nly. we reserve the right to limit c
CURTAINS AND RUGS
AT CASH PRICES.
1 lot Smyrna rugs, $3 25 value,
at $1 89
1 lot African rugs, $2 25 values,
at $1 25
' 1 lot African rugs, 75c value, at
1 lot curtains 3 yards long, $3 50
a pair, at $1 52
1 lot African rugs, 75c value,
1 lot curtains 3 yards long. $2 a
pair, at $150
1 lot 2? yaid long curtains at
6 cases of standard prints at 4c
3 cases of ginghams in checks
at 3 l-2c
1 case of fast color drosss ging
hams at 5c
i bale of good grade mattress
ticking at 6c
3 bales of wide stiipe featiier
ticking at 10c
100 pieces of extra heavy outing
flanneie, worth 10c anybody's
money, at 8c
1 case bleaching, yard wide, at
1 case bleaching, 3-4 wide, a
2 cases 4-4 Columbus blenching
1 case Fruit of Loom 4-4 at 6?c
2 bales Sea Island 4-4, good qual
ity, at 4c
10 bales 3-4 sheeting, your own
leropt of P. B. Tob
of Hui! & Tobin, v
note?, accounts or
them, I will conti
branches as hereto
by the J fite firm, g:
sonal attention. I
eral advances to ai
to hold their cottc
?.id offer to all frie
pssary to make the ]
The business is bi
at the old stand.
P. B. TOBIN (
No. 5 WARR]
THE FIRM OF HULL & TOBIN
sent, P. B. Tobin having sold ou his int
will contract business on his own accou
the property of Asbury Hull, who assun
MR. P. B. TOBIN aunounces
Augusta Cotton and Compress Co.,
Tobin, and orgauized the P. B. Tot
President. Having thus disposed c
entire time aud attention will be (
and planters and merchants general
The firm has ample means ar
upon crops during the spring and ?
Mr. Tobin's eighteen years e?
Exporter is a guarantee of very besl
j. - e TJ
-Importer and Wh
Iron, Steel, Hardware,
CANE MILLS AND
Riler UH Airicitiiral
AGENTS FOR BUCKEYE MOW
915 BROAD STREI
What is the Use o:
PER DAY FOR HOTE1
GET THE BE6T AND MOS'
FOR 50 OR
PER DAY AND TAKE YOUR K
PAY FOR ONLY WHAT Y(
Id the only European Plan Hotel in
solicited. S. C. <fc Ga. (rains pass tl
Xv. J?. Per
ll see the Place to buy Dry Gc
ame of High Famous and gained
bargains. We are forcud to cut th?
hoice creatious in woolen fabrics, 1
ng Your Mo]
pagination by glowing adjectives a
quantities when we think best.
6 bales 4-4 sheeting, your own
10 pieces 10-4 sheeting, good
quality, at 13c
10 pieces 10-4, free from starch,
16c pillow casing, a yard 8c
1 case of gent's heavy derby
ribbed fleeced shirts and drawer*,
worth $1 50 a suit, now, garments
A case of gent's Norfolk and
Mew Brunswick wool and cotton
shirts and drawers, natural color,
patent elastic seams, worth $2 suit,
A case ot Norfolk and New
Brunswick medium weight merino
shirts and drawers, worth $2 74
suit, now, garment $1
Ladies' 50c quality fleeced
ribbed vests and pants, covered
seams, correct cuts, a bargain at
26 inch all silk, gloria, paragon
frame, steel rod. Arabian Congo
26-inch pure sPk gloria, suage
ha neile, paragon frames, steel rod,
26 inch fine O K satine umbrella
26-inch China silk, fancy handle,
at $1. 28
26-inch all silk taffeta wheel tops,
steel rod, paragon frame, imported
n.106 .A?sro nos IBS
d the entire ili
lli iu the firm
rhich means all
nue the Cottou
ss in all its
iving it my per
will make Ho
ly one desiring
?u this season,
uds and patrons
ons as are nec
uext. year's crop,
AUGUSTA, GA., October ll, 1S97.
is this day dissolved by mutual con
ereet to Asbury Hull. Each partner
nt. All the assets of the late tirm are
?es all the liabilities.
P. B. TOBIN.
'GUSTA, GA., October 21, 1897.
that he has sold his interpst in the
retired from the firm of Hull &
?in Cotton Co., of which he wiil be
ff all his other cotton interests,his
levoted to that of his old friends,
ly, who may favor him with their
id facilities for advancing CASH
um ru or, and on cotton in store, at
cperience asa Cotton Factor and
; results to bin patrons.
olesalc Dealer In
Nails, Cutlery. Guns,
j', Wheelwrights' Tools,
DBpleMis of all Kinds,
INO MACHINES AND BAKES.
?3T, .A.UC3-USTA, GA,
f Paying $2 to $3
r COMFORTABLE ROOMS
EALS WHERE YOU PLEASE.
DU GET AND NO MORE.
Augusta, Ga. Your patronage is
fTYJOHN, Prop'r, !
)ods, Shoes and Clothing Cheap
for us a Supremacy in Dry Goode
? prices on our fine imported goodp,
ant simply the mistake of our over z(
ney With Us.
nd gush. Simply read the prices, I
16 pieces red flannel, the 25c
kind, at 15c
28 of red or white, as a atarter,
10 of white merino flannel, a
bargain at 25c
At 23c you can buy flannels
from us which others are selling
8 pieces of ribbed red flaunel,
bought before the advance, 18c
1 lot of flannel, about 90 pieces
mixed, consist of red, blue, gray,
white or black, to close out at 12c
100 union suits for misses and
children, good quality fleece lined,
natural and white, perfect fitting
and non-shrinking, while they
last, suit 50c
Is doing the business this season,
because of the qualities offered at
beforp the rise in wool prices
Eastoin blankets, western blkts,
California blkts, scarlet blkts, fine'
gray blkts, crib blkts
Bligh's - Cry*
Stock of Shoes, B
IN THIS B
Retail selling at wholesale prices is
ed. Is it a wonder we are doi
of Augusta when everyb
cheaper here tl
READ OUR PRICES AND YOU
Men's lace aud congress shoes
all solid, $i.
Men's lace and cougress shoes,
good, $1 25.
Meu's lace and cougress shoe,
extra, $1 50.
Men's lace and congress shoe,
superb, $2 00.
Our $2 50 genuine calf shoe, in
all styles, is as good as auy $3 00
shoe in the city.
Gur $2.75 hand sewed geuuiue
calf sfioe, in all styles, wo will put
against anybody's $3 50 shoe.
Aud now we will tell you about
the ladies shoes:
We can give you h Ladies' Kid
Button shoe at 75c.
DON'T FAIL TO CALL (
YOU BEYOND A DOUBT
The Great Eas
?. Gr? T-A
907 BROAD ST., MAN,
Mrs. B. N. Buckley,
025 Broad Street,
GUSTA, - GEORGIA.
PENS ARD INKS.
All articles required by
:chool?ur tho trade always kept on
?er than any other Place in the
I, Shoes and Clothihb, Retailing
we have more than we think we
they are more convincing than a
Special Drive in Boys and Misse*
Boys Genuine Calf Bal., Coin toe,
sizes 2? to 5?, a valua for $2.00,
drive price $1,50.
Boys Satin Calf Bal., plain or
cap toe regular sizes. Retailed
for $1 50, drive price $1.25.
Boys Solid Leather Buff Shoes,
sizes regular, in three styles of
toes, sold everywhere for $1 25,
drive puce $1,00.
Youths Calf Bals., any shape toe,
sizes ll to 2, a stylish fitter,
retail price $1.75, drive price
Youths Satin Bal., Heel or Spring
Heel, sizes regular, all solid
leather our ironclad, real value
$1.25, drive price $1.00 .
Misses Hand Welt Button Boots^
sizes ll to 2, a sample lot, real
Misses a. ST tip, sizes 13 to 2, an
ideal shoe for a school girl,
manufacturers cost $1 50, drive
price $1 26
Men's Dongola Kid boots, solid
throughout, sizes regular, good
value $1 25, drive price $1 00
Misses Dongola Kid Boots, the
Globe Leader, sizes 12 to 2,' ac
tual value $100, drive price 75
Sizes 8? to ll, both for dress and
school, sold everywhere at $1.25,
drive price $1 00
Children school snood patent leath
er tips, sizes regular, solid leath
er, worth $1.00, drive price 75c
Mens and Ladies shoes from 75c up
to $ 00 a jiair.
?tal : Palace.
At a restaurant doesn't seem
half filled unless served upon re
spectable China, but even the term
"respectable" doesn't answer for
your own private table. "Dainty,"
"handsome," '-'exquisite" some
such words as these should better
describe it. And they're the words
that describe the bulk of our stock.
But the seuse of sight and sound
is what we prefer to have you use
in connection with it. We want
you to look.
stal - Palace,
[ats and Trunks,
a trade lever that cannot be equal
ing the Shoe and Hat business
ody knows they can buy
ONDER HOW WE CAN DO IT.
We can "give" you a Ladies'
Kid Button shoe at $1.
We eau give you a Ladies' Kid
Button shoe at $1 25.
But when you come to our $1 50
Ladies' Kid Button shoes we firmly
believe that they are as yoou as the
shoes sold by other dealers at $2 00.
Our $2 00, $2 50 and $3 00 Ladies'
Button shoes aro perfectly mag
We never forget the Babies and
Babies Shoes from 25o up.
Children's Shoes in any quality
lu addition to Shoes we carry a
full line of Hats, Caps and Trunks.
DN US, WE PROMISE
TO SAVE YOU MONEY.
bern Shoe Co,,
?.GER. AUGUSTA, GA.
! HE?DQU?RTER8 j
} I I?IUI0! i
. SPORTING GOODS, j
I tOSTREET'S 1
: 557 Brea? 3treftf AUGUSTA, QA. j
Now is the time to sub?
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