LOCAL NEWS? j
WEDNESDAY.', MAK??? "iii, ISihS.
THE COTTON HABE ET.
Corrected by Brown, Osborne <t Oo.
Strict good Middling Cotton 52.
Good Middling Cotton f>S.
Strict Middling Cotton .r>?.
Middling Cotton 5}.
stained Cotton 41 to 5.
The game law goes into ell oct on the Itt
So far old March has heen very mild In
Ksster Suuday comes on the 10th of I
April this year.
T J. Mauldlu, Ksq , attended Court in
Picken? last week.
Tho contractors are now putting the
roof on the new Court House.
C. C. Feathorston, Ktq., of Laurene is j
in tho city visiting his parents.
Mr. S. C. Humphreys, of Donaldsville, j
Visited relativos in this city last week.
Thu small grain crops are reported look- |
lng line lu ?very section of the County.
If you expect to buy apiano or orean,
read M. L. Willis' uew advertisement.
Fight yearB aso to-day this section of
the country was visited by a Revere lieeze
Attention is directed to the new adver
tisement of Mooro <fc Lucas, of the Racket I
If you KIO iuterettid in watermelons, j
read tho new advertisement of Hill Orr j
The deal-is in muh s ttnd horsis are not'
doing as large business a* usunl thin
The IKTKIXIO ENC Blt has enrolled nearly J
ooe hundred new subscribers since the lbt
The ladies will be especially interested in !
the new advertisement of J. H. Weil dc j
Co. thia week.
The man who gets up in this world by i
putting another man down loses more !
than he gain?.
The Knights of Pythias will meet next !
Friday evening. All the members are j
urged to attend.
Miss Rensoca Jeffords, ot Orangeburg, is j
in the city visiting the family of Hov. W.
Hon. .1. M. Sullivan is improving tba j
appearance of his dwelling house by hav- ;
ing it repainted.
Both the oil mills in thia city have clos
ed down for this season. The supply of j
seed is exhausted.
Osborne <fcClinkscflles have jutt received .
a car load of stoves, and they will tell you
about thom next week.
Miss Mary ?Krwin, of 1 lonou Path, is
visiting ber friend, Mrs. Rebecca Parker, j
on West Market ttreet.
Mr. J. A. Sullivan, the genial city editor
of the Greenville NcwH, spent Sunday in j
the city with his parents
L. L. Vaughn, agent for E. J O'C?nner, i
advertise? a big stock of vvhiski;wines
and beer. See advertisement.
If your chickens have cholera, the Hill- I
Orr Drug Co have a remedy that will !
c iro it. See thoir advertisement.
It is getting Limo for our local base
ballistH to exbibernate. The weather is
getting warm euough now for fun.
The Hoard of Health ihould see that the j
city is pnt in good sanitary condition .
before lbs approach of hot weather. i
Oar little friend, Master Clarence Snlll- !
vau, entertained a number of bis friends I
lastSaturdav afternoon with a party.
Mr. Wm. Agnew, an aged and respected !
citizen of Donalds, died on Sunda)', Gth \
inst. He was the last of a large family.
The fit ?ted States District Court, which j
was to have convened in Greenville yes- ,
terday, has been postponed until April 5th.
Don't neglect your garden. Seed are ;
cheap, and no great amount of labor is rs- j
quired to plant them and work the vege
In their new advertisement this week C.
F. Jonea dc Co. "make an important an
nouncement In' reference to Spring goods.
Attention is directed to the advertise- !
ment of the Bank of Anderson. Thia
Bank, by agreement, will pay interest on
H. II "Watkins, K<q., J. E. Hreaaeslo,
Fsq., and Supervisor Sne)?(?OVe speni a
day or two lu Greenville last week cn
In their new advertisement this ?week" H ;
O. livans A Co. call attention to their big j
atock, of men's hats end neckwear. Read ;
vj. The plum trees are in bloom. They are I
?lwajs the first to appesr: It is ?now the j
general opinion that we will have plenty
of fruit this year, feo mot? it be.
Mr. J. C. C. Featherston has rented his ,
dwelling bouse, on South McDuftie street, j
to Mr. J.: H. Well, and will in a few wreks ;
-move his family .to Williamston.
Mrs. .Will. Brissey, accompanied by!
Miss Itosa- Hamlin, have returned from !
Greenville, where they bava been for tey- ;
eral days visiting friends and relatives. ' j
The new advertisement of Brown, Os
borne ?fe Co deserve? your attention this !
week. Their buyers have returned from |
the marketa and their new goods are arriv
ing every day.
McCully Itrop, have a new advertise
ment in another column, In which special
attention is directed to the Success Weeder
and Cultivator. The farmers should r*ad
what is suid about lt'
Next Sunday night in the Mothodist
Church Rev. W. R. Richardson will
preach on the subject, "The Bible in the
Commercial and Business World." Wo
advise you to go and hear it.
An effort is b?ing in;.dc to raise by pri
vate subscription a ?um of money suth
oient tb buy a new and larger hell tor the
Court House tower. It is proposed to
buy a bell weighing 1 COO or ^,000 pounds
which could be heard for milen around the
eity. The old bell weighs about -><> or -iou
pounds and is nearly worn out. F.very
body l*nonld take ploaiuro In contributing
to this fund
The Sullivan Hardware?',), have un ad
vertlaement ot tho Crescent Bicycle in nu
"iK? .^lii,..?? ..->.<,.). ... .. ...... .i.Ji r- - ; I
carelullj*. This wheel ia one ol* tho best
and they ire sellttig lota of them.
On account of the State Prohibition
Convention in Columbia on April 14th
the Southern Railway bau grauted epecial
rate?. Round trip tickets will be sold on
April i;tth and 14th with final limit April
It is well to remember that horses and
mules have tx disposition to run away this
time of the year, especially when the wind
is blowing. 1 >.m't leave your team stand
ing on the street without being hitched or
The Cotton tirowera' Protective Associa
tion will meet in this city to morrow at ll
o'clock a. m. All who feel interested in
the Association are urged to attend. Tin?
warehouse subject will cuno before the
Tho lire bell has been transferred to its
new quarters in tho City Hull tower, and
at <> o'clock fthar/i to-morrow (Thursday
evening it will no tosted, s.i, if you hear
Hie tiro alarm at that hour, nay no atten
tion to it.
Tho City Hall is nearing completion.
It lins been suggested liiai lite city minors
have a big reception as ?oon as they move
Into it and "sot up" a big feast to the lRdhs
and gentlemen of the city. What say you,
One of tho best farmers we know pre
dicts that extraordinary crops will tm
made this year if seasons aro fair. He
basss his belief on the fact that lands have
been broken up while dry and aro in the
b^st possiblo condition.
A yoong alligator is now on exhibition
in one of the show windows ol the Evans
Pharmacy. It was captured on Cox's
('reek, on Mr. G. F. McConnell's placef
about three miles northeast of the city, a
few days ago by a uegro.
The call for a meeting nf the old soldiers
next Siturday at Cooks, for the purpose of
organizing a Camp of United Confederate
Veterans, is for 10 o'clock a. m. instead of
2 p m. aj first nun mined The call is for
all within reach of Cooks.
Mrs. Eliza A Robinson diet! at thu home
of her son, T C. Robinaon. F.?q , In Pick
ens, on Sunday, Otb inst.. ag*d 8?; years.
Mrs Robinson was formerly a resident of
Anderson and has many friends here who
will regret to hear of ber death.
I wish to confer with the Woman's
literary, social or patriotic clubs of Ander
?on County on a matter of importance
Will all such societies notify me of tholr
existence Address Pres. Robert F. Lse
Chapter D C , Anderson, S C.
Mr. .hums E Steviek. representing Os
borne & OlinkBcales, dea'ers iu hardware,
stoves and building supplies, Audorson,
called on thc J miry th's wirk- He and
his ti rm have an extensive business in the
up country.- Greenwood Inder.
The doctors are still undecided ns to the
nature of the disease which has been an
epidemic in some sections of the State.
Some of them are of the opinion that it is
really small pox while others declare that
lt is a severe form of chicken pox.
capt. H. M Prince, or Williamston, was
in the city a few days ago and gave U3 an
appreciated call. He now has a big rail
road contract in Rownn County, N. C.,
and as anon as he finishes it. he will go to
Virginia, where he has another contract.
Mrs. McWhorter died at her home in
tho Retreat section, Oconee County, on
Sunday, il'.h irst, aged 00 years. She wes
the widow^bf tho late Rov. Wm. McWbor
ter. a well-known Presbyterian preacher
of bn day, and waa a most excellent Chris
We aro indebted to Hr. J. F. Wilson,
formerly of thia County, bnt now nf In
dianapolis, Ind., for a copy of the anni
versary edition of the Indianapolis .Senti
nel. It contains fifty-two pages, is pro
fusely illustrated and is full of interest in tr
Io another column you will find an ad
vertisement of the bicycle emporium of
W. JJ. Simpson & Co. and we ask you to
read lt. These eentlemen handln bicycles
exclusively and it is a treat to visit their
establishment. If you contemplate buying
a wheel give them a call.
A number of our citizens went down to
Due West last Friday to hear Hon. W. J.
Bryan, the silver tongued orator of Neva
da, and all of them were more than repaid
for their ti lp. The crowd in attendance
wc * as large OB was expect?d, though
on.L asm was not wanting.
Gen. Jc-ho B Gordon is to lecture in
?.'reenvido on ihe 20th lu*?., on 'Tbs F'rf-t
Days of tho Confederacy." The Ladies1
Memorial Association should gc-t him to
come to Anderson and deliver his lecture
for the beni lit of the monument fund. He
would be greeted by a large audience.
Mr. H. C. Beattie, Receiver of the Blue
Ridge Railroad, is in tho city, and gavo us
a pleasant call this morning. The pub
lic is indebted to Mr. Beattie tor that new
train On the B. IL lt. IL It is a great con
venience, and wo hope it will be sulH
clently patronized to keep lt on perma
For the meeting ol' the Southern Baptist
Convention, Norfolk, Va.. May 6-12 the
Southern- Railway has made a rate of one
fare for the round trip from all points.
Tickets, dated May - to 4* Inclusive, good*
fifteen days returning This road offers
the choice of two routes for the s?me pri?re
via Richmond or via Raleigh.
W. 1? Carpenter, of this County, re
turned home last week from the West
Point Military Academy, where he went
to stand the regulation examination pre
pjratory to entering that institution He
was recently awarded the appointment
from the Third Congressional District,
und will enter the Academy in .lune.
Capt;. J. Ar-Smders, section foreman on
the Bins Ridge R. 1? , between Seneca sud
Cherey'*, was in Walhalla last Friday,
having come up on business. He hf,s
been In the service of this railroad for tho
past twenty-eight ypars. and has never
worked below Pendleton Factory, except
on special work Mr Sanders has by
close economy managed to put something
by for a "rainy day." and own? a nice lit
tle farm on Seneca River, which he is lm
proving and building up. Notwithstand
ing the fact that be has been steadily em
ployed for solong a time, and exposed to
nil kinds of weather, ho is hale and hearty,
M?nC&i&Sfro > - .'.<>** V.' Ac i.?
and a,?olly good follow to moot with, and
lt is needless to add. stands high in the
c.".:!.r..-'.'.>... the rai?r?"ati olUclsiT Oco
uce tteu s.
Mr. C. M. Uuost, au Anderson architect,
contractor and builder, hos been in town
for a few days, lie is looking out for a
atore in tho building bootu tireen wood ia
now enjoying. Mr tiueat is an experi
enced min in hin business ?nd know.-tn
good town when he Bees it ; therefore ho
io enthused over Greenwood- (ireemcood
We are indobted to the publishers tor a
copy of tho Washington (D. C.) Pout Al
manac and Encyclopedia for lS'.H lt ?H
one of tho most complete hand books ap
pearing, ?nd contains valuable informa
tion of the world cul luted in the most con
venient form for ready reference, lt is
worthy a place in any library, and is
worth more than tho price. cents n copy
Mr. 1). I. Carter, formerly with tho
Southern Newspaper I nlett, Charlotte,
N. C., has accepted the position of adver
tising and circulation manager of tho
Soul/wrtl /Vwo.yri'Wuit, sud will travel in
tho internst of that excellent reliait ns
journal. Mr. Carter has had lougoxperi
euee in journalism, ?tut tho &>utftcr
Presbyterian has done more than well to
secure Ids ?ervices.
One of our young farmers waa courting
his best girl recently, when the Hllbject ol
farming carno up and was discussed ; Hu
young mun proceeded to tell his girl how
man}' horses, hogs ami sheep ho pessoss
ed, ele. As soon as the young lady cool
bo hoard, the ss ked if hts mother raisci
nov poultry. 'Oh, yts;" said the younj
granger, "abo planted two acres last year
but the dame?) chickens M'rntchod 'nm up.'
Mr .lohn Gilliam died at ids home 01
Factory Hill last Thursday, after? brie
illness with pneumonia. The decease*
was a native of Italy, but came to th
t niled State* bofore the war. Ho serve
through tho war, first joining a Virgin!
Regiment and afterwards was transferre
to the Dmlsiana "Tigers'," whero he had
relative. His remains were buried o
Friday, a number of Confederate voterai:
escorting his body to the gravo A wido1
and several children survive him.
Mrs. Kiora timbrell, the beloved wi I
of Mr. W. A. Gambrel). diod at her hom
near Honra Path on Wednesday nigh
2 id inst., after a brief illness, mid we
buried at Shady (-?rovo on Thursday. Sh
was n daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M
Acker, of T.JUSV Creek, and was marrit
to Mr. Gani broil several years ago. Sh
was a consistent member of Shady Orov
and proved by lier daily walk that lu
trust was in Him who ruleth all thing)
Tho sorrowing husband hie? thosympi
thies of his many friends in his s ol Hilli'
We call attention to the tiicriflee ?ale i
this issue announced hy Mis* l/zzio Wi]
liutiiH. which cotninences on Monda
next. March 21st. lsus Miss Lizzie ?
well-known in thia community for hot
oily, integrity and fair dealings. She
compelled to sell her stock of goods for tl
purpose of retiring from bminesa on a
count of bad health, all of which acc.mn
for the rare bargains she is ottering. Tl
salo is to continue for a short time onl
honer, VTc oUg^cSt to thoss ?o-k?ng r?.rc- ba
gains to call early boforo the most desiri
ble goods aro sold.
Tiie Headquarters correspondent of tl
Millersburg (Ky.; Minn cr*' /Vo'iid say
"The surveyors cf the Black Diamond'
H. have parsed our little village, ai
while they did not follow a Uno we had t
picked ont, their's is a good ono and w
be entirely satisfactory to the citizens he
anti community, a? it gives a much beti
place for the depot, bring just a I i tl
north of M. 10 Church and .Ino. T. Tu
ley'?? tobacco warehouse, and our lill
town can soon be extended to that point
On the same subject the Hath ('.mn
(Ky.) World says : "The Illack Diamo:
corps of Civil Engineers and Surveyo
fifteen in number, passed through Carib
last Saturday afternoon, and are now
the way southward via 15 rani lett. Shar]
burg and Mt. Sterling ; in fact, they lia
reached Bramlett, four miles north ot tl
town. The tents are expected here to-d
or to-morrow and will be pitched on 1
S. Kant's farm near town, the surveyors
follow in a few days."
Beats the Klondike.
Mr. A C. Thomas, of Marysville, Te
bas found a more valuable discovery th
has yet been ma?e in the Klondike. 1
years be ?uttered untold agony from ec
sumption, accompanied by beinorrhagi
and was absolutely cured by Dr. Kin
Now Discoverv for" Consumption, Cour,
and Colds. Ile declares that gold is
little value in comparison willi this m
velous curf; would have it, oven ir' it c
a hundred ijnU?rs u bottle. A st hu
Bronchitis and all throat and lung nile
ions aro positively cured by Dr. Kin
New Discovery for Consumption. Tr
bottles hoe at Hill-Orr Drug Co. Bogil
si/.a.'o cte. and $1.00 Guaranteed to ci
or price refunded.
To'Cur? ii Cold In On? Day.
Take Laxtdive-Uromo Quinine Tab]?
All Druggists refund the money il it ft
io cure. Xii. For sole by. Evans Dh
Fou dal.K-Two nico milch cows.
.".7-1 J. J. Oilmei
LOST--Bacgo bay horse, about bi hal
high- Moth hind feot white. Fore
cut out, about Keven years old. Bruise
his left hiud leg Belongs to I'.Anton M
ris, Brushy Creek Township, on W
CallAham's land. Any peraou duding t
horse and returning hame to ownor, i
"be well paid for his trouble.
. Benton Morris, Newell, 1?. <> , S (
. Cut Flower?, Pot Dlants'nnd Palms
sale. MKS. J. F. CLIXKHCALM,
1 - *. 242 Main S
The Sullivan Hardware Co. are keep
down the prices on barbed wire and si
nails and are-carrying a tremendous ste
Now is your opportunity.
If you want rough or dressed lu ml
Puvo" money hy writing S. V. Stribll
Seneca, S. C. :?1~
Tlio lt reci?n government tested in
Held ?M the leading turning plows m
and tho great Oliver Chilled Plows i
BgaitiM the wor d. And the Oliver Ci
panv htcured an firder for tun iii >usi
A i?ig lot of numery trees for >a?e ch<
Seo P. E. Cllnktc.aits
Tho Steel Beam Oliver Chilled Ph
are something new and beat tho wo
Sullivan Hardware Co. can prove it.
Blacksmith outfits nlaced - within
reach of every farmer, liitlop.nd big,
Sullivan Hardware Co.
Komembor that Mr. .J. A Elliott is i
with Brock Bros, so when you wanta I
class job of plumbliug done, call on h
Hois tho only experienced pl um ino
Buy tho Cjloy Guano Distributoi
Sullivan Hardware On.
Thre-u Hundred and Nin.-ty Dozen Hats
Bought at a Sacrifice and to be
sold at a Sacrifice !
WK isoi;<?iipr 'nil-:
.AJlia.iioe Store H
And propose to sell them lor less than
eost to manufacture.
NO VAK E. BUT SOLID FACTS.
All Shapes and Shades.
Nobby and Up-to-Datc.
390 DOZEN HATS,
390 DOZEN HATS,
Til RP Cl fllirUTTDcn ?V
s? m BS sa sa m m wi &J rai m
1W11 BB i v?t
East Side Public Square.
THE OLD, RELIABLE
Furniture Store !
?. Wm TOMLtY K
Still in tile I^eaci ?
They have the Largest Stock,
Best Quality, and
Certainly the Lowest Prices !
OTHERS try to get lhere, hut they miss it every time.
New, beautiful and KC] cet Stock of Furniture, &c, arriving every day,
and at PRICKS NEVER HEARD OF BEFORE.
Here yon have the Largest Stock : therefore, you can get utet what you
Here you have thc Best (trude of Furniture; therefore, you can get
Goods that will last.
Herc you have thc very LOW 15 ST PRICES ; therefore, yon save good
t'o?1" Conic along, and we will do you tts wc have been doing for the las
forty years-sell you the very best Furniture for the very lowest prices.
ESR- The largest Stock in South Carolina and thc Lowest Price in thc
New Lot Baby Carriages Just Received.
Depot Street, Anderson, S. C.
Some people cry Hard Times,
But we cry . . .
BUY your Hardware from tts anti you may see hotter days. Wc are
HEADQUARTERS for anything you need in the shape of Hardware.
We have just received another Car Load of Plows.
So don't ?tand pat when you ure in thc market for
Makes no dillcrencc what your bid is wc will L<> you uno littler.
Au honest talc -perds hest.being plainly told. There i? n> necessity for
us to say more.
Our Prices Talk for Themselves
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