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WKDXKSDAY, .JI N 10 :><), 1898.
1 am requested by Col. J. 1'. Thomas,
Slate Historian, to assist him in scouring
tho rollH of Company I, -Ith 8. C. V.,
Company l>, 21 Rille?, and Company B,
Palmetto Sharpshooters These will com
plete tho rolls lor the Piedmont or upper
section of South Carolina.
I would ask any ono who can supply
these rolls or any information about those
Companies, please to do .so uh early a*
possible, reporting Name to mo or to Ool.
Thomas, at Columbia, 8. ?'., aH Col.
Thomss will close tbe work ol gettiug up
the rolls in a low iii"iitliM, and it iH Impor
tant, us all can understand, that those
Companion should not be left out of tho
history of the 8. C. troops
.1. Ij. Mat loin.
Anderson, s. <"., June 20, is;?s.
a m -
Corner Creek Shirtings
Mrs. J. T. MeConnell and pretty link?
daughter, bueello, of Eagle ?irove, <Ja.f
after spending a week with relatives in
our midst, Iihvo returned home.
Mrc J. A. Bigby is mill very sick, and
her recovery is very doubtful, bhe has
been siek for nearly four months.
Rev. J. J. Beck being present at Bar
ker's Creek on Sunday, 1-th, Mr. lliott
?alled on him to presch, and of course bo
kindly consented. Ho preached an ex
folient sermon, it being on Salvation
Mr*. Bailie Callsham. accompanied by
bor son, Prue, of Kay, have boon visiting
relatives in our midst
Blackberries, plums and other fruits
are getting ripe. Watermelons will be
ripe in a few weeks. Ho, Mr. Editor, you
see we will have plenty to foedtho candi
Before our clnso, Mr. Editor, wo want
to tell you and your many roadors about
our amall grain crop. As it has been
harvested and threshed, we ran now say
that it waH by far tbo best that our 'ar
mors havo made in a good while. Mr.
Monroe M. hblrley sowed two bushels of
wheat last fall and be haH just gathered
:>7 bu*hels. Mr. James N. Shirley, a
brother of tho former, sowed 8 bushels of
wheat and made 20;Ji bushel*. There are
others wo could mention, but space will
not permit us They all mado anywhere
from r>0 to 10U bushels of wheat. Kali oata
were also fine. Messrs Clement ?t Htign
dale, of tho Barker Creek section, and
M. J. Ashley did oui threshing this year.
Wheat ami oata being good, there wan a
little more competition than usual, al
though both panics are got'irg plwuty of
work to do. Tho majority of our farmers
are going to carry their wheat to tbe An
derson rolling mills So you see, Mr.
Editor, we will not have to eat any more
Hour with corn meal in It. Ah to a corn
mill, this section can boast of one hocoui!
to none, and that is ono owned l>y Hon.
Joi-hua W. Ashley. Iyko.
June 22, i s; is.
Mrs. Mary Bigby in still very ill. With
the ahovo exception the health rf our
community ia very good
Mr. B. V. Gaasaway, being a .juror, is
attending Court at Anderson this wt-ek
We bad a good rain about a week a^o
which revived tbe crops considerably,
and grnss, too, which keeps uh very busy
Upland corn is being laid by, and is
very iloe. Cotton is looking Hue, und lu
Melvin .1. Ashley baa threshed over six
thousand bushels of grain this aeason.
Wheat aud oats are good in thin section,
wheat yielding from 1". to 25 buahelB toi
one of sowing.
Minft Lou Gassaway la visiting friends
and relatives at Whco.
Watermelons will aoon be ripe and,
Mr. Editor, yon must come down
By tbe way, are we not going to have
but two candidates for the Mouse of Rep
resentatives. Wake up, fellows, and let
ub hear from you. Don't be afraid to an
\ Iva UppIng8.
Misa Matlie Bnyce, a missionary to
Mexico, g?ve a talk Tuesday night in the
A. U. P. Church to tbe ladles and chil
dren. 8he is now traveling around or
ganizlng aooietlea for botb old and young.
This la a worthy cause, and all should be
Misa Li?e Wiles returned home last
week from Greenville, where ahe has
been attending college.
Miss Ophelia Hall, alter spending seve
ral weeks in Near berry and Clinton, re
trjrned Tuesday, bringing s friend with
her, Misa Salters, of Newberry.
Misa Annie Beaty, who has been at
tending tbe Due West Female College, ia
now at home.
Mr. T. O. Jackson, who has been in
Williamston for two weeks drinking wa
ter from tbe "Fountain of Health," came
In Monday, much benefited by hin trip.
Miss Julia Stewart, of Doraville, Gs.,
la visiting tbe family of Mr. A. C. Town
Mrs -J. ?. Cook and Master Henry left
Thursday for Anderson, where they wt'.i
spend awhile with tbe family of Mr. II. G.
Mrs, R. I. Stewart is visiting relatives
in Due West and violulty.
Messrs. J. L,. Jack eon and J. A. Cook
are ready to serve tbelr customers with a
nlee, cool drink. These drinks are very
tempting thla hot weather.
Mr. Attioua Wilea and wife, of Honea
Patb, apent a few days with the family of
Mr. John Sea right last week. Tuts was
his first trip with his "good lady."
Mrs. Tom Yeargln ia suffering a great
deal with carbuncles. She baa two now,
and Is threatened with a third one. Her
friends all sympathize with her and wish
her a speedy recovery.
Mrs. Harper and children aro visiting
the family of Capt. Barnes, of Barnes'.
Miss flattie MoLln, of Townville,
stopped over a few d*ys with Mr. Mc
Donald's family on her way from Book
Hill, whore she has been attending
Tuo first car load of watermelons were
nhlpp-d over the S. V. R, It. Thursday.
This was a pleasing sight to the smaB
Mr. Binders Is having his new house
painted, which adds greatly to its appear
Mr. Porter, our popular and efficient
depot agent, in off to the "City by tbeSea"
aod George's, spending hin vacation with
friends and bis -'best girl."
There was something like a cyclone
passed about two miles east of this plaos
on Sunday afternoon which did consider
able damage. Quite a number of out
buildings, including Mr. John A. Mhir
iey'M gin bouse, were blown down. There
were, however, no dwellings Injured and
co one was hurt.
Our town has been unusually quiet for
some days. Since tbe rain farmers havo
been very bnny working over their orops,
and haven't bad time to come to town.
Mr. J. D. Hunter, who bad the misfor
tune of losing his fore finger In tbe ma
chinery of a thresher, sometimes since,
has bad to undergo another operation to
destroy biood-polson, whloh had set in.
He is doing nicely now.
Messrs. B. A. Wilson and W. B. West
spent last Wednesday In Falzer Mr.
Wlir.m Haw agreatmanv of his friends
While there, and Judiriug from appearan
ces, he made a good impression. He aaid
whether he had favorably impressed tbe
people of Pelzsr or not, they hsd certain
ly mado a good impression on htm
Mr. J. P. Reeves, who taught a elans In
, penmanship here last week, bas g no to
hid home at El Per ton, G ti.
Woll, Mr. Kditor, l suppose that you
think that I urn dead, hut I hip not. I
huvo been so busy that I haven't had
lin... f 11 u rif ? ;itnl tint hi in" r?f i >?i tu?r|.i (.? ?? I
has happened lately.
The long drv weather has ended, and
wo aro now enjoying the pleasure of see
ing our crops revive and grow.
Ij\st week while the threshers were at
Mth. j. K. Duckworth's, near the Neal
farm, her barn, containing ?orne .Mi or ?><
bushels of threshed wheat, Htid the straw
of sume, together with her cotton house,
were destroyed by lire. The lire was
supposed to have originated from sparks
from the engine. The loss is very heavy
on Mrs. Duckworth, as she is a widow.
Mrs. Nancy K Gentry, of L'urcka, is
spending the week with the family of lier
stop son, Mr. L. W. Gentry.
Mrs. May Freeman, of (Jieenvillo. ban
been spending revoral days with the fam
ily of her father and mother, Mr. and
Mrs .1 B. Neal.
Little I,cona a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. .1. I,. K?ster, while playing on the
pi Hz/.* Monday evening, struck her bead
against the door, or wall of the bouse, aud
wiu badly hurl, heing unconscious for
seveial hours, hut wo aro glad to note at
this writing that who is improving.
Mr. .1. Ii. Gentry, wiio spent several
davs in H art well, <>a., last week, lr.ui re
Mr. .1. It. Neal, sr., had nine or ton
acres of the finest oats in this communi
ty There wore about waist high to an
average man, and ho had a good stand,
lie measured an acre and had it threshed
separately, and it made about 50 bushels
of nicely cloantd, heavy oats
Major Hen. Ploan and sister, Miss Julia
Rloa>>, Miss Li/.eve Craytori and Mr.
Maxwell ('rayton, have come up from
< olutnbia to spend the summer in Peu
Mr. F. J. I'ol/.er an?i family, of Cbarles
ton, bave gome to spend the Hummer at
their residence near I'ondleton.
Mrs. VV. I'. Hall, of Charleston, has
come to her summer home in our town.
Dr. Wntkins and wi'e have returned
home. \Vn are glad to see that the Dr.
is much improved by bis trip.
Col. K. W. Simpson, wife and daughter
have returned homo from Virginia aud
There wi'i be a meeting of Camp Tally
Simpson, No. 1.000, Saturday afternoon,
lune 25. All the members are requested
to attend, as delegates to the reunion in
Atlanta lu July, whl be elected.
Our new physic an, Dr. Di?v, has been
quite alok for several days. Wo are glud
to hhv bo is Improving. T. T.
Tho Monday School Convention of the
Henverdatu Association will meet with
Double Springs Church, in Ocooee Coun
ty, on Tuesday after third Monday in July.
Introductory Sermon, Tuesday, 11a in.,
hy W. W. heathers. After tho sermon
the Convention will be organized.
Afternoon Session.? Reporte Irotn Sun
day Schools. Five minutes talks by the
delegates, stating number of scholars,
methods of teaching, condition of schools.
What is tho real object of all Spuday
School work? M.C. barton, J. L Martin.
Wednesday morning, devotional exer
ciser hy I M. Simmons, 0.?10 a. to.
What are the didicultiesto be overcome
in our Sunday-School work? A. P. Ma
ren and c. L. Craig.
The touching which Christ com manded
to be done. Mut., '28:20. J. K. Karle.
Afternoon Session ?rbeRuuday School
teacher and bin work those who are to
be taught and the method of teaching,
by J. M. McQuire and James Hesborn.
All Sunday schools are requested to
send delegates the same as to the asso
elation. U.M. a i.lkn, t
United Confederate Veterans, Atlanta,
Ga., Jnly 80-28, 1898.
The Southern Railway will noil round
trip tickets from all points to Atlanta and
return, "U account of the Confederate Vet
eran'e Reunion, at one cent ner mile trav
eled. IU'p from Andon-nn 92.90. Tickets
on aale Jnly 17,18 and 10. finsl limit Jnly
30tb, 189?. For further Information apply
to any agent of tho Southern R til way, or
R, W. Hunt. T. P. A , August*, Go.
Great Heattaay Being Hade by Col. A. 5^
Boose With His Hailroado.
Col. Boone returned to the city Sat
urday evening and from him we
gleaned the following data as to the
progress of his great work, that of pro
jecting for construction of some 2,238
miles of standard gauge railroad?
1,182 miles north of the Ohio river and
1.05(5 miles south of the Ohio river.
Gol. Boone has lately gotten out a map
showing up his work in the "South
land." and for the next threo days it
/ill be exposed to the gaze of the pub-,
lie in Gobel's cigar store, corner Fifth
and Main sts. The map is 49 inehes
wide and 72 inches long. The under
taking of Col. Boone is* colossal, but
as the work of preparing the surveys,
estimates, &c, has been largely done,
and Gol. Boone says that when the
work of construction commences that
it will not stop until every mile is
As Gol. Boone has been a resident
of Zanesville since 1883 going on some*
sixteen years, everyone feels a deep
interest in his succeeding, And without
doubt or question he '?&* the good will
of the people of the Muskingam valley.
Gol. Boone with his family resides
at 101 South Sixth st., in one of the
residences of Mr. Wheeler Stephens,
who has great faith in Gol. Boone be
ing able to carry to completion all of
his public works, and one who has
beep Col. Boone's friend under all cir
cumstances ever since his advent into
the Muskingum valley in 1883.
Mr. T. G. Diofc?nson, of 1211 O st.,
N. W., Washington, D. C., the finan |
cial agent of the Black Diamond, who
has been a resident of London, Eng
land, for the past year*, just returned
to Washington, D.O., on the 27th in at.
in writing to Colonel Boone under
date-of the 16th inst.. Mr. Diokinson
say s :
The number of miles of your project
ed roads is not the troublesome prob
lem, for no matter how many miles
yon have, if you have your franchise
completed, your surveys made, your
roads located, your righta-of-way se
curod, and they are found upon inves
tigation and inspection to warrant his
approval, (Sir Thomas Tancred, the
groat civil engineer, of England, and
the expert who has been selected to
examine thcBlaok Diamond lines) you
can when you have his (Tanored'e)
approval and report in writing, obtain
any sum \ou may require, no matter
how la'go it may be."? Zanesville
(Ohio) Times-RecordV June 20.
? President McKinley h ts appoint
ed J. W. Dunnovant Postmaster at
Mr A. 15. Grocc h a<l two m nies
killed* by lightuirjg in Spartanburg
/ ?_..... e_.1 - . ._
? The number of persons of Span
ish birth in the United States is placed
by the late census at 0,185.
? Forty per cent of the export of
American nails is taken by Japan.
Japan is our largest buyer.
? Hon. J[ . J. Talbert is the only
South Carolina Congressman who will
meet no opposition in th? coming pri
? The Baptist Church at Hampton
was struck by lightning a few days ago.
The building was damaged to the ex
tent of about $200.
? Kmory College, Oxford Ca., has
conferred the degree of Doctor of Di
vinity upon llev A. J. Stokes, of the
South Carolina Conference.
? The willow is one of the most
adaptable plants. A willow switch
stuck in wet ground will almost in
variably take root and become a tree.
? A sensation is on in Newberry
County. Four prominent white men
and two negroes have been arrested
under the charge of murder, committed
? It is not considered patriotic to
discourage your friend from enlisting.
Besides, if he doesn't go of his own
accord, you may huvo to go against
? The South Carolina Regiment at
Chickarnauga is tho healthiest and
best behaved in the division to which
it belongs. Not a member of it has
been court martialcd yet.
? llev. J. L. Girardcau, one of the
most distinguished and ablest Presby
terian Ministers in South Carolina,
died at his home in Columbia Thurs
day night, 23rd inst-, aged 711 years.
? Mr. Zed. G. Putmau died sudden
ly at his home in Laurens County.
He had just eaten a hearty dinner and
was* staniiiug on his piazza, when,
without tho slightest word of warning
he sank dead to the floor.
? While working on the postoflico
building at Charleston, E Moultrie
Godard, a stonecutter, fell from a scaf
fold which was'swioging eighteen feet
above the pavement, and subsequent
ly died. He struck squarely on his
? WillianiTJowns was shot and kill
ed by Frank Dial in Greenville county.
The shooting took place en the Austin
place, eleven miles front town, where
both the negroes lived. They were
brothers-in-law, and Down's treatment
of his wife, Dial's sister, is supposed
to have had something to do with the
? The Charleston and Western CarV
olina depot at Brunson was destroyed
by fire at 11 o'oiucfc Friday night. It
was aansed by lightning striking the
telegraph wires. A h 'avy rainfall and
the heroic efforts of the citizens nar
rowly averted a very general and seri
ous conflagration, as the depot was sit
uated in the heart of the business sec
? On Saturday during the heavy ;
thunder storm here, Mr. F. B. Cobb's
residence was struck, considerable
damage being done to it. A number
of people were in tbe house at the time
but no one was injured. The light
ning also paid its respects to tbe cot
tori mills, a house being struck at the
Greenwood and two at the Grendel
Mills.? Greenwood Index,
[ ? The now roller mill in Spartan
burg, which was owned by Greenville
mon, was destroyed by fire a few days
ago. The building coBt about $800,
and the machinery $2.800 and there
were about 150 bushels of wheat, ? lot
of corn, bags and other property in the
mill, making a loss of something like
$4,000. Tho insurance is between
$2,500 and $3,000.
? Mr. A. P. Bowers, who lives a
mile from Brunson, killed a coach-whip
snake on hia premises measuring six
feet five inches, the feet of which were
about two inches long. Mr. Bowers,
who has killed many snakes (none of
.wbieh were imaginary), says that this
is tbe first time tbe feet were apparent.
He judged the reptile (by its whiskers)
to be about 40 years old.
? Last Wednesday afternoon a
freight, train on the Columbia, New
berry and Laurons railroad ran over
and killed John Carter, an operative
in tho Laurens Cotton Mills, in front
of the company's store. The young
man, who was standing at the street
crossing, tried to board tho" moving
: train. He fell and was fearfully man
gled. Death followed iostantly.
? United States Deputy Marshal
Sligh has arrested John Newham an
elderly man, a citizen of Williamsburg
oouaty, charged with having set ire to
the post office at Lake City, at the time
the colored postmaster there was mur
dered by a mob. Newham resisted
desperately but was overpowered.
After he had reaehed Charleston he
agreed, it is said, to beoome a govern
ment witness and gave information
that will probably cause many arrests.
Backless ftralca Hal va.
The best salvo in the world for Outs
Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum,
i Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands,
Chilblains, Corns, and all ftkin Erup
tions and positively cures Pilo?, or no
pay required It is guaranteed to give
perfect satisfaction, or money rofund
od. Prise 25 cants per box. For sale
by Hill-Orr Drug Co
LADIES' and MISSES'
Were never so Cheap as we are
now Meiling them !
Ninety days' more for you to wear them, but only a short
time for us to sell them.
'Sou cannot invest your dollar better than in Oxford
Ties. We have laid hands on the right styles and qualities.
Summer Goods are going when we get it before pur
Remember, our Spring and Summer Goods are new and
fresh, most of them having been received in last thirty days.
THIS WltL INTEREST YOU !
1?0 pairs Oxford Tie?, that were $1.50 and $1.75, at $1.00.
78 pairs Oxford Ties, that wer&$1.00, at 75c and 85c.
48 pairs Oxford Ties, that were 75c, at 50c.
Big line Misses and Children's Oxfords at closing out
A line of finer grade Oxfords that sell the year round
with us. They are excellent fitting and fine wearing Goods.
None better to be found anywhere. Try them, and you will
always buy them.
We are getting in New Shoes every day now. We have
a Man's Shoe at $1.00 and one at $1.25 that are going to be
takers with the trade. Ask to see them.
It is our constant effort to increase the strength of our
Shoe Department by offering best values for your money.
COME TO SEE
US WHEN YOU
ARE IN TOWN
These long, hot days, and we will try to make it both pleas
ant and profitable for you.
Yours very truly,
C. F. JONES & CO.,
GREAT COST AND
Owing to our large Stock we have deoided to offer our
entire line of Summer Goods AT and BELOW NSW VOBE
COST, in order to reduce Stock before going to the market.
We will make this sale exceedingly attractive by offer
ing all of our Wash Goods and Ladies' Skirts, and many other
attractive Goods, AT COST.
Don't fail to examine our Goods before buying elsewhere.
2000 yards of one-yard-wide Sea Island, best quality, only.. . SI
1000 yard* Shirting Prints, Standard Goods, only... 3}
Unbleached Drills, best quality, only. 3i
Checked Homespun, former price 5c, for this aale only.'?. 8}
FetTwick Organdies, fine sheer goods, former price 124 c, for this sale only 09
Scotch Lappets Wash Goods, fast colors, former price 15c, for this sale
Ladies' All Wool Brilliantine Skirts from 75c up.
Men's Socks, in Black and Tan, only. 02
Ladies' Leather Belts only.03
Big lot Men's Straw Hats only... 15
Ladies' Handkerchiefs only.. 01
One lot Ladies* Slippers, guaranteed solid leather, value 81.00, for this
Ladies' Dongola Shoes, regular value $1.00, for this sale only. 79
Gentlemen's Low Cut Oxford Ties only..... 77
Gentlemen's Tan Lace Shoes, all sixes, regular price $1.25, for this aale
only.. .?... <8C
Ladies' Fine Sailor Haie, former prku Too, xor this sale only.......... 35
If you know a good thing some to LESSEE'S for genuine
We still continue our regular?
TUESDAYS SPECIAL BARGAIN DAYS.
LESSER & CO.,
UHDER MASONIC TEMPLE.
ITZIII Li! L
THE MAN OF THE HOUR,
Makes plans to advance on the Spanish army, and wipe them fron the &*.
of the earth. Our plans are already made, and we are daily doing
with the high price system used by our competitor*. The knife has been ?2
by us in cutting prices, and to-day?
THE RACKET STORE
-Is given up to be the -
CHEAPEST STORE IN ANDERSON,
Dreaded by competition aud Imitators.
SEE OUR LINE OF CHEAP CLOTHING.
Men's Suits 81.98.
A Splendid Suit for $2.98.
Bovs' Suits 50c.
Men's Good Jeans Pants S5e.
Will give you lor 75c. any style Ladies' Shoe you want.
Children's Shoes 15c. up.
Just out of sight our Men's Shoes of all gradesnSMJ*
IN DRY GOODS AND NOTIONS WE STILL LEAD.
Ginghams 2ic. yard, Cheese Cloth 2?c. yard, one box Laundry 8oa|u!
Best, two Cakes for 5c. Our Millinery Department is the cheapest yoi'^i
heard of. Away with high prices !
MOORE & LUCAS.
THE RACKET STORE, Cheapest in the State. ^
MANUFACTURERS' AGENT FOR THE LEADING
Pianos a,xicL Organs
OF THE W0r)LD.
Instrumenta sold in this County eighteen years ago still giving peife*
BEST INSTRUMENTS, LOWEST PRICES, BEST TERMS.
L*. E. NORItYCB.
B6T Headquarters G. F. Tolly & Son.
We come to you Singing a Song,
With Victory perched on our Bannei
OUR five years' experience with the DEE RING IDEAL BA"
BEARING MOWERS has convinced us, as well as hundreds of the
farmers in Anderson County, that they are most appropriately named
they are ideal in light draft, in strength, in durability and in ability to
perfect work. Perfect as were the Peering Machines last year, we know
they are still better improved and strengthened for the harvest of 1898.
member that they are the only Mowers on the market that can start frca
stop, in any crop, without backing. Every Deering Mc wer sold is an ad
tiseoient for us, and is the means of us selling another. Can our competi
say that? Remember, one tho?n of experience ia worth ft whole wilde
For Engines, Engine Fittings, Saw Mills,
And for any kind of MACHINERY and SUPPLIES, remember we
Headquarters for Low Prices. Yours truly,
The Hall Self-Feeding Cotton Gin!
EMBRACES all the improvements known to modern Gina, and isi
est, lightest running Gin on th? market. They are g? ting entire sa.
ail over the ootton>growing country, and numbers of Ginners in
County will testify as to its m?rita.
Pkndleton, 8. C, December 17th, 1*.
Messrs. McCuli/y Bros., Anderson, 81 C.
Dear Sirs :?Yours of i?th duly received. It gives me pleasure to
tify to the merits of 60-Saw Hall Gm outfit purchased of you in Octobet
find it very light running, fast, unusually good as to roll, which rsre lyif
breaks. It cleans the seed just an you may desire and the sample ia good,
I have beard very favorable comment? from cotton buyers. I think ?
prove a durable machine, and I km more than pleased - with it in every?
F Youratruiy, . . ? ? . O, A. BOWBfc
If you contemplate putting in an ouifxi ibis seasou eome to see as or
us a card and we will call on you.
. MU8SO, ftSUSSC, MUSIC !
PIANOS, ' OR?-A^
And S?iH Musical Instrument?; &f Every Variety, at
THE C A. REED MTJSIG HOTJS
ALLOW un to call your attention to the vital and important fact that hjj,
mest refining of all educator**,and we o*nuot nffird to allow a*[ **Z"
grow up In Ignorance of thta elevating and refini rur influence; hence the flf^Jjo
t?ne#i of prnoarlnu au Iosjrunsent of ?orne kind. We bav? at pr?tent some ?
B AUG AI MS in Pi <noi aud Organs which *>e would be ?l%d to eho w yoa. '
Though it fahSWtv u?oe**nrr to malen Mil* HtviUiu-mt. w* allow., no <"?B*?
live purchaser* to call and examiuo our Stoofc, or write u* for catalogues an" P