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The Home Stayers
The public is doubtless tired of Clearance Sales, &c.
Therefore for a change. We invite your attention to a few
items for the Fall and Winter that will come in well, in some
instances, for immediate use. We have just opened up an
early shipment of?
Pretty, stylish and nobby, and especially adapted for?
Mountain or Seashore Resorts.
We wish also to call your attention to our line of?
LADIES' FINE SHOES,
Hade expressly for us for Fall and Winter. The most up-to
date Shoes to be found anywhere. The newest Toes and
Lasts. Ask to be shown the "Dewey" Toe, the latest fad
among the women. Also, "Eegina Shoe," the greatest $3.00
Shoe for ladies on the market to-day. Comes in all the new
styles. We have also received our Fall stock of?
MEN'S FINE SHOES.
We have the correct things in Ladies' and Men's Fine
Footwear, and those seeking dependable footwear cannot
afford to give us the go-by.
Now, if you contemplate going away or staying at home
and need a?
TRUNK OR TRAVELING BAG,
Of any kind, don't fail to see ours before buying. We are
showing a more complete, line than formerly, and might
properly be termed the Traveling Outfitters of Anderson.
A WORD TO HO?SEKEEPERS.
It may appear a little unseasonable, this hot weather, to
talk t? you about? *
CARPETS AND ART SQUARES,
But we have just opened up the largest and prettiest line of
Wool Ingrain Carpets that we have ever shown, and at the
most reasonable prices. Also, a magnificent assortment of
Art Squares, all sizes, and the latest and most artistic pat
terns. We have bought Fifty Art Squares to begin the sea
son with, and nearly all are different colors or patterns. If
you would like to make your selection before they are picked
over, now would be a good time.
We are agents for the Gaf?hey Carpet Manufacturing Co.,
Gafihey, S. C. We will show you the prettiest patterns and
the greatest values in Ingrain Carpets and Art Squares, and
demonstrate the fact that SOUTH CAROLINA can compete
successfully in the manufacture of Carpets, &c.
We still have a nice assortment MATTINGS, RUGS, &c.
We I?ave called to your especial notice?
FALL and WINTER DRESS GOODS,
NEW SHOES, for Men and Women,
TRUNKS and TRAVELING BAGS,
CARPETS, ART SQUARES, &c,
Bat would not have you forget our general lines and the
constant arrival of If ew Goods.
Will remember our Wholesale Department.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 30, 1899.
THE COTTOV HABKBT.
Coirrected Weekly by Brown, Oiborne d Co.
Strict Good Mddling-tii.
Stained Cotton-4 to (J.
Mr. Dennis G'Donnell, of Suinter, is
in the city.
See advertisement of lost Note given
to the lato Wm. J. Bowen.
Mrs. F. McM. Sawyer, of Charlotte,
N. C, is in Anderson visiting relatives.
The time for paying your second in
stallment of city taxes espires to-mor
E. T. Gambrell, of Columbia, spent
last week in the city visiting his pur
Mrs. H. S. Dowling, of Bamberg, is
in the city visiting her mother and old
Our young friend. Henry W. Todd,
of Columbia, is in the city visiting his
To-morrow will bo the 13th anniver
sary of the earthquake that visited this
Mr. J. S. Land, of Columbia, who is
an old Anderson boy, was in the city
Mrs. W. W. White went up to Pick
ens last week to spend a few days with
Mr. Raymond C.Mattison has changed
base and is now manager of tbe Brown
Mrs. E. E. William s ton and children,
of Union, aro in the city visiting rela
tives and friends.
Mrs. J. W. Spearman has gone to
Harris Lithia Springs to spend a few
days with her mother.
Mr. J. T. Harris, proprietor of Harris
Lithia Springs, was in Anderson last
Friday end gave us a call.
The stores will cease closing at 0:30
p. m. next Friday, and the salesmen
are ready for the fall business.
Two Mormon elders are perambula
ting Anderson County. The people
should not countenance them.
Mr. C. C. Pr?vost, of Chattanooga,
Tonn., arrived in the city last week to
spend a few days with his mother.
Miss IIattic Zimmerman, of West
minster, is spending a few days in the
city with her friend, Miss Lucy Mur
Miss Carrie Pearman, who has been
spending the past four months in Mon
tana visiting her sister, lias returned
That cool spell in August was a long
time getting Here, but it has finally ar
rived, and brought with it a good sea
son of rain.
Lost year Anderson Connty had
nineteen students in Winthrop College,
which was more than any other County
in the State had.
Mr. J. A. Elliott, of this city, has re
cently obtained a valuable patent for
improvements in combined harrows
Messrs. J. H. Weil & Co.'s buyer is
now in the Eastern markets buying
fall and winter goods, which are com
ing in by every train.
Three valuable tracts of land near
Clemson College and Pendleton aro
olferedfor iyJohy W. W. Simons and
others. See advertisement.
The pulpit of the First Baptist
Church will be tilled noxt Sunday by
Dr. G. B. Moore, of Greenville, and on
the second Sunday by Dr. A. J. S.
Thomas, of the same place. *
Mr. A. L. Smith will deliver his lec
ture, "Lichts and Shadows," at Bel ton
next Friday evening at 8:30 o'clock.
The public is invited to attend.
The Robert E. Leo Chapter Daugh
ters of the Confederacy will meet next
Monday afternoon, at 5:30 o'clock, at
the home of Miss Lois Watson. All
the members are urged to attend.
Col. L. J. Brielow, editorof the Dar
lingtonian, Darlington, spent last Fri
day in the city on nis way to Tallulah
Falls, and w?s a welcome visitor to our
By reference to on advertisement in
another column, it will be seen that it
has been determined to increase the
capital stock ot the Bclton cotton mill
Honea Path is making an effort to
build a cotton mill. Her citizens could
not do a better thing. We would like
to see a cotton mill in every town in
the County. ,
Next Monday is Salcsday, and the
registration books will be open. Young
man, if you have reached your majori
ty, go and get your certificate so you
can vote next year.
Mr. O. F. Jones is in the Eastern mar
kets buying an immense stock of goods
for the faU and winter trade. Hi s firm
is still offering bargains, ns will be seen
by their advertisement. -
Carlisle Bros, have changed base,
and are now located at the southwest
corner of Brick Range, in the Peoples
block. Their friends and customers
should bear this in mind.
Another yarn mill is now being pro
jected* n Anderson, with a capital stock
of $50,000. It will also include a knit
ting mill for the manufacture of ho
siery. Let the good work go on.
Married, on Sunday. August 27, 1800,
by Magistrate J. P. Anderson, and at
Ids residence, Mr. Thomas Pritchard,
of Hart .Connty, G a., and Miss Edna
Landers of Anderson County, S. C.
Gov.McSweeney has announced his
stafl appointments. Among the aids
de-camp, with the rank of Lieutenant
Colonel, ia our young townsman, Mr.
G.?. Sullivan. Wo salute thee, Col.
jjtt?slb ?vJas .Browne, -of Denver,
*m has been - seriously ill for some
tame, is able to be Out again, and visited
tho city last Monday. We sincerely
hope- he will soon be restored to his us
Cotton is opening with unexampled
rapidity. Many iiolda nre white alrea
dy unto harvest. Heavy marketing
early in the season wffl bolster up
Nem's guesswork and ruin prices. Hold
your cotton, fermera.
The Honea Path military company
has .been mustered fisto the Slate
mihtia. The captain is W. A. Hud
gens, and ite lieutenants are J. H. Shaw
and w, P. Kay. T>&re ate'.08 enlisted
On the first page of the Intelligen
ces this week, Messrs. Wilhito & Wil
hitc have a lnrge advertisement tliat
will interest every mother who lins n
baby, and wo advise every one of them
to read it carefully.
Frank HcFall, recently with Wilhito
& Wilhite, has accepted a position in
the drugstore of Ids brother, J. Clar
ence McFall, at Danville, Va. Frank
is a fine boy, and his many friends re
gret to have him go.
Vandiver Bros, have a new adver
tisement, to which your attention is di
rected. These gentlcinon have moved
into the handsome building just east of
the Masonic Temple, where they will
bo more than pleased to welcome their
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Brock, accompa
nied by their little daughter, loft on
Monday for Cleveluud. Ohio, where
Mr. Brock goes to attend the American
Bankera' .Convention. They will visit
other points of interest during their
Hon. Joseph A. McCullough, of
Greenville, has accepted an invitation
from Walnut Camp, Woodmen of the
World, at Pelzcr, to deliver the address
at the unveiling of the monument of
H. P. Collins on Sunday afternoon,
Anderson County should have a lino
exhibit at the State Fair in Columbia
next November. Send at once to Sec
retary Holloway, Fomariu, S. C, for a
premium list, and begin your prepara
tions to capture some of the liberal
premiums offered in the various depart
Brown. Osborne &. Co's. advertise
ment for this week came in too late for
publication, but they want it distinctly
understood that they are still hcad
auarters for bagging and ties of any
cscription. Also headquarters when
you wish to secure the host price for
Mrs. T. S. Craytou has gone to the
Eastern markets to buy a stock of mil
linery goods, and when she returns
will open a millinery establishment on
her own account in the rear portion of
Cobb & Crayton's shoe store, in the
Masonic Temple. Mrs. Cray ton is an
expert milliner, and will no doubt be
At the end of every summer hunters
have to be reminded that the gome sea
son does not open until the 1st of No
vember and that until then it is unlaw
ful to shoot, kill or trap partridges or.
other game birds. This unlawf al hunt
ing has already begun in various parts
of the County, and the young par
tridges are being killed out to a shame
The municipal campaign is on in
Spnrtanburg. Among the four candi
dates for Alderman from Ward 1 we
notice tho name of Mr. W. It. Dilling
ham, formerly a citizen of Anderson.
Ho served Anderson two years as an
Alderman, and well did he discharge
his duties. Spartanburg could not do
better than.to select him us one of the
Mr. Oscar Moore, of the firm of
Moore', Acker &. Co., accompanied by
Mrs. Delia Wilson, left last Monday for
the Northern.markets, where they will
buy a select line of dry goods, notions,
etc. Mrs. Wilson's excellent taste is
well known in Anderson, and needs no
comment. She and Miss Ola Moore
will be connected with this linn aftei
lst of Sept., where they will be glad to
see their friends and customers.
Mr. Scott S. Brown, the youngest son
of Mr. Samuel Brown, of this city, who
has been serving in the United States
army for the past three years, has re
cently been promoted to the position
of Second Lieutenant in the field corns*
of his Regiment, now stationed in
Cuba, and which will soon be sent to
the Philippines. Lieut. Brown's friends
here will be 'delighted to learn
of his success in the service of "Uncle
Mr. W. It. Osborne. of the firm of
Brown, Osborne & Co.. left the city
lost week for the Northern markets.
Ho will join Miss Helen Cater and Mrs.
Porcher Winn, who preceded him sev
eral days ago. The three representing
the big firm will devote several weeks
in carefully selecting the most com
plete stock of dress goods, novelties,
millinery, etc., they have ever yet had
th? pleasure of showing to their many
friends and customers.
Senator Tilhnan incidentally paid his
respects to the roadsof Lancaster coun
ty in his speech at Heath Spring. He
said if some of Lancaster's farmers were
to take a trip across the country from
here into Anderson county, they would
bo ashamed of the public roads of Lan
caster in comparison with those of An
derson? but Senator Ti?knan has never
seen the worst section of Lancaster's
roads?from town to the MeDow house.
At the competitive examination held
in this city in July for two scholarships
in the South Carolina College thore were
several competitors. President F. C.
Woodward has jns( notified Mr. K. A.
Gentry, of Hopewell Township, but
who is now teaching school at Moun
tain Springs, in Brushy Creek Town
ship, and Mr. Frnk Todd, of this city,
that they are the successful competi
tors, and has awarded them the schol
arships. Both are deserving, worthy
young; gentlemen, and will make good
use of their time at the College.
The postoffice and all its appurte
nances, together with the storeroom
and stock of goods of J. M. Cox, Jr.,
at Loneoak. a few miles east of Belton,
were burned last Friday morning. Tin
loss is estimated at $2,000, on which
there was $1,800 insurance. The origin I
of the fire is unknown, but is supposed
to have been accidental. Much sympa
thy is expressed for Mr. Cox. He is
an industrious young inun with u fam
ily, and ho has only lately started bus
iness for himself.
Mrs. Francis Grifiin died at her resi
dence in Ogretto, N. C, on tho 10th
inst., after a short illness. Mrs. Griffin
was a daughter of the late Holbert
Acker, Esq., and wifo of the late John
C. Griffin, a man well known by many
of the older inhabitants o? this County.
She leaves several surviving children
in North Carolina, one son in Wash
ington and ono in this State, Mr. If ol
bert A. Griffin, of Belton. Mrs. Griffin
has many relatives in this County, who
will regret to hear of her death. She
was about 73 years old.
"Prof.*' John Rogers and his wife.
Mattie Hogers, both negro school
teachers, who claim to no from Green
ville, recently located io Corner Town
ship and boarded with a respectable
negro of that section. A few days ago,
during tho absence of their landlord,
they entered the house and stole a lot
of clothing and other things and de
parted. Tho landlord complained' to
Magistato McAllister, who issued a
warrant for their arrest. Tho consta
ble traced the man and woman through
AbbeviUe and Edgefield and then back
to Greenwood, where he arrested them
and found a lot of tho stolen goods in
their possession. They were brough t ^
back to the Corner and waived a pre
liminary, and Magistrate McAllister
sent their case up to the Circuit Court,
fixing their bond at 8800, which they
The mutter of the election in refer
ence to the transfer of part of Donalds
Township from Abbeville to Anderson
was heard yesterday by Commissioner
Moore. General Bonham represented
the Township, and Messrs. W. N. Gray
don and F. If. Gary represented Abbe
villo County. After a hearing Com
missioner Moore decided that tue elec
tion was not held according to law, as
no such election precinct as Burts was
recognized by either the Constitution
or any Statute. The Township people,
wo learn, are dissatislied with the de
cision, and it is possiblo ttiat they may
f opeal.?Abbeville Prate and Banner,
The Sherman (Texas) Register of the
10th inst. contained the following
marriage notice, which will be read with
interest in Anderson County by the
friends of the bride, whoso father is a
native of this County: "At the resi
dence of the bride's lather, Mr. 1). S.
White, 880 South Travis, Mr. W. E.
Ledbetter, a prominent business man
of Shreveport, La., and Miss Iola Pearl
White were united iu marriage at 10:45
o'clock, Rev. E. W. Ahlerson otHciating.
Immediately after the ceremony the
lumpy couple left on the Knty train via
Denison and Fort Worth for Shreveport
which place they will make their fu
ture home. The Register extends con
gratulations and best wishes."
Married, at the home of the groom,
on Greenville Street, on Tuesday, Au
gust 20. 1800. at u o'clock p. m? by Rev.
W. T. Capers, Mr. A. Fostell Cater, of
this city, and Miss Susie B. Cater. ?
daughter of the late Peter .). Cater, of
Charleston, S. C. The ceremony was
witnessed by only a few intimate
friends and relatives of the happy cou
ple, who were the recipients of many
beautiful and useful presents. The
groom is one of Anderson's luost popu
ulnrand worthy young men, and is for
tunate in his selection of a wife, who
iiia young lady of many noble virtues
of both mind and heart. May Heaven's
richest blessings attend them through
Mr. S. F. McCouucll, Sr., another
venerable and highly esteemed citizen
of Anderson County, has been called to
his eternal home. Iiis death occurred
at his home in Savannah Township last
Wednesday after an illness of several
weeks. The deceased was bom, reared
nnd spent his life in Anderson County,
and was about 87 years of age. He had
long been a member und n ruling elder
of the A. K. P. Church, and his daily
walk was that of a faithful Christian.
Mr. McConnoll was twice married, and
leaves seven children and a devoted
wife to cherish his memory. On the
day following his death the remains
wero buried ait Generostee' Church, the
funeral services being conducted by
Bev. It C. Ligon.
The New York Timen of the 17th inst.
says : "Mrs. Elizabeth K. Mullally,
wife of the Rev. Francis P. Mullally,
of 318 West 113th street, died yester
day at the Mothers' and infants1 Hospi
tal. She had been ill about a month.
The funeral will take place from the
residence Friday, and burial will bo in
Greenwood Cemetery. Mrs. Mullally
was 58 years old. She was the daughter
of the Bev. John B. Adger, who was
the first translator of the Bible into the
Armenia language. He was a mission
ary to Armenia and his daughter was
born there. At the uge of ten she came
with her father to this country, nnd
they settled in Columbia, S. C. lie was
a professor in a seminary there. Dur
ing the civil war she saved Iiis life by
stepping in front of a gun which was
aimed at his head by a member of a
Union band of raiders. She was mar
ried to the Bev. Dr. Mullally in South
Carolina, and they moved to New York
Ernest Kinard, the well known Pel
zer bicycle rider, while riding for prizes
in Elberton, Gn., during theoig Llber
ton carnival on Thursday, fell from his
wheel in some way and was fatally
hurt. While riding nt a high rate of
speed he plunged forward on bischest
and tore the ?esh open down into his
lungs. When he was picked up, with
the dust made mud of by his life blood,
the sight was sickening nnd almost ev
erybody turned away .their gaze. Mr.
Kinard never regained consciousness.
He was carried to Abbeville, and died at
a hotel there at 0 o'clock Thursday
night. The remains were carried to
]'el/.er yesterday and the sad newscast
a gloom over that busy little town.
Mr. Kinard was well known in Green
ville, and the news of his tragic end
was received with many sincere ex
pressions of sorrow. He became ac
quainted with many Greeuvillians du
ring the Fourth of July races at Pelzer.
when he carried off most of the prizes.
?(Sreenville New*, 2Gth inst.
The hist issue of the Baptist Courier
speaks of one of Anderson County's
best citizens as follows: "Col. Joshua
Jameson, of Anderson connty, called
to see us Mo aday. He reports a" pleasant
meeting of the Piedmont Association,
held recently at Mt. Airy church. He
is the clerk of the body and has served
in the office seventeen years, and has
attended every meeting since it was
orgnized twenty-two years ago. His
membership is at Pisgah church, and
for more than thirty years he has served
his church as clerk and treasurer. Col.
Jameson is not only a useful church
member, but is known all over his coun
ty as one of her most substantial and
useful citizens, nnd his fellow-citizens
have more than once shown their ap
preciation of his excellent qualities by
railing him into the public service.
Though well advanced in years, ho is
still active and useful. May he be
spared yet many years to nerve his
church and State."
The stockholders of the yarn mill
met yesterday at 12 o'clock to perfect
its organization. A set of by-laws
governing the corporation were adopt
ed, and it was decided to name the en
terprise The Cox Manufacturing Co.,
in honor Of Mr. W. F. Cox, who has
fathered it. The by-laws provide for
n Board of nine Directors, seven of
whom wero elected at this meeting,
viz., W. F. Cox, J. R. Vandiver, E. P.
Vundiver, F. G. Brown, G. W. Evans,
J. L. Tribble nnd J. A. Hall. The oth
er two Directors will be elected atsomo
future meeting. The Board of Direc
tors met immediately after the meeting
of the stockholders and elected the fol
lowing officers: President nnd Treasu
rer, w. F. Cox; Vicc-l'resident, J. B.
Vandiver; Secretary and book-keeper,
Charles Pooro. A committee, consist
ing of W. F. Cox, J. R. Vandiver and
F. G. Brown, was appointed to selecta
site for the mill. In order to secure a
charter, 20 per cent, of the capital stock
will be paid in by September 15th.
WANTED?500 Pigeons?old birds on
ly. Apply to S. B. Cratton, Anderson,
WANTED?Collector for Anderson,
B. C., to work on commission. Address,
?lvine r?f?rences snd if can furnish bond,
he Martin A Hoy t Co , 11 Peter Street,
AtlontH, Gs. 1
It is claimed that Dr. D W. Martin, of
Bethany, Mo., baa cured more Cancers
than any. man In the world*
Subscribers to the A nderson Telephone
Exchange will Please add the following
names (all realdsnOa) to their 1 lata : J. R
Vandiver 128, Mrs. P. T. Rlley 120, D. P.
Sloan loi, G. N. C. Boleman ISO, J. L.
Twanty.fivs.Dollars wUl buys fairly
good *quare practice Piano at tbe C. A.
Read Mtttio House. They are Intrinsi
cally worth double that amount. *
For Hot Weather.
Keep cool and be comfortable. Buy a light-weight Serge
Suit, or Coat or Vest, light-weight Cassimers, Silk-finish
Secelians, Drab Detas and Alpacas. In other words, a com
plete line of Hot Weather Clothing.
Prices, well?we have nothing to say. The Trading Pub
lic knows where to get the lowest price.
Summer Sliirts !
Negligee Shirts, with or without Collars and Cuffs ; Silk
Bosoms, Soft or Stiff, in all the latest Stripes and Plaids,
ranging in price from 25c. to $1.50.
STRAW AND SUMMER H?TS !
We have a few left. They go at almost your own price.
Full line of medium and light-weight Clothing always
Cut Prices on all Clothing.
Clothiers and FurnisMers.
To the Ladies.
Have you seen our last shipment of Ladies' Evening Slip
pers in Patent Leathers, White Hid, &c. They are beauties.
Have you seen those $3.00 up-to-date Shoes we are sell
ing the boys. If not, call and inspect for yourself. All the
latest colors and shapeB.
Don't forget to call for Trading Stamps. We've got them*
Tours for Reliable Shoes,
COBB & CBAYTON,
The Shoe People.
Is the place to find anything you need in the HARD
WARE line, and their prices are always as low
as the lowest, and sometimes LOWER.
THEY carry three of the best things in the market for the farmers' use
and convenience, and theae three are, viz :
THE PEERLESS ENGINES,
Made by the Geiser Manufacturing Company.
THE FARMERS' SAW MILLS,
Made by the Salem Iron Works.
THE DEERING BALL-BEARING MOWERS,
Made by the Deering Harvester Company of Chicago, 111.?the larg
est Mower manufactory in the United States and probably the world.
All the above named Machinery and Mowers are too well known to need
describing, as they have been tried by people all over the country, and are
giving entire satisfaction everywhere.
You will also find in stock a foil and complete line of?
BELTING and MACHINERY SUPPLEES,
Always at the lowest prices. We treat everybody fair and square, and if
given the opportunity by those who have never tried us will prove what we
say. Come in and see us and be convinced.
Yours always to please,
THE HARDWARE X?3*OZ?JL.lC.