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TO UNLOAD ALL HEAVY
In looking over our Stock we find that we have too
Winter Dress Goods.
Too many Ladiefi', Misses' and Children's?
I Goats, Jackets, Capes,
Automobiles and Reef ers.
Also, too many LadieB! Ready-to-Wear Silk and 'Wool?
We also find entirely too many?
So if you want better values in Blankets than yon have ever
NOW IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY.
You never saw such aline of- Blan&ets as we are showing
from 50c up to $8.00 per pair.
Then we fin^ top many?
Just think of an All Wool Red Twilled Flannel at 15c
per yard. Better gradeB at 20c and 25c.
Also, good assortment of White Flannels.
We also find too many Canton Flannels. Ask to see our
5c, 8 I-3c, 10c, 12 1-2c and 15c numbers.
- Our stock of? x
STAPLE AND DOMESTIC DRY GOODS
Such as Homespuns, Bleaching, Calicoes, Percales, Ging
hams, Outings, Jeans. &c, is largo and must be reduced.
Our Shoe Stock
is simply immense ; too large by far. We have abont?
$12,500 WORTH OF SHOES.
Half that amount would be enough. Hence we will present
to the public an unusual opportunity to buy Shoes.
We also have too much?
All kinds and sizes for men, women and children.
Entirely too many Carpets, Art Squares, ?ugs and Mat
In addition to, the stocks enumerated above we have a
great .variety of J^OTIONS and NOVELTIES appropriate for
Ornamental and useful?
For the next three weeks we will put forth every effort
to unload. In some departments profits will be sacrificed.
/ Reduction our aim ; to get the Cash our object.
Eemember that we always Guarantee Prices and Quality.
As much and better Goods than you get elsewhere for the
money, ' C
SPOT CASH WILL TELL.
ALL WHO OWE
Will please come promptly and settle.
WEDNESDAY, DEO. 4, 1901.
THE COTTON MARKET.
Strict Good Middling- 7}.
Mrs. A. S. Todd and children went to
Spartanbnrg last Saturday.
County Supervisor Vnndiver has a
bridge to let. See advertisement.
Weather prophet Hicks was off on tho
November storms which ho promised.
Urs. T. J. Chapman, of Columbia, is
in the city visiting her sister, Mrs. M.
A une piece of property is offered for
sale at Westminster by Mrs. Doyle.
Mies 'Roberta Heard, of Elbertpn,
Ga., is in Anderson visiting her friend,
Andrew C. Todd baft gono to New
berry, whore he has accepted a position
in the Observer office.
Last Sunday was a most beautiful,
pleasant day, and all the city churches
had largo congregations.
There is a great demand just now in
Anderson for dwelling houses. Some
body should build a few.
They say this is going to be a hard
r.inter, as bald hornets are building
their nests in the tree tops.
C. E. Harper, the now collecter of in
ternal revenue, took charge of his of
fice last Monday in Greenville.
Read tho now advertisement of. Levy
& Co., who are still closing out their
stock of goods at bargain prices.
The Baptist State Convention con
vened in Florence yesterday. Ander
son County is well represented there.
It is a penitentiary offense for any
person to open or molest tho mail box
es along the rural ma?! delivery routes.
John T. Burn55, of tui? city, has been
awarded tho contract for putting a tin
roof on a big building in Atlanta, Ga.
Anderson is to have her good citizen
ship swelled by several gentlemen from
the County moving into town this win
Mrs. Victor B. Cheshire has gono to
Spartanbnrg to bo with her husband,
who is employed in tho Journal oflico
Miss Annie Purman and Rev. E. R.
Pendleton, of Fnyetteville, Ga., were
married atClemson College on Thanks
The negroes of Anderson County
have gotten up a very creditable ex
hibit for tho negro building at tho Ex
position in Charleston.
I H. G. Anderson, ono of Abbevillo's
popular young merchants, spent n few
days in Anderson last week visiting his
parents and other relatives.
John A. Austin, of the Magnet store,
is prepared to famish you your goods
for Christmas, as you will see by read
ing his now advertisement.
You have just four more weeks in
which to pay your State and County
taxes. Pay up now and avoid tho rush
tho latter part of the month.
Our people certainly must believe in
fruit culture, as there wore representa
tives of two nurseries heie recently
with large consignments of trees*
The hunters are having long tramps
after the feathery tribe, but "killed
time" is the only game in evideuce. At
least, that is all that has been shown
Persons who have any claims against
tho County should read the advertise
ment in another column of J. V. Clar
dyv Clerk of the Board of Commiasion
Renters are leaving tho farms by the
scores and are moving to tho factories.
They say that short crops and shorter
prices are tho primo causes for choir
quitting the farms.
A considerable quantity of wood is
being hauled to town these days. It
will only be n few years, however, be
fore we will all have to burn coal, as
wood is getting scarce.
We do not publish anonymous com
munications. The full name of the
writer must in every case be given, not
necessarily for publication, but as a
guarantee of good faith.
According to announcement "Blind
Tom," tho eighth wonder of tho world,
gave one of his entertainments in the
City Hull, and every ono who heard
him was more than pleased.
Just three weeks from to-dny until
Christmas. Tho employees of tno
stores and other places of business in
the city are wonderingiiow many holi
days they will have during that week.
On Tuesday, 17th inst., H. L. Mc
Donald will soil at auction at his homo
in Vnrennes Township a lot of funn
ing tools, vehicles, live stock, etc. See
his advertisement in another column.
Married, on Thursday, November
iOUi,,nt tho homo of the biide's father,
Geo. W. Grnbbs, in Honea Path, by
Rev. R. W. Bnrts, Mr. Jodie K?y add
Miss Birtio Grubbs, both of Honea
Chiqnoln Lodge, Knights of Pythias,
meets to-morrow evening at 7:30
o'clock, and it will bo an important and
interesting meeting. All the members
who can possibly do so oro nrged to at
Last Friday a case against Win,
Brown, a negro, w as sent up to tho
United-States Court under t he charge
of destroying mail boxes on ouo of the
rurul routes. He will bo tried at tho
next term", of tho United States Court
in Grecuvil?u and will suffer tho pen
Misa Sue W'?it?eld, a bandsonio
j young lady* of> Anderson, spent last
week in the city with her friond. Mies
Fay ?i??gauH.?Laurcns Hews.
j Vermclle, tho*3-year-old daughter of
I Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Burns died yester
day afternoon about 3 o'clock, utter an
illness of soveral weeks. The remains
were carried to Providence Church and
interred this morning.
Anderson is putting up her candi
dates for next Summer in J. M. Fayno
who will make the race for State
Treasurer and Paul E. Ayer for Adju
tant and Inspector General.?Abbeville
The weather this fall has been ideal.
It has been dry and bright, just tinged
onough with winter to bo invigorating
and make ono feel as if an extra elixir
'of lifo were being wafted to him en
John L Kidison, the negro who was
lynched in Anderson County on Sun
day, was sent to the ponitontiary some
yours ago for breaking into Mr. Antine
Buzkardt's house in this County.? ,
New berry Observer.
At the session of the Methodist Con
^forenco in I Columbia last Saturday,
Hon. G. E. Prince, of this city, was
elected ono.of tho lay delegates to the
General Conference, which meets at
Dallas, Texas, next May.
One of our popular young merchants,
E. P. Vnndivor, has lot the contracc to
J. M. Smith for the erection*of a neat
dwelling house on the old Jordan lot
on North McDuilie street. Tho work
will begin at once and pushed to com
J. H. Harbin, of the Denver section,
has rented tho house of C. C. Lnng
ston, just vacated by Dr. S. G. Bruce,
on Hampton street, nnd will shortly
move to tho city to enter his children
as pupils of Anderson's excellent graded
J. A Sullivan, of this city, left a few
dnys ago for Charleston, where ho has
accepted a position on tho staff of tho
Even iny Post. Mr. Sullivan is an ex
perienced and talented Journalist and
tho Post is fortunato in securing his
Superintendent of Education Ni"h
olson authorizes us to say that the; time
for exchanging old school books for
new ones has been extended for a short
while. It any of our friends have
books to exchange they should attend
to it at once.
If you are hunting Christmas pr?s- :
onts be sum to rend the new advertise
ment of J. Si Campbell, the Jeweler, in
another column. His place of business
is in Dean & Batlilfe's store, where ho
will bo pleased to greet you and show
yon his goods.
! The bazaar given by tho ladies of
( Graco Episcopal Church opens to-night
in the second story of J. S. Fowler's
! wnrehouse, on West Benson street, and
I will contir 10 through the following
Fridny evening. Wo bespeak for them
n liberal patronage.
Last Friday night Dasie Smith, a
young white girl, was brutally murder
ed near Walhalla. Tho shot was fired
at short range nnd tho body about tho
neck and breast was frightfully torn.
A white womau and a negro man have
been arrested and lodged in jail.
The gin house of John W. Clink
scales, who lives near Antreville, in
Abbeville County, was burned last
Wednesday night. A lot of cotton was
stored iu tho building end none of it
was saved. There was no insurance
It is believed the fire was tho work of
Governor and Mrs. J. H. Grant, for
merly of this city, but now at Toclo
ban, Philippino Islands, kindly remem
bered us with an invitation to attend
an "at home" on Tuesday evening,
October 22nd, 1001. The invitation was
posted on October 18th and reached
Anderson 1st inst.
The Good Bonds Convention will bo
hold in Greenville from tho lGth to tho
20th inst. It is to be hoped that An
derson County will bo well represented
there-. Tho Southern Bail way will soil
tickets from all stations within one
hundred miles of Greenville atone faro
for the round trip.
Yesterday afternoon W. O. Telford,
of Centrevillo Township, was arrested
and committed to jail, clvurged with
forging the names of his father, M. E.
Telford, and J. T. Bolt as endorser., of
a note, given to tho Bank of Anderson.
This act of the young man was a great
surprise to his friends, who always held
him in high esteem.
Snlesday in December usually at
tracts a very large crowd of peoplo to
tho city, but last Monday was an ex
ception to tbo rule. A few pieces of
real estate were sold at public outcry
at lower prices than usual. Soveral
tracts that had been advertised for
8rV!e were withdrawn.
Thanksgiving. Day was generally ob
served in Anderson. A numbor of
people spent tho day hunting, nnd
many others went out into tho country
to spend tho day with friends and rela
tives. The services in the several
cflurches were well attended, and tho
streets were r. Sunday appearance.
Col. J. T. Whitman, one of the old
est ex-editors in Georgia, died at his
homo in Dnlton, Ga., last Wednesday,
aged 71 years. Col. Whitman was a
'kinsman of Mrs. J. J. Bakor, of this
city, and has frequently visited Ander
son, whero he formed many pleasant
acquaintances, who will regret to hear
of his death.
Our clever friend, Joseph Sherard, of
Iva, has sent us a saraplo box of rico
which Whs raised on hi) plantation. It
is nice and clean, and is another illus
tration of what a little energy and en
I terpriso can do- on Andcrsou CVnnty's
I soil. Mr. Sherard is a progressiva
farmer, nnd his example of rah mg rico
is worthy of imitation by many of onr
Mr. Eugene E vans of Pendieton, wa
in Union Saturday on business. Ho
called in to sec us while in iowu, and
greased the editor's palms with a cou
ple of plunks. 'Gene is n tine fellow
und wo are always glad to see him. He
says ho is now iu tho drug business nt
Pcndleton and is doing a tine business.
? Union limes.
Mrs. Sylvester Blccklcy and daugh
ter, Mrs. Win. Lnughlisi, of Anderson,
were tho guests of Mrs. Neill O'Donuell
during the State Convention of Daugh
ters of the Confederacy this week.
Both are ladies of delightful manners
and lino intellect and made many friends
during their short stay in Suinter.?
Kev. J. B. Campbell, who has t-o
faithfully served St. John's M. ?,
Church in this city the past year, has
been transferred by the conference to
Winnsboro, and this announcement
will cause sincere regret among his
legion of friends here. Mr. Campbell
is succeeded by Rev. M.B. Kelley, who
has been stationed/at Greenville the
past year. He is on able minister and
will receive a cordial welcome from all
The United Daughters of tho Con
federacy met in annual convention at
S um ter last week. Tho delegates from
Anderson report a most interesting and
enjoyable meeting and are loud in their
praises of tho hospitality of the good
people of Suinter. Tho convention ac
cepted an invitation to meet in Ander
son next year, and the members will
receivo a most cordial welcome. Mrs.
J. R. Vandiver, of this city, was elect
ed one of the Vice-Pr?sidents to servo
tho ensuing year.
Married, on Wednesday, November
17, 1901, at 3 o'clock p. m., at tho resi
dence of W. W. Robinson, in this city,
by Rev. W. B. Hawkins, Mr. O. L. Kay
and Miss Claudia Armstrong, both of
Honea Path Township. A few inti
mate friends wero present to witness
the ceromony.nfter which nil participa
ted in some delicious refreshments.
Tho happy young couple hnvo ninny
friends, whom we join in extending
congratulations and wishing them n
f?rooperous and hnppy journey through
Railroad Commissioners W liar tun,
Wilboru and Garris, accompnnied by
representatives of the A. C. L., C. &
W. C. and tho Southern Railways,
spent last Wednesday in Anderson.
They were hero iuspucting the rail
roads and looking after our proposed
union depot. Col. Wharton wnsn wel
come visitor to our etilen during the
day, nnd said that wo could assure tho
people of Anderson that thu depot
would be built; that tho contracts had
been sighed nnd were now in tho hands
of President Beattie, of tho Blue Ridge
A tenant house, with all of its con
tents, on J. A. Hall's plantation, about
four pities south of the city, wns burn
ed last Saturday night about 0 o'clock.
Tho house was occupied by a negro
and his wife, who wns away from
home, and tho fire is thought to, bo the
work of an incendiary. Deputy Sheriff
Dillinghnm with his bloodhound went
down there nt the request of Mr. Hall
that night, but failed to capture the
incendiary, though the dog got on tho
trail of n negro woman and followed it
to her home on the same plantation.
She, however, denied nuy knowledge
of tho tiro, nnd claimed shehnd gone 1 o
it after tho house was ablaze. Yester
day May H?cker, colored, was arrested
charged with the crime.
The Columbia correspondent of the
News and,Courier, under dato of 27th
ult., says: "This morning there was a
pretty church wedding at the Church
of the Good Shepherd. Tho happy
couple wero Miss Leila Cuthbert Tay
lor, of this city, and Mr. Steven Pro
vost, of Anderson, a w ell-known young
conductor of tho Southern Railway.
The ceremony was performed by tho
Rev. Mr. Witsell, the rector, and there
wero a number of attendants, Tho
church wns prettily decorated. Tho
*young couple have gono to Anderson
for a brief Stay, after which they will
return to Columbia nnd mnke their
home in this city." Tho brido is a
daughter of E. M. Taylor, formerly of
Anderson, and the groom is a sou of S.
II. Provost, of this city. Both tho
bride and groom have many friends
and relntives in this section, whom wo
join in extending congratulations.
Good Roads Convention. Greenville, S.
C, December Kith to 20th, lOOlj
This convention is to bo held for the
purpose of crcr ; igan interest in good
roads as a vital aid to tho upbuilding
of a community, nnd in connection
with it a practical d?monstration of tho
Sroper building of a rond will bo mado
y tho National Good Roads Associa
Representatives ofthat Association
will bo present with oxpert engineers,
skilled laborers, and the Southern Rail
way Good Roads train, equipped with
all forms of specinl road machinery
nnd will build during the Convention
a piece of road according to tho latest
improved methods, showing particular
ly tho best results possible with tho
material at hand in n given locality.
Relieving that a univcrsnl interest
will be felt in this movement there will
be made on account of this Convention
by the Southern Railway a rate of ono
tare for the round trip, tickets on sale
from points within n radius of 100
miles from Greenville, December 18th,
19th and 20th, final limit December',11st,
Call on any agent of the Southern
Railway for tickets, etc.
Charleston imposition Rides via the
On horonnt of tho South Carolina Inter
state and West Indian Bx position, to lio
lu id jn Charleston, K. <*.. beginning
D'?c. 1st, lCol, tho irintitliern It ?il way will
net) excur.-iou tlekets to Charleston and
return at tho following attractive rates
fron? Anilereon, 0.:
For ?11.10?T ??kets on snlo daily, Una
ito'l to return ) m,o ;:.d. 1002.
For &s.a??Tickets on sale daily, limit
ed to return** n (10) dayp.
For $,?.00?Tickets on sal? Tuesdays
and Thursdays, limited to return seven
! Correspondingly redui?od rates from
Tho Southern Railway operates double
daily trains ?tn convenient.schedules with
Pullman Sleepers to aud from Charles
ton. .S. C
For further information apo'y to W. Q.
Johnson, ARUit And?r^ou S. 0.J R. W.
Hunt, D. V. A , Chnrirotou, a. U ; W. K.
McQoo. I. P. a., Augosta, (?a., W. K.
Taylqe, ?J P A., Atlanta, Oa.
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Is Built On !
The confidence of our customers is the key-note of our
success. It is not what we say that bring . us so much
trade, as it is the feeling on the part of our customers that
what we say can be most implicitly relied upon.
We claim to have the?
For $5.00, $7.50, $10.00 and $12.50 to be found anywheie.
Better drop in and got one of these Coats before your
size is sold. v
4 Cut Price Clothiers.
South Main Street.
BONE AND POTASH,
We have on hand a large quantity of the above named
They are in perfect condition, and manufactured espe
cially for small grain crops.
Our goods and prices will interest you if you are going to
sow wheat. Yours truly,
D. C. BROWN & BRO.
I r@* South Main Street.
Our special preparation of Bone and Potash for wheat
will prevent rust, and makes a fine yield.
Guns, Guns, Guns.
GENUINE PEIPER GUNS.?The equal of which, at the price, have
never before been brought to this market.
SINGLE-BARREL BREECH-LOADING GUNS, with barrels of
finest quality Steel. Genuine Walnut Stocks. Perfectly made and beauti
fully finished. An assortment of Biecch-Loading Guns from which you can
make a selection of anything desired.
LOADED SHELLS.?A eolid Car Load received.
NITRO CLUB SMOKELESS SHELLS at only 50c, per box.
POWDER, CAPS, CARTRIDGES,
WADS, PRIMERS, EMPTY SHELLS,
PISTOLS, LEGGINGS, .
HUNTING CO A TS, Ac.
EVERYTHING REQUIRED BY THE SPORTSMAN
Can be found in our mnmmotk Stock.
Sullivaa Hardware Co.