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Gomes only through persistent pushing.
We are constantly pushing the good things
of our Stock before the alert buyers of this
community, and our steady and ever in
creasing business convinces us that Goods
and Prices are always right at . . . . .
Will be given more prominence than ever before.
The necessaries of life, will be pushed with vigor.
WE WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD ON GROCERIES !
Y?3u should ase our Stock of
RICE, LARD, fte.,
And get our
SPOT CASH PRICES.
We are convinced that long credit is not consistent with modern mer
chandizing ; therefore, we are determined to run our business on a
Bring your hirelings and tenants to us. We can handle them to the in
terest of both parties concerned.
With a Ge?eral Stock of GROCERIES, DRY GOODS, SHOES, ?fee.,
we are well prepared for the Supply Trade.
The Early Buyers will please call and inspect our
Early Spring 1 Summer Goods
WHITE GOODS, GINGHAMS,!
If your Cash io limited and your needs unlimited, it is the more impor
tant that you should sec us/ We will help you to
STRETCH YOUR DOLLAR
TO ALL WHO OWE US
On last year we wish to say that we have been patient ; that we have
given one month of grace, and now we must have our money. It is not our
desire to trouble or inconvenience any one. SO TAKE WARNING AND
PAY AT ONCE.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5, 1902.
THE COTTON MARKET.
Strict Good Middling-7?.
Now ia the proper time to plant shade
John W. Smith has been appointed
postmaster at Fort lilli.
?. L. Welch has returned from a
visit to relatives in Tennessee.
Tho election on tho sewerage ques
tion takes place in the city next Fri
Better take care of yourself. This
weather is admirably conducivoto "the
David S. Vaudiver and Chas E. Cobb,
of this city, visited Spartanbnrg last
Mrs. Rachel Kay, of Sherman, Tex
as, is in tho city visiting Mrs. C. C.
Jeptha P. Smith, President ol tho
Liberty cotton mill, spent laBt Friday
in f ho city.
Last Monday being Salesday, a largo
crowd was attracted to the city and
business was good.
Rev. T. H. Medd, of Ensley, will
preach at Good Hope Church next Sun
day morning nt ll o'clock.
If you contemplate buying a buggy,
carriage or wagon, read tho new ad
vertisement of J. J. Fretwoll.
Prof. T. C. Walton was called to
Augusta, Ga., last Friday on account
of the serious illness of his father.
Mrs. X. L. Fant and children, of
Walhalla, have been spending the past
week in Anderson visiting relatives.
Our townsman, Sidney W. Hall, who
has had n tussle with the measles
for two or three weeks, is able tobe out
Taylor Bros., proprietors of tho Bel
ton flour mill, want 1,000 bushels of
wheat. See advertisement in another
County ISupervi?or Vandiver and
Hon. J. Belton Watson attended the
Good Roads Convention in Columbia
J. A. Cook, of Iva, has bought an in
terest in the business of H. G. John
son & Son and moved with his family
to this city.
J. E. Normen t, the genial representa
tive of The News and Courier, spent a
day in the city laBt week and gave us a
Mrs. Percival, accompanied by her
daughter, "Miss F.'orence Percival, of
Baltimore, is '.in the city visiting her
daughter, Mrs. T. S. Crayton.
^hiquola Lodge, Knights of Pythias,
meets to-morrow evening at 8 o'clock.
Every member is urged to attend,
as the meeting will be an interesting
Mrs. Dr. Townsend, of Anderson,
was the guest of her father, Sheriff
Duckett, last week. She is now visit
ing relatives in Clinton.-Laurens
Mr. S. BazanoB, the man who makes
BU ch delicious candy, and his pretty
wife, went to-day to Anderson, S. C.,
to visit their brother, Mr. George Baza
nos.-Elberton (Ga.) Star.
The many friends of Mrs. G. N.
Broyles, who has been seriously ill
with pneumonia for the past three
weeks, are more tuan pleased to know
that she is now convalescing.
J. W. Sumter and family, of Gaines
ville, Ga., have come to Anderson to
make their home. Mr. Sumter has ac
cepted a position in the buggy shops of
our townsman, Pani Stephens.
Jesse T. Drake, of this County, taft
this morning for Marlborough Coun
ty, S. C., where he will spend- several
weeks engaged in building terraces on
one of the large plantations in that
J. P. Todd has purchased the busi
ness of Frank Johnson & Co. and will
continue it at the old stand on Church
street. Read his advertisement and
give him a call when you need any
thing in his line.
A small flood visited this section
last week. It commenced raining on
Monday, 27th nit., and for the Ave
days and nights following it continued
almost without ceasing. As a con
sequence all the streams have been
out of their banks.
W. S. Ramsey, of Williamston, has
moved to this city aud is in charge of
the store of the Anderson Cash Gro
cery Co. which has just opened-busi
ness in the building formerly occupied
by B. O. Evans & Co., next door to the
store of the People's Furniture Co.
The work on the new cotton mill is
progressing nicely, and with ordinari
ly good weather the work will be com
pleted by April, or a little later. Mr.
Grandy, the contractor, has just closed
i a contract with Jno. T. Burris, of An
derson, to do the roofing and metal
I work.-Newberry Observer.
We are indebted to W. L. Hillhouse,
of Calhoun, Ga., for a neat and in
teresting little booklet entitled "Peach
Growing Along the Lino of the Nash
ville, Chattanooga &. St. Lonis Rail
way." It is illustrated and contains
some pictures of Mr. Hill house's or
chard at Calhoun. Mr. Hillbonse is an
old Anderson County boy, having left
hore abo'ut thirty years ago, and keeps
posted on the affairs of his native home
by readiig Tho Intelligencer every
week. He has many old friends and
relatives in ,thia' section who wilt Ls
pleased to know ia:** he is meeting
with success in his adopted home.
If the Legislature passes tho now
jury law to-day, which it is likely to ci
do, tho regular February term of h
Court will opeu hero next Monday, si
with Judgo Gary presiding. Tho h
County ollicials aro expecting a telo- u
gram from Columbia this morning au- d
thorizing them to draw tho Juries. If H
tho jurors aro drawn t?-day or to-mor- si
row, Sheriff Green will send out sever- d
al special deputies at once and every n'
juror will receive his summons in am- ci
plo timo to arrange to attend Court. h
Gov. Mcsweeney has appointed John
A. O'Neal to bo Magistrate in Center
villo Township, vice S. N. Brown, re
signed, and Edward Smith to bo Mag
istrate at Pendleton to succeed C.
Hackle, who also has resigned. Both ,
appointments '.vero mado upon tho re- g
commendation of our legislativo dele
. All tho trains on tho Southern Hail- jj
way, between hero and Columbia, were ^
delayed several hours last Monday, on ^
account of high water on Saluda Uiver, ?
between Dyson's and Chappells. The j
river was higher than it has been in t
several years, and tho railroad track
for soveral hundred yards east of tho
river was submerged to a depth of six
inches lo two feet.
Wyatt Aiken, tho well-known ex- r
court stenographer of tho Eighth Cir- i
cuit, was in Greenville a few days ngo, c
and, when asked by a Greenville News \
reporter if it was true that ho would 3
be a candidate for Congress, ho said: t
"It certainly is true. I am in the race, i
heart, soul aud body and in it to win. <
I am determined to win and believe I t
will be successful."
On Tl ?ursdny, 20tU inst., the time for
returning property assessments expires.
Tho people should bear this in mind,
and not wait until tho very last day or
two. Auditor Boleman and his assist
ants aro ready and waiting to courte
ously attend to every one, and a word
to tho wiso is sufficient. Unlike tax
paying, there is no extension of time in
Married, at the home of tho bride's
father, D. A. Milford, in this County,
on Sunday, February 2, 1002, by Kev.
N. G. Wright, Mr. James II. Fagg and
Miss Mary Jane Milford. The atten
dants were Mr. W. K. Milford and
Miss Bessio Fagg, Mr. Wm. G. Fagg
and Miss Nettie Mitchell. All of An
derson County. We join the many
friends of tho happy couple in wishing
them all the success and happiness at
tainable in this life.
Rev. Irl lt. Hicks, tho long range
weather prophet, predicts unpleasant,
wintry weather for February and
March. He advises farmers to exer
cise all reasonable and possible precau
tions for the sheltering and feeding of
live stock, and suggests that wiso plan
ning for out-door work should be
done. He believes that the months of
April, May and June will be propitiout
above the average for agricultural and
Davis, the shoe man, of Greenwood,
will open a shoe store at Anderson
February the 15th. Mr. W. F. Daniel,
who has been here with Mr. Davis this
winter and who has had an experience
of 17 years in the shoo business, will
havo charge of this store. The busi
ness will be conducted thero as it is
here, with the best stock of up-to-date
shoes, and with the management of
Mr. Daniel, satisfaction t > all custo
mers and success to the business will
Fhe County Pension Board has abont
completed its work for the coming
ye&r and will shortly send in its report.
There were on the loll last year three
hundred and seventy-eight names.
Of this nnmber ten males and nine
females died during the year. This
year there were about seventy-five
new applicants, and the roll this year
will contain about four hundred and
thirty-five names-two hundred and
fifty-two males and one hundred and
The last issue of the Union Times
contained the following notice of an
Anderson boy who haB made his home
in that town for a number of years:
"Thoa. A. Murrah has opened up a fam
ily grocery store in the building just
above his tin and stove establishment
on Main street, which has just been
vacated by Mr. W. P. Skelton, who has
moved his business to Buffalo mills.
Mr. Murrah is a good business man and
has been very successful in the tin and
stove business, which he will continue
to Ttti, and we wish him success in his
Snnday will be' "ground hog day"
the 2nd day of February. On that
day the ground hog will emerge from
his hole to take a peep at the weather.
If the sun be shining so that he can
see his shadow he will scuttle back
into his hole and wait six weeks long
er, because he will know that there is
to be a good deal more cold weather.
But if it shall be cloudy so that he can
not see his shadow he will stay out, for
the winter will be broken.-Newberry
Observer. He certainly saw his shadow
in this section, for the day was bright
The Charleston Exposition adver
tising car No. 1, which is distributing
advertising matter at all points on the
Southern Railway in this State, spent
last Saturday in the city. The car
was in charge of Wm. A. Sanges, man
ager, and C. C. Johnston, one of thc
popular traveling passenger agents of
the Southern Railway. They had with
them a number of bill posters, who
soon'had their pictures and reading
matter pasted on tho bill boards and
other places. Tho Exposition is now
complete in every detail and the crowd
of visitors is increasing every day.
Tho great Mardi Gras festival begins
next Saturday and ends Wednesday
' following, which will be President's
! Day, when President Roosevelt and
his party from Washington will be at
I tho Exposition, This occasion will no
I doubt attract a largo crowd of visitors
fros every section of the country to
Charleston next week.
Janus K. Sutherland, uno of the old-;
st citizens in tins County, died nt his
onie at Pumpkiutowu on tho I7tI* in
tant. Ho was hovu February 18; 1811,
eiugatthe timo of his death nearly
inety-one yours old. lie loaves two
aughters, Mrs. Laura Shirley, of
lonou Path, and Mrs. Dr. John Wil
>n, of Williamstou, eight grundchil
ren and live gTcat grandchildren-lu
ll, fifteen descendants, und a large
irclo of friends and relatives to mourn
is death. Ho waa a good citizen, a
ind and dutiful husband, an atlee
lunate and tender father and an nc
ommodating, hospitable neighbor,
[is genial and lovable disposition won
jr him tho esteem, love and conti
enco of all who knew him, us u man
rhoni all delighted to honor.-Picken*
Mrs. J. Hampton Karlo, of tho Hol
ind'S Store section of this County,
ied in Greenville lust Friday night.
1rs. Karie hud been AtlUcted for some
imo, and a few days preceding her
loath waa curried to Greenville by her
lusbaud and placed in the Karlo sam
arium for treatment. Her alliiction
ras such that tho attending physicians
rere forced to perform JIU operation,
rhich was done Friday afternoon, and
rom which she never recovered. The
etnains wore brought hero Saturday
norning and carried down to tho homo
?f Mr. Karlo, and on Sunday morning
vere laid to rest in the Shiloh Church
yard, Kev. J. lt. Karie conducting tho
'u?era I services. Mrs. Karlo was a
Laughter of Jumes T. Hunks, of this
Jounty, And a most excellent, Chris
ian woman, whoso death has brought
ladness to the hearts of a wide circle
)f friends, who deeply sympathize
yith the sorely bereaved family. Bo
lides a devoted husband the deceased
eaves two ROUS and one daughter to
:herish her memory.
"Niagara-The Scene of Perilous
Feats'' is tho title of an article in the
February Cosmopolitan which tells the
story of the many who have year after
year gone to Niagara seeking notoriety
ar-death. From the earliest days
Niagara bas been the Mecca of those
who valued their lives lightly, ami tho
story of Sam Patch, IMondin, M?rir?
Spelterina, the jealous Ballcni's at
tempt to cut the cable on which his
rival was performing over the seething
Whirlpool Rapids, Peter Nissen's ill
fated "Fool-Killer," and Captain
Webb's last swim, is carried down to
Mrs. Taylor, tho only survivor of a
trip over the great Falls.
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Silk Culture for South Carolina.
Tho Silk Culture Committee, whose
exhibition in the Woman's Building nt
the South Carolina Inter-State and
Weat Indian Exposition is attracting
so much attention, is now planning to
have a Silk Culture Day in order to
bring together thoso who are interested
in thia profitable and interesting indus
try. The date for this meeting will bo
announced later. In the mean time the
chairman of this department desires a
correspondence with tho men and wo
men of South Carolina who wish to
engage in silk growing. Address Mrs.
Blackburn Hughes, 10 Legare street,
Charleston, S. C.
A Thou F ?ml Dollars Thrown Awaj.
Mr. W. W. Baker, of Plainview. Neb.,
writer, "My wife had lung trouble for
over fifteen years. We tried a number of
doctora and spent over a thousand dollars
without any relief. She was very low
and I lost ail hope, wheu a friend sugges
ted trying Foley's Honey and 'J ur, which
I did ; and thanks he to this great ro'i.^dy
it saved her life. Bhe ls Btronger and PU
joys better, health than she has ever
known in ten years. We shall never bo
without Foley's Honey and Tar, and ask
those afllloted to try lt. Sold by Evans
Twenty-five Dollars will buy a fairly
Rood square practice Piano at the C. A.
Reed - Music House. They are intrinsi
cally worth double that amount.
The ladles all like easy-cutting, well
tempered Boisson. Brock Hdw. Co. cater
to the wants of the ladies, and can fur
nish jost auoh Solssora as will please them.
Kidney complaint kills more people
than any other disease. This 1B due to the
disease being so insidious that it gets a
good hold on the system before it ls re
cognized. Foley's Kidney Cure will pre
vent the development of fatal disease if !
taken in time, ?old by Evans Pharmacy.
The husband will always have a warm
spot In his heart and a tender place in his
nature for the thoughtful wife who pre
sents him with one ot Rrock Hdw. Co's,
matchless Razors. The genuine eatisfao
tlon which these Razors afford the men
makes them always remember with
kindness the donor of such a gift.
The moat reliable preparation for kid
ney troubles on the market is Foley's
Kidney Core. Sold by Evans Pharmacy.
A good Heel Bolt will soon be in great
demand. A shoddy Bolt gives great an
noyance. Sullivan Hdw. haye good Heel
Bolts which they want you to examine.
WANTED, Hickory, Dogwood and
Persimmon Logs. Southern Hardwood
Co., Charleston, S. C. 4m
Foley's Honey and Tar ia best for croup
and whooping cough, conmina no opiates
sod euroa quickly. Careful mothera keep
lt lo the house. Sold by Evans Pharmacy.
Nothing so obeap or so dorable as a
reno? made of Poultry Wire. Thia Wire
is carried in all height? and sold at low
eat prices by Sullivan Hdw. Co.
A Hame that Ate any Collar. Slightly
grooved on front to fit perfectly into
those "whang-sewed" Collars int;, which
you bavepossibly had so much trouble
titting a Hame
Winter coughs are apt to result in con
sumption if neglected. They can soon
be broken up by using 'Foley's Honey
and Tar. Sold by Evans Pharmacy.
We offer this week hundreds of pairs
of Sample Shoes at priesa to please. Come
r -lek while we have your number. Pri
C?OD these Shoes too cheap to quote.
Pooket Knives for the men and boys
a tremendous stock of mont carefully se
lected Pocket Cutlery is offered by Brock
Hdw. Co. Special designs to suit the
Mothera can safely give Foley's Honey
and Tar to their children for ooughs and
colds, for lt containa no opiates or other
poisons Sold by Evans Pharmacy.
W. H. Shearer, Snrvftynr, Voa rr ill
rind me at Dean & KatdtTe's. Long dis
tance Phone at my residence.
This is our greatest year. Wo are
proud of our record, and are striving by
every honest means to win you for a CUB
tomer. Give ut a trial if you bave never
done so before. Vandlver Bros.
Foley's Honey and Tar cures thecouith
caused by attack of la grippe. It heals
the lungs. Sold by Evans Pharmacy.
Pot Plants and Cul Flowers tor ?alo
Large and amati Palms a specialty. M rs.
J. L'\ Cllnkscales, 242 North Matn St.
Crystal Metal Farm Dells thal havo the
great?-t volume of sound, moro Hultable
In tone and can be heard farther than any
Belia of corresponding size and prit o oa
this market, are sold by Sullivan Hard
Best farmers buv best Plows from Sul
livan Hdw. Co.
Some Straight Talk About
Childrens Shoes !
The time for doing a CONTINUED and LEGITIMATE
iusiucss on the "Below Cost Plan" never existed and never '
viii. Comparison in Goods and Prices is the only safe] way,
md that we invite. Buy or not, nothing pleases us as much
ts visitors and comparisons.
OUR STOCK IMMENSE,
And we are offering
In Pants and Shoes during FEBRUARY.
Big Reductions on all counters.
Don't miss our interesting Sale for February.
Seeing is believing-come and see'.
Cut Price Clothiers.
South Main Street.
We represent the Virginia-Carolina Chemical Co., the Largest
Manufacturers of Fertilizers in the World,
IN buying their gooda you get Fertilizers made by old, reliable Facto
ries, and are guaranteed to be the finest goods on tfie market. Our aim is to
give our customers better goods, better Bervice and better treatment than they
can get from any other establishment.
GET OUR PRICES
Before placing your orders for large contracts. We can give you
Powers, Gibbs & Co's. Goods, the Stono,
Standard, Royal and Wando Complete Fertilizers and
Blood GuanoB, Acid Phosphate, with or without Potash,
Kainits, Nitrates, Soda and Muriate Potash, -&c.
We trust that fortune will smile on you during the coming year, and
s te. mp her seal of prosperity on every venture.
Sonth. Main. Street.
Any Article of Merit Creates Imitators,
But we make it very interesting for imitators of
Oliver Chilled Plows 1
THE best recommendation of Oliver Chilled Plows is the fact that they
are used by all of the best farmers of Anderson County. Try them and
YOU will buy them. We have just received our third solid Car Load of
these Celebrated Plows for this season.
PLOWS, PLOWS, PLOWS.
Perfectly shaped aud properly tempered. The same well-known kind
that we have been handling for tho past ten years. Wo have a tremendous
assortment from which you can select an}' style desired.
PLOW STOCKS, HANDLES,1
SINGLE TREES, HAMESJ .
TRACES, BACK BANDS,
HEEL BOLTS, CLEVISES, &c.
EVERYTHING needed by the Farmer in the line of AGRICULTURAL
IMPLEMENTS and kindred articles.
Sullivan Hardware Co.