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Now is the Time to Buy.
It is probable that we will sell your neighbor. Why
can't we sell YOTJ ?
Our Stock and Prices
Justify us in asking the above question. We do no* expect
to sell everybody. If we did trade would be dull with our
competitors, but we strive to carry a Stock and quote prices
that will assure us a large per cent of tho public patronage.
We would like to have your ear for a
We bought heavily of
Before the advance, and know that we can price you Molas
We always meet competition on
We sre now offering a lot cf
HOME RAISED PEAVINE HAY,
The finest stock feed made.
In addition to one of the largest Stocks of Groceries in
upper Carolina, we carry one of the largest Stocks of
Staple and ?ancy Dry Goods
In the State.
We are prepared to supply your needs.
Bring your tenants and hirelings to us during
MARCH AND APRIL.
We would be pleased to shake hands with, to talk with
personally, to quote individually, every buyer of Merchan
dise in Anderson County.
WE MIGHT SAVE YOU MONEY.
You may find-it to your interest to allow us this privilege.
COME TO SEE TIS.
" Wholes?le and Retail Sealers in
WEDNE8DAY, FEB, 26, 1902.
THE COTTON HAMLET.
Strict Good Middling-8*.
- m . - ? fe^j
Tho early gardener is getting anxious
to go to work.
The ico king is in nc hurry tb ?frdi
cato his throne.
Miss Gertrude Jones is visiting rela
tives in Greenville.
Mrs. Stephen Pr?vost, of Greenville,
ie visiting in the city.
A backward Spring probably means
a good fruit year. Wo hopo so.
Next Monday is Salesday. Thoro
will bo no public Bales of real estate.
Dr. A. P. Johnstone and wife vis
ited relatives in Newberry tho past
At tho present price of eggs, tho hen
that will not ?o her duty is a very tri
1 ?Wm. M. Wilcox, of Elberton, Ga.,
spent last Monday night in the city on
a hurried business trip.
The groundhog knew his business
when he sidled back into his holo the
second day of February.
R. L. Dean, of this County, hes gone
to Tampa, Fla., where he has accepted
a position with a railroad.
Rev. B. M. Anderson left the city
last Monday for Statesburg to visit his
mother, who is seriously ill.
The Cu url ui Common Fieas convenes
next Monday. Jurors and witnesses
should be on hand promptly.
J. S. Gosnell, one of Poker's clever
citizens, was in the city yesterday and
gave us an appreciated call.
The time for the payment of State
and County taxes has been extended
by the Legislature until March 80th. '
Mrs. Bessie Taylor has gone to Wil
liamston, N. C., to attend the bedside
of her sick daughter, Mrs. Hudsons.
I When you want something good to
eat drop, in on tho fat groceryman,
C. Frank Bolt. Read his advertisement.
Rev. Y. I. Masters, of Beech Island,
S. C., spent a few days in Anderson
last week visiting relatives and old
Col. ThoB. W. Carwile, ono of Edge
field's roost popular and prominent
citizens, spent a day or two in the city
j last week.
Some cotton is still coming*into this
! market; a portion of the farmers were
able to hold part of their crop for bet
; ter prices.
Jesse M. Smith, the well known con
tractor has decided to move to Athens,
Ga. His friends regret to see him leave
Last Saturday tLepostoffice observed
Sunday hours in honor of George
Washington's birthday, which is a na
The time for paying the first install
ment of city taxes expires next Friday.
Comparatively few persons have paid
up to last night.
I The Saluda Baptist Association of
I ministers convened in the First Baptist
Church last Monday evening and will
adjourn this evening.
Mrs. D. M. Wilson, with Moore,
Acker & Co., left for New York last
week to buy their new Spring stock of
dry goods and millinery.
W. E. McGee, traveling passenger
agent of the Southern Railway, with
headquarters at Augusta, Ga., spent
last Saturday in the city.
We are indebted to Senator Mclau
rin for a copy of Volume 1 of the
twelfth census report of the principal
cities of the United States.
Julius C. Smith, one of Greenville's
prominent citizens, has been spending
a few days in the city visiting his
daughter, Mrs. J. W. QUattlebanm.
Mrs. Josie Seligraan has returned
from the Northern markets, where she
has been spending a fow weeks buying
a Spring stock of goods for Lesser &
Visitors to Charleston are delighted
with the Exposition. Each one re
turning is a walking advertisement for
the great show. By all means go if you
Wm. C. Keith, of this city has ac
cepted the position of traveling sales
man in South Carolina for the French
American Importing Co., of Iowa City,
J. Marcus Bleckloy, an uncle of our
young townsmen, John and Ben Bleck
ley, died at his home in Rabun Coun
ty, Ga., on tho 17th inst,, aged 72
Tho grippe still has undisputed
sway and nearly every person you meet
i ther has had it or ia suffering with
that "all gone feeling" that marks its
Our young friend, A. N. Campbell,
an employee of tho Southern Railway,
Columbia, S. C., spent last Saturday
and Sunday visiting his parents near
The annual examination for teach
ers'certificates was held in this city
last Friday. There were fifty-four ap
plicants-twelve white and forty-two
This is campaign year and every
body will want a live and independ
ent newspaper to keep posted on the
drift of things. Now is the time to
Gov. Mcsweeney, on the recommen
dation of the Anderson delegation, has
appointed D. A. Greer Magistrate at
Honen Path and P. H. Brown Magis
trate at Waco.
Mrs. Sayre and Are. Fell, who have
been living: at Abbeville a'year or more
have returned to Anderson to make
thoir home and were warmly welcomed
by their friends.
James T. Greene, who recently re
signed his position at tho Greenwood
cotton mill, has accepted a pince as
engineer for a cotton mill nt Ander
y Our fellow-townsman, Jeptha F.
Wilson, and Miss Ella Patterson were
married at the home of tho bride's
father, John J. Patterson, in this city,
on Monday evening, l?th inst.
John V. Stabling, of this city, has
been awarded tho contract to survey
and engineer tho plant of tho Niuo
Kidgo Water Company at Walhalla
and will begin tho work at once.
Kurtz Smith, of Anderson, attended
tho Valentino party at the rcsidonco of
Mr. and Mrs. J. 1). Vernor on laBt Fri
day evening. Ile complained of hav
ing a good time.-Walhalla Courier.
And now another good crop prophet
comes to tho front. Ho claims that
every year having tho "guru 2 in it
si nco 18.00 has been a good crop
year, and that 1902 will be no excep
lt costs you nothing but a little of
your timo to lind out that Moore, Ack
er & Co. have an up-to-date stock of
newest merchandise and how cheap
they sell it. Head their now adver
Farmers aro getting anxious to pul!
the "bell cord" over the mulo now am
it won't be long till we will hear th?
gee-haw, see the briars fall, burning
ott', and hear the birds sing and sinel
the fresh turned soil.
Albert M. Carpenter, ci ry editor o
the Daily Mail, who has been report
ing the Senate proceedings for the Co
lumbla State during tho session of th
Legislature, has returned to the cit
and resumed hiB old work.
The oldest inhabitant cannot te
about a winter in the dim past whe
the ground was frozen nearly evei
morning from November 15th to Fel
ruary 10th, as has been the case th
year in the Piedmont region.
Cleveland Mitchell died at thc hon
of his grandfather. Edward Mitche
near Honea Path, on Friday night, 14
inst., after an illness of soveral wee!
with typhoid fever. He was about
years of-age, and a bright, industrio
Tho United States government
erecting for the coast and geodei
survey several towers, 75 to 100 f(
high, ii this Bection. One is at Barr
station, on the Savannah Valley Kn
road, and auother nt Little Moantu
in VarenneB Township.
On the second page of The Intel
gencer this week wo publish tho i
dress delivered by Col. Sam.
Wilkes at the recent unveiling of 1
Confederate Monument in this city,
is exceedingly interesting and wort]
place in your scrap book.
While papering the new honse of
P. Vandiver on North McDuffie str
last Wednesday John Snow, a pain
fell from a step-ladder and broke b
bones of his left arm at the wrist,
was a very painful hnrt, and it will
a good while before he again use
The old road T^wwas found une
stitntional by a yonng lawyer of J
derson. TfA^j legislature thereu
"filled a rush order" by passing anc
er last week, and now he says th:
unconstitutional. This young I
onght to have the job of "proof-ree
as to unconstitutionality" in that bo
As a rule the people of this Cou
are sorry that the General Assen
did not pass the fleh law. Fisheri
in the tide water section with tl
numberless gill nets, seines, etc.,
continue to get all tho shad. If a ]
per fish law had been passed
enforced there would be ph
of shad to reach this section of
On account of the inclement wea
the Ladi es' Auxiliary Society of
First Presbyterian Church hn(
postpone their Colonial Concert i
next Friday evening, when it will
place in the Opera House. It will
most enjoyable occasion and sh
be liberally patronized. Keinembe
time and place-next Friday eve
at tho Opera House.
The price of staple provh
throughout the State aro about 5(
cent higher than they werotwoj
ngo. Corn, bacon, lard, rice and ca
goods have all advanced. Flour
gar and coffee keep down some\
Tho families who havo to live
stores and meat shops say
housekeeping now costs nt
fifty per cent moro thnn it did n
For gorgeous variety the weath
have had during the pnst two \
would equal, if not surpass, the w
er of No;v England, 8o humorousi
scribed.by Mark Twain. Wind,
hail, sleet and snow, with rif
Spring-like sunshine and I
breezes have been our portion,
farmers am hoping that the pi
conditions will not prevail long
they have much work to do prei
for a new crop.
F. V. Pruitt died in Doe Wc
Friday, 14th inst., after a lingeri:
ness. Mr. Pruitt was a member
G., 2nd South Carolina Cavalry, c
the civil war, and in 1803 was w
ed in ? he- foot. This wound h
ways been a painful reminder of
stirring timeB, and for tho pas1
has made it impossible for him tc
around. Ho leaves a wife and s
children. Ho has many old f
and relatives in this County wi
regret to hear of his dent h.
Tho Anderson Rifles, with n
plementof thirty men, loft tl
last Friday morning for Charl
where they participated in Military
Day last Saturday at thu Exposition.
Cant. J. M. Patrick wu? unable to go,
and the Compauy was under tho com
mand o? First Lieutenant W. Plmner
Nicholson. The State f urnished trans
portation for the boys and the Exposi
tion officials provided them with bar
racks. They returned home yesterday
and report a most enjoyable trip.
Mrs. Mary Shearer died at the home
Of her son, S. D. Shearer, in this city
last Suuday night after a brief illncBs
with pneumonia. She was in the 74th
year of her age, and had been twice
married. Since her girlhood Mrs.
Shearer had been a devoted member of
tho Methodist Church, and was most
highly esteemed by a wide circle of
friends, who deeply sympathize with
the four children left to cherish her
memory. Monday afternoon the re
mains were buried at Silver Brook
Cemetery, Kev. M. B. Kelley conduct
ing the funeral services.
Mrs. James L. Fowler died at her
homo in Centerville Township on Sun
day, ?th inst., and on Tuesday follow
ing her remains were interred in tho
New Prospect Churchyard, Kev. W. B
Hawkins conducting the funeral ser
vices in the presence of a large crowd
of bereaved friends and relatives
Mrs. Fowler was about 70 years of agi
and since her girlhood ha'd been a de
voted member of the Baptist Church
She was remarkably stout and healthy
until about live months ago, when she
was stricken with dropsy and gradual
ly grew worse until death relieved her
of her sufferings. She realized that
her end was near and before she
breathed her last she called her loved
ones'to her bedside, bade them good
bye and requested them to meet her in
Heaven. She leaves a husbnnd. one
son and three daughters to cherish tho
memory of a devoted i Ce and ailee-1 I
Mr. M. B. Horton died at his home
in Pendleton Township last Saturday
afternoon at 1:80 o'clock, after a lin- j ?
gering illness of more than ti year with I
a complication of diseases. He went 1?
to Asheville, N. C., last Sp-ing on ac
count of his feeblo health and remained
there until last November, when he re
turned homo. Since then ho has grad
ually weakened away and the sum
mons of death was a relief to his Buf
ferings. Mr. Horton was the youngest I
son of the late John C. and Harriet
Vandiver Hortou, both of whom have
been dead several years, and wns in
the 82nd year lof his age. He was a
most worthy young man, possessing
every kind and generous impulse that
constitutes a noble character. He was
a consistent member of tho Baptist
Church and boie his sickness with
Christian courage and pntience. Ho
leaves a wife and three children and
four brothers to cherish his memory.
Wo have a lot of colds and coughs
and other similar trou le in our vi
Mr. J. P. Andersonnndchildren have
been right sick with measles. We wish
them a speedy restoration to health.
There was a most enjoyable sociable
given at the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
Jell'Shirley last week, lt was highly
enjoyed by all those who were present.
Wo are having a very good school
here with Miss Alsippio McClean as
teacher. We truly wish her success.
Mr. T. D. Stevenson, of Hardscrab
ble, visited relatives in our midst last
Mrs. E. F. Carter and BOU visited
relatives at Hartwell, Gn., recently.
Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Brooks visited
their daughter, Mrs. Whitfield, at To
keena last week.
We learn that Dr. W. H. Pepper, our
clever and accommodating physician,
had the misfortune to lose three horses
and a mule recently with blind stag
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Tilly visited rela
tives near Neal's Creek last week.
Wood hauling seems to be the order
of the day.
Several are clearing up new ground,
and the farmers have began to prepare
for another crop. We must confess
that pomology does not occupy the at
tention of the farmer as forcibly and
essentially as it should.
If this escapes tho waste basket I'll
como again soon.
Wishing the dear old Intelligencer
and all its many readers unbounded
success I am a . Citizen.
The members of Anderson Camp,
No. 782, U. C. V., are requested to at
tend a meeting of that Camp at Belton
on Saturday, March 1st, 1002, at 3
o'clock p. m. Business of importance.
By order of G. W. Cox, Com.
W. F. Smith, Adjt
WILL STAY TO THE FINISH.
Prof. Martin Announces his Candidacy
for State Superintendent of Educa
From Greenville Daily News.
Prof. O. B. Martin, principal of the
Central graded school, has announced
his candidacy for tho position of S tato
Superintendent of Education.
For several weeks it has been ru
mored that Prof. Martin was a prob
able candidate. A representative of
Tho News yesterday questioned him in
regard to the matter, lu reply, Prof.
"Yes, I have decided to enter the
race. Since the -publication of my
articles in regard tu "The County Su
perintendent's Olllco" and "Wholesale
Text Book Adoptions," I havo receiv
ed a great many letters urging mo to
become a candidate for Stato Superin
tendent. Many county superinten
dents have written very kind things
about me and other friends have also
plottered their support.
"I lind tho good fortune," continued
Prof. Martin, "to be with the members
of tho State legislature on their recent
trip to tho Charleston exposition and I
must confess that I was agreeably sur
prised at tho general endorsement that
I received front thoso distinguished
gentlemen. In view of these encour
agements, I have fully determined to
enter the race and will stay to tho
Prof. Martin is distinctly a public
Behool man. This is his ninth yenr at
tho Greenville graded schnob-,. Since
he has been in Greenville ho baa spent
some of his summers in the North,
some in institute work and some in
teaching the county schools, thereby
familiarizing himself with their needs.
Ho was born in Pickcns countv. nenr
the present site of Clemson College,
and has had experience in tho public
schools of IMckens, Anttorson, Abbe
ville and Greenville counties. He still
holds his tirst teacher's ceititicate
which was issued 15 years ago by Prof.
John G. Clinkscalesond Dr. S. Lander.
By teaching during part of tho year,
Prof. Martin was enabled to help him
self through Forman University, where
ho was graduated in June, 18U2. He
has been very successful in his work
here, and is thoroughly competent to
fill thc office of Stato Superintendent.
; His specialty has been the common
schools? and there are few men in tho
State who have spent so much timo on
Some Straight Talk About
MEN'S CLOTHING !
Childrens Shoes 1
Tho time for doing a CONTINUED and LEGITIMATE
business on the "Below Cost Plan" never existed and never
viii. Comparison in Goods and Prices ia the only safe' way,
ind that we invite. Buy or not, nothing pleases us as much
is 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-como and s**e !
Cut Price Clothiers.
South Main Street.
We represent the Virginia-Carolina Chemical Co., the Largest
Manufacturers of Fertilizers in the World.
IN buying their goods you get Fertilizers made by old, reliable Facto
ries, and are guaranteed to be the finest goods on the n arket. Our aim is to
give our customers better goods, better service and better treatment than they
can get from any other establishment.
GET OUR PRICES
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Standard, Royal and Wando Complete Fertilizers and
v' Blood Guanos, 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
stamp her seal of prosperity on every venture.
South. Main Street.
Any Article of IVlerit 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.
FLOWS, PLOWS, PLOWS.
Perfectly shaped and properly tempered. The same well-known kind
that we have been handling for the past ten years. Wo have a tremendous
assortment from which you eau select any stylo desired.
PLOW STOCKS, HANDLES,
SINGLE TREES, HAMESJ
TRACES, BACK BANDS,
HEEL BOLTS, CLEVISES, &c.
EVERYTHING needed by tho Farmer in the linc of AGRICULTURAL
IMPLEMENTS and kiudred articles.