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It is not enough to do the best to-day, we must do better
to-morrow, cr drop behind. The slipping of a eog means a
secondary place. Striving for the best has given us a wide
reputation, but reputations once made are soon lost, unless
reinforced steadily and constantly by tireless activity. We
are determined te enlarge on our present reputation, conse
quently the BEST Stock ofj
In this section can always be found in our Store at the LOW
EST POSSIBLE PRICE. By ceaseless activity we avoid
crying hard times and dull trade. Between the seasons on
DRY GOODS we rush GROCERIES. Just now we are hav
ing a very satisfactory business on
We have bought large quantities of
FLOUR AT RIGHT PRICES,
And are selling it at prices that puzzles our competitors.
We bought an
IMMENSE STOCK OF MOLASSES
when they were at the lowest pri?e, before the advance ; con
sequently we fear no comp?tition on Molasses.
We are always pleased to quote prioes on
HOME RAISED PEA VINE HAY,
The finest stock feed made.
The recent bad weather has stimulated the Shoe busi
ness. Still we have a large sto?k of Heavy Winter Shoes.
Also, Perm Shoes.
We have just opened up our Ladies' Spring Oxfords, and
would be pleased to show them. Come at once and make
We are also showing many new things in Dry. Goods and
Notions for Spring and Summer. ' In fact, just such articles
as you need right now.
Our Buyers are in the market NOW, and the New Goods
are coming in on almost every train.
We are prepared to do more business than ever before.
The policy of every smart tradesman is to buy the best
Goods at the lowest pries ; therefore, duty demands that you
see us. We guarantee Price ant Quality.
Come or write for Samples.
Wholesale aaa Eetaii Dealers i?
WEDNESDAY, MAR. 5, 1902.
THE COTTOH MAHER.
Stict Good Middling-Si.
It seems difflcnlt for tho weather to
clear up and stay owsr.
A local weather prophet says the
backbone of winter is broken. We hope
?n early Spring is the very latest
prediction by the local weather proph
The crop of candidates promises
to be unusually large the coming Sum
S. G. Major, of Greenwood, is visit
ing friends and relatives in and around
There seems to bea regular epidemic
of pneumonia in various sections of the
Don't make it a habit to borrow your
neighbor's paper. The paper is too
cheap to do that. 4
The Court of General Sessions for
Oconee County convenes at Walhalla
next Monday, 10th inst.
Mr. Robert Stevenson, of Iva, spent
a few days last week with his son, W.
P. Stevenson, near the city.
T. P. Cothran, Esq., of Greenville,
and J. F. Lyon, Esq., of Abbeville, are
in thejeity attending Court.
C. F. Jones left a few days ago for
the Eastern markets to buy a big stock
of Spring and Summer goods.
Miss Essie Todd, of Anderson, is vis
iting her friend, Miss Mario Fowell,
in Ebenezer.-Rock Hill Herald.
Mrs. W. W. Robinson, of this city,
went to Ridgeway, S. C., a few days
ago to visit her mother, who is serious
The measles are still raging in many
sections of the County. There are a
few casos in this city, but are of a mild
The work of rebuilding the dam at
Portman Shoals is progressing rapidly.
More than 200 bands are now at work
The commutation re road tax is fixed
$1. The number of t ays work in lieu
thereof is eight. I-ay the tax by all
Wm. R. Osborne left the city Mon
day for the eastern markets to buy a
stock of spring and summer goods for
Last Thursday afternoon at the An
derson Fertilizer Factory two mules
were struck by lightning and instantly
The enrollment of the city graded
schools now number about 1,400 and
the buildings are full to their utmost
Capt. E. E. Rankin, the clever repre
sentative of the Greenville News, spent
last Saturday in the city and gave us a
R. S. McCnlly, who has been buying
cotton in Alabama several months, has
Joel C. Keys, who has been buying
cotton ot Elberton, Ga., since last fall,
is spending a few days in the city.
?. Farmers need not be disheartened at
weather conditions. Spring may open
any day, and they can make np for lost
Chiquola Lodge, Knights of Pythias,
will hold its regular convention to
morrow evening. Every member is
urged to attend.
. The Seaboard. Air Line's trestle over
the Savannah River at Calhoun Falls
was carried away by the high water
' last Friday night.
A beautiful new drop curtain has
been put in at the Opera House. It
gives the surroundings a fresher and
A skating rink has been opened in
the city, under the management of
Carlisle McKinney. The Club has
about fifty members.
Farmers are cutting wooc, building
pasture fencea and cleaning out ditch
es, and getting ready to plow when the
ground gets ready for it.
B. O. Evans, tho clothing man, Bas
gone to the eastern markets to buy a
choice stock of clothing and gents' fur
nishing goods for the Spring trade.
County Auditor Boleman ^ounces
in another column the dates for the
meeting of the Township Boards of
Assessors. Read the advertisement.
Miss V. A. Hammond, of Dalton,
, Ga., is in Anderson visiting her sister,
Mrs. W. H. Nardin. She has many old
friends here who are delighted to greet
Mrs. E. P. Earle, Who has been seri
ously ill at her home id Seneca, ia now
convalescing. Her many friends in
Anderson will be more than pleased to
Now isa good time to lay gravel along
the sidewalks* while the ground is soft
and muddy. The gravel would readily
become set in the mud and form an ex
The singing at tho home of W. P.
Stevenson,! near this city, a few daya
ago was a big success and highly en
joyed by all whose good fortune it was
to be present.
It is reported that the required
$50,000 to secure a cotton mill for
Honea Path has been raised: Aa the
proposition ia understood, an offer was
made by outside parties to the citizens
stating that if they wonld subscribe
$50,000 an additional $150,000 would
be forthcoming and a $200,000 mill
Comptroller-General Durham has
sent out a circular to the County treas
urers, notifying them that the time for
the payment of taxes has been extend
ed to Uaroo 31st.
Lan dr um Padget hes been K appoint
ed postmaster at Poker. M. Padget
is a most efficient official and the pa
trons of the Pelzer office are more
than pleased at his reappointment.
Some of our farmers are still holding
their cotton. These are the men who
raise their own supplies and make
their cotton their surplus crop. They
can always get better prices by doing
Mrs. 8urah Dillingham, accompanied
by her daughter, Misa Mary Dilling
bam, of Kabun County, Ga., is in tho
city visiting her sons, Chief of Police
Dillinghom and Deputy Sheriff Dilling
The Anderson MattresBand Spring
Bed Company has decided to increase
its capital stock to $20,000, and will
amend its charter so ns to get tho right
to manufacture pnnts, shirts and under
Maj* Jas. L. Boyd, of Newry, lu??
brought snit for $5,000 against tho
Blue Ridge Railroad lor injuries re
ceive^ last July by being thrown
against a seat by the too sudden
stopping of the train at Adams' cross
The colonial concert given at the
Opera House lost Friday night, undo
the auspices of the Presbyterian La
dies1 Aid Society, was a'docided suo
coBB in every way. A large audience
was present and everybody enjoyed the
The snow and heavy rain which fol
lowed made the ground as wet as pos
sible. The preparations for crops wiU
begin late this season. With favorable
weather little plowing can be done be
fore the middle of March. Farmen
will have to do their best brain work
this season, so as to make every lick
tell to best advantage.
Handy Blackman, the 16-yenr-olc
son of J. M. Blackman, met with i
painful accident near his home in tin
Sandy Springs section on Tuesday
35th ult. He and an elder brother wen
chopping wood in afield, when a tret
fell on him, brenking his left thigi
bone. He receive?, prompt attentioi
from Dr. W. S. Hutchison, and isdoin]
as well as possible.
The Spartanburg Herald sent out in
qui ries to the mayors of the cities nm
towns of South Carolina asking ex
pressions of opinion on tho Tillman
McLaurin light in the Senate chainbei
Mayor Tolly's rep'/ was: "Both Soutl
Carolina Senator?, are guilty of dis
graceful conduct and are deserving o
severe punishment. Tillman shouli
be made to prove his accusations againe
McLaurin or withdraw th^m."
Readers of The Intelligencer will b
interested in the following Act passe
at the recent session of the Legislatur
which is short andcomprhensive: "Tba
all products of the farm in this Stat
may be sold in any town or city by th
producer of said prodnot or his agent
without said producer being require*
to pay license to make such sale
Provided, said producer or agent is no
engaged in selling the produce of othc
Miss Lonise Hiett, wife of Johi
Hiett, died at her home in Hopewe
Township last Monday night, after
brief Illness, with the measles. Mr
Hiett was about 28 years of age, and
daughter of Wm. Ellison, of this Cour
ty. She was a good woman and mo;
highly esteemed by a wide circle <
friends and relatives, who were great!
shocked by the announcement of h<
death. She leaves a sorely bereave
husband, two sons and two daughte:
to cherish her memory. The reniaii
were buried yesterday afternoon J
The case of James C. Schumpert v
the Southern Railway Company wt
ended in the Circuit Court in Newbei
ry last Saturday eveningwitha v i ll
for twelve thousand five huudred do
lars for the plaintiff. The suit was f<
damages to thc plaintiff in the loss of
part o? his foot in a col li si o
that happened at Belton, in Februar,
1001, between the train of which tl
plaintiff was engineer and anoth*
train. The plaintiff was represent?
by Johnstone &. Welch, of tho Nev
berry bar.the defendant by T.P. Cotl
ran, of Greenville. Tho defendant wi
The Colombia State of the 1st ins
says: "This morning Mr. J. L. She;
pard, Jr., one of the civil and mecha
ical engineer4 who bas been in the er
ploy of tho W. B. Smith Whaley
Co. here for some time, goes to Ande
son to take a position with the Ande
son Light and Power Company, al
Sheppard will have immediate char
of the reconstruction of the great da
which was washed away some time a,
entailing a heavy loss. Mr. Sheppa
is.ono of tho most competent men
his profession in this part of the con
try. He has scores of friends here w
regret to see him leave, thongh it is
take a responsible position."
The Greenville News of last Thai
day contained the following notice
the marriage of one of Anderson Con
ty's popular and substantial citizei
"A qniet but impressive marriage to
place yesterday morning at 9 o'clock
the residence of C. P. W. Sullivan,
West End, when Miss Ella Garr?s
and Mr. J. W. Major were made hi
band and wife. The ceremony vi
performed by Ser. R. J. Williar,
Directly after the ceremony, Mr. a
Mrs. Major boarded the train for A
derson, where they will make th
home. Miss Garrison is a young la
of excellent finalities, loved and n
mired by a host of friends. Mr. Maj
isa welt known youngman of Andi
son. He is a splendid business m
and has a bright future." Wo join t
many friends of Mr, and Mrs. Major
extending congratulations and w
them a happy and prosperous joan
Henry Arbor, a negro living on J. A. |
Welborn's plantation, about ?ix miles
north of this city, died last Wednosday
afternoon from a wound in his head in
flicted the night before by John Hnr
ris, another neuro of that section.
Arbor was at the home of a colored
woman when Harris came in. The
latter was not pleased at Arbor's pres
ence there, and, seizing an axe, struck
him over the head with tho handle,
crushing his skull. Arbor lived about
twenty lour hours, but never regained
consciousness. Harris fled immediate
ly and has not yet been arrested. Cor
oner Banister held an iuqucst, and the
jury returned a verdict in accordance
with the facts.
Mr. Owens, bf Anderson County, a
friend of Supervisor Speegle, yester
day sent Mr. Speeglo two thorough
bred bloodhound pups. Ono of tho
pups has ruffled hair, is fussy, sunppy
and will bito on tho least provocation;
tho ether pup, however, is of a very
quiet, reserved disposition, but never
theless vigorous, determined and, when
occasion demands, very furious. Capt.
J.?E. Knight, of tho county chain gang
force, saw the pupa yesterday upon
their arrival in-tho city and was a wit
ness to their contrasted actions. After
studying the character of tho two pups
very closely he suggested that they bo
named Tillman and McLaurin, respec
tively. Mr. Speegle has adopted this
suggestion and his pups will hereafter
be known by thoso titles.-Greenville
NewB, 2nd inst.
The Court of Common Pleas began
its session last Monday morning, Judge
Gage presiding. With two or three
exceptions, all the jurors answered to
their names, and the Court was soon
i organised and ready for work. The
I docket was sounded and a large num
j ber of cases continued until the next
term. The first case called Monday af
ternoon was J. L. Jones vs. the C. &
W. C. R. R. The plaintiff is suing the
railroad for killing his wife on the
night of Dec. 25, 1890, by running over
ber near the depot, in this city. Thia
is the second trial of the caso, a verdict
having been rendered in favor of the
plaintiff at tho former trial, bnt tho
defendant appealed to tho Supreme
Court, which granted a new trial. This
oaBe consumed all of yesterday, and
will not bo concluded until probably
noon to-day. There is considerable
business before tho Court and the
Jurors will probably bo kept busy all
This County was visited by a Bcvere
wind and thunder storm, followed by a
very heavy rain fall, last Thursday
night. Considerable damage was done
on the eastern side of tho County, in
the Toney Creek section. S. N. Daven
port had a tenant house blown dowd, j
all the outbuildings at tho Anio? Hags
dale place were blown down and tho
dwelling considerably damaged. J. T.
Dean had three tenant houses, all of
which were occupied, and a barn blown
down. Three of the chimneys to Mr.
Dean's dwelling were blown down to
the coping. He also had a large
amount of timber blown down. Archey
Cox had one end of his dwelling torn
up and several outhouses blown down
and unroofed. Jim Whitlock's house
was unroofed, Oak Grove school house
waa lifted off ita pillara and set down
on the ground. A Mr. Cnlberson had
his atablea unroofed and fodder scat
tered for several hundred yards.
Several other parties had outhouses
unroofed or damaged. In thia city
about fifty telephones were burnt out,
and a few fen COB blown down. Light
ning struck the dwelling houae of F.
A. Wilson at Millville and slightly
The Designer for March contains,
among many other attractive featured,
three short stories-"Tho Relenting of
Senator Marsh." "The New Dreaa,"
and "What Happened to Miss Milli
cent," the last for juvenile readers. lu
fancy work this number is replete, giv
ing instruction in embroidery of the la
test style, lace and crochet. Sugges
tions for entertainments are given in
an "Irish Potato Party" and "A Green
Gooda Sociable," also in the little par
lor drama, "The Calf of Gold," to be
enacted by amateur Thespians. "What
Women are Doing" is a new and inter
esting department, so, too, are "Toilet
Table Chat" and "In Motherland," the
titles of which ind?jw their character.
Among the special fashion features are
many designe, for "Dainty Lingerie," in
addition to the usual modes of the
month for adults and juveniles. An
expert milliner by aid of pictures and
text tells just how to make two fash
ionable Spring bonnets, ?nd the able
writer of ""Points on Dressmaking' in
structs amateurs in tho making of ex
quisite underwear. "Book Notes,"
"Fashions and Fabrics," hints on eti
quette and numerous savory recipes for
cooking are also included in tho list of
seasonable and valuable items.
! - One thousand five hundred and
thirteen novels were published in
i England last year.
The Only Ono.
The ouly Flour manufactured South
of the Ohio river that 1? guaranteed pure
by the A ntl-Ad'literation League and
bears its regis'^-ed trade mark, thus af
fording tho consumer absolute immunity
from the poisonous minorai that is being
used to adulterate Flour, is "Clifton,''
made at Bransford Mills, Owensboro,
Ky. It will be on sale at Harrison ?fe Co's.,
Osborne dc Pearson's, Vaodiver Bros.,
J. C. Osborne's. Also, at J. B. King's at
Raw or Inflamed Lungs
Yield rapidly to the wonderful ourative
and heallDg qualities of Foley's Honey
and Tar. It prevents pneumonia and
consomption from a hara cold settled on
tbe langs. Sold by Evana Pharmacy.
The ladles all like oany-cutting, well
tempered Scissors. Brock Hdw. Co. cater
to the wants of the ladies, and can fur
nish lust such Scissors aa will please them.
The husband will always bave a warm
.pot In bis heart and a tender place in bia
nature for the thoughtful rrif~ who pre
sents bim with one ot Brook Hdw. Co's,
matchless Razor?. The genuine satisfao
tlon which these Razors afford the men
makes them alway? remember with
kindness the donor of such a gift.
La grippe coughs yield quiokly to the
wonderful curative qualities of Foley's
Honey and Tar. There la nothing else
"Jost as good." Sold by Evans Pharmaoy.
WANTED, Hickory, Dogwood and
Persimmon Logs. Southern Hardwood
Co. Charleston, S. C. ' 4m
W. H. Shearer, Surveyor, You will
find me at Dean & Ratllffe'a. Long dis
tance Phone at my residence.
Some Straight Talk About
MEN'S CLOTHING !
Childrens Shoes ?
The time for doing a CONTINUED and LEGITIMATE
business on the "Below Cost Plan" never existed and never
will. Comparison in Goods and Prices is the only safe' way,
and that we invite. Buy or not, nothing pleases us as much
as visitors and comparisons.
OUR STOCK IMMENSE,
And we are ofierine
In Pants and Shoes during FEBRUARY.
Big Reductions on all counters.
Don't miss our interesting Sale for february.
Seeing is believing-come and seel
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 market. Our aim ia to
give our customers better goods, better service 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 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, an<*.
stamp her seal of prosperity on every venture.
Soixtlr Main Street.
Any Article of Merit Creates Imitators,
But we make it very interesting for imitators of
Oliver Chilled Plows !
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 and properly tempered. The same well-known kind
that we have been handling for the past ten years. We have a tremendous
assortment from which you can select any style desired.
PLOW STOCKS, HANDLES,
SINGLE TREES, HAMESJ
TRACES, BACK. BANDS,
HEEL BOLTS, CLEVISES, Ac.
EVERYTHING needed by the Farmer in the line of AGRICULTURAL
IMPLEMENTS and kindred articles.
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