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It is not enough to do the best to-day, we must do better
to-morrow, or drop behind. The slipping of a cog 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 to enlarge on our present reputation, conse
quently the BEST Stock of-y
In this section can always be found in our Store at the LO W
EST POSSIBLE PRICE. By ceaseless activity we avoid
crying hard times and duli trade. Between the seasons on
BUY 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 pri?es thajt puzzles our competitors.
We bought an-r
rf V.f.rrJi V
IMMENSE STOCK OF MOLASSES
When theywere at the lowest price, before the advance; con
sequently we fear no competition on Molasses.
We are always pleased to quote prices on
HOME RAISED PE?VINE HAY,
The finest stock feed made.
The recent bad weather has stimulated the Shoe busi
ness. Still we have a large stock of Heavy Winter Shoes.
Also, Farm 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 pri?e ; therefore, duty demands that you
see us. We guarantee Price ani. duality.
Come or write for Samples,
Wholesale and Retail Dealers iii
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WEDNESDAY. 'KAR. 12. 1902.
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THB ?Q?TOH KABBLET.
Stict Good Middling-3J.
Good Middling-SJ. *
ss tnct Middling-8*.
We hope the backbone of winter is
cracked, if not broken.
Tho age for working the public roads
?B between 18 and 50 years.
Don't neglect the payment of taxes.
The time expires March 81.
Several communications reached us
tco late for publication this week.
Cotton is climbing up toward 0 cents.
Look out for a big acreage thiB year.
M. M. Mat tison loft the city yester
day on a business trip to New York.
Now is tho time to plant Irish pota
toes tp get ? good crop. Tho moon is
Tho salary of the rural freo delivery
carriers has been increased from ?500
to $000 a year.
Sol. Lc s ser is now in the northern
markets buying a stock of spring goods
for Lesser & Co.
W. E. McGee, traveling passenger
agent of the Southern Railway, was
in the city yesterday.
Harry A. Orr and wife have been
spending a few days in Charleston
viewing the Exposition. j
Attention is directed to the new ad
vertisement of John S. Campbell, jew
eler and watch repairer.
L. P. Smith went to Charleston last
evening and will spend several days
there seeing the Exposition.
John A. Austin, of the Magnet Store,
has a new advertisement in another
column. Read it carefully.
The sportsmen will now have to lay
aside their guns. The hunting season
closes next Saturday, loth inst.
Mrs. A. E. Norris, of Westminster, is
in the city visiting her brother. Rev. J.
L. McLin, who is still quito sick.
W. A. Holland, formerly of this city,
who has been living at Seneca the past
year or two, has moved to Texas.
The gardeners have been doing some
good work the past week and many
seed have been putin the ground.
Baylis Clarke, of the railway mail
service, Atlanta, Ga., has been spend
ing a few days in the city visiting rela
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Keys, of Green
ville, have been spending a few days
in the city visiting relatives and old
Eev. O. J. Copeland, Rev. J. D.
Campbell and Rev. L. E. Campbell at
tended the Bible conference in Atlanta
Capt. E. A. Smythe, of Pelzer, and
Hon. A. T. Smythe, of Charleston,
spent a day or two in the city last week
W. H. Calder has resigned his posi
tion os chief clerk at the Hotel Chi
qnola and gone to his old home at
Cokeabury, 8. C.
E. F. Reed, of this County, has been
drawn to Borve aa a petit juror at the
April term of the United States Dis
trict Court in Charleston.
Remember, Thursday, 20th inst., ia
South Carolina Day at the Exposition.
Try to make yonr arrangements to be
in Charleston on that day.
W. H. Newell left Anderson last
Monday for Schenectady, N. Y., where
h? has accepted a position with the
General Electric Company of that city.
J. K. Richey, of Belton, and Miss
Nancy Chambers, of this city, were
married last Sunday afternoon by
Magistrate B. F. Wilson at his home
in this city.
The rainfall for December was 10.23
inches; January, February, 8.40.
Total for three winter months 22.15,, or
8.15 inches above the normal amohnt
for those months. '
C. F. Jones has returned from the
eastern markets, where he purchased a
very large stock of goods for the spring
trade. Watch out for his new adver
tisement next week.
Sweet potatoes are now selling in the
city at from 75 cents to $1.00 a bushel.
There is money in tl crop at one-half
the above prices, and our^-farmers
chould produce moro of them.
Weare requested to announce that
? Rev. S. J. Cartledge will preach at
Midway Church next Snnday afternoon
at4 o'clock. 'The public is cordially
invited to attend the services.
Married, on Thursday evening,
March 0, 1002, at the home of the
bride's father, W. M. Hall, by Rev. W.
B. Hawkins. Mr. A. W. Jones and Miss
Javotee Hall, all of Anderson County.
On the 20th inst, if the day be clear,
the planet Yenna can be seen during
the daytime. The best time to look
will be an hour or two before and after
midday, about two boura ahead of the
Andereon County will be well repre
sented at the Exposition in Charleston
on South Carolina Day-Thursday,
20th inst. The railroad fare is only
$4.75 and the tickets are good for five
The local political pot is begin
ning to simmer quite early.this year.
The race for, the office of Judge of
Probate promises to be one of the
liveliest contesta in the whole cam
Those of oar citizens who conten?- j
plate going to Texas on the occasion of
the Confederate Veterans' Reunion
should notify Col. M. P. Tribble or J,
F. Ciisdseales, at this office, aa soon as
Tho Governor hos restored to citizen
ship G forgo Caldwell, of this city, who .
was convicted of petit larcony in 1880.
The Anderson delegation, co?aty oitt
cials and a large number cf citizens
signed the petition.
! On Memorial Day, May-10th, the
j members of Robert E. Lee Chapter,
?. D. C., will present a number of Con
federate Veterans of this section with
Crosses of Honor. An interesting pro
gram will be arranged forthe occasion.
Rev. IT. R, Murchison will preach at
the Flat Rock Presbyterian Church
next Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
Ali the members are urged to attend,
and the friends of tho congregation
are invited to participate in the ser
On the street a lady should recognize
a gentleman acquaintance first, that is
? if she desires to, and if she doesn't the
gentleman has no right, according to
tho rules of good manners, to mako
oven o bow in recognition, sai 3 an ex
About thirty dollars have been con
tributed by citizens of Anderson for
tho purpoBo of purchasing a sword to
bo presented to Mnjor Jenkins. Tho
money has been sent to Charleston to
bo added to tho fund being raised there
by the Charleston Post.
W. J. Martin, of Pendleton, ?fters a
reward of lifty dollars for tho return
of a book, filled with a number of valu
able noteB, which he lost in or near
Pendleton on the 4th inst., and warns
the public not to trade for any of the
notes. Read his advertisement.
Thomas, the infant son of W. W.
Walker, of Hopewell Township, died
last Sunday afternoon with the measles,
aged fifteen months. On Monday
afternoon tho remains were buried al
Beaverdam Church, Rev. W. B. Haw
kins conducting the funeral services
O.M. Heard, who has for the past
two years been conducting a mercantil*
business at Middleton, hos sold outhii
b usinesB and is pow prospecting. Tt i
rumored, however, that he will mov?
to Anderson, S. C., and embark in tb
telephone business.-Elberton (6a.
Our progressive young townsman, B
C. Townsend, will establish a twin
factory in this city at an early day. Th
plant wiU represent an investment c
about $25,000, and will employ about 2
hands. It will be located near the Co
Yarn Mill and its erection will begin J
Prof. O. B. Martin, of the Greenhill
graded schools, spent last Saturday i
the city visiting hisbrother, B. F. Mai
tin, Esq., and was a welcome visitor 1
our sanctum. The Professor is a cai
didate for the o Mice of State Superii
tendent of Education, and will get
large voto in this County.
Capt. J. H. Whitner, of Birmin glim
contracting engineer of the Virgin
Bridge and I ron C o ni pan y was in the ci
yesterday. Capt. Whitner is a Sou
Carolinian and a memberof that grai
old family of Whitners that has servi
South Carolina well and done her ho
or in peace and war.-GaiJoey Ledge
Rev. W/.E. McHw?ine, D. D. repr
senting the 20th Century Education
Fund of tho Synod of South Carolir
spent last Sunday in the city. 1
preached at the First Presbyter!
Church Sunday morning and eve
ing. A number of the PreBbyteria
of 4be city made liberal subscripts
to'the fund. ?
Oliver Greer wiU pay the penalty
his crime next Friday. The gallo
-has been erected in the rear of t
jail, and the hanging will be stric
private. Sheriff Green will only adr
the officers who are to act as goai
and representatives of the city pape
Greer does not seem to realize his t
We clip the following from the Rf
way Age, Chicago, February 28: "1
French Broad and Southern Railwa;
projected to mn from Toxaway, N.
the terminus of the Transylvania Ri
road, south about fifty miles to a ?
nection with the Southern Railway
Ocoaee County, S. C. John S. Ven
of Columbia, 8 . C., is oneof the proj
A meeting of Camp W. W. Ht
phreys, United Sons of Confedei
Veterans, will be held to-mon
(Thursday) afternoon at 5 o'clock
the office of Clerk of Court Watk
and it is earnestly desired that ev
member attend. Delegates to
Reunion in Dallas, Texas, will be el>
ed, and other important business
On last Thursday afternoon
Messrs. S. M. Smith and J. S. McC
lan, of the SeptuB section, were g<
home from this city their horse bec
frightened and ran away. Mr. Mc(
lan was thrown from the buggy
his left arm dislocated in the shonl
Dr. J. G. Duckworth immediately
duced the dislocation and and h
getting along very well.
"Aunt" Hagar Robinson, who
more than one i in dr cd years of
died at her home in Martin Town
last Friday. She was in theda]
slavery the property of the grandfc
of Hon. R. B. A. Robinson, of
Connty, and had served as ac?
six generations of that family,
was highly esteemed by the men
of the family, who will long chi
Last Thursday afternoon a 8-yea
daughter of Jabez Clark, of Mill
was standing by the open fire]
when hef clothing caught fire,
cbild'n mother, who was standing
succeeded in extinguishing the fi
after considerable offort, and waa ]
fully burned in doing so. Mrs. ?1
son, a sister of Mrs. Clark, ran b
latter's assistance and she, too,
painfully burned. The little girl
seriously burned/and it was feare
awhile that she would die, but a
now doing well and will recover.
Only three casca were tried in tho
Court of Common Pleas last week.
Pho jurors were discharged Friday
[if teruoon and the Court ou Saturday
was engaged in hearing equity mat
ters. When wo went to press last
tveek tho Court was engaged in trying
the caao of J. L. Jones vs. C. &. W. C.
R. R., in a suit for damnges for killing
the plaintiffs wifo. This case waB
aot concluded uutil Thursday and re
mited in a mistrial, tho Jury failing to
Agree to a verdict. Thursday after
noon the Court was engaged in decid
ing whether S. J. Duckworth was a
member of the firm of Carrol, Hallams
fc Co., and the Jury decided that ho
.vas not. On Friday tho case of Miss
[na Holcombe vs. The Southern Rail
way was tried. The plaintiff claimed
that she was hurt - by having a trunk
thrown from tho baggago car and
3trikiug her on tho ankle while she
ivas leaving tho train in this city. She
sued tho Railway for $1,030 damages
und the jury rehired a verdict for $GT>0.
A. grent many cases were continued
until the next term, and it is believed
by some of the lawyers that an extra
term will have to be called to clear tho
Tho Atlanta correspondent of thc
Augusta Chronicle, under date of the
5th inst., says: "At tho beginning of
tho night service at the Bible Confer
ence at the Tabernacle Baptist Church
last night, Dr. Broughton made an an
nouncement that is unique in church
history, and that has never, perhaps,
beendonuiua southern Church. Dr.
Broughton surprised tho overflowing
congregation with tho statement that
in tho crush around the altar at tho
closo of tho afternoon service tho pock
et of Rev. L. E. Campbell, of Ander
son, S. C. had beon picked and the
thief hnd relieved him of his pocket
book, containing tickets and $20 iu
money. One of the other preachers
suggested theta collection betaken up
to reimburse the unfortunate divine
and a Mr. Thomas, of Chattanooga, in
the rear of tho audience, endorsed tho
suggestion and offered $2. Dr.
Brough ton cut that short by telling him
to bring the money up to 1 ?ni after
Bervice. In warning tho people to bo
laro of tho pickpockets, Dr. Brough
ton said tho devil hadn't been to his
Church in a long time, as they had
made it too hot for him. Now he carno
in a now guise. 'Perhaps the reason
this,' added tho doctor, 'is that he
tinda that we have money here.1"
Mra. Georgin Victory and Mrs. Hat
tie Gulley, of Lavonia, Ga-, visited in
this community last week.
Jno. 1. Holland and Geo. W. Jolly,
two hustling young gents, representing
the Sullivan Hardware Co., were in our
Judson Barton, of Walhalla, was in
our community last Saturday and Sun
Geo. Maret, one of Atlanta's hustling
drummers, was in our vicinity last Fri
Ban Allen, of Anderson, was through
here last week.
Anderson Shirley, accompanied .by
MisB Emmie Johnson,, vorshipped at
Double Springs on tho la?t fourth Sun
Bud Bradberry, we aro sorry to say,
is quite sick.
Mr. Singleton's little babe, we aro
sorry to say, is critically ill at this
writing. We wish for it a speedy re
Rev. Haroiter visited the family of
Mrs. Elizabeth Farmer Inst Saturday
night. Mrs. Farmer has been on the
sick list for the last few days.
,Jim Bruce, one of Anderson's popular
dentists, was in our community last
Miss M ay me Jolly, who has been suf
fering with eczema on her lace, is
much improved, we are glad to say,
under the skillful treatment of Dr.
John R. Haller, of the Fair Play sec
' Otto Banister, one of Bethany's pop
ular young gents, was in our burg re
cently. It seems that. Otto made
a fair impression on some of onr girls.
Cadet Bera Cromer, of Clemson, pass
ed through here last Saturday on his1
Messrs. J. N. Boleman and Willie
Broyles, accompanied by Misses Vale
ria ClinkscaleB and Flora Boleman,
were the guests of Miss Bernie Farmer
Wylie Maret, one of our popular
young men, has a new top buggy.
Waten ont, girls, 1 guess some of you
will have a nae.
D. J. Barton's horse ran away with
him while on the way back to Wal h at
last Monday, bat no serious damage
Sunday being snch a beautiful day,
some of onr young people were out]
Some of our people contemplate at
tending the Exposition at Charleston
J. P. Bradberry, our clever mer
chant at Inez, while having a car load
of floor brought home from Seneca
during that flood of rain last week,
had the misfortune to have ono of his
wagons with one buuel of flour washed
down Beaverdam Creek. They were
fortunate enough to get all the barrels
off but one. We hope Mr. Bradberry
will not have such bad luck next time.
March 10,1002. ^_
Tho wino Merchants of North and
8outb Carolina ure giving us business,
because they see at a glance that buying
from the Mills and Factories they save
tho Jobber's or Middle Man's profits.
Merchants', we ask you who have never
soon o.nr lines of Hoaiery, Pants, Cloth
ing, Shoes and Hats drop us a card and
let one of our Salesmen call. You will
see at a glance it is to' your interest *. oe
numbered- among cu-* growing llot of |
custom era. We sell only to Merchants.
Wishing you a prosperous New Year
WEBB ?fe CATER.
Commission Merchante, Anderson, S. C.
Raw or Inflamed Lungs
Yield rapidly to the wonderful curative
and healing qualities of Foley's Honey
and Tar. It prevents pneumonia and
consumption from a hara cold Bottled on
the lungs. Sold by Evans Pharmacy.
The ladies all like easy-cutting, well
tempered Bcissorj. Brock H civ/. Co. cater
to the wanta of the Indies, and can fur
nish fust ?ooh Scissors as will please them.
The husband will always have a warm
spot in his heart and a tender place in his
nature for the tbonghtful wife who pre
sents him with one ot Brock Hdw. Co's,
matchless Razor*. . The genuine satisfac
tion which these Razors alford the men
makes them always remember with
kindness the donor of such a gift.
La grippe oonghs yield quickly to the
wonderful curative qualities of Foley's
Honey and Tar. There ls 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, Yon will
And me at Dean A Katiiffe's. Long dla*
tance Phone at my residence.
Some Straight Talk About
Childrens Shoes I
Tho tim? for doing a CONTINUED and LEGITIMATE
business on the "Below Cost Plan" never existed ?md 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 offerine
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 Mair Street.
We represent the Virginia-Carolina Chemical Co., the Largest
Manufacturers of Fertilizers in the World.
IN buying their goods yoii get Fertilizers made by old, reliable Facto
ries, and are guaranteed to be the finest goods on the market. Our aim is to
give our customers better goods, better service and better treatment than they
can get from any other establishment.
CET OUR PRICES
Before placing your orders for large contracts. We can give you
Powers, Gibb33 os Co's. Goods, the Stono,
Standard, Royal and Wando Complete Fertilizers and
Blood Guanos, Acid Phosphate, with or without Potashr
Eainits, 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.
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 fret that they
are used by all of the beet 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.
P?OWS, 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, HAMES,|
TRACES, BACK BANDS,
HEEL BOLTS, CLEVISES, Ac.
EVERYTHING needed by tho. Farmer in the line of AGRICULTURAL
IMPLEMENTS and kindred articles.