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IS THAT THEY
MUST BE SOLD.
We are now getting things in shape for?
|ad(1 hope to reduce Stock to the lowest possible point. We
[are constantly receivinfc-r
fen fact, our Stock is always clean and fresh ; and yet, like all
targe Stores, yon will find some accumulations, some ODDS
WENDS, some BEMNANTS, that we*are glad to rid our
Our Store is truly a pleasant place to trade these Hot
Our Electric Fans
Jfceep the room cool. Then our having the Goods you are
pooking for, at such?,
flakes a visit to our Store doubly pleasant.
Come and loc & through.
To keep cool these hot July days is to wear the lightest
freight apparel. That's why I suggest these Featherweight
How could they be otherwise, made from the lightest
freight possible Madras and^Pereale. There's no occasion to
>e surprised at the excellent vaines I give at?
I am determined to do the Shirt business of Anderson
md that explains it. Ask to see my?
They are VALUES.
'ost Office Block.
The Furnishing Goods Han.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 1902.
Tho County candidates are patting
in good time now.
A local weather prophet predicts a
late fall this year.
Watermelons are now ccming in
by the wagon loads.
J. W. Quattebanm, Esq., is announ
ced as a candidate for Mayor. %
L. P. Smith's excursion to Tallnlah
Falls to-morrow will, carry a large
Miss Mattie Swindell, of Augusta,
Ga.,is in the city visiting Mrs. Fred.
Mrs. Louis Sharps and daughter, of
Nashville, Tenn., are in tho city visa
Our venerable townsman, Mr. Julius
Poppe, is seriously ill, and his death
is expected at any hoar.
/ Dr. W. A. Nardin, Jr., who has been
on an extended trip through the
Northwest, has returned home.
Wm. M. Wilcox, jr., of Elberton,
Ga., came to Anderson last week to
spend a few days -with bis grandparents.
Rev*. O. J. Copoland will begin a
serieBof meeting next Sunday night at
Hopewell Church, of which he is pastor.
Meat is high but eggs are cheap.
Better look after your poultry as they
need extra attention this hot weather.
Our young friend, J. L. Sherard,
who has been living in Columbia, has
returned to Anderson and is reading
Joseph A. Nance, of Doe West, spent
last Thursday in the city, and was a
welcome visitor to The Intelligencer
Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Pr?vost spent
laBt week in Laurens visiting friends.
Mr. Prevost's valuable horse suddenly
Rev. J. D. Chapman is in Ninety
Six this week assisting in a Barles of
meetings being held in the Baptist
The work of digging the sewer
trenches has commenced in earnest,
and contractor Tennysays he will push
the work rapidly.
If you are seeking bargains in cloth
ing, be euro to read the new advertise
ment of BXQ . Evans & Co. carefully
and giv? th?m a call.
Prof. J. ;T. Milfordwill lead in the
singing at Smith's Chapel, eight miles
south of the city, next Sunday. Every
body is cordially invited. ? ,. ,
Mrs. Burt Mitchell, of Westminster,
has been spending n few days in the
city visiting her sister, Jfrs. C. S.
Sullivan, who is quite sick.
Mrs. W. K. Sanders, accompanied by
her three charming daughters of Bel
ton, Texas?"is in the city visiting her
aunt, Mrs. Eliza J. Skelton.
The rains during the past week have
been general throughout this section.
They are highly appreciated by every
body, especially the farmers.
Chi quoin Lodge, Knights of Pythias,
will meet at 8.80 o'clock. All the mem
bers are urged to attend. The first and
second ranks will he conferred.
W. L. Braddy, an old Anderson
boy, has been elected President of the
30th District Democratic Club in Chat
tanooga, Tenn., where he now lives.
A series of meetings are being held
in the Presbyterian Church at Williom
ston this week, and the pastor is being
issisted by Rev. S. J. Cartledge of this
Capt. H. H. Watkine has gone to the
mountains to spend two or three weeks
for the benefit of his health, which, we
hope, will be greatly improved by his
A small section of Corner Township
was visited by a severe hail storm last
Friday afternoon, which did consider
able damage to the crops of a number
Our townsman, J. J. Baker, a "knight
of the"grip," who has been traveling
through a number of western States,
reached home last week to spend a few
weeks resting and recuperating.
All persons interested in Good Hope
Churchyard, in Corner Township, are
irged to meet there at an early hour
m Thursday morning, 24th inst., for
.he purpose of cleaning off the same.
W. P. Wright, J. B. Leverett and E
J. Kay are announced this week as
candidates for the House of Represen
natives. Also, R. E. Nicholson for
County Superintendent of Education
J. H. Pullen, of Spartanburg, was in
:ho city last Thurtdny on his way to
lis old home at Fair Play, where he
vill spend a few weeks with relatives
md old friends. He gave usa pleas
rot call. x
Children's Day will be observed at
ITarennes Church next Saturday, 19th
ust., beginning at 11 o'clock a. m
The public is cordially invited to
tttend and bring well-filled dinner
We are indebted to the management
or an invitation to attend the opening
?all at the White Stone LithiaSprings
?hieb took place last night. The hotel
here ia now complete and ready to
Rev. W. R. Richardson, D. D., will
?reach at Shiloh Church, near Pied?
Dont, on the fourth Sunday afternoon
it 4.80 o'clock. The friends of the con
gregation are cordially invited to at
end the services.
E. W. Taylor, of this city, who has
icon on an extended , trip through
everal States in the interest of the
>odd Hoisting Machine, has returned
ome to rest a few weeks. Ho reports
Hon. B. F. Crayton, one of Ander
son's oldest and most popular 'Citizens,
celebrated his 83rd birthday lust Th?r ?
day. We join hit. many friends in ex
tending congratulations and wishing
him many more years of health and
Mlsr* Mamie Wilhite, accompanied
by lit r mother, have gone to South
Ver mon, Vermont whori they Trill
speed a few weeks. During their ab
sence their drag store will be closed.
We join their friends in wishing them
a s?io and pleasant trip.
Last Thursday afternoon lightning
struck the engine house at the saw
mill and gin of G. B. Kobinson & Bro.,
in Martin Township. The building
was burned and the engine budly
damaged. By hard work the gin house
and saw mill were saved.
An advertisement of Furman Univer
sity appears in another column to
vhioh.we direct your attention* This
is one of the notable institutions of the
State, and it was never so strong be
fore as it is to-day and never better
prepared for thorough work.
W. G. Johnson, one of the agents of
the Blue Kidge Railroad ii &?$ city,
has been up-minted agent of the South
ern Railway at Chester, S. C, and will
leave shortly to enter upon bis work
there. Anderson thus loses a good
citizen and Chester gains one.
John Harrison, a negro, who was
serving an 18-months' sentence in the
County chaingang, made his escape
on the night of the 8th inst. from the
gang near Belton, and the following
afternoon was captured near this city
by John Bobbins and Ben Pcarman.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Stivender, of Lees
burg, Fla., arrived in Anderson a few
days ago to spend a few weeks with
relatives. Mrs. Stivender, nee Miss
Minerva Drake, is a native of this
C ounty, and her visit will be a source
of much pleasure to her many friends.
Mrs. Mary A. Mnrrah, of this city,
left yesterday fer Texas,, where she
will spend several weeks visiting her
brother, A. O. Nortis,.at Graham^ and
brother-in-law, Thos, Murrah, at Aus
tin. Wo join her many friends in wish
ing her a pleasant trip and a safe re
Last . j&fondey Mrs. L. P. Smith, of
this city, received a telegram announ
cing the death of her mother. Mra. M.
G. Robert?, at her home in Ninety
Six, and went down there that even
ing to attend thefuneral. Mrs. Smith's
many friends deeply sympathise with
her in her sore bereavement.
. Children's Day will be observed at
Fairview Church, in Brushy Creek
township, next Saturday, 14th inst.,
beginning at 10 o'clock a. m. The
public is invited to come and bring
well-filled basketo. i Several distin
guished speakers have been invited,
and the day promises to be a most
The Columbia State of 10th inst.
says: "The Governor yesterday re
duced to a fine of $50 the sentence of
$100 fine or three months on the gang \
imposed on A. D. Patterson convicted
in Anderson Connty of the violation of
the dispensary law. The commutation
was properly, recommended and the.
fine will be paid it is ^uld."
Coli J: S. Newmao.'of the Clemson
College faculty, ' will address the far
mers of Centevville Township at the
Hunter's spring school house next Sat
urday, 10th inst., at 11 o'clock a. ni.
His subject will be "the best plan of
crop rotation with a view of soil im
provement." All the farmers are cor
dially invited to attend the meeting.
There were thirteen applications for
the. two scholarships offered in this
County by Winthrop College. The
scholarships are worth about one hun
dred dollars each. .County Superin
tendent Nicholson held the examina
tion at iho Court House last Friday,
and the parlera have been forwarded to
the College. It will be several weeks
before the names of the successful con
testants are known.
Among the many candidates in the
city last Friday was onr clever friend,
Col. John T. Sloan, of Columbia,'who
is in tne race for Lieutenant-Governor.
Col. Sloan is a native of this Connty,
and spent his boyhood days in this city.
He is a safe man, a man of achieve
ments and attainments who would
fill the office with eminent satisfaction
to the people. Anderson County should
and must give him a big vote.
At the regular meeting of the Board
of County Commissioners last week,
Perry F. King, the clever and efficient
Superintendent of the Connty Home,
tendered his resignation, to take effect
1st November next. Mr. King has fill
ed this position for abont twelve years,
and the County has never had an offi
cial who discharged his duties more
efficiently or one who was more highly
esteemed by the unfortunate inmates
of the Home. In the future he will
devote his whole time to his farm.
Dr. G. F. Wenick, a worthy and
highly esteemed citizen of Piedmont,
died in that town on Saturday, 13th
inst. He was a native of Austria and
<jrved in the France-Prussian war.
Immediately after that war he came
to the United States and entered the
South Carolina Medical College, from
which he graduated with honors. He
leaves a devoted wife, one son and
one daughter to cherish his memory.
The annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Anderson Fertilize.* Co.
was held lost Thursday, and the re
port of the ofneers showed the affairs
of the ?ompany to be in a most satis
factory condition. All of the old offi
cers were re-elected, as follows: Pres
ident, F. (j. Brown; Secretary, Choa.
C. Gnmbrell; Superintendent Chemical
Department, F. A. Burbridge; General
Superintendent, G. B. Townsend; Di
rectors. F. J. Pelzer and Augustine T.
Smyth, Charleston; E. A. Smyth. Pel
eer; Thos. B. Paine, Atlanta: D. A.
Ledbetter, W. F. Cox, F. G. Brown, B.
F. Afauldin, J. A. Brock, Anderson.
The Anderson papers an noun oc that j
Leo G. Holleman is nominated for
Alderman front Ward 5 iu that city.
Mr. Holleman is a you og man of abili
ty, thoroughly conscientious in all his
transactions, and Anderson could not
find a young man better fitted to ha\o
a roice in her municipal government.
Mr. Holleman is a former Wafhalla
boy, and in commending him.we know
whereof we speak.?Keowee Courier.
The Spartanburg Herald, of tho llth
inst., says : Yesterday morning about
0 o'clock Sam, the fourteen-year-old
son of Chief J. R. Fant, of the consta
bulary force, while holding in his haud
a small rifle, accidentally shot himself.
He was attempting to get over a fence,
and in some manner the weapon waa
discharged, the ball entering his left
hand between the first and second fin
gers, ranging upward slantingly. The
wound was a painfal, but not serious
The Farmers1 Institute will be held
atClemson College, beginning .Mon
day, August llth proximo, and lasting
several days. The Institute is design
ed specially for the benefit of rArmers,
and all who can attend will fad it to
their advantage in an agricultural point
of view to do so, to say nothing of the
social pleasures of such annual reun
ions. All the Railroads will give re
duced rates, while board at Clemson
can be obtained at a very reasonable
Our venerable friend, Mr. Sanford
Hall, will celebrate the 80th anniver
sary of his birthday on Tuesday, 22nd,
at his home in Varennes Township.
His children, grandchildren and other
relatives and many friends will con
gregate at his home that day and par
take of dinner with him. Anderson
County never produced a better or
more upright citizen, than Mi. Hall.
We extend him our congratulations,
and wish him many more years of
health and happiness.
Rev. C\ J. Copeland, who conducted
a series of meetings in Pickens several
months ago, completed a series of ten
days meeting in Easley last Sunday
night. Rev. Copeland's reputation as
a fine preaoher had preceded him to
Easley, and as a consequence bis con
gregations were groat, even full to
overflowing the church house at each
and every meeting. Mr. Copeland is
an earnest and eloquent disciple in the
Master's Vineyard and much good is
done wherever he goes. A number,of
Pickens people who beard him while
he waa here went to Easley Sunday
night to listen to him.?Pickens Senti
The many friends of Wm. W. Rob
inson, the jovial baggage master of
the C. & G. Railroad will be plensed;to
know that he has decided to locate in
Anderson to re-engage in the mercan
tile business. He has just purchased
an interest in the business of Lean &
Ratlifle, and will move his family here
in a few weeks. Mr. Robinson is not a
novice in the mercantile world but has
a record of a successful career in that
line that entitles him to a position in
the front ranks of Anderson's mer
chant princes, a position which he will
sustain with credit to himself and with
profit to bis firm. The new firm has
our best wishes for a continuation of
its deservedly phenomenal succee 3.
There was a meeting c? the City
Council Saturday last to again hear
from the telephone people, but nothing
?im accomplished beyond adding Al
derman Ligon to the committee pre
viously appointed from Council to con
fer with the representatives of the two'
companies. An ordinance is wanted
by the two companies which will ena
ble them to close a contract between
them, the terms of which will give a
much better service in the city And ?ne
benefit of the long distance connection
throughout the country. The price
sought to be made for the service is
$20 per year for residences and $40 per
yerr for business houses, together with
t. charge of 10 cents for out-of-town
messages. Council declined to agree
to this and asked them to bring in a
The Williamston News, of the llth
inst., says : "We exceedingly regret
to chronicle the death qf our aged
friend, A. J. Hall. Ho departed this
life at 7 o'clock Tuesday afternoon,
'just as the sun wer fe down.' Uncle
Ab, as be was familiarly called, was
sick lor a little over two weeks with
consumption. He died at the home of
his son-in-law. J. H. Holliday. He .
was a life-long member of the Baptist
Church, a ^consistent Christian, was
prepared for the monster and ready to
meet death. He was a Confederate
soldier and served as a private during
the Civil War. His remains were in
terred in the Cemetery here Wednes
day evening." Mi: Hall was born and
reared in the Storeville section of this
County, and lived there nntil
l?verai years ago, when he went to
Williamston to live with his daughter,
Besides this daughter he leaves one
ion, who lives in Texas. He has many
relatives and old friends in the County
who will regret to hear of his death.
A meeting of Confederate Veterans
iras held in the Court House last Fri
lay afternoon and was addressed by
Son. N. W. Brooker, of Columbia,
rho came here with the State cam
paign party. Mr. Brooker explained
ho object of the Confederate Relief
Association, which was recently or
ganized in Columbia, and said that a
vealthy Sonthem lady, now living in
be North* had given $70,000 to the in
Ugent Veterans residing in the old
Confederate States. Of this sum $7,000
vonld be South Carolina's share, which i
vould be given only to those Veterans
rho are helpless and have no home ot
hen? own. He also spoke of the pro
posed Home for Veterans to be erect
id in Columbia for the benefit of those
rho have no one to care or provide
or them. At the conclusion of Mr.
irookor5? address, Messrs. J. J. Gil
aer, J. N. Vandiver and W. T. W. J
larrison were appointed a committee
o rop*. jsent the Association in Ander
FOR YOUR LEOS
At no other Stoie will you find such a carefully selected
stock of Trousers as here. We say "carefully selected" be
oause the closest attention has been paid to the quality of
the fabric as well as to its pattern and perfect form.
Whether it is a pair of Trousers to wear with your Dress
Coat in the evening, or a pair of Trousers to wear with your
Frook Coat of a Sunday, you will find all of them here, and
at prices that 3 ou will cheerfully pay.
We are selling excellent quality All Wool, neat Stripes
and Blues and Blacks at $1.75 per pair.
A better one at $2.50 and $3.00 the pair.
Fine Fancy Worsted StripeB and Check $4.00 to $5.00
Wool Crash, ail colors, $3.00 the pair.
Always Cut Price Clothiers.
South Main Street.
Satisfaction Guaranteed or Money Refunded!
Boys' Clothing ?
WE have too many BOYS' SUITS. Several hundreds too many lota
that should have said good-h e to our tables a month ago will be literally
pushed oUt of our sight by the propelling power of?
The assortment comprises Double-Breasted Two-Piece Suits, Single
Biaasted Three-Piece Suits. The materials include Blue and Fancy Cheviots
in light and dark colors, at prices ranging from 75c. up.
SHOES, SHOES !
Unmatchable offerings ? If economy is an object in your calculation.'
you can't afford to pass this Stoie if you want good value, good service and'
good style. Try a pair. They are Solid Leather, at the lowest prices on
earth. Understand, if the Shoes are not what we claim in every way we will;
return the money.
The more people who buy their Hats of us the less they want to buy
them elsewhere. We still have the 81.50 kind for only 85c.
HU? CLOTHING HOUSE,
Next door to O. D. Anderson.
A Few Specials!
25 Barrels No. 2 Plantation Molasses at 15c. per gallon.
100 Barrels No. 1 Plantation Molasses at 18c. per gallon.
1000 packages Levering's Boasted Coffee at 10c. package.
These are rare bargains and will pay yon to investigate
3500 bushels Sonud Mixed Corn, bought when the mar
ket was low? consequently are offering it very cheap.
D. C. B. & B.