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USBORNE S PEARSON.
Then Price ?
IN buying Merchandise of any gort it always pays to make sure of the
quality. That fact established to your satisfaction it pays equally well to
make eure that the price fairly and honestly fits the quality.
- At - /
We are now showing the
Correct Things in Dress Goods,
Trimmings, linings and Dress Findings
If you have not seen
At $1.00 per yard, come at once or write for samples.
At 50c. are exceptional values. We have a large variety of
Novelty Dress Patterns.
High Class Goods in popular colors. <
All Wool Tricot Waistings
At 25c. per yard. We emphasize especially
Our Black Dress Goods Stock.
Oar popular priced numbers at 50c, 75c and 91.00 are hard to match.
Oar Silk and Velvet Stock
IB an attractive one. Competitors do not match
Oar Yard-wide Black Taffeta!
At 90c. per yard for less than $1.25. Do not take our word for it, but make
your own comparison. Ours is a large assortment of
Fall and Winter Underwear.
Oura is a grand aggregation of
? Notions, Hosiery,
Gloves, Belts, . .
Our Millinery Department
Contains many good things. We are showing PATTERN HATS the equal
of any here. Our STREET and WALKING HATS aire unusually attrac
tive. Remember that we have
Home Furnishings and Footwear for All,
Headquarters on Groceries.
Come and see what we are offering the people, or write us for samples.
Mail Orders are filled promptly.
A reasonable profit is all we ask.
TO WHOLESALE BUYERS.
We wish to say that we are prepared to.meet all legitimate competition.
We have the Stock, and in justice to yourselves see ns before you buy
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jour Fall and Winter ?tock. * .
OSBORNE \ PEARS
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
AMDBBBOM, S. O.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 1, 1902.
TH? COnOrT HABEST.
Much of the '.arly corn is now dry
enough to gather.
It has been a good season for turnips
una other Fall vegetables.
Leonard Divvcr has gone to Ala
bama to accept a position.
. Alias Jessie Roberts, of Elberton, ?a.,
is in the city visiting Mrs. C. C. Cum
The circus posters are being studied
faithfully by the small boys, and they
are saving up.
. J/rs. T. D. Earle, of Landrum, 8. C.,
is in the city visiting her sister, Mrs.
W. F. Daniel.
Mrs. S. N. Williams, of Abbeville, is
in Anderson visiting her daughter,
Mrs. J. R. Anderson.
If you have spare land for oats sow
chem At once and let them get n start
before winter sets in.
There is considerable demand in the
city for dwelling houses. Some of our
capitalists should build a number.
Adam C. Welborn, Esq., of Green
ville, spent last Friday in the city at
tending Court. t
J. J. Fretwellhas just received a lot
of good wagons, which he is selling
cheap. See advertisement.
The Townsend Twine Mill is now
putting in its machinery and will bo
ready to begin work in a short while.
Chiquoln Lodge, Knights of Pythias,
will meet to-morrow evening at 8
o'clock. All the members are urged to
In their adv. Moore, Acker & Co. in
vite you to be with them this week to
inspect their millinery department.
W. D. Brown and wife, of Augusta,
Ga, spent yesterday in the city attend
ing the funeral of the latter's father,
O. H. P. Fant.
Attention ?B directed to the new ad
vertisement of B. O. Evans & Co.,
who have in btook a fine lot of shoes
for the male sex.
H. D. Hendricks hes resigned his
position as Depnty Sheriff, and Sheriff
Green has appointed Allen Emerson as
Miss Bertha Price, of Atlanta, Ga.,
is in the city visiting her brother. Geo.
G. Price, wno has been quite sick but
who ?B now convalescing.
Next Monday is Salesday and wil
probably attract a large crowd to th e
city. Tho Judge of Probate will Bell
several tracts of real estate.
Julius G. Smith, one of Greenville's
most popular citizens ,has been spend
ing a few days in the city visiting his
daughter, Mrs. J. W. Quattlebaum.
John H. Hopkins and wife, formerly
of Anderson but now living at Central,
S. C., have been spending a few days
in the city visiting old f rien dB and re
In their new advertisement this week
Hall BroB. call special attention to
their large stock of new hats for the
male sex. Read it carefully and give
them a call.
County Treasurer Payne will be
ready to receive your State and Coun
ty taxes on and after the 15th inst. Be
sure to read his advertisement in
The annual meeting of the Old Stone
Church and Cemetery Association will
be held at the Church next Saturday,
4th inst., at ll o'clock. The pnblio is
cordially invited to attend.
The. Clemson College team und the
North Carolina Agricultural -and Me
Saturday at 8 o'clock p, ta. J
There is no better market in the
State than Anderson to hoy goode.
Onr merchants carry big stocke and
sell at aB small a profit as they can.
If you have never tried this market do
BO. ?j} ?
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. McMurtry, of this
County, an nonnce the engagement of
the latter's sister, Miss Carrie E. Wel
born to Mill edge A. Huonicnt. The
wedding will take nlace on Wednes
day, 22nd inst.
The first month of the new cotton
year closed last night, And Anderson's
cotton receipts by wagon aggregate a
total of 3,090 bales for the month. The
receipts for the same month last year
-were 022 bales. .
The Hampton memorial committee
in Columbia ?B sending ont circulare
calling for prompt subscriptions to the
Hampton monument. The citizens of
Anderson County should make a liberal
subscription to this fund.
The premiums offered ' this year at
tho State Fair have been greatly in
creased and competition will be sharp.
Anderson farmers and manufacturers
should interest themselves in the Fair
thia year and secure premium lists at
The sinking fnnd commission has
settled with the Bine Ridge Railroad
as to Borne taxes due the State. This
money has been due ever since the re
ceivership and the commission compro
mised for about half, $5,000 being the
Lula, an infant daughter of W. H.
Brown, died at her home at the River
side Mill last Sunday afternoon, after
a brief illness, aged fifteen months.
The remains were interred in Silver
Brook Cemetery on Monday.
W. D. Acker, Ira Giles, Ernest
Watkins, Leslie Simpson and Engene
Brown left yesterday for Charleston to
enter the Citadel. Frank Barton ac
companied them and will attend the
Porter Military Academy.
A n- ??o at work in the sewerage
ditche? on North McDnffie St. met
with a painful accident yesterday by
stioking a pick through his right foot.
The wonnd was promptly dressed and
it ie thought he will soon recover.
Osie Williams, a young negro, at
tempted a criminal assault on a little
daughter of a prominent citizen of
Hopewell.Township a few days ago.
He was promptly arrested and com
mitted to jail by Magistrate Guyton.
The new advertisement of the C. F.
Jones Co. should be read carefully by
every one of our readers. This firm
has a very large stock of fall and win
ter goods for both sexes, and will make
it to your interest to give them a call.
Hon. E. M. Bucker, Jr., of this city,
has been invited by the National Dem
ocratic Executive Committee todeliver
a few speeches this month in some of
tba doubtful States. Ju the North and
West. He has not yet decided wheth
er he will have the time to comply
with the request.
The Governor has offered a reward
ot 8100 for the apprehension and con- t
\ .ction of the party or parties who, on ^
the night of Aug. 20, fast, set lire to i
and burned the dwelling of Wm. c
Clarke, near Lowndesville, in Abbeville ^
The Secretary of State has iaaued a I
commission to the Brushy Creek Gin- j
nery of Brushy Creek, Anderson Conn- <
ty, which will have a capital stock of 1
?1,075. The corporators ave J. T. i
Smith, J. O. Rosamond, J. i
D. SittOD, J. W. Pickens and Henry j
Baylis R. Clarke, an old Anderson ,
boy, who has been in the postal service j
pn the Southern Railway between At- j
lanta and .Charlotte, for a number of j
years, has recently been promoted to i
che position of chief cierk, and is now i
in charge of one car and all the clerke *
therein between the two cities named. ?
Upon the recommendation of the ]
County Democratic Executive Com- .
mittee, Gov. Mcsweeney has appointed j
the following commissioners of election
for Anderson County : State-J. J.
Gilmer, S. N. Browne and Samuel E.
Moore. Federal-John A. Hays, J.
Marshall Dunlap and H. ll. Russell. ?
Cards have been received in this '
city announcing the coining wedding 1
of Miss Marie Adelaide Carr to Mr. 1
Charles Smith, on October 9,1903, at :
the home of tho bride, 803 Green St., \
Augusta, Ga. Miss Carr has often ;
visited Anderson where sho has many
There was a double marriage at the .
homo of John l'oarinan, in the upper
section of Abbeville County, on Thurs
day, September 25. 1902, the contract
ing parties being Charles N. Pearman
and Miss Nora McLain, L. N. McLain
and Miss Carrie A. Pe??mnn, all of
Abbeville County. Rev. N. G.Wright,
of this County, olliciated.
Prof. Hicks' prognostication for
October weather is very gloomy. Dur
ing nearly the whole month sleet, snow
and general bad weather will prevail
up North, while rains will be prevalent
in the South andas a consequence he
advises the farmers to hasten to house
their crops to save them.
A series of meetings are being held
in the First Baptist Church. The pas
tor, Rev. J. D. Chapman, is assisted by
Rev. W. H. Smith, D. D., of Columbus,
Ga. Two services are held each day
at 10 o'clock a. m. and at 8 o'clock p.
m. The friends of the congregation
are cordially invited to attend the ser
E. B. Keys, an energetic yoong far
mer of Hopewell Township, planted
this year about one-half an acre in
sugar cane, which yielded him 92 gal
lons of very fine syrup. He also har
vested ten or twelve bushels of seed,
and a lot of fodder, which, added to
the value of the syrup, makes the crop
worth about sixty dollars.
J. W. Roberts, who bas been the
Superintendent of the Riverside Cot
ton Mill since it first began work, has
resigned to accept the Superintendency
of the cotton mill at Westminster. He
is succeeded by W. H. Smith, of Eliza
beth City, N. C. Mr. Roberts is a
most worthy, clever gentleman, and
his many friends regret to see him
J. A. Crocker, of Gordo. Pickens
Comity, Ala., who is visiting relatives
and old friends in this County, was in
the city Jl/onday and gave us a pleas
ant call. Mr. Crocker left Center ville
Township, this County, for Alabama
about twenty years ago, and this is his
first visit back to his old home. His
old friends are delighted to greet him
once more on his native heath.
Last Sunday night John Ricks and
wife, colored, went tc church and left
their two little children alone in the
house, in the southern portion of the
city. A lamp, without a chimney, was
left burning on a table. In some way
the clothing of the youngest child
caught fire. The fire waa extinguished
by the older child but not before the
younger one was severely burned.
Cards have been issued announcing
tho fact that on Wednesday , evening,
a?h inst., at the Methodist Church at
WiUiamaton, Miss Mary Elisa Math
ews and Dr. Frank M. Lander will be
united in marriage. Miss Mathews is
a charming ana mast popular young
lady of WiUiamaton. Dr. Lander is
a son of Rev. S. Lander, D. D., and is
practicing medicine at Encr?e, S. C.
Rev, O. J. Copeland, of this city,
spent last Sunday at Waynesboro, Ga.,,
and that morning preached in the Bap
tist Ch ure a there. At the evening ser
vice the congregation was BO well
pleased with him that he waa anani:
mouely called to the pastorate of the
church, abd he now has it under con
sideration. Mr. Copeland isone of onr
most popular and zealous young
preachers, and his many friends would
regret to see him leave Anderson.
Hon. Wyatt Aiken, our next repre
sentative in the lower house of Con
gress; spent a portion of last week in
the city. He waa the reoipient of the
'hearty congratulations of bis hoste of
friendo here who have already dubbed
him "the District's pride." In conver
sation with him he practically confirm
ed the rumor that ha is soon to become
a resident of the Eleotrio City, a fact
of which the city and County are justly
Erond. It is believed that he will move
ia family here in the early Spring.
Rev. N. L. Prince, of Anderson, oc
cupied the pulpit at the M. E. Church
last Sunday preaching both morning
and evening. Mr. Prince ia the sou of
Geo. E. Prince, and a graduate of Wot'
ford College. He has been employed
by the board of missions of the M. E.
Church of thia State. He was given
license as a local preacher at the Dis
trict Conference held at Eaaley last
July. Mr. Prince will apply for ad
mission in the South Carolina Confer
once. He ia a young man of deep
thought and he gives promise of mak
ing a high mark in bia chosen profes
The stockholders of tho Toxaway
Cotton Mill met a few days ago and
organized by electing the following
Board of Directors : J. A. Brock, D.
A. Led better, F. G. Brown and D. P.
McBrayer, of Anderson; T.C. Jackson,
of Iva; E. A. Smyth, of Pelzer; T. W.
Woodward, of New York. The Direc
tors met and elected D. P. McBrayer
President and Treasurer. The other
officers will be elected later on. This
mill will be located just outside the
city limits, near Rocky River, across
the railroad from the Riverside Mill.
The work of erecting the buildings will
begin in the near future.
W. K. Meeks, a man about 40 years
of age, who lives at the Orr Cotton
Mills, made an attempt at suicide last
Saturday evening by drinking part of
an onnce bottle of carbolic acid. Hie
condition was soon discovered and
Dra. Bandera and Townsend were at
once summoned to bia home. They
remained with him several hours, and
soon had bim oat of danger, though
his mouth was painfully bnrned by
the acid. Mr. Meeka had been on a
spree for several days, and that after'
noon ia said to have had a quarrel witt
some members of hie family, which
consisto of a wife and several children
This/Tt ia supposed, caused him to at
tempt to take nia lire.
Anderson Stover, a neuro emigrant
ige nt, representing parties in Knox-1
nile. Tenn., and who bas been oporat
ug in this city for a week or more,
ippoara to be in a peck of trouble. He
notated tho bill posting ordinance, was
irrestedand tined $50,had a bank tele
rrnphed to, to pay- Anderson Stover
(50, could not bo identified, lingers in
ncarceration and when released will be
sonfronted with a warrant charging
um with violation of State laws in
lot Securing license required. Ve BB
Srown, a local negro operating with
dm was fined $5.
The Columbia State of last Sunday
?ye: B. Cleveland Sloan, brother of
lit.-Gov. John T. Sloan, of thia city,
las received a very high compliment
rom the Democrats of the Albany dis
riot of New York State. He Ima been
lominated to 'Congress from this dis
rici, which comprises the Counties of I
\ibony and Schenectady. Mr. Sloan <
las been a resident of Schenectady for |
several years. In receiving this nomi
lation Mr. Sloan was heartily second
ed by David B. Hill, who thinks his
manees of election r?r.t ocularly good
?ven though tho district ia very evenly
livided as to the National vote. Mr.
sloan's nomination was due to HO
extent to his popularity as n member
)t tho Board of Aldermen of Schenect
idy." Mr. Sloan is a native of Amler
lon County, and has many old friends
lsd relatives here who will be more
ban pleased to hear of the honor t hai i
las been conferred upon him nud who !
?trish him success iu his race.
Last Wednesday tho following petit
lurors were drawn to serve at the ap
proaching term of the Court of Com
mon Pleas, which convenes on tho
<econd Monday, lath inst.: J. M.
jilee, R. L. Robinson, John P. Clordy,
Anderson; H. P. McDaniel, Broadawav;
A. P. Pant, Allen Mahaffey, J. J.
hopeland. Belton; A. B. Klrod, G. W.
Bussell. J. P. Glenn, Brushy Creek;
W. A. Watson, C. O. Burriss. Center
ville; D. P. West, Corner; W. C.
Broyles, Geo. E. Smith. M. D. Mays,1
Pork; M. R. Reams. J. P. Swords, A.
W. Picken?, J. M. Horton, Garvin; W.
P. Bagwell, G. W. Clement. J. B.
Cothran, Honea Path; P. W. Banister,
C. H. Bailey, Hall; W. F. Lee, Pied
mont: J. E. Massey, A. G. Moorehead,
Pendleton; A. P. Hembree, B. P. Shir
ley, R. P. Black. Rock Mills; S. A.
Skelton, M. G. Bowie. S. P. Tate, L.
A. Dean, Varennes; G. S. Goodgion,
Anderson's latest manufacturing on
terprise is another largp Cotton Mill. 11
Rufus S. Hill, one of our progressive
citizens and president of the Farmers
and Merchants Bank, is at the helm,
and his wide reputation as a success
ful business man and financier gives
al', the guarantee that could be desired
that the enterprise will be a success
from the start. His idea is to build a
25,000 spindle mill, eqnip it and start
it free from encumbrances, so that div
idends will be made possible from
the first year of operation. The scheme
ia fully lannched and much of the
stock subscribed. It is desired to in
terest onr home people in this enter
prise, and to that end organization
will not be effected probably before
next January. Jir. Hill proposes to
have every thing ready to select the
site and begin the erection of the build
ings in the early spriug and complete
them during the good weather of next
summer and early fall. Later on we
will give more information about the
The Greenville News of last Sunday
says : "The death of William Pield
BluBsingame, a prominent member of
the Pickens bar, occurred yesterday
morning at 11:45 o'clock at Russells,
Oconee County. His death is the re
sult of a fall received in July last. At !
that time Mr. Blassingame was spend
ing his annual summer outing at Rus
sells. On the morning of July 28th in
company with a young lady friend, Mr.
Blassingame took a drive of several
miles, through the .country. Upon
crossing a bridge Mr. Blassingame'a
horse became frightened and backed
off, throwing the occupants from the
buggy and so seriously. injuring Mr.
Blassingame that he never recovered.
The deceased was born in Anderson
County Nov. 4, 1868, and was a son of
B. F. Blassingame. He was a descen
dant of John H. and Thomas Blassin
game who came to the upper part of
the State from Marion County in 1787.
Mr. Blassingame attended a country
school until 1880, when the family
moved to Greenville." The deceased
han many friends and relatives in this
County, who will regret to hear of hie
death. The remains were interred in
To All Who Owe Ts.
We wish to say that we have been
ont of active business for nearly two
?eara and must wind up our affairs,
'herefore, all notes and accounts not
promptly settled will be placed in the
nanda of our attorney for collection.
BROWN, OSBORNE & CO.
An Unfortunate Occurrence.
The Atlanta Jonrnal of the 24th ult.
contained the following telegram :
"Ocal a, Fla.. Sept. 24.-Moses
Brown, a well known young business
man of this city, was instantly killed
this morning, and Thoa. W. Frierson,
prominent in church and social circles,
was desperately wounded in a pistol
duel fought in the front yard of the
latter's residence. The shooting has
created greatest excitement and sensa
tion. Public sentimeno is wholly with
Mr. Frierson. The dnel was fought as
the result of attentions shown by
Brown to iii rs. Frierson, who was Migs
Lula Clarke prior to her wedding.
This morning Frierson returned home
unexpectedly, it is said, and found
Brown there. When Brown went ont
on the front porch the shooting began.
Brown was shot four times and his
face mutilated with the butt end of a
pistol. Frierson was struck by three
bullets from Brown's pistol."
Mr. Frierson is a son of the late Rev.
D. E. Frierson, D. D., and a brother of
our townsman, W. H. Frierson, Esq.
He moved from Anderson to Florida
about eighteen years ago, and bears the
reputation of a most worthy, upright
yonng man. One of his wounds is in
the neck, which "B considered the most
dangerous. On jiond iy evening W.
H. Frierson received a telegram an
nouncing that his wounded brother
was not doing well and he left the city
yesterday for Ocala.
A tremendous ?tock of high grade
Lanterna has just been received by Sulli
van Hardware C>. They are Belling
them at very low prices.
Rullivan Hardware Co. have just re
ceived the first and only solid or load of
Grates over brought to Anderson. They
bave all the late designs and finishes and
can quoto interesting price?.
Refined, up-to date people always want
the best. GALLAGHER BR09. are ac
knowledged to be among the best PHO
TOGRAPHERS In the Sooth. They do
not waste their skill cn cheap, fading
Used for pneumon?a.
Dr. J. C. Blahep, ot Agnew, Mich.,
says. "I have used Foley'* Honey ana
Tar in three very severe oaaea of peen
I monia fvUh good results in every case."
Bef?te substitutes. Evans Pharmacy.
FALL HATS !
AH of the Shapes to prevail this Fall
ind Winter are now ready for you.
is made exactly as wc want it, and is
really a higher cost Hat than Hats offer
ed elsewhere at $4.00 and $5.00.
See it, then, and decide for yourself.
Other Hats in the New Shapes at
$2.50, $2.00. $1.50, $1.25 and $1.00.
Always Cut Price Clothiers.
South Main Street.
WELL, NO, but my PRICES
Are so close that it seems so. For instance :
The C. A. Reese Special Shoe
In all styles and leathers. This Shoe cannot he duplicated
elsewhere for less than $3.50.
The Erica $3.00 Shoe,
A Shoe wherein style and wear are combined for $2.50.
.A. Full Line of
Men's and Boys' Shoes
Noticeably cheaper than elsewhere.
Call and let me convince you that I can sell you
C. A. REESE,
Post Office Block. The Furnishing Goods Mam