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FOR FALL AND WINTER.
THERE are Shoes and Shoes-the same as there are many kinds of
I verytbing. But always in every trade, some one man's make becomes the
acknowledged beat, and tokes the lead over all others. This h true of our
[They are tty World's Best.
Our Prices are the World's Least.
This combination of the greatest superiority of Gooda in materia], de
sign, style, form, finish and workmanship, combined with the greatest info
riority of price, have raised our FOOTWEAR into this leadership of the
Boot and Shoe trade. Thus it is that our competitors and the public, as well
as ourselves, speak of
pattie Axe Shoes,
Regina and Autohav Shoes
AB the recognized beet Footwear for Women. No one offers a better Wo
man's Shoe for $1.50 <;han we do. Ask to see our Crown line, also Pyramid
Shoes in Vici Kid, and Battle Aze Shoes in Box Calf, and compare them
with other $1.50 Shoes on the market.
Our Regina Shoes at $3.00,
Onr Autohav Shoes at $3.50.
Are fit for Queens to wear. In fact there are higher priced Shoes*on the
market that are no better. Our $2.00 and $2.50 Shoes are beauties.
We have a great variety of Shoes for Misses and Children, for Men and
.Su Onr customers lake no risk whatever is dealing with us, for we
guarantee every pair v?c sell.
Wholesale and Retail Sealers in
G enera! i^erciiandise
ANDBHBOM. m. O.
WBDNE8DAY, OCT. 15, 1902.
TBS COTTO* HAHR.
The United States Coort will ocm
yene in Greenv?le next Tuesday, 21et
Thoa. A. Murrah, of Union, 8. C., ia
in the city visiting his mother and
A weather prophet says this section
will not have a killing frost until about
Miss C. G. Clyde, of Greenville, is in
the city visiting her aunt, Mrs. M.
Col. J. D. Maxwell, of Charlotte,
N.?., has been spending a few days
in the city.
The first frost made its appearance
this morning, and it is feared has done
T. J. Mauldin, Esq., editor of the
jickeni Journal, spent a day or two in
the city last week.
Dr. H. A. Ligon, of Spartanburg,
spent a few days In the city last week
The school at Starr, of which Prof.
L. M. M ah ailey is mincipal, will open
next Monday, 20th fnBt.
We have heard several farmers say
that their cotton crop was turning out
better than was expected.
Mrs. W. M. Wilcox, of Elberton,
Ga., has been spending the past week
in the city visiting her parents.
Airs. Corrie Bozeman, of Greenville,
is in the city visiting her sister, Mrs.
?nnah Norris, and oiher relatives.
Mrs. Mary A. Murrah, who has been
spending several months in Texas with
relatives, returned home last Friday.
Chiquola Lodge, Knights of Pythias,
meets to-morrow evening at 8 o'clock.
All the members are urged to attend.
Miss Adele Provost has gone to
Greenville to spend sometime with the
family of her brother, Capt. Stephen
Capt. John Snow, of Hartwell, Ga.,
was over to see the circus yesterday.
He wea accompanied by his two grand
Pickpockets were in evidence in the
city yesterday. Several persons were
relieved of their purses, one of which
Rev. O. J. Copeland, assisted by
Rev. Wm. Brown, is conducting a
series of meetings at Oakdale Baptist
Church this week.
The Long Branch school will open
its fall session next Monday with W.
H. Thompson as principal and C. H.
Gassaway as his assistant.
The Commissioners ot Election for
this County will meet in the city next
Saturday to appoint managers of the
election for the various precincts.
Are you going to the State Fair T
It begins the 28th instant and closes
the 30th. There will be a great gath
ering in Columbia at that time.
According to the almanac there will
be a total eclipse of the moon tomor
row' night, lt will begin about ll
o'clock and end about 3 o'clock.
Fall gardens are pretty luxuriant
these days. Turnips, turnip salad,
snap beans, tomatoes, lettuce, corn
aud new potatoes are flourishing.
If you want to receive an interesting
book free of cost clip the coupon ad
vertisement of Wi)hite & Wilhite, read
it, and take it to their drug store.
The annual convention of the W. C.
T. U. of South Carolina was held at
Leesville last week. Next year tbo
convention will meet in Anderson.
Capt. W. A. HudgenB has been
elected principal of the high school at
Ashland, S. C. He has moved his fanc
ily there and entered upon his work.
Dr. W. W. Chisholm, who has been
uuu?? medical treatment in a hospital
in Savannah for several weeks, has re
turned to the city greatly improved in
Very many and very beautiful are
the latest creations in ladies and miss
es hats that are being offered for sale
by the various millinery establishments
in the city.
Married, on Sunday, October 12,1903,
at the residence of the officiating min
ister. Rev. W, B. Hawkins, in this city,
Mr. P. O. Bowling and Miss Annie
Garrison, both of Orrville.
Matthew Corbin has given up his po
sition as ehief engineer and master
mechanic at the Riverside Mill, this
city, to take a similar position with the
Chiquola Mill, Honea Path.
On Monday, Deo. 1st., John A. Aus
tin and The Magnet Store are goinrr to
give away a handsome Iron King
Cooking Stove. Read their new adv.
and you will learn how to secure it.
The friends of Gen. M. L. Bonham,
who is still under treatment in the
John Hopkins hospital, Baltimore, are
delighted to hear that he is improving,
and hopes to return home in a short
Perhaps one of the sm'Jlest debt?
you owe, andona that will be tho easi
est to pay, is what yon are due on sub
scription to yonr home ??per. How
ever small the amount is, we need it
and want it.
The Prea>v?er!an Synod of South
Carolina m?ct? in Columbia next Tues
day, 21st inet. The round trip railroad
fare from Anderdon is $5.05. Tickets
will be on sale 20tt. 21st and 22nd, good
Abner Horton, of Iva, Anderson
County, was in the city yesterday. We
heard a charming >on.ng woman, a
friend of ours, speak in i:igh terms of
tho visitor. We wish them happiness.
The first month's work of the city
schools for thia scholastic year closed
last Friday, and the total enrollment
for the month were 1,180 pupils, an in
crease of ICO pupila over the number
for the same month last year.
The Sunday School at Varen nea
Church will observe "rally day" next
Sunday. The exercises will begin at
10 o'clock a. m. Rev. H. C. Fennel
will address the school. Allthefrtends
of the congregation are invited to at
James M. Owens died suddenly at
the home of his son-in-law, J. H.
Maddox, near Honea Path, on Sunday
evening, 6tU inst., in the 75th year of
hi? age. The deceased was a native of
Laurens County, and was a most esti
Clerk of Court Watkins has received
Anderson County's quota ot the last
issue of the revised Statutes of the
State, and the Magistrates in the Conn
ty are requested to call and get their
I^t Monday morning Doc Williams
and Bill Martin, two negroes employ
ed at the Excelsior Oil Mill, got Into a
row. when the former was nit in the
noaa with a piece cf iron bar, inflict
ing a severe wound. Martin was ar
rested and locked op.
Our yoong friend, J. Baker Gentry,
has been elected principal of the
Bethesda Bist h School, near Kock Bill,
?. C., and left Anderson last Monday
to begin his work at once. Prof. Gen
try is an accomplished pedagogue, and
the patrons of his school will be pleas
ed with his work.
A good corn crop was made through
out the State, and every farmer will
have stacks of cobs on hand this win
ter. Cobs make a fine fnel. They
make hot fires, and the average coun
try housewife had rather have cobs for
cooking purposes than firewood. They
are excellent for burning in the fire
J. H. Hutchison, of Iola, exhibited to
us a few days ago a species of the cot
ton beetle, which is playing havoo with
the cotton crop in Texas, lt is a bug
about the size of a large fly, and has a
long bill with which it bores into the
boll and sucks the sap therefrom.
They were sent from Texas in a glass
bottle by a friend of Mr. Hutchison's
At a meeting of the Board of County
Commissioners last week the following
resolution was unanimously adopted:
"Resolved. That owing to the fact that
the Board of County Commissioners
have not sufficient funds to work the
public roads now in existence as they
should be worked, they will not con
sider any new petitions or grant any
new roads for the present."
Lon D. Huntley, white, originally of
North Carolina, a convict on the county
chaingang, convioted a year ago of as
sault and battery with intent to kill.
H. N. Garrison being the victim, foll
dead Sunday afternoon at the convict
camp, two miles east of the city. Heart
disease was the trouble. His term
would have expired in 00 days. The
burial was at the poor house Monday.
Mrs. Martha Johnson died at her
home at Orrville yesterday morning,
after a brief illness, aged 62 years.
She was a most excellent christian
woman and greatly beloved by a wide
circle of friends who deeply regret her
death. Two sons are left to cherish
her memory. She had long been a
devoted member of Bethany Baptist
Church, where her remains will be in
terred today, Rev. N. G. Wright con
ducting the funeral services.
At the meetingof the Board of Coun
ty Commissioners last week W. T. Mc
Gill was elected Steward of the Count;
Home to succeed Perry F. King, whe
has resigned. There were more thai
thirty applicants for the position, but
the Commissioners could not have se
cured a more efficient or better mat
than Mr. McGill. He served in tin
same position a few years ago, and hil
experience, good judgment and energ;
will make him a ''laborer worthy of hil
A 2-year-old son of I. O. Kay me
with a painful accident at his home ii
this city lust Monday morning. Tin
little fellow was alone in a roon
and was playing with some matches
when his dress caught fire. His scream
attracted the attention of hiB mothei
who ran to his assistance, but be tor.
she could put out the fire his body wa
terribly burned, the skin peeling oil' ii
places. Drs. Harris and Henry attend
ed the little one, who lived until
o'clock yesterday afternoon, whei
death relieved him of his sufferings.
A Republican convention was hell
in this city last Saturday and John W
Scott, white, of Newberry, nominate)
for Congress. Scott is originally frot
Illinois. The Republicans have n
hope of success, but the nominatio
and effort to elect puts them in a posi
tlon to contest the election. Red K
Tolbert and J. W. Tolbert, of Phoe
nix, S. C., were prominent in the con
vention. The convention was com
posed of thirteen negroes and seve
1 whites. Resolutions were adopted ec
! dor sin g the administration ox Presi
Vess Brown, the Anderson negr
who was operating with Anderso
Stover, a negro emigrant agent fror
Tennessee, has b*en put in Jail, il
was arrested with Stover for violatio
of the bill-posting laws and fined b
the city authorities $0; Stover bein
fined $50. When these tines were fina
ly paid both negroes were confronte
with a State warrant, but after admoi
ishing Vess and making Stover pron
iso to leave the State the warran
were withdrawn. Stover left th
State but Vess continued the emigra:
agency and is now in Jail.
After an absence of 45 years M
George L. Schrimyf, of Anderson, S
C., is visiting the scenes of his bo:
hood days in this city. He left hei
in 185?, and went to South Carolin
where he settled, working for Mr. Jot
Humbird in building a railroad. 1
went through the Civil War as a men
ber of the Palmetto Sharpshooter
Jenkins' Brigade, C. S. A. He is no
a well to do planter in that State. ?
is stopping at the Olympia and
amazed at the wonderful change fro
the Cumberland of 1857 to the fiouris!
ing city of today.-Cumberland, [Md
The Court of Common Pleas enter?
upon its Fall session Monday Wi
Judge Watts presiding. The calend
is pretty full, but most of the cases a
of little importance to the general pu
lie. The meat impoi tantease is that
J. mes L. Jones as administrator of tl
estate of Susan V. Jones, against tl
Charleston Sc Western Carolina Ra
way, for damages. This caee went
trial Monday morning. The durong
asked for is $15,000. There have bei
two trials of this case previous to th
The first resulted in a mistrial. In t
second the jury gave a verdict
81,700; the case was appealed and se
back for trial anew. Tho j uri
will probably be kept busy mc
of the week.
James P. Haynie died at his home
Broadway Township, near Belton, h
Saturday afternoon, after an illness
several months, in the 71st year of 1
age. The deceased was born, rear
and spent his life in this County, a
was one of onr best and most higl
esteemed citir.eno. Since his boyho
he had been a devoted and exempts
member of th? Baptist Church, andi
gone to reap the rewards of a w
spent life. Ile served his State thron
the civil war, and won the reputati
of a faithful, brave soldier. Mr. Hi
nie possessed a generous dispositii
and never torqed a deaf ear to a w
thy appeal of charity. In his Chm
and in bis immediate neighborhood
will be greatly mioood and his pli
will be hard to fill. On Sunday aft
noon the remains were interred in I
Long Branch churchyard. A sor
bereaved wife, two sons and th
daughters are left to cherish his me
cry, and in their, bereavement tl
have the sympathy of a wide circle
friends and relatives.
? III??---?M Ji- -?
Sometime ago the sinking fund com
mission compromised with tho old
Bine Ridge Railroad in tho matter of
taxes due the State and to the Counties
of Anderson and Ocoaee. The total
Amount due was $11,000 and the road
offered 60 per cent, as a compromise,
which was accepted, and B. L. Abney,
Attorney, deposited the check with the
State Treasurer. The mombers of the
commission now, however, doubt
urbethe* or mit they have the legal
right to accept this compromise with
out the approval of the General As
sembly ana the Treasurer will hold the
sheck until a joint resolution is passed
nontinaing the compromise.-Colombia
The Baptist Courier of the 9th inst,
says: "Rev. T. H. Garrett has accept
ed calls to Churches iu Texas, and will
move to that State about the tlrst of
November. He will reside at Hills
boro, where one of the Churches is lo
cated, about fifty miles north-east of
VVaoo. We regret to lose Bro. Garrett
from South Carolina. Ho is a good
preacher, an activo pastor, and keeps
in close touch with all denominational
work. His removal will leave several
excellent Churches in the Edisto and
Barnwell Associations without a pas
tor." Mr. Garr. tt formerly lived in
Anderson County, and has many friends
here who will regret to hear that ho is
going to leave hts native State.
Dr. Frank M. Lander, of Enoree, S.
C., wa?married last Wednesday even
ing to Miss Mary Eliza Mathews, of
Williamston, the ceremony being per
formed in the Methodist Church at
Williamston. Dr. Samuel Lander, the
groom's father, and Rev. John M. Lan
der, the groom's brother, officiated.
The wedding was a brilliant social
event, there being twenty-four attend
ants and the church being elaborately
decorated. After the ceremony there
was a reception at tho home of the
bride's mother. The groom is a bright
and promising young physician who ia
meeting with success in his profession,
and the bride is ono of Willinniston's
most popular and charming young
The Forepaugh &. Sells Bron, con
solidated shows, on account of a wreck
of a part of one of its trains between
Augusta and Andeison, did not reach
the city until late yesterday morning,
and as a consequence there was nc
street parade. TL hey eave two splen
did performances, ana at each were
greeted by a largo ' audience. Thc
main tent is probably the largest evei
brought to thiB section, and its seatinf
capacity, it is claimed, is 10,000. A
the afternoon performance there wen
few vacant seats. It is the general opin
ion that the show throughout is one o
the best ever seen here. The show at
tracted to the city one of the larges
crowds ever seen on our streets
Everybody seemed to be in a goo*
humor, and good order prevailet
throughout the day.
Earle's Bridge, across Seneca rive
below Portman Shoals, has been com
ploted and the work was paBBed upo
and accepted bv the County Commis
sioners last Thursday. There wa
some apprehension concerning th
f oundaiiou of the middle pier, but
was finally concluded that not ??in
ahoit of the breaking of the dam I
Portman wonld unsettle it, and as thi
was not thonght at all probable, til
work was accepted. The weight <
the bridge material was also discuBse<
some of the Board thinking it light?
than specifications agreed upon. Tt
objections were not found tenabh
however, and the entire work was a<
cepted and the contract money ordei
ed paid. The Virginia Bridge ac
Iron Company, of Roanoke, Va., wei
the contractors, but sublet tho coi
tract to George H. Crafts, of Atlant
WAGON8-We have a larne stock c
hand that we want to dispose of at wai
down prices. Vaudlver Bro?. & Major.
A tremendous Btook of high gra<
Lanterns has just been received by Bull
van Hardware Co.. They are sellit
them at very low prices.
Refined, up-tn date peoplo always wa
tl -?best. GALLAGHER BROS. area
k*. owled sred to be among the beat PH<
TOGRAPHERS in the South. They <
not waste their Bk 111 on cheap, fadh
A Dozen Times a Night.
Mr. Owen Donn, of Benton Ferry. "\
Va., writes: "I have had kidney ai
bladder trouble for years, and lt beeac
so bad tbat I was obliged to get up
least a dozen times at night. I never i
calved anv permanent benefit from ai
medicine until I tried Foley's Kldn
Cure. After .usine two bottles, I t
ou red." Evans Pharmacy.
If your Bloycle needs truelng up
you need a Bet of new Tires gives us
call. Brock Hardware Co
Yon will find a big stook of Viot
Sweep Wings, all sizes, at Brook Hal
Never Ask Advioe.
When you have a cough or cold do
ask what ia good for lt and get soi
medicine with little or no merit and p
haps dangerous. Ask for Foley's Hoi
and Tar, the greatest throat and lu
remedy, lt eurea coughs and colds qul<
ly. Evana Pharmacy.
W. H. H h oarer, Surveyor, You v
find me at Dean & Ratllffe'a. Long ci
lance Phone at my residence.
Just received two Cars of Buggies,
prices-135.00 for a Top Buggy up,
Vacdlver Bros. <fc Majoi
Spent More Than a $1000.
W. W. Baker, of Plainview, N<
writes: "My wife suffered from lc
trouble for fifteen years. She tri?
number of doctors and spent over ai
without relief. She became very low i
lost all hope. A friend reoommem
Foley's Honey and Tar and, thanki
this great remedy, it saved her life, t
enjoys better health than she has kno
in ten years." Refuse substitutes. Ev
Sullivan Hardware Co. now hare
hand two car loads of the well-kno
Old Dominion Horse, and Mule Shi
Thin la the greatest quantity of 8b
ever brought to Anderson at one time
Foley's Honey and Tar cures cou
and colds and prevents pneumoi
Take no substitutes. Evans Pharmi
Wo sell the best and lightest d
Mowers on earth. Come and see th
Vsndlver Bros. & Ma) ?
FOR RENT-One six-room dwell
H ruse, with garden, stable and good
bur, on Depot st. A. H. Osborn?
No danger of consumption If you
Foley's Honey *od Tatito oure that st
born cough. Evans Pharmacy.
Save your crana with a Blade
Snath from Built van Hardware Co T
have Blades perfectly sew and sharpe
which they can furnish with any a
Bronchitis for Twenty Years.
Mrs. Minerva 8mltb, of Danville,
writes : "I bad bronchitis for tw<
years and never got relief until I i
Pola*'a Honey and Tar, which la a i
Bute." Contains no opiate?. Ei
A carpenter la often judged by
quality and style ol toola he has ic
cheat. At any rate no carpenter om:
first-class work with shoddy toola
you want the best Toola at right pi
maka your purchases from Hull
Hardware Co. -
"Watch the Kidneys."
"When they are affected, life io tn
Er," saya Dr. Abernethy, the great 1
h physician. Foley's Kidney <
makes sound kidneys. Evans Pharnc
All of the Shapes to prevail this Fall
and Winter are now ready for you.
Is made exactly as we 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
South Main Street.
Always Cut Price Clothiers.
Swell Dressers !
Cold weather is coming, and you will have to discard that
Negligee for a Stiff Front Shirt. lam showing them in all
the latest patterns and weaveB.
Fancies and Solids in all colors.
Various Shirts in Pleated and Plain Bosoms.
CALL AND ASK TO SEE THEM
C. A. REESE,
Post Office Block.
Furnishings and Shoos*