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Do not wait until you catch your death of cold before
preparing for it. During the hot Summer we bought an im
And are now in position to supply the demand for good, warm
bedding. We can sell you Blankets from 50c. per pair up to
$12.50. Can give you almost any grade you may desire. We
invite the public to come at once and examine our BLANKET
STUCK. Doubtless your first exclamation will be, What are
you going to do with so many Blankets ? Our answer is,
Going to sell them ! The quality of our 50c, 75c, $1.00, $1,25,
$1,50 and $2.00 Blankets will surprise you. Our
Is all wool, 10-4 size, and priced $2.50 only. Our
Ie warranted a pure wool warp and filling, priced $3.00 per
North Carolina made, absolutely all wool, ef superior quality,
size 10-4, priced $3.50, xl-4 size, priced $4.50. This is un
doubtedly one of the best Blankets made for anything like
the price. However, if they are not good enough we have
superior Blankets at $7.50, and extra fine
$12.50 per pair. One of the finest Blankets ever shown on
We certainly have a great line of Blankets, and you will
do yourself an injustice not to see what we are showing be
fore you buy. We also^have
- AND -
Ours is the place and now is the time to buy your Winter
You rs truly,
OSBORNE I PEARSON.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers ic
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 5, 1902.
THE COTTOH HABKET.
Good Midd ling-7i.
The Andemon Cotton M!ll stock io
now vorth $186.00.
. Capt. H. H. Watkins attended court
lu Laurens last week.
The weathor for the past week has
been ail that could be desired.
County Treasurer Payne's office is
not crowded these days with taxpay
President Roosevelt has named
Thursday, 27th inst., as Thanksgiving
P. E. Zimmerman, of Spartauburg,
spent a day or two in the city last
The little folks have commenced talk
ing about Christm?s and the visit of
We are indebted to Senator Mclau
rin for another valuable report from
the Census Department.
J. R. Earle, Esq., editor of the Oco
nee Newf?, Walhalla, spent last Sunday
in the city with relatives.
The new schedule of the Blue Ridge
and Southern Railroads will appear in
Tho Intelligencer next week.
It is said that nearly every free hol
der in the county is having his land
posted against trespassing by hunting.
.Married, on Sunday, November 2, by
Rev. N. G. Wright and at his residence,
Mr. J. A. Aiewine and Miss Macie Ash
The season has rolled around again
When you can shut the door when yon
enter or make your exit from a build
Cuiquola Lodge, Knights of Pythias,
will meet to-morrow evening at 8
o'clock. All the members are urged to
The gardeners who were fortunate
enough to have a late Irish potato crop
this year are rejoicing on account of
the yield. ,
If you have a horse to shoe or a ve
hicle to be repaired, read the new ad
vertisement of Paul Stephens in anoth
Cotton is on a see-saw these dave.
At one time it looks as if it was going
down to 7 cents, then it starts up again
and drops back.
Misses Willie Swilling and Katie
Stevens, of Hartwell, Ga., have been
spending the past .week in Anderson
Merchants and others who do a time
1 business tell us collections so far are
exceptionally good, while trade is
above the average.
Our county correspondents will
please send in their news i terns in time
to reach us not later than Monday
night of each week.
Rev. Henry Martin will preach at
Long Branch Church next Sunday
morning at ll o'clock. The public is
cordially invited to attend.
Mrs. G. Ernest Brown, of Mobile,
Ala., is in the city visiting her pa
rents. Her visit is a source of much
pleasure to her many friends.
Miss May Hutchison, of Iola, S. C.,
has returned home after a visit of sev
eral weekB to her grandfather, Mt. S.
A. Hutchison.-Elberton (Ga.) Star.
Mr. Hillhouse. of Anderson county,
carried 35 colored men from Newberry
veste rday to work on the new dam at
Portman Shoals.-Newberry Observer.
The frost has not yet hurt vegetation
except in low places. The Irish potato
vines of the second crop were not dam
aged, which usually wilt among the
Theodore Bailey, a worthy and in
dustrious Anderson Boy who now holds
a responsible position with the oil mill
in Seneca, spent last Sunday in the city
with his parents.
Last J/onday being Salesday a large
crowd of people was attracted to the
city, and the merchants did a fine busi
ness, J.lie real estate sold at public
outcry brought a good price.
AugnBtus. a little son of Joseph
Bryant, of Rock Mills Township, died
last Thursday, after a brief illness,
aged 7 years. The remains were in
terred at Providence Church on Friday.
Gen. M. L. Bonham, accompanied by
his wife, reaohed home a few days ago
and was warmly greeted by his many
friends, who are rejoicing to see him
looking so well after his severo afflic
The many friends of Miss Lillian
Murrah will regret to know that she is
seriouBly ill at ber home on Greenville
street, and will join us in wishing her
a speedy restoration to her usual
The handsome new Methodist Church
at Pelzer was dedicated last Sunday
by Bishop Duncan, who, as he always
does, preached a most interesting and
impressive sermon to a large congre
Our young friend, Clarence Bolt, of
the Prospect section, has come to the
city and is now clerking for C. Frank
Bolt, where he will ? be more than
pleased to greet and servo his friends
at any time.
Hi H. Wilcox, an old Anderson boy
? who now lives in Hartwell, Ga., spent
a day or two in tho city la*t week and
I was a welcome visitor to The Intelli
Tho Cross Rjads Baptist Church will
hold a congregational meeting at the
Church next Sunday afternoon at 8
o'clock. All the members are urged to
attend, as business of importance will
Samuel Bigby, of Honea Path, who
was recently shot by Bert Powell in
Greenville, is reported to bo doing
very well, and the attending physicians
are hopeful of his recovery, though he
is not yet past the danger point.
Some of our farmers are still busy
picking cotton, but the majority of
them have about finished. A few of
thu large land owners aro holding a
few bales for a higher price, but the
tciiimts IUD ?elling as fast as it is ginned.
Col. August Kohn, the Colombia cor
respondent of tho News and Courier,
spent yesterday in the city, and was
warmly greeted by his many friends.
The News and Courier now reaches
Anderson at 11.10 a. m. and as a conse
quence will add many new subscribers
to itsllist io tho up-country. Col.?Kohn
is au experienced, energetic journalist.,
and as a writer b?s few equals in
Frank Archer has resigned hin posi
tion us one of the clerks at the Hotel
Chiquola and gone to Chester, S. C.,
whore ho has accepted a position with
tho Chester Hotel. He is succeeded at
the Chid nola by R. T. Madden, of Rich
Every year about this time weather
prophets begin predicting that the
coming winter will bo i em ark ably cold,
and tell people it is sure to be so. for
the corn shucks, acorn bolls, squirrel
fur and fowl feathers are much thicker
W. M. P. Shaw, of Varennea Town
ship, lost another fine mule last week.
This is the third mule he has lost this
year, and all of them died of a peculiar
disease. The loss falls quite heavy on
Mr. Shaw, who is a poor, deserving
There will be an all-day singing at
Midway Baptist. Church, near Lowndes- 1
ville, Sunday, November vue 9th, con
ducted by Prof. Henry Milford, and
others. The public is cordially invited
to attend, bringing their singing books
and dinner baskets.
Quite a nnmber of valuable cows
have died in and u. on nd Williamson
during the past few months of what
has been pronouuced Texas fever,
which is caused by the pastures being
infested by infectious ticks. There is
no known remedy for this fever.
J. I. Cai i uh am, formerly of Pied
mont but who has been clerking for
one of Greenville's leading mercantile
houses for some time, was in tho
city yesterday and has decided to locate
here, He is a most excellent young
man, and wo extend him a cordial wel
come to the Electric City.
A little fellow, turning over tho
leaves of a scrap book, came across the
well-known picture of some chickens
just out of their shell. He examined
the picture carefully, and then, with a
grave, sagacious look, slowly remark
ed: "They came out 'cos they waa
afraid of being boiled."
Oscar D. Anderson, one of our mer
chants, has purchased from E. A. Bell
the storeroom next to his present place
of business, on Depot street, and the
lot in the rear from Mrs. Annie MOSE
running back to the railroad cut. Mr
Anderson will make some valuable im
provements on the building.
John Harris, a negro, who killer
Henry Yarborough, another negro, ii
Hopewell Township, last spring, anc
who has been evading arrest ever since
came into the city Saturday and Bur
rendered to S her iii' Green. He hat
employed Prince &. Tribble to defeuc
him, and ho will apply for bail in a fe?
The election in the city yesterda;
passed off very quietly, and a light vot
was polled. At the Federal box 1?
votas were polled, of which 10 were fo
the Republican nominee. At the Stat
box 172 votes wero polled, and all o
of thom wero for the Democratic nomi
nees. As to the constitutional amend
ment there was 140 "yes" majority.
Last Thursday morning about
o'clock, Green Williams, colored, c
Centerville Township, lost his dwell
ing house and part of its contents b
lire. The house was in flames befor
the occupants discovered it, and the
had time to save only a few pieces c
furniture, clothing, etc. It is na
known how the fire originated. Th
loss is partly covered by insurance.
Mrs. Minnie Bowman, from nen
Lowndesville, was down at the count
Fair and enjoyed the occasion. Sh
was a Miss Wharton from the Genei
ostee section of Anderson County an
some years ago graduated at the Du
West Female College. The editor <
the Medium had the honor of readin
her graduating essay, which was of tl
greatest merit.-Abbeville Medium.
Belton is going to have another ban
to be known as "The Chiquola Bank
Judge W. F. Cox, of this city, will 1
the president, and John A. Horton, tl
popular young Mayor of Belton, caa!
1er. The capital stock is to be $50,00
all of which has been subscribed. Ai
plication has been made to the Seen
tary of State for a charter, and as soc
as it is granted the Bank will be rea<]
Acting upon the petition of the men
hers of the Anderson Bar, Govern
McSweccoy has appointed Coi. W. i
Hunt, of Newberry, to hold a speci
term of the Court of Common Pleas f
Anderson County, commencing <
Monday, the 1st day of December, ai
continuing for two weeks. Col. Hu
is an able lawyer, a most courteo
gentleman, and will hold the scales <
justice with impartiality in all eas
brought before him.
The Winnsboro News and Herald
the 20th ult. says: "J. C. Keys, t
master mechanic at the quarries of t
Winnsboro Granite Company, met wi
a most dangerous accident last Tuc
day evening. A guy wire broke, jer
ing him down the ledge with the i
suit that both an arm and a leg wc
broken and other painful bruises si
.fained. He is getting along wei
Mr. Keys is a native of Anderson, a
has many friends here who will reg?
to hear of his misfortune.
There will be preaching at De
Presbyterian Church next Friday, Si
urday and Sunday, the 7th, 8th and 1
inst. Rev. S. J. Cartledge, of this ci
will assist the pastor, Rev. T. C. Lig<
On Monday night, the 10th inst,
series of meetings will begin at Robe
Church, to continue during the :
mainder of the week, morning a
night. In this meeting the pastor, I
Ligon, will be assisted by Rev. R.
McLees, of Greenwood, S. C. 1
friends of both of the congregations
tho above named churches are cordi
ly invited to attend the services.
Last Saturday night Nero Hollai
an old and worthy colored citizen,
aiding at Norris Station, near Conti
in.Picken8 County, was sitting i
room in his house when he was s
and killed. The assassin fired t
allots through a window, one of wh
struck the old man in tho breast, k
ing him instantly. Bloodhounds w
brought crom Clemson College ;
placed on the tracks nt the windi
which they followed to the homo (
white man in the same community,
to yesterday no arrests had been mn
but tho ofticers are vigorously work
to find the murderer.
The Manning Ti nes congratulf
The News and Courier on having t
member of its staff so promising a
morist ns "Nathan Beeswax," "a yoi
boy from tho clny hills of Anders(
The Times says: "Ho is certain
catchy writer, and his articles ar
great addition to Charleston's moro
daily." Wo do not know whether
than Beeswax can properly beinclu
under tho general descriptive titi
"a young boy," but ho has wril
some very clever things, and it is c
Inst that his true name should
mown, and particularly in view of
fact that longer concealment might
suit in distressful consequences to
Fighting Editor. His name is Si
van, jnst the same as Mr. Doo!
name is Dunne.-News and Com
Yes, his name is J. Augustus S ul li'
the eldest son of onr feUow-townsc
John P. Sullivan, one of our best <
zens, a genuine wit and unexec
story-teller, and tho son is a verit
"chip off the old block."
Henry Keuneday. a well known
negro carpenter in thiB Beetloo; died nt
hie home in this city last Sunday. Tho
deceased waa a son of the lato Elias
Kennedy, a notorious Baptist preacher
in his day, who took an activo part in
politics during the reconstruction pe
riod, and who.was shot and killed by
unknown partied near Craft's ferry, iu
Elbert County, Ga., in 18G?. Henry,
like his father, also took an active part
in politics during the same period, and
waa a bitter Republican. After the
redemption o? the State by tho Demo
crats, he retired from politics and fol
lowed his trade, and was a sober, up
Mrs. Hannah Smith, widow of the
late Samuel Smith, died at her home
in Broadway Township last Saturday
morning, and wns buried Sunday morn
ing in the Eurekn Churchyard, Kev.
Wm. Brown conducting the funeral
services, in the presence of a Inrgecou
?[rogation of sorrowing friends and re
atives. Mrs. Smith was horn, reared
and apen. her life in Anderson Countv.
She was 70 years of nge, and had been
in feeble health for several months.
She was n most excellent, Christian
woman, and since tier girlhood had
been n devoted member of the Baptist
Church. She possessed many noble
virtues of both heart and mind, and
those who knew her best loved her
most. Hov many friends deeply sym
??athizo with the loved ones who are
eft to cherish her memory.
Mr."J. J. Fretwel), of Anderson, is
registered at tho Argyle. Mr. Fretwell
is one of the captains of industry in
the Piedmont section of the State, be
ing President of tho People's Bank of
Anderson and interested financially in
cotton mills and other multitudinous
enterprises thereabout. When Mr.
Fretwell begins to talk of the future of
Anderson ho realizes that he hnsa good
subject and knows how to bundle it.
Anderson's ninth cotton mill will soon
be uttmbered muong the things that bo.
MT. D. C. Brown, one of tho progress
ive youug business men of thnt town,
will finance, so to speak, the new un
dertaking. It will bo n $200,000 mill
and Mr. Brown will invest in it $20,000
of the genuino sitnoleons. This smells
like business-nnd the odor is seduc
tive. Mr. Brown is now in Charleston
mingling with the money kings here
about and endeavoring to interest
them in tho enterprise. 'Pears like
there's something doing in Anderson.
-News and Courier, 20th ult.
The approach of cold weather has
developed the fact that in one particu
lar, at least, the work on tho Court
House veas not carried nut exactly in
accordance with specifications. Tho
specifications called for a lino from tho
roomB of the Probate Judge, Auditor
and County Superintendent, of Educa
tion, so that stoves could be nsed.
When openings to the Hue were made
a few days ago it was found that the
flue stopped after being carried up one
story, and investigation showed that
had it been carried further it would
have como in contact with ono of tho
main hpnm? of the gallery. This dis
covery makes plain tho renaon for stop
ping it. ItbecomeB necessary now to
put in iron piping with oi?-setB to miss
this beam und reach the roof, entailing
a, considerable cost. Tho temporary
use of fire places and stoves by tho
officials on cold mornings obviates the
necessity of putting tho heating appa
ratus in operation nt a cost of 8*5.00 per
Hurricane Creek News.
Corn huskings aro tho order of tho
day. The farmers oro making plenty
of corn through thiB section. They
say it ?B cheaper to get corn out of their
own crib than it ia their neighbor's.
The farmers are very near done pick
ing cotton, and say that they havo
made the beat crop that they have
made in several years.
M. T. Fleming sowed ten acre? in
wheat last week. He is one of our
most progressive farmers. We think
it would pay some of the rcBt of us to
follow his example, for his mode of
farming is worth imitatin.
D. E. King attended the dedication
of the new Methodist Church at Pelzer
Sunday, conducted by Bishop Duncan.
Gulliver Moore was the guest of Miss
May Fleming on last Sunday.
W. S. Hembree is at home n ow for a
while. WO at e all glad to welcome
him back in our midst.
The Sunday School at Shiloh is pro
gressing nicely. %
We are all well. Blue Bird.
WAGONS-We have a large slock on
band tbat we want to dixnose of at way
vjowo prices. Vandlver Bro?. A Major
A tremendous stock of high grade
Lanterns has just been received by Sulli
van Hardware Co. They are Helling
them at very low prices.
Refined, up-tn date people always want
the best. GALLAGHER BROS. are ac
knowledged to be among the best PHO
TOGRAPHERS in the 8outh. They do
not waste their skill on cheap, fading
A Dozen Times a Night.
Mr. Owen Dunn, of Benton Ferry, W.
Va., writes: "I bave had kidney and
bladder trouble for years, and it became
so bad that I was obliged to get up at
least a dozen times at nlgbt. I never re
ceived anv permanent bnnofit from any
medicine' until I tried Foley's Kidney
Cure. After using two bottles, I am
cured." Evans Pharmacy.
If your Bicycle needs trucing up or
you need a set of new Tires gives us a
call. Brock Hardware Co.
You rtlll find a big stock of Victor
Sweep Winga, all sizes, at Brock Hard
Never Ask Advice.
When you bave a cough or cold don't
ask what is good for it and got some
medicine witb little or no merit and per
haps dangerous. Ask for Foley's Honey
and Tar, the greatest throat Hnd lung
remedy, it cures coughs and colds quick
ly. Evans Pharmacy.
W. H. Shearer, Surveyor, You will
find me at Dean fi Ratline's. Long dis
tance Phone at my residence
Just received two Cars ol Buggies, all
prices-$3ii.OO for a Top Buggy up.
"Vandlver Bron. & Major.
Spent More Than a $1000.
W. W. Baker, of Plainview, Nob.,
write*-: "My wife suffered from lung
trouble for .\iteeti years. She tried a
number ot' di.Clors and ?pent over 81000
without relief. Suo became vory low and
lost all hope. A friand recommended
Foloy's Honey and Tar and, thauks to
this gr*at remedy, lt saved her life. She
enjoys belter health than she has known
in'ten years." ReftiBO substituter. Evans
Sullivan Hardware <'o. now have on
hand two ear loads of tho well-known
Old Dominion Horse and Mule Shoes,
this is tho greatest quantity of Shoes
ever brought to Anderson at on? li tr*?.
Poloy'a Honey and Tar cures coughs
ar.d colds ami prevents pneumonia.
Take no substitutes. Evans Pharmacy.
We sell the best and lightest draft
Mowers on earth. Come and see them.
Vandlver Bros. ?fe Major.
No danger of consumption if you use
Foley's Honey and Tar.to oure that stub
born cough. Evans Pharmacy^
Bronchitis for Twenty Years.
Mrs. Minerva Smith, of Danville, III.,
writes: "I bad bronchitis for twenty
years and never got relief until I usbd
Foley's Honey and Tar, which ls a snre
oure." Contains no opiates. Evans
YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO BUY A
Or anything in the Furnishing Line
without first seeing what we have to
We bought a big stock in Greenville
at a sacrifice, and propose to give our
customers the benefit of our purchase.
COME tfcUICK! Have the Goods
opened up, and at a less price than com
petitors paid for them.
Always Cut Price Clothiers.
South Main Street.
All Wool Underwear 1B now in order.
Good Under-gar mont s are a security tc health? and when
they fit comfortably they are a great pleasure.
We have them in all sizes, and you know we can suit you
in size, quality and price.
Come and examine these garments.
You will be pleased with them.
Without casting any reflections, we must say in all due
modesty that we give you every advantage of the exclusive
Hat Store, and more in variety and leas in price.
Give your head a chance to save your pocket.
Shoes for everybody are found at our Store. Kice, light
weights in all leathers, and heavy weights, too. Leather
linings and without.
Give us a chance to ?t one to your foot.
C. A. REESE,
Post Office Block. Furnishings and Shoes.