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Published ?very Wednesday.
J. F. CLINKSCALKS, \ EDITOR8 AND
C. C. LANGSTON, S PRORIETORS.
ONE YEAR, - - - - $1 60
SIX MONTHS. - - - 75
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17, 1902.
Many a stingy man will bc helped
by thc new law in Minnesota, which
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Thc authorities of New York city
arc making war on parlor matches, lt
ie claimed that more than a thousand
New York lires were caused hist year
by parlor matches.
Parents could not give their boys
and girls a more useful or appropriate
Christmas present than a good hook.
Then, they arc so cheap, they arc in
thc reach of thc poorest as well as thc
Thc director of thc census reports
that thc 12th census, of 11*00, cost a
total of almost $12,000,000, or an
average of over 15 cents for every
man, woman and child in thc coun
try. Over one-third of thc expense
was in gathering data in thc field, thc
rest being chargeable to thc office
work, tabulation, etc.
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A few years ago the gold reserve
was so low in thc United States treas
ury that the country was alarmod
about thc credit of the government.
Now thcro is so much gold on hand
that thc Treasurer is trying to devise
means to get it out of the treasury and
into circulation. Tho amount now on
hand is nearly six hundred million,
and is still rapidly accumulating.
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Probably, after all, thc best solu
tion of the negro problem would not
bc, as Bishop Turnor holds, to ?hip
them to Africa, but to ship thom
north of thc Mason and Dixon linc.
Then, probably, after a few years wc
wouldn't hear of thc negro problem at
all; or if wc did, thc people who make
a specialty of agitating it would sing
an entirely different tune.
This has been a great year for tur
nips and potatoes, cabbage, and, in
fact, all late garden truck. The sea
son has been most remarkable, and ns
a result some big stories arc going thc
rounds of thc papers about turnips
and potatoes of mammoth size. Straw
berries also have been in evidence.
South Carolina is a great old State.
She stands ahead of the world in her
delightful climate and adaptability of
Rev. H. M. Wharton, D. I)., of
Virginia, is preparing a book of war
songs and poems, and requests any
one who has a poem or a song written
during the years of tho oivil war to
kindly send same to him at German
town, Pa. It is a very worthy under
taking on the part of Dr. Wharton to
rescue from oblivion the beautiful
songs and poems whioh were written
during the severe struggle between
the North and the South, and every
one in possession of suoh literature
should send a oopy promptly to him.
The first real step to bo taken by
Congress to oarry out the recommen
dations of the Presidont in his mes
sage regarding the trusts, and perhaps
the only measure which will get be
fore the House at this session, will bc
a bill appropriating $500,000 to enable
the Attorney General to enforce the
provisions of the Sherman law. Such
a bill was introduced thc first day of
tnis session by Representativo Hep
burn, and is one of the many anti
trust measures now before tho judici
Tho report comes from New York
that the Rockefeller General Educa
tion Board has practically been given
unlimited use of thc Rockefeller funds,
and the millionaire has expressed a
willingness to see the million dollars
Utilized in southern education. Mr.
Rockefeller's desire is that no quar
ter or section of the South shall be
without general educational facilities,
equal, if possible, to those of thc
North and West. To this end every
Southern State will bo enabled in the
distribution of the general fund to bc
taken care of by the general educa
The Georgia Legislature certainly
has a genuine curiosity that Barnum
or Sells Bros.' big circus should have
on exhibition in one of their side
shows, for it certainly would be a
most attractive feature. Herc it is as
pictured by tho Atlanta News, of tho
Ilth inst: "Another new record has
been established by Representative
George C. Glenn, of Whitfield, who
has refused to accept pay for five cNys
he was-absent from the House, and de
clined to accept mileage because he
travels on a free pass. While hereto
tofore thcro have be$n a few instan
ees of members pf the Legislature de
clining mileage when using passes,
this is believed to be the firstinstanoe
where per diem has not been drawn
for days absent. The total amount
thus left in the State treasury by Mr.
Glenn is about HO.
Tho farmers aro through gathering
their crops, and arc enjoying unbound
ed prosperity. More corn was made
than lins been made in u number of
George Martin has accepted a posi
tion with Huiles & Co., at Anderson.
A. T. Newell left last week for Char
lestoi. ? > attend tho Masonic mooting
there, and will go thence to Birming
ham, Ala., on a business trip, and will
not return until Christmas.
A negro by tho name of Will. Jami
son, living on A.C. Webb's place, hud
a child, about three yearn old, burned
tu death last week. ItH mother left it
alone in the house and its clothing
caught on iii e. on her return tho
child was found almost in a charred
condition, and lived t h ree or four hours.
T!ie school al Cross Hoads under the
management ot' < ?. lt. Anderson, has au
enrollment ol' :!() pupils.
About 1,000 bales of cotton have been
ginned nt the Tucker ginnery this jail.
This is one ? ? i the hesteq nipped and
most up-to-date ginneiies in thc Coun
Ah a result ol the heavy rains ot late t
the roadt- are in a bad condition.
Wheat newing has been stopped for
two weeks. A great dca I is to be sown
Kev. O. li. Martin has been elected
pastor of thc Hopewell Baptist Church
lor the conting year.
A sumptuous birthday supper was
given at thc residence of W. L. Dal
rymple last Tuesday evening in the
honor of his niece, Miss Nina Slater.
Quito a number of friends and rela
tives wer? present, among them sev
eral distinguished persons. Many
beautiful gifts were presented Miss
E. F. MacDaniel, w ho is attending
Lebanon High School, is at home this
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Anderson Machine Shops and Foundry.
Work on the Anderson Machine Shop
and Foundry is progressing rapidly.
The building will be a one-story brick
structure, VM feet long by 50 feet wide.
Tlie foundation, up to the Door, uro
laid in cement. Seventy-live feet of
tho building will bc occupied by the
machine shop, and the remainder will
constitute the foundry department.
In the machine shop JO electrical horse
power will bil used, and in the foun
dry, 7J electrical horse-power. Presi
dent C. S. Sullivan says that if there
be no delay in receiving the lumber
ordered, thc erection of the building
will 1?; one of the quickest completed
jobs in tho history of the city. Tho
brick work is going up rapidly, aud,
unless the weather materially iuter
fores, the brick masons will bo rendy
for the roof in n very few days. The
rapid erection of this building indi
cates tho characteristic hustle of tho
Anderson people. Once they enter
upon the establishment of an industry
they will never rest till it is completed.
There is no halting and hesitating ar ?
"ifs" and "anils'' about it. The wor.t
is done, and it is this spirit that will
soon plac?' Anderson in the lead among
the counties of tho State in industrial
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W. II. Shearer, Sur voy or, You will
lind me Ht Dean & KatliuVn. Lon^ dis
tance. I'hone at mv roNi<l?nco.
AU for Cl
?f\fl S WLM ?-Single and Do
%J% Ul^O carefully soled
RIFLE S-Cartridge a
CARVING SETS B
Upon which you Save
You've got to save if you buy here
everybody, and don't have to put up pri
I have no losses. You're the gainer th?
Candied Orange Peel 20c. fb.
30o. would be a fair prioe. Fine
grade, lusoious peel ; fino fer minoe
meat making, for cakes and tho like.
Seeded Raisins l2Jc. Package.
Clean, fine flavor, thin-skinned, best
for baking purposes, worth 15c.
Cleaned Currants 10c.
Lew price for high quality. New,
too ; not tho year-old, kept-in-thc
storagc sort, but luscious Currants,
with fine flavor.
Corsican Citron 20c. lb.
As clear as crystal, properly pre
served and of tho highest quality.
C. FRANK B<
WE are pleased to announce to the
1002 has been unprecedented, and we tl
Wc have a few choice lots of
To clean up. So be quick and tuke adv
LOT 10-Boys' Overcoats, worth $
LOT 41-Mon's Overcoats, worth $
LOT 42-Men's Mackintoshes, wort
LOT 13-Mon's Odd Dress Coats, \
price 75c, $1.00 and $1.25..
LOT 44-Boys Suits from 75o to $1
50o. This lot is made up 'from remnan
and is worth doublo what we ask for thc
We aim to make from now until Ch
car Departments, and after a careful loo
you will find a great many Seasonable G<
Twenty pounds Sugar One Dollar.
Ten pounds Arbuokles' Coffee One
Ingersoll's Guaranteed Watch One j
The Sorosis Skirt One Dollar.
- Morality is conditional; nobody
ever steals an umbrella in fair weather.
The satisfaction of shaving with a good
Razor will be greatly enjoyod by your
husband or brother. If you are puzzled
to know what to get them for Christmas,
select a Razor and Strop from Sullivan
Hardware Co. and be assured that they
will be pleased with auch a gift.
LOS'"-One blue speckled Pointer Dog,
with black hoad and earn, black spot on
hin back and bob tall. Reward will bo
paid for his return to L. F. Gaillard at
Dean it Kati Mo's. 26-1
SKY KN nice building Lots, on
West Avenue, 75x192 feet each. Will
bc s dd at auction on Salesday in .Jan
uary if not disposed of .sooner.. Ap
H. C. TOWN S KN D, or
W. V. CON.
Doe 17. li OJ 2'i 2
Ii Y virtue of authority conferred upon
me in a certain Deed of Trust executed
and delivered to me by S. I*. Tate on tho
nth day of September, 1809, duly of re
cord in It M. C. ollie? tor Anderdon
County, KC,in book KKK, pages422-21,
1 will nell at public auction on Salesday
in January next, at Anderson Court
House, S. C., ai tho usual place and
within tho tiHual hours of public sales,
All that certain Tract or parcol of Laud,
situate in V?rennos Township, H. C., con
taining eighty and one fourth (SOI) acres,
more ur inns, and bounded by lands of
Wm. M. Webb, Mrs. Elizabeth Hall Mc
Connell, D. Ii. Webb and P. Li. Tate.
Terms of Hale-One-half cash and bal
ance on credit of one year, with interest
on credit portion from the day of salent
the rate of oight per cent per annum
until paid, credit portion to be se
cured by bond of the purchaser and
mortgage of the promises, with leave to
the purchaser to anticipate payment of
thu whole or auy part of tho credit por
tion. Purchaser to pay extra for papers.
For further particulars aee undersign
ed. GEO. E. PRINCE,
Notice of Opening Books of Sub
State of South Carolina.
? PURSUANT to a Commission Issued
tf'Jlie undersigned as corporators by M.
K. Cooper, Secretary of State, on the first
day of December, 1002, notice is hereby
glveu that books of subscription to the
capital stock of the Ton noeses, Georgia
and South Carolina Railroad Company
will be opened at the ollleo of B. P. Whlt
ner, Esq., People's Dank building, in the
City of Anderson, County of Anderson,
State of South Carolina, on the 19th day
Jannary, 1903, at ll o'clock a. m.
The said proposed Corporation v*ll
have a capital stock of $250.000.00, divided
into two thousand five hundred shares of
the par vaiue of 8100.00 each, and will be
empowered to engage In the business of
owning, constructing and operating a
railroad from the said City of Anderson,
Mate of South Carolina, to some point on
the Chatooga River in Oconee County, in
snid State, on the Georgia State Line, in
the direction of ibo City of Charleston, in
tho State of Tennosseo.
W. ?. F RINK,
I. H. JlAKRISON.
Dec; 17, 1?102 20 6
uble Barrel. A largo assortment of
ed Guns at lowest possible prices.
nd Air Rifles. V
-Of all kinds. Loaded Sholls*
Powder, Shot, Primers, Caps.
|#-Best quality Pocket Knives in all
I the latest patterns.
sautiful in design and finish.
TAN HARDWARE CO.
MAS NEEDS !
) if you buy of BOLT.
, because I sell for Cash strictly to
ices to make up for bad debt losses, for
Wesson's Cooking Oil 75c gal.
Perfect substitute for lard or butter
at smaller cost. Use has proved it
exceptionally good, wholesome, eco
nomical, pure. A pound goes twice
as far as a pound of lard or butter.
Try it and prove it.
Celery 10c. Stalk, 3 for 26c.
Fine for table as it is and superior
for salads. Fresh, tender, crisp,
Cherries in Maraschino.
Quarts 75c, pints 50o, half pint30o.
)LT, The Cash Grocer.
public that our trade for tho Fall of
lank you for your valued patronage.
antagc of our Cleaning Up Prices.
3.50, sale price $1.50 each.
5.00, salo prioe $2.00 to $3.00 each.
b $1.50, sale price 05o. each.
worth twice what we ask for them, sale
.75. Boys' Knee Pants from 19c to
ts of pi?ce goods from manufactory,
ristmas a hurry-up Clearing from all of
k through our Stock we are certain
)ods which you can use.
If you wish your dollars to do double duty and <
stretch like rubber, just bring them here and see at 1
what astonishingly Low Prices we are Belling High '
If you wish to give something to a friend or some
needy one for a Christmas Present that will be ap
preciated, come to our Store and select some article
of wearing apparel or something for the household
that will be of some service to the one that receives
DO beautiful white Bcd Spreads, heavy weight and large size,
value $1.25, at 08c each.
50 pairs Elkin, N. C., home-made Blankets, worth $4, at per
Good Cotton Blankets at 49c.
10 dozen nice all-wool Fascinators or Shawls, value 35c, at 25c
each ; 10 dozen nice all-wool Fascinators or Shawls, value 65o, at
at 48c each ; 5 dozen nice all-wool extra large Fascinators, value
$1, at 75c each ; 10 dozen nice white Curtain Poles and Brass Fix
tures at 10c each ; nice lot new Btyle Ladies' Belts at 25o each f
nice lot ? ? large size Silk Mufflers at 48c each ; 5 gross Bixby's
Shoe Polish-just about twice the size bottle you have been buy
ing, with or without paste, at 10c per bottle ; 100 dozen Ladies'
Seamless Bibbed Hose, value 15c, at per pair 10c ; 5 ounce bottles
Petroleum Jelly, with screw top, 15o size, at per bottle 5o.
DRESS GOODS, ETC.
1,000 yards new stylo Flannelette, 10c kind, at per yard 7*c.
Yard-wide Black Taffeta Silk, heavy and soft, will not split,
value $1.25, at per yard 98o.
38-inch all-wool Serge, blue and black, value 68c,at per yard 50c.
Nico line of heavy Skirting and new style Dress Goods.
Yard-wide Dark Percales, 10c kind, at 7* o yard.
5000.'yard8 best yard-wide Sheeting at 5c yard.
CLOTHING, SHOES, ETC
Men's Suits from $2.98 to $18 kind at per Suit $12.50.
Men's all-wool, 14-oz. Clay Worsted Suits, $7.50 values, at per
Tailor-made Suits at $10.00 to $12.50. .
See our line of Ladies' Shoes, bought direct frota best factory
in United States. Prices $1.25, $1.50 and $1.75.
Ladies' $3.00 Shoes at $2.50.
Men's Fine Shoes at 75o to best mado for the price, $3 to $3.50.
50 pair Men's Boots, worth $1.50, at per pair 9.8c.
THE BEE HIVE.
The Busy Store,
Phone 65. McCully Building
G. H. BAILES & CO.
HELEN BLAZES ! !
THIS is the name of the girl that the irate head of the
house calls when his wife cooks the FLOUR he bought
from some other fellow guaranteed to be as good as
He finds' it so sticky ho can't eat it ; the more he chews it
the bigger it wads up in his mouth, and when he carries it
back to the man he bought it from, he is told that his wife
' don't know how to bake good bread. This is enough to
make any man mad, and say funny names, but thora is no
excuse for it. He ought to have sense enough, as his wife
told him, to know that there is no Flour "just as good" as
DEAN'S PATENT, and ho ought to buy it all the time,
although he is offered something "just as good" for 25c. a
. The same is true of
Any man who wanto-to buy a Shoe for wear, should not
hesitate to come to us and let us fit him up. We carry the
most complete and up-to-date line of Heavy Shoes in upper
If you want the BEST for the Least Money,
always go to
THE STORES .?KAT**' AIRWAYS .BUST.
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MUCH better to shop at your leisure than io bo jostled about from one
side to another, even though the crowd is u good natured one. Isn't it ? Such
may be your pleasure if you do your Christmas buying NOW.
Then there are many other advantages, too. For instance, Stocks are
in better shape than they will be later. Now you can choose from better
assortment*). More exclusive an$i individual things now to be had than*
week hence. We could go on citing a score < f reasons why you should
So Your Shopping Now and at Our Store.
No good Ohild should bo neglected at the Christmas Season. There i?
no reason for any parent feeling that they cannot afford it-to make it a glad
time. Christmas Goods are here at such little prices that even the most
humble borne may share in the Holiday happiness without expending a large
little Stockings and Big Stockings will be more generously filled thia
Christmas than ever, and our Holiday Stock affords an opportunity to fill
them with the most attractive and useful things at very little cost?
There is not much that you will want that we have not got in great
Step right up and get your share of the beautiful Holiday Goods at this
Store. A visit here will be as good as a trip to a World's Fair and much
Toys, Games, Dolls.
We have always had a very large and complete Stock of Toys in former
years, but our line of
Is the largest and most desirable one ever shown here.
Mechanical Toys, Automobiles, Engines. Ferris Wheels,
Friction Boats, Music Boxes, Trombones, Cornets, Games,
Chimes, Magic Lanterns, Tool Chests, Printing Presses,
Foot Balls, Single Warrior Guns, Wagons, Beins, DrumB,
Bocking Chairs, Toy Dishes, Black Boards, Tea Sets,
Doll Go-Carts, Shoo Fly's, Toy Chairs, Doll Beds,
Knife and Fork Sets, Bubber Dolls, Pictures, Blankets,
Dolls of all descriptions. Dolls that cry, Dolls that sleep, and Dolls
that stay awake all are here.
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5 c. and. lOc. Store,
THURSDAY AND FRJDAY, DEG. 4th and 5th.
THE march of time ia a quickstep, and humanity must move lively to
keep in the procession. Xmas is with us once again, and with it comes that
Most Beautiful Cizstom
Of remembering friends. Yuletide approaches too mst, hurrying upon the
receding Fall season at a pace which oft leaves a meagre bank account and a
gift for each of your numerous acquaintances. How to justify your bat
wishes and happy returns by a neat, suitable and inexpensive present bas
been a harrowing promblem heretofore. We have worked it for months and
have solved it for you. THE BURDEN BECOME! A PLEASURE.
OUR HOLIDAY LINE
Is ready for your inspection, and we invite you to attend. WE DELIGHT
IN THRONGS. We believe you want to be with the crowd. ' You will find
it here. . "Looking for a friend ? Pon't hunt further ; go to The Magnet1."
has become proverbial in the past, and >our Popular Store is now the meeting'
house of Anderson.
Last week the orders came, "Downward March," and the^procession hs
cou ti nu ed until our shelves and counters are groaning with their heavy
weight of- .
TOYS AND FANCY ARTICLES,
And quaint Christmas conceits stored on our upper floors. It still keel?
moving, and the end is not yet seen, such is the extent of our holiday line.
Gifts are wanted. Inexpensive Gifts are more appreciated than valnabk
Present?, ami we have them useful for people in all stages of .Ufo, endemic
for the love as keep-sakes for the husband, wife and parent, but TOYS-ToyA
for the children. You can find them all. The list, in fact, is too large fa
enumeration, but our specialty now is
TOYS OF ALL KINDS !
Big and little, Tin and Wooden, Iron and Braes, Paper and Board. The
sortment is too long to mention, and containing animals and birds unknow*
in Noa? ' time. Toys, all descriptions, clever and pretty, bright and p
useful and ornamental, but ali.entertaining and interesting at The Magnet.
Something for everybody at The Magneto Gifts^ for all ages, all fancie*
ali needs. P.. ?ees to accommodate your means.
Holiday Opening at the Magnet thursday and Friday, Dec 4th and 6
1902. Kind, numerous ; the names, too mary ; assortment, too large to
tion ; but you get what you want at The Magnet.
Let the LITTLE ONES have their day. Put manure deUberatioai
and join the morry throng; Bring, them with youj and roam where you
but all enjoy yourselves to your heavt'e content, as therein is true pleasure,!
it makes us happy in seeing you delighted.
Don't procrastinate. Bemember, we've kept the mills running
months, and have ordered heavily, but waiting will be in vain. Get in
and neo what you want while the line is young, and tho waning light of *
will flicker all too quickly. - ,
I 6a and 10c. Store^High Price Breaker* and Low Price Mab?
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