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IQ factf is near at Land, aud the time
for preparation is short. When look-,
ing for : ? -.: . . : .
Be sure to call and see the many useful and ornamental arti
cles we are showing. - We have many things that would be
appropriate for the- M
Husband to present to the Wife,
The Wife to the Husband,
Sweetheart to Sweetheart,
And Friend to Friend.
From now until Christmas we will make a special run on
We will sell the regular 75c All Wool Extra Super Car
pet at 60c. All 60c and 65c grades at 50c. The 50c grade at
40c. The 40c grade at 35c.
We have a complete line of
At 10c, 15c, 20c, 25c, 30c and 35c per yard.
We have just received specially for the Holiday Trade,
live Moquette Art Squares, large size, 9x12, st 822.50
eacb. They are beauties.
One Wilton Art Square, 9x12, at $35.00. /
Quite a large assortment of Br?ssel Bugs, Moquette
Rugs, Smyrna Bugs, Wilton Bugs, &c. All sizes and prices.
We will also make special inducements to olose out our
Monte Carlos, &c.
We will offer beautiful garments at $5, $6, $7.50, $10'
$12,50, $15. Also, a splendid line of
Dress Skirts and
Then we have beautiful things In
Ladies' Neckwear and Belts.
A magnificent line of
A grand assortment of
Ours is quite an arra? of Gloves for men? women, children.
We have put in quite a nice line of Toilet articles espe
cially for the Holidays. Colgate & Co's. Perfumes, Extracts,
Toilet Waters, Toilet Soaps, Talcum Powders, &e.
Our Blanket Stock
k still complete. Handsome AU Wool/10-4 Blankets at
(3.50 per pair. 11-4 Blankets at $4.50 per pah. Elegant
Blankets at $5, $6, $7.50 per pail. EIDERDOWN BLAN
KETS at $12.50 per pair. /
We have a large assortment of Trunks, Valises, Dress
Mt Gasea, Traveling 33ags,Etc.
AU aie familiar with the fact that we carry the most
magnificent line of SHOES in the city.
We invite you to investigate our Stock*
Thanking the public for paat.p?tronage, and wishing all
iJnerry Christmas, we aro
OSBORNE & PEARSON.
. Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
VEDNESDAY, DEC. 17% 1902.
TE2 C OTTOS MAUR.
The holiday mah is already on at the
exp re ss and poet offices.
The city schools will close next Fri
day for a two veeks' vacation.
Maj. T. H. Russell ia in Anderson
visiting relatives and old friends.
Misa Meta Allen, of Lowndesville, is
in the city visiting Jira. L. S. Mat ti
A number of Andersoniana will
spend tho Christmas holidays away
The cotton market is reported moro
firm and active and prices are on the
Maj. J. W. Stribling, one of Walhal
la^ popular citizens, spent las o Satur
day fn the city.
Mrs. N. L. Fant, of Walhalla, has
been spending a few days in Anderson
We would again remind our correa
Sondonta to send their news letters on
Londry of each week.
An old friend says the next wheat
crop will be fine, as there is a good
crop of walnuts this fall.
You have only two more weeks in
^hich to pay your State and County
taxes without the penalty.
B. J. Pcarman has been appointed
assistant street overseer to succeed W.
C. Balley, who has resigned.
Wm. L. Dorr and wife, of Florida,
are in Anderson visiting: the family of
their kinsman, Capt. ?. G. Evans.
Dr. W. W. Chisholm has gone to
Hot Springs, Ark., to spend a few
weeks for the benefit of his health.
A sensible Chris u,,.'- gift would be
to send Tho Intelligencer a year to
that friend of years away from homo.
Miss Carrie Thompson loftiest Wed
nesdAV for Charleston to take a course
in Stokes7 Business College of that city.
Judging by the display that is being
made and the purchase of Christmas
goods, Santa Claus must be Hush this
Reader, have you paid y our subscrip
tion to The Intelligencer? If not,
please do so at once. We need tho
Everybody is looking forward to a
meny Christmas and a happy New
Year. M&y each and every one of our
readers have them.
Miss Ethel Nance, or Rock Hill, is
spending a few day? with Mrs. W. H.
Smith en route xo her home in Ander
Before purchasing your Christmas
?resents read the advertisements in
'he Intelligencer and you will know
whereto go to get them.
Prof. Milford's singing school at
Beaverdam Church will close to-mor
row night with a concert. The public
is cordially invited to attend.
The city fathers have decided that
no fireworks shall be ignited before 8
o'clock Wednesday night, 24th inst.,
and cease the following night at 13
Oar young friend, Cadet David Tay
lor, of Clemson College, who has been
on the sick list and confined to his
I home in this city for several weeks, is
able to be out again.
Our venerable townsman, Hon. B. F.
Clayton, who has been confined to his
home for two or three weeks, is, we are
glad to say, convalescing, and we hope
will soon be out again.
Presiding Elder Wilson is making
preparations to move to Gaffney, 8. C.,
to begin work in his new field of labor.
His many friends regret to see he and
his family leave Anderson.
H. P. Holleman has resigned as Ex
press Messenger on the Bine Ridge
Railroad to accept a position with tue
Toxoway mills. He will begin work
in his new position the 1st January.
All persons liable to road duty
should be sure to pay their commuta
tion tax before the expiration of the
time for payment. Failing to do so
they will have to work eight days next
J. G. Burriss, of Iva, S. C., made one
of bis annual visits to Elberton Tues
day. He has a large circle of friends
in Elbert County, and always receives
a hearty welcome.-Elberton (Ga.)
There will bo preaching service at
the Cox Mill every third Sunday at ll
o'clock a, m., conducted by thp Rev.
Jno. T. Mann. All who can conven
iently do so are cordially invited to
C. A. Reese, the gents' furnisher, is
moving into his handsome new quar
ters, next door to the Farmers* and
Merchants' Bank. He will be more
than pleased to have hw friends call
and see him.
Married, on Wednesday, December
10,1002, at the residence of the bride's
father, J. T. Brown, at Anderdonviiie,
by Rev. N. G. Wright, Mr. L. H.
Wright an<I Miss M. F. Brown, all of
Anderson Count v.
Kerosene oil is going out of sight.
In faot it is so high that it has to be
lighted with a stepladder. It is now
wholesaling for 13i cents per gallon
and retailing at 18 and 80 cents. The
coal strike is charged np with this
A number of the Venuses of Ander
son have formed a Psycho club and
will study art, not, however, we hope,
by impersonation. The weather in the
Piedmont city must be rather chilly
for such studies just now.-Florence
For the next thirty days there will be
only 10 hours between sunrise and sun
set. The man who fools around in the
morning until the sun is an hoar high
before ne goes to work and knocks off
an hour at noon, will not get in a full
Rev. W. T. Duncan, of tho South
Carolina Conference, who has been
stationed at Donalds the past year and
who has been transferred to Rock HUI,
spent a few dave in and around Ander
son last week visiting his old home
Twenty young lawyers stood their
examination and were admitted to the
bar by the Supremo Court in Columbia
last week. Among the number were,
our young friends. J. D. Sherard and
W. Ii. Laboo&p of this County. Both
are bright, practical young men, and
we wish wem big success in their ftro
Chiqunla Lodge, Knights of Pythias,
will hold ira regalar convention to
morrow evening at 7.80 o'clock. Thc
first and third ranks will be conferred,
and the election of officers for the en
suing year will be held. All the mem
bers aro urged to attend.
B. Ferguson,"Jr., the 10-year-old son
of B. Ferguson, died at his home ot the
Riverside milla lust Saturday a_ jrning,
after a brief illness. Theromains were
Interred Sunday afternoon at Silver
Brook cemetery, Rev. H. B. Font con
ducting tho funeral services.
Capt. W. G. Smith left yesterday for
Anderson. Ho was quito ill, having
suffered a Revere attack of heart trou
ble. W? hopo our venerable friend
will soon recover his usual strength
and health. Ile is always a most wel
come visitor among our citizens.
A local stock man states that there
is little demand for mules mid horses
just nt present. About January and
from then on until the last oi March,
mules will bo sought by the farming
classes. The price of mules rnugea
from $125 to $150. The price of horses
is from $85 to $200.
J. E. Norment. the genial traveling
representative of tho Nows and Cou
rier, was in the city last Thursday. As
has been announced Afr. Norment will
be tho private secretary of Gov. Hey
wnrd, but will not leave tho Nows and
Courier. He will have an assistant
who will do most of the traveling, and
occasionally ho will visit various sec
tions of the S tato.
Hermon Lodge, No. 110, A. P. M.,
has elected the following office's tc
Ber ve tho ensuing year: S. H. Stone,
worshipful master; W. W. Adams
senior warden; J. G. Harden, junioi
warden; J. L.McGee, treasurer; 1. B
York, secretary; J. T. Adams, senioi
deacon; E. A. Davis, junior deacon; R
A. McMahan and J. D. Elrod, stewards
D. G. Rampey, tiler.
Tho Anderson Lodge, Knights of thi
Mystio Chain, have elected the follow
ing officers to serve tho ensuing year
E. G. McAdams, commander; J. C
Harper, vice commander; T. S. Cray
ton, chaplain; S. M. Craig, recordei
Chris Suber, treasurer; R. D. Ander
son. marshal; J. M. Taylor, guard;W
S. Power, sentry; C. E. Tolly, trustee
J. O. Sanders, physician.
Tho whole north, east and west nr
suffering from a blizzard. Snow cov
era everything, and there is groat sui
xering on account of tho scarcity c
coal and the gales that are sweepin
the country. Thie section has expe
rienced some rough ? cather during th
past week, but we should be thankfi
that wo are having no blizzards or BU!
fering on account of the scarcity c
Our fellow-townsmen, Dr. J. 1
Duckett Und J. L, Farmer, attende
the annunl meeting of the Mason
Grand Lodge in Charleston last wee!
and both were re-elected to tho ofiic<
of Senior Grand Deacon and Juni<
Grand Deacon respectively. John <
Watkins was elected Grand Stewart
and Prof. T. C. Walton was appointe
Deputy Grand Master for the Sevenl
Masonic District. These gentlenu
are all members of Hiram Lodge <
The Blue Ridge, tho Southern ar
the C. & W; C. Railroads au no um
rates of one and one-third fare roui
trip for Christmas holidays. Ticke
on sale December 23rd, 2-1 th, 25th, SOt
81st and January 1st, good until Ja
nary 4th, betweon all points south
Potomac and east of Mississippi rivei
For students and teachers, tickets w
be on sale December 10th to 22nd, i
elusive, good until Janunry 8th, np<
presentation of eerti Acates proper
signed by presidents and principals
colleges and schools.
J. Pink Tucker died at his homo
Hall Township last Friday, after a loi
affiiction with that terrible disent
cancer. On Saturday his remains we
interred in tho Hali family graveyai
near his home. Mr. Tucker was
years of age, and was born, reared ai
spent nearly all of his life in tl
Comity. He was well known throng
out the County, and was held in bli
esteem by a wide circle of friends. O
son and three daughters survive hi;
his wif<3 having preceded him to t
grave & number of years ago.
J. T. Watkins died suddenly at 1
home at the Anderson cotton mills li
Thursday afternoon. He had be
complaining for several days witt
etomaoh trouble, but his condition w
not considered serious until a ft
boura preceding his death, when
physician was summoned to his be
side, and found him beyond hum
aid. Mr. Watkins came to Anders
from Oconee County and was higl
esteemed by his friends. Ho was abc
50 years of age, and leaves a wife a
fivo children to cherish his memory.
Adjutant and Inspector General-el
John D. Frost has appointed Ca
John M. Patrick, of Anderson, as
sistant adjutant i>nd inrpector genei
It will be remembered that Capt. P
rick waa a candidate for the same oil
in the primary with General Frost 1
summer, and goes to prove, that g<
feeling existed between the candidat
Capt. Patrick was born in Barnv,
County, near Bamberg, and his mi
friends will be pleased to know of
appointment, for they realize that
Adjutant General has indeed mad
wiso selection.-Bamberg Herald.
. George A Bigby died at his he
near Hones Path on Tuesday eveni
Oth inst., after a long and painful
ness with Bright's disease, aged
years. The deceased was one of J
derson County's best and moBt hig
esteemed'citizens, and his death ere;
a vacancy in his immediate neigh!
hood that will be hard to fill. In
boyhood he joined the Mcthoi
Church, and his life throughout .
that of a devoted and exemplary Ch
ti an. Mr. Bigby leaves a sorely
reaved wife and five children, \
have the sympathy of a wide circli
friends in their sorrow.
At all seasons of year death it
come to many, the old, middle a;
tho young. Tho laws of mortality
inexorable and stop not to consi
ages, conditions, nor circumstnn
Friday night last the home of Rev.
B. Kelly, of this city, became a he
of mourning and sorrow. Death ci
to claim his brother, who, thouf
man? becanse of failing health
many months, appealed to the tem
est ties of love and consideration
lay ever upon tb6 hearts of tho bro
and family that closed his eyei
death. Dr. John W. Kelly, the
ceased, was 80 years old, a wide
with one child, a daughter,- abc
years old, that ?ives with the grane
rents at Newnan, Ga. Tho wife <
almost five years ago. Siuce that 1
the deoeased has been in failing het
For several years he haamado his h
with his brother. Els'; failing he
prevented his mingling with tho pe
of our city to any considerable ex
and he was but slightly ..known,
those who did know him were
pressed with his genial, affable n
ney.. " He waa a devout, member of
Methodist Church.. Death ?sine
him at 8.80 o'clock. The remains A
laid to rest Saturday in Carlia!
Union County, near the home of
Mrs. Beulah Martin, wi?e of John
Martin, died at her home near the
southern surburbs of the city yester
day morning. She had been in feeble
health for a long time but the an
nouncement of her death was a great
shock to roany of her friends. Mrs.
Martin was a daughter of J. A. Bris
sey, of this city, and about 20 years of
age. She was a devoted member of
the Methodist Church, and a most ex
cellent, Christian woman. A young
husband and tlvo little children-the
youngest beiug only eight or ton days
old-are left to mourn their loss. Tho
funeral will bo held at tho home this
afternoon nt 3 o'clock and the inter
ment will be at Silver Brook Cemetery.
! Mrs. M. J. Mitchell, wife of J. F.
Mitchell, died nt her home, near Dor
chester Church, on Thursday, Utk
inst., in the 07th year of her age. J/rs.
Mitchell had been an invalid fut'about
live years, but she bore her uiHieiion
with Christian patient*' and resigna
tion. She had long been an exemplary
member of Dorchester Church, anil
was greatly beloved by all of her
friend*, who deeply sympathize with
the devoted husband and tour children
who aro lett to cherish her memory.
The funeral services were conducted
nt tho home of tho deceased bv Kev.
W. T. Tate, after which the remains
were interred in the Dorchester Church
Tho Spnrtanburg Herald, of tho 12th
inst,, says: "Cards have been issued
announcing: that on Thursday morn
ing, Dec. 23th, nt tho home of tho
bride's parents in this city, Mr. John
Wesley Martin, of Union, and Mi.,8
Clara Emma Fnnt, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. R. Fant, will bo united In mar
riage The prospectivo brido is a
charming and popular young lady.
Mr. Martin is an energetic young busi
ness mau of tho neighboring city of
Union." Miss Fant ia a native of An
derson and has many friends and rela
tives hero. Mr. Martin is a sou of J. S.
Martin, health officer of Anderson, and
is a worthy young man.
Mr. D. S. Maxwell met with a serious
accident yesterday afternoon at 4
o'clock. His left arm was broken at J
the point of the shoulder. Ho was go
ing up tho steps at tho Opera House,
whore the ladies of the Central Pres
byterian Church were proparing for
the supper of the Knights of Pythias,
when near the landing above he felt
himself giving way. Ilia parnlyzod
condition made it impossible to regain
his footing and ho fell, rolling down
six or seven steps. When picked up
he complained very little and it was
thought the accident was not serious,
but when carried homo it was found
that tho bone had snapped at the shoul
The usual holiday broils wc re fore
shadowed in the cutting all'ray that oc
curred at Orr Mills Saturday night be
tween Austin Hen i bree and Doc Ellison,
two young white men, operatives at tho
mill. Hombree was pretty badly slash
ed on the left sido of the head and
face. The wounds aro not dangerous
and Hembreo will soon recover, but
three ugly scars will mar his face for
life. Ellison waa not cut. The affray
waB tho result of shooting roman can
dles at a negro. Ho remonstrated and
reported the matter to bia boBa, tho
master machinist ut the mill, who sent
back word by tho negro not to molest
him. This provoked ono of tho young
men to speak disparagingly of the mas
ter machinist, which waa resented by
tho other, and the fight took place.
Hembreo was taken to tho barber shop,
in rear of Palmer's store, and his
wounds dressed. At Inst accouuts ho
was doing well.
Tho proceedings of Court were given
in last week's issue of Tho Intelligen
cer up to tho empanneling of tho jury
Tuesday evening in tho case of A. F.
Martin against Elizabeth Burgiss, for
trespass. This case occupied the Court
Wednesday and Thursday nnd a part
of Friday morning, and resulted in a
verdict of $10 for the plain till'. Cases
were then taken up as follows: Os
borne and Pearson against R. P.
Clinkscales, complaint on account.
Verdict for plaintiffs for $350.38. J. C.
Milford, et al., against J. A. Jones,
complaint on note. Verdict for plain
tiffs for $338.70. Motions for new trials
were argned in the cases of R. W.
Pruitt, against Mrs. Bessie Allen; UH
nois Sewing Machine Co., against M. L.
Willis; Nannie J. Chamblee, against I
! R. W. Pruitt; Mrs. Elizabeth Shaw, |
against Baylis Adger. These motions |
were all overruled except in the latter
case, and ia this the Judge reserved his
decision. This brought the proceed
ings to Saturday afternoon, and at 0.15
p. m. Court adjourned.
The banquet given last night by Chi
quola Lodge Knights of Pythias, was
a most pleasant occasion, despite the
bad weather. On account of the
weather and the heating appara
tus in tho; Court House being ont of
tis, (tho pnblio meeting was not held
in that building, and all of the exer
cises took place in the Lodge room, to
which only those who held tickets of
admission to the banquet tables were
admitted. The feature of the evening
was the eloquent address 'delivered by
Prof. A. G. Rembert, of Wofford Col
lege. The i>\. ji.ko.r had for his theme
the object and purposes of the order,
and it is deeply regretted by tho Py
thians that tho general publie could
not hear him. At the conclusion of
the address the gallant men and fair
women gathered around tho festal
tables and enjoyed tho good cheer fur
nished by the Ladies' Aid Society of
the Central Presbyterian Church. The
menu was a most elegant ono. Sev
eral interesting toasts were then pro
posed and gracefully and fittingly re
sponded to by members of tho order,
and mid all these pleasant surround
ings tho two hours at tho bc vrd passed
awav all too soon.
WAGONS-We have a large stock on
hand that wo want to dtenose of at way
down prices. Vandiver Bro?. & Major.
Just received two Cara of Buggies, all
prices-$35.00 for a Top Buggy up.
Vandiver BroH. A Major.
"Health Foods" a Delusion.
Tho alleged "health foods" with which
the markets are flooded are ''a delusion
and a anare." If your digestion ia bad
ont pure flour mode out of good, tound
wbeat, and do not fill your stomach with
chemically prepared "health morin."
"Clifton" Flour, tho finest patont flour,
runde at Bransford Milln, Owensboro.
Ky., ls the "health food" you need. Call
for "Clifton" when you order your Hour.
For sale by John C. Osborne and J. M.
Boy's, Life Saved from Membranous
C. W, Lynch, a prominent citizen of
Winchester, Ind., writes, "My little boy
had a severe attack of membranous croup,
and onlv got relief after taking Foley's
Honey and Tar. Ile got relief after one
dose and I feel that it saved the life of my
boy." Refuse substitutos. Evans Phar
A Thousand Dollar's Worth of Good.
A. H. Thurn es, a well known coal
operator of Buffalo, O., writes, "I havo
been afflicted with kidney and bladder
trouble tor years, passing gravel or
stones with excruciating pain. I got no
relief from medicines until I began tak
ing Foley's Kidney Cure, then tM result
was surprising. A few doses started the
bxiok dust like fine stones and 'now 1
hare no pain across my - kidneys and I
fest like a new man. It has done ms?
#1,000 m>rth of toed.
Wo have had tho business of our lives the past twelve
months, and now in the wind-np propose to give each and all
of you who visit our Sioro from now until Xmas a surprise in
tho way of prices.
Profits aro loft off in this Salo altogether.
A RECORD BREAKER.
Come, look and investigate.
You can't afford to miss this sale.
All-wool b lack and blue Worsted Suits regular price 7.50,
this sale $4.75.
25 good heavy Overcoats, 7.50 values, this sale $4.75.
50 doz. Men's Shirts 39c.
20 doz. Men's and Boys' Hate, 1.50 value, this sale 98c.
100 Hand Umbrellas, 1.50 value, this sale 98c.
Men's Pants, new goods, new patterns. 100 pairs, regular
3.00 to 4.00, this sale $2.25.
50 pairs our standard 3.50 Shoes, put in at $2,50.
Always Cut Price Clothiers.
South Main Street.
DO NOT W?IT!
BUT come now and inspect our large Stock of Goods. If you
want somethin g good in the line of
We can accommodate you. Our now lines embrace all grades
and contain Plain and Fancy goods. Some of these Fine Sus
penders are excellent Christmas Gifts.
Or, if you want to see something beautiful, come and
examine our array of
Patterns and Silks wer# never more stylish and drossy.
Take your choice. Prices reasonable
TO BUY OR NOT TO BUY
Is a question easily settled in our Store. So come at onco
and look at our line of Holiday Novelties.
C. A. REESE,
Post Office Block.
Furnishings and Show.