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BY CLINKSCALES & LANGSTON. ANDERSON. S. C.. WEDNESDAY. JULY 3. 1901. VOTJTMR Y*YVTi___i?n ?
"At Christina.} play and have good cheer,
For Christmas comes but once a year !"
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I ?F YOUR
Suitable for Gentlemen
This Store's offerings should interest you.
Below you will find a partial list of what we have tc
show you for your gentlemen friends. Any article will be
an acceptable Gift for man or boy. The Goods are the best,
and the prices-well, you can see for yourself.
Perhaps you think nothing suitable can be had for half a dollar. That
is u mistake. We have
PUFFS and IMPERIALS
Iimumerable at that price. Then we have an exceptionable line of TIES at
25c. Lawn Ties for evening wear, just the thing for Christmas and New
Year parties (two in enameled pasteboard box) 50c.
Gloves and Handkerchiefs.
These are, perhaps, the most acceptable Gifts-articles that make a good
chow for little money. Oar Gloves are priced from 50a. to $2.00. At $1.50
we can give yon as good a pair of Gloves as a man would care to wear. For
the same money half dozen Hemstitched Linen Handkerchiefs. Silk Hand
kerchiefs in great variety-25c, 50c, 75o and $1.00.
No more acceptable Gift than Shirts could be thought of. No man ever
had too many of these. We have them in all styles, white or colored, laun
dried or unlaundried, 50c to $1.50.
Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without the Stocking, and Hosiery
seems about as appropriate and useful a Gift as one could wish for. Gocd
Socks at $1.50 per dozen in bl; < K brown and fancy colors. Something better
at 83.00 per dozen in all the fancy abades. At 50c per pair we show a beau
tiful assortment of Lisle Thread Half Hose in all new patterns, Prices, like
tbs Goods, are right.
Collars and Cuffs.
We have them in as great variety as scoops-^the price, whatever you
like to pay. 2,100 Linen Collars only $1.50 per dozen. 2,100 Linen Cuffs
only 25c per pair. Make a note of the size and style, whether standing or
turned down Collars, the old style "button," or the more stylish link Cuffs is
Underwear, Night Bobea,
t. Caps, Umbrellas, .
Snoes, Suit Gases,
Odd Trousers, Garters, or a
Useful Presents these for father, husband, brother or son,
and we have some bargains to show you. Gome in and look
at what wa have-then go and look elsewhere. We have
confidence in our [Goods and our prices, and we invite the
fullest comparison.. Any article purchased here as a Gift can
be exchanged after the holidays if desired.
B. O. Evans & Go.
ANDERSON, S. C.
The Spot Cash Clothiers
t - A now bank will soon be estab
lished in Spartanburg with a oapital
- Smallpox is giving the State
Board of Health some trouble sicco
real cold weather set it.
- Ex-President Cleveland and a
party of friends spent last week down
on tho San tee, near Georgetown,
- Tho appointment of Maj. Micah
Jenkins to be collector of Internal
Revenue for South Carolina has been
confirmed by ibo Senate.
- Two aged negroes were arrested
in Beaufort not long ago for person
ating and recoiving the pensions of
two deceased negro veterans.
- Revenue officers from Greenville
made a raid in tho Dark Corner and
wasted 45,000 gallons of beer and de
stroyed three large distilleries.
- Carey Stiles, a white man in tho
Greenville jail, charged with murder;
attempted to commit suicido by cut
ting his throat with a razor. Tho
razor was smuggled by a friend.
- Tho post?nico at Batesburg was
robbed last Friday night. Only a few
dollars in change was taken from a
drawer. The safe was dynamited,
but, although badly oraoked, was not
- A man by the name of Robinson,
of Gaffney, took twenty-three grains
of morphine, but the physicians saved
him. He says next time ho will make
a sure case of it. Domestic trouble
- The safe of the Bell Company,
merohants at Reni?o, Laurens County,
was blown open last Friday night by
burglars and robbed of $160 in cash
and three bank certificates, aggregat
ing $1,100.' There is no clue as to
the identity of the burglars.
~ The death list of the South Caro
lina Conference for the year 1902, or
rather between the Conference of 1901
and 1902, known as the "conference
year," was a remarkable one. It was
tho. largest on the reoord, ten minis
ters having died within the year.
- They have lost the county line
somewhere between Laurens and New
berry; the old road that once marked
it has gone, and the whole lino must
be re-surveyed to locate it exactly.
It is possible that the lively town of
Whitmires. with its cotton mill and
bank, will be found to be in Laurens
county, although Newberry now claims
- Robert Davis, Jr., was aooidently
shot Tuesday afternoon by Sam Levi
while hunting near the Dixon Annex,
a short distance from Easley. A load
of bird shot entered the young man's
side, penetrating his langs ana caus
ing his death that night at 7:40 o'olook,
just four hours after the fatal aooi
- Major Bea Sloan, who has been
acting as president of lue South Caro
lina college, has done so most accept
ably and is most popular with the
students. They have presented to
him a strong petition asking him to
stand for election to the presidency
permanently and a copy has been sent
to the governor, who is chairman of
the board of trustees.
- The annual report of the dispen
sary business of the State is not yet
at hand, although the fiscal year clos
ed on the first day of this month.
There are over 100 dispensaries and
before even an approximate essimate
can be given, it will be necessary to
have reports showing the sales and
the Btook on hand in each of these
. - At Harley's Cross Roads, about
five miles from Sumter, the barns and
Btables of Dr. R. E. Lee were destroy
ed by fire. Four mule?, two horses,
about five hundred bushels of corn,
besides forage, wagons, etc., were
lost. About fifty bales of cotton
which were piled near the barn came
near being burned, but moved after
slight damage. The origin of tho fire
is unknown, but all the oiroumstanoes
- Thomas E. Miller, president of
the colored State college, looated at
Orangeburg, has submitted his annual
report to the Governor. The report
shows that the institution has enjoy
ed an unusually prosperous year, 624
students having boen enrolled. Most of
these were ia the industrial depart
ment, and the report show* that the
State is taking care of the colored
population in a most creditable way.
Tho oollege asks for an appropriation
of $10,000 next year and will probably
- There was a desperate attempt to
break jail in Columbia last Friday
morning. Five negro prisoners lump
ed on Jailor SHgh and beat him almost
into insensibility. Thoy seoured his
Eistol but were unable to get tho keys. '
luring the straggle the noise attrac
ted the attention of Mr. Sligh's son,
Hume, cloves years old. The. little
fellow ran up stairs and fired three
times A the desperate negroes, who
?hen returned to their cells and Mr.
Sligh was enabled to crawl out of tho
corridor. His wounds are not dan
- The Supremo Court has rendered
a decision dismissing the petition for
an injunction ?? ?nst the Lee eounty
commissioners, thus bringing to an
end tho many obstacles the baby
county has met with in ;*a ttght for
existence. The deoision was rendered
by Justice Jones and was unanimous
ly concurred in by the other Justices.
The deoision is long and goes into de
tailed argument in reference to. the
various points raised, but eonoludes,
after carefully considering the matter,
that the petition should bo dismissed
upon the ground that it fails to state
a cause of action, the faots not war
ranting the injunction.
- Negroes are leaving South Bond,
Ind., beoauBe of feeling against thom
by tho white people.
- Virginia farmers have found by
profitable ezperienoe that hogs fed on
pumpkins never ha*o cholera.
- Great damage has been done in
Kentucky, Tennesseo and Arkansas
within tho pant week by excessive
An Ohio mob reoently pursued a
rapist through tho oountry and tried
to break down a jail and get him out
to lynch him.
- Congress has been asked to ap
propriate $40,000 for a monument to
the Pilgrims to bo located in Wash
ington, D. C.
- An epidemio of pneumo. ia pre
vails in Washington and physicians
attributo it to the coal famine, the
houses not being sufficiently heated.
>- Tho interstate commerce com
mission recommends amendment of
the interstate commerce law so as to
prevent the combination of railroads.
- There is a blacksmith in Gardi
ner, Me., who has not lost a day's
work from sickness sinoe ho began his
apprenticeship, nearly a third of a
- Senator Bailey of Tozas has ac
cepted the invitation to deliver the
annual address at tho celebration of
Lincoln's birthday at Galena, 111., on
April 27, 1903.
- Tho Southern Kail way baa just
put seven monster freight engines on
the division from Spencer, N. C., to
Atlanta, Ga. These engines aro tho
largest that the Southern has ever had
- W. L. Lawrence, of Jonesboro,
Ga., was found dead locked in a box
car at Camp's saw mill. Lawrence bad
been shot twice in the back with a
revolver. It is believed that tho
young man was shot whilo at work.
- Texas has adopted an amendment
to its constitution which makes tho
payment of poll tas by February 1st a
prerequisite to voting. The amount is
$1.50, of which $1 goes to the publio
sohools and fifty cents to tho general
>- In the stomach of a cow butcher
ed recently near Montrose, Pa., a good
Bized pocketbook with a brass clasp
was found. The pocketbook contain
ed a roll of bills and 43 cents in
change. A shingle nail and a hair
pin was also found.
- Great Britain is still the greatest
tea-drinking country. The consump
tion is five pounds per head of the
population. In Switzerland it is esti
mated at one and a half pounds per
head and in the United States about
one pound per head.
- Eleven oars of a freight train
went through a trestle on the Central
of Georgia railroad near Crawfish
Springs, Tenn., Wednesday afternoon,
and the oars and trestle were com
pletely destroyed by fire. The orew
escaped without injury. Loss $12,000.
- Dr. R. Ot. Pearson, the well known
evangelist, has acoepted the oh air of
English Bible and Evangelical Meth
ods in Cumberland University, Leban
on, Tenn. Ho had to give up preach
ing, afc least for a time, on account of
- Three JtHcials and 150 natives,most
ly ohildren, were killed by the earth
quake which destroyed the town of
Audijan, in Central Asia. In addi
tion, 300 natives and 17 soldiers were
injured, and 9,000 houses of natives
and 130 Kassian residences were de
- Upon Miller, a retired farmer, 70
years old, living at Mount Morris,
111., has made two artioles of inlaid
furniture, a bureau anda washstand,
the first containing over 8,000 pieces
of wood, the other over 5,000 pieces,
which he intendsoto exhibit at the
- Electricity is to be used in agri
culture as a fertilizer as well-as for
mechanical power. The novel bat
tery just perfected by two Russians
is to be buried in the soil, which is
thus magnetized, and yields increased
and earlier orops, as proven by tests
with potatoes, beets, barley, eto.
- The treaty between the United
States and Great Britain regarding
commercial relations between the
United State: and New Foundland, has
been ma?^ publio. Under its provi
sions, raw ootton yarn and cotton seed
oil imported from the United States
are admitted to New Foundland free
- Col. II. H. Pratt, head of the
?overnment Indian sohool at Carlisle,
'a., reports that the enrollment of
Indian students there this year has
reached the high water mark of 1,073.
The students are encouraged to earn
money by hiring out during vacation,
and they made nearly $32,000 that way
- It seems that in Texas the peo
5le don't stand for bank robberies,
'bree mon attempted to rob a bank
at Alvord, Tex., and they soon learn
ed they had waked up the wrong cat.
Two of them were shot to death while
the other surrendered, and now there
is one gang of bank robbers less in the
West. They seem to have better luek
down South in Dixie.
- Tbe supreme court of Georgia
has just handed down a decision ina
case which had been watched with in
tense interest by. the advocates of
Christian Science, and which they
regard as a victory for tho adherents
of their seot. The decision of tho
supreme oourt holds that parents are
not compelled to give medicine to
their minor ohildren when they be
come ill, and that failuro or refusal to
give medicino to these ohildren is not
a violation of the laws of the State.
A Phenomenon of 1847.
There is nothing moro entertaining
to both young and old than tho recital
of tho happening of incidents which
are contrary tc experience and natural
law, especially if the incide.it occurred
near tho neighborhood whore they
were reared, and more especially if the
facta can bo authenticated by some of
their aged ancestry still living.
There happened in this State many
?rears ago an incideat, amounting ch-ar
y to a phenomenon, Which has never
beeu satisfactorily explained, though
it excited a great deal of interest at
the time and many columna in tho
newspapers were devoted to an ac
count of tho incident and toan attempt
to explain it by natural causes.
Thero was, and perhaps still is, an
enormous rock in what was at that time
Fairfield District, 7 miles from Monti
cello and 0 miles from Winnsboro, on
the road between tho two places. Tho
rock was known in tho neighborhood
as "Sheep Kock. It was 15 feet in cir
cumference, 10 feet perpendicular and
contained at least 1,000 feet of solid
stone. Tho rock was situated on tho
sido of a hill having an inl'Uue of not
more than 20 degrees. On Friday
night, the 12th of March, 1847, this rock
moved a distance of 27$ yards, or ex
actly 70 feet, cutting a trench or fur
row H feet at the upper end, 5 feet
deep at tho lower, threw tho earth a
distance of 35 feet on either sido and a
distance of 00 feet to the front of where
tho rock stopped. It was not rolled,
for its deep cut furrow showed that it
had plowed its way, and that with tho
celevity of a cannon hall. Hundred*! !
of people from far and neav went to see
and examine tho rock and its surround
ings, and many theories as to tho causo
were advanced, but noi.e were satisfac
Some thought it was tho result of an
earthquake, but it could not have been,
because other rocks, in a tottering con
dition, in tho same vicinity, would have
fallen; indeed, every house in the State
would havo been prostrate, neither of
which was tho case, nor was tho slight
est tremor of earth felt. Others thought
it thc result of sumo iniiamabio matter
under tho rock, which exploded spon
taneously or was ignited uv lightning,
but had this been tho case tho rook
would havo been thrown upward and
not horizontal. If the explosion lind
been on tho opposite side to tirivo it
forward, tho effects could havo been
seen on tho rock, but nothing of tho
kind could bo found. Besides, tho re
Eort of such a concussion could have
een heard for many milos, arousing
the entire country, which was not tho
case. Others thought it was the effect
of lightning, but thero was no mark
nor sign of lightning on tho rock, and
had it been lightning it would havo, in
all probability, shattered the rock into
thousands or pieces. It had rained a
part of two days and nights, but that
would not havo made it easier to plow
beneath the wet noil and clay, neither
could the rock have acquired force un
der gravitation to throw the soil 85 and
60 feet to tho Bides and front, as was
the case. Why did not the rock move
before? The soil had often been as
wet and even wetter; the depression of
the hill was th J same, gravitation the
The fact is, this phenomenon was
never accounted for to the satisfaction
of thinking people, and remains a mys
tery to this day. There are doubtless
some aged citizens yet living who,
when they, read this, will recall this
The above is a synoposis ol articles
in old newspapers on file in this office.
The exact time when a State official
begins hie tenn of office ie not definite
ly provided for and it is custom ary for
them to take the oath of office the
same day tho Governor is inaugurated.
Even the time cf inauguration, how
ever, is not iixod, though the ceremony
usually takes place about January 18.
The late Governor Ellerbe tried to
have the third Tuesday of January
fixed as tho timo, but nothing was ever
done about it, BO that inauguration
day if. usually set to suit tho conven
ience o?! tho outgoing nnd incoming
Governors. Tho Legislature meets
next mon*.h on the 13th, which is Tues
day, and Governor Hey ward will come
hero on the 10th, and it may bo that
Governor Mcsweeney will have finish
ed all of his business so as to vacato
tho office by tho following Tuesday,
which will bo tho 20tb. Thero wilton
that day then probably bo a pretty
general chango around in tho oflicial
family in tho State House, as well aa
among tho employees in the building.
In the Governor's offico J. E. Norment
will occupy E. H. Aull's desk as pri
vate secretary. Governor Hoywnrd
nos appointed Miss Henderson, of Col
leton, ay stenographer, who will suc
ceed Miss Niornsee, the present steno
grapher. . The affable and accommo
dating Sanders, the present porter,
will give way to another colored man,
selected by Governor Hey ward.
Jesse T. Gantt will formally be Sec
retary of State, a position he is thor
oughly familiar with, as daring Mr.
Cooper's illness he has had tho duties
of the office pretty much on his shoul
ders. It is likely that J. W. McCown
will be his chief clerk, though his stall'
has not been formally decided upon,
though no changes are looked for to
any extent. D. H. Means and Mr. Mc
Laurin are connected with tho office in
the land department. J H. Mitchell ?B
a clerk and Miss Walker is tho stenog
rapher, and they will likely continuo
to hold their respective positions.
A. W. Jones becomes Comptroller
Genoral. Ho bas offered tho position
of chief clerk to David H. Wise, of
Aiken County. Ho has been auditor
and is considered an expert in book
keeping and in the knowledge of tho
tax laws of tho State. Mr. Richard
son will bo in charge of tho insurance
department, and Miss Kate Maher will
remain stenographer and clerk in tho
In the Attorney General's office Mr.
Gunter will have as his assistant Code
Commissioner Townsend, of Barnwell,
and Miss Dwight, stenographer.
In the Adjutant General's office Col.
Frost will have as his assistant Capt.
J. M. Patrick, of Anderson.
Tho Superintendent of Education
will have as his chiof clerk W. H. Bar
ton, former county superintendent of
education of Greenville County. Thus,
whilo there will bo but few new feces
in the officr "J, still tho changes in posi
tions will be considerable. It may be
worthy of note that the people, uncon
sciously perhaps, endorsed tho civil
service pnnoiplo in selecting sovoral of
their officers. Mr. Gantt, Mr. Gunter,
Mr. Jones and Mr. Frost were all pro
moted from places of assistants to
those of chiefs.-Columbia correspon
dence of the News and Courier,
All for Christmas
I I S\| Ct"-Singlo and Double Barrel. A largo assortment of
\A \k9 tia v carefully selected Guus at lowest possible prices.
-Cartridge and Air Ri lies.
DiirtfCT PIITI CDV-Be8t n^lity Pocket Kuives in all
lUlmC I bU I LUllI thc latest patterns.
-Beautiful in design and finish.
PRE-CHRISTMAS NEEDS I
Upon which you Save if you buy of BOLT.
You've got to save if you buy herc, becauso I sell for Cash strictly to
everybody, and don't have to put up prices to niako up for bad debt losses, for
I have no losses. You're tho gainer thereby.
Good Things You'll Need.
Candied Orange Peel 20c. lb. ] Wesson's Cooking Oil 75c. gal.
30o. would bo a fair price. Kino p rfeflt 8ubfltitut0 for lard or buWer
grade, luscious peel ; fino for mi^o afc smaIlor o08t> Uflo h d .
moat making for oakes and tho like. exoopt?onaIly good> w?olesome, coo
Seeded Raisins 12 ? c. Package. nomioal, puro. A pound goes twioo
Clean, fino flavor, ^hin-skinncd, bost as far as a pound of lard or butter,
for baking purposes, worth 15o. Try it and prove it.
Cleaned Currants 10c. Celery 10c. Stalk, 3 for 25c.
Low price for high quality. New, - . ,, ... ,
too; not tho year-ol?, kept-in-tho- , Fine for table as it is and superior
storage sort, but lusoious Currants, for salads. Fresh, tender, crisp,
with fine flavor. wnite.
Corsican Citron 20c. lb. Cherries in Maraschino.
As olear as orystal, properly pre- Quarts 75o, pints 50c, half pint30o.
served and of tho highest quality. Simply superb.
C. FRANK BOLT, The Cash Grocer.
This Establishment lias been Selling
IN ANDERSON for moro than forty years. Daring all that timo competitors
have como and gone, but we havo remained right here. Wo have always sold
Cheaper than any others, and during those long years wo havo not had ono dis
satisfied customer. Mistakes will sometimes ocour, and if at any time we
found that a customer was dissatisfied wo did not rest until wo had mado him
satisfied. This policy, rigidly adhered to, has mado us friends, truo and last
ing, and wo oan say with pride, but without boasting, that we havo the confi
dence of the pcoplo of this seotion. Wo havo a larger Stook of Goods this
season than wo havo over had, and wo pledge you our word that wo havo ^ever
sold Furniture at as oloso a margin of profit as wo aro doing now. This is
proven by tho faot that wo aro selling Furnituro not only all over Anderson
County but ic* overy Town in tho Piedmont section. Como and seo us. Your
parents saved money by buyinft from us, and you and your children can savo
money by buying here, too. WO carry EVERYTHING in tho Furnituro lino,
G. F. TOLLY & SON, Depot Street.
Tho Old Rcliablo Furnituro Dealers.
To Ye All Good
With many thanks for your
very liberal patronage we, your
friends, wish you a
And a happy and prosperous
Moore, Acker& Co