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New Goods I
We have just opened up a beautiful assortment of
New White Goods?
$ew Laces, &c*
jufit the very things that the Ladlee wish to bay in January. Goods
that are Brand New. Goods that are of thc Newest Designs. Gooda that
are the Lal-?t Fads of Dame Fashion.
We have a most excellent variety of MUSLIN UNDERWEAR.
Cone and seo it and compare it with others.
"We strive to merit the confidence and patronage of the public by carry.
?og st nil season- a targe and well-selected line of substantial and reliable
Merchandise at RIGHT .PRICES, accompanied with pleasant and accom
TEE LADIES are especially invited to visit our Store and examine
our January oflerings.
THE GENTLEMEN and all interested will do well to look into our
And get our prices. We are now heavily stocked with Fancy and Staple
Groceries. Our Basement is rilled with Flour of all grades, Molasses all
trades, Sugar, Coffee, Lard, Bacon, &c. Also, Canned Goods, Oysters, Sal?
moo, Sardines, Potted Goods, Corned Beef, &c. We handle several excellent
grades of Roasted Coffees, and would be pleased to have you try them.
We have just received an unusually fine Car of TEXAS RED RUST
PKOOF SEED OATS.
This is one of our strong linee. We carry a great variety, and some of
the most popular make. For instance : -
Bailey Bros. well-known Tobaccos-Hops, Solid, Cockspur, Rock and
Rye, Zoe, Big Whistle, ?c.
F. R. Penn's Popular No. 1 Tobaccos.
Christian Poper Tobacco Co's. Natural Leaf and Tooth Pick.
Harvey's Natural Leaf and Rich and Ripe.
N. D. Sullivan's Celebrated Tobaccos-Our Own, Sullivan's No. 1, T ube
Rose, T. C. D., Natural Leaf, Free and Easy and Sullivan's Best.
We are Headquarters for Farm Supplies.
We sell Fertilizers.
In iact, we can come nearer supplying the needs of the people than any
other concern in this city. The Public is invited to see us.
OSBORNE & PEARSON.
Wholesale and Retail Sealers in
ANDERSON. ?. O
P. S.-We must insist upon an early settlement of all
Notes and Accounts made prior to Jan. 1st, 1903. Your
prompt att ention to this notice will be appreciated. 0. & P.
Next to Farmers' and
THE BEST OF EVERYTHING IN
Is to be had here during the coming year.
We have just moved in our large new Store Room, next
t? the Farmers and Merchants Bank, and we intend to make
"duality First" our motte.
Don't*buy a Suit this Spring until you have seen our line
?f expert Tailored Clothes.
See ?B now for UNDERWEAR and FURNISHINGS of
every description. We intend to make them go.
C. ?.. REESE,
Next to F. and M. Bank. Furnishings and Shoes.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 7, 1903.
TES COTTON MARKET.
If you Lave tnrned over a new leaf,
don't soil it.
Thorn will be no Borviceo at St.
Joseph's Catholic Church next Sunday.
Chas. F. Jones has gone to the East
ern markets to replenish bis stock of
Miss Hortic- Miller, of Martin, Ga., is
visiting friends and relatives in this
Miss Elisabeth JfoBee. of Greenville,
is in the city visiting her sister, Mrs.
Be sore to make your tax returns to
the County Auditor and save the fifty
per cent penalty.
Prof. R. L. Sanders, of this city.,
spent the holidays in Darlington Coun
ty visiting friends.
According to the Duieh Bigu iv03 is
going to be a tine crop year-thero vms
a "dark Christmas."
Miss Mattie Davis has resigned her
position as night operator at the city
McLees & McGee Bros. havo sold
their stock of goods to D. C. Brown &
Bro. and retired from business.
If you aro in need of a stove, tin
ware, etc., bo pure to read the new ad
vertisement of Archer &- Norris.
In their new advertisement this week
Moore, Acker &, Co. make their first
offering for the new year. Read it.
The Globe Store is now offering all
heavy goods at greatly reduced prices.
For particulars see ad ver ti semant.
The People's Furniture Co. have a
new advertisement in another column,
to which your attention is directed.
Last Friday about forty people ar
rived in the city from Gainesville, Ga.,
to work in the Anderson cotton mill.
C. A. Milford and C. D. Brown, for
mer Anderson boys, have been elected
school trustees in the city of Abbeville.
Attention is directed to the new ad
vertisement of B. O. Evans & Co., who
tell you how to start the new year
The January clearance sale is now on
at the store of Julius H. Weil & Co.,
as you will see by reading th ?ir new
Messrs. Wade El rod and Gordon
Williams, of Wichita, Texas, are visit
ing relatives and old friends in Brushy
Osborne & Pearson announce in their
new advertisement that they have just
opened np a lot of new goods. Read it
and give them a call.
Anderson's cotton receipts by wagons
up to the 1st inst, are 21,300 nales, an
increase of 8,300 bales over the receipts
for same time last season.
Misses Sudie Snelgrove and Jessie
Martin, who have been visiting the
family of Joseph R. Fant, in Spartan
burg, have returned home.
Miss Norma Clinkscales has gone to
Glasgow, Va., near Lynchburg, where
she will spend some time visiting her
sister, Mrs. Charles iii ic hie.
Our young townsman, Joe M. Evans,
of the Evans Pharmacy, has gone to
Baltimore to complete his ?tudies in
pharmacy and get his diploma. ,
G. H. Bailes & Co., of the Bee Hive,
call attention in their new advertise
ment to a few of the many bar
gains they are offering the public.
The new advertisement of John A.
Austin and the Magnet Store will tell
you of the many bargains they are
offering the public. Read it carefully.
Rev. W. B. Hawkins will preach at
Prospect Church next Saturday and
Sunday morning at ll o'clock. Every
body is invited to attend tho services.
Sam'l Simpson, accompanied by his
little nephew, D. P. Bnftord, of /lnnis
ton, Ala., visited the family of J. W.
Erskine in this County during the holi
Married, on Sunday, December 28,
1002, by J. B. Spearman, Notary Pub
lic, Mr. Albert Hollen, of Gainesville,
Ga., and M?SB Ada Hammett, of this
Our young friend, Frank Watkins,
who has been several weeks at his
home in this city, has returned to the
University of virginia to resume his
Married, on Sunday, December 28,
1002. at the residence of the officiating
minister, Rev. John Attaway, Mr. Wm.
Bolt and i/iss Beulah Lollis, all of An
County Supervisor Vandiver will let
the contract for the building of a
bridge over Generostee Creek, in Sa
vannah Township, on Friday, lGth
inst. Seo advertisement.
A number of water pipes burst dur
ing the recent cold snap, because the
precaution to turn off the water and
open the faucets so that air could get
into the pipes, was not observed.
B. B. Hart, who bas been clerk mg
for the Anderson Cash Grocery, ima
accepted a position with C. .*rank
Bolt, where he will be pleased to jreet
and serve his friends at any time.
Miss Francis Lee, of Anderson,
stopped over Thursday with Mrs. J. I.
Copeland on her way to Lancaster,
where she goes to resume her work as
There will be preaching in the Pres
byterian Church at Deans nextSunday,
nth inst., at ll o'clock a. m. The
friends of the congregation aro cordi
ally invited to attend the services.
Our clever friend, A. B. Sullivan,
and his interesting family, of Savannah
Township, have moved into the city.
Mr. Sullivan comes here to get the
benefit of our excellent schools for his
Married, on Wednesday afternoon,
Dec. 31, 1002, at the Baptist parsonage
in this city, by Rev. J. D. Chapman,
Mr. G. W. Stevenson, ot' this County,
and Miss Zula Stevenson, of Lincoln
The concur bureau report on tho cot
ton ginned from the 1002 crop np to
and including December 13 lont is 0,
311,835 bales, irrespective of shape or
weight. This is Q0.2 per cont of the
crop. It ia believed there will bo at
least one million bales more ginned.
This report will no doubt increase tho
?ii ire of the Mercy staple, and those
armers who are still holding a part of
their crop may yet get 0 cents or moro
J. C. Shirley, who lins been living in |
Rock Mills Township, hus gone to ?
Braidentown, Flu., where he will make
his future home. We join his friends
in wishing hi tu success in the "Land
Lesser & Co., in their now advertise
ment this week, thank their friends
and customers for the liberal patronage
given them during the past year, and
refer to some of tho bargains they are
State Constable K. H. Newell, who
waa shot aud painfully wounded in tho
leg at McCormick recently, is now at
his home in this city. He can walk
with the aid of a crutch, and the wound
is healing rapidly.
Our clever friend, W. T. Hickman,
of Oakland, Fla., sent a box of fine
oranges to relatives in the city a few
days ago, and in it were a lot for The
Intelligencer force, for which we ex
tend our best thanks.
Married, on Tuesday, December 28,
1002. hy Rev. George E. Spraill, at tho
home of the bride's father, J. J. Cox,
in Belton Township, Mr. James Hol
combe, of Laurens County, and Miss
Tiny Cox, of this County.
Prof. T. C. Walton, of this city, at
tended a meeting of tho Superinten
dents of the graded schools in this
State in Columbia last week, and was
elected President of the organization
to serve tho ensuing year.
We were pleased to shake hands
with Prof. C. .Marshall Moore last
week, and learn from him that he ha?
a most interesting school in Anderson.
His school prepares young men for
college.-Gre? nwood Journal.
C. A. RecBe, dealer in gents1 furnish
ings, is now in his new quarters, next
door to the Farmers' and Merchants'
Bank, where he will be pleased to
greet his friends. Rend his new ad
vertisement in another column.
H.H. Madden, who was a clerk in
tho Hotel Chiquola several months hist
summer, committed suicide in Char
lotte, N. C., last Thursday by shooting
himself in the head. No cause is known
for the deed save that of whiskey.
Walter King was in the city yester
day. He reported that he had killed
in two days 103 quail and 18 rabbits in
the Brushy Creek section of Anderson
County. This is one of the best re
cords ever known in this section.
Greenville News, lat inst.
Attention is directed to the adver
tisement of that well known and ex
perienced buggy maker, R. T. Gordon,
which appears in another column.
When your vehicle needs repairing
give Mr. Gordon a call and he wil
please you both in work and price.
Nearly all of the merchants of tin
city are busy taking stock and figuring
exactly what they have made during
the past year. The universal verdie
is that the year 1002 has been a recon
breaking one, and that more mono:
has been received than ever before.
E. G. McAdams, Esq., has moved hi
law office from the Court House to th?
second floor, front room of the Ander
son building, over C. A. Reece's cloth
ing store, next door to the Farmen
and Merchants' Bank. He will bi
Eleased to have his friends call and se
im in his new quarters.
An attempt was made last Satnrda;
night to break into the store of Mn
A. F. Shearer, near Holland's st?rt
The blind was opened and a pane o
glass brokeu, but the store was not en
tered. The family being up a goo
deal through the night, on account o
sickness, doubtless frightened the thie
I W. D. Garrison, of Denver, Anderso
County, -visited C. L. Reid dunn
I Christmas. He is one of Anderso
County's prosperous farmers. He saj
that he made corn and meat enough i
I 1902 to do his farm for three years. fl
j must be the exception even in Andei
I son County, the banner Connty of tb
State. -Oconee News.
W. A. Dickson, a teacher of no* > i
I Anderson County, was in the city th
I week on his way to Brevard, N. C
I where he will engage in teaching. E
is a brother of the Tata Rev. J. Wal t<
I Dickson, and is a gifted writer, wi
I has contributed much to local histoi
I in the newspapers of his native count;
I -Greenville Mountaineer.
I Miss Anna Gary, a bright and wit
I some young lady of Anderson, S. C
I has been spending the holidays wit
I her grandmother, ifrs. Effie Gary, i
I the Gary House. Miss Gary, by h<
I sweet and amiable disposition, hi
I made many friends during her visit
I the city, who will regret to see h
I leave.-Elberton (Ga.) Star.
Rev. O. J. Copelend left Anderson
I few days ago for his new hom
I Waynesboro, Ga., where he has a
I cepted a call to the pastorate of ti
I Baptist Church. While his mai
I friends regret to see him leave Ande
I son, he carries with him their be
I wishes for his he :1th, happiness ai
success in his new Held of labor.
Died, on December the 20th, in t
I suburbs of Williamston, Charlie Ro
inson, colored, popularly known
Santa Claus, who, according to his o\
I computation, would have been o
I hundred and twenty-live years old h
he lived to the 6th o? Jan., 1003. 1
drank Williamstoc water and hen
I his great longovity.-Williamst
I At the last regular communication
Townville Lodge, No. 200, A. P. ?
I the following officers were elected a
I installed to serve the ensuing ree
Dr. W. K. Sharpe, W. M.: M.
3/ayB, S. W.; J. G. Soars, J. W. ; J.
I Ledbetter, Treas. ; E. B. Farmer, Se
J.D. Compton, S. D.:E. N. Can
boll, J. D. ; J. N. Tribble and J.
I Holcombe, Stewards; E. W. Holcoml
I Salesday brought quite a large nu
I ber of people to the city despite <
I muddy roads and tho still mudd
I city. Two pieces of property only w<
I sold. One lot in the city, on Chm
I street, containing one-fourth of
acre, bid off by L. P. Smith for $1,5
I One traci; on Twenty-Six Mile Cre
I property of Mary Tims, et al., conta
I ing 115 acres, bid off by Col. J.
I Brown for $600.
At a regular communication of H
nett Lodge, No. 100. A. P. M., hol<]
Guyto.. December 27,1002, the follr
I ing ofliceio were elected and inst al
I for the ensuing Masonic year: C.
Guyton, W. M.; A. J. Smith, S. ^
Wm. P. Lee, J. W.; B. F. Mullil
I Treas.; A. M. Guyton, Sec. : E.
Duckworth, S. D.; M. Berry Willia
J. D. ; A. T. Newell and 8. L. Hie
! Stewards ; J. P. Johnson, Tiler.
Superintendent J. B. Loflin, of
I Orr Cotton Mills, lins given up t
J position to go with tho Gluck i
I now being organized by K. S. Ii
I Mr. Loll i n is a thoroughly up-to-d
I mill man, genial, clever but ful
I business and just the man to m.tn
I and hold together the class of ope
I tives who make a mill successful,
j is succeeded by John A. Lyon, om
I the "bosses" in tho Orr mill, who
I ceived his training from boyhoo<
I the mill at Piedmont.
Tho unusual good ordei (hat prevail- (
od during tho Christ nins holidays itt
tho city was duplicated iii every suc
tion of the count > so taras heard from. ?
A Sunday aspect was over everything,
and there was n general absence of
hilarity and frolicking in the country.
Liquor drinking was at a low ebb, aiid
intoxicated men were few and far be
tween. Christmas of 1003 lett a splen
did record in this section of tho State.
The case of Brown, Osborne Sc Co.
against A.T. Newell, which, at tho re
cent special term of Court was re
feried to W. II. Hunt. Special Referee,
to bo heard tho first Friday iu January,
1003, was entered upon at tho appoint
ed time. The testimony in tho caso
was taken, but arguments were post
poned to be heard in Columbia some
time during the sitting of the Supreme
Court for this Circuit. Tho attorneys
in the case will meet in Columbia Mon
day next and lix a day for tho hearing.
A few days ago Magistrate Spoon, of
Hall Township, committed to i ail Mary
Barton, ? negro woman, charged with
the murder of her husband, who was
shot and killed a few weeks ago at
their home. An inquest was held at
the time, and the woman claimed the
shooting was accidental. There were
no witnesses to tho shooting, and the
woman was discharged. Since then it
is said that evidence has been secured
that justifies the Magistrate iu causing
her ni rest.
Tho Greenville News of tho 3rd inst,
says: "Col. J. C. Boyd of the First
South Carol i mi regiment on Thursday
notified C. K. Willis, agent for thc
Southern at Willinmston and captain
of the Williamston guards, of his ap
pointment as engineer with the rank af
captain on tho stall' of the li ist regi
ment. Capt. Willis is a weli drilled
militiaman and is thoroughly uipnbh
of holding the position to which ho hat
been assigned. Hu is favorably knowi
in Greenville nnd his friends here wil
be pleased to learn of his appoint
Miss Myrtia Pant was the hostess a
a delightful gat hering of young puoph
at her horneen Kennedy street Thurs
day evening. The affair was given ii
honor of Miss Nellie Fant, of Ander
son, who has been ono of the Christ ma
visitors toSpartauburg. Thirty younj
people were present and the time wa
thoroughly enjoyed by playing a serie
of games that never prow old. Durin
her visit to this city Miss Faut ha
made hosts of friends and it was wit
genuine regret that they bade her a
revoir upon her departure for hom
yesteiday.-Spartanburg Herald, 8r
The Columbia correspondent of tl
News and Courier, under date of tt
2nd inst., says : "Tho new year ht
started out with an application for
charter for a half-million dollar cottc
mill. The application comes from Ai
derson County and has the signature <
some of the very best citizens of th;
progressive community. The chart
is asked for by Messrs. R. S.Hill, N. 1
Sullivan, Robert E. Ligou and J. ]
Brown-as strong a team as can 1
found in all Carolina. The mill is
bo known as the Gluck Mills-go<
luck. The capitalization is to bo a ht
n million at the outset and is likely
be increased. A half a million doll
mill on the second day of tho new ye
is certainly doing very well."
A special dispatch to tho Atlan
Constitution from Hartwell, Ga., und
date of Dec. 20th, Bays: "Mari
Massey shot and killed Earl P. Sandi
nt the home of the latter, in Hi
County, yesterday afternoon in
drunken row. Massey used a shotgi
The entire load was emptied in So
der's face and 120 shot were taken fri
his faco, neck and shoulders. Mas?
at once took to Hight. Sherill' h
Save pursuit, tracing Massey wit!
loodhound. On the bank ot Lue &
vannah River Massey shot the dog a
swam the river to the South Carol!
shore." Massey is a native of t
County, and has many relatives a
friends here who will regret to hear
John P. Cox, a son of D. P. Cox,
Belton, died at his home in Broadv
Township on Christmas Day, and
day following the remains were
terred in the Neal's Creek Churchya
the funeral services being conduc
by Rev. O. J. Copeland in the preaoi
of a large concourse of friends i
relatives. Mr. Cox had asevere atti
of fever a few months ago, wh
brought on a severe attack of diabe
which cans'-? his death. He wa
the 23rd year of his age, and wi
most worthy, excellent young m
whose death is deeply regretted I
wide circle of friends and relatn
He was a devoted member of Ne
Creek Church, and has gone to r
the rewards of a well spent life,
leaves a devoted young widow, v
with his parents, have tho Bympa
of all their friends.
The Keoweo Courier, of tho 81st \
saya : "LaBt Thursday morning,
are informed, a Mr. Patterson, 1
lives in the Townville neighborhi
in company with a friend, was pre]
ing to fire an early Christmas can
of the old style, composed of two
vils. Just SB tho charge of powder
made ready for the lase, some o
short distance away lighted a Roi
candle, and tired it in the directio
the two working at tho anvils,
sparks from the Roman candle reat
the powder in the anvil, causing a
nbc explosion while tho two men \
still ra work. Mr. Patterson's i
were both so seriously burned that
thought ho will bo totally blind,
companion was seriously burned
cut about tho face and bead. Prot
L. Abbott, who informed us of thc
cident, was unable to givo Mr. Pal
son's first nnmo and had not leal
tho name of his companion."
Tho angel of death is over h
Silent, unseen and BO often unexpe
ho is constantly entering our hi
and laying his frozen hand upon
dear ones. However bright tho pi
ise of utility, however tender
clinging bo tho affections of the fa
and friends, ruthlessly all is shatt
and torn away. On '1 uesday, the
of December last, Lorin O. King
of C. C. King, and ono of the I
promising young men of Hope
Township, died. For some time h<
been ill with tuberculosis, but his d
so soon wus notexpected. He was
24 years old, and there was every
son to hope for recovery. During
Spanish-American wnr ho was a n
ber of Co. C, 1st Regiment, am
mained with the regiment till mu
ed out of service. Before his il
confined him to his home, he \
student at Clemson College, ?ii
senior year, and would have gradi
next June, but his illness forced
to abandon his studies last Octi
Iiis death occurred at his bonn
o'clock in the afternoon and thu i
ment took place at Hopewell Cfc
the following day at 3o'clock, tho
W. B. Hawkins conducting th?
vices. A number of Clemson ci
mid others from tho city attende
funeral. A wide oi role offriends?
ly sympathize with the ?(?rely bric
WAGONS-Wo ? ave a largo stoi
ham! tbat wo want to dlatvise of st
down prices. Vsndlver Hr??-. A. S\?
Ammunition of all kind* of tli*?
beat gradea la sold by Sullivan Han
Wo have had the business of our lives the past twelve
months, and now in the wind-up propose to give each and all
of you who visit our Store from now until Xmas a surprise in
the way of prices.
Profits are left off in this Sale altogether.
A RECORD BREAKER.
Come, look and investigate.
You can't afford to miss this sale.
All-wool black 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' Hats, 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.
South Main Street.
Alway B Gut Price Clothiers.
THE TORRENT HARROW.
Torrent Harrows and Turn Plows to go at a sacrifice for the
next sixty days.
From now until January 1st, 1903, wo will sell our entire Btock of nar
rows and Turn Plows at greatiy reduced prices. These Goods have advanced
about ten per cent, but these Harrows and Plows were bought at tho old price,
and wo must sell them to make room fer other goods. .?.''?^ ?;C2RB
Our Torrent Harrow is ahead of anything ever sold hero for putting'in
small grain, and tho celebrated Steel Beam Syracuse Plow has no equal for
pulverizing and mixing tho soil. If you need one or both of tho implements
you cannot afford to miss this opportunity to get one. l._ -ll
Wo are in the Hardware business to stay, and can sell you loaded'and
empty Shells, Shot and Powder, Caps, Cartridges, and (?mis from tho cheapest
to the highest.
Our stock of Nails, I?arb ^ire, Mule and Horse Shoes is complete.
Builders Supplies a specialty. The only complete line of (?rates in town.
Wc have any kind of Grato you want. Yours for trade,
BROCK HARDWARE COMPANY,
Successors to Brock Brothers.
This Establishment has been Selling
IB'TIT IR IST IT TT IR IE
IN ANDERSON for moro than forty years. During all that time competitors
have com . and gone, but we have remained right here. Wo have alw.vys sold
Cheaper than any others, and ?luring those long years we have not h?ld ono dis
satisfied customer. Mistakes will sometimes occi :, and if ai auy timo wo
found that a customer wa* dissatisfied wc did not rest until we had mado him
satisfied. This policy, rigidly adhered to, has made us friends, true and last
ing, and wc can say with pride, but without boasting, that we have the confi
dence of tho people of this section. Wc have a larger Stock of Goods this
season than we have ever had, and we pledge you our word that we have never
sold Furniture at as close a margin of profit as wc arc doing now. This is
proven by the faet thal we ar.- selling Furniture not only all over Anderson
County but in every Town in the Piedmont section. Come and seo us. \onr
parents saved m..ney hy buyin* from u<. and you and your children can savo
money by buying herc, too. We carry KV KK?TUING in the I- urniture linc.
C. F. TOLLY & SON, Depot Street.
Tho Old Reliable Furnituro Dealers