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We begin the new year with an unusually well-assorted
Stock of- I
Groceries and Farm Supplies.
We will make it to the peoples' interest to see ns before
We have FLOUR, from the low grades up to the highest
MOLASSES and SYRUPS, from the cheap np to the
finest open-kettle goods.
Always stocked with SUGAR, COFFEE, LARD, BA
We would be pleased to have you try our Roast Coffees.
We have a general assortment of CANNED GOODS.
We are pushing Tobacco ; we have the brands that will
stand pushing. Popular well known brands :
Bailey Bros. Hops, Solid, Cockspur, Rock and Rye, Zoe,
Big Whistle, &c. F. R. Penn's No. 1. Christian Pep ac's Nat
ural Leaf and Tooth Pick. Harvey's Natural Leaf and Rich
and Ripe. N. D. Sullivan's Our Own, Sullivan's No. 1, Tube
Lose, T. C. D., Natural Leaf, Free and Easy, Sullivan's Best.
We sell FERTILIZERS.
Are Headquarters for Farm Supplies.
Come and see UB, or send us your orders.
We will take care of you.
Wholesale and Het&il Dealers in
ANDERSON, .v* C
P, S.-We will appreciate an early settlement of all Notes
and Accounts made prior to Jan. 1st, 1903. . 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
the Farmers and Merchants Bank, and we intend to make
Quality First" our motto.
Don't buy a Snit this Spring until you have seen our line
expert Tailored Clothes.
See ns now for UNDERWEAR and FURNISHINGS oi
rery description. We intend to make them go.
Furnishings and Shoes
77EDNESDAY, JAN. 14, 11)08.
11 ? . i. JJ
THE COTTON MARKET.
Many a Kew Year resolution has
already been broken.
F. B. Cary, Esq., of Abbeville, spent
la?t Friday in the city.
Jiost of the Sundays for eomo tiD'.e
past Lave been rainy ones.
The day s grow longer now at the
l'a to of live minutes a week.
Mrs. H. P. McGee, of Spartanburg,
ia in tho city visiting relatives.
Tho Court, of Generat Sessions will
begin in Greenville on Mondnv, 29th
Anderson is growing right along, and
every citizen should help to keep it
A few days ago K. \V. Pruitt shipped
a car load of fine cattle from this city
lo Richmond, \ .
R. II. McAdams, of Due West, has
been spending a few days in tho city
A number of tho Anderson lawyers
an* in Columbia this week attending
tho Supremo Court.
Next Monday, 10th iust., is tho anni
versary of tho birthday of Gen. R.E.
Leo ami is a State holiday.
Frank P. Cary, one of Pickens' popu
lar lawyers, spent last Friday in Ander
son on professional business.
If you want to buy some good coffee
read C. Frank Bolt's new advertisement
and you will know where to got it.
For several days past tho weather
has been extremely cold in this section,
the mercury stoving below tho freezing
Numbers of horses and mules are ho
ing sold in this market these days.
The prices aro a little higher than
The attention of administrators, exec
atora and guavdiaus is directed to the
advertisement of Judge of Probate
Geo. E. Sykes, of Rockville, Conn.,
has been spending a few days in the
city as tho guest of Ins friend, Wm.
Miss Edna Norryce left this morning
for Aiken to visit her aunt, Mrs. J. N.
Badger, accompanied by her cousin, H.
Whit, II. Palmer left. Anderson yes
terday for Phoenix, Arizona, where he
will spend a Tow months for tho benetit
of his health.
Mrs. Harry A. Orr, of Pittsfield,
Mass., arrived in tho city a few d#ys
ago and will speud a few weeks here
Tho taxpayers of tho city should
bear in mimi that City Clerk Maxwell
is now ready to receive your tax return
at the City Hall.
OUT young friend, W. II. Sullivan, of
Williamston, is now a resident of this
city, ami is clerking for tho Anderson
Cash Grocery Co.
Smallpox is prevailing at Seneca.
It haB been confined mostly to tho
negroes, but a white pei son broke out
with it on Friday.
B. O. Evans & Co., clothing dealers,
have inaugurated a grand clearance
sale, as you will see by reading their
Capt. John R. Anderson, the clever
Superintendent of the Blue Ridge
Kai)road, bas moved hm family from
Walhalla to this city.
Our young friend, Ossie CaBhine,
who has been several years in the
West, has returned home, and is warm
ly welcomed by his friends.
The Banks of the city begin the new
?enr in a mott prosperous condition,
'hey have heavy deposits and their
condition was never stronger or better.
A. T. Newell, of this County, has
accepted a position with the National
Good Koa dsMachinery Company and
will travel the State of Alabama this
Onr young friend, Chas. Horton, of
Belton, has accepted the position of
baggage master on the Bine Ridge
Railroad and commenced work a few
Onr young friend, Prue E. Clink
Bcales, who hos been traveling through
several of the Northwestern States tho
past few months, has returned home to
J. H. Hutchison, cf thc Iola section,
has purchased from Jas. T. Roberts the
Catlett place, on north Main street,
near the city limits? and has moved his
family there. .
ChiquolaLodge, Knights of Pythias,
meeta to-morrow evening at 8 o'clock.
All the members are urged to attend,
as the rank of page will bo conferred
on seven candidates.
Mr. Duff Gambvell, formerly of this
County but who is now living in Texas,
is visiting bia sister, Mrs. B. C. John
son, and other relatives in the npper
portion of the County.
The St. Paul's Baptist Church, color
ed, of thia city, hos let the contract for
the erection of a substantial brick
Church on the Bite of the present build
ing. It will cost about $4,000.
Married, on Sunday, January 4, 1903,
at the hot e of the bride's father, T.
M. Maddox, by Rev. W. B. Hawkins.
Mr. Pharis Pruitt, of Level Land, and
Miss Emma Maddox, of this County.
A few days ago Capt. W. G. Smith
discovered a mineral spring in R. S.
Ligon's pasture, in the northeastern
section of the city. He will have a
chemical analysis of the water made.
Married, on Sunday afternoon, Jan
uary ll, 1003, at the First Baptist
Church parsonage, In this city, by Rev.
J. D. Chapman, Mr. J. A. Pruitt. Jr.,
and Miss Ethel Welborn, both of An
At the annual meeting of the Board
of County Commissioners last Thurs
day it was decided to make the tax levy
4i mills for the County this year-8^
mills for general purposes and 1 mill
for past indebtedness.
Our yonng townsman, David S. Tay
lor, who is a student at Clemson Col
lege, has been stricken with appendi
citis. Last Saturday he left Clemson
for Baltimore, whore he will be treated
in Johns Hopkins hospital.
Snnday was a bad day on Chnrch
?oers-or rather on the preachers who
ad to speak to many vacant pews.
The faithful ought to make it a point
to go when tho weather is especially
baa so as to encourage the preacher.
It is now n Bottled fact that Anderson
County is to have another cotton ni M.
The progressive citizens ot Pendleton
have determined to build a $200.1 >
mill. Col. 1). Iv. Norris is at tho bcd
of the euterprise and its suceess/s tu?
A few days ago A. S. Howie, of Cor
ner Township, butchered ft hog that
weigned 5-10 pounds net, and from
which he secured eighteen gallons o%
lard. Mr. Bowie is not only a success
ful farmer but a successful hog pro
Ross Henderson, another goud citizen
of Brushy Creek Township, Anderson
County, has moved to Easley t?i?d is
now at home to his friends at li?** i est
dence on Sat dine street. Wo welcome
Mr. Henderson to our town,-Easley
Mrs. Julia Johnson died nt tho borne
of her sister, Mrs. W. P. Reid, nt Sene
ca, last Monday morning, after a long
i illness. Tho deceased is a sister of
Mrs. J. E. Breazcale, ot this city, and
has many friends hero who regret ex
ceedingly to hear of her death.
Capt. John M. PatrieV, who has ac
cepted tho position of ftssrstftat. adju
tant aod inspector general, bas resign
ed tho command of the Anderson Hi
lles. His successor will bo elected as
soon as his r?signation has been ac
cepted by the otlieers of the Regiment.
Miss Mattie Smith, eldest daughter
of Joseph Smith, ot" the Lebanon com
munity, Anderson County, is visiting
her cousin, Miss Cor trude Smith, tit
Walhalla. Sho is an attractive and
winsome young lady und has many
friends who admire her for her many
lino traits of character.-Keowco Cou
This morning Mr. Lester Hawkins
rode up to thc Courier oftice, cold and
numb, after a horseback ride from two
miles below Anderson. Ho left bia
brother's homo at daybreak and pulled
up at our office ut 8.50 shin p. Ho tnudo
trip (34 miles) in just about:! hours and
20 minutes. Tho saddler is not for
Last Thursday afternoon tho Ander
son Har Association met and ro-e'eetod
tho followio.?r office*s to servo t?ie en
suing year: Pr?sident, Cen. M. L. Ho?i
ha<n; vice-President, Kniest F. Coch
ran; Secretary, B. F. jl/artio. A com
mittee o? three members W:>M uppoioted
to anan;*o a program for tho monthly
meotiugs of tim Association.
Kev. James Leo Smith, a former stu
dent of Fumina University, di ?d Tues
day at his residence, in this city, ager
?l? years. II** luis been in failing healll
for several years and his death was no
unexpected. He was a native of An
(taroon County and his parents nov
live in tho city. Ho leaves a wife am
ono son.-Creen ville Mountaineer.
Mr. Dave McAdams, who lins a posi
tion with Sullivan Bros., tho wei
known hardware men ot Anderson
spent Christmas with his father'sfami
ly. Mr. McAdams is a (ino salesman
His linn s?dls stacks of guns, andie
took the prize offered to the. snlesmat
who Bold tho largest number in a givei
time.-A. li. Fleshy terian, Du? West
A local gardener has given tho follow
mg schedule of work for the month o
January: "Preparo and fertilize tb
soil for tho more hardy crops ot Eng
lish jieus nod prepare tho ground lo
Irish potatoes next month. Pr?m
your vines, fruit trees, hedges, etc
Karly Wakefield cabbage may be sown
Onions and shallots planted. Carrot*
lettuce and turnips sown.
The ' following otlieers have hoe
elected to servo Myrtle Lodge, W. (J
W.,of Belton, for tho ensuing 'ear
B. A. Wilson. C. C. ; J. L. Davk . A
L. ; lt. Luther Parker, Clerk; C. F
Cox, Banker; J. H. Smith, Escort; \ '
T. Story, Watchman; W. M. Davh
Sentinel. J. M. King was elected dele
gate to the Head Camp conventior
which meets in Pensncola, Fin., i
The annual meeting of thc ?.nerabe?
of the First Baptist Chut ch was bel
last Wednesday evening. Report
were heard from all the officers an
different departments of Church wovl
which showed a decided growth i
membership and a very hopeful out
look. After the business mooting WP
over a reception was held in the Sue
day School room and refreshments set
ved. It was a very enjoyable occasioi
A correspondent writing from Clerr
son toan exchange says that Col. J. i
Newman advocates the planting of th
locust tree for posts. He has a fine lc
of them growing now, and trees only
?ear old, grown from the see*, are
eet high. The trees grow bes? on re
clay land, no matter how poor., in fat
the poorer the better. Col. Newma
says that the poBta will last foreve
and he knows of many a hundred yeai
old that are still sound.
County Treasurer Payne bea recen
ed notice from Comptroller-Genen
! Derham to put a penalty on all tax?
not paid up to J un u ai y lat. Tax<
i paid now will require a penalty- of or
per cent.; taxes paid after Februar
' 1st will have- two per cent. adde<
There are very few delinquents in th:
County. Treasurer Payne has airead
written more than ten thouaand rs
coi pta, which ia a larger number tha
The annual meeting of tho otocl
holders of the Bank of Anderson w<
held at the Bank on Tuesday, 6th inst
The regular routine of business wt
transacted, and the affaira of the Ban
were found to be in a highly ea tis ? a<
tory condition. The old officers wei
re-elected as follows: President, .
A. Brock ; vice-President, J. N. Browi
Cashier, B. F. Mauldin. These officer
with J.'M. Sullivan. G. W. Fan
Julina H. Anderson, N. O. Farmer,
G. Ducworth and R. E. Ligon, const
tute the Board of Directors.
Miss Kola Simpson, eldest dnught<
of D. A. Simpson, died at her homo I
Centerville Township last Wednendn
night, after an illness of sever
months with that ever fatal diseas
consumption, aged 17 years. C
Thursday afternoon the remains wei
I interred in the Trinity Churchyar
Rev. W. B. Hawkins conducting tl
funeral services. The deceased waa
most excellent young lady, and high
esteemed by a wide circle of friend
who deeply sympathize with the sore!
bereaved family in their sorrow.
The Calhoun Falls Inveetment Cor
puny, whicn recently purchased tl
property at Calhoun Falls, in A hbo vii
County, met in thia city a few days ai
and organized by electing the folloi
ing officers: President, W. F. Co
vice-President, J. J. Fretwell; Se
tnry and Manager, P. K. McCully, J
There officers, with P. K. McCully, S
and- J. S. Fowler, of this city, H.
McGee, of Greenville, F. J. Polzer,
Charleaton, and Pat Calhoun, of Nc
York, were elected a Board of Dire
tors. The capital stock of the Cor
pacy is $30,000.
After an illness of only a few wed
Mrs. Barbara Brock died at her nor
in Honea Path yesterday aftcrnoo
She was tho widow of tho Into Jam
L. Brock, mother of Thos. H. Broc
J. W. Brock, of Honea Path, J.
Brock, of Illinois, and W. S. Brock ai
Mrs. Leila Sullivan, of Anderson. Tl
deceased was G5 years old. She w
a Miss Kirkpatrick ami ?aa married
to Air. J. L. Brock ?ti 185.S. She pos
sessed all those beautiful attributes of
character that make life beautiful and
leave behind au iiillueuce which makes
the world better. The fuueral ar ran ge
menta will not be perfected until it is
known whether the ?on in Illinois cnn
Last Saturday morning, about 8
o'clock, Mis. Wash hades attempted
suicide at her home at the Anderson
cotton mills by taking lar. ?mun. She
took a very large dose, which nausea
ted her and caused her to vomit, and
this no doubt saved her lite. Dr. J. I?.
Duckett was at ?mee called to he? bed
6ide. administered antidotes and soon
had her out of danger. She admittou
taking tho poison with suicidal intent,
said she wanted to die. and tor a while
refused to take the antidote. Dis said
that Mrs. Kadee has not been living
happily with her husband, and that
thia was the cause of her attempt to
tako her lite.
Organization of Anderson's new Coi
tou J/?1. the Clock Mi"s, was perfect
ed last Saturday. The meeting was
held at the L'aimera' and M ord) a uta*
Hank. Tile directora elected are. R. S.
HUI, Col. Joseph X. Hrowtt, IL K.
Lig?n. N. Ii. So'livan and .1. li.
Vnudivov. At a sunset pi ont meetin;
of the directors Iv. S. HW was
made president and tioasuier, .1. H.
Vaodiver, viee-piosidoot anti ass'stani
ti eas.liff, ii. C. Walton Secvoiary anti
J. lt. Dollin Superintendent. A eal'
for 25 per cent o! Un- subscribed stock
was made. There at- vet t ? ? 11<* elected
four directora, ?ts niuo ia lite number
determined opon. President Hill loll
tor New Yo, I; Momhtv in vii? iotcrest
of tint Mill. Supt? m ternlea t Dollin
has been io the I .ml for se ve'ill days
and wilt visit imtiiv ol the New I'.og
laad Mil's before his iciiMti. This ia
tht< Urst mill l'tf tlu> new year ami mids
! a half a million dolhua moro to ibu
eight millions alieady inveated by Au
I dotson County in cotton n??lls.
Death of One of our Oldest Citizens.
In tho death of Mr. W.Sanford Hall,
which occurred yesterday at 12 o'clock
at Ina home in Ynronnes Township,
Anderson County is culled upon to
mourn tho lo as of another ono ot her
oldoBt and most worthy, upright citi
zens. He had been sick only a ?'ow
weeks, but from the lirai, on account of
his extreme ago, it was evidenfto his
family and attendiug physicians that
he would soon have io meet the sum
mons ot ?leaf h.
Mr. Hall was tho youngest son of tho
late Joseph Hull, who came to this
County from Virginia about a century
ago and settled in VarentiesTownship.
Tho deceased was in the Slst year of
his age, and was horn and reared and
always lived in t he neighborhood whoro
ho dietl. Hi*, was perhaps one ol' the
host known citizens in this County.
Ker moro than fifty years he followed
civil engineering, ?mil had surveyed
land in every section ol' the County.
He assisted in laying ?IV the County
into townships, mid serve?] one or two
terms as n member ot! thu Hoard of
lie served through the civil war as a
member of tho famous Second South
Carolina Hilles in the Company com
manded by Capt. C. K. Norris, ol' thia
city. His wont was as good as his
hoad, anti in ?very relation ?d' life he
discharged bis duties faithfully ami
Mr. Hall was ninan of immy noble
traits ol' character, ?inti waa moat high
ly esteemed by all who knew him. Wo
lloUbt ii Antleison County ever pro
duced a man who hail fewer emmies.
He wiis generous to a fault, and noth
ing nlVordod him greater pleasure than
to do an accommodating oct orto re
lieve a worthy appeal of charity. Ho
hail long been a devoted member of
Flat Hock Church, where his remains
will bo interred this afternoon at 2
o'clock, Hov. Wm. Hrown conducting
tho fuueral services.
The deceased leaves an nged widow,
live sons and two daughters, along
with many other relatives, who will
hold sacred tho tieR that, bound him to
I them during his earthly existence, and
in their bereavement they have the
sympathy of a wide circle of frieudB.
The farmers are preparing for anoth
er crop. Some are not through sowing
wheaton account of tho bad weather.
?IT. and Mrs. J. M. Hammond visited
relatives in your city laat week.
We heard the chimes of the wedding
bells in this burg Christmas.
Misses Lizzie Owen and Lucinda
Martin visited relatives near Triangle
tho latter part of Christmas. They re
port a delightful time.
Miss Cora Hammond, one of our
sweetest girls, was the guest of her
Bister, Jl/rs. Will. Stevens, in Anderson
Adolphus Hammond visited in Green
ville, S. C., lately.
Oscar Wilson and sister. Miss Ma
tilda, were the guests of Misses Eunice
and Eva McAliBter tho fourth Sunday.
M 1RS Beulah Poore, a charming young
lady from Westminster, is visiting in
The school at Friendship is in a flour
ishing con di-ion under the management
of Miss Ada Clardy.
George Maxwell and Willie Waters,
two onergetie traveling salesmen from
brovard, N. C., have their headquar
ters at J. M. Hammond's. Wo wish
them much success.
Married, Dec. 24, 1002, by Rev. W.
B. Hawkins, at his residence, Mr.
George Rogers and Miss Mary Wilson.
George should be proud of the prize ho
"A pretty Christmas wedding was
celebrated at the home of J. I. Spear
man Dee. 25. when his daughter, Miss
Ruth, aud Mr. Walter Rogers were
united in tho holy bonds of wedlock.
At3 o'clock tho bri(''?l party entered
tho parlor. The attendants, Mr. Rob
ert Spearman with Miss Lucinda Mar
tin, taking their places on the loft, and
Mr. Aaron Guyton with Miss Dennie
Spearman on the right. Rev. McCuen,
with a beautiful and impressive cere
mony, made the twain one. Wo ex
tend the happy couple our congratula
mm * -
One of Josh Ashley's.
Down in Anderson County, of Boon
to-be-Senator Latimer'a domain, says
tho Washington Post, there resides a
notable character known to public lifo
of the Palmetto State as Joah W. Ash
ley. Some years ago Josh, illiterate in
speech, but possessed of much good
sense, broke into tho Legislature, and
his campaign toura have been replete
with homely anecdotes.
"I once heard Josh tell a story," says
Mr. Latimer "which amused his hear
ers immensely. .
" 'A young feller had been a-co'ting,'
said ho, 'and wanted to ax tho girl to
marry him. Ho went to see her and
sot and sot and sot closer and closer to
"'Mary,' hoaxed her, will yer hov
mel' .... ?
" 'Yes,' she told him.
" 'Then ho sot and sot and sot.
"'Why don't you Bay BometlnnT
she tinnily ventured.
."Wal, nurs been said."
Tho early gardener is looking up his
H k T T? i
We bavo had tho business of oiir lives tho past twelve
months, and now hi thc wind-up propose to give each and all
of you who visit our Storo from now until Xmas a surprise in
tho way of prices.
Profits arc left orfin 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 salo $4.75.
50 doz. Men's Shirts 39c.
20 doz. Men's and Boys' Hats, 1.50 value, this salo 98c.
. 100 Hand Umbrellas, 1.50 value, this salo 98c.
Men's Pants, new goods, new patterns. 100 pairs, regular
3.00 to 4.00, this salo $2.25.
50 pairs our standard 3.50 Shoes, put in at $2.50.
Always Cut Price Clothiers.
South Main Street.
THE TORRENT HARROW.
Torrent Harrows and Turn Plows to go at a sacrifice for the
next sixty days.
From now until January 1st, 1903, we will Bell our entire stock of Bar
rows and Turn Plows at greatly reduced prices. Theso Goods have advanced
about ten per cent, but theso Harrows and Plows wero bought at tho old price,
and wo must sell them to make room for other goods. ..
Our Torrent Harrow is ahead of anything ever sold hero for putting ia
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. > ^
Wo aro in tho Hardware business to stay, and can sell you loaded and
empty Shells, Shot and Powder, Caps, Cartridges, and Guns from the cheapest
to tho highest.
Our stock of Nails, Barb Wiro, Mulo and Horse Shoes is complete.
Builders Supplies a specialty. Tho only completo linc of Grates in town.
We havo any kind of Grato you want. Yours for trado,
BROCK HARDWARE COMPANY,
Successors to Brock Brothers.
This Establishment has been Selling:
IN ANDERSON for moro than forty years. Daring all that time competitors
havo como and gone, but wc have remained right here. Wo have always sold
Cheaper than any others, and during thoso long years we have not had ono dis
satisfied customer. Mistakes will sometimes occur, and if at any timo WO
found that a customer wa* dissatisfied wo did not rest until wo had mado him
satisfied. This policy, rigidly adhered to, has made us friends, truo and last
ing, and wo can say with pride, but without boasting, that we have tho confi
dence of tho peoplo of this section. Wo havo a larger Stock of Goods this
season than wc have ever had, and wo pledgo you our word that wo havo never
sold Furniture at as close a margin of protit as wc are doing now. 1 his is
proven by tho fact that wc arc selling Furniture not only all over Anderson
County but in every Town in tho Piedmont section. Come and seo us. lour
paren?s saved money by buyint from us, and you and your children can save
rooney by buying herc, too. We carry HffiK?THING ID tho hurnituro lino,
C. F. TOLLY & SON, Depot Street.
Tho Old Reliable Furnituro Doalorfl