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GOODS SALE !
New White Dress Goods,
White Mercerized Goods,
Brand New Goods for January
WE NOW HAVE A
Big Stock of Flour,
Big Stock of Molasses,
Big Stock of Sugar,
Big Stock of Coffee,
Big Stock of Groceries in General.
Pare Texas Red Rust Proof Seed Oats.
The Best Assorted Stock of
In this City.
FARM SUPPLIES GENERALLY
Come and see us or send us your orders.
Price and Quality Guaranteed,
WE SELL FERTILIZERS.
See us before you buy them.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
ANDERDON, fe?. O.
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 Boom, next
the Farmers and Merchants Bank, and we intend to make
taality First" our motto.
Don't buy a Suit this Spring until you have seen our line
|f expert Tailored Clothes.
8de us now for UNDERWEAR and FUEtfISHIffGS of
rery description. We intend to make them go.
G. A.. REESE,
[Next to F. and M. Bank. Furnishings and Shoes.
A'EDNESDAY, JAN. 21, 1903.
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TK? COTTON MARKET.
The time for making returns for city
taxes expired yesterday.
There are now only six prisoners
confined in our County jail.
f Holmes Bryson, of Concord, N. C., is
in the city visiting relatives.
J. L. Wardlaw, of Augusta, has been
spending a few days in the city.
Cotton seed are now in demand at
the oil mills at twenty dollars a ton.
The early gardner is making prepara
tions to plant his crop of 1 riwh potatoes.
Miss Eunice Jones, of Lavonia, Ga.
is in the city visiting tho family of her
uncle, J. T. C. Jones.
Miss Johnnie Hughey, of Wiiliam
ston, has been spending a few days in
the city visiting friends.
Kev. ll. A. Child, of Anderson, was
in the city last week shaking hands
with his friends.-Greenwood Journal.
Mrs. J. K. Hood and children have
gone to Due West, where they will
spend several weeks visiting relatives.
Woikers in brick and mortar 1 Ave
been haying a "hold up" most of the
time since the opening of the new year.
The United Btates Senate has con
firmed the appointment of John K.
Cochran, Jr., as postmaster of this city.
The advance in the price of cotton
comes rather late, the farmers say; but
they hope it will "stick" for another
We hear many predictions of bounti
ful crops for 1003. May these prophets
have honor in their own country this
Miss Alma Spearman, of this city,
went to Abbeville yesterday to attend
the marriage of a cousin, which takes
Mrs. Polly Long, mother of Mrs.
Mary Hall, of Iva, died at her home in
.Newberry County on Saturday, 10th
inst., aged 00 years.
Capt. E. A. Smyth and Col. J. L.
Orr have gone to Florida, where they
will spend a few weeks hnnting bear,
deer and other game.
The man .vho tries to do business
without advertising is like the man
who rides backwards-he never sees a
thing till it's gone by him.
The wood and coal buyers would be
very glad to see the temperature rise
to about sixty degrees and remain
there the balance of the winter.
County Supervisor Vandiver, who
has been confined to his homo for a
week or more with a severe attack of
the grip, is able to be out again.
Hall Bros., the clothing men, are
offering their stuck at greatly reduced
prices, aB you will see by reading their
new advertisement on this page.
We regret to learn that our old
friend, H. Howard, the popular and
clever miller at the Auton gristmill, is
seriously ill with Bright's disease.
Married, on Sunday, January 18, 1003,
at the homo of the bride, by Rev.
David Murphy, Mr. Wm. McCue and
Mrs. Susan Chapman, both of Autun.
Mn. Mary A. Marrah, who has been
quite sick for several weeks, is now
convalescing:; and her rnsny friendo
wish her a speedy restoration to health.
J. J. Gray, a popular citizen of Abbe
ville County, died at his home at An
treville on Tuesday, 18th inst., after a
brief illness. He had been suffering
with a carbuncle.
Last Sunday night while riding home
in a buggy from Church Mrs. Jas. A.
Bowie waa thrown out and painfully
hurt. No bone? were broken and she
will soon be up again.
The Cox Yarn Mill is to be increased
from an 8,000 to a 12,000 spindle mill,
without any l acrease of capital stock,
the money earned by the mill going to
pay for the enlargement.
Miss Emma Sandow, an evangelist
of the Wesleyan Methodist Church,
will begin a series of meetings at the
Wesleyan Church, on South Main
street, next Friday night.
W. Thoa. Bice and charming sister,
Miss Florence, of Hopewell Township,
boarded the train here yesterday for
Seneca, where they will attend the
Our young friend, S. M. Beaty, of
Augusta. Ga., who has been visiting
his mother and other relatives in the
County, was in the city last Saturday
and gave ns a pleasant call.
Mrs. J. L. Mauldin, of this city, has
received the sad news of the sudden
death of her sister, Mrs. Flora Chrietz
berg, which occurred a few days ago at
her nome in the City of Mexico.
J. W. Roberts, formerly of this city,
has given up his position as superin
tendent of the cotton mill at Westmin
ster to become assistant superinten
dent of the Monaghan Mills in Green
The firm of F. B. Cray ton & Co.,
druggists, h?*8 dissolved, Dr. W. H.
Nardin, Jr., ?od C. B. Hall with
drawing. Th" business will be con
tinued by F. b. Crayton. See adver
Miss Lillie Brown, who has been
I spending ten or twelve montho at Rio
Verde. Mexico, with her Bister. MTB. J.
E. Edwards, returned home last Fri
day, and is warmly welcomed by her
Our townsman, C. F. Jones, has re
turned from the Eastern markets,
where he purchased a big stock of
goods at bargain prices. These gooda
are arriving every day, and you snonld
call and inspect them.
J. H. Rothrock, a popu.\r vonna
man of the Sandy Springs seclic^, left
a few days ago for Pueblo. Colorado,
where he will engage in business. We
join his friends In wishing him much
success in his new home.
8. A. Linley, who has been filling
the position of typewriter and stenog
rapher in the office of Tribble &
Prince has gone to Charleston, where
he has accepted a position in the office
of the Atlantic Coast Line.
Cards have been issued for tho mar
riage of James H. Pullen, of Spartan
burg, and Miss Annie Bird, of Eutaw.
Ala. The ceremony will take place
this evening at 7 o'clock in St. Steph
ens Church, in tho latter^pity. Mr.
Pullen is a native of the Fork section,
is a well known cotton broker, and hae
a large number of friends in this Coun
ty and elsewhere who will join us in
extending them congratulations.
! Th ? members of tho R. E. Lee Chap
j ter, U. I). C., will servo an oyster lunch
I and other refreshments at the vacant
j storeroom, in tho 1) roy les block, to
morrow (Thursday) morning. They
will appreciate your patronage.
Rev. 0. L. Martin was hero yester
day on his way to Williamston, where
ho has accepted tho pastorate of tho
Baptist Church of that place. Ho was
at one timo pastor of the Anderson
Baptist Church.-Greenville News, 17th
W. L. Laboon, Esq., after spending
the holidays at his homo in Auderson
County, has returned to Pickens for
the practice of law. Ho was admitted
to the bar on Dec. 10, and his ears are
now open to the whispers of clients.
Our young friend, W.T. Hickman, of
Oakland, Fla., shipped a few days ago
several crates of line lettuce to C.
Frank Bolt, of this city, and very kind
ly presented Tho Intelligencer with
several buuehes of it, for which we re
turn many thanko.
Rev. J. D. Chapman, tho popular
Easter of tho First Baptist Church, has
een a victim of tho grippe the past
week, and was unable to conduct the
services in his Church last Sunday.
He is now convalescing, and we hope
will soon bo out again.
If somo ono in this section would be
gin now and arrange plans by which he
would have a hundred or more young
pigs on hand this time next year, wo
think the ready salo aud good price he
would get for them would induce him
to continue tho business.
The Woodmen of tho World of this
city will have a supper on Thursday
night, 29th inst. Each member will be
entitled to a ticket for himself and one
friend, and these tickets can be pro
cured from W. P. Nicholson at the
Judge of Probate's office.
Thoa. R. Davis, of Greenwood, pro
prietor of the Davis Shoe Store in thi*
city, will move shortly to Anderson tc
makehiB home. W. F. Daniel, whe
has been conducting the business here,
will be taken in as a partner by Mr.
Davis. Read their advertisement an<i
give them a call.
After a week's fair, pleasant weathei
yesterday morning dawned cloudy anc
cold, with a light rain falling, whicl
froze as it struck the ground, covering
the earth with a coat of ice. Pedos
trians found it difficult tc walk and i
number of them got a fall but we hav<
heard of no ono being hurt.
Rev. J. T. Mann, who, on account o
the death of his mother, was prevente*
from tilling his appointment to preacl
at Pisgah Church on the fourth Sunda;
in December, will preach there nex
Sunday, 25th inst., at ll o'clock a. m
The friends of the congregation are in
vited to attend tho services.
John D. Sullivan, of linnea Patt
has been in town this week gettini
some points from tho farmers abou
the cultivation of tobacco. Mr. Sulli
van is one of the largest and most suc
cessful planters in this section and es
pects to try tobacco on his plantatio:
this season.-Darlington News.
ii. G. Wallace, of Anderson Counts
is a new citizen of Oconeo Count)
having recently bought a tract of land
near West Union, from D. J. M. Craig
Mr. Wallace is an industrious and pro
gressive young man and wo gladly wei
come him to our County and to th
hearts and homes of our people.
The marriage of Miss Bernie Fan;
of Santuc, to Mr. George W. Jolly, o
Anderson, has been announced to tak
5lace at the home of the bride's fathei
fr. D. B. Fant, on the morning of tb
twenty-eighth of this month. One hun
dred invitations are issued, but only
very few friends besides relatives wi
be present.-UnioL. Progress.
Capt. John H. Bowen, a prominer
and influential citizen of Picken
County, died at his home on Thursda
ic the 65th year of his age. He hs
been a great sufferer from cancer c
the throat, and his death was not CE
expected by his i riendo. Capt. Bowe
had many old friends in Anverso
County who will regret to hear of hi
death. He is survived by a widow an
Hoc. M. P. Tribble, of Andersoi
stopped over in Newberry while on h
way to the meeting of the General Ai
sembly in Columbia and spent Sun ria
night with Sheriff Buford. Col. Tril
ble is an uncle of Mrs. Hay ne Abram
of thiB county, and Mrs. Abrams can
down to Newberry to see him, thc
having not seen each other in ten <
twelve years.-Newberry Herald an
News, 18th inst.
If the first twelve days of tho yoi
are indicative of the character of tl
weather and climate conditions of tl
ensuing twelve mouths then we wi
have wind, rain and cold world withoi
end. We are to have it seems vei
little weather favorable to out-of-do
work, consequently while the sun do
ohma folks had better put in some loi
licks and steady blows.
Chief Constable CL. Cureton, of tl
Western District, embracing Oconc
Pickens, Anderson, Abbeville ai
Greenwood Counties, has tiled his r
port for the past quarter, lt shoi
that 801 gallons of whiskey and
dozen bottles of beer was confiscate
Nim stills were destroyed and the
were 83 convictions averaging fines
$100 each. Ail this was done witt
force of five men. This is an er,<*.ee
ingly good showing.
In habeas corpus proceedings befe
Associate Justice i\ J. Pope, at C
lumbia, the 14th inst., an order w
granted admitting to bail Mary Bi
ton, a negress of this County, charg
with murder. The amount of bail w
fixed at $500, Solicitor Boggs consol
ing. The bond was signed by Jas.
Burrissand A. H. Burriss before 1
Clerk of Court last Thursday and t
woman set at liberty till the conveni
of the Court of General Sessions
February. E. G. McAdams, Esq., r<
resented tho woman.
A fire alarm was sounded at ll
o'clock Sunday morning. Ninety-t
bales of cotton were on fire at the <
freight depot on the Southern bran
> The cotton had been turned over
tho RI ne Ridge agent for shipment
the Pelzer Manufacturing Comps
and bills of lading had been issn
The loss will not be very great as I
< little of the cotton was con su m
; most of it being only singed ov
Whatever loss is adjudged will i
, first upon the railroad and then ui
the insurance companies. No cot
mill will touch cotton that has pasj
through a fire, and the claim of
' Pelzer Company will doubtless be
the value of the entire ninety-t
i Much danger is to bo apprehem
from the temptation to children to
fire to dry grass. Monday atteint
the little daughter of Ed. Todd i
painfully burned in this way: WI
playing with s< /oral other children
i grass was set afire from which
little one's skirt was ignited. 1
screams brought several neighbors
the rescue, wno smothered tho bb
i but not before her little legs and bi
were badly burned, necessitating
presences >f a physician. She will
cover, but tho ordeal is a severe o
Herbert Cheshire, li year? old, was I
burned iu similar maimer, his tteasers I
.utching Iii?' und his leg being pain- !
fully burned before the blaze was ex- I
tiuguished. This should be a warning
to parents everywhere.
The anniversary of the hirth of Gen
eral Robert E, Leo was observed in
this city Monday by the closing ot tho
public schools and by memorial exer
cises by tho K. E. Lee Chapter, U. 1).
C. This chapter entertained a num
ber of old Veterans nt the home ot
Mrs. J. lt. Vandiver. A musical treat
was given them, followed by light re
freshments. Crosses of honor vero
given to those present whose applica
tions have como in since memorial day.
A delightful address was made by
General M. L. Hunhnm to tho Veterans
in behalf of the ladies and i)r. R. F.
Divver expressed grateful thanks in
behalf of tho Veterans. A number of
crosses of honor are left in tho hands
of tho Secretary of the Chapter becauso
of tho absence of those for whom they
were intended. They cnn bo secured
by calling on tho secretary.
Fora number of years Kev. J.H.
Marsh was the beloved pastor of tho
Baptist Chureh at Piedmont, to which
})laco ho came from North Carolina,
dr. Marsh waa exceedingly popular
with all tho people, without regard to
denominational lines, ami when he re
signed tho pastorate live or six years
ago, there was n universal desire for
him to remain at Piedmont, with which
ho complied to the great pleasure of
tho community. Ho was an earnest,
zealous preacher, and tho purity of his
life was recognized hy the public with
out exception, so that his influence was
felt in every word and work. The
death of Mr. Marsh took place on the
8th inst., ami ho was buried on Satur
day. He was a native of tho North,
aud came in early life to Western
North Carolina, where ho lived for
twenty-live years.-Greenville .Moun
B. T. Norris, of Belton Township, a
young soldier of the Spanish-American
War, died at his home, near Cooley's
Bridge, Tuesday afternoon, the Kith
inst., under peculiarly sad circumstan
ces. Ho was ono among the gallant
young men who composed tho company
formed in this city under Capt. H. H.
Watkins, afterwards becoming a part
of the Second S. C. Regiment. While
c - camped at Chickamauga ho wns de
tailed to care for tho horses, ono of
which proved to be unusually vicious.
In his endeavor tocoutrol it the animal
sprung upon him, scraping and beating
him with IK'S front hoofs. His side and
stomach wero frightfully bruised aud
tho intestines permanently injured.
Not understanding his right tobo cared
for by tho government lie asked for a
discharge, which was granted, and was
brought home. He recovered suffi
ciently to get up from bed, but tho in
jury left him a helpless invalid, subject
to frequent hemorages and great pain.
He had heen tho main d?pendance of a
widowed mother. An eflort was made
to get him into a government hospital
and such progress made as secured the
recommendation of tho Surgeon-Gen
eral, but tho Secretary of War declined
to indorse tho recommendation, on tho
ground that ho had beon discharged
from the army. Tho deceased was 20
?ears old, tho oldest son of tho late
tenjumin P. NorriB. The mother, two
brothers and two sisters survivo. Prior
to his injuries the deceased was of
?;reat promise. He was industrious,
rugal, honest and of excellent habits.
Ho was a member of Shady Grove
Church, where he was buried, Kev. W.
T. Tate conducting the funeral ser
Mr. J. H. Acker lina fitted up one of
the nicest Tensorial Parlors in the
State in Hotel Chiqnola, opposite post
office. It has the appearance of a cozy
home parlor, and with three first-class
white artists in charge. Mr. Acker
has Droven that he is wortbv of the
confidence of the trade and has demon
strated that he ia here to stay.
News From Woodland.
The weather has been so very cold
for the last week that the busy old
farmer has been staying in his "den."
The school at thia place is in quite a
flourishing condition now under the
management of Miss Jfartin, of Easley,
R, D. Smith and family have been
very sick with colds.
Tom. Cox, of Denver, Colo., is at his
father's, J. J. Cox, for a short stay.
Rennie Grubbs, of Fair Play, and
Clarence Grubbs, of Jefferson, Texas,
have been visiting relatives here.
J. J. Cox visited hi? daughter, Mrs.
James Holcombe, of Laurens, recently.
Our friend and neighbor, Dan Jones,
has quite recovered since his fall, so it
seems, as he has been calling on our
Mrs. J. H. Telf?:d has been very sick
but is convalescing.
Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Fant paid a flying
visit to Mr. and Mis. Keaton Sunday.
If you would like to know how a man
feels when he has been calling, and
starts home and find his horse gone,
just ask-. He knows.
The party given by Mr. and Mrs. J.
R. Branyon in honor of Bennie and
Clarence Grubbs, was greatly enjoyed
by all present. Sweet Sixteen.
When you want, H good Shotgun or
Itttlo do not fail io call on Sullivan
Hurd WITH Co. and inspect their lino
If you want to buy a Harrow or Tum
Plow at a Hscrince uee tba Brock Hard
Notice of Dissolution.
NOTICE is hereby Riven that the part
nersblp heretofore existing among tho
undesigned, under tho DHOIO and style
of F. B. Crayton & Co., bas boen din
solved by mutual conant. Dr. Wallor H.
Nardin, Jr., and C. B. Hall having ?old
ont their entire interest* and good will in
tbe buainesa to F. B. Crayton, who will
assume ad liabilities ; r u all parties In
debted to aaid Firm wll make payment
by February lut, 1903.
P. B. CRAYTON,
C. B. HALL.
W. H. HARDIN, Jr.
Jan. 15, 1903._
Having bought out the Interests of Dr.
Waller H. Nardin, Jr., and C. B. Hall In
the late Firm of F. B. Crayton A Co , I
will continua the Drng Business at the
same atand with a fall line of gooda aa
heretofore. P. B. CRAYTON.
Jan 21, 1903 31_8_
Notice of Final Settlement.
TRE undersigned, Administrator of
the Estate of A. J Stringer, deceased,
hereby gives notice that he will ou Mon
day, February 23rd, 1903, apply to the
Judge of Probate for Anderson County for
n Final Rettlemont of said Estate, and a
diachanre from his office as Administra
tor W. K. STRINGER, Adm'r.
Jan 21, 1903_31_5
JUST received Car Load Extra
Nice MULES from Jefferson City,
Tenn. If you are in noed of Stock
?rive me a call.
J. S. FOWLER.
Jan 14, 1903 30 4
Have taken place in our
A short time ago they were much higher.
They must be closed out to make room for Spring Goods.
South Main Street.
Always Cut 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, 1003, we will Bell our entire stock of Har
rows and Turn Plows at greatly reduced prices. Thone Goods havo advanced
about ten per cent, but these Harrows and Plows were bought at the old price,
and we must sell them to make room for other goods.
Our Torrent Harrow is ahead of anything ever sold hero for ^utting in
small grain, and tho celebrated Steel Kearn Syracuse Plow has no equal for
pulverizing and mixing tho soil. If you need one or both of the implements
you cannot afford to miss this opportunity to get one.
We arc 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 the highest.
Our stock of Nails, Barb Wire, Mulo and Horse Shoes is complete.
Builders Supplies a specialty. Tho only complete lino of Grates in town.
We havo any kind of Gruto you want. Yours for trade,
BROCK HARDWARE COMPANY
Successors to Brock Brothers.
This Establishment has been Selling
IN ANDERSON for moro than forty years. Daring all that time competitors
have como and gone, but wo have remained right here. We have always sold
Cheaper than any others, and during those long years we have not had one dis
satisfied eucie-mer. Mistakes will sometimes occur, anil if &t aoy timo we
found that a customer was 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 we can say with pride, but without boasting, that we have the oonfi
denoo of the people of this seotion. . We have a larger Stook of Goods this
season than we have ever had, and wo pledge you our word that wo have never
sold Furniture at as close a margin of profit as wc are doing now. This is
proven by tho fact that we are selling Furniture not only all over Anderson
County but in cvvrv Town in tho Piedmont section. Come and seo us. lour
parents savod money by buying from us, and you and your children can save
mono7 by buying herc, too. Wo carry EVERYTHING m the I urnituro lino,
C. F. TOLLY & SON, Dopot Street.
Thc Old Reliable Furniture Dealora