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'RYC?JINKSCALES & LANGSTON. ANDERSON, S. C.. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 14. li)(>:i. vm.VTMw YVYVH. HA ?? '
H0W MUCH DO YOU WANT TO PAY
Suit of Clothes ?
You may have the idea that
we sell only the higher grades
of ClotL j .g. Some people have
that notion. You may have
said to yourself, "I can't afford
to pay $15 00 or $20.00 for a
Suit, and X don't believe X can
get a good Suit at a small
price there." ;
But You Can!
If you want a Suit at $5.00
we have the best Suit that
that amount of money can buy.
If you want to pay $10.00,
we'll give you the best $10.00
Suit you ever saw.
You choose for yourself $5,
$7,50, $10. $12.50, $15, $18
The selection rests with you.
We give you what you want.
You get full cash value and a full guaranty for what you pay, no matter
nbc the amount may be. When you buy a Suit here you not only get bel
ier Clothes than any Credit Store can give, and for LESS MONEY, but you
#t the BEST SUIT that could be made for the money you pay.
It will be money in your pocket to see us before* you buy any kind of
Clothes for men or boys, no matter what inducements may be offered by any
ene eke. We guarantee to give you a better Suit for less rooney than any
Credit Store. If you are in the market for MEN'S OR BOYS' CLOTH
ING we want you to come here, whether you want a $20.00 Suit or a $1.00
Boys' Suie. All you need do is to come to see us and look at our line. IT
WILL PAY YOU!
B. 0. Evans & Co.
ANDERSON, S. C.
he Spot Cash Clothiers
Fertilizers for 1903.
We are selling the old reliable
There is nothing made that gives so universal satisfac
?as goods manufactured by this Company. We carry in
Jck at all times a complete line of these goods.
Wando Soluble Guano 8-3.8.
Wando Soluble Guano 8 1-2-2,2 1-10.
Wando Dissolved Bone 18 per cent.
Wando nissoved Bone ?2 per cent
Wando Bone and Potash 10-4.
Wando Bone and Potash 10-2.
German Xainit, Muriate of Potash, Nitrate of Soda, &c.
Our prices are always aa low as the lowest.
Why not buy the BEST. You will have to pay no more
?them. j 1
.C.BROWN & BRO.
TRUTHS ABOUT COFFEES.
trosble with your Coffee, ire you ? Can't find the sort to your
V Can't get it aniform?y good ? Try BOLT and your Coffee trouble
JU cease. Once I know tho kind your palate approves I can give you just
KU the tim Gr
eith White Star Coffee, and right Coffee-making, you ar? bound to have
p satisfaction. Tho Coffees are unbeatable, pure, genuine, and sold nndor
["ght Dames. Nb substitutes allowed here* White Star Coffees are |iut
'?a four grades fiom C5o to 40o a pound. I am exclusive agent for these
. Grade, 40c * rj?und, an extra fino blend of rare, rich and coally Cof
the very highest grade, fice flavor, delicious in tho oup and suits the
cortie. The Coffees in it are never sold by some dealers because of their
Those who want a No. 1 Coffee recognise its betterness at once.
j?- 1 Grade, Meeba and Java, 35o a pound. Another palate pleaser,
to, rioh, fragrant; with drinking qualitios hard to surpass. "Can't be
feed,*' many folks claim. Genuine Mocha and Java, and not Rio or
torts masquerading under assumed names for profits sake.
?-2Grade30o-No.. 3. 25o. Both good and popular where medium
1 toffee ar? desired; Honest Coffoea at honest prices. Blends of high
ste and please most palates. Money saved if you like them.
C. PRANK BOLT, The Cash Grocer.
- It is rumored that the attorneys
for Jim Tillman will again apply for
bail, this timo before a oirouit judge.
-- By the first of April tho United
States government will have expended
$1,300,000 on the navy yard at Char
- Capt. J. O. Westfield, one of
Greenville's m?Tt prominent citizens,
was seriously stabbed last Thursday
by Bud Lowie, the negro porter at
the Mansion House.
- Eleven pupils of Sparenburg
public sohools have been whipped aud
two expelled for forging or getting
some one to forge excuses from their
parents for their absence front school.
- President Henry L. Smith, of
Davidson college, North Carolina, haB
been chosen to deliver the annual ad
dress before the literary societies of
Newberry college at commencement in
- P.. W. McDaniel, who killed
John Lee Neoso, tho town marshal
of Swansea on Christmas eve, was
tried in Lexington last week and con
victed of murder with a recommenda
tion to meroy.
- Twelvo machiniste have struck
at the shops of the Stono plant in
Charleston because the Virginia-Caro
lina Chemical Company discharge dfive
men for not working on Washington's
- Major Robert Noble Cunningham,
of Walterboro, was recently eieoted
by the various camps, United Con
federate Veterans, to succeed the late
Col. B. W. Ball. Major Cunuingham
is very proud of the honor.
- Governor Heyward has issued a
requisition on the governor of North
Carolina for Sam Watkins, a negro,
who committed murder in Marlboro
in 1891 and escaped. He was recently
boated in Wilmington, N. C.
- Last Thursday the boiler of the
engine used at tho Southern Railway
pumping station at Denmark exploded,
blowing Adam Dunbar, the negro in
charge, through the window and inflict
ing injuries from which he died Satur
- Aiken is to have a tourist hotel.
The oootraot has been given out, and
the work will commence as soon as
possible. It ia to be built of briok
and will have three hundred rooms.
It is hoped that the hotel will be ready
for opening next season.
- Joe Keenan was hanged in Green
ville last Friday for the murder of
Sam Willimon, a well known white
man of Greenville, about two months
ago. The negro was convicted in ses
sions oourt hefore Judge P. rdy on
January 27 to be hanged on February
- Comptroller General Jones has
received a number of letters in reply
to the letter of the White Plains,Mo.,
man who wanted tc know what in- j
dueementB were offered in this State
for sheep raising. Severa! ?argo tracts
are offered in Ooonee and other parts
of the Sute.
- Last Saturday evening in Green
ville Thomas Wilson, a white man 30
years old, was shot and killed by Gil
liam Wilbanks, a 12-year-old wh'te
boy. Wilson was drunk, had entered
the home of the boy's mother and
threatened to kill all the family, who
ran out of the house.
- W. J. Roberts, a oar inspector
for the Southern, Seaboard and Coast
Line 5 roads, was killed in Colymbia
last Thursday afternoon ear the
phosphate faotory. Mr. Roberts step
ped off the Southern train at the Coast
Line crossing directly in the way of
a passenger engine. The tender of
the engine struck him and he was hor
ribly mangled up.
- The town of Peak on the South
ern road on the west side of the Saluda
was practically destroyed by fire last
Thursday. Seven store buildings
with all the contents, the depot, post
office and the dispensary were burned,
also several box oars and a lot of cot
ton and a number of small buildings.
The fire is thought to have started
from a spark from an engine. It start
ed in the cotton.
- The governor has reoeived a re
quest from several members of the
state legislature of New Hampshire
asking for full information about the
operation of the South Carolina dis
pensary law, their purpose hMng to
introduce a like measure in the New
Hampshire general assembly. The
governor will forward a copy of the
law and copies of the official reports
of the operations of the dispensary.
- There will be four speoial elec
tions held in this State on Maroh 17
to fill the offices of judges of probate.
Since Governor Hey ward has assumed
tho office, the judges of probate of
Fairfield, Colic ton, . Kershaw and
Horry have died, thc two last in the
past few days. All of the sptoial
primaries will be held in the above
named counties on Tuesday, March 17.
- The governor han announced the
membership of the joint committee
from* the general assembly to compose
the Hampton monument commission.
This commission is composed of Sena
tors C. S. McCall, and J. Q. Marshall
with Representatives Altamont Moses,
B. A. Morgan and E. M. Seabrook.
This is a generally representative com
mittee, combining among other quali
fications the necessary businoss ability
with sound judgment.
- The movement of fertilizers out
of Charleston is increasing so rapidly
that railroads are taxed tb provide the
necessary equipment for a quick ser
vice. Representative: of the rai I road j
say that based on estimates from ferti
lizer oonoerns, the total will amount
to 400,000 tons. This is considerably
mora than was sold last season, and it
! is accepted as an indication that the
' cotton acreage in the State will be
- Anarchists from all over the
world are about to meet in secret con'
ventidn at Paris.
- The rivers of Indiana have over
flowed and thousands of acres of wheat
- The, United States government
has secured two important ooaling
stations in Cuba.
- In a hotel fire at Cedar Rapids,
Ia.. Friday morning ten lives wore lost
ana mauy injured.
- The big baseball toams have
already begun to start South for their
preliminary warming up.
- An epidemic of grip and influenza
is raging in New York and has largely
increased the death rato in that city.
- The business section of Redfield,
Ark., was destroyed by fire caused by
an explosion of ohomioals in a drug
- President Roosevelt will oa'.l an
extraordinary session of Congreso un
less tho canal and Cuban treaties are
- Tho whole number of Sominole
?Indians as .shown by a census just
taken, is but 339. Nearly all of them
are in the Florida Everglades.
- It'is the opinion of leading grow
ers that the peaoh crop in North Geor
gia will bo almost a total failure. The
recent freeze killed nearly all the buds.
- Albert A. Knapp was arrested
in Indianopolis, Ind., on Wednesday
on the oharge of having murdered
three wiveB. He had just married a
- The Southern Railroad has ac
quired control of the Florida East
Coast Railroad, and will now operate
it as a portion of tho southern exten
- As organization is Deing perfeot
j ed in Chioago for the purpose of con
trolling the meat trade of the world.
! The company is to be capitalized at
I -The Misses Smith have offered
the trustees of the Peabody fund 420
j acres near Scottsboro, Ala., if they
I will locate the proposed teachers ool
I lego upon it.
- Earl Woods, 17 years old, son of
a farmer near Frankfort, Ind., killed
his father and mother and sister and
then oommitted suicido. No motive
is known for the deeds.
- The legislature of Virginia has
deoided to remove Judge Campbell
from the bench because he recently
horse-whipped Rev. Dr. Crawford, of
the anti-saloon league.
- W. J. Thompson was shot and
killed in his own dining room at Max
ton, N. C., on Wednesday by E. N.
MoLean, a nephew of his wife.
Thompson was drunk, and MoLean
was mean nt at Mrs. Thompson's re
quest to protect her.
- A fast express train on the Lack
awanna railroad orushed through a
trolley oar loaded with sohool children
in Newark, N. J., and eight of the
ohildrep were killed, while twenty or
more were badly hurt. The engineer
of the train waB fatally injured.
- Peter Farrell, of New Orleans, a
grominent Democratic politician and
tate coal gauger, was Bhot dead by his
son Edward, February 22. The father
became, enraged and at?' mpted to kill
his two sons. Edward wrested the
pistol from him and Bhot him three
- The drinking of kerosene is such
a growing evil in Franco that measures
are heine proposed to combat it. The
vice naalong prevailed among the In
dians of the South Pacific, and to suoh
an extent that the importation of
kerosene for drinking is an important
trade in Peru and Bolivia.
- Mrs. Cornelia Wilder Appleby,
who died recently, left the bulk of
her estate, valued at one million, to
be invested for the benefit of the
worthy poor of St. Paul. Minn. The
I will provides that no politician shall
ever have anything to do with the ad
ministration of the oharity.
- The Delaware honse of represen
tatives unanimously adopted a resolu
tion requesting Congress to oall ajfon
vention, to whioh shall be proposed an
amendment to the constitution of the
United States making United States
senators eleotivo in the several States
by a direct vote of the people.
- A battle took placo at Sanniford
City, W. Va., on Wednesday between
a deputy United Sta< js marshal and a
deputy sheriff and his posse on one
side and rioting minera on the other
in whioh three miners were killed out
right, two were mortally wounded and
several men on both sides wounded
more or less seriously.
- Dora Meeks, of Centralia, 111.,
after suffering 120 days from a sleepy,
trance like hysteria attack, is recover
ing. On September 28 she went to
sleep and for ten days she was not
aroused sufficiently to take nourish
ment. After that she was in a sort of
somnolent trance. Now for several
days she has been recovering rapidly,
and appears to be in the best of
- Ten days ago Sterling Aiken, a
negro, shot . and wounded Welton
Thomas, / a bookkeeper of Webrun,
Pa. Aiken escaped, but tho Webrum
residents ordered all the negroes in
the town, about 20, to leave the neigh
borhood. Failing to comply after re
quests, the white residents yesterday
attacked tho negroes' shacks with
ropes and poles and pulled thom down.
The negroes then to )k their belong
ings and boarded a freight train.
,mf 1 --
To Curs a Cold In Ose Day
Take Laxativo Bromo Quinine Tablet*.
All druggists refund tho money ii it
fails to core. E. W. Grove's signa
ture is on each box. Price 25o.
Horrible Tragedy In Georgia.
Joncsboro, Ga., February 28.-While
in a state of intoxication and ?razed by
drink William Farmer, deputy sheriff
and* well to do farmer of Clayton
County, last night Bhot and in
stantly killed his father-in-law, James
Christian, mortally wounded !:i.s wife,
who is thought tobo dying, and then
placed a pistol to his heart aad fired,
It is claimed that Farmer was under
the influence of liquor when ho reach
ed his home last night. His wife had
threatened somo time previously to
leave Farmer on account of his spells
of dissipation. Upon his arrival last
night it is said that Farmer began
abusing and mistreating Mrs. Farmer
who attempted to defend herself
against his attacks, when Farmer drew
his pistol and fired, tho bullet piercing
her lungs. James Christian, her fa
ther, hearing her screams and tho
eliot hurried to her assistance. As he
reached the room Farmer shot him
dead in his tracks, the bullet entering
his heart and passing entirely through
Farmer's son, who had come into
the room, was covered by his father
with a pistol, who told him he would
kill him instantly if he made an out
cry. Farmer then placed the pistol
against his breast and*fired, killing
Mrs. Farmer is thought to be dying
and physioauB state there is no chance
whatever for her reoovery.
Farmer had beon a resident of the
county for a number of years and had
always been considered an energetic
and honest citizen.
The Inman Tragedy.
On Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 24, an
unfortunate affair ooourred at Inman,
Spartanburg Co. Mr. Reuben Pitts,
teaoher of the Inman High Sohool
fatally shot young Ed. Foster, the 11
year old son of Dr. Gr. C. Foster. Mr
Pitts had some trouble in sohool re
cently, and had ordered young FoBtei
to stay in after sohool on Monday.
His first oommand was disobeyed
Tuesday afternoon, Foster and three
other large boys were kept in. Pitt)
and Foster went into a room adjoining
the one in whioh the other boys eat
Mr. Pitts saying he would have t<
whip Foster. Foater was muoh lar
ger than his teaoher. A switch wai
seoured and Pitts began to whip FOB
ter, when the door was forcibly open*
ed by the other boys, who immediate'
ly surrounded the teaoher. Mr. Pitt;
drew a pistol from his pooket, he says
to intimidate the boys, and his hanc
was struck by Foster, the weapon dis
charging at onoe, tbe ball entering* tht
abdomen of Foster, who lived unti
After the shooting, Pitts wont to
Spartanburg, spent a night at tho ho
tel and next day surrendered to thc
sheriff. Young Pitts is a son of Rev,
John D. Pitts, of Laurens, and i
brother-in-law of C. C. Featherstone,
Wild Horses For Missouri.
Seoretary Whitehead, of the Hu
mane Society, says the Denver News
bas received word from Agent D. E
Newcomb that the latter bad begui
roundup up the five hundred or mon
wild Mexican ponies that are starvinj
to death on the rango in Costilla an?
Conejos. Agent Newcomb writes tba
he has rounded up about one hundrec
and fifteen of these suffering animait
and that they will be sold at publii
auction. Horse buyers from Missour
are ia the San Luis Valley buyinj
horses and will purchase these animal
and ship them back to Missouri to bi
resold. It appears that there is a de
mand for the small Mexican cayuse ii
Missouri, where they are used for sad
die ponies. The animals will proba
bly sell from $1 to $10 a head.
This is tho last large herd of wile
horses, it is said, in thc West. Foi
years during the winter months thoy
have suffered moro or less hardship,
The last large herd of wild horses ol
any magnitude aside from this is said
to have existed in Utah, but stock
men exterminated them, as they con
sume grass, depriving the cattle ol
An Unpublished Roi!.
The State has been furnished with
tho following partial and heretofore
unpublished roll of Capt. Dovan Kay's
company of independent cavalry
j scouts, organized in 1804, and attached
; to the Second Regiment of South Caro
lina Volunteers, Kershaw's Brigade, in
186*5; this is one of the companies or
Sanized among the young men up in
jaderson and old Pendleton, and the
roll is not among those on tile in tho
adjutant general's office :
Third lieutenant-L. W. Harris.
Privates-Ed Carson, E. H. Allen, R.
E. Mason, W. M. Brown, Joel Gaston,
W. Webb, Leroy Gaillard, Holcomb,
David Jennings, Sitton, Ed. Belcher,
Henry King, John L. Reeder, F. M.
Colo, John Thacker, John A. Harbin,
E. Cromar, Wilburn Abbott, Nat Har
bin, Bill Smith, End Hayes, Welburn
Freeman, John B. Stribbling.-Colum
A Shake of the Hand,
And a Slap on the Back,
Used to sell a bill of Goods-now the
customer looks for VALUES, and
right here he'll find them ! - - - -
To close-buying customers are as thick and numerous about
our Store as flies around a molasses barrel on a warm day.
These prices bring you more interest than a Savings
187 dozen Ladies', Men's and Children's HOBO, big 5c val
ues, for one week only, two pairs for 5c.
One case of Huck Towels, worth 10c each, for 5c each for
one week only.
Forty Bolls Japan and China Matting, 12 l-2c to 25c per
yard, worth double this price.
COME TO US!
Brown's Mule Tobacco, per box. 28 o lb.
Schnapp Tobacco, per box. 38c lb.
Red Elephant Tobacco, per box.32o lb.
Early Bird Tobacco, per box. 38o lb.
Apple Jack Tobacco, per box. 43c lb.
Rose Mary Tobacco, per box. 31c lb.
First Step Tobacco, per box. 31c lb.
Cracker Jack Tobacco, per box.33olb.
Big Demand Tobacco, per box. 30c lb.
Labos Choice Tobacco, per box. 21c lb.
Yours always truly,
JOHN A. AUSTIN AND THE MAGNET.
And the 5c and 10c 8tore-The Man down next to the Post Office that Sells
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