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Sold at $4.50 and $5 00.
Correct Shape ?hoes.
Sor Mon ar?-Up-to-Date, Swell Styles and AW Loathers.
For women at $3.00 are beauties.
women at $2.00 and $8.00 are popular sellers.
We have Footwear for all sises and conditions of man
These cuts represent only a few of our popular styles.
Come and see the entire line.
^STMesale and ?tetail Dealers in
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15. 1903.
" Spring chickens are in demand at
The measles are prevalent in some
eec tiona of the conn try.
So far tho fruit crop in thia sectivn
is alriff.t and in abundance.
Miss Hattie Loo, ot Fair Play, hi in
tho city visiting friends and relatives.
The moon rose in beautiful eclipse
on Saturday nhwht shortly after eon
Isham H. Harrison, of Walhalla,
spent several days in the city tho past
The straw hats this season are anita
attractive. The price is about aa
The United States District Court
convenes at Greenville next Tuesday,
I Mrs. G. Frank Bamberg, of Bam
berg, S. C., iain the city visiting her
. Wm. N. Miller, of New Iberia. L?.,
is spending a few days ir. tho city vis
iting relatives. v
Aa .Memorial Day, May 10th, comes
on Sunday this year, it will be observ
ed on Saturday, May 0th.
In some sections of the County the
farmers are complaining that the rust
ic damaging their wheat crop.
The date for the Confederate Vete
rans Bennion in Columbia has been
changed to May 12tfa, 18th and 14th.
Last Sunday waa a lovely Easter and
the pretty girls had a fine opportunity
to display weir new hats and dresses.
C. Cc Featherston, Esq., accompanied
by his two little daughters, of Laurens,
8. C., is in the city visiting his parents.
The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper
will be administered at V?rennos
Church next Sunday at ll o'clock
A local weather prophet says that
tibe fruit crop is now saxe and that we
will have an abundance of fruit this
The Bank of McCormick, of wi-i.,h
B. F. Mauldin, of this city, is presi
dent, has been in operation two years
an 1 its stock is worth t"
.Kev. J. D. Chapman, D. D., will
spend next week at Sanders ville, Ga.,
assisting in a series of meetings to be
??ld in the Baptist Church there.
Farmers have begun work in earnest.
Tori can hear the guano distributor on
every side. Some have planted corn
already while others will plant this
The congregation of Grace (Episco
8al) Church has decided to erect a new
ouse of worship, and a committee is
now- soliciting subscriptions for the
. Mrs. Evaline Archer, accompanied
by her grand-daughter, Miss Mary
Lewis, has gone to Birmingham. Ala.,
where she will spend a f e >; weeks vis
iting her son, L. N. Archer.
Gov. Heyward has appointed Maj. J.
N. Vandiver, our clever and efficient
County Supervisor, a delegate from
thia Stete to the National Good Hoads
Convention, which will meet in St.
Louis on the 27th inst.
Col. E. H. Aull, editor of the New
berry Herald and News, spent last
Wednesday night in Anderson and as
eisted in the organization of a tribe of
the Improved Order of Bed Men at the
Anderson Cotton Mill* ;
^ Wallace S. Norris, who bas been
posa spinner at the Anderson Cotton I
Mills, has resigned and gone io . Lex
ington? 8. C., whare lie has accepted
the position of aaperinrsndent of card
ing and spinning at the Lexington cot
A big convention of cane growers is
tomeetin Macon, Ga., the 6*. 7th and
?th of JHayr and Gov. Heyward his ap
pointed toe following delegates to the
meeting frhm this County : John T.
Greene, J. F. Fant, J. D. MoElroy, Jae.
H. Anderson andL. O. Dean.
- Watch your Irish potatoes as they
come np. A few bogs will supply a
neighborhood. Paris green, two
ounces tv a pock of slacked lime, will
kill thea. Thea? are several Unas of
insect killers on tho mark-it which are
said to'be good.
The Stat? Board of pensioners met
in Columbia a few days ago to com
plete the work of 'rectifying rolls.
E5OOO samoa will be on the approved
Hst. It ia officially stated that by the
ls| of May the money will bo placed in
the hands of Coally, officiate for dis
Hon. James M. Sullivan left yestor
for Atlanta, where to-day he
bo married to Miss Harriet Eliza
beth DuBose, ot the homo of the
bride's parents. The bride ia well
known in Anderson, where she has
been engaged aa a teacher in our grad
ed schools, and is a most excellent? ac
complished young lady. .
News reached here yesterday of the
death on tho 4th inst, at Woodstock,
Ga., of Mrs. Maxy E. Latimer, wife, of
the late Dr. H. Latimer, and sister of
Bev. M. McGee, of this place. Mrs.
Latimer was raised near Little River
Church, Abbeville County, and went
with her husband to Georgi* about
forty years ago. She was a'oont 81
years old and for along toe had been
a devout member OL the Methodist
Church.--Honea Path Chronicle.
Invitations have been issued by Col.
and Mrs. J. B. E. Sloan, of Charleston,
to tho wedding of their daughter, Miss.
Loila, to EdVrin L. Johnson, of Mem
phis, Tenn.- The marriage will be
celebrated at 8.80 o'clock on the even
ing v of the 21st at the home of the
bride's parents. Mr. Johnson was
Qnartermaster-Sergeant of Co. C., 1st
S. C. Regiment, which went from thia
city during the Spanish-American war
to Jacksonville, Fla,, and is a most
, worthy young man.
The trastees of School Distriot No.
14, in Hall Township, have decided to
consolidate the schools of their dis
trict into two centrally located schools.
These two schools will be located at
Carawell Institute and Now Hebron,
each of which will be. in charge of a
principal and as many assistants as
necessary. The trustees will arrange
to have those pupils who reside two
miles or more from their nearest school
house transported to and from the
school each day during the torro, which
can be done, > they claim, at a nominal
cost.' This 2ew arrangement will go
into effect at the opening of the next
school term, and will bo -watched with
interest throughout tho county. The
advantages to bo derived from such an
arrangement aro apparent at once to
any one who knows anything of school
wort - und we believe lt will result in
great improvement to the educational
interests of that district.
Mts. M. E. Reese spent a few days
in Seneca the nast week visiting her
mother, Mrs. L. ?. Cochran, who is
Miss Valeria Clinksca.es will give an
entertainment at the close of her school
at tite Grove next Friday evening, 17th
inst. Everybody is invited to attend.
The city has purchased from J.
Feaster Brown seven and one-half
anea of land, adjoining Silver Brook
Cemetery. It will be added to tho
CE. Tolly, R. M. Smith ?nd E. J.
Lewis wem *o Columbia loot Monday
to attend the Grand Lodge of Bed
Men of the State, which .convened
Dr. W. H. Nardi-?, sr., weat down to
Sumter last Jiunday to attend a meet
io? fit the State Board of Health, of
which he is a member, and the State
Rev. J. T. Mann will preach at the
Cox Mill every third Sunday at 8
o'clock p. m., iuBUMui o? at ii a. m.
as formerly. The public is cordially
invited to attend the services.
?hiquola Lodge, Knfghtsof Pythias,
will hold its regular convention to-1
morrow evening at 8 o'clock. All the
members are urged to attend as there
are eight or ten candidates for the
Rev. H. R, Murchison will preach in
the Presbyterian Church at Flat Bock
on the fourth Sunday afternoon at
4, o'clock, and will administer the holy
communion. The public is invited to
attend the services.
On Sunday night, Monday and i?on
day night this section waB visited by
heavy showers of rain, and all the wa
ter courses are very high. On Monday
afternoon there was a light fall of hail,
bat no damage resulted.
Miss Nell Deal and Miss Annie
Archer were two attractive visitors to
our town last Sabbath. They are
accomplished ' "hollo ! girls" of the
Anderson Telephone Company, and
were visiting Misses Stella and Ethel
Fin cannon. - Seneca correspondent
Senator Latimer has appointed BenJ.
P. Gossett, of Williams ton, to the po
sition of midshipman in the United
States Naval Academy at Annapolis,
Md., from the State at large. Mr.
Gossett is a son of James P. Gossett, of
! Williams ton, and is a most worthy, ex
I collent young man.
I J. Beese Fant bax resigned as Agent
in this city of the Charleston and Wes
tern Carolina Railway, to take effect
lot Juno next, and Hon. James M.
Sullivan has been Appointed his suc
cessor. Mr. Sullivan will serve ont
his term of office as Mayor of Ander
son. Mr. Fant will engage in the
Ata meeting of the City Connell
last Friday nignt a franchise, for fifty
?- ears was granted lo Dr. George E,
loughlinand his associates for thc
Surpose of building the Anderaon
reenville electric car lino from thc
city limits to the Court House Square.
A franchise for a city system was not
asked for at thia time.
i The Seneca correspondent of thc
Keowee Courier says : Miss Eleanoi
Wardlaw is in Seneca for a few weeki
before continuing her journey to Ari
zona, where she will join the othei
members of her family. She has been
attending the Greenville Female Col
l?ge the past bession. Her many friendi
here regret her departure, bnt wish foi
her a pleasant change of the home.
. Abraham Clark diod at his home ii
Greenville last Monday morning, agec
CO yeare. Mr. Clark onco lived m thii
city, where he married Miss Mattie
Wilcox, who, with two sons and om
daughter, survives him. He waa en
gaged in the marble and granite busi
ness, vas au upright, industrious man
and hr . many friends In Anderson wai
Will regret to hear of his death. .
* Ata meeting of Camp Stephen D.
Lee, Confederate Veterans, held ii
this city lost Saturday of ternoon, Col
J. N. (Brown and J. P. Sullivan wer
elected delegates to the State Beunioi
in Columbia, and Dr. W. H. Nardin
Sr., and J. W. Thompson delegates t
the Reunion in New Orleans. Mis
Mittie Tribble was selected as spouse
for the Camp at the Bennion in Cc
Sidney B. Payne, a prominent ci tizo
of Boston, accompanied by Jfessn
Archie Kelly and J. Shaw, : of Liver
pool, England, spent a day or two i
Anderson last week. These gentle
mea are electrical engineers, and cam
to Anderson to inspect our electric!
7?lant, which ranks as ono of the bec
in the United States. The gentle
men expressed themselves as bein
mora than pleased with- their reoeptio
and what they saw in Anderson?
? . ,i . * v.
Thomas H. Enbanks, a promlnex
citizen and farmer, who lived abor
tan miles south of S on o ca, committe
suicide last Sunday morning by cul
ting-lils throat with a razor. Til
cansa of the rash act is unknown. ]
seems that he went ont Sunday mon
lng to take a walk and failed to n
turn, home, and in the evening a part
w?Lt Out in cearch of him and xoun
him dead in an old field. He was
man about 45 years old, with a wii
and one child. The verdict of ti
coroner's jury was that he came to h
death by his own hands.
Last Thursday afternoon the eng
aeer corps of the Tennessee. Georg
and South Carolina Railroad, which :
projected to run from Chattanooga i
Anderson, reached this city. Col. V
B. Frink, of Chicago, one of the pr?
motera of the road, arrived in the ci
the day before and spent several da;
here in consultation with tho chief ei
gineer and getting all the papers
shape. He declined to make pun!
any of the coinpanyvs plans in refe
ence to building the road, but said
would be built without delay.
Last Sunday evening about. 7 o'cloi
the barn of D. - 8. Maxwell, sr., at 1
residence on North Main street, w
destroyed by fire. D. S. Maxwell, j
had gone into the barn with a lon te:
to feed the burses and cattle, when tl
lantern exploded and set fire to a lot
hay. The firemen responded prompt
to the alarm, and did good work
saving the buildings near the bar
The horses and cattle and t ome of tl
contents of the barn were saved. W
Maxwell estimates his loss at abo
$400, on which he had $250 in saran c
The Bamberg Herald of the 0th ins
says: "Mrs. H.S. Dowling happent
w?th'a very painful but fortunate
n?t a?rions accident last Mond*
morning. In descending the ateos
Mr-.Pooser's residen co she fell ai
dislocated her right arm at tho elbo<
At first it was thought ber arm w
broken, but after a full examination
was found ?hat euch was not the eas
She was carried home on a stretcher)
quickly as possible, and Dre. Bia?
and'Bronson attended her. She
getting a&yug very nicely, and h
friends will be glad to know that t!
injury is net so serious as was at fit
supposed." Mrs. Dowling is a dane
tex'ot Mn. W. S. Sharpe, of this cit
and han many friends here who w
regret to hear of her accident.
i ii nil . ?ifii iiisi mimi i i II ia linn
L. P. Smith, has gone to Aiken to at
tend the annual session of tho Grand
Lodge of Knights of Honor.
Miases Rosa Tribb'e and Nellie Wil
son are attending the State Conven
tion of the King's Daughters in Co
The annual meeting of tho stock
holders of the Riverside Manufactur
ing Company will be held at theofflco
of the Company tomorrow at 12 o'clock.
Our correspondents are again re
2nested to send in their news letters
i ame to reach us not later than
Monday night or early Tuesday morn
Laat i/ondsyCounty Superintendent
o*.,^auation Nicholson went to Rook
Hill, S. C., to attend a meeting of the
Southern Educational Board. Ho will
return and bein his office Friday.
The Dixie Chanter, United Danzh-,
tera of tine Confederacy, of thia city,
have sent to the Wade Hampton mona- 1
ment commission a check for $20 as a
contribution to the monument fund.
Last Saturday night about 0 o'clock
the barn ot the Superintendent of the
Riverside Mill was burned? lt is not
known how the fire originated. The
loss amounts to about $300.
Rev. 1 '.. C. Ligon, of Nowborry, was
in the c?ty last Monday on his way to
Presbytery, which convenestoday at
Eaaley. He looks hale and hearty and
was warmly greeted by his many
friends in Anderson.
The fermera are progress.ng slow
with thei.* farm work on account of so
much rain. With all tho backsets they
have hod, the farmers are not discour
aged and are taking advantage of
every opportunity to push forwrvul
James F. Fant has purchased the
home place of the late N. K. Sullivan,
at the corner of South McDuflieand
Hampton Streets. The lot contains
i about four acres and is a most desira
ble piece of property. Six thousand
dollars was the price paid for the pro
The election on the question of is
suing the street improvement and
school bonds was held yesterday and
resulted in a big majority for both is
I ones. The following was the vote :
Street bonds-Yes, 147; No, 40. School
bonds-Yes, 148; Ko. BU.
Car young townsman, Monroe Hanks,
has sold his, house and lot on Green
ville street to Benjamin Pearman, and
has purchased the home of the late
Julius Poppee, on South McDuffie ?St.,
which was bid off on Salesday by D.
A white man and a negro got into a
row at Glenn's Store, near the city
limits, last Satnrd'.y afternoon, and
the fermer cat c. u latter with his
pocket knife, i . dieting a painful
wound in the baok. The white man,
who was drnnk, was arrested and
Maggie May, the ll-months-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vance
Casson, died at her home in Martin
Township on Sunday, 5th inst., of
pneumonia, and was buried the follow
ing day at Ebenezer Church, Rev. N.
G. Wright condncticg the funeral ser
Our young friend, Wm. M. Archer,
who haB been employed in the ticket
i office of the Bine Ridge Railroad in
this city for several years, has been
I transferred to the office cf the Auditor
' of the road in Greenville. William is
an industrious, worthy young man,
and io held in high esteem by the rail
The Secretary of State has issued a
eomndsslon to the Townville Cotton
OU Mill, which will have a capital of
$25,000. The gentlemen interested are
LIN. Geer, W. A. Bowen, J. W.
Shirley, P. S. Mahaffey, Jr., Dr. W.
T. Hunt, of Townville, L. M. Mahttf
fey, of Dean, and James W. McCarley,
Lambert W. Jordan, of Seneca, died
last Saturday afternoon at Johns Hop
kins Hospital in Baltimore. His re
mains were brought to Seneca oa Sun-,
day and interred. The deceased wa?
64 years old, and leaves a devoted
wife, fo .r sons and one daughter, who,
in their sore bereavement? have t-ie
sympathy of many friends in Ander
General M. L. Bonham waa the guest
of our city a few days of the past
week. The General fooks well, and
his bright smiling face, affable manner
and hearty hand shake win for him
friends wherever he may go. The
people of Abbeville hoid him in the
lighest esteem and are always glad to
see him and extend to him a hearty
greeting.-Abbeville Press and Ban
The competitive examination for the
Annapolis cadetship from the Third
Congressional District was held in this
city last Wednesday. There were
eleven applicants from the various
Counties in the District, but only
eight of them stood the examination.
Wm. E. Russell, of this city, won the
8rite, and his alternates art> M. 8.
hirley. of thia County, Earle H. Jones,
of Abbeville, and Wm. Spioles, of
Poplar Springs Church, in this
County, will be dedicated next Sun
day, 10th inst. The dedication sermon
will be preached at ll o'clock a. m. by
Rev. Dr. Bailey. At the conducion of
the sermon there will be a recess of
one honr and a half, and in the after
noon Rev. E. R. Goss will preach.
The song service will be conducted by
Prof. J. T. Milford. The friends of
the congregation are cordially invited
to attend the services.
Some of the good women of this city
have organized the "Humane 8ociety
of Anderson" for the prevention of
cruelty to animals, to relieve want, dis
tress or enfferin.?, and to perform and
do any and all kinds of charitable and
humane works. The corporators, to
whom a charter has been granted by
the Secretary of State, are Mrs. A. E.
Weekley, Mrs. Ella Laughlin, jj/rs.
Mary E. Ligon and Miss L. C. Hub
Trigaloo Tribe, No. 88, Improved
Order of Red Men, was organized at
the Anderson Cotton Mill last Wednes
day night by Great 8achem J. H.
Hair, of Newberry, assisted by several
other prominent members of the order
from other places. The following ofli
cers were elected : Prophet, E. J.
Lewis; Sachem, J. S. Hamby; Senior
.'Sagamore, L. M. Murphy ; Junior Sag
amore, J. W. Norris: Chief of Re
cords, 8. E. Honca ; Keeper of Wig
wam. E. H. Poore; First Bannan, J. R.
Norris; Second Sannop, R. D. Hender
son; First Warrior, J. Olin Sanders :
Socond Warrior, A. B. .Hamlin; Third
Warrior, I. Geisberg ; r :rat Brave, L.
L. McCarty ; Second Brave, E. h.
Bailes; Third Brave, Oliver Bolt;
Gurrd of tho Forost, C. F. Snipes;
Gnard of the Wigwam. M. D. Smith.
The tribe starts off with forty mem
bers._ m m m_
Refined, up-to-date people always want
the beat. GALLAGHER BROS. are HC
knowledsed to b? among the beet PHO
TOGRAPHERS in the South. They do
sot waste their skill on cheap, fading
HOW ABOUT YOUR
Easter Fixings I
?TjFlT wo have them for tho
HARD TO FIT
I ' * \ AND
J t Jy HARD TO PLEASE.
J -yJ^gZk Suitings that the leading fashion
V|| 7\ \ designers have produced for this
I A \ I season*
I \1 DAreSadmired by all Fashionable
?BA5<3M^ J 1 dressera.
m'^t? Ul It's just as easy to buy an un-to
Muce(01^^ dato as a last Bea0On one? We
rw? Bhow a11 tho newest weaves, color
C?i?M* ingB and fabrics that are cut by
Fashionable Clothiers. Prices to suit the purchase.
$5.00 to $22.501
They are displayed on our counters.
Patent Viol Oxfords.
Patent Leather Oxfords.
Correct Toes and Lasts.
$2.00 to $4.00.
Clothiers and Furnishers.
South I?ain Street.
STAPLE DRY GOODS : SHOES
To Close Out at a Great Sacrifice.
THE undersigned having purchased the Stock of D. C. Brown & Bro.
will put the entire line (except Groceries) at
The owners of this Stock have been connected with D. C. Brown- & Bro.
since its MK *piency in 1892, and we hs ve never before offered to sell at Cost.
We have decided to go out of Dry Goods and Shoes and to sell GRO
CERIES ONLY, hence this sacrifice eale.
We have as well selected line of SHOES as the city affords-every pair
to go at COST
Our DRY GOODS consists chiefly of Staples, which were bought before
tho advance in cotton goods.
It will pay you to see these Goods before buying.
DEXTER GROCERY COMPANY,
D. C. BEOWN & BRO.,
South Main Street, - Anderson, S. C.