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FOB SOS?THI? ??D? TO-WESR
We havo just received a-n-i put ou exhibition the largest
rad most elaborate line of
Ever shown in this City. 1
Stylish Walking Skirts, blue and grey? at $2.50.
Stylish Walking Skirts, in brown with felled seams, at
$5, Black Cheviot Walking Skirts at $6. Black Cheviot
Walking Skirts at $7.50. B?ack Etamine Skirfc, dress style,
trimmed with Taffeta and Braid $10*00? Black Etamine
Skirts, dress style, With thrke rows1 of Taffeta, at $ 10* Black
Voile Skirts, dress style, trammed with Taffeta and Buttons, at
Black Voile Skirts, dress styles, drop skirt of Taffeta
Ruffles, trimmed with " Braids and Fouettes, a handsome ' Skir
Black Voile Skirts, Taffeta lined, tunic style, with braid
md taffeta Trinuniiig, priced $15?
Black Voile Skirt, with dfop skirt of Taffeta, braided
|roke, accordion plaited, priced $25?
Black Mohair Skirts at $2, $3. and $4:
Beautiful Peau de Soie Skirts at $10, with pendants at
|12,50, with applied Tucks at $13.50*
Handsome Peau de Soie Skirts, with felled seams? trimmed
|nth Medallions, priced $14?
Elegant Black Moire Skirt, taffet^ ? lined, with opened
[earns, trimmed with braid, price $20. y
Linen Skirts at $2 and $2.75?
We have a splendid fine pf Percale and Madras Waists at
and 75c? '
Beautiful White P K, White Lawn. White and Black Ma
s, and colored Waistsjat $1.00.
White Lawn Waists,, tucked with insertion and Pearl But
?t $1,25. / ,
White Basket Madras Waists, trimmed with Gi^p^ Av
Figured Rfedras^Waistsi with pearl muttons at $1,50.
Unbleached Blutcher Linen Waists, with large pearl but
very swell and sy&sn, at $2*50?
White China Waisfs/at $2.50?
Black China Waists, at $3,00?
Losely Taifteta Waists -at $5.00.
Bkc^ Peau-de-Soie Waists at $5.00 ahd $6.00*
[Black Taffeta Waists at $3.00, $4,00 and $5.00?
?This is an unusual opportunity for the ladies of Anderson
what mey want m things
iDY TO WEAR AT :\W^ffKm M
Tbs fJnited Siuiea vourt; convened
in Greenville lost Jtfonoay.
B?ro. S. M. Cray toa ia in Greenville
baiting her parente and old friend??
. Chas. E. Cobb baa gone to Okolona,
Ala.? where be will engaite in bmrfn??*,
% T. H. Colter, of Darlington, 8? C.,
baa been speeding & lew day? in the
The health of the city wasnever bet
ter. Thora |a scarcely ssy olcknesa in
Che city asd so fever whatever.
J. B. Earle, Eso.,' of Walhalla, spent
laat Saturday ana Sunday in the city
visitinc bia brother, T. B. Earle.
Thia section had narrow escapes
from treat several mornings the past
week. The winds kept it away.
If you want to get bargains in any
sort of goods read the advertisements
closely in The Intelligencer every
L. S. Mattison, agent for the J/utual
Benefit Life Insurance Co., of Colum
bia, bas been spending a few days in
Somo of tho cotton buyers are pre
dieting that cotton will go up to ld
cents before the next crop cornea on
Capt. Whit. Robinson, a popular
conductor on the C. & W. C. R. E., is
at homo for a few day o resting and
The Abbeville County Singing Con
vention will meet with Rocky River
Baptist Church? near Iva- next Satur
day and Sunday.
Joe McCully has gone to Alabama,
where he bas accepted a position with
?. (31. Fretwell, who is building a rail
road io that State.
;W. C. Pr?ssl?y and wife, of Elber
ton, Ga., have been spending a few
days in Anderson visiting the family of !
their son, A. C. Fressley.
Mrs. G. F. Bamberg, accompanied
by her two little sons, of Bamberg, S.
C., is in the city visiting her parents,
Ur. and Mis. J. B. McGee.
The members of the new band have
received their instruments, and the
residents of tho city will soon hear
some fine music from them.
M. Campbell, a manufacturer of
cotton mill machinery, of Woonsocket,
lt. I., spent a day or two in tho city last
week the guest of J. A. Brock.
W. C. Proasley, a prominent and
popular citizen of Elberton, Ga., has
been spending a lew days in Anderson
visiting his son, A. C. Pressley.
Rev. Chas. B. Smith, of Greenville,
spent a day or two in Anderson last
week. His visit wno a source of much
pleasure to his many friends here.
. On Saturday, May 2nd, the Shiloh
and Evergreen schools will have a
joint picnic ?t Shiloh. Thc friends o?
t\?th schools are iuvited to attend.
W. H. Newell, who has been employ -
81 oyed with an electric company at
chenectady, N. Y., for a year orinore,
has returned to his home near this city.
J. S. Fowler has a lot of buggies,
wagons and harness, which he is offer
ing at prices that will please you.
Read bis advertisement and give him a
The fourth annual meeting of the
stockholders of the Cox Manufacturing
Co. will be held at the Farmers' and
Merchants' Bank next Tuesday, 28th
inst., at 13 o'clock.
R.I. Woodside, who bas been cashier
of the Chicora Bank-at Pelzer, has re
signed and gone to Spartanburg, where
he< bas accepted the position of cashier
.n ono of the banks of that city.
The large and interesting advertise
ment of B. O. Evans & Co. on our
first page thia week will no doubt
attract the attention of every one of
our readers. The attention of tho malo
sex is especially directed to it.
The Belton Dramatic Club'will ron
dor.tko amateur drama, "A Fisherman's
Luck," in the Academy hall at Belton
on Friday evening, May- 1st. Doors
open at' 8 o'clock. Admission, 25 cents; |
reserved seats, 85 cents. We bespeak
for the Club a liberal patronage! ,
The State Superintendent of Educa
tion has issued a. statement that the
State Summer. schooV for teachers
would be held at Winthrop College
from Juno 23rd to July 22nd. The de
taila of the programme have not been |
mapped out, but the Very vest best in
structors available will be employed. :
The annual contest of tho State
Inter-collegiate Oratorical Association
trill be held in Greenwood next, Friday
hight. - In th? association are sis col- j
leges, Woiford. Fuvman. Ersk'* e, New-1
b&ry. Presbyterian College ot Clinton
and Clemson. 8. M. Wolfe, of this
city? will represent Furman. Gen.HI.
L, Bonham of this city is ono of the
judges on delivery.
Afc a meeting of Camp Stephen D. j
Lee. United Confederate Veterans,
held in the Court House last Saturday
afternoon, the following officers were
elected to serve the ensuing year: G.
F. Tolly, Commander; W. T. McGill*,
First Vice Commander; John Eskew,
Second Vice Commander; W. A. Fant,
Third Vice Commander; Robert Moore
head. Chaplain; L.P. Smith, Adjutant;
Dr. W. H. Nardin, sr., Surgeon; W. T.
W. Harri* on, Color Bearer.
Lsle last Thnrsday ' afternoon at
, Newry Gns. Von Hollen was accidental -
ly ?mot With a Winchester rifle and
oe; l'ju?ly wonnded while out with Coke
WVdtmire practicing with their rifles.
Tiley wcro using a coin for a target.
Mr von Hollen stepped up to the tar
get and was ehowidg Mr. Whitmire
where he bad hit, when Mr. Whitmire's
gan went off accidentally. The ball
entered Mr, Von,Bolton's body about
fohr inches below and to tba right of
the heart, lt is feared that the wound f
may result fatally.
On account of the Confederate Veter
ana' Reunion in Now Orleans noxt i
month the Southern Railway will run
a special train from South Carolina
through to'New Orleans, without
chango. This train will icave Colum
bia at ? a. m. on Monday, May 18tb,
j going via Newberry, Greenwood aha.
Greenville. For the accommodation
of the Veterana and others who may
S> from this city and points along tho i
Ino Ridge Railroad, a special car will
leave Anderson the same day at 11.15 a.
m. and ,be attached to the through train
from Colombia at Seneca at 12.15 noon,
arriving in New Orleans next morning
[ at 7*15 o'clock. All who contemplate
?olag on thia and who desire a&eai; in
tho special car from Anderson are re
?nested to send their names to The
otelligencor as soon as possible. The
faro for the round trip from Anderson
is $12.70* which will ho the cheapest
trip ypu will probably ever have aga'jn
of visiting the grand old city of New
' W. A. Giles, Secretary o? the Gran- ?
jteville Manufacturing Company, hat ?
been spending a few day? in Anderson, :
the guest of his relative, J. M. Giles?
President Shumate announces in an
other column th** the tisse for hold
int sunday Behool Institute nt Mope
well Church has been changed to Hay
10th and 20th.
Col. Joseph N. Browa. ono of An
derson County's moat distinguished
sons, waa in Walhalla en last Monday
on professional business. The Courier
office waa honored by a brief riait from
Prof. D. W. Daniel, of Clemson
College.* will deliver a lecture, at I
To*?n-7ii!e nest Saturday evening, Hath
Inst., at 8 o'clock. No admission fee
will he charged. The public ia cordial
ly invited to attend.
C. M. Guest has prepared the plans
and specifications of the new building
of the Anderson Mattress Factory, and
will at once begin ita construction.
The building will be li0 feet square
and as nearly fireproof es possible.
At a meeting of the Board of Direc
tois Of the Gluck Cotton Mill last Sat
urday afternoon the contract for tho
ere?ue a of the mill building was let to
G. H. Cutting & Co., of Boston, Mass.,
who will begin the work os soon as tno
material can be secured.
The projected trolley lino between
Anderson and Greenville is meeting
with enthusiastic endorsement along
the entire lino. Belton, Williamston
and Greenville have granted a liberal
charter, and tho engineers, it is said,
will soon begin locating the line.
A series of meetings are being held
in the Central Presbyterian Church.
The pastor is being assisted by Rev.
T. W. Sloan, of Greenville. Two ser
vices are hold each day, at 10 o'clock
a. m. and 8.80 o'clock p. m. The pub
liais cordially invited to attend the
The annual meeting of the Federa
tion of Women's Clubs of South Caro
lina is being held in Columbia this
week. Mesdames T. S. Crayton, J. R.
Vsndiver, Cora Ligon and J. M. Pat
rick, of this city, are the delegates from
A recent issue of the Dixie Manufac
turer, published at Birmingham, Ala.,
contains a splendid likeness and bio
graphical sketch of A. T. Newell, of
this County, who lias recently located
in Birmingham as State Agent for the
Good RoadB Machinery Co., Kennett
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Hill, of Anderson.
S. C., are visiting relatives in Hartwell
and Hart County. They are both to
the manner born, but since they be
came citizens of Anderson that erst
while sleepy hamlet hos become quite
a respectable little city.-Hartwell
Anderson has voted in favor of issu
ing $40,000 in bonds-?25,000 for street
improvement and $15,000 for a modern
school building. There are a few
"mossbacks" in the most progressive
towns, but the opposition to this im
portant step looking to modernizing
Anderson was slight.-Columbia State.
Robert C. II ny nie died on March 8rd
Inst at Anniston, Ala., of apoplexy.
Mr. Haynie was a native of this Coun
ty and formerly lived in Varennes
Township. In his young manhood he
moved to Alabama, where he has ever
sine? lived. He leaves a wife, "one son
and two daughters, besides many rela
tives in this County, to mourn his
Last Monday afternoon John T.
Dobbins was leading a horse along the
edge of the railroad cut, where the ex
cavations are being made for J. H.
Anderson's warehouse, the horse stum
bled and knocked Mr. Dobbins into the
cut and tumbled in after him. The
cut is about 25 feot deep and both roll
ed to the bottom, but neither of them
At the annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Riverside Mill in this
city last Thursday, all of the old Board
of Directors were re-elected to serve
the ensuing year. The reports of tho
officers showed the afiairs, of tho Com
pany to he in good condition, and the
nssa) semi-annual dividend of 4 per
cent was declared.
On Sunday,- tho 15th of April, 1840,
snow fell in this vicinity to the depth
of three or four inches, as it did gen
erally in the Southern States. It was
then followed by frost for two or three
mornings 'which killed the young
leaves on the trees and aU young vege
tables. Lest Wednesday it was cloudy
and quite cold and a number of credi
table people inform us that they saw
several flakes of snow fall again on the.
15th of April. But thia time it was
not followed by frost.
WednesdaEsnorning, April io, at 9.80,
o'clock, in thlFparior of the Williams
ton Female College, Hon. John R.
iilako, State Senator from Abbeville
County, and JtfisS Blanche Ammeni
were united in tho holy bonds of mar
riage. The wedding was a quiet ono,
being attended only by a few near re
latives and friends. The ceremony
was performed by Rev. Samuel.Lan
der, JD. D., an uncle of the bride. The
bride'e homo is in Philadelphia, Pa.,
but has been living at Williamston A'or
several years, being agradaste of the:
College, and ia a young indy or rare in
tellectual accomplishments au' welljao
Mia. Franois Burriss, widow of tho
late Wm. Barries, died suddenly lat
tho homo of her nephew, 8. C. Major,
three miles south of Anderson last Fri
day night. She had been in feoble
health forborne time, bother condition
was not considered serious. On Friday.'
night she rotired at her usual hour,
apparently in her usual health, ard
Saturday morning she was found dead
ia her bed. Before her marriage the
deceased was a Miss Reeves, and was
the second wife of Mr. Burriss. She
was about 65 years of age, and a wo
man with many noble virtues of both
mind and heart, who was heM in high
esteem by a wide circle of friends and
relatives. On Sunday morning the re
mains were interred in the family bury -
lng* ground, hear Denver.
Miss Kate Clinkscales, 'the eldest
daughter of Mr. J. F. Clinkscales,
senior proprietor of The Intelligencer,
died at the home of her father on
North Main Street at 5 o'clock yester
day morning of a complication of dis
eases. 'Ide deceased had for several
months oeen in failing health, but abo
had been confined to her bed- only a
few hours, so that her death was
wholly unexpected to tho family and a
shock to her many friends. She was a
most amiable and lovable young lady,
Unobtrusive and retiring in her na
ture, yet to those who enjoyed her
intimate friendship she was bright
and cheerful, and of a disposition to
attract to her and win for her the
hearts of all who know her. She is
survived by her father, mother and
five elBteTtf*. The fnneral services will
be conducted from tho residence at 4
o'clock this afternoon by Rev. S.-J.
Cartledge, of tho First Presbyterian
Church, of which Church she was a
devout and consistent member. Tho
interment will take pl^ce at Silver
Ellis W. Henderson, of Anderson, a
weil koown broker, is in the city. He
has decided to locate in Greenville.
Mr. Henderson haa had over' two
Sears1 experience io the brokerage
usin?es and is a vonni? man of splen -
did business ability.-Greenville News.
; Invitations have been received here
to the marriage of Capt. Charlea T.
Baker, formerly of Lowndesville but
now of tho United States Ai my. and
Miss Caroline Williams, of LaG range.
Ga. The ceremony will take place on
Thursday evening, April 80th, at 6
The comptroller general says that
checks for tho pensioners will be aent
ont the latter part of this week. The
lists aro being prepared as rapidly aa
Sosslble with this end in view. The
istrlbuti m of the artificial limb fund
baa not yet been made. Those who
failed to come in last year may get a
chance this time.
Grace Episcopal Church has elected
the following oillcers to serve the en
suing year; Senior Worden, E. A. Bell;
Junior Warden, E. C. Webb; Vestry
men, Dr. 8. M. Orr, P. G, Browu and
M. L. Bonham. The following dele
gates were elected to the Diocesan
Connell: E.A. Hell aud M. L. Bon
hara; alternates, F. G. Brown and R.
This is the time of the year when
house holders ami the city authorities
ought to get together on tho subject of
a general spring cleaning. Tho uso of
whitewash and disinfectants, water
and soap if applied liberally cannot
but help the general health nud com
fort of the city for the approaching
warm weather, and the time to do it is
Cards have been issued announcing
that on April 20th Howard A. Little
john, of Gaffney, and M?BS Daisy Rice,
of Belton, would wed at the homo of
the latter. Mr. Littlejohn is a loading
yoting business man of Gaffney. Miss
Rice is a charming and accomplished
young lady of Belton. Anticipating
the happy event, hundreds of friends
Mrs. Allen Bonds died at her home
in Pebser on Tuesday afternoon, 14th
inst., after an illness of several weeks,
aged about 26 years. J/vs. Bonds was
a daughter of Jacob B. Martin, of
WillianiBton, and wasamost excellent,
Christian woman, having long been a
devoted member of the Baptist Church.
A devoted husband and fonr small
children are left to cherish her memory.
On Thursday th.' remains were interred
at Hopewell Church.
In a private lotter from our young
friend, C. T. Smith, formerly of
Brushy Creek Township, this County,
who now lives in Teller County, Colo
rado, he Bays: "Wo have from three to
twelve inches of snow most every day
now, and will have enough snow in
August to play snowball, while the
peoplo of South Carolina have to fan
td keep cool. I anxiously look for
ward to tlio visit of the dear old Intel
ligencer every week." Mr. Smith is in
the employ of the Colorado Midland
Railway Co., and wo hope he willmeet
with big success iu his now home.
Last Sunday night about 8 o'clock
Elias J. McGee, who lives in Savauuau
Township, had the misfortune to IOBO
his barn, with nearly all of its contents,
two nuilee and a horse by tiro. It is
not known how the iii o originated but
it is believed to be the work of ai1 in
cendiary. About 7 o'clock Mr. McGee
went to the barn aud fed his stock but
saw no fire in or near the building.
When discovered the flames were burst
ing through tho roof. There were a
number of mules in tho barn, and ull
were saved, except one horse and two
of the mules. The second story was
filled with fodder and hay and burned
very fast, Mr. McGee estimates his
loss at about $1,200, on which he had
$500 insurance in the Anderson Mutual
P. F. Farmer died at the home ci his1 [
brother, E. B. Farmer, near Town ville,
on Thursday, 16th inst., after a long
illness, in the 56 year of bis age. Mr.
Farmer was a brother of J. L. Farmer,
of this city, and was born and reared
in Greenville County. In bis young
manhood he engaged in merchandising
in the city of Greenville, where he
resided until a few years ago, when he
went on the road as a traveling sales
man for a wholesale house. He was
an upright, worthy man and held is
high esteem by a wide circle of friends.
He was an exemplary member of the
Town ville Baptist Church, where his
remains were interred last Friday,
Rev. Norman L. Prince, assisted by
Rev. J. H. ?forgan, conducting tho
fanerai services in tho presence of a j
large concourse of sorrowing relatives
The elty Btreeta will now be paved bot
lt ia feared that they will not be lo shape
to stand the nevero strain that they will
ba anbieoted to ea soon aa the readers of j
The intelligencer read the new adv. of
Dean & Ratllffe In thia isane. The bar
galna oflerod therein are of an ch a mag
nificent quality that no good business j
man wonld care to Ignore their seductivo
charm. . '
i -f ' ' ' !
WANTED-At once, a?rera! hustlers
to canvass fot large Portrait House at
$85 per montb. Address or call on Cha*.
M. Prince,'SUte Manager, at tbs Inter
state Peuderlne Labre tory, Room 0,
over-Brown Brother.-?, City.
* Refined, up-to ?n\* people always want
the be?t. GALLAGHER BROS. . ar? MC
knowledtr?Hl tn rmmnong the bent PHO
TOGRAPHERS in the Houtb. They do
nov..wast? their ak ill on cheap, fading
Foleyfa Kidney Cure if taken in time
affords security f'om all kidney and
bladder disenso.-Evana' Pharmacy.
William A. Bolt, son of William and
Martha Bolt, was born in Centerville
township, Anderson County, Septem
ber 14,1865, and died at his home near
the place of his nativity on April 1,
1008, after an illness of six days. And
among the roany who mourn his un
timely death, are his venerable parents,
five sisters, a wife and two small chil
dren. On December 23, 1880, he was
happily married to Miss Teresa A.
Stevenson, and theira was a happy
W. A. Bolt, was a Christian gentle
man in every sense of the term. He
wan a consistent member of the Metho
dist Episcopal Church, South, at old
, Absury. Ho was a faithful' steward in
? nia church, and to him it hos been said,
"well done thoa good and faithful ser
vant, enter tbon into tho joys of thy
Lord." The last battle was one of
victory. When told that he could not
live, he said that he was ready to go,
and that he feared no evil. He then
calmly, and intelligently exhorted his
loved ones to meet him in Heaven,
and, with a heavenly clearness of both
mind and speech, ho gave directions
concerning his business affaira, and
when all was done, he kissed his wife
and babies good-bye and then fell
asleep in Jesus.
After tho funeral services* conducted
by Rev. J. W. Bailey, bia body was
laid to rest, amid Masonic honors, in
the cemetery at Anbury.
And his is a blessed sleep
From which none ever wake to weep.
J. W. B.
HOW ABOUT YOUR
We have them for the
HARD TO EXT
HARD TO PLEASE.
S Suitings that the leading fashion
designers have produced for this
T Arejadmired by all Fashionable
It's just as easy to buy an up-to
date Suit as a last season one. We
show all the newest weaves, color
ings and fabrics that are cut by
Fashionable Clothiers. Prices to suit the purchase.
$5.00 to* $22.50 !
They are displayed on our counters.
Patent Vici Oxfords.
Patent Leather Oxfords. . 6
Correct Toes and Lasts.
$2.00 to $4.00.
Clothiers and Furnishers?
South Main Street.
PRICES TELL THE TALE.
Did you ever eompare Cost Prices with Regular Selling
Begnlar Price. Cost Price?
One lot Ladies' Fine Shoes.$1.00 8 75o
One lot Ladies' Fine Shoer. 1.25 85o
One lot Ladies' Fine Shoes. 1.60 1.10 ;
(Same as above in Men's Shoes.')
Ladies' extra long Seamless Black Hose. 10c Gie
Extra quality yard-wide Sheeting. Gie ?lo < i
Big line of Calicoes, good styles aud colors.... 5o 3?c, 4&o '
Men's Heavy Drill Drawers.. 25c . 15o
Men's Jeans Pants. .? 75o 45o
Men's Gassimer Pants.,,*... ?1.25 75c ,
Men's Casaimer Pants. 1.50 1.10
Men's Work Work Shirts, extra sizes. 50c 30c
Bfen's Work Shirts, regular sizes.. 35c . 19o
Men's All Linen Collars, regular sizes. 10,12ic 5o
Men's Hosiery, seamless, fast colura. 10, 12ic Gie
Boys' Suits, 6 to 14 years old. 85o 55c
Boys' Suits, 6 to 14 years old. 1.25 85o
Boys' Suits, 6 to 14 years old. 1.50 1.10
Boys' Suits, 6 to 14 years old, extra good. 2.253 L35
Bovs' Pants, ? to 16 years old. 25o 15c
Boys' Pants, 6 to 16 years old. 50o 35c
Boys'Pants, 6 io 16 years old. 76c 40c
Men's Suits, all sizes. 5.00 2.60
Men's Suits, all sizes. 6.50 8.75
Men's Suits, all sizes... 10.00 6.00
All Linen Shades, complete. 35c 19o
Umbrellas, Gloria.f?. 1.00 65c
Embroideries.7, 8 and 10c 5o
All Silk and Wool Henrietta. 75c 45c
Double-width, Half Wool Dress Goods.20 to 25c 10 to 12Jc
A visit to our Store will convince yon that this is z gen
uine COST SALE. We would be pleased to have you call.
DEXTER GROCERY COMPANY,
Successors to D. C. Brown & Bro., South Main Street,
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IN COME THE ORDERS yftf^W
SELU?SHE VERY BEST GRADES OF 1
PERTIUZERS yT Vrvl
jtiT*TrlE VERY LOWEST COST^ Jp ' \?>
; ft p&ya to fertilizo your lands vA/?h i
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