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'RYC?JINKSCALES & LANGSTON. ANDERSON, S. C.. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 14. li)(>:i. vm.VTMw YVYVH. HA ?? '
Just passed our Sales mounted to a
j height never before reached in an^
1 previous April ! . - ... - -
This may Interest some of our friend? and customers, for
it's perfectly natural to have pride In the Store of your
The trade is finding out that our way of doing business
is the best? . ? J
Our Cash Buying and Cash Selling is making new cus
tomers daily. If fou don't buy your-r
Here yo u are standing in your own light. Better look at our
Suits before buying n?xt time.
ANDERSON, S. G.
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are the best ls the
world. We are showing them with
It's the latest and mest proper effect in up-to-date Cor
page. Conforming closely io the hip %ure it assures perfect
H in gown, so necessary to a correct appearance* anf makes
- It io estimated that ton thousand
aeres of land arenad Charleston haye
been?put in truck farms thia season.
- It is now almost certain that the
government will establish a naval
training station at Paris Island, Beau
- Cokesbury farmers report that .
thc wheat crop in snd arouud Cokes
bury is almost a failure in consequence
of the mst.
- Bobbers entered tho po si omeo at
Clifton Wednesday night, scouring
fifty oents only. They did hot molest
tho stamps or mail in tho office.
- Tho Stile of South Carolina has
made arrangements to borrow $50,000
and another note will bo made for $25,
000 soon, making a total of $75,000
borrowed by May 1.
- There is. on exhibition in Colum
bia's handsome gold headed umbrella,
in?oribed with appropriate insigna,
and is to be presented during tho re
union to the oldeBt visiting veteran.
- Georgia May Parker, a little, girl
living in Bamberg, was poisoned last
week by ? druggist's derk, who, in
filling a prescription, gave the child
corrosive sublimate instead of calo
.*-Three barrels of liquor,' contain
ing 142 gallons of corn, were found a
few nights ago hy the constables near
a licenced distillery in ricken o coun
ty buried nearly three foot under the
- The State Summer Behool will
be held ' in Winthrop College, Book
Hil!, from June "3rd to July 22nd.
The very best of instructors vail be
scoured and excellent courses of study
will be provided.
- Arthur Simmons, a negro preach
er living near Beaufort, has been ar
rested for running a blind tiger in his
home. The constables had quite a
tussle with him when they went to
sear oh bin house.
- ? little negro girl of 10 years
was burned- to death at her father's
home in Laneaster., She lived long
enough to, tell that a rat knocked.over
a lamp, tho lamp falling into her lap
and setting her afire.
- The Secretary of State has is
sued a commission to the Magnolia
Mine Company of Charleston and;
Yorkville, which is capitalized at
$300,000. The company proposes to
develop mining property . in York
- Governor Hey ward has granted a
respite of thirty days to Judson Beek,
a negro, who was convicted of murder
at the recent term of court in Barn
well and sentenced to ba hung. An
appeal in the case is pending in the
Supreme Court. |
- Chief Constable Hammett and
Deputy Osborne caught a wagon in
the suburbs of Columbia with 284 gal
lons of contraband liquor on ic. The
liquor belonged to E. C. Shull, who is
is said tobe a wholesale dealer.' It
- It is rumored through tho Con
garee section that the kaolin .beds are
to be utilized in a few weeks , and a
crockery manufactory is to be built
in Sumter hy Northern capitalists,
who will own the entire enterprise.
The factory will use from four to
five carloads of kaolin per week.
.-J. A. Wright, of the firm of
Wright & Patma'n,proprio tors of a beef
market in Greenville, attempted sui
cide in room No. 37 of the- Southern
hotel in that oity by outting his throat
and severing the veins: of his arms.
The aot is said to be xhe result of
despondency over financial ' circum
- Mr. McCormick - about 70 years
.of age, who lives oh Factory hill in
Dillon, waB killed at Little Pee Bes
trestle, two miles? north of Dillon
Wi-jj-xesday afternoon at 6 o'clock by
tuth-bound train, No. 23v Tho
train was stopped, a boat procured,
and the bo'dy recovered and taken to
tile man's home.
y ~ Information of a horrible acci
dent has been received from Savage
in the lower part of Florence county.
Swinton Dozier, a well known resi
dent of that community, was killed
by the kick of a mule on Sunday after
noon. The kick was so strong thal
the abdomen of Mr. Dozier was out
op?n and his liver torn by the hoofs
of the animal.
, -Charleston has been afflicted
with another ne^ro offioisl,this time in
tho perron of /. A. Brier, who has
been appointed by United States Mar
shal Adams ta be a hatti? of the court,
succeeding . a very competent and
obliging white man, Capt. Isaac* H.
Doggett, wlio is also a Republican.
Brior took charge of his office Monday.
The appointment of Brier makes two
negro bailiffs of the Federal court.
: -y The attorney general has had a
question submitted to him of con
siderable interest. Arural mail route
carrier wants to know whether if he
carries a pistol he must carry one of
statutory size, which must be 20
inches long and weigh not less than
three pounds. He says he doesn't
wan! to violate the state law, but does
not want to carry snob a heavy gun.
No opinion has beon rendered yet on
- The famous painting cf Mr. and
Mrs, Balph Izar?, of South Carolina,
exeoutcd by Copley in 1774, was sold
at Charleston to tho Boston Museum
of Fine Arts, by the late Gabriel Man
igault. James B. Townsend, who was
itrt director of the Charleston exposi
tion, negotiated the sale. It is under
stood that the picture brought $8,000.
The picture was nn exhibition at the
exposition and was- muoh admired.
It was one of'the'best works of Cop
- Burglars robbed the postoffioo at
Ravenswood, W. Vs., of $10,000 and
. -A blind eouple ran away and
were married in Massachusetts the
- The city of Borne has just cele?
brated its two thousand six hundred
and fifty-sixth birthday.
- The Klondike gold output the
patt year exceeded that of the pre
vious year by over $3,000,f dO.
- J. C. MoReynolds, of "eonessee,
has been appointed assist?t?, attorney
general of the United Statos.
- The town of Weat Point, Va.,
was almost entiroly wiped out by fire
last Friday. The loss is about $450,
- For three months there vtero 938
persons killed and 11,873 injured by
railroad' accidents in the United
- Within, twenty years the South
has increased its railway mileage 162
per cent, and its exports ninety-five
y Two masked men required the
empress agent ot-Mason City, Ia., to
open his safe,.and they took $10,000
- The revolutionists have succeed
ed in overthrowing the government of
Santo Domingo and forming a provis
- Mrs. Marsylla Keith, the oldest
person in the state of Alabama, died
on Wednesday. She celebrated her
116th birthday on March 7th.
- The men eonvioted at Indian
apolis, Ind., of robbing graves were
sentenced to the penitentiary fer
terms ranging from five to ten years.
-The safe of Bouse Bros., bank
ers at La Grange, N. C., was blown
open on Wednesday morning be
fore daylight by robbers, who got $3,
- Miss Edith F. Jones, twenty-two
and pretty, has beon appointed "fore
man" of the Pueblo Machino works in
Chicho, in whioh 200 men are em
- Gen. Gomez, who fought for the
Cuban cause, is now'in Florida, and
thinks that as soon aa the Cuban
hand loan of $35,000,000 is.floated all
will be well. j
: - Reports .from Ohio, Indiana,
Kentucky and West Virginia say that
the frosts of last Friday night have
killed all kinds of fruit and seriously
affected some crops.
- The Florida Eaet Coast railroad,
through their land department, are
preparing to drain the Everglades of
Florida and thus bring many thousand
acres of land into cultivation.
- The rovenue from the mines in
and around Butte, Mon.,is $55,000,
000 a year-probably the riohest min
eral section in the country. Tts out
put of siiver alone is $13,000,000.
- An unknown friend has given
Washington and Leo University, Lex
ington, Va., $40,000 for a soienoe
hall. The donor lives in Chicago, but
does not want his name mentioned.
, - The'top of Turtle mountain, with
millions of tons of rook; tumbled down
upon the town of Frank, B. C., kill-;
inga large number of women, children
and men, the death roll being number
ed at 100.
- Benseley Johnson, colored, was
lynohed at Carthage, Texas, for as
saulting a four year old ohild. and a
negro was lynohed at Santa Fe, Bl.,
for an attempted assault upon a ten
year old ohild.
- The house of representative of
the Florida legislature reconsidered
and passed resolutions proposing to
divide the sohool fund between whites
and negroes in proportion to the
amount paid by each..
- The North Carolina legislature
recently elected two women trustees
of graded schools in that State. They
are the first women tc be elected to
such places in North Carolina and
their terms are for two years.
- The record for tho highest price
ever paid for one saw log in Alabama
was broken last week, whoo J. G.
Grayson paid to Andrews & Co., of
Huntsville, $25.43, one whi?h will
net over 1000 feet of lumber. The log
- G. Hallinan Sims pleaded guilty
iii Atlanta of embezzling $94,000 from
the Capital City National bank and
.waa sentenced to six years in the fed
eral prison. Sims was collector of
the bank and a prominent figure in At
? -A farmer in Campsigu county,
111., is said to havo sold $11,000 worth
of horses, the produoe of one pure bred
draft mare, and . several central Illi
nois* breeders sro alleged to have
realized from $5,000 to $10,000 for
the progeny of a singlo Peroheron
- Rev. Dr. Roberts, stated clark of
thc Northern Presbyterian! General
Assembly, has announced that two
thirds of the Presbyterians voted in
favor, of revising the confession of
faith and the subject will be finally
disposed of by the General Assembly,
whichs meets in Los Angeles, Cal.,
- Aaron Bark, a farmer who died
suddenly at his homo in Muhionburg
county, Ky., was discovered to be a
woman, whcao nome? ia Mrs. Fredrick
Green. She carce to Muhlenburg
county about thirteen years' ago with
a small ohild. She was dressed in
men's clothes. She. has lived on a
farm the entire time and her disguise
has never been suspected. Mrs. Green
told a noigbbor who wasvwith her be
fore she died, that her homo :r^r. In
Massachusetts and that she had as
sumed men's garb because she could
make a better living than she could
Prospect Dots. |
J. R. Eskew, of this section, says he !
will have to replant his cotton, as he
planted his crop too soon.
Cadet Fred. Bolt, of Clemson Col
lego, spent last Saturday and Sunday
Miss Minnie L. Milford and her
mother, of tho Fork, spent last Satur
day and Sunday with Mr. Abe Holt's
Joe BurrowB, of Littlo Kock, Ark.,
ia now visiting friends and relatives
here. He is a son of Elias Burrows, of
Georgia, and lived in Picken* until a
few years ano, when he went to the
Sand Mountain?, where ho made his
home until about two years ago when
he moved to Georgia, whore ne will
live tho remainder of his lifo. Mr.
Burrows is a brother of the late Jacob
Burrows, of Belton, who lived in An
derson un il about a year ago, when he
went to Belton.
D. P. Tate, of this section, has finish
ed tho bill of sawing down below
town and is at homo for a few days to
holp his folks with their crop.
L. T. Campbell, of this section, is
ahead on farming. He says ho is dono
We are,all well.
B. L. G.
We had quite a heavy hail and rain
in this community last night (Sunday)
but no damage was done.
The farmers arc very much behind
with their work.
C. E. Maret, of Seneca,. who has
been suffering with rheumatism, spent
a VY hilo with his mother, Mrs. Jlfaret,
Dr. D. Judson Barton, who gradua
ted in pharmacy in Atlanta, Ga., after
spending two weeks with his home
folks, has accepted a position with
Long & Co. at Piedmont. We regret
very much to give up\ such a young
Misses Luoia and Litella McAdams,
of Riverside, visited Miss Edna Barton
f .issea Nora Jolly, Myrtle and Edna
. .ton attendod tho closing exercises
o?. Miss 'Pauline Barton's school at
Riverside last Friday afternoon. They
report a huge lime.
Our popular merchant, N. O. Brad
berry, ia doing a hustling business at
S. H. Barton has accepted the posi
tion tis driver of tho road scrape for
Miss Pallie Barton has returned to
her home at Broyles after teaching a
very successful school at Tugaloo.
Lee Sitton and Miss Annie Dickson
were sporting through our community
last Sunday afternoon.
?lisa Anuie Hembrce is making her
home with Mrs. Elizabeth Farmer
Misseo Gort1? Mahaffey and Anna
Maret, ot Fair Play, visited the for
mer's father last third Sunday.
Miss Lillie Tribble, one of our fair
maids, visited Miss Flora Boleman, of
Alpine, recently. .
Miss Pauline Barton has returned.!
homo after teaching a flourishing
school at Riverside to Bpend her vaca
With best wishes for the dear old
Intelligencer and its many readers.
May 4. Jumbo.
The school at this place, whioh was
under the management of Miss Pauline
Barton, closed last Friday afternoon
with a grand entertainment. This was
her first school, but she sure took pains
in training the children. The follow-.
" ig programme was rendered :
"Song of Welcome," School.
"Welcome," Lois -McAdams..
Recitation, "Old Santa Claus," four
"How Nisa Major lost his Christmas
dinner," Erneat Wright.
"DoUie's Broken Arm," Gertrude
"The Two Dogs," Silas Jones and
Joe Dobbins. ' ' ' '?
"What ia Success," Tillman Wright.
"Two Littlo Kittens," Henry Wright.
"Perserving Times," Benia Wright.
"A Little Pig and thc Dogs," Aven
"Who am I," .Verner Ieome.
VThe Whistling Boy," George Dob
"School Days," Nannie Shaw.
Dialogue, "First Day of School."
"Do Your Lovel Best, Boys,"
"Flowers in Georgia," Elvin Shaw.
"Multiplication Table," school.
"A Memory," Etta Wright.
"Tho Barefoot Boy," Manson leonie.
"The Dying- Soldier," Lois .Mc
Song, "Just as the Sun Went Down." ,
"The Gipson Girls Woe," Loudella
"With the Pickaninnies Riding, in a
Row," Henry Wright.
Dialogue, "Grandma Shaw'a Visit."
"The Popular Song," Charles .Mc
Song, "Goo, Goo, Eyes.''
"Tho Inventor's wife," Lucia Mo-?
"He Gathered Them Into a Drunk"
ard'a Hell," Fanny Wright.
"Farewell Address," Lucia Mc
Mr. B. F. Wright gave an address to
the Riverside school last Friday,
which was very mnch appreciated by
the school. It made thom feel aa tin ir
work waa very much appreciated.
Little IdeUe Sanders, of Middleton,
Ga., is visiting her elster, ifrs. J. H.
Mr. Harrison Price, who hap. been
quite sick for the last few - weeks, we
are glad to say, is improving.
Weather For May,
The following will prove of interest as
showing the normal conditions in this
section for the hist 1& years for the month
The normal temp?rature is 72 degrees,
The warmest May on record waa 1800,
when the average was 78 degrees; but tr
1805 the average was CO degrees-that be
ing tbe coldest May record. The most
abnormal conditions happened on May
20,1894. when the thermometer fell to 40
?^grees'; tbeiKttteat May day on record
waa May 30, 1809, when the thermometer
ran up to 101. The average amount of
precipitation has been 3.24 inches but in
i tho month of May, two y?ara afro, the
rainfall was 8.02 inches.
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