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'RYC?JINKSCALES & LANGSTON. ANDERSON, S. C.. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 14. li)(>:i. vm.VTMw YVYVH. HA ?? '
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Just passed oar Sales mounted to a
freight ne^er before reached iii any
previous April ! ........
?his may interest some of our friends and customers, for
it's perfectly natural to have pride in the Store of your
Tho trad? ie finding out that our way of doing business
is the best.
Our Cash Buying and dash Selling is making new cub?
tomers daily* 3f you dori't" buy .your
Here yo u are standing in your own light* Setter look at our
Suits before buying next time.
ANDERSON, S. C.
While our Stock io not as large as some; yet you cannot
find a better selected one for STYLE, WAL?TY and FIT.
We buy our Footwear from the very best manufacturers
in the country, and you take no chances in buying from us.
The Helming-McKenzie Shoe Go., makers of Oxford Ties
and Slippers for wohnen.
The Brown Shoe Co. and Hamilton-Brown Shoe Co., mak
era of Oxfords for men.
The prices are ve^y reasonable.
Wewant, y our next Footwear bill.
Can we get lt?
Orders receiye prompt attention.
Samples sent on request. f
McCall Basar Patterns.
Kow m the time your Baby needs a
Call on us for what you want in that lino pr the FUENI?
CUE line. ? ^ v
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- Funeral Birocfcors ?nd Undertakers,
STATE METO. \
In Lauro ns fiuey have pigs with
two tails and dogs with four taus.
-The wheat crop promises to be
very good throughout Oeonee couuty.
- The commutation road tax in
Spartanburg oounty amounted to $6,
- A mule waa attacked by bees in
Barnwell county last week and died
from the stings.
- The Grand Lodge of the Knights
of Pythias will meet at Orangeburg on
Tuesday, 19tb inst.
- ? hew twenty-five thousand dol
lar furniture factory for Spartanburg
is now a virtually assured fact.
- Tho County Commissioners of
Chester have bought $5,542 Worth of
road machinery, to bo delivered on
- The Walhalla board of trade has
subscribed $100 to a fund to secure a
South Carolina exhibit at the St.
- (Georgetown county boasts of a
huge cypress tree, 14 feet in diameter,
which ?orne scientists claim must be
nearly 2,000 years old.
- A raid was made on .some negro
gamblers in Union Saturday night
and one of them was killed. Another
was wounded in the foot. .
- Twelve defendants in the Char
leston oily court pleaded guilty o?
violation of the dispensary law ono
day last week, and were given $50
/- Morgan Shoemaker, an aged ci ti
z?n o? El loree, Orangeburg county,
was thrown from his buggy and kill
ed. The horse took fright from a
-; J. E. Harrelson, of Sampit, got
a cypress splinter in his eye in the
?ear 1865, and got it out last week,
faring the 38 years it 'remained in
his eye it never impaired his sight to
any great extent.
- Later accounts indicate that
many farmers in various sections of
the State suffered severely by the hail
; storm last week. Replanting of cot
ton corn, and vegetables will be neoes
' Bary in many cases..
- L. L. Copeland, postmaster at
Bethune, a station on the Seaboard
Air Line about 50 miles from Colum
bia, disappeared from his home on
April 29 and since that tim? nothing
has been heard of him.
- A strong effort is,being made to
induce the Governor to pardon Mrs.
Carson, who is in the penitentiary for
life from Spartanburg for murdering
her husband. A petition with 2,000
names has been sent to the Governor, i
- During; the past two years tho
oyster canning business at Beaufort
has had a wonderful growth, and there
are now six factories in operation
there. In some of the factories the
daily output often reaches 100 cases.
- The iron bridge over Keelee
river, at Steele's Ford, has been com
?toted and aooepted by tho County
iommissioners of Coonee and Piokens
counties. The bridge is said' to be
the finest and most substantial in the
- Miss Johnnie Sanders, of Union,
has been a missionary to China for
the past seven years. She has return
ed home for twelve months* holiday,
but is trying to continuo her work
while here by arousing interest in
- Some time since a body of Frenoh
Canadians- visited the South with a
view of settling here. They came to
Columbia, and they were so well
pleased that they think of settling in
this State1 if lands can be obtained
citable for them.
1 ?V Oolleotor W. D. Orum, of Char
lesiiu, bas been Melany notified hy
the United States Treasury Depart
ment that under the laws of. the Unit
ed States he could not draw a salary
ox lees until his appointment had been
confirmed by the Senate.
- The Sheriff of Laurens engaged'
in a desperate encounter with a negro
trying to esoape from his jail. Tho
negro, much larger than the Sheriff,
ran 'down a flight of stairs with the
Sheriff on his back, but struck a door
faoing and dislocated/his shoulder,
disabling himself. ,
- The p?stoflSce burglars recently
convicted in'Greenville are trained
bauds, at the business. They belong
to a regular organization with head
quarters in tho Bowery, Now York,
While the trial was pending in Green
ville, it is said their friends sent a
messenger with. 91,500 for their de
- Tho trustees of the Gibbes be
luest bought at Charleston the site
af the ola Grand Opera Houfo on
Meeting street and will ereot on it
the art instituto which was presented
to Charleston by the loto Jame?
Gibbes* Mr. Gibbes left in his will
nore than 9100,000 to tho city of
--. Admiral Beardlee r two Japanese
leirvants are now engaged in caring
Jor at least a million of silk worms at
Beaufort, recently brought from Japan
'or the purpose of testing the utility
>f the silk industry in that, section.
Chose industrious servants, encour
aged by tho admiral and his good wife,
tro trying to establish beyond a doubt
hat silk culture can bo made & sttc
leso here in the future.
- Tho militia waa called out io pr?
tant what was thought would be a
Guning in Chester County on Tues
y night. 5th inst. There was no
riolenoe, however. A burly negro had
jono to the houso cf Mrs. Neely
Smith, a highly respected and aged
widow, and pulling his pistol, declared
ie would shoot if any alarm ahcnld
)o given? A member of the house
?old aroused tho neighbors and tho
l?grtf escaped. Ho was finally caught.
Robert MoLauc, the Doinooratio
candidate, has boon elected mayor of
f - Seventy thousand workmen are
out on a strike in New York city in
varions lines of industry.
- Forest fires in Pennsylvania have
cauBcd damages of a million dollars
within tho past few days.
- l?o port 8 from Simla say that
deaths from the plague in India now
exceed thirty thousand a week.
. -Unknown persons have warned
Montgomery, Ind., that unless $25,
000 is given up the town will he burn
- The last official report of the out
put of the ootton orop for the past
season is plaoed at over 11,000,000
- Mrs. Sarah ?. Wilson, aged 79,
committed suioide in Baltimore on
Thursday by hanging herself from a
i- Investigations' as to irregulari
ties in tho postoffioe department are
still in progress and may be extended
to the larger poBtoffioeB.
- The pol?co reserves were called
ont in New York several times last
week to quell disorders in the city
growing out of various strikes.
-? For the first time in the history
of our government the imports have
exceeded a billion dollars in a year.'
The exports are about $1,400,000,000.
- George Tann, a desperate negro
ex*oonviot, of North Carolina was
shot to death while resisting three
officers on a train near New Boro, N.
- New York now has the largest
hotel in the world. It has 2,500 rooms
and -not a single piece of wood or other
inflammable material enters into its
construe ' :on.
- J. L. Miller, a letter carrier at
Jeffersonvillo, Ind., has been arrest
ed because he failed to turn in two
oehts oolleoted on a postage-due letter.
He collected the twp cents one year
- Col. Martin Ericson, worth sev
eral million dollars and well known
throughout the Southwest, has been
captured by the Yaqui Indians* of
Sonora, Mexico, and held for $500,000
- Moses Ashby, of Pocono, Conn.,
woodchopper, ha?3 just celebrated ?he
seventy-fifth anniversary of his birth
by buying a hat for the first time in
twenty-five years and a suit of olothes
for the first time in forty years.
- That the low lying territory of
tho Mississippi should at times be
overflowed is not surprising if one
considers that the "Father of Waters"
draws supplies from twenty-eight
states, draining one-third of the area
of the United States.
- The ladies' bazaar in Riohmond
for the benefit of a monument to Jef
ferson Davis, is expeoted to net about
$22,000 and this with the $48,000
already in the treasury? will ereot a
handsome monument. The notion of
an an aroh has been abandoned.
--With the bridal couple at the
altar and the ohuroh filled with fash
ionable people, Rev. Dr. Goodwin of
Christ Episcopal ohuroh, Hartford,
Conn., refused to perform the mar
riage ceremony on Sunday because,
on reading the marriage license, he
found the man had beon divorced ten
- It is estimated that fully 900,
000 foreigners will arrive in America
in 1903 if tho immigration to the
northwest and southwest continues
I through the summer as it has through
the past winter.. Hundreds of Italian
immigrants on route to southern Cali
fornia havo passed through Atlanta in
the past few months.
- A fatal duel wita pistols occurred
across the Tennessee river from Lamb's
ferry, Alabama, as a result of which
J. B. Metford' and F. Osborne are
???M. A quarrel having arisen be
tween the two, Osborne went to his
home nearby and returned with a pis
tol which he emptied. He turned to
run, but Metford, mortally wounded,
fired-at the fleeing man with deadly
effect. Both died shortly afterward.
~The Government's monthly re
port of the conditions of the cotton
crop makes speoial mention of the
value of jotton raised in the Louis
iana Purchase States. It says: "The
value of the cotton orop of 1902 in the
States included in the Louisiana Pur
chase ls given at $113,885,044 or more
than $5,000,000 greater than the origi
nal price paid to Franco for that terri
tory? with interest at $ per cent com
pounded to the present time.
r-.In view of the establishment of
the Department of Commerce and
?Abor, it may be interesting to note
that the internal eommeroo of the
United States, last year, has been
estimated by tho government statisti
cian at $20,000,000,000. Fifty years
ago, it was only $2,000.000,000. The
manufactures of the United States are
nearly double those of Great Britain
and Ireland, and about, equal to those
of France,'Germany and Bussia com
- Tho first quarter of the present
??ar has been marked by a surprising
j large number of head on collisions
on American railroads. Of the note
worthy . accidents of all kiods since
lYanuary 1, 33 were of this kind, in
volving 76 lives and 124 persons sus
taining injuries in addition to enor
mous destruction of property whioh
ia. never given out to the public All
the other important aeoidents during
tho three months, conr.isting of wash
outs, brok?u rails, open snitches,
other derailments and rear collisions,
number 23 and caused 75 deaths and
injuries to as many more people*
By authority of the Board of Trus
t?es of Clemson College, Local Insti
tutes will bo held in such counties as
send requests, signed by fifteen far
mers, before tho fifteenth of June, to
J. 8. Newman, Director of Farmers1
Institutes, Clemson College, S. C. The
petitioners will name tue places at
which Institutes are desired and the
dates will bc arranged by the college ;
authorities. The State Institute will !
be held at Clemson College commencing ?
Monday evening, August 10th, and I
closing Friday evening, August l ith.
Hunter's Spring Dots.
The farmers aro about through
planting their crops and would like
some rain now to bring tho seed up.
There have been a good ?'eal of cotton
and corn both planted, and if this be a
good crop year there will no doubt be
a lot of both made.
Wheat is beginning to head out and
seems to be very good, but there will
be less made this year than last, be
cause there was less sown. Some far
mers that made a g ?od crop lust year
have not any sown this year.
Miss Ella HodgeB, a beautiful and
accomplished young lady of Lowndea
ville, visited relatives hero last week.
W. C. Cann went to Abbeville Coun
ty a few days ago on business.
Hampton Patterson visited friends
and relatives nt Antroville recently.
Jas. T. Roberts has been through
this section recently selling his improv
ed carpet machine, which is his own
patent. Mr. Roberts is an up-to-date
bachelor, and therefore meeta with
Mrs. Susan Martin is confined to her 1
bed, being a victim of paralysis, nt the I
home of her daughter, Mrs. W. C.
Cann. She is in tho 84th year of her
age, but was in remarkable good health
for one of her age until a few monthB
ago, when she was first stricken. A
few days ago she received a third
stroke of paralysis, and has been con
fined to her bed ever since. Her hus
band. Mr. Bird Martin, deceased, was
aBoldier in the Indian War. Some
interesting stories .have been told of
his bravery and skill in fighting the
Miss Maggie Cann and brother, of
the Concord section, visited their
aunt, Mrs.. J. F. Martin, recently.
The potato bug has not made his
appearance in this section so far, much
to the delight of the potato lovers. In
the last few years they were so numer
ous they almost totally destroyed the
Irish potato crop.
Some of our farmers have to replant
their cotton crop. This was caused by
the reBult of planting too soon, or be
fore the ground gets warm enough to
bring up the seed. They will'bave to
quit going by the season and go by the
weather if they wish to save their cot
The school at this place closed last
Friday evening. Thoclosing exercises
were very interesting and nicely ar
ranged. The following program of
recitations was enjoyed Dy all present :
"Minutes," Duane Hembree.
"Casablanca," Banna King.
"The Drownded Singer/' Erlaine
"I'm glad I am a boy," Willis Mc
"Thanksgiving Visit." Elba Harbin.
"Little Man," Lilly Cromer.
"Our Joe," Sudie Harbin. .
"Mav," Elenor Cromer.
"Pat's Complaint," Patrick O'Neal.
"Aunt Edith Helps Things Along,"
"Patter ot the Shingle," Albert
- "Grandmother's Beau," Helen King.
. "Curfew," Vermelle O'Neal.
"Out and In," Fleetwood MoClain.
"The Evening Star," Iris Hembree.
"Sleepy Sam," David King.
"All I Can Do," Nettie Hembree.
"Modern Bell," Eunice Glenn.
"Muslo in Camp." Nettie King.
"Home. Sweet Home," School.
The following day the school and
; their friends enjoyed a picnic at Jolly
Mineral Spring. Thus ended the
fourth successful term at this place
taught by Miss Maude O'Neal. She is
a most accomplished lady and is high
ly esteemed by both patrons and pu
pils. Old Hiki.
Stuffed With Greenbacks.
Morristown, N. J., May 6.-Stuffed
with one-dollar bills, one hundred of
them, was a turkey that has been re
ceived by Mrs. E. C. Adams, of this
The gift came from Mr. Adams,
who had been mysteriously missing
for seven months. Its stuffing was
discovered when the wife started to
Srepare tho fowl for dinner, and it will
e used to pay the passage of the
Adams family to Sisters Lake, Mich.,
where the head of the boase now lives.
Adams waa a carpenter. Just before
Thanksgiving times wero especially
dull, and the outlook for a Thanks
giving dinner was very slim. On the
eve of the feast. day Adams left his
home, saying he would not return un
til he brought a turkey with him.
From that time no word from him was
reoeived until the turkey came by ex
press. Pinned to the neck of the bird
was a note. _
And Now Comes Peanut Trust.
Cincinnati, May 8.-The Confec
tioners Beview today says: "Tho
Michigan Underwriting company of
Detroit has oompleted a combine of
the peanut industries. The Ameri
can Edible Nut company will soon be
incorporated in New Jersey with
$1,250,000 of 7 per cent, preferred
and $2,750,000 of common stock and
will absorb the 18 plants near Nor
folk, Va., where tho general offices
will be located. ,
"The yearly output within 80 miles
of Norfolk is 5,000,000 bushels. The
inoorporators are Adolph W. Ehrman
and W. E. Weatherly, Detroit; F. H.
Helmer, Jaokson;?George E. Bardy,
Grand Rapids: John Ryan, Bad Axe,
md John M. Ealy, Cairo, Mich., and
H. Sf. Griggs, Chicago."
- Thc very personification of envy
is that which tho henpecked husband
ind the baohelor who has been disa
pointed in love feel for each other.
The Biggest Spring Trade of
Satisfied customers is?the secret of it.
Hore than thc worth of your dollar or your dollar back.
We are making a specialty of
Ladies- Black Dress Goods
This Spring, and my ! the quantities we are selling. WHY ?
Beoause we are fixed on them. Selling price given at the
Store and not in the papers, as it would take too much tim?,
and space to list them all.
And see how muoh CHEAPER we are than others.
To look at our BLACK GOODS means you will buy.
Watch this space. *
Good things to tell you from time to time.
Yours to please,
ALL SORTS OF BIG BARGAINS!
WE are making SPECIAL PRICES on Goods in all de
Note particularly our prices on Hardware and Stoves.
They are lower than ever before made in this market on the
same class of Goods.
6-iooh Toy Square.10o
6-inoh Toy Brass Band.20o
A good Hand Saw.3o9
A better Hand Saw. 75o
A Guaranteed Hand Saw.1.15
Oast Nail Hammer.'. 10o
Steel Nail Hammer.25b
5- inoh 8orew Driver. 10o
6- inoh " " .15o
8-inch " " . 25o
A small Hatohet. 5o
A larger Hatohet.10o
A larger and better Hatohet. 15o
Our best Hatohet. 25o
6-inoh Monkey Wrench.23o
Hand Saw Files. 5o
12-inoh Mill Saw Files. 15o
14-inoh Horso Shoe Hasp. 25o
4-iuoh Pliers. 10o
6-inoh Pliers. 15o
Cutting Pliers.25o and 35o
25-foot Tape Measure.25o
10-icch Brace, 50o kind.25o
10-inch Batohet Brace, $1.00kind 50c
10-inch Batohet Brace, nickel pla
ted, $1.25 kind.75o
Bi tts for abovo Braces.5o and up
Briok Mason's Trowel.55o
Pointing Trowel. 20o
Oil Stones, large size.25o
Spring Door Hinges, complete... 15o
Garden Trowels. 5c ?
Spading Forks. 5o
Weeding Forks. . So
Taoks, per box.. lc
Sure Catch Mouse Trap. 3o
5-hole Tin Mouse Trap. 5o
Sure Catch Bat Trap. 10?
Hat Back. .10o
Egg Beater.2b to 10o
Poroelain-lined Lemon Squeezer. 2uo
Spring Oork Sorew, 25c kind..... 10o
Water Coolers.$2.25 to $2.50
Compare these prioes on Ice Cream
1- Pint loe Cream Freezer.$1.25
2- Quart Ice Cream Freezer.1.45
3- Quart Ice Cream Freezer. 1.75
4- (?uart leo Cream Freezer... 2.00
0-Qu art loe Cream Freezer.2.50)
8-Quart Ice Cream Freezer.3.25
Heavy Rotc! Tumblers, set.35a
Fly Traps.12o and 15o
Dinner Bells.5o to 50o
Whitewash Brushes.5c up to 25d
Briok Batter Moulds. 30o
Aluminum Table Spoons, set.. . 60c
Aluminum Tea Spoons, set.30c
Coat and Hat Hooks, dozen.150
Kitohen Cleavers. 25o
Knives and Forks.45o
RANGES AND COOKING STOVES.
Oar loader in RANGES are :
THE MARBLE CITY.;.$27 50
CHE MABBLE CITY-larger. 32 75
In COOKING STOVES our loaders are :
FHE PK.'.'...'.$ 8 00
JO?THEBN STAB.J.'.,.12 00
The difference in prioes is really the only difference- between these Stoves
nd Banges and other high grade Stoves and Ranges sold at $40.00 and $50.00,}
Get one of our Stoves or Banges and you will have the satisfaction of
mowing that, though your neighbor paid'a bigger pri?e, sho has nothing
Yours always truly,
JOHN A. AUSTIN ANO THE MAGNET.
Ind the 5c and 10c Store-The Man down next tojtbe Post Office that Sells