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The demand for articles for immediate nae ia great? We
have a splendid assortment pf the NEWEST in
White being unusually popular we are showing a most
attractive line o?
Beautiful White Lawn Waists IX.OO, $1,25,- $1.50, $2.00,
S2.25 and 12.60. We wouldfco pleased to have you compare
them with others at the same price.
White Madras Waists at S1.50,
White Mercerized Madras Waists at $2.00 and $2.50.
White Irish Linen Waists at $2.00 and $2.50.
White Butchers' Linen Waists at $2.50.
piaok Jftwa Waists at $1.00.
If you are in a hurry to go and must have a
We have the correct styles at less prices than you can bu;
the materials and have them made.
We offer Linen Skirts at 12.00 and $2.^S?
Swell Walking Skirts at $2.60, $4.00, $6.00, $6.00 and
Stylish Dress Skirts
Of Popular M ater?ais.
Black Mohair Skirts at $3.00.
Black Broadcloth Skirts at $6.00.
Black Etamin? Skirts at $5.00 and $10.00.
Black Voile Skirts at S?O.0O, S12.?0, $15.00 and 125.00.
Black Peau Be Soie Silk Skirts at $10 00, $12.50, $15.G0.
At $800, $4.00, $5.00and $6.00.
If in need of things for immediate use it will be to your ]
interest to see our line of
Our sizes esicf styles are well assorted.
Our SuftU?or Stock complete in all Departments.
Come asid ?
ud Sstaii Dealers
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WEDNESDAY. ^Vm 17. 1803,
Anderson's population is growing
Carpenters are in great demand in
Anderson at good wages.
Miss Florence Wilson? of Gaffney, ia
in the city visiting friend?.
Mrs. Mary Orr Patterson, of Green
ville, ia in the city visiting relatives.
"Julia? H. mil has gone to New
York, where he will spend several
Col. J D. Maxwell, ot Charlotte, N.
C., has been spending several days in
Bey. O. J. Copeland, of Waynesboro,
Ga., lias been spending a few days in
Taylor Boseman, of Carson, Ga., ia
?V ??ie SW T?i?og his sister, Mrs. T.
George W. Evans attended tho com
mencement ball in Newberry last
Some of our farmers say the oat crop
yielded much better than was expected
during the early spring.
Miss Flora Chapman, who has been
spending several months at Salisbury,
M. C., has returned home.
8cnator Latimer is to goto Elberton, ,
Ga., on July 7th and dell ver an address
on the subject of good roads.
Miss Bessie Wilburn, of Union, S.
C., is in the city visiting her cousins,
Jliisses Irene and Clara Osborne. ?>,
Anderson was well represented at
the College commencements in Green
ville aud apartan burg last week.
Misses Mary and Ophelia Clinkscales
of Anderson County are visiting Mrs
John C. Goggans.-Newberry Observ
' Among the graduates' from Clemson
College last week were our young
townsmen, Joe and Frank Cunning
ham. > '
u Willow Camp, Woodmen of th?
World, of this city, contributed $25 to
the flood sufferers of Spartanburg
The crops are all growing very rap
idly now, and although quite small for
the time of the year, t ney are right
Rev. I*. C. Branyon, formerly of
Honea Path, spent a day or two in An
derson last week representing the Au
Chief of Police Dill ingham is off this
week on a week's furlough, and is
spending the time in the country rest
ing and recreating.
Jliiss Eileen Jones, who has been at
tending college at Winchester, Va.,
hos returned home to spend the sum
John ?. Sadler, of this city, and Miss
Quida Anthony, of Washington, Ga.,
were married At tho home of the bride
W. AC Jones, traveling representa
tive of the Atlanta News, spent last
Saturday in Anderson in the interest
of his paper.
Hall Bros. are offering their entire
stock of clothing, gents' furnishing
goods, etc.,'. at cost. Read their new
There will be an all-day singing at
Flat Rock Church on the fourth Snn
day, 28th inst. The public is cordially
invited to attend.
Mrs.C.S. Minor, of Salisbury, N.
C., ia in the city visiting relativos. Her
visit is a source ot much pleasure tc ?
her many old friends. 1
The weather burean shows that np
to this time South Carolina has about
seven inches more rain than the past
Ave months usually give her.
Not much business is being done
anywhere at present, but traveling
men say Anderson ia one of the best
towns for business that they strike,
;>. Gala Week is coming and The Peo
ples Furnitur o Company invites you to
make headquarters with them when
you want to rest. Read their adv.
E. G. McAdams, Esq/, has resigned
his position as County attorney, and
Hon. G. E. Prince has peen elected by
the County Commissioners as his suc
' .The Bonnie Bine Flag Chapter,
children of Confederacy, of thia city,
haB contributed five dollars to the
Hampton monument fund, and the
same has been forwarded to the treats
Mrs. George Sullivan, of William
oton, and Mrs. J. B. Bonner, of Poker,
are visiting their sister, Mrs. W. G.
Calhoun, who has been desperately ill,
but is now thought to be some better.
-?^uwood Journal. .
Anderson and Greenwood played
three games of baseball in this city jost
week.. Greenwood won only one game,
the score standing 14 io ll. Anderses
won two gamea as follows: 7 to 8 and
15 to 8. The feature of the games was
the work of Harper, Anderson's pitcher.
-Greenwood News and Views.
Chiquola Lodge, Knights of Pythias,
will meet in regalar convention tomor
row evening at 8:80 o'clock. Col. J.
M. Knight, of Sumter, Grand Chancel
lor Commender of the Grand Lodge of
.South Carolina, will be in the city, and
?will make an official visit to the Lodge.
All members are urged to attend.
The contract for tho erection of the
new city Graded School building has
been awarded to Granby & Jordan, of
Greenville, the price being $12,000,
There were several other bids, but the
bid of the Greenville gentlemen was
tho lowest. The work will commence
at once, as the contract provider- that
the building shall he completed hy
The Chamber of Commerce has is
sued a nvtat and interesting 8-page
folder, telling of tito advantages, re
sources and prospects of Anderson.
The facto were gathered by ?he com
mittee on statistics and publication, of
?hich T. A. lUtHflfe. Jr., is ebel ns an.
The folder will flt any envelope, and
will be sent into every section of the
Chief Noel B. Sharpe, of the Fire
Department, hos sent out invitations
to about t?>ro hundred lire companies
in this State and other States in South
to take part in the great fire tocrnn
mentv to be held here during Gala
Week. Chief Sharpe is a fireman of
the up-to-date kind, and means to
have plenty of sport foi- the visiting
teams. The racing track will be be
tween Stepbens Shop and Bolt's cor
ner, which is norr being levelled up
auu put ir* good shape. A great many
i excitinsr race? will take pl*se and thc
Ande j sun firemen mean 4ft win some of
i he valuable prises.
The painter7*, bruah ia improving the
appearance of many of the dwelling
houses in tho city.
W. J. Gaines, the genial representa*
?ve ofthe Augusta Chronicle, waa to
the city yesterday.
J. C. Thomas, of Elbert County, Ga.,*
formerly a resident of thia County,
was in the city yesterday?
Our young townsman, Frank Todd,
among tho graduates from the
South Carolina College last week.
8. M. Wolfe andL. L. Wright, of
tina County, were amor g the craduates
from Farmen University in Greenville
L, P. Smith will run his excursion to
Charleston on Tuesday, 80th inst., in
Rtead ul nn rh? u^it? fast., aa was an
nounced last week, ,' -?^.
T. H. Russell, Jr., commandant of
cadets at the military school at Ox
ford, M. C., has returned homo to Bpend
tho summer vacation.
Hiss Nell Reese, of AbbevUle, ac
companied by her friend, Miss Bessie
Harrison, ot Pennsylvania, is spending
a few daye in Anderson.
Rev. O. Y. Bonner, of Due West,
will preach at GeneroBteo next Sab
bath morning at ll o'clock, at Grove at
8.80 p. m. ann at Iva at 8.10 p. m.
In hie new advertieement this week
C. A. Reese otters his stock of cloth
lag, shoes, hats, etc., at a discount ' of]
35 per cent from the regular prices.
The County summer school for teach
ers will open in tb? city next Monday,
22nd inst., and continue four weeks.
Every teacher in the County should
attend this school.
Au election will be held in Hall
special school district, at the Carswell
Institute, on Saturday, 27th inst, from
1 to 4 o'clock p. m., for the nomination
of three school trustees.
Miss Sammie Kay Joiner, ot Ander
son, S. C., who has oeen on a visit to
her grandfather, Mr. S. A. Hutchison,
for some time, will leave for her home
in a few days.-Elberton (Ga.) Star.
Dr. W. K. Lewis, an expert veteri
nary doctor of this city, has been an
?ointed inspector of live stock for tho
f nitod States government at St. Louis,
and left Anderson a few days ago t?
enter upon his work.
This section experienced a little
touch of November weather last Fri
day and Saturday. The minimum
temperature recorded hero was 64 de
grees, which is the coldest June weath
er we have had in many years.
Last Monday afternoon fire was dis
covered in the roof of the Savannah
Valley freight depot. The firemen re
sponded promptly to the alarm, but
tneir aervicea were not needed, as the
fire was soon extinguished. No damage
AndetfiOh contributed $1,200 to the!
fiood Bufferers, but this does not abate
interest in the Gala Week for which
the people there are preparing. You
can't keep such a community from go
ing forward.-Spsrtanburg Herald.
The patrons of the school at Starr
will meet at the school house there
next Saturday afternoon at 8 o'clock to
consult as to the selection of a teacher
tor the next ensuing school term, and
to disouss other matters pertaining to
Hubie, ihn infant daughter of Afr.
and Mrs. G. R. Dodd, died at her
home in thia city last Saturday night,
niter a briet illness, aged 18 months.
On Sunday afternoon the little body
was laid to rest in Silver Brook Ceme
Mrs. J. C. Boozer, of Williamston,
who was accidentally shot two weeks |
ago at her home, died last Wednesday
morning. She was about 50 years of
age,anda moat estimable, Christian
woman, whose death is deeply regret
ted by a wide circle of friends.
The names of the candidates for ad
mission to the united States Naval
Academy who successfully passed the
medical examination have been an
nounced. In the list is tho name of our
young: friend, M. C. Shirley, of this
County, who, with the successful can
didates, had already passed the mental
Margaret Elisabeth, the only child of
Mr. and Mrs. D. Oscar Brown, died at
their home in this city last Saturday
afternoon, aged ono year. The little
one had been sick only a short while,
and the announcement of her death
was a gTeat shock to the friends and
relatives of the bereaved parents. The
interment took place at Prospect
Church on Sunday morning.
Dr. George E. Coughlin, who is now
in Indianoplis, in a letter to a friend in
this city, stated that the interurban
line between Anderson and Greenville
will certainly be built. He is waiting
on the detailed reports and estimates
of the engineer .who made the survey,
and when the preliminary work is done
he will organise the company and be
gin the construction of the linn.
We have received a very neat and
attractive catalogue of the welsh Neck
High School, located at Hartville, S.
C., an advertisement of which appears
in another column. The principal cf
this school is Prof. J. W. Gaines, for
merly of Anderson County, who is
making a big' success o? his work, i he
past year 268 pupils were enrolled, and
100 of these were boarders. Tho ocbool
ranks as one of the best in the State,
and parents having sons or- daughters
to educate should write to Professor
In order not to conflict with the State
Farmers' Institute at Clemson College,
which is always held in the second
week iu August, the Directors of the
Chamber of Commerce of this city
have decided to change the date of
Anderson's Gala Week from the sec
ond week in August to the first week.
An interesting programme ia being ar
ranged for the occasion, and every
person who visits Andersen during
that week may expect aa enjoyable
Ernest, the seventh son of Mrs. Jos.
Hawkins, died at his home near Long
Branch Church, Tuesday, June 0th, of
typhoid fever, and was buried ar Long
Branch Cemetery at ll o'clock. Jone
10th. The funeral services were con
ducted by Rev. N. G. Wright. Many
of his friends and relatives were pres
ent to see his remains laid to rest, and
many beautiful wreaths of flowers were
laid upon his grave. Mr. Hawkins waa
20 years of ago, and was an affectionate
son and brother and was welt liked by
' all who knew him.
During the commencement exercises
at Dae West last week a handsome
monument waa unveiled in memory of
the late Rev. W. M. Grier, D. D., for
many years the distinguished president
of Erskine College. The lower section
of tho monument is made of Georgia
I marble, upon which ia erected a statue
ot Dr. Grier in Italian marble, which
1 waa mada in Italy, and the resemblance
to him ia said : to be perfect. Appro
priate exercises were held at the un
veiling, and tho speakers were .Rey.
Henry Quigg, of Georgia, Hon. C. H.
Simon ton, of Tennessee, and Hon. \Y.
H. ?rawley, of Charleston.
The annual meeting of tho Rtock-1
hoklera of tho Anderson Water, Light 1
and Power Company waa heid iu thia I
city yesterday. Allot thooid officers
were re-elected to serve another year.
: Last Monday morning just as the
Blue Ridge passenger train waa leav
ing the union depot for Belton it col
lided with a number ot freight cars
being pushed by the F litting engine
through the cut. Engineer Hughes
wat in the passenger engine, and as
soon aa he saw the approaching cars he
endeavored to stop his train, but was
too late. The cars crashed into the
cnginoaud tore the cow-catcher off of
it. * u? care were not damaged and no
one was hurt. Another engine was at
tached to the passenger train, which
?proceeded to Belton after a abort de
When we concluded our report of
Court proceedings last week, Charlie
Griffin, charged with violating the dis
pensary law, was tried, and resulted in
a verdict of not guilty. Joe McCul
lough, charged with violating the dis
pensary law, was tried in his absence
and convicted. A sealed sentence was
tiled. Dennis Fortson, charged with
housebreaking and larceny, was con
victed of petit larceny, and sentenced
So pay a fine of $100 or serve thirty
lays in the chain gang. Jae. Ward,
charged with assault and battery with
intent to kill, was convicted of simple
assault and battery, and sentenced to
pay a fine of 840 or servo thirty days
m the chain gang. This fiulshed the
jory cases and tho jurors wero discharg
ed. On Thursday tho Court adjourned
sine die. t
The Stnto Superintendent of Educa
tion bas received notice of five vacant
scholarships in tho Peabody Normal
College at Nashville. These scholar
ships arc worth $100 a year, and rail
road fare both ways, lt is quite likely
that these scholarships will be given
for only ono year, as tho Peabody trus
tees contemplate changing their plans
with reference to the distribution of
Peabody funds. A competitive exami
nation for those scholarships will be
held on the loth and 17th of July, at
the following places: Anderson, Rock
Hill, Florence, Columbia au' Charles
ton. Applicants must not bo less than
17 years of age, nor moro than 80, in
good health and of good moral charac
ter, and must be a teacher or expect to
June, according to tradition, was the
month in which the sungod married
his sweetheart. And ever since it hos
been a popular season for marriages.
Several weddings have already taken
place and others are on the book of
coming events. It is frequently re
marked that young couples are invest
ed with superstition in that they feai
to be joined together in the merry
month of May. It ia written that to do
this means ill fortune will befall thc
couple and probably to avoid dire trou
ble this is one time of the year wh<ji
the altar of Hymeu receives few VOWB
Juno is the most popular month of tin
twelve and indications signify that i
shall continua to hold tho lead in thii
sind other lespeots,
The Stale B. V. P. U. Convention
which waa to have met with the Firs
Baptist Church, this city, June 28-2?
has been called off by tho State Execu
tire Committee. This is because o
the over-shadowing iniiueuco-ot' th
International Convention, whioh meet
in Atlanta June 0-12. When the con
vention was appointed for Anderson i
was not known that the Internotions
Convention would meet in the South
Most of the young people will want t
go to Atlanta and they do not fee
that they can attend two convention
asnear together in time. Anderso
will have the convention a year hence
and, while it is a disappointment t
the people, still they will [acquiesce i
the wisdom of the committee** deoii
Mr. Willie Shearer, of Andersoi
was in the city last week. He oam
over to do some surveying a few mil?
above town, having been called in a
an expert in that businesr to establis
a line between Afr. Andy Martin and
Mr. Burgess, who have fur years bee
at law over the ownership of a sma
piece of land scarcely large enough fe
a cemetery. It is claimed that tt
value of the land in question is ni
worth over fifty cents, and yet the lav
suit has been carried through all of tl
courts and has been sent baok recent)
from the supreme court for a ne
hearing, lt is estimated that the coi
which nae already accrned in the caa
will foot up nearly one thousand dc
lars, which must finally be paid by oi
?iarty or the other, and to do this wil
t is said, bankrupt the estate of eithc
Taking these facts into conBideratio
the folly of such proceedings can 1
readily seen by a casual observer.
Will iain ston News.
Anderson Connty has lost anoth
good citizen in the death of Mr. Ar
Cox, which occurred at hie home
HoneaPath Township last Thursdi
afternoon. He was sick only a fe
weeks, and tho announcement of 1
death bro.ight corrow to the hearts
a wide chele of friends and relativ?
who will ever cherish his memoi
Mr. Cox waa about 57 years of ac
and was born, reared and spent 1
life in the section where he died. 1
was an energetic successful farren
possessed many noble traits of cha*a
ter, and had long been a devoted mei
ber of the Baptist Church. At the a
of 10 years he responded to the call
his State and served the Confedera
faithfully doric the last y?sr of t
war. Mr. Cox was twice married, 1
first wife being a Miss Meecham, w
preceded him to the grave a number
years ago. His second wife was a M:
Breazeale, who, with four daoght<
and three sons by his first marria(
survive him. On Friday the remai
were interred in tho Broadmoc
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ONE DOLLAR REWARD-Lost 1
tween Pendleton and Clo muon, JUDO
ODO Waterman Ideal Fountain P
Above reward paid if left at thia ofllce.
WANTED-at the Overall Factory
number of Girl*, at any age from 10 y 9
up. Steady work and good pay. 1
THE Anderson Mattreas Factory wa
to purchase all the atrsw lt can pet. 1
new building is completed and tbe co
puny can atore away all tbe straw t
may be brought lo. lt
It requires no cultivation of the ts
for Pet>i-Oula. Its flavor ia delicii
and a comforting effect. Nothing lnju
ons. everything to benefit you. Try
DESTRUCTION of the Great Cllf
and Patolet Milla, beautiful illustra
aonvenlra. aultable for framing. A gre
of eight correct views taken oefore a
after the disHtirous floods of Jone 0
35 co.-1- encb or $8 per dosen. Onl.
llinltb ; eupply will ba iaeued. Send
dem at once to
Tho Artistic Souvenir Co.,
2? Forest City, N. C
Interesting to Asthma Sufferers.
Daniel Bante of OUervIlle.Iowa, writ
"I have bsd HM AI mn for the pa*t three
four yearn sod havo tried about all i
cough and asthma cures Io the marl
and bavH received treatment from pby
otana in New York and other cities. I
cot very little bauefit uniii I tried roi?
rlouey and Tar whioh gave mo innot
ate relief and I will never bs without
in my house. I sincerely recommeni
lo ?H."-Evans' Pharmacy.
Where the cost of merchandise
is absolutely ignored. That's the
situation here to-day, to-morrow,
and every day until this Stock
has been closed out. We are go
ing to quit, and every Suit, pair
of Shoes, Hat, in fact every piece
of Men's Furnishings in this Store
will bc sold
AND LESS THAN COST
You know the lines we carry,
and you know they are dependa
ble in every particular, and you
know that it is impossible to buy
better than we sell. Don t delay
until your size is gone.
Store to Rent.
WE have unloaded a great quantity cf our Stock, but still have left s
great deal of good Staple Merchandise to oder at EXACT COST, which
A GREAT SAVING TO BUYERS.
100 dozen Men's all Linen Collars. 5c each?.
65 dozen Men's Black and Polka Dot Seamless Hose. 5c pair
57 dozen Misses' Seamless Black Hose, sizes 5 to Sh. 5c pair
53 dozen Men's Drill Drawers, 25c kind, now.15c pair
ll dozen Linen Window Shader, 85o kind, complete.19o??ch
56 dozen Men's Black Half Hose, 5c kind.2ic pair
7 dozen Men's Work Overahirts, former price 50o, now.30c
5 dozen Men's Work Overall ir to, former price 25c, now.19c
78 Men's Suits left, cost means.82.60 to 86.00 Suit
80 Boys' Suits left, sizes 1 to 13 years, price. 55c to 81.73 Suit
86 pairs Men's Pants, price.38c to $2.00 pair
146 pairs Boys' Knee Pants, the best value in the house, made up from Man
ufacturers' remnants, sizes 3 to 17, price. 15c to 35c
We have left about 82,500 worth of Shoes. This is excellent stock, ant
if we can 'fit you means dollars in your pocket
We are well sold on Dry Gooda, but still have about 1200 ya)d's Stan
dard Prints at 4c and 4}o per yard, about 700 yard? ChambrayjGinghams,
former price 8c, now 6 i c. Good styles. Two BolL. Bleaohed 8-4 Sheet?n?
per yard 12ic, worth 20c.
We have thousands of things which ue cannot mention in an -advertise
ment, and which we are selling out at New York Cost
A LOOK WILL CONVINCE YOU.
DEXTER GROCERY COMPANY,
Successors to D. C. Brown & Bro., South Main Street.
A_t all Soda T^ountaiiisy
The Most Satisfying:, Cooling, Refreshing,
Invigorating and Delicious. : ; : : : :
DOES NOT EXCITE THE NERVES I
1 HAVE JUST RECEIVED
A CAR LOAD OF CORN,
Slightly damaged, and can sell you at 50c. per bushel. Will
uave a iot of it cracked for hog ? d chicken feed at sama
price. See me for
OLD DOMINION CEMENT,
O. ti. ANOERSON.