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While many things have been arranged for the pleasure
and amusement of the people, we would not have you forget
Will bo ono of the principal attractions, that many practical
and needful articles for the season and occasion will be on
exhibition. Puring this week of sport, fun a?d pleasure, we
take it for granted thai tho merchandise most called for will
READY FOR IMMEDIATE USE !
Th?reforelwe invite the attention of the public to a lew
things that, in our judgment, will be desirable.
Ladies' White Shirt Waists.
Pretty, Fresh and stylish at 1.00,1.25,1.50,1.75,2.00, 2.25,2.50 each.
2.00,150,3.00, 4.00,5.00, 6.00.
We have Gauze Un der ves ts
At 5c, 10c, 1<>;-. ?0o and 25c that are hard to equal at the prices.
Our Muslin Underwear
Io unusually attractive. A good aBsoxlment cf Black au? Colored Tinder
Afc 2.60, 3.50, 4.00, 5 00, 6.00, 7.50.
At 150.3.00,3.60, 4.00, 5.00, 6.00, 7.50.10.00.
Handsome Voile Skirts
At 6.00,10.00,12.50,15 00,20.00,25.00.
Elegant Silk Skirts
At 7.60,8.00,10.00,12 50,15.00,20.00
Hot Weather Fans
In great variety.
Umbrellas and Parasols
To -rcoist the rays of Old Sol.
Neckwear, Belts, Glove*. Hosiery, Laee?, Embroideries, Ribbons, &c.
Bress Suit Cases,
The l?rmtet and beet assortment in the city.
We aro showing swell, up-to-date Summer Oxfords for men, women and
White Goods and Summer Muslins
That will bo interesting.
We extend a special invitation to all to make our Store
headquarters and enjoy the refreshing breeze of our electric
and quench their thrist with ice?water.
Wishing all a merry time
and Retail Seders in
WEJWtE8DAY, AUG. S, 19G3.
gM is* Lillian Wood?, of Gaffney. S.
fe in. the city visiting Mim Nina
Mrs H. 8. HUI and daughter* aro
spending a few weakest Franklin
. ?r^M^eJ9?U8ad? of Piedmont, ls
in the city visiting ber sitter, Mrs. F.
E. Alexander, j
Misa Genie Seel, of Charleston, is in
Anderson visiting tho family of her
uncle, L . H. Seel.
W. C. Bailey is having some im
Srovements made on his dwelling os
Miss Eula Forteon, of Elberton, Ga.,
will ho tho gue?t of Hrs. Bichar?
Speer thia week.
In the crowded streets keep yonr
pocket-book on your iaside pocket and
look out for pickpockets.
L. S. Jfattison, of Colombia, ia
spending a few daya in the city visit
ing relatives and friends.
Some very fine County raised water
melons and cantaloupes are hoing
brought to the city every day.
OHf ten A. Brown, of Pine Bluff, Ark.,
is ia the city visiting his brother, Fred
G. Brown, and other relatives.
G. Guy Bucker, who has been spend
ing the last eight rronths in Middle
ton, Ga., has returned to Anderson.
Mrs. W. B. Cothran and children, of
Greenwood, ere in Anderson visiting
the former's slater,. Mrs. J. G. Cun
Nearly every section of the County
has been visited by good rains during
the past week, and the farmers are, of
There will be a picnic at F. W,
Banister's spring, in Hall Township,
on Saturday, 15th inst. Everybody ls
invited to attend.
Mi?ses Mary and Vera Murrah, of
Union, 8. C., are in the city visiting
their.grandmother. Mrs.. M.. A. Mur
rah, and other relatives.
All the cotton mills in and near the
city have closed down, for fonr days
and tho operatives are indulgin g in the
pleasures of Gala Week.
: Henry Orr, son of Col. J.L.Orr, of
Greenville, vail make his home in this
city ia future. He has accepted a posi
tion in the Orr cotton mill.
f . .
Rev. G. M. Bogers will begin aseries
of meetings at Rocky River Church, in
Hall Township, next Sunday, and will
be assisted by Rev. H. B. Fant, of this
B. B. Austin, of Williamston, has
accepted a position as salesman in Tho
Magnet Store in this city, and will be
pleased to have his friends call and
see him :
The Columbia and Augusta, base
ball teams will play a game of ball at
Pelzer next Saturday, 8th inst. The
contest will no donbt be witnessed by
a large crowd.
Miss Louise Taylor, an attractive
young lady of Columbia, is spending
Bomo timo in the city with the family
of her uncle, E. W. Taylor, on West
Rev. J. F. Dean, of this city, assist
ed by Rev. D. T. King? of Oconee
County, will begin a series of meetings
in the nail at the Cox mill to-morrow
evening at 8 o'clock.
Chiqnola Lodge, Knighte of Pvthias,
will ?o?? its regular convention to
morrow evening at 8:00 o'clock. All
visiting Knights in .the city are cor*
d i olly invited to nttoni?.
: ?W. L. Stevenson and wife, of McBae,
Ga., are venting relatives in.the Coun
Sr. Mr? Stevenson moved from this
oun ty to his present home a few years
ago, and is doing well there.
Miss Nannie Moore, one ofSeptus'
beautiful young ladies, spent Friday
In Anderson and gave this office an
appreciated visit and learned some of
the mysteries of a printing office.
A bank will in ali probability be es
tablished at Donalds in the near fu
ture. A meeting was held to take the
Initial stops, \V. il. Stringer, of Bel
ton, is at the head of the enterprise.
W. W. Keys, editor of the Baptist
Courier, and wife, of Greenville, at
tended the meeting of the. Saluda As
sociation last week, and spent a day or
two in the dry visiting fri-judo and re
airs. Theodore Hunter, accompanied
by her little daughter, of Greensburg,
Ivy., is in the city visiting her brother,
A. H. Osborne. Her visit ia a source
of much pleasure to her many old
friends. ' .
Married, on Wednesday evening,
July 2v, 1003, at the home of the ont
ciating minister, Rev. T. C. Ligon,
oear Town ville, Mr. CC. Kay and
?fits Minnie L. ??ilford, all of Ander
Col. Yates Snowden, of the News
and Courier staff, spent last Wednes
day in Anderson.- having accompanied
the remains of his late co-worker, J.
A. Sullivan, from Charleston that
J. C. Fitzgerald, an expert photo
grapher of Greenville, is m the city
uk ID g views of tho military camp for
the Columbia State. He has many
friends in Anderson who are delighted
to greet him.
Hon.' john W. Earhardt, Mayor bf
Newberry. Is in tho city, having ac
companied tho Newberry fireman. He
is ono of that city's progressive ci tiren s
and baa many friends in this city who
are always delighted to see Wm.
?You make some sort of excuse to
keep away from Church when the ther
mometer ia about 90. Bat remember
that if the pastor san prepare ?sermon
and preach it, you ought to go and Ba
ten to him and encourage bim hy your
Onr yiung friend* M. L. Bonham,jr.,
has been . elected commandant ot the
cadets and professer of English at tao
Wilmington ?Hitar*, -Institute, Wil
mington, Del. He will ?mer upon his
duties at the opening of the session
Ali persons interested in the grave
yardiut Ebeneser Church, in Martin
Township, are requested to meet there
?n Thursday, 18th inst., for the pur
pose (of cleaning it off. Those who
asnnilt go are requested to send hands
with peeeasnry toola.
ChiinolaLodae. Iv^hts or Pythias,
wa eitabllaned hendquart? r? in the
C. A. I Recd building, ou North Mmn
?r?ot.fc where all visiting Knights in
fie ci m ar<5 cordially u.icnn .by a
4&mni?0u in charge ar all honra dur
?L. r. S?nica hus arranged to ran an
excursion to Aehoville, N. C., on Tues
day, 18th inst, Full partioolare will bo
given next week.
J. C. Thc ?aa, oj Beverly, Ga., epent
last Frida* ?a the city,- and gav? na an
appreciated call. Be came over on
rae sad mission of attending tho faner
ai of his mother, whose death ia men
tioned in another column.
!' Prof. Win.' Hood, of Barlow, Ma*
SM in the city visiting his son. Hon.
J- K. Hood, and family. He was a
professor 5n Eukino College at Dae
Wost for more than twenty years, and
nae many friends in Anderson and Ab
beville Coanties who are delighted to
A protracted meeting wUl commence
at Cedar Grove Church next Sunday
night, 9th inst., and wiU be continued
until Wednesday. On Wednesday
night a meeting will begin at Smith'o
Chapel and continue several days.
Kev. D. W. Keilor will assist the pas
tor at both places.
Attention ia directed to the adver
tisement of the J. F, McClure Shoe
Co,, successors of Davis & Daniel.
The company has an immense stock of
footwear and have inaugurated ? great
bankrupt sale. If you are seeking bar
gains read their advertisement and
give them a call at once.
We have received a copy of the an
nual register and year book of the
Oklahoma State Military Institute,
located at Oklahoma City, O. T. Capt.
J. H. Grant, who recently moved from
this city to that place, has been given
the position of lecturer on military
law io the.faculty of the Institute.
'. Attention is directed to tho adver
tisement of Martin Seligman, who will
on the 1st of September open the Bos
ton Shoe Store in the building now
occupied by a barber shop, on the
court house square, next door to G. F.
Bigby. He will carry a large stock and
will pienso you both in quality and
Last ; Thursday our fellow-towns
man, Jas. F. Fant, received a letter
bringing the sad news of the death of
his brother, Dr. P. W. Fant, which
occurred at bis home at Crystal Lake,
Fla., on Monday, 37th ult., after an
illness of several weeks. Dr. Fant
was 82 years ot age and leaves a wife
and two children. \
G. Hey ward Mahon, formerly of
Williamston but now living iu Green
ville, is a candidate in the approaching
Democratic primary election xor Mayor
of that city. His many friends in An
derson County would be more than
pleased to see him elected, for they
know he would make a live, progres
sive Mayor of the "mountain city?'
By order of the court E. 8. F. Giles.
Esq.. trustee for the creditors, sold
Wednesday the Thoa. R. Davis stock
of shoes here and at Anderson to Mr.
J. Fletcher McClure for $4,095. Mr.
Davis was present and waived his
claim to homestead, which saves to
the creditors the sum of $500. The
stock of shoos here will be. moved to
Anderson.-Greenwood News and
At a meeting of tho Confederate
Veterans ot this city last Saturday af
ternoon Jaa. J. Gilmer was elected to
represent them oo the County Board,
which is composed of one Veteran from
each township in the County. A meet
ing of the Veterana of Pelzer was held
the same afternoon and Capt. W. C.
Meredith was elected to represent them
on tho Board.
The premium list for the next State
Fair bau been issued and is on our ta
ble. It offers many attractive and val
uable prizes. Send to the secretary,
A. W. Love, at Chester, for a copy.
The Sute Agricultural and Mechanical
Society of South Carolina is the only
organisation of its kind in this State,
therefore let us all determine to make
the next State Fair a success in every
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Dean entertained
a number of young people at their
homo on Faculty Hill on Tuesday even
ing, in honor ot their guest, Miss Lucy
Earle, of Anderson. The evening was
pleasantly f.pent, various gamea being
engaged in, and a number of piano s?
lections were admirably rendered by
?iisa Earle The evening was one of
the most pleasant spent by the young
people this 8essen.-Keewee Courier.
Persons interested in the Midway
Churchyard are requested to meet
there at an early hour next Tuesday
morning, 11th inst, and spend the day
cleaning off the grounds. Those who
cannot go should send hands and tools.
This notice is also intended for those
negroes who have loved ones buried in
that portion of the graveyard set off to
them. Take your dinner with you and
put ina good day's work.
Charles B. Kay, a progressive farm
er and popular citizen, died at his
home in Abbeville County, hear Henea
Path, last Thursday morning, after an
Illness of three weeks. For a number
of years he was engaged in the mer
cantile business at Honea Path, and
has many friends and relatives in tile
lower section of this County who deep
ly sympathise with the sorely bereaved
widow and six children who survive
Col. M. P. Tribble, who has charge
of the work of compiling the Confeder
ate rolls, has just completed the ar
ranging of the infantry, cavalry and
artillery cosapauiea by regiments and
Sods that South Carolina furnished for
field service 86 infantry regiments, 8
cavalry regiments and abouts artillery
battalions. There are some compa
nies missing from the regiments, uut
ail of the companies sent out from Co
lumbia have complete rolls.-Columbia
The Walhalla correspondent of The
State? under date of July 81, says.*
"Mark B. White died at his residence
here last night, af ter a Ungering ill
ness, He leaves a wife and two email
children, many relatives and friends
here and in Anderson County. His re
mains will be carried to Anderson this
afternoon for burial. His wife was
Miss Erskine of Anderson. Mr. White
was a most devout Christian. For
years he has been superintendent of
inion Methodist Sunday School."
Our young friend, M. C. Dickson, of
Pendleton, ls and has been for the
past few weeks assistant book-keeper
for the Southern Bell Telephone and
Telegraph Company of Spartanburg.
We congratulate the Company ia se
curing the services of M. C., for he is
% yoong mair of sterling worth, and
anderson County is proud of him. He
is a eon of Gen. M. C. Dickson, of Pen
Betos, and has recently finished a
aourse in Converse Business College at
' Last Wednesday Otis ? Bohanncn,
Iged about 18 years, met with a pain
ful accident at the Overalls Factory, in
this city, where he was employed. In
attempting to repair a broken belt,
which runs one ot the sewing machines,
bis clothing was causrht hy the revolv
ing shaft, and there being no room be
tween tho shafting and the floor for
Him to bo turned around, his clothing
n'as torn from him and his body was
??verely bruieed, and his left ami was
broken in three places. Ho received
prompt medical attention, and, white
>nffcring a great deal, he is doing ns
(veil cs possible.
The Rook Hill correspondent of the
State, writing under date of the <i8th
ult., ?aye: "Frank O. Whittier met
with a runaway uccid?nt at hts form
near the city this afternoon, and had
the misfortune to have one of his arms
broken. Mr. Whitner is one of the
cleverest and most popular gentlemen
in au this section and his many friends
wmpathire with him." The many
inends of Mr. Whitner iu Anderson
will regret to hear of bis accident, and
will join us in wishing him a speedy re
A big educational picnic will be held
in the school house at Townviile Tues
day. 18th inst., to which everybody is
invited. Prof. A. G. B^mber^ of Wel
ford College, Spartanburg, Rev. M. B.
Kelly and Hon. Geo. E. Prince, of An
derdon, Dr. Clifford. President of Clif
ford Seminary, Union, Dr. Samuel Lan
der, jr resident of the Williamston Fe
male College, and Prof. John Gaines,
Principal ot the Welsh Neck High
School, have been invited to be present
and make addresses. Most ox these
haye already written they will come.
With such speakers as these the public
knows what it may expect. A picnic
dinner will be served on the grounds.
Tho Honea Path Chronicle of last I
week says: "Mrs. Eliza Deal, relict of j
the late Jfr. Milton Deal, who was for
many years a resident of this place,
died last Friday at the home of her
son, Mr. John Deni, of Charlotte, N. C.
Her body was brought hure Saturday
and laid to rest beside that of her hus
band in the city cemetery. Mrs. Deal
waa rdaied to many of tho inhabitants
of this place. She is survived by two
children, Messrs. John and Lester
Deal, who have the sympathy of many
friends in this hour of sorrow." The
deceased lived in Anderson a number
of years, and has many friends here
who Will regret to hear of her death.
The fine water power at Rattan's
Ford, on Tngaloo Hiver, about thirteen
miles webt of this city, has been pur
chased by a company of local capital
ists of Anderson from J. J. Fret well,
who retains an interest in it, for the I
purpose of . erecting a large electric ;
Sower plant. All the power will be !
ronght lute this city over the electric
wires and ueed by cotton mills and
other manufacturing plants in and
near the city. It is estimated that the
plant wili develop about 7,000 horse
power, which will be about 2,000great
er than the plant of the Anderson Wa
ter, Light and Power Company at
Portman Shoals. The work of build
ing the dam will begin in a short while
and pushed to completion as rapidly as
possible. Most ot the power has al
ready been engaged, and by the time
the plant is completed itjwill, no doubt,
like the one at Portman, have all itcan
The exar ?nation for mail carriers in
tho free de ^ery .postal system to be
established i a this city September 1st
was held in the Central graded school
building last Saturday and was con
ducted by J. Fk Cureton.,of Greenville.
There were fifty-five applicants, eleven
of whom were colored. All tho exam
ination papers were numbered, and
have been sent to Washington, where
they will be graded according to merit.
Tho annnistsicst? will uo made there,
and the numbers of those who are
successful will be sent to Postmaster
Cochran. The civil service commis
sioners will not know the name or col
or of the applicants. The position of
city carrier pays $000 the first year and
$850 each year thereafter. The names
of the successful applicants will prob
ably not be known for ten days or
Mrs. Fannie E. Thomas, widow of
the late Robert Thomas, died at the
home of her danghte, Mrs. J. M. Har
bin, in Rock Mills Township, last Wed
nesday night, after an illness of several
weeks, in the 83rd year of her age.
Mrs. Thomas waa born and reared in
Cherokee County, Ga., and was a niece
of Rev. Daniel Baker, a noted P rea by
terian minister of that section in his
day. She married and moved to this
County, where she has ever since re
sided. Her husband died before the
Civil War. She had long been a devo
ted member of the Baptist Church, and
waa most highly esteemed by a wide
circle of friends, who will long cherish
her memory. Two DOUO and two daugh
ters aurvivo her, and in their sorrow
they have the sympathies of their
manv friends. On Thursday the re
mains were interred in the Asbnry
Churchyard, Rev. Mr. Maret conduct
ing the funeral services.
Miss Gertrude Smith returned home
on Monday evening, after a week's de
lightful visitisg among relatives and
friends in Anderson County. While
there she took in the reunion of the
Smith family last Wednesday, where
were assembled about three hundred
of the tribe, who spent the day joyfully
and pleasantly together. Cnpt. Lath
er P. Smith, of Anderson, one of the
descendants, made one of his charac
teristic and interesting speeches, which
brought down the house. There were
other speeches made by some of the
descendants, which were greatly en*
joyed. The posterity of . Johnathan
Smith, the old Revolutionary hero, are
now becoming as numerous as the
leaves of the forest, scattered here and
there over these United States. There
la an effort being made io compile and
(mblioh a history of this notable fami
y of Smiths in Anderson County. Let
it be done.-Keowee Courier.
The centennial meeting of theSaluda
Baptist Association at Salem Church,
four miles north of this city, last week
was one of the most interesting in the
history of the organization, and ^aa
attended throughout the thro daya
session bv vary large crowds. There
are forty-one Churches in the Associa
tion and these were represented by
one hundred and fifty delegates. There
were a number of prominent Baptists
from other sections present represent
ing various denominational interests.
Among these were Dr. Harvey Hatch
er, of Atlanta, Dr. E. C. Jones, of the
Greenville .Female College, Superin
tendent Jamison, of the Connie Max
well Orphanage, Dr. T. M. Bailey, of
Greenville, Prof. H. C. Haynswortb, of
Furman University, W. W. Keys, of
the Baptist Courier, and Dr. C. C.
Brown, of Sumter. The sessions of
the Association were held in a large
tent fn the Churchyard. This tent
teats comfortably one thousand people
and is owned by the Association. Tho
introductory sermon was preached
by Rev. O. J. Copeland, formerly of
thia city but now pastor of the Baptist
Church at Waynesboro, Ga. At the
conclusion of the sermon the organiza
tion waa perfected by the election of
Rev. M. IfcGee moderator. Rev. W.
W. Leathers clerk.and S. P. Tate treas
urer. Anthe reports of the various
interest/* of the Church were interest
ing and encouraging, and a great deal
)f business was transacted. The As
loeiatfon will meet next year with the
Big Creek Church, and Rev. Dr. Chop
nsn, of this city, will preach the int
Pepsi Cola, the new drink, vhloh has
become so popular lo snob a *bort time,
5 ?tides? a remarkably doe drink. Aa
listing tbs digestion nod not affecting the
tervee or appetite. It ls most delio'.cua
?nd satisfying. 5.v At all soda fountains.
FOR RENT-A nix-room Cottage on
3r-envilJo Street from Sept. 1 to Jone
,1001. Apply to Mrs W. S. Sharpe.
Don't let this opportunity pass and fail
io get a Terracing Plow, cheap.
Broc ii Hardware Co.
Only a few days more
and we turn this Stock
And Gents' Furnishings.
Over to our successor, who will
continue the Clothing Business
at the same stand. Only a few
days to buy at : : : : : : :
At all BocLa J^'oimtaixis^
The Most Satisfying? Cooling, Refreshing,
Invigorating and Delicious. ::::::
DOES NOT EXCITE THE NERVEST
WE OAHBY A. STOCK OF
Together with* a general eupply of the necessaries of life, and can make i
to your interest to trade with us.
Jobbers prices OP HATCHET TOBACCO-best made for the money*
Your business is highly appreciated by
WE have unloaded a great quantity of our Stock, but still have leftest
great deal of good Staple Merchandise to offer at EXACT COST, whick
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
67 dozen Misses' Seamless Black Hose, sizes 5 to 8 ?. 5c pairr
53 dozen Men's Drill Drawers, 25c kind, now.15c pair
ll dozen L nen Window Shader, 35o kind, complete.19o auch
66. dozen Men's Black Half Hose, 5o kind.;.2Jc pair
7 dozen Men's Work Overshirts, former price 50o, now..30c
6 dozen Men's Work Oversbirts, furner price 26c, now..lite
78 Men's Suits left, cost means..$2.60 to 86.00 Sulk
80 Boys' Suits left, sizes 1 to 18 years, price. 55o to 91.73 Su&
88 pairs Men's Pants, price.38c to 82.00 naix
146 pairs Boys' Knee Pants, the best value in the house, made up from Mar>
ufacturers' remnants, sizes 3 to 17, price.Ibo to 35c
We have left about 82,500 worth of Shoes. This is excellent stock, and
if we can fit you means dollars in your pocket.
We are well sold on Dry Goods, but still have about 1200 yaids Stan
dard Prints at 4o and 41c per yard, about 700 yards Chambray Ginghams,
former price 8c, now 61c. Good styles. Two Bolts Bleached 8-4 Sheeting
per yard 12ic, worth 20c.
We haye thousands of things which MO cannot mention in an advortistg
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,