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~ -.. ' ? * ' AMlV?T.-RSON a H WOTWRSTUY ATTftTTST 19 1903 VOLUME XYXTA-NO. 9.
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And Low Cut SH??SI
On our front gounter we have placed about two hundred
pair of $8.00 and 33.60 Trousers, Those are the Trousers wo
have been selling all the season at tjieeo prices. For quick
riddance we have priced them $1.95. If yon want a pair of I
Trousers this is your chance.
..^pr entire line of T* apiece Suits have orders to get out.
At their former prices they were considered excellent values;
At the Out P^oes we place on them they certainly are ex
18,00 Two-Hece Su|(;s reduced to ?4,50
7.50 u " " 5.75
10,00 " ? ? 7,50 \
LOW ?OT SHOES;Jt?b?O?b.
$2.00Xow Cfut Shoes now S?.65
2.50 " " M " 1,95
3.00 " " Si ? 2.35
3.5? " " " ?
The cuts on the above GoodB are deep, but they ^??e?:.??^
nine reductions. Ko fake business here,
AAA AA'A?A'AA'AA'A.A A lt>"'-*-'f ^ if? rfti fri HT . :
We have just received nearly a solid train load of -fr:
By buying a large shipment we got it at a reasons* >
bl? psi??, and w? ?re to Sell it very cheap. Come to ?
see us and see how cheap we can sell you what #on:
want,-... " >
: ; . PEOPLE? FUBMiTUilE CO. f
tgtff? ??.?i Stack of Ladies9' Vests at th^ following Spe?
siai Sale prices :
Ono lot Ladies* Fine Vsrts, regular 10o_.. Special 8c.
Wno lot Indies' Fancy (ind Colored Vests ^ga?ar 15c. ?Special 10c.
Ono lot Ladies- Ribbed V<st35 regular loo...?..,.... .Special 12c.
, pno icl'?^esVM?W(msd Vests, regula? 25c...... ? .Special 20c.
Oao lo* La-lee1 Athletic QKic&s,'-regular 25c,..Special 20?.
Ono lot U??im* S?k Lu^re Ve?is, regalar 60e...._Special 33c?
Considering quality yo** will find these to be exceptional
^elt:^ fc? st t??6^gmar price tJb?y fir^ ihs j?sst ( s ba
Eemember tft^pedal Salo,
C^^rs reeelv^? prompt attention;
- Good raina have fallen^ io nearly
every seotion of the Stat j the ' past
- A hotel in Florence was quaran
tined on account of smallpox lait
- Tho State says there are rewards
offered to the amount of SL500 in South
Carolina for escaped orimlnals.
- The first bale of now cotton re
ported from this State waa shipped
on Wednesday, 12th inst., from Barn
berg to Augusta, and sold for 20 couta
a pound. *
- It is reported from Spartanburg
iliac President H. N. Snyder, of Wofr
ford collegs, has been offered the
8residency or the University of North
- A bolt of lightning struek tho
barn of Mrs. L. JD, Childs, on her
plantation south of Columbia, and sot
it on fre, destroying 2,000 bale* bf
hay -and other property, valued at
- Andrew Carnegie is going to give
Spartanburg a $15,000 library. The
oiiy has complied with the conditions
-to furnish tho site for the building
and to pay annually $1,500 for main*
taming the library.
- The State Agricultural and Me
chanical Sooiety ox South Carolina is
the only organization of its kind in this
State, therefore, let us all determine
now to moke the next Stato Fab a sue
co sa in every department. K
- A negro who was working at the
quarry threo miles above Trenton was
run over, by an engine last week and
was so ont up that one leg had to bo
amputated. Death soon followed;
He was asleep on the: railroad switch.
Two white men have. been cori?
vioted in Pickens county bf. stealing
chiokens. When white men under
take to Usurp this particular industry
from Coffee, they deserve to have the
extreme penalty of the law put og
- Mrs, Daniel Iriok, cf EiloreO,
Ora?geburg County, gavo birth-; tu
three daughters, weighing 4i, 4 and 3
pounds caoh. The babies are fully
developed, bright, healthy looking
little fellows. The mother and chil
dren are all doing weir.. \ m? I
- Thero was a fight at a ball game
at Richland, Oconee county, on Satur
day, 8th inst., between Richland and
Walhalla teams. Roy Morgan the
Walhalla pitoher, shot J. B. MolVa
h?n, a spectator, in the leg and Mo-'
Mahan out Morgan <?ith a knife. The
row occurred over some dispute About,
a plo-/ *
--. %o Odd Fellows of South Caro
lina; are determined to establish en
orphan's home ?in this State. The
grand lodge nV?t in Columbia last May
and that body wes very enthusiastic
over the idea. The grand master ap
pointed a committee to select a site
and proceed with full power to act.
- Four children were burned to
death Sunday night st Welford. They
had been left alone in the house while
their parents attended church services
about ft milo away. During their ab
tho fire occurred, but it is not j
known how it - started. The oldest
child, a boy of 10 years, jumped from
a windo w sud waa saved.
v --Last Wednesday in Charleston
Chas. C. Tylee and Miss S. Malone
were married. After the wedding
they repaired to'their future home,
and as the bride passed ia through the
front dcor of the house, she hada
hemorrige.of the lungs and swooned
in the arms of her huebapd. In a
short time she was dead.
- Sarah Polite, colored, and two
children were killed by lightning last
Thursday night at Brogdens, in Sum
ter county. The woman was in the
i act of closing a window when killed:
Tho infant in her arms was knooked
across tho room and.aoriously injured,
but ?B alive today. The other two
children were on tho opposite side of
tho room. \
^- The County Commissioners of
Ooonee and Piofcens counties let the
contract to build the Lawrence and
Old JPickcns bridgcB over Kcowce river
list Saturday. Tho contracts were
awarded tt? Geo. H. Crafts & Co., of
Atlanta, Ga., for $7,080.. Tho cost of
the two bridges ss to be divided equally
between tho two. counties. : The
bridges ere to be of iron;
- There aro no more large traots of
land in possession ,of the State, the
sale of 30.000 acres io Georgetown re
cently being tho last. There are a
countless number of omall tracts rang
ing from ten to two hundred acres,
however, about ^hich tho State land
agent is constantly recaivihg inqui
res. Some of this is quite desirable
andi? a short time more of it will be
disposed nf by the State.
- Jerome ^tark, of Columbia, &
lineman in tho smpioy of the Bell Tel
ephone Compauy, working in Charles
ton, carno in contact with a live wire
Thursday afternoon while afc work on '*
a pole and fell t. distance of 60 feet
to the pavement. Fortunately hi?
fall was broken by coming down upon
a fellow workman and ho suffered no
serious bodily injury. His ?gut
hend was hz??y burned by tu* Wirey> i
- Up to th? let of August there
has been collected by the State Treas*
urer $90,903.65 on account of the for- ,
tiliser inspection tax. The law ra* ?
qia?res that an inspection tax of ??SR' ,
cents per ton shall be paid for fer ti- j
Haere offered for sale in this State. ?
This entire tax is held in the treasury
aubjeot to tho order of tho ,bo*r4 Af .'.
trust?es of Clemson Col??ge. The sale .
of fertilizers ttis year has been great- ]
er vhan in a number of years and be- H
foro tho *md of the year tt?s Hource of <
iDoomf/iwill ?ive Olombon College over .
- The govemniout crop report in
dicates much improved condition of I
- No iv York is goiog to make a
cheese that will weigh two tone and
will likely exhibit it at the St. Louis
- ? madman at Winfield, Kan.,
fired iato a crowd of 5,000 people,
killing three people and seriously in
juring many others.
-The yellow fever epidemic in
Mexico ia being closely guarded by
United States authorities, to prevent
it from entering this country.
- Sol Benje and wife of Winston
! Salem. N. G., have been arrested on
j the charge of murdering their own
daughter more tba? a year ago.
? - Albert W. Deibel, tellor of the
City National bank of Canton, O., has
been arrested on the charge of em
bezzling $22,000 of the bank's money.
- Tho Mexican ootton boll weevil
has crossed tho -Mississippi river
and has appeared in the government
experiment station near New Orleans.
- The l?gislature of Georgia-has
enacted a law permitting counties to
use their convicts under sentenoe of
five years and less for working high
'-- It ia said if Tammany be suc
cessful in the city elections in New
York that organisation will declare
for Grover Cleveland for the presi
- The records show that the trade
between this country and Russia, has
been.larger duri cg the year just end
ed thin it has for the past twenty
- The Weat Indian storm was more,
destructive to life and property than
at first supposed. Fifty person: were
killed and the property loss is placed
- By shutting down the cptton
mills at Fail Ri ver,-Mass., 7,500 hands
are idle. Sixteen milla* are affected.
They are not expected to start up till
the new crop goes into marget.
- The Bulgarian insurgents have
begun their bloody work. They at
tacked and captured the Turkish vil
lage of Benattf, killing all of the in
habitants pf the place exoept two. .
- Kay Wood, colored, shot James
Sanders, white, in Indianapolis, Ind.,
ou Wednesday in a discussion of how
much education a negro ought to have.
A mob pursued Wood and shot him.
- Dr. Sities, the discoverer of the
parasite that is said to destroy tho
mosquito, is busily engaged in breed
ing them in large numbers with a view
to turning them loose on the mos
..- An attempt was made at Hills
boro, Ohio, to lynch Maynard Hud
son, colored, for assaulting a 12-year
old white girl. The mob broke into
the jail, but thi: negro had been spirit
- A ?sob dynamited a negro's
house in Oklahoma City, Okh, on
Thursday. The whites in a certain
section of the'city have ordered the
negroes to leave, and a race war is
-- It is said that experiments with
X-rays have nearly cost Mr. Edison
his eyesight. His assistant, Charles
Dally, has l?st One of his arms, and it
is possible that the other will also have
- A pretty young woman was ar-*
Tested at Bristol, Tenn., on Monday
charged with robbing guest? at various
hotels. She had several sums of mon
ey when arrested and some checks
payable to other persons.
- Pittsburg. Pa., claims to be the
home of the champion chioken thief
of the United States, in the person
of Henry Vaunt, colored. Vaunt
confesses to having stolen for 10,000
to 13,000 chickens in the'psst five
- In Macon, Ga., hut week the re
corder sent a white woman anda negro
woman to the Bibb oounty ehaingang
for a term of four months for getting
drunk. They got drunk together and
were Hud culled together [when sent
put to work.
- Willard S. Allon, of Boston,
treasurer of the Preachers' Aid so
ciety of the New England Methodist
conference, after fleeing to Canada
wrote back on Wednesday a confession
that he was a defaulter to the amonnt
of more than $80,000 of the society's
- Astonishment prevailed in Ashe
ville,. N. C., railroad eirolea when it
became known Monday that O. D.
G?iro had been arrested on the oharge
of embezzlement. Guire held the posi
tion of yardmaster with the Southern
Ballway Company an. a warrant which
waa served during thc forenoon char
ges him with having embezslsd $1,000
by reporting overtime on the wages
of the large number of men employed
under Mm and putting the balance in
- Twenty years sg(? tba houso of
25TS. Luci ?da Johnson, near Buek
Shoals. Yndkin county, N. C., was
entered in the day time while th
family waa away from home sud rob
bed of a lot of bacon, meal and other
things. Suspieion rested upon one
Tam Coply and a search for the stolen
articles revealed them in his posses
sion: He was tried in Ysdkin Supe
rior Cf urt. convicted and sentence* to
10 yea? iu tho .penitentiary. After
Boraig two years of his sentence he i
made h*,s escapo and for 18 years he
has beet* hiding and. dodging from i
place tc place. Lest week George and \
rom Marshall captured him and oar- i
ried h:sn back to K??cigu, whore he i
wll serve the. remainder of his term. 3
Splendid Talk Delivered: at the Farmer's
Clemson College, August 13.-At
the afternoon meeting of tho instituto
Ooh M. V. Richards, in an extempora
neous address spoke of the wonderful
development, made in the State of
South Carolina, ?long agricultural and
Col. Richards e'atod that the cen
sus shows the increase of ospital in
vested ic enterprises in the South to
be 348 per cent, while in the United
States the i uereaso was only 253 per
cent; that the increase in the value of
produots of the faolories in the South
from 1880 to 1900 was 220 per cent,
and in the United States 142 per oent;
that ia 1880 there were 161 cotton milla
in the South with 561,360 spindles, ic
1802 there were 570 cotton mills, with
6,480,974 spindles. Speaking of the
development of tho territory tributary
to the line of tho Southern Ballway he
stated that during the year 1902 there
were constructed on the Southern Bail
way 33 cotton mills with 15,266 looms,
543,000 spindles, and in 1900 there
were 19,000,000 spindles. During th?
year 1902 there were located tributar]
to the line- of the * Southern ' Bailwa;
663 factories having a capital of $19,
000,000/ Speaking of the railroad de
velopment of the South he showac
that tho railroads io 1860 in th?
United States had a traokage of 30,
000 miles while in 1900 the roads ii
! the South alone had a traokage of 55,
In speaking of the resources cf th;
South and the question of emigratioi
; thereto he showed that the South ii
thirty-fivo ytars bad developed fros
: bankruptcy to affluence. As late ai
11880 there was considerable dis o alis
faction in the South, little cfevelop
ment of the farms, and the towns wer
backward; that at that time emigra
tion was going out of the South am
helping to build up the North an?
Col. Richards urged that the farm
era, business and professional men o
South Carolina take a personal an
aptlye interest in the question o? d<
velopment of the oounty roads of the!
State, and spoke of the interest toan:
fested throughout the South in thl
Ho advised that the owners of fatg
farms favorably consider subdividin
them into praotioal sizo plaoes, an
selling them to Northern farmers wfa
were anxious to find homes in tbi
The speaker urged that more intel
est be taken in the farther develo]
ment of the schools of South Carolin!
that every citizen sboiwld give to Clon
son College his fullest! co-operatic
and support;'aod should see that tl
State legislature increased, rather tba
decreased its present expenditure
along this line; that this work is in
portant to the State in many partioi
lars, and this institution should 1
made one of the strongest agricultor
colleges in the United States. M
Richards stated that ho expected ax
hoped to see the time when this cc
lege should have au enrollment of 3,0(
-students, and South Carolina a pop
lation of three million.
Coi. Riohards impressed upon h
audienoe the fact that he was a stroi
believer in and supporter of the loo
real estate agent, and advised tl
members of the institute to give the
their moral' and financial support h
Reving that such support would x
dound to the benefit of the com mu
i ty i n whioh they are located.
losco Bustle Wit'a $7,000.
St. Paul, Minn., August 12.--Mi
A. Yan Clerke, of Shawnee, Kan., x
ported to the depot'authorities to-di
that she had lost a bustle oontainii
67,000, while en route to St. Paul <
a Book leland train. Mrs. Van Clerk
who is well advanced in years, stat?
that she' feared to leave her money
a hank and thought that it would
safe if she sewed it in her bustl
This she did. and' thea started on
journey to Piers, Minn., to visit h
When within thirty miles of ?
Paul, Mrs. Van Clerke says, she le
her berth to finish dressing. Short
afterward she missed the velaat
piece Of person*! apparel and beliov
it fell from the train. Asearohi
party bas been sen t out.
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A Fame? Made Blind.
Valdoata, Ga., Aug. 14.-News w
received here last evening of a cuno
freak of the lightning in Ech?la. D
ring a thunderstorm a bolt struck tl
rods on tho home Of Samuel Lights?
a well-to-do farmer. He was stan
ing in his door ai the time watehit
the storm and was knocked senselei
He lat?* ratcheted, but has bees <
most totally blind since then.
His wife and son were taking an t
ternoon nap and were not harmed
the least. The lightning rot s wc
melted in several ?laces. It \* fear
that Lightsey's eyesight will be pi
The Biggest) [Spring Trade of
Satisfied customers is the secret of it.
More than the worth of your dollar or your dollar back.
We are making a specialty of
Ladies9 Black Dress Goods
This Spring, and my ! the quantities we are selling. WHY t
Because we are fixed on them. Selling price given at the
Store and not in the papers, as lt would take too much timo
and space to list them all.
And see how much CHEAPER we are than others.
To look at our BL AOS GOODS means yon will buy.
Watch this space.
Good things to tell you from time to time.
Yours to please,
TO OUR CUSTOMERS :
WE need no introduction. Our name is known all over A?deison and
adjoining Counties-it 1B the synonym of succors.
People who know us from the, time we were mere toddlers in thia business
of giving MORE GOODS FOR LESS MONEY, will tell you that wo
are the PEERS in our line.
In proof of this fact our business has grown to be so large that wo aro
compelled to have more room. Weare pleased to announce to cur many
friends and customers that on September lat we will alco occupy the Store
Boom adjoining our present quarters. This adjoining room will be our-*
Dry Goods* Shoo and Notion Department.
Onr present room will be our
% Woodenware, Crockery*
Glassware and Stove Department?
YOU please let the columns of The Anderson Intelligencer^
Daily Mail be your shopping guide, and you won't be fa?
Don't forget after Sept. 1st Two Stores down nest to the
Post Office. :
Yodase invited. * ? .. s;;r,'*
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Yours always truly,
JOHN A. AUSTIN,
The Sc. an? 10c. STOEE?
The Man down next to the PostofflLce that sells the Best. \
"arv ?n% -Two Stores down nest to Post Ouloe after Sep- \
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