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Swell Dress Goods,
Select Dress Patterns,
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Fancy Silks and Satins,
Swell Coats and Jackets,
^Ladies', Misses' and Children's?
Coats and Jackets,
The largest and best selected line in the city to select irom.
dan fit men. women and children.
Our Rug Department is Complete.
Beautiful Bugs of various sizes and kinds.
Prices thal; are reasonable. /
We invite especial attention to our Table Damask, Dol
leys. Napkins, Towels, Etc.
Linens are much appreciated for Christmas.
Our Blankets, White Quilts and Colored Comforts have
attracted considerable notice.
We are showing handsome Mattings.
Good values in Ingrain Carpets. .
All Wool Ingrain Carpets in Remnants at 35c.
Slipper Soles and Wools,
House and Bed Boom Slippers,
For men and Women.
For mou, women and children.
Trunks, Dress Suit Cases,
Satchels, Hand Bags,
Christmas Ribbons, Etc. \
In a varied jtock like ours you can find something suita
Me for Mends as well as immediate members of the family.
Will find in our Wholesale Department many things to
interest them. We wish to make the nexjb few days record
breakers in our Store.
We want to reduce stock preparatory to stock-taking |
immediately after the holidays.
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Everybody cordially invited to pay our store a visit
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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23. 1903.
THE COTTON MABKET.
Mrs. M. W. Gantt ia visiting in Ab
H. ?. Orr, of Atlanta, is visiting in
Mrs. Bettie Mooro is visiting relatives
J/iss Mary Major, of Spar tanbury, is
in the ci ?y visiting-.
A merry Christmas to all the readers
of The Intelligencer !
W. S. Prior, of Birmingham, Ala.,
is visiting relatives in the city.
Bad colds and soro throats are tho
general complaints in this section now.
Mis. A. H. Osborne is in Savannah
on a visit to her daughter, Mrs. Blan
Eggs aro selling at 30 cents a dozen,
the highest prico ever known in this
Egg-nog is going to be a raro luxury
the coming Christmas. There are no
If a cold winter is a sign o? a good
crop year 1904 ought to be a record
Misa Eileen Jones is at home from
Randolph-Macon College for the holi
John M. Flynn, of Spartanburg, is
in the city visiting relatives and old
J/iss Bessie Norris, of Cateeche, has
been spending a few days with Mrs. J.
F. E. Harrison, of Landrum, who
formerly lived here, is visiting rela
tives in tho city.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Atkinson have
returned to the city from their bridal
trfn to the North.
Fant Bros., the hide, beeswax, etc.
dealers, have moved to near freight
depot, C. & G.
Remember, all places of business in
An coon will be cloacd next Friday
A number of our farmers are still
holding como of their cotton for a
Gen. Thoa. C. Carwile, a prominent
citizen of Edgetleld, spent a day in the
city lest week.
The city schools close today until
January 4th on account of tho Christ
Theo Fant, who is a student at the
Charleston College of Pharmacy, is at
borne for the holidays.
Mrs. Wra. Bonham and little son, of
Columbia, aro iu the city visiting the
family of Gen. M. L. Bonham.
Miss Minta Preosley, of Septos, who
is attending Bailey Institute in Edge
field, is at home for the holidays.
The merchants of Belton will close
their ?tores next Friday and Saturday
on account of the Christmas holidays.
The very air is filled with the orango
blossom perfume. We know of three
or four couples to be shortly married.
Misses .Lois. Eunice and Mattie Hill
aro at home from the College for Wo
men, of Baltimore, to opond tho holi
A. W. Anderson, general superinten
dent of the Charleston and Western
Carolina Railway, was in the city last
Hon. A. H. Dean, one of Greenville'a
most popular and prominent citizens,
spent a day cr two in Anderson last
Our clever townsman, David 8.
Vandiver, bas purchased the R. E.
Belcher house and lot cn Sooth Me
A few days ago J.H. Gray, of Hall
Township, was the recipient of a fine
quilt, presented by the ladies of He
bron Church and vicinity through Mrs.
J. L. Gable.
A. H. Porter, chief . engineer of the
C. & W. C. Railway,' was lb the city
last week. His visit was in reference
to the new freight depot on Whitner
street? the erection if which will soon
be commenced. ?.
A close observer of the weather says
that there has been less rain in this
section during the past six months
than Was ever seen harp bofore in the
same length of time. Perhaps it will
make np for lost time during . the next
two months. . - -
It should be arranged somehow so.
as the young ladies who are employed
in the telephone office could have a
holiday on Christmas day. It would
not hurt the patrons of thc telephone
exchange to refrain from using their
phones for one day, so as these faith
ful employes could enjoy the festivi
ties of tho season with the balance of
The Sunday School of ? bury
Church io Con tor ville Township, will
have a Christmas Tree nt tho Church
next Friday afternoon at 8 o'clock.
The friends of tho ??hool are cordially
Wited to attona, And those who de-?
sire to pta; anything'On the Tree arc
requested to send it in before that
The Greenville News of the 16th inst.
?aye: "Supervisor Speegje returned
yesterday from a tout bf inspection of
the Hoe bridges between Greenville
and Anderson Conn ties. He was ac
companied by Scpervieor Vandiver, of
Andersen County. While at Pelter
yesterday the twd supervisors awarded
I the contract to repaint and refloor the
j line bridge at Pelter to Contractor C.
\ Cal ho ut?, of this city."
You have only ono moro week in
which to pay your State nnd County
taxes without tho penalty.
There has been a big increase in tho
city mails lately. Many Christmas
packages are coming and going.
Miss Claire Brown, who is engaged
in teaching at Kershaw, is spending
Christmas in the city with relatives.
Mies Mary Boyd will tonight, give
her pnpila a Christmas tree at Smith's
Chapel, of which school sho is tho
T. H. Hussell, Jr., commandant of
cadets nt tho Horner Military Institute
in North Cnrolinn, is spending Christ
mas at homo.
Miss Mary Chapman who is teaching
at Mooro'?, in Spartanburg County, ie
spending tho holiday season at home
with her parents.
Christmas will lind many happy
homes, but at tho home of tho drunk
ard there will only ho anxiety, trouble
and possibly real distress.
' Hon. Georgo E. Trinco and family
attended the celebration of the golder
wedding of Dr. and Mrs. S. Landor al
Willianiaton on donday.
Kev, H. li. Murchison will be out ol
tho city next Sunday, and will, there
fore, not hold his uaual service at Kial
Kock Church that afternoon.
A number of young Indies and younj
gentlemen who are attending Collegt
at different places havo come homo tt
spend the Christmas holidays.
Tho Sunday Schools of tho Metho
dist and Baptist Churches at the An
derron Cotton Mills will each havo i
Christmas Tree on Christmas day.
luisa Emma White, ono of the popu
lar teachers in Spartanburg gradee
schools, is in tho city spending tin
holidays with friends and relatives.
The oldest inhabitant; never saw ai
many snowy dayn as we have hat
from November 15 to date. A fov
flakes fell on five or six different days
E. Smith, of Lowndesville, was ii
the city .Monday and gave HR n pleas
ant call. He was on his way to Bolton
where he will make his home nex
The Baptist Sunday School at th
Orr Mills will have a Christmas Tre
tomorrow evening at 7 o'clock. Th
friends of the school are invited to at
The Central Presbyterian Chore
Sunday School will have a Christina
Tree this afternoon at 5 o'clock. Th
friends of tho school are invited to at
Rev. H. K, Murchison, with hi
family, will spend tho holidsy? wit
relatives at Johnston, and there wi
he no services at his church during hi
Like all other business houses i
Anderson, The Intelligencer ofllce wi
he closed next Friday and Saturday i
order to give the printers a little rei
We have received many invitatioi
from kind friends to visit them an
partake of their Christmas feasts/ai
we regret exceedingly that we cann*
except all of them.
Mr, John L. Arnold, one of onr got
old citizens, has been confined to h
room for the post few days with i
attack of heart trouble. We join li
many friends in wishing him a apee<
Married, on Sunday, December 1
1908, by L. N. Martin, magistrate,
! the residence of the bride's fattie
Richard Hinton, Mr. Calvin G. M
Donald and M?BB Rosa Hinton, both
Rev. W. M. Meade, rector of Gra
Episcopal Church, will conduct
Christmas service in ?be city haii .
Friday morning at 11:80 o'clock. TJ
friendo of the congregation aro in vit
to attend the services.
i Married, ? a Sunday, December !
1008, by L. N. Martin, magistrate,
the residence of the bride'o father,
J. A. Robinson, Mr. Robert N. Ban
ter and Miss Corrie A. Robinson, bc
of Anderson County.
Miss May Thompson, of Anders?
arrived in the city Monday and will
the guest of Mrs. Ward Thompson.
some time. Miss Thompson is retui
i lng from an extended visit to relatif
? in Florida.-Abbeville Press and Bf
Nearly every paper now contains i
tices of women and children burni
to death SB the result of their clotl
catching tire while they stand in fri
\ of grates or Uro places. Every ho
should bo well provided with i
i Everybody is anticipating a gr
Christmas and we trust that so i
will be disappointed. Let the old t
the young and the rich and the p
prepare to enjoy the holiday seas
However, let it be enjoyed prope
Not in drunken debauchery, bu
making tho hearts of others glad.
. That clever and popular cith
John D. Alewine, of Martin To*
.hip, baa gone to Little Rock, A
where he will spend several wc
with his brother, Michael Alow
?rho he has not seen in about thii
four years. We join bis many fr?e
in winning him a pleasant trip ar
?stfe return horne.
Tho following officers have I
elected to serve Chi quoi a Lodge,
8SI, Knights of Pythias, the ensi
year: Chancellor Commander, <
honn Harris, Vice. Chancellor, A.
1 Dagnall; Prelate, T. B. Lump
Master of Work, W. R. Matti
Keeper?' of. Records and Seal, K
Chapman; Master of Finance, T
Cray ton; Master of Exchequer, W
Osborne; Master of Arms,. Arch!
Todd; Inner Guard, W. L. Ts H
Oater Guard, F. H. Shirley; mar
BoardI of 'Trust?e:,, G. E. Prince.
We hopo all the little folks will bo j
so good Unit Santa Claus will not fail
to remember each and ovo. nc.
Kev. and Mrs. O. J. Copeland, of
Waynesboro, Ga., were in tho city Inst
week. They left on Friday for Duo
West, tho former home of Mrs. Cope
?Jerry Wilson, Joo McKinney, Alfred
N. Fortune and J, D. Laity, of Bir
mingham, Ala., aro in Anderson, their
old homo, to spend tho Christmas holi
Mrs. H. L. Adams, of Charlotte, N.
C., is in tho city visitiug her mother,
Mrs. A. S. .Stephens. Her visit ib a
source of much pleasure to her many
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Giliner announce
tito engagement of their daughter,
Martha Ditmer, to Mr. T. B. Lump- |
kin. Tho marriage will take place on I
Tuesday evening, January 5th, at their
residence in this city.
Mnrried, on Thursday eveuing, Dec.
17, 100:1, at the residence of tho bride's
father, W. J. Stevenson, in Vareunea
Township, by Row 0. J. Copeland,
Mr. Oscar McCown and Miss N. E.
Stevenson, both of Anderson County.
Tho friends of tho Thorn well Orphan
age, through that prince of clever fel
lows, Thomas A. Rntlifte, shipped a
largo box of useful articles to Kev. W.
P. Jacob?, D. D., as a Christians Otter
ing to tho inmates of that institution.
Captain and Mrs. T. Q. Donaldson
were the guests of Mrs. J. M. Patrick
for a fow days last week. Captain
Donaldson was at ono timo command
ant of cadets of tho old Patrick Mili
tary Institute, and is now stationed at
Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
Callie, a little daughtor of W. J.
Mitchell, died at tho home of her pa
rents at tho Orr Cotton Mill on Tues
day night, 15th inst., after s\ brief ill
ness with miningitis. On Wednesday
the remains were carried to First Creek
Church and interred.
Tho pension department is now en
gaged in Bending out tho largo supply
of blanks for the usc of tho pension
commissioners of 1004. The comptrol
ler general states that all persons who
wish blanks must apply to the com
missioner in their County, as they aro
not furnished direct from his office.
J. J. Giliner is the commissioner in
Dixie Chapter, Daughters of the
Confederacy, of this city, has issued
its second "Booklet," a copy of which
has been presented to us and for which
we return many thanks. Tho first
page contains a good picture of the
late Gen. Wade Hampton, and the
"Booklet" is full of interesting nnd
valuable historical reading matter.
Every person who can securo a copy
should parchase one and preserve it.
Tho following officers have been
elected by Hiram Lodge, No. 08, A. F.
M., to serve the ensuing year: Wor
shipful Master, E.W.Taylor; Senior
Warden, U. E. Seybt; Junior Warden,
D. S. Gray; Secretary, G. N. C. Bole
man; Treasurer, J. K. Hood; Senior
Deacon, W. H. Nardin, jr.; Junior
Deacon, Calhoun Harris; Tyler, J. J.
Dodd; Stewards, J. L. Gray and B. A.
Mrs. Evaline Gambrell, widow of
the late Enoch Gambrell, died sudden
ly last Friday afternoon at the home
of Mr. K. A. Coleman, where she was
spending the day. She was a most es
timable Christian lady, and had long
been a faithful member of the Broad
mouth Baptist Church. She was about
07 years old, and Bhe leaves ten chil
dren to mourn her loss. The funeral
services were held Saturday at Broad
mouth Church.-Honea Path Chroni
At a called meeting of the South
Carolina Presbytery beld on the city
last week, the pastoral relation exist
ing between Rev. F. H. Wardlaw and
the Piedmont and Slabtown Churches
was dissolved. Mr. Wardlaw was
elected at the meeting of Synod'.in
October aa superintendent of home
missions for Sonth Carolina, and will
enter upon his new work the first o?
next year. He is an able, energetic
and consecrated man, and his Churches
regret to give him np.
Burning Bnsh Chapter, B. A. M.,
has elected the following officers to
serve the ensuing year: High Priest,
J. K. Hood; King, M. M. M at tison;
Scribe, B. E. Ligon; Captain of the
Host, J. P. Dackett; Principal Sojourn
er, J. L. Gray; Boyal Arch Captain, C.
J. Brock; Master First Veil, J. L.
Farmer; Master Second Veil, D. S.
Gray; Master Third Veil, T. B, Lump
kin; Treasurer, A. M. Sharpe; Secre
tary, J. C. Watkins; Sentinel, J. J.
Rev. S. B. Harper, who succeeds
Rev. M. L. Banks at Duncans and
East Spartanburg, is a young man who
has many frionds and admirers. Ho is
an Anderson boy. - The last two years
he spent in the ?fontana Methodist
Conference, having been transferred
from the Conference of this State,
He found after two years service in
the West that he preferred his native
State and secured are-transfer. This
is bis first charge since returning.
- About the time a man learns how
to save his money ho hasn't noy more,
- The safest way for a girl to keep
a man from kissing her on the baok of
the nook is for her to face him when
he does it.
- It makes a woman ditsy with pride
to think how her boy would stand in
sohool if his teacher were not preja
dioed against him.
- It tiekles a woman to death to
plan, if aha had an income of $20,000
a year, how much good ahe oonld do
with the $100 of it which abe eonld
not spend for cloth??.
For many are to be found at
Look over this List :
Sox, both Plain and Fancy,
Suspenders 25c and up,
Silk Handkerchiefs, Plain and Fancy,
Gloves, all kinds,
Sweaters for the little fellow
Collars and Cuffs,?
?scotts, Bows, &c.
Hats and Caps,
Hand Bags, &c.
And Odd Trousers.
Bath Robes, Smoking Jackett
And Night Bobos.
B. Hall Go.
Xmas Gilts ol Quality
XMAS joys are doubled by the giving and receiving of Gifts* that are?
USEFUL. We have Gift Goods here at are temptingly LOW PRICES.
Gin- Rifles and Air Rifles,
Po- 0*4 Pocket Knives, Razors,
Carving Sets, Scissors and Table 3ntlery.
_ LOADED SHELLS.
The kind the sportsmen want, as shown by the fact that we have dis
posed of two solid Car Loads of these Goods, and have just feceived omt
thirrt full Car Lead. e
G-TJ3STS, Q-TJISrS, G-TJNS.
A large stock of carefully selected Guns at lowest prices at which Gauss,
of similar grade have ever been eold.
Sullivan Hardware Coi
"Soot Cash" Tobacc
IP YOU WANT THE BEST.
TAGS worth a half cent leach.
All Grocery StoresSseU and recommend it to their trotte?
as the best? cleanest and purest Tobacco on the market.
Try it and yon will have no other.
DEXTER GROCERY COMPANY,
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