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TO THE PEOPLE
Who have contributed to the success and upbuilding of
our business during past years we wish to extend our sin
And while we are grateful for all past favors, allow us to
say that we shall continue to keep our Stock up to the stan*
dard, and through honest and fair business methods we shall
strive to merit the confidence of- *
THE TRADING PUBLIC.
We ere now in the midst of our Annual Stock-Taking,
yet our Stock in every line is complete, and we will take
pleasure in serving you.
Come right along cr send us your order.
The outlook for 1904 is unusually bright, especially for
the Cotton Grower, consequently we will carry an unusually
well-assorted Stock of
Dry Goods, Groceries,
We are Agents for the
Anderson Phosphate and Oil
And wont lo figure with you on Fertilizers,
Now, at the close of 1903 we will say TO ALL WHO
OWE us that we will expect an early settlement. All Ac
counts made during 1903 are now due. Please oblige us by
Hoping that all have had a Merry Christmas, and wish
ing all a happy and prosperous New Tear, we are
OSBORNE k PEARSON.
, Shoes, Hats,
-A-ncL T^nrnisJaings !
6JQ0 and 6.50
7,50 and 8.00
l?iOO and2000 "
?Q*?^ va?ues abo**
*tjpdte? from a Fauscry that was over-oiooked oe this dapa of Gooda.
Bfr Da?tug CASH ho bought thia lot at Fifty Conto CJD ?X? Mles^aod
^ jpo^tv i^ oox automats tho bcaefU oTtf& dssJ.
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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 30. 1903.
THE COTTOH MABKET.
Miss Lida Keith is visiting friends in
FuT?i?n Di TT cr, o? Augusta, is in
Juniua F. Browne spent Christinas
in Toccoa, (?a.
Frank Fearson, of Oreen ville, spent
A Happy New Year tc all the readers
of The Intelligencer !
Rhett Parker, of Greenwood, ?pent
Chrietmas in the city.
Mies Mary Thompson ie visiting her
brother in Abbeville.
Mrs. ?. M. Rocker, Jr., is visiting
relatives in Columbia.
Mrs. W. W. Russell and daughters
are visiting in Clinton.
The real Christmas aftermath comes
with the January bills.
B. F. Martin, ?sq., has returned
from a brief trip to Atlanta.
isaac A, Weil, of Plymouth, Va., is
visiting his brother, J. U. Weil.
Rev. W. T. Duncan, of Rock Hill, is
visiting relatives in the County. '
C. E.. Tribble spent Christmas in
Elberton and Atlanta with friends.
B. F. Duncan, of Texas, is visiting
relatives in this, his native County.
T. B. Earle and W. B. King aro in
Georgetown for a few days hunting.
Mrs. Clarence Osborne is in Savan
nah on a visit to Mrs. J. C. Stribling,
Mrs. B. F. Kramer, of Charleston, is
visiting her daughter, Mrs. Swain Gu
Jfiss Znla Brock and Mr. Robert
Brock are spending the week in Due
Santa Claus has come and gone, but
it is rumored he has left a let cf unpaid
Mrs. Ottie Hill and children have
been visiting relatives; ini Lowndes
Royal Sanders, of Greenville, is in
the city visiting his sister, Mrs. T. L.
Tomorrow is the last day for paying
State and Connty taxes without the
We hope that Santa Claus visited
every boy and girl who reads the In
J. G. Zink, of Mathewson, Okla.,
is in the city visiting his sister, Mrs.
A. L. Caudle.
Misa Louise Barber, of Williamston
Collf s-?, Bpent the holidays .with Mrs.
E. C. Linley.
Mr. and Mrs. John C. Lumsden, of
Birmingham, Ala., are visiting rela
tives in the city.
Colonel M. P. Tribble came up from
?jolosabis and spent the holidays st
! home with his family.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Cummings have
6one to Belton, which will Be their
ome after thisgtlme.
The annual meeting of ho Board of
County Commissioners will be held
j on Thursday, Jan. 7th.
Rodgers Keese, who is now located
in Atlanta, ia spending the holidays at
home with his mother.
If yon have determined to ?make
some new year resolutions, make good
ones and stick to them.
Mr. and Mn. E. W. Brown, accom
panied by their children, are spending
a few days in Orangeburg.
Dr. H. A. Ligon and family, of Spar
tanburg, have been, spending a few
days in the city with relatives.
If yon were born on February 29th,
1806, you will be eight years old when
you celebrate your first birthday.
Our yonng friend and former em
nlovee. Forest Fant, of Charlotte. N.
"J.,"is in the city Visiting his parents.
Miss Flora Chapman of the Salis
bury, N. C., city ?cnoolc, is spending
the holidays at home with her parents.
Miss Nelle Cochran is down from
Anderson enjoying the heydays with
her homo people.-Abb ovillo Medium.,
. E. E. Child and wife, of Greenwood,
have been spending a few days in the
city with Rev. R. A. Child and family.
Next Monday is Salesday. It being
tho first in the new year a large crowd
from the country will no doubt visit
Miss Nellie Browne, of Anderson, is
i spending awhile with her brother. Mr.
H. E. Browne, and family.-Union
Now is a good time to set out shade
trees. Secure a few and place theta
on your premises. It will prove a good
While most of the cotton crop has
been ginned and sold, occasionally we
see a few wagon leads of seed cotton
going to the ginneries.
Mr. Easton Glenn and Miss Lucinda
Caldwell wore married last Tuesday
by Rev. W. W. Leathers at the homo
or the bride's father in the County.
John T. West, of Belton, Aaa been
appointed special agent to collect gin*
nlng statistics In the cens?a depart
ment. He succeeds J. W. Bowden.
Catholics of the United States can
eat meat next Friday, jost aa they did
last Friday. The pope baa granted
a general exemption for New Year's
Meet Auditor BolCman on Lia ap
J. H. Kessler and Miss Lida Greer
were married on last Wednesday by
Rev. W. B. Hawkins at his residence
in the city ? A reception was tendered
the yonng couple after thc ceremony
at the home of the bnde'o father.
Mr. F. Di Floyd, of Obelika* Ala.,
one of the chief electricians of tba
General Electric Company. Schenecta
dy, N. Y" has arrived in the city and
will at once begin the placing down of
the necessary machinery in thc new
and they are alway? glad to have hira
The price of cotton seed has recent
ly advanced two or three dollars a
Mrs. N. A. McKoithan has returned
to her home at Georgetown after a
visit to relatives here.
Tho Belton High School, after a ten
day's holiday, Vvitl resume work next
Afonday, January 4th.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Grayton spent
the holidays with their son, Eogene
Crayton, of Charlotte.
The farmer who is getting 18 cents
for his cotton i? r?nfc nicely to regard it
aa an unlucky number.
W. M. Wilcox and family, of Elber
ton, Ga., have been spending tho past
week in the city with relatives.
Begin the New Year right by sub
scribing for The Intelligencer. Wo
desire to be of benefit to you during
There is nothing that a farmer has
on his farm, except his cats and dogs,
that will not bring a good price in tho
G. H. Waddill, publisher of tho
Spartanburg Herald and Southern
Christian Advocate, was in Anderson
Kev, B. H. Grier passed through tho
city on Monday irorh the lower part of
the County, where he lilied an appoint
ment on Sunday.
Berry A. Mauldiu, of Lokesburg,
Ark., is visiting relatives in this Coun
ty, his native home, after an absence
of about nine years.
Pre!. T. C. Walton nttended a moot
ing- of the association of educational
superintendents of this State in Co
One of the rooms in the City Hall
has been fitted up with beds and two
members ot each white lire company
sleeps there at night,
Married, on Thursday, December 24,
1008, by Kev. J. E. Spearman and at
his residence. Mr. Wm. Pruitt and
Miss Fannie Mauldin, both of Georgia.
Some of tho young ladies are talking
of getting up a big Leap Year ball in
February for the special benefit and
enjoyment of the old baohelore in An
Honea Path will hold its municipal
election on Tuesday, January 13th,
when an intendant and four wardens
will be elected to serve the next two
The board of trade of Newberry will
join with the commercial bodies of
Anderson, Columbia and Charleston in
the light for fair traffic rates over the
The Hook and Ladder Fire Company
will hold ita regular meeting next
Monday night at 8 o'clock sharp. Every
member should be present, as ousineaa
of importance will come before the
Married, on Sunday, December 37,
1003, at the home of the bride'a fatter,
J. B. Jfassey, by Kev. H. C. Martin,
Mr. Luther ??eiton and Miss Viola
Massey, both of the Six and Twenty
On Christmas night a dead tree in
the yard of James T. Pearson, on
Whitner street, caught lire, it is sup
posed, from fireworks. The firemen
were called out and soon extinguished
We have heard no complaint of
j small grain being killed by the con
LI???U colo, for the last six weeks.
The ground bas been so dry that the
freezes did not lift the sold and break
Married, on Wednesday, December
28, 1908. at the home of John Sea
wright, in CornerTownship, by Kev. J.
E. Spearman, Mr. Wm. Bichey, of
Abbeville County, and Miss Florence
Pruitt, of Georgia.
Several gentlemen from different
sections of tho country have recently
visited Anderson prospecting with a
view of locating *iere. We have room
for live, energetio men and will cor
dially welcome ail such.
The dispensary did an enormous
' buaineaa on the day preceding Christ
mas, the receipts being $2,427.05. The
sales for the aame day last year
amounted to abont $1,800, thia year's
sales showing an increase of $600.
Mrs. William Young, accompanied
by her two bright and interesting chil
dren, of Columbia, ia spending a few
days in the city visiting her slater.
Mrs. S. H. Pr?vost. Her' visit ia a
source of much pleasure to her many
If all the mon who are considering
the matter run for office in Anderson
County next year; it will be a lively
scramble. lt ia several months before
the campaign opens up, and still wc
hear on ali sides of men who are in the
hands of their friends.
We acknowledge the receipt of the
following invitation: "Mr. and Mrs.
Alva Curtis S cad day request the honoi
of your preaence at the marriage of
their daughter, Lucy Alva, to Mr.
Robert David Herbert on the evening
of January 12, 1904, at 7.80 o'clock,
Tulip Street Church, Nashville, Tenn.'
Our clever friend, J. Wesley Kohin
oor?, of Martin Township, waa in thc
city Monday and showed us a copy oi
the New York Herald of April 15. 1865,
which contained an account of the as
sagai nation of President Lincoln. He
found it a few daya ago among som?
old papers tbat he had stored awaj
years ago, r
W. G. Smith, who lives in the Leba
non section, had a narrow escape fron
a serious fire last Sunday night jua
after dark. He had a lot of seed cot
ton stored in an outhouse in his y arc
and in some way it caught fire, lt wai
soon discovered and by hard work tb?
flames were extinguished before mud
dam ago was done.
Last Thursday was an ideal day ii
Anderson. One of the largest crowd
that was ever here for business par
poses alone was in the city, and th
merchante and their force of clerk
were busy from early morning until ;
late hoar at night,. Everybody was!
a good humor and seemed to bav
plenty of money, which they spen
At a special meeting of Camp Stepb
en D. Lee Saturday morning an in vi
tation waa accepted to attend ? recerj
tiun to bo given on Friday af tomoo
S' M re. H. C. Webb at her reaidenoeii
o city. Mrs. Webb ia president?
tho K. E. Lee Chapter, Danghtere c
the Confederacy, and the veteran
are highly appreciative of the honor c
being entertained at her elegant hom?
Rev. D. W. Hiott has been calle
to the Picken s Church. The pasto:
At J. S. Thomas? resigned in order t
j give two Sundays to the Tayloi
Church. Bro. Hi?tt ia well known i
; Jr*icJcena and highly eateemed. It :
! irrobable that be will accent and mab
, ?ls home in the town of Piokena an
continue to preach to th? Church i
Liberty, Pisgah and the Second Churcl
I Eaaley.-Baptist Courier.
Wo learn that a number of farmer*
are still holding a few bales of cotton
tor a higher prico. Wo hope they will
get 15c a pound for it.
In ordering tho postoilico address of
your paper changed please do not fail
to give the uuuio of your old poetotlice
as well as the ono you want it changed
Wood and coal ia a big item in the
household expenses this winter. Luck
ily, however, a large fv.el bill generally
causes tho doctor's anr\ druggists bills
to ho smaller.
luuiiivu, XIII ouuui?^, jL/uL'uiiiuer at,
1003, at tho Methodist parsonage in
Starr, hy Kev. J. W. Bailey, Mr. Prue
Hickman and Mies lttio Harden, both
of Anderson County.
Tho difference between tho avorngo
boy and the average man is, the former
wants Christinas to como 865 days in
one year anti tho latter wants it to
come ono time iii 80S years.
Harnett Lodge, No. 100, A. P. M..
will meet at Piercetown next Saturday
afternoon at 2 o'clock. All tho mem
bers aro urged to attend, as tho meei-'
iug will bo an interesting and impor
Joseph M. Smith, of Garvin Town
ship, who has just returned from a
pleasant trip to Alabama, will in a tow
days move io this city, where ho has
accepted a position with W. L. Hus
Some folks say that tho first twolvo
days after Christmas indicate tho sort
of weather wo will have during the
uoxt twelvo months. If that bu true
wo will have lino weuther for tho next
Tho whiskey dispensary in this city
has been doing a big business for sev
oral wi KS, but the sales lust Thursday
broke the record tor onoduy. Un that
day $2,427.05 worth of "booze" passed
over tho counters.
Tho lire departmont was called out
on Thursday night by reason of G
small Uro thut started in the residence
of Mrs. J. E. Clurko on Ki ver street
The Are was promptly extinguished
beforo any damage was done.
Mr. and JUrs. R. C. Wilson, ol
Brushy Creek, uro spending Christ
mas holidays with their daughter,
Mrs. L. P. Ellison, in Birmingham
Ala. Wo join their many friends ii
wishing thom a pleasant visit and t
safe roiurn home.
Kev. Father Hughes,. who han beei
the pastor ot St. Joseph Catholic
Church in thia city for several years
hos been transferred to Charleston
He preached his last sermon here las
Sunday, and will enter upon his wort
in hiB new field at once.
Mr. W. B. Jones, a successful far
.uer of Brushy Creek Township, usual
ly makes a bale of cotton to the acre
This year he made only 12 bales on 1
acres, just 25 per cent off of his usua
crop. Bot the advance in price mad
up more than the loss in yield.-Eaale;
The two Lodges of the Red Men a
On ville and Millville met at tho An
demon Cotton illili last Saturday an
dressed themselves up in true India
style, mounted their ponies and too
in the town, lt was greatly enjoye
L. B. Bolt, of Knoxville, and B. A
Bolt, of Boston, came home last wee
to visit their father, Oliver Bolt, i
Centerville Township. The latter ho
accepted a position in the machin
shop at the Brogon cotton mill an
will not return to Boston.
Mr. Monroe Shirley, of Qnntowi
Mississippi, is visiting relatives in an
around Honea Path. He is a son <
Mr. and Mrs. Joooph Shirley who wei
to Mississippi from this section abot
25 or 80 years ago. He is now purauin
a course in the Atlanta Dental CoUeg
-Honea Path Chronicle.
The Christmas holidays passed c
very quietly in Anderson. Christin!
Day was cold and cloudy and the pet
pie stayed at home and feasted on tt
good things prepared for the occasio
Saturday morning dawned bright ac
clear and since then we have had fin
though very cold weather.
The new brick paving is now beii
cleaned up, and after an inspection t
the street committee will be accept?
if it comes np to the specifications
the contract. The last of the pavii
material is now being put down <
Earle street, and the whole matt
will be wound up this week.
The Sullivan Hardware Compai
has bought from H. S. rim the t\
brick storerooms on South Main Sire
occupied by Julius H. Weil & C
The purchase price was $18,5(
There will be no change of base on t
part of Mr. Weil, as ne has the rooi
rented until the first of September
One of the cottages at the Glu
Mills was destroyed ny fire last Thui
day night. The cottage was occupi
by C. C. Langston. Jr., who lost all
his furniture and household goot
Thero was no insurance on the propc
ty. It is not known how the fire orij
nated, but it is thought that it start
ia the roof from a spark from the ?
The postal authorities at Wasbin
ton have recently issued an order to
postmasters throughout tho Uuit
States prohibiting the employes fr*
furnishing information concern?
mail matter over the telephone. Fr.
now on, persons who want to find <
whether or not this or that packe
has arrived, or in fact any similar
formation, wiUJhave to visit the po
office instead ot simply neing the te
An approaching marriage in wh
many Now berrica B are interested
that of Mr. Ben M. Aull and Miss Hi
rietta Sitton, which is to occnr in
Presbyterian Church at Pendleton
the 80th. Mr. Aall is a Newberry 1
and has many friends and relatives
Newberry. Miss Sitton is known
Newberry, having visited here dur
this year. Both have hosts of f riet
throughout tho State who will wish
them much happiness.-New be
Herald and News.
Anderson still holds her own as
business centre of this section of
State and hardly a day passes with
there being a crowd of shoppers fi
neighboring towns and Counties in
city. In size and variety of stocks
goods as well a? in pri?es the n
enante have distanced all compet?
by merchants in other towns. Pe<
do not pay railroad fare Or drive 1
distances to shop in a particular p
unless they find by experience thi
is to their advantage to do so, and
fact that they continue coming
tell their friends to come to Andei
proves that they find it prod tab!
shep in this city._
WE have a guaranteed cure for
head On Chickens,
F. B. Cray ton, Druggl
FOB SALK-My House and Lot,
Improved, inclosed, good water, flu
o bard; halftere lot, Cheap for cai
terms to ault. Also half-aora Lot. R
Lindsey, lie* Vp bl tner st., Anderson
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MEW VC AU PJUTC
JUV? ?u?iv uif la
For many are to be found at
Look oYer this List :
Sox, both Plain and Fancy,
Suspenders 25c and up,
Silk Handkerchiefs, Plain and Fancy,
Gloves, all kinds,
Sweaters? ?or the little fellow
Collars and Cuffs,?
Abeo tts, Bows, &c.
Hats and Caps,
Hand Bags, &c.
And Odd Trousers.
Bath Robes, Smoking Jackets.
And Night Bobes.l
Chas. B. Hall Co.
Yma? Gifts nf finality I
iiiiiuu uiiiu vi valiumf
XMAS joys are doubled by the giving and receiving of Gilts that Aie-..*
USEFUL. We have Gift Goods here at are temptingly LOW PRICES.
Guns, Rifles and Air Bifles,
Pen and Pocket Knives, Bazors,
Carving Sets, Scissors and Table Cutlery.
__ 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 received our -
third full Oar Load.
G-TJIS3"8, G-TJ3ST8, G-TTlSrS.
Amargo stock of carefully selected Guns at lowest prices at which Gano, N
of similar gtade have ever .been sold. *
ivan Hardware Ci
"Soot Cash" Tobaccc
IP YOU WANT THE BEST.
1 i ;
TAGS worth a half cent|each.
AU Grocery Storesfsell andfreoommend it to their trades*
as the best, cleanest and purest Tobacco on the market.
Try it and you will have no other.
DEXTER GROCERY COMPANY,
Anderson, - - - ? ' . South Carolina^