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^ T-TTrTtTT AL T A mn orriAxi ! ANDERSON. S. 0.. WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 21. 1903. VOLUME XXXIX-NO. 18.
4ft?? FOR ^ft
Some of you think it's too late to buy Summer Clothes,
but you forget what a hot month September usually is.
It'll bo a good long time before you'll feel the need of
Winter Clothes? and right now we have some exceptional
Bargains to offer you in
LOW CUT SHOES,
STRAW HATS and
Prices on the above are reduced from ons-quartor to one
third. You'll find some values here, so come in this week
and get them.
Boys' School Suits.
We have just received our first shipments of Boys' Knee
Pant' Suits. Good Suits, well-made Suits-Suits that'll stand
haxd knocks-made for growing boys. In this department
we'll show for Fall a larger and better assortment than we
have ever shown. Bring your boy here and you'll find what
Suits from $1.50 to 86.00.
Boys' Knee Pants at 50c, 75c and $1.00.
Ages 4 to 17 years.
ANDERSON, S. C.
The Spot Cash Clothiers
From us Sn season and out of season, and refuses to take any other,
no matter how "cheap," he is the man who enjoys life and carries
a high head, for his toni ia never troubled. He has no worries and
he never frets. Hejseeks comforts for his tired feet hy buying a
' pair ^f our-^- ; ^
FOOT EASE SHOES
For they are well named, and, like all our Shoes, are chock full
of superiority.. He buys his
From us and beneath the friendly shade of his own viue and
fig tree, for our Fert??zera do all the rest .They are the best
grt?s on the market, and that is what he always demands and
what he always get.
SAY, DON'T- '
WANT TO BB HAPPY ? Then, come and have a smile of sat
isfaction with us. Take a full doss of our Compound Chronic
Values and tho r^t b Peace, Plenty and Prosperity. Chance
curtomera are sure to become regolara.
Try us, and whenever you think of perfect, un
alloyed Happiness you will think of
The Folks that SeU the Good Binds.
- For the first time io seven years
there is not o white man in Charles
- A young white man hy the name
of Louis fell through the dook in
Sampit at Georgetown and was drown
- Two negroes were killed by ^he
explosion of a steam pipe in the
boiler room of the Olympia mill in
- Two highway robberies have oo
ourred in Newberry county within the
last two weeks. Both men robbed
were white men.
- Judge Gage has returned from
Scotland but his health is still too
feeble to permit bira to perform his
- Graded schools aro opening all
over tho State and there are reports of
unusually larg ? attendance and good
prospects from al'.
- The cotton gin is getting in its
work early in the season. Ramsey
Bowers loat his arm last week in a gin
in Hampton County.
- A young white man was found
unconscious in a yard in Columbia.
It is thonght bc is . life insurance
agent for tho Virginia company. He
was a great cigarette smoker.
- The body of the late Lieutenant
J. W. L. Clement, U. 8. N., haebeen
brought to Charleston for interment.
The yonng man died of typhoid fever
while his ship was at a European
- Will Dinsmore, a whiteman, was
arrested in Spartanburg on the charge
of stealing goods from freight ears.
The man had been employed by the
Southern and had in his possession
keys to the ears.
- It is reported in the New York
papers that Mrs. Sigmund Wolf, for
merly of the town of Sumter, has fall
en heir to a fortuno of over twenty
millions. It is said that this enor
mous sum was left by a brother in
- A terrible storm visited the
lower portion of the State last Wed
I nesday. Much damage was done in
1 Charleston and Georgetown, and in
j Horry County the damage to the
crops, timber and buildings is esti
mated at one million dollars.
- A fishing fleet known as the
"Musquito Fleet," was caught in a
severe squall off Charleston and one
of the boats was sunk. Two men in
the boat were drowned and the ether
waa pulled out of the water when
almost exhausted. All were negroes.
- Last Saturday evening at 6
o'clock in the city of Greenville a
Charleston and Western Carolina
freight train ran over and instantly
killed Wm. Henry Morgan and Arthur
Pavia. They were walking on the
track and paid no attention to the
train, which was running slowly back
- 8eoreta?\v Hester, of the New Or
leans Cottee Exchange, says that
South Carolina made 87 ' i bales of
cotton last year agait <- J.OOO the
year before. The orop of 1903 04 was
the most valuable on record. The
average was 161.38 per bale against
944.52 thc year before. The total
value of the crop was $617,501,548.
- The cotton mills of Columbia
will probably be equipped with a new
device for the cleaning of cotton.dust
' and other trash whioh gives the op
i eratives so muoh trouble. The device
is an invention of a Sumter mau and
a trial ' is being given at the Granby
mill now so that if it works success
fully tho other mills in the syndicate
will use it. It is now being . used at
I -If the present ratio of increase
keep? up: in fertiliser tax returns,
Clemson College will get not far from
$120,000 this year. Up to September
10th the State treasurer has reeeived
from this source 0102.330.70,^ against
$91,299.05 for .the same date last year.
The income for the entire fiscal year
of 1903 wot? $88,909 80, whioh shows
that the iborease in (be last three
months of the year was about $7,000,
most of the fertiliser having been pur
- The boiler In the saw milt of Mr.
James Wiso, near Aiken, blow up at
9 o'clock hat Saturday.morning. Mr.
Wise' was badly cut and scalded.
David Pagan's skull was broken and
the negro fireman is badly scalded.
Fagan ia the only one thought to be
seriously hurt. The accident is enid
tu have been caused by the careless
ness of the fireman in putting cold
.water into the boiler, with eighty
pounds of steam on.
- Cherokee County enjoys the dis
tinction of being the first county not
only in; South Carolina, but in the
United States, to. have as much as a
carload of tin ore .mined within Ul
borders. Capt. S. S. Boss, who dis
covered . iia caine on his farm neai
Gaffney about a year aso. has so fat
shipped two carloads of ore to "Eng
land to be sm el tered at Cornwall. It
is said to be a faet that not so much
as a ton of ore -has eyer before been
taken out of any single mine on the
North American continent.
- Being conscience stricken at thc
thought of having swindled a cotton
mill seven years ago with a waten
packed bale a farmer, living in anothei
county, baa sent $5 in cash to Green
ville, that being the amount to whiol
ho was not entitled. The cace ii
rather remarkable. Often it is found
that tho weight of a bale decreasec
after it has ne?n thoroughly dried,
but it more often happens that when
complaint is made to the original seller
the fault is laid at the door of agin ner.
In thi? instance, however, the ginnoi
was the innocent j: arty.-Greenville
GENER Ali NEWS.
- Judge Parker has visited Ne?
York and held a oonferenoe with the
- The Japanese Boheme of tunnel
ing'Russian forts in order to blow
them np is proving successful.
- The Ottoman government has
deposited $25,000 in settlement of the
claim of an -American citizen of
-- As the weather is gettiug cooler
people are moving in on St. Louis.
Great orowds will attend within the
nest sixty days.
- James MoWilliams, 107 years
old, a veteran of the Tndiau. Mexi
can and Civil wars, died Wednes
day at his homo near Greenville, Ala.
- Seven thousand men have been
thrown out of employment in the
Pullman car shops because thc com
pany says it cannot pav tho high
- Blaine Hoffman, of Pittsburg,
Pa., is the first viotim of this season s
football. He was- killed by being
crushed underneath apile of opposing
- The special grand jury at Hunts
ville, Ala., investigating the lynch
ing of the negro Horaoe Maples have
reported indictments against ten of
- The great strike at the blooming
and bar mills, at Sharon, Penn., has
been brought to an end, and the fires
have been lighted preparatory to
going to work this wees.
- David B. Leiphardt, superinten
dent of the dead letter office at Wash
ington, is himsolf dead by his own
bands, having sent a bullet into his
head on Saturday night.
- Frank O'Donnell, a lad 18 years
old, has been arrested in New York,
charged with forgery and embezzling
funds to the amount of $25,000. He
was in the employ of a lawyer.
- Heavy fighting with great loss of
life is of frequent ooourronoe in Para
guay between the government troops
and insurgents. Negotiations are now
on foot to end the revolution.
- Gen. John T. Wilder, of Knox
ville, Tenn., nowa pension agent, but
commander of Wilder's brigade in the
Civil war, has just been married in
North Carolina. He is 80 and she is
- Some of the Indians of the Five
Tribes in the Indian Territory are
threatening to boyoott the ? publio
schools if the negroes are permitted to
enter them-thus drawing the oolor
line between blaok and red.
- The Southern Methodist Church
at Statesboro, Ga., have by resolution
denounoed the borriblo crime in that
place, the burning of two negroes,
and they have asked members par
ticipating in it to withdraw from the
-- The largest ohioken farm in the
world is at Sidney, Ohio. Between
! 70,000 and 90,000 ohiokens are hatch
er, daily, and each day's crop enters a
series of ninety pens, at the end of
l: whioh after moving up one a day they
are ready for market.
\ -Judge Miller in his oharge to
the grand jury of Hinds County, Mis- j
Bissippij on Friday said that 2Q? men
were killed in that State between
January 1 and April 15, and that it is
reasonable to suppcea the samo ratio
haB been kept up since..
! - Two shocks of earthquake were
felt at Augusta, Ga-, laot Wednesday.
Within the eity limit? the disturbance
was noticed only by a few, but on the
hills west both tremor-) were distinct
ly felt.' The first was noticed at half-,
past two and was followed in five min
-utes by the second. No damage was
-- Andrew Carnegie gives a bonus
of 10 per cent, upon their yearly
wages to'all employes upon the Skibo
estates who are total abstainers from
intoxicating drinks. He believes
that suoh are well worth their benup,
both from an eoonomio and eoolal point
- A mob at Carlisle, Ind., has
ohased all non-resident negroes from
town; and the press dispatches report
that all resident negroes will be driven
but. The homes of all negroes in the
village have been visited, and partly
demolished. This assault upon all
the negroes af a community was in
cited by the shooting of a white man
by one negro.
. - Sam Faison, a young negro who
threw a rook in a moving train on the
Atlantio Coast Line between Wilming
ton and Newborn. N. C., sometime
ago, was tried ana convicted at the
recent term of Fender Superior Court,
and sentenced to two years in the
ohaingang service, whioh is the
heaviest sentence imposed by law.
The negro's act was one of pure devil
try And the heavy missile whioh he
hurled into t?;e train struck a small
white boy named Koonee, of New
beru, fracturing his skull and perhaps
inflicting a lifo injury.
- A singular freik by lightning
was enacted at A rabi, Ga. From a
e)ear sky a bolt of lightning came and
struck the r?sidence of Mr. Kimball,
loaring it. almost to pieces. The
bed on whioh Mrs. Kimball and
her four-year-old baby were lying was
torn into fragmentai ' Mrs. Kimball
and infant falling to the floor; how*
ever, t?e feather bed on which they
were lying saved .hem. Neither of
them wore hart in the slightest-only
shocked. Mri. King, the nurse, who
was sitting try the bed, was seal-spin
ning around in her ohair, and was
somewhat injured, it is thought, by a
piece of the splintered bedstead strik
ing her on the head. There was a set
of steel springs c'4 the bed, and how
the nacupfints escaped death ia a mys
tery none can explain.
Happenings at Seneca.
Seneca, S. C., Sept. 31.
Miss Christine Dickson has accepted
a position with W. P. Niinmons.
Miss Fannie Lowery is with Hanter,
Dendy & Co. again.
Miss Eloise Harris, of Pendleton, is
staying with Mrs. P. L. Sitton and
attending tho Seneca High School.
Miss Mary Ligon, of Town ville, is
the guest of Miss Ellen Todd.
Miss Mary Cherry and Bessie Norris
are in attendance at tho World's Fair
in St. Louis this week.
Miss Alice Fretwel), nn attractive
young lady of Walhalla, was in the
city a few hours Friday.
Miss Mattie Ledbetter of Townville,
was ia the city ? few hours Friday.
Miss Lilian Cladwell, after an illness
of several days, is ablo to bo out again
to tho delight of her many friends.
Mis* Nonna and Lois Gignilliatt aro
in Marietta, Ga., this week with rela
tives and friends.
Miss Eunice and Lalla Hallonger, of
Richland, leave Wednesday (to day)
for Greenville, where they will onlor
Misses May Hamilton and Sue Gig
nilliat leave for Columbia to-day whero
they will enter the Sonth Carolina
College for Women.
Miss Janie Gantt, of Pendleton, S.
C., was in the city a short while Fri.
Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Ashe, after a
pleasant visit of several days as the
fuest of the latter'o sister, Miss Stella
incanuon, returned to Auderson Sun
Mrs. M. W. Coleman, Atlanta, Ga.,
is in the city the guest of Mrs. L. W.
Mrs. O. K. Doyle, of Calhoun, 8. C.,
waa in town Saturday with relatives
Dr. and Mrs. W. F. Austin and son
Willie, after spending several days in
St. Louis taking in the World's Fair,
have returned home.
Mrs. J. Frank Alexander and daugh
ter, Miss Franois, o? Piedmont, S. C.,
are the guests of Mr?. H. F. Alexan
Mrs. M. E. Sligh, after spending sev
eral weeks in Baltimore, where ahe
went to receive treatment, has return
Miss Carrie Hunter leaves this morn
ing for Greenville, where she goes to
re-enter Chicora College.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Holland spent
several days last week atLavonia, Ga.,
with the former's relatives.
Miss Mary Miles Jordon, of Annie
ton.. Ala., is the guest of Mrs. L. W.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Holland,delight
fully entertained a number of the
young people on last Wednesday even
E. A. Wood of Charlotte, N. C., is
operator at the Cotton Exchange here,
that has an office in the Doyle build
ing, and private wir.s from Nsw York
direct to Seneca, giving all the cotton
markets and trades each day; also
stocks of all kinds are quoted after
each trade is made. Anyone can get
these quotations free of charge by
calling at their office or telephone them
for the market. They will take pleas
ure tn giving you these quotations.
Messrs. J. H. Laroubee & Co., have
established a cotton exchange in An
derson, and, having a re-lay office here,
they decided to pat an office here. W.
N. Jackson, of Charlotte, spent several
days here last week representing thin
Constable Jno. T. S. Hopkins is
making Seneca and Walhalla his head
Glenn Sheldon, of Atlanta, Ga., spent
several days in the city last week with
Johnson Reid, of Clemoon College,
spent Sunday in town with his pa
Louis Jordon, of Union, was in the
city a few days last week with his pa
rents on business.
F. M. Gunby, of Columbus, Ga.,
spent several days last week in town
with Marshall Jordon.
Thomas J. Perrin, of Atlanta, Ga.,
waa in the city Thursday on profes
Charles and B. Benedict returned
to Nashville, Tenn., last week after
spending the summer in Seneca.
H. J. Gignilliat is in Marietta, Ga.,
this week on a visit and pleasure trip
. for a few days.
T. M. Lowery is in St. Lonis this
week taking in the World's Fair, also
on business through the State of Ten
W. S. Hunter is having a new coat
of naint on his residence, which adds
very much to the appearance of it.
Ca\)t. L. W. Jordan, of the First
Uuit<d States Infantry, stationed at
New York, is in the city, where bis
many friends ure delighted to see him
agProf. H. P. Boggs, of 8hort Oft*, N.
C., is in the City for a'few days in the
interest of the Short Off College.
Horace Whitworth, of Lavonia, Qa.,
has accepted a position with W. J.
John Jordain left Sunday evening
for Spartanbarg, where he goes to re
enter W otford.
Clark Harbin, of Chattanooga, Tenn.,
is in the City with relatives and
Ogilvie Todd leaves to-day for Clin
ton, S. C., where he goes to enter col
Jn?. B. Sitton, of Westminster,
spent Sunday in the City with his pa
T. J. Mauklin, of Pickens, was in the
City Mondav on business.
R. P. Tucker, of. Charleston, S. C..
was in town Monday on professional
Jim Brown, of Central, was in town
Jlfond?y es business.
Jfessrs. Earle and Charles Harper,
R. H. Boyd, and D. Hunt are the mem
bers of a now firm which has opened
np a stock of general mercbsndise in
the new hotel building.
The Senecu Pharmacy has removed
to the now hotel building and now
have one of the prettiest store rooms
in the City. The interior is a beauti
ful piece of work and ia one of the
prettiest finished rooms ter a first class
orng store in the upper part of Sooth
Gasolina. ; Leslie 8 tri hiing, m ana ger, is
in charge and will be ever ready to
serve his customers.
W. J. Lunney has also made a num
ber of changes ia his drag store in the
last few months. He Bas had th?
front fitted op with plate glass, and
the innide has been remodelled and
has a very neat and attractive appear
ance. New shelving and other noted
improvements have oeen made, which
iain line with the u pb nidi n g of our
little city. -X. H. Cary.
. '- Telephone.talk is silver and po"
litio al telegrams are golden.
To See the Prettiest and
Most Complete Line of
Ever shown in Anderdon, at Prices
that DEFY COMPETITION, come to
e Racket Store.
Our Buyer has just returned from the Northern market?,
and values in Goods are arriving; daily that prove to tho
most fastidious dressers the result of careful selections. -
See our Stock of the Celebrated
Strouse & Bros. High Art
SPRING and SUMMER
Which will interest those who wish to dress well and SAVE
A new and complete line of
Men's, Women's and Children's, at prices unequalled else
We extend to all a cordial invitation to visit our Stores,
inspect our Goods, and be convinced that what we say is true.
Successor to Horn-Bass Co.,
110,116,120, East Benson St.,.Anderson, S. C.
To show you an entire New Line of
Fall and Winter Goods !
Everything you should desire can be had
at our Store. In making your selections for
the coming season we ask that you visit our
place and inspect thoroughly our line. You'll
find that in every particular it will meet with
New Remnants in Outings,
Full Une of Ultra & Brockport
For Women jujt received.
M pore, Acker & Co
RU3BER?STAMPS ABE WY LONG SUIT.
I make any kind except the bad ones.
I furnish a name, Stamp and indellible pad for marking linen for ide.
I have some other good things.
cr. wiXiSOisT GIBBES,
office Supplies, Etc.,.
1334 Main Street, - . . . Columbia? S. C.