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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 1904..
THE COTTON MAEKST.
Mrs. J. T. Ligon is visiting relatives
Mrs. L. C. Thornley, of Pickens is
visiting friends in the city.
Miss Kate Marshall, of Abbeville, is
visiting relatives in the city.
Mrs. E. J. McDavid.of Due West, is
in the city visiting relatives.
A number of the farmers are storing
their cotton in the warehouse.
W? H. Geer, representing The State,
spent last Monday in the city.
Mrs. John E. Sadler is visiting friends
and relatives in Gainesville, Ga.
J. C. Alexander, of Seneca, has been
spending several in the city with rela
Many of our farmers are- anxiously
waiting ram to sow their small grain
Mips Bessie Shnnklin, of Easley, is
in f.ho city the guest of Mrs. Elizabeth
There is but one grade of cotton so
far this Fall. No rain has fallen upon
ii to stain it.
Hon D. Wyatt Aiken spent last
Monday in the city and gave us a
A local weather prophet says you
will have no more use for that straw
hat this year.
The game law does not expire until
1st November. The hunters should
bear this in mind.
Miss Frances Lee, of this city, is
visiting her sister, Mrs. J. A. Stewraau,
at Lancaster, S. 0.
All the big circuses nie giving Au
derson the goby this Fall. The license
fee is too high for them.
Prof. William Hood, of Bartow,
Florida, is in the city on a visit to his
eon, Hon. John K. Hood.
An exchange remarks that it is not
hard to drive a woman these days
toward a millinery store.
Rev. R. A. Childs and wife went to
St. Louis last week to spend a few
days at the World's Fair.
J. A. Townsend, the railroad agent
at Bradley, S. C., is at his home near
Iva sick with typhoid fever.
Miss Kate Marshall, of Abbeville, is
in the city visiting the family of her
brother, Capt. J. C. Marshall.
Mrs. E. P. Earle, Seneca, has been
spending a few days in the city visiting
her sister, Mrs. Sallie Cunningham.
Misses Rebecca Jeffords, of Orange
burg, and Maggie Jindeena, of llonea
Path, are visiting Miss Sue Whitefield.
The regular monthly meeting of the
FanntTsr Institute will be held in the
Court Douse to-day at ll o'clock-a. m.
The State Fair is just two weeks off.
Anderson County must have a tine ex
hibit ot ber stock and products there.
L. P. Smith will carry a large crowd
on his excursion to Atlanta to-day. It
will be the last excursion for this sea
Hon. Hey ward Mahon, mayor of the
city of Greenville, spent a day in the
city last week attending the County
Rev. J. ^T. Mann will supply Rev.
W. R. McMillian'a pulpit -in the second
Baptist Church at Belton neart Sunday,
There id very little sickness among
the people of the city, and, as a con
sequence, the oby eic i ?ne are shaving an
New dwolling booses "are being erect
ed in almost every section of the city,
and aa fast as they are completed they
The Court of Common Pleas con
venes in this city next Monday, 17th
inst. Jurors and witnesses should be
on hand promptly.
Mrs. E. C Stewart ?nd three little
sons of Barton, Fla., are visiting
f rienda and relatives in Anderson and
Chief of Police Murphy has boen fur
nished with a new horse and buggy by
the city fathers to malee his official
trips through the city.
Our young friend, J. O. Wilhito, Jr.,
who recently returned home from
Birmingham, Ala., has gone to Char
leston to study pharmacy.
The horse, male and buggy dealers
are having a busy season, which goes
to prove that the country is in a
healthy financial condition.
Henry B. King, Jr., an expert hy
draulic engineer of Charlotte, N. C., is
in the ci ty making a survey for a water
plant for the Cox yarn mill.
We have just printed a big lot of
blank receipts, if you owe ns any
thing, reader, we would be more than
pleased to fill out one for you.
A local weatber prophet says we will
not have much rain until after 21st of
December next, aud that after that
time it will make up for lost time.
"De reason some of ns doesn't git
along," said Uncle Eben, is "dat we aita
down dreamin' of automobiles when
we orter be pushin' a wheelbarrei
Eggfl are selling at 20 oente a donen.
Thiels the highest price erer paid for
them at thia season of the year, and
places them ont of reach of tho *?srs?o
Hoyt Hayes, who waa convicted o?
murdering his wife and sentenced to
be hung in Walhalla next Friday, bas
been respited for two weeks by the
The Southern Ballway will operate
another nersonally ?md neted excur
sion to St. Louis, via Anderson, At
lanta and Chattanooga, next Tues
day, 18th inst.
.Mrs. W. W. Stewart, of Bamberg, 8.
C., bas moved to Anderson to make
her future home, and is in charge of the
dreftsmakingdepartment in the store of
tile C. F. Jones Company.
Oar clever old friend, Mr. P. Wilborn
Tims, of Garvin Township, who is a
gallan t Confederate Veteran, ls now In
Ute Gist year of bis age. is halo and
hearty and works eve? day. One day
last week he picked 280 pounds of cot
ton. Which ls certainly a good cay's
work for one of bis age. IG there
another Veteran of his age in thc enan -
ty who can beat his record ia picking
Since the price of cotton pot below
10 cents tho receints nave fallen off
considerably in this city. Many ot
our farmers say they will not take lees
than 10 cents for their crop.
Col. J. II. Wharton, a member ot
the Board of Railroad Conimiesioners,
spent a day in tho city last week
attending the County Fair ami was a
welcome visitor to Tho Intelligencer
Hon. John T. Sloan, Lieutenant-Gov
ernor of South Carolina, spout a day or
in Anderson last week and gave us a
pleasant call, ile has ninny friends in
Anderson who are always delighted to
Walter McWhorter is very ill with
fever at his father's home, near Den
ver. He waa to take a position last
week with the Anderson Water, Light
and Power Company at Portman, but
was too sick to do so.
Daniel Wing, president of thc Fint
National Bank ot Boston and a lead
ing citizen of that city, spent a day or
two in Anderson last week the guest of
J. J. Fretwell. He expressed himself
as being delighted with Anderson.
Rev. J. R. Edwards and family, who
have been spending tho summer in
Anderson and Due West with rela
tives, left last Monday for Mexico,
where the first named is engaged ns a
missionary for tho A. R. 1*. Church.
The Richland correspondent of tho
Keowee Courier says: "Rev. S. J.
Cartledge, of Anderson, will hold a
meeting at the Richland Presbyterian
church, beginning October 13, aud con
tinuing through the following Sunday.
Last Monday morning, about !J
o'clock, A. M. Erwin, who lives near
Antreville, lost his cotton house and
four bales of seed cotton by lire, which
is supposed to be the work of au incen
diary. There v/r.s no insurance ou his
The city council has decided to erect
a stockade at the cemetery where the
female convicts will be kept. They
will be employed in work upon the
cemetery grounds and will thus be
separated from the rest of the negro
Invitations have been issued to the
marriage of Migs Lura Leo Ducwortn,
of Septus, and Mr. D. Sloan Maxwell,
of this city, the ceremony to be per
formed at the home of the bride elect's
parents on Wednesday evening, Oc
The Hospital Association will hold a
public meeting in the Court House
next Friday evening at 8 o'clock for
the purpose of discussing the hospital
pioject. Every citizen is urged to at
tend, SB the meeting will bo a very
Miss Bessie McWhorter, well known
in Anderson where she held a position
as stenographer for Brock & Ligou, is
quite sick with intermittent fever in
Georgetown. She went there hi6t Au
gust as stenographer for the law linn
of Hazard, &. Co.
There will be an all-day siuging at
Concord Church, three miles north of
this city, next Sunday, loth inst. Prof.
Milford and ethers are expected to be
present. The public is cordially in
vited to attend and bring their song
books and well- tilled dinner baskets.
The county board of control of the
dispensary met here Saturday and re
elected J. T. C. Jones dispenser at
Anderson and L. A. Hunnicutat Pen
dleton. S. W. Williford, who has re
signed the clerkship in the dispensary
here, will be succeeded by W. S.
Acting under instructions from the
city council the city atturaey. Hon.
John K. Hood, will codify all the va
rious ordinances now in force. When
this is done the laws of the city will be
published in book form and will be
much more convenient to find than
Willie Bolt, who has been with the
Pickens Drug Co. for his vacation, left
Friday for Anderson for a short visit
to his mother. He will again attend
the College of Pharmacy, and will be
come a full-fledged pharmacist at that
I institution next May.-Pickens Senti
I nel, 5th inst.
Dr. W.'J. Smith, who ?B a graduate
of the Charleston Medical College, has
decided to locate in Anderson for the
practice of his profession. Dr. Smith
is a non of our townsman, Capt. W. G.
Smith, is a most excellent young man,
and we are more than pleased to have
him locate here.
Tho following young ladies from
Anderson County are attending the
Lander College in Greenwood : Misses
Mary Blackman, Beatrice Cely, May
Belle Cel>, Carrie Porcher Lander,
Lillian Sullivan. Marian Sullivan, Car
rie Douthit, Gertrude Douthit, Annie
B. Dalrymple, Mamie McCaliister,
Lillian Newton, Mary Lewis.
The Woman's Missionary Union of
the South Carolina Presbytery met in
the Central Presbyterian eneren last
Wednesday and adjourned th s follow
ing day. Many delegates were in at
tendance and the sessiona we re inter
esting throughout. Addresses on the
subject of missions were made by T.
W. Sloan, of Greenville, and Rev. H. T.
Williams, D. D., of Nashville, Tenn.
Rev. C. Wardlaw and family have
returned from S afford, Arizona, where
they have been for several years, and
will make Seneca their home, the
former having accepted the call to the
pastorate of the Baptist church there.
Mr. Wardlaw spent a day or two in the
city last week and his many friends
were delighted to greet him and to
know that he. had ia!!? recovered his
Our veneixible friend, Col. J. P.
McGee, of the Storeville section, spent
yesterday in the city and was a wel
come visitor to our office. Col. McGee
has been a continuous subscriber to
The Intelligencer ever since its first
issue, and is now one of the oldest
native citizens of the county. Despite
his years he is still hale and hearty.
Anderson County never had a more
upright, clever citizen. ? .
The ladies of Grace Episcopal charon
will give s reading At the home of Mri.
J. R. Osborne, on South Main street,
next Friday evening, and at ita conclu
sion refreshments will be served, AD
admission fee of 25 cents will be
charged, and there will be no extra
Cbsrgesfor the refreshments. An in
tefeittag program is.being arranged
for the occasion. AlUfe? friends of the
congregation are invited to attend.
A special dispatch to the Augusta
Chronicle i rom Atlanta? nuder date of
the 6th inst., says: ''Colonel Sam
Wilkes assumed his duties as commer
cial sient of the Georgia Railroad to
<*> and will bave his office at the
Georgia Railroad depot. Colonel
Wilkes succeeds Mr. A. R. Morgan,
who has been transferred to Cincin
nati. The position of commercial
agent is one that Colonel Wilkes filled
several years ago, but for five years he
has been traveling freight agent. He
is one of tho most widely known and
popular railroad men in the State.*'
Col. Wilkes, who is a native of Ander
son, has many friends here who will be
more than pleated to hear of his pro
Last Monday afternoon our popular
townsman, J.J. Fretwell, met with ?1
fatal accident. While riding horse
back on the Court House equare, his
horse became frightened, shied and
slipped on tile paved street. Mr.
Fretwell was thrown to the haul pave
ment, landing on Iiis face and pain
fully bruising him about the head and
face. Ho is recovering rapidly ami
will soon bo out again.
Smith fe Adams, who conducted a
B'ore near the mill village, hail the
misfortune to lose the house and cu
tir? lot of goods by tire last week. The
loss was between $800 and $1000, in
surance on tho stock $000. The origin
of the tire is unknown, but is ascribed
to rats. The tire caught in tho after
noon about three o'clock. The build
ing belonged to the Geb. W. Anderson
estate, and was not insured.-William*
Last Wednesday night P. C. Opt.
who lives in the Fairdeal section, had
the misfortune to lose his barn ami
cotton house by lire, which is supposed
tobo the work of an incendiary. In
tho barn were about 2,0<X> bundles of
fodder and other stud", and in the cot
ton house about two hales of cotton,
all of which were destroyed. The loss
will amount to about *?:UH), and falls
heavy on Mr. Opt, who is an indus
trious, worthy citizen.
Miss Sallie Sherard, of Iva, and Ile v.
I.E.Wallace, of HeathSprings, were
married last Wednesday morning nt
Good Hope Presbyterian Church, near
lvq, tlie ceremony being performed by
Hov, K, C. Lig?n, of Newberry. After
tho ceremony an elaborate dinner wns
served to mauy guests, and in the
afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Wallace left
for tho groom's former home in Last
Tennessee to spend several weeks.
-Viss Sherard is a daughter of tho lato
Thos. A. Sherard, and Mr. Wallace is
a young Presbyterian mini-der how
located at Heath* Springs, in Lancaster
Charles J. Yandi ver died at Iiis home
near Piedmont last Friday morning,
alter a brief illness, aged 48 yenrp.
On Saturday the rcmaiua were interred
at Neal's Creek church, Kev. Wm.
Brown conducting the funeral services.
Tho deceased was the third son of the
late James Vandiver, who died while
serving his country in the civil war.
He had long been a devoted member
of the Baptist church, and was a most
worthy, upright citizen, who was high
ly esteemed by a wide circle of friends.
He had been married twice, ii rat to a
Miss King. After her death he mar
ried a Migs McDaniel, who, with three
daughters and two sons, survives him.
The Greenwood News of the 7th inBt.,
say?. "At the residence of the bride's
mother on Railroad avenue in thin city
Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock, Oct.
5th. Miss Francis Arnold was married
to Mr. S. Rhett Parker. Dr. R. H. Nail,
?astor cf the Presbyterian church, per
ormed the ceremony. The brid?is a
daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Arnold, is
a beautiful and popular young woman
and has many relatives and friends in
the city. The groom is a handsome
and highly esteemed young man whose
home is in Anderson, but who has been
employed in Greenwood some two
years." Tho groom has many friends
in Anderson wno will join us in extend
ing him congratulations and wishing
him nnd ?I?B lovely bride a happy and
prosperous journey through lite.
Tho Catoocuee Chanter, Daughters
of tho Revolution will have au inter
esting entertainment in the Opera
House next Monday afternoon and
evening. In the afternoon, beginning
at 4 o'clock, there will bo a baby show,
when two prizes will be awarded, one
for tho finest baby between the age&
of six and twelve months, and the
other for the finest baby between one
and three years old. The admission to
the show will be ten cents, nurses free.
At 8 o'clock there will be a "Corn Field
Jubilee,'' which will consist of a spell
ing bee, fiddler's contest and other in
teresting features. To this the admis
sion will be 25 cents. Duri;"' the
afternoon aud evening ice cream and
cake will be served in the lobby at
reasonable prices. The receipts will
be used for a worthy object, and wo
bespeak for the Daughters a liberal
White Girl Pursued and Uer Life Threat
Honea Path, Oct. 9.-Friday after
noon a probable attempted assault
leading almost to a lynching occurred
in the Gentsville neighborhood about
four miles from Honea Path.
Jenny Blackwell, about 12 years of
age. lives with her grandfather, Capt.
if. Y. Fuller.
The cow broke from the enclosure
and strayed off to a nearby branoh.
Mrs. Faller and the little girl went in
search of ber and found her a few hun
dred yards from the house. In return
ing Jenny became separated from her
grandmother. She passed a negro man
standing beside the path, but he seem
to take no special notice to her. When
she hadgone n short distance the negro
had run across the pines- coming out
almost in time to intercept her. He
called te her to stop, ont she broke in
to a ron. He threatened to kill her if
she did not stop, but she ran tho faster.
He then threw a rock, striking her on
the foot, but she made good her escape.
Soon a few men of the community
gathered. She gave a description of
the negro and soon Tom Evana was
j captured and brought before her. She
1 could not positively identify him and
he waa released.
! The grandfather stated that he
would not consent to have the negro
punished unless he was sure that Evans
waa the guilty party, but that if the
girl could have identified him he would
.not have lived to see the sun rise
Tom Evans is the same negro that
has set the woods on fire three or four
times in that community and has just
finished serving a term on the chain
gang. Evans was known to have been
near Capt. Fuller's yesterday and no
cloe has been found pointing to any
other negro. Unless some new evi
dence can be found the case will be
dropped.-Special to The State.
A Bride is Poisoned.
Uniop, 8. C., Oct. 10.-Bert Gregory
of this place >has been arrested on a
charge of poisoning hie bride to whom
he was married lust fonr weeks ago.
The woman died after several days'
It is alleged that Gregory procured
several ?oes of calomel from a local
physician and gave them to his wife,
who complained that the third dose
was very bitter and had a peculiar
taste. These doses, it is said, were
?ven Mrs. Gregory by her husband
at Sunday and on Tuesday night a
Shysician wau summoned, and after a
iagnosis, it was stated that Mrs Greg
ory had been poisoned and on Thuis
day afternoon Gregory was taken to
jail, charged with being responsible for
the act. Mrs. Gregory Improved some
what and her husband waa released on
$500 bail. Subsequently the woman
became wons and yesterday she died.
Gregory has been anested and is held
for murder. .
. The contents of tts stomach have
been sent to Charleston for chemical
analysis to establish a presence of
Mrs. Gregory was Miss Bee White
before ter marriage t> Gregory.four
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