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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 1904.
THE COTTON M?EEET.
Miss Eubauk Taylor is visiting
friends in Central.
It continues dry and dusty, vcith no
prospect of rain soon.
Sheriff W. M. Kidd, of Hart county,
Georgia, spent Thursday in the city.
T.Allen, Esq., of Dillon, S. Chas
located in Anderson for the practico ot'
The price of cotton does not change
very much. It sticka close around ten
County Treasurer Payne is now
ready to supply you with your tax
Rev. W. J. Speake, of Greenville, is
spending a lew days in Anderson with
Lawrence O. Patterson, of Green
ville, is in tho city visiting the family
of his uncle, Dr. Orr.
Rev. J. T. Mann will preach at Long
Branch church next Sunday afternoon,
23rd inst., at 3:30 o'clock.
The large and attractive advertise
ment of ?he Bee Hive Store will inter
est you. Read it carefully.
Mr?. R. L. Cumnock and daughter,
Miss Annie, have returned from a visit
to friends and relatives in Boston.
H.H. Wilson, who is now manager
of an oil milL at Statesville, N. C., was
in the city Munday attending Court.
B. F. Earle and family, of Texas, are
visiting the former's father, Rev. J. R.
Eurie, and other relatives in this coun
Mrs. E. D. Hernandez has returned
to Jacksonville, Florida, after an ex
tended visit to her daughter, Mrs. W.
L. O. Patterson and B. M. Shuman,
both prominent Greenville attorneys,
were in the city Monday attending
This is a good season and surely
everybody can pay ?their debts this
year. Wipe out all your old debts and
Attention is directed to tho advertise
ment of W. B. Magruder, who an
nounces he is ready to hire you a nice
team or do your hauling.
Col. J.N. Brown, wife and daughter,
who have been spentQfcig the past two
months at Beach Haven, N. J., return
ed home a few days ago.
E. S. Yeargin, clerk of the Board of
Trustees, requests us to announce that
the public scboolB of Iva district will
open on Monday, 24th inst.
Chiquola Lodge, Knights of Pythias,
will hold its regular convention to
? morrow evening at 8 o'clock. AU the
members are urged to attend.
It is said that a handful of sulphur
scattered over a load of corn as put in
the crib will drive rats away and keep
them off un til the last bushel is gone,
Every true Democrat ehoald hunt up
his registration certificate and poll tax
receipt and be ready to vote in the gen
eral election on TueBday, November
Maj. Theo. DeHon, the energetic
representative of the News and Cour
ier, spent yesterday in the city and was
a welcome visitor to The Intelligencer
Many "mountain schooners,77 loaded
with apples, cabbage, potatoes and
chestnuts, are now coming to the city.
A big crop of all these products are re
John S. Campbell, who has been con
ducting a jewelry and watch repair
business in this city, has gone tc Pied
mont, where he will continue the same
Mr. C. A. Reed, accompanied by H.
S. Ligon, wife and son and Miss Ella
Stephens, left yesterday for St. Louis
to spend a few daye viewing the
The young men at the Cox yarn mill
have organized a brass band with
twenty members. Prof. R. H. Hern
don, of Yorkville, S. C., baa been en
gaged to teach them.
Georgia M. Harper and wife, of An
dereon, are spending a few daye in
Walhalla and vicinity. He contem
plate? buying land and locating in
Capt. W. B. Miller, of Anderson,
nae been on a visit to friends in thia
city. He haa a distinguished clerical
appearance. Ure. Miller came down
with him.-Abbeville Medium.
J nae s H. Baker of, Washington, D.
C., who baa been visiting relatives at
hie old borne, Lowndeeville, epent laet
Friday in Anderson and waa warmly
greeted by nie many friends.
J. Jnlias, ? &n?isr in the Brushy
Creek eeotfon of Anderson county,
?ticked ?40 poonda of cotton one day
eat week and helped hie wife get
breakfast and supper.-Eaaley Pro
The grand lodge of Good Samari
tans of Sooth Carolina, a colored or
ganisation, convened in its annual oee
eton in thia city yesterday. More than
one hundred delegates are in atten
Our clever and efficient Deputy
Sheriff, Jae. A. Dillingbam, ie quite
eick and confined to nie nome on North
Fant street. We foin hie many fr?en de
in wishing Mm e speedy restoration to
Will?v an infant eon of Charlee
Tafe, died at thc home of hie p?rente
at the Anderson cotton mille last Wed
needa?, after a brief il Incas. The re
mains were carnied to Pelzer for in
T. 8. Harrison and family, who have
been living in California for a few
months, have returned to their old
home in thia county, and are warmly
welcomed by their many j rienda and
u Last Saturday morning "Jack Frojt"
'made his first appearance in this section
this season. . He was visible only in
tho low grounds, but the weather was
too dry for him to show any effect on
James Cox, the white man who wee
struck by an engine on the Bine Ridge
railroad som o wecke ago, waa taken to
Columbia Friday night for confinement
in the State Hospital tor the Insane.
Since the accident his mind han been
d orsa ged;, either from the accident or
from drinking, and owing tobie daplor
AMA cnn<II lion it vrss thought beet io
send him to Colombia.
James L, O. King, of the Townville
section, bas been granted a patent On
a new water elevator. Tho elevator is
designed to toke tbe pince of the cum
bersome windlasses which uro now
used iu wells.
Mrs. A. J. Cleveland sud Misa Jen
nie Cleveland left Tuesday afternoon
for Iva, 8. C., for a visit to their lister,
Mrs. J. li. Bunine. They will be out
of the city for a week or more.-Elber
ton (Ga.) Star.
There will bo a singing at Smith
Chapel, in Fork Township, on the tffth
Sunday, 30th inst. All who are inter
ested are cordially invited to attend
and bring their song books and well
tilled dinner baskets.
Mr. and Mrs. William Laughlin have
returned from a trip of several months
spent in Europe. They greatly enjoy
ed it, most of their time having beeu
pasted at the home, of Mc Laughlin's
mother ia the northern part of ireland.
Col. M. P. Tribble is now in Colum
bia assisting Commission ?r ol' Immi
gration Watson in the work of hie of
fice. This service will continuo for
several weeks until the rush of busi
ness in the commissioner's oflico is
Kev. and Mrs. W. W. Sadler, of
McClellansville, have been visiting
relatives in the city and county. Mr.
Sadler lilied tho pulpit of the First
Presbyterian church Sunday morning
and evening in the absence of Mr.
Mauy young people in and near tho
city went to Clemson last Saturday to
witness the game of football between
the teams of Clemson College aud the
Agricultural College of Auburn, Ala.
The score was "j to 0 in favor of the
T. Frank Watkins, a son of Clerk of
Court John C. Watkins, has opened an
o?ice in the Henson building for thu
practice of law. He graduated in June
from the law department of the Uni
versity of Virgiuia after taking the full
two years1 course.
The State Fair takes place in Colum
bia next week, and as usual, Anderson
County will be well represented there.
The Blue Ridge Railway will sell round
trip tickets to Columbia and return
fr?re, this city at$4.41. Tickets will be
on sale Oct. 34 io 27, inclusive, good to
return until 30th inst.
Mrs. T. A. Black, who bas just open
ed a millinery parlor in the storeroom
formerly occupied by John C. Osborne,
at 209 South Main street, makes an im
portant announcement in another
column to the ladies, who should read
it carefully, give her a call, and inspect
her large and beautiful stock.
In their new advertisement this week
Julius H. Weil & Co. announce that
they are going to retire from the retail
business ard devote all their time to
their wholesale trado and are now
offering their large stock of goods at
cost. Read their advertisement and
give them a call if you are seeking
The United States District Court
convened in Greenville last Monday,
with Judge Brawley presiding. The
following Jurors are in attendance from
Anderson County: Grand Jurors-W.
A. Chapman, C. P. Childress and Jos
eph Wyatt; Petit Jurors-W. A. Fant,
J. B. Watson, R. E. Nicholson and R.
A. Sullivan. The criminal docket is
said to be a heavy one.
New subscr?bela continue to come in.
The people know a good thine when
they see it. We waut to reach tho
three thousand mark, and to that end
we invite every one who wants a good
county paper to enroll hia or her name
on the subscription books of The In
telligencer. It hus the largest circula
tion of any county paper in the State,
but we are not satisfied.
Maj. James Seaborn, of Walhalla,
spent last Friday in the city and gave
us a call. Maj. Seaborn bas been a
continuous subscriber to The Intelli
gencer ever since ita first number, and
it always gives ns great pleasure to
meet such a true and tried friend. He
is one of Oconea County'G most popular,
worthy citizens, and beld tbe position of
Clerk of Court for several terms.
Deputy Sheriff James A. Dil lin sham
has resigned" his position or account of
ill health. For some time his health
has been declining, and hi? many
friends will regret to learn of bia re
tirement. It is to be hoped that with
rest and release from his duties he may
improve. W. N. Scott, of Brushy
Creek township, who formerly lived in
the city, will succeed Mr. Di il ingham.
The following gentlemen have been
appointed election' commissioners for
the election next month: State Com
missioners-S. E. Moore, J. J. Gilmer
and 8. N. Browne. Federal Commis
sioners-J. A. Haye, H. H. Russell and
J. M. Dunlap. These commissioners
met last Monday to select the man
agers for the vailous precincts in the
county, and they will oe published in
the papers next week.
The fire department woe called out
Friday afternoon by a small blase at
the Peonle'o Oil and Fertilizer com
pany. Th? lint in one of the gin flues
caught fire, but the flames were extin
guished before the arrival of the Ure*
men. The reel of the colored company
was overturned in turning a sharp cor
ner on the way to the fire, and the
driver, John Oliver, received painful
bruises. The damage done by the fl re
F. W. Banister, who lives in Hall
Township, had a carrow escape from a
serious fire at his ginnery last Sunday
morning. The Shed over his engine
was destroyed and the engine slightly
damaged. The fire, which was discov
ered about 10 o'clock, is supposed to
have originated in a pile of rubbish
near the engine, into which a spark or
coal of fire may have .fallen, though
the engine had not been used since
Oar young friend, R. A. Gentry, of
Hopewell Township, a few days ago
showed us three stalks of cotton which
he pulled from a aix-acre field, and
which attracted the attention and ad
miration of every person who saw it.
It is the Florodora long staple variety,
the staple measuring one and three -
8natter inches, and the stalks averag
lg fifty grown nolle each. From the
six acree Mr. Gentry expects to gather
st vt n or eight bales.
Ure. Eva Fant, wife of Ernest G.
Fant, died at her home at O rr villa lost
: Monday, after an illness of several
weeks with fever, aged 29 years. Yes
terday morning at IL o'clock the funeral
eervicea were conducted at the home of
the deceased by Be v. 8. T. Creech, at the
conclusion of which the remains wero
lfljd to rest in Silver Brook Cemetery.
Mrs. Fant was a daughter of the late
Dr. Jae. A. Todd, of Rock Milla Town
ship, where she wee born and reared.
She wae a most excellent woman, and
since her girlhood had been a devoted
member . of Roberts Presbyterian
Church. By her gentle, kind disposi
tion ehe made a friend of every ac
quaintance, and her many friends will
long cherish her memory; Besides
eix brother? and three sisters, she
leave? a devoted husband, five little
eons and an infant daughter, and in
their sore bereavement they h?ve tho
sympathy of ? wide circle of friends.
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Lost Wednesday morning about day
break .Julius R. Miller, who I i vea six
tuiles south of the city, in Vtvrenuis
Township, 1081about twenty-live bales
of cotton by ino, which is supposed to
ho tho work of an incendiary. The
cotton was stored in two outhouses
near bia dwelling house. The total l?>ss
will aggregate about $1,800, ou which
there was no insurance. Thc log? falls
heavily on Mr. Miller, who is au indus
trious farmer ami a clever young man.
The publishers of tho beautiful bal
lad, "1 Wait Alone For You," by the
iato W. Wesley Wells, have sent us a
copy of his last song, "My Mercedes/1
which has just been published and
which he composed a few weeks before
his death. It is simply beautiful, easy
to play, melodious, and a perfect adap
tation of exquisite words to a beautiful
melody. The publishers, J. W. Jen
kins' Sons Music Co. of Kansas City,
Mo., are makimr a special price of 25
cents per copy.
Kev. J. E. Foster, colored, caine very
near meeting with a fatal accident ii
few days ago near The Intelligencer
ofllce. He wucon his way to tho gin
with a load of ut:'? cotton, and while
crossing tho railroad bridge ?>u Ninth
McDuflie street his horse became
frightened an?', ran away. At the
crossing of P.-pot street ho was thrown
to the ground and knocked senseless.
The hoi HO ran on and struck Harrison
&. Co's, warehouse, overturned the
wagon, scattered tho cotton and freed
himself from tho wagon. Foster was
painfully but not seriously hurt.
Kev. C. Wftidlaw, of Seneca, who
has recently returned from Arizona?
has been spending a few days iu the
city, accompanied by his wife. On Sun
day night -Mr. Wardlaw delivered a
most interesting address in the First
Baptist Church on his work in that far
country. The majority of tho people
of that country aro Mormons, and he
told of tho great need of Christian
Missionaries out there. In Salford,
where he spent three years, he organ
ized a Baptist Church", the tiret one. in
the town, and said tho congregation
was striving hard now to build n house
On account of the State Fair in Co
lumbia next week the Southern Bail
way will run a sj ial train from An
derson to Columoia and return on
Wednesday and Thursday, 20th and
27th inst. The train will leave Ander
son at 5:30 a. m., Belton 0 a. m., linnea
Path 0:15 a. m. and Donalds U:!10 a. m.,
arriving in Columbia at 10 o'clock a. m.
Returning, this train will leave Colum
bia nt (1:30 p. m. and arrive in Ander
son at 11:45 p. m. This will give thc
passengers eight and one-half hours in
Columbia. The round trip fare from
Anderson is $4.41, and the same ratet
in proportion from tho other towns.
D. A.Richardson and M ?lam Cornish
attorneys from South McAlister, I odiar
Territory, spent several dnyB in thc
city last week investigating certair
records in the office of the clerk oj
court. They are attorneys represent
ing the Choctaw Indian nation in r
suit which is now peuding to obtair
title to lands in tho Indian Territory
The plaintiffs, who are trying to gel
possession of the lands, claim descent
from a Mr. Cobb, a native of Andersot
county, and a squaw of the Choctaws
It was for the purpose of looking int<
the claims of these parties that tin
gentlemen came to Anderson to maki
The concert, spelling-bee and bab:
show, under the management of th?
Cateechee Chapter, Daughters of thi
American Revolution, in the Open
House last Monday afternoon an?
evening, attracted large audiences ant
were enjoyable occasions. The follow
fog were awarded the prizes in th*
baby show: Under one year-Helei
White, daughter of \V. W. White; ove
one year and under three-Nelson R
Green, son of Sheriff Green; over thret
years and under five-Calhoun Harrie
son of Dr. J. C. Harris. In the spell
fog-bee Fred G* Brown won the prize
and A. L. Welch carried off the priz?
in the fiddling contest.
Rev. C. G. Burts, who has beet
qnite sick at the home of his parent
in thia county, has returned to his worl
in Edgefield. The Edgefield Chronich
in speaking of hia return, say?: "Thi
popular gentleman, equally belove?
among OB aa preacher, citizen ant
friend, is with na again after a long am
trying period of painful sickness. H
looks considerably pulled down, but i
evidently on the road to high healtl
again. Everybody ia delighted to se
and greet him again. Even the tree
and bushes and dowers love him. A
present he is in Blackville, whither h
went to deliver an address at tb
opening oft some large school in th
The Atlanta Constitution of the 4t
inst, says: "The work of getting etoo!
subscriptions and righto of way aloni
the projected Atlanta and Carolin
trolley railway from Atlanta to Ander
aon, 8. C., baa been in constant progr?s
for several w??eks. J. R. Hosch am
Thomas Edgerton, of Hoachton. Ga,
representing the railroad, are canvass
inf; the field a second timo. Monda;
night S. O. Et J ich, of New York, repre
aenting the ?capital isto who have nnde
consideration the question of tohin,
the honda of the new line, reached At
lan te. Yesterday morning Mr. Etrio
with Mesara. Hosch and Edgerton, ha
a conference at the office of tho attor
noy ot the road. Charles J. Haden, am
later left on a tour of inspection of th
At r. s??t?DK ut the Anderson Conn
ty Farmers' Cooperative Union in thi
city last Wednesday, President Ben
neau Harrie was in Btrnoted to issue
a call for a meeting of all the fanner;
organizations in the State in Columbi
next Wednesday, 26th inst., daring th
State Fair. He boa issued the call an
the meeting will no doubt he large!
attended. The object is to form
State association for mutual help am
protection and for a better control o
the cotton market. The followin,
delegates were elected to represen
Anderson County: Mesara. B. Harrie
C. O. Barris*, J, W. Rothrock, J. E
Watson, R. P. Clinksoales, G. A. Ran
kin. D. JJ. Reed, T. T. Wakefield. N
W. Smith, R. A. Gentry, J. W. Majo
and T. E. McConnell.
The Westminster correspondent o
the Keowee Conrier, writing nnde
dato of th? 12th inst., says: "Th
relatives and acquaintances of In
McLin were grieved to learn of hi
death, which occurred at the Johni
Hopkins-Hospital in Baltimore, on lat
Saturday, fie had been there aine
last April for treatment. Mr. McLii
was a son of J. L. McLin, of Oak way
and was born in the section of Ander
son county known aa the Dark Cor
ner, about 88 years ago. He lived oi
tho Island of Jamaica for some eigh
or ten years and was superintendent o
a large orange and fruit packing indus
try with headquarters at Kingston
Mr. McLin visited his homefolks ii
1003. He was then in poor health
Boon after -his return to his ad op te?
home he grew worse and finally retara
ed to the States and ont himself nnde
?tare of the moat skilled physicians ii
the Johns-Hopkins Hospital. Beeide,
his father, he leaves one brother, C. L
McLin, of New Orleans, and one sister
Mrs. J. C. Bearden. of Oak way. Twi
Of bia aunts. Mesdames E. A. Norri
and H. B. Zimmerman, and one nncle
David MeLin, reside in Westminster
The remains will be brought back ti
South Carolina and buried in her soil.1
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