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JUST THE KIND THE WORLD
NEEDS FOR COLD
Winier Dress Goods,
JLnd accessories to match.
Sheetings, all widths, >.^
Drills, b?c?ched and unbleached,
Flannelettes, Outings, &c.
Made by the BBOGQN MILLS, one of the heaviest and best
finished fabrics on the market.
White, Bed, Blue, Grey, Mixed.
Winier UD der wear,
TOT men, women and children.
Zn tho greatest profusion.
ART tao ARES,
AND FLOOR COVERINGS.
j The largest and heat aelected, and at the same time, one
1er the moat reasonably priced line of Linens over shown
in the city. Some good offerings in
WINTER SHOES FOR ALL
Remember that ours is the largest stock of General Mer
chandise in Anderson County. If yon do not find the thing
you are looking for elsewhere COME TO SEE ?S.
MERCHANTS are invited to inspect onr Wholesale Oe
v partmenta ?
Our immense Stock must be very materially reduced by
the night of December 24th next.
We ?ire selling the Anderson Phosphate & Oil Company's
Fertilizers for Grain.
TO ALL WHO OWE US,
either b^ Note or ?pen Account, we must insist upon prompt
iayments. -We have obligations that must be met. So
?lease oblige us in this request.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. IG, 1904.
TEE COTTOH MARKET.
All Places of Business to be Closed on
Thursday, November 24th, being
Thanksgiving Day. tho merchants,
bankers, public otlicers and business
men generally of the city havo agreed
to close their stores, banks and offices
the entire day in order to give them
selves and their employees a chance to
observe the day as it should be. The
public will pleoso take notice and bear
m mind that no place of business will
be open ia Anderson on that day.
The days of the big fat porker are
Miss Meta Allen, of Lowndesville, is
visiting relatives in the city.
Some men are hardly honest enough
to pay back borrowed trouble.
G. E. Moore, editor of the Honea
Path Chronicle, was in tho city yester
Rev. J. T. Mann will preach at Cross
Roads church next Sunday morning at
fe.?a-A-!fir? Andereoii, ia on
a visit to Miss Stella N?vV?eW;-1 ,ck"
ens Sentinel. ^s*>?-. -
Harry A. Orr, o? Atlanta, has been
spendin? a few days in the city visit
Fred B. Maxwell, who has been in
California several months, has return
ed to Anderson.
Dr. A. J. Speer and wife, of Lown
desville, have been spending a few
days in the city..
The three ages of women are her real
age, what her friends think it is and
what she says it is.
U.S. Mciver, auditor of the Atlantic
Coast Line railroad, was in the city
last week on business.
Mrs. A. T. Wright, of Atlanta, is in
the city visiting her mother, Mrs. E.
L. Reese, and other relatives.
Mra. Sue Burriea, of Anderson, S. C.,
is visiting her daughter, Mrs. W. E.
Meredith.-Hartwell (Ga.) Sun.
The beautiful Chrysanthemums now
decorate the yards and gardens of
many of the homes in the city.
J. W; Rothrock, of Pendleton, has
been appointed a member of the Board
of Control for Anderson County.
R. E. . Clinkscales and Bons, of
Lovrndeavillc, have been spending a
few days in tho city visiting relatives.
Col. J. B. E. Sloan and family, who
have been spending the summer at
Pendleton, have returned to Charles
The Pioneer firemen have received
an invitation to participate in the tire
men's tournament at Sumter next
Chickens, eggs and other country
prodnce are scarce iu this market.
Turkeys for Thanksgiving are in great
Chiquola Lodge, Knights of Pythias,
will meet tomorrow evening at 8:80
o'clock. All the members are urged
to attend. ^'
All placeo of business will be closed
in Anderson on Thursday, 24th inst.,
Thanksgiving Day. Do your shopping
the day before.
Some of the farmers say that in a
good many places nine-tenths of the
cotton crop has been picked, and three
fourths of it Bold.
Tho two most brilliant planets can
now be Been at the same time in the
earl}- evenings-Jupiter in the east and
Venus in tho ?rest.
Christmas is only six weeks off and
the little tots have already commenced
writing letters to Santa Claus, making
known their wants.
Thexe ia an Anderson girl, weare
told, who baa dead cinch on her fellow.
She eata onions on the same evenings
he comes io see her.
W. L. Sweet and wife, of Saginan,
Mich., have come to Anderson to make
their nome. Mr. Sweet will engage in
Chas. B. Hall, of thia city, bas pur
chased the stock of general merchan
dise of D. B. Sloan st Clemson College
and will continue the bnsinets there.
In many of the . towns and cities in
tho State all places of buain *as will be
closed on Thanksgiving Day, 24th
inst. This should be done in Ander
T. C. McDowell, formerly of this
county but who now holds a responsi
ble position with the Seaboard Air
Line Hallway ac Abbeville, was in the
oity last Thursday.
Jifias Nellie Barton, one of Ander
son's charming yoong ladies, wss in
town Friday and Saturday the guest of
Mrs. A. B. Cheatham.-Abbeville
Press and Banner.
Very little cotton is being marketed
now. The farmers seem determined
to hold it until they can get at leaat
ten cents for it. We sincerely hope it
will soon reach that pri?e.
J. B. Jetton and family, of Gaffney,
S. C., who left Anderson about fifteen
years ago, have returned here to make
their future home, and are warmly
welcomed by their old friends.
Rev. J. E. James, of this city, will
preach in the Presbyterian, chard t st
Flat Rock next Sunday afternoon nt 8
o'clock. The friends of the congrega
tion aro cordially Invited to attend ?he
There will probably be a good many
fran thia section go down to Charles
tea to the Fall festival te be held there
next week. It isa &ood time te visit
tho city by th? sea, aud tho railroad
rates are low.
Married, Sunday VNovember 0th,
Miss Nanni? Williams, of Anderson
county, te Mr- J. Sloan Miller; of
Easier, Bev. J. F> Matheson, of tho
Presbyterian church, officiating.-Eas
The Stat? Convention of tho Daugh
ters of the American Revolution held
their annual meeting ia 8partanbnrg
last week. Mrs. 8. Bleekley and Mrs.
A. P. Johnstone, of this city, attended
the Convention. >;
A. E. Holman, who luis a position as
electrician in this, city, was called to
.Orangeb?rg' Satardsy by s telegram
announcing tue death or his father.
He left on the morning train to attend
tao funeral exercises.
Frank G. Baldwin, a member of the
firm >f Woodward, Baldwin & Co.,
ot New Yoik, who sell the goods manu
factured by tho Brogan Mill, has been
?pending a few days in tho city tho
guest ot J. A. iSroek.
Married, on Monday afternoon at 3
o'clock, Nov. 7, lDot, at tho homo of
tho bride in Klberton, Ga., by Kev. J.
E. James, of this city, Dr. Wilmot
Nethery, o? ibis city, and Miss Mattie
Some of our merchants are opening
np and placing on display their lines of
toys and Christmas goods, and they
anticipate n goodtrado during tho holi
day season. Many new things are be
ing shown iu the toy line.
YV. B. Norris has sold his farm to
Seabrook Atkinson. Mr. Norris will
move to Anderson. Wo recommend
him to tho people of Anderson as a
good neighbor and citizen.-Six milo
correspondent of tho ricketts Sentinel.
E.H. Sears and James D. Richard
son, members of tho lirai of Welling
ton, Sears &. Co., of Boston, were in
tho cit7 yesterday and the day preced
ing as tho guests of R. S. Hill. These
gentlemen handle the product ot the
A tenant house occupied by a colored
family, on tho plantation ot J. N,
Hillhouse, in Centerviile Township,
was burned last Wednesday night.
Tho fire was caused by tho explosion
of a lamp. All tho contents of thc
house were burned.
Keep on coming to Anderson tt
trade. Tho merchants hero have bin
stocks of goods, and sell them at pricec
that will mean a saving in money tt
?ou. Read tho Advertisements in Tin
ntclligencev and you will kuow when
to "ot the best bargains.
*S s ft
A +"n"27!'-&*L:":(*- with all of its con
A tenant Tftb*r,? f, Donaldson, ot
tents, occupied by L.^v Mniond, ii
tho plantation ot W. Q. Hu^ i \m
Hopewell Township, was b?rmA?*-, .?,
Thursday afternoon. AU tho fain il j
were away from home at the time, am!
it is not known how the fire origina
The Orrville Baptist church, of whicfc
Rev. G. M. Rogers is pastor, will be
dedicated next Sunday afternoon at
3:30 o'clock. Rev. J. D. Chapman, ol
this city, will preach the dedication
sermon. The public generally, re
gardless of denomination, in invited to
Ju her new advertisement this week
Miei Dora Geisberg announces that foi
the next fifteen days oho will donate
five per cent of her gross sales in bei
Millinery department to the Anderson
Hospital Association. This is com
mendable and will be highly apprecia
ted by the Association,
Thomas McGawley. one of the party
of Scotchmen brought to this State
under the direction of Commissioner of
Immigration E. J. Watson, has como to
Anderson to live. He has accepted
work on M. S. Dickon's farm, Arling
ton. Mr. McGawley is a young man ol
energy and intelligence.
Dr. H. D. Reese, the expert and
popular optician, has returned to An
derson and will locate here permanent
ly. He has opened his office at Atkin
son's drug store, and will occupy the
room in the second story, where he will
be more than pleased to greet and
serve bis old friends at any time.
Our clever friend, Newton Oats, oJ
Brushy Creek Township, was in the
city last Saturday and gave us an ap
preciated call. Mr. Oats, who is an
energetic, successful farmer, has a
collection ot' very old coins, one of
which is a half dollar made in 1805.
Coins that old are very rare and bring
a big price.
Joseph Eaton was convicted at the
last term of Court in this couuty oi
violating the dispensary law and fined
$100. Eaton is an old Confederate sol
dier and bis violation consisted of mak
ing corn whiskey for his own use. On
the recommendation of the Judge and
Solicitor, Gov. Hey ward hos commuted
the fine to $25.
Earl Ro chea tor was convicted ut
Walhalla laat week of the murder of
Walter Mills in May last, and was sen
tenced to hang January 6th. Roches
ter is a member of a prominent family
in Oconee County, and his parente
formerly lived in the Sandy Springe
section of thia county, where he , hat
many friends and relatives.
Our clever old friend, Judge D. A,
Smith, one of the editors and proprie
tors of the Keowee Courier, and the
efficient and popular Judge of Probate
of Oconee County, spent last Friday in
Anderson and was a welcome visitor to
The lu toi i i gen cor office. Judge Smith
has many friends in Anderson, and bia
viaits here are always a source of
pleasure to them.
Earl Sutherland, who was formerly
employed aa a weaver in the Anderson
Cotton milla, died Friday night at hie
home in Abbeville county. Mr. Suth
erland was forced to give up hia posi
tion a few months ago on account oi
failing health, having contracted tub
erculosia. He leaves a wife to cherish
his memory. The remains were in
terred in Sliver Brook cemetery Satur
R. Brooke Goodgion left on laat
Monday for Baltimore to consult some
specialist iu the Johns Hopkins Hoa
Eiital in regard to some trouble of his
lead. Ho baa long been a patient Buf
ferer from some affection of hia head,
supposed to have originated from a
blow received a number of years ago.
His many f rienda hope that ne will get
permanent relief and soon return.
R. F. McKinney, one of Carnesville's
most successful planters reported Mon
day that he had gathered over aix
average aize balea of cotton from 41
acres. Thia shows what proper fertil
ization and cultivation will do. Mr.
McKinney ia a South Carolinian by
birth and certainly knows how to raiae
cotton and corn. His whole crop baa
i?K?e a splendid yield thia year,--Car
neaville (Ga.) Advance.
The Sprrt&nburg Herald of the 18th
lost, says: "United States Senator As
bary Latimer, who has been'visiting
Dr. G. R. Dean, returned to Belton
yesterday. While here Senator Lati
mer had the ring finger of bia left hand
amputated. Thia finger has been a
source of pain and trouble to Mr. Lat
imer ainco hf a boyhood, doe to some
kind of a sore. The operation ..oe
skillfully performed by Dr. Dean."
Tie Abbeville Medium of the 10th
inst, say?: "Samuel B. Knox died al
bia home near An treville, laat Friday
'after, long suffering and waa laid to
yest Saturday in the Little Mountain
cemetery. He. waa an upright and
honorable man and an influential citi
zen. He always toot great interest lu
public mattera and for years held the
office of magistrate, discharging the
important duties of the responsible
Elace with ability audaonnd discretion,
te waa an elder in the Preabyterian
church and died in the faith. He did
hia full duty in educating his children
and leaves them the rich heritage sf a
coed name.77 Tba deceased was well
known in the lower section of this
county and his many friends will regret
to hear of hts death?.
M. M. Gaines, formerly of tine city,!
wii8 seriously cut with a knife by
Arthur Gary, n negro, ut Seneca yes- j
terday. Tho negro mude his escape. j
Married, on Tueseay evening, Nov - I
15, 1:K>4, at the home of tho bride'8 j
mother, Mrs. S. E. Holland, in t Iii A
city, by Rev. M. B. rielly. Mr. Charles
F. Power and Miss Ida Holland, ul ot'
James A. Gantt, a highly esteemed
citizen of thia county, died at his home
near Town ville yesterday morning.
Ho was about 78 years of ngo and
leaves a wife, ono son and two daugh
ters. Next week we will publish a moro
extended notice of the deceased.
Mrs. Carrie McCully and Miss Vina
Patrick, of Anderson, S. C., will bo tho
guests of their kinswoman, Mrs. Karl
Harton, during thiB week. Misa Pat
rick is a very ber>?'tiful debutante of
this season, and her visit to Augusta
is looked forward to by her friends
with pleasurable anticipations. Before
returning to their homo Misa Patrick
and Mrs. McCully will be for Homo
time tho guests of Mrs. C. T. Gause.
The Indies of tho Anderson Hospital
Association are making extensivo pre
parations for a Bazar to bo held De
cember 7th, Sth and Otb. Besides a
splendid display of faney articles,
dressed dolls and everything suitable
for Christmas gifts, there will be
luncheon, dinner aud supper served
for moderato prices on these three
days. All who intend doing their
Christmas shopping in Anderson ave
urged to patronize this Bazar, thereby
contributing to tho establishment of a
town and county hospital.
A slow rain fell here nearly nil day
last Saturday with an increased down
pour during the night, continuing un
til early Sunday morning, when, alter
a short interval, a high wind began
blowing. Rain began ngain, there was
a drop in tho temperature, then it
elected, and big Hakes of snow follow
ed, melting, though, as quickly as it
* rriL The afternoon was fair, and ear
le^* ^.^Treoing tho wind again got
ly lu tho o*. -non exhausted itself,
very high bat'tfeotv.** u ??,~*"?vered
The Blue Ridgemountaiusiiro ct* * Ja
with a deep imow, nod many sections
in tho North and East were visited by
a anow storm.
J. Marshall Dunlap, nn old Confed
erate soldier, showed us tho other day
two small but interesting relics of the
civil war. One was a minnie ball of
undoubted Confederate manufacturo,
and the other a large round ball, such
aa were used in combination with buck
shot and known as buck-and-ball."
Both bullets were battered and mis
shapen, indicating that when fired they
Btrack something, but whether man,
bush or tree, no one knows. These
"love letters1' were picked up on the
Second Manassas battle field where
McGowan's Brigade fought.-Honea
Our venerable friend Mr. Wm. H.
Tonsley showed us the other day n bill
of sale for four bales of cotton that he
sold to E.W. Brown in Anderson, S.
C., Nov. 10, 1850, for which he received
10 4-10 cents per pound nil round in
cash. There was no greenback then,
and ho was paid in State bank bills,
gold and silver. Guano bills and corn
bills and'flour bills and meat bills were
also unknown then. To the query.
"How mauy negroes did you own then?"
Mr. Teasley replied promptly,
"Twenty-four." That was a large
number for one planter to own in this
section.-Hartwell (Gn.) Sun.
The Newberry Herald and News
says: "W. P. Pugh, of No. 0 township,
has a grove of forty pecan trees which
have g'own from seed which he plant
ed twelve years ago and which are now
bearing some of the niceBt nuts anyone
could desire. They are the egg shell
variety and very fine. Our people
would find it profitable to plant and
grow pecans. It takes time for the tree
to grow but when it comes it gives
fruit for you without work." We
would be more than pleased to see
some of the citizens of Anderson
County plant some pecan trees. They
produce a fl oe nut and are worth the
time and a . cition given to them.
Mrs. Helon Weil died at the home
of h r son, Julius H. Weil, in this city
last Thursday night. She had been a
sufferer since last February from a
paralytic stroke, and during all the
Seriod following she was confined to
orbed. Mrs. Weil was 75 years old.
She was a native of Germany, but
early in life came to this country and
settled in Pennsylvania. Several
Sears ago she came to Anderson with
er son where she has since resided.
She made many friends daring her
residence here wno aie grieved at her
death. She is survived by five chil
dren, among whom is Julius H. Weil
of this city. The romains were taken
last Friday to her old home at Ply
mouth, Penn., for interment.
Mr. J. Fletcher McClure and Miss
Lola Strickland were married at the
home of the bridu'a father, Dr. A. C.
Strickland, in thia city last Thursday
evening at 8 o'clock. The ceremony
. was performed by Rev, 8. J. Cartledge
; in the presence of a number of friends
of the young people. The attendants
were the bride's sisters. Misses Sadie
and Ruth Strickland, wno entered the
parlor preceding the bride and groom,
while the wedding march waa played
by Miss Grace Spencer. After the
marriage a sumptuous supper waa serv
ed. The bride is a most estimable
young lady with a large circle of
friends. The groom ia secretary and
treasurer of the Blue Ridge Beverage
and Extract Company, and a worthy,
upright, young man. We join their
many friends in extending congratula
Mrs. Sallie E. Wilson died rather
auddenly of heart failure at the home
of her niece, Mrs. G. M. Tolly, in this
city, last Thursday morning at 5
o'clock. She was io her usual health
on Wednesday and retired to bed that
evening feeling aa well as usual.
Abont two hours preceding her death
she called Mrs. Tolly and everything
possible was done for her relief, but
she waa soon beyond human aid. Mrs.
Wilson waa a sister of Mrs. J. B. Mc
Gee, Sr., of thia city, and name from
her nome in Orangeburg a few weeks
ago to visit ber sister and old friends.
8 ne was 68 yeara old on the day of her
death. Mra. Wilson was twice mar
ried, her first husband. Capt. Henry J.
Smith, waa killed during the civil war.
She then married 8. ET. Wilson, who
died abont eighteen years ago. Since
the lattei'e death ehe baa made ber
home with her only eon, W. G. Smith
io Orangeburg. She was a good wo
man and highly esteemed by ? wide
circle of friends. She bad long been a
devoted member cf the Baptist church.
On Friday morning the remains were
carried to Bamberg, 8. C.. her old.
borne, and buried by the aide of her
Dr. I. E. Crimm. recognized special
ist in: refraction, will be in Anderson
from 10th to 26th inst. Office at Hotel
A good Bioycle for sale cheap. Apply
at thia office.
I have tried Cray tous Sore Head Core
for ohlnkAna-sd hearuiv reoonomeni lt.
22-5 J.R. Cochran, Jr.
..- Forty>oine miners were killed hy
an explosion in tbe Rooky Mountain
mine at Tercio, Co).
What ls li t
Another word for worth-and
Are the first and foremost Clothes of worth. Skilfully de
signed, artfully cut, smoothly put together, they are rivaled
only by noted tailors of New York and London.
v> * cr* Clothes are complete and attrat>
Assortments of these Smaiu ^ v, . ?A - ? >< i.
I*?s^tyle is dispensed here
tive. Your build does not matter, b^ ^o^. . ...
without any ifs. This label means our Cloth*. .. .
Chas* B. Hall Cb?
Cut Price Clothiers,
South Main Street,
Auderson, S. C.
WE WILL DONATE
FIVE PER CENI
Gross Milliney Sales
Buring 15 days, commencing Tuesday,
November 15th, and ending Wednes
day, NoVember 30th, 1904. - - - -
The amount thus realized will be placed at the disposal
of the Hospital Committee for furthering the movement un
To be the tame charged prior to this voluntary offer, only
wishing to stimulate our Millinery sales, at the same tis***
helping a worthy cause.
Hot only the City of Anderson will reap the benefit of m
Hospital, but the entire County will bo equally benefited?
COME AND HELP
Swell onr sales, at the same time helping yourself and suf
MISS DORA GEISBER6,
North Side Court Square*
Two Doors East of Farmers and Merchants Bank..
Anderson, 8. C.