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THAT ARE USEFUL
A rt Squares?
Window Shades, Etc.
All-wool Carpet Remnants.
Tresant Wnnl "Blankets.
At $3, $3 50, S4.50, $5, $6.50, $7.50, $8.50, $10.
Beautiful Down Comforts?
At $5.00, $6.00, $7.50.
Snowy White Bed Spreads,
At $1, $1.50, $2, $2.50, $3, $3.50, $4, $5.
We have a few
Coats and Jackets
For Ladies and Children to close ont.
Germantown and Columbia Wools.
Silks and Satins for Fancy Work.
Our Department of Linens
feb very interesting to the Ladies nowadays. Table Damask,
ffiapkins, Doilies, Towels, Etc., are always acceptable.
!s appreciated this cold weather.
Dress Suit Case,
Or Hand Bag,
Wakes a most appropriate Christmas Present,
We have the largest stock of
Ours is probably the largest Stoek of General Merehan
fise in Upper Carolina. \
Com? EVERYBODY and help to make th!? week a record
TOUTS tra! J,
WSolaeale and Retail Dealers ia
WEDNESDAY, DEO 28, wm.
In making your uevTycnrrcsolutions
mako Kood onie aud stick to thom.
John J. Bra tu lett has been appointed
magistrate at the Gluck eottou mill.
Misa Jessie DuUosois spending the
holidays with her parents iu Atlanta.
.Mrs. J. C. Allen, of Yorkville, is vis
iting relatives and friends in Ander
IV, M. Wilcox and family, of Elber
ton, Ga., are in the city visiting rela
Robert McDnvid, ot Jacksonville,
florida, has been visiting relatives iu
Mias Ada Lee Bradham, of Savannah,
has been visiting tho family ot' Di. J.
J. X. McDill, of Donalds, S.U.. has
been spending a lew days in tho city
the past week.
The time for pajin^Stato and Coun
ty taxes without tho penalty expires
Un and alter next Monday the Coun
ty Auditor will bo ready to receive
your tax return.
David A. Taylor, of Dayton, Ohio, is
in the city visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. E. VV. Taylor.
Miss Alma Kennedy, of Duo West,
ia in tho city visiting the family of
S-'iiator J. K. Hood. AP
J. Lewis Sanders, who is attending
a dental college in Atlanta, isspendiug
the holidays at home.
Rev. Norman L. Priuce, who has bec
spending some time in Asheville, is .
lome for the holidays. &p
Despite the recent rains and snow
tho water in the wells of the city is
still very iow and muddy.
J. J. Gilmer has been re-appoiutad
pension commissioner for Anderson
County for the ensuing year.
This has been a windy December
a 6uro sign, say the prophets, of an
abundant harvest next year. \^
Miss Lily Strickland, who has beau
in New York for several mouths study
ing music, hus returned home.
Mrs. N. A. McKeithau, of George
town, is spending tho holidays with
lui parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Riley.
.Solicitor Julius E. Hoggs and J. V.
Carey ?Esq., of Piekens were in the
city last week on professional busi
Andrew C. Todd, of Manning, S. C.,
has been spending a few days in the
city visiting his mother and other rela
Calvin McConnell and Miss Macie
Mitchell, both of this city, were mar
ried last Wednesday by Rev. D. W,
Mrs. George Brown, of Canton, Ga?,
has been spending the Christmas holi
days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.
Rev. G. H. Waddell, publisher of j
the Southern Christian Advocate and
Spartanburg Herald, spent last Friday
A local weather propheroays there 1
will be an abundance of rain in this [
section during the months of January
Thoa. A. Murrah, accompanied by ]
his wife and children, of Union, S. C., r
is in the city visiting his mother and
C. D. JoneB, of the United States
navy, is visiting his parente in Rock
Mills Township. He is a seaman cn
the battleship Mississippi.
Mrs. Maxwell Cray ton, of Anderson,
is in Greenville to spend the holidays
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alex*
I. W. White and Miss Keturah Gen
try were married Wednesday at the
Anderson cotton mills. The ceremony
was performed by Rev. D. W. Keller.
Our young friends, Joe Beti, of Deni
son, Texas, and Theo. Bell, of Birming
ham, Ala., are spending the Christmaa
holidays with their parents in And?
Married, on Sunday, December 25,
1904, by Rev. Wm. Browne at his resi
dence in the city, Mr. D.M. Watson
and Miss Della Barriss, both of Ander?
A number of farmers in this section
have recently butchered, some fine
home raised hogs. They tip the beam
anywhere from two hundred to four
The boys and girls of the city and
county, whohave been away attending
the various colleges, are at home for
the holidays. Most of the colleges re
sume work next Monday.
Wm. B. Aull, of Pendleton, waa in
the city on Thursday and Friday.
While here he sold his place, earner j
Johnstone and Summer streets, to A.
C. Jones.-Newberry Observer. /)/
A cup of hot coffee for the mail car
rier on your rural ronte would do much
toward making him feel better this
cold weather, as he goes about bringing
you each day your papers and mail.
Rev. M. P- Major, of Santa Anna,
Texas, is in Anderson visiting his
brother. S. C. Major, and other rela
tives. His many old friends are glad
to greet him once more on his native
An old criminal who was asked what
waa the first step that led him to rain,
said: "The first thing that led me to
my downfall was beating my home
editor out of two years subscription.
When I had done that, the dovil had
such a grip on me tbat I could not |
shako bini off."
J.C. Knell and T. B. CrymeK;
, of Williainston, have moved tlfih !
: families to tlitn city and will wake
their homes hue. They are good and
worthy citizens ?nd will be welcomed
to tlie city.
The live stock dealer? in the city
bave a good supply ot horses and
mules on hand, and ure doing some
business at good pi ices; hut the slump
in cotton curtailed their operations
Married, on Sunday afternoon, Die.
33, looi, nt the residence of J. C. C.
Featherstone, Fsij., in this city, by
Kev. Henry C. Martin. Mr. Freston
Saviors and Miss Paulino Campbell,
both of Melton '1 owuship.
Dr. N. 1?. Hair, who has been prac
ticing dentistry at WiUiainstou, has
moved to Union, S. C., whore ho will
continue tho practico of his profession
in partnership with his brother, who
luis an ollico in that city. ^-gfc.
Tho Pendleton Farmers' Union will
meet in the Farmers1 Hall at Pendleton
on Saturday, January ?th, at H o'clock
p. m., to transact important business
and initiate new members. Every
member is urged to atteud.
C. S. McCullough was elected mayor
of Darhngtou last week after an excit
ing contest. Mr. McCullough isa nativo
this county, and his old friends will be
glad toknowof this honor given him by
the people of his adoptetl homo.
Tho city schools closed Thursday
afternoon for the Chiistmns holidays.
Many of tho teachers went to their
homes out of the city and aro spending
tho week with homo folks. Work
will be resumed Monday morning.
Mr. Mitt Nicholson, who is so well
known to the people of Oconee county,
hau moved with his family to Town
ville. Ho was in Walhalla Tuesday
shaking hands with friends, and says
he will farm again next year.-Ocotito
Mr. JT. N. Sullivan, of Williamston
is iu this city representing Douglas
Lacey and Company who control large
mining interests in Mexico and thu
United States. Mr. Sullivan is thinking
of locating iu Greenwood-Greenwood
Recently "wc have noticed that a
number of largo loads of hay and fod
der have been brought in and sold on
this market. This indicates that many
farmers have, made all they need at
home and havo a surplus which is be
ing converted into cash.
Tho cotton mills of the eily were
shut down Monday to give tho opera
tives a little rest, inasmuch us many
delays havo been caused to some of
the mills by reason of tho insufliciency
of water power during the fall, it was
decided to give only one day.
A number of the white friends of
the late Alex. Johnson, the colored
barber who died in this city a few
months ago, have erected a very neat
And substantial headstone over his
grave in the colored cemetery. The
work was done by White & Co.
A. J. Howell, of Birmingham, Ala.,
baa been spending a few days in the
county visiting his mother and other
relatives. Mr. Howell left Anderson
about twenty years ago and this is his
first visit to his native home. His visit
waB a source of much pleasure to his
many old friends.
Married, at the home of tho bride's
mother, Mrs. Mary Geer, at Belton, on
Wednesday, December, 21, 1904, by
Rev. W.T. Tute, Mr. R. J. Alderman.,
of Alcolu, S. C., and M?SB Mattie Geer,
of Belton. The bride is a most ex
cellent, popular young lady, whose
many friends wish her joy and happi
The Greenville Herald, cf the 22nd
inst., says: "R. C. McKinney, H. T.
Pr?vost, M. L. Glenn, E. Garrison and
G. E. Heath, who were engaged in a
survey of the Interurban line between
Anderson and Greenville arrived in
the city last night and put up at the
Mansion House. They have gotten as
far as Gantt, and expect to complete
the survey tonight or some time tomor
Dr. J. B. Hunnicut, the well-known
editor of the Southern Cultivator, died
at his home in Atlanta last week. Dr.
Xluunicuc had a great many friends in
Anderson County who will regret to
hear of his death. He frequently at
tended farmers' meetings here and
made addresses on agricultural sub
jects, . ?
Last Wednesday afternoon aV Pied
mont while attempting to steal a ride
on a freight train, Sam Williams, a
negro boy, fell between the car wheels
and had hie leg fearfully mashed. Dre.
Monk and Donald, who gave the negro
medical attention, found it necessary
to amputate the injured limb. Williams
The contract for building the new
steel bridge over Saluda river between
Anderson and Greenville counties has
been given to the Virginia Bridge and
Iron Company. The cost will be $2,
830, which will be borne equally by tho
two counties. The contract calls for
the completion of the bridge by the
first of June. -
. Tuesday, January 3rd, will be the
next salesday, instead of Monday, 2nd.
As New Year s day falls on Sunday,
the next day, Monday, will be observ
ed as a legal holiday and sales by order
of tho Court can not take place on that
day, ont the law provides that the day
following shall be a salesday in such a
course of events. . Ifii
A movement is on foot to establish a
goa plant for lighting purposes in this
city. J.D. Maxwell, Jr., at present
superintendent of the street
railway in Spartanburg, is the chiof
promoter of the enterprise. Applica
tion has been made to the city council
for a franchise, and this will^corne np 1
at ito next regular meeting, w
An exchange speaks ol man who it
kooid always paid tor hit* paper a year |
Itt'cn Mice. As a result lie 1ms never
coins on inlay in his life, Dover had
tatoes never l^nor toothache, hispo
at night, his wife iihabies ne? er cry
succeeded in serving Isolds and ho
thc |rJ^jol.hoard without benr?,"I6 cn
A tripple wedding took placo ftt4V.
home of Mr. I. J. Fowler, live miles
South of town near tho Anderson line
last Sunday. Mr. I. G. Fowler was
married to Miss Rebecca Trotter, Mr.
T. ?J. Fowler was married to Miss
Maud Pilgrim, and Miss May Fowler
was married to Mr. John Ellenburg.
The Kev. T. F. Nelson officiating,
Mr. T. J. Fowler anil .Miss Maud Fow
ler nrechildreu of Mr. I. J. Fowler.
Mis. Arabella Pressley, relict of the
late Vin. Pressley, died on Tuesday
night, ?'Otu inst., ut Hilton at the resl
i douce of her son-in-law, Preston Fant,
with whom she had residi d since the
death ol' her husband 18 years ago.
Her midden name was Harden and she
was horn and raised near Lowndes
ville. .Sin- was 82 years ol ago and had
lived a useful, Christian lite. She
was the motlier of ten children, all of
whom survive her. ' ^r-"
Capt. M ?Hedge L. Bonham, dr., of
this city, who holds the position of
commandant of cadets at a large mili
tary school at Wilmington, Del., ar
rived in the city Friday with his bride,
formerly Mies Odelle Austin Warren,
Tho wedding occurred on Thursday
at the home of tho bride's parents at
Paniplin, Ga. Capt. and Mrs. Bonham
are the guests of the former's parents,
Gen. and Mrs. M. L. Bonham, at
their handsome homo on Greenville
Last Thursday night one of tho most
horrible happenings that could be
imagined occurred among a family of
negroes near Townvillo. Shortly nfter
sundown FloT Pickens, pr.r'i;;'ly de
mented negress, placed herself and j
child in nn outhouse containing rough
ness for horse feed and then set it allie,
burning herself and child to death*
She was not discovered until too late,
when she was already fearfully burned^
While crazed she sacrificed her own
lite and that ot her child in the most
The New bank at Starr, which was
recently chartered, was formally or
ganised last week by tho election olli
ccrs andu board of directors. A. S.
Howie was chosen president, and W.
A. Iludgona of this city cashier. Tho
hoard of directors is composed of tho
following gontlemen: A. S. Howie, S.
L. Shirley, J. W. Bowie, J. H. Fruit,
Mrs, BcsBie Allen, of Starr; J. ll. Van
diver and W. lt. Oaborno of Ander
son. As soon as tire bank building can
bc erected, the institution will be
rendy for business. ?zgSft,
On Wednesday, Dec. ?1st, HHM, at
3 o'clock p. m.. Mr. Jas. T. Little and
Mies Nola Burriss were quietly married
at tho residence of the bride, near
Rock Mills, the ceremony being per
formed by Rev. R. H. Bunnin, of Pied
mont, S. C., After the ceremony the
friends present were invited into the
dining room where delightful refresh -
mer . J were served. The bride is a |
young lady of beautiful person and
character, and the groom ia an indus
trio UR fanner oft ho Holland's Store sec
tion. They have many friends whose
beat wishes are extended as they begin
WANTED-A good cook. Apply at
31,1 Street, Anderson Cotton Mill.
The Anderson Overall Factory starts
to work Thursday, Dec. 20th,
and thev want 20 new girls to sew. At
Sullivan Hardware Co. bave made pre
f>arations for the largest spring business
n their history. Tba large and complete
line of Agricultural Hardware that they
have on hand and aro daily receiving
convinces one that they will have the
large trade they anticipate. They have
for more than twenty years made a
atcdy of the needs of farmers in this line
and the line of goods carried by them
cannot be approached by any Hardware
House in the State.
Acid Iron Mineral eures all diseases In
volving Inflammation, by purifying the
blood and directly healing the irritated
parts. Try it on er? external sore and
watch tts magic bealing It acts In ex
actly the aame v,ay on all Internal in*
flam mations such as Dyspepsia, Indi
oroatinn Khanm.??;^, I^'.iZ?j Di o ea? O,
Stomach and Bowel tronblos. It has
no equal for diseases peculiar to women.
Tones up the entire system. Trade A
I-M mark on every bottle. Sold by
Acid Iron Mineral Co.
Columbia, 8. C.
DAVIM & DANIEL SHOES STOKE,
(Post Office Bleck, Anderson.-"Pretti
est Shoe "tore in the State." Our special
boast : We keep the beat Shoes to be
ound on tba market.
A car-load of Poultry Netting JuBt re
ceived by Sullivan lld xv. Co. They sre
the only car-load buyers of this netting
in thin necllon and are certainly in a posi
tion to name you prices that will please
Fresh teatimony in great quantity is
constantly coming in. declaring Dr.
King's New Discovery for Consumption,
Oongbs and Colds to be unequaled. A
recent expresi?n from T. J. McFarland,
Hentorvllle. Va., serves as example. He
write?: "I hui Bronchitis for three
Sears and doctored all the time without
?log benefited. Then I began taking
Dr. King's New Discovery, and a few
bude* ?bolly cured me." Equally
etfVmi.v? In . uring nil Lii'>g ?nd Tar oat
tro^biu , C n?uuiptiuo. Pneumonia and
Grip. Guaranteed by Orr, Gray A Co.,
Druggist. Trial bottles free, regular
sizes 50J, and 91.00. -
Sullivan Hardware Co. have two car
loads of American Field Fence on hand,
buught before the advance In price on it.
Thia ia the strongest and best Fence
Driven to Desperation.
Irving at an out of the way place, re
mote from olvlliratlon. a family is often
driven to desperation in ease of accident,
resulting In Burns. Cats. Wounds,
Ulcers, ?to. Lay In a euyply of Buok
len's Arnica Salve. It's the best on earth.
23e> at Orr, Gray ?fe Co's. Drag Store.
Aold iron Mineral has magie power
to quickly heal out?, wonndr, burns
ind old sores. Stops blo^d-flow instant?
ly. Forman or beast. Sold by Drug
OF KEEN TAILORING
WILL TELL YOU - -
Aro equalled only by top notch custom
tailors in acknowledged centres of fashion,
LOOK THEM OVER. This is their label :
HIGH GRADE HATS
Chas. B. Hall Co
Cut Price Clothiers,
South Main Street,
Anderson, S. C.
? A ~
Happy New Year
i o Ail.
Thankful for favors received in the
past, appreciative of the liberal pa*
tronage from our many customers,
asking for a continuance of the same,
promising to adhere to strict? honor
able business methods in the future,
as well as in the past, I remain
MISS DORA GEISBERG,
North Side Court Square*
Two Boors East of Farmers and Merchants 3&nk,
Anderson, S. C.