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We an|ijcipated the demand for?
New, Fresh Goods
Immediately following THE HOLIDAYS, consequently we
have just opened up a number of?
Right New Things
That the people are clamoring for.
Our Embroideries and Lace&
Are unusually attractive. We are showing some exquisite
Plain and Embroidered Linens,
Suitable for? , '
1 Ladies'Shirt Waists, \
Shirt Waist Suits,
Children's Dresses and
Especially adapted for- '
Shirt Waists and
Quite a variety of?
India Linens and Persian Lawns.
Special Values i n
White Linen Lawns,
Xr?m 2?c up to $1.60 per yard.
Ours is a most remarkable line of?
We have an unusually largo assortment of OUR NOTED
Red Seal Zephyr Ginghams
That we have handled for years, and KNOW WILL NOT
We h?ve jtuit received a large shipment of?
In fact, we have a very attractive line of?
Qxtx boast is Of F13E8F, NEW STOCK?the BIGHT
sind ?t mom PRICES.
TO ALL WHO OWE US,
Either by Note or Account, made previous to January 1st,
?905, we - must insist upon settling at once. We have to
meet cm obligations, and m order to do it we must insist
-upon you meeting yours; We are dependent, to ? large ik?
im% u^m &aoh cthtr. Please oblige ?i this matter, '
v?^tsuzi* aevue an oia scores, ana let us ftt&rt the new
J?st a ^srord more. ESMEMBKE 0?E
Come or ^ite ue your orders.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25,1905.
THE COTTOH MAEKBX.
Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Hart have gone
to Norfolk, Va., for a short trip.
Hon. I. H. McCalla, of Lowndesville,
was in the city Monday on business.
Miss Lila Lee has gone to New York
to enter a hospital as (rained nurse.
Mrs. J. M. Patrick has returned from
a visit of several dayB in Columbia.
J. C. Carter, of Westminster, hae
been spending a few deys in the city.
Mrs. C. L. Dean, of Walhalla, is
visiting friends ani? relatives in An
Gen. M. L. Bonham was in Colum
bia most of last week on professional
The building boom in Anderson tbie
spring promises to be greater than
Flour continues to advance in price.
The best patent flour is now worth
$7.25 a barrel.
Afra. B. J, Frazior, of Mount Caraiel,
is in the city visiting her daughter,
Mrs. T. E. Howard.
In some sections of the county the
public roads are reported to bo in a
very bad condition,
We have had more big white frosts
this fall and winter than we over saw
in one season before.
John M. Gambrel and wife, of Abbe
ville, are in the city visiting the family
of Dr. J. M. Richardson;
Miss Liralle Willis has gone to Spar
tanburg to take a special course in mu
sic in Converse College.
Rev. Father Murphy, of Spartanburg,
conducted the services in St. Joseph's
Catholic Church Sunday.
A large number of commercial trav
elers are now visiting the city solicit
ing orders for spring goods.
We are adding new subscribers to
onr list every day, but we ctill have
room for a few more names.
, Mies Dolly Wannamaker has return
ed to her home in Orangeburg after a
visit to relatives in the city.
A local weather prophet says this
section will be visited by two big
snows within the next month.
Mrs. T. S. Crayton, who has been
spending a few weeks in Florida visit
ing relatives, has returned home.
Mrs. M. L. Trimmier and Miss
Frances Darden. of Spartanburg, have
been visiting relatives in the city.
Fred N. Nardin and wife, of Hart
well, Ga., have' been spending a few
days in tbe city visiting relatives.
W. H. Humphreys has moved from
Anderson to Seneca, where ho has ac
cepted a position in the cotton mill.
Mrs. E. G. William? ta? returned to
her home in Tyler, Texas, after a
month's visit to relatives in the city.
Mrs. J. C. Lumsden, of Birmingham,
Ala., formerly Migs Caro Miller, of
this city, is visiting relatives in Ander
Messrs. B. B. Dean and Ernest Fant
left Anderson a few days ago for Flor
ida, where they will spend several
i Miss Anna Latimer, of Bel ton, has
gone to Washington, D. 0., to spend a
few weeks with her father, Senator
' Mm ' 11
twolittlo girls, Margerite and Louise,
are visiting relatives in the city.?El
barton, (Ga.,) Star.
Our young friend, Adolphus Oels
berg, who Is ? popular clerk of the
leading hotel in Athens, Ga., is in the
city visiting his parents.
Dr. Hurt Mitchell, of Westminster,
is in the city at the bedside of his wife,
whoia seriously ill at the home of her
sister, Mrs. C. S. Sullivan.
Those who do not pay their taxes
before the first of February will have
to pay two per cent penalty in addition
to the amount of the taxes.
Hon. David W. Meadow, of Daniels
ville. Georgia,' who is one of Georgia's
colicitor-gonerals, was in the city last
Week with his brother, B. J. Meadow.
The Independent Hook and Ladder
company, of the city fire department,
has purchased a new truck. It is a
Splendid machine,; and coat about $1,
John N. Bleckley has returned to the
city from a visit of several weeks to his
old. home in Clayton, Ga. His health
la much improved as a result of tbe
Mrs. 8- Bleckley went to Johnston
last week, and on the occasion of the
celebration ot Lee'e birthday read a
special paper beforo an appreciative
Hons. J.^A. Hall and J. B. Watson,
members of the Anderson delegation.!
m the House of Representatives, ?pont
last.Sunday ut home with their respec
B. C. Ligoh, who has been in New
jftlrry for aeveral months, baa returned
to his old. home at Bfcarr- where, he
will engage in business with bis broth
er, J. C. Ligon. .
r< Now is the time to secure ' bargains
in fall and winter goods. Bead the
advertisements carefully in The In
teUigeaear and you w?il fcnow where
to get them;
You can see here and there in the
county some email "patches" of cotton
still to be picked. Somo farmers t>uy
that ctprewout prices it does not pay
to fool With/It, ? -
We have ae? heard from several of
oor fimnty corresponde? t? in some
time. Wake up, friends, and lot the
People kqow wnat i? ^ojcg un In your
reapts^tive* a?ction?. '
MajV J. N. ; Vand iver, who has Just
ageo?? for the Anderson County Mutual
Fl;? Insurance Company.
W.J?, LatimerAEsa,! >ho recently
opened an office in Atlanta for the
of law, has been appointed
.inselln that city for tbe Sea
Air Line Railway.
The cotton receipts for Anderson up
U> Saturday night were 5*0,808 bales.
For the same time last ?aasen -they
were 19,003 bales; Little cotton la be
ing offered for sale on account of
County Supervisor S. O. Jackson
attended the Good Roada convention
which met in Columbia last week. Ad
dresses on the subject of roads were
made by Senator Latimer and others.
SDortsmen throughout the State are
considering the matter of asking tho
general assembly to shorten the open
season for partridge shooting and
?uake it extend from January to
Benson's drug store at Honea Path,
was destroyed by tire early Sunday
morning. The entire building with
the stock of goods was consumed. The
loss is estimated at $4,000, less $2,510
Last week the city council held a
special meeting to consider various
?tetitions for certain changes in the
icenee ordinance of the city. The pe
titions were all refused and no changes
will be made this year.
Rev. W. B, MoCueo, of this county,
has moved to Cheater county, S. C,
where he has accepted a call to the
?iastorato of Harmony and Catawha
Japtist Churobes. His friends regret
to see him leave Anderson County.
Tho Anderson Phosphnte and Oil
Co, has a large advertisement on
another page that is of special interest
to the farmers, who Bhould read it
carefully. Tbisia a homo 'interprise,
and deserves the patronage of our
Some people would conclude that
Anderson is not a progressive county
because it is not in debt?that is the
modern idea of progress. But Ander
son is probably the most progressive
and prosperous county in tho State.?
Marvin, the 3 year-old son of J. C.
Burke, died at the home of his par
ents at the Anderson cotton mills last
Thursday morning, after a brief ill
ness with pneumonia. On Friday
afternoon the remains were interred at
Silver Brook cemetery.
Irwin Brownleo has accepted a posi
tion with the Farmers and Merchants
Bank of Anderson. He has given fine
satisfaction as assistant cashier of the
Dne West Bank. Complimentary
resolutions were passed by tho direc
tors and handed to Mr. Brownlee.?A.
Mias Margaret Fitshugh and Mr.
Geo. R. Linkins, both of Washington,
D. C wora marriprt in this city Satur
day morning at the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. W. H. Sheib. Miss Fitzhugh
is a niece o? Mrs. Sheib, and the groom
ia an attorney engaged in practice at
the national capital.
Mr. Floyd Wilson, who with Mr.
Houston Cry mes moved to Texas about
two years ago, returned to hia first
love, the old town of Williatnston,
last Saturday. Both these yonj|
married South Carolina girls
insistence to return home v.':
strong to resist.?Williamston
Dan Hill, a negro, who lives fi?t the
Holland's Store section of the county,
was arrested last week and lodged in
jail on a charge of grand larceny. It is
alleged that he stole from "'Henry
Timms the treasurer of a negro church,
the sum of $158 which Timms had in
hauet from the members of the church.
Application has been mado to the
Secretary of State for a commission
for a new wholesale grocery company
to be established in this city. The
capital stock will be $20.000. The cor
Kiratoro are: H. M. Holland, ?. W.
notera, Walter Dobbins, F. J. Rhody,
J. R. Chamblee and J. F. McClure, Jr.
Appropriate exeroises were held by
the local c happ es of the Daughters of
the Confederacy in honor of the birth
day of Robert E.jLeo on last Thursday,
Crosses of honor were bestowed on
several Confederate veterans. The
city schools, in keeping with their an
nual custom, were dosed during the
Capt. "Billio" Smith, the veteran
conductor, whose return to active rail
roading was announced two weeks ago,
has been assigned to hi? old run be
tween Columbia and Greenville. He
made his first trip Sunday. His many
old friends are more th&n pleased to
know that he is able to resume bis old
A bank will be organized at Iva
within a short time. The capital
stock will be $15,000, and Thomas C.
Jackson, a leading merchant of the
town, will be president of the institu
tion. A commission will be applied
for at once, and it is expected that the
bank will be ready for the transaction
of business by the early spring.
Capt. Smythe, of Pelser, in bio re
marks Monday night before the Board
of Trade,. humorously remarked in
connection with his remarks on immi
gration, in a humorous way, that dur
ing Christmas day, fourteen babies
were born in Pelzer?-and that shortly
after midnight, twins followed?mak
ing sixteen in all.?Greenville Moun
taineer. | \
The annual meeting, of the members
of the First Baptist Church took place
Wednesday night. The officers of the
church and the various committees
made reports showing what had been
accomplished during the year just
passed. A most creditable record was
made, much of which is due to the
earnest work of the pastor, Dr. J. D.
Our young friend, Thon. B. Fant,
who haa been in the employ of the Orr
Gray Drug Co., bas gone to Union, S.
C.,. where no bas accepted the position
of ?manager of the Union Drug Co.
Mr. Fant is not only ah expert phar
macist but a most wort ay, upright
young man, find we join his many
friends in wishing him muob success
in hiB adopted home.
Two White, men. giving/their nameB
as Couuia and a teen, were arrested
near th? city last week on suspicion of
h?Tiug been connected with the Wil
liamston robbery. They wore held
until an investigation could be made.
They were released from custody on
Friday, as no evidence was developed
sufficient to bind them over for appear
ance in the United States Cour to.
The large barn of Mri Vaooe McGee,
who livr?tes miles south of the city*
in Hail Township, was destroyed by
fire last Thursday morning about 3
;./.:TwO horses, three mules and
?erb. hay, fc.^ge, etc., w#*re
The loss ag;regat*s about
. on which ? here was insurance
tamount of 8500. It is believed
?. have bf??u the work ot an incen
diary, and Deputy Sheriff Scott was at
?sentfor. He left the city about
* "manda and at coon
rley Bryant and
negroes, who were
?he evidence against
bis very strong. One
in discharged by : Mr.
_ the day preceding tho fire.
_ mttbe 'same hour an ou tootles on
jo plantation of R. W, Pruitt, of this
5ty, about four mite? from the home
of Mr. McGee, in the same township;
was also burned. The house contain- f
ed about bushels of com, which be
longed to Engere Webb, a tenant on
\e plantation. The lois is about $150.
hia fire is also believed to. b? tfee
" of au incendiary.
The Greenville Herald of the 18th
inat., says: "John Butler, a negro
from Anderson county, wai arrested
last night by an Andouon county
oflicer who chauced to be in the city.
Tho negro ia charged with failuio to
pay his poll tax and costs accruing,
amounting to about $10. After re
maining in the county jail all night
Batter paid tho money this morning
aud was released."
Four young immigrants from Scot
laud reached the oity Friday to accept
employment here, oue iu tho city aud
the other three on the plantation of W.
Q. Hammond. Their names are Ed
ward Kiug, Andrew Sinclair, George
Hnstio and Samuel Thomas. They
came to this country under the direc
tion of the State bureuu of immigra
tion, which is doing a good work under
the administration of Hon. E. J. Wat
Married, on Sunday afternoon, Jan.
22, l'JO?, at 5 o'clock, ut the hume of the
bride's father, Mr. P. C. Opt, by Rev,
H. C. Martin, in the presence of quite
a number of friands and relatives, Mr.
Albert Bulges'* and Mis* Kate Opt.
The attendants wore Mr. Luther Bur
gess and MisST. lvay, Mr. J. Kay and
Miss LuJa Belt Bowland, all of the
Whitetield section , Anderson County.
Immediately after tho ceremony nu
elegant supper was served.
Dr. and Mrs. \V. H. Mardin, Jr., ar
rived in thi? city Thursday night from
Chattnnoogo. Teno., where they were
married on Wednesday evening. Mrs.
Nardin was Mim Minnie Freeman of
that city, and their marriage was an
important social event owing to the
prominenco of bot h of the young peo
ple. On Friday evening tho happy
couple were tendered iv reception at
the home of the groom's parents. We
join the many friends of the couple in
extending congratulations nnd wish
them a happy and prosperous journey
Last Wednesday morning a burly
negro, Stuart Pearman, was seen under
residence of N.. J. Elgin, two milea
from Donalds, by Mr. Elgin's daugh
ter, a young "ady. Miss Elgin was
alone in the house and heard a noise.
She looked undor the house and saw
the negio. She run to a neighbor's
house nnd gave the alarm. The citi
zens responded promptly, and in about
an hour tho negro had been captured.
He was carried before Minn Elgin who
identified him, and then he admitted
to being under the house. Ho was
eiven tw?nty-?v? lashee is place of a
Fire was discovered at 5 o'clock last
Wednesday morning in warehouse No.
3, of the Belton Mills, at Belton which
contained 850 bales of cotton, TO bales
of domestics and some miscellaneous
supplies for the mill. The salvngo
from tho cotton w 11 bo !a~ge. The
goods were damaged by water and
scorched and the supplies were more
or leB8 injured. There was ample in
surance. The fire was most excellent
ly managed by the Helton Mills fire de
partment.' The waic* supply was
abundant. While tho fire was confin
ed to the Tear of the warehouse, it
managed to burn through the roof.
Gapt. J. J. Fretwell returned a few
days ago from Now York, where he
spent aeveral days on business. While
in the city he visited the great cotton
exchange, made a thorough investiga
tion ojE the cotton question and talked
with a number of the meat extensive
dealers in the staple, and says he is
satisfied that if the farmers will hold
their cotton ninety days longer there
will be a considerable advance in the
price. He says that many of the deal
ers and speculators confess that the
farmers have the situation in their own
hands if they will keep their cotton off
the market a few weeks longer, bnt
they do not believe that the farmers
will stick together.
The Spartanbnrg Herald of the 10th
inst., says: "Rev. Dr. J. W. W?lling
spent yesterday in the oity, leaving on
the evening train for Columbia. He
expects to return within the next ten
days to Brazil to resume his mission
ary work. Mrs. W?lling, who has
been quite siok. has about reoovered
accustomed health and will accompany
him, Wniie here Dr. W?lling gave to
his aima mater, Woftbrd, a valuable
collection of handsome piotures of the
natural scenery and natives of Brazil,
which are highly appreciated." The
many friends of Dr. W?lling and wife
in Anderson will join us in wishing
them a pleaaant and safe journey to
their distant home.
Furman Thompson was shot and in
stantly killed Saturday night by Annie
Blackman. Both parties are negroes.
The trouble occurred in the northern
part of the oity,, and arose, aB the wo
man claims, from Thompson's efforts
to enter her house. He eame to the
door, and failing to be admitted by the
woman, tried to break the door down.
He threatened to kill tho woman if she
refused to let him enter, whereupon
she opened the door and fired at him,
the ball passing through Thompson's
neck and causing instant death. After
the shooting the woman gave herself
up to the authorities and ia now lodged
in jail to watt trial for murder at tho
February term of court. Thompson
was a negro of bad character and had
frequently caused trouble to the police
Mr. J. R. Cox, of Braastown, S. C.
died on Sunday, 8th inst. He had
been in declining health for the past
twelve months, but hie weakness seem
ed to be caused from old age, he.had
lived to be 84 yeara old, and was one
of the oldest citizens of Oconee county.
He was a confederate Boldier, and did
faithful and gallant service for his
country in the late war. Mr. Cox waa
a native of Anderson, but came to
Oeonee county in hia youth and has
since that time been an honest, con
scientious, law-abiding citizen. He
leaves a wife and three children, be
sides hosts of other relatives and
friends to monrn his loss. His remains
were laid to rest at Long ereek ohnrch
vard, and the large attendance at the
burial gave evidsnce of the high eB
teem in which he was held by his
many friends.?Oconee News. .
All firemen of the H. & L. Company,
A. F. D., will meet at department
headquarters at 8 o'clock tonight. Bus-,
in ess of importance. V. B. Cheshire.
Elberta and Cor m an peach trees,
80,000 sorpi "Mi The stock fs excellent,
the price attractive. June Buds and
year olds. Write at onee for price.
W. L. H ill house, Calhonn. G a. ;
If have not yat placed your order
w.ir SailiVrt ? Hlw. Co. ihr a Cole Cot
ton Planter yon had better do so at once
Any farmer, who baa aeon the work of
this Planter ia convinced of Its great
superiority over anything elao of tha
kind .on. Iba ^market. -?hui. Qrm ^h?a
aheadvsold m?rethan fobr oar loads of
tbeae Plantera this season. No farmer .
oan afford to be Without one.
: sfcp Ki
A neglected cough or cold may lead to
serioa* bronchial or long troubled.
Don't ?aX-ce ohancea when Foley's Honey
and Tar affords perfect seen dry from i
a?rions effecta of a cold. Sold by Evans
Everything needed by the farmer' at <
this season, in the line of Agricultural
Hardware, is carried by Sollivan Hard
ware Co. This Ann has always mads a
ep^ttsl study of this particular dopart
me.it of thelr burines? and now have on
band tho largest ?took of tbla el as* of
goods carried by any house or the 8tate.
After Taking Stock
We find we have cn hand more high-priced Clothing
than we care to carry over, and in order to reduce this Stock
at once we offer for Cash all Suits formerly sold for $20.00,
$18.00. ?16 50 and ?15.00, at
A Discount of 30 Per Cent*.
This means you buy a? *
$20.00 Suit for $14.00.
$18 00 Suit for $12.60.
$16.50 Suit for $11.55.
$1500 Suit for $10.50.
This saie includes only the Goods mentioned, and in no
way affects the other stock.
REESE & BOLT,
The One Price Clothiers, Hatters and Furnishers;
?S MUSLIM Wm
- ALWAYS IN
h li'vj i \ m
WE have just received a tremendous shipment of our new
"Star Brand" Shoes, and in order to make room fox them .w* are
going to sacrifi?e some of the bait values in Shoes we ever han
dled. They must be sold at once, and ill order to do so, we are
going i'j put a price on them never before heard of in Shoe
circles. Former prices are to be disregarded, for they?
Must Move Out of the Way.
Get a $1.25 Shoe for 75o.
A. $2.00 Shoe for $1.15.
A $2,50 Shoe for $1.70.
These are all genuine, monumental Bargains, and THE
BEST OF THEM ABE GOING, FIRST.
If you are a wise buyer, merchant or not, you will fill your
wants here, and fill .them early,
DEAN & RATLIFF?.
Foot ^leasers to the, People.