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From James a. Banister Go's. $4.50 to $5.00 .Shoes for
Hen, down to Men's Sunday Shoes at $1.50, and heavy work
Shoes at $1.25.
Women's Fine Shoes at $1.50, $2.00, $2.50, $3.00, $3.50.
Women's Coarse, Heavy Shoes at $1.00. $1,25, $1.50. .
Children's Shoes?all kinds; ail prices, all sizes;
Shoes for everybody. )
^o?i?h? inside work?41^ lining ani
theja^yie-depends the;;;'-i^"'r4>f '...a. ^^at#;a?^ unless it is
strengtfee|^ and re-iaforesd by good materials, and put-in
?xp^ and collars will give
uarantees all the garmsnta turned out by him to bo abso
lt|g^ua^^ iaa Kup
;er 'Suii it ,^1 retain all of its original shape as per
WJEDN?8BAY, FEB. 15,1805.
THE COTTOB HaBfUTT.
Tho wood and coal dealers are hav
ing their inningo these days.
John M. Geer, president of tho Eos
ley cotton mill, spent last Monday in
Tho reeidonta of the city have only
two more weeks in which to paY their
Mrs. Eugene Fant has gono to Abbe*
ville, where abe willepond a few weeks
visiting her mother.
We are glad February is a ehorfc
month?if tho weather ia to continue
like it has thus far.
Miss Lidie Hogers has returned to
her home in Charleston after a visit to
relatives in the city.
A good many people are visiting An
derson every week prospecting with
the view of locating here.
A good rainy drummers are new vis
iting- the city soliciting ordeis for
spring and sommer goods.
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Rncker have re
turned from a visit of several days to
relatives at Ruokerville, Ga.
J. Perrin Quarles, of Abbeville,
spent several days in the city lost
week looking after insurance busi
Dr. W. H. Hicks, of Mayesville,
Kentucky, hoe located in the city for.
the practice of the science of osteo
Mrs. S. N. Gilmer and Mrs. T. B.
Lnmpkin have gone to Charleston,
where they will spend a few weeks
Cbiquola Lodge, No. 82, Knights of '
Pythias, will meet tomorrow evening
at 7:80 o'clock. All the members are
urged to attend.
Smoke a' glass and look for the big
spot on the sun. It is very large, but
it does not portend diro disasters, nor
a failure of heat.
Commercial fertilizers are not being
marketed this year in tho oity as it was
laut year. The low price of cotton is
no doubt the cause.
Gen. Thomas W. Carwile. of Edge
field, spent a day or two in Anderson
last week.nnd wob given a cordial wel
come by his friends.
W. B. Crabtree, of Atlanta, has
been spending several days in the city
in connection with the inauguration
of tho street car service.
The time for making your tax return
to the County Auditor expires next
Monday, 20th inst. If you have not
made your return do so at ohce.
If the ground, hog remained outside
his hole he will doubtless begin to lei
that ho made a alight mistake about
the winter's back being broken.
Chas. A. Ward and wife, of Michi
gan, arrived in Anderson a few days
ago to spend a month or two visiting
their daughter, Mrs. W. L. Sweet.
Gen. M, L. Bonham, Dr. S.M.Orr,
A. H. Dagnall, B. F. Martin, H. B.
Watkins and G. P. Brown spent a few
days in Columbia last week on busi
Married, on Sunday. February 11,
1005, by Rev. W. W. Leathers, and at
his residence, Mr. Frank Breazeale and
Miss Pallie Welborne, both of Ander
The County Pension Board will
meet in the Court House to-morrow
morning at 10 o'lock. Persona having
husinesa with the Boaru should bear
this in mind.
The low price Of cotton, the reduc
tion of th? acreage and the use of fer
tilisers for this year's cotton crop la
tho almost absorbing topic of conver
sation these days.
B. F. Barnes, who has beea conduct
ing a grocery store in the city, has
sold his stock of goods and will go to
Birmingham, Alabama, to become su
perintendent of a cotton mill.
Of grippeB and colds both town alid
country are very sick and the weather
,has been the most unfavorable for any
lessening of the spread and the force
of these distressing maladies.
Robert L"., tho infant eon of Viotor
Caudle, died at the home of his parents
in this city last Thursday night, after
a brief illness. : On Friday afternoon
the remains were interred in Silver
Rev. Mr. Kirkpatrick will preach in
the Flat Rock Presbyterian Church on
the fourth Sunday. 20th ibet., at 11
o'clock a. m. The friends of the con
gregation are cordially invited to at
tend the services.
Though we have a large acreage
sown in grain, the season has been un
favorable for its growth and both oats
and wheat are small and backward.
But it is too early to make any predic
tion as to the yield. .'[ ,
Our. neighbors, G. F. Tolly & Son,
furniture dealers, aro snipping a great"
deal of furnitureto distant: points these
days. When yon want ' to buy furni
ture or any other sort of goods cheap,
Anderson is the place to get them.
The 'tax .returns, which have just
been completed by the city clerk; and
treasurer. Bhr, w that the taxable pro- !
perty of tho city increased $204,824
during the year 1904. The total as1
(teased valuation of property is 82,259,
George W. Evan?, accompanied by
from a severe illness and th? trip to
Florida will no doubt prove benefi
Miss Alma .Gambrell has accepteWlJ
position with' the firm of Robert Lewis [
& Company io Bolton. Mis? GambroU |
will leave in ? short time for New York
where she Will assist Mr, Lewn* in bay
ing his good*?Abbeville Press and
The Bethany correspondent of the
m+z?vt?l (Ga.) ? Sun says: ?"Morgan
Williams,an intelligent young man of
this community, has accepted a posi
tion in Anderson. He, will be greatly
.missed here, b at wo wish him a snccess
fol; eAresr.% .
Mr, W. B. King, probably tho ?ar
gast van in South Carolina* was in
?aan?iig iMt Friday;traveling as a
tobacco drumwer. : He ia six feet
seven inches high and weight l
400 pounds. Mr. King was for so
years a conspicuous figure on
>JJee- force of Anderson.?Manning
Mies Eunice Russell left Wednesday
for herhouiein Anderson, where ehe
goes to accept a position as stenograph
or. Miss Julia (Juyton, of Blacksburg.
8. C, has accepted the, position at wo
Orphanage, that Miss Russell resigned.
Mr. Lawrence Chamblee and family,
of Audoreon Couuty, 8. C, visited
relatives in the town and county this
week. Mr. Chamblee is one of Ander
son county's moat prosperous farmers,
aud hie visits are always appreciated.?
Hartwell (Ga.) Sun.
The remains of an infant of Rev.
and Mr*. S. L. Wilson, of Ninety Six,
were brought to the city Saturday
morning and interred in Silver Brook
cemetery. The child was only a fo*
dsys old. Mrs. Wilsoi is a sister ci
J. T. Pearson of this city.
Jack Harris, a well-known iw4ro
carriage-maker, died at his hom.? in
this city last Friday morning, af t?r au
illness of several weeks. The deceas
ed was about 00 years* of age. and was
an upright, industrious mau. He leaves
a wife and thron children.
The Anderson Methodist Church
has furnished four missionaries to the
foreign field. The Anderson churches
now support four missionaries in the
foreign held. Can any other commu
nity show a better record for sowing
the seedT?Florence Times.
We have noticed most of the stock
from the country that is driven or rode
into town is in good condition and we
seldom Bee a poor horse or mule. Thie
speaks well for our fsrmers, for the
oare and condition of stock and cattle
is a good index to the character and
prosperity of the owner.
Speaker Smith, of tho House in Co
lumbia, has appointed Messrs. B. A.
Morgan of Greenville, Geo. ?. Prinoe
of Anderson and T. B. Frazier of Sum
ter as the special committee to sit dur
ing the recess and report to the next
session o? tho legislature what changea
would be necessary in the conatitution
to put biennial sessions into effect.
The capital stock for the erection of,
a cotton mill at Iva haa been eubsorib*
od, aud it is praotically certain that the
mill will be built. It in to hare 10,
000 spindles and will be capitalized at
probably 9250,000. Mr. D. P. Mo
Bray er, president of the Riverside and
Toxaway mills in this city, is at the
head of the enterprise. Let the good
work go co.
Our delegation in the Legislature
would like for those section- in the
county that have not sent in petitiom
for appointments of Mogistiate to do
so at once, and that applicants foi
that office should send their applica
tions immediately to some inemb.** oi
the delegation in Columbia. This h
an important matter and should bp at
tended to without delay.
The Greenville News of .he 3tli
inst. snye: "Mrs. Etile Andrja, wif<
of J. M. Andrea, died at .eer honit
near Sandy Flat yeBtordoy, after bov
oral months7 illness. Mrs. Andrea wnc
a daughter of Matthias Rieburdson o
Anderson County, and besides her hna
band one child survives. Her funera
services will be held at Jackson Grov<
Church at 11 o'clock today."
Frank Robertson, of II one a Path
has accepted the position as Inspecte
of the city. Mr. Robertson has beei
on the police force in Bel ton anc
Honea Path for a number oi years anc
j'is faithful in every duty. Mr. ant
Mrs. Robertson have already come t<
the city and are staying with Mr.am
Mrs. Lorton Robertson for the pr?s
ont.?Abbeville PresB and Banner.
A strong petition, it is understood
is being circulated at Clemson College
for the removal of tho dispensary a
Pendleton. This dispensary was de
stroyed by lire a few days ago and th<
inspectors are now endeavoring t.
straighten out the accounts. It is sait
by the authorities that the student i
Bocuro whiskey and beer from thii
diopehsary and that ita removal is de
[ The stTAAl cars are now ravininf
1 regularly on tho lines that have beer
completed and are giving good bsr
vice. The running of the oars hat
been awaited with much interest bj
the people of the city, and their patron
ago has been very liberal. The entitt
S'stem will not be completed for some
me yet, as the progress of the wort
has been bo seriously delayed by tin
Benjamin B. Gossett. who is a mid
sblpman in the third class at the Unit
ed Statea Naval Academy, haa resign
ed from that institution, and bos beer
designated by the Secretary of the
Navy as a second lieutenant in the
marine corps. He will stand an exami
nation for admission into the service
He is a son of ft P. Gossett, of Wit
liamBton, and is & bright and promis
ing young man.
Dr. H. N. Snyder, president of Wof
ford College, will deliver the com
menoement address at Ciemscu it
June, Elaborate preparations are b?'
ing made for what promises to be oni
of the most memorable commence
m en ta in Clem son's history. Then
will be an unusually large number ol
alumni present, wen who hold bigt
textile, engineering and executive po
sitions all over the country.
Easter Sunday comes this year oi
the 28d of April. This is within a'few
day^ as late as It ever occurs. Onlj
onci'did it occur as late as the 25th oi
April in the 10th century. It if book
ed to come but once again on tLe 25tt
of April during the present century.
There is a current belief with tho peo
ple that a lato Raster denotes a cole
and backward spring. Bat this doet
not always follow, since the season, it
the presence of a late Easter, may hi
mild aud open.
Ernest Cochran who is spoken of foi
th? new federal judge is. a? tine man ai
tttere iB in . the State. He was born, a
republican, and he has lust never for
mally left thp,t party, jm>t like some
people are Methodists or .Baptists oi
Episcopalians. . He has tever hobt
nobbed with ; negroes, never- danced
attendance at the pie counter, nsvei
stood for anything, (sofar tA we know,
e. wil ling to risk a positive as
and we are
sertiOh), except the absolute supre
macy of the white man.?Florence
Th* We*ftnfn"*?T correspondent ol
B. L. Donaldson, a white man who ia
an escaped convict from North Caro
lino, waa captured in the city Satur
day afternoon by Policemen Power
and Sanders. Ue was convicted of
highway robbery and bad served but
two months of his year's sentence when
captured. Ho was visiting his father
who lives at the Cox cotton mills.
Donaldson will ho hold until the
North Carolina authoiities can come
for him. There -is a reward for his
capture, but the exact amount has not
been ascertained here.
The dispensary at Pendleton, which
was burned a few days ago, will prob
ably be re-opened in a short time by
Ithe County Board of Control. A peti
tion asking for its .removal is being
^ numerously signed, particularly at
I Clemson College where the people are
I opposed to the institution for obvious
I reasons. The stock of whiskey wu*
I insured for $1,000. The accounts of
the dispenser oie being checked up by
the Stata inspector, and when thia
work in finished the dispensary will
move into new quarters aod contiuue
its business as ot old.
Mien Lois Holland and Mr. A. B.
Wharton, of Iva, were married Wed
nesday night at ti\c homo of the bride'*
mother in this cit.r. Oa!j a few of the
friends and relatives of th^ youog cou
ple were present to witness the cere
mony, whjch was performed by Rev.
A. L. Patterson, of Mt. Carmel. The
attendants were F.. B. Burns with
Miss Rosa Whartor. and J. W. Whar
ton with MisB Rom Payne. A recep
tion was tendered the guests after the
ceremony. Mr. end Mrs. Wharton
left Thursday uv xniog for a trip tu
Florida, and will return this week tc
Iva where they will reside.
Eft'ortn are being made to secure tin
establishment of a Carnegie library it
this city. Mr. Carnegie has submitter!
a proposition to the library Associatior
offering to donate the sum of 010,00!
provided the library iu supported by <
fund of S 1,000 given annually by tin
city. The library association is uoabl*
to guarantee the amount, and the mat
ter was brought before the city connci
at its regular monthly meeting las
week and duly considered. A commit
tee was appointed to report on the ad
visability of voting the required sun
in perpetuity for the support of the in
stitution. The chances of aecurinj
the library are good.
Married, on Sunday afternoon, Fet
12, 1005, at 8.80 o'clock, at the home o
the bride's father, G. N. C. B demau
in this city, by Rev. J. E. Jar -a, Mr
J. S. Keller, of Town ville, :l Mie
Annie Boleman. The marriage was
very quiet affair and was witnessed b;
only a few intimate friends and rela
tives. On Monday evening the hupp;
couple were tendered a reception a
tho homo of the groom* Thebrideis;
graduate of Chicora Female Collog<
and is a moat excellent young lady
while the gioon is a worthy, popula
voting man. We joiu their man;
friends in extending congratulation
aud wish them a happy aua prosporou
journey through lifo.
During the past two weeks this sec
11 tion has experienced some ot the sever
s 10Bt weather we have had in a nutt.be
of years. Wo have had snow, hU et am
rain, and for ten days the'ground lui
been covered with a white mantle
The ice that made the trees a glitter
JI ing net ot crystal waa too heavy a loa?
j j for the iiniba and branches to hold
I g and many of them came crashing i
II the ground. Many valuable fruit am
o I shade trees were badly damaged. Th
11 streets and roads, when not frozen
are a niasaof mud and slush, and tber<
is not much traveling in vehicles. Th
Bun dawned bright and clear yeBter
day morning, with the mercury G de
arrees above zero, which is the lowes
it has reached here in a long while.
Mrs. Nettie Hunter, wife of J. Nor
ton Hunter, died at her home in Pen
dleton last Wednesday afternoon
after an illness ot only a few hour
with heart failure. She. arose tha
morning in - her usual health and dis
Chargen: her household duties, whei
she was suddenly stricken donn. Th
announcement of her death was there
fore a great shock to her many friendc
who deeply sympathize with the sore
ly bereaved husband and daughte
who survive her. Jtfrs. Hunter wa
formerly a Miss Pinkind and lived i
hu city several years. She was high
1/ 'isteemed by all of her friend*, an
_ nad long been a devoted member o
S the Episcopal Church. On Frida
' afternoon the remains were interred i
the Episoopal Churchyard.
As a matter of public interest, w
publish the following circular, bein
seat , ont by the South Eastern Cotto
Bayers' Association to their buyer
and shippers: "On account of the larg
amount of cotton held throughout th
country and left exposed to the weath
er, there will be marketed from thi
time forward, an unusually larg
quantity of damaged cotton. Wo be
to notify you therefore, that we wii
make settlement for damaged cotto
shipped us, upon the weight of same
after we have received, picked and pu
it in merchantable condition. W
would much rather not have damagei
cotton ebipped neat all. PleaseTm
press upon all holders of cotton, th
necessity of housing their cotton fror
the weather, in order to avoid heav;
losses by damage,"
' The Memphis (Term.) News of a re
cent date says: "B. M. Qwathmey
president of the Southern Biscul
Works, has been in Memphis since las
Wednesday in conference with Beere
tary L F. Peters, of the Memphis In
duatrial League, in reference to the lo
cation and erection of their $100,00
plant in this city. Mr. Gwathmej
oloeed the contract yesterday after
noon for the erection of the faotory
which will be located in Gaines street
The contract calls for the completioi
of the building and the installation o
the machinery by June 20, next. Th
Memphis branch of this company wil
be in charge of J. J. Baker, who ha
been Southern representative of th
concern for a number of years, and i
thoroughly conversant with tin
trade, Tho territory to be covered b;
this branch wilt extend to the gnl
on the South and to the Pacific on th
West." Mr. Baker ia a former citizei
of Anderson, and hie many friend
here will be more than pleased to hea
of his success in his adopted home.
! Free Hide ou the Street Cars ft
Snipe*' Giallery?If you tf<*nt u tnncj
a* one dollar'? worth of > Photo, work
Hrioos lower thaii any other Gallery u
Au-iereo". and nmhing bat hlgh-olas
kork. We ?111 frame y mir picture* o
all sizeo u; abort nolioe. We have a larg
lot of frame material on the road, whlol
will ?triv? in a few days, ?od with twi
experienced frame makers we think w
con givo satisfaction, both In style an<
priest.. K. M. Snipes, the Veteran Pho
tographer. S5^-8(n .
We bave just received 8 oar . loads o
Bagclos, which we will trade for If nie
andHorabS. See us?t once.
85-^4 , Fretwslb Hanks Co.
7?yon wane a Cotton Floater tbet wil
dittribate just exactly the quantity o
Med yen want pot ont, one thu, will dir
tribute these seed in a perfectly attalgh
line, cos that will distribute all of ih<
seed put out at the uamo depth one tha
will cover these eeed with tost th* prof
amount of dJrt and pack this out Jas?
"it should be^-vou sbobld bnj
A Merciless Slashing
OUR unprecedented Reduction Sale still continues, and ie
now the sensation of the day. The publio have long Bince
learne \ that we never advertise fake closing out sales and flim
flam cost sales.
> When we advertised to the world that we were going to close
out our entire stock of Bhoes (exclusive of our Star line) at a tre
mendous sacrifice, and at pi ices regardless of former values, we
meant every word wo said, and our customers who have filled their
wants here are walking advertisements for us, for they are all
astounded at the magnificent values we are giving.
Our stock was large and ircak and is still unbroken. There
are thousands of bargains here that will never be duplicated oa
this market again. We must get lid of them, for we need the
room for our new STAR LINE SHOES, and at the prices we
have put ou theuij they will not be long in moving. Wise mer
chants, especially, arc invited to replenish their stocks at prices
they can't get from any jobber.
A. First Glass Pocket Knife
We know you want the BEST, and that is why .0 offer jou
the ANDERSON PHOSPHATE AND GIL CO'8. GOODS! They
have been tested by the best farmers in the State, and are pro*
nounced by them as being far superior to other makes. They are
used by Clemson College on its farms, which shows that this insti
tution, which is authority on fertilizer values, consid?ra them the
very best. What better endorsement do you want?
If you want first-class goods, at prices that are no higher than
other goods, and honest goods that you can see manipulated by
honest foimulas, you can't do better than buy your Fertilizers
from us. Spend your money with your. Home Company and you
stand a chance to get somo of it back Again. Spend it with a
Foreign Company and it is gone from you forever.
I W\ > ; f ' . " / '[
Dispensers ?rof Real "V"alnes.
Our Seed last year were the most satisfactory we hayo
ever handled. They came up, grew and made bountiful crops^
We have the same kind this year?fresh?and we are positive
you will not regret it if you plant them in yonr garden.
IP YOU ABE GOING TO BUY?
^e want a chance to sell you.
If you OWE US you don't know how we would appreci
ate a payment these pinching times.
VANMVER BROS* & MAJOR.
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