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Tnt? Demand for Silks Unprecedented.
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Have Pint Cali.
They come in a variety of styles, are. soft, and can be
handled to advantage by dress-makers fer tucks, ruffles,
plaits, shirrings, flounces, or in fact any of the various forms
adopted by dress-makers for the1 making up of an elaborate
Our Taffeta Silks in Pin Checks and Shepherd's Fluids
and neat, unobtrusive fancies are particularly desirable for
Shirt Waist Suits. \
We are without doubt offering the best 27-inch Black
Taffeta Silk at 75o ever shown in this city at the price.
Come and examine it and get a sample and compare it with
others. It is certainly an exceptional value.
Light weight Japanese Habutai Silks are also good for
Japanese Habutai Silk, 36 inches wide, at 75c per yard?
in black, also white.
Black Japanese Habutai Silk, 28 inches, at 65c per yd.
28-inch China Silks, in popular colors, for 50c yard.
Our Silk Stock .comprises quite a variety of kinds and
colors appropriate for morning, afternoon and evening wear*
Come and See ?
But when you can ?nd in ? line of
Quality combined with the finest workmanship and newest
m? snappiest style, isn't it cheaper to.pay just ft little more
for your Suit?
KTO?fS?ffSS?SIEE'S line for the Sp*ln? ?nd Suiumer
safios sf&rs TO m^y}ff?od ?nd nesr peint? thai it is neees-.
youto see|the^efgarments to appreciate fully their
general excellence. ^
j SOIE MTS UWES' SM HITS.
Local News. I
WEDNESDAY, M^OH 22, 1905.
THUS COTTON KABXIT.
Now is the time to plant spring ad
Miss Nellie B/rtoo is visiting rriends
. Miss Sue Whitefield has been visit
ing relatives at Honea IV.h.
Prof. D. W. Danni?, of Cle j. Bon Col
lege, was io tho city b^iarday.
Miss Felicia Mn?-ay is visiting
friends and relatives in Greenville.
B. F. Guy and wife, of Kufala, Ala.,
are in the city and will probably locate
Mrs. D. M. Wilson and Oscar Moore
returned a few days agc ?rom New
Mrs. J. li. McGee, of Bowman,
Georgia, is visiting relatives in the
Judge R. Y. H. Nance is erecting a
neat cottage near hie residence on
? good many people are visiting An
derson prospecting with u view of
The poor man who pays for the Eas
ter hat is not sorry that Easter is eo
late this year.
Miss Sarah Watkins, of Laurens, is
in the city visiting her brother, H. H.
The dogwood is swelling to bloom
and the fishermen are getting their
tackle in order.
Misses Julia and Sue Maxwell, of
Walhalla, were in the city last week
Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Smith, of Clover,
havo been spending several days in the
city with relatives*
Several of the college girls aro at
home to spend tho Easter holidays
with their parents.
James Thomson, of Abbeville, has
been spending ;t few days with home
folks near the c5ty.
Judge George E. Prince will hold
his first term of Cour f at Saluda, be
ginning next Monday.
Miss Lucile Paf.cn has closed her
school at Iva an I bas returned to ber
home in Uartwel, Ga.
Mrs. Sf Lander and Miss Alexander,
of Greenwood, are visiting the family
of Judge Geo. E. Prince.
Mr. Sol. Lesser is now in New York
buying a fine stock of spring and sum
mer goods for Lesser & Co.
The hunting season is now at an
esu, and the sportsmen have laid aside
their guns until next winter.
W. F. Anderson, of Elberton, Ga.,
has been spending a, few day? iu and
near-tho city, visiting relatives.
C. T. Phillips, oi*e of OcOnee Coun
ty's best citizens, was in the city last
Friday and gave us an appreciated
J. N. Burriss and wit*, of Elbert
County, Ga., aro visiting relatives
and friends in this county, their former
The hens in the county are now do
ing their full duty, and aa a conse
quence ?ggs are more plentiful and
Miss Aimee Jaffvays, of Toronto,
Canada, who has .'jeen spending the
winter . in Anderson, bas returned to
Miss Anna Boss Cunningham, who is
a student at Conver&e College in Spar
enburg, has returned home on account
of ill health.
Mrs. R, 8. Hi.!' and daughter*, Misses
Eunice and Lois, who bave been sp end
iog Several wetke in Floikla, have re
Hon. O. B. Martin, l?tate Superin
tendent of Education, spent last Wed
nesday in the city visiting his brother,
B. F/Martin, Esq.
Miss Sophie Cordier, of New York,
has arrived in the city and ia again io
cuergo of the millinery department of
Moore, Acker & Co.
In matiy ??ectiona of the county oats
that were ec s n broadcast last tall have
been seriously injured by the severe
freezes ortho p^Bt three months.
, L. P. Smith ia contemplating run
ning av excursion to Atlanta in the
oaxij spring. He will no doubt, as
usual, carry a large crowd with him.
Mhs? Ethel Tomlin, cd Corrolton,
Ga,, v/ho will have charge of the milli
nery department of Julina H. Weil &
Co., thia eeaaon, has arrived in the
C A. Ward and wife, of Flint, Mich.,
who have been spending a few weeks
in Anderson visiting their . daughter,
Mrs: W. L. Swelt, have returned
Tho ico factories and ice dealers are
now getting in shape for the summer
i season, for it will not bo many weeks
before there ..will bo lively demands
Rev. S. J. Cartledge, pastor of the
Firat Presbyterian Church, spent last
Sunday nt Clemson College, where ho
conducted services both morning and
Married, on Wednesday, March 15,
1005, hy Rev. W. W. Leathers, at bia
residence, Mr. W. Eugene Mitchell
and Mia? Peart Wilson, both of An
During Lent special services will be
hold in Grace Episcopal church every
friday evening at 8 o'clock. The
friends of the congregation are cor
dially, invited to attend.
Rev. fen T. s?aun wilt preach at
Welcome Batist Church, near Den
ver, nertSuQU?y mn?ii=s 1* o'elock.
Tho .friend*'vfthe c^n^rt^ra?ion' av<?
invited to attend the services.
There will be fifty-three Sundava in
thepreoontyeor. Those who find tbe
Sabbath a dull day can console them
selves, however, in *ho thought th&t it
won't happen again in 110 year's.
A? S. Palets, of K?tesem?r, Ala, has
located in: Anderson and vtill engage
in tho clothing business. . ile has rent
ed tho Seel atora room on Whltner
street and is n^w opening up His stock.
Our correspondents aro requested to
cend in their communications on Ai/m
days or not Ir^er than Tuesday morn
ing- of en ch week. This will in ?ure
their-yubticati?n in the .paper of that
Prof. Henry Milford will conduct au
all-day Kinging at Dorchester Church
next Sunday. Tho public is invited.
It is reported that das. M. GoBsett,
president of the Williamston cotton
mill, will erect another large cotton
mill in WiliianistoB this summer. The
capital stock of the mill will be about
The Dillon Herald has secured tho
services of Mr. Andrew C. Todd, of
Anderson, S. C., and he is at his post
in the uewspaper and job office. We
welcome Mr. Todd to our town.-Dil
A meeting of the stockholders of
tho Riverside Manufacturing Company
will be held on Thursday, April '?Otb,
to consider the question of increasing
the capital stock. Read the advertise
ment lu another column.
Tho Palmetto Rifles will be inspec
ted by Adjutant General Frost eu the
18th of April. The company is one of
the best in the State militia, amt it
goes without oaying that tho inspec
tion will be highly creditable.
J. Olin Sanders, one of the city's efli-1
ciel policemen, visited Atlanta lust
week .MU? consulted Dr. W. E. Gamp- j
bellin reim "nco to bis feeble eye. Dr.
Campbell is treating it und will no
doubt soon restore it LO its normal con
The tai mers have hauled out a lot of
fertilizers the past week, A lurge ma
jority of them are using the fertilizers
num. : -iicured by the Anderson Phos
phate and Oil Co. This is a home en
terprise and deserves the patronage
of our farmers.
According to tho returns us tabulated
by the Comptroller-Genend, Anderson
County has ouly 2,845 dogs. This be
ing a new law and the first time dogs
had to be renamed at 60 cents each,
doubtless many owners of dogs forgot
to include their dogs in their return.
Invitations have been issued by Mr.
and Mrs. B. F. Douthit, of Pendleton,
to the marriage of their daughter
Miss Blanche, and Buskin R. .Law
rence, of PickenB County. The mar
, riage will be solemnized at the home of
the bride's parents on Wednesday, at
12 o'clock noon, 27th inst.
The C. A. Reed Music House of this
City ie ono ot'the largest establishments
of its kind in the South and is shipping
Eianos and orgnur ull over the cour,try.
inst week two pu <OB were shipped to
Orangeburg, out to Gleenwood, one
to Union und one to ?partan btu g.
This houso cun supply you with uuy
sort of musical ins ti u men l ami uta
price that will please you.
Wm. B. Fletcher, son Of J. il. Fletch
er, died at bis home at the Anderson
cotton mill last Sunday afternoon. He
was just recovering from an attack of
the measles and bad a relapse, which
caused his death. The young man
was 18 years of age, and his feath is
deeply regretted by his friends. Tho
remains were interred at Silver Brook
cemetery Monday afternoon.
Mrs. Jane Ivy died last Friday morn
ing at the home of her sister, Mrs. J.
R. Roberts, in this city. She was 05
years of age. and had been in feeble
health for a long while. Mrs. Ivy came
to Anderson a lew years agu from
Macon, Ga. Her husband died many
years ago and she had no children. On
Saturday morning the remains were
interred in Silver Biook cemetery.
The Daughters of the American
Revolution have appointed Mesdames
Warren R. Davis, Ramsay Doyle and
Miss Mayre Shelor a committee to as
certain the names and places of burial
of Revolutionary soldiers in Oconeo,
Pic kenn and Anderson counties. Ali
persons having this information will
please communicate with these ladies,
or send the Barneto the office of the
Keowee Courier.-Walhalla Courier.
Mr. David Blossingame, of Grayson
County, Texas, was in Eaatay the pf? Su
woo fc. Mr. ii i usai n g arno moved from
the S lab town neighborhood about ten
years ago. He claims to be doing
well in his new home and likes Texas
line. He seemed to be impressed with
the growth of Easley since he left. He
is visiting relatives and friends and at
tending to business which will prob
ably keep him in this State for several
Rev. Ow L. Martin left on Tuesday
for a visit of several days tu his father
at;Danvilie, Virginia. He,will return
home next Friday. He has decided to
accept the call recently tendered to
him by the iirst Baptist churoh of Dal
ton, Georgia. This is ono of tho larg
est and most influential churches in
north-west Georgia. We regret that
Mr. Af artin feels it his duty to leave
Dis present field, bat we congratulate
the. church at Dalt n on securing a
Btrong and forceful preacher.-Wil
Last week William Turner, of Rut
ledge, Georgia, wrote to the Atlanta
Constitution about ? flag of Orr's
Rifles at Spottoylvnnia Court House.
In a few days we received a letter
from A. M. Aiken, now o.i a visit to
Roanoke, Alabama, and also one from
W.T. Cowan; of Doe West, cachen*
closing the clipping from the Consti
tution. Rev., John Tv McBryde waa
the colorbearer that day, waa captured
but carried the flog in his bosom
through prison and back home.--Ab
Mrs, Margaret A. Langston, wife of
W. W. Langston, of Poland, Ga.,
died at the home of her father, J. M.
Hitt. at the Anderson cotton mill, on
Sunday night, 12th inst. She came to
Anderson a few weeks ago on a visit to
her parents and was ill only e> short
while. She was a devoted member of
the Methodist Church and was greatly
esteemed by allot her acquaintances.
Besides her parents and husband she
leaves a three-weeks-old infant son.
Tbs remains were interred in Silver
The authorities at Washington have
fixed a penalty of $200 fine on any per
son tabing out of the pontofMce mail
other than their own. All Postmasters
are liable to make mistakes and get
the mail in the wrong boxes, and the
law says that people must examine
their mail before leaving ibo ofde<>;
and should they receive a piece which
is?o%y addressed to. them, lt most be
returned at once. That it ia rh?, fault
of-the Postmaster makes no diffidence.
Thia iaw. includes newspapers as weil
4S first-class mall.
The 'Greenville News of the 17th
inst.,-Bays: "B. Frank Mauldin, presi
dent of the South Carolina Bankers'
Association, of Anderson, and Giles L.
Wilson of Spartan burg, the secretary,
held a conference here yesterday after
noon for the purpose of arranging a
schedule and program for the next
meeting of the association to be held
in Anderson this spring. Mr. Manldin
Is cashier of the Bank of Anderson
and fa regarded aa one of tho leading
buRiness men of that place. Mr. Wil
ton occupies a similar position in the
Central National Bank of Spartan -
barg1." The citizens bf Anderson mmfc
arrange to give the members of this
Association a royal welcome when
A special dispatch to the News ami
Courier from Chester, ?S. C., uuderdate
of th? 16th inst., says: "W. D. Bew
ley, for a number of years a leading
hardware merchant ot this city, has
decided to move to Sumter, where he
will engage in a similar business on a
laige scale. The people of Chester
regret to loee Mr, Bewley and his in
teresting family, for he is not only a
progressive man, but a useful citizen.7'
Mr. Bewley is a native of Anderson,
and hoB many friends hero who will
join us in wishing him success in his
The Walker-McElmoyle school near
Slabtown, of which Prof. K. A. Abrams
is principal, will celebrate arbor day
on the tflst day of the month in an
elaborate manner. In addition to tho
arbor day exercises, addresses will be
ma?- 3 by State Superintendent of Edu
ction O.B. Martin, Hon. M. P. An
sel, of Grcouville, and others. This is
one of the hest country schools to bo
found anywhere in tho State, aud it is
one of the few examples of tho suc
cessful centralization of schools in the
rural districts. There will be a basket j
picuic, and the public generally is cor
dially invited to attend.
The barn on the plantation of \V. J.
McGee, who lives near Iva, was de
stroyed by tire Friday night, together
with lour mules aud a quantity of
feed. The loss will amount to several
hundred dolli?'a lt wno thought at
first that *\? fir was of incendiary
origin, but an in . "litigation made un
der the direction o Sheriff Greeu dis
closed no evidence of this kind. This
is the second tim? within a year that
Mr. McGee hnB lost his barn and stock
by lire, and tho circumstances of the
eecond burning are rendered moro un
fortunate by the fact that tho gentle
man is critically ill from a paralytic
Mrs. Eliza C. Skelton, of this city,
received a letter a few days ago an
nouncing the death of her brother?
Harris A. Vandiver, which occurred at
his home in Temple, Texas, recently.
He was about 75 years of age, and
leaves a wife, one eon aud three daugh
ters. Mr. Vandiver was born and
reared in Anderson County, and for
merly owned the plantation of J. A.
Keown, Ave miles east of this city.
He served his State faithfully throng!)
the civil war, and in 1SU0 moved tc
Texas. He was an upright, worthy
man, and has many old friends in tin;
county who will regret to hear of hit
An Associated Press dispatch from
Washington, D. C., under dato of 17tl
inst., says: "Lieutenant Newton A
McCully, the representative of th<
United States navy with the Kussiai
forces iu J/anchuria, was heard fron
today for the first time in three months
For a long time he was with the besieget
forces in Port Arthur, but before tilt
fall of that fortress ho was permitted
to go to Vladivostok, from which place
he subsequently proceeded north and
joined Kuropatkin's army near Muk
den." Lieut. McCully is an Andersor
boy, and hiB many friends here wit
be more than pleased to know that ht
came out of Port Arthur eu fe ant
Last Wednesday night Andersor
Dam, No. 10, Independent Order ol
Beavers, was organized in this cit]
with about fifty charter members h?
Grand Secretary H. W. English, ol
Birmingham^ Ale;; and State Organ
izer J. S. Deal, of Greenville. Tb?
following officers were elected to servt
the dara: G. Cullen Sullivan, presi
dent: W. P. Nicholson, vice president
G. N. B roy len, secretary; M. M. Mat
tison, treasurer; M. L. Bonham, pasl
?resident; C. B. Hall, gnide; Waltei
bobbins, guardian: C. M. Horton
Sress agent; M. M. M at tison, C,
?rock and W. E. Lee, trustees. Tin
first recolor meeting will be held thii
evening in the Alnson ic Temple.
Andrew Carnegie, through his secre
tory, has written Mayor Sullivan i
letter offering to give $10,000 for th<
purpose of building a publie library ii
thin city, provided that the city counci
willagree to maintain the institutioi
at a coat of not less than 81.000 iv yea
and provide a suitable place for tin
building. The matter has been agita
ted for some time, principally by tin
directors of the local library associa
tion. lt will come up at the next reg
ular meeting of council, and in tin
meantime the people of the oity wil
be given an opportunity to expr?s
their opinion upon the advisability o
voting in perpetuity tho amount neces
sary each year lor maintaining tin
'- mt ? m -r
Parties desiring gcod River Bolton
'Pastare for'any number of Cattle cap ge
lt at 50o. a month per head from 1st o
April to 1st of Novembor. For furtho
information apply to Fr&nk Cray ton
Town ville, or C. C. Pr?vost, Townsend
Cotton Mill. 40-3
When vou want a pond borne or muli
Collar call on Sullivan Hud ware Co.
. Farmers commenced baying Cob
Planters. from Sullivan Haw. . Co. si
early aa last Jnne. Last season then
were tno>e than 100 farmers who wenlee
these Planters aud were unable to ge
them on account of inability of factory t<
furuioh them. Thia firm placed an nrdei
last Jnne for ?Ix car-loada of Cole Plan
tera and Distributors and hap now dla
posed of nearly all of them. Any farmei
who will look Into the merits of these
Planters wUl be convinced of their super
lority over all others and will realize
tb?t lt will pay bim to lay aaide ali
others that he may have and bny thc
Murray's Buohn, Oin and Juniper Ic
prescribed and endorsed by eminent
nbvslcfana. It nares when all others
fall?. Prevents Kidney Disease, Dropsy
Bricht'* D'66080, etc. At all drag store*
81.00 a bottle, or direct from The Mur
ray Drug Co., Columbia, S. C.
Don't be deceived ?hun baying yoai
8teel Plow Shapes. Wiso farmers know
and will tell you that thnoo manufactured
by the Towera-Salllvan Mfg. Co. and
Bold exclusively in Anderson by Salli
van Hdw. Co. are by far the best on thc
If you will compare the Cole Gu one
Distributors with tho other? on the mar
ket yon will note that the only point o?
similarity fs In the color, all of them
belog painted red. The superiority ic
the workmanablp and qualify cf cuafer
<?V rotaries Into the construction of thc
0->te places tt in a ola?? to Itself-un.
? .jailed-unapproached. Cole Dlatrl
?re sohl lu Anderson oxninavely
by fiallivan Hrtw. Co.
Hoes that are properly set, perfectly
tempered sad that have good, well sea
soned handlea are sold by Sullivan Hdw.
The stockholders of tho Riverside Man -
ufactnring Company are hereby notified
to meet st the office of said Corporation
at Anderson, 6. Con Thursday, April
20. 1905, at 12.80. noon, to consider a
resolution passed by the Board of Direc
tors on March 17, 1005, to lacrosse the
capital stock, of said Riverside Manufac
turing Company toa maximum amount
ol Two Hundred and Twenty-five Toona
and (?225 OOO) Dollars.
By order of tho Board of Director*.
D. P McBRA VKR, Pie?.
C. "M. McCLURE, Seo
Marah 22,1605 40 4
A Merciless Slashing
OUR uupieecdented Reduction Sale still continu?e, and is
now the sensation of the day. The public have long since
learned that we never advertisa fake closing out eales and flim
flam cost sales.
When we advertised to the world that wo were going to close
out our entire slock of Shoes (exclusive of our Star line) at a tre
mendous sacrifice, and at prices regardless of former values, we
meant every word we paid, and our customers who have tilled their
wants here are walking advertid meats for us, for they are all
astounded at the magnificent values we are giving.
Our stock was large ard lresh and is still unbroken. There
are thousands of bargains here that will never be duplicated on.
this market again. We must get rid of them, for we need the
room for our new STAR LINE SHOE3, and at the prices wo
have put on them, they will not be long in moving. Wise mer
chants, especially, are 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 we offer you
the ANDERSON PHOSPHAT? AND OIL CO'S. 60QDS! They
have been tested by th* best farmers in the State, and are pro*
nounced by them as being far superior to other makes. They lare
used by; Clemson College on its farms, which shows that this'insti
tutiou, which is authority on fertilizer values, considers them the
very best. What better endorsement do you want ?
If you want first-class goods, at prices that are no higher then
other goods, and honest goods that you can see manipulated by
honest formulas, you can't do bettor than buy your Fertilizers
from us. Spend your money wi?h y?ur Home Company and you
stand a chance to get some of it back again. Spend it wilh a
Foreign Company and it is gone from you forever.
DEAN & RATLIFFE,
"Dispensers <of Heal "Values.
Our Seed last year were the moat satisfactory we hav? -
ever handled. They came np, grew and made bountiful croped
We have the"same kind this year-fresh-and we are positive?
you will not regret it if yon plant them in your garden.
IS vans9 Pharmacy.
IF YOU ARE GOING- TO BUY
We want a ehance to soil yon.
If you OWE D'S you don't know how we would appreci
ate a payment these pinching times.