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People in Footwear.
WEDNESDAY. MAY 10, 1905.
THE COTTOH HABEST.
Mrs. H. H. Watkins ie in Richmondj>
Va., visiting relative?.
Reports from all sections indicate
cotton up to a nice stand.
Today ia Memorial Day aud a legal
holiday in South Carolina. * *
The artificial kiss is tho kind one
woman intlicts on another.
Mrs. A. W. Kay ha? gone to Balti
more tora short visit to relatives.
Miss Leila Moseley, of Lowudes
ville, is visiting relatives in the city.
All sorts of country produce is still
in demand in the city at good prices.
A number of Andersonians are now
planning their summer vacation trips.
It is time for the sweet girl graduate
to begin io plan that graduation
Dr. LeGrand Gu?rry, of Columbia,
waB in the city Monday on professional
Joe J. Giles, of New York, is spend
ing a few days with his home folks in
It haa been determined to hav6 a big
Fourth of July celebration in Ander
don this year.
Walter H. Geer, the genial soliciting
agent of tho Columbia State, WUB in
the city yesterday.
Mrs. J. L. Hawkins, of this city, has
moved to "Greenville, where oho will
make her future home.
Mrs. Nannie T. Anderson, of Ninety
Six, is in the city visiting the family
of Dr. A. C. Strickland.
Kev. VV. W. McMorris, of Newberry,
will preach at Grove A. R. P. Chutch,
near Starr, next Sunday.
When you come to town be sure to
call and seo us. Our latch string al
ways hangs on the outside.
We have had an abundance of rain
the past week, and, as a consequence,
"Gen. Green1' is gaining on the farm
Miss Janie Featherstone, who has
been spending several months ut
Franklin, Ky., returned home yester
Miss Myra Crumley, of Bessemer,
Alabama, a former resident ot the
city, is visiting friends and relativ?.?
The Colored Baptist State Conven
tion, which met in Union labt week,
decided to meet in Anderson next
The friends of Hon. Joshua W. Ash
ley will regret to learn tlmt bis wile is
seriously ill ut her home near Henea
Mr. and J/rs. C. G. Sayre haye gone
to Anderson, Mr. Sayre huving liuieh
ished his work at Neal Shoals.-Union
Assistant Adjutant General John M.
Patrick, of Columbia, has been spend
ing a few days in the city with his
Henry Hitt Watkins, of Anderson,
was in the city Tuesday. He called
on The Ledger while here.-Gaffney
Misses Bessie Telly and Helen
Coughlin, students at Converse Col
lege, have been spending a few days
at home. ,
Wade C. Humphreys, of Charleston,
has been spending a few dava in the
city visiting his mother, and other
The annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Orr cotton mills will be
held in this city next Friday, i2th inst.,
at 12 o'clock.
A woman died the other day io New
York who had never, during her
whole life, spoken ill of anyone. She
was born dumb.
Mies Eunice Russell, of Anderson,
visited Miss Julia Guyton at the
Thornwell Orphanage, this week.
Mrs. P.E. McIntyre, accompanied
by her ohildren, of Asheville, N. C., ia
in the city visiting her sister, Mrs.
Miss Zela Brown, daughter of Andy
E. Brown, who has been attending a
business college in Atlanta, returned
home a few days ago.
Some very fine strawberries, grown
in and near the city, are now on the
maiket, and meet with ready sale at 10
and 12} cents a quart.
Anderson real estate prices' are firm
with a Steady demand. Everyone who
has invested in real estate in the last
year or two has made money.
Jndge Geo. E. Prince, who is now
holding the regular term of the Ses
sions Court in Greenville, spent Sun
day in the city with his family .
J. W. Smith & Co. have opened a
picture gallery at 801 Depot street,
and are anxious to serve you. See
advertisement in another column.
What bas become of fhe early closing
movement? \ Let's have, it by all
meaiB and give the hard-worked
clerks a little rest in the evenings.
Mrs. Paul Brock and Miss Ella
Brock, bf Honea Path, have been
spending a few daya in the city visit
ing their sister Mrs. Leila Sullivan.
The Coukt o? General Sessions wiil
convene in this city next Monday, 15th
inst. Jurors and witnesses should be
on hand promptly at 10 o'clock a. m.
Anderson seems to be full of pretty
roses, and there wiil be no scarcity ot
beautifo' flowers to decorate the
graves of the sleeping heroes today.
Many new advertisements appear in
The Intelligencer this week. If you
are seeking bargains read them care
fully and you will know where to find
W. N. Miller, w.ho recently left An
derson, has located in Birmingham,
Ala, where be bas accepted a position
with the Jesse French Piano and Or
If you don't believe a country editor
bas a tough lire, take kia place about
one month, ami try it; then yon will
say that he. earns every dollar that is
A sub-station of the Anderson post
?nico will be established at the Gluck
milis, lt will be similar to. the sta
tions located at some Of tue other mills
near the city.
Our young townsman, J. C. Cum
mings, has let tho contract for the
erection of a handsome cottage on tho
Abbeville road, near the Southern lim
its ot* the city.
Xhco. B. Fant, who is now engaged
usiness at Union. S. C., has given
the contract to J. E. Buuou for the
erection of a r-room house on his lot on
East River street.
Dr. I. E. Crimm. tho optician, of
Greenville, is spending a lew days in
the city. He will shortly visit his na
tive home in Germany, where lie will
6pend so yeral weeks.
A local weather prophet says that
iii'tor tod.iv there ie no moro danger of
frost ia this section this Benson, und
that everybody can now lay aside their
Rev. Columbus Wardlaw, of Seneca,
has been spending a few days in the
city. His many friends were delight
ed to greet him and to seo him looking
so hale and hearty.
Mrs. J. M. Sullivan, Sr., who has
been visiting relatives in Atlanta, has
returned home, accompanied by her
mother, Mrs. DaBose, who will spend
several weeks here.
Mrs. M. J. Welbon?, of Pelzer, and
her brother, Dr. M ill wee, of Green
wood, have gone to Texas, where they
will spend a few weeks visiting their
brother and sisters.
Dr. J. D. Chasen, who graduated
from che Southern Dental Collego in
Atlanta recently, has located in An
derson to practice his profession with
Dr. A. C. Strickland.
One of the summer cars for the Trac
tion Company has arrived, and the
other ose is expected shortly. They
ure needed on the trolley line and will
be appreciated by the public.
A party consisting of J. A. Brock, J.
Reese Fant, N. B. Sullivan, A. S.
Farmer and A. M. Carpenter left Mon
day morning for Port Royal to spend
several days on n fishing trip.
Our clever friend, Munroe B?rrigs,
of Middleton, Ga., formerly of thi?
county, who has been visiting relativoc
in the county, was in the city Saturdn>
and gave us an appreciated call.
Our young friend, O. B. Anderson
of this County, who is teaching iu thc
high school at Jesup, Ga., hus resigned
to accept a professorship in n college
at Milledgeville, Ga., next session.
A new street, running north along
side the park from East River street,
has been opened. It is named Cough
liu Avenue, in honor of Dr. Coughlin
manager of the Traction Company.
Malcom T. BurrisS, who has beer
carrying tho mail on Rural Route No,
lf hus resigned to accepta position ai
substitute on the city force. E. F,
.McDaniel succeeds Mr. Barries OB
Route No. 1.
Rev. J. D. Chapman, D. 1)., hm
been granted a vacation of six weeki
by his congregation, beginning aboni
tho first Of July. He will sail for Lon
don at that time to attend thu Worhl t
Congress ot' Religious,
S. M. Beaty, formerly of this county,
who now holds a responsible poBitioi
with the Southern Railway in Co lum
bia, has keen visiting relatives in thu
section, imd was a welcome visitor ti
this ottict; last Saturday.
Prof. T. C. Walton andL. M. Ma
halley have been reappointed memberi
of the County Board of Education
County Superintendent of Educatior
Nicholson, by virtue of his position, ii
chairman of the Board.
That energetic farmer, Oliver Bolt
of Centerville Township, has d?cid?e
to erect a commodious 2-story brid
I building on the Clarke lot, which h<
owns, on East Church street. It will
be used as a boarding house.
W. M. Welch, a son of J. A. Welch
of this city, ?B in Anderson visiting hit
par?nts. He has just returned fron
the.Phillipine Islands where he speni
several years as a member of the hos
pital corps of the United States Army
The Diocesan Council of the Episco
pal church of South Carolina will mee
in Anderson next May. The counci
was held this year in Camden, ant
Grace churchof this city was represent
ed by Rev. R.C. Jeter and Gen. M. L
The General Assembly of the South
ern Presbyterian Church convenes a
Fort "Worth, Texas, on the 18th inst
On the loth, ICth and 17th iust. th
Southern Railway will Bell round tri]
tickets at one tirst-class fare, plu
$3.00, to that point.
There are over five thousand policy
holders of the Equitable Life Assur
ance Society in South Carolina, quite i
number of whom live in Andersoi
County. A call has been issued for i
general meeting of these policy holder
at Columbia on Thursday, 25th inst.
The work of widening Depot stree
has commenced, all the property Own
ers along eaoh side of the street havinj
given five feet, which will make th*
street ten feet wider tharr it is now
Borne beauti 'ni shade trees along tin
north side of the street will be destroy
Miss Bessie Hough, who has beet
teaching near Mountain Creek, Ander
spn county, has returned to her hom*
at Honea Path to spend the summe
vacation. The patrons of the schoo.
were highly pleased with her work am
have re-?lected her to teach next win
There, will be preaching at Deal
Presbyterian Church next Saturday
and Sunday, 18th aud 14th inst., at tin
usual hour, and the sacrament of tb
Lord's Supper will be administered oi
Sunday. The friends of the congrega
tion are cordially invited to attend thi
The fire alarm called out tho iiremei
last Sunday afternoon about 3 o'clock
cause! by a gasoline stove in one. o
the rooms occupied by U. G. Salla, oi
East Benson street. ' The firemen dil
not have to use the hose, as the flamei
were extinguished by hand. The dam
age was slight.
We are deeply sorry tu learn that bu
aged and revered friend, Maj. T. H
Russell is not doing BO well, teeming v
grow weaker. How sad that ene wh
baa been so hale and mentally ant
?ihysically strong all his life abonli
use his strength in his declining daye
- ?Viiliamston News.
Rev. R. C. Jeter and Gen. M. L
Bonhara attended the annual session o
the Diocesan Council of the Episcopd
? murch of South Carolina last week
TheroupcM will hold its sessiou nex
year in Andersen, and the delegate
will receive a cordial welcome to tb
homes of aU.our citizens.
Mr. B. E. Li goo, president of tb
Gluck cotton mills and vlce-presiden
of tho Anderson and Brogon milli
in company with Mr. B. F. Mauidic
cashier of the Bank of Anderson an
President of the Bank of McCormick
was in town last Thursday on business
I^i^^'v'?'."Vi ';v ' .
- 4<i'Wfi Uta
The I ate and Leans of trTV* city will
play their annual game of ball at the
park next Friday afternoon, beginning
at 5 80 o'clock, lt promises to bo a
lively and Interesting game. Au ad
mission fee of 10 co?te, will he charged,
and the proceeds will bo donated to
the hospital fund. The game will m?
doubt attrnctn large crowd of spec
Mr. and J/rs. Green Martin, of
Texas, who left Anderson County
thirty years ago for their western
borne, are in the city visiting tho lat
ter's brother, Judge ll. Y. H. Nance,
wnoni she had not seen in thirty years.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin have many old
friends in tho county, and their visit to
their old home will be a source of much
pleasure to all of them.
William Black, the negro who was
shot severa! weeks ugo hy Lonnie
Robertson for being too attentive to
tho latter's wife, has died of his
wounds. Tho shooting took place on
the plantation of Elias McGee in the
lower part ot the county. Robertson
is in the County Jail, and will bo ti i d
for murder nt the approaching term of
the sessions court.
Frederick Kiley, son of Mr. C. M.
Buchanans, died at his home in this
city yesterday morning, after an ill
ness of several weeks, aged twenty
months. The remains will he interred
this morning nt i) o'clock in Silver
Brook cemetery by tho side of bia
mother, who died just two months
ngo. Mr. Buchanan's many friends
deeply sympathize with him in his
The purchasing committee of the
Library Association bas bought thu
VanWyck lot on the corner of Me Du Hie
and Uiver streets for tho Carnegie li
brary. It is centrally located, and wu*
purchased for thu sum of $1,500. All
conditions have been complied with to
secure Mr-. Carnegie's donation of $10,
000, and this amount will probably bo
forwarded to the committee at an early
day by tho philanthropist.
Kennis I). Henderson, of this eily,
and Miss Annie (Jordon Dickson, ot'
Townville, were married Thursday af
ternoon ut the home of tho bride's
mother. Tho ceremony waa performed
by Rev, T. C. Ligen in tho presence of
the immediate relatives ot the con
tracting parties. Mr. Henderson is ii
well known young business man of the
city, and is lirai lieutenant of the Pal
metto Killemen. His ht ide is a popu
lar young lady, and has many hiende
in the city where she has often visit
Un Monday night, 1st inst., that
clever citi/.ou, J. P. Anderson, of Kock
Mills Township, had tho misfortune to
loso his barn and a lot of corn, fodder,
cotton seed, etc., by Uro. Mr. Ander
son was aroused from his sleep about
midnight, when thu tl am CK had almost
mveloped the building, aud succeeded
in sa tig bis horses and vehicles and
frot' .ting tho other buildings near by.
t is nut known how the lire originated.
Mr. Anderson estimates his loss at
$2."?0, which is partly covered by insur
Mrs. E. L. W hi tm ire, of Pied mou t,
bister of Mrs. C, E. Nelson of our
town, after a protracted illness of
several weeks which she boro with
ch tint am resignation, died Thursday,
April 27. Sfce waa a devoted and con
sistent member of tho Methodist
church and in her dying hour gave to
ber attendants the blessed assurauco
that all wus well, and with this com
forting announcement, "I nm going
home to glory," ber spirit winged its
way to fairer climes.-Williamston
Nothing adds so much to the happi
ness of the homo as good music and
good reading matter, and a willing
ness and readiness of the fauiilv to
take part in either or both of them.
That borne must be miserable where
nothing but the clap-trap of neighbor
hood gossip is hemd from day to day
and from week to week. Whenever
the home is not made pleasunt for the
children they are ant to seek tor pleas
ure el sewn ere-and the end is better
imagined than described. Would that
all parents fully realized the truth of
Sterling Lodge, Independent Order
of tho Odd Fellows, gave its annual
banquet Saturday night in tho lodge
rooms at tho Anderson Cotton Mills.
A good supper was served which was
enjoyed by the members of the order
und their guests. A. H. 1> agnail, Esq.,
acted as toastmaster, und introduced
the speakers. Tho toasts and respon
ses were as followe: "The Principles
of Odd Fellowship." Rev. D. W. Kel
Ur; "SterlingLodge, No. 44," Hon. E..
M. Rocker. Jr.; "Tho Press," G. C
Sullivan, Esn.; "Tho Rebeccas," Hon.
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. M. Payne, of An
derson, S. C., were the guests of Mr.
Jas. D. Crawford's family last Satur
day and Sunday. Mr. Payne is one
of the most popular and efficient odi
cers of Anderson county, having held
the o Iii ce of County Treasurer for
many years. Jim was a school mate of
the writer, and his visit to The Sun
oflice Saturday afternoon was much
appreciated, and recalled many pleas
ant incidents of onr happy boyhood
days when we were some younger anda
Beat deal prettier than we are now.
artwell (Ga.) Sun.
The Comptroller-General has t>ent
to tho various county auditors a notice
ns to procedure in the assessment of
property next yenr. The rate of taxa
tion in each county has also been ar
ranged, and the figures show in an in
teresting way the difference in taxa
tion in some of the counties. Charles
ton holds the record as far as low taxes
are concerned, and outside of special
taxes for school districts, with which
the Comptroller has nothing to do,
Pickena is shown to be the highest,
the rate in that county being 18 mills,
against Charleston's 10g mills. The
assessment for Anderson county is
12 !. mills.
Mrs. Annie Ashley, wife of Joseph
M. H. Ashley, died Rt her home in
Honen Path Township last Sunday
afternoon, after an illness of a few
weeks, aged 22 years. She leaves a
sorely bereaved hut-hand and three
little children, the youngest only ten
weeks old. Mrs. Ashley was a most
e??imable woman and was highly es
teemed by a wide circle of fHinds.
She was a devoted member of Keowee
Baptist Church, where her remains
were interred Monday afternoon, Rev.
Wm. Brown conducting the funeral
services in the presence of a large con
gregation of sorrowing friends and
Dp. I. E. Crimm, the famous Eye
Specialist, will remain in Anderson
until Wednesday, May 17. Don't fail
to consult him about your eyes. Cou
ria lt at ion freer Office, Chi quoin Hotel.
' Nothing Risked, Nothing Gained.
Yon risk nothing, tn buying Elliott's
Emulsified Od Liniment, because yon
(ret your money back if not satisfied.
Y<nir crain ta gre.?, because you get the
best liniment ever made. Beat for Rheu
matism, beat for Stratus aud Swellings,
beat for nae- in the bun dy and on your
stock. A full 1 p'nt bottle costa bat 25
cents. No risk, all gain. So'd by Evans
Ever Offered to Shoppers.
20 Per Cent Off on Every
Skirt in Our Store.
In order to reduce our unusual large stock of Skirts wi
are making the following
Our Regular $2.50, $3.00, $3.75, $4.50 Skirts,
Reduced to $2.00, $2.40, $3.00, $3.60.
Our Regular $4.98, $6.00, $7.50, $8.50, $10.00 SkirU
Reduced to $3.99, $4.80, $6.00, $6.80, $8.00.
These are matchless Bargains, never before equalled ii?
this market, either in quality, style, workmanship or price.
Shirt Waist Suits.
In Navy Blue, Brown and Black Silks of superior quality
artistically designed, skilfully finished, correctly shapei
from the very latest modelB
20 PER CENT BELOW REGULAR PRICE&
Our $10.50 Shirt Waist Suit now $8.40.
Our $12.50 Shirt Waist Snit now $10.00.
These are the greatest Bargains of the season. Come
and see them.
Is moving rapidly, owing to our immense stock, varied se
lection, high quality and low prices.
Miss Dora Geisberg,
North Side Court Square,
Two doors East F. & M. Bank,
Studebaker Wagons just arrived.
Car of Kentucky, Old Hickory and Tennessee Wagonsl't*
Also, three cars of Buggies, Carriages, Surreys and pleas?
ure Vehicles generally.
Call and see us.
FRET WELL - HANKS CO.
IP YOU ARB GOING- TO BUY
We want a chance to sell you.
If you OWE US you don't know how we would apprecit
ate a payment these pinchingltimes.