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Published every Wednesday.
J. P. Clinkscalhs, I Editors and
O. C. lanq8ton, S
'IK HM S;
ONE YEAK, - -
SIX MONTHS, - -
- $1 50
WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 11)05.
It is stated that in parts of Georgia
tbe farmers, iu order to rid themselves
of tbe grassy cotlon, arc ploughing it
up and planting corn instead. They
arc, no doubt, acting wisely.
Andrew Carnegie is reported to
have said that he wished to dill use
useful knowledge- among men. Will
Mr. Carnegie kindly put us next to
bis most useful plan of raking in the
While the Postmaster-General is
discovering improvements for the
postal service, he ought to discover
some way to make a man remember to
post the letters which hi" wife gives
The Tinted States and China are
unable to agree upo-a terms for the
admission of Chinese to this country.
"We suggest to Uncle Sam that what
ever the terms arc, should be made
caBh in advance.
The Kansas City Journal points
out that while farmers compose 50 per
cent, of our population, they commit
only two per cent of our crimes. The
simple life keeps close to the soil and
far from 'the influences that beget
Hon. Ilarvie Jordan, president of
the Southern Cotton Associatian, will
visit Greenville on Salesday in June
and deliver an address to the farmers.
He will no doubt attract a large crowd
of farmers from Greenville County
and all of the adjoining counties.
The Louisiana rice millers have
decided to use cotton bags for the
shipment of rice instead of jute bags.
This is a cotton mo aent of the
practical sort, and the cotton oil mills
should follow Buit and use cotton
bags for the shipment of cotton seed
? Urn -
James Henry Rice has started the
publication of The Carolina Field at
Georgetown. The purpose of the
owners of this paper is to exploit the
resources of Eastern South Carolina
and aid in the building up of that seo*
tion. The first issue makes a very
creditable appearance and is full of
interesting reading matter.
The Florence TimeB very truly re
marks that in. your business dealings
with other men when you are on top
of the wheel do not kick dirt down in
the ether fellow's eyes. Think of a
time that might oome when he will be
on the top side, and the wheel turns
mighty fast these dayB.
We see it stated th?t a newspaper
in the West offered a prize for the
best answer to the oonundrum: "Why
is a newspaper like a woman?" The
prize was won by a ladiy in Oklahoma,
who sent in the following answer:
"Because every man should have one
of his own and not run after his
neighbor's.1' She is a wise womr.n.
Piokens County has determined to
get rid of the dispensary. An elec
tion on the que /don was held in that
oounty last Saturday and resulted in a
viotory for prohibition by a vote of
about 3 to I. All of the preoinots in
the county exoept one gave a majority
for prohibition. The supporters of
the dispensary may contest the elec
Attorney-General Gunter has filed
an opinion on the beer dispensary
question. Be decided that oounty
boards have the right to fix the sal
aries, whioh may be in shape of roy
alty; that bottling works in connec
tion with beer dispensaries are per
missible in cities of 20,000 inhab
itants. As to premises, he holds that
it is a matter of fact to be determined
Chas. Pievaoia, of Switzerland, who
has been in Columbia in consultation
with Commissioner Watson, is the
forerunner of a Swi?s colony which
will devote itself to cattle-raising and
will likely settle in the Piedmont sec
tion. Mr. Pievania will spend until
fall on farms in South Carolina iu or
der to thoroughly study the situation,
when he will return to Switzerland,
where, with his father, he will organ
ize a colony.
Widespread attention has been at
tracted by the reported threats of a
Chinese boycott against American
made goods, in retaliation for the
action of this government in enforcing
the provisions of the old Chinese ex
clusion law. The matter is of special
interest in the South, because of tao
large volume of our cotton textile
trade with China, sod if she carries
out the boycott the South will be the
- m 4 i.-.
? Over six thousand children are
^attending tbe city sobools of Cclum
Burgcss Bridge News.
Whitefield Sunday school is well at
Measles have been prevalent around
1'nion Grove Church.
John (ianibreH'a health is no bet
W. M. Smith's crop is in good shape,
considering the weather.
Aunt Sarah Ann Smith is very sick.
The fruit crop in thin section m thin,
and the email grain crop will bo only
The man with a hoe i? in great de
Furniers in thin section are late
planting bottom corn.
It theao rains continue two weeks
longer our cotton acreage will bo de
creased and our crab grass increased.
Young chickens arc growing rapidly,
and we are glad of it.
Mrs. Addie lteed is visiting Mrs.
W. D. Garrison, dr., of Charleston,
paid a short visit to Iiis old home last
week. Ho is ottered the position in the
Experiment Station at Cleinson left
vacant by the recent resignation of 8.
R. Pickett. Mr. Garrison has suc
ceeded so well with the Clemson college
Experiment Station on the coast and
lia? become so much attached to
Charleston and its citizens that it is
doubtful if he will transf er to Clemson,
though it ia Iiis alma mater and near
hia old home.
Miss Lizzie Gibcrt, of Liberty, re
cently visited the family of J. II.
Mrs. Julius Moore, of Cherry's, visit
ed A. J. Moore'h family Saturday.
Prof. E. R. Tucker, of Anderson,
was in Denver last week. Ho wan
principal of the Denver High School
during ita last hobbiou and made Home
warm friends here.
On the 10th a little son came as a
welcome guest to the home of Mr. and
Mrs. ?. M. Hrown.
Miss Rosa McDonald, of Westmin
ster, wa8 tho guest of Mrs. George
Gaines luBt week. She taught very
successfully tho school st ABbury dur-'
its lust term.
Rain, rnin, rain and still it rains!
More rain means more rest now but
harder work hereafter. The graBs is
growing and growing fa?t, but cold,
wet weather don't auit cotton and it
looks like it is trying to got back under
tho soil. Sonio say it is dying out bad
ly. Soif unwise man will not curtail
the cotton crop periinps a wise Provi
dence will. It the old saying is true,
"A dry May for a good crop year," wo
may expect the reverse from a wet
May. "A March without wind pre
cedes a year of disasters," say tho old
and wise. Lnst March was remarkable
for tho absence of wind. Rut why pro
fess evil? Incognita.
? Charles Sawyer, white, and a
negro girl were killed by lightning in
? Tho neutralization papers of all
Chinese in South Carolina arc being
? Hail us large as quart oups fell
in certain sections of Lancaster Coun
ty several nights ago.
? The county affairs of Greenville
are being investigated by A. J. Hal
tiwanger, an expert.
? Colored citizens of Greenville
have protested against the proposed
jim crow street car law.
? Postal receipts for Columbia,
Spartanburg and Greenville show
heavy increases over last year.
? The ministers of Colombia are
talking of holding simultaneous re
vival meetings in their ohurohes.
? The Charleston Retail Protec
tive Association, an organization of
retail merchants, is making it t?arm
for the dead beats of that town.
? Senator B. R. Tillman, who has
been in Atlanta for treatment of a
nervous affection, has returned to his
home in Trenton, apparently oured.
? The annual meeting of the Wo
men's Foreign Missionary Society of
the Methodist Church of South Caro
lina will be held at Chester in June.
? Walter Hill, an Edgefield negro,
in a fit of jealousy brained his wife
with the butt end of a gun, killing her
instantly. He first tried to kill the
woman by shooting at her.
? A report from Hartsville says,
that crops there were bo badly dam
aged by nail a few days ago that the
farmers are plowing up both tobaeoo
and cotton and will plant corn.
? Thomas C. Moody, formerly
senator from Marion County, is dead.
He achieved some reputation by a
speech advocating the re-eleotion of
Wade Hampton to the United States
Senate in 1890.
? Elliott Harris, a colored driver
of a mail wagon in Columbia, was
thrown from his vehiole while turn
ing a corner and one of his thighs was
broken. The accident was caused by a
wheel coming off the vehiole.
? F. W. KucbBtuhl, the dcs^ner
of the Hampton monument to be
erected in the city of Columbia,
wishes it placed on Main street in
that city opposite the postoflice. If
the necessary arrangements can be
made this will be done.
? Capl. David K. Wells, a pros
perous farmer of Tindal, Suinter
County, was stabbed to death by a
negro employe named Colclough
Stokes. Capt. Wells was worth about
$25,000, was 13 years old and unmar
? A jury at Yorkville last week
gave a verdict in favor of (Jraodison
Pattiaoo, administrator, for $1,000
against tbe Tavora cotton mill for the
death of Simon .Johnson, a lad, by
fulling down an elevator last Decem
? At a meeting of the board of
directors of the Presbyterian Theo
logical Seminary in Columbia it was
decided to continue tho school at least
a year longer. Dr. McPhectcrs and
Dr. Ileed of the faculty have resign
? The walls of the Neely Yarn
Mill, at Yorkville, will bo completed
durii.g the next two months, provided
weather conditions arc favorable. It
is the expectation of the management
to be ready to start the machinery,
which is to be operated by electric
ity furnished by the Catawba Power
Company, by the first of Septem
? The Kasley Proeress of Wendes
day says: Maj. D. P. Bradley, while
assisting in robbing a bee hive at his
home last Friday evening was stung
by a couple of bees. He was seized
with vertigo and became uooouaci
ous. Physicians were called in and
succeeded in reviving him. Ho has
so far recovered as to be ablo to bo up
? The State Board of Health has
passed a compulsory vaccination rule,
requiring all persons who do not re
side within the limits of aoy incor
porated city or town shall be vacci
nated and revacoinatcd by the duly
appointed agents of tho State Board
of Health. Failure to comply with
this rule is a fine of $100 or 30 days in
? The trial of tho Eutawville
lynchers in Oraogeburg resulted in a
verdict of not guilty.. Tho jury de
liberated only fifteen minutes. One
of the white men implicated made a
confession and turned State's evi
dence, but evidently the jury did not
believo him. The wives of the ac
cused men testified that they were at
homo the night tho negro was thrown
in the nver.
W. E. ATKINSON.
WILHITE & WILHITE,
ANDERSON, - - S. C
All persons are warned not to tress
pass, bunt or pasture stock on my land,
tbe same being legally posted. My
agents are not authorized to grant any
suoh privilege. Twonty-?vo dollars re
ward (or the arrest and conviction of any
***r*on or persons destroying fences or
Notiee to Creditors.
All persons having demands against
the Estate of Henry H. Jenkins, de
ceased, are hereby notified to present
them, properly proven, to the undersign
ed, within the time prescribed by law and
those indebted to make oavmeni.
J. E. WOFFORD, Admt'r.
Mny 24, 1005 ' 49_3
State of South Carolina,
County of Anderson.
By B. X. H. Nance, Judge of Probate.
Whereas, Mary E.
Davis has applied to me to grant her Let
ters of Arlnnnstration on the Estate and
effects of W. L. Davis, deceased :
These are, therefore, to cite and admon
ish all kindred and creditors of the said
W. L. Davis, deceased, to be and
appear before me in Court of Probate,
to be held at Anderson Court House, on the
10th day ot Jane, 1905, after publication
hereof, to show cause, if any they have,
why tbe said Administration should not
be granted. Given under mr hand this
17th day of May, 1905.
R, Y. H NA.SCE, Probate Judge,
May 24, 1905 49 2
I desire to put you on notice that I am constantly
replenishing my Stock of? *
Not a day passes but what something NEW doesn't
show up. I FEED my Stock in order to have just
what you are looking for. Don't think for a mo
ment that my Stock is badly broken. Far be it.
True, my sales thus far has far surpassed my moat
sanguine expectation, and for that reason, if for no
other, I am receiving right now heavy shipments,
emb>seing the nobbiest kind of designs. I have
Hats of all kinds and prices. Their beauty and
magic produces a'sight pleasant to the eye, and the
prices are pleasing to the ear.
MRS. F. A. BLACK
J. C. Osborne old Stand.
10 to 25 Per Cent Cheaper Than Other Stores.
Nice Fant Colored Lawns, 10 yard* to a cust-mier, at 2?C yd.
Beautiful Patterns in Lawns at 5c yard.
Yard-wide Percals only 5c yard.
Bilk Mulls at only 12ic yard.
We boast of selling a'j many White Lawns as any two 8tore8
30 inch White Lawns, worth 10c, at 5c yard.
200 pair Ladies' Solid Leather Shoes, mostly sizes 4 to 5J, at
Men's and Ladies' Guaranteed All Solid Shoes, all styles and
sizes, at 81.25 pair and up.
We sell Behiing'8 Fine Shoes for Ladies and Bion F. Rey
nold's and T. D. Barry's Fine Shoe} for men.
Men's All Wool Flannel Suits, cheap at 85.00, our price
Men's Suits, worth 87.50, at 85.00 Suit.
Men's Suits, cheap at 810.00, our price 87.50 Suit.
Men's Fine Tailored Suits, all worsted, worth 812 00 to
815.00, at 810.00 Suit.
Gents' Furnishings, Notions, Etc.
Men's Negligee Shirts, all new styles, only 50c each.
Nice Balbriggan Underwear at 25o each.
Lion Brand Shirts for men, all newest styles, worth 81.00 to
8125, at only 98c each.
Men's SeamlesB Sox at 5c pair, MiBBes 10c Hose, small sizes,
at 5c pair, full eiz9 White Handkerchiefs 2?c each and up, good
Bed Spreads at 63c each and up, Marseilles Spreads, worth 82.00,
at 81.50 each, two Balls Sewing Cotton lo. Needle Book with darn
ing and sewing needles 5c. Thousands of ueeful articles at half
THE BEE HIVE,
G. H. BAILE8.
New York Salvage Go's.
WE don't want tc laud our euceeso m tu is great sale too muco,
for boasting is a gun whote kicks hurt more than ils shot. II
there's been any errors in our descriptions of this sale, it is in the
way of understating rather than overstating the facts. This sale
of the New York Salvage Co's. of the J. H. Weil & Co. Stock of
Dry Goods, Millinery, Ladies' and Men's Furnishings, Olothing, j
Etc., has enthroned itself in the favor of people who appreciate
true worth, and each succeeding day seems to make the highest
possible notch of attendance. It seems like telling yon something
yon already know, and were we to dwell upon the enthusiasm and
exciting incidents occasioned at this sale it would be to disparage
your memory. No wonder the fame of this great sale has gone for*
ward with such tremendous bounds. We have taken no half-way
measures to bring this sale before everybody's eyes. We've sacri
ficed profits and cost in a way that seems almost beyond belief. The
offerings are revolutionary, stupendous. Wo intend to iorce day
light into the thinking cap of those who are skeptical about this big
Salvage Sale. We again wish to apologize to yon for not being
able to wait on you our first four opening days. We have increased
our sale force, and from this on will see each customer, receives
proper attention. There is no language so eloquent as the language
of LOW PRICES. That's the language we are using, the mighty
argument we are advancing to prove the value of buying now. du
ring this sale ; and, as the old laying goes, an ounuo of satisfaction V
is worth a ton of talk, we would ask you to come and visit with as
and be convinced that what we advertise is true.
a?* Money refunded if you are not perfect!j satisfied with your
t@u Music during Sale.
Watch for the Big Bed Sign,
THF NFUf YORK SAi U?fiST PflfWDAWV
H. L. GilmoTO & Co., Managers.
J, E WEIL & GO'S. 9XOEE. I
IS REALLY "THE BEST THAT IS I"
Unless it was we would hardly be doing such a big busi
ness. You'll find always the new ideas as they come out in
Ready-to-Woar, Trimmed an Untrimmed Shapes, Ribbons,
Veilings, Children's Head wear, Etc.
We want your Thin Dress Goods and Trimming bill. This
Department is lull of the swellest and prettiest things im
Royal Brand Clothing for Boys.
Entirely new and different.
Make our Store your shopping place?it's worth while*
1" Finger Count's Cradles I
Each Cradle is perfectly set by hand by an expert
who has been making them for years. All of the
wood part of the?e Cradles is cut out by hand, which
prevents the Cradle warping and getting oat of shape
when exposed to dampness and the aun. - ;
Josh Berry Cradles.
There are a great many makes and styles of these
Cradles on the market. Most of them are manufac
tured to sait the grain farmers of the West, where the
grain grows much taller and heavier than in this sec? '
lion. Oar experience has taught as that these "half
set" Cradles are not adapted to the needs of par farm
ers. Our Foarteen-Finger Cradles are set to ?nit the
conditions of this'section, and with them the lowest
grain of the thinnest crops can be saved. Each Cra
dle is provided wi'h a perfect patent fastening for the
attachmeat of the Scythe or Blade. These Scythes,
are the vsty best quality we can boy.
On Garden and Field Seed.
We have a full line of the BEST
Garden ?<ed. Also, White and Tel
low Dent Corn, White and Red Oniotf
Sets, German and t>t Tail Millet, all
binds oit Clovers, Bradford, Rattle*
snake, Kleokiey, Sweet Ironclad Wa
termelon ?eed, Emeral, German,
Hackensackj jetted Gem, Rocky
Foxd Cantelope Seed, Amber and Or*
ange Cane Seed. Agents Interns*
tional Stock Food. .