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OUR ENTIRE STOCK
-ON SALE AT -
If you should need anything in the following linea it's
TTorth while to see these offerings :
Dress Goods, Silks,
White Goods, Lawns,
Muslins, Wash Goods,
Gloves, Table Linens,
Don't fail to visit our Store when in Town?
Remember, everything REDUCED.
REESE & BOLT,
Twenty-five Per Cent
AS it has even been the custom of thia Firm for years past to offer at
this season tbeir entire slock of CLOTHING, STRAW HATS and LOW
GUT SHOES at a Discount of 25 Per Cent, we announce this sale began
Monday, June 26, and will continue until August 1. To our many friends
and customers this does not mean a "big blow" to attract unwary buyers,
but it means an actual discount of 25 per cent from the original price. Our
Offers so many good features as regards fit, style and wear that we feel we
can say without fear of successful contradiction that considering these quali
ties no such Clothing Bargains have ever been offered to the Clothing buyers
of Anderson and the surrounding country.
$5.00 Suits $3.75. $7.50 Suits $5.63.
$10.00 Suits $7.50. 312.00 Suits $9.38.
$15.00 Suits $11.25. $1S.0Q Suits $13.50.
Juet at this season ODD TROUSERS are greatly in demand, and when
you have such a large aud well-selected line of exclusive patterns to choose
from at prices of 25 per cent discount you cannot afford not to buy one or
$1.50 Trousers $1.12 1-2.
$2.00 Trousers $1.50.
$3.00 Trousers $2.25.
$3.50 Trousers $2.36 1-2.
$4.00 Trousers $3.00.
$4.50 Trousers $3.37 1-2.
$5.00 Tr rusers $3.75.
$6.00 Trousers $4.50.
We have ever made it a rule never to carryover from one season to
another any LOW CUT SHOES? and while our sales on OX
FORDS have this eeasou exceeded sales of previous seasons we can still
show practically an unbroken line of sizes and styles.
We intend making this sale the largest and most successful of our many
large and successful sales of this sort, and, if "seeing is believing," all we
ask of you is to come and be convinced.
Terms of sale strictly cash.
Goods charged to responsible parties at regular prices.
REESE & BOLT,
The One Price Clothiers, Hatters and Furnishers.
Next door to Farmers and Merchants Bank.
ies and Harness !
Sow is a good time to buy a new Buggy* and Harness,
and we want yon to look at our large stock of the latest and
best up-to-date styles; and it will be no trouble for youl tc
make a selection/ Oar work is all sold under guarantee. We
have extra bargains to offer. Give us a trial. Our pri?es are
I lew and terms to suit.
j 7 THE J. S. FOWLER COMPANY.'
P. S.-We have a few lakt Fall's Jobs to go at Cost.
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 2?:. 1905.
Col. A. B. Andrews Elected President of
the Blue Ridge Railway.
The directors of the Blue Ridge
Railway held a special meeting in
Asheviile, N. C. Thursday morniug
and elected Col. A. B. Andrews presi
dent to succeed the late H. C. Beaitie.
Col. Andrews is lirat vice-president of
the .Southern Railway, and is a rail
road oiliciul of lorig und valuable ex
perience. He assisted in the con
duction of the Hlue Ridge before the
It is announced thut after the first of
August the unices of the company will
be located in Anderson. It is not
probable that Col. Andrews himself
will reside here, but all the other offi
cers of the road will make their bornea
in the city. It is n matter of great
satisfaction that this city, which is
the center of the company's business
interests, will become headquarters.
III K ROAlJ TO 11K KXTEXDKl) ACROSS
An important sequel to the election
of Col. Andrews as president, is the
aosurance given by him that the road
will be extended across the mountains
to Alarysville, Tennessee, and con
necting 4hero with the Southern's line
to Knoxvillb. No otlicial announce
ment has been given out, but this as
surance was given by Col. Andrews
toJ.A. Brock and AfayorJ. M. Sul
livan, of this city in the course of a
conversation with tbeso gentlemen in
Washington. Many have been the
dreams tur this direct connecting line
with the West, but none of the pro
jects heretofore planned has met with
any degree of confidence in this sec
tion. It is confidently believed that
with the now change in the aria ire of
the Hlue Ridge the extension will be
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The Taxable Property of Anderson
Auditor G. X. C. Boleman baa com
pleted the abitracn of the taxable prop
erty la Anderson county, and a peruaal
of the ligures affords encouraging evi
dence of tlie Increasing prosperity of the
For the year l'.H)5, the taxable prnprrf y
amounts to a grand total of $11,002,005.
Last year it waa 80,560l.'>78, tbe increase
being tbe good sum of ?1,141,127, or a
gain of a little more than 15 per cent,
Tbe actual increase is, of course, a groat
deal larger, aa tbe values for real estate
are those returned by tbe Townabip
Boards two or three years ago. In some
instances real estate haa doubled in prioe
Tbe returns of personal property do
not vary materially from tbose of laat
year. A notable exception la In the
number of dogs returned for taxation,
there being now 3,672 helping to support
tbe burdens of government as against
2,ia*t year. Tbe capitation tax goes
to tbf school fund, and tbe authorities
are doubtlessly vigilant to oeo that every
doa in tbe county ia returned.
Tbe increase in tbe amount of prop
erty ia mainly due to new cotton mills
that have commenced operation within
tbe paf.t year. The showing ia a fine one
for Anderson, and placea the county well
up towarda tbe bead of the list.
Tbe following ?gures ate culled from
the Audltor'a books:
Horses. 2,374 ?101,076
Mules and Asses. 5,714 260,373
Siieep and uoais... 326 360
Hogs.. 5,475 14.099
Gold tfc S?ver Watch
es and Plate. 701 7,800
Pianos and Organa. 911 24 ?52
Carriages. 7,313 112 624
Dogs. 3,633 18,220
Houaenuld and Knod
en Furniture, Farm
ing Tools, eto. 374,407
to Merohaudlae. 378,308
Property appertains to
Manufactures. , 5,740
on band fur one year
or more, and of Eu
gines, Tools, oto........ ' 153,284
Bills and Glr. Kotes.. 32,310
AU Cr?dita.;. 209.146
Htocks of any Corpora
tion out oi this State
exceptNa. Banks.... 700
Bonds not exempt
from taxation. 6,120
Bank Returns........ ?. 678,070
Insurance Co Return* 188,804
Uabments not inoiu
ded above. 4,126,560
Railroad Returna. 506,880
BKAli S STATE IK COUNTY.
Acres. 464,769 82 500 324
Buildings. 7,131 328,987
Hl'AI. KSTATE IM CITIES, TOWNS AND
Anderen.;. 950 $250,469
Belton. 166 21 332
Centrevllle. 11 640
Corner. 0 305
Hones Path. 142 17,639
Pendleton. 125 7,817
Varennes. 40 , 2,050
Wljliamston...,. 214 22 490
Total. 1663 $322,751
Anderson. 1057 8486,895
Balten. 155 41,135
Centrevllle. 8 1,845
Corner. 4 640
Honea Path. 153 49,891
Pendleton. 145 17.750
Varennes. 30 5,095
Widlanaaum. 303 32 003
Total. 1760 ?634.752
Real Estate.$3,786 814
Personal Pioperty. 2.581,751
Manufacturing Establishments. 4,126,560
The 'descendante of Redmond G.
Wyatt will meet at the r?sidence of R.
C. Wyatt in Anderson county, on
Thursday, July 27, for the purpose of
having a ! family reunion. Let the
connection oome with well-filled
baskets. A Co a ein.
Died, on July 12 and was burled on
the 14th at Ms. Pisgah cemetery, Sister
Jane Davis, late relic of Richard Da
vis, of Brushy Creek. Sister Davis
waa in her 87th year. Sho joined the
Church at Near s Creek when ehe waa
only 13 years old, and was baptised by
the Rev. Robert King, and haa lived
a conaistent member of the Baptist
Church for 74 years.
She had been living for several
Sears with her oldest son, and in all
er afflictions she lacked for nothing
that loving hearts or hands could sup
'he funeral waa conducted by the
writer, who waa always proud to'count
her as One of hin friends. ? .
Rev. D. I. Spearman.
! Death of One of Anderson County '? Oldest
Maj. Thomas Ii. Russell died at the
home of his sou, B. P. KuhhoII, at Wil
liamston last Monday morning. Ho
had been nui te feeble for several
oionthe. and his death was expected
at any time. Maj. Kuuioll was a moBt
worthy, upright man and leaves a
vrido circle of friends and relatives,
who will loop cherish his memory.
The following sketch of his life was
contributed to the columns of The
In'elligencer bv a member of his fam
Maj. Thou. 11. Russell, Sr., was born
Sept. 10, 1820, on Cane Creek, in what
was then old Pendlotoo district, but
now Oconee county. Ho was the old
est child of David and Mary Hogan
Russell and a grandson of Lieut. Thou.
Russell of the Continental army in the
Revolution, who died in Johnson
county, Ala., nearly GO years ago at the
ago of 10:J. His educational advan
tages were confined to the old held
schools or that day. In his boyhood
he wan. an apprentice in the office of
the old Feudletun Messenger under
Printor John Miller, who tied from
Engin ud for complicity in the publica
tion oi' the letters ofJunius. John C.
Calhoun was a frequent contributor to
the columns of The Messenger. Mr.
Calhoun wrote a miserable hand, and
for a long time Mr. Russell, though
but a boy, was the only one in tho office
who could read it. Mr. Calbouu took
a great fancy to him, and when be
brought an article to the office would
insist on young Russell reading it to
him in order to be sure that ho under
stood him. Later Mr. Kussell worked
on the old Southern Kose in Charles
in the early :'/>'?, making the journey
to Charleston on u cotton wagon, and
later returning as far as Columbia
on the South Carolina railroad, the
ffrst railroad of any length iu the
On Dec. 18, 183!), he was married
to Martha Jano Hamilton, the second
daughter of the lute D. K. Hamilton,
and tho marriago was solemnized by
the late Rev. J. L. Kennedy of Thaliau
academy fame. To this union were
born 12 children, D. H., Thomas W.,
W. W., Edward A., George W.t R.
Frank, Emma (now Mrs. Wm, Guyton
I of Blacksburg,) Mary (now Mrs. W . A.
Neal of Spartonburg.) Marion A.
(dead,) Johu A., Louis A. and Martha
J., both of tho latter being dead.
I Eight of these children are living,
together with 40 grandchildren and 20
great grandchildren. His first wife
predeceased him about 20 years ago,
and his seront?, wife, who was Miss
Eliza McCollum, predeoeased him
J about 14 years, leaving no children.
He was elected major of the old 42ad
I regiment of State militia in 1847 and
served for several years. In 1848 he
moved to Anderson ao purchased an
interest in the Anderson Gazette with
the late Archie Todd as a printer, and
continued the publication of tho paper
for three or four years, when they eold
out to J. W. Harrison & Co., bot
Maj. Russell continued as the publish
er until 1855, when be moved to the old
home in the Slabtown section, where
he continued to reside until 1892, when
be broke up the old home and became
an inmate of the family of bis son, B.
Frank, at Williamston. He was in
stalled no elder of the First Presbyte
rian Church cf Andersos in 1?50 under
the pastor te of Rev. R. H. Reid, r.nd
for 55 years he served in the eldership,
50 years of which he was in old Car
mel church, and there his body was
laid to rest yesterday by the side of
his wife and kindred dust.
Maj. Russell was an ardent enpporter
of the Lost Cause, to which he gave
four sons, and later in the war, though
past the military age, he himself vol
unteered and was elected Captain of
Co. A, in the first regiment of State
troops and served in Charleston and
elsewhere until the company was dis
banded. In 1880 he was elected to
the legislature from Anderson district;
along with Hon. B. F. Crayton and R.
N. Wright, and eerved until the legis
lature was disbanded by military or
der. After the war be accepted the
situation and went back to bis farm to
try to retrieve hie broken fortunes.
In 1870 be represented the South Car
olina Prebbytery in the general assem
bly at Louisville.
His last years have been epent in
great peace and comfort in the families
of his children. Tbe last few months
have been months of great f eeblencas,
mental as well as physical, but during
it all hia faith in the Redeemer bas
been ' growing stronger and brighter,
"shining more arid more nnto the
perfect day." There came no sick
ness and suffering to him, but the can
dle of life just burned down and went
While not an eventful life hie was a
long and useful life, the memory of
which will be fragrant to them while
life lasts and be to them the- heritage
of a good name. And it ie a pleasant
thought to them that's gladsome re
union has oome to father and mother
and brothers and sisters in the presence
of the Great King, and that they
are all at home in "their ain conn
trie." _ _
Arrested fur Stealing Cloth.
For some time tho Brogon mill
superintendent has suspected that
cloth was being stolen from the pack
ing room, and instructed the watch
man to be on the lookout for the thief.
Last Monday morning about 4 o'clock
the watchman caught George Agnew,
the negro fireman at the mill, carrying
two bolts of oloth from the packing
room to the engine room, and arrested
him. As the watchman came out of
the building with his prisoner, on his
way to the city, he saw a white man
in a wagon uear by. When the latter
saw the watchman and prisoner he
drove off at a fast gait. The negro
said the white man was Jap Rhodes,
who had agreed to pay him $1.50 a
bolt for the doth. Rhodes has served
a term in the penitentiary and has a
bad reputation. He fled to Georgia
but wss captured, and will be brought
baek to the eity. Several bolts
of tbe cloth were found iu Agnew's
home, and he has been committed to
jail to await his trial at the next term
The annual csmpmeeting oi the
S. C. Conference ot the Wesley an
Methodist Church will be held at Pied
mont, S. C Au|p. 2-14. Prominent
ministers ot other conference* will be
with us, as alto all of the ministers of
our own conference.
All minister* and others especially
invited will be entertained free; others
will find a good restaurant on the
grounds where meats can be had at
reasonable rates. To those bringing
bed t&ks, pillows* sheets, etc., rooms
will be provided. The object of the
meeting is to help "spread scriptural
holiness over these lands." . .
v J*i G. Clayton,
B. J. Johnsaon,
July 21 ot, 1005. Committee*/
For further information please ad
dress Bey. J. IL George, Pelzer, 8. C.
Teaohera Wanted?Men specially do
sired. Unprecedented dom&ad. Over a
thousand vaoaoclos. F.?r * nodal oflftyr
and'* booklet add re**. W. M. J.>o^i. Mftft, ,
Tho S?Ul?erii T<jachtrt* Aiftmoy, Ihn
t well, b. U. 4t..;
Death of a Former Resident of Anderson.
The Tyler (Texas) Democrat of the
20th iost., contained the following
notice of the death of a former resi
dent of this city:
'One by one the Death Angel is call
ing home the aged citizens and old in
habitant!} of Tyler and soon there will
remain only the memory of the noble
ones who havo 'grown up with Tyler.'
The latest answer to summons occur
red at 0:40 last night, when Mra. H. 8.
Cobb passed from this world to the
Great Beyond. She had been ill for
some time and her death was no sur
prise. Mrs. Cobb resided on South
Bois d 'Arc street, next door to Marvin
Church, and was the mother of Mrs. B.
M. Bell and Mrs. H. G. Scudday, both
of this city. She haB resided in Tyler
for near 32 years and has always been
known for her noble deeds. She was a
good Christian woman and her death
will he regretted by a large circle of
friends and relatives. The deceased I
was about 72 years of age and leaves
but the two daughters mentioned
above. The funeral services will be
conducted this afternoon at 4:30
o'clock from the late residence by Dr.
Mrs. Cobb war a Miss Gassaway.
and was born and reared near Lee's
tthoals. in this county. She first mar
ried J. L. Daweon, who died in this
city, and her second husband was Mr.
Cobb, who lived and died in Texas.
She has many friends and relatives in
this county who will be pained to hear
of her doatl:,
Mrs. Clarence Jones died at her
home in Gattney last Sunday morning,
after a brief illness, aged nineteen
years. The deceased was Miss Flor
ence Wilson, a daughter of Bev. J. B.
Wilson, the foi mer presiding elder of
the Greenville District, who lived in
this city four years. She was a sweet
lovable woman, and bad many friends
iu this city who deeply regret her
Banister A. Davis was found dead
in his bed at the home of his son-in
law. W. K. Carlisle, at Hodges yes
terday morning. He retired the even
ing before apparently in his usual good
health, and heart failure iu supposed
to have been the cause of his death.
The remains were brought to this city
and carried down to Bethesda Church,
iu Savannah Township, and laid to
rest this morning; by the side of his
wife, who preceded him to the grave a
number ot years ago. Four daughters
are left to cherish his memory. Mr.
Davis was a son of the late Robert
Davis, was born and reared in the
LowndeBville section and waB about 69
years of age. He wao well known
throughout this section, ?nd has many
friends and relatives in Anderson and
Abbeville Counties who will be shock
ed to hear of his death .
Dr. W. F. Baker died at the home
of his daughter, Mrs: A. F. Griggs, in
Birmingham, Ala., last Thursday af
ternoon, in the 71st year of his age.
His death waB caused by oSnBcer. Dr.
Baker was for a long time a resident
of Atlanta, being with the Lamar
Bankin Drug Co. as a traveling sales
man for about thirty years. He fre
quently visited Anderson, where he
married Miss Cora Wilhite. a sister of
csr townsman, Dr. J. O. Wilhite, who
was at his bedside when the summons
of death came. Dr. Baker served his
State faithfully through the Civil War
in the 11th Georgia Regiment., and was
a devoted member of the Methodist
Churoh. Be is survived by one son
and one daughter, his wife having pre
ceded him to the grave several years
ago. His many old friends in this
seotion will regret to hear of his
Look here! Will you exchange Prop
erty? I will?write me and see. Also a
Une line of Farms for sale cheap. Now
la the time to write. Do not delay.
Jas. H. Darby, Real Estate Broker,
WalhaUa, 8. C.
If you need a Cane Mill or an Evapora
tor you should call on Sullivan Hard
ware Co, and examine those they ban
dit. They have the kind that will please
All of the standard makes of Ice Cream
Freezers, In all sizes, are carried by Sul
livan Hdw. Co,
Greatly In Dented.
Nothing Is more in demand than a
medicine wbloh meets modern require
ments for a blood ?ud system cleanser,
suoh as Dr. King's New Life PIUb. They
are just what you need to cure Btomson
and liver troubles. Try them. At Orr,
Gray & Ob's, drag store, 25o, guaranteed.
MONEY TO LOAN for home oUents
on easy terms.
Simpson & Hood, Attorneys.
"Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot
And Never Brought to Mind."
When vou need anything usual!v kept
in Drugstores don't forget that Wilhite
& Wilhite are generally- open from 10 a.
m. to 5 p. m. Lucas Paints, as good as
the best and as cheap o^tfco cheapest, al
ways on hand. <
Two Bottles Cured Him.
"I was troubled with kidney com
plaint for about two years," writes A.
H. Davis, of Mt. Sterling, Is., "hut two
bottles of Folby's Kidney Cure effected a
permanent oure." Sound kidneys are
safeguards of life. Make the kidneys
healthy with Foley's Kidney Cure. Sold
by Evana Pharmacy.
When you want good Bash, Weed or
G/sas Blade and Snath call on Sullivan
Hdw. Go.' ?
Ali kinds of Seasonable Hardware can
be bought at lowest prloes from Bullivan
Hdw. Co. Ioe Cream Freezora, loa Picks
and Chisels, Gauss Wire, Spring Hinges..
Preserving1 Kettles, Gasoline and Oil
Spoiled Her Beauty,
Harriett Howard, of New York, at one
time had her beauty spoiled with, skin
trouble.- She writes: "I had Bait Rheum
or Eczema for vears.'but nothing would
euro it, until 1 used Buoklen's Arfttea
Balve." A. quick and sure healer for
outs, burns and sores. 25c at Orr, Gray
A Go's, drug store,
Whoa Other fiSedlclnes Have Foiled.
Take Foley's Kidney Cure. It has
cured whan everything oleo baa disap
pointed. Sold by Evans Pharmeoy.
The McCormiok Mower Is the cheap
est machine of Ute kind that any farmer
can purchase from every standpoint. No
other Machine will glvo snob Satisfactory
service, no other Machine will cost so
little to keen in perfect tunning order,
no other la Machine is so simple lu con
struction or so easy to operate, no other
Machine will last so lomr and require as
few repairs. McOormick fifewera sure
sold by Sullivan Hdw. Co.
MONEY TO LOAN?A lew thousand
dollars to tend on Laurt for clfonts. Ap
ply to B. F. Martin, Attornoy-at-Lr-w.
' B?BOhIHn for Twoaty Yewo; '
Mrs. Mln?rva Smith, of Danville, HI.,
writes: lKl had bronchitis for twenty
years and never got relief until J. used
Foley's Honey and Tar which la a sore
cOre Sold by Evans Pharmacy,
Sullivan Hardware Co. have just re
ceived tbeir third full car-load of Ameri
can Field Fence. The best and cheapest
Fence op earth." Kverv farmer should
Jook intfy the merits of this Fetice and
IO ?ju of the1 low prices at which It is
We Have Just
iggest Half Year
We have had in the history of
We are determined this last half shall lead.
We can supply you grandly with mid-summer many
Whitest White Goods at very lowest prices. White is
always cool and frooh.
40-inch White Lawn, thin and sheer, 10o.
Beautiful Persian Lawns 10cf 15c, 30c and 35c yard?
Beautiful White Linens 25c and $1.00, in all widths.
Colored Lawns of almost every description at greatly re
duced prices. 5c, 8c and 10c buys beautiful Lawns that
retailed at 10c, 15c and 20c first of the season.
Most elegant line of Table Linens of Doilies, Napkins
and Towels for midsummer wants.
Still selling elegant Embroideries at bargain prices.
Ladies* Muslin Underwear-all styles of garments-at
No use to sweat this hot weather when yon can buy gar
ments at the price w e sell them.
One-third off on all Pattern Hats. Sellj ag beautiful Hats
Don't fail to see our White Goods and Lawns.
NEW SPRING GOODS
All in and Ready for Tour Inspection.
Our Mr. Lesser while in Now York bought one of the
largest and prettiest Stocks that ever came to our city. Now.
if you are looking for High Grade and Low Prices you will
visit our Store. We certainly have . one of the prettiest
Stocks of Dry Goods, Shoes, Clothing and Millinery in Upper
Carolina. .Tust, think! we have something over 835,000
worth of beautiful New Spring Goods. This is no idi/9 talk
We can prove every word we say if yon will give us a call.
New Spring Belts from lOo to $1.00.
New Spring Corsets fiona 24c to S1.00.
Now Spring Shopping Baga from 10c io '?1.00.
New Spring Caps for infanta from 10c to 5pc.
New Spring Caps for Boys from 10c to 75c.
New Spring Hosiery for Ladies and Children from 5c to 60c.
OUR DRESS GOODS
. Are new and pretty, and all the ladies tell us that no one in tb o city can
touch us ?n quality and prices. We have new Spring Brilliantines in all the
leading colora, Voiles in all- colors,, and in fact anything you may wish in
Wool and Wash Goods
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COTTON FABRICS. ?
Now, for Cotton fabrics we do claim that we bave every thing beat in
tai? County. Wash Goods from 5c to 50c per yard. _
Come in and look at our Hue of White Goods, lt will be a pleasure to
show you this line J we cannot praise them high enough.
SHOES? COJOTHING, HATS. I; B
We only ask you to take a look. To look means to buy.
We have a big line of Men's and Boys' Suits.
? MRS. M AKTIN SELIGMAN, our Milliner, is now ready to have you
inspect her line of Spring Millinery. She will give you new? up-to-d&te
Goods at price? lower than our competitors. She will be pleased to have you
come and look at her Pattern Hats.
We are the originators of F?EE PREMIUMS.
We still give yon Coupons with every 3pu rebase.