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, Xt is with grateful hearts that we return
thanks to the Trading Public for the very
I liberal patronage accorded us in the past, and
especially during the year
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"Which far es
existence. We wpl strive to m?rit tho confi
dence and good will of the people. We will
continue, to carry in stock at all times just
s uch goods as the public may demand at most
reasonable prices. We will not attempt to
1 enumerate or specialize at this time, as it is
too well known throughout this section that
o?0?. a Inxge and chally aborted ato.k of \
? ^'??'f? '\ -..t'y- 0 ; :- / ? $ ' % '. v '/:> '? . : ^J-l
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\ Has proven successful beyond our exp ec ta?
i tion. Tho Merchants haye shown in a very
^ | substantial way their appreciation of a First
?less Wheles&lc Stock so conveulent.'
W*4*e ^? a*?trulythankful to every
\ 'ry. who has contributed in the least :io .' o,ur', sue? ? \
i tronage ia tho future^ ^
.- ; prosperity, , . , ;.<; ^ .
WEDNESDAY. FEB. 14.1900.
?KE COTTON MAUZET.
I cbruary is tho month when women
talk tho least and men do tho least
Chief of Police L. M. Murphy is con
fined to his room by an attack of the
The time for making tax returns to
the County Auditor expires next Tues
day, 20th inst.
Unless the time ie extended you have
only two more weeks in which to pav
your city taxes.
R. T. Jayoes, Esq., of Walhalla,
?pent last Friday in Anderson on pro
Mrs. Paul Stephens went to Atlanta
a few days ago to visit her mother,
who ia seriously ill.
John T. Long, of Central, S. C.,
was in the city yesterday and gave us
an appreciated call.
We repeat the advice: Keep the
chimneys burned out rainy days before
March winds blc.7.
, A large number of drummers are now
visiting the City eliciting order tor
spring and summer goods. . .
Miss Anna- Cunningham ls visiting
friends in Colncnbiasnd othor points
in the lower part of the State.
Coroner T. C. Pruitt has moved to
the city and is occupying a residence
iu the eastern part of the city,
Mr. W. R. Osborne has moved into
the hand&one Arlington home which
ho recently bought or M. 8. Dicken.
P. M. Cox, ono of Belton's popular
citizens, was in. the city Monday od
business and gaye usn pleasant call. .
Cool consumera had better lay in a
supply now, for . with that threatened
strike prices are bound to greatly ad
Font Bros. want a lot of hides and
will pay good prices fo? them. . See
their advertisement in another
Dr. Geo. E. Coughlin, A. S. Farmer
and Tv Ev Earle, are spending several
days in 'Florida on a hunting and fish
':; An exchange very truly says that it
is a good thing fdr 'a lot of husbands
that their ? wives do not go on a strike
. Howard Beek, of this city, left lost i
Monday morningf for * Los ' Angeles,
California, where he intends to reside
in the future; ' ?
Rev. B.P. Estes, of Anderson/was
in the city Saleday on business, lia
numerous friendo were glad to see him.
J. C. Stribliug, et Anderson, address
ed the farmers la the Court House
Saturday on fertilizers. He made a
Don't borrow \ you neighbor's paper.
The subscription rmce is too email tor
yon to practice Buchan "imposition on1
your neighbor and tho publisher. ;
Today ia St. Valentinen Day, and
the letter carrions will ?o Oe^bt bc
overtaxed in order tb deliver the nu
mero as missives of love and affection.
'Those' who predicted a "mild'' 'Win&
ter have about changad, their minds
.nd b*ve resolved to txy to keep warm,
if pos?lGlef and say nothing more about
' V ?'
"An Andereon- !, &. dor,' wt?v* called
ou a favorite lady friend a few nights
ago, cays: "The iuan who loves his
neighbor aa himself neYer keeps st
fierce yard dog,"
C. F. Bolt, of the firm bf Reese S?
Bolt, ia spending thia weak in the
Northern markets buying a/ choice
stock of spring and summer clcthisg
and gents7 furnishing goods.
Mrs. < Della Thompson and Miss
Mira Crumley, of Bessemer, Aja,/ who
fa?ve been spending some time in An
derson with ; friends ami relatives, re
turned home a few days ago.
P- L. Barr & / Co., who recently
opened a drug store on .North, 'Main
street, have j hst placed in position one
of the finest and most handsome soda
fountain? to bn jmAn lu the ?tiit?.
Married, on thursday afternoon,
february' ?; V1906;> v by Revi W. W,
Leathers, and at his rosi de n c c. Mr.
Aarbn D. Hardy aud Mrs/M. B.
Adams, ,both of Anderson County.^-.^^
^?WqaplarLodge, No. 33., Knights of
Pythias, will ^rXeet tomorrom evening
at ^ioch. Tba rank will
AU tho rhembero are urged tc attend.
The lunar ?elipse came tb time last
7,Rev; G 8. Blackburn, of this county;
haa accepted the call to thep as terato
bf the Baptist Churches at Walhalla
^B&^iflW?t^ Kov. C. Ward
h^ and has moved to the;; 1
Jones & Kay,
r store in the
JTbe contract for tho building oE tba
dam at Gregg Shoal? ha? been let by
Ul begin ot once and the dam is to
'?Mk; Wj?^?^&ett h?slreturo,
city froid . Jasper CO^itttj
re he recovered the hors&sg
Atlanta, Ga" is in tho city, and
another column appears a nott
The momontouB season is almost at
hand. And soon some of. onr farmers
will plant com during tho dark uights
in February, because ihoir daddies did,
while sumo will wait until after tho
cold snap, that usually comos with tho
tull moon in March.
Tho Confederate Veteraue will hold
their nest reunion iu New Orleans tho
latter part of April. That will bo a
delightful season to visit that gland
old city, and a large number ot Vet
erans from this section coutemplato
attending tho reunion.
Miss Maude Kay left last week for
Belton, where Bhe will bo for some
time. She bns accepted a position with
Tho K. A.Lewis Millinery Co, with
whom she has beeu for several Bm
sous, ft ho is au accomnlished trimmer
and au excellent Bal?slady.UK.eowce
Farmers complain of scarcity of la
bor and many tenants have changed
places for the ensuing yer' r. Tho high
price of cotton makes the laborers
moro independent and many of the
farm hands refuse to hire out prefer -
ring lo rent land. Thin accounts largo
ly for ibo scarcity or labor.
The latest fad cut Weat, anya an ex
change, is a shoe party. They ?treten
a sheet acroas the room and the Indies
stand behind it and stick their feet
under it BO you can only see their
shoes. Then you go along and
pick out a pair of shoes and the lady
who is in them you take down to sup
The Southern Express Company has
adopted certain features of the dis
pensary law with reference to the
delivery of whiskey packages. Whis
key will not be delivered before sun
rise or 'after dark. Parties who have
whiskey shipped to them are expected
to call and get their goods bo for <s the
ann goes down.
Ernest F. Cochran, Esq., received
bis commission aa Unite! States Dis
trict Attorney' for South Carolina lael
Friday, fie went to Charleston where
.the formal transfer of tho office wat
made on Saturday. Mr. Cochran will
continue to reside in Anderson, thougt
his duties will carry him away fron
home a good part of hie time.
T. L. Bowen, a young negro engag?e
in the insurance business in thia city
has been lodged in jail on a charge o!
breach of trust with fraudulent intent
He represents a benevolent insurance
company, of Columbia, lt is. allege?
that ho misappropriated collection
which be bad received from negroes ii
Anderson to the amount of $03.
Walter, the 8-months-old son o
Mr. and Mrs. Clarke Caldwell, died a
their home in Martin Township ci
Sunday, 14th inst.,' after an illness o
-about three weeks with pneumonic
The remains were interred at Bethab;
Cburcb on Mondayt 0th inst., Bev. Is
G..Wright conducting the funeral sei
vicua. The bereaved parente have th
sympathy of their friends. :
'It may be a li ttl? out of order t
bring the subject np just pow, bot!
would bo a good time nevertheless, t
push the go -A roads ' question. ' 1
would be a- havd matter tc find a me
at this, time who is not thorough!
convinced of the need of improving tt
?ublic road?. If there is auch a mai
eis, without doubt, a hopeless eas
BO far as this matter ie concerned.
i Mayor Sullivan made a trip to Nev
berry last week to make a contract fi
suitable stone to continue the work ?
caving the air?ete of tho city durit
tho present year. He perfected a
rangements by which the city will g
the best of belgian block at a got
price. It ia ? csp ec ted that the sum
$10,000 or moro will ba expended ti
year by the city in carrying for wa
the good .work of paving. J ', '.?
' Charles H. Pooro baa resigned
Buperintendent of the Cox mills ai
will engage in the manufacture
roofing tile. The plant will be locat
hear tue union passenger depot in a f<
days. The tile will be manufaetur
by anew proco BS, which was recent
Italented by Mr. Poore'a brother-i
aw, Frank M. Sawyer, of Charlot!
NV C., and it is said makes a most e
collect roof! foi; any sort of building.
If al! the loafers in town could
put on tho street force and modo
work it would he a> blessed go
thing. Andmon needs a moro rig
en force rneiMi of the law n gainst v
gran ta very -much. There are numbc
of able-bodied'men and boye to
seen on tho ?ireete daily with ho vi
albie means ?2 support-and yet th
livo and are being supported at SOM
'body's expense- Some examples o
necessary. '..: 'i^^W^^^-l
The Directors of the Farrabra* Al
ance Exchange met in Columbia lc
jFriday. and. -apportioned %he_ fonds
long ic thc 'CQurts. After u?jwv?i
AU expenses and reservation of a co
tin gent fund td complete tho work
distribution, 67 per cent of the en ti
amount paid in was apportioned: T
fund paid in WOB $29,405.85. Andeni
will get 8879.37 when -the county tri
tees have completed the collection
certificates. ' v. ms
?fejThis is'a. good rabbit year. Frc
all reports from diffe?out sections
tbe county there has never been not
such Sn abundance of ^'cdttOn tails"
till the woods and neldo. The from
sportsmen who have not reached t
attainment of killing quail on t
wingi. enjoy rabbit bunting, and ma
good, rabbi t dogs are found throng
oat tho country. Then th?<>negrc
rn aka h al ? a ll vi o g in t he rc mot e mi
districts Off the rabbits which fl
Ernest F. Cochran's nomination
the President aa United States Dktr
^A?oi??j^ for South ; Carolina, vi
^bnv Or-: Capers wmoy?d. . baa be
confirmed by tho United States S?
ate. Mr. Coerjran ls ft'*lgood> lawi
and will no doubt make au efficient a
capable officer. During his yoaot
days bo taught school i n Wai halla wi
acceptability, and wo doubt not th?
are some young men in town today w
rom ?rnber him aa a strict diacip??nari
in tUo school room. Ho spared not t
I Monday aftercoon Mrs. En
Une Clamp, ? who.liyes with ber dapa
ter, Mrs. ?. W. Clamp, on Weat Ea
gtraet, met with a painful accide
which ;m?y . "provo serious. Wh
goinr?own the steps from tho plai
she accidentally fell to the ground a
fractured both her leg and should
She received prompt medical attenti
provo fatal: Mrs. Clamp is tho wid
Op. tho. late: John Clamp, > who diet!
feMjfcnnthB ago at bia home ic V?T<
rJ^^ownsbJp. ;^., : . :
Carolin a b a ve arrao ged o ve ry in t
eating programme for the celeb ra ti
sation in Columbu^on the ifcth .
10th inst The aa?niverary- sera
?Hil he preached'^po ^SuBMap?'w?
?Sth inst., at 8 o'clock, $n th? WOJ
iagton Street ?felhodisfc Church
Ber. J&J^ Trr^gg^sry^g-r ^ga ci
Mentally und physically u wreck as
a result of piotrneted illness, Morris
Wilkins, Jr., took his own lifo early
Saturday luorniuK o+. tho family home,
Lowudes Hill, near Greenville. A pla
to! was the weapon used. Ho is, as
his nemo indicates, related to aome ot
the best families of New Yoik, while
Mrs. Wilkins is connected with tho
Lowndes i'umilv of South Carolina,
through which she inherited thu Lown
de?? Hill ?esidoueo, formerly ono ot tho
handsomest homes in upper South
Carolina. Tho deceased waa well
known throughout this section, and
his friends will reglet to hear of bia
Two small negro children of Mary
Chiles have heen lodged in jail charged
with having committed a murderous
assault Upon their mother. The wo
man lives several miles below the city.
While sleeping alone in the room with
her two Binnll children she was beaten
about the head and body nnd was
found in an unconscious condition tho
next morning. Her wounds will prob
ably result fatally. The children deny
any knowledge of the affair, though
Bleeping in the room with their mother.
1 Her daughter; who is held by the a
tboritiea, was sleeping in tho same bed
but professes tu be entirely ignorant of
the assault. The wornanya huabnnd
was away from home at the time. The
affair will be fully investigated.
Our clever fellow-townsman, C. A.
Heed, celebrated on the 10th inst, his
fortieth anniversary as a merchant of
Anderson, and in point of continuous
service now lanka aa the oldest mer
chant of tho city. The C. A. Heed
Music House? to which he devote? Ms
whole time and attention, is ono of the
largest eatabliabments of ita sort in
the South. His stock comprises every
sort of musical instrument and bis cus
tomers are scattered throughout this
and other S tates. His prices and
terms?, too, pleases every customer.
When you visit the city go into bis es
tablisbmenc and hear some of his
sweet phonographs sing and play and
yon will be highly entertained and
given a cordial welcome. We havo
card them and know whereof we
Deputy Sheriff Joseph Ramsay, of
Anderson County, stationed at the Orr
cotton mills in the Buburba of the city
of Andeison, is in the city looking for
John Patterson, a mill operative, and
Anna Belle Lewis, a girl of lifteen,
with whom he is said to have eloped,
deserting his wife and three children.
The elopers were traced to Greenville.
They spent Monday and Tuesday hore,
and were S?CU rround tho Southern
Railway passenger station Inte Tues
day afternoon, but up to a late hour
last night the deputy had not succeed
ed. ' in serving his warrants. The of
fenses charged are among the gravest
in tho statutes and if Patterson is con
victed he will spend many years in the
pen. The charges against tho girl will
not be so rigorously pressed.-Green
ville Newe, 8th inst.
A agency Conference of the field
force of the Equitable Lifo Insurance
Company in this 'State waa held in
Rock Hill last week, and R. J. Ginn,
who represents the company in this
city, attended. The Rook Hill Herald in
speaking of the conference says: "A
leading feature of the Conference was
the presentation of prizes to snccessf ul
ngeuts in a contest inaugurated in
November and December of 1005. Mr.
It. J. Gino, of Anderson, was the hap*
py winner of a handsome Tiffany
watch, and a beautiful -gold ring de
signed by Tiffany and carrying the
Society's coat oi arms was presented
to the other prize winners, Messrs. J.
P. Queries, H. C. Bruce, and T. H.
Gore. These handsome prizes were
personally presented with appropriate
remarks by Mr. Bod dey, and the win
ners were warmly congratulated by
every competitor in the recent con
Kind Lady : "You're a riddle to me.
Yon say yon are hungry and from the
looka of your trousers you must be
very poor, but those shoes you wear
are better than / those my husband
wears." Weary Willie : "Very true.
Lady; dese pants may be ragged and
tattered, but all do same dey covers a
honeBt heart; an' if your husband
would buy hie shoes from Dean &
Ka tl i i?e ho would look as well as rae."
The husband is refered to tho new
advertisement thia week iu which
Dean & Bathftetell why their shoes
should be worn by trampa and otbera
Honor Coll For the McLees School for
the Month of January, 1900.
Louis Glenn, 07 2 7; Lucila Cham hie*,
00 2-7; Emma Bolt, 04 5-11; May HUI
bous?, 04 5-12; Grady Hall. 04 5 4; Ruth
Hal), 03 2 S; John HUlbouee, 03 1-3; Win
ford Busby, 03 2-7; Jamos Glenn, P3 1 4;
Zonla Bolt. 03: Net? McClure, 02 510;
KiuGl Norris, 02 2 8; Mamie Glenn,
02 5-12; Walter Hall, Wi Allie Cbamblee,
?017-11; Bertha Hall, 014 0; Lee Coker.
00 4 6; Willie Bolt. 0012; Willie Hall,
001 7. E'ldie L. Davis, Principal.
Va&htl. Tate; Assistant.
.FOR SALE OB EENT--Five room
fottsge on South McDuiS? fctreet. Pos
session given at oncf.
Mrs, Bessie Taylor.
No more trouble from the broken
Hame Btrings If you have Sullivan Hdw.
Co's. Chain Hame Fasteners.
Galveston's Sea Wall.
tunken Ufe now ss safe hi that city as on
the higher uplands, E. W. Goori 1 e,
who resides OD Dutton, St., in Waco,
Tex , needs no sea wall for safety. He
whilst "I nave need Dr. King's flew
Discovery for Consumption th? psst five
years and it keeps me well and safe. Be
fore that timel h?da cough which for
years had been growing worse. Now
lt's ?ooe." Coree ohroolo Coughs; La
Gripp*, Croup, Whooping Coughs and
prevents Pneumonia. Pleasant to take
Every bottla guaranteed st Orr, Gray ?fe
Co's, drag atore. Price 60o and 81.00.
Triai bottle free. - ' -
Call cn Sullivan Hdw. Co. and fu?!
their "Blue Bid ge" Harrow. Thia ls the
best Implement of the kind on the mar
ist.; Tai? Harrow can be Used aa a Sin
gie or double ?tock, aa weU as a three-)
tooth cultivator. It is strongly built,
nnd will do perfect work. .. ' "
? PlraUgg Faley's Honey uri Tar.
Foley <fc Co., Chicago, originated Hon..
ey and Tar ea a throat and lang remedy.
?md on account of the trreet merit and
popularity of Foley's Honey and Tar
many imitations are offered for tba genu
ine. These' worthless imitation B have I
similar sounding names. Beware of I
them. The genuine Foley's Honey and
Har ls tn a yellow package. Ask for lt1
and refuse any substitute. . lt ts toe bet t
remedy for [Coughs and -cold?. Evans
A full stock of hleh-grade Bridles ls
carried by Sullivan Hdw. Coy :
A Mystery Salved.
..How to keep off period'o attacks of
biliousness and habitual constipation
wa? a mystery that Dr. King's New Llf*
PUIB solved for me," writes John N.
pilla that are guaranteed to give perfect
satisfaction to everybody or money ro
funded. Only 250 ct Orr,, Gray A Co>.
SnlUvan Hdw. Oo.
. mffa m^rn ?mS? m\i m%)m mWm IYK ^1 ilfkt
DO NOT FORGET THE BIG
$3.50 Bay State Shoes at $3.00
$5.00 Cushion Shoes^at $4.25
This sale will last fifteen days.
Everything Bold for Cash only during this sale.
Yours for business,
THE BOSTON SHOE STORE
MARTIN 8ELIGMAN, Proprietor.
Two dooiBlfrom'Farmers and Merchants Bank. p
I am selling the LOTS known as the 1W ARDL AW
If you want a bargain meet me at Dr. Nardin'! office
every.Wednesday or pall on Br. Nardin,
I am offering special inducements to dose ?them out
J. H. ?ADMS,
8EN?CA, 8. C.
THE NEW YEAR will
Find Us TVS?U a Cicas, incriminating
and Complete Line of
Men's Furnishing Goods 1
Outline cf NECKWEAR, includes the newest sty ka an?
colors-all in rich Silk fabrics-in Fourin-Hande. Ascott
and Puff Soarfe.
Colored and White-P2aln and Pleated Bosoms.
AU colors and sizes. Collars, Cu^s, Handkerchief*.
Mufflers and Umbrellas. A full line sizes, styles and colors
of the best $3.00 RAT on the market-HAWES.
See these lines before buying. .