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High Grade Tailorc
Goods. Shirt Waists
Skirts. Shoes and Re
Large selection Dr.
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Head Dressing. Full
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LITTLE MO I
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Lun.e .6 vve.l known in the an.ials
cr tn.s -late and Section. They gave
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generations thai followed tbcm, honesty,
fcai lessncis, tnriit and virtue.
Ihe men are good business men, and
tliiy nave built up towns and cities
_ _ in such place us .ey have migratad
to and beconiB : e .eai n? people of
evtiv com^.a.o c* >vi_: ^ vl;cy e?ame
. a pait Ihe women are strong, and
full of vitality, charming in face and
i-..:..~er -i- p-::ec: in figure The
chi'c.en sre blight ar.d full of l'.fe and
as independent as the grown-ups. The
rtrr^Evhere of a wholesome life is
J, B. LATHAN, Magistrate j
everywhere. It is a good community,
to live in, and if you can't arrange to
live there it does you good to visit it
once in a while.
Little Mountain Oil and Fertilizer Co.
The big industrial enterprise of the
community is the Little Mountain Oil j
and Fertilizer company, which was or- i
ganized about ten years ago by the;
people of the community and built by j
the D. A. Tompkins company of Char- j
lotte. It is owned by local capital!
and operated independently and has j
been very successful. The enterprise j
is capitalized at $35,000, it has a mod- I
ern, up to date plant for pressing the j
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on ana ior giuuiug wnuu auu guuuiu^
corn products. It has proved a great
convenience to the people, of the community,
improving the local cotton
market and furnishing a ready market;
for feed and the exchange of seed for |
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IF WOMEN'S WEAR
>d Suits Ready made White
111 colors. Coats and Plain
adv made hats.
2ss Goods. Trimmings and
tist in designing Hats and
line artistic models. Latest
Motions of all kinds
Give us a Tri<
THE WISE HOTE
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i'ertiiizer, the sale of corn and the
grinding of grist and meal. .'Air. J. C.
opting is the prt-siden.., secretary and
iieat^rer and J. !A\ Washington su
^eiintendent. In all of its lines or
activity the mill does good and faithful
work, giving the farmer clean, well
gained cotton, and a very satisfactory
..it-al and gris... The mill gives employment
to a number of hands and is kept
^reity busy mo:t of the year.
Little Mountain Drug Company.
The Little Mountain Drug company
is the succes;or in business to the
hist drug store established in the comn
i... ani.cnc o: the linest stores,
taat of Lathan & Sease. It is now a
joint stock company, of which i.Vlr. J. B.
Derrick as the president secretary and
trea;urer. Dr. J. M. Sease maintains
, his interest in the enterprise and ati
tends to the prescription work of thc?
store. He has a large practice through
this section of the county and is one
of he town builders of Little Mountain.
The drug store has a large stock
of proprietary medicines, besides the
: diugs that arc called for in the prac
| tice of medicine and tor' use m me
tomes of the people. It also carries
supplies for the school children and
the school books, druggists' sundries
; and novelties and holiday and anniversary
gifts. The stock is large and
well selected and kept up to the standard.
Mr. Derrick, the manager, is
one of the most public spirited and enterprising
men of the community, having
an interest, financial and personal,
in i n rr frViot i 15 nrAnrvcoH fnr thp
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building up of the community.
The J. H. Wise Company.
(The J. H. Wise company has one of
the 'largest and most 'successful businesses
in Newberry county. Mr. Wise
has been in business in Little Mountain
for twenty years, and his' business has
been built up on the confidence of the
people. The present company was
formed about seven years ago and the
business considerably enlarged to meet
tfce growing demands of the people.
He now carries a large stock of ladies' j
goods of high class and has a millinery
department in connection with the j
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store wmcu ticies worn, iui uie women ;
of this section most satisfactorily. The
stock consists of dry goods, clothing i
for men and women, a 'large line of i
ready to wear clothes, shoes, hats and |
caps, and a very large and varied line j
of groceries, plain and fancy. In ad- j
dition to these activities, the Wise com-1
nanv leads in the handling: of country
produce, recording probably the largest
shipments of poultry and eggs of
any commission house in the interior.
The store is a large, well kept one.
with a large force of accommodating
and trained salesmen and women. Mrs.
Wise has direction of 'the ladies' department
and of the millinery, and she
is the authority in that section for all
Full line all pla
canned fruits. veg<
Full line home
tools, cutlery, etc
Fun ishing goods,
al in any of thes
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L, Little Mountain,
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The Rates, $.
i Tlie Farmers and 3Ierchants Bank.
t In this day and generation we can
: not understand how our fathers got
on without a bank, this institution having
become so vital to the interests
of every trading center, and proving
of so great value in the building up
of a community. The Farmers and
Merchants Bank of Little Mountain
was organized in 1907, in response to
the demand for an institution of this
kind which would afford better facilij
ties for doing business, hv-.p tne grow.
Ing town ani afford a support to the
! farmeis who were beginning to do
business on considerable lines around
Liule Mountain. The e" terprislns
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DR. J. M. SEASE,
President F. and M. Bank.
business men of the community, with 1
j friends and connections in Newberry, j
j Columbia and other points, raised the
; working capital and the bank was put
in operation and has been very successfully
run, fully meeting the expeci
tations of the people in the matter of
helping in- the development o? the
1 community. The paid up capital is
; $20,000. The bank now has a surplus,
! and undivided profits of $7,000 and
j carries good deposits. The volume of
1 its loans and discounts is between
J sixty an seventy thousand dollars. The
! president of the bank is Dr. J. M.
Sease, one of the first business men ;
1 who saw a bright future for the new j
| town on the new railroad and drove
his stake down in the shadow of Lit- j
tie Mountain and helped the town to j
! grow. Dr. Sease is a native of this j
section, educated at Newberry college j
and Charleston Medical college. He1
has practiced extensively tnrougn uiai i
country for twenty-five years and is |
well known and respected everywhere,;
a good business man as well as a good j
! doctor and full of public spirit and en-:
I The cashier is Mr w Counts1?
also one of the grairp* ?f Newberry
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.in and fancy ?ocdc.
of preserved and
stables and meats.
and farm supplies,
stoves and ranges.
;e lines. We sti
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college, and trained for business m
that excellent school of teaching. He
is interested in so many of the vital
affairs of Little .Mountain that it is
hard to imagine what the town would
do without him, but it is not going
to have to do without him for quite
a while, and as long as he stays there
he is going to be doing something for
the town and the rest of the people.
The Wis? HoteL
Mr. and Mrs. Wise, in addition to
the store, have one of the most charmtiig
country hotels in the state, where
traveling men and automobile parties
delight to stop and where they can
always count on the most appetising
and most satisfying meals, and charming
rooms, and everything about the
place neat and attractive. It is called ;
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Counts & Sbealy Company.
The Counts & Saeaiy Company have
a very attractive general merchandise !
store which has been serving the peo-1
pie of this section for quite a number j
of years. Mr. W. A. Counts, cashier |
of the bank, is the president of the
company and W. B. Shealey is secretary
and treasurer. Both are graduates
of Newberry college, well known
nn/3 infliiantiol in a 1'1 rvn'hli^ ofFoirc in
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clie county. The company has been in- j
coiporated about two years. They
handle groceries and dry goods and
everything that town or country people
would be needing, from fertilizers to
cigars and tobacco, making a sper
. v of wasons and bueeies and fur
nilure. They buy all kinds of country
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Suits custom made or
select sampl s. Collars,
Shoes for dress or hard ^
Men and Won
Full line of Dry Goods,
Ready made Boys' Cloth:
and Furnishings. Standar
rive to please. .
s, Comfortable Bed
produce, from cotton to chickens and
eg^s and sell for the farmers on the
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ja.mauve us. m. oiicaicj nao mc
active management of the store. He
is v ick awake and progressive. He
expects soon to have a garage for the
sa'e and care of Ford cars?now coming
into great demand among the
j farmers of the state. Whenever anyI
thing is needed in the community Mr.
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Shealey may be counted on to see that
the Deoi-'.e get it. if it is good.
W. P. Derrick & Co.
One of the new and popular stores
in Little ^Mountain is that of W. P.
Derrick & Co. This store has been h*
u e: alien for two years and had built
up a good business. Mr. Derrick and
his associates in t'he store have given
the people good service. (They are
always courteous and attentive to
every one, studying the demands of
the trade and supplying them reasonably
with all that can be called for.
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dry goods and notions. He is a wide
awake business man, interested in the
town and its needs and ready to do his
part in everything. He keeps an up
to date stock of goods, buying judiciously
and selling close.
Shealy's Work Shops.
.1 "F! Rhpnlv is. hlanlcsmith- whft^l
wright, automobile repairer, miller and
gracious knows how many other things
in Little Mountain. He is just the man
you need v.-hen things go wrong. He'
can cure anything from a case of the
blues to broken down automobiles. He
'has a very considerable plant at Lit
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tailored Large line of
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siiirts aiiu unuerwear.
^ork. Hats and caps,
m s Goods
Hosiery and Notions.
ing, Hats, Caps, Shoes
d goods in all lines.
Sir k F.8
tie Mountain for wood and metal
working, horse shoeing and general repair
of farm and mill machinery, re- .
buildings of wagons and buggies, and
mechanical work of all kinds. He is
spoken of as a genius in his line by
those who have made his acquaintance.
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^eiiciimy ue nas puni up a very extensive
business by his industry. He
is one of the best millers in this section
and 'has in connection with his
other business a grist and meal mill
He dresses lumber, trans out finishing
stuff for builders and works especially
in hard woods. He makes a great many
of the parts for wagons and buggies.
He is conscientious and thorough in.
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<x.i <ji ins wurn ana ne is Kept Dusy Dy
the people all through that section of
the county. ,
J. A. Kinard.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Kinard have a
very popular variety store and enjoy *
a good share of the patronage of the
community, ilhey keep a select stock
cf fancy groceries and fruit, candy and
small things for the cash trade. Their
s-iore is popular wnn tne cnnaren of
the community, especially.
B. P. Huffman.
Mr. R. P. Huffman has a very popular
eej. grocery and market for meats.
He has a large refrigerator for keeping
his meat fresh, and he supplies' the
community with meat and vegetables,;
carrying also friuts and fancy groceries.
iThe Shealy HoteL
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A second hotel at Little Mountain is
the Shealy Hotel, a very popular and
pleasant place for rest and refresh-.
ment. It is more like a good country
home where one gets taken care of ana
fed up than like a modern hotel, and
like all of these Dutch Fork homes, it
is neatly kept and comfortable, a s:ood
place to stop, and when the guest goe3
to the table he just knows that he is
going to get a square meal of the best
home raised produce that can be found
in the state. Mr. T. N. Shealy is the
proprietor. Mrs. Shealy has charge of
the part of the business that the guests
are particularly interested in, the good
table and the comfortable, sleep-invit
Little Mountain has one of the neatest
and most attractive depots on the
road from Charleston to Greenville.
Train service is good, both east and
west, marls are frequent, daily papers
received early. LMr. A. w. tfoiand is
postmaster and is a very efficient and
satisfactory one. The people have advantage
of a Bell and a private 'phone
line for local and long distance. The
country round about them is served
by rural free delivery routes.
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>MowBSL8j? seem to be enjoying 1&e / i
brightest and best in life and to h?
right abreast with the leaders in the
march of progress. |