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LOUIS I1L1. PU .
PUBLISHED EVE 'Y W1i)E D A
M AN NING, S. C.:
W EDN ESDAY, ) EC. 25, 1895.
iTEIS OF INTEREST
Happenings All Over the World
Through the South.
A patent has been issued to John
Walter of Winter Haven, Fla., for a
Mr. G. Calhoun was run over and in
stantlv killed by a train about five miles
north'oi Fort Pierce, Fla.
N. T. Stanaland has been appointed
ostmiaster at Ivan. Wakulla county,
ela.. vice W. R. Strickland, resigned.
C. R. Hassoll, the arch conspirator in
the Beaufort. graveyard insurance cases,
has been convicted at Trenton. N. C.
Near Randolph, Ala., an unknown
white man was run over and killed by
a freight train on the Southern railway.
Special reports to The Manufacturers'
Record show an increased southward
movement of population from the west
John Bryant, a young man about 20
years of age. was accidentally killed by
his sweetheart, Miss Belle James, at
Fort Valley, Ga.
At the Democratic convention at
Shreveport, La., Governor Murphy J.
Foster was renominated for governor
The Bradfield Car Coupler company
ans been incorporated at Chattanooga.
renn., by H. Clay Evans, George W.
Barfield and others.
The town of Titusville, in Brevard
rountr, Fla., was nearly wiped out by
th tt at $100,-.
'-4*. 1 loss isestimated a 10
Aim Nichols, a negro, was hanged at
'Fayetteville, W.Va., for the murder of
Henry Carr at-Eagle, W.Va. His neck
was broken by the drop.
Captain Harry Jackson died at his
home in Atlanta of appendicitis, never
- having recovered from the effects of an
operation for that disease.
The Piedmont spool and bobbin fac
tory, located at Athens, Ga., has started
operations. It was recently destroyed
Ly fire, but has been rebuilt.
Two negroes named Mills and Cook
quarrelled at Louisburg, N. C., about 50
cents while gambling. Cook seized the
mniey and Mills shot him dead.
Burgtlars blew open the safe in Peter
man &rothers' grain house at Franklin,
Tenn., and the explosion knocked down
a coal oil stove, which fired the building.
Governor Carr has ordered a special'
term of Beaufort superior court to begin
Jan. 6 for the trial of the four young
white men who assassinated J. B. Bon
ncr at Aurora.
J. W. Tufts of Boston, who is build
ing the town of Pinehurst, in Moore
county, on 5,000 acres of land for win
ter homes, has also purchased Jackson
Springs, in that county.
By an explosion of powder and dyna
mite four men were killed at Big Creek
Gap, a mile and a half north of Lafo
lette, Campbell county, Tenn. Four
other men are missing.
At Valdosta, Ga., in the case of E.W.
Barnwell against the Savannah. Florida
and Western railroad for the killing of
Mrs. Barnwell, a verdict was rendered
for S2,000 for the plaintiff.
Mrs. R. A. Duncan of Bedford county,
Tenn., an inmate of the retreat for in
same at Nashville, committed suicide by
hanging herself with a piece of bed
sheeting attached to an iron grating.
Fire at Murphy. N. 0., destryed the
courthouse, which was erected a few
years ago at a cost of $35,000. The
county records were all saved. The to
tal loss will reach $40,000, with not a
cent of insurance.
A serious cutting affray occurred
about four miles from Ellaville, Ga., in
which J. O. Wilkinson was dangerously
cut across the neck and head and stabbed
in the back by Mr. Newton Glover, once
representative from Schley.
Jim Burrell, Oconee's most notorious
moonshiner, was arrested near Walhal
la, S. C., by United States marshals.
He has defied the law and officers for
the last 20 years. He is 57 years old
and the father of 32 children.
Chief Justice D. L. Snodgrass of the
Tennessee supreme court fired two shots
at John R. Beasley, a prominent lawyer
of Chattanooga, Tenn., one of* which
took effect in the arm. Mr. Beasley is
seriously hurt, but not fatally.
Lee Bell, a negro, waylaid and nearly
murdered Section Master Christopher
of the Southern railway, three miles
from Brunswick, Ga. The purpose for
the assault was robbery and revenge for
a discharge. Bell has been captured.
David Gray, the 18-year-old boy who
wis shot through the bowels at
Dublin, Ga., by Louis Tillery, the
young sport, is dead. The murder,
which was unprovoked, occurred near
the house where Gray's mother lived.
The leasing of the Paducahi, Tennes
see and Alabama by its recent pur
chasers to the Nashville, Chattanooga
and St. Louis road, which has just gone
into effect, means the formation of an
other through line from St. Louis to
A Mr. Thompson, who went to At
lanta from the island of Ceylon a few
months ago, lost his life, and two other
persons were seriously injured in a fire
which destroyed the 2-stgry building,
located near the Mexican village, on the
At Fitzpatrick, Ala., an altercation
occurred between Dr. S. Baldwin and
Wade Edison, both prominent citizens
of the county, and Baldwin shot his an
'a oit dead. The killing was done in
sedefense. Baldwin is prominently
connected in Montgomery.
Sheriff Black of Colleton county, S.
C., has reported to Solicitor Bellinger
that he cannot find the four white men
who lynched the two negroes recently
by beating them to death. The sheriff
says that he believes that the white
men are hiding out in the swamps.
Tihe will of the late Dr. Battey has
been placed on record and disposes of
his large property, his wife and children
being the legatees. It consists largely
of improved real estate, including some
of the most valuable business blocks in
Rome, Ga. It is variously estimated as
being worth from $250,000 ut>.
A number of prominent and wealthy
merchants of Columbia, S. C., met re
cently and discussed the matter with
the result that they determined to es
tablish two steamers on the Congaree
river from Granby, four miles below
Columbia, to the ocean, thereby hoping
to -duce the freight rates to the latter
C. J. White, telegraph operator at
Hapeville, Ga., was shot about 1 a. m.
by some unknown party. He was seat
ed at his table sending a message when
a bullet crashed through the window
and blinds of his office and buried itself
in his left arm. Robbery is the only
motive. The wound is dangerous, but
The North Carolina state treasurer
reports that the balance in the treasury
Nov. 30 of last year was $317,315, and
the fiscal receipts up to Nov. 30 last.
were $1,183,896, making the total $1,
501.211. The disbursements during the
year were $,357.6"09, ad the balance
nlow on hand is $143,02. Th b.:ance
of the educational fund is $35.(YM- .
The system of handling cotton and
other freight with compressed air loco
motives at the terminal of the New Or
leans and Western railroad at Port Chal
mette has been tested and proved an
immense success. This system will re
sult in great saving of cost in haidling
freight and in complete iimllunlity
against fire in the terminal yards.
Since the Port Royal and Western
Carollna railroad is to pass into the
hands of the S outheorn railway. and Spar
tanburg will have no connection with
the outside world except over the hues
of that road. a decided i 'remnt has
begun to build a road from Spartanburg.
S. C.. to Henrietta, N. C.. to coanct at
the latter place with the Seaboard Air
Several days ago, in Itawanba coun
tn, Miss.. just across the line from Ham
ilton. Ala.. Mr. E. J. Chastain, an old
citizen. was mysteriously murdered.
His head had been beaten andsplit open
with an ax. A coroner's jury, after a
rigid investigation, return. a verdict
charging Chastain's wife with the
crime and she has been arrested and
placed in jail at Hamilton.
A few days ago Governor Peter Tur
nev pardoned a convict named Eli Por
den, who had been sentenced three
years ago to 20 years' imprisonment for
killing a man named Isaiah Tolliver, in
Claiborne county, Tenn. The convict
was pardoned that he might go home to
die. He is only 24 years old, but since
he has hen imprissioned consumpt in
has taken i 1d of hi:n and his life will
be short indeed.
The North Carolina Steel and Iron
company's valuable plant at Greensboro
has been sold by the company owning
it to J. M. Worth and others. who will
put it in blast and operate it. The plant
was built three years ago, but it has
never been in blast. The purchasers
guarantee payment 6f $26.000 debt of
the old company, and members of the
latter have the privilege of taking stock
in the new company.
A member of the joint commission to
settle the boundary line betweenorth
Carolina and Virginia rept 'that the
line has been locate - on the borders of
Hertford, r.-Gfhampton and Warren
cOaiQtes in this state, and Nottoway
county, Va., and is now being located
between Vance county, N. C., and
Mecklenburg, Va. He states that thus
far North Carolina has got the best of
the division. Eighty miles of line are
settled and 30 more remains.
The body of Pink Arnold was found
in the mountainous portion of Rabun
county, Ga., with the throat cut from
ear to ear. Near the body:were found
a bloody knife and a hat. The articles
were identified by the father of Ira
Dickerson as belonging to Ira, and as he
and Arnold were seen together, both
drinking heavily, suspicion was so
strong that Ira was arrested and placed
in Clayton county jail. although ho pro
tests his innocence of the crime.
North, East, Vest and Foreign News.
The Merchants' Elevator company of
St. Louis has made an assignment.
A conspiracy against the life of the
czar of Russia has been unearthed at
Philadelphia motormen and conduct
ors struck and street railway traffic is
at a standstill.
The American Federation of Labor,
in session at New York,re-elected Samu
el Gompers as president.
An official denial is made of the re
port that Captain General Martinez
Campos has resigned his command in
The presses in all the large job print
ing establishments of Cleveland, 0., are
idle on account of the press feeders'
Peter Flynn, a 9-year-old boy, broke
through the ice while skating on Long
lake at Middleton, N. Y., and was
President Freedman has decided to
take the New York baseball team to
Jacksonville. Fia., to train for next saa
Theodore Lamnber was hanged in the
Camden, N. J., jail for the murder of
William G. Kairer, a wealthy Camden
banker, on Dec. 4, 1893.
The Grangers' Bank of California,
one of the oldest banks in San Francis
co, is about to go into voluntary liquida
tion, and ha~s closed its doors.
President Mayer of the Baltimore and
Ohio raih'oad has resigned and his re
signation has been accepted, but he will
retain the office until his successor shall
It is reported on good authority that
the Prince of Wales made an enormous
lot of min ey when the S uth African
miniug nmarket was at its hei~ht a few
A dispatch from Rome. Italy, an
nounces the death of Cardinal Paul
Mechors. He was a Gernman by birth,
was born iu 181:3 and was created a
cardinal in 1885.
Charles B. Atwood, one of America's
foremn'st architects and designers. and
until quite recently a mecmber .of the
we'll known firm otf D. H. B~urnhfam &
Co., died at Chicago.
Frank E. Vaughan of Tacoma, Wash.,
has been appointed assistant journal
clerk of the house to su'cceed G. WV.
Pratt of Soath Carolina. The position
pays $2,000 per annum.
A locomotive with a train attached
ran away near Mount Carmel, Pa., and
was badly wrecked. Four men were
fatally injured and nine others were
bady hurt and scalded.
The manifesto of the Cuban revolu,
tionary party to the people of the Unit
ed States has been made public. It is a
long document, prepared by Enriq~ie
Jose Varona, ex-deputy in the Spanish
Cortes, and reviews the history ot' reco
lutionary agitation in Cuba and pre;
ent conditions on the island.
Ex-consul general to Ottawa, Thomas
W. Holeirkiss, died at his h.ome in
Northpart, L. I., of heart disease. He
was 70 years old and leaves a widow,
three sons and a datghver.
Five mn were killel and six injured
by the explosion of a seampipe on the
American line steanmslip s;. l'ul. 'While
'the vessel lay at her d oek a: the foot of
Fulton stree't. New York.
At Zanesville. 0., Andrew W. Kim
bl's plant for the manufacture of car
nage gears burned to the ground as
the result of a fire of unknown origin.
The loss is $40,000 with $23,000 insur
The Erie railway, the New York,
Pennsylvania and Ohio and the Chica
go and Erie railroads are to be united
under one managership as one great
trunk line between Chicago and New
Henry D. Ward, a lineal dlescendant
of General Artemus Ward. died at
Midd'townv~. C onn. He was a :zraduate
of Y:le. elass of '42, and of Earvard
law school. Was 74 years old and un
lHon. Ed~ward McPherson died at Get
tvshare Pa., frn. m an overd' se of n uxj
omcz. which he took b; mistake. He
was an ex-memiber of congress andeclerk
of the ho us: of representatives iuring
The jury in the trial of Lloyd Mont
gomery, the 1$-year-old boy, for the
murder of his father and mother and
Daniel M Keecher, near Brownsville,
Or.. has r'-turna. a verdict of guilty of
murier in the first dlegree.
The Paris correspondent of the Pall
Mall Gazette telegraphs that he is in a
ent of the Frencb rf public, will resign
before March next.' He adds that a
fresh family scandal has been unearth
ed in connection with the president's
The president has made response to
the senate resolution of-Dec. 14, calling
for information reeived by the state
lepartment respecting affairs in Tur
key. The response is in the shape of a
report by Secretary Olney, suinniarizing
but not including the oflicial corres
Mrs. Grossman, the wife of a promi
aent hardware merchant of Ann Arbor,
Mfich., committed suicide by jumpg
into a cistern back of their house. Sht
-arried with her a 3-year-old child. A
aote was left telling where the bodies
-ould be found. No cause can be con
eived for the act.
The reply of Premier Salisbury to the
ote of the United States government,
requesting that the boundary dispute
between Great Britain and Venezuela
be submitted to arbitration, has been
laid before congress by President Cleve
Land. The English government refuses
o arbitrate the matter.
The absconding Adams express agent,
eorge William McCannon, has been
raced to Jackson, Miss., and the po
lice authorities of Terre Haute, Ind.,
lave received a telegram that he has
left there for Natchez. He is undoubt
dly trying to reach Mexico. His steal
ing will amount to $3.000.
United States Consul Panfield, at
Cairo, Egypt, has made a report to the
tate denartment which will from its
iniportruce be made the subject of a
special publication, calling attention to
the rapid growth of Egypt as a compet
itor with the United States for the cot
ton markets of the world.
The ante-mortem statement of Harry
Rayward. who was recently hanged at
Miiimeapolis. Minn., for the murder of
Cat:wrine Ging. has just been made
public. He confesses to four murders,
that for which he was executed, the
illing of a girl at Pasadena. Cal., a
an at Paso del Norte and a Chinaman
it San Francisoo.
Chairman W. F. Harritv has issued a
mll for a meeting of the Democratic
uational commitee to be held at the Ar
ington hotel. Washington, D. C., on
rhursday. Jan. 16, 1896, at 11 o'clock a.
m., for the purpose of namig tiie time
vid place for the ineeting of the nation
il converdion of 1896, and for the trans
ction of other business.
A representative of the state board of
iealth was summoned to Malone, N.
Y., to examine one of the largest herds
,f fanev cattle in the county. Out of
35 head examined, 30 were found to be
nfected with tuberculosis and they will
be killed at once. As the milk from the
erd has been sold at Malone, the com
munity is greatly excited over the dis
The navy department has rublished
in compact form all of the laws, state
nd national, relating to the naval mi
litia. There have been many inquiries
from different quarters as to the steps
necessary to be taken to organize naval
militia battalions, and the department
aving in view the benefits to be de.
rived from practically uniform state
laws on the subject, has prepared this
publication for the guidance of the in
Physicians and parents were brought
to the necessity of making a strange
hoice at Burlington, Ia. Two little
sisters were sick with diphtheria. The
Chicago and St. Louis boards of health
were appealed to, but anti-toxine suffi
ient for but one treatment could be ob
tained. This meant life to one child
and death for the other. The relatives
hrank from the choice and the physi
yians made application of the remedy to
the child most crltically ill. It lives.
'he other is dead.
At a meeting at Washington of the
comittee on buildings of the American
university architects were chosen to
prepare plans for the Hall of History
building. A subcommiittee was also
thoen to ta?.o actual charge of the con
straction.- Bishop Hurst announced an
additional g~it to the univer-sity, that of
a business blck in Findlay. 0., v-alued
ait $10.000, from MIr. John D. Flint of
Fall River. MIass. The history building
will cost about $150,000.
An epuch in the progress of metal
wrking is indicated, in tho judgment
of United States Coasal General Mla
son, in the developmnent in Geirmany of
a prcess of miaking~ tubular formis dl
rety from a hiet metal inxgot confined
in a mold, into which a suitable shaped
steel mandrel is driven by hydraulic
pressure. Tme product is so much su
perior to tubular forms as ordinarily
constructed. and is so economical that
the German government has required
all steel shells for guns to be made in
Lhe Sudden Drop In Stock Markets la
Generally Attributed as the Cause.
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 23.-The old e.
:ablished banking and br-okerage fim
f L. H. Taylor & Co., doing an exuL
;ive business, has just failed. Mr. Tay
r makes thme f olowing statenment:
"Thme sudden dro p in the New Y ork
~tck marks caused unusually heavyc
alls upon u:. andl owinmg to our inma
aility- tj e. t -:e nmev from our ea+15
:omers qmercy. we wvere ob:g.:d to
Lairg.. !aO ure at Lanocaster.
Lccsca. Pam., Dec. 23-The fail
re of Kirk, Johnson & Co., of~ this
ity, Cape May, Atlantic City and Le
anon, is much larger than at first sup
>sed. In addhitionm to tihe execution for
19,200 issued (luring the afternoon,
thers for $3,600 were issued in the
venig, which. with the $2,000 imort
rage against Johnson, raises his lien in
ebtedness to $58,800. This will be
reatly increased by the claims of un
secured creditors. His assets consist of
:eal estate assessed at -$4,050, and his
msical merchanidise estimated in all at
Big Denver Firm Fails.
DENvER. Dcc. 23.--The big dry goods
ouse of Ballin & Ranschoff has been
losed and Otto M1. Mears, as agent for
:he mortgages, is in charge. Chattel
2iortgages for a total of $107,700 have
seen filed against the stocks.
Traders In Stock Suspend.
NEW YoRK, Dec. 23.-H. K. Burras
& Co., traders in stock, have just an
ounced their suspensionl on the Stock
xchange. It is not believed their fail
ir is very serious.
BosTox, Dec. 23.-Theodore H. Price
& Co., bankers anid brokers at 35 Con
;ress street. have suspended. The firm
.s not a large onie.
Montgomery Will Have a Monument.
CHICA(;o, Dec. 23.-Isabella Garrison
as just returnied from Ottawa, Cana
la, and denies the truth of the dispatch
s recently circulated about the United
tates to 'tihe effect that the Canadian
vernment had dleclinied to sanction
he (rection of a mionlumfent to General
1ontKomry at Quebec. Mrs. Garrison
says thec city council of Quebec, upon
vhose territory it is proposed to place
:he memorial shaft, has uniaiiniously
ipproved the scheme and the sanction
f the Canadiani cabinet has not been
sought, although it may be at some
Anniversary of Landing of Pilgrims.
PLYtogTH, Mass., Dec. 23.-The two
aundred and seventy fifth anniversary
>f the landing of the pilgrim fathers
avas observed here. Senator George F.
Eoar of Worcester was the orator of
SO'DONNELL & C
The demand for Carpets has not been up to our expectations, and if r
to nove them, and quote you the follow
Ingrains--former price 30c, now 17 1-2c.
Ingrains-former price 40c, now 27 1-2c.
IngraiII s -former
The latter nxum)er is an all-wol 3-p,
-rn Body Brussels and Tapestry we are closing out our 65c awl 75c gra
(if samples of Velvets, Axminsters and Body Brusselh,
figures, and can guarantee the deliverv of
I n Q A P I S
Our success has far exceeded our expectations. O
weekly. Our prices have been the talk of the town
varied stock already on hand, we have
Just Received About 50
And they are such excellent values for the price, we cannot
No. 801. -A very neit double cape, trimmedl with braid w-:1 worth 6
No. 2:-G- 1uuly trimmed in braid and two rows of nur, god i.
No. 816-A black beaver cloth, handsomely trimiaiiud -m braid a:il j,
We have oa jfew ff se-Silk Velvet Capes left, that we will ec
OUR TAR HEELE
Have been the wonder of every one who has seen them. Only one vel
superior to the goods of Northern manufacture, tha'
except at a sacrifice, which we have decided
The $4 50 Grade at $3 50
6 3 50 Grade at 275
The $225 Grade at S
We have no special days for the sale of these goods. Our frieuds
but we woubl urge early selections as they will not stay long at pric
While we make this special announcement of Carpets, Blankets, .
fact that our stock is complete in every department, and a large and
O'DONN EL L
NEW YORK )
RACKET STORE )REPlER
M NING, s. C. 232 mI
Do, not fail to eall anid jlok ove~r our C.. H A R L
CI IRIST.\t.S GOODS. Yiu will rind TOYS,Ste
VAS;-:S. (ClINA tUPS a SAUCERS, Lt
PHO 1") Flt 'ulES. i1 styrs and sizes
IF YOU WISH A HAT Wulesale dealers ~~1o
B800.iliig Styles and S~niiel ShapesS
Feaher. Flowers,. oue ur
We MIanufhetuire TOB.
Laces,~~Iid22 Varieties of C
Men's and Boys' Underwear
H at s and! Caiw.
(lIV j U A ('AI1... ~ CI R
If r~o buy 478 to 486 lMEE TIN
orn ;rm quires less dre-ssung : gives les
trouble ; maikes better meail, anld cost less
money than .w;y miil in the world.
Next is our
T eonly mill in tLie -~~*
Plantation and Other Saw Mills.' E in
cie and 'T00-7o ng ?NahineyTerJI ) ll~
Bottom Factory Prices.sceso
V. C.B BA DH A MV \i1i1 T~'
GENERAL AGENTN .
KNIGHTS OF PTHIAS.
DAMON LODGE No.3.
meets eve-rv irst and thirct i ~ ~ ? '
Thursday nights. Every
.nmeimer request'id to at
.tend reguhaIl and prgmpjt
lyI. Visiting brothers al-R .E.C
-ways5 welcome,. ~ ;t-vod 1f ii
J. H. R~miv, C. C. C-lcuinm.]~m~,1 i
*0. E. \\ EU.IER, Armt and .tIn-mie rgutlrl taught.
K~of R.. S. 1. Send for catalogue.
Vice is N i'Nd ucnt, wc are determined
,riCe 50fs, now 371-c
ice G5ec, now 47 1-2c.
-ad v excellent value.
2 -. We carry a complete line
- slling at vcry close
m in a week.
.ch in ihis line has cen replenished
LA couniitry. In addition to a large and
,-oid mak i ,g special meution of thei.
P- onIt at .L --rm price $5.00.
d ie at exer( lk t values.' They are so
we Cannot .e.ll the latter
o make as ftio.iws:
The $4 00 Grade at $3 00
" 260 at 175
are welcome to them as long as they last,
u d Capes, our friends must not forget the
competent force of sale-menII ready to
Li SUPPLY CO..
EST O, S. .
I nts for the $.de . o r
' 4 Tin Plate,
* ~ Sheet Ironl,
Wfl~~ st Suppis.
id Rainwater Pipe in ten Weet
CCO BARN FLUES and Deliver
Prjepaid to Any Station.
i1 Stoves and Oil Heaters.
-- ~A - L1N OF
daWedh and BristmsPeet
- WATCHASLDIAON S.
E . FOLE, <u! IISOMN
Mayar W.-rear and rmsuresent
OF WHES, C ATHEDS
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CLARENDON'S HEADQUARTERS IN SUMTER
For Honest Goods and Popular Prices Is
Elegant Goods and Most Splendid Attractions
Investigate tie golden opportunity our new
stock af'ords. We simply ask you to come
and see our goods, assuring all that they
will find the- highest grades and uniform
prices. Our new goods must be seen to be
appreciated. Samples sent on application.
d The largest assortment of Dress Goods
Dre88 Coo -c- s
Dress goods ever brough1t to this city niow opeu for your
inspection. This line includes the newest, latest and most correct
styles in cheviots, Scotch effects, two-toned silk and wool, English
covert cloth, with smoother weaves, black and domestic dress goods.
Shoes for Ien. Shoes for-Laies.
Shoes for the Little Ones.
Shoes for Misses. Shoes for Boys.
In this department will be found laces, ladies'
Notions and gents' bandkerchiefs in ice, silk and cotton,
in all sizes, colors and styles, and at the lowest prices; hamburgs,
thread, needles, pins, soaps in all the latest styles and fashions;
hair-pius (plain and fancy), perfumes, towels, white and coloxed bed
spreads, doylies and hosiery for men, 'adies and children, in all
styles, colors and sizes, and at prices to suit all; underwaar, hats
(trimmed and untrimmed) for ladies and misses, all the newest and
best designs; velvets, satins, ribbons, and many other notions.
Low-Priced Clothing for Men, Boys and Children
Best Flour. Best Bacon.
Best and, Cheapest Canned Goods.
When you visit Sumter all and see us and make
our store your headquarters. Polite and at
tentive salesmen always in attendance. No
trouble to show goods. Call and examine our
goods and prices before purchasing elsewhere.
Come early and 'avoid the rush. . . .
Highest Prices Paid for Cotton.
BUMTERI~ - - - - - s. 0.
ST hAIGHT -:- BUSINESS !
Corne and See Us and Let Us Talk Straight Business
We have one of the largest stock of goods ever brought to this
town, and they were bought to sell.
Give you something to eat? Then you hit us at our strongest
point. But it is impossible to try to tell you here what we have,
but you will find everything, from a soda cracker to barrel of.
molasses in our greery department.
Everything fresh and of the very best quality.
" White D~ovec" Brand Htams,
"Gold Medlal " Flour,
and Fine Coffees
Are Our pets
Our litne ofi tobai-cos and eigars is comzplete.
Ladies. Your Attention !
Dress goods in
In fact, we can furnishi you any goods you need.
Dryv goods have gone up sinee've bought, but we will give our~
customers the benefit of our early purchases.
llibbons, laces, trimminga and buttons and gloves in large
Our Gent's Furnishing Goods
Department is full. Rteadyv-made clothing to fit anybody's back
and poct-boo~k. Lag lie f pant goods in bolt.
How about Shioes?
Now yon are taLlk ing. If we can't fit and please you in footwear
yon will have to go barefooted. We've got 'em.
Crop~s are g'ood ?
All right. Then vou will want bagging and ties. We hav-e a.
warehouse full and will make prices right. They must be sold.
WXant to Sell Your Cottoni and Cotton Seedy
Our seules are at the bac~k door, and we will give you the top)
figure. Hlaven't time to write more, but want to see you before
vou sell your cotton or buy your goods.
J W. MEODn