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oson, - . - Editor
n Broad Street, .OpjiosUe
rityy Dooombor 13, 1907.
,| Groslai??U Co's Big Sale.
lu thia issue of tho DEMOCRAT
will bo fonnd. tho largo advertise
-mont' of Tho O. B. Crosland Co's
Salo, and wc direct o' ?coial atten
tion to thia "ad" and salo. Mr. CL
ii ono of our own boya, reared boro
aju6og>-OUK^poodle,, by birth and
^training is^iuontified with ovory
interest of .^iarlboro county, and
from a moro youth has boon behind
tho countor. It will bo remember
ed that ho, whilo with the Weath
erly's had tho managomont of the
first "Departmont" Storo in Bon
uottsvillo, and it will bo romom
borod that he thon bought all tho
goods in his lino and was tho obicf
Siuco ontoring business for him
self ho has enjoyed phenominnl
encouragement, and his success
bas been remarkable. Ho does not
havo those "closing out sales" ev
ery soa8on, but just now, whilo tho
country is in tho embrace of a fi
nancial panic, and money mattors
seem closo, and ovory ono wishes
to make a dollar go as far as possi
ble and buy as many yards of goods
as can bo sold, ho has ordered this
sale. Ho moans just what ho says.
Road tho large advertisement in
this issue and nrrango to visit hi?
Storo at once. Thiriy-fivo thous
and dollars worth of goods to bo
sold at bargain prices boforo Christ
Mr. Crosland is known to our
people-no man works harder and
trios harder to ploaso tho people ;
his goods aro all now, first-class.
Ho is not simply pushing to tho
front a lot of "odds and onda" in
ordor to got rid of thom, but is do
ing what ho odvorti808-ho is soil
ing any and ovorvthing in his largo
store, at tho loiucst possible price,
br this is a bona fido salo, and it
noans to,cloan out tho ontiro stock
l?o merchant stands higher in thia
ounty for integrity than does Mr.
Crosland, and tho largo number of
lorks and salesmen in his large
lopartraont storo, aro ali oxpori
mcod, clover, accommodating and
viii do just what they have prom
9ed to do.
This is tho host opportunity ever
fte rod in Bonnottsvillo to buy at
0TT0M MUCKS such gooda as arc
fibred this tromendous closing out
.ale. Tho goods havo commoncod
s move, go at onco and bo sup
om the County Superinten
3nt of Education the Editor of
te DEMOCRAT attended the
eeting in the Court House,
the ''Marlboro County School
rprovement Association," and
und quite a. number of lady
ichera with one or two gen
imen present. Miss Mattie
.vington, the president, is
fully alive to the interest of the
work, she having won 2 r>rizes
for lier school, the first at Pal
metto Academy being $100 iu
cash, and the second, $50 in
cash for the Salem school
Miss Sue Fletcher the secretary
called the roll of teachers, and
the association entered into its
work. Splendid papers were
read by Misses Morris of Beau
ty Spot sohool, and Dees of the
Bennettsville Mill sohool. Miss
Callie Dees was elected a dele
gate to represent Marlboro in
tho State association, which
meets in Columbia the last of
Mrs. J. C. Campbell was elect
ed as alternate. Several ques
tions relative to the school work
were freely discussed, and it
was evident that the Associa
tion is accomplishing much
good among the rural schools
of the county. Mr. Caldwell, re
porter and business malinger of
the Pee Dee Advocate was In
troduced by Superintendent
Easterling, and favored the As
ssociation with a timely and
Much other routine busi
ness was transacted before the
meeting adjourned. Superinten
dent Easterling had provided
ood warm fires, and court
ouse rendered comfortable be
fore the ladies assembled.
The colored Mason's had a cel
ebration in town Tuesday, a
large number of visiting masons
being present. Several of their
Grand Lodge officiais being
present. At ? o'clock in tho af
ternoon, tho Masons in a body
repaired to the court house
when Mayor P. A, Hodgos, by
invitation made them an appro
priate address of welcome, at
r,he same time, lie volunteered
some good wholesome advice to
tho colored r>eople of tho State.
*l'wo hound puppies, ono ot thom a
blaok dog with small scar on bnck.
One spotted bitch with ono glass oyo.
Finder will bo liberally rowarded if
cturnod to this office.
Scotch Singers of Glasoow
Friday Deoembor 27th<
A largo numbo* of tho families of
thia county claim Scotch ancestry, This
fact should cause R rallying "of thc
ciaos to hour tho noted Soo oh Singera
of Glasgow, who will appoar at the
Auditorium on tho oyouing of tho 27th
Scottish airs aro sung by Borland's
Tho1'Star Lyceum courso will,give
Bonueiisville aud Maxi boro county the
opportunity o? hearing Miss TINA
CRAWFORD, acknowledged by press
and public of Great Britain aa the
greatest liviug Mootch contralto, and
known in hor own country as the
"Scottish Jenny kind-" Tho Oban
News (Scotland) says "Her rendering
of "Will yo no oome baok again" fair
ly brought the audience to their feet"
If you wish io give a Christmas
gift that will bo appreciated and long
remembered gul a tioket to tho Scotch
Singers' Ooncort. Reserved seats will
bo put on salo at J. T. Douglas* Drug
Store Saturday morning Deo. 21st,
Let ilka laddie bring his lassie and
ilka millier all her! bairns.
EARLY MORNING MARRIAGE
For some days thc cards have announ
ced the marriage of Dr. Julius A. Faison
to Miss Jessie Kirkwood. This happy
event took place at the elegant homo of
R. L. Kirkwood in Rast Beunettsvllle,
thc brother of the bride, on Wednesday
morning nt 6 o'clock, December 11th.
On account of the early morning hour
of this marriage, Mr. and Mrs R. Lee
Kirkwood gave a reception Tuesday eve
ning in honor of the soon to be bride and
groom. This elegant social function was
served at 6 o'clock, and when the editor
of'the DEMOCRAT arrived thc Kirkwood
home was elegantly lighted with electri
city and the entire premises was envel
oped in nu atmosphere of gaiety and
good cheer. The wedding presents were
on exhibition in thc parlors, and never
have I witnessed a prettier, more costly
and numerous collection of gifts from the
many friends of the popular contracting
parties-many of them from out of town
Misses Pollock of Cheraw, and Hen
derson of Waltcrboro, S. C., cousins of
the bride, met the guests at the door, as
sisted by Mr. Kirkwood, and conducted
them into thc parlors.
At 6.30 supper wa? announced, the
long table extending diagonally across
the spacious dining room. The good
things were served by polite and atten
tive servants in several courses, and it
has rarely been my good fortune to enjoy
such an elaborate repast, of all the good
and rare things so bountifully served on
The following persons were present
and enjoyed the festivities of the occasion
Dr. J. A. Faison, Miss Jessie Kirkwood,
Miss Sallie Henderson of Waltcrboro, S.
C., Miss Annie Maie Ricaud, Mr. Edwin
Gully, Norfolk, Va., Mr. Rob't Ricaud,
Mr. and Mrs Henry B. Fuller, Mr. and
Mrs Robt K. Breeden, Mr. and Mrs Pied
Ii. Rowe, Mr. and Mrs Walters of Ral
eigh, Miss Melville Gibson of Greenville
N.C., Mrs David n ntu"*. . ?
-nuuk tu ene table.
Wednesday morning at 6 o'clock, sur
[ rounded by several friends Dr. Faison
and Miss Jesse Kirkwood stood in front
. of Rev. M. W. Hook, who pronounced
the beautiful Methodist marriage cere
mony, which made them one. The min
ister stood within a crescent of ferns and
pot plants, and as soon as congratulations
were extended the couple were driven to
the Coast Line Depot where they boarded
the 7 o'clock train for points in Florida.
The DKMOCHAT wishes them a happy and
joyous trip and safe return home to their
Wednesday night at ll o'clock, upon
the arrival of the B. & C. train, at the
residence of Mr. C. B. Hubbard, on the
coi ner of King and Jennings streets, Mr.
J. B. Hubbard and Mrs A. B. Saunders
were united in marriage, Rev. Chas. A.
The bride is from Montgomery, Ala.,
and was met at Kollock by the groom
and a few friends. This couple had nev
er seen each other until they met at Kol
lock. Quite a number of friends witness
ed the marriage, i nd the DiCMOCUAT sin
cerely wish the couple a long and happy
Wednesday ovoniug at 8 o'clock at tho
brido'o home in Bonnottsvlllo, Miss Annie
listoll Pearson and Mr. Honry Curtis Ens?
torling woro happily married, Dr. Bun
yan MoLood performing tho ooromouy.
Tho parlors woro elegantly nod elaborate
ly dcoorntod and foutoonod with natiyo
mons, holly and ovorgroons. Tho brido
and groom Btood beneath a hugo white
boll, tho brido wan [gowned in a lovely
wliito silk, Mifis Snllio Poarson tho brido's
sintor, wan tho maid of honor, and Prof
Knntcrling, of tho University of South
Oorolinn, brothor of tho groom, waa best
mon. Tho supper and rooop' .on given was
ono of tho most olnborato ovor witnoaaod
in this town, A largo numbor of rolativoa
and friends tvitno?sod tho mnrringo, whilo
tho prcHontn woro Humorous, protty and
vory nut iv. Tho Domoorat oxtonde sin
LAYING CORNER STONE,
Yesterday aftornoon tho "corner
slono" of tho Presbyterian church waa
laid with impreaBivo coremonies. Dr.
McLood, tho pastor prayod and road
tho regular ccromony usod on such oc
casions, tho trustees and sovoral mom
bora of tho church hoing presont and
taking part in tho exeroisos,
Tho inscription on tho stone io tho
snmo aa was on (ho one laid last yoar,
with tho excoptiou of tho name of G. '
A. Brown, tho architeot in place of
Capt La M otto.
I am tickled almost to death, v
as I only had a litalc money, but p
I bought all of thoso things at C. ti
Ii. Oosland's paid for thom and a
have somo cash left.
Dry goods, notion; es, clot
morning 9 o'clock sha ?. ll
Now listen, give me y
est, newest and most snaf
need the goods, we need t
is to have what you want
in the history of Marlbon
We mean business wc
give the people of Marlbor
they have ever had before
Wednesday morng 9 ?'clo
Under ordinany circumstances
t would be commercial suicide to
h row on th? market as clean a
stock of merchandise at cost and
below. But as .von all know for
tba past 30 days the money panic
North and tho decline of ten to
?ftoen dollars per bale on cotton
has dogged somewhat tho wheels
50 strictly stylish, neal business
suits in chiv?is, cashmeres, line
range of patterns, all 6.00, 7.00
and 7.50 suits, panic price 4.48.
25 suits all wool, 8, 9, and 1*
dollar values, panic price (5.48.
12 and 14 dollar suits, panic
16 and 18 dollar suits, 12.98.
800 boys' knee pant suits, ages
4 to 17 years, 1.5V and 1.7ft- few!**
44c. 50 d<
and d ra wei
all wool dn
they ar? wi
the house \
now 80c, 5.
clotk 52 inc
' broad cloth
1 dollar novi
just a f
ed and i
r on all i
ing to o
y and s
p for Men
I and as
e 34c, 36
i to 75c,
? tly broad
Greatest stock in the city. Now
is the timo, keep wann and save
thc doctor's bill.
15 nice beaver coats 34 to 12,
6 and 6 dollars, now 8.98. 7.50
and 8 dollars, now 5.98. 10 and
ll dollars, now 7, ls. L2.50 to 14
dollars, now 9.89. 16 to 18 dol
lars, now 12.48.
50 do/., black, tan and fancy
half hose, 2 for 25c kind 8c pair.
25 do/.. II. S. and tapo border
handkerchiefs, 8c and 10c, now 4c.
26 doz 25c and 35c suspenders,
C9c. 1 case
One lot ki(
1.00, now 25i
1 and 1.25, n
skirls, now 2
150 double rolls wall paper 9c.
We Gu?rantele EA
THIS SALE IS
No - Need
G. B. CRO<
?5/>e Leading Dry
IIB I' ll KS I
Ten Old Line
. Tho Mutual Bene
OP NT. WA UK,
' ll KN N BT 'l's V 1
B. K. MOORE.
MOORE & CO
NITRATE OE SODA,
MURIATE AND SULPHATE OF POTASH,
We are position to quote prices oh tho above at once.
PERUVIAN GUANO Quotation Sopt 1.
PHONIC 258. OFFICICS NATIONAL BANK BLDG.
.July 25, 1907.
All porsons aro aro forbid hun
ing; fishing, cutting, or hauling
mod or straw, or othorwiso tres
assing on lands owned or con
rollod by mo in Buunottayilh'
nd Smithvillo Towns ?ipa.
J. F. EVERETT,
Oot, 28, 1907.
A porfectly tame squirol. Caught
when about half grown, now full
[S?S50. Price eight dollars.
Add rosa J. B. Bridges Jr.
lt. F. D. 2. Blonhcim S. C.
$ells AU T<
hing, Millinery, will be
Sale will continue until
ew minutes, We have aboi
ible merchandise in the sta
ist have it. There is only 01
make the price. We propos
profits on merchandise in th
il up the wheels and get bus
unrounding country the gre,
come and bring your wife, fc
will be closed Tuesday to m
Five minutos during each day
botwcen 10 o'clock and 2 o'clock
I OOO .yards Androscogan and 1*00
mills "blenching worth V2h and 16c,
only 10.yards to customer, will be
sold ?or 5c per yard.
f)00 spools cotton, '200 yds tm a
'200 papers pins 5c, now lc.
100 do/, pearl buttons 3c.
75 fine bolts billies, oho to 50c,
Rn ti re lino ol' ladies' neckwear
at manufacturers cost.
50 corsets, best mako 1.00, now
'20 d?/. ladies H. S. handker
chiefs 2c. 50 doz ladies H. S.
handkerchiefs, 8c and 10c now 4c.
"? -i-., in/i ; AC omhrnidftriod hand
200 pairs la<
kind 48c, the
98c, tho 2 and
3 dollar kim
Tory lino nel i
one, two, tin
alike, will be !
We have ab
from tho 50c
clean out tin
500 yards fa
19 to 27 inch,
50c to 1.00 yal
300 yds 35 to
fancy taffeta s
?tOtSOll O Mount ?au.-) nu., v.
200 boys' cups 36c to 40c, 23c.
800 pairs boys' knee pants 4 to
17 yours, 00 and 75c kind now 44c.
ll Misses cloaks 6 to ll years
3 and 8.50, now 1.98. 20 Misses
cloaks S to l l years, Bto (> dollars
n?\v 3.98. L6 ladies' long auto
blacks .'?() inch, 5 and (> dollars,
now 3.98. 25 long tan and castor
50 inch, 7.50 to 8 dollars, 4.98.
12 long tan clonks 15 to 18.50,
11.98. One lot ladies' rain coats
7.60, now 4.98. 10 ami 12 dollar
coats, now 7.48.
We car l'y tl
100 ladies r
wear hats. 7
All bats 2, <2J
price 1.98. 5,
3.98. All ost
and fancy foal
25 pairs par
98c. 100 pail
at 1.48. 150
and 1 dollars
pants b to G d<
/cry Price 1
- Asking ;
Goods Store in Easter;
N T I N (I
Real E stats,
Slncks and Bands,
Fl PM no d L??B
Companies Suraty B?nda
io- Ranis and
fit Ufo Ins. CO. DOIIBO?OUB.
k Building, Cull and got Kates or Phono 2?8.
[ r. li E , H . 0.
; - - And Supplies
M?M MOTOR CAR CO.
?MOBILES to Marlboro People|
On Marlboro Roads.
rxotrt&rv'ilJLe, f&t. O.
put on saJe Wednesday
it a $35,000 stock of the brigit
te, you have the money and
ne way to get it quick, and that
e to create the greatest panic
iese 14 days of our sale,
y. Briefly told we expect to
atest values for their money
>ring all the children. Dec. ll,
ark down and arrange stock.
i% curtains. Tho 75c
1.25 and 1.50 kind
2 50 kind 1.48, the
I 1.9$. 25 pr Lot
ind Huton burg style
.cc and four pairs
sold less than cost.
out 2.50 shirt waists
kind up to the 10
Rutilo silk waists for
We are going te
a lot regardless of
ney and plain silks
short length priced
rd, panic price 39c?
36 inch plain .and
ilk worth 1.25, sale
100 yds tablo linen 60 inches
wide worth 40c. now 24c. 2 pieces
70 inch 75c at 48c. 3 pieces 72
inches 1.25 now 98c. 1 piece 72
inches 1.50, at 1.19. One lot nap
kins 1.25 and 1.59 doz. new 98c.
5 doz 1.75 doz at 1.29.
50 pairs good size cotton blan
kets 85c to 1.00 now 69c.
25 pairs 11-4 blankets 1.25 and
1.50 now 98c.
One case North Carolina all
wool blankets 5 and 6 dollars now
Small Jot Kentucky blankets
7.50 to 10 dollars, panic price 5. ?8
Staple Dry Goods.
1500 yds staple calicos light and
ic largess ftlKi most
.ck in the county.
ind misses ready
5 to 100 hats at 48c.
>0, 3 and 3.50, panic
6, and 7 dollar hats
rich pinnies, wings,
thors at Now York
its 1.25 and 1.50 at
rs pants 2 and 2.50
pairs pants 3 3.50
at 2.98. 50 pairs
allais at 3.98.
I 2? .
110 pairs children's shoes 75c,
5* pairs ladies blucher kid shoes
1.50 value, now 98c.
100 pairs gonts1 3 and 3.59 vici
'?OX calf and patent shoes, panic
00?-nrs4 aud 5 dollar
blucher, i<xnic pricft 3 C8
256 skirts left. You can
skirt cheaper than y tu
tho material. We are going to
close entire line at manufacturers
lerein Que ted.
for - Credit
BENNETToYILLE & CHERAW RAILROAD.
Buhodulo in El?ooL
Mny 8, 1907.
?' A M v JU * M - A - J?* - ?.
' V.** ?*.
No. 3. No. ?.
No. 2. No. 4.
S 15 p ra 6 20 a m Loiwo Ilonnottsvlllo Arrlvo 9 jo n m io 35 p m
9 40 p ra 7 ?S ft m Kollook 8 ss f\ m 9 50 p m
???T Ooncotion is made at Kollook, night and morning, witn both North
and Southbound Seaboard /Vir Lino Trains.
J. J. HUCK ART, Prceidont.
GEO. BURCHILL, Seo. & Troas.
H. A. PAGE, vionoral M?uiagor.
G. P. BOURDELAT, Traillo Mgr