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The Last Quarter of This Great Season's Great Business is On!
September was Rood, October and November were better, and now we start December w? :h a determination to make it the best of the four fall months. Some merchants
stop buying: and cut down their stock at this season of the year, but not so with us, we are striving to keep every department up to the highest mark in complete
ness so that in doing your December and Christmas shopping, if you want the newest and best, see US.
By Express this Week.
i lot elegant Broadcloth, - - $1.00.
i lot 42-iuch Melrose, elegant quality,
beautiful shades, - 50c.
1 lot Poplar Cloth, splendid for skirts
1 lot 36-inch Changeable Silks in
many new combinations of colors, $1.00.
Another shipment of our great guar
anteed black 36-inch Taffeta Silk, ?1.00.
Remember our $1.00 36-inch Taffe
ta Silk at ... 8714c.
Remember our big line Fancy and
Changeable Silks at 48c, 50c and 75c.
Remember that big line double-width
Cheviot Dress Goods at 25c.
Remember our great line of all-wool
Dress Cheviots, and all the new shades
We have bought more underwear than
we ever saw in two season's before, con
sequently we cau show you a very com
plete line, and at the same time we can
give you some very low prices.
Ladies' Vests ... 15c to $1.00
Children's Vests - - 10c to .75
Men's Vests - - - - 25c to 1.00
Good Cotton Blankets 49c to $2.50.
Klegant Wool Blankets #3.50 to #5.50.
In the New Empire as well as semi
and close-fitting garments.
Klegant Coat in all-wool covert empire
style only $5.00.
New all-wool Kersey Kmpirc Coat
Klegant $10.00 Kersey Coat, Empire
A fine lot all-wool Coats, elegantly
tri mined, same material as $10.00 gar
ment, our price $6.75.
Nice line of Jackets #1.25 to $4.50.
Full line of Children's Coats in all
Great Hillinery Department.
The newest coming in every week.
No matter what you want in Hats, from
the cheapest at 25c or $2.50 to the high
est novelties, wc have it or can make it
Our Big Shoe Stock
Is full of every thing that's desirable.
No matter what you want in Shoes see
us before buying. We have the goods,
and at the right prices. Our line con
tains the Bay State for men, Krippen
dorf-Dittman Co.'s for Ladies, G. H. Ger
bers for Children.
We still have many good things in
Shoes from the "Hub Stock," which we
want to close out at a big discount.
See these Children's Shoes, 25c to $2.00;
Ladies' Shoes 48c to $2.50; Men's Shoes
$1.00 to $4.00.
Our Prices are as Cheap
as the Cheapest. Remem
ber Us when in the City.
White Flannel, 15c, 25c and 50c; Red Flannel, all-wool, 15c, 25c and 40c; pretty Outings, 5c, 8c and 10c; beautiful Flannelettes, 5c and 10c; a great line of good Ginghams, 5c, 6c and 7c; 10-4 Sheeting, 19c; big lina of Dress
Calico, 3Jc; best guaranteed Kid Gloves, $1.00; a fine Kid Glove, 75c; a big line of Golf Gloves, 25c to 50c; see our big line of Jersey Gloves, 10c to 50c; Linen Hemstitched Handkerchiefs, 5c to 25c.
O. B. SIMMONS COMPANY,
BIG DRESS GOODS STORE.
Laurens, S. C.
KILUNO IN JACKS TOWNPHIP.
Furman Gary, Colored, Shot by P. C.
Ferguson in Self-defense.
Furman Gary, a negro tenant, was
shot and killed last Tuesday morning
by Mr. Per y C. Ferguson at his home
in Jacks township. Mr. Ferguson came
to the city Wednesday and gave him
self up to ie sr-eritf, and on Thursday
bond was granted by Chief Justice
Pope Dt Newber~y and Mr. Ferguson
The cause of the trouble between Mr.
Ferguson and the negro seems to have
been a disagreement about a certain
piece of work Gary was doing. Mr.
Ferguson sent for Gary to come and
see him. When Gary came in early
Tuesday morning he seemed to be in a
bad humor and soon became so boister
ous and threatenirg him Mr. Fer
guson drove him from the house at
once, following him through the hall to
the back door. Here the negro turned
and struck Mr. Ferguson in the face,
knocking him down. Before Mr. Fer
guson could rise, Gary jumped on him
and grabbed the muzzle of the pistol
whereupon Mr. Ferguson fired, shooting
Gary through the body.
You can find here all sizes and styles
in lamps from the large decorated par
lor lamps to the small hand lamps.
Don't buy before you see our line.
Bean tha Tht Kind You Haw Alwajs Boutfn
Large Cotton Grower.
Mr. J. S. Blalock of Goldville, the
largest cotton grower in the Piedmont
section, spent Friday in the city. He
reports his individual crop considerably
off this year, having made less than a
bale to the acre, a thing that does not
often happen with him. However he
got a good price and seems to be satis
fied with six hundred bales made on
seven hundred and fifty acres. He has
sold the bulk of his crop.
Lived to be Ninety Three.
Mrs. Martha Hawk died at her home
near Owings Station, Friday, Novem
ber 17th at the advanced age of ninety
three. She was laid to rest on the fol
lowing day at Dials Church.
Waldrop Goes to Pen.
With a cigar in his mouth and an air
of don't-care, John Waldrop went to
Columbia yesterday, in charge of a
penitentiary guard, to begin the ser
vice of his life sentence for the murder
of Sam L. Maddox. His wife, who has
been coming to see him frequently
since his arrest, came to Greenville
yesterday to make him a farewell visit,
but arrived several hours too late.?
Greenville News, 21st inst.
L. & M. Paint. Lead and zinc non
chalkable. Wears and covers like gold.
Sold by W. L. Boyd, Laurens, S. C.
Ssart the lnB Kind You Hare Always Boogtt
Cuban Couple Adopted the Child.
Greenville, Nov. 24.?Tho two-day
old infant, thrust suddenly into the
hands of a local demimonde tho other
night by a strange man. who vanished
as suddenly as he came, has been
formally adopted by Enrique Cato,
Caban foreman in the cigar factory, and
his wife, who recently lost a child of
their own. Adoption papers have been
made in accordance with the statute by
Supervisor Walker. The infant was
wrapped in expensive clothes. The
mystery of the parentage is still un
A well painted house reflects credit
upon the housekeeper. Use- Mastic
mixed paint, "the kind that lasts," is
guaranteed strictly pure: the best re
sults are thus assured. W. W. Dodson,
Laurens, S. C.
To Build Masonic Temple.
GREENVILLE, Nov. 24. ? Greenville
Masons, in association with several
prominent business men, have formed
a stock company, with a capital of $20,
000, with the privilege of increasing to
$35,000, and will erect a Masonic Tem
ple .here, costing $30,000, on a lot be
tween the postoffice and the Court
House, on Main street. The building is
to have four or five stores, a Masonic
Hall and handsome offices. A commis
sion has been asked for.
L. & M. Paint co3t only $1.20 a gal
lon. Seven gallons paints a moderate
size house. Sold by W. L. Boyd, Lau
rens, S. C. I4-13t.
This Dispenser is all Right.
BlSHOPVILLE, Nov. 23. ?Dispensary
Inspector Nichols paid an official visit
to the dispensary in this town yester
day and reported Dispenser H.H. Pate's
books, records and stock in good shape
and everything satisfactory. Mr. Pate
is his own bookkeeper and Mr. Nichols
thinks that this plan should be adopted
by all of the dispensers, as under that
system no mistakes could occur.?Cor.
News and Courier.
A Wide Diltereace.
Who said the negro is not advancing?
Look how cute the eye glasses set on
his nose and how professional he looks
through them. There is a wide differ
ence between this and the old man
with a string around his head forty
years ago??Southern Sun, (colored pa
4 Gals. L. & M. Paint and 3 gallons
oil cost about $8.50 and will paint mod
erate sized house. Sold by W. L. Boyd,
Laurens, S. C. 14-13t.
The holidays are approaching. Don't
wait until Christmas week to make
your selection of presents, but come in
early and make your selections while we
have a complete line of?Morris Chairs,
Fancy Center Tables, Pictures, Rock
ers. Rugs and many other beautiful
and useful articles that we have not got
space to mention.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
and other DRUGS, and nervous
Charges more reasonable than other
like institutions. $25.00 per week pays
for treatment, remedies and board.
Result absolutely the same.
L. G. CORBETT, M. D.
THE CAROLINA SANITARIUM,
Greenville, S. C.
Beautiful Presents GIVEN Away FREE!
Grand Auction Sale of Choice Residential Lots!
OWEN'S HILL, CLINTON, SOUTH CAROLINA.
FRIDAY, December 1st; SATURDAY, December 2nd.
Saturday night at 8 o'clock; 3 o'clock each day. Remember the time.
Is within the city limits.
A warrantee deed will be given each purchaser and an abstract of title can be seen on the
grounds (luring this sale.
REMKMliKR AT AUCTION Y()IT MAKE YOUR OWN PRICE.
We shall give absolutely free #500.00 in beautiful presents', Silver 'Pea .Sets, beautiful Carving ?Sets, Clocks and other usefttl
and ornamental Silverware. Many of these would cost you from #10 to #25 at retail. Without a doubt this is the greatest opportu
nity ever offered the people of Clinton and surrounding country to secure a beautiful home site in this popular growing city. Terms
of Sale: One-third cash, balance on easy installments, and for those who desire to pay cash a liberal discount will be allowed. Full
particulars will be given at each day of the sale.
HOMESEEI?ERS ATV1> INVESTORS Ml:
1st. Location of the lots is the best in the city.
2d. This property must increase in value.
3rd. That after this sale you will go further out and pay more for property.
4 th. No lots w ill be sold to colored people.
5th. The place, Owen's Hill, December 1st and 2d; 3 o'clock p. m. each day. Night sale at Copeland's Hall
at 8 o'clock.
6th. Three minutes walk from centre of town.
We invite you to come whether you buy or not you will be well paid for your visit.
ADVANTAGES OF CLINTON:
Two banks, two cotton mills, Presbyterian College of South Carolina, ten passenger trains daily, water works
and other city improvements. On application conveyances will be furnished free.
Howard Caldwell & Company,
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