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BY HUGH WILSON. ABBEVILLE, S. C., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30. 189L VOLUME XXXVI. |NOjjj|? SS . j~^ Sold by W. Joel Smith & Sons National Assured Bnilm, Loan anrt tafil Aaiation VIU14 VUUMV4 UVHWVMUVUI SAVANNAH, GA. Authorized Capital $25,000,000. 01- FICERS AND DIRECTORS. President, P. W. Meldrim. Vice President, W. R. Tbiftpen. Sec'y and Manager, C. P. Miller. General Attorney. G. H. Miller. Treasurer, A. R. Fawcett. Director of Agencies, V. Breverd. The Acme of all Building and Loan Associations. Combined with one of the Largest Life Insurance Companies in the United States. Plain-Simplicity Itself. Investigate for Yourself* To Investors?Shareholders In Class B have liberal withdrawal option. Paid up stock carries 6. per cent, cash dividend, with participation In profits. Shareholders in Assured classes obtain for their families the full maturity value of their stock in case of death. XUDUIlUnCI.1?lUtCiCRb OW v pvt |/UI Willi Definite contract for 3,4,5,6.7,8,9or 10 years. Fire Insurance protection. In Assured class Concellatlou of Mortgage In case of Death. Prospectus explaining fully these liberal features mailed free to any address. Endorsed by business men and R. G. Dun & Co., of Savan nab. Ga. Wanted?A few good agents. M. M. MATTISON, G. A. Donalds, S. C. Sept. 23, 1891 The Abbeville Land,' Loan and Improvement Company, j IN ACCORDANCE with Commission of ' X Secretary of State J. Q,. Marshall directed to the undersigned Boara of Corporaiors o the ABBEVILLE LAND, LOAN AND IM PROVEMENT COMPANY? Notice Is hereby,given that the books of subscription of said company will be open at the office ot J. ALLEN SMITH, President, on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6th lnst., at the Abbeville Natlouai Bank. J. ALLEN SMITH, W. C. McGOWAN, P. ROSENBERG. AUG. W. SMITH, E. A. TEMPLETON, R. M. HADDON. T. P. COTHRAN. Board of Corporaiors. Abbeville, S. C., Feb. 5 1891. DENTAL NOTICE. Dr. S. 6. Thomson, OFFICE UP-8TAIRS ON McILWAIN Corner. Abbeville. S. C. Maich 23. 1891. tf M ss 2 >-d Ifll 50 t?3 2||5 Sawt^ r=3 |i!f - wsiUaS-tjB&d ^ ' |||y|* 3|S g s?g|H2o5S P* e? ?s?|25aw ^ ':w PsS^gS^" 3 Ht-I IB B al>2 2 ^ Hi as 2 to cog CQ V H '! BgJ-g a U K W^03 $ M = SW?- SHI S CWw CD 7-*s hi ~ ^ P2 hj Ch HI 2 > H r ?pg 02 3 ^ W rf C D _ b 'sg?* | pc ;;" c=3 2 ^ n * ? o o fr ^5 ^ Lumber and Shingles rpo SUPPLY EVERY DEMAND. THEY 1 will be sold low. Enquire of me for prices. S. G. THOMSON. Dec. 9,1891, tf WOOD ! WOOD! WOOD ! AM. HILL & SONS HAVE 500 CORDS , of Oak and Pine Wood, which tbey offer lor sale. Orders left at store will he promptly filled. A. M. HILL & SONS. Dec. 9,1S91, If Tor sale, I OFFER for snle my HOUSE and LOT in which I now live, containing seven roorne and other convenience, also good out buildlugs. Terms to suit purchaser- Apply to W. G. CHAPMAN. Dec. 9.1891. 4t Abbeville u. H., S. u. WE CARRY A 1111 LIKE OF Stoves, Tin Ware, HARDWARE, FURNITURE & COFFINS, Call and see us and get our Prices. Covin & Morrah, Mt. Carmel, S. C June ,1S91. 6m. II UP LAM1 BY virtue of the power contained in i certain mortgage given by Mary E Brown to W. .s. Monteith, dated Januarj :$(), 1SSS and recorded in the oflice of Reg istnir of Mesne Conveyance for Abbevilh County, South Carolina, on 4th day o February, 1 sss, in Vol. E, page !>2, whicl said mortgage was duly assigned by saic W. S. Monteith to E. M. Brayton, I wil sell at public outcry at the Court l-Ious< in Abbeville county on FIRST MONDAY -IXJANUARY, 1892, between the legal hours of sale, tiie following tract of land described in said mortgage of Mary E. Brown to W. S. Montieth, viz : All that piece, parcel or tract of land lying and being in the coun .ty oi Abbeville, State ol Carolina containing. One Hundred and Thirty-Five acres, bounded by the lands of J. E. Calhoun, M. J. McCelvey, C\ A. White and others. TERMS of Sale?One-third Cash, balance in one and two years with interest at seven per cent, per annum with the privilege of paying all cash. Purchaser to pay for all papers. E. M. BRAYTON, Assignee of Mortgagee. Dec. 11, 1891, 3t. PALACE FURNITURE STORE. LOCATED NEXT TO DUCKET'S NEW YORK STORE. We have just examined the very large and complete stock of elegant Furniture and Sewing Machines at the above named store. The Proprietors, Messrs. MILLEK & HARBER, are always present and will take pleasure in showing their goods to the public. Persons wishing to buy anything in their line will do well to examine their stock before purchasing elsewhere. . A full line of Sewing Machine Attachments and Oil always on hand. Greenwood, S, C. Oct. 7,1891. 3m. mm mt fancy Grocery. G. H. MOORE HAS opened a New Fancy and Green Grocery Store in Cothran'8 Block. He deals In everything found In a Fancy Family Grocery Store, where you can purchase the nicest CANNED GOODS, consisting of Canned Fruits, Vegetables, Meats, F JL ? H , together with FRESH PRUNES, APPLES, &c., and other delicacies. The substantiate are BACON, BREAKFAST STRIPS, MEAL, IRISH POTATOES, and CABBAGE. FLOUR, MOLASSES, HAMS, V Cigars of the Best Brands. Y Fresh Fish and Oysters, Pork Sausage and the choicest Beef a specialty. Dec. 1891. tf RICHARD GANTT.'is now prepared to d all work In his department in the bes manner and at reasonable charges. Monthl customers shavingj hal? cutting and sham pooing si per rnontn. ttasors boned and pu In the best condition for 25 cents each. Goods to Arrive This Week s* ; A. M. Hill & Sons. \ NOTHFR lot of tbose One Mackerel i i\ barrels and kits. Pick led Pigs Feet. Fresh Cabbage twice a week. Choice Hams and Breakfast Strips. A beautiful line of French and Plain Can dies. A large assortment of tea-cakes, fresh and nice. Northern Apples and Bananas. Sept. 16,1891. tf. Notice of Stockholders Meeting ' \jOTICE is hereby given that a meeting o It the stockholders of the Ninety-Six Man f ufacturing Company iR called to meet at tlx office of the said company at Ninety-Six South Carolina, on Tuesday, the fourth (4th day of January, 1892, for the purpose of uu thorizing the President and Directors of tin said company to mortgage its property to se cure the notes am' other debts of the sail company. G. M. ANDERSON. President Ninety-Six Manufacturing Co. Ninety-Six, S. C., Dec. 1,1891. BURIAL ROBES J. W. Sign, Undertaker, HAS Just-received a full line of Burial Robe for ladles and gentlemen, ranging ii price from S3 up. , They are handsome,convenient and exceed ' insly low priced, being less than half the or , dinary.prlce of a dress or a suit of clothes, j i i), 1891,6m . 1 /. ' T. i "WHERE : j To the best advantage and when ! you could desire. In Our We show a splendid assortm Men's! Jas. Means celebrat Kangaroo Calf bals. Waulkenj Process, calf and grain lace and We Have the Be REA ?uai wo nave ovor suuwu ai equalled. A splendid stock of the World. REMEMBER T?y0ou0r We offer the roost select line of NOIB Hats and Caps In great variety for Men and be UNDER SHIRTS, DRAWERS, CI Staple Notions, Dry Goods. Grocories, H? Whip and all. We have just received a With best wishes for your prosperity and / GREENWOOD FOUNDRY ESTABLISHED 1889. Globe and Angle Valves i'/l ln< Price each .. 40cts Phont Volvpo I Price each - Steam Whistles slz8 of Bell 2 in< Price each S2 8 Steam Gauges, each $1 5 Pop Safety Valves, size... 1 Price eacbr. 85 0 Metropolltlan Injectors one lever only Horse-Power, each 6 Price each $10 0 Hancock Inspirators No. 7 Price each S10 C Hemp Packing, per pound 40ctf Soap Stone Packing, per pound 25ctf Rubber Sheet Packing, per pound ttcu 3 Ply Rubber Hose - 15cts Round Iron per pound 2^ct S. F. STE1 July 15, 1891, 12mo. Baker, Mather Of JjOWML t ?=?DEALI GENERAL MERCHAND] Heavy Groceries a Are Offered at ( HATS, CLOTHIK At prices to suit the t get prices and be coirs Baker, Mathewi May 17,1891. tf For Sale By J. T. Sii GRAYDON <t GRAYDON, B. 8. F. GILES, Abbeville, S; C. Greenwood, S. C. GRAYDON & GRAYDON & GILES \\7"E have formed a partnership for the prnc *' tlce of law In all itR branches, underthe Arm name of GRAYDON & GRAYDON & GILES. All business entrusted to any 01 me Arm will receive prompt attent ion. ELLIS G. GRAYDON, WM. N. GRAYDON, E. S. F. GILES. March 12,1890,tf 4 DR. J. B. BRITT, physician and dkuggist, - vekdery, s. c DEALER In Pure Drugs, MedlcintR, Chemlcals. Paints, Stationery, flue Perfumery ami Toilet Articles, Fancy Goods, &c. Prescriptions accurately prepared at all hours. [Dec. 31,1N90,12m THE Farmers' Bank ?of? ; ABBEVILLE, S. C? Does General Banking Business. Buys and sells Exchange and makes Collections. DEPOSITS SOLICITED. 1 Paid up Capital S<?>0,760 ^ SubNcribcU Capital TTS.OOO ! Win. II. Parker, J. T. Robertson, President. Vice-Pres. e J ill in* II. Dtil're, Cashier. : March 5, 181KJ?l'Jm ? DENTAL PARLORS, ' DE. T. J. CRYMES, Dentist.:" I GRADUATE, PENN. DENTAL SURGERY, IS permanently located at Greenwood, and otters his professional services to (JreenJ wood and surrounding country. -ft#*Work done after the most Improved I- and Modern methods. - -OSrOlIice over Bank of Green wcod."?& June 3, 1S91. d Remind the Good rHEY CAN e it will be the most appreciated Jtsoot tiiia ent of Men's, Women and Childrt ed $3, $3,50. $4 and $2.50 Fan) )hast bals. Cork Sole bals. ? button. Children and Infants >st Assortment and La: DY-MADl id at very low prices. Ohildrc Fancy Cassimere Suits, Crokscre r Taller Made Sample department, with a hanc Patterns. Fit and satisfaction guaranteed, n BY STIFF HATS ever brought to Abl >ys. 1AVATS, OVER SHIRTS, DRESS SI trdware, Umbrellas, to Suit any and everybody car load ol the well known and popular "MIL I extending a hearty invitation to all, we are tfc W. JOE & MACHINE WORKS. ? ttP/EF.Nwnrvn. s. n. 2b % Inch inch: %in.| 1 in. il'^ln. ll^in. 2 in. i 50cL8 SOcts SOcts (SI 10 |SI 70 82 35 83 55 85c ts 55cts 70ot8 95cts SI 40 :b 2J^ln 3 inch 5 S31)0 84 80 0 ^,n 0 $7 00 8 1 0 . 12 16 20 25 30 0 1 Sll 00 811 00 812 00 815 00 S15 00 821 00 821 00 WNo. 10 No.12'%! 0", 812 00 817 00 | 1 or 20ct? per yard. ? or 25cts per 3 yards. , 1 or 25cIs per square foot. : | per foot a | -kTTTT*T? T-? _ J. ..tiiiiXM e>, jrruprieLur. rs & Chambers, DRS IN?=? :SE AND FERTILIZERS. ,nd Farm Supplies Dlose Prices, and r&AND SHOES imes. Call and see us, inced. 3 & Chambers, Lowndesville, S. 0. bus, gmod, s. c. Never out of Stock WE KEEP ALWAYS ON IIANl) A number of borses and mules for sale. We have now several excellent work animal* which we will "ell cheap. A. B. Hamlin, Agent. May 19. USUI, tf ? H. D. Reese, WATCH REPAIRER, Abbeville, ??. C., IS ALWAYS ready to serve ilie public In his lino of business, and solicits a shore of tlio work in his line. He will keep a varied slock of the host and cheapest spectacles ami eye-Klnsses, togethei with silver o In ted ware and Jewelry. Nov. 1!) 1891). E. F. GILLIAED, TAILOR, OVER THE I'OST-OFFICE, IS PHE pared to do all work In ills line. CUT TING, MAKING. RKPA IRIN<J,and CLEAN ING or GENTLEMEN'S CLOTHING, f specialty. SAMPLES of SUITS always on hand Charges Reasonable. Juue 1G, IS'Jl. 12mos. ; Llewellin Seller Pits for Sale QIRE AND DAM registered in A. K. (. ! lj muu uuuk. (J. L. CONNOR. I Aug. 12,1801, tf Cokesbury, S. C. i OR, E, L W!LS0Ni? IMIKIW'SPJCISGC. ftS-Odleu up sfairs over C. p. Hammond ?1 Co.'s store. Auk. lis, 18?!I SCHOOL NOTICE. All persons having business with the School Commissioner, wil And him in his office, all public days anil every Saturday In each month nearest tb< middle of the month, during the present yeai lor the purpose of registering claims. &c. E. COWAN, School CominmlssloEer, Abbeville County. Feb. 4,1891 tf. County I MONEY you will find almost everything irtment People of Abbeville PUT THIEI 1. In our capacious store rooms GtVi jn's good, We would call specii lers Shoes and Quarter Eagle Boot! Scotch Edge bals. Ladies Kid bu Shoes all kinds and Prices. rgest Stock of E CLOTE >n suits from $1 up. Our stoc] w and Clay Worsteds. For eve Isome Fashion Plate from which to select the sty lakes this department just the thing when you w jevllle. A look will convince you of this. A IIRTS, COL LABS, CufEs, Hosiery, Gflov Don't forget that we are the people to fix yo BURN WAGONS:" A good line or Carts, Bugg le old reliable house of L SMITH & I HAVE JUST | -RECEIVED THELAM k CHEAPEST STOCK OF , FIIITII AND CmS Ever brought to Greenwood, S. C, , Please call and examine before ' | purchasing elsewhere, IP. M. ALLEN, GEEENWOOD, S. 0. Between J. T. Simmon's and bank of Greenwood. Oct. 7, '91. 3m IN UTJLUiii. ALL persons to whom JAMES KING, now deceased, was Indebted, will pleuse present their accounts to the undersigned, duly proved. Those persons whom he owed can get their money by presenting their claims to me at once. JOHN KING. Dec. 9,1891, tf Tie Cotton State Telert Scliool. DUE WEST, S. C. WELL EQUIPPED WITH ALL MODERN appliances. Rates reasonable, Thorough instruction guaranteed or money refunded. Catalogue free on application. Address T. E. POLHILL, Principal, Sept. 16, 1801 Due West. S. C. Terra Cotta Wells. IniE undersigned is not disposed to brag on his new mode of water supply, but It is proven beyond the shadow of a doubt that his wells are the best and more durable than any other kind. He boasts of not having losta slnele one In seven years, while twothirds of his work is for parties having lost their dug wells. Address, C. M. CALHOUN, Greenwood, S. C. They are frog proof and superior to one dug, and are bound to supersede all others. Joel 8. Bally, Greenwood, S. C. Greenwood Cotton and Oil Mills. Cal. Kinard, Ninety-Six, S. C. Rev. Pressly, Due West, S. C. Jones Miller, 1 bbevllle. S. C. I have sunk nine-tenths ol the wells in my | town in seven years. n-ii*. Insure in the Old Manhattan Life Imraice Co, ' OF NEW YOBK. INCORPORATED IN I80O. T " x IIE new survivorships dividend policy of the Manhattan Life Insurance Company, in incontestable, nou-forfeitable, payable at slgUt, and free from all technicalities. COFIELD & MILLER, Gen'l Agts. Spartanburg, S. C. Nov. 11,1S91, tf. Notice to Debtors. ] A LL persons Indebted to the firm of AUG. . -CX \V\ SMITH & CO.. for Mt/LES, will lake l notice that their Xotes are now due. and that prompt paymeut must be made on them. r-r**i TTT ninmTT AUU, w. sjjutji, Nov.-1, 1!)91 tf. . WANTED TKjRfflSutf meat plan in tlie Farmer's ISank. State lowJ est price, and address "Buyer," care of the I'ross and Banner, Abbeville, S. C. ) Nov. 18, IS!) 1. tr GINS, GINS, GINS! ! PRATT and AUGUSTA BEST t CJO cheap as to astonish you. Come and O see two car loads, also CANE MILLS, ETAPOKATORS, . ENGINES, BOILERS, SAW ! and GRIST MILL, ' GEO. B. LOMBARD & CO. Foundry. Machine,Boiler and Gins works Augusta, Ua. Oct. 7,1S9L Cm v.. il attention to the following in 3. Satin Oil balsand Congress, tton and Lace. Ladies French IINGr k of Overcoats can't be excelled o ry day Pants the Bnll-Dog beat les and a beautiful lino of samples to choose rant a nice suit or single guarmeDt. Iso full stock of Soft Felt, CruBh and Wool es, Handkerchiefs, JEWEKY, Etc. u up with a nice Buggy, Harness, Lap Robe, ;y and Carriages always In stock. i SONS. /inmmnv own WAVTm UUllUil kJjjilLI TT Uli luUi I WILL be in the market from thlB date, and will pay the HIGHEST cash price for cotton seed, representing the Charlotte Oil and Fertilizer Company. Headquarters at the old depot. H. J. ROPER. Sept. 9,1891, tf J. 8. COTHRAN. L. W. PERRIN. ?T. P. COTHRAN.? COTHRAN, PERRIN &COTHRAN Attorneys at Law. Abbeville. S. C. April 929, 1891, tf. Look! C. P. HAMMOND & CO., HAVE JUST RECEIVED A LOT OF THE Famous Gilt Eigs Ik Dressing mum Jfe Gut |Hnv ><aEc^2ias.-i ra ? T H E ? Ik. SHOE POLISH We are offering Inducements to FARMERS now. Bring your HIDES and exchange them for Bridles, Collars, Shoes And anything In our LINE. P. HAMMOND & CO. Dec. 16,1891, If 01 B&q oVuS * S is VnJLm* %! A G-UANO ?MANUFACTURED BY? The Wilcox & Gibbs Gnaso Co, ClIAKLESTUX, 8. C., jf&y*- /?7\j5~f?^L x-&yy\s V ?? #~ b- " - = &?&>L WANTED. 1000 TONS OF COTTON SEED. Must have them by first ol January. For which will pay highest market price la cash, or exchange meal and hulls for same, special pi lots for large lots. Be sure and see me before selling. j J. F. MILLER. Representing Standard Oil Co. IF YOU ARE GOING WEST AND WANT LOW RATES To Arkansas Toxas, Missouri, Colorado, Oregon and California, or any point WEST or NORTHWEST IT WILL PAY YOU To write to me. FRED. D. BUSH, D. P. A., h. & N. K. R 2 Wall St., Atlanla, (Jn. Oct. 28, 1891, Gin. * ' The State of South Carolina, Ji COUNTY OF ABBEVILLE. Probate Court?Citation for Letters of Ad- '-.-rm ministration. By J. Fuller Lyon, Judge, Esq., Pbobate Court. WHEREAS, J. W. KELLER hu made Holt to me to grant blm Letters of A<1- 4 ministration of the Estate and eftects of ' * ?? Louisa R. Keller late ot Abbeville county, de- . V-\ ceased. ' inese are mereiore, 10 cue ana aamomsa all and singular the kindred and credltorsof . ^ tbe said Louisa R. Keller, deceased, that they be and appear before me, In tbe Court of Probate, to be held at Abbeville C. H., on Satuf-, day, January 2nd, 1882, after publication here- -,-v of, at ll o'clock In tbe forenoon, to show cause . If any they have, why the said Admlnista- ''CSgj tlon should not be granted. Given under my hand and seal of the Court, JSH this 17th day of December, In the year ' M [L.S.] of our Lord one thousand elgth hnn- ifgra dredand ninety-one, and In the'110th -;--j year of American Independence. -v'-jHl Published on ihe 28rd day or December. 1891. .'-53 In the Press and Banner and on tbe Court ^9 House door for the time required by law. <' J. FULLER LYON, Dec. 23,1801. Jadge Probate Conrt. The State of South Carolina* ^ ABBEVILLE COUNTY. Probate Courts?Citation for Letters of Admin- ?^3 istration. By J. Fuller Lyon, Esq., Judge Pbobatk/js Couet: WHEREAS, MARTHA E. CREWS bir v5*| made suit to me, to grunt ber Letters i of AdmlnlBiratloD of tbe Estate and effect* of ? Charles W. Crews, late ol Abbeville county, \J deceased. These are therefore, to cite and admonteh ^Jl allaud singular the kindred and creditors pf / :? the said Charles W. Crews, deceased, thafc^^H they be and appear before me, In tbe Court of /5J Probate, to be held at Abbeville C. H? on. iffa Tuesday, January Ctb, 1882, after publication '-IjJ hereof, at 11 o'clock In the forenoon to show d cause If any they have, why the said Admin* lstration snouid not De granted. ; -. -7y| Given under my hand and teal of the Court, this 17th day of December, in the year [L.S.1 of our Lord one thousand eight nan- ';? dred and ninety-one, and in the 119 year of American Independence. Published on the 23d day of December, 1891. . -<J In the Press and Banner and on theCoartc?* House door for the time reqnlred by law. .? J. FULLER LYON, Dec. 23,1891. Judge Probate Coort. . The State of South Carolina, , COUNTY OF ABBEVILLE." peobate court. In the matter of the estate of E. N. Knox, deceased. Petition for Settlement and Discharge. ;.%l SA. KNOX as administrator for said e*-4|S < tate having applied for settlement and discharge. It .is Obdebed, That Monday the 18U> day gjSH of January next be fixed for grantlng-tbe relief prayed for. .- iSfSH J. FULLER LYON, , t?H Dec. IS, 1891. Judge Probate Court. Walter L. Miller, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, d|g I ABBEVILLE, S. C. PRACTICES In both State and Feder?^.'^H Courts. Special attention given to oot -^a lections and to Investigating titles. "-Mfefii Dec. 22,1801. FARMERS' BANK, j A SAVINGS DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN^S established In connection with the Gen- vs&a eral Banking Business. Interest will be paid according to by-laws and rules. Deposits solicited in sums from 91 njj. ' W. H. PARKER, President :--M Julius H. DnPre, CasWer. Nov; 4,1881,4t D. A. ALLEN, Prop. J. F. RICE, Supt ' | ALLEN MANUFACTURING CO. J Clinton, S. C. Builders and Mechanics M To Send For Prices and Estimate on rill SASH, DOOES AND ULDTOS, | Scroll Sawing. Turning and Fancy Work ^ of Every Description. )3gl Best Workmanship, Lowest PrioeSf Jl ; An Experienced Mechanic Superintend all Work. Wire Screen Doors and Wire Screen Wln; dows. Fine! Dried Liter a Specialty. I J. F. MILLER <fc CO. are agents for us, and /r^j orders given to them will receive prompt at- -V5S tentlon. March 2, 1891. 12m. > ALL SORTS OF f| BUILUINIi MAItKlAL, | ORDERS FOR ALL KINDS DRESSED 6 UNDRESSED - j LUMBER, SHINGLES, LATHS, And otber BUILDING MATERIAL solicited. I HAVE WAGONS And can deliver any goods ordered from me, .J and will contract to I BUILD HOUSES. 1 S. G. Thomson. * Abbeville, April 15, 1891, 12m. I, J. CHiPLEY &M .1 REPAIRERS OF Guns,Pistols, Locks, &c j Also keep on hand a full line of j GTJ3XTS. ' I WORK GUABANTEED. 1 GREEWOOD, S. C. -jJM R. H. HENDERSON, 5 Attorney at Law. 1 Greenwood, S. C. Jm OFFICE over Lee & Bailey's store, PrompflBal attention given to collections. April 15,1891. 12in?