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BY HUGH WILSON. ABBEVILLE, 8. C., WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 1904. ESTABLISHED 1844?| EAST END Wbnt "M"' See* and Hear* on His Ronnds in Conntry and In Towu. Abbeville, S. C., May lltb, 1904. MOUNT CARMEL AMATEUR TROUP AT SHARON. On last Thursday evening Mount Carmel's amateur troup presented their fine play "the Deacon" before a crowded house at the Sharon Academy. The play was well rendered and the large audience most dellghtlully entertained. Receipts about twenty- , five dollars. Mount Carmel folks do things ] up first class always, we can vouch for them ? as we know whereof we speak. -j Lebanon's flourishing school under the J management of Miss Isabelle Evans will j close a most succeseiui nnnuu v . and a basket picnic will be given on Saturday at Miss Nancy Crawfords spring In tbat sec tlon. Tbe public, patrons and friends are cordially invited to come and bring well T filled baskets and enjoy a day with tbe cbll- 1 dren. Miss Maggie Stevenson one of Santucks prettiest young ladles, spent last week with tier cousin Mis Dollle Carlisle. p Miss Maggie Pennal a pretty young lady from tbe city is now enjoying bersell in tbe 0 oouotry visiting among ber iriends on route f, No. 3. Sbe is tbe guest of ber sister Mrs. C. F. Graves. II Mr. J. D. McOaw moved last Monday .. down to tbe old Taggart place on tbe Cai 11 bouu's Mill road where be will engage in bus- k in ess wltb Mr. Wm. Kennedy. Tbe greater portion of Route No. S was a visited last Saturday by a splendid rain. Wheat and oats are beading and look well. " Cotton Is being chopped to a stand; oorn, ploughed and hoed: cane, peas and other man cereals are being sown for forage crop. Everything looks flourishing Just now "down on the farm." Mrs. Mattie A. Wilson accompanied by her sitter Miss Lilly returned to their home at Lebanon last Sunday. The many friends of Mrs. Wilson will be j glad to know after a tedious Illness she Is J nome again and rapidly convalescing. Mrs. David Gilliam and daughter Miss Kobena have been aicK since last Friday, but we are glad to report them better at this X writing. Mr. Jamea Evans is still confined to bis bed, 8< has been sick for sometime. c Mrs. Margaret Bass was in the city last ? Monday. Capt. Jim- Ellis with Mr. ? Wilson, have had some good worfc done on the old Charleston road. We would call to the attention of Sapervlsor Nickels the fact that the railing on one side of McUaw's bridge needs putting up, also therailing along me aouimeai uu the farther side of Whites bridge ibis Is a r dangerous place about 15 leet deep on either ( Bide and a narrow road without tbe least protection. Should a dorse become frightened on entering the bridge; and ran bacJE onlj few feet, both rider, horse and vehlolt would all be at the bottom of a 15 foot dltcb 1 In a heap together. Belore an accident hap- y pens is the time to have it fixed. A word 01 . warning is sufficient. ?! IS AND ABOUT THE CITY. The "book club" held its regular meeting last week at tbe home of Mrs. O. A. Neuffer, where they were most cbarmlDgly entertained. Dellcloos refreshments were served ai _ tbe close of tbe meeting. Mrs. Caldwell ot Greenville spent several days of tbe past week in tbe olty as tbe ? guest of ber sod and lamlly Mr. and MrB. >Lombert Caldwell. Mrs. W. A. Hargls of tbe 8eaboard. Is now off on a visit to bomefolks In Georgia. I(. We learn tbat tbe nigbt train on tbe Abbeville branob road will soon be discontinued Pf to tbe great dellgbt of all "Hands" interested, and to tbe saving of the Company's funds. at Miss Antoinette Hammond expects to visit n tbe Gate City the lait of tbis week. r Mr. Jobn McKlnley after a pleasant stay -with bis daughter Mrs. Lewis Smith left last Monday for Charleston. Miss Lillian Power who has been teaching tat JBurnsvllleN. C.t came to the city a few days ago and is tbe guest of her Bister Mrs. J. . L. McMillan. Mrs. J. S. Cochran and ber daughter, * Mildred, returned home last Monday from a 11 delightful visit to relatives in N. C. Mr. Gaines Hammond left Monday lor Greenville where he goes as a delegate from the Abvevllle Lodge of K. of P's to attend tbe meeting of tbe Grand Lodge In tbe Mountain City. Mrs. Eliza Gambrell Cason is visiting friends and relatives in tbe Antrevllle sectlon. _ our sick friends. Miss Hattie Thomas Is quite 111 at tbe ? Coobrtm House. Sue has the best Medical attention, as wgll as tbat of friends who hope sue Will NOOLl uc wen agaiu. j, Tbd many friends ol Mr. Ed Syfan will regret to learn of bts continued Illness. He baa not been able to do any work for tbe _ past montb ; beside tnls bis entire family nave beer sick, and are Just now able to be np. It la bad enough wben tbe bead of tbe family Is down but worse when tbe wbole family are sick at the same time. We bopt tbey will soon be well again. Mr*. Barker slater or Mrs. Fulkner Is some * belter at tbla writing, bat is still quite sick. ? Roy,tbe five year old son of Capt. Johnson has been critically ill for several weeks and la atlll very ill, but It Is hoped by roan} . anxious frleode that he will soon take a change for tbe better. , il SUNDAY'S SERVICES IN THE M. E. CHURCH. P . ?1 Rev. P. B. Wella preached Sunday morning from the subject of the ' Prodigal S?n ". Hie discourse was divided into three beads as fol- 0 Iowa. The spiritual history of a soul In three ^ stages viz" Wandering" "Lonu'ng" Returning". The stages were dwelt u| on with touch * ing pathos, aud great earnestnexsand deliver- u ed In a plain practical manner. Theservlce ? was serious and forceful, holding tbe rapt attentlon of tbe congregation all tbe wblle. . At tbe conclusion of the sermon an lnvita- it tlon was extended to any aod all " prodigals " 91 In tbe congregation wno felt as If they waDted to return to a Father's love ami receive h P Father's blessing?, to gome forward and knee' O at the altar for prayer. In response. 6 or 7 a came forward and knelt daring a special prayer; quite a number al*o knelt at their seats. During this solemn service an appropriate J hymn was being sung and the hearts of many t seemed touched with a sense of their duty to " return home " to a Fathers love and forgiveness. c Tbe music morning and evening was very r One. ^ amr o e Dayldnon College Commencement 0 Exercises. The Commencement Exercises of Davidson 1 College will beetn on 8unday. May the 22nd, and close on Wednesday, May tbe25tb,the . tbe latter being Commencement Day. Tbe s Baccalaureate Sermon will be delivered by C Rev. W. M. McPbeeters, D. D.. Columbia, 8. C.. and tbe Annual Sermon before tbe Y. M. C. A t hv Rev. C. H. Hyde. Ph. D., Chester, 8. C" ' Tbe reunion of the Literary Societies,Class' Day Exercises, etc., are beid on Monday. May c the28rd. .On Tuesday, May 84th, at 12 M.. Governor C. B. Aycock delivers tbe Annual ( Oration. Tbe Alumni Banquet is held at five ( P. M., and tbe oratorio*! contest between tbe l Literary Societies at 8 P, M. the same day. The Commencement Exercises are held on ' Wednesday. May 26tb, at 10:30 A. M., the com- I mencement program closlug that evening with a general reception given by the Liter- , ary Societies and tbe Fraternities. NERVE0U8 DYSPEPSIA CURED BY RY- ! DALE'S STOMACH TABLETS. I Mr. R. E. Jones, buyer for Parker & Bridget, 1 whose large department stores are located at 9th and Penn. Ave. Washington. D. C., writes, nnder date of April 14, '01. as follows: Last February, one year, while In New York on | business tor my house, I cougbta severe cold, which laid me up for several weeks and left me weak and nerveous. I had little or no appetite, and my digestion was very poor. My physician could not get at tbe cause of my trouble, as my digestion seemed so much impaired. I decided to try Rydale's stomach Tablets, being assured by a friend, tbey were " <*aaH dvBnanolQ mfirflplnfl. A ffpr nftlnc th?m for ft few days, I began to realize that I was getting better. I gave op tbe doctor'* prescription and have pained 20 pounds while using two boxes of tbese tablets. I never felt better In nay life, and accredit Rydale's Stomach Tablets wltb having cured me. I can ? recomend them, most heartily, to sufferers from nervous indigestion and general rundown conditions of tbe system. C. A. Milford. * The only thing that carries its face value a kiss. In tbe mathematics of matrimony one and one make three. Desire most frequently haunts the corridors of Inaccessibility. I Hen's \ In all t Those new Woolen in a number of light a ing to high class modi in a satisfying mannei More Goodness Than you would expect at so little a rice. But just because of the littleness f price we have made extra special ef>rts to offer the best garments that a ttie money would buy. We have bem in black and white mixtures in rowns and in grays, in both unlined nd half lined two piece suits. This reek $5.00 3Iue Serge Suits In fast colors, Fancy Worsteds and wo Piece Crash Suits. A splendid as)rtment of neat, nobby patterns, uits $7.50 *ray Worsteds, Brown Cheviots, with fancy mixires or plain worsteds ; also haddsome fool Crash Suits in all the new degns. An extra strong line of suits at $10.00 >hirts Well known brands, "Eclipse," Monarch," "Princely" and "Empe >r," handsome patterns, neat dots and ripes. Colors absolutely fast. Madras, ercales and other well known cohons 50c, 75c, $1, $1.50 lEN'S PANTS We have a full line of Pants from an to a very fine worsted at $7 pair, and i Ha LOWNDESVILLE. ? ei ii ewR from the Seven Hill City ft* Related by Interesting Writer. ' Lowndsville, S. C., May 16. ? Mr. Charlie Tennent, who has been ^ i a business college in Atlanta for the ^ ast few months, came Monday and ^ pent a few days with bis home folk. a Rev. R. W. Barber and Miss Carrie L< runuela left here Monday evening, q 'ent to Monterey and spent ibe night, nd the next day the first named and ^ is daughter went to Greenwood C. M [. and attended the laying of the 0 orner stone of the Female College that n ? to l>e moved from Williamston as ^ Don as the necessary buildings can be p rovided. Miss Gunnels took charge [, f Miss Barber's school during her 8( beence. e Mrs. Eugene Clinkscales and Miss ^ osie Clinkscales of the Fork were in ^ own Tuesday. e Mr. Bolin Allen a few days ago re- a eived notice of the approaching mar- u iage of his son Dr. H. B. Allen of v Lmerlcus, Ga., to Miss A. ,E. Joiner, ^ f Sandersville, same State, whioh vent is to be solemnized at the home f the bride on the 8th of June next. Mr. Henry Bell went to Abbeville on Puesday. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Cunningham of Jonterey were on our streets Wednes- s lay. \fioa T.nn!aa WarnAP ia In PhArlAQ. /OD to spend some time with relatives. Mrs. Saiiie Huckabee a few days c igo sent tbe writer a freak in the way 8 >f a strawberry. So far as could be 1 ietermiued three strawberries had s jeen produced by one bloom. They were small but perfectly formed, and :o tbe naked eye, were all right. Mr. Mott Barnes, of Anderson, has seen here with kinspeople for the past ?ew days. Miss Annie Graves, of Sebastian, Florida, reached here Friday and will 3pend some time with the Misses Bowman and others of her relatives. J. E. Ward, of the Theological Seminary in Columbia, who has been en- ] gagea 10 serve me iwo cuuruues, uooa Hope aod Providence during the com- , ing summer months, came in Saturday morning and preached his first sermon ! in the church here yesterday at 11 a. m. For his short stay in our midst he < has made a good impression upon all ( of our people, and his pastorate prom- , isea to be a pleasant and profitable one. He will return to the Seminary in September to complete his course. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Carwile and Mrs. P. B. Carwile of Level Land came over Saturday and were the gue9ts till yesterday of Mr. B, A. Bell. Mr. J. Hoyt Bell went to Anderson one day last week by rail, and aboard of the train coming back was CoL T. Larry Gantt, who spent all of his boyhood days in this town. A few of us are still living who knew him then, and we would have been well pleased indeed to have had him stop ana spend | I Suits i -ri 1 " ne n avorea . s, Scotch Cheviots and tnd dark color combinal 3ls, tailored, trimmed, li it L Fine Worsteds, Scotches, Tweeds and other well ' known fabrics in suits tailored perfectly, well lined and finished. A large display of splendid suits at $12.50 The Unusually Large number of suits we sell at this price is a tribute to the quality . and style. Compare this line with the usual custom tailored suits, you'll gain much clothing Knowledge. We are showing a very large line of dark worsted black Thibets, Serges and Cheviots, rich patterns in the new Scotch weaves. Well worth the price $15.00 Youths' Suits For boys from 16 to 19. We are showing a big lot of blue Serges, Worsteds and Cassimeres at prices from <?5 sn fA ai 9 ?fi A SUIT. Neckwear Silk Four-in-Hands in 50 inch lengths in solid colors or in figures, Tecks, Bows or String Ties, newest shapes and excellent qualities at 25c and 50c . extra good Jeans at $1 pair at all prices between. U d9 * !, i >me time with us, but his business gagements were such, and so press- * ig tbat he had to hurry on. Rain is needed badly. One day last Did 'eek a good rain fell about two miles orth of us, but there was none even bat dear in any other quarter, and "C OUOOUW VI OUIUUCUU UiVIOUUiv eginning to tell. Spring gardens will e a failure if it does not rain soon, nd the young cotton will have a hard truggle to keep alive many days with- w ut rain. * "e Our Bcbool management is making ig preparation for Commencement rhich begins on June 5tb, with a serlon in tbe Methodist church at 11 a. i. by Dr. Bingham, of Elberton, who as the reputation of being a splendid reacher. Monday night at 8 o'clock q the school building Col. M. F. Anal, of Greenville, will deliver the litrary address. Col. Ansel is too well nown for it to be said as to what may e expected of him. A play and sevral other interesting features will be dried tn mnkfi if. an ranaainn of unUS al enjoyment to all who Will honor it ?ith their presence. All are invited o attend. Ab Troupe. ( ANTBEVILLE ITEMS, TT ? ? I llnglur Convention ? Memorial Ser- * vices?Visitor* and Other Items. Antrevllle, 8. C., May 10.1004. If a lew dots from thla seotlon will be aceptable I will occasionally try tc Ret up omethlng that will be Interesting to tbe nany readers of your most valuable paper. jm The Ginging oon veatloa at Long Braoob last I. n laturday and Sabbatb was an enjoyable afair. Qalte-a number of young people from blB community were In attendance. Rev. B. P. Mitchell and family, of Parkarllle, are visiting relatives and friends In this eotton. Mr. aDd Mrs. E. C. Shirley went to Abbeville last week on a visit to Mrs. Shirley's paen ts Mr. John McMaban who has been sick for lome time, we are glad to say is able to be ibout again. Prof. Henry Mllford from near Anderson was thenueBt of Mr. Wm. Patterson Saturday light. " \i Memorial services was observed at Rooky River last Saturday and Sunday, conduoted jy Rev. Q. m. Rogers. Mr. and Mr*. Tom Hall W6re among the vorshippers at Shlloh last Sabbath. Rev. (l. m. Rogers preaobed an excellent Jermon at Midway last Sabbath tounded on :be47th and 48th verneB of 11th chapter of St. lohn, after which communion services were ti , observed. r.Q Misses Mamie and Kula Bowen were In attendance at tbe picnic at Gilgal and report a alee time. Uo Mrs. J. C. Shirley, of Royoton, Ga., la on a visit to relatives in this beotlon. Mildred. :? t SUMMER COLDS. of , Summer colds, usually bang ou stubbornly and are bard to cure. Rydale's Elixir speed- om ily cures summer oolds and lingering coughs. . This modern solentlflo remedy Is a prescrlp. W11 ilon? especially adapted to the successful M1 treatment of all obr?nlo, throat or lung dls- ^ eases. If you are afflicted with a summer oold or a lingering cough, geta trial bottle of -61 Rydale's Elixir. You'll be suprlBed at the De result. Trial size,25c. Family size 500. v. a. Mllford. ? Paints and oils of every kind at Mllford's ba drug store. vll j I ? . ff y Hatsar Fashions. In Fancy Worsteds, The very latest Ions, cut accord- * ? , _ ned and finished weI1 knoWD ^ands here and the prices 0*^*^ CLOTHING BOYS' SUITS Stylish Norfolfes, Double Breasted and other styles in fancy and plain Worsteds, Cheviots, Scotches and Serges well made and reliable suits that will stand hard service. $1.50 to $6. . I )tic0 To K111 the Ta8tc of w,ld ou,on8 |b , , . , . We reproduce the following from th you know when you drink Gin- Monroe Enquirer which we are sur ger Ale made by will be useful indeed. __ , "Say, you had something in th JNaberS Bros Enquirer about milk being made unfl for use because cows fed on wild or You get the Best? ions. I have a remedy for that," sai Mr. Luther S. Griffin over th ?o? "phone to this writer a few days age tr? ,f nuaon hnf We told him to speak up quick am do not try to make it cheap, but giye that remedy for a w&ting worl< make a high grade. wa8 jn a hurry to have the remedy ap plied. "Easy and simple as .taking drink of water," said Mr. Griffli We always try to make the "Just give the cow that eats onions l Qe. or,o u?* ?i tableepoonful of molasses twice or thre ' ^ doing, we al- tjme9 a <jay an(j y0U Wju never hav ways have a good trade on any trouble with onion taste or ode Ale. We guarantee all of in milk or butter. My cows graze o our drinks to be superior in onions as thick as wheat and there i nnniitn ~ , . not a trace of onions in milk and bul quality, they must give ^er> j have tried the molasses remed ^ - mrmn . thoroughly and know what l am talh OAlliSJt AUllUJ^ I ing aoout." vv0 are gmu iu ki*? 1TA1 Griffin's experience and hope'other or be returned, will try this cheap and simple rerr beville Bottling Works edy" "" C' NABERS, Prop, and Mgr. T0 fabmer and stockman. For Farmers and Stock owners: use Elliott' Emulsified Oil Liniment?Is the best ever pre t. _ . . iaa duced. You get a full Half pint for 23o. an I L 1 III IlirPn you'll And It a very satisfactory liniment fc iLtnllLlllkUU use^ln the family and on animals. C. A. Ml! is next to oodliness." It's a wise author who knows hi own play?after tbe dress-rehearsal. ?AND TBE? Ualf the time while the man is thin 1 n pi m j ing, "I wonder if I dare the woma ,aime ytsam Laundry i8 thinking,"wonder why he doesn't? ?HAS AN? A CHI NAMAN'8 "HOWDY" Art "P \T rr In China, the customary greeting Is "Ho lx Xi i^l L Is your liver ?" If Rydaie's Liver Table were as well fcnowD there as In some parts 1 in vour ftitv whn ilf>pba America, the answer would be: My liver lea Jj i? wno COlieCia right. I use Rydaie's Liver Tablets. Thei and dell verra your tablets cure constipation, biliousness and a liver troubles. C. A.Mllford. LAUNDRY. ? .. . . , , What you call temper in your wii vork Guaranteed. Shipping day y0u call temperament in yourself. Tuesday. What puzzles a ruan is that a woma rr,, -rk . 1 * 4. will travel such a long road with hit lneo. Jrerclval, Agx. to reach the Precipice, and then tur quietly back. . It is not so much our friends of whoi tate of C. W. Mnndy, Dec'd. but rather ou tice of Settlement and Appli- M nnt.inn for Final Discharge. the year roUDd. AKE NOTICE that on the 17th day of ,, _ ,u ^ r< o t?.i~ May, 1904,1 will render a final account Dr. S. F. Killlngsworth. Dr, C. S. Latlmi >ur actings and doings as Administrator of Estate of C. W. Mundy, deceased, in the HllllUgSU OI'tb & Latimer, oe of Judge of Probate for Abbeville Counat 10 o'clock a. no., and on the same day DENTISTS. 1 apply for a final discharge from my trust luch administrator. If you want your dental done at hon l!1 persons having demands against said aee or write to us. ate will present them for payment on or _ ore tbat day, proven and authenticated or rj. forever barred S T Mnndv Penney Clotmcg to. ' Adm',n""'"rl DSfg'.SlfMlgreWb"W"W<""- ^ JO to Penney Clothing Company tor Man- g JabSS^dT&ff ttan aniru), me nrat evci nnuwu Kerr ^urniture Co. lie, $1.00 and $2.00 i ' . - ' ' v?trV . Furni Correct Stj iHaas in haherdashe of Shirts and Hats, are reasonable. Hats All the latest ideas In Soft and Stiff Hats. In colors or in plain blacks. New "College" shapes in soft hats. Also correct shapes in Straw Hats. The New Howard, Rossmore and Reliable brands 50c, 75C, $1, #l.dU, $2 and $2.50 Underwear Cool, comfortable cottons. In plain or fancy colors, stripes or Balbri&gan. Open work Balbriggans, Sea Island botton? in shirts?drawers of same material or Sorivens or imitation Scrivens drawers. A full line to select from 25c, 50c, $1 A GARMENT. White and nguicu TCiSIB We have a lot^of new and neat patterns in Pique, Mercerized Uottou and Duck Vests, perfect fitting and fast colors. 91, 1.25, 1.50, 1.75, > $2 and $2.50 Hosiery JNew plaids in fast colors, solid blacks, red, blue, tan or brown, open work and embroidered patterns, the kind of sox you'll come again to buy. 10c, 15,25c, 50c. Summer Goats Black and white strlj . . $1.50, 2, 2.50, 3.50. Bli Coats $2.50, 3, 5. Blacl 6.50. Black Sicilian C . f . > ' i)/. | , % , \ . i 8 i S C jjfe] jp . Superior 1 1 5t It is sold k ?l?5 VMESSONOO. C - " I ' 1 *"?> IT w ta .. i PA. ? I " /is Mastic Pa J |[ EVERY GALL( .. $ Three Thousand Pounds of tl " | yjy week to be added t< /is C. A. 2M S The P 16 An editor is known by the Mes. 1 = keeps?and the stamps. i's A widow and ner weeds are so< parted. Bt When Jealously claims a woma Love and Hate shakes hands ries. Igg ry. Complete lines of |? The new patterns are . , nunrnnw ?-? ? i . Men's Shoes We are Bhowing a very Btylish lot '*M ; of Men's Shoes in both the Stetson ;'J$k $5 line and W. L. Douglass $3 and '^$8 $3.50 line in both high and low cuts. AiouavtJry HWcii lut ui lau I?; Bluchers at $3.50, 'Twill pay you to | and Coats and Tests |f|l pc cotton coats 50c. Black Alpacca coats Uj le Serge Coats' $2.50, 3, 5. Black Serge ^^H k nnd Blue Serge Coats and Vasts $4, S./JM! oats and Vests $5 6, 7.50. . veBe as !.o all othersB | ./-9S1B fverywhercp?|J savannah ?A. gjpB Fl^TTf i-J-nf The kind' fljaB U.I1L that wears ? )N GUARANTEED. Jjg I lis famous bsand will be in this j our already large stock. iilbord, la aint Man. rajflj ae If woman makes all the trouble inlH life, it's woman makes life worth the trouble. Si One touch of merriment makes the '^1 whole world-grin. SB n< No actress is as red as she is painted. m . A*.j/fv*- JW >jSH