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Anderson Intelligencer.
ONE YEAR.?1 50
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26, 1896.
A small boy smoked twenty cigarettes
in thirty minutes-and died. He could
not have done anything else.
Rhind, Evans' partner in the bond
scheme, has disappeared, and can't be lo
cated by the energetic newspapers report
It has been definitely decided that tho
National Democ ratio headquarters will be
located at Chicago with a branch at Wash
The Republicans of Wyoming have
nominated a lady, the incumbent State
Superintendent of Public Instruction, for
..mm e m -
Tenants who get in debt to landlords
and then "jump" ought to be severely
punished. It hi a growing evil and a
great impediment io agricultural pros
perity. _ _
The argument of the State in the dis
pensary test case to be heard before the
United States Supreme Court in October
is now nearing completion. The ar
gument will be very elaborate on both
The State of Tennessee has a Tillman
and Evans, and they are politicians. The
Republican Convection which met in
Nashville recently nominated G. N. Till
man for Governor and H. Clay Evans for
Lieutenant Governor.
Hon. Hoke Smith has resigned his po
sition as Secretary of Interior, and Presi
dent Cleveland has appointed David R.
-Franois, ex-Governor of Missouri, as his
successor. Mr. Smith will resume the
practice of law at bis old ho"~ Atlanta,
No matter what a man's opinions may
be, there aro only two men for him to
choose between for the presidency. Ei
ther Bryan or McKinley will be the
next President, Votes may be cast
for other men but they will be thrown
The prospect for higher prices for cot
ton grows better each day as the reports
of the serious falling off in condition of
the crop reach me commercial centres.
The speculators are taking advantage of
the situation, are pushin * up the prices of
futures for speculative purposes, and
their profits have already been immense.
Professor Sanford, the distinguished
and venerable mathematician and astron
omer, has just died at his home in Ma
con, Ga. Prof. ;i an ford has been a mem
ber of the faculi:y of Macon College for
nearly fifty years, but he is better known
throughout the broad land as the au
thor of the well -known Sanford series of
Albert E. Boone, the projector of the
-".Black Diamond" line from Knoxville to
the Atlantic Seaboard, had published a
card saying that he thinks Messrs. Thom
as & Ryan are trying to head him off.
He says that ho will build from Knox
"VUIB to Clayton, Rabun County, Georgia,
151 miles, and from Clayton will push on
to Augusta.
One moro popular belief has been re
morselessly swept away-that is the old
and well established belief that whoever
had iu his possession an umbrella was
owner of it. A man in England, who
was recently found with one he could not
account for in a manner satisfactory to
the court, not only had all his theories on
that subject upset, but was sent to prison
for fourteen miserable days.
\ mt am
We have before us the prospectus of
"Army Letters," a monthly magazine
published in Columbia by the War Re
cord Publishing Co. at one dollar a year.
The first is3ue will make its appearance
about 10th September. It will be edited
by Maj. F. G. de Fontaine, the veteran
war correspondent, and will be full of ex
ceedingly interesting matter. Send ten
cents and ged a sample copy.
Tho present age is a time of great ac
tivity. We walk rapidly; we ride and
drive at full speed and the swiftest ex
press trains are always preferred, and
even they seem too slow, leisurely read
ing is a thing of the past. In whatever
we engage we are restless if any delay
occurs. In our amusements there is con
stant hurry. There is no opportunity for
quiet reflection and recuperating rest.
The mental and physical machinery is
constantly in motion. Individual devel
opment is neglected, and our personality
ls swallowed np in the whirling mass.
The results are superficial thinking, in
complete work, and an early breaking
down of the human system.
Acting Postmaster-General Neilson has
modified the recent order of the Post
master-General prohibiting railroads
from carrying without payment of pos
tage mail relating to railroad business to
meet the views of Attorney General
Harmon, to whom the matter had been
referred. The Attorney General held
that a railroad company has a right to
carry letters without the payment of pos
tage that are written and sent by the of
ficers and agents of the railroad company
which carries and delivers them, about
its business, and these only. They may
be letters to others of its officers and
agents, to those of connecting lines, or to
anyone else, so long -as no other carrier
To enumerate the world's population is
a task which is simply appalling iu its
magnitude and yet before the present
century has completed its course that
task, as difficult as it may seem, will be
inaugurated. In round numbers the
population of the globe is estimated at
1,700,000,000. These figures, however,
are based upon the calculations which
each country has made for itself, and
while the grregate may be within a close
approximation of the real number, this
method of enumeration is too complica
ted to be reliable. At the last biennial
meeting of the International Statistical
Institute, recently held in Switzerland, it
was decided to institute a census which
should havo for its scope the entire pop
ulation of the globe. Tho advantage of
uch a census is that it will be thorough
ly supervised by competent statisticians
appointed for the special purpose. It
will take several years, perhaps, to com
plete a census of this kind, but it will
put at rest all doubt as to the number of
beings who inhabit this planet.
- Greenwood Journal, Aug. 13: Prof.
Wm. Hood was in Greenwood a few days
last week visiting his son and daughter,
Dr. Hood and Mrs. R. P. Blake. Prof.
Hood's presence here recalled tho time
just after the war when he was State
Treasurer under Gov. Jas. L. Orr and
holdover forborne time under Gov. R.
K. Scott until his successor could give
bond. It is said when he was about to
retire from office, Gov. Scott asked him
what he expected to do, and Prof. Hood
told him that he had accepted a profes
sorship at Erskine college. Gov. Scott
expressed a desire to educate some South
ern boy whom Prof. Hood should select.
The boy was chosen by Prof. Hood, edu
cated by Gov. Scott, and is now president
ia this State.
ed Hot Revelations.
To the Editor of the State: In your is
sue of the 7th inst, you published'a latter
from Commissioner Mixson. Every
word he says in that letter about my of
fering him a rebate directly or indirectly
of any amount or any shape, or at any
time, is absolutelv false from beginning
to end.
He further states that "when Mr. Trax
ler waa commissioner he discovered that
the Mill Creek Company was being paid
interest after 30 days, and each 30 days
calling for more or bigger intetest." This
statement is also false.
All the goous we sold Commissiouor
Traxler were sold on GO daya or four
months' time, and interest was charged
after the maturity of each invoice at G
per cent, per annum, and so stated on
each invoice. I cannot understand how
a sane man can make such a statement
over his own signature, when he knows
the evidence to prove him a falsifior is
on file in the office of tho State Dispensary.
! The reason this man Mixson is so bit
! tor against me is because I would not
i employ his agent and pay him a com
mission. Shortly after he was appointed
commissioner, but before the business of
the .dispensary was transferred to him,
he gave his agent a lettter of introduction
to me. This'agent said he could get me
the business of the State dispensary and
wanted a commission of $1 a barrel on X
2 a barrel on XX and 3 a barrel on XXX
whiskey, and wanted this on all we sold
the State. I told him the Mill Creek Dis
tilling company furnished the capital to
make the dispensary a success and that
institution owed us more than 92,000 at
one time, and tho books in tho orlico of
the dispensary would prove it, and I
thougbt the management ot the dispensa
ry would be coldblooded and ungrateful
if they did not give us a portion of their
business without our having to "put up"
for it.
Wo did not get the business. Now, I
leave the readers of your paper to judge
for themselves. GEO. HCBBELI..
Secretary Mill Creek Distilling Co.
Cincinnati, Aug. IS, 1S9G.
To thc Editor of the State: Mr. Hubbell
says in reference to me in your issue of
yesterday: "Every word ho says about
my offering him a rebate, directly or in
directly, of any amount, or in any shape,
or at auy time, is absolutely fdse from
beginning to end." Yet ho doos not de
ny the interview in the sample room nor
my statement of what occurred there.
Should he do so and when he does, then
he is tho liar that I haye already branded
him in such event.
I now go further and say when the of
fer of the 10 per cent, discount wa3 made
in the privacy in the sample room, (he
having previously soperemtorily refused
to give mo tho 5 "per cent, off) I looked
upon it with suspicion and hence the
question, "Will you let it appear regu
larly on the invoice*?" Upon his declin
ing to do so and throwing himself behind
the "trust'r I was fully satisfied what
his meaning was and consequently de
clined to deal with him and have never
done so.
In the matter of interest, my letter
should have read, interest being paid af
ter 60 days in place of SO days as stated.
I now say that his invoices for all goods
bear upon their face "interest after GO
days at 6 per cent, per annum, except on
the XXX ryes which he bills at 2.25 per
gallon, four months.
You must understand that the quanti
ty of XXX ryes is very small indeed in
comparison with the quantity of the
other, which was billed on the GO days
After assuming the duties of commis
sioner a draft come in from Mr. Hub
bell's company claiming a balance of in
terest due tbem. A3 Mr. Traxler had
not returned any amount due them as
such, I refused to pay for some time and
did not do so until I had Mr. Hubbell to
como out and bad Mr. Traxler to go ovor
the account with my bookkeeper, Mr. S.
W. Scruggs, who was soon convinced
that there was an accumulated interest
from partial payments of accounts due
them amounting to 1,255.34. for which
amount I issued a warrant on the State
treasurer, Mr. Traxler agreeing to the
same, which I now have iu my office in
Even if Mr. Mr. Hubbell did uot intend
my putting the return "cash" from the
10 per cent, offered, in my own pocket as
is so religiously claimed, he certainly of
fered to act, must I say, in bad faith in
trying to beat and deceive the "trust," of
which he is an honored member, and I
am informed an officer, and in doing so
he laid himself open to be adjudged capa
ble of making any kind of a propositron.
As to the part ol his letter which states
"an agent of his called on me with a letter
of introduction," the only party to whom
I gave a lotter of introduction was to Mr.
Robt. M. Mixson under the following
About thc time I assumed tho duties of
the office Mr. Robt. M. Mixson, a nephew
of mine, who is aud has been for the last
10 or 12 years, the soliciting freight agent
of the southern department of the Louis
ville and Nashville railroad with head
quarters in Atlanta, Ga., asked me for let
ters,of introduction to several parties, in
the interest of his road. I readily and
giadly complied with his request and
gave him polite and gentlemanly letters to
the following parties: George Hubbell,
Cincinnati; Messrs. Block, Acme Brew
ing company, Macon; Penn Ulass com
pany, Anderson, Ind., and perhaps to an
other one or two, I do not recollect. What
look place between Mr. Hubbell the sec
retary of the Mill Creek Distillery com
pany" and Mr. Robt. M. Mixson* agent
of the Louisville and Nashville railroad,
I do not know, but this I do know, Mr.
Mixon never intimated to me that his
lotter was to be used for other than the
purpose it was written, nor was he au
thorized to make any proposition coming
from me, and if any such proposition was
made, it was without my knowledge.
Immediately on reading Mr, IIubbell'8
latter I wired Mr. Robt M. Mixson, ask
ing him for a statement of what occurred
between himself and Mr. Hubbell that in
any manner related to me, and herewith
I give you his reply.
Mr. Hubboll's statement in reference
to my sending au agent to negotiate bears
badly on his sida, for after refusing to
give tho agent, as he states, 1 per barrel
for X, 2 per barrel for XX and 3 per
-barrel for XXX, be himself offers me
11.25 per barrel for XXX and would not
consent to put it it on the invoices. Be
sides had I any intention of such a deal I
would have been more discreet and not
allowed a third party the knowledge nor
a part of the deal.
I dislike very much to be forced to in
flict this upon the people, but it would be
suicidal iu my remaining quiet when
struck, and however agreeable it may be
for me to make these. appearances in
print, the poople may rest assured that I
will strike back when struck.
The following is tho letter of Mr. Mix
son's nephew t him:
F. M. Mixson, State Commissioner, Co
lumbia, S. C.
Dear Sir:-Replying to your request to
state to you what occurred relative to a
letter of introduction to George Hubbell,
secretary of tho Mill Creek Distilling
company, Cincinnati, given me by you
sometime the first of the year, 1S95. I
beg to say that when I called upon you
about the time you took charge of the
State Dispensary, and asked you lor let
ters of introduction lor several western
firms, from whom tho dispensary bougbt
goods, you kindly gave them to me,
among them one to Mr. Hubbell. As
well asl can remember, the letter read:
"This will be handed you by my nephew,
Mr. R M. Mixson, who represents tho
Louisville and Nashville railroad. Any
thing you can do for him will be appre
ciated "by yours respectfully, F. M. Mix
I secured this letter for the reason that
I was anxious to haul all of the shipments
for the Mill Creek Distilling company,
having been hauling only a portion ol'
Bame under Mr. Traxler. I mailed this
letter to Mr. Hubbell, stating that I would
like to meet him on his next visit to this
territory. Mr. Hubbell replied that ho
would notify me when ho next came to
Georgia or South Carolina. Finding that
I was losing his Macon shipments al60, I
wired him that I was anxious to seo bim,
and to please wire me dead-head answer
when he would be down.
I finally met Mr. Hubbell on one of my
regular visits to Macon, and had a nice
talk with him, relativo to freights aud
other things. During this conversation
Mr. Hubbell made mo a proposition to
represent the Mill Creek Distilling com
pany in South Carolina, and offered to pay
me 50 cents per barrel on whiskey I
would sell to the South Carolina State
This went on for some months, when I
met him at tho Planter's hotel, Augusta,
on his way to Columbia, S. C. He then
increased his offer to 1 for ono X, 2.u0
for two XX and 3.00 for XXX. He vent
onto Columbia, and on Saturday after
noon of same week be wired me to meet
him Sunday afternoon following at the
Planters hotel Augusta. I was in Au
gusta, and met him. Ile informed me
that he had had a settlement in full with
the dispensary and had concluded to
abandon theirbusiness; that it was too
risky, and therefore had asked mo to meet
him so that he could withdraw his propo
The foregoing propositions were made
to me individually, and not as agant for
anybody else. Yours truly,
Bear Girls of the Bicycle :
Another word with yon, please. I no
tice that ladies in Paris rido bicycles with
big pants, with small caps, and with cig
arettes in tho lips. I imagine thia is not
confined to regions beyond the Atlantic,
and: that the "wheel" and cigarette fasci
nation may come to girls of the South.
Do you notice how it has Blowly made its
way over your sensibilities? "Why was
tho wheel slowly accepted ? It was be
cause your modesty protested, but finally
yielded. Why was it that you did not
take to the wheel as soon as the boys ?
It was because your inward sense of pro
priety protested. If there had not been
an evident impropriety in girls mounting
a wheel they "would have sprung to the
amusement as soon as it appeared. Dut
good mothers and thoughtful gentlemen
shook their heads at the thought. That
delicate fear slowly subsided, and father
and mother determined that you should
have a wheel. There is something no
ticeable in this slow movomeut that final
ly wins your consent. It was your innate
modesty that declined the invitation.
You repelled it as unbecoming. But the
first repulse was the strongest, and it
grew weaker and weaker, and you" have
gone somewhere from your original con
victions. Is it up or down ? May I call
it acclivity or declivity ? Inquire of your
hearts and you will have an answer from
woman's internal monitor that will lead
you to suspect the latter. Ask again :
What was it that led me to look with
some sort of admiration upon a gracoful
lady mounted on a wheel, sailing softly
and rapidly and noiselessly by ? Was it
her beautiful modesty ? or "was it her
skill in poising her vehicle ? Did I think
at first that her fixed, solemn gazs and
her new walking motion detracted some
what from the ease, the elegance and the
gracefulness with which she usually
walks the streets ? Was there any rebate
of woman's modesty in the feat? WaR
not the old-fashioned side-saddle a tribute
to the native modesty of the sex ? That
was mounted becomingly from a pedes
tal. But the wheel is straddled outright,
and the retrogradation is from the mode
of mounting the oue to the mode of
mounting the other. It is retrograde and
down-grade modesty from the side-saddle
to the wheel.
I am not afraid, dear girls, that you will
dispute the point with me. I am resting
my plea on that Btrange thing in woman
that is not shocked by an impiety or hor
rified by a murder, that lies perfectly
dormant when a flagrant ingratitude pass
es before it, but the moment that asexual
indelicacy passes before it, it leaps into
hostile posture. It has a special and in
nate antipathy to the unchaste in thought,
word or manner. It is a spentaneity and
is not argued. It needs no logic. It
protests, which means to witness before
there is time to convince.
I want you to consult your natures, the
finest constitutions in the world. There
is nothing so beautiful. God's own handi
work and man's admiration. Made after
man was, the last of the creations, the
crowning piece, the citadel of the virtues.
All civilization, all manners, all homes,
all happiness, are dependent upon the
safe-keeping of that citadel of virtue.
That fillibustering meeting of boisterous,
semi-anarchists held recently at the
Cooper Institute, New York, and address
ed by a woman (?) indicates what we
may come to if woman is careless of her
self. D. E. F.
' Wire Will Be Used.
Col. D. P. Duncan, mannger of the
Farmers' Alliance exchange, roturned
from New York yesterday, where he had
gone to arrange for the wire cotton ties.
He was asked by a representative of the
State what success he had met with.
"I found the manufacturers willing
and even anxious to help the farmers
out in their fight against the tie trust,"
he replied. "I have arranged with a
manufacturer to make us wire ties. They
f will be made of No G annealed steel wire
30 ties to the bundle, which is the same
as is now put in the bundle of fiat hoop
"The tie will weigh 1 1-4 pounds, and
will cost 90 cents per bundle dslivered in
Columbia. The freight rate is 37 cents per
hundred to this city, and it will be a little
more to some other points, which will add
a cent or such a matter to the cost per
"Now, as to tho comparative cost of the
wire and hoop tie. A bundle of 30 wire
ties weigh 37 1-2 pounds- and costs 90
cents, or $2.40 per hundred pounds, while
the same number of hoop ties weigh 45
pounds, and cost ?1.45, or $3.21 cents per
hundred pounds. This, you see, makes a
hundred pounds of wire ties cost SI
cents less than a hundred pounds of the
hoop ties.
"The reason I fixed upon the large wiro
tie was to get the undoubted strength.
Ths manufacturer said that in pulling
the cotton out of the hold of a ship the
smaller wire might give way, but this
No. G they would guarantee to stay fast.
Besides, tho weight was another consid
"After this season I hardly think tho
hoop ties will cost over ?1.00 per bundle,
for the wire has come to stay.
"The ties will bave a complete loop on
one end, and the other end in baling will
be run through the loop, beut back, and
the end put under the wire around the
bale. In compresalng it will only be ne
cessary to pull the wiro through the loop,
run the end under the wire, and the work
is done. The manufacturers Baid it will
hold any kind of pressure or handling.
"Tho factory is nov/ at work on a car
load, and will be ready to ship in a few
days. I hope to have a carload here next
Colonel Duncan has worked hard to
down the hoop tie trust in this fight, and
from this statement it looks as if he had
succeeded. Ile receives dozens of letters
daily from farmers all over the State ask
ing about the wire tie, and all are holding
back to hear tho result of tho negotia
tions with the manufacturers.
Wire will be extensively used in this
State.-Columbia Slate, Auyunt 20.
Fight lu a Georgia Church.
MACON, GA , Aug. 23.--A sensation was
created in the leading Methodist Church
in this city to-night, caused by a difficulty
between the Rev. Alonzo Monk, pastor
of the Church, and Tilden Adamson, a
reporter of the Daily Telegraph.
Mr. Adamson reported the reverend
gentleman's sermon last Sunday, which
was pronounced by the pastor to be
correct. But at to-night's services, Mr.
Monk in his sermon was particularly
severe on the reporter, and reflected on
him in such a manner as to cause Mr.
Adamson to resent it near the end of the
Going io the pulpit the young gentle
man demanded an explanation of the
Doctors romarke. An exchange of words
angered both gentlemen, whereupon they
grabbled each other.
Deacons of the Church rushed forward,
and an exchange of blows betwoen them
and tho reporter followed. The news
paper man stood firm and defended him
self as best he could against odds. Police
were sent for. The congregation was
greatly excited, more than a thousand
people being present.
Women and men stood on tip-toe to
watch the outcome of tho scuflle. Finally
order was restored, but the services were
somewhat shortened by the scene.
Mr. Monk has been particularly severe
on the bar rooms and lewd houses of the
city, and his language has been the topic
of discussion for a week. The trouble to
night is really an outcome of his sermon
on the barrooms of Macon. Mr. Monk
is one of the ablest ministers in the Meth
odist Church, and while many people ap
prove his severe attack on the lower ele
ments of society, there are others who
contemn it as" ill-advised and intemp
Speaks to thc Farmers.
MOUNT GRETNA, PA., Aug. 21.-Senator
Ben Tillman of South Carolina made an
address to-day for free silver to the farm
ers gathered to attend the Mount Gretna
agricultural fair. About 700 people, most
of them farmers, made up Senator Till
man's audience. Tho speaker was given
respectful atteution and was frequently
His concluding paragraph was this:
"Will you submit to Euglish domina
tion ? We whipped England in 177(3, we
whipped her in 1812 and wo can whip her
to day with one hand tied Think whether
you will again have Pierpont Morgan
and his gang of ghouls in Wall Street to
govern and have dominion over our
President and congress, or whether you
will free us and restore our majesty as
American freemen. Tell your party to
go to the devil unless lt is going todo
what is right."
With this blunt ending the Senator sat
down. Immediately a mun rose in tho
audience and proposed a vote of thanks
to Mr. Tillman, but there were a score of
shouts of "no." The Beuator sat entirely
unmindful of the turmoil that WBB created
for the instant, until the chairman could
call the meeting to order and introduce
ex-congressman C. li. Turner of New
York, who also made a silver speech.
- There aro several species of lizards
which, whon frightened, will amputate
their own tails by a quick jerk. The dis
carded member flounces around and
attracts the enemy wbilo the body is
effecting its escape. Within a few weeks
the tail grows out full length, and the
lizard is again ready to work a trick on
an enemy.
Lowndesrille Hems.
Several of tho Lowndesville people at
teuded the speaking at Autreville Tues
Rev. Foster Speer went to Georgia
Tuesday evening.
Capt. .Ino. Miller is visiting in town.
Messrs. C. M. Horton and R. II. Mose
loy went to Abbeville Friday.
Capt. Jno. E. Brownlee, of Antroville,
was in town Friday.
P.of. J. C. Harper and Mr. Clayton
Latitnor, of Honea Path, aro vUi:ing in
Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Thornton, of At
lanta, are visiting the family of Mr. J. T.
Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Latimer, of Abba
ville, spent Sunday with the family of
Mr. J. T. Latimer.
Mr. J. M. Baker came in Saturday
night from Washington, D. C.
Miss Lillie H ickahee celebrated her
eighteenth birthday Friday by entertain
ing her young friend*.
Mr. R. E. and Miss Lucia Moseley went
to Abbeville Friday.
Railroad Price is certainly a hustler.
He wont to Anderson last Monday and
Wednesday, and because he couldn't get
"Keeled up" carno homo aud put out for
Lindsay Fennel is a frequent visitor to
the postoffico. Ask him what for.
Invitations are out for a party at Mrs.
A. E. Moorhead's Tuesday evening.
Messrs. C. C and H B. Allon are visit
ing relatives in Georgia.
The Mountain View correspondent is
certainly a line one. He is not able to
keep posted on what happens in his own
little town, but eau give you the news
from that little distant place. Lindsay,
you will have do better next time or stop.
The Misses Rembert, of Fairfield, are
in town.
Anyone having business with Ellis
Huckabee will find him at the parsonage.
The protracted metting at the Ridge
closed Sunday morning.
Belton Items.
The Williamston base ball team meas
ured bats with the Belton nine Saturday
evening last on the latter's hold. Result :
Belton G talleys, Williamston 2 talleys.
This makes three successful beats Belton
has won from Williamston- If Belton's
success continues, look for their presence
in tho Southern league next year.
Gov. J. G. Evans spent Saturday and
Sunday with Hon. A. C. Latimer.
Capt. Bi;:d brought in the first bale of
cotton Saturday. Sold to Geer Bro3. for 8
The Baptists of Belton will begin a
series of meetings at their Church Monday
after the fifth Sunday. Dr. Manly will be
insisted by Dr. Gardner.
Mr. R A. Lewis leaves lo day for New
York, where he goe? to purchase hie fall
stock. Mrs. Lewis will accompany him
KS far B3 Greenville, where she will visit
the family of Di. Manly.
Mr. Albert Sharpe came over Sunday
evening and left Monday morning for
home on his bicycle.
Miss Z-rla Brock, a graduato of Due Wost
Female College, and also of the Philadel
phia Conservatory of Music, will have
charge of the primary department this
year. Including himeelf aa head, he has
an excellent faculty.
Mi". D. A. Campbell, of this place, whose
wife died recently, has received the insur
ance on her lifo. She was insured in the
Prof. J. T. Weat, principal of the Pelzer
Behool, is on a visit to his brother, Prof.
West, of this place.
Mr. D A. Geer has returned from Balti
more. He says there was no cessation of
beat. He went via Norfolk, where he
took a steamer. Ho says you could not
stay in the state rooms on account of heat.
Misses Mallie Brown is visiting her sis
ter, Mrs. McDaniel, in G<eenville.
Miss N. Carrie Sullivan, has returned to
her home near Pelzer, after a three week's
visit to friends and relatives here.
Miss Smart, of Troy, S. C., is via.ting
Miss Eva Stringer. I
Mr. W. K. Stringer has returned after
an extended trip to New Y"ork and other
Eastern points, where ne went to buy
goods and see the sights.
Mrs. Wilson and daughter, Miss Carrie,
of Charleston, are gupsts of the McGee
Hoiel. IC.
Fairview Stock Show.
The tenth annual exhibit of the Fairview
Stock, Agiicultural and Mechanical Asso
ciation will be held on the Association
grounds, near Fairview Cnurcb, Septem
ber 25th, 139G.
It is the desiro of the Association, with
the aid of a generous public, to make the
approaching oxhibit surpass all previous
ones in tho number and excellence of its
displays aud in profit and pleasure lo
those who attend it. Everything that bas
made this occasion so attractive in the
past will be retained, all that may have
been objectionable will be omitted, and
there will be the addition of many new
and intereuting features. No effort will be
spared, nor.hiug left undone that can con
tribute to the success of the day.
A Grand Stand, with a seating capacity
of five hundred, together with fifteen hun
dred feet of plank seats, with backs, erected
in the grove just east of the Arena will fur
nish ample accommodation for the com
fort of all visitors. Tnat you may be as
sured of perfect order we point you to past
experience. The grounds are chartered
under the laws of the State, and officera
have been appointed with full power to
arrest all offenders against the peace. The
laws and regulations governing previous
displays will be in force. Nothing but
live stock and horse food can be sold on
the grounds.
The success of our enterprise should ap
peal not only to the pride of the members
of the Association, but al6o to every citi
zen of Liureus, Abbeville. Anderson,
Sparenburg and Greenville Counties, and
all should contribute to thin success by
their presence, and especially by securing
a full representation of each section in
every department of the display.
Remember the dato, September 25th,
1S90. W. II. BRITT, Secretary.
Bryan and Silver.
The National Campaign now begun will
be of more absorbing interest than any
since 1S7 . The contest will extend to
every State North and West, and Massa
chusetts will be as debatable ground as
Michigan The Democratic standard
bearer, William J. Bryan, will take tho
flag of Free Silver into the very citadels of
Gold, and from first to last thestiuggle
will be sensational. There will not be a
dull week from now until November.
THE STATE is the Leading South Caro
lina Newspaper supporting the National
Democratic Platfortu. It ls tho admittod
champion of tho great issue of Bimetallism,
upon which Ihe battlo will be fought. It
bau always been a good newspaper, and
will be better than ever during this strug
cle. It will keep the people of South
Carolina closely informed of the progress
and prospects of the campaign. No Dem
ocrat eeeking Democratic news and doc
trine can alford to be without it.
CAMPAIGN RATES. To plaoe it within
the reach of everybody, the Baili/ Slate
will be sent from this time until Nov. 10
to any address for ? 1.75, and the Semi
Weeklv Slate for iii cents. The reduction
is great, and to get the full advantage of its
subscriptions, with the cash, should be
6entatonce. Address,
THE STATE, Cjlumbia, S C.
Singing School.
MR EDITOR: Prof. J. C. Londerman
closed a very successful singing school of
ten days with a concert on Friday night,
l-l-.h iubt., at Corinth Baptist Church. The
audience were agresably surprised at the
progress his class had m tie, as about half
of them were small children. This was
Prof. Leuderman'ri tir t ellbrt, and we are
convinced that he is a competent music
teacher, lie is a high toned Christian
gentleman, and wo would not hesitate to
recommand him to auy community want
ing a lirst class mu*ic teacher.
8. M. HoLCOMlt,
Homes for Delegates.
The delegates to the Union Meeting,
which con venes at Shiloh next Saturday
and Sunday, aro assigned to the following
home3 :
South Union, J. H. Shearer ; Beaver
dam, Mis.^ Julia Burriss ; Double Spring?,
W. M. Strickland; Oakdale, Rev. J.R.
Earle ; Mt. Tabor, Mrs. M. D. Strickland ;
Cross Roads, Paul Yon ; Andersonville, R.
Ja fferson ; Hephzibah, A. B. Sullivan;
New Bethel, J D. Stonecypher.
A. B. SULLIVAN, for Com.
You cannot say that you have tried
everything for your rheumatism, until
you have taken Ayer's Pills. .Hundreds
have been cured of this complaint by the
use of th se Pilla alone. They were ad
mitted on exhibition at the World's Fair
as a standard cathartic.
- Two brothers of Tortosa, in Spain,
peasants, quarrelled recently over a
couple of bena that had done some slight
damage in the yard of one of them. Uno
brother thereupon split the other's head
open with an axe, killed his wife, his two
children, and the servant girl, and left
tho country.
Moseley News.
Mr. WT T. McGee la building him an
other large barn. ID will be remembered
that he built one about 2 years ago, and
now while the farmers are complaining of
the great ''shortage" of crops, W. T. is
wondering if be will have room to shelter
hie present crop. Mr. McGee ia a model
farmer, brim full of pluck, will and energy
and some of our chronic grumblers ought
to watch him awhile and profit thereby.
Mr. W. W Scott ls erecting a neat little
cottoge on his plantation near this place.
Mrs Lula Evans Price left on the 23rd
inst, for herb me, near Hartwell, having
spent a week here under the parental roof.
Mr. Will Rice, of Annie, who purchas
ed a tract of land near here last winter, is
building him anice little cottage on the
same and expects to move hero this fall.
Mr. W. M. Morgan, from Vilanow, Ga.,
ls here visiting relatives and friends and
scenes of bis childhood days. Mr. Morgan
is a brother of our townsman, Rev. J. T ,
and was born, reared and lived at this
place until about 12 years ago, when he re
moved to where he now resides. Two of
his little boys and his kioaman, Mr. Will
Prier, are with him. They expect to leave
to-morrow for Townville, where they will
stop a few days and thence to their homes.
Mra. I). G. Rarapy, of Starr, spent a few
days here last wook with relatives.
Misa Annie McKinney, of Anderson, re
turned to her home last week after spend
ing three weeks here with her friends.
Mr. Rob. Every will begin this week the
erection of a large barn. "Bob" has been
moving things with a rush this year, and
a? yet be has not found time to complain
of the "shortage" crops, &c, but he says
he needs moro shelter and he's going lo
have it.
Miss Carrie Saawright, a charming young
lady of Donaldsville, spent a week here
with relatives recently.
Miss Lizzie Seawrlght came home last
week, having spent three weeks with
friends at Bowenville, Ga.
Miss Lily Huffman, of Clark's Hill, is
spending a month with friends of this place
and at Cooks. Her many friends are glad
to have her with them again.
A "certain young man" of Lowndesvllle,
recently discovered that one of our youog
iadie3 possesses charms that he cannot
resist, and as a result he has been making
double daily trips up this way. Madam
Bruno says there will be another wedding
In the early future and is now calling
attention to one Mr. Loafer, who, it seems,
has quit hauling goods to sell and got to
hauling real live articles, and they say
well, if what they say does come to pass,
the gossipers are going to bo demoralized,
business will be suspended, and the result
will be a "nine days" wonder.
Mifis Rose Sober, one of Antreville's
charming belles, spent a day and night in
this vicinity recently and as a result of
that visit
We see a lonesome void, an aching core
And tears that smart and burn and almoet
We iee a love that's tearing keartstrings
Bore ;
And a hope that is crushed.
Bat he's gone down to eee about it and
when he returns we will-tell you
more about it.
Our town was torely grieved to bear of
the di?ath of one who was so highly esteem
ed by all who had the ellghtest acquaint
ance with and so cherished by those who
were close to her, and bad so many and
since -e friends, that the tidings carried
sorrow everywhere. It is simplest truth
to say that this entire community and
away beyond grieved to bear that this gen
tle und kindly lady who was in the prime
of life, and who seemed to enjoy the best
of hec.lt h, hid pas' ed away. We allude to
the death of Mrs. D. A. McAllister, which
occurred on the 3rd inst., after an illness
of ten days with typhoid fever. She leaves
as chief mourners among a great multitude
her husband, father, four sisters, four
brothers. Mrs. Allister connected herself
with the Presbyterian Church In early
life, and ever enjoyed sweet service for the
Master while on earth, and left loving
assurance that death to her would mean
only a glorious awakening in that home,
Jesus left to prepare for al/ who believe on
In that groat cloister's stillness and seclu
By tte guardian angels led
Whete she no longer needs our poor pro
She llvo3-whom'we call dead.
Militant Christianity.
GRAYSON, KY., Aug. 10.-At a church
meeting on Little Sandy, in Elliott coun
ty, 20 miles south of this place, four men
were killed and two injured yesterday
?ear the fair grounds. A man named
Spicer was selling whiskey and a large
number of horse traders got into a fight
in which two Harrison brothers and two
Whit t brothers were instantly killed and
two others, names unknown, wounded,
one seriously and the other slightly.
- ni * m
On the Eve of the Wedding.
CHATTANOOGA, Aug. 21.-On the eve of ]
her wedding which was to have ocourred
next Sunday, Miss Amanda Douglas,
daughter of Prater Douglas, a farmer liv
ingnearMcMinnville, Tenn., to-day com
mitted suicide by shooting herself. Some
slight disagreement with her affianced
over the wedding arrangements led to the
deed. She was a beautiful and popular
young woman and will be buried in her
bridal dress.
His Last 'Chute.
QUINCY, ILLS., Aug. IC-Frank Jacobi,
of Cincinnati, a balloonist, made his
1,005th and last ascension at Baldwin park
this evening Jacobs and a local aero
naut, Ed Dudley, were to give a a balloon
and parachute race. Both balloons were
out loose together, and when 150 feet high
Jacobs' balloon burst. Jacobs cut loose
from it with his parachute, which failed
to open and the unfortunate man shot
downward at a terrino rate of speed. He
struck the ground feet first and was pick
ed up in an unconscious condition and
carried to a tent, where he died half an
hour later. Both legs were horribly
mangled and his neck and two ribs were
broken. Jacob ' wife and child were
among the rpectators.
A Terrible Affair.
Near Taylorville, N. C., a few days
ago, while threshing wheat, a little boy,
who was cutting the binds, made a mis
take and cut the feeder across the back of
the hand-making an ugly wound. Filled
with excitement and anger, tho feeder
grabbed the boy and threw him into the
machine. Before the machine cou! 1 be
stopped half of the boy's body was torn
to pioces. Two of tho poor, unfortunate
lad's brothers were present, and when
they saw their little brother murdered In
cold blood they sprang at tho murderer,
dealing two blows with a pitchfork-one
in the stomach, the other in the chest
either one of which would have been fa
tal. He only lived a fow minutes.
Put in Pickle.
FrtEDEniciisnuRCi, VA., Aug. 21.-Dal
las Bruce, a white citizen of Caraline
county, living some 25 miles from here,
disappeared at the Confederate reunion
in Richmond, July 1st. He was known
to have some ?400 on his person. Ho was
separated from his wife and had been
living with a colored woman in his
neighborhood. Wednesday afternoon
late, his body was found in aome plokle
barrels at the negro woman's house. The
body had been cut to pieces and a piece
put in each of several barrels and pickles
put on the top and the strong brine over
tho whole. The pieces of the body were
in sufficiently good condition to be clear
ly identified.
With One Bullet.
CALVERT, TEX., Aug. 2-1.-Tho son aud
daughter of Martha McCullough, living
in Milan County, were assassinated by
some unknown party Saturday evening.
Only one shot was fired. They were sit
ting on the porch after dusk when a rifle
shot rang out. The bullet passed through
the son's neck and lodged in the daugh
ter's head.
( ood-Bye to Hoke Smith.
WASHINGTON, D. C., August 21.-Sec
retary Hoke Smith will sever his connec
tions with the interior department on
Saturday next, 2'Jth instant. Ile will de
vote this week to clearing up "odds and
ends," and finally disposing of such de
partment work as has been prepared un
der his direction and !s ready for bis sig
nature. The department will be in charge
of Assistant Secretary Sims pending the
appointment of the new Secretary.
BUZZARD'S BAY, August 24.-President
Cleveland announced to-night that David
R. Francis, Ex-Governor of Missouri, has
been appointod Secretary of Interior, vice
Hoke Smith, resigned, and that he will
assume the duties of his offico September
- There is a species or humming bird
inhabiting the Isthmus of Panama that is
not larger than a common horse fly.
- If a snail's head be cut oil' and the
body immediately placed in a cool, damp
placo a new head will soon be grown,
- No receptacle has ever been made
strong enough to resist the bursting force
or power of freezing water.
- Man is now scientifically defined aa
being composed of -15 pounds of carbon
and nitrogen, evenly diffused through 12
gallons of water.
- During his visit in Laureus last week,
President Craigbead, of Clemson College,
brought to the attention of the newspaper
editors the fact that Congress makes an
appropriation for farmers' institutes in
the different Congressional Districts. He
states that if the farmers of the county
desire an institute held in the county
during this month or September he is
ready to hold one at the suggestion of the
farmers, lie wi.l bo present himself,
with tho Agricultural Chemist, and
Veterinarian of the College, and lectures
on matters connected with the soils,
stock, etc., will be delivered. The insti
tute may be held for one or two days. It
cannot but be'interesting and improving.
The Ideal Panacea *
James L. Francis. Alderman, Chicago,
says: "I regard Dr. King's New Discovery
aa an Ideal Panacea for Cough*, Colds and
Lune Complaints, having used it in my
family for the last five years, to the ex
clusion of physician's prescriptions or
other preparations." Rev. Johu Burgus,
Keokuk, Iowa, writes : "I have been a
Ministor of the Methodist Episcopal
Church for 50 years or more, and have
never found anything so beneficial, o? that
gave me such speedy relief as Dr. King's New
Discovery." Try this Ideal Cough Remedy
now. Trial Bottles Free at Hill Bros.
Drug Store.
A Valuable- Prescrip.ion.
Editor Morison of Worthington, Iud ,
"Sun," writes: "You have a valuable pre
8cription in Electric Bitters, and I can
cheerfully recommend it for Constipation
and Sick Hoadache, and as a general system
tonic it baa no equal." Mrs. Annie Stehle,
2625 Cottage Grove Ave., Chicago, was all
run down, could not eat nor digest food,
had u backache which never left her and
felt tired and weary, but six bottles of
Electric Bitters restored her heilth and re
newed her strength. Prices 50 cent3 and
$1.00. Get a Bottle at Hill Bros. Drug
ll All persons having demands against
the Estate of G. W. Farmer, deceased,
are hereby notified to present them, prop
erly proven, to the undersigned within the
time prescribed by law, and those indebted
to make payment.
S. E. FARMER, Ex'x.
E. B. FARMER, Ex'r.
A. S. FARMER, Ex'r.
Aug 20, 1890_ti_3
By R. M. Burris*, Judge of Probate.
WHEREAS, B. F. Wright bas
applied to me to grant him Letters of
Administration on thc Estate and effects
of Sarah Cox, deceased.
These are therefore to cite aud admon
ish all kindred and creditors of the said
Sarah Cox, deceasd, to bo and appear
before mo in Court of Probate, to be held
at Anderson Court House, on the 10:h
day of September, 1890, after publication
hereof, to show cause, if any they have,
why the said Administration should not
be granted. Giveu under my hand, this
20th dav of August, 1890.
R. M. BURRISS, Judge Probate.
Aug 20, 1890 9 2
HHHAT Tract of Land, known as the
JL Reeves Place, situated one and a half
miles from Pendleton, on the road leadiog
to Anderson, containing about 125 acres,
half arable, half virgin forest. Also, one
Tract, joining the above, containing about
150 acre , half areble, half virgin forest,
known as part of "Cherry Hill" Tract
Also, one Tract, joining the above, con
taining about 135 acre*, 14 acres of which
is arable, balance virgin forest, situate 2}
miles from Pendleton, on the Bruce's Ford
road, and joining hinds o O A. Bowen.
J. B. E. SLOAN, Charleston, S. C.
Au* 20. 1S9G 9 4
MeetiDg of_ Stockholders.
A. SPECIAL meeting of the Stockhold
ers of the Anderson Water. Light and
Power Company is hereby called to meet
at the office of the Company, in tho Webb
Building, on Whitner Street, in the City
of Anderson, S. C, on the 29th day of
September next, ( 1 0G,) tc ratify and con
firm the increase of the Bonded Debt of
the Company from Seventy-five Thousand
Dollars to Two Hundred Thousand Dol
lars, authorized and directed by the Stock
holders at their meeting beldon the 23rd
day of June last as a mo us for tue devel
opment of the Water Power at Portman
Shoals on Seneca River.
S. M. ORR. President.
Andorson, S. C., Aug. 26, JSS6
WILL be let to the lowest responsible
On Thursday, lO.h day of September
next, at 10 o'clock a. m., to the lowest re
sponsible bidder, the repairing or rebuild
ing of the bridge across little Brushy
Creek, near Mr. Alexander Orr's.
Also, rame dav at ll o'clock, a. m., the
repairing of a bridge across big Brushy
Creek, near Mr. John W. B. Otr a place.
Also, same day, at 3 o'clock p. m., the
repairing of a bridge over big Brushy
Creek, near Mr. J. W. RasHmond's.
Plans and specifications made known on
day of letting.
Supervisor A. C., S C.
Aug. 20, 1S9G._
Desirable City Property for
T NOW offer for sale my residence, with
X outbuildings and twenty-eight and
one half acres land, situated in West End,
on Whitner street, within the city limits.
This ia your opportunity to get a spaoious
and delightful residence, with adjoining
lands well situated a-ad adapted for track
and dairy farming. A market for yonr
products can be found at Factory Town,,
just one-quarter mile distant, which, by'
the way, is soon to be doubled in size and
population. Also, convenient to Graded
School. I will sell cheap and give easy
terms. Call n H. B. FANT,
At Store, South Main Street.
Aug 19, 1 9G_8_4_
Land For Sale.
T OFFER for sale my Tract of Land, ]y
JL ing about 2i miles South of Anderson,
containing 167 acres, more or leas. Good
dwelling, outbuildings two good tenant
houses, good water, fine orchard. Land
in high state of cultivation. Terms easy.
If not sold at private sale will be sold at
pnblic outcry Salesday in September.
TN making oar bow to the trading public we do so with the understanding that we
JL going into buainesB in one of the lowest marketa in the State. Now, we don't
claim to know everything, but we do know that it has not been the merchant* that
have sold Goods the lowest that have failed, but it is the ones that have sold Goods the
highest. We also know that new men, and green hands at that, will have to cell a
little lower than their competitors, and tbat is what we are going to do.
We have bad the experience of a close and well experienced Duyer, and our aim is
to sell the best article for the money, and we will carry In Stock
Notions, Staple Dry Goods, Shoes, Groceries and Tobacco.
All of these are our leaders-that is, we will make special prices on all these articles.
Three Spools of good Thread for to. Yours to pitase,
H Hp
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A ND GOING TO SHAKE THIS COUNTRY from centie to circumferenca with
JOL UNHEARD OP BARGAINS, such aa the followiog :
BEST SATIN CALF SHOES, solid oak, inner and ou!er scies, olaatic. guaranteed
for 12 months, for only ?1.25. Never have been sold in Anderson for less than ?2.00.
Also, Men's High Cut Whole Stock. Oak Soles Plow SHOES for only ?1.00. Yo*
have never bought them for less than $1.3,1 to ?150.
And everjthing else at UNHEARD OF PR1CE3.
Your trade we are going to have, if you are at all interested in buying Goods from
Remember, we are in our Now Store room, near Railroad Dridge.
Yours always truly,
BY -
On Saturday Only, August 29th, 1896.
Women's Black Oxfords 30c.Worth 50c
Women's Russet Oxfords 49c.Worth 75c
Men's Dress Lace Shoes 85c.... ...Worth 81.00'
Men's Dress Lace and Cong. Shoes S 1.00.AVorth 81.25"
Men's Russet Lace Shoes 81.00.Worth 81.50
Men's Russet Lace Shoes S1.50.Worth 82.00
Men's Russet Lace Shoes 82.00.Worth 83.00
Men's Russet Lace Shoes 82.59.Worth 83.50-84.00
Men's Tennis Oxfords 35c.Worth 50c
Boys' Russet Lace Shoes 85c.Worth 81.25
Women's S Kip Farm Shoes 00c.Worth 85c
Men's S Kip Brogans 69c.Worth 81.00
Women's Kid Tip Button G5c.Worth 85c
Men's S Kip Brogans 50.^.Worth 75c
All Ladies* Fine Oxfords offered below Cost.
J?- Please bear in mind this sale is strictly FOR CASH, and only on
Under Masonic Temple, Anderson, S. C.
100 Piurs
75 Pairs
100 Pairs
50 Pairs
150 Pairs
50 Pairs
75 Pairs
50 Pairs
100 Pairs
50 Pairs
100 Pairs
100 Pairs
50 Pairs
75 Pairs
We MUST and WILL greatly reduce our Stock, (which is
by far the largest ever seen in this city at this season," by
the l th of August, as we will then begin receiving that
unprecedented Fall Stock we have been telling you about.
In order to accomplish this end we are offering
In all Departments, and more especially in
Men's, Boys' and Children'
Guis, Notions, Milli
The ready Cash will secure an unusual amount of Goods
from us just now.
Yours "earnestly,
Agent Butterick's Patterns.
Thone 59.
Well, Here we are Again !
Gold Bug and Free Silver men meet
for a common Cause-Come weal or
woe, we are here for your good. . . .
The burden of our argument shaU b e
WE are not fighting anybody-we do hot want to fight anybody. We are not try
ing to mn anybody out ot business, but we are here to lead, the prices, and lead the
prices wa will. We name prices on Brooms-new prices on Brooms-prices on Brooms
that attracts the attention of everybody who sweeps or lives In a house that is swept
by a Broom. We haye a full Staff Broom, made of Western corn, two utrings, good
length, wa pries you at Sc. No other man can do it, but we can and we do. We have
a very large Broom, a good Broom, a Broom that you feel the weight of when you
huvo it In your hand, a Broom that makes a wide path whoo you drat; it across the
floor, we call lt our ''trash mover." It's a Broom that attracts attention, it's a Broom
that you like, it's a Broom that hocsekeepera take a liking to, it's a Broom that's been
sold at from 20c. to 2dc, but we name a price that the poorest man can pay. we name
a price that you formerly paid for a Toy Broom-the price ii IOCJ. See this Broom be
fore you buy Broom?. We have a very large Broom that we will sall for 15s.-a broom
made in this 8tate, that is a home industry-it is a home-made Broom-it's a Broom
that shoald elicit your kind hympithy. We will sell you a finer Broom still for 20c
8nd 25c. And you knov? our Royal No 9 and our B:g No. fi 60;. and 50 . Broom?.
We propose now to put you thens at 35c and 30j.
Now, there be those who'will send up a howl as long as from here to Jerusalem,
and say that we are losing money on Brooms, but they are deceived. If we paid what
they paid for their Broom.s we would be losing money ; but remember that we do not
buy unless we buy cheap, therefore we eau afford to say that we need not sell unless
we sell cheap. Parties buying Brooms from us now will get the lowest prices that have
eyer been made on Brooms.
Another thing we want to mention in our Broom ad. is TOBACCO. We have got
a standard grade of Tobacco-goes all over the country at five plugs to the pound, has
never been retailed at less than 25o per pound-that we propose to sell a small lot of
at 4c. per plug, jast to se9 tobacco chewers smile and competition scringe. Yes, you
will see them scringe, you will see them squint. They will say there is something the
matter ; and we say there is something the matter, ton, but it is with the other fellow.
We are in the swim and we propose to stay there. We have got a Tobacco that people
are selling all over this Stats at 35;. per pound, by the box at 33c, we propose to make
you at present at 25c. It is strictly first-class Tobacco-a good chew, a good keeper,
and put up in good shape, 10 lbs. to the box. Everybody'should have at l ist one
box, and some people should have five.
Don't forget that we are still making cut prices on TINWARE, GLASSWARE,
and CROCKERY. Our Lamps are marvels of cheapness, and going just for fun. Our
SOAPS are superb, and the prices we are making on some nf the highest quality, be3t
known brands, are taking the lead all over the country. We sell eight oars of first
class Soap for 25;. We sell nine pounds of first-class^Baking Sjda for 25o.
Well, gentlemen, I am sorry that our talk most come to a closo, but you must re
member that all things are human and must come to an enc, the good and the bad ;
hence this talk must come to an end. So good-bye.
Yours allays truly,
No. 27 South Side Public Square, Anderson, 6. C.
Of doing business consists chiefly in giving
satisfaction to the customer-it is the key
to sue cess in all Hues of business.
WE strive to merit the patronage of the public by making it both
pleasant and profitable to deal with us-hence mutually satisfactory.
We arc now offering is a line of
Per pair. This is a neat and stylish Slipper, and is worth 81.75 everTwhere,
If you want a nice Summer Shoe at small cost see this line. We keep in
stock ai; all times Shoes of every style, quality and price. Our line of
Is complete, and we are offering them at a very low price.
We haye Everything you want in Groceries,
And to the Farmers we will say that we will make it to your interest if you
will send us your orders.

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