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ANDERSON, S. C., WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 1903.
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And Low Cut SHOES !
On our liront counter we have placed about two hundred
lair of $3.00 and $2.50 Trousers. These are the Trousers we
lave been selling all the censen at these prices. For quick
iddance we have priced them $1.95. If you wanta pair of
pusers this is $onx chance.
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Our entire line of Two-Piece Suits have orders to getont
lt their former pri?es they Were considered ?scell?t values.
Lt th? Cut Prices we place on them they certainly are ex
$0.00 Two-Piece Suits reduced to $&?u
WO -V " , " M?
10.00 V " " 7.50
LOW CUT SHOES REDUCED.
l3.001.ow Cut Shoes now $1.65
2.50 " w " " 1.95
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The ente en the above Ooods are deep, but they are ?eh
e reductions. Ko fake business here. *
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your headquarters with us -
attending that great and en
joyable event. Plenty of : : :
and O^j?Ji^S I
Per you to rest in , j fe.
are offering foi July some specials which we promise
be the best bargains ye? can ?sd |a ^~a?wje ?oqfo
entire steck ox
LAWNS & MUSLINS
At these special prices ;
'c kind at 19c.
10c kind at 7 1-2 and 8c.
15c kind at Ile.
8 l-3c kind at 6c.
Bemnants 4? up.
Pro^ yasd to $1.15 yard,
Farmer price 50c to $1.$0.
??^A. Mg apecfe&s in Embroidery, Inserting, Laces, Milli?
And our lot of Oxford Tie? and Slippers,
ne ywrc osiers.
McCall Basar Patterns and Pre? P?sh?oa g?*e?t?.
- The net profits of the State dis
pensary for the first quarter of the
year is $25,668,01.
- The dopot of the Southern rail
way at Whitlock ir. Fairfield county
was humed the other night.
- The annual reunion of Newberry
College will be held at Little Moun
tain on August 1 at 10 o'dook,
-? The builders* strike afc Spartan
burg was not a very effective one. No
serious delay was oaused in building
- Ervin Waldrop, aged 31, was
killed by being caught in tho belting
ia Mrs. Wilkins' grist mitt in Green
- Nino white men were convicted
by Recorder Jervey in Cha beaton on
Monday ?JV violating the dispensary
law and wore fined $50 each. .
- Mrs. J. B. Hunt at Swansea was
painfully and probably fatally injured
by an explosion of kerosene, oil while
trying to start a fire in ? stove.
-Ex-Senator John LV Mo Laur?n eas
returned to his home in B?nnettsville;
The only property that he owns there
how is a rice plantation valued at
- A Sparenburg jury gave Mrs*
Davis a verdict of $1,000 damages
against J. D . Collins, a merchant.
Mrs. Davis bought goods from him
and they had a fuss about the settle
ment and he strnok her.
- Governor Hey ward has offered a
reward of $100 for the apprehension
and conviction of the person who on
the night of June 20 last burned the
bara of Dr. W. E. Prescott at Edge
field with loss of about $1,000. ,
- The building contractors and the
strikers of Charleston are still apart.
The master tradesmen are importing
mechanics and geuran to oi D g them
steady, employment for a year. Both
eldee are confident of winning out.
- Tho young daughter of the sher
iff of Barnwell with a loaded weapon
dispersed a mob of ten armed men
who demanded of her that she give
them the jail keys so that they could
get at a prisoner, presumably to ly nob.
- Mr. Eli Williams and Mr. Sharp
Keaaedy, of the Cherokee j Springs
oecfcioi* ol Spartanburg county, bnoamo
involved in a quarrel. ' As l? result
|tfe> Kennedy produced a knifo, and
painfully, but not seriously, stabbed
Kr. V7i!???ii. I ?
- Lightning struck a batt? on C. C.
MvAHilv^'s farm, . turee IUIICS from
Chesterton Monday afternoon, kill*
ing a horse, and knooking down ?ve
negro men. One of the negroes was
killed, two others oro still in a crit
ical condition and two are all right
- Pnrly Langley was shot and kill
ed by John W. Coward near McLeod's
Mili? XQ miles north of Benne tts ville.
Both were white men. The two mes
in the road and had some words. A
difficulty ensued in which Coward
emptied a shotgun into. Langley kill
ing him almost instantly.
- At Chea tera aid a few days ago,
Mrs. Fannie Funderburk, wife of the
Rev. B. S. Funderburk, while reach
ing in a barrel of meal in a barn to get
some for her cow, was bitten by a rat
tlesnake pilot. Although suffering
intensely from the bite, Mrs. Fander
burk is getting along as well as oould
- Andrew Carnegie has written
John B. Cleveland offering to give
fifCcou thousand dollars to Spartan
burg for a publio library on condition
thai) the city oouaoil gives fifteen hun
dred dollars each year for its support, !
donates a site and turns over , to the
library all the assets and books which
the Kennedy Library now possesses.
- The Columbia police arrested a
white man named C. D. Sheaiey on
the charge of larceny and cruelty to
animals. Shealay hired a horse from
a livery stable there and drove over to
Saluda cen^'.y. He did not return for
several da) and.tho horse was killed.
The police arrosted him as soon as he
burned up and a warrant was taken ont
- Col. John P. Thomas has accept
ed tho appointment of CoK C. S.
?adsden, chairman of the board ol vis
itors of the South Carolina Military
Academy? to canvass the uppor part
of the State for recruits for the in
stitution, Colonel Thomas will
travel in tai counties o! Abbeville,
Anderson, Glenville, Greenwood,.
Laurens, ?t>avtwnburg, Union and
~- u. H. Smith, who lives about six
miles southwest of Yorkvilla. k?? two
sows killed by lightning during an
electrical storm. Five cows were
chained to a wire fence. The bolt
struck a tree near by, and passed
thence to the fence. AU five of tho
sows went down as if shot. Two ar?so
to their feet almost instantly and a
third recovered several hours after
ward. The other two had been killed
i GENERAL KEWS,
- Goa. James Longstreet is dan
gerously ill at his home in Georgie.
- The government will experiment
in growing hashvO vaae in 4bi? country'
- Postomoe investigations contin
ue, snd frauds are still being disclos
ed. ?"I ;
- The child labor bill was killed
by a close vote in the Georgia general
- About 200 miners have been kill
ed in an explosion in amine at Hanna,
- The street car striken ? at Beau
mont, Tex., have won their demands
and haye gone bac*, to work.
- Owing to the continued rocking
of oars armed guards are still kept on
the street cara iu Riohmond.
- In spite of ?talements to the con
trary, it io believed that war between
Bulgaria and Turkey is imminent.
- Our vrade v?it?i Canada last year
surpassed all previous raoords. The
increase in the' last year has been
- Randolph county, N. C., has re
cently sent ten or?sy persona to the
asylum, who went crasy on the subject
- At Lincoln, Nebr., James Bheat
was hurried to tho gallows in order to
get ahead of a court injunction to pre
vent the execution.?
- Near St. Louis a crowded train
was wrecked by spreading rails. One
person was killed, four seriously and
twenty slightly injured.
- At Mariootto/Wis... troops were,
called out to prevent ibo lynching of
a negro who had been Caught walking
by the Bide of a white girl.
- The United Stales Consul at Can
ton, Chino, reporto insten American
eitisen has been capfsrsd by Chinese
pirates and hold for ransom.
- Governor Jelks, of Alabama, has
called a special term of court to try
five members of tho mob that lynched
a nOk^o and wounded Sheriff Austin at
- Ten little children in the wreck
of tho Southern at Rookflsb, Va., will
never know who their parents were.
The children were saved and their pa
?- Mrs. Butler, of Otttaee county,
Ga., was drawing Wat jr from a well on
SnndaY when tho,chain broke find ?he
bunged headforemost in^ the well and
- Last Friday was the hottest 10th
of July in the history of New York
city. .There were thirty-six deaths
from the heat and nearly a hundred
~- While fishing in Florida' a small
boy tied his line around bis wrist, and
waft pulled under the water by a shark
that toofethe bait. The boy has not
been seen sihoe.
- "Thankful Baptiet church" of
Augusta, Ga., is advertised in The
Chroniolefor sale at publie auction
the- first, ef September to satisfy a
mortgage of $12,000.
- Recently compiled statistics show
that suicido rarely oocurs arnon* color
ed people. In a total of . 5,500 sui
cides in the United States only 144
were of odored people.
- A soandal has developed in re
gard to the oontreot for supplying the
army with gloves. Congressman Lit
taur, of New York, is mentioned in
connection with the contract.
-- The government has entered suit
against a lumber company and others
in Montana for $2,000,000, the value
of lumber alleged to have been unlaw
fully cut from public domain.
- Twenty-four persons were killed
and nine injured by a collision on the
Southern railway at Eookfish, Ya., be
tween passenger train No. 85, bound
for Atlanta, and a local freight,
- Yutako Minakuohi, of Japan, a
rooent graduate of-the University of
Kentuckey, and Miss Olive Buck
ner, a member of one of the oldest and
wealthiest families of Bourbon ooun
ty, Ky., mic soon to be married.
- Wm. Gould Brokaw, a young
millionaire, is being " ned for $250,000
damages by Mrs. Katherine Poillon
for alleged breach of promise and for
$250,000 more for alleged slander-he
having told a newpspar that her first
suit was "blackmail."
- A message waa sent around the
world over the Pacifie cable, which
waa completed on July 4, by President
Roosevelt in 12 minutes to President
Mackay of the Commercial Pacific Ca
ble company, and Mr. Mackey's reply
was,sent around the world in 9} min
- They had a novel judicial pro
ceeding in Indianapolis the other day
when a judge in one room , granted a
divorce.to the wife of a judge of the
same court who was sitting on the
bench in another room. The divorc
ed judge ie. named Leathers, and he
put in no defense to the?obarges of
cruelty brought by his wife.
Hunter Springs 'News.
Jfiss Maggie Webb and eisten, of
Piercetown, are visiting their Bieter,
Mrs. J. L. Stevenson.
Miss Eva Key, of Anderson, has been
visiting her cousin. Miss Maymie Hem
Mr. and Mrs. F. M. King and little
daughter visited their daughter, Mrs.
Lula Hall, at Pelzer recently.
Several of our people attended the
big day at Pelzer the 4th lost. All re*
ported a most pleasant occasion, de
spite the hot weather.
Miss Sarah Burris? has been visiting
her friend, Miss Annie Breaseale, near
There waa quite a large crowd at
Prospect Sunday to hear the Rev. Mr.
Hawkins, who is a very interesting
preacher. He announced a aerie? of
meetings to begin the second Sunday
in August, which we hope will be an
interesting one and that much good be
Among the many visitors at Pros
pect Sunday were Dr. J. O. Sanders
an? Miss Fannie Bogers, cf An&srsojp,
john Garrison and sister, Miss Lillie,
of Denver, Miss Benia Telford, of
Belton, Mr. Marion Eekew, of Ander
son, Mrs. Manda Eakew, Miss Mattie
Eekew, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Eskew, of
The farmers are very busy trying to
get finished laying by before the Asso
ciation but it ie "get np Beck and keep
getting" if they accomplish their wish
es, for the biggest majority have grass
by the wholesale. The fourth af July
caught some with their cotton net all j
thinned ont, and some not even plowed
over the first time.
. J. B. and O. B. Holland make very
frequent visits to the Lebanon section.
Seems there is some attraction up that
way for those young men.
L. K. Burriss made a flying visit to
the Lebanon section recently.
One of our young men says he will
not make any -nelone this year because
tho vinca ron so fast they drag all the
little ones off.
One of our yonng men was heard?
complaining not long ago because he
had to iron ms shirt and darn his socks
before he could go toa picnic. Poor I
fellow, we hope some girl will take
pity ca him enough to take that kind
of work off bia shoulders.
Mell Glenn, of Anderson, visited the
family of T. H. Burriss recently.
?ii Miss Meade O'Neali, who, for the
past few years, taught ooh o ol at this
place, has been elected assistant teach
er of the Denver High School. V7e
regret very much to give her up, for
her place will be hard to fill. .
Judging from all appearances the
wedding bells will ring m this section
ere fall Degins; Hiki.
Cars well News.
YA ll. Mr. Editor, as I seldom see any
news, from these parts, I will try my
A much needed shower of rain came
this morning and all vegetation is rap
idly moving along. Grass is growing
Jost a little faster than anything else.
* ? Miss Cora Shirley, a pretty yoong
lady of Anderson, visited her friend.
Miss Mamie Bailey, last week.
Dr. M. A. Thompson is ill at this
writing. We wish totee film on duty
as early/JG possible.
MissLiiss?e Gassaway, a fascinating
and accomplished yonng teacher of
Hones Path, waa the guest of Hiss
Sursis Bailey l^l S^i - way and Sab
bath. Come again, Miss Lizzie, one
of our boya is stuck on yon.
Charley Jone!, spent Sunday in An
derson with his paresis.
Miss Ella McAdams is ttl with fever.
Harley Galley and his friend, Mt.
South, of Anderson, were the guests of
pretty maids Sunday evening.
Mrs. Maggie HUI. of Antro ville, vis
ited her mother, Mrs. 8. O. Jackson,
Miss Lucile Finley will be off for
Max, Ga., Wednesday, 16th inst, to
visit relatives. We wish her a pleas
T. B. Jones and Lester Angel, two
hustling yonng men of Anderson, were
with us yesterday.' We think that
they are interested in girls.
Sam McAdams went to An treville
yesterday to eeo his best girl.
Robert Pruitt and wife, of Globe,
spent a few days with the latter's pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. Fleet Banister, last
A. C. and Henry Jackson visited rel
atives in Anderson recently.
There will be preaching at Varennes
next Sabbath at the usual hour by the
Miss Mamie Bailey entertained a few
friends at the card table last Saturday !
night. It was greatly enjoyed.
J. h. Jackson visited friends at An
tre ville last Saturday.
News ls scarce and work 1B plentiful.
We are all coming to the "Gala
If this escapes the waste basket I
will try agak, and don't you forget it.
July 18. Cracker Jack.
In Memory of Mrs. Susse B. Shirley.
Mrs. Susan B. Shirley, wife of J. R.
Shirley, died at her home at Piedmont
Jane 29th, 1008, after a brief illness
with rheumatism and heart failure.
Mrs. Shirley was the youngest child
Of the late Foster Garrison and was 43
years of age. She leaves two sisters
and f our Mothers, besides a devoted j
husband and nine children to mourn
her loss. Mrs. Shirley was born and
reared in Anderson County, and b*r
many friends will regret to near of her
doeth. In her girlhood she joined the
M. E. Church, and lived a faithful
member until after marriage, when
she joined tho Baptist Church, of
which she waa a member at the time
of her death. She has a host of friends
and relatives here to mourn her death.
Mrs. Shirley waa a most devoted wife
and a kind, loving mother, an estima
ble. Christian woman.
Her remains were laid to vest in the
Shiloh cemetery, Rev. H. H. Barries,
of Piedmont Baptist Church, conduct
ing tho funeral: servi fe? on the day
following ber death, at 9 o'clock p. m.
Shebas passed to that land of the
Ringing in the seal's bright home;
She will patiently wait till they, all
meet her there,
Singing in the soul's bright home.
Reunion at Carswell Insiitul? Postponed.
On account of Gala Week at Ander
son, the nnnnr.l Reunion of Company
F, 24th 8. C. Volunteers, which will he
held at Carswell Institute, the date has
been changed- It will take place on
Wednesday. August 12th. Tho list of
speakers will be published later.
J. B. Levorette, Sec.
The Biggest Spring Trade of
Satisfied customers is the secret of it.
Hore than the worth of your dollar or your dollar baw?
We are making a specialty of
Ladies' Black Dress Goods
This Spring, and my ! the quantities we are selling. WHY 1
Because we are fixed on them. Selling price given at the
Store and not in the papers, as it would take too muoh time
and space to list them all.
And see how muoh CHEAPER we are than others.
To look at our BLACK GOODS Keans you will buy.
Watch this space.
Good things to tell you from time to time.
Yours to please,
ANDERSON'S FOREMOST STORE,
We seek the trade of all people who believe in buying
where their dollar goes farthest.
Investigate ! Compare !
Are you willing to spend time enough to compare our
values 1 If not, you are not willing to save money.
SIZZLING HOT BARGAINS.
29 pairs Women's Oxfords, Imitation Dongola, sizes 5 to 8.38o pair
6 pairs Strap Sandals, bow and buokle. sises 5 to 7, former price 75o 48o pair
ll pairs Women's Oxford Tips, vainc $1.25. 95o pair
Men's Genuine Vioi Shoes, value $220.127.116.11 pair
Ladies' White Undervests, taped nook. 5o each
15c quality, elegantly trimmed Undervest. 10c each
25o quality, elegantly trimmed Undervest.ino each
CO dozen Ladies' Linen Handkerchiefs, value 10o, for. 5c each
White Drop Stitoh Hose, all the rage.15o pair
Black Drop Stitoh Hose. 15o kind..10c pair
Summer Corsets, 50c value. 25o eaoh
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AU 85o and $1.00 Ladies' Trimmed Hats. 69o
All $1.25 and $1.35 Ladies' Trimmed Hats.79o
All $1.50 and SI.65 Ladies' Trimmed Hats. 89o
All $1.75 and $1.85 Ladies' Trimmed Hats. 98o
All $2.00 and $2.25 Ladies' Trimmed Hats.$1.19
All $2.50 and $2.75 Ladies' Trimmed Hats- .$149
LOT OF EMBROIDERY.
2 and 3 inoh wide, worth from 5o to 8o yard, Saturday and Monday yon
buy it for.3io yard
200 yards Spool Cotton, Saturday and Monday..,. lo spool
Lot Gentlemen's Handkerchiefs, Saturday and Monday. lo eaoh
l A few Suspenders, Saturday and Monday.?*. 5c pair
50c Shirts, now.25o
75o Shirts, now.489
$1.25 Shirts, now.9Se
Men's Hose, blue, black and tan, value 10c.5o pair
Boys' Duok Caps, white, red and blue. 5o each
GENTLEMEN'S UNDERWEAR-A special lot ata speoiai price. I
oTRAW HATS-Speoially priced.
CREPE PAPER-For decoration, 10 feet in a roi!, sold everywhere for
20c a roll, our prioe 10o?a roll.
Don't forget us when in need of a good COOK STOVE? - i
These prioes are ?ot baits-take as many or as few as you like.
Buy these and nothing else if you prefer.
Come, you will be weloome. * J
Yours always truly,
JOHN A. AUSTIN AND?THE: MAGNET,
And tho 6o and 10c Store-The Man down next to?the Post Office that Po