BY CLINKSCALES ? LANGSTON. ., ANDERSON, S. C., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1904. VOLUME XXXX---NO. 15.
Copyright 1904 by
Hart Schaffner ?? Marx
Just as soon as you decide that you want the BEBT
CLOTHES your money will buy, head yourself for our Store
and keep your feet working until you get here. We'll show
you Business Suits such as you see in the cut here ; and if
.you think you don't like that style we'll show you one you
If you'll come here we'll give you Clothes that fit you.
Clothes that have Style and at right prices.
H.S. & M. SUITS $15.00 to $23.50.
OTHER COOp SUITS,
$5.00, $7,50, $100) and $12.50.
B. 0. Evans & Co,
ANDERSON, S. C.
The Spot Cash Clothiers
Arc you getting your money's worth out of what you have
to buy ? Are you as prosperous as your neighbor ? If yea are,
it is becauie you aro trading with us. If you are not, you are the
man we are talking to. The man who buyo
BEAN'S PATENT FLOUR
From na. in season and out of season, ?sd refuses to take any other,
no matter how "cheap," he is the mau.who enjoya lifo and carries
a high head, Xor his soul is never troubled. He hs* no worries and
ho never feats. He seeks comforts for his tired feet by baying a
pair of our- j " 1
FOOT EASE SHOES I
For they a?-o well named, and, like all our. Shoes, are chock full
of superiority. He buys bia
MI JUMMA*. SJa#i?HJPS^
From us and rests beneath the friendly ahp.de of his own vino and
4 fig tree, for our Fertilizers do all the rest. They are the best
. grades ou ?he market, and that is what he ; always dem ands and
what ha al says get. ' : ' 4
;. SAY, DONT-- . ? ' '
WANT TO BE HAPPY ? Then, come and havo a smile of eat
p^P^on with us. Take a f ull doEe of our Con pound Ciironio
Ipiws and the rest is Peate, Plenty and . Prosperity. Chance
customers are sure to become regula?.
Try us, and wh?ii?ver you think of perfect, un
alloyed Happiness you will think of
DEAN & RATLIFFE,
The Folks that Sell the Goc? Binds.
- The heirs of the late Charles
Calp have deeded to the city of Union
fifteen acres of well-wooded land for a
- The eapital stock of the new
Woodside ootton mill in Greenville
has been increased to $100,000.
- W. T. Latham, who has been
confined in the oonnty jail at Camden
for assault and battery, committed sui
cide by taking poison.
- A committee of experts, after
examining the sonroos of water sup
ply for Columbia, advises that city to
to continue the use of river water.
- Senator J. T. Hay, of Kershaw
County, has announced his candidacy
for Judge of the Fifth Circuit, now
presided over by Judge Ernest Gary.
- Tho second presbytery of the
Associate Reformed Church, held at
Clinton, voted against union with the
United Presbyterian Cburoh, by 34 to
- E. M. Freeland, a flagman on
the Southern, was killed near Spar
enburg, by being struck by the mail
hanger while walking on a freight
- It is understood that the Win
throp girls will attend the State Fair
in a body. The students number more
than 400 and will make a magnificent
- Four girls, aged about ten, stole
a ring apieee fron & Charleston jeweler
while examining his stock. They
were caught with the stolen ringa no
their fingers ofter they left the store.
-14 boarders and two servants
were poisoned at a Columbia boarding
house last Sunday by eating ioe oream
made from pineapples in which too
much aoid was used in canoing. None
will die. .
- Rev. J. L. Dart, colored, has
brought suit in the Court of Common
Pleas of Charleston against the Morris
Street Baptist Church for $724.48,
which he claims is due bim for salary
es postor of said church.
- There are three candidates for
Judge of the Seventh Circuit. Judge
D. A. Townsend will stand for re
election and Senator D. E. Hydriok
and Hon. C. P. Sanders, of Spartan
burg, wi!? also be in the race.
- Chimney Reeves, of Branchville,
W88 killed by being run over by a train
while asleep on the traok at Langley.
His head was broken and one hand out
off. He had been running as brake
man or flagman on the local freight
between Branchville and Augusta,
-- The books of the late D. P. Ver-"
ner, Master of Greenville County,
are being examined by a oommittee.
The books are reported to be in bsd
shape and it will be some time before
a full report of their condition can bo
- Unless there is a commutation of
his sontenoe, Aars? Williams, the
negro rapist at Camden will be hanged
on November 4. The crime took place
last Jone and created mach excite
ment at the time. The assault was
committed on a respectable white wo
man of that community.
- The Rook Hill Reoord says :
"A report oomes from Chester and
Riohburg that Ja?. H. Tillman bas
joined the Methodist. Episoopal
Church, South, and will become a
minister of the gospel. We publish
the report for what it is worth; being
unable to verify it to-day."
- Abram Vansant, who lives near
Ward's, in Saluda County, fell and
broke his leg recently while going to
the dining room for supper. He is
now in his 96th year and is by a dozen
years the oldest mnn in Saluda Coun
ty. He was born on Ho* low Creek, in
Lexington County, in 1808, and moved
to where he now lives in 1832.
- Several classes of ohilren from
Sunday Schools in Greenville spent
Saturday in the fields picking cotton
A prominent farmer Was in the city to
seonre help, and failing to seoure it
he ?ailed upon several Sunday School
teaobers who responded by taking
their class?s to the fields and working,
spending the day in picnic fashion.
- A tragic accident occurred at
Wellford last Thursday afternoon 'af
the borne of lt. A. Burnett, when a
young boy child 16 months old fell
into a tub of water and was drow. sd.
The vessel containing the water bad
been left ? on the floor and Mrs. Bor
scit stepped into an adjoining room,
leaving the tot alone. Daring ber
absence the child crawled to the tub.
When the mother returned she found
the lifeless body of the infant lying in
the tub of water. ~
- ? family row occurred st
Vance'8, near Holly Hil1, in Orange -
burg County, last Wednesday between
Elvin Smith, bis two sons. Tom and
John, and his son-in-law, Cass Stout
amire. Stoutamir?shot at Elvin Smith,
missing him, the shot enteriag the neck
of John, the young son of Smith, who
had run between tho two. Tom, sn
older son of Smith, then took up the
quarrel and'shot at Stout am ire,
wounding bim in the arm. Neither is
seriously wounded and both are doing
well at this time.
- H. Clyde Briggs, a maohinist
who is employed at Pac ole t Mills,
Spartanburg County, ' met . instant
death Thursday afternoon. During a
few minutes shut down of the ma
chinery Briggs took occasion to adjust
th? rops bett wbiob is connected With
the main fly wheel and the machinery
soddenly starting the man was hurled
with great force against the. face of
the giant wheel. Death ensued in
stantly, his bead and. shoulders being
crashed. He was ? married man and
had been employed by the Pa?olet Co.
for about 16 years.
- A terrific flood struck Trinidad,
Col., on Friday, causing a million dol
- $1 a hundred is being paid for
cotton picking in the neighborhood of
- A carpenter was knocked oil a
roof out in Oregon the other day
by a orane dropping a big carp on his
- A call has been issued for a meet
ing of the Southern Educational Asso
ciation in Jacksonville, Fla., on De
- The floods have caused washouts
on nearly all the railroads entering
New Mexico and traffic is practically
at a standstill.
- Peter Sells, member of the fa
mous Sells Bros.' show, died at his
home at Columbus, Ohio, last Wed
nesday, at the age of 65.
- James Bath, of Jackson, Ky.,
was shot and killed by his recently
divorced wife. He was trying to enter
her house when she shot him.
- The small boy clubs of Boose
velt and Parker admirers of New York
had a fist to cuff fight between the
cl uh a and the Parker boys won.
- Four men were killed in a mining
aooident at Carterville, Ga. Among
the victims are the president and one
of the managers of the oompany.
- J. H. Fiske, of Baymond, N. H.,
thinks he owns the largest bull in the
world. The beast is four years old, ?
Holstein,'nnd weighs 4,120 pounds.
- Dr. T. D. Hogg, one of the old
est and wealthiest eitizens of Baleigh,
N. C., aged 81 years, committed sui
cide by throwing himself under a mov
- The family of Mr. and Mrs.
George Sohlott, of Moxioo, Ind., has
a strange record. There are 51 mem
bers, and there has never been a death
in the family.
- Three aldermen and four ex
aldermen, of Buffalo, N. Y., were in
diotod on Thursday by the district
attorney for bribery aud other formo
cf official "grafting."
- The Pacific Improvement Com
pany and the Guatemala Central Com
pany have begun the building of a
railroad 270 miles long, through Guate
mala, from ooean to ocean.
- Mrs. Mary Landish, a bride just
returned from her honeymoon to her
home in Philadelphia, fell from a
third-story, window while arranging a
lace curtain, and was killed.
- Mrs. Jennie English, the wife of
a miner, residing at Littleton, waB
oonvicted in the criminal court of
Birmingham, Ala., of carrying con
cealed weapons and was fined $50.
- Joseph Watson, colored, was
oonvioted at Hartford, Coan., and
condemned to be hanged on the 17th
of November for the murder of a white
man. He will be the first negro to
hang in that State.
- Ben Gillian, a negro mas, shot
and killed a white man at Memphis,
Friday. It is said the white man was
paying too much attention to a lady
and the negro proteoted her. He sur
rendered to the police.
- Eighty negroes, 30 of them wo
men, arrived at Harrodsburg, Ky., on
Wednesday from South Fork, Ind.,
whenoe they had been driven by the
whiteB because one of the negro wo
men stabbed a farmer's wife.
- The new Springfield rifle is prob
ably the most ^effective military arm
i n the world. ; At a distanoe of 50
feet it p?n?tr?tes 55 one-inoh pine
boards placed One inch apart. It has
a maxsle velooity of 2,300 feet per
seoond and carries a ball five miles,
although one mile is the greatest dis
tanoe that any rifle oan ba effective,
even with telescopio sights.
-- A trolley cable three-quarters of
an inch in diameter became slack and
sagged across the railroad trank at
Hudson. N. H. It caught an engine
moving at full speed just under the
headlight. Strange to say it did not
break but instead tore up telegraph
poles for some distanoe and finally
knocked a house off its foundations.
The train was halted with its driving
wheels still revolving.
- Hrs. .H. H. Linoh is oarrier on
the rural mail route between Emmer
and Woodstowo, N. J. Several
bridges on the road were washed away
by a recent storm, making the route
impassible by wagon. Mrs. Linoh is
a woman of do-or-die disposition, so
she slung the mail bag over her shoul
dered made the trip by bicycle, and
thus will continue her daily trips until
the bridges have been repaired..
- Otarles Goodman, an 18-year-old
boy of Charlotte, was tried in the Su
perior Court in that city for highway
robbery. It is alleged that young
Goodman held upa young newsboy,
Everett Cornelius, near the railroad,
in the rear of the 4C'e. power house
in Charlotte, about two months ago,
and at the point of a pistol, robbed
him of about $5-alt the money the
boy had- He was tried before the re
corder, oonvioted, and committed to
jail in default of. bond, where he has
- The Dome oratio nominee for
Lieutenant Governor of New York, is
Congressman Barton Harrison,, who
ia quite a young man. His. father,
Col. Franois Barton Harrison, was
. private secretary to Jefferson Davis,
-and hisumother is a well koown author
ess. 'What a change in forty years!
Tbs father private secretary to the
Pr?sidant of the Confederate States
of America and the son named for
Lieutenant Governor, of the greatest
State of the United States of America !
.This is verging towards the nomina
tion for President a son of a Confed
Latest War News.
Chefoo, October 8.-The Russian
agent here announces authoritatively
that there has been no lighting of im
portance at Port Arthur since the last
big assault on the fortress from Sept.
19 to September 23. On the night of
the 5th the Japaneso landed a force
from Ta Tobe bay and the Russians
retired in the face of superior numbers.
The next day, however, the Japanese
were driven out by an artillery tire,
one gun which they had mounted being
The Japanese engage in bombard
ments for three or four hours daily.
.Mukden, Oct. 9.-The sound of a
heavy cannonade is distinctly audible
from the center o?tbe Russian advance.
The Chinese persistently declare
that only a few Japanese remain at
Mukden, Oct. 10.-At last the corres
pondents are permitted to telegraph
the nowB * bat the Russian army i G mov
ing upon the Japanese.
We have waited a long time for this
moment-the turning point in the cain
Saign. The advance actually begun
ctober 5, and the preparations were
enveloped in the greatest secrecy.
Last night a correspondent of the As
sociated Press telegraphed the first
news tbat the forward march had bo
inia auspiciously for the Russians, the
Japanese having lust a moat important
fortified position, Bentsiaputze, the
key of the Bensihu road and the ford
of the Tai tee river, and having exposed
their right flank.
This morning came the news that the
Japnneaewere being driven back along
the whole front.
-But these are only advance suc
The heavy work is etill ahead and a
Russian victory will only be Certain
when the Russians re-enter Liao Yang.
It ii necessary to study the Japanese
dispositions, telegraphed The Asso
ciated Press last night in order to ap
preciate General Kuropatkin's task.
The Jnpaoese armies are prepared to
meet the Russians and the advance of
the latter is expected to develop
quickly. The decisive moment of the
campaign is close at hand.
A Business of $3 OGO.OOO.
Columbia, S. C., October 9.-The
St&te dispensary business is expected
to aggregate three millions of dollars
this year. This will be the largest
business that the institution has ever
done in a single year.
It is not expected that the protlts to
the State will be proportionately in
creased. This is occasioned first by
the heavy sales of what is known as
"old stock," at reduced prices. The
position has been taken that the coun
ties have not been responsible for the
"old stock" and for the purchase of
unsalable stock and brando, and on
that account if there are to L?e losses
in profita such losses' ought to be
chargeable to the State rather than to
the cities and counties which had noth
ing to do with the purchase of the
Then the State constabulary has cost
the State more than heretofore, but as
against this it is stated that there is a
better enforcement of the dispensary
law because there are more men to
watch for violations and the better
enforcement of the law has brought
about the larger sales of liquor through
the dispensaries in the various coun
There are likely to be two innova
tions suggested and pressed before the
State Board. First it is likely that the
State Board will be asked to buy less
case goods and do more of its bottling.
Of course, so as to cater to the taBteB
of certain of the customers of the dis
pensary, it is realized that certain well
known standard brands of case goods
should be kept in stock, bnt with the
dispensary having a monopoly of the
business, there is no occasion for the
dispensary to introduce and push cer
tain new brands of case goods when
the State can bottle its own goods and
make the margin of profit that is gen
erally credited to be in case goods as
against bulk goods. If the State buys
its liquor in bulk it can pat np its own
bottled goods and make the profits for
the State instead of lofting it go to the
dealer, who gets ont the newfangled
Then it is to be proposed that the
State Board buy from the lowest re
sponsible bidder and let the samples
show the grade of liquor. At present
the State Board fixes a minimum price
at which it will purchase or consider
certain grades of liqnor. This, it is
contended, is purely arbitrary and
while it may be for the bost intel eats of
the stomachs of the buyers it is not
according to the letter of tho law,
which does not contemplate that the
State Board should fix any minimum
price, bat that the State Board should
consider the grades of liquor offered,
have it examined and keep a watch on
it and buy from the lowest responsible
By working off its old stock the
Sresent State Board has gotten the
nances of the dispensary into better
shape.-Speoial to News and Courier.
Exhibition o* Forepaugh cc 5eiis Bros/
Circus Augusta. Ga, October 22,1904.
On account of tb)*- occasion the Char
leston <fc TV estern Carolina Ballway will
sell round trip ticket? from all agency
stations on Its line from Anderson, 8. C.,
toHS vans, Ga , Inclusive, at rate one first
ciaos fare. Tickets on sate October 22,
1904. For the accommodation of those
desiring to return to their homes after
the afternoon performance, train No. 5
for points between Augusta and Ander
son will be held at Augusta until 6:00 p.
m. October 22ad.
W. B. Steele, T. A.. Anderson, S. C.
Ernest Williams. Genera! Passenger
Agent, Augusta, Ga.
- In Greenville County ther^ was
a very close race for supervisor io the
second primary. Two men, J. W.
Walker and J. E. Speegle, were the
candidates. On the face of the returns
Walker had a small majority and was
declared the nominee. ; Speegle enter
ed a protest and a hearing was ordered
and the committee reversed its former
ruling and deolared Speegle the nomi
nee. ; The matter has been carried to
-; Twenty thousand dollars to es
tablish a home for drunkard's wives
in Iowa is one of the bequests of the
late James Callahan, the eocentrio
philanthropist millionaire of Des
Moines. The bequest was made known
To See the Prettiest and
Most Complete Line of
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that DEFY COMPETITION, come to
1 The Racket Store.
Our Buyer has just returned from the Northern marketa,
and values in Goods are arriving daily that prove to the
most fastidious dressers the result of careful selections. .
See our Stock of the Celebrated
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showing the best Stock of Winter doods that you'll see, and
at prices that are certainly worth your while. We especial
ly invite you to examine and compare the following line?
with others, then you'll buy from us :
JACKETS and FURS, a superb line of both, for Women
and Children, in the new styles and best materials, in price
7?c to $16.50.
COAT SUITS, very manish, $11.00 to $17.50.
BLANKETS and COMFORTS-Anything in these lines
you should desire can be had here. Prices from 75c to $8.50?
UNDERWEAR and HOSIERY for the family circle.
SHOES-The best on earth, and all guaranteed.
Always visit our Store when in city.
Moore, Acker & Co.
RUBBER TIRES !:
We are in a position to put ' ALL per?ons have Rubber Ties
with good service, and prices ' ?52 SreiTy doused ^h Rubber be?
fore it mad& a bounce. lE^eC'pr?rit
those Indebted to make_p^nr-rnvrcf
_ 8 MRS. KATE B. M AX WlLEi JN fc>.
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