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Also, Lif e Insurance on Mules and Horses.
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CITIZENS INSURANCE AGENCY,
G. N. C. Bolerrau, Pres. and Treas. M. M. Mattison, Vice Pre*
Q. Frank Johnson, Secretary.
I). 8. VANDIVER.
J. J. MAJOR.
E. P. VANDIVEH.
VANDIVER BROS. & MAJOR,
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F. S.~We have a few last Fall's Jobs to go at Cost.
MASTIC MIXED PAINT
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Come in to Bee us, and let us tell you all nb out it.
Wo have sold this Paint for many years, and all have been pleased who
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Varnishes, Stains, Floor P**-tB,
Furniture Polish, Faint Blushes, Etc.
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This Establishment has boen Selling
IN ANDERSON for moro than forty years. Daring all that time competitors
tove come and son?, .bot-we have remained right hero. We have always sold
.Cheaper than any others, and during those long yean we have not had ona dis
satisfied euatomex. Mistakes will sometimes ooour, and if at any time wt
found that a oustomer w?sdiBBat?saed we did not rest until we had made him
s%Usfiod. ThiapoUoy^rigiaiy adhered to, ha? made us friends, true and last*
ittfc, au?Vwe ean say wtt?i.nrjde^ut without boasting, that we have Se eonft
v dence of the peopia of thia section. We have a larger Stool: of Goods this
? season than we have ever had, and we pledge you our word that we have ttevet
Bold Furniture at as olose a margin of profit as we are doing now. This Is
proven hy tho faot that we are sailing/ Furniture not only alKover Anderson
. County but in every Town in tho Piedmont eootion. Como and see ns* Tour
parents saved money by bayibAfrom na;WJ you and, your children ean save
ajoney by buying hore tao. We oarr^ EVERYTHING in the Furniture lino.
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V ' , The Old Reliable Furniture Beden
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. \ A mau thinks it ia-when the matter of life
% - Inanranoesuggesm itse^
ce? of Utel^ shown hnwm U
thread when war, fiood, harrioaae and fire
suddenly overtakes >
to be sure that your family is protected in
. case of cate tityoverteJring yon ia Vin? ~
BOTO in ? solid Company li^e
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.A. Neglected Chapter
Queen Anne'.': war is remembered
chictiy by the conquest of Acadia
(Nova Scotia) by New Eogland militia
aud by the many thrilling talcs inci
dent to tho forays of tho French and
Icdiaus across tho Now England bor
der. AlmoBt forgotten is a brilliant
exploit of tho war that ocourred in the
then southernmost colony of England
in North America.
South Carolina was at the timo thc
frontier Euglish colony on tho South,
for Georgia/was not yet settled. Tho
ownership of Carolina was in dispute.
The Spanirads claimed that Carolina
was a part of Florida and to them
Charleston h?.rh';r had always been
St. George's biy. On the other hand,
Charles II, reckless in tho giving away
of land in America as ho was in every
thing elso, defined the limits of Caro
lina, which ho had given to eight of
his friends, so as to embrace quite a
largo ulioo of Florida, including St.
Augustine, where for a ocutnry Spain
had maintained a fort and where a
Spanish town had grOwn np. The
Spaniards in Florida looked with
jealousy upon the English settlement
so near them. That they did not ex
terminate the yoong oolony was from
no lack of trying. They harassed
the colony with raids and kept Charles
Town (as Charleston waB thoo oalhd)
in con ot ant apprehension of attack.
In one of their incursions they de
stroyed a hamlet j nat begun at Port
Royal and .maesaored most of its in
habitants. They set the Indian
tribes under their influenoe to attack
ing the English, and Carolins, whieh
otherwise might have had Httle trou
ble with the natives, suffered the atro
cities of savage warfare. It mattered
not to the Spaniards in Florida, if
England and Spain were at peace, for
the oonrt at Madrid connived at what
ever violent methods they took to rid
themselves of unwelcome neighbors.
Qnsen Anne's war broke out in
1702. This war was but the Ameri
can phase of a European conflict
known as the War of the Spanish
Succession, in whichEngland on one
side and France on the other were the
chief belligerents. Spain was in ally of
Franoe. The time seemed opportune
to Spain to enforce her claim to Caro
lina, since the great French King,
Louis XIV, was quite willing tc as
sis* in wrenohiog territory from Eng
The importance of Caldina as a
Nnffer against thc Spaniards for the
other English colonies was ~s?l under
stood in Boland.' It wai essential
that a man of tried ability should
have charge of tho affairs of thc colony;
ind tho proprietors, with the consent
of Queen Aone, appointed 8ir Nathan
iel Johnson, governor bf Carolina.
Sir Nathaniel had hean a member of
parliament and had served with coo
?pioaooa bravery in thc English army.
Tho prestige of a distinguished mili
tary oareer made him Jost the leader
acodad for a colony in time of threat
?ned peril? * '
.Booth Carolina was esposad io'et*
'.lek from both St. Augustine ind
nib an a. Gov. Johnson wi edy do oi
led that rather than invade Florida,
is bis predecessor had unsuccessfully
lone, it would be better to remain at
ioma and prepare Charles Town
igsingt the attack which France and
bain j were preparing to-maka .
t. South ?aroliha contained/} less
han 8,000 inhabitants, of whom at
east ' half were) negro slaves. ?The
tomber available for war oonld not
iM?-:-mt???[;iffl'- or 1,000-hermit
nough ioconstitute a regiment of
inr arhiy of, today-yot every one of
hese Were trained in military matt^*
h colonial' Sooth Carolina every oiti
ao\Wae also a soldier, for since the
ojony depended solely .opon its milt
ia for defence, the law required ovary
reeman to be enrolled 'in eomo militia
ompany and trained in the art of
By the summer of 1706 Gov, John
on had put Charles Town in as good
i state of defense aa his resources
wold; permllv Ttie, to*n, having
.nly about 4,000 inhabitants, covered
/very stoall part of tho area embraced
n the present city. la^ ?n; the ?
dooper riverside of the peninsula and
?tended hack only aa far as the pres
sai 'Meeting>; street? ? Xts^ Southern
trnit Waa a ereejt-;?hieh:1 :tw'??>:(?!^.
s now Water street and its northern
limit Waa nearly coincident; With C?m
DCTknd street. A palieado enclosed
?C:.'towTi;o?^hiii :->&a4':eide>'^ There
- - - v - i, ^:i^:^oieh-^era
of -A-merican EL -rory.
io Columbia State.
tho fashionable promenad ( Charles
ton. As itho enemy were expected to
approach by sea a guard was posted on
Sullivan's Island to keep watch and
to burn, as a signal to the town a
number of lire ?J to correspond to tho
number of ships in their fleet.
Tho internal affairs of tho colony
were not propitious. Only reoently
laws L-i been enacted making the
Episoopal Church tho ostabliahed
huroh of the colony and forbidding
any one to sit in tho colonial assem
bly who did not conform to the prao
tiaes of that church. The dissen
ters, who constituted a large part of
tho population were greatly incensed
at these discriminations and a bitter
party spirit threatened to rupture the
colony. Seemingly as if nothing
should bo laoking to strangle infant
Carolina, yellow fever in a .most viru
lent form appoared in Charles Town.
Although yellow fever had visited
the town twice before, yet these early
Carolinians knew it only as an "epi
demical distemper" that was scourging
tho people with fearful havoc. Five
or six deaths a day among the small
population ?was not unusual. Many
of the inhabitants sought immunity
from tho disease by fleeing to the
Me \nwhilo the Frenoh and Span
iards v;ore busily preparing to invado
Carolina. Habana was seleoted as
the rendezvous. There Mons. LeFe
boure, a captain of a Frenoh privateer
who had been placed in charge of the
expedition, oolleoted four armed ships
besides his own. The Spanish gover
nor of Cuba zealously exerted himself
to fit out the fleet, and when all waa
ready, LeForbonre steered for St.
Augustine where ho took on strong
reinforcements. While at St. Augus
tine LeFeboure learned of the pesti
lenoeraging in Charlestown. Instead of
this news deterring him he more eager
ly hastened his sailing, for he hoped to
find the inhabitants of the town in a
demoralised and defenceless condition
and the people of the oonntry unwil
ling on aooonnt of the fever, to go to
? Datoh privateer, formerly belong
ing to Now York hst refitted by the
Carolina government and placed nuder
command of Capt. Stool, had been
cruising aiong the Florida coast for
the purpose of intercepting supplies
going Tron. Habana to St. Augustine.
Jnat outside of the bar of 8fc.Augus
tine, Capt. Stool ran aproas LeFe
bohre'e fleet asd escaped osptsrs nely
by putting on ali sall. He made
straight for Charles Town, arriving
there OOL Saturday* Angnst 24,: 1706.
Hardly had he told of his. advento
when Aye columns of smoke wai* j
GS en ascending from Sullivan ' e ledan d j
-a signal that ^he enon^y h*4 eppe**"/}
ed ia sight with five vessels. It wes
late ic the afternoon. Gov, Johnson
waa ai hie plantation, Silk Hoper
some miles from town? In bis ab
sence Lieut-Colonel William Rhelt,
commandor of the militia, took prompt
action. He sonnded the alarm by the
D.eating of dru SH ?, Ofd?r?u i u ? mi ?? ii ?
in town nndeyarms, sent for the govi
er nor, and dispatched hasty'^essegee
to the captai OB of j^? ; country :h^HUa
bidding them asaernblo their oompanIea
and marok to the assistance of Charles
Town. ; 4<At night ?the alarp?. guns
shook the town ?. ana aronset? many a
"iteery watcher of the sick and dyv
. The onomy remained off the bar the
night of their arrival, deeming it un
wise; to .attempt its intti??^ptesage
after darkness bad sentin^fSh?n?*^
day, 8und?y, watohers on Sullivan's
jsland observed them sounding ; tho
South ; bai; Monday was cm ploy ed in
taking further soundings. The delay
of two days waa of great advantage te
the Carolinians; for it gaye the miUtia
of> the: e?tth^y>ii?.e to ??y. Gov.
johnson arrived ch ^nodayv ana' his '
reputation for soldiery resibrstl oohfi
<$eaee; to the bewildered inhabitants.
Fearing that yellow fever might infeet
bis; forces, the governor pitched his
camp ahent half a mil? from the
town. ; ' The fi?st cf ^ country militia
;a*rive# oitf ; Sa'nda^ ?: troop
of horee|^^it'and?r Capt. George
Losas and two companies of foot
nuder Mai??Geor^^ On
James ts?aud,- ;'CE?h w?th> a.com-;j;
tey under his command, reported
*ith fow ships ^ it??i
ready to give them t-tout resistance,
they hove to and cast anchor off Sulli
vau's leland. Soon afterward a stoop,
hearing Capt. F cn wi eke and hio oom*
pany from Wando river, ran by tho
fleet and roached the lines of the
On the next morning, "Wednesday,
the 68th, Capt Longbois from the
Santee river and Capt. Seabrook from
j the islands to the South, brought in
their companies. The governor now
had with him all the militia of the
colony, bosides a number of Indian
allies who had responded to his re
I quest for aid. At a oounoil of was it
j was decided that as the enemy would
j not make thc attack the Carolinians
j should go out to meet them. Some of
the larger guns of the fortifications
wero mounted on six small ehips that
wero in the harbor; and Coi. Bhett,
who had boen a seafaring man, was
commissioned vice-admiral and placed
in command of tho littlo flest whioh
now awaited only a favorable oppor
tunity to strike the enemy. When
tho invaders saw these preparations
they sent up a French oilicor with s
flag of truce, summoning tho governor
in the name of ?ho king of France to
surrender the town and country and to
deliver over tho inhabitants as prison
ers of war. Aa hour was given for
reply. Governor Johnson answered
that not one minute was needed. Ho
told the bearer of tho message that
"be held tho town and country for the
Queen of Bogland; that ho oould de
pend on his men, who would sooner
die than surrender themselves prison
ers of war; that he was resolved to de
fend tho \ country to the last drop of
his blood against the boldest invader,
and he (the messenger) might. go
when he plessed and acquaint Mons.
LeFebouro with his resolution."
The story is told of a stratagem to
which the governor resorted , to con
ceal , from the Frenoh messenger the
weakness of bis forces. When tho
offioor landed at Granville's b notion
(where the battery now begins), Capt.
George Evans, who commanded the
bastion, immediately blindfolded him
and held him to, await tho , governor's
pleasure.. Mean while the governor
fdrew up his foroes in suoh a manner
as to show them to the best advan
tage and at their head received the
messenger, who, when the bandage
was removed, saw thin part of tba for
?iucatio?s full of fighting men. Thc
messenger, blindfolded once more,
waa conducted by a circuitous route to
another point, where .the same men,
who bad preceded, Inui hy 0 s?iortsr j
wey, Were again .drawn np. Having j
impressed (the officer that a strong
force was defending the town, the
governor then asked him the object of
. The deception mnst haye worked
well, for not only ?ha one bou? but tho
rest of the day prised without the
enemy foHorio^ ap their dornend for
a surrender hy an- assault. On the
next day, Thursday, the 29th, how
ever, a ?>;aohment from $!ho fleet
landed on James Island end burned
some houses, while another detach
meet landed oh the opposite aide.of
the harbor and destroyed two vessels
lu Beerby'fl (oow Shem's) creak, near
the preaont Tillage pf. Mount Pleasant.
Gaps. Drake, with hie company and a
party cf indiana, wee sent against the'
detachment on James Island. Tho
Indians who could not be \apt nuder
control ian ahead through the weeda
and mobing with terribie war whoops
upon the invaders drove thora to their
boats before! the jBiilitie could toorna
up. The French and Spaniards ea the
other side of th? harr^ continuing
thoir depredations up Wando Neck,
.. . :.;...*.. v, . ; '.. ? ..? - " /*<c-*.-:
200 armed men to join it. Capt.
Fuuwioke was immediately (Sept. 2nd)
dispatched nerena the country toxlu
j teroopt the land force, while Colonel
Kbett, Colonel Riabio, Capt. Evana
I and a number of volunteers were sent
I by sea on the privateer and a Berum-1
J dian sloop to engage the vessel io the
I bay. MODB. Arbouoct, for tho new
j invading party was indeed bis, waa
I ignorant of the defeat of t??3 French
j fleet. Ile had divided his fovco, the
I men that had landed having marohed
j inland through Christ Church parish
land kiken pest at Hoboaw. Herc
J Capt. Fonwiokc'a company made at
j impetuous charge upon them, ase
j though they had the advantage cf po
j sition the enemy were,defeated witl
j 14 killed and 50 captured. On th
j same day Colonel Rhett appearing i
I Sewee bay with his two. vessels, tb
I Frenoh ship surrendered without fit
l ing a shot and 90 men beoamo Co'
I Rhett's prisoners. As the wind wa
j unfavorable for the immediate retur
i of tho victorious vessels, John Ban
I well, a volunteer, was sent ovarian
j to cwry the good news to tho gove
I nor. On the following day Rhett at
j his little fleet returned to Charlo
In all 230 Frenoh and Spanish pr!
one rn were taken. Among the
I were Mona. Arbouset and sevei
I other officers who, it ?is said, offer
I large sums of money for their rp o ot
(.?offers whioh, of coarse, were i
j dignantly ref used.. The loss on t
I side of the Carolinians was ioeona
: Suoh was tho ending of tho fi
naval attack upon South Carolin
chief town? No city in America ?
been the object of attack in time
war more often thau Charleston,' '
it has yet to taken by un ait'
from the sea. Everyone is f?mil
with the way in which the heroet
Fort Moultrie drove the British f
under Sir Peter Parker but of the j
I bor of Charleston in 177?, and ;?
the gallant defence of the city by
Confederates against the assault
the Federal navy from 1862 to 1
Equally deserving pf romembran?
the defence of Charleston in 1
Hore was an infant colony, rec
political factions and ravaged j
dread disease, repelling by onlj
oheer bravery of its people, au j
sion from two nations of Eui
The men who held Carotina for Q
Anne were, of the mettle that
made the United States a world
er. Their achievement, whioh
few parallels in colonial wai
should always bold ? bright pis
the annals of bur country. \5afM|
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--Sin and sorrow often baye the
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miles from Pendleton. 4 miles from
Cherry Station, Blue Ridge, P.. R., near
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state of cultivation, 100 acree river!*t- !
tom, 400 acres timber land, a portion Of '
lt virgin forest, a nearly new dwelJ'mg s
house, Trooms. Large barns, stock and
tool sheds, 7 tenant bouses, all In good
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when ont and put on the market, pay
entire Goat of place. '100 acres of tho bot
tom land can be sold at 850 per acre, and
there ?re plenty of rentera ut cue-third of
everything, standing ready to contrat?
for coming season. '.'
-WillBelT yrtih farm 7 mules, one yoke
of cattle, 'wagons,- carla and form Imple'
menta, a good .saw..-.mill, bogs, young
cattle and load of all kinda .forelock fora
year. Two public roads eross the place.
Good, water for house ann stock us?
Stem??ul; Fine fishing atid hunting on
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; Ter mc-One -third Ca3h-B atanco oui
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