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H Vol. XIII. GREW ? ' n d^o ? First Class S 9 ; : ; TO RUE OUR ROCK HILL ST reduce our stock at on est goods here to conv of Lancaster know wh find this big sale the L been preparing for thi: cial things to ad?i to its attra 1 O u r C On FRIDAY, JUNE 5U be opened and we will start t It will be impossible at this 1 * f* many of the good things we a few things that will go at ; ^ SILKS THAT BEAT ALL Fi ItKCOUDS! wi Corded Wash Silks, theO Se 45 cents grade, at \r?i Wash Silks, the be*? grade in fpi white and colors, wuru ftOo.at 30c. Ija RealChinaSilks,were 50c,at 3!)c $ 1.50 grade 30.inch Tafeta/| A C La extra good, at I.lu lot $1.25 grade 3(5 inete Yafeta, ex- Fii tra good, at 80c no Wo have a few pice** of beautiful silk embroidered Mulls that 54 we sold at 00c, to (foteat 25c. thi l?i 11 a ui 1 Ir finiub rlHu>iMh ^ AN ? were 25 cents, at ? i yc $1 Silk Grenadines,sale G9c. One very handsome Silk Grenaadine Pattern, wasfIS, 10.501 till WHITE GOODS AND 45. LINEN* 1 75i This is where v** have some splendid values. White Dimities, ?hki *! 8? cents, at 95i White Satin Stripe T/trwns, g were 8^ cents, at ^rCI t N ice Book fold Lawns, were 10 cents, at BI Fine Book fold Lawns, were 20 Sh cents at 12 Vc On 40 inch Lawn at only 10c. KO' * Big lot novelty stripe Lawns at TI 8, 10, 12 and 15 cents, worth < fully one third more. \ . 72-inch soft finish wash 9Hp! Sh urgamhe, worth ihy, at liuvj Blonde Linen, 15c grade, at 10c. Hi 20c " " 15c. t a 30c " " 22c. ()N TABLK LINEN, TtTWELft.Etc *l 35c bleached Damask at 21c 00< 72 inch all linen Damask, good <>n value 75c, sale price 50c I for We wish to say u? vur friends am beneficial to the peo|*U of Lancastei ill at will draw the cash trade. We fi our time will be here and yon Mr. J. T. WYLLB, Hook^IIill, is He will carry oni ottr methods of fi just treatment toalL Kext toCrawfo ^ Drugstore. YinPi #> tcare and to ASTER LANCASTER, S. C., WE tommer Goods Jj OOO Worth easonable |^jg|-g^ J OFF CH) 'ORE was overloaded with goods, an ce we have placed about one-third of 01 ert into cash as quickly as possible, at a good thing is, and appreciate it >est thing that has ever come their wa s sale for sometime, and have picked i ictiveness. Opening Da , .. 1 v.-...t ~'..i ...i- -- i, iiuunl ti^m i> c:oik in mc morning', c he greatest dry goods sale in Lancas imc to quote prices and give a descri have in store for you. However, we ibout one-half their real value. lie mercerized Damask, if Q A Child's 2-strap is (>5c a yard, now xOvl Sandals e our double size Towels at 10c Dest 10c Ilose, i try handsome hemstitched and Drop stitch 15c nged, were 75 a pair, now 50c 20c drop stitch ] rgo size Sheets bleached at 30c LA DI KS readyn " " " bettor grade, 50c 25c Waists, this ce Curtains, 21 yards A An *50 and 60c Wais lg, the pair for x jIu $1 Waists, this s nor Lace Curtains,were $1.25, ^ .25 and $1.50 w the pair for 05c ~??, ready-i r, . . OI , , Underskirts at c ce C urtains 3$ yards lon?;, , i i * n- i regular price, inches wide, were $.75,^ HC prori i\ro a s sale price the pair CLOT IIINK^A BLACK DRESS GOODS -\\re Rardlv exnoc IH\ RP \ IN^ DnnuAino. opposition or cor We haven't a very large stock line. We have t every piece is a winner at will do the work 3 nrice we make. I \vn nvn Aironofc\/?L ii ui v; w v u I OIV/L IV c Caslimero, 34 in. the yd, 10c not mince ma c Brilliantines, the yard 33c comes to prices, c silk finish Mohair,the yd 48c 7.00 SuiU,speciu c fine Tevill Serge, the vd 50c 7 502-pieceSuits Voile,very fine, the yard 7~>c 10.00 fine all w Crash,tucked effect,thoyd 7f>c Suits, special sal c Crepe Worsted,very pop- 10.00 fine all \vo< ir, the yard, 00c Suits, special sal c Nuusveil, the yard 4Sc 5.00 Suits, spe. b double width Worsted at 10c 1.00 Oassimere 1 G LOT NOTION SAMPLES 125 " ^ , , ? ti-i ir 2.25 hairline I ai inped here at one third off .. ,, 1 1 , . ii t i 2.50 fine Cassim } regular price, l oil will hml ... tJ . . * ii- - .1 r 40c rercal Shirt.' ne good pickings in the line. f)0c M;l(lras ,< lOMPSON'S fmpfQlRalhrigan Und GLOVE FITTING UUIbClb 75 cents per pah \'e handle only Thompson's. sai0 price the pa ort Corsets and Girdles at 45c . ^WNS BAT miner Corsets 45c Ji ' rpjj; Kh griuleO'orsets reK?h,r price ^ J iDIKS' AND OIIJI.DItRN'S prettiest suinm. T i.'/ id ho tvtt. ii l it lv . i . . i v i v/ivi/.-> r>/\ ;\|?a !>:-? even sold at 10, .2."> 3-strap Sandals at 08c Wo picked up tli s Oxford Ties, solid, at Toe ago at less thai ip 1 ..r>0 lino of guaranteed Ox saved them fori ds and Sandals, this sale 1.30 run oil'at a nick 1 former patrons that wo intend to make thi and adjoining counties. Wo will soil for cash < will supei intend this business personally. A1 i may depend on us to keep the hall rolling, a worthy young man, and knows how to pusl p c pi r please, I 4m I dm n V? Enter iDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 1903 FIB r ADDATTTVfl Tin i a M 111 1 IHJIIIUU JLFll ILL 1 The Loss of Prop Millions and IV ?- Th indise By Randolph l'acolot Mills, June t?.?T' jfjL.lives, $2,500,000 in mill other property lost, with men indefinitely out of em ment is the sum total o (1 in order to disaster that has appalled .11" very choic- whole section from Oliftc The people l>?c?iet. 1 rsot. since the .Johnstown 1 hey will ,1<lo ,, i ? ... - - uuo uivic ut'Cll SUCH H Cclli y. We have ol tlu> waters and small w? ip SOlllC Spe- that. the inhabitants of this v aro awed into awful si leu the scene ot desolation that fronts them. y Tiie cloudburst broke just i Clifton early this morning i G o'clock. Within an hou 1 , mills at that point and a sc( mrdoors Willi, , , ^ ? t I farm houses along the rive iters history, been carried away and the c ption of very came with a mighty rush t< will mention Point.Inst above the great stru known as Mills No. 1 and 2 dam that confines the powi I'at Kid the mills. Some idea of th 45c mensity of the flood ma vile price 7c gathered from the fact tha Hose at 10c not known at this writing w [lose, 3 prs 50c cr the dam has been wi lade CLOTHES away. snle L5c Inside of 40 minutes the ts, this sale 30c. r0[Je from its normal confiu uile 00c tjie fourth story of the lirst Waists, 95c ;i height of 41 feet. The made Skirts and operatives were just going to me third otl the early breakfast when the s of a mighty rush of waters 1 ND GENTS' on their ears. From their t IIINGS. ges that dot the hillsides ;t to meet with witnessed a scene, for then npotition in this actually not time enough for i the stuff that of them to get to the banks, . Here is where will live on their memory, ed, and we will one great hound the flood si it 1? ' ncis ?m il 11. aowii me valley. An orna tal swinging bridge that conn? ,1 sale price 4 40 norih and south I'acolet ,spo.sale pr 4.65 swept away as it i! had no ool Tibet strength ot a cobweb. The le price 6.90 operatives, some ot whom >1 Worsted hastened down to the water's ie price 6.90 in hopes ot being able to get a sale price 3.30 io their work, backed up tin 'ants 69c horror stricken. In five mil 41 S9c it is said that the water rose its,this sale 1 39 than 20 feet, ore Pants, 1 90 'pjie Presbyterian church,v >, salo price 25c was picturesquely located oi 39c nver side just between the i ershirts, value waH ,j10 jjt building to go ^ stood out on a little pronioi *r 0| land that made it a great* 1ST hi, DIM I- for the waters. The flood si ;S. upon it in a twinkling, h the finest and lew minutes its lino mat >r wash fabricsj withstood ihe li.ittle ol the l.il l ? ? . ' * 1 ;iim i.? cls. | ara-iiKo on-naught, Ttion wil is lot sometime i a moment's warning the fot 1 halt' price and lion gave away and it. went < tins occasion to on the maelstrom as it it el a yard. been made of straws. Hardly 'bad the fascil s business very spectators recovered from md make prices 8Cene when ,he ,iHle ,1: no lit one-half of buildings comprising the p< Our manager, 15ce' market, barber shop h things along, blacksmith shop went, dowi . w w wfore the inrushing Hood. 1 I lip went down in the rush of w J one after the other so rjo that the spectators ditler t M PRISE. No. % 2 d i ormm MIDI Jill N UPPER CAROLINA. >erty Will Reach Into the j [any Have Perished in '' 3 eir H omes. jCflB W. Smith, in The State. velve which went tirst. nnd By this time the river hud 4,000 risen 10 teet higher until its ploy- waters were surging through the f the third storv windows ot the mills. this The walls ot the building known m to as No. 1 and 2 mill were seen to \ be trembling and the crowds of ^ llood villagers were watching tliem. unity closely when a scene on the red jncler torrent arrested their attention, alley A ratt which looked like the co at side of a house was coming dpwn con- the great red turbid mass ari waters at lightning speed. Seated ibove on the ialters near the edge was about a child in his night dress. A. rift r the in the clouds had let the sun >re ol through brightly and the lace of r had the baby was turned up to thelight, lebris paie and appalled. Tlie ratt a this struck tho falls just below with an ugly smash and the oiiild cture stepped on into the waters. The is the great torrent turned the little er for body over and over, dashing it e im- against the rocks until it <iisap* y he peared around the bend (4 the t it is river. heth lJardly had the warsJfeiuse *shed wrecked been swept out ol sight when there was an ouiujous river cracking in the mill buildipgs, ies to No. 1 and 2. The river instead mill, of recediug as the wiseacres had mill said it would do certainly when their it reached 30 feet it went up With ound a rush to 40 feet and the old part >roke of No. 1 and 2 went down. The :otta- other sections of the blinding they gave away rapidly and the entire > was structure went down with a trash iiany that the mill people say ootid be that heard for miles. With The mill No. 3 was tha last lrged one to go and a part at the men- structure was left standing that ected it is thought can be restored, was The end of the mill nearest the >t t Im tnu*n 1 1 ' v . i.v ?wn it m *> ici nt'u, tut* mnsner mill room, engine room and filler had room are also gone and Mr. Vic? siae tor Montgomery, the president of cross the mill, has already made ar3 hill rangements to sell some of the nutes machinery that, was recovered a* more old junk. The branch of the Southern rhich railway that passes the mill iiaa i lll0 been washed away, a freight car nil Is, that was standing in the rear of j? the mill No. 1 and 2 was picked ritorv UP by the waiers and tnrnel over mark at the loot ol the road despite the irged 'act that it was loaded as it if 'or a was a dry goods box. The work. ionry recovering the bales ol oolton Niag that were floating about in the I bout whiles was begun as soon ns the inda waiers De^an to recede at about lowii noon. LATKK. Spartanburg, .luue 7?Sj^jrtanIia.e.( burg county is the scene ot one "* <d the most terrilic and disastrous 1 Hoods that have occurred in tins ??s t of. county since the tiimous .tonus*. ?n( town flood. Indeed, many <ay 1 )e~ l he loss of property in far piore ,e^ than that of the Pennsylvania fV's disaster, but that is wild ia?k, tckly I_ y is to1 Concluded on Fourth Pace.