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Place in the City for
luick and Polite Ser
We also Carry a
Line of Cigars,
H. Reeves, Phelix Pagan
I Manager Foreman
FOR THE SIGN.
idge Work a Special
[OURS, 8 a. m. to 6 p. m.
lg back to add new lau
wthose already gained in
jons, "The Smart Set,"
is^ffiiranced for the Columbia
Theme on Monday night Feb.
17. <$jPhis season the management
of tras justly popular attraction
announces an entire new produc
tion,, beeping only the title and
that clever comedian, Salem Tutt
Whitliey and his able companion
in the.production of continuous
laughs, Homer Tutt, and of
cours?; a chorus of dark-skinned
beauties in keeping with the well
established policy of having the
niftiest chorus of any musical
show,.?n tour. The scenic pro
duction is new and more elabo
rate than ever, the costumes are
superb^ creations of a master
mind.'.^nd the story is built to
display} the best abilities of the
army ?f entertainers with that
show, al The music is by T. L.
CorweW, whose work is well
kn?wnjthroughout the breadth of
the country, the story is by the
comedian himself and in origi
nality-js rivalled cnly by the a
bilit> r?& : . ' aiith >r RS ar. enter
tainer, ana must t^erefni : oethe
of excellence. The com
any claims to carry the best
'nging and dancing chorus in
America and having held that
place unchallenged in past sea
sons, it is safe to say that this
season the reputation will be
more firmly established than
THE WONDERFUL KNOWLEDGE
t TO CURE DISEASES BY
KNOWLEDGE COMES FROM UN
DERSTANDING. So GET UNDER
STANDING. IT IS THE GREAT
WELL SPRING OF BETTER
HEALTH TO HIM OR HER WHO
I will be in Columbia, Friday
and Saturday, Feb. 14 and 15,
and will be in the Carroll
building from ll a. m., to 1:30
p. m , each day of the confer
ence, and at my office in the Car
roll building, 916 Washington
Street from 10 a. m.. to 10:30 a
m., and from 7 p. m., to 9 p. m.
Get ready and bring your money
with you if you want to leave
feeling good. Tell your sick
friends of my coming. Have.it
announced in your church, Sun
day and public schools-and in
that way do a little mission work
for the sick and afflicted in your
community by simply speaking
Prices run from $7.50 to $20.00
according ;o your troubles and
long standing. Special troubles
cost $5 and $10 extra. All you
need to do in writing me is just
to state how your troubles affect
you, and how long and I will
send you the price. If you can
not read well it will pay you to
come and see me. And ? will do
you just like I have done and am
still doing Bishops, leading white
and colored ministers, lawyers,
bankers, mayors, chiefs of police,
clerks of court, merchants, con
ductors, farmers, etc.
My suffering friend of either
sex, if you can afford to recog
nize what the above class of peo
ple have tried and are endorsing
after one month to twenly year's
experience, See or, wriro me to
Rev. Dr. I. Z. PHILLIPS,
The Hygienic Man,
27 Clingman Ave. Asheville, N C.
(Call Telephon' 290.)
-Adve. tisser.- ont.
Do as you think best not as
Rea. C. F. Whittenburg of
Spartanburg was in the city this
Dr. Henry Hardy of Spartan
bnrg spent awhile in the city
The commercial field is the
great unknown so far as the Ne
gro is concerned.
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Simklns
Jr. of Sumter, S. C attended the
Com Show last week.
Mrs. Maude White of Savan
nah. Ga. is the guest of her aunt
Mrs. J. B. Lewie 701 Richland St.
f When the Negro learns how to
ool his money, there will be
more successful business enter
Mrs. Nell Simkins was called
to Spartanburg last week on ac
count of the death of her grand
Miss Sallie Mae Watson of
Ridge Springs, S. C. is visiting
her sister Mrs. J. A. Howard on
Mr. J, M. Nix of the Mayes
ville, S. C. Industrial Institute
attended .the Farmer's confer
ence here last week.
The Globe Theatre will be open
Monday Feb. 17 from 3 p. m. to
8 p. m. on account of "Smart
Set's" Musical Comedy.
Books of subscription for the
S C. Union Bank, by colored peo
ple are open. Have you sub
scribed? See notice of same in
Mrs. J. D. Barnes after a
month's visit to her parents,
Rev. and Mrs. M. G. Johnson of
Waverley, left Friday morning
for her home in Portsmouth, Va.
At Saint Luke's Church last
Sunday night Miss Daisy Jack
son sang as the offertory, "Fm
a Pilgrim" by Herbert Johnson.
Her accompanist was Mrs, Jef
fers. Th*.' choir rendered Kar
tin's Magnificat and Nunc Dimjl
Mr. H. N. Vincent the popu
lar and very efficient P. O. clerk
has succeeded in getting a trans
j fer to the carrier force. He has
been assigned to route 6 and will
go on about the first. Henry has
made a "cracker-jack" clerk,
and we believe the same will be
said of him as a carrier.
MISS OLIVE C. SHELTON
has completed the course of hair
growing under Mme. C. J. Wal
ker of Indianapolis, Indiana
and will begin giving treatments
Monday Feb. 17th at 2 o'clock
1424 Park St.' All persons de
siring their scalp treated will be
Mr. Tandy Williams, the popu
lar porter of the Gresham hotel
at Spartanburg made a flying
trip to Columbia Tuesday. He
was in such a big hurry that he
could not find time to look up the
Indicator man, but snatched time
enough to stop at Pinckney's ton
sorial parlor to get John Twitty
to shape his hair and also to send
Mr. Twitty whizzing diagonally
across the street. Mr. Williams
is an all-round good fellow and
his many admirers were delight
ed to have him for a few hours
in the capital city.
Down at the Union Baptist
church a few nights ago, the
members tendered a reception to
Mrs. Lilla B. Hall, the charming,
vivacious wife of the Rev. Dr.R,
B Hall, the wide-awake and
justly popular pastor of that
church. Quite a crowd had as
sembled. After remarks suited
to the occasion, by Deacon Wil
son and Mrs. Fields, Prof. John
R. Wilson, formally presented
Mrs. Hall to the waiting friends.
It was the wife of their own es
teemed pastor. Mrs. Hall was
received and treated as such.
The delicacies which caused the
tables to groan were too numer
ous to mention. In the short ad
dress Mrs, Hall made, acknowl
edging courtesies received she
gave additional evidence of her
superb, innate refinement and
charming manners. She may
well be regarded as a distinctive
addition to Columbia's colored
religious and social life.
The Social Corner
The season of Lent has cast a
gloom over social affairs, but
still there were a few small en
tertainments both this week and
last. Miss Jackson of Asheville.
and Mrs. Robert Jeffers, who
was Miss Zenobia Lindsey, were
the honored guests of several
functions. Mrs. Hipp was host
ess to them on Thursday after
noon of last week, and Mrs. Hen
ry Vincent gave in their honor a
\ small whist party of four tables
on Friday evening. Mrs. Vin
cent serbed an elaborate buffet
supper. The prize winners were
Mrs. Jeffers, Miss Sylvia Pryor
and Miss Daisy Jackson and
Messrs. Monroe Lindsey and E.
One of the most enjoyable af
fairs of the week was Wednes
day afternoon when Mis. John
Cornwell and Miss Cornwell were
"at home" informally to their
fri?nds. The entire first floor
was thrown en suite. Five
games were played, the winners
being Mrs. Vincent, Miss Ethe
lind Thompson and Messrs. R.
H. Paul and Henry Wallace Af
ter the games a delightful repast
of two courses was served. A
mong those present were Mes
dames E. M. Levy, N. Jerome
Frederick, R. O- Jeffers, Aiken
Nix, H. E. Williams, Alonza Har
dy, H. N. Vincent, David Meens,
Misse3 Fannie and Olive Shelton,
Ethelind Thompson, S. B. Ganttj
J. O. Poinsette, Estelle Perrin,
Sylvia Pryor, Evelyn Naudin,
Rosalie Johnson, Kate Lindsey,
Daisy Jackson and Daisy Myers.
Doctors Henry Cooper, B. F.
Thomas, Messrs. Louis Gaten,
M. Lindsey, Henry Wallace, T.
L. Owens, R. H. Paul and Jos
eph F. Bomar of Spartanburg.
Mrs. Spencer Barre entertain
ed Wednesday*'r url M after the re
cital of Mme. booker". Those
who enjoyed Mrs. Barre's hospi
tality were Mme. Booker, Mrs.
Jeffers, Mrs. Frederick, Misses
Daisy Jackson and Kate Lindsey,
Dr, Hardy, Messrs. H. Wallace,
M. Lindsey, J. Bomar. Misses
Ruby Bolden, Nellie Barre and
Coral Smith served deliciously
brewed punch. At midnight the
hostess served a tempting sup
per a la buffet of several courses.
MADAM BOOKER READS
AT SIDNEY PARK.
Columbia has seldom had the
pleasure of hearing a reader of
the calibre o f Madam Dayse
Booker, who gave a recital at
Sidney Park church iast Wednes
day evening. The four selec
tions that the reader gave show
ed her versatility and were as
The Blacksmith's Story, Dun
bar's Encouragement, a selection
depicting a little mischievous
girl, and the dramatic poem of
Itaiian life called the Confession
al, The histrionic ability dis
playeP by Madam Booker was
markedly apparent in each selec
tion. Perhaps her Negro dialect
did not always ring true but any
deficiency along this line was
more than made up by the de
lightfully humorous activity.
In the "Confessional," the
character Nina runs the gamut
of the emotions, love, jealousy, j
hatred, fear, revenge, contrition !
all of which the artist portrayed
most convincingly. Mrs. Jeffers
assisted by Miss Daisy Jackson
and Dr. Henry Hardy of Spar
tanburg rendered several musi
cal numbers that received hearty
SPECIAL SERVICES AT
Last Sunday was a memorable
day fer Wesley's congregation
and friends, because of the two
interesting and unusual services
that were held in the beautiful
edifice on Gervais street.
In the morning Rev. C. C.
Scott, the pastor, preached a spe
cial sermon, the theme of which
was "Housebuilding and House
keeping" based on the text "Set
thine house in order, for thou
shalt die and not live," II Kings
20-1. The sermon was repl?te
with wholesome advice presented
with the literary finish for which I
the discour ses of Rev. Scott are !
noted, Prof. F H- Thomas had j
charge of the music, which state- !
ment is sufficient to convince one I
of the excellenc? of that part of j
At night an unusually large
congregation, consisting of rep- j
resentatives of all denominations j
was present. Among the minis
ters taking part were Revs. W.
D. King, J. H. Johnson*; A. P.
Hill, I. Keitt and John Simmons
o f Camden. Speaker M. L.
Smith failed to appear, but in
lieu of him, Mrs. Dayse Booker
made the princiyal address. This
lady has been heard so often in
lectures and readings during the i
past three weeks that it is really !
superfluous to speok in terms of j
praise of her masterful discourse
last Sunday night. It was the'
topic of conversation in Columbia j
next morning. The offering for:
the day amounted to $34. A
worn as to Rev. Scott. During |
his incumbency as pastor of Wes
ley M. E. church, the attendance
has more than trebled, Perhaps
this may be accounted for, in
that this gentleman is so well !
knfiwn in this community partie- !
ularly to the Columbians of an |
elder day and their descendants.
Widely read, and broad in views,
Rev. Scott has a mission to young
Neqt Sunday will be a great
day also. Rev. C. C. Jacobs
field worker for the Board o f
Sunday schools will preach at
the ll oVock service in the
morning and address the Sunday
school in the afternoon. Rev.
E. B. Burrows, D. D. District
Supt. will preach at night. The
pasror extends a cordial welcome
to the public.
Notice of Opening Books of
Subscription of the South
Carolina Union Bank.
Pursnant to the commission is
sued by Hon. R. M. McCown,
Secretary of State, dated Feb
ruary 7, 1913, notice is hereby
given that books of subscription
to the capital stock of the South
Carolina Union Bank at I, S. Lee
vy's establishment, 1221 Taylor
St., Columbia, S C., on Monday
February 10. 1913, at 10 o'clock
in the forenoon.
The corporation proposes to do
a general banking business and
to have each, all and every pow
er necessary or usual for the con
duct of said business, etc., etc.
The capital stock is $20,000,
divided into 2 000 shares of the
par value of ten dollars each,
and the principal place of busi
ness will be Columbia, S. C,
I All persons who attended the
race conference will take notice
and at once write Rev. J. H.
LIES ?1 I
Bodies PREPARED for SHIP
MENT to any part of the
Just received the FINEST Fu
neral CAR, (hearse) in this
State for COLORED people
ata cost of $2.500.00.
All work receive our prompt
and personal attention
PINCKNEY & BIGGS :-:
IGTON ST., PHONE 1695
Rev. Richard Carroll will continue his Sunday afternoon
lectures at 916 Washington street. Next Sunday, February
16th, he will lecture on "Letter Burning or Burn This Letter"
Sunday the doors will be open to women, men, boys and girls.
Every her- - ?can rome Sunday. The large crowd of men who
have been attending these lectures for the past three Siw
daps, is very anxious to have the lectures continued. %
Hear The Lecture Sunday,
Burn That Letter"
Prof. J. D- Baldwin departed from this world a
weeks ago and by his death his friends feel a great
but we feel our loss is his gain.
His place is vacant in his home
Which never can be filled,
His smiling face we see no more
Until we meet on the golden shore.
We know thou art peacefully sleeping,
Abel, sleep and take thy rest.
We loved thee dear,
But Jesus loved the best.
Peaceful be thy silent slumber,
Peaceful in thy grave so low,
Thou no more will join our number,
Thou no more our sbrrow know.
Dearest friend you have left us here
Thy loss we deeply feel,
N But 'tis God that hath bereft us,
He can all our sorrows heal.
Yet again we hope to meet you
When our work on earth is done.
Then in heaven with joy to greet you,
And with Jesus forever dwell.
Greenville, S. C , Feb. 12.
Johnson, 2029 Marion St., advis
ing him of the number of shares
Dated at Columbia, S. C. Feb
ruary 7, 1913.
E. J. SAWYER,
W. D. CHAPPELLE,
C. C. SCOTT,
T A. WILLIAMS,
J. H. JOHNSON,
t .A OI ICS* AND MISSUS' SHOES.
A Specialty for Comfort.
We have a full Une of all styles ol
the best qualities for the season. Oar
nhoes are good. Dur prices reason
E. P. 6 F. A. DAVIS,
COLUMBIA, S. C.
SAM KING'S LUNCH ROOM
Home made Bread, Rolls an
Pies. Excellent meals.
SAM KING, Proprietor.
1318 Park Street.