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Surplus and Profits. 150,000
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Committee Makes Lxeraf Pro
vision for Protection
LIGHTHOUSES AND LIGHTSHIPS
House Committee Authorizes Favor
ale Report on Bill Carrying Be
tween 20 and 25 Projects for Light
Houses, Buoya, etc.
Washington, Special-The House
mmittee ou inter-State and foreign
mmerce authorized-a favorable re
:rt on au omuibus bill carrying be
ben 20 and 25 projects as "aids to
avigation," and authorizing an ap
ropriation of something in excess of
,500,000. The bill provides for the
onstuctiou of light houses, light
hips, light house dwellings, buoys,
tc., on ihe South Atlantic Coast, as
Light house statiou at Pongeteague
reek, Va., $S,000; light and fog sig-j
al station at "Ragged Point, Potomac (
The limit of cost cf light vessel to j
e placed off the outer bar of Brims
vick, Ga., is increased by $25,000,
aking the total $115,000; (he limit
f cost for tender for inspector is iu
reased by $10,000, makins: the total
$200,000 Fire in Charl?le, ?. C.
Charlotte, N. C.T Special-What was I
robably the most destructive fire in j
e history of Charlotte Wednesday i
ight destroyed between 6,000 and
2,000 bales of cotton waste belonging
the South Atlantic Waste Com
any, the warehouse of the company
veral cars belonging to Die Southern
ailway Company and considerably
amaged the main building of the
mpany at North Charlotte. The
ss was variously estimated at from
135,00& to $200,000. One of the offi
ils of "the compjmy stated to an Ob
erver reporter that $150,000 would be
very conservative estimate of the
oas and that the insurance carried
ould cover about three-fourths o?
Decide for Sea-Level Canal
Washington, Special.-The decision
f ihe Senate committee on interj
eenie canals is in favor of a s
eve! canal across the Isthmus ;
manama. - Senator. Camacks'-.xe.ti
- Tennessee~"::gave the sea-??j
dv?cates a majority of one vote, a
J~usequcnUy Chairman Millard v?
he' only one of the minority facti
who attended the meeting. Th?
was no other business before the co_
mitlee and it remained in session just
loi?g: enough to authorize Senator
;tcredg? to make the report, to be
resented to the Senate as son as
he minority may have an oppor
unity io prepare their views for a
ock canal. The two reports will be
adc at the same time.
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Larg? force of com pet
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Forty Houses Burned.
. Atlanta, Ga." Special,- About forty
houses, occupied for thc most part by
negroes, were burned in south Atlanta
early Thursday. The loss will be $40
000, Thc location is several tuiles
?from the center of the city, and quite
outside the city limits, surrounding
Clark university for' negroes and not
far from the federal prison, both of
which were stated t . be in danger for
a time. Although the houses were
outside :tlie fire limits, the city de
partment went to the rescue, but on
account of the l?ck of w?tei*? it was
able to rio little gb?d arid the fire
bunted itself duti Neither institu
tion was seriously threatened nor
Mr. Fairbanks Off Foi Conference.
Washington, Special.- vic? Presi
dent Fairbanks, accompanied by Mrs.
Fairbanks, left on Thursday for Bir
mingham, Al?;) to attend the General
Conference of the Methodist Episco
pal Church, South, in session there.
The Vice Presideut had wished to re
main in "Washington until the rate bill
was' disposed of, but . numerous de
lays caused him to change his mind.
Mr. Fairbanks goes as a fraternal
representative of the northern branch
of the church. ,
Retains Four-Year Limit.
Birmingham, Specidh-The General
Conference adopted by an overwhelm
ing vote tile minority report of the
committee on itineracy. Opposing any
extension o fthe limit bf pastorates.
The majority of the committee had re
ported m favor of extending the limt
from four to six years? The report
precipitated n long debate, which be
came acrimonious al times?
Oircui Bobbeiy Sequ??.
. Cleveland, Ohio, Special.-William
T. Spaith, auditor of thc Carl Hagen
beck Circus, was arrested herc charg
ed with the theft of $30,000 from the
ticket wagon of the Forepaugh-Sells
Show in Octobsr, 1904, while he was
treasurer of that enterprise. The rob
bery it is alleged, occurred at Ta::
Vu-o, N. C.
News Items. .
The Russian Parliament has com
pleted its reply to the speech from
the throne, embracing 10 demands,
of which general amnesty is the first.
. Turkey's accent*?--?**r
A GIFTED YOUTH.
.You contle Mr. Bliggens clever?"
'Yes," answered Miss Cayenne.
"But he never says anything."
"No; he ls clever enough to fore
see that what he might say wouM
probably not be clever. And that ie
very exceptional."-Washington Star.
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Trust Co., Bonds?
?ck Insurance Com
id Mule Ens.
?ought A Sold.
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irs of Augusta Ga.,
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Southern Methodist Church ls
Strengthening tts ?pisc?p?cy
YERY ABLE MEN ARE ELECTED
On First Ballot at Birmingham Dr.
john S. Tigeft, Secretary of the
General Conference, is Chosen; on
Second, Seth Ward; ?f ?exas; on
twelfth, Dr. James Atkins, of
Western North Carolina Confer
Birmingham; Ala.; Special.-Dr.
John J; Tigert; Secretary of the G?n
?ral Conference of thc Methodist
Episcopal Church, South, was elected
a bishop on the first ballot taken by
the Conference. No other bishop was
elected on the first ballot.
The count of tellers showed the vote
bu tlie first ballot tb be: J: J; Tig
ert; ?60; J. C: Kiigd, ?00; Seth Ward,
85 j Collins Denny, 84; W. E. McMur
ray, 74; ?tames Atkins, 70; W. F. Til
le?, 74; W. B. Murra v. 54; E. W.
These were the leaders) Avith scat
tering votes for 4S others. Dr. Tigert
?t once resigned as secretary of the
Conference, and Assistant Secretary
A. F .Watkins was elected secretary.
There was no election of a bishop on
the second ballot;
Seth Ward, of Texas, was elected
a bishop on the third ballot.
At the afternoon session of the
Conference, ballots, numbering four,
five and six, were taken for the third
bishop to be elected by the present
Conference, but no result following,
a reecss was taken until evening, wheo
tbe contest was renewed; One hun
dred and thirty-seven votes being nec
essary to a choice, no bne was chosen
duL'ing the afternoon. The strength
of ?16 votes for Rev; Dr. J. C. Kilgo
on the fifth ballot was the nearest
approach to a decision that was "reach
Pending the counting of the dif
ferent ballots by the tellers, consid
erable- other business was brought
before the Conference. A resolution
extending greetings to the Soulhern
Presbvterian Asspirthhr. in - -*
vuutcu, ooutn, was ciecica Disnop
on the twelfth ballot.
Sketch of Dr. Atkins.
Dr. James Atkins, one of the three
bishops elected by the General Con
ference of the M. E. Church, South, is
a member of the Western North Caro
lina Conference and has been Sun
day school editor of the Church since
1896. He was born at Knoxville,
Tenn., April IS, 1859, being a son of
Rev. James Atkins, for many, years
a member of the Holston Conference.
He was educated at Emory and Henry
College, Emory, Ya., of which insti
tution he was president for many
years, lSS9-'93. He entered the
Methodist ministry in 1S72 as a mem
ber of the Holston Conference, hold
ing pastorates from 1872 to 1S79,
when he became president of Emory
and Henry College, Ya? He resumed
the presidency of the Ashville Fe
male College in 1893 and remained
lhere uutil 1S96 when he Avas elected
Sunday school editor. His home is
at Waynesvillc, N. C.
Sketch of Dr. Tigert.
Rev. Dr. John James Tigert, elected
a bishop of the M. E. Chimrch, South,
vy toe m?nerai ?jonrerence in session
at Birmingham, Ala., is book editor
of the Southern Methodist Church and
editor of The Quarterly Review, hav
ing been elected lo those positions
in 1894. He Avas born in Louisville,
Ky., November 25, 1S56. He Avas
educated at Vanderbilt University,
Nashville, Tenn., graduating in 1877.
Prom ISSI to 1S9? he was^ professor
of moral philosophy in Vanderbilt
University. From 1S90 to 1894 Dr.
Tigert held au important pastorate in
Kansas City, Mo. Dr. Tigert is the
author of quite a number of books,
among the number being ''Handbook
of Logic," "Theology and Philoso
phy," ;'A Voice From the South,"
"Constitutional History of American
Episcopal Methodism" and others.
He resides nt Nashville, Tenn.
Vice President Fairbanks address
ed tho conference on Friday as the
fraternal representative of the nor
thern branch of the Methodist church
and made a very able and Avell re
ceived speech. His adit ress was on
the dangers of socialism and the duty
of the church in combatting the So
cialistic tendency of the times.
The resignation of Count Sergius
de Witte as Russian Premier is said
to have been accepted, and M. Gove
myken, former Minister of the In
terior, appointed to succeed him,
while, accoring to another report,,
Witte is still in office.
Eugene Foss and Consul-General
Mason addressed the American
Chamber bf Commerce ht Paris on
tariff revision and reciprocity.
1,000 Cars Strawberries.
Wilmington, Special. - Strawberry
shipments amounted to 100 solid car
loads, mkaing the record between 900
and 1,000 for the Aveek. It-is estimat
ed now that the crop will go beyond
3,000 car loads.
The Southern Baptist
Chattanooga, Special.-The South
ern Baptist Conventiou devoted sev
eral hours to the affai rs of tho Sunday
S?hoOl Board, uth's: iajw'tant feet
ter* were token un.
Forty-Sixth Annual Convention of
General Asemhly of the Southern
Presbyterian Church Convenes in
First Church, Gr?e?ville, S. C.
Greenville, & C;y Special.-The
General Assembly of thc Southern
Presbyterian Church, officially known
as the Presbyterian Church in the
United States, met in forty-sixth an
nual session Thursday morning at ll
o'clock. The preliminary devotional
exercises were conducted by Rev. T.
W. Sloan, D? D'.-,- pastor Of thc First
Presbyterian Church, after which
Rev. J; T. Plunkett/ D. D., of Au
gusta j G0.7 retiring moderator,
preached a very Str?ft?g ?nd helpful
The election of a moderator for this
session of t he Assembly was taken up
and much interest was shown iii the
nominations and election. Hr. G. W*
Bull made the first nomination, his
nominee being Hon. Allen G. Hall,
of Nashville^ Teiin. Ml\ Hall is dean
of thc law department pf "Vanderbilt
University]! arid Mr: Bull made a
strong plea in! favor of the election
of a ruling elder instead-of a minister
as moderator of this Assembly. He
referred to the fact that only once in
thc history of the Southern Presby
terian Church has a layman occupied
the moderator's chair. He referred
also to the impartant questions to he
considered and settled at this session,
and urged the election bf Mr. Hall
upon this ground: .
Rev. j. W. Stagg nominated R?v.
J. W. Beacham; Rev. T. H. Rice
nominated Rev. Josephus Johnston,
Rev. A; J: MeKelway nominated
Rev. j; TV*. Stagg; Rev. J. H. Thoru
well nominated Hon. B. H. Young,
and Rev. E. M. Green nominated Rev.
W. E. Boggs.
Five ballots were Cast before the
moderator was elected; and the one
elected was Hoii. ?ljeil G; Hali. Mr.
Hall was conducted to the modera
tor's chair by Mh G; tv\ Bull and
Rev. G. B. Strickier and Di*. Plunkett
congratulated him and his Assembly
upou his election to this position,
after which he delivered to him the
Mn Halj expressed his appreciation
at the-confidence shown in him by the
Asembly ,and asked that the -As
parity is even exoeeaea oy tue spiiu
ual. In some of our mission fields
there have been large ingatherings
and a hopeful spirit characterizes the
laborers in the vineyard^
"The total in the nands of the
treasurer during the y?ar was $122,
237. The disbursements were $49.
221. Thc balance oh hand March 3?,
1 'The expenditures were as follows:
? Support of four missionaries and 15
. churches among the Mexicans; 61
ministers and 163 churches in Texas;
17 ministers and 52 churches in Ar
kansas; 16 lnnistera and 45 churches
in Florida; 21 ministers and 52
churches in Indian Territory; 6 min
isters and 12 churches in Georgia; 4
ministers and ID churches in Missis
sippi ; one minister and four churches
in North Carolina; 1 evangelist and
10 churches in Tennessee; 6 minis
ters and 6 churches in Louisiana; 6
schools and 17 teachers in the Indian
Territoiy, and 10 schools and 14
teachers in the mountains. Thc en
tire number of ministers and teachers
supported in whole or in part was 197
and of 'churches and schools aided
Thc report on Foreign Missions
was also read, and a most splendid
showing has been made on this great
In spiritual results the year has
been one of progress in all our fields
The number of missionaries now on
the. roll is 206. The total cash re
ceipts were $259,617, and the total
disbursements $274,344. Thc balance
in the treasury at the close of the
year was $31.29.
Mr. A. H. Lowe President.
Asheville, Special.-With the elec
tion of Mr. Arthur H. Lowe, of Fitch
burg, Miss., president; Mr. S. B. Tan
ker, of Charlotte, vice president, and
Mr. C. B. Bryant, of Charlotte, secre
tan- and treasurer, the tenth annual
convention of the Americau Cotton
Manufacturers' .Association adjourn
ed after having been in session for
two (layp. Mr. T. H. Rennie, of
Graniteville, S. C., was elected to
succeed Mi-. R. Rv- Ray, ot Mc
Adenvillc as chairman of thc board
Lynched for Murder of Peddler.
Tampa, Fla., Special.-A mob en
tered the jail at Inverness, Citrus
county, got the keys from the jailor
and took out Frank Jordan, colored,
charged with robbing and murdering
a white peddler named Sweeney, at
Stage Pond, two weeks ago. The ne
gro was hanged by the mob to a tree
a short distance from town. There
was no disorder, the mob doing its
work very quietly.
- Killed His Nephew.
Smithfield, N. C., Special.-Holly
D. Hdusou went to tho house of Ju
lies Hudson, his uncle, who lives
seven mijes from Benson, and engag
ed in a controversy about a mule. The
quarrel ended in a fight. Holly cut
Julius with a knife and an axe and
Julius emptied a shotgun into Holly
killing him almost instantly. Coroner
Leitt?y left for the scene to hold an
inquir? Full cUtAul cannot bl lsflru?
TH? IORK OF CONGRESS
What; is^Being Done Day by Day By
the National House and Senate.
Rate Bill Passes the Senate.
??t?t';iO days discussion the rate
bill passed the Senate, the vote for
its .passage being practically unani
The Comerce Commission.
While^ihe debate on the personnel
of the Tht?r-State Commerce Commis
sion Tvai.Vin progress in the Senate
Senator,.vTillman took the floor to
make a statement on behalf of ex-Seu
ator Chandler which has been mo
mentarily:- expected since Senator
Lodge'avibflveyance last Saturday to
the Senat|of thc President's emphat
ic denial^of some of the statements
credited ;fp''.Mr, Chandler by the South
Mr. Tillman read the portion of Mr.
Chandleris memoranda of his confer
ences with the President -which has
heretofof?ybeeft given, to tho public
prefacing^t with a brief statement of
his ownikaying that? on Saturday the
.Senate hfi&beeu startled and mortified
'to hear "?e-ntt??an?CS _of an ex-mem
ber d?iidi?ced ou bebal? o? rii? Presi
dent a'9 ?a. delib?rate add Utiqmli?ca
Msehb??fV i.s.he had been responsi
ble for introducing the subject Which
had causedthe attack on Slr. Chand
ler he feltjunder obligations to place
him right i?n the record. To that end
he readme ex-Senator's statement.
tfcfriSVerk in the House.
The ?tmse' decided to vest in the
Supreme^CjJurfc of the District nf Co
lumbia the^power to appoint the board
of education having supervision of
the sehools'o'f Washington instead of
in the board of district commissioners
which is. the present apointiug power.
Efforts were made to prevent thc pre
paratiorii?f?plans for the Great Lakes
naval training station, but au amend
ment wasiagreed to providing for the
employment of a consulting architect
the plans-and superintendence of the
construction of tue new buildings not
to ?xc??'d B?4 per cet?t. of the limit
of cost bf-the plant which is fixed at
The-Hpus'e by a decided vote re-af-.
firmed its-faith in the navy depart
ment, defeating t?n amendment of Mr. (
Tawney,' chairman of the appropria
tions coin&ittee, to limit the repairs
on a ship .tb 10 per cent, of the cost.
senate to make a further explanation
of his connection with the efforts to
secure an understanding between the
president jtnd the Democratic sena
tors on thc railroad rate bill, basing
his statement on an article in the
Chicago . Tribune and the Is'ew York
Tribune, charging him with bad faith
in connection and giving ex-Senator
Chadler as authority for that, state
ment. Ho read a series of letters and
memoranda, beginning with a request
from himself to the former senator
for a copy of any statement that he
might have made that justified this
The Bate Bill Again.
Thc consideration of the rate bill in
committee of the whole was concluded
and the measures was then reported
to the Senate, where there will be op
portunity to review and alter all the
amendments heretofore made.
Practically the entire day was de
voted to the consideration of the anti
pass amendment which was adopted
niter making so many exceptions as to
arouse laughter in the Senate every
time the provision was read.
Thc work of thc Senate as such
was confined to the partial considera
tion of thc pipeline provision, which
Morgan proviso extending its opera
tion to other countries where thc Unit
ed States had jurisdiction.
There was a sharp colloquey be
tween Senators Daniel and Tillman
over an amendment to the anti-pass
Senator Daniel sought to have the
unti-pass amendment so amended as
to include thc families of attorneys
among those who may receive passes
and Senator Tillman said that Mr.
Daniel's amendment woulc) make the J
provision a laughing stock and sug
gested that Mr. Daniel should with
draw his amendment so that "we can
get to something else."
Thc Virginia Senator did nut accept
with favor the characterizaiion of his
amendment. "I don't intend io sit
still and listen -to the misrepresenta
tion of my amendment in your un
just and passionate manner," he said.
He had interrupted Mr. Tillman to
make this statement ?md notwith
standing he spoke in evident auger the
South Carolina Senator apparently
did not resent what was said. Ile
replied by calling attention to the fact
that his antagonist was proceeding in
his time and adding: "I propose to
retain the floor and also to retain my
Mr. Daniel did not, however, take
the hint to surrender the floor and
he continued his remarks, saying: /
''Your manner is rough and insult
ing to gentlemen with whom you are
Mr. Tillman still kept his temper
and yielded the floor to thc Virginian
in order that the latter might con
tinue his speech.
Cotton Seed Crushers Choose Officers.
Atlanta, Ga., Special.-After elect
ing otficers for thc ensuing year, the
Inter-State Cotton Seed Crushers' As
sociation adjourned to meet next May
probably at the Jamestown Exposi
tion for their next annual gathering.
The officers chosen were: F. H. Bailey
of Paris* Texas, president; L. A, Ran
som, Atlanta, vice President; Robert
GUbi?n, DftlUi. T*M8, oe?r??Bi-y *nd
SOUTH CAROLINA CROPS
Condition of South Carolina Crops
For Week Ending Monday, May
14th, as Given Ont hy the Depart
The week was unusually cool. The
minimum temperatures on thc 10th
were as low, or lower, as have ever
been recorded in May in South Caro
lina, in the last ten or twenty-eight
years, or since records are available.
Light to killing frosts were general,
in exposed places, on that date from
the mountains to the coast. The aver
age temperature was 80 degrees at
Liberty on the 12th and the minimum
temperature was 30 degress at Sei
vern on the 10th. By the end of the
.week the temperature had risen to
nearly normal warmth.
Precipitation occurred on the 7th
over practically thc entire state. It
was generally distributed and av
eraged about half an inch! Thc rel
ative humidity was below normal af
Clear weather prevailed from thc
Stn. to the end of Hie week, except
that Friday and Saturday were partly
cloudy during the middle of the day in
the central counties.
Shot by Step Son.
Spflrtaub-ii?&; Special.-P. C. Can
non was shot ann ?y.stautly killed
abovifc 10 o'clock Saturday by
his step-son, tibi Millican, who is tu
present in the city jail. The shoot
ing took place on Morgan Square,
almost in front of thc Palin cafe. The
deed was committed with a 44-ealibre
I Winchester rifle. Cannon fell dead in
the door of thc cafe, into which he
; had started to run, the bullet having
entered his hack at. the centre of the
left shoulder blade and passed
through the heart, coming out just
over the nipple. lisalh ht thc opiu
ion of the physicians was instantan
Anderson's New1 S. & L.
Anderson, Special.-The Perpetual
Building and Loan association has ap
I plied for a charter and will be organ
! ized in a few days. Mr. Robert E.
I Ligon, president of thc Glnck cottou
mills, will bc at the head of thc enter
prise. It will have a capitalization of
$.100,000, with the privilege of increas
ing it to $500,000, This is the second
U il 1' - -
[uvpvocu iu uc lieut. jjexu ni uctobei'
or November, was held at the Court 1
house. Senator Pt L.. Hardin was
made chairman of the meeting, with
Mr. A. M. Aiken, secretary. There
was earnest discussion of the enter
prise, showing thc benefits to follow
from it. It was decided"to enter upon
an effort to raise #3,000 lo purchase
ground and put buildings up.. An ex
ecutive committee, consisting of Jos.
B. Wylie, J. W. Dunovant, L. D.
Childs, W. W. Brice, R. B. Caldwell
and A. M. Aiken was appointed to
take charge of the whole affair.
Orr Cotton Mills Dividend,
Anderson, Special. - Thc annual
meetiug of the stockholders of thc
Orr cotton mills was held Friday
afternoon. A dividend of 6 per cent,
was declared, payable one-half in Jan
uary and one-half in July. Mr. E.
P. Frost 'of Charleston was elected a
member of the board of directors to
succeed Judge Geo. E. Prince, who re
signed from the directorate when he
was chosen a circuit judge. The re
port of Hie president, Dr. S M. Orr,
showed the mill t^ bc in a most satis
Three Murder Cases,
Greenville, Special.-Lizzie Gold
smith, colored, who killed her husband |
on April ISth by jabbing him with an
ordinary table fork and striking him
with an axe, was acquitted. The evi
dence was sufficient to sustain a self
defense plea. Will Brownlee, a negro
charged with stealing livo stock,
pleaded guilty and the court sentenc
ed him to hard labor in the State
penitentiary for 10 years. Will Gar
nan}', a negro charged with killing
Tim Chamblee, another negro, was
found guilty of manslaughter and was
,riven seven years in the penitentiary.
Spartauhu ig, Special-There was a
meeting of thc Sparlatilmrg cornily
branch of l he Soul lion; Cotton asso
ciation held here Saturday morning a!
thc court house. Te meeting wa* well
i Hended, this hoing one of the bes:
branches of (he association in the
State. The meeting was presided over
ty President K. h. Archer and' there
was an interesting exchange of views
on the subjects ii? which the farmers
Handsome Home Burned.
Laurens, Special.-At 9 o'clock Sat
urday night the large elegant home of
Mr. W. Frank Mcdlock, in Dials
township; was totally destroyed by
(ire. The loss is probably $5,000, with
usurance of $1,000. The origin of
he lire is unknown. Mr. Mcdlock was
?peilding thc night in this city. Mrs.
Wedlock and tho children escaped in
llieir night clothing, saving little or
Negro Likely to Die From Brother's
Winnsboro, Special.-As a result of
a querrel over the division of funds
taken in at an entertainment Friday
night, Walter Taylor, a negro .about
25 years old, struck his brother John
<n the head with a hatchet. The weap.
penetrating th? skull and th* irovmd*
ed negor will probably dil.
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men in the community, invites you to become a depositor, prom
ising you every courtesy.
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COFFINS and CASKETS,
Pianos, Organs and Sewing
Machines. Also the Ceci
lian Piano Player.
Call on or write us for
prices and terms.
NINETY SIX S. C.
For Fire and Life
?GO TO SEE^=
BEFORE INSURING ELSEWHERE.
We represent the best Old Line Companies.
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Ins 11 rance A i>-eiioy
C. A. GRIFFIN &CO.
' Will protect you against loss by Fire, Death,
Accidents. Sickness and Wind Storms.
It will be a pleasure to serve you at all times and
your business will be heartily appreciated.
F. H. BARRETT, J P. DOUGHTY, JR. W. K. KITCHEN. Special
BARRETT & DOUGHTY,
Liberal Advances Made on Prospective
Crops and Consignments.
??Sf Person al attention given ali details.
T4fBeynold Street Augusta, Ga,