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KILLING NEAR BNCE
ONE NEGRO SHOOTS AND KILLS
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Trouble look Place at a Hot Suppe;:
Seid at the House of Another Ne
Vances, Dec. 27?Special: A
shooting scrape took place about one
mile above this place late Tuesday
afternoon, in which Boston Parcher
was shot and killed by William Ev
ans. Both the parties to the shooting
were colored. A shooting match at
the house of Augustus White with
plenty of booze near by seems to
have been the order of the evening
until the killing took place. White
is also a negro. \
j. It seems that bad blood had exist
ed between Parcher and Evans for
some time, and on this particular
occasion they seem to have decided
to settle the matter, which they did
as above stated. Parcher was a bro
ther-in-law of Evans and bore a very
unsavory reputation. It will be re
palled that two of. the brothers of
Parcher were slain about .five years
ago by one Emanuel Mellard.
Magistrate T. M. Felder empahnel
ed a jury and held an inquest this
morning over the dead body of Bos
ton Parcher. After hearing several
witnesses! and Inquiring into all the
facts connected with the killing, the
? jury returned a verdict that the de
ceased came to his death by William
Evans, who acted in self-defense Ev
ans was released from custody.
GOOD ROADS TRAIN COMING.
Atlantic Coast Line Demonstrators
W?I Be Here.
The Good Roads Train of the At
lantic Coast Line Railway will ar
rive in this city about noon on next
Wednesday and remain here until
the next morning. The train will
spend several days ia this county and
will visit besides Orangeburg, Eutaw
ville, Cameron, Cope and then on to
Denmark. By making these several
stops in this Immediate vicinity it
will be possible for a larger number
of persons interested in the work to
visit the train and gather new ideas
as to the building of roads.
There are traveling with this train
besides the officials of the road sev
eral experts from the United States
government who will be in charge of
the lecture work and will explain the
working of the road building machin
ery. The lectures will be accompa
nied with pictures which will give
some idea of the work from the very
oeginning of making a road to its
completion and the methods of keep
ing the road in repair so that it will
at all times be hard and serviceable.
Both the lectures and pictures will be
The matter of good roads is a very
Important one and one which the
people of this section need to learn
more about. While the roads gener
ally in this section are in very good
condition, they could be greatly im
proved if those in charge of them
were more familiar with the latest
and Improved methods of building
them. It would not he a bad idea for
the Township Commissioners of each
township to visit this train and gain
a more intelligent Idea of road mak
ing from the lectures and demonstra
tions which will be provided.
The Township Commissioners
would learn many valuable lessons
in road building and hearing the lec
tures, and would bo better qualified
for their duties of road building,
and the roads would gradually be
come more and more improved until
they would reach a condition which
would require very little to keep
them in repair and at all times they
would be easy to travel, thereby ma
king it less expensive to carry cotton
and other produce to market.
. These trains are operated at great
expense by the Atlantic Coast Line
Railway for the sole purpose of try
ing to benefit the section through
which it runs, and the railroad au
thorities hope that the people gener
ally and the road builders particular
ly of the county will visit the train
and hear the lectures and see the
pictures. Remember that the train
will be at the Passenger Station of
the Atlantic Coast Line Railway in
this city on next Wednesday morn
ing at 12 o'clock and that all are
invited to visit it.
Two Suspects Are Held.
Chief of Police Dowie, of St. Mat
thews, and Deputy Sheriff F. F. Hill,
of Calhoun County, have two men in
charge whom they have good reason
to believe are the men who held up
and robbed the train at Hardeeville
some time ago. The men, while pas
sing through St. Matthews on Sunday,
were taken in charge by these officers
and placed in jail. The government
was notified and inspector Burrows
fiom Savannah came over and looked
into the matter. After a most rigid
examination of the suspects, Mr.
Burrows had them photographed and
will have them held until further in
vestigation. He says they fit the de
scriptions of the robbers very well.
The suspects gave their names as
John F. Lynch from Massachusetts
and Clyde Carter from Virginia. I
Young Lad Severely Injured.
The Calhoun Advance says that on
Saturday afternoon while Charlie
Carter, ahout 14 years old was work
ing around the machinery of the old
Herlong water mill, his foot in some
way caught in the machinery and be
fore ho could be extricated his foot
and leg to near the knee was badly
crushed. Dr. Sophia Brunson was
called in and dressed the injured
member, and at this writing he is do
ing well as cculd be .expected. It is
hoped that the leg will not have to
TWO DELIGHTFUL AFFAIRS.
Young People of City are Enjoying
Their Xmas Holidays.
On Tuesday evening the younger
sei tendered Miss Lucile Hovroll a
Leap Year party at her home on
Rast Glover street,, which was very
prettily decorated with smilax, and
mistletoe. Miss Emily Culler presid
ed at the punch bowl and was assist
ed by Misses Nelsine Howell and
Mable Culler in serving refreshments.
The novel Leap Year game of "Pro
posal" was entered in and the win
ners, Miss Lois Dukes and Mr. New
ton Brunson were presented with
Those present were: Misses Gor
aldine Cave, Katherine Josey, Annie
Inabinet, Hatfle Brunson, Georgia
Perryclear, May Bo wman, Reha San
ders, Merle Smoak, Emily Glaze, Lois
Dukes, Mary Chisolm, Pet Brunson,
Ethel Hoffman, Alma Salley, Marie
Arant, Emily Culler, Clare Lowma.n;
Messrs. Ernest Glover, Willie Bates,
Frank Bates, Willie Marchant, Willie
Zpigler, Hugo Sims, Melllchamp
[Brunson, Henry Sims, Hubert Josey,
Bernardo Seignious, Newton Bran
son, John . Wannamaker, Robert
Smith, Robbie Reeves, Jack Bryant,
John Cart, Cole Gibson, Warren Sco
ville, Arthur Foreman.
Thursday. evening at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Webster the
yaung people had their second en
tertainment of the week. Mrs. Web
ster's guests of honor were Misses
Isabel Watkins and Emma Reid, of
Columbia. The home was beautifully
decorated with greens and college
pennants on the wall added much to
the evening. Several games were
played, after which the company in
dulged in a candy pulling. Mrs. Web
ster was assisted in receiving the
guests by Mrs. Watkins, of Colum
bia, Mrs. Jas. P. Doyle, and Miss Joe
Webster. Those invited were:
Misses Pet Brunson, Alma Salley,
Ethel Hoffman, Hattio Brunson,
Georgia Perryclear, Claire Lowman,
Merle Smoak, Lyna Adden, Ena
Brailsford, Emily Glaze, Lucile How
ell, Nell McLees, Lois Dukes, Kath
erine Josey, Ellne Andrews, Annie
Stokes, 'Mary Chisolm, Lurlfne Crum,
Minnie Jenkins, Emma Reed, of Co
lumbia and Isabel Watkins, of Co
lumbia. Messrs. Hubert Josey, Mel
lichamp Brunson, Willie Marchant,
Cole Gibson, Ernest Glover, Lenaire
Wolfe, Peter Kortjohn, Julien Mel
chers, Warren Scoville, John Wanna
maker. Edward Wannamaker, Willie
Bates, Hugo Sims, Julien Wolfe,
Henry Sims, Newton Brunson, Robert
Smith, Frank Bates,- Bernardo Selg
ious and Carrlngton Stanley, of Co
JURORS ARE DRAWN.
For January Term of Court of Gen
The January term of the court of
general sessions will convene here on
Monday, January 8th, with Jugde
Shipp presiding. The following ju
rors have^boen drawn to serve:
W. Y. Evans, Elloree.
M. F. Morgan, Springfield.
A. S. Salley, City.
J. S. Clark, Goodland.
A. W. Smoak, Cordova.
Gee. H. (M?ller, Orange. , i
L. K. Davis, Willow.
J. D. LaFitte, Cope.
W. P. Binnicker, Willow,
T. K. Knight, Bowman.
O. K. Wilson, City.
E. Bu Workman, Liberty. |
W. A. Dukes, Branchville.
J. M. Pearsoa, Norway.
D. L. Evans, Providence.
J. R. Boles, North.
Henry Inabinet, Springfield. I
D. S. Baldwin, Cordova.
W. B. Fogle, City.
U, G. Bryant, City. ?
M. B. Dantzler, Eutawvllle.
A. B. Livingston, North.
E. A. Inablnet, City. |
W. W. Dukes, City.
. W. E. Derrick, City.
L. A. Metts, Branchville.
E. G. Dukes, Branchville.
E. A. Bultman, City.
H. H. Thompson, Elloree.
T .W. Zeigler, Cordova.
F. A. Fairoy, Branchville.
N. M. Strock, Elloree. >
H. K. Jamison, Liberty.
J. T. White, North. I
W. G. Inabinet, City.
L. G. Weathers, Bowman.
Twelve new grand jurors were
drawn to serve with the six members
of this year wno hold over. The new
grand jurors drawn are:
Morris Mirmow, City.
Julian A. Bonnett, Liberty.
O. B. Ro.senger, City.
G. M. Salley, Liberty.
M. C. Livingston, Elizabeth.
O. S. Collier, Vance.
B. Mc Salley, Goodland.
W. S. Stroman, Orange. .
J. B. Foy, Goodland. |
R. J. Jeffords, City.
W. H. Breeland, Holly Hill.
R. IM. Salley, City.
Where It Will Stop.
The Good Roads Train of the At
lantic Coast Line Railway Company
will make the following stops in this
section: Cameron, Wednesday
morning, January 3; Orangeburg,
Wednesday afternoon, January 3;
Eutawvllle, Thursday afternoon,
January 4; Holly Hill, Saturday
morning, January G. All are invited
to visit the train at any of the places
Thieves Stole Judge's Clothes.
A gang of burglars that has been
terrorizing Huntington, W. Va., be
came bolder than ever this week
when they entered the home of
Judge J. F. Douglas and stole all his
wearing apparel. Next morning the
judge had to cancel his weekly trip
The car load of buggies bought by
Von Ohsen & Smoak, to be sold at
auction, will not arrive in time for
this Bales day, but will be sold at
auction Feburary let. It
MOSE SPECIAL PRiZcS
TO BE GIVEN EACH WEEK TO
Special Fountain Bace Nearly Over.
?Model Diamond Hall Rack Will
Be Next Prize.
To the contestant in each district
who sent in the most votes between
December 16 and 30 The Times and
Democrat promised a fountain pen.
The time is almo3t up, but the win
ners cannot be named until our Tues
day Issue. This means that four
young ladies will receive thift valu
able article as a special prize for ex
tra labor during the last two weeks.
At the same time however the votes
will count In the main contest for
the big prizeu.
The feature part of these weekly
contests is the fact that for each prize
all the, contestants start each . week
absolutely equal?no matter how
many votes they may have already
gotten. In other words these week
ly prizes will go to the candidates
?making the largest increase, during
a certain week. As can easily be
seen one candidate can wir. these
special prizes, while at the same time,
by the sam? vork,.stand a fine chance
of winning the Piano, Sewing iMa
chino for her district, or a set of
For the first week, beginning Jan.
1 and ending Jan. 6, we are giving
four Model Diamond Wall Racks.
One will be given to the contestant
in each distract that makes the larg
est Increase during the week, Jan.
1 through Jan. 6. All votes not re
ceived in The Times and Democrat
ofiice by 12 o'clock the night of the
6th, will be counted with the votes
of the following week. One of these
racks is certain to be given in each
district, and all votes received in this
ofiice from 12 o'clock tonight until
next. Saturday night will be counted
for this special prize.
There will be other prizes announc
ed each week. See the advertise
ment on this page for a description
of the Hall Rack, and also for an
nouncement as to other prizes. Some
of the special prizes to come later
are: 20th Century Hall Clock,
standing 68 inches high in special j
Mission finish; four-quart flreless
cooker; and there are otherii.
Some ladies have expressed a de
sire to enter The Times and Demo
crat's Popularity Contest, but said
they were deterred by the great lead
which some of the candidates, would
have on them. But, now is the time
to start. These special prizes are of
fered so that a new contestant can
enter and be rewarded with prizes
proportionate to her energy, and
wholly on what she does compared
with what the other contestants do
after she enters the contest. A new
contestant entering toda ywill stand
the same chance for this Model Wall
Rack and other special prizes as the
ones that have piled up big votes al
ready. These prizes are given ior
increase votes, not for total votea.
MORE PARDONS GRANTED.
Governor Blea.se Turns Looso Three
Mor e Convicts.
Governor Bleasev to-day parol
ed George Addison, convicted before
Judge Watts, at Spartanburg, in July,
1911, of assault and battery with in
tent to kill, and sentenced to pay a
fine of $500 or serve twelve months
on the chain gang, during good be
havior and on condition that he pay
the clerk of Court of Spartanburg
County the sum of $250.
A parole was granted to Sam Hen
ry, convicted before Judge Watts, at
Spartanburg, in July, 11)11, of assault
and battery with intent to kill, and
sentenced to pay a fine of $500 or
serve twelve months on the chain
gang, during good behavior and on
the condition that he pay the clerk of
Court of Spartanburg County the sum
The Governor has granted a parole
to C. L. Angel, who was couvicted of
murder with recommendation to mer
cy in the Oconee county court and
sentenced to life imprisonment in
the State penitentiary last year on
the condition that he appear before
the clerk of court of that county and
give bond for his appearance in a
trial to be called by the solicitor.
Sad Death at Bowmau.
Bowman, Dec. 2S?Special: Mrs.
Owen Ulruer who was sick with ty
phoid fever for some weeks died on
last Saturday about one o'clock
a m., at her home near town. Mrs.
Ulmer has been almost an invalid lor
[some years back having had several
serious spells of illness at intervals
during this period. She leaves a hus
band, Mr. O. L. Ulmer, and one
daughter, Mrs. Kimerlen of this
town as Burvivors of the family. The
interment was at Four Holes Church
last Sunday near Mrs. Ulmer's old
home. She was a member of the
Baptist Church in good standing and
was well thought of, haivng many
friends in this section.
Death of an Old Citizen.
The announcement of the death of
Mr. .T. N. Frith, of the firm of Silly
and Frith, came as a distinct shock
to this community, where he has liv
ed nearly all his life. Mr. Frith died
suddenly at his farm near Stilton
Friday morning. He had gone up
there to look after some business
matters, and went into one of the
tenant houses to warm, the morning
being quite cold. While sitting be
fore the fire he was taken suddenly
ill and died before medical aid could
reach him. The cause of his death
was heart failure. Mr. Frith was
fifty-eight years old. He was a good
citizen and his death will he regret
ted by a large circle of friends. He
was never married and is survived
by his mother.
' 'SUBS THE WKSTHRN UNION".
Itor. J. R. Smith Esters Suit Against
the Telegraph Company.
Rev. J. R. Smith, the well-known
Baptist 'Minister of Cordova, has en
tered suit against the Western Union
Telegraph Company for .$500 dam
ages for the mental anguish and hu
miliation caused him by the failure
of the telegraph company to deliver
a telegram to the congregation of a
Baptist Church at Neesea which ex
pected Mr. Smith to preach to them of
his inability to keep the appointment
and conduct the services as he had
promised to do. ?>
The failure of the telegraph com
pany to deliver the message as it
had been paid to do, to tho congre
gation, caused the people to assemble
at the church and await the coming
of the Rev. Mr. Smith, when he bad
notified them by telegraph that he
would be unable to keep the appoint
ment. The criticism which 13 under
stood to have followed, caused the
filing of the petition for damages to
the minister through humiliation and
Judge C P. Bruason brings t:he ac
tion for Rev. Mr. Smith, and will be
tried at the next term of the court,
which will be held in January. The
telegraph company after falling to
deliver the message refunded it, but
that will not relieve it of..the respon
sibility for its failure to keep its con
tract. The case is the first of the
kind ever tried here and fis conclu
sion will be watched with Interest.
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LIST OP LETTERS.
Those Remaining Unclaimed In the
Ornngeburg Post Office.
The following Is the list of letters
remaining unclaimed in the Orange
burg Post Office for week ending Dec.
26, 1911., Persons calling for same
will please say that they are "adver
A. D. Webster, P. M. J
A?Chas. H. Agord, Mrs. Mattle
Anabanet, Lulua Autrim.
C?Mrs. Anna Crum, M. D. Collier.
D?Sam Davis, Samuel J. Davis,
E?Will Edles, Ruth Ellison,
G?Cisere Goyle, George Griffin.
H?Mrs. Ella Hughes.
I?Earl Inabinet, Fine Isaac.
J?Rosa Jamison, Rose Jeffcoat,
K?Thos. J. Kelley.
iL?Llmuel Lewis, Hattie Lirsaln,
M?Daisy McKinger, Henry (Mack,
P?Georgi^nna Palmer, Ellas
Pearce, Billle Preston.. .
R?S. R. Richardson, Frank Rob
inson, Edward Rush.
S?Thomas Shead, Emanuol Shul
er, So. R. R, Ave No. 95, Mrs. Rose
lee Summers. ''??< .
W-r-Jno. Washington, Mrs. ? J. B.
BODY GROUND TO PIECES.
Railroad Carpenter Killed in A. O.
L. Yards at Florence.
Norphle Pleasants, a white carpen
ter, who was employed In the car
repairing department of the Atlantitc
Coast Line shops at Florence, was
run over by a Coast Line work train
In the freight yards at Florence Sat
urday night and instantly killed. His
body was literally ground to pieces
by the wheels of the train, which
was backing through the yards.
Coroner Cooper held an inquest and
the verdict was that Pleasants came
to his death by being struck by a
Coast Line train through his own
carelessness. The body was shipped
to his old home at Aberdeen, North
l Carolina, Sunday morning.
QUITE A HEAVY COUPLE.
A Man and Wife Weighs Over Seven
It is not true that nobody loves
a fat man as is shown by the mar
riage of Samuel C. Drew and Miss
Rose Lavigue in Dover, N. H. His
457 pounds demanded a seat all to
himself on a train during their hon
eymoon, and his. wife, who was Miss
Rose Lavigue, had to have another
to accomodate her 278 pounds. This
precluded all Idea ot the whispered
exchange of remarks suitable for a
honeymoon trip. Then again when
they left the train each had to have
a taxicab apiece. Even when they
got home, where their coming was
expected, the town could not furnish
another rig but a hayrack in which
they could ride.
He Used Them Up.
Chief of Police Dowle, of St. Mat
thews, seems to be a bad man for evil
doers to monkey with. He arrested
one Kit Ed. Ifowell, for disorderly
conduct, who struck the Chief, who
proceeded to put a head on Kit, so to
speak. Later, he overhauled on-.> Son
fillis, who was full of blind tiger
booze, and claimed the whole eide
walk, cursing every one who claim
ed a part, of It. When tho Chief
tackled Son he did not have his
trusty club, but when the booze ar
tist attempted to rush him, he made
jelly out of his face with his fist.
All of which goes to prove that St.
Matthews' effluent Chief of Police is
a bad man with or without, his trusty
baton for evildoers to tackle.
The Unwritten Law.
At Rome, Gav Douglas II. Harris,
aged 25, was shot and instantly kill
ed Wednesday night by Uriah L.
Starnes, a travelling salesman,
Starnes immediately surrendered to
the police. He made a tsatement
charging that Harris had wrecked
his home and declaring that he was
happy in getting his revenge.
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
PICKED UP ALL OVER TOWN BY
What Ig Blappening Here and There.
Local Items of Personal Interest
to Our Readers.
Happy New Tear to all, friend and
Did yon do anything to make some
one else's Christmas bright and hap
The old year is nearly gone, who
of us will go before the close of the
Rev. J. C. Roper, of the South Car
olina Conference, ia visiting friends
in this olty.
There will be services in St. Paul's
Methodist Church on Sunday morning
at the usual hour.
It looks as if might be making up
to rain, but we do not need any pore
molstur? at this tim&.
The late rains have put the roads
in a very bad condition. There is,
complaint of them from all sides.
Mrs. N. S. Sabin, mother of Mr. A.
S. Sabin, and Miss Maria Freder
ick, of Knoxville, Tenn., ia on a visit
tc Mr. Sabin.
Next year will be a strenuous one
politically, but our advice to the peo
ple of Orangeburg is to keep in the
middle of the road.
The Graded Schools of the city will
resume their studies Tuesday morn
ing. We hope the teachers and pu
pils had a most pleasant holiday.
The Calhoun Advance publishes in
its columns a Now Year prayer for
women. Why not for men. We
think they need prayer more than wo
"'.Many Voters" announce Mr. John
McLaughlin, Sr., for Clerk of Court
for Calhoun County in the Advance.
They evidently believe that the early
bird catches the worm.
A Bowman letter says "Christmas
passed off quietly considering the
quantity of "booze" shipped into the
surrounding country. There was no
mishaps or accidents to mar the
pleasure of the day."
Orangeburg Commandery, Knights
Templar, held special Christmas ex
ercises at the Masonic Temple Christ
mas. The ceremonies, which were
vory impressive, were participated in
by a full attendance of Sir Knights.
Ira W. Williams, United States
farm demonstration agent for South
Carolina has been transferred from
this State to Georgia. Mr. Williams
is well-known to many in this coun
ty who will regret to hear of his re
moval to another field of labor.
Should Governor Blease turn out
of office Commissiouer of Agricul
ture E. J. Watson the farmers would
lose the services of a most capable
man. He has labored hard for a
better price for cotton. Mr. Watson
is known to many o? the farmers of
Rev. and Mrs. L. P. McGee spent
a few days in the city this week.
Mr. McGee was Pastor of St. Paul's
Methodist Church in this city four
years and is greatly beloved by the
members of his old congregation. He
ia now stationed at Laurens, whore
he has boen since he left Orangeburg
two years ago.
Mr. Chas. LVT. Brady and Miss Wil
lie Ott, of the St. Matthews section
were married last Sunday afternoon.
Both Mr. Brady and Miss Ott are
among the most substantial young
people of their comunity, and the
best wishes of a large circle of
friends and acquaintances follow in
tbelr marriago life.
"The Thief," which was presented
at the Academy of Music on Thurs
day afterneon and evening, is a good
strong, clean drama. The company
that playod it here is one of the best
that has visited this city in a long
time. All the members of the com
pany are good, but the leading lady is
as good as the best.
We knoTf that the people will give
the Atlantic Coast Lino Railway
train a hearty reception and take
advantage of the opportunity to learn
all they can about the construction
and maintenance of Good Roads, as
there is nothing more important for
the development of our State than
good roads, well maintained.
A movement is on foot to have the
liquor question submitted again to
.the people of the county for their de
cision. The almost open sale of blind
tiger whiskey in every part of the
county has disgusted many people
who voted for prohibition, and it is
problematical how the whiskey ques
tion would be decided if it is submit
ted to a vote again.
Married at St. Matthews.
Mr. John McLauchlln, Jr., of St.
Matthews, and Miss Rosa, daugh
tor of Mr .and Mts J. S .Hinde
brand of the Congaree section, were
married in St. Matthews at the home
of Mr. F. J. Buyck, the groom's
grandfather, on Christmas Day. The
bride i:; a most charming young wo
man and the groom is a young man
[of sterling character. Tho young
I couple Is to be congratulated, cou
pled with best wishes for a long and
Probably Fatally Burned.
Playing Santa Clans in flannel at
tire and towsled hempen hair, Oeo.
H. Sawyer, aged 14 years, went too
close to the lighted candles on (lie
Christmas tree in Ms hdmc in Clif
tondalo, Mass., Christmas day and
suffered burns which are expected to
Notice! Notice!! Notice!!!
The Western Horse and Mule Com
pany announces their third grand
auction sale of horses and mules
Monday, January 1st, 1912 at Fairey
Brother's stable, Orangeburg, S. C.
Lots of nice extra mules that are go
ing for the high dollar. It
TO ALL OUR FRIENDS
Old Father Time has announced that Nineteen
Hundred Eleven is no more. Looking back
ward we can say with happiness that it has
been a very good year with us. To your kind \
patronage and good will we owe it all. * *
JANUARY, 1912?It is the beginning- of the New
Year. We hope that you will see your fondest hopes
realized?your fortunes materially increased?your health
perfect?all your dear ones happy and contented.
JANUARY, 1912, will see this store more alert than
ever with the courtesy that is appreciated. Our merchan
dise will always be the kind that is thought of with kind
thoughts as the best our capabilities could select for you.
More than all?we extend the same good will toward all
that has made the store continued success for over forty
'A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL.
Them Pure Food Folks
Them Pure Food Folk, I tell you,
are fellers hard to beat,
But trouble is, the city folks, they
- .nno what to eat.
' Beware of this,"
"There's death in that."
"This thing you like
Will lay you flat."
Good land! They dunno where
They've got to git the label right? |/M
swear to it on the book; S?L
You must deny yer appetite the 1&?PT?
things you'd like to cook
"Away with this."
"To that farewell,
Or in the land of
ghosts you'll dwell."
The grocers dunno what to sell.
But bless yer stars! We city folks
ain't worried in that way;
The Pure Food Store has got the
goods you'd like to cat each
There's Libby's meat and Kingan Qr "Quaker" and "Keeker's'*
Hams, just as pure.
And Hientz's Pickles, Preserves Teas and Coffees, Butter and
and Jams. Cheese,
The Royal Scarlot" and "Sun- The four great high grade spec
beam" brand, ialties. ?
The purest canned goods in the The finest fruits from every land,
land. At prices to suit most any man.
The "National Biscuits" are hard So thank the Lord for
to beat, Bread and meat,
Swift's Premium Lard in cans so The Pure Food goods are hard
neat. to beat.
No Flour so good as "Triump" And life is most amazing swee
"Pure Food Store."
Headquarters for Christmas Supplies
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The Times and Democrat's
To be given to the contestant in each district making the
largest increase of votes during the week Jan. 1 to 6. All
contestants will start equally in the race for this special
prize, and all votes will at the same time court for the
grand prizes. The prize for the week of January i to 6 is
Model Diamond Wall Rack
This is a very useful and necessary article, in the
home, office, store, or wherever a garment is hung. It
appeals to the housewife, merchant, banker or office man
the same. Made of the best quality non-corrosive metal,
electro copper plated oxidized or in gun metal, highly pol
ished. Hooks are neatly designed and so arranged that
?the handsome French Plate Mirror will not be covered by
any garment. When in use the rack hangs flat against the
wall and takes very little room.
January 8th to 13th?a pair of shears to the contes
tant in each Township securing the most votes during the
January 13th to 18th?a Handsome hall clock, mission
furniture style, a fine thing for any home, to the con
testant in the entire field making the greatest increase in
votes during that week.
Other prizes will be announced.