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M, If. AUI,I,, FDITOR.
Next Thursday has been set
apart as a day of thanksgiving by
the President of the United States
and the Governor of this Common
wealth. It should be observed in
a proper and becoming mannler.
The custom was first inaugnrated
by the Pilgrim tathers of New
England and only become a nation
al day when President Lincoln is
sued his first thanksgiving procla
mation. It is a day now observed
by all the tates, and is a legal
We have imch tor which to re
turn thanks. Tre there are
troubles and sorrows which of ne
cessity come into every life but it
is throigh suffering we are to re
ceive the blessing. On oce'asions
of tlhis kind we cannot better show
our appreciation of the ble-sings we
enj"y than by helping the orphanls
and the poor.
In the death of Mr. Iouis Kohn,
which occurred at the i-e of his
brother, Mr. August Kohn, in Col
umbia on Sunday, the younger gen
eration of newspaper men of South
Carolinialloses one of its number who
gave bright promise of a brilliant
career and who would have adorned
the profession. Mr. Kohn gradu
ated at the South Carolina college
last summer and since that time had
been associated with his brother in
the News and Courier's Columbia
bureau. le was devoted to his
work and it was of a high order of
excellence. The writer was thrown
much with Mr. Kohn and had learn
ed to esteem and respect him for his
sterling qualities Of character and
to love him for his genial nature and
bright and sunny disposition. He
will he sadly missed from among
the nber of Columbia's newspap
* Mayor Sullivan and the police
of Anderson are setting anl example
to the reit ot the State and show
ing that we do not need the Calvin
law\ of Georgia so badly as we need
men who will enforce laws that we
now have. A white man who has
a family to supl)ort there,jvas ar
rested as a loafer and loiterer oil
the streets and sentenced to the
clinim gang. but ,enteiice was st
pendhed in case the man we
work, lie did it. \\ ith ofhic.
like this we need 1no new laws onl
our books and( thle pheeC w\ou1ld
soon have a chanice to rest easy."'
- llorenee Tlimnes.
Thec same state of affairs exists
in Newherry. With Mlagistrate
Chiappell and the Mayor after the
vagrants there are very few. idlers'
in Newhe'rry. Inl fact we hiave
heard someW of our citizens comiplain
that they hiad cleared them so tin i
that y oul coulfd not p)ick up) a boy
to go onl errandls or a man to (10 0(1(
job)s of work. Our vagrant laws
are sulflcient if they were just eni
forced. Thle tact is that is thc.
great trouble. It is not more law
that we need but better enforce
ment of thle laws nlow on the
Tw'enty'-eight Italian workmer
were b)urnedl to dleathi early Satuiir
dlay morning inl a tire whni dies
troyd'i a shanty near J ohnstowni
Pa.. in whlichi nearlIy a lhundreC( de
were asleep. TPhirt y-two( were in
juredl ini the fight to ge't out.
TIhursday was the coldest Oay in
New Orleans since 189S, the ther
mnomieter registering thirty degree
OIne of thle promiinent banliks o
Flkhiart. Ind. , has been closedl 01
account of a r'un of several days dm
to rumors set afloat by enemnies o
how low wl
goods ever l
cure some of
This is good
to go by Jan
get the first
Don't miss t
ILENDID NEW STO(
....UPON THE MAR
-i Sweep" prices at a in
you need the goods T
buy when you see tv
3 are selling them.0
rm Now On t
ill have a chance to get at low pri<
brought to this market. We want <
the bargains we now offer.
reep of Clothing ShoE
$ 5.5) and I .00 now $ 3.75.
8.00 .9.0 " (.00.
10.0 " 12.50 " 8.50.
14.00 " 15 (l) " 10 C0.
16.00 " 17.00 " 12.5o.
19.00 " 20.00 " 14.50.
o Pricos nro Solid and Rut Proof
a "Great Reduction" price
es, but everything goes i
ing Counter is a Bargain Countei
Entire Store is a Bargain Store
news for those contemplating buyir
vho knows any thing about our sto<
t. This Grcat Reduction comes in
cal buver most forcibly, for there
to save monev in buying your winte
the skeptical, but all who buy he
GOODS ARE MARKED
>er that everything is just as adveri
uary I st-just 40 days yet to come,
pick of the splendid goods going at
his sale and then say that you thout
Clothiers and 0
We have decided to make a change
our business on January 1, 1904.
his has absolutely been determined
id all goods left in over stock after
is Great Reduction Sale will be
fered. in bulk at the best offer we
tn get for the whole stock.
o Jan. 1st,
:es some of the best and newest
,very friend and customer to se
is, Shoes, Shoes
Shoes Which Wore $1.65 now $1.25.
i " " 2.25 now 1.75.
" " " 3.00 now 2.50.
3.50 now 2 75.
4.00 & 4 50 nw 3.25.
" " 5.C3 & 5.50 uow 4.00.
Fine Shoes, Good Shoes, for mon womnou
s on these two leading
n the sale, Hats,
r, Every Shoe Shelf is a Bargain
in this Great Reduction Sale.
ig now or in the near future, and
:k wilt tell you it is u1'-to-dcate in
the nick of time and must strike
has never been offered a better
ir outfit. We can scarcely expect
re during this sale will have their
IN PLAIN FIGURES
:ised and that the whole stock is
Time moves swiftly. Come and
"Clean Sweep'' prices.
ght we didn't mean what we said