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SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Condensed
In the State.
Under the finding of the supreme
court in the Spartat mills case
the mills will have to pay a sum of
about $30,000 in' back taxes.
A negro has been sent to the
penitentiary for twenty years from
Bamberg county for whipping his
sick child, a daughter, so that she
A petition is being circulated in
Rock Hill asking for the pardon of
Former Rev. J. Barr Harris, who
is serving a sencence in the Mon
tana State penitentiary and whose
term expires next April.
In view of the present outlook for
a curtailment of the production of
cotton mills on account of shortage
of the crop and high prices, it may
be interesting to note that the mill
at Liberty has enough cotton on
hand to run for a year.
In a row among negroes on a
pler.atioh near Donalds Wash
Seitzer shot and mortally wounded
his wife and was himself shot in the
head by John Pace, who was a fugi
tive himself, having shot his wife
about a week before.
The Keenan yarn mill, to be lo
lated in Columbia, and which will
be the third of its kind to be built
in the South, has applied for a char
ter with a capital of $60,000, the pe
titioners being W. J. Keenan and
J. I. Mimnaugh. The mill will
manufacture a fine quality of yarns
for knitting mills.
A negro on trial in Saluda county
last week for murder wanted to
plead guilty but was not allowed to
do so by Special Judge Welch. The
negro went on trial and was con
victed only of manslaughter. Durst
was acquitted of the charge of nmur
der of old man Shaffer.
The Methodist Conference in ses
sion in Greenville last week em
powered the board of trustees of
the Columbia Female college to act
with plenary powers as to the prop
osition of Mr. F. IT. Hyatt and oth
ers concerning the removal of the
college to the suburbs of Columbia,
to take such action as in the wisdom
of the board may seem light and
proper as conditions may develop.
LARGEST WHISKEY SHIPMENT YET.
2,860 Cases Went Out From Columbia Ini
One Day To The Sub-Dispensaries,
Friday saw the largest smngle
day's shipment of whiskey to
sub-dispensaries in the more than
ten years' history of the State's li
quor business. The shipments ag
gregaltedl 2,800 cases, just double
the greatest amount that hadh been
shipped in a single day when the
headquarters were located in the
old Agricultural hall b)uilding on
Main street, and overreaching the
previous high water mark made at
the Gervais street place a few days
ago by 250 cases.
The value of the stuff that flushed
the smaller arteries of the great sys
tem i''riday for Christmas jollifica
tion is about $25 .ooo and the ship
menit could intoxicate roo,0oo peo.
le on the da y on w bicam to com
mnemorate the greatest religious
feast the civilized world celebrates.
Not a minute to be lost wvhen a child
shows symptoms of.l croup). Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy given as soon as
the child becomes hoarse, or even after
the croupy cough appears, wvill prevent
the attack. It never fails, and is
pleasant and safe to take. For sale by
Smi th D)rug Co., Newberry, S. C., and
Prosperity Drug Co., Prosperity, S. C.
When you want a proasant purgative
try Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets. They are easy to take and
produce no nausea, griping or other dis-i
agreeable efrect. For sale by the
Smith Drug Company, Newberry, S. C.,
Prosperity Drug Co., Prosperity,v. C.e
At "'Clean S
time when yc
and must bi
how low we a
goods ever br<
cure some of th
Shelf, Our Er
This is good ne
to convince ti
to go by Janua
get the first pi<
Don't miss this
-ENDID NEW STOCK
,.UPON THE MARKE
W A R T-PII
ing, Shoes, H
pries t aWeha,
)weep" prices at ain our b
>u need the goods This has
and all @
uy when you see this Gre
re selling them, offered
can get f
Now on to,
have a chance to get at low r-eices so
)ught to this market. We want every
e bargains we now offer.
ep of Clothing Shoes, S
5.50 and $ (.00 now $ 3.75. Sho,
B00 " 9.00 " 6.00.
3.00 " 1250 " *8 50.
1.00 " 1500 " 10.00.
3O0 " 17.00 " 12.50.
0.00 ) 20.00 14.50. Fin
?rices are Solid and Rnst Proof and
"Great Reduction" prices or
s, but everything goes in th
g Counter is a Bargain Counter, Eve
stire Store is a Bargain Store in th
sws for those contemplating buying nov
o knows anything about our stock will
This Great Reduction comes in the n
I buyer most forcibly, for there has rl
save money in buying your winter outi
ie skeptical, but all who buy here dur
DODS ARE MARKED IN f
that everything is just as advertised a
ry 1 st-just 40 days yet to come. Time
k of the splendid goods going at "CIeal
;sale and then say that you thought we
Clothiers and Outfit
ER CO K
ve decided to make a change
usiness on January 1, 1904.
absolutely been determined
oods left in over stock after
at- Reduction Sale will be
in bulk at the best offer we
or the whole stock.
me of the best and newest
friend and customer to se
s Which Were $1.65 now $1.25.
" " 2.25 now 1.75.
" " 3.00 now 2.50.
3.50 now 2.75.
4.00 & 4.50 now 3.25.
" 5.00 & 5.50 now 4.00.
e Shoes, Good Shoes, for mcin women
these two. leading
e sale, Hats,
ary Shoe Shelf is a Bargain
is Great Reduction Sale.
v' or in the near future, and
tell you it is up -to-date in
ick of time and must strike
ever been offered a better
it. We can scarcely expect
-ing this sale will have their
.nd that the whole stock is
moves swiftly. Come and
ni Sweep'' prices.
~didn't mean what we said
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__________ C 903.