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ESTABLISHED 1865 NEWBERRY. S. C.. TUESDAY. JANUARY 19. 1904. TWICE A WEEK. $1.50 A YEAR
FIRST WEEKS WOR
OF GENERAL ISSEHLY
RECESS TAKEN UNTIL WEDNESDAY
ELECTONS FED FOR THURSDAY.
Good Roads, Biennial Sessions, Special
Courts, Railroad Legislation, Taxation
And Other Important Matters.
Columbia, January i8.-Tuesday
being the anniversary of the birth
of General Robert E. Lee and a
legal holiday in this State, the gen
eral assembly adjourned on Satur
day unti Wednesday.
A good deal of work was done
during the first week of the session.
Good roads, biennial sessions, edu
cation, taxation, railroad legislation
and a number of other important
measures have already been touched
upon. The elections will be held
on Thursday and then both houses
will get down to the real work of
the session and there -will be noth
ing to interfere with that work.
The elections will be held on
Thurscay, beginning at ii o'clock,
and are to be taken up in the fol
lowing order: Associate justice, for
a term of eight years; two directors
of the State penitentiary, for terms
ot two years: a State librarian, for a
term of two years; a dispensary
commissioner, for a term of two
years; a chairman of the State board
of dispensary directors, for a term
of two years; two members of the
State board of dispensary directors,
each for a term of two years; two
trustees of the South Carolina Col
lege, for terms of six years each;
three trustees of Clemson College,
for terms of four years each; two
trustees of the State College, at Or
angeburg, for terms of six years;
two trustees for Winthrop College,
for terms of six years. It the elec
tions are not concluded by 2.45
o'clock provision is made for a
recess until 8 o'clock, when they
are to be resumtd.
Former Senator McDermotte, of
Horry, has announced himself a
candidate for the position of chair
man of the dispensary board in op
position to Hon. H. H. Evans.
All indications point to Mr. Evans'
Mr. W. D. Black has withdrawn
from the race for liquor commis
sioner and Mr. Tatum will pe elect
'ed without opposition.
The other races remain practically
order the same as stated in the last
issue of The Herald and News.
The house has made a special
-of all bills relating to biennial ses
sions for Wednesday at 12 o'clock.
Three bills for the regulation of
railroads have already passed the
house, as follows:
Mr. Beamguard's bill providiig a
penalty of$z0 a day in addition to
the' penalties already imposed for
the unreasonable delay in the ship
ment and delivery of any goods,
wares and merchandise by any
railroad or other common carrier
for hire in this State.
Mr. Coggeshall's bill providing
that after the 1st day of May, 1904,
all railroad companies in the State'
shall transport to their destinaton
all freights received for transporta
tion within points in the State of
.South Carolina within the following
timesar the same shall have been
received: Within 48 hours, between
points not more than ioo miles dis
tant; within 78 hours between
points more than ioo and not more
200 miles distant; within 96 hours
between points exceeding 200 miles
Mr. Dorroh's bill abolishing sin
gle truck cabs on railroads.
M. Johnson, of Fairfield. has in.
troduced a bill to provide a penalty
of $5,ooo against any railroad cor
poration on which a head-end col
lision or wreck occurs from which
there shall ensue death or personal
injury through the carelessness,
incompetency, recklessness or fail
re on the part of the railroad com
pany to take the necessary precau
tion to prevent such collision or
wreck. The penalty is to be paid
to the State treasurer.
ANOTHER DEAD LETTER.
The house has passed to a third
reading a bill introduced bl Mr.
"oyle providing that it shall be un
lawful for any prerson to sell, bar
ter or give away or treat another to
ny malt or intoxicating liquors
ithin three miles of any voting
reinct during any primary or
tber election day, under a penalty;
:hereof of not more than $ioo nor
.ess than $5o, or 30 days imprison
nent with or without labor.
There has already been discussion
>n bills providing additional punish
nent for violators of farm labor
:ontracts, and it is probable that
some action will be taken along this
.ine during the session.
TAX RECEIVED BY CLEMSON.
Considerable discussion was pro
voked in the house on Thursday on
i bill to reduce the tax on fertili
rers, which tax now goes fo the
support of Clemson. Onamtien of
Ar Kibler the discussion yas ad
journed until Thursday before
which time it is thoug - the house
would have reports before it convey
ing information on which to take'
GOOD ROADS CONVENTION.
The senate on Thursday rejected
Senator Mayfield's resolution pro
viding for the payment of the rail
road fare of county supervisors who
attend the good roads convention to!
be held here.
FOR GOOD ROADS.
Mr. Aul has intoduced in the
house the following road bill which
was referred to committee and
which, at Mr. Aull's request, will
not be acted upon until the Good
Roads convention meets and makes
Section z. That the Governor is
here by authorized and directed to
appoint and commission twvo dis
creet electors in each county in the
State, whose term of office shall be
four years from date of the com
mission and who, with the county
supervisor, shall be known as the
county good roads commissioners,
who shall be authorized and em
powered to perform the duties here
Section II. That the county
good roads commissioners provided
for in this Act are hereby author
ized in their discretion to order a
special election for the purpose of
deciding upon the question of issu
ing interest bearing coupon bonds
or of voting an annual tax, not to
exceed two mills in lieu of bonds to
bae se in macadamizing or perma
Be on hand rain or shir
big values to little prices
veying away some of thE
on the wheels of reduced
to brave any kind of weai
These Prices Hold Good ForOnlU Foi
50 Pieces English Long Cloth, 12 y,
100 Pieces India Linen worth 20c
or less at 121c the yard,
50 pieces White Persian Lawn, woi
to a customer at 16c the yard.
100 pieces New Mercerized White
the big four days' sale, 19c th
25 pieces New Piques, as white as
for this big sale sale, at I 5c th
A big pile of Check muslins, worth I
00 Large White Bed Spreads, woi
100 Large White Bed Spreads, woi
50 fine Marseillas Quilts, worth $2
25 fine Marseillas Quilts, worth $3
Five Thousand cakes of Fairy and F
Three Hundrad Pair of Lace Curain
100 pair worth $1.50 to go at only,
100 pair worth $2.00 to go at only
100 pair worth $3.00 to go at only
300 Ready Made Sheets, full size, E
200 Ready Made Pi'iow Cases
LADIES FINE P
We place on sale abou1
sols worth $1.50, $1.75 ar
this sale, your choice at I
Thousands and thousands of yi
week for less than half price.
Our entire line of Ladies' and C
EVERY TRAIN IS BRINOIN
The Leading StorE
nently improvin~g the public roads Section III. Tl
nd highways in said county, except shall be held at ti
as hereinafter provided. And that as now eatabhisne
said election shall be ordered and during the hours
held after the publication of the tions at the time
notice thereof once a week, for at notice of said elec
least four consecutive weeks in one agers appointed f<
>r more of the papers published in said county good
the county. That said notice shall ers; that the retur
set forth the object of the election shall be made to
so ordered and the amount of the roads commissio:
bonds or the number of the mills wekatersi
ie. Wo have hitched up
and the team will be con
most durable bargains
prices. It'will pay you
:her to reap the benefits.
jr DaUs--Wed.,Thurs., Fri. and Sat.
ard lengths . . . 98c Pc,
ind 25c, 12 yards to each no more
-th 25c and 35c, not over 10 yards
Waistings, worth 25c and 35c for
the driven snow and worth 25c,
2;c and I 5c for this sale 9c.
rth $1.50 for this big sale, 98c.
-th $2, for this big sale, $1.43.
.50 and $3, for this sale, $1.98.
,50 and $5. for thiz sale, $2.98.:
airban k's Tar Soap, 3 cakes for lOc
i To Be Closed Out at a Sacrifce.
. . . 98c pair.
. $1.43 pair
. . $1,94 pair
i . . 49c each.
two hundred fine para
id some worth $2.00 for
irds of embroideries to be sold this
hildren's Underwear at less than
G US NEW SPRING GOODS.
Sof Newberry, S. C.
2at said election notice of appeal is made within one
Le voting precints week thereafter to the State board
i in each county; of canvassers, which board shall
for general elec..i have such jurisdiction as now ex
advertised in the ercised under general election
tethat purps by lasection IV. That the question
roads commission- shall be snbmitted to such qualified
n of said managers i electors as are free-holders of the
the county good Icounty, and at such election there
aers within one, shall be written or printed on ballots
election, whose to be prepared by said commission