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TO BE A YEAR OF ,ORRORS,
Calamities Are Predicted by Paris for the
A special cable to The Philed
elphia Press from Pa'ris says: The'
papers here are commenting gravely
on the unanimity of the astrologers,
fhagiciani, clairvoyants and trance
medjums in' predicting a year of
horrors for 1904.
A leading astrologer named Jacob
sizes up the situation as follows, and
the others agree mnore or less as to
detail: Here is the horosco'pe for
1904, made at the moment the sun
entered the sign of Capricorn: It
indicates a year of great immorality
in London. The viceroy of India
abdicates. The United States has
grave quarrels with Russia and Ger
many. Roosevelt falls sick and4 a'
conspiracy is hatched against him.
Serious financial disasters in Am
The Emperor of Japan has grave
An attempt on the life of the Em
peror of ('hina.
Volcanic shocks in Constantinlo
ple, Chile and the Philippines.
A fear of unihealthy literature and
The French Clbinet falls between
April 7 and 19.
A panic in a music hall, grave ac
cidents and popular disturbances in
Russia. An attempt to poison the
Czar. Serious dissensions between
Russia and Austria.
England loses prestige. The
campaigii inl Tiibet falls through.
Tremeidous failures in Calcutta
and the Transv,aal.
Anarchist trouble- in Spain; the
In China women massacred.
l1verywhere crimes of passion,
mysterious deaths and strange phe
Nineteen hundred and fofr is an
anagram of 1409, the date of the
birth of Joan of Arc. This year a
wonderful child will be born with a
high destiny, showing its power in
1924, an anagram of 1429, the date
of the apogee of Joan of Arc.
Remaining in P. 0. for week ending
Jan it6h 1904.
1I--Mr. J. A larnes, Nir. Dave
Maes, Niss Sisby htler.
C-Nr George Craig, N r. IIenry
Coleman, Mr. John Cruse.
G--Mr. t. A. Goldman, Mr.
I I-M r. Peter IIawkinas, MIrs.
MJinnaie liennIedly, MIr. Mack IIlen
dik care of 130b Lake.
IL~-M r. Mark Long.
MI--Mr. IF T. Mayer, Mirs. Biu
lar, Jones, care IIenry Mtabry, Mrt.
N, A. Myeis.
P-MrN. WVilliam Patterson). Mr.
W,. R. Porter.
R--Mr.J.W. Rotting, Mrs.
S-Mr. Lawson Shiealy, Mr.
Ben Stephen, Mrs. Leaner Smith.
W--Mr. E. A. Warner, Mr.
Persons calling for these letters
will.please say that they were ad
vertisedl. C. J. PUReL1.,, P. M.
Booming Hlanna for Presidenat.
lIndiannapolis, Jan. ri .-The en
tire state is being flooded with
literatunre mailed from Chicago
b)oming H-anna for the repl)llican
nomninationi for presidenlt.
On the Island of Trinaidadl oil
is found amid1( a lhuge trop)ical vege
tationi and is said1 to b)e or first class
illiliniatinag power. A Canadiana
company is exp)loitinig the field. It
is initend(ed to buiild a pipinae, by
means of which the oil will b)e cona
VeyeCd to the harbor of thle P ort of
Th''Ie anntonneaement that Sir
-Thomas5 Lip)ton is to build aniothier
cupI chiallenager may he taken *as
evidenice that lhe is still convinicedi
that it pays to advertise.
Rabbit Hunting Right.
Rabbit hunters of Laurens coun
ty, anld particularly Mr. 'W. F.
Wright and his neighbors, will
read.1 with interest that the 1abbit
drive on lq(ver Butter creek, in
Echo, Oregon, on the i ith inst
was the largvst in the history of
the Northwest, 700 men, women
and children participating. Ten
thousand rabbits were killed. The
rabbits came in such drov,es and
with such a wild rush that they
could not get into the corral fast
enough and they piled up fully two
feet deep, hundreds stuothering to
death. Two persons were seriousl,v
Mother Goose Revised.
Hey diddle diddle, the cat and
the fiddle, the cow juiped over
the moon, says the New York
"It was the only course open,"
she explained; -'with turkey sn
high, I had to do something to
catch up "
Seeing the little clog laugh, she
comforted herself with the thought
that lie would 0soon be sausage.
Little Jack Horner sat. ill a corner,
eating his Christmas pie.
"I inserted my thunlih,", lie
lisped, "because it isn't polite to
eit pie with a knife."
Veelhig himself an infant Ches
Lerfield, he contintied his repast.
The Old \Voman Who Lived inl a
Shoe was sohbing.
"I made a big mistake," she
cried. ''I should have chosenl a
Thereupon she wept afresh at the
thought of all the presents she was
Lent Coiws Early This Year.
Ash Wednesday this year falls
on February 17, Lent coming much
earlier than usual. This will ie
cessitate a short social season and
there will likely be a round of
entertainments during the next few
The Southern Railway.
Special rates ia the Southern
Railway to New Orleans, Mobile
and Pensacola, acconit of Mardi
Gras Carnivals February 10-16.
Account of the above occasions
the Southern will sell tickets at
rate of one first class fare plus twen
ty-five cents !or the round trip.
Tickets on sale February 9th to
15th, finial limit for return Februar-y
20th. An e.<tension may lie had
until March 5t1h by diepositing ticket
and( p)ayinig a fee of Soc.
For rates and full p)articuilars ap
S. H1. McLean, Agent.
Tribute of Respect.
Whereas, God in his inscrutable
wiscdomi has called to her reward our
highly esteemed sister, Mrs. Mary'
Elmore Mayer, who was identified
with the chapter of the Eastern Star
since its organization, and was a
Resolved, i. That Ruth Chapter,
No, 9, of the Order of the Eastern
Star. has sustained a great loss in
the (death of our sister, Mrs.
Mary Elmore Mayer.
2. Thamt we tender the b)e
reavedh huisbanid and all tihe mnem
bers of her family our deepest sym
3. TIhat thiese resolumtitons hbe
sp read upon)i thle rec-ordls of our
rlhapter, and( a copy lbe sent to
the famnily ofI our deceased sister,
also a copy~ sent to tihe counliy
(I . It. M\ayer,
Mrs. OJtto K let tner.
WVhen bi Ilou tryv a dose o,f Chbambe
laina's Ston eh and i aver Tablet01s and
re'alize for once how quiickly a first-class
Lip- to-date mtediinei( will corr-ect, the dis
11rder'. F'or sale by Simiith Drug Co. ,
Newberry, Prosperity. Drug Co., Pros
Cotton Must Have
Potash is an essential plant food
which must be added as a fertilizer
or the soil will
1)- comc ex
hausted, as is
true of so
We have books
giving valuable de
tails about fertilit
ers. We will senrI
them free to any farmer who asks us for (hem.
GERfIAN KALI WORKS,
Now York -08 Nun Street, or
Atlantn, On.--21% Mo. Broad 96.
THE FIRE CROWD.
ill a Ituule It Lik it mix nl.ae .nd
"Thre i v on' uiu1s414 thing connect.
P(d with fires." :Iaidl a thoughtfuT man,
"auIlid that is the fact. that wh'lile the
fire111,1n is :lways a hero in the public
otstiliitv and whilot ..loln and womell
havot! aill kinids of adnmiration for thesic
h:ve follows they yet walit to Soic
th --rt, get . worst, or it in the ftigii
glinst the fan1es. It Is an i nteresting
fact 1h:a1t tie :in r41%g Imnln :tmd WO11:11
111r( 411. :I t :IlI :nlxi41s to) see the 11re1101
gf.t tho ire 1-der ilntol. Thwy wouhPlll
iuch ratiol , S(,(. tho 11:11ites ',pread tin1 .
til the lvaffoir 14-volon'd into al 1hn
11(1n01 (oIlh gni I iol. '\ ind you, th
trait is not11 at 1ll vicilu's. There is no
ri live ill it. it is, simply the love nj
uxcitinilwill .1111d alkvlintuiro. things thal
11r,4 sito l nlh- lo ro t li u a natuivr
thali we 1mY lilt( control bliilnat will
I (--4 idIIes. \(, wa.t IIt I to dev lo u he41 ) 4il
rit to t I I I i it44i4I. W4I wantI I I I our 1.rel
I lI I h 1 141 od I a-Ig: I44linst lon .
ci tI I I ua l it h1 4-4 thl IsI flv u lI i n 11
hu1 a11a ak Iwtlo.111. A\fter :11,it It,b4 wha
ont. 1n y c- 4ll thlo et hlilfinan lnat
turv, a 1 wihii t it this 41(1 systeiln 01
ours voubllil ho t1ill :11nd prosaic indeed
Of course,-o you vill nalvoys find at fe
persons armlund at firo who are dlirectl
conc(erned lin the fight lt 1ironmn arn
In;kiIIg. They wanlt to see te filamel
puit -out. In tile cnAs f soillie of til
spI:tors it Iluonils irad fid mient
It Invalls tie. loss fr.1 posiliol or iay
he thtle loss of loinle. lit I W'as speak1c
iig of the vast 1najority of inen an
W,%olliil who gIthor to wIiess a firc
'I'le irie Is the,. thing with themn. The:
WanIlt to see a lig hhzea hear( th
r-rashi of, tihie wlls :Ind 111 that sort o
t1111g. 1 )ill y414n evver lake tihe trouli,
to analyze a fire' crowd ? In thle irs
phlev 144 afi rf fire will (raw I
(1rMwd 44icikvir thanl voything inl thl
Wor-ld. Whoevv'\ir tho hells boeginl I
cill.g and th' nins rushing o nvfowI
th1' strvi-t y(iul will svv Inen, w I.11e . :lil4
childrenl rutishing (his way and (1111L If
or1141 to) 4e' s 411ch as m y bto S4'(-l
of fill' lin, an' firt. iighters. 'I'he. 11111
of (i:y (r iht doi iocs nIonk nmi , ul4rc
<tliffervilco. Tit o d will gvt ('r
I s44yv wahey wnt141 or 11he 1hnw s ol
the0 best of1 41he Ii4'4inen.4 Timy'~ will
away:,~ and44 talk about1 whatil a game44 figh
Is a1 curious14 4Ibing. is i1444 ot'-"-New ()r
leanls Tiine44s-I ~4lemocrat.
Ne'e OP(.nrreal'( 14o 141,n4
"I (don'1 kn4ow' whyIn~ It Is," said Air
G lossuip as Ihe ('11nm (le 151 dontir ret0(
eyed(4( and4 sleep 4and44( gree'ct(ed 1his gttest
"b1u1t 1 n'eer ('14n get1 ulsed o 1( e st(HIrik
ing ohf tha:t ('lock in (4411 room14.
"'It 1114s such'l a loud, insi5sten'lt 'ban4 tg
wh1eni It str4ike's the44 hours.4 that4 it wake:
me4 up1 nearly413 ('veryi, tim1e4. WVe've had4( 1
in theO horse54 tw o() th' ree year Is, 1but 12
Can1't 1bee0444 accustome44d to It. WI
woul1 have 4( t 1412It inl the atie0 long atgo
onl1y It's a4 L4resent 1 fr'om 1my3 wife'
1m4t her0, and4( Iihai wou(hlJ( never d1o. G~oo
clock, t(oo, 4side4 from41 121414, 1444 it w(Ir
114s me nearly3 t4o dea1th1. 1 wish5l I kn4en
wha4(t to (1dol wi It.''
"'Why don41't you4 w'Ii14( mrely th
tituekeeping~ 41 art of' It." said( 1his guest
"'nd 14(1 the.114 stikinig 1414rt go 44n.
eXe''4 la~il l (Ilossp1Jof4lly. '
neeimi ght~~ of that."4 .4 I14I4 *4I4
li141:4 Ink 444- i 44 4t11s the4~ most4 alt
I':4i4n4"1'.14I:4j:,: \\Ilii>i, l441'44'
1i4 ofI'I'~I41 the Irea l bin oflL 4ai0s4i4 il
interior'4' 41 'a''u Vor 44tate'4. Iluf ('oint
fhallo ".' I \1 mha \i lkin4 n'I ' : ne .4 e,I
014i 14' 4Vi 1 1.4. ' ' S '14 t 5< e '14ll ; I ).in
A l k si l A's
'is th%_ best bublished at a
only 10 cents a copy, $1.0
In every number of McC
Articles of intense intere
greatest national importat
Six good short stories,
stories of life and action-,
In 1904 cicCure's
than ever. "Every year,b<
it would not be McClure's.
SREESibscril now for Mcclre's
FR Eand(cine ntuberms of io(
1 . C . 2 -' i '.\NY, 611 [I :>
AIR - LINE -
NORTH - SOUTH M
Two Daily Pullman Vestib
Between SOUTH and
The Best Rates and Poute
Via Richmond anc. Wa
Norfolk and Steamers
Louis, Chicago, New
Points South and Southwes
and Jacksonville and all
POSITIVELY THE SHORTES
tie-For detailed information, r
man reservations, etc., apply tc
board Ali 'ine Railway, or Jos.
Passenge- Agent, Columbia, S
C. F. STEWART, Ass
I C8a1.8111o 11 % V 810tOl11 Uaroltila lhv Gcr I
.Aug'ata and Ashevillo Short Line. WI
.. ($chedl i e ffclY t A.ugust I, 1903t:.)
( Rosad D)owns.) (Reassd Up)'
12.46 prn....L v Ne wiberry .. .. r t 't p rri e.sout
I .60 pm...A r Lau5ren' .......Lv 2.52 pr,
2.( 7 pins...Lv Idrun55s... . Ar 1,30 pmti
- 01 m....A rS rinn buslrg.Lv 12(11 pmro
3. in pmn.....Iv .~spart a nb htre,. A 1 l.2N am 10
5 5m....A r Ssahada..........Lv 3. 39s am i
6.11 pm.....Ar Ilendorsonssvi lie Lv 3.05 sam 12
7 pn.... A r 4s vilIns..... 7.05 aim
- .4&1 pru....Lv Nnwberrsy I.N.& r. - 4 10 pm
I .60 pm.A r L,ausr's----..........y 2.02~ pm
1.55 po.L v Latutrn--.-.........A r 1.45 Iprnj 0
2. .I pm.A r Greon woodt.......v 1.14. pxg
5.20 IJm.... A r Auguseta....-.......v 11110 ar 1
2 45 pm... Lv Auguarsi ....... .... A r 12.'alm
41 't0 pia..A r lIiau ort. .........L v 7.I!s al In
6.45 pm ..A r PortIRoyIIII........L v 7.05.' a . I
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2 109 pm... L an tsr'ns......... .A 1.'15 pm
.2pn..-Arr nvill .. ..LV 12.I5 pmi H.s
l'or futrthsrI isnforsnsationt r(lt ie ts rates, 7amt
ete., enil1 (It, or addiress7
(WA). T IY i. N, Gens. Ag'. GreenvIll1, S 72
IKRNE T' WI l.IA MIS, (Gen. Psi. Agt 84
ALUE RIDG~E R?ALROAD.
H!. C. BEA'1-TIE, Receiver. I
lin E5ttect .5 t un a 1902. dt
5'e'Jw('nn A isIders ni . wn1nl)s ia 21,5
4 ...r Wberry. x ~ 5.
4 i s. . Ad tan VI.
W ati ali .. r o I . 5
have p dene ove tr is of .5ne e
.. . . . . .Ia he opons diecio u.:s t
Wissien s I a . ~ t he fli ny atinst
- i st..nd ...and .- s. . . .
J. R.AsD I 3 ) . Sune In n wa .
Xy price. Yet it is
) a year.
lure's thero are
st on subjects of the
)nd always good..
ill be more interest
nt and entertaining
Ater than the last or
01- 1<).4. ;id get the NoveIber
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EAST -- WEST.
Alcd Limited Trains
to all Eastern Cities
shington, or via
Orleans, and All
points in Florida
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any agent of The Sea-.
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