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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More or Less Interest Condensed
Outside the State.
It is reported that there will
probably be wholesale indictments
by the Federal grand jury of ex
press agents in KansasCity,through
out Kansas and in the prohibition
counties of Texas. and of liquor
dealers who have been shipping
liquor into these prohibition States.
It is said that for years, to avoid
the law, the whiskey was sent in
sealed packages addressed to ficti
tious names and sold by the agents
for "express charges."
A bill has been introduced in the
Maryland Senate for the avowed
purpose of eliminating the negro:
vote in Maryland. The bill pro-:
poses that suffrage shall be limited!
to those who can read a section of
the State constitution; or, those who
were prior to January 1, 1869, com
petent to register under the laws of
Maryland or any other State; or
lineal descendnats of those qualified
to register prior to January 1, 1869.
The last United States troops
left the island of Cuba on Thurs
day of last week.
Secretary Hester's weekly cotton
statement issued from New Orleans
on Friday showed for the five days
of February a decrease under last'
year of 6,ooo and an increase over
the same period year before last of
71,ooo. For the 158 days of the
season that elapsed the aggregate
was behind the same days of last
year 4,000 and ahead of the same
days year before last 26,ooo.
Luther Holbert and his wife, ne
groes, were burned at the stake at
Dodsville, Miss., on Sunday, by a i
mob of over i,ooo persons, for the
killing of James Eastland, a promi
nent white planter, and John Carr,
a negro, on Wednesday morning.
The burning of the negroes closed
a tragedy which had cost eight
Seaator Marcus A. Hanna is sick
at his residence in Washingthn.
It is reported from San Domingo
that the insurgents there deliberate
ly fired on the launch of the U. S.
auxiliary cruiser Yankee, killing
J. C. Johnson, the engineer. The
U. S. minister has ordered the cap
tain of the Yankee to take drastic
measures to avenge Johnston's
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Condensed
in the State.
J. M. Riggins, a conductor, was
fatally wounded on Thursday, near
Lockhart, while coupling cars,
causing his death on Friday.
Two little negro children left in
a house near Walterboro, by their
mother, were burned to death on
The mother of the young man
now lodged in the Edgefield jail
charged with pickpocketing duringI
the recent State fair in Columbia,
came from her home in Peoria, Ill.,
to plead with Solicitor Thurmond
not to prosecute the young man,
the owner of the stolen property,
which was recovered, having con
sented that he should not be pros
ecuted. The mother said the first
news she had of her son was after
the Iroqouis theatre, when he
wrote her that he had noticed in
the list of the dead the name of his
sister. Solicitor Thurmond has de
clined to drop the case.
The dispensary board on Satur
day purchased for one month 6,700
cases of bottled whiskey, 5 carloads
of deer and 1,215 barrels of whis.
Squibs, By Jibs.
A leading citizen of Helena be
lieves in the walking system of ex
ercise. He takes a long stroll daily,
and gets at it very early.
If you should fall out of a buggy
and get hurt, matters not what the
cause, advise us not to mention it,
else it might appear in the paper.
The school at Pleasant Grove is
progressing very nicely, with Prof.
G. C. Merchant as principal, and
Miss Hattie Groseclose as assistant.
-Etheredge cor. Saluda Standard.
One of the best doctors in New
berry handed us that item-how to
live a hundred years-published in
our last. But some people don't
care to live that long-they get
enough long before that time.
From the Union Progress we
learn that Mr. John R. Mathis now
has charge of the Western Union
telegraph office at Union. He is a
good printer and reporter as well as
operator, all which makes a fine
When you want a good, whole
some drink, take a quart of shelled
corn and a pint of molasses to which
add two gallons of warm water, put
in jug and let stand until it "makes"
It will make all right. It's nice. If
you want more inake more. That
is only a sample.
Sport in Rabbit-Hunting.
Charlotte Observer, 5th.
According to Mr. John R. Pharr,
who owns the finest pack of hounds
in the county, fox hunting is not a
circumstance to hunting the long
eared "molly-cotton-tail." Mr.
Pharr had as his guests on a hunt
yesterday Messrs. Thomas W.
Dixon, J. H. Wearn and E. Carson.
The sport was on Mr. Pharr's farm.
northeast of the city, and every
member of the party thoroughly
enjoyed the musical baying of the
io dogs and the catching of sev
Ch.ester Lantern, 5th.
This would be a good time to
drive, but we should rather see the
roads after a wet spell. Editor Aull
says they have good roads down in
Newberry now, but they don't bring
them out in wet weather. We have
fine roads in Chester county too,
barring the hills, but we will not
warrant them against wet weather.
We have a few miles of road now,
however, that we will warrant at
any season and in any kind of
Recollects The Chapman Gin.
Greenwood News and Views.
Mr. A. M. Chapman, of Saluda
county, recently spent a night in
the city. Mr. Chapman is quite an
old man, a brother of the Newberry
historian, and was returning home
from Winder, Ga., where he had
been to see his son. When he was
a young man he and his brothers
made cotton gins and many of the
older people remember the Chapman
gin u. hich was built by these
TKE NOTICE THAT JOHN H.
Ciphsthis day made applica
tion tohave a Homnestead in the lands
which he now owns set apart to hinm,
and a personal exemption in the per
sonal estate of which he is possessed,
naccordance with the statutes of this
State in such case made and appd.
Master N. C.
Shad Shad Shad
Now in season. Place your orders for
oysters and fish with
Columbia Fish & Ice
Co., Columbia, S. C.
Satifactory prices, quick service.
You can make money now selling our
large South Mullet while eggs etc. are
ao vry high.
The Christian churches at Constanti
nople, Turkey, and Yokahoma, Japan,
have long used the Longman & Martinez
Paints for painting their churches.
Liberal contibutions of L. & M. Paint
will be given forsuch purpose wherever
a church is located.
F. M. Scofield. Harris Spring. S. C..
writes, "I painted our old homestead,
with L. & M. twenty-six years ago.
Not painted since; looks better than
houses painted in the last four years."
W. B. Barr, Charleston, W. Va.,
writes, "Painted Frankenburg Block
with L. & M. shows better than any
bjildings here have ever - done; stands
out as though varnished, and actual
cost of paint was less than $1.20 per
gallon. Wears and covers like gold."
These Celebrated Paints are sold by
The Newberry Hardware Co.
MRS. L. S. ADAMS,
Of Gnveston, Texas.
"Wine of Cardui is ind:ed a bcssir
to tired womcn. Flavin,1 suifzred fcr
seven years with wenr.:s and 'ezr.
ing-down pans, and havi::g tric: -
eral doctor-s and differe.t e:dis
with no success, voir W.c of C.du
was the orly thing% which hc!pc'd ;.C,
and eventiW!y curecd me lts,e:a!-to
build up the weak parts. strengthen
the system and corect irrep:ics.
Br "tired wonc " Mrs. Adams
means nervous women who have
disorderedi inonses, fallinc of the
womb, ovarian troubles or any of
these ailuents thaz women have.
You can cure yourself at home with
this reat wo:n's remedy, Wine
of Cardui. Wine of Cardui has
cured tio-fan.'i. of case s which
doctors haveinfa toh1er.e'it. Why
not be:n to ?:t v! today? All
drug--its have $1.o loUles. For
any stomach, liver or bowel disor
der Thedford's Black-Draught
should be used.
Foradviandater addrme. givini
srmnPt4XIs. Tbe Lai.-e, -41=O iepari- '
z~n,TeChatt%noop& inedc' Co.,
Opium Whiskey and
'All Drug Habits
Cured Without Pain at
THE BEST OF SANATORIAM FA
CILITIES IF DESIRED.
If you are addicted to these habits you
think you will quit it. You wont; you
can't unaided; but you can be cured and
restored to .your former health and vigor
without pain or the loss of an hour from
your business at a moderate cost. The
medicine builds up your health, restores
your nervous system to its normal con
dition; you feel like a different person
from the beginning of treatment, LE AV
ING OFF THE OPIATES AFTER
THE FIRST DOSE. You will soon be
satisfied in your own mind that you will
Mr. T. M. Brown, of DeQueen, Ark.,
says: "Over seven years ago I was cured
of opium habit by your medicine, and
have continued in the very best of health
-Dr. W. M. Tunstall, of Lovingston, Va.,
says: "I am glad to say that I firmly
believe that I am entirely and perma
nently cured of the Drink Habit, as I
have never even so much as wanted a
drink in any form since I took your
eradicator, r.ow eighteen months ago. It
was the best dollar I ever invested.
Mrs. Virginia Townsend, of Shreve
port, La , writes: "No more opium. I
have talan no other remedy than yours
and I ma.ze no mistake when I say that
my health is better now than it ever was
in my life, and I owe it to you and your
remedy. It has been twelve years since
I was'cured by your treatment."
For full particulars address, Dr. B. M.
Woolley, 301 Lowndes Bldg., Atlanta,
Ga., who will send you his book on these
VERY PERSON, FIRM, COM-'
pany or corporation engaged
in any trade, business, or pro
fession within the limits of the Town
of Newberry is hereby notified that the
license'*for the year 1904 is now due
For failure to comply with license:
ordinance by the 15th day of February
instant, the penalty will be attached*
and all delinquent names turned over*
to the police.
By order of the Town Council of
VAN SMITH, Acting Mavcr.
THO 0. TEWART, C. & T.'C. N.
Newberry, S. C.
Capital - - - $50,000
Surplus - - -19,500
since organization 21,000
Paid Depositors in
ment since or
ganization - - $9,200
A man working by the day is paid
for the time he puts in at work, but
wben that man saves a dollar for his
day's labor it works for him nights,
as well as days; never lays vff on ac
count of bad woather and never gets
sick, but goes right on earning him
an income. It's a nice thing to work
for money, but it's much nicer to
have money working for you. Try
it-open a savings account with us
and get some money working for you.
Make a deposit in the Savings de.
partment today and let it begin to
work for you. Interest computed at
4 per cent January 1 and July 1 of
Small Savings are the Stepping
Stones to success and plenty
$1.00 a month deposited in our
Will in 10 years amount to 8 146 60
$5.00 will in 10 years
amount to -$--- S 730 00
$10.00 will in 10 years
amount to - - - -$1460 00
We want your business.
Have ample facilities to
accommodate our cus
The Commercial Bank
of Newberry, S. C.
Have you seen them?
They are regular
Cotton Stalk Lifters.
Call at our headquar
ters, just below the dis
pensary, and get one.
Our old stand was a
good one, butour bu
siness here is better,
prices sell the goods,
and we have the low
est. Drop in and see
us i our new quarters
where we can show
you the largest and
best selection of hard
ware in the place.
Newberry Hardware Co.
F. A. SCHUMPERT,
Sec'y & Treas.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
COUNTY OF NE WBERRY-IN
By Joo. C. Wilson, Esq., Probate Judge
W HEREAS, Jas. J. Lane bath made
suit to me to grant him Letters of
Administration of the estate and effects
of W. H. Lane.
Te'e are therefore to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kindred and
creditors of the said W. H. Lane,
deceased, that they be and appear be
fore me, in the Court of Probate, to be
held at Newberry Court House, S. C., on
the 19th day of February next after pub
lication thereof. at 11 o'clock in the fore
noon, to show cause. if any they have.
why the said Acmwini-strationl should
not' e~ nder my hand. this the
[L S.] 3d day of February. Anno
JON C. WTT,SON J P N. C.
SHAPE OR STYLE.
Remember I am at the same
stand and am always ready to serve
you with the very best of Jewelry,
Watches, Toilet Articles and every
thing to be found in a First Class
My business in Optical Goods has
greatly increased also, showing my
knowledge and ability in fitting
Spectacles and Glasses.
New Sterling Silver just received;
new ideas and new goods, also
quadruple plated goods, Whiting
Mfg. Co's, Derly Silver Co., Bene
dict & Rodgers.
Yours for a prosperous new year,
J, GUY DANIELS.
It is said that seeds have been
found in Egyptian tombs which,
though thousands of years old, still
preserved their vitality. However,
in planting for profit, it is wiser to
demand seeds of a later crop.
Seeds can't be too fresh, which
means that vou must have those
grown last year. There is one
grower you can depend upon to
supply them, this is
You can buy them with confi
dence, knowing them to be true and
perfect in every way.
Land for Sale
82 acres 5 miles of
Whitmire-25 acres in
cultivation, 5 to 6 acres
Seven lots adjoining
the corporate limits of
building sites. Terms
and prices reasonable.
For further informa
tion call at
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