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( wned1 near
Beaufort ast week by the sub
merging of a boat.
The building' of the electric trol
lev line between Greenville and An
derson is now regarded a certainty.
Mrs. Fannie T. Gilliam. of Spar
tanburg, and Lieutenant Governor
John T. Sloan will be married in
Columbia on March 23
The new board of dispensary (i
rectors made its first purchases at
their meeting on last Thursday. A
large quantity of liquor was bought.
There have been a number of re
ports that capitalists are contem
plating building an electric trolley
line between Atlanta and Anderson.
The Clemson college encamp
ment will be held in Anderson this
year. The (late has not yet been
ixed. but it will probably be some
time in May.
The 'Monarch mills. at Union.
are to be enlarged by the addition
of 10.000 spindles and 750 looms
at once. This means the employ
ment of about 6oo more hands.
The secretarv of state has issued
a commission to the 'McCown Co..
of Florence county. which firm will
-run a stock farm of $20.000 capital
in what is called the Black lands.
The most disastrous fire in years
occurred at Chester on Friday
night, destroying two of the largest
stores in the town. The loss is
estimated at over $25,ooo.
While rushing to a fire on' Satur
day night two fine horses belong
ing to the fire department of Spar
tanburg collided with a train and
were killed. None on the wagon
Prof. R. Means Davis. of the
South Carolina college, (lied early
oia Sunday morning, at the Colum
bia hospital. His death is a dis
tince loss to the college and to
A young white man. W. H. Nel
son, Jr., has been arrested in Con
way charged with being accessory
to the poisoning of Sam White, a
steamboat engineer. The contents
of the dead man's stomach were
sent to Clemson college for analy
Mr. W. Turner Logan. of Char
leston, has announced his candi
dacv for the office of solicitor of
the'First circuit. in oposition to the
incumbent. Mr. P. T. Hilderbrand.
of Orangeburg. Mr. Logan has
served two terms in the legislature.
Willie Smith. alias Tlodd, and his
accomplice. Mliley Best. a negro. ac
cosed. of committing rape on Mloi
lie Todd. the 15-year-old wvife of
- Willie Smith. were tried at Conwvay
on Frida mo rning and each was
sentencedl to serve ten years in the
A buggy being driven by \iliss
Finch. (laughter of Simpson Finch.
a well-knowvn farmer of Spartan
burg count, collided with a street
car in Spartanburg last wveek. the
lady being thrown headforemost to
the' ground andl painfully though
not seriously injured.
The town of Manning has voted
to surrendler its old charter and to
come in under the "General Incor
poration Act." The trouble with
the old charter was that it limited
taxes to 2 mills and confined the
powers of the council within too
The Southern's IPalm limited
ran into a freight near Styx on1
Thursday morning. dlamaging the
engines andI derailing a cocal ear.
Outside of slight injuries received
*by a brakeman there wvere no per
The Columbia State a.\ the io
lowving enltry wa~ ("1 the register
book of the Colmbi1a hote ona
Thursday night: "lis Caoln
A\bigail Sheran. indhaml 11B. conn..
Sherman. C4c]fmnuttee of fiv e to draw~
up1 Declaration of lndlepeindence.
The funeral of the late Co ngress
man George WX. Croft took 1)1ace at
Aiken, his Ihoime, at 4 o'cloc k on
last F~ridlay afternoon. It is es
timated that the train wvhich hore
his remains from Washingtonl was
met at Aiken by nearly 1.000 peo-f
ple. The body was escorted by a!
delegation from both houses of I
'5 Less Interest Con
ensed Outside the State.
Four men werc burned i t, death.
near I farrisburg. Pa.. in a box car
loaded Vith gasoline which caught
Delegates favoring I fears t f,i
the presideitia, nomination were
chosen by the Rhode Island State
Charley Campbell. charge< with
murder escaped from the N. vtoii.
N. C.. jail on Thursday. t amp
bell had been sick and the vigilance
of the autho,rities had been relaxed
and he simply walked out of Jail.
Secretary Ilster's weekly coit 2
statement. issue'1 ol atni rdy.
Sw's that the aggregate fir !I
SN x m1onths and eleven la s 1f thk
SeaSon is 240.000 ales behiind t1h
same period kast year.
The Preshvterian board of for
egn issions at New York has re
ceived word of the murder of a
missionarv in Persia. It is not
known vet whether the murdered
missionary is Dr. ienjamine La
baree. the father or the son.
President Roosevelt has issued
a proclamation directing all ofic
ials of the government. civil. mili
tarv and naval, to abstain from eith
er action or speech which can legi
timatelv cause irritation to either
of the combatants in the Russo
Col. Wm. F. Cody. (Buffalo
Bill) has filed in the district court
of Big Horn. Wyo.. a petition for
divorce. the complaint alleging that
Mrs. Cody attempted to poison the
prisoner and that his marital rela
tions have been intolerable to him
by his wife's refusing to entertain
A mob from* Carbondale. Ill.,
made an attempt to take Thomas
Vaughn. a mulatto, from the Mur
phrysborc. Ill.. jail on Thursday
intending to lynch him. The mob
about seventy-five strong. were cov
ered with riot guns from the win
dows above, and hurriedly dispers
ed. Out of the deputies dropped
his gun. which was discharged. the
load tearing the deputy's rigt arm
cff. Vaughi.. the pri, -neT. P
Charged w:t criminal assault on
aI Ca,rbonda.e school teach -r.
i hep G-ftin. a negro. s in jail
at ~deridiail. ' iss.. .aving b-en
- in fro- cc -ain er;o-i. in Ken
er countV. 1-Fs.. w,,, it is charg
ed. held him mvoluntar servitt-ie.
It is said 1he negro wa; whippel
and guns drawn on hin. v:hen he
attempted to leave the prenises of
those who held him and thit the
parti< . charged with the offense
have madle threats that they
would kill the negro andl the depu
ties, who arrested him. and( would
also kill the witnesses against them
andl burn their p)rop)erty. It ap
.ears that a bench warrant was
the only way by which the negro
could be delivered from those who
A MATTER OF JUSTICE.
Where the $50,000 to "Complete The
Completion of the State House"
This new spaper 'is not one of
those which has p)raisedl the excel
lent work of the state house com
mission, nor hav'e wve play'ed the
roll of apologist for any one con
cernedl in that unfortunate. though
not unnatural mess. I tut it is not
u lst t'> CeniSulre a conmmsslin m'r
hings'*outside oif its respo nsib ility,
no r he' insinuation to retlect up '2
.\ we have beinre said. tIhe ti'ne
of the rep' rt of the in'''a'n.
c "nmi'itte was far from.....'n. r
plye withI evidencice init formulat
It ha i e-i he,i:aided yver the
proriatedi S;o.o0o "to. 1 c impt
the compllletio n of the state ho use''
:s siome bas e exp)resse<i it. T'h:
work was of such a charact. r. it
as been sai that $3o.0o0 had to
ie approprias d to repair it.
The follow,ig is an itemiz.'ed sii'
of the work provided for by tihe
act of the legiatuire referred to.
Painting walls and woodwori:
et. senate chamber, house of repre'
senoitives, coiimttee roonis ant,
main lobby. S7.I(.20.
Paiinting, arches in crridors.
Re~pirCig ceili'gS in library and
h'-e tf repreertatives. S.0500.o.
11. 1 t ural stel f,t r sul p i) iiir ,
ftilinll- . S I.122.
D 1( 1INf0ir archI i n ront ami
rear POrtiCOS. S4;'.
jjleating an. I velat ing. lanLt.
I ITttal. S;'.'8..
, ract, r's pn t. . io pvr ..
t%VI tali. S7. I .20 nti S-._.
aid the lat c lu . -t. .o and SI7
741.S; were in nt wa . directiv ---ri
indirectly a Par! tf the C.n"tra:
mad1,1(e b), flhe c\mvso ith the
comra*Zlclt'ng C11mpan;1y. Tk G
there, tre. S26.104.81 from the S40.
26().69g. .\n appropriation o)f :2.
(82 haS been m1ake fmr a new roor.
A new roo)f mlay be necessary. but
the old cOmission, Whose word
there is no reason to doubt. says
that there is on tile in the oftice of
the secrctary of state a guarantee
bond on this roof for ten years giv
en not by Melvain. lnkefer Co..
but by the roofing concern that put
it up. Deduct this amount also
from the forty thousand dollar neg
ligence. Other items seem ques
tionable. On the whole. it looks
as if there were a desire to mag
nify the negligence of the com
mission and to blame th-m for what
they are in no way responsible.
This being the case although the
work still appears to be shoddy, we
are not. willing to join in the con
demnation of anybody with those
who. as it seems to us. employ un
fair methods. We are sorry the
legislature did not allow the old
commission a full and free hearing.
Possibly there's some politics in
Forgot His Own Name.
Columbia cor. News and Courier.
An unusual case of close appli
cation for a long time upon certain
studies has come before the State
Superintendent of Education, in
htis examination of the papers of the
applicants for the West Point ca
detship. held here Tuesday. The
young man who won the scholar
ship. Ir. Robert Stephenson
Simon. of Charleston. worked for
about ten hours on the questions
submitted. and when he got
throngl was in -a state of mental
and physical exhaustion. As a re
stilt he forgot -his own name and
signed the papers "Robert Step
henson." leaving off his last name
entirely. The papers were tir
warded (Ito the war dlepartment this
wav and the error was not disco'v
Iered until todlay. when Sheriff ~\lar
i. o1f Charleston, telephoned \Mr.
M\artin to have the error corrected.
\r. M\artin hais taken upi the mat
tr with Senator Tillmian, asking
the niame to be changed, and ex
p)lainIs in a letter to the senator that
it was probably from nervous stramn
that the mista~ke was miade. There
will hardlyv be any dlifficulty in hay
ng this done.
.Best Remedy For Constipation. .
"The finest remedy for constipation
I ever used is Chamberlain's Stomach
and Liver Tablets," says Mr. Eli But
ler of Frankville N. Y. "They act
gently and without any unpleasant
effect. and leave the bowels in -a per
fectly natural condition." Sold by
Smith Drug Co., Newvberry and Pros
perty Drug Co.. Prosperity,
- 'Pe mat' int1'xicate a man. lutl
marrig stobers him.
.Proper Treatment of Pneumonia..
Peamon!a is too dangerou2s a di
e.franyone to a'ttemplt to doctor
hiuseilf, altliough h emay. have ,the
prprPreedies at hand. A physiaian
houd always b)e called. It should be
h o:re in ind, however, that pneui
mniPtla always resutlts from an attac
of the grip. and that by giving Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy the threat
ened attack of pneumonia may be
wared off. This remedy is also us-ed
ly physicians ini the treatment ot
pieu'onia with the best results. Dr
V. J. Smith. of Sanders. Ala., who is
also a druggist, says of it: "I have
).e selling Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy a-nd prescribing it in my prac
tice for the past six years. I use it in
cases of pneumonia and have alwvays
gotten the best results." Sold by
Smith Drug Co., Newberry, S. C., and
prosrit Drug Co.. Prosperity, S. C.
"A True Bill."
A Fine Line of Fruits: Apples, Or
anges. Bananas. Lemons, &c. A nice
line of Canned Goods and Staple Gro
ceries. Finest Cheese in the city 15c.
the pound. Standard Granulated Sugar
at 5e. We buy and sell lots of produce.
See us. Will treat you right.
Counts & Dickert,
Al Drug Habits
Cured Without Pain at
THE BEST OF SANATORIAM FA
CILITIES IF DESIRED.
If you are addicted to these siqrq you
think you will quit it. You wont; you
can't unaided; blt you can be cured and
restored to . our 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, LEAV
ING OFF THE OPIATES AFTER
T13E 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 sav 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, row eighteen months ago. It
was the best dollar I ever invested.
Mrs. Virginia Townsend, of Shreve
port, La., writes: "No more opium I
have taken no other remedy than your
and I make 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
Miss Ida M. Snyder,
Treasurer of the
Brooklyn East End Art ('mub.
" if women would pay more atter.tion to .
their health we would have more er.ppy
wives, mothers and daug'-.:ers, arnd if they
would observe results ta.v wocki ii.id
that the doctors' prescriptions do r.ot
perform the many cures they are given
" In consulting with my druggist he ad
vised McElree's Wine of Cardui and Thed
ford's Black.Draught, and so I took it and
have every reason to thank him for a new
life opened up to me with restored health,
and it only took three months to cure me."
Wine of Cardui is a regulator of the
menstrual functions and is a most as
tonishing tonic for women. It cures
scanty. suppressed. too frequent.,rrg
ular and painful menstruation, falln
of the womb, whites and flooing. I
is helpful when approaching woman
hood, during prernancy. after child.
birth and in charige of life. It fre
quently brings a dear baby to homes
that have been barren for years. All
dugsshave $1.00 bottles of Wine
MONEY TO LOAN
On Easy Terms
For Long Periods.
A few more Shares of the first series'
be secured. A pply to
Sec'y and Treas.,
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
grea-tly increased also, showing my
kno,aledge and ability in fitting
5pectacles and Glases.
New Sterling Silver just received:
new ideas ana new g.ods, a1sc
quadrupie plated koods, Whiting
Mfg Co*s. Derly Silver Co.. Bene
dict & Rodgers.
Yours for a prosperous new year,
J. GUY DANIELS.
16Ouces 1 Poud!
ask us how many
ounces there are in the
pound weight we use
in our drug store.
Some seem to think
that we only give 12
ounces in one pound.
We want to assure
everybody that when
ever they buy drugs at
Mayes' Drug Store
they will always get 16
ounces to the pound,
no matter whether it is
a pound of pure Cream
Tartar, Epsom Salts,
or any drug or chemi
MayOs Dng Store.
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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF NEW BERRY.
By Jno. C. Wilson. Esq., Probate Judge.
W HEREAS, Jas. D. Kinard hath
made suit to me. to grant him
Letters of Administration of the estate
of and effects of Mary A. Kinard.
These are iherefore to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kindred and
reditors of the said Mary A. Kinard,
:eceased, that they be and appear be
fore me, in the Court of Probate, to be
held at Newberry on Friday,March 4th
ext, after publication thereof, at 11
'clock in the forenoon, to show cause.
if any they have, why the said Ad
ministration should not be granted.
Given under my hand, this
16th day of February, Anne
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