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GENERAL NEWS NOTES. -
Items of More of Less Interest Con
densed Outside the State.
Another civil wa-, in pn-rcss
Wm11. R. llearst has started an
other paper in iostol.
A tornado lid great damage to
property and caused at least one
death in Central Arkansas on Ties
An earthquake shock was felt on
Monda morning in nearly all sec
tions of New England. The shock
was particulaly violent in Eastern
A tornado and hailstorm s,wept
over Higgiasville, 3o.. on Monday
evening. wrecking about fifty
buildings. mortally wounding one
man and injuring about fifty others.
Former Mavor Wm. R. Grace.
of New York. (lied in that city on
Monday in his 72d year. Ile was
elected mavor on the deiocratic
ricket in 188o and again- in 1884.
The negroes and a few whites
bolted the Texas Republican state
convention and two sets of dele
gates were chosen to the national
Nearly eight thousand seats have
been sold for the prize fight in San
Francisco tonight between young
Corbett and Jimmiy Britt. The at
tendance will represent between
$30.ooo and $4o.ooo.
A fight occured at Whiteville.
Ga., on Tuesday. between two six
teen-vear-old bovs. Tom Haralson
and Robert Madldox. resulting in
the death of Haralson. who was
struck with a large stick by Mad
The Mississippi legislature has
adjourned. after being in session
for two and a half months. The
appropriation bill for the next two
years carries about S3,oo.ooo. The
Mississippi legislature meets bien
A new treaty, regulating the. ad
mission of Chinese into the United
States, is in preparation, to succeed
the present treaty, which expires
next December by limitation. It
is believed the new treaty will be
more liberal in its treatment of
Chinese wishing to enter this coun
John Maynard, a negro, was
found hanging to a telephone pole
at Montgomery Station, about 100
miles from Houston, Texas, on
Monday morning. The negro had
confessed that he was one of a
party who had beaten and robbed
a number of railroad laborers, one
of the victims afterwards dying.
The Georgia republicans had
stormy times in their state conven
tion held in Atlanta on Wednesday
and it was necesessary to call in
the police and have members eject
ed from the ball. Resolutions were
passed calling on congress to pun
ish those who have assisted in the
disfranchisement of the negro.
Three negroes were killed in a
race battle at St. Charles. Ark., on
Wednesday. A posse of dleputy
sheriffs was engaged in a search
for two negroes. who had seriously
wounded two w~hite men in a fist
fight, and while passing through a
section of woodland they were
fired at from a thicket by a party
of negroes. The whites returned
the fire and the three negroes were
The national house of represen
tatives on Monday ordered ex
punged from the Congressional
Record certain remarks of Mr.
Bayer. of New York, reflecting on
the integrity and honor of Mr.
Babcock. of Wisconsin. The re
marks had not been delivered on
the floor of the house, but were in
serted in the Congressional Record
under leave to print. Mr. Baker
sought to explain his action but
Speaker Canon refused to recog
The national house committee
on judiciary have voted to inpeach
* Judge Charles Swayne, federal
judge for the district of Florida.
The charges include those of being~
absent from his circuit, being a
non-resident of his district, repre
senting a lawyer in contempt pro
ceedings, contempt of court, and
refusing to hear certain witnesses
in a case before hinm, alleging he
wouldi not believe thenm on oath. If
S"wavie two of its meiibers vill he
appointed formally to n,tifY the
the senate. befkre Wh C I Sit
ini. in a il' i pac14 ipX it\. fllk. Case
wil he ried. Tlhe laSt .ipachment
THE R. F. D. CARRIERS.
Constitution and By-Laws Showing the
Purposes of The Recently Organized
The fullowing constitution and
by-laws adopte(d by the Rural Let
ter Carrier's association of Newber
rv county. organized on last Satur
(lay, are in line vith the constitu
tion and )y-laws of similar organ
izations throughout the ct untry,
and will shov the purpose and
sCoe)C of the countv association:
ARTI CI.E I.-PRE.\.Mil.E.
Section i. The name of this as
sociation shall be the Rural Letter
Carriers assoc~ation )f Newherry
ec. 2. The purpose of this so
cietv shall he fraternal. and for the
stulv and adotion of the best
inetl ods of periorimn t1i1edties,
of the rural free (elivery service.
and to strive to increase the rev
enue of the government: also to
seek improvement in the condition
of all its members. and to co-oper
ate at all times with the department
for the advancement of the rural
Section I. This a.sociation shall
be composed of regular rural letter
carriers in the service.
Sec. 2. Each member of this as
sociation shall have one vote in any
convention or meeting of this as
ARTICLE Iil.--OFFICERS. AND MEET
Section I. The officers of this
association shall be a president,
vice-president. secretary, and treas
urer to be elected annually and to
discharge the duties usual to such
Sec. 2. The officers naimed in
section I shall act as the executive
committee. whose duties shall be to
see that rules and acts determined
by the vote of the association shall
be enforced and to represent this
organization in all proper ways dur
ing the interim between meetings,
but nothing herein shall be con
strued to prevent the appointment
of special committees.
Sec- 3. The secretary and treas
urer shall be required to give bonds
of $50 and $ioo respectively.
Sec. 4. The meetings of the as.
sociation shall be held quarterly at
a time and place decided upon at
the previous meeting.
ARTICLE IV.-STATE ASSOCIATION.
Section 1. At the last regulari
meeting previous to the con
vention of the state association
a eleatet or delegates shall be!
elce orepresent the cou nty in
that body. The county- association
shall pay the mileage~expense-- of
the dlelegate or delegates to the
Sec. 1. No salaries shall bt paid
to the officers of this assoc'ation
except suich as this association
while in session may direct.
ARTICLE vL--UoRUM AND AMEND
Section 1. Three members shall
constitute a quorum while transact
Sec. 2. Amendments to this con
stitution can be made only at the
regular meeting and upon two
thirds votes of the members pres
ARTICLE I.--RULEs OF ORDER.
Section i. The rules contained
in the Parliamentarian shall gov
ern this organization in all cases
to which they~ are applicab)le, and
in which they are not inconsistent
with the constitution and( br-!awvs
of this organization.
Section 1. The annual dues for
each member of this association
shall be $1.50, 50 cents of which
shall go to the state and 50 cents
to the national associations.
Sec. 2. The annual assessments!
of a new memnbe'r become due upon
his initiation and each year there
Sec. 3. The executive board may
levy special assessments from time
to time as the necessities of the as-'
soc:ation may require.
Sec. 4. Any mew:aber failingr to
par- sDecial asses:ment or annual
dIues within sixtx days after (Ii
shall sta(I SIen1(led( until the
same is naii t" the secretary.
ctn 1A. .\ii "cer, sh1ali svrv
mil te neuxt anual metingv of
the assICIatiII. fr until their sue
ccssors slla"1 be elected alnl (uali
SeC. 2. Vacancies shall be ill
cd temiporarily by the executive
Section i. Any officer being ab
sent from any meeting. the place
may he filled pro ten. by a vote of
.\RTICiA \.--RDER OF U'SINESS.
Section 1.-When the presiding
oficer takes the chair, the officers
and members shall take their re
spective seals. and at the sound of
the gavel. there shall he general si
Sec. 2. 1isiness at the annual
meeting shall be taken up in the fol
Calling roll of officers.
Calling roll of members.
Report of officers.
Report of executive committee.
Report of special comittees.
See. 3. This order of business
may be transposed at any time as
occasion may require, by a major
ity vote of the convention.
.\RTICLE VI.-oFFICIAL ORGAN.
Sction i. The R: F. D. News. of
Chicago. shall be the official organ
of this association.
Section i. These o-laws mar
he amended or suspended by a
two-thirds vote of the members
present above a quorum, at any reg
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
when that man saves a dollar for his
day's labor it works for him nights,
as well as days; never lays off on ac
count of bed weather 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 aavings 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
ISmall Savings are the Stepping
Stones to success and plenty
$1.00 a month deposited in our
Will in 10 years amount to S 146 00
$5.00 will in 10 years
amount to - - - - $730 00
$10.00 will in 10 years
amount to - - - -4$I460 00
We want your business.
Have ample facilities to
accommodate our cus
The ommiercial Dank
ofNewberry, . R R
15 and 20 cents!
New Stock table'
Best Oat Meal
121-2c to 1Oc
S. B. JONES.i
Elberta Peach Trees,
Barred Plymouth Rocks.
Red Raspberry Platts.
Eggs fo- hatching a specialty. All
inqniries prompt}.y answered. Write
GEO. F. MONTGOMERY,
Washington, Oregon, Nebraska,
Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming, Colo
rado, Utah, New Mexico, and
Arizona. . . . . . . . .
Tickets on sale from Sept. 15to Nov. 20.
THE ILLIOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD
offers choice of routes. Free Reclin.
ing Chair Cars. No transfers. Fast
time. Double track
For full mformation, Circulars, Rates
and Tickets apply to
FRED D MILLER,
Trav. Pass. Agt., Ill. Central R. R.,
Atlanta, G a.
"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 5c. We buy and sell lots of produce.
See us. Will treat you right.
Counts & Dickert,
Here is the place for '
Everybody wanting the
Rlight kind of cigars
And finest stationery,
Ladies and gentlemen.
Don't you forget it.
A fresh supply of'
New goods in these lines
Down to the lowest mark.
Now is the time that
Each one of you
Who wants to buy
Some of these things
Ought to come,
For they are~going
Fast and give satisfactioD.
It is a settled fact.
Come and see for yourself.
E. H. Aull,
SPAPE 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.
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
Hayes' Drug storeo.
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