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THE ORATORICAL CONTEST.
Representatives of Wofford and Fur
man the Victors-A Success
A, a re-:1,; .. the ?.ih anua c.n
test of the Scutih Car..na ierc
'egiate Orat7ica! a--ciation. held in
Greenwod on riday i. .\r. E.
.K. llardin, .f Ftirnman. was- -warded
irst medal. and Mr. j. .l. Daniel. -f
Wofford. secnd medai. The cen
:xst was held in the co;r house and,
notwit~hstanding the small price of ad
mission charged the general public,
was heard by an audience which un
comfortably packed the building.
Mr. C. W. Riser. of Newberrv coi
lege. presided. The address of wel
come was made by the Rev. R. G.
McLees, of Greenwood. and was very
happily responded to by President
George B. Cromer. of Newberry col
lege. The speakers were introduced
in the following order:
Mr. J. Hoge Smith. of Virginia.
Presbyterian College of South Caro
!ina. "The Peril of Our Democracv.
Mr. J. M. Daniel. of Saluda county.
Furman university. "Are We Head
ing for the Rocks."
Mr. E. K. Hardin. Jr.. of Batesburg.
Wofford college. "The Reign of Law
Mr. W. B. Seabrook. of Newberry.
Newberry college. "The Higher
Mr. S. T. Hill. of Abbeville. Clem
son college. "The Need of Southern
Influence in International Affairs."
Mr. E. H. Hunter. of Arkansas.
Erskine college. "Shall We Be Equal
to the Crisis?"
All of the speeches were of a high
order-of excellence and well deliver
ed, the contest being one of the best
and most successful in the history of
the. as?pciation. There was a good
crowd from Newberry present, ana
they, in common with the rest or
the audience were well pleased at the
effort of Newberry's orator. Mr. W.
The judges on delivery were Messrs.
D. S. Henderson. Orlando Sheppard,
and C. C. Featherstone. The orations
had previously been judged on com
position by the English professors
of three colleges outside the state.
The medals were delivered by the
Hon. D. S. Henderson.
There were present from Newber
ry Prsident George B. Cromer. of
Newberry college: Dr. E. B. Setzler.
of Newberry college: the Rev. W. L.
Seabrook. Col. E. H. Aull. Mr. Robert
Norris. Mr. R. L. Tarrant. Mr. Parks.
and the member - of the Newberry
base ball team. who crossed bats with
Furman on the Greenwood diamona
Friday aftern--on. losing to Furman
by a score o 5 to 2. There was also
present an alumnus *f the college
who always takes a grea: iterest in
everythi:ig connected with his aima
mater. Prof. J. B. O'Neall Holloway.
who came down iro m Wiliamston
to attend the contest.
At the annual mee3ing of the asso
ciation the South Carolina college and
the Citadel were admitter! 'o mnember
Newberry Hdwe. Co.
Dear Sirs :-Over fifty years ago,
our firm began selling paint through
out the South: sales have continued
uninter-rupt'edly,. and ten times greater
than any other brand of -paint.
Read the following:
"Have used the L. & M. Paint
twenty years; houses painted with it
eight years ago sho.w better today
than houses painted with other paints
within two years."
A. B. Edgell. Alachua Fla.
"Have used all brands of paint. L.
& M. Pure Paint stands better. and
wears longer than any other paint I
have ever used in my ten years ex
H. F. Smith. Painter. Concord. N. C.
."I painted Frankenbu:rg Block with
L. & M. Paint: stands om; as though
'Actual cost was less than St.20 per
.W. B. Barr. Charleston, WV. Va.
"I painted our old homestead
with L. & M. Paint twenty-six years
ago. Not painted since: looks better
than houses painted in the las.t four
years with other paint."~
H. S. Scofield, Harris Springs. S. C.
"Used the L. & M. Paint for six
teen years. Painted three houses
with it fifteen years ago; they have
needed painting, since."
J. E. Webb, Hickory. N. C.
LONGMAN & MARTINIEZ.
This celebrated paint is old by
Newherry Hdwe. Co.
The cut in pi
Sales to the Hig
and see what I
FOREMOST MILLINERY DE
Every Express Rolls in New Mil
linery for Us. We Invite You to Com
pare Styles and- Prices with others
you have seen-Hat for Hat-Value
for Value.. We'll undersell any Mil
linery store in the State.. You know
what you paid for your hats before
I put in Millinery and you KNOW
!WHAT YOU PAY TODAY.. I'M
THE MAN WHO BRJKE UP THE
TRUST-PRICES ON MILLINERY,
ALSO DRY GOODS, CLOTHING
AND SHOES.. WE LEAD THE
For any want in Dry
_S U l\
'* Can you find a more u
Marks, Scheffer & Marks
*1904. 'Tis no use to sho]
*you will find the greatest 1
!.Hopkins clothing and you
Spiled high on this counter.
Shoes and Oxfords ifor all
One side of the big store
f rom. tioor to ceiling with all1
est Shapes and Toes in all
w o by stylish shoe makers
I We sell Burt & Packard
. P>rackett's, Edwin Clapp's tii
.For ladies the Queen Quali
. and Oxfords cover the foot
$well dressed woman. A gree
Misses and Little Folks oxf
-ices are tremenc
hest Notch. Jusi
Vlimnaugh is will
I WHITE WASH GOODS.
No House in This Part of the State can
Boast of a Better Assortment
and More Complete Stock
of White Goods.
oo pieces India Lawn. nice and
sheer worth ioc to go at ......5c.
2oo pieces India Lawn, nice and
sheer, worth 12 i-2c, to go at .. 8 i-3c.
2oo pieces India Lawn, nice and
sheer worth. 15c. to go at .. .. ioc.
30 pieces 45 inch Persian Lawn.
would be cheap at 35c and 40c
to go at .............. 25c.
50 pieces 4o inch India Linen, fine
and sheer. worth 15c, for this sale ioc.
5o pieces White Figured P. K.,
worth 25c to go this week at .. x5c.
A BIG HOSIERY SALE.
200 dozen Ladies' drop stitch hose,
,seamless, double heel and toe,
worth tip to 2oc. priced special for
this week ........ ..12 1-2C
roo doxen Ladies' drop stitch bose,
fine quality wor'i 25c. 35c, Jt) to
40c. special for thi: we-:k .. ()c.
oo dozen Misse-, dr . stitch stick
ings. worth 2oc. and 25c special x5c.
, we are going tc
Goods, lillinery, Clot]
NPS, The Lei
p to-date stock to select from in
fine clothing for men in every ne
> the city, come direct to headq
>argains of the hour, boys cloth
get the best made. BIG HAL]
If your fit can be had of this lo
SHOES! HATS! HATE
\iankind. Eeverythling that~
stocked mi H-ats can be io
he New- =hapes known i to n:
Leathers of 1904 tylIes. Hi;.
tor men. ad.
's. Lily add
ty Shoes PANTS PANT!
oflineve Big Counters Pi
>rds just the Newest Plaids(
Mixture any size yo
ale t thi
lous, our Aim is t
: read the follov
ing to do for y(
WHITE COUNTERPANES AT
We are almost Giving Them Away.i
Come and See.
300 Large White Bed Spreads.
worth 75c Ap to $I. to go at only 59c.
300 Large White Bed Spreads.
worth $1.25 up to S1.75 to go at 98c.!
ioo Large White Bed Spreads,
worth $2.oo tip to $2.50 to go at $1.49.
5o Large Wb;te Bed Spreads,
worth $2.75 uP to $3, to go at $1.98
The Largest and Best Towels ever
shown, for this sale .. .. .. ..ou.
ioo dozen large fringed doilies, the
$1.oo kind to go at only .. .. ....49c.
CLOTHING FOR MEN, BOYS
300 Men's Fine Suits, worth $12.50,
$15.00 and $18:oo. Your choice
of the three hundred suits .. ..$g.oo.
200 Men's Fine Suits, worth $7.50.
$8.oo and $o.0o. All piled on a
Big Table. Your choice.. .. ..$5-98.
300 Boys' Knee Suits, almost given
make May the
ing and Shoes Visit ti
3 B R
this line? You find Strauss BI
~w stripe, plaid and mixture wo
uarters, on every one of our
ing a great line. Buy your boy
SPRICE COUNTER OF CLOTI
t, the price is just one half.
! HATS! GENTS
Sswell and( dresy Sixty fe
imd here in all (;ent'
odern hat makers chiefs.
lot Panama just - hira
PANTs. tine Nec
led high with all OR
:hecked Stripe and DRY G
n want can be flad. AT LO
:push our May
ing low prices,
)u . . . .
SMART SHOES FOR SUMMER.
A GREAT LINE TO SELECT
300 pairs of Ladies' Fine Oxfords
and Strap Sandals, worth in all re
tail stores $1.50, for this week at 98c.
200 pairs of Ladies' Fine Oxfords
and Strap Sandals, worth all over
America $2.00, for this big sale $x.49.
200 Pairs of Men's low cut shoes.
worth $3 and $3 50. for this sale $2.49.
100 dozen large bleached napkins,
;he $1.59 kind. to g.- at .. .. ....98c.
5o dozen large bleached napkins.
the $2.oo kind, to go at .... .. $L39c.
ie big Cut Price Store
os., Feichhirner & Fisher,
rn by stylish Dressers of
Big 7 Double Counters
a suit of The Mrs. Jane
[ING. Suits of broken lots *
eti~hn loir liik'f shelving loa'ded withi
jloves. Suispenders. Shirts,
Cuffs. Ties and Underwear
description. Don't think of I
y'our furnishings elsewhere.
headquarters. New lot of
kwear just received.
EVERY WANT IN HARD- *
DODS and DRESS GOO
WEST PRICES COME F