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NEWBERRY'S DELEGATES ON
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tinued Mr. Wvche. "The induence of
our delegates should be exerted in
the direction of harmonizing both
wings of the party. The supreme
-lity of the democratic party at this
:ime is to defeat the dangerou,
Roosevelt. The b,uer abuse heaped up
*n Bryan. Iearst. and other leading
lenocrats by some appears to me az
-incalled for. useless. and under the
existing circumstances. very unwise.
It will be no easv task to defeat the
-epublicans. The best man for this
purpose should be chosen.'*
Mr. George S. Mower said: "As
matters now stand Judge Parker ap
pears to be the most available man
for the democratic nomnation for
president. and as I see it now I am
not in iavor of instructing the dele
gation - sent to the national conven-,
tion Developments may render
some other democrat more available
.jor a successful contest than Judge
JUDGE W. T. GARY DEAD.
Passed Away at His Home in Augus-!
ta After Long Illness.
Judge W. T. Gary. of the Georgia
superior court. Augusta district. died
in Augusta last Thursday afternoon.
after an illness of several months.
Judge Gary was well known in this
state. He was a younger brother of
the late Gen. M. W. Gary and an;
uncle of Ex-Gov. J. G. Evans. ex
Speaker F. B. Gary. Associate Jus
tice E. B. Gary and Judge Ernest
Gary. He was 63 years old. A widow
and three children survive him.
The !ate judge Gary was born in
Cokesbury. graduated at the South
Carolina college in 1861. served in the:
war on the staffs of Gen. N. G. Evans,
and Gen M. W. Gary. and after the
war practiced law in Edg,tield with
Gen. W. M. Gary. He served in the
Georgia legislature and was federal
district attorney during one ot
President Cleveland's terms. He wa..
elected to the bench a little more
than a year ago.
Judge Gary was a successful lawyer
and was greatly popular in Augusta
a'nd Georgia. He had a good record
as a Confederate soldier and his death
will be keenly regretted by the vet
erans of Gary's brigade and otherl
friends in South Carolina.
He was one of the attorneys in
the matter of refunding the South
Carolina state bonds during Gov.
TRAGEDY AT FORT MILL.
Laurie Patterson Ambushed And
Shot As He Enters His Yard In
Dead Of Night.
Fort Mill. May 8.-J. Laurie Patter
son, a well known young man, was
shot last night about 11.30 o'clock just~
as he was entering his yard and died
about an hour later. A post mortem
examination showed that he had been
shot in the left hip near, the backbone
with six buckshot, which perforated
the intestines and lodged just under
'the skin on the right side..
The verdict of the coroner's jury,
which held an inquest over the re
mains today, was "That J. L. Pa.tter
son came to his death as the result of
a gunshot wound inflicted by WV. E.
Deaton, upon the ante mortem state
ment of Mr. Patterson that the shoot
ing was done by Deaton and strong
circumstantial evidence." Deaton was
arrested early this morning and was
taken to jail by Sheriff Logan this at
Testimony was introduced at the
inquest showing that bad blood had
existed between the two men for some
time. and that Deaton had frecuently
made threats against Patterson. The
funeral services will be held tomo.row
morning at to o'clock at the residence
of the deceased. who is survived by a
wife and little girl abo:ut A years or
Deaton camne to For Mill abot ;5
years ago from Concord N. C.. anrd
has since been employed as a loom
fixer in the mill of the Fort Mill Man
ufactturing company. Several years
ago he married Miss Mary Faulkner.
a daughter of Mr. T. D. Faulkner. on~e
oi the towvn's oldest citiz.er.s They
have foutr children.
Mr. Patterson was reared :r ths
community and was the son of Mr.
WV. F. Patterson. a farmer liv ing a few
miles sonth of town.
Declined Mis Resignation.
A Laurens dispatch to the Colum
bia State says: The board of trustee,
of the Laurens graded school held a
neeting. last week for the purpose
,f c,-nsidering the resignat'on 0:
Supt. 1. L. Jones which had been
tendered siie days ago. effective at
the end of the present session. The
re.gnatinen was pr-miptly declined
I( ir. tes was unanily re
elected fo r the next session. The
hbo-ard will have the aid and support
f he patrnl( and citzens generallv
in ii effort to induce Mr. Jones to
recoinsider. Mr. Jones desires ti give
u1p :chool work altogether and has
mlade u1p his Iind carefully and
deliberatelv in the matter. There is
perhaps iit niore devoted. conscien
isns and successful school man in
the state. For the past ji years lie
has been at the head of some of the
best schools in the state. i.icluding
schools at Coilunbia and Yorkvile.
He has been here three years and
has steadil!y grown in favor and pop
ularity as a practical. painstaking;
READ FOR A CROWN.
Pretty Story of the Courtship of King
It is not generally known that the
present queen of England owes her
position as wife of Edward VII. part
Iv to her excellent reading. She was
invited. when sixteen years of age.,
to the British court. where the later
Queen Victoria devised numerous
ietes and other entertainments in.
honor of the occasion.
One day. worried by the confusion
and pomp of regal etiquette. young
Princess Alexandra took a book and
wandered off in the palace gardens.
So deeply was she engrossed in this
pastime that she was unaware of the
istance she had strolled from the
>alace. Startled by a st.:Jow flitting
across her path, she looked up ana
aw Albert Edward. Prince ot
He smiled and said: *You werej
"Yes, your highness," she replied.
"May I inquire what author is so
"And you were reading?"
With something akin to Yankee
spirit, she answered: "Guess.'"
"Romeo and Juliet."
"You are good at guessing," she
laughingly responded: "it is really
"Take my arm and lend me your
Shakespeare." proposed Prince Al
We are c
Thus. arm in arm. they continued
their walk. he selecting passages and
reading them ,r- her. she an attentive
h t!" e .,I(!d(lV exclaimed. "thi,
ia ciincidtenc. I z-hall lend yo niv
cip. and yo wil In that wherever
there is a passage marked In your-.
mineat is marked in the same -pot.
"That ,imply proves. prince. that
we can hth appreciate the beautiful."
retlurned Alxandra. quietly.
FIally. tired of walking. they
!eated themselves in the shade of a
giant Iak. and the prince. who now a:
king is still a fine reader. selected sev
eral passa.es. and read them aloud
with a ;kill which evoked the highest
c.-npliment, of his fair companion.
He then chose a passage for her.
t. read. saving: "I want yon to reat
thi, a., wrl as yoi possibly can."
She .lanced at it. and smilingly
c nimented: "I see it is something
abt kissing: but as I presume it
would be treason to question the taste
)f ytur royal highness. I shall en
deavr to drt my best."
At the conclusion of her effort, the
prince impulsively clapped his hands.!
and exclaimed: "Bravo! You read soI
finely that I wish yoli might be em
ployed by the year to please the
king of England with your voice!
-In that case. prince.' she said ser
iouslv. "I do not know of anyone that
is better able to employ me than,
"It wouald depend altogether on
your price." replied Albert. half
"Oh!" returned the princess, "I
hould not be very extravagant in my
charges: I should be willing to read
to them for life for the sum of
The prince. somewhat mystified,
cautioned her: "You are much too
moderate: I fear vou will soon have
reason to regret such an engage
"Not so insignificant after all.
prince." rising as she spoke, "for. if
you will remember the sum of
twenty-five shillings is no less than
an English sovereign and an English
Before Albert had recovered from
his astonishment. Alexandra had left
his presence. fearful of the effects of
That she created an impression up
n the heir apparent is, however,
most evident; her marriage with Al
bert Edward took place on March io.
1863. and she now shares with him
the honors incident to the possession
of a "twenty- shillings" income.
stock, and E
at truly Extr
Remaining in the postoffice at New
berry S. C.. i-r the week ending May
A F-.\lis Amelia F. .\dants.
P --.\li,, 11ertha Ilr *wn.
' .\mrw~ Ca:n,,n. \aiter Can
D-Ella M. Derrick.
F: \ir-. bla.Fr nk .
G -Sl( Gregr.
11 -W\. 1). 11 ick-.
.\l r-. G .\f r. Al i,s I.aura
T-Miss Vesta Thonmps.n.
Lett r to R. Y. Leavell & Son.
I)ear Sir!: it costs two or three
tilmes as much to put paint on as to
bu- it. A gallon of poor paint costs
as much as a gall.n oi good. for the
work: and a gallon of por don't go
half as far. Poor paint lasts half or
a third or a quarter as long as good;
an .r tect: wood or iron a third or
a quarter as well as good.
Do you buy good paint or poor?
You don't know any poor? Why. the
market is full of it!
All Devoe agents have a state
chemist's certificate which tells just
what's in Devoe.
Go by the name: the one safe name:
F. W. Dovoe & Co.
Newberry lardware Co. sells our
The Annual Meeting of the Stock
holders of the Farmers Oil Mill is
hereby called to be held in the court
house at Newberry on Wednesday,
May 18th. at io a. m.. for the transac
tion of such business as may need at
tention. Please- attend in person or
W. K. SLIGH,
President and Secretary.
NOTICE OF OPENING BOOKS
Pursuant to a commission issued
to us as corporators of the Pomaria
Oil Mill. of Pomaria, S. C., books of
subscription to the capital stock of
the said proposed corporation will be
opened on the 1nth day of May, 1904.
at the store of Setzler Co., in Pomaria,
W. W. Berley,
Thos. A. Setzler,
R. H. Hipp,
J. L. Graham,
king new ad
C. H. CANNON,
Near C., N. & L. Depot.
HAVE YOU FINISHED PLANT
ING? ARE YOU READY
WE HAVE THE NECESSARY IM
GET A WEEDER to break the
crust so the young plants can come
up easily, use it after every rain. this
will prevent GRASS and retain the
BOWS! BOWS! BOWS! BOWS!
the kind your father used.
SWEEPS of the latest paterns.
and our own make.
COTTON HOES for both ma- and
beast. Smith Harper's celebrated
(guaranteed riveted) hoes. Wheel
hoe. etc.. etc.
UMBACHE (V Shaped) Harraws.
XVhen in need call on
F. A. SCHUMPERT,
Sec'y and Treas.
A S EASONABLE
Soda water is always" in season".
Whether taken hot or cold it is a
wholesome beverage, unless 7en
dered deleterious to health by be
ing loaded with impure artificial
flavorings and poor syrups.
Cold Soda drawn from
Our Sanitary fountain
Lacks nothing that could be
Desired by the most
Sensitive palats. We use
Only pure juices made
Direct from fresh fruits
And can give any flavor.
Our "Cold Soda" is
THE PROSpERITY DRUG CL,
Prosperity, S. C.
iitions to our
v goods are