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E. H. At-LL. EDITOR.
Entered at the Postoffice at New
berry, S. C.. as second class matter.
TUESDAY. AUGUST 30. 1904.
The c onmy e:anpauiin c-ed at
\ewberrv -.n Sa:-urdav niil. T,
day% Will ettle the que-ti11n wi tW h a
great maiy cI c ca ndidate. Other;
'wiil have to wait f,r the sec.'nd pri
mary as it Is iiit pr,bable that the
n:na! ticket will be elected todav.
The campaign has been ne if the
mlst quiet in the history of the cotin
IV. It has been pleasant and the can
didates have gone through the county
in the best of good humor and on
The meetings have been well at
tended and the speakers have been
given good attention. The people
are thinking for themselves and are
making up their minds as good citi
zens should. Without predjudice. en
deavoring only to select the best men
for the various positions. When their
verdict has been rendered there will
be no protest.
Every good citizen should select
from among the men aspiring for
the several positions the men who in
his judgment are best equipped for
the positions to which they aspire.
\When that is done no one has any
;::st cause *r c"Implaint at the re
ihi, is2e .f The i rai :nui New
(:1 bo,.,,k paper which i: n. t the rig. ht
'iZe. thi- acc :m1-fr the narr--w
margzin 'n the e(ti.es*.
SMART DIAMOND SMUGGLER.
Left Contraband Valuables Concealed
In His Stateroom.
New York Sun.
One oi the custom house ofnicials
was recently in a reminiscent mood
and entertained a few friends with
some of his experiences with smug
glers. The exploits related chiefly
to bringing diamonds into the coun
try. He said:
"In all my long experience I have
niever come acr'oss a device that
eqtualed in ingenuity and effectiven'ess
the scheme employed by a certain
gentleman who succeeded in bringing
over Sa,ooo.ooo worth of precious
stone5 into the United States withount
paving one cent in (dutyi ppon them.
"This fell' w was connected with a
niumber af large diamond concerne
bath in this c untry and abroad, and
w'jnt ab urt his trade with a cool:ness
and connidence that surely nobody
c auld be susp)icious of.
"Upo'n reaching New Yaork on one
of the a cean steamers he passed
throtugh a rigid examination by the
customs oficers, who were aware of
his interests in the diamond business.
Their efforts to nind concealed .iewels
revealed nothing and the man was not
"Nor did anybody think of sus
pecting him. wheni he sailed on n
next outgoing trip of the same vessel
that had brought him to New Yo:.t.
To insure his complete comfort on
the trip over he secured his old sta:e
"Several of the man's bus:ness
friends passed approval upon the lit
tIe room in which he bade them ftare
well. When the ship's rope were
loosened the friends waved a happy
good-bye from the docks to their de
"WVhile the (cean travele -was
smoakipg perfectos a5tlin som i',certain
latirtude and mo' re uncertain longi
tude. the New Yorkers were be "
enigagedl in dispo sing af a fSne as
Surtmfent of diamonds that had been
transferred to their keeping from an
improvised safety vau.lt in the little
stateroom. Even the ship's captain
rt the gentleman whose duties were
al brgt1 i m. ,
the la. -I ma heimrstngt
know thugh.tha th ma is till
pi n. HiIp th -
I : Ik 1V11 C I'' I 1 1
It rz' I c ' It' 1- 11 11 lanl
t X- I i i:t i a yv he . i i i r e - t, i i( '
hu ~.ii t l ;tat th m 1alln i- 1ti
kr y' '' :l t I I riI' I u it'
ever. have bec- 'me les freqlient."
Method in His Madness.
A visitor to the St. Louis exposi
tion congratulated Joseph V. Folk.
the district attorney of the city. upon
the speed with which he had brought
the "boodle aAerman" to trial, says
the San Antonio Express.
"Speed." said Mr. Folk, smiling. "is
an excellent thing. a thing that will
achieve wonders. I heard the other
day of an Irishman. though. who ex
pected too much of speed.
"This Irishman was a painter
Usually being paid by the hour. he
worked rather slowly. but a friend
found him painting one day like a
"The friend paused to investigate
so strange a matter.
'What's come over ye. McGuire?'
he said. 'It ain't like you to work
-Whist.' said McGiGre. 'Stand out
4f the way anld don't shtop me. Oi'm
.htrivin' t' get throbgh hefur me
paint give- ''ut.'
the Japan eSe andl the Russians. and
:hc va-' 'ic --cf.11 14, Oc. zs:ai a:;Il
largelv 'n the side of the islanders.
)n ilie water the Japs are more than
a match f,-r their c(ntinenta! neigh
h'ors. which is usuallyv the case with
pekples who live in the sea-girt is
lands and to wh'm the water is
home. The end is not yet. however,
unless we are mistaken, and while
the Japs may add victory to victory, '
they are in the end likely to wear
themselves out whipping their stolid
and swarming enemies. Neverthe
ess the Japs are making it lively.
Miss Bessie L. Simmons,
(Over Felham's Drug Store.)
Piano and Voice.'
Term beginning Monday. Sept. 5, 1904
$3.00 Per. Eight Lessons.
Miss Bessie Carlisle,'
will open her Music
School, at her resi
dence on the 1st day
of September, 1904.
We are pre
pared to gin 125
bales per day at'
50 cents a bale.
Wil furnish bag-:
ging' and ties at
We invite your'
buy your seed.'
Souuhern Cotton Seed Oil Co,
L. W. FLOYD,
Wanted to Arrive.
..:..ch...ra. The.c.erk. ha. l
r n. b: e re.d.
P"Then may . aI a y d
it ta! iat-. iv t c , k. 1 1 "a
x:c"clminnekd the clerk.
"ii I 1t ted t ot I arrive." replied
tield wilenmCly. "I had not arrived
t* a g<>d hteCl fr iany mon l. I
cel better. Thank yu." and hie
VIlked out with long, heavy :tride.
An After Thought.
Sh i s just six year, old. bt shie
s beginning to look at the universe
r m the point of view of her own.
ays the Philadelphia Press. Thtis.
he evinced a tendency to rebel dur
ng the recent continued wet weath
r.. A long series of cloudy days in
erfered with her play and she want
'd the rain stopped.
Therefore. on going to bed one
1ight recently, she said to her moth
"I thing Ill ask him something new
*Ask whom?" wondered the moth
>h. I% v n knw--God. I think I'll
t.k him :' make it clear."
"But wha. will y u sav?
")h. U'! .in--t a: -L'!ea e. Gn
p the ranl.
She did !- 1 i1. ne i: ncrltblt 'l
re!at [he it etlafal tale : in,m
hant--the ~I c: s ih - "Ul T r
= ''111d lie
"lThere' -he v:i mt..r-sly et~ud. "T
.ke<1jI i!'t mt'ke it clear and( 1He
l. I wi,h l"! th o::ght of that be
The patrons of Jolly Street school
vill meet on Friday a)-ernoon at 3
>'clock. September 9th. for the pur
>ose of elec'g a -e-cher for said
chool at a salary of $,-o.oo per month.
he schoo& to run about 5~ or 6 mon. hs.
\li applications to be sent in by that
J. F. Richar dson.
WV B. Boies' Sec..
Slighs. S. C.
Te undersigned, partners under
inm ran'e of Sl'tTh and Duni2p, in
(ider to disso're said partnership.
vill on 2.:.h (lay of Septemrber. 1904.
u. r o': ock in 1e mo- aing.
-t ''a. WVillen pit. near Old
l'un sl ihe ?11llen' escribed
er., ital piri.>erty:
() ie 18- lirse T,. r e'..o one
awv mill and i: am. ca '
~ne voke of ii:
The umdenigned will receive 2ppi.i
- onis far a teacher for Garmany
schoo! Dihtrict No. 27 up 'o Sep
ember 5- t90.4, Tern e'>ht mon:hs.
ab-- $0 per month.
T. B. Leitzsey,
J. J. H. Browvn.
C. D. Buzhardt,
Mame pr'. .al wanm. d to teach the
happells senool. Salary. $3, per
nor :h. Ses.~or e>ght months.
Wool begins October 1st. Ap'
o trustees of Chr ip Ils school.
J. J. Whit
Applications for a teacher for
ni in Aca den' w~ ill he recivedi on or
elore the 3.h iif this i'-on h. Sal
ry $3o per me n hi. Elec on will be
eld on Augna-t 3o.
I.. I Feagle.
Prosperity. S. C.
M. C. Moore.
We find the
more in this
we care to
all who wish
+ sure that we cai
We have a fin
ing Hats, Hats f
Prices away c
and see for youi
Our lines of WhitE
+ Light Woolen Dress
evening wear, Hosiery
+ all right. Nice lines o
+ Come and see us.
Violet Toilet Wate
25, 50, 75
5, 10, 15, 20
Witch Hazel Extra
Spira Powder, 25(
Toilet Soap, 5, 10
Ice Cream, Soda i
The Right Dr
it we have
line than i
nt is in com
and we feel
e lot of walk
or Dress and.
Doods, Goods for
,Gorsets, etc, are
c. and $ 1.00.
i best makes.
ry and night.