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It. H. AULL, EDITOR.
Entered at the Postoffice at New
berry, S. C., as second class matter.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30.
Some cheap political capital has
been made in an effort to charge the
law so as to have sessions of the
legislature once in two years, in
stead of the annual sessions as now.
The Press and Banner has no spec
ial zeal in the matter, but we think
the sober sensible thing for the peo
ple to do is to refuse to vote for
any such propositions.
If our legislature had been in ear
nest in an effort to save money, they
could have reduced the annual ses
sions' of forty days to twenty days.
Others have our permission to
vote as they please but we will vote
against biennial sessions.
We would gladly vote to have the
sessions reduced to twenty days.
Abbeville Press and Banner.
The Herald and News beleives it
would be better to cut the length of
the sessions. Before the adoption
of the constitution of 1895 the leg
islature rarely, if ever, remained in
session longer than thirty days.
It met the last of November and
adjourned usually the day before
Christmas. Annual sessions of
thirty days and annual accountings
would save more money and be better
than biennial sessions with the pros
pect of extraordinary sessions called
by the governor. As a member of the
legislature the editor of this paper
voted to submit the question to the
people because he believed a majority
of the pe,ple of Newberry county
wanted to vote on it, though person
ally we do not believe it will accom
plish the saving some people think.
It was good campaign matter for
the socalled economists. About the
only benefit we can see in it is, un
less extra sessions should be called,
it will save changes in the lawv being
so frequent. There are arguments
to be presented on both sides of this
phase of 'the question, however.
The question is to be submitted to
the people and whatever they say
In Greenville county there was a
very close race for supervisor in the
second primary. Two men, J. WV.
Walker and J. E. Speegle, were the
K candidates. On the face of the re
turns Walker had a small majority
and was declared the nominee.
Speegie entered a protest and a hear
ing was ordered and the committee
reversed its former ruling and de
clared Speegle the nominee. This is
an admission of the charge, says the
Greenville News, that there was
-fraud practiced in the primary in~
Greenville county. Something should
be done to safe guard the primary.
If it is not it will have to go, because
the people do not approve of the
practice of fraud in elections any
more than in other transactions.
Register and Vote.
Our people, on account of the pri
mary, have become too careless in
the matter of voting in the general
election. State Chairman Jones and
County Chairman Cunningham have
both called attention to this matter
and we desire to emphasize the im
portance of all democrats securing
registration tickets and then voting
in the general election. Next
Monday is the last day on which to
secure a registration certificate be
fore the general election and all
tificates should secure them at this
f It is probable that the republicans
will put out an electoral ticket and
in many, if not all, the congressional
districts there will be opposing can
didates. Of course, there can be but
,*e result, and yet if the democrats
are indifferent in the matter of vot
ing, trouble might easily be caused in
the contests which are to follow. The
fights in the congressional districts
are for the purpose of making con
Let all democrats secure their reg
istration tickets and not fail to vote
in the general election.
thousand men have been killed, maim
ed,.and seriously injured in the war
between Russia and Japan, and that
as many homes have cast in gloom
and desolation. How many persons
have been killed and maimed in the
United States by railroad wrecks
within the last half 'year, making
desolate our own homes? The Amer
ican Juggernaut is a more cruel God
than Mars, and his victims are my
Tribute of Respect.
In as much as it has pleased our
Heavenly Father to remove from us
by death Mrs. Minnie Wicker, a be
loved member of Mt. Olivet church,'
therefore be it,
Resolved i, That while greatly
deploring her loss, we will endeavor
to profit by the bright Christian ex
ample left us in the sweet life led by
our dear friend and we shall ever
cherish in memory the beautiful qual
ities that were the most prominent
characteristics of her daily life, pa
tience and warm sympathy for others.
Resolved 2, That in her death, her
husband has lost a true and devoted
wife and we lost a kind friend and
Resolved 3, That we, as God's
children, extend to the bereaved hus
band our heartfelt sympathy and
commend him to God who will merci
fully and lovingly sustain him.
Resolved 4, That these resolutions
be given a page in our minute book
and also be sent to the county papers
Mrs. Lottie Derrick,
Mrs. Mattie Cook,
The farm known as the H. M.
Domininck place, situated in the
county of Newberry, in No. g town
ship, containing two hundred acres,
more or less, and having thereon all
suitable and necessary buildings, out
buildings, and other improvements,
n the best condition. Unless said
properny is sold privately before the
22nd. day of October, at 12:00 o'clock,
it will be divided into three tracts
and each tract, at same time will be
sold to the highest bidder. A pay
ment of half cash is required with
the privilege of paying all cash if
desired, 'purchaser paying for pa
J. S. Dominick, et al.
Notice of final settlement and ap
pleation for discharge.
Notice is hereby given that I will
make a final settlement on the per
sonal estate of Robert B. McCarty,
deceased, and apply for letters dis
missory, on Tuesday the first day of
November 1904, at to o'clock, a. in.,
in the probate court for Newberry
county, South Carolina.
-Mrs. Hattie McCarty,
Administratrix of Robert B. Mc
Wednesday, Oct, 5th.
THITY IIOURBSII TiS BFAUTIFUL OfiT
Pass Helena.................8.15 a. mn.
"Newberry.............. 8.20 "
" Pospit. ..........--.8.40"
" Aitn......0 "
The tax books for Newberry coun
ty will be open for the collection of
taxes for fiscal year commencing
January Ist. 1904. the 15th day of
October. 194, and will remain open
without penalty until the 31st day of
December, 1904. Upon all taxes
paid after the 31st day of December.
1904 and before the ist day cJ Feb
ruary. 19o5, a penalty of one per
cent. will be added; upon all taxes
paid during the month of February,
i9o5, a penalty of one per cent. addi
tional will be added, and upon all
taxes paid from the ist to the i5th
day of March, 1905. inclusive, an ad
ditional penalty of five per cent will
Following is the levy:
For State purposes . . . . 5 mills
For Ordinary Co. Purposes 3 mills
For Special Co. purposes .. 1-2 mills
For. School purposes . . - -3 mills
Total 1.......... 1-2 mills
Except in the following localities.
where an additional railroad tax has
been levied. viz:
Township No. I . . . . . . 2 mills
Township No. 8 . . . . . ..2 1-2 mills
Township No. 9 . . . . . . 3 mills
And except in the following school
districts where special school tax
has been levied, viz:
Newberry School Dis. No. I,. - 3 m.
Chappells School Dis. No. 39, ..2 m.
St. Lukes School Dis. No. 13,. . 2 In.
Big Creek School Dis. No. 20, . .2 m.
Utopia School Dis. No. io. . . 2 M.
Whitmire School Dis. No. 52, .2 m.
Prosperity School Dis. No. 14, 3 I-2M
Little Mt. School Dis. No. 30, .2 m.
Excelsior School Dis. No. 35,. .2 m.
Zion School Dis. No. 56, . . . 2 m.
A poll tax of one dollar has been
levied on all male citizens between
the ages of 2i and 60 years, except
those, exempt by law.
Persons liable to road duty may
pay a commutation tax of three
dollarsfrom the 15th day of October,
1904, until 'the 15th day of March
Jno. L. Epps,
Keep Us Busy!
We have a great line of new
fall goods to show you, and we
want you to keep us busy
waiting on you from now until
Christmnas. No such stock of
Shoes, Hats, Pants,
Gloves, Neckwear, Urn
trellas and Furnishing
Goods, will be found at any
place that you can find at our
store. We have the newest
and best things that are manu
factured or imported, as soon
as they are shown.
Our Business Methods.
Our aim in business is to dedl hon
estly with the trade and to sell them
reliable merchandise at the lowest cash
pices. We do not care to do a credit
business or to mark our goods on a
credit basis, therefore, you will find in
visiting our store that we ask you all
one price, and that price you will find
just as low, if not a little lower, than
you can buy the same class of goods
anywhere. It has been claimed _by
some that you cannot have one prie
in Newberry, that the people have been
educated in late years to expect you to
take less than you ask them at first;
in other words, if you can afford to sell
a shoe, or ahat, or apair of pants at
$2.00 cash, mark them $2.50, then if
your customer asks you to charge them
t $2.50, but if you can't get $2.50 or
$25, take $2.00. This is not our way,
d looking at it' from our standpoint it
would not be right, as we believe we
owe it to our customers and to the
trade to mark all our goods just as low
as we can sell them and treat all alike.
Let the change of a p rice be an excep
ton ther tnaue, and by getting
the volume of business, making a small
profit on each one, win the confidence
of the trade and hold it for yrears. We
believe that the more you investigate
our methods. the better you will like to
trade with us, especially so, when you
have orders to fill and haven't the time
to look all around, when you are so
busy this fall, 'ou can always feel sure
that you are getting the right prices
on everything you buy from us.
In order to induce you to concentrate
your business with us, until further
notice, we will allow you on all pur
chases of ten dollars and over, made at
one time, a cash discount of fi'.e per
cent. Come and see us often.
A. C. JONES, Proprietor.
Win. F. EWART, Manager.
Newbry, S. C. Sept 29, '04
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dise of good
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I will be absent from home until
October ist, 1904. My clients or any
other parties desiring any informa
tion from me in regard to legal mat
ters will please call on Fred H. Dom
inick, Esq., who will attend to such
matters for me during my absence.
T-xII-i. Cole. L. Blease.
Norwood &iyiee, Agents,
Newberry, S. C.
Best Mineral As
C. H. CAN NON,
Near C., N. & L. Depot.
In tea and coffee sets, both ster
ling silver and plated ware. Te de
signs and patterns get more daintyk
and desirable with each passing year r
and our grandmothers' eyes would e
twinkle with amazement at the dis
play to be .seen here.
IOWer C OP
ill line of
rices. Our 9
3s are full.
Ioods, M il- 0
<S, Trim 0
ngs. Store e
is full of
t call, we 0
We have a full
.e of Lunch
Boxes and Bas
ets. When in
n that line we
would be glad to
Of the condition of The Commercial
tank of Newberry, S. C., at the close
fbusiness June30, 1904. Published ac
ording to an Act of General Assembly.
Ites discounted-.........$302,210 73
'urniture and fixtures.... 3,051 93
)ue from banks. ........... 4,525 58
v ,erdrafts .................. 4.823 09
ash and cash items........10,935r65
apital stock,............ $ 50,000 00
ndividul deposits......... 174,334 90
~ividends unpaid......... 2,437 50
Lcred interest............ 1,279 35
x cpense, Due July 1st,... 1,233 34
~ue banks................ 3,347 00
Personaly aperdbfor meZ.F
htk,who swears that the above state
2ent is correct to the best of his knowi
dge and belief. Z. F. Wright, Cashier.
Swornto before me this6th day of July
904. J. Y. McFall, Notary Public.
Jno. M. K.rnd, Directors.
T. W. Floyd.