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the senate has continued until the
next session the bill to compel the
Southern and the Columbia, Newber
ry & Laurens railways to build a un
ion depot at Newberry.
The bill to license the sale of coca
cola has been recommitted, going to
the committee on medical affairs.
Nothing of general i-portance was
done by either branch of the general
assembly on Saturday. uncontested
matters largely consumed the ses
sions of the two houses and in this
way a large number of bills were disI
posed of. Among the bills wnich
passed third reading in the senate
were the following bills of local in
Bills of Local Interest.
A bill to amend an Act entitled
"An act to enable and authorize
School District No. 14, in Newebrry
county to issue bonds for the purpose
of building and erecting a school
house therein, and to purchase a lot
therfor," approved 2oth day .of Feb
ruary, A. D., 1904, and to validate
the bonds issued under authority of
A bill to authorize the trustees of
Greenwood School District No. 18 to
borrow money to pay off past in
A bill to authorize and empower
School District No. 52 of Newberry
county, in the State of South Caro
lina, to issue bonds for purcase of a
lot, and the erection and equipment
of a school building thereon, to pro
vide for a building committee and to
provide for the payment of said
bonds a4 the interest thereon.
Following are the acts which have
been ratified during the present se
An act to incorporate the board of
trustees of the Associated Reformed
Presbyterian Synod of South Caro
An act to authorize the trustees of
Fork School District, being School
Ditsrict No. 26, of Marion county, to
-issue bonds for the purpose of pur
chasing or paying for school build
ings and sites and equipping the
A joint resolution to further regu
late the determination and the levy
of special tax, and the election of
trustees in and for the school district
of the town of Cheraw.
An act to provide for the holding
of the summer term of court of com
mon pleas for Hampton county.
A joint resolution to authorize the
governor to appoint a commission to
examine into and report the financial
affairs of Richiand county.
A j'oint resolution to authorize the
governor to apopint a commission to
examine into and report the financial
affairs of Greenville county.
An act to amend an act entitled
"An act to establish the Newberr~y
School District, to authorize the es
tablishment of free graded schools
therein, and to provide the means for
the efficient management of thc
A ioint resolution to authorize and
require the treasurer of Abbeville
county to pay to the county suLperin
~tendent of educaticn of Abbeville
county two thousand two hundred
and fifty-nine dollars and to provide
for fees and expenses heretofore in
curred in collecting the same.
An act to authorize and empower
the North Augusta School District
No 66. of Aiken county, in the state
of South Carolina, to issue bonds for
purchase of a lot and the erection and
equipment of a graded school build
ing thereon; to provide for a building
committee, and to provide means for
the payment of said bonds and the in
A bill to amend an Act entitled
"An act to provide for the establish
ment of a new School District in the
county of Darlington, and to author
ize the levy and collection of a local
tax therein." approved December 24.
1885, and approved January 4. 1894.
An act to regulate the traffic in
seed cottonl and ilnonTcked lint cotton.
A\n act to - h muso h
-ccrs of the county of Greenwood.
Criminal Code. 1902. Vol. I I.. relating
tli C( '2ir ZfA(it -a.
An act L !mend Section 2941 Of
Vol. I., Code of Laws of South Car
lIna. 1902. by striking out said Sec
tion and inserting in lieu thereof an
o.her. to be known as Section 2941.
An act to amend Section ig8,
Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1902
Vol. i. so as to change the provisions
as -Eo traveling expenses of the coun
ty superintendents of education of
Abbeville and Marlboro counties.
An act to amend Section 1775 of
the Code of Laws of South Carolina,
1902, Vol. I., fixing liability of stock
holders in banks and banking insti
An act to authorize the Charleston
Light and Water company to con
struct and maintain a dam across
Goose Creek, in Berkeley county.
A joint resolution to authorize and
require the county superintendent of
education to approve. and the treas
urer of Abbeville county to pay,
school claims to Miss Nannie Matti
Newberry Board of Public Works.
The bill to abolisn the board of
commission'ers of public works of
Newberry and to devolve its duties
upon the board of aldermen, which
passed the senate, was referred to the
Newberry delegation when it reached
the house, the Newberry delegation
submitting an unfavorable report un
the bill. On motion, the unfavorable
report was adopted and the bill was
Less Than Two More Weeks.
Less than two weeks of the session
remains. The house has passed a res
olution cutting off the introduction of
bills except through committees.
There has been a flood of bills dur
ing the session, few of them of gen
eral interest. Both houses have a
great deal of work to do this week
and next. Adjournment will prob
ably be reached some time during
Saturday night of next week.
"If you dare to kiss me again, I
will call papa."
"I thought you said your father
was in California?"
Between the great things that we
cannot do and the small things we
will do, the danger is that we shall
do nothing.-Adolph Monod.
The only way you can get your
wife to side with you in an argument
is to have her mother-in-law side
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF NEWBERRY,
By Jno. C. Wilson, Esquire, Probate
WHEREAS Jno. M. Suber hath
made suit to me, to grant him Let
ters of Administration of the Estate
of and effects of John 3. Mayer.
THESE ARE THEREFORE to
cite and admonish all and singular
the kindred and Creditors of the said
John 3. Mayer deceased, that they be
and appear before me, in the Court
of Probate, to be held at Newberry
on Tuesday, January 31 next after
ptublication thereof, at II o'clock in
the forenoon, to show cause, if any
they have, why the said Administra
tion should not be granted.
GIVEN under my Hand, this 17th
day of January Anno Domini, 1905.
Jno. C. Wilson,
J. P. N. C.
EXCHANGE YOUR COTTON
SEED FOR MEAL.
We give 1200 pounds of 8 per cent.
meal for a ton of cotton seed, or
1300 pounds of 7 1-2 per cent. meal
for a ton of seed. One ton of seed
contains about 6o pounds of amonia,
while 1200 pounds of S per cent.
meal contains 96 pounds of amonia.
Amonia is the valuable thing in cot
ton seed for the fertilizer. By ex
changing you make 36 pounds of
an-onia per ton at 16 cents per
po-.md. This makes $5.76. Besides
you get more than one dollars worth
of additional potash and Phos. Acid.
'By exchanging you get from us at
ea ;t S6.76 worth of fertilizer more
th: n your seed contains.
Can vou afford to put them in the
ri ayo see and get mea!
Farmers' Oil Mil!.
iyrtie(- I tho,ught Fred was in
\e wih voo. ,.ut now I have folud
tut it is I he l1ves: is eme a
thotgh I were in a dream!
"What is its name?" asked a visi
tor when shown a statue with its
face concealed and wings on its feet.
"Opportunity," replied the sculp
"Why is its face hidden?"
"Because men seldom recognize
"Why has it wings on its feet?"
"Because it is soon gone, and once
gone, cannot be overtaken."
APPOINTMENT TO ANNAPOLIS
A Competitive Examination For This
District to Be Held in Anderson
on March ii.
Congressman Wyatt Aiken has is
sued the following announcement of
a competitive examination to be held
in Anderson on March ii to select a
-rincipal and three alternates from
this Congressional district to be nam.
ed as candidates for appointment as
midshipman in the United States Na
"A competitive examination will be
held at Anderson, in the Court House,
o:1 Saturday, March ii, 1905, begin
ning at 9:30 o'clock, for the purpose
of selecting a principal and three al
ternates, to be named as candidates
for appointment as midshipman in
the United States Naval Academy.
"Applicants must be between 16 and
20 years of age; must be able to pass
a satisfactory physical examination;
and must be bona fide residents of the
Third Congressional District.
"The mental examina-tion will em
th- following subjects, viz.:
Reading, writing, spelling, punctuation
and capitals, grammar, geography,
history (U. S. and World's), arithme
tic, algebra and geometry.
"A midshipman receives five hun
dred dollars annually, commencing on
the date of his admission.
"Further information, if desired,
may be had by applying 'to me at
Washington, D. C., care of the House
Mrs. J. K, Efird,
J. R. Unger,
Business, Home, Lands or
Farm, Stocks, Bonds,
Mortgages or Notes,
Bought and Sold.
Business, home, land, stock, bonds,
farmn, or mortgage, no matter where
located, we will buy or sell. If we did
not have the facilities and ability to
buy, sell or rent your property, we
certainly could not afford to be in busi
ness. Our methods of intelligently ad
vertising cost us a neat little sum.
We must sell, or rent, or go out of
business, but to be real frank about it,
we are in the business to stay a while
whether we sell or not; we have money
to loan and we are making more every
day. Our commissions amount to a
much neater sum.
Dealing through other agents or
branch houses throughout the country,
we place your property or wants in the
hands of 3,000 energet'c men who are
col.stantly looking out for you. We
can find -a purchaser for every house,
lot, stock, bond, or mortgage that you
may have for sale, it makes no matter
where locat d, or what it is worth.
We give a partial list of property in
Newberry. S. C for sale:
6,000 Store on Main street.
:300 Brick making machine.
9,000 Handsome home with six acres
650 Cute home for young couple.
3,500 Elegant house and lot, four blocks
2,000 Entire block, two houses, right
1,200 Cash. Five room house, an ideal
800 Four room cottage, half mile.
6,000 New house and ten acres land,
one mile from town.
1,100 Will buy a nice home for newly
1,400 House and lot, only two blocks
We have five good families who want
We have Bank stock that pays 3+
semi-annually for 120.
We have stocks at and below par
If there is anything under the sun
you want you better consult us, we are
the or.ly people who keep in close touch
Long distance telephone No. 200.
('all or write today.
ROWLAND G. SPEARMAN & CO.
Offie TLane Blrig- Nemwbmery S.C
Spirits of Camphor is one of
the most useful household rem
* edies made, and is more or less
* useful in pr:portion to its purity
g and strength. The official di
I rections for making Spirits of
Gum Camphor ozs. 1 1-2
Alcohol - -" 15
This is exactly how ours is made
and the absence of water can
be proven by burning it. Noth
ing remains. If you buy half
pint whiskey for I 5c. and put
5c. Gum Camphor in it you have
- 8 ounces of half strength goods.
* We sell you 6 ounces full
strength Alcohol and Camphor
for 25 cents. The best is actu- ,
ally the cheapest.
I GILDER, WEEKS HUTE9,'
The'Right Drug Store,
NEWBERRY, S. C,
The Smith Go.,
Headquarters for Generl Mlerchandise.
Ask any one where you can buy anything in
General Merchandise, and buy it cheaper than
anywhers else, quality considered, and they
will tell you to go to The Smith Co.
We never advertise anything that we do not have, and always sell as
we advertise it.
For the next thirty days, at cheap prices, we will sell thl following
goods: Shoes, Dry Goods, Notions, Crockery Ware and Tobacco.
We also have the finest assortment of Molasses in town, prices rang
ing from 20c. to 6oc. per gallon. We have just received our stock of
Seed Potatoes, Red Bliss. first and second crop, and Garden Seed of
When you have a list of goods to buy come to our store and save
time, for we can come nearer tilling every item, and fill it cheaper, than
any other store in Newberry.
THE SOUTH'S GREA TEST SYSTEM.
UNEXCELLED DINING CAR SERVICE.
THROUGHIPULLMAN SLEEPING CARS ON ALL THROUGH
CONVENIENT sCHEDULES ON ALL LOCAL TR AINS.
WINTER TOURISTS' RATES are now in effect to all Florkla
For full information as to rates, routes, etc.; consult nearest Southern
Railway Ticket Agent, or
R. WV. HUNT, Division Passenger Agent,
Charleston. Ss C.