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VOL. XLII. INO . 47 NEWBEMRY. S. C.. TUILESDAY.-MAIRCH 14-19051- TWICE A WE$1.0AYR
* I take pleasure in
* I have ever made,
largest spring busin
We start the ball rol
* Extra special for these thi
1 case Standard Dress Gin
* for this big sale 5c. the y
1 case Standard Dress Prii
* for this big sale 2 1-2c. t
1 case Printed Lawns, not
sale 3c. the yd.
I case plain White Lawn, i
sale 5c. yd.
I case plain White Lawn ih
9c. the yd.
I case Lonsdale Camnic i
sale 9c. the yd.
5 bales John P. King Sea
7c., for this big sale 5c. t'
0 25 pieces A. C. A. Bed Tic
big sale 1 Oc. the yd.
* 25 pieces Mattress Ticking
* sale 5c. the yd.
10 pieces Brown Linen wc
* sale 1Oc. yd.
* 100 pieces 36 in. Poe Mill
* for this big sale 5c. the y
LOSSES IT UKDEN
CONTINUE TO GROW .
GEN. KUROPATKIN IS NOT V
YET SAFE. tf
Japs Close on His Heels in Race for r
Tie Pass-Russian Losses ti
Over ioo,ooo. d
While Gen. Kuropa:k'n has appar
intly succeeded in saving more of his
artillery than seemed possible, his
iusses ini men, ammunhnition and corn- -
mnissariat supplies ini the battle of
.Mukden are far greater than earlier k
r eports indicated, and even that por- m
tion of his army which he succeeded .
in extricating from the positions
.around Mukden is still in serious dan
The Japanese generals. realizing C<
that with a little more speed theyn
could have inflicted a crushing defeat
on the Russian army after the battle
of Liao Yang, determined not to in
again allow an opportunity to pass n
and are following after the defeated
and sorely tried Russian army. While r
a small portion of Kuropatkin's armyp
has reached Tie Pass. the greater part t
of those who escaped from the battle
of Mukden are still struggling north- t
ward, being at last accounts between p
twvelve and sixteen miles from their ir
goal, with the Japanese. flushed with h
victory and reinforced by fresh men. rr
harassing thecm frmi all sides. Even n
should4 the remnant of the army reachh
T1e I'. it i hardly p).si[ble for i
omaea s-and there against the cJ
*verwhelming rorce oppesmlg it. es
.ecialir as the Rusians must be worn
n u and w eak en ed hv. the los 5 f mni,
.uns and ammunition. It is moire like
v. that Kuropatkin will fall right
back to~ Harbin with what .he can
save, and wait there for the reinforce- ir
menits that St. Petersburg already .i
has promised him. A possible ob
rtacle to the plan is Gen. IKawamura's
announcing to the pt
No line has been slig
ess Newberry has ev
ling Wednesday mo!
rsday and Friday!.
ree days. Come, everybody.
ghams worth I Oc., special
rits worth 5c. yd., special
high at 5c. yd., for this big
vorth I Oc. yd., for this big
orth 15c., for this big sale
vorth 12 1-2c., for this big
Island, 36 in. wide, worth
king worth 15c. yd., for this
worth 8 1-2c. for this big
rth 15c. yd., for this big
Bleaching, worth 8 1-2c.,
id which may also be heading fo
e northern capital.
Gen. Kuropatkin admits that 1,19
ficers and 46,931 men are not re
>onding to roll calls. This is rathe
igue. It may or may not includ
te thousands of wounded who hav
!en sent north, and again it may no
clude the losses suffered by th
ird army, with which the comman
!r-in-chief was not in communica
:n for some time. The figures giv
i by the Japanese war office appea
ore reasonable, namely 40.000 priq
1ers. 26.500 dead left on the field an
.Ooo killed or wounded, the latte
gure, of course, including the dea
sund by the Japanese. The' Russia
'sses. therefore, total over 1oo,oo
en. or more than one-third of ih
hole army. The fact that the Japa
ase report the capture of only sixt:
mns indicates that Kuropatkin at th
st moment succeeded in sending
msiderable portion of his artiller;
>rthward on the railway.
The Japanese losses up to thi
orning were reported at 41.222. no
chuding the army which pushe'
>rth between Mukden and Fushun.
Ofnicial Russia is determined to 'car
on the war, and St. Petersburg re
>rts that orders have been issued fo
e mobilization of more troops. Thi
ay prove a diffcult task with th
mper of the Russian people in it
esent condition. There is still hop
St. Petersburg that Russia can ex
ist Japan financially, and fo
onths there has been talk of th
tobilization of an army on the Si
riani border, which would compe
tpan to keep her vast army in Man
Japs' Overwhelming Victory.
Tokiu, \larch 12. -Noon.-A- dlis
itch from Japanese military head
.arters announces the estimate c
risoner; captured up to and inc!an
g Friday at 2o.ooo. Since that ti-n
ec number has been briskly increas
g and the total will exceed 30.00C
he dispatch continues:
"Renorts from the chiefs of th
G ent Dru
iblic that I have accompli
hted. I shall make the rr
er seen. New goods pou
'ning, March 1 5th. Three
5 pieces Black Mohair, ful 44 in.
wide, worth 85-c., special as a
starter 49c. yd.
5 pieces Black Mohair, full 48 in.
wide, worth $1.25. special as a
starter 89c. yd.
5 pieces 36 in. Black Taffeta Silk
worth $i.oo yd., special for this
5 pieces 36 in. Black Taffeta Silk,
guaranteed woven in selvedge,
worth $1.50, special 98c.
2,000 yds. beautiful Silk for Shirt
waist suits, twenty different
shades, worth $i.oo to $1-50, for
this big sale, take your choice
for 59c. yd.
For this sale we offer 20 yds. of
Androsco-gin Bleaching for $i oo
with a purchase of $3 50 worth of
goods all day Wedne!eday.
r medical corps of all the armies have f
been received from F!bruary 26 to I
) March 12. Our total casualties at 2
- that tifne were 41,222." s
r Field Marshal Oyama, reporting e
e under date of Saturday night, says: d
e "All our forces advanced to the 2
t right of the Hun river and vigorously 0
e pursued the enemy in all directions. r
- We reached a line thirteen miles 7
- north of the Hun river on the after- b
- noon of March io. On March ii we
r continued a vigorous pursuit. Our s
- force a nr - ,--th from the vicini
r after its elroarture "n,.yger w'th' a~
anort'. r. a hi--O to h1,1 he'.le
>we surrounded and captured the col
eumn. In the vicinity of Mukden a
- Iremnant of the enemy conltmiues a
y hopeless resistance or is surrender- t
e ing. Clearing operations are progres
a ing. The enemy's dead are massed
Severywhere and we have been unabler
to inter them as yet. The minute in
s vestigation of the losses inflicted at
t several places has not been finished;:t
I hut the enemy's killed, wvounded,
p)risoners and spoils are enormous.
- The spoils of clothing and provisions 1
- are in great piles, resembling hills. t
r WVe have been unable to investigate ti
SCapture of Column Made.- c
s Tokio, March 12.-Noon.-Field']
a Marshal Oyama reports that the Jap
- anese captured a retreating Russian
r columifn at the Pu river yesterday t
-' Counting the Loss in Spoils. r
- Tokio. March 12.-7 P. M.-Field ;
-\Marshal Ovanma reporting today a
says: . a
"Prisoners. sp ils and( the ne'my' c
_ .5 'sinatedl casualties against all our
.. frces in the Shiakhe dlirect ion follow
Sbut the prisiers, guns andl Spoils are f,
.increasing momentarily. The pris:or
Sers numbeCr over 40,oo0. including r
_Gen. Nachmoss. The killed and .
wounde-d are estima:edl at 0o.ooo. The
enemy' de-ad left on the field num -
i buying trip that+
f my life for the 0
. on every train. +
rsday and Friday. *
ig Pile! S
k, all fine match sets, *
than 39, 50 and 75c., *
>ig sale for 19c. the yd.
sses, worth $2.00 and
le 98c. yd.
what that means, when *
RIES" there is some- S
many Embroideries ,in *
uyer was instructed not *
his weak point. A big
mbroideries, mot a yard *
5 and 39c yd., all placed *
ise for 1Oc. the yard.
Helping His Comrade.
Alfred H. Love of Philadelphia,
president of the Universal Peace Un
ion, was talking on the topic, pecu
liarly congenial to him, of kinditess.
"I once knew a remarkably kind
boy. He was a great angler. There
was a trout stream in his neighbor
iood that ran through a rich man's
state. Permits to fish the stream
ould now and then be obtained, and
e boy was lucky enough to have a
"One day he was fishing with an
thecr hoy when a gamekeeper sud
il'. dartedi forth from a thicket.
he !ad with the permit ut-ered a cry
f fright. droped his rod. and ran off
t top speed. The gameckeeper pur
"For about half-mile the game
eener was led a swift and difficult
base. Then, worn out, the boy halt
d. The man seized him by the arm
nd said between pants:
"'Have you a permit to fish on this
"'Yes, to be sure,' said th eboy
"'You have? Then show it to me.'
"T'he boy drew the permit from his
ocket. The man examined it and
rowned in perplexity and anger.
"'Why did you run when you had
his permit?' he asked.
"'To let the other boy get away,'
wts the reply. 'He didn't have
Wihile the rich must pass in their
hcks, the poor are always with us.
If a man is looking for an easy job
ie has no time for anything else.
Paradoxical though it may seem,
's the idle tongue that works over
A progressive man is one who has
the ability to stand still when others
are going backward.
A man can afford to declare that
noney isn't everything if he has more
of it than he knows what to do with.
0hed the most successf1
ost strenuous effort (
-ing in. Case after caso
days, Wednesday, Thu
Cambric, Swiss and Nainsoc
not a yard in the lot worth less
buy all you please during this 1
50 pieces of beautiful 44 in.
the latest fad for White Dre
$3.00 the yd., for this big sa
A Big Embroi
Thousands of ladies know
Mimnaugh says "EMBROIDE
thing doing. We had sold so
our big January sale that our I
to buy a yd., but it seems to be
two-horse wagon load of fine I
in the lot worth less than 19, 2
on a big table, buy all you ple
age, about sixty guns, 6o,ooo rifles,
5o ammunition, wagons, i,0o carts, 1
Do,ooo shells, 25,ooo,ooo rounds of
mall arms ammunition; 75,ooo bush
Is of cereals; 275,ooo bushels of fod
er: 45 mile of light railway outfit;
ooo horses; 23 cartloads of maps; T,
o cartloads of clothing and accout
ments; r,ooo,ooo rations of bread;
0,ooo tons of fuel and 6o tons of hay,
eMides tools, tents, bullocks, tele
rapl wire and poles. timber, beds,
toves and numlerous other property.
"No report from the Singling di
ection has been receivedl.
The battle ha bLen . :ficially nai1m
i the battle of ~\!kt:en.
Did Lincoln Say it.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer, after
ying for some ti.me to answer in
ies regarding the occasion of Ab
ham Lincoln's use of the words,
ou can fool all the people some of
e time and some cf the people all
fthe time. but not all the people all
e time." gives it up. Colonel H-ay
'as appealed to. but that biographer
iPresident Lincoln had to acknow
dge he never encountered the sen
nce when making minute investig}
on of Lincoln's speeches, papcAs, I
~tters and recorded sayings. An Ohio
mgressman who had been asked the
estion referred the inquirer to the
brary of congress, where if any
here, the information could be ob
ie. The Washington Post re
rts the result. Assistant Libra
an Spofford m'adle a written reply.
Swhich he says the sentence does
t occur in any of Lincoln's writ
gs, addling that Mr. Nicolay, Lin
>n's secretary and associate of Col
itel [ohin iHay. in: wr itinig the~ elabo
ate biography of Lincoln told Spof
rdl the alleged Lincoln saying was
wrious. Librarian Spofford says the
a author of the popular sentence
as Phineas T. Barnum. the famous
owman, who "fooledI the p)eople"
lore sucessfully than any other man