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B. H. AULL, EDITOR.
Entered at the Postoffice at New
berry, S. C., as second class matter.
FRIDAY, MAY ig, 1905
A Story of Good Roads.
The story of the re(em'Pti)n o the
southeastern part of Indiana. known
as the Pocket, told in the St. Louis
Post-Dispatch. is mainly the story of
Ten years ago that portion of the
state was "in the mud." A good
roads agitation set in. and under
present conditions southwestern In
diana is as one big city. thoroughtly
equipped with a mail system and pav
Ten years ago there was one mile
of improved highway in Gibson
county and the farmers wanted no
more. Today there are 102 miles,
with more building. Ten years ago
the telephone was unknown: today
there are 3,400 telephones in use,
operated from 18 exchanges. There
were only four banks; now there are
io and a trust company.--Good Road
The greatest advantage cannot
come to any community until it has
good roads, with good roads the
story is always the same.
Young Croker's Death.
It was a sad message that the wires
bore to Richard Croker when there
was flashed through them the story
of the death of his son by an auto
mobile accident on the beach at Or
mend, Flordia, a few months ago. It
was a sadder story those same wires
told a few days ago of the death of
another sc.n on a railroad traii, near
Newton, Kansas, from the over in
dulgence in whiskey and other nar
cotics. Young Croker was on h2
way to an Oklahoma ranch. He stop
ped off for a few hours in Kansas
city. Already under the influence of
liquor he persuaded a hotel porter
to pilot him to an opium den. Later
the same porter put him on the train,
where a fewv hours afterwards the
conductor found him dead. Poor
boy, poor father! Every sympathe:ie
heart that hears the story is touched
with sadness. A few years ago a
brighlt. happy boy. But he took his
first drink of 'intoxicating liquor anid
that was the beginning of the end.
It is the first step that counts. One
who has taken the first step toward
a drur.kard's grave is as surely h:
the way that leads thereto as he who
is about to take the last step. The
death of young Croker is a warning
to every young man. A week ago he
mid not anticipate such an end to a
ife of promise. Rich, with a life of
possible usefulness before him, en
gaged to a young lady whom he ex
pected to marry within a few weeks.
He would have laug-hed at the sug
gestion that he was in danger; would
have repelled as indignantly as any
young man in Newberry the sugges
tion that he had come to the point
where he could not "drink or let it
along;" would have resented the in
terference of anyone who spoke the
word of warning. Now he is dead,
an old father's heart is broken, and a
young girl wvears sadder than a wid
ow's veil instead of the bridal wreath.
The story of the death of young
Croker is a more eloquent sermon
that any preacher in any pulpit can
There is an o,ld saying that the mid
die way is the safe way. In n:any
things this is true, but there is no0
middle way that is a safe way in the
matter of in d:lgence in rarenties
Some. m-ay indulge and escape. ha
none can do so without danger.
That man is a foolish man who
plunge in the rapids of Niagara
How Much Ca
If every man had to c
earning power there wo
in the world. It is the ea
that makes men wealthy
may be limited but you
savings if placed in this
per cent. compound intE
JNO. M. KINARE
O. B. MAYER. V
Z. F. WRIGHT, (
for a bath. even though it be a possi
,i)ity that he may swim to the shore
in safety. He may escape but he is
in danger of being carried over the
President Roosevelt has thrown a t
bomb into the camp of the protec- S
:i'nists and a big row is expected
among the republicans. At least it
is so reported. The trouble grow3
out of the fact that the President
sanctions the buying of supplies by
the Panama Canal Commission in the x
markets of the world, wherever
they can buy cheapest. This may not
be good republican politics, but it is e
good common sense and good busi
ness management. The seller is not
justified in charging an exorbitant I
price for his goods. nor is the buyer 2
warranted in giving up his money to y
-)rotectionist highwaymen. a
To Open The Pee Dee. E
The opening of the Pee Dee river I
-y the United States engineer's de- v
Dirtment will make the river navig
able from Cheraw to the ocean and
the Charleston Steamship company,
which was organized Monday last, I
will doubtless avail itself of this op- S
portunity to extend its service high \
-ip into the State, but this will not be E
Dossible for some time to come. t
The Pee Dee river is generally
reached through Winyah bay. WVac
camaw river and Bull creek. It has a
ie:)th of water of nine feet as far as ft
Smith's Mills. then about three feet f
as high as the point whcre the At- a
la,'tic Coast Line 'crosses the river. t
between Florence and Marion. The
pv.ject of the government is to make
th river navigable as far as Chcrawv.
wh a draft of three feet and a half tot
s:,rt with. This depth is ample for a
ti:. flat bottom steamboats. The
srgandI dredgec boat is now building,
a: Georgetown for work in opening 1
.-Pce D)ee river to navigation, and i
the boat will probably be put into r
operation in about two months.
Choosing the Name.
"My dear. I have been reading up
within the past week, and I think I
have a name for the baby." said Mrs.
Greening one day, according to the~
"You have. eh? Wh.at is it?"
I read the Phoe'bus, the god of
day, come up bright and beautiful in
the morning, that he lights the wvorld,
that without him-"
"Now look here, madam: let's have
no foolishness here. You can't call
thait child by any such name. Did
Pheobus of history veil from I1p. m."
to 3 a. m., and intermittently from 3
to 7 o'clock? I myself am doing the
god-of-day business in the matter of
getting up. and I'm not gzoing to di-!
vidIe the honors. I you~ want a my- (
thological cognomen for that destroy-t
er of rest. I have it"
"What is it?" asked Mrs. Greening.
with considerable asperity.
"Aurora!" brutally yelled Mr. G. 1
Then he left the house.
An occasional domestic storm is rI
n'cessary to clarify the matrimon :ai
a . ghrl a cr.n~ a~
her to imp she always ape o..cs by
saying she must have t;'. :s:e her
I1 You Ear?
lepend upon his own
uld be no millionaires
rning power of money
Your earning ability
can SAVE, and your
bank will earn you 4
rest and be absolutely
ry, S. C.
IWOr8 New Goods
I have a great many new things
3 show you. I make q specialty
f Men's nice Shirts, and have the
est line I have ever carried in
tock now to show you.
The "Princely and Emperor" line.
The "Cluett Peabody" line.
The "Regent" line, and the finest
f all, the "Manhattan."
'hese are all exclusive lines rang
3g in price from Soc to $2.50 each.
hey are great values and I want
ou to try some of them.
I have on sale a case of Balbrig
an Underwear, value 5oc. each,
bat I ant selling at 40. each or a
uit for 75c.; then I have the better
ind of Balbriggan and Nainsook
Jderwear at soc. each, also the
5c. grade. Come to my store for
our Unzdern ear. Screven Drawers
nd Night Shirts
Hosiery and Gloves.
Men's fancy Half Hose, also
lack Lisle and Tans. Berhn and
,isle Gloves in greys, tans and
rhites jnst received.
Banister's Low Cut Shoes, W. L.
)uuglas' $2.50, $3.CO -and $3 50
hoes, the Hamilton Brown l1ue,
V hite Canvas Shoes for Men, Wo
tn and Children, and other addi
cias to ouir Sho,e stock.
New Panamas, Imitation Pana
aus and Straws, Stetson new style
or young men in black and colors
d a case of farmers' wide brim
Lck furs just received.
Pants and Vests.
Enough P6nts and Vests for all
b trade in excellent value. Also
nice line of
Two Piece Suits
a prices s anging frm $7 50 Io
2.00. These, with a large assert
2ant of men's furnishings at the
n est cash prices should maie my
tore the place for you to do your
.ding this spring and summer.
Come and see us often.
Newberry, S. C., April 27, .cIm
The annual meeting of the stock
olders of the Farmers' Oil Mill will
> held at Newberry on the 18th ol
W. C. Brown, Sec.
(OTICE OF ELECTION OF
The school board of the~ Newberry
raded Schools will on June 1st elect
One superintendent of school, sal
r, $i,ooo a year.
Eleven teachers, salary, $440.00 per
nonth for 9 months.
One Principal for colored school.
alary, $40.0o oper month for 9
Four grade teachers for colored1
chool, salary. $25.00 per month for
All oppIlications to be submitted 'n
. N. Mlartin, Secretary School Board.
F. N. Martin,
With a line as comple
All the new fabrics are
Cotton and Mohair in
in qualities and colo
complete line cf Shirtl
berry. The Pin Dot i
in our Mohairs are ch
Have you see - the r
with their ar: :tic cok(
have a treat n store f
The new Laces a
thread laces, Point de
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Our Domestic departi
Millinery is beautifu
Come to see us. W,
goods as cheap as the
where, and a fine stoc
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A wonderfully capable a
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Full description in Kod<
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rings. The most
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