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E. H. AULL, EDITOR.
Entered at the Postoffice at New
berry, S. C., as second class matter.
FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 1905.
We would like to ask what has be
come of that union depot that was toi
be built at Newberry. The railroad
commissioners told us some several
weeks ago that the two roads had
reached an agreement which seemed
to satisfy the people of Newberry
and that work would begin very soon.
The agreement was that the C., N. &
L. would straighten its track and
run it along the edge of the bank and
build an umbrella shed and a covered
walk way to the depot of the South
ern and that this depot would be used
as the union depot. That plan seem
ed to have fewer objections than any,
but nothing has resulted. Will the
commissioners or the railroads tell us
why the work has not 'been started.
It is a good time to build.
County With Money to Loan.
A most remarkable story comes
from southwest Georgia. It tells of
a condition of affairs that is without
a parallel, so far as we know, in the
history of the country.
Wayne county, it appears, has a
whole lot of surplus money on hand.
The county officials want to loan it
out at interest but are not permitted
by law to do so.
A special from Atlanta tells the
story as follows:
"The counties of South Georgia ap
pear to be growing in prosperity.
One of them, Wayne county, it ap
pears has a surplus of $i6,ooo in the
county treasury, and doesn't know
what to do with it. The county offi
cials are anxious to lend the money
out at interest until they have need
for it next year. and accordingly At
torney General Hart was asked for
an opinion as to whether this could
be done. Judge Hart has replied that
there is no law under which a county
can lend its funds on any basis. as no
public officer has any right to lend
public money. Wayne county will,
therefore, have to keep her surplus
in the treasury until it is needed for
public purposes. It will come in
handy to aid in,a reduction of county
taxes next year."
w,~a doesn't this beat anything "c.
-.Woiild it not be a good idea -for
some of the county officials in this
state to take a trip to southwest
Georgia and find out how they man
age things down there ?-Anderson
-That is a remarkable state of af
fairs and we agree that it would be
Ia good idea for the county officials
of some of the counties in this state
to take a trip down to southwest
Georgia and find out how this thing
is. We heard some time ago that
There was a county over in that sec
*tion that had money invested in bonds
and- was building roads and then
they could not use all the money in
*the treasury and that it had actually
.stopped levying any taxes. But it
was said this county was running a
'dispensary on its own account with
out any state institution and we don't
want any money of this kind. It may
be that Wayne county has some other
mode of raising money. It is worth
"Now I Lay Me."
SWe have been taking note of a 'dis
cussion launched by the proposition
*of a Woman's Club in Chicago that
some of the prayers of children should
be changed or abolished for the al
leged reason that they are old and out
of date. The attack is directed par
ticularly to that poetic prayer, the
first that is learned and which has
~been lisped at mothers' knees by mil
lions of infant lips:
"Now I lay me down to 'sleep;
I pray the Lord my soul to keep;
*If I should die before I wake
I pray the Lord my soul to take."
The specific objection urged against
this prayer is that the presentation
of death in the third line is terrifying
to children, and to this objecton The
:Memphis New s-Scimitar offers the
following sufficient answer:
"The majority of children do not~
fear death. It is to them a meaning
ess term. They cannot fathom the,
terror. They do not yearn for it,
neither do they repel it; they simply
ignore it. The prayer is perhaps an
tiquated. So is religion, for that mat
ter. So is life, so is everything of this
jt is to be doubted if there was
ever a child in all the world in whom
fright was inspired by this prayer or
any part of it. Discussion of the sub
ject is time wasted, for godly mothers,
who remember their own childhood
and recall how regularly they knelt,
when their gowns were on and they
were prepared for bed, and how rev
erently they repeated "Now I Lay
Me," will hear it at the lips of their
children, and these will in time teach
it to others, and thus it will continue
to be handed down from generation
to generation as long as time endures
and the language is spoken. The
tenderest memories are associated
with it and the thought of it calls up
the days of unsullied innocence, un
questioning confidence, unshaken
faith. Who would forget it? The
:cago women but waste their time.
The Observer is right. The Chicago
women are but wasting their time.
This poetic prayer, no doubt, has
come to many a hardened sinner and
made his heart tender and revived
memories of days that are gone which
made of him a better man. This is
the first suggestion we ever heard
that this childhood prayer ever awak
ened fright in any child and we do
not believe it ever did. On the con
trary it gives to them a sense of safe
ty and security that they will be cared
for and brought to the light of a hap
py day. It will be handed down from
generation to generation and every
mother can do a good service to her
children by teaching it to them for it
is one prayer that will remain in the
memory as the years go by and will
recall the happy and the innocent
days of childhood and thus soften the
heart and make better the life. The
Chicago women are truly, but wasting
The freight car whidh carried the
stock of whiskey and beer to Colum
bia from Pickens this week was drap
ed in mourning.
All nersons who have petitions ask
ing an election on the dispensary are
requested to have them at Newberry
tomorrowv. This is not the election,
It only requires one-fourth of the vo
Emperor Nicholas received a dele
gation of Zemstxoists, t1o whom h4
reaffirmed his intention of calling
France will take part in an inter
national conference upon Morocco.
Germany, suspecting England's in
tention, has engaged in unusual nava:
Attorney General Moody submittec
to President Roosevelt a statemen1
relating to the Santa Fe rebate cases
and Secretary Morton's connectior
Forged stock certificates have bee!
uttered in Philadelphia and severa
banks are said to have been victim
ized by making loans on them.
A man giving the name of W. C
Browne is on trial at Dadeville, Ala.
charged with offering to sell the isi
of questi.ons to be used at a coming
Paul Morton, chairman of the
board of directors of the Equitable
has accepted the resignations o:
James W. Alexander as president an<
James H. Hyde as vice persident. H<
has not acted on the other resigna
tions placed in his hands by the offi.
cials in compliance with his demand
Dispensary Election Notice.
The members of the committee:
from the several townships who wer<
appointed at a public meeting hel<
in Newberry on June Ioth to secur<
signatures to petitions asking for ar
election onl tihe Dispensary will mee
in the courthouse at Newberry 01
Saurday. JuIne 24th, at 11 a. m.
hringing their lists with them. If an'
members of the committees can nol
come they will please send in thei1
G. F. Long,
Chairman Executive Committee.
Newberry, S. C. I1une '2T, 0.
Profits Given Away to Our
Customers in Order to Make
Room for our New Fall
Beginning Saturday morning
June 24, and continuing until
Saturday night, July the 8th,
I will have the greatest b^*gain
sale of the season in
Every two piece suit and
Suit of Men's and Boys' Cloth
ing in the house at the regular
low cash prices less 25 per ct.
cash discount.. Every pair of
Pants 25 per ct. discount.
Every pair, of Men's, Wo
men' s and Children's Low Cut
Shoes 25 per ct cash discount.
Every Man's, Boy's, and
Child's Colored Fur Hat in the
house at the same discount,
25 per ct. off.
Every Straw Hat in the house
at ONE HALF PRICE.
Every Umbrella in stock at
the low cash price, less 25 per
Ict. cash discount.
All of our colored vests at
the same discount, 25 per ct.
off. This is your opportunity
to get everything you need in
these lines at less than whole
sale prices and save you many
dollars in your purchases.
Those who attended our sale
last January know what It
means for me to have a sal.e
like this, and I want all of my
friends to get the benefit of it.
I have included two mill pay
days and three Saturdays In
the time so that all of my
friends in the country, the
mills and the city can take ad
vantage of these prices I will
make during this sacrifice sale.
Come and see us often.
~Bring your friends with you.
Spot Cash on Delivery.
I No Memorandums Made.
A. C. JONES,
1. Newberry, S. C.
(Jue 23, 1905.
With a line as comple
All the new fabrics are
Cotton and Mohair in
in qualities and colo
complete line of Shirt'
berry. The Pin Dot
in our Mohairs are ch
Have you seBn the r
with their artstic col<
have a treat in store fi
The new Laces a
thread laces, Point de
tal Laces, Val Laces,
Our Domestic depart
Millinery is beautift
Come to see us. W
goods as cheap as the
where, and a fine stot
How Much Ca
If every man had to d
earning power there wot
in the world. It is the.eai
that makes men wealthy.
may be limited but you
savings if placed in this
per cent. compound inte
JNO. M. KINARD
O. B. MAYER, V
Z. F. WRIGHT, C
Flour has-advanced, bl
the benefit of our purcd
an d quote this car while
Best Patent, Cotton,
Best Half Patent, Cott<
Best Straight - -
We are having a big ru
to remind the public we
and summer goods, hav
nice new effects.
Don't be misled by loud adveri
and red hot prices, and a compi
Moseley Bros. are in the lead, ar
he place to trade. Some are ct
ff. They are just about getting
te as we have ever
here in Silk,Wool,
great variety, both
rings. The most
Naist Silks in New
ind Pastel Shades
ew Silk Organdies
)rings? If not, we
tre here. Round
Pars, Laces, Orien
beautiful for trim
ment is very strong
I this opening.
e promise fair and
ty can be had else
:k to select from.
n You Earq?
epend upon his own
ild be no mIllionaires
-ning power of money
Your earning ability
can SAVE, and your
bank will earn you 4
rest and be absolutely
ry, S. C.
ut we give our friends
iase before advance,
-1. -- - $5.85
-.- - 4.90
n n Flour. We want
are leading in spring
ing full line, knobby,
isements, we have the goods
rison will convince you that
d for an all round bill, and is
ttting prices 10 to 25 per ct.
in line with our prices then.