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FIGURES WHICH CAUSED
ADVANCE IN COTTON
Washington, November 21.-The
census bureau to,day issued a bulletir
placing the amount of cotton ginnec
to November 14 at 7,498,167 bales.
In 1904 the product of the ginner
es up to November 14 was 9,786,641
and in 1903, 6,815.162 bales. The to
tal crop of 1904 was 13,451.337 bale4
and of 1903, 9,819,969 bales.. In i9o.
about 73 per-cent. of the cotton had
'been ginned to Noveber 14 and ir
1903 about 69 i-2 per cent. The pro
duction .;y bales for the present yeai
by states is'as follows:
Alabama 92,918; Arkansas 313,164
Florida 56,612; Georgia 1,437,099; In
dian Territory 183.550; Kansas
Kentucky 471; Louisiana 283,074; Mis
sisippi 664,170; Missouri 22,143; Nortl
Carolina 510,124; Oklahoma 179,839
South Carolina 914,772; fTennes.se<
156,393; Texas 1,822,942; Virgini5
"Christ With Us," a poem by Ed
win Markham, with apropriate decor
ations, fills .the first page of the Wo.
man's Home Companion for Decem
ber, and the remainder of the maga
zine is very Christmassy indeed
Christmas fiction is represented b]
"An Ogre's Tenants," by Owen Oli
ver; "The Burglat's Christmas Gift,'
by Clara Morris; "The Quest of thi
Uhwise Men," by Temple Bailey:
Borrowed Christmas," by Mary Wil
hemina Hastings; "The Man Wh<
Gained the World," by Alfred.Tiressi
der Sheppard and other timely stories
Mrs. Russell- S.age contributes an es
say.on- "What's the Matter witf
Christmas?" Reo Bennet tells hom
John D. Rockefeller celebrates : th<
day; and -wo articles elaborately ii
lustrated with photographs tell "Hom
Royalty Celebrates Christmas," and o:
"Christmas Charities of the Grea
Citie." Mrs. Sangster's talk "Con
-cerning Christmas," and useful arti
cles onlhandcmade gifts, leather tool
ing, Christmas cookery and Ohrisn
mas tables give the number additona
holiday value. Published by the Crow
ell Publishing Company, Springfield
Ohio; one dollar a year, ten cents 1
A poem by Edwin Markhami
"Christ With Us," occupies 'the plac<
of .honor in the December .nunrber o:
the Woman's Home Companion. Mrs
Russell Sage's views on the ques
tion, "Whiat's the Matter 'with Christ
mas?" a description of John D. Rocke
feller's jholiday, abundantly illustra
t-ed articles on' "How Royalty Cele
brates Christmas," and "Christina:
Charities of the Great :Cities," and .n<
less than eight Christmas stories, at
allegory, "The Quest of the Unwist
Men," by Tem.ple Bailey, 'The Mai
Who Gained the World," and "Nihm
6er Twenty's Christmnas Gift," -height
-en the holidaysflavor. Fannie Merrit
Farmer describes Christmas din'ner
--and appropriate Christmas dinner ta
bles; Adeline Gaylord Wykes write.
of "The Tooling of. Leather;" Emi
ly Risenberg %f "German Christina
Cakes;" Eves Parsons of "Hand
made Christmas Gits;" Anna S
Richar<lson .of "The Business Girl'
Fir-dt I4eliday Earnings," and Grac
1Via-aret. Gould of "Doll's Paterns,
-besides her other fashion articles
Published by the Crowell Publishini
Company, Springfield, Ohio; one dol
lar a year; ten cents a copy.
At a local colliery near Tam'worth
man is employed as a miner, filling
(- up his spare time as an amateur car
penter. He was asked if he got muel
work as a carpenter.
"Ohi, yes, I have a coffin to make.
"The old. granddad." was the an
"Poor old chap! When did 'he die?'
"Oh," said the carpenter, "he isn'
dead yet, but he will die before th<
week's gone."-Birmingham (Eng
. land) Post.
Prospective Purchaser-You sa:
this is a healthy place. yet the mau
neat door is confined& to hi's bed
How do you accoun.t for that?
Real Estate Agent--Oh, he's a doc
tor and is slowly dying of starvation
When a young man on a small sal
ary and with the future very uncer
tain gets married we claim he is a:
reckless as if he jumped into wate:
and couldn't swim. The romanti<
may call it courage, but it is pur
DISPENSARY VOTED OUT
I9ingstree, November 2.-The dis
pensary is apparently voted out of
Williamsburg county. Complete re
turns 'will probably not be re~ceived
until the vote is canvassed, but so far
13 out of 19 polls give a majority of
163 for "no dispensary."
To the surprise of everyone Kings
I tree gave a majority of five for "no
Theispensary advocates tonight
adcpit its' defeat.
Lake CiEy, November '21.-Lak6
City voted 71 for and 96 against the
Ten polls give dispensary 305,
iThe indications are that the vote
will be close.
Deliberate treacherf entails punish
ment upon the traitor. There is no
possibility of escaping it, even in the
highest rank to which the consent of
society can exalt the meanest and the
worst of men.-Junips.
"She. was very much affected, was
she not, at the bad news?"
. "I should say no. Her eyes drop
r ped, her voice broke, her face fell, and
finally she burst. into tears".-Balti
He who increases the endearments
of life increases at the same time the
> terrors of death.
The County Cotton Issociati6n will
meet at Newherry on Saturday, the
9th of December, 1905, for the pur
pose of electing a president, secre
tary and treasurer, and three delegales
to the State Cotton Association, to be
held in Columbia on the first Wednes
day in January, i9o6.
- R. T. C. Hunter,
The Cotton Asso'ciaxion of eacb
School District is 'requested to meet
on the first Saturday .in December, to
elect officers for the next ensuing
year. The officers,.consist of a pres
ident, a secretary and treasurer.\'. Alsoc
Efour delegates to the County Associa
tion to be held at Newberry on the
. second Saturday in December at II
.o'clock, a. m.
. The .trustees of any districts nol
. already organized will call a mee-cing
. and organize by electing the active
offic rs and four delegates 'to the
Coux , Association. By order,,
R. T. C. Hunter, <Chr.
SNOTICE OF FINAL SETTLE
'MENT AND DISCHARGE.
Nbtice is hereby given that the un
Sdersigned will make a final settlement
Sas Executor on the estate of WMinta
. Titus, . deceased, 'in thie Probat
;Court for Newberry county on the
29th day of December, 1905, at I]
o'clock a. mn. All persons 'holding
- claims against the said estate will
.present the s ne duly attested by
a said date and all persons indebted tc
. tie said estate will make paymren't.
r Jno. B. Morgan,
J. WV. Norwood, Plaintiff,
James M. Henderson and M.rs. Bes
sie Richards, Defendants.
By order 'of the court herein, I will
sell before the Court House sat New.
beri-y, S. C., on salesday in De--m
ber, to the highest bidder, witai; th
, legal hours of sale that certain traci
or plan tation of l-and lying and being
tstuate in Newvberry County, state
aforesaid, containing Seven HundTed
-and Six and one-fourth acres. more
or less, ibounded by the lands now be
longng to' rno. G. Wolling, Jr.. for*
merly of Sarah E. 'T. Ohick. lands of
Hayne W. McCracken, M. F. Bynum
Samuel P. Crotwell and Enoree river.
Terms of sale: One third of the
-pur-chase money to be paid in cash
-the bailance in one and two equal an
nual installrments, to be secured by
'bond of the purchiaser and mortgage
of :he premi.,es, initerest on the credit
portion to be at the rate of eight pce
c(ent per annum and payable annually;
with leave to t1rThaser to anticipate
payments in whole or in part. Pur.
chase to ay for piapers.
State of South Carolina,
County of Newberry.
Court of Common Pleas.
Sarah E. Longshore,
Hulda Longshore, et al.
Suit for Partition.
By an oroer of the Courc herein, I
will sell before the Court Hou-e at
Newiberry, S. C., the first Monday in
December, z9o5, same being sales
*day, all that tract of- land -in New
berry County, of which Dr. A. L.
I*ngshore, .died seizell, containing
Thirty-Six acres, m9re or less, and
bounded by lands of Mike Werts, Ja
ckb Crouch and ,dhe Public Road, also
that lot or parcel of land in Newber
ry County, of which Dr. A. L. Long
shore died seized, coritaining Two
atres, more or less, and bounded by
the Bouknight Ferry Road and lands
of B. M. Havird, and Mrs. E. H. Long
Terms of sale: One-third cash,
balance in one and two years, with in
terest from date of sale, payable an
nually, to be secured by Bond and
Mortgage of the premises sold, with
leave to pui-chaser to anticipate pay
ment in wrftole or in part. The pur
chaser to pay for papers.
H. H. Rikard, Maser.
Newberry, S. C.. Nov. 9, 1905.
State of Sbuth Carolina,
County of. Newberry.
Court. of Common Pleas.
Charles J. Purcell, Plaintiff,
Sidney J. Dominick, Mary Lee Dom
inick, Emma Irene Dominick, Daisy
E. Dominick and Peter F. Baxter,
By an order of the Court herein, I
will sell before the Court .House at
Newberry, S. C.,- the .first Monday in
December, 1905, same being sales
day, all th-at dcract of land lying and
being situate in Newberry County, S.
C., containing' Three Hundred and
Thirty,Nine- acres, more or less, and
bounded by lands of Jno. D. Pitts, the
Estate of J. H. Williams, Mrs. tue
Smith, Dr. J. McIntosh and tracts
Numfbers 3, 4 and .I of vwha~t is known
as the 3. C. Hill Place as will 'more
fully ap,pear 'by a plat 'thereof made
by Jas. F. Glenn, August 5th., 1895,
and on file in the case, Mayer vs Har
Also, all that tract lying and being
situate in .tje County and State afore
said, containing T.wo Hundred Forty
Four and Four-Tenths Acres, more or
less, bounded by lands of or formerly
of Estate of J. W. Rhodes,'Esrate of
Dr. Clark, Jno. Brooks and Richie
Place, Hunter Place a,nd Kinard Place,
I as will more fully appear by plat made
byJas. .F. Glienn, Surveyor, and on
file in said case.
'1Also, all.that tract of land lying and
being situate in the County and State
aforesaid, containiilg Six Hundred and
Twelve and One-Half acres, more or
'ess, bounded by lands of'O0. Klettner,
by Carson Creek, 'by Anderson Place,
by lands :of Laura 'Mayer and P. C.
Smith, said tract being made up of
three tracts Kncwn as Tract No 'a
Brooks Wor.kman Place, Tract No.
Woods Pasture. Tract, Tract No.
Di.ck Quarter Tr4ce
-Terms of sale: Oe-third of the
purchase money. tobeipaid cash, bal
balance to be secured by bond of pur
c'haser/and mortgage of p'remises sold,
credit portion payalble in 'two equal
annual installments with interest from
date of sale a't eight per cent per an
num until paid in full, with leave .to
purchaser to anticipate the credit por
tion in whole or in part.
H. H. Rikard, Master.
iarIesto' anti 4tr (erollrP By
. Schedule in Effect Apeil x6. 1905-)
No. 52. Daily..
Lv. Newberry ...........12.36 p. mn.
Ar.tLaurens ...... ... ...1.50 p. nm
r / No. 2. Daily.
Lv. Laurens!. ............ -1.50 p. mn.
Ar. Greenwood............ 2.46 p. mn.
'Ar. Augusta ...............20 p. m.
Ar. Anderson............ 7.10 p. mn.
I 7 No. 42 Daily.
jLv. Augusta ................2.. ....235 p. m.
Ar. A11endae..:....................430 p. m.
Ar. F'airfa.x. ..... .. . .. .........-.-4.41 p). mn.
IAr. Charle.ston ................. 7.40 p. mn.
r. Beauifort ........ ................ *Y 6. r
r. .kort. ?.yal... . ......... .. ...... .4c0 p. ml
Ar. Savannah.................... ..- -. 6-45 p. m
Ar. Waycross ... ...... ..............10o.00 p. m.
Ar. Jacksonville.. ............ ...--...... --..-.
No. i. Daily.
Lv. Laurens........-..---.--.... 2.07 p. mn
Ar. Spartanburg........................3.20 p. mn
No. 52. No. 87.
Daily. Ex. Sun.
Lv. Laurens.............2.09 p. mn. s.oo a.mi.
Ar G renilm.-m .....3.2 p. mi. 10.20 a. mn
12th Car, Maki
Although Flour advancE
tomers the sar
Best Patent, Cotton,
Best Half Pate t, Cott
. While we are doing ti
are also leading in Dry
ing, Millinery, &c.,~&c.
goods, carefully select
Baltimore, and want ev
see for themselves and
are headquarters and tt
all kinds goods at very
pay $40.00 for Sewing i
drop head $17.93, guar
high tone, 12 stop Orgar
Choice Western Seed
Thousands of bargain
Almost impossible to mi
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CONVENIENT SCHEDULES 0
WINTER TOURISTS' RATES
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man reservations, etc., appi'
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Passe nger Agent, Columbia,
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W. L BURROUGHS Tray.
ing 1-200 BbIs.
d we hold for our cus
ne old price.
ie Flour business. we
Goods, Notions, Cloth
We are brim full of
ed in New York and
'trybody to come and
be convinced that we
ie proper p!ace to buy
bottom prices. Why
fiachine? We sell good
anteed; good Walnut
Oats,-sacked 55 cents.
s in qur immense hne.
antion them all.
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