Newspaper Page Text
-Notes On Foreign Life.
A woman who appeared in Iou
dou police court the other day was
Aescribed as a "pawning ageut.." She
makes her living by pawning thiniigs
for her neighlbors, who pay her a
Commission because they believe she
can secure larger loan than they could.
* About the time the Galapagos Is
lands wveie dist.overed a young turtle
vas born there. He (lied the other
day iN the Zooloieal Gardens. Lon
don. He was at least 3.30 years old.
'When he was feeling well he would
eat as much grass as an average cow.
. The first Japanese ape ever born in
the London Zoo is the great attraction
there at present. But he can be seen
only in fine weather. when his proud
parents bring him out for a sun bath
and greatly enjoy the admiration lie
excites among the visitors..4
()ut of forty-nine school children
-in th'e lowest class at Nordhausen.
Germany. the medical officer reports
that thirty-eight had drunk wine:
forty, spirits, and all more or less
beer; while out of a class of twenty
Leight girls -sixteen confessed to hav
ig been drunk.
A ballot east in Leicester. Entland.
during the recent Parliamentary elec
tions, had this written across it:
"May the Lord Jesus hasten His com
ing to rule the earth Himself, and de
liver us from these lying politicians
and parsons." It was officially de
Owing To Ownership.
Mrs. Russell Sage is one of the
naost active workers in the movement
'o abolish the docking of the tails of
korses, says the Chicago Chronicle.
In a discussion of this movement
she said recently:
"If the horses already docked were
out of the way we should have no
trouble in putting a stop to docking
forever. But many persons, advocates 4
of our movement in the past, no soon
er buy a pair of showy carriage horses
with docked tails than they desert us
and go over .to the enemy."
She smiled sadly:
"It is the la story,'' she said.
"White owned .a dog. B$lack, who
aj~d next door, came to him and said::
"'Look herei That dog of your*s
howls so much at night that my wife
Iare going mad for want of
'Is tJiat so ? said White. 'I had
set notice&dhis howling. I think you
m'us be mistaken.'
"A week passed and Black came
home one day with the objectionable
dog on a string..
" 'I have boNht this eur,' he told!
his wife. 'I have bought it from
W!hite and I am-gdoing to chloroform!
"Another week, and White, the
dog's former owiei-, said to Black:
" 'You .haven't chloroformed that
dog, yet, have you?'
'Why, no; not yet,' Black an
swered. 'The fact is we have grown
rather fond of the. critter, he is so
playful and affectionate.'
'" 'But doesn't his barking annoy
you?' White asked.
'.No, I haven't noticed it,' said;
" 'Well,' White grumbled, 'I can'
-~sleep for that brute's continual howl
Mrs. Sage smiled again.
"In the case of ourselves it is one
Sthing; in the case of others it is a
different matter,'' she said.
D on't expect people to be enthiusias
Swhen you begin to tell your trou
Only The Man Who Does Things.
"You have been with that firm a
Slong time.'' said the old school friend&
"Yes'' answered the man with the
patient expression of countenance.
? What's your position?''
"I'm an employee."
"But what is your official titlet''
"I haven't any official title. Its
iike this: When the proprietor .wants
somdthing done he tells the cashier,
and the eashier tells the bookkeeper,
ad the bookkeeper tells the assistant
bokkeeper, and the assistant book
keeper tells the chief elerk, and the
chief elerk tells me."
"And what then?"
-4 "Well, I haven't anybody to tell,
so I have to go and do it..'' .
The Pacific Mutual Life Insurance
Its peculiar LEGAL organization makes it the STRONGEST
Life Insurance Company in America. It is nearly 40 years
i old. It gives the Greatest Guarantees written in the Policies
of any Insurance Company at less cost. Its non-participating
rates are LESS than any other company doing business in this
The following are the RATES per $1,000 on non-partici
Whole 20 Payment Whole 20 Payment
Age Life Life Age Life Life
20 $14.65 $22.60 43 $28.60 $36.20
21 15.00 22.95 44 29.70 37.20
22 15.35 23.30 45 3.90 38.25
23 15.70 23.70 46 32.15 39.25
24 16.05 24.10 47 33.50 4050
25 16.45 24.55 48 .349.5 41.7.5
26 16.85 25.00 49 36 50 43.10
27 17.30 25.45 .50 38.15 44.50
28 17.75 2.590 .51 39.90 46.00
29 18.25 26.40 52 41.75 47.60
30 18.7.5 26.95 .53 43.75 49.30
31 19. 2 27.50 54 45.85 5 1. 15
32 1980 28.05 5.5 48.10 53.10
33 20.40 28.60 : 156 50.50 55.20
34 21.05 29.20 57 53.10 57.45
35 21-70 298.5 58 55.5 59.85 '
36 22.40 30.50 59 58.30 6245
37 23.15 3120 60 61.95 65.25
38 23.90 31.95 61 65.30 68.16
39 24.75 32 70 62 68.92 71 45
40 2.5.60 33.51 63 73.80 7495
41 26 55 34 35 64 78.35 78.76
42 27.55 35.25 65 81.50 83.20
CALL TO SEE US. OFFICE OVER POST OFFICE.
GENERAL AGENT FOR SOUTH CAROLINA,
Newberry, South Carolina,
A fresh line-of the National Biscuit Company's Crackers, Oyster
ettes, Sandwich, Five U'clock Teas, Lemon Snaps, Zo Zo Snaps, Lady
Fingers, Vanilla Wafers, Uneeda Biscuits, Nabisco and Fruit Cakes,
Durkee's Salad Dressing, Olives from io cents to 50 cents per bot
tle. Figs, Dates, Citron, Currants, Raisins, Apricots, Shelled Al
monds, Cranberries and Cranberry sauce, Chocolate Candies, also a
cheaper line of candies and Nuts of all kinds, a kigh grade of Pinnacle
G. D. Davenport
COTTON IS KING!
To Increase Your Yield Use
A Labor Saver, A Money Maker, Beats All. Ammoniated
with Fish, Blood, and other High-Grade Ingredients.
FOR INFORMATION, call on our agent at your -nearest rail
road station, or
ANDRSON HOSPHAT & OIL COIPAM
Andersxn S. C.
IN TH E Mc(
Where we have ample room and
business. Up stairs, down stairs
it all for our big stock of Grocerie
and General Merchandise. Our
cheapest ever offered in Newberi
fail to see them. Yours for
McCaughrin Block, next door to ]
CLEAN SHEETS WANTED.
Drummers Make a Grave Charge
Against Hotels in Georgia
The (rlmllers of (G0eorg"ia prolpse
to see to it that hotel-keepers of the
'tate give them elean sheets. At aA
meeting of Post C. of the Travellers
Protective association. a resolution
was adopted requiring E. 11. MeMi
chael, one of the Marion county mem
bers of the post, to introduce a bill in
the legislature providing that no ho
tel-keeper or keeper of a lodging
house entertaining transients shall as
sign a guest to a room in which the
bed linen has not been changed since
the last previous occupancy of the
Travelling men complain that they
often have unpleasant and disgusting
experiences in this respect in hotels,
especially in remote towns and vil- I
lages. The drummers state that at
country-town hotels sheets are chang
ed but once a week no matter what
1 their condition.
A square meal. is better than a
round of drinks.
But for his miseries the pessimist
would be miserable.
Clothes do not make the man, but
they make some tailors rich.
Of the condition of The People's Na
tional Bank, at Prosperity, in the
State of South Carolina, at the close
of Business, January 29th, 1906.
,oans and discounts............. $53,645 36
Overdrafts, secured and unse
cured............................. .. 653 76
U. S. Bonds to secure circula
tion ................................. 6,250 00
Premiums on U. S. Bonds.... 437 50
Banking house, furniture and
fixtures ................ ...... 3,429 09
Due fr om National Banks (not
reserve agents)........... 5,190 45
Due from State Banks and
Bankers........... ........ 4,022 62
IDue from approved reserve
agents...................... 2,729 77
Checks and other cash items 9,683 15
Notes of other National Banks 1,000 00
Fractional paper currency,
nickels and cents............148 03
LAWFUL MONEY RESERVE IN
Legal-tender notes.. .7,174.00 11,058 75
Redemption fund with U. S.
Treasurer 5 p. e. of cireul'n 312 501
Total...L................... $98,460 98
Capital stock paid in........25,000 00.I
Supus fund .................;,1,300 00
Undivided profits, less ex
penses and taxes paid. 466 309
-National Bank notes outstand
ing........................6,250 00 i
Due to Trust Companies and
Savings Banks............. 208 06
Individual deposits subject to.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLIN~A, I
[COUNTY OF NEWBERRY, a
1I, W. W. Wheeler, Cashier of the
above-named bank, do solemnly sweart
I hat the above statement is true to the
best of my knowledge and belief.
W. W. WHEELER, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this
6th day of February, 1906.
T. A. DOMINICK,
Jno B. :Fellers,)
Win. H. Moseley, Directors.
every facility fo'
and cellar give u~
s, Plantation Supt
line of Buggies a
-y, and we call est
E. A.. riffin & Co.
Df the condition of The Commercial Bank
business, Decomber 30th, 1905.
Rotes discounted.................$358,741 65 C;
Purniture and fixtures......... 3,051 93 1I
Due from Banks................. 49,405 10 D:
"verdrafts.......................... 2,741 80 Di
,anh in Bank...................... 16,730 97 In
)TATS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, .
COUNTY OF NEWBERRY. I
I, J. Y. McFall, Cashier of the above j
statement is true to the best of my kn
Sworn to before me this 1st day of
Attest: Z. F. Wright, 0. B. Mayer, Ge
Are You Planning
Many persons are occup
making plans and speciic;
homes. It has often been said th,
building experiences befi>re the idea
Let Us Plan You:
will gladly call with our catalogues at
of modern sanitation. We would adi
the samples of "ta&daatd" Ware disp
for booklet " Modern Home Plumbir
C .DAVIS, Newl
AtIailtic Coast 1
For full inforn
-handling our lar
3 lots of floor-spat
>lies, Hardware, E
nd Wagons is th
)ecial attention t
)f Newberry, S. C., at the close of
Lpital stock...................... $ 50, O 9
je Banks.......................... 615 77
ofits(iess all expenses paid) 32,777 78
vidends unpaid................ 558 01D
vidend No. 17.................. 2,000 00
dividual deposits.............. 344,720 29
iamed Bank, swear that the above
)wledge and beief.
J. Y. McFALL, Cashier.
JNO. C. GOGGANS, c. c. c. P.
. S. Mower.
a New Home?
ied at this season in
Ltions for their new
Lt a person must have several
I home is constructed.
If you will allow
uS to plantheplumb- I
inYg of your home,
we .~: make it right
the first time. We
do no experimenting
but execute all con
traCts on the most
mo st experienced
and -ompetent me
chanics and use the
very best fixtures
made - namely
lain Enameled Baths
If you do not find
it convenient to call
in person, write or
phone us and we
id other literature on the subject
rise, however, that you inspect
layed in our showroom. Ask
ig."* Free upon request.
Wilmington, N. C.
ge and growing
::e, but we need
oots and Shoes
e prettiest and
o them. Don't