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Good moW do you I
the n.eThis is
Edit -the thanks
all t~ and The Her
and omber every
h Oil its 8
ser a town ei
get We think
crodi jacking to c
ple tAt is a .pietl
get together n
W4ii~ 'tlhe near futtl
Thf re (ute to 1
to general wri
.i of Prosper
burden it w
is visiting 1
-IJ Mr.S. Copelanl
oozer, of Lexington
Ig Mrs J. S. Wheeler.
Misses Kreps, of Columil
Visitili their. uncle, the Rev.
r. C. C Wyehe is at home fr
Citadel, where he griaduated I
fr. George Harmon has gone
eenwood for a viit and to en
e of the pleasures of a ho
Mr. George Brown is now with
ople's National Bank as assist
Miss Addie Werts gave a 4th
ily rally on Wednesday to a num'
Mrs. Georgi e Schutmpert "ou
Eve anl at home onl Tulesday eveni
at was much' enjoyed.
'The Sorosis met with Mrs. Frai
wI Morris last Friday.
Ms. J. ,F. Browne will entert
Xi. k Sorosis Friday evening.
iss Tsoline Wycelc will give an
e to nine visiting friends who
eeted today, Thursday, on Fri<
iss Hannah Wilson, after a pie
t visit - to former school f
aps -mates. has Fone to visit fric
LeCxinton C. H.
Old Uncle "Yube", of Atlai
, is expected today to spend sc
e with his South Carolina relatih
e will be the guest of your cori
ndent. Right glad we are to hi
m with us.
Mr. J. F. Browne"has gone to Gl<
~Rev. M. 0. J1. Kreps and Messrs.
4 *Wise and A. H. Kohn will Ice
Sonday for the nieeting of the 1
"dfSynod1 of the Snonth at Dallas,
Ifa w oman can 't break sc
an 's heart she gets reckless
reaks her own
THE UNLOADED PISTOL
Ity 064-n iA4)ea'Y Woi"A Dii4i
os laything--Aaron Thomas
ike Ok. day -ening at Mr. J. A
a Bu p hon in No. 6 town
shi on .Thlio)ns and Jim Tlomav
of br 1ud Aaron Wilson, thei
ild n10601,1 all negro boys about eigli
in- teeji or twenty years of age, wer,
,b- plail with a pistol, which they sa:
er Ithe ought. was not loaded. As I
:he resit Atiron Thomas 'was instantl:
ves killed, the pistol being in. the hands o.
in- Aatoui Ivilson. It is' always, or ver
ire nearly so, the result when you uider
on take to play with an empty pistol.
id Cornoer Lindsay held- an incquest oi
re. July 4th, and the followinir testi,
Ir. mony was taken by the only two per
te- sons who were present-Jini Thoma
and Aaaron Wilson.
ity Newberry, S. C., July 4, 1906.
ith Jim Thomas sworn says: Last nigh
Aaron Thomas and Aaron Wilson an
iss I were together after feeding stock
I took pistol out of my (Jim Thomas
ire pocket. I was showing him (Aarai
Wilson) hlow sfillme parts wolked. Bru
of ther Anron caiuliht aroid Aaroi
d's Wilson, his .nephew., theyN were play
inix. Aaron Thioias said to Aaro1
is Wilson, "yes, there you sit,'' thel
\armn Wilson pulled pistol olit o
Ii I my halnd, not knowin- it was lond
M. ed, thout-ht it was empty and just ii
fuin, snapl)ed pistol at Aaronl ThIoiiv
0M pistol went off and shot and killei
ast him. They had not any hard word,
were playing as usual. Pistol be
to longed to Jimmie Thomas. Before
. could speak lie had shot. This ial
use pened July 3, about 7.30 P. ill., 190(
Questioned by a juror said Aaron di,
tl not know pistol was loaded, though
t it empty, had not had a fuss, or cros
of Aaron WilSonl ICin.g sWorl SoyVS Ml
er and Jim and Aaron Thomas wer
feeding. . After we finished I and Jir
nits Thomas were sitting in the erib dooi
mug Jim Thomas pulled his pistol out t
show me how it worked. Then Jii
ces Thomass' brother, Aaron, stepped u
by the side of me and caught aroun
1i me in a playful way and said. ''ye
you are all sitting here.'' Then
at grabbed the pistol from Jimmi
Are Thomas, not knowing it was loadei
thinking it was empty, by Jimmi
showing mei how the plunges workel
I pointed it at Aaron Thomas and
as- pulled the trigger and it went off all
ad hit him ill the ri-lt breast. Thi
ids was a self acting pistol. We ofte
played ill the I(A after feeding. W
tai1 had never had any ruw, always bee
lie verfectly friendly, never had an
'es. hard words. We ha(d played with pi,
'es- tol before. Would not have (1on
ve this for the whole world. This abot
7.30 p. i., July 3. Aaroi Thoma
n said, ''Oh, Lordj Buck you have sh
me." He only lived about 15 or 2
A. mlinlutes. This happened on1 J. A
iv Burton 's place iln No,.6( towvnship.
n.. Aaron Wilson.1
NOTICE-Have your buggies an
carriages neatly ,rep)aired and re
me ,painted by3 Neely & Morgan, near M1
oId Tr. C. Pool's stables. All work gnai
at Etan a
th lais .ise n h
1 fo nthn he ed
Iats od ttelws
Muls iqeand Dimtyv
pagne,ladies, miseen an ch
Specayting thdes' Colears,
Spia bargas atth lowest,
yarS.eili NeckW W
porgte O.n for erct,
AlSummer Cohn,Mns os
Jul perrcet.iof. AlSu
MAlitrwnas, Lawn's LoMQarter
pcent . AlSipr,W
Seh pecial bargain ino lcesn
Eya. Srpecaeing Neckine
McCate's PatrnO1c. kind for 5 c:
toegave okfnied ras .So
Harwe,&c. inTbe Oil Cleadigh fult
Alln inathes readoy o weur bunimessd4
Milli Tumenessee g n', wee oheis'
$5.per ceth aent,$.4off. die
All Straw atsa, ery ow uarted
We have a.m specials gin Soacco.n
.ETheeat rop rea rezerM$ch7,
ate ten fin ers orodrlaeGanCal
Mcell'aers,7 inch Cotnd fo e
Weo baregains orn gomscige art
Thig in te tryondrsinss,T4
M oku ,00 bseain n ere
MiL~ eessee we ofv thL<sd
500 bsthafPROt$44,PEl ried
Mothse. W s l
lde oc m o u
Neaw y hae h
prcs/ ro p n
Goods . oin
s,rend to comue tous
Me ourlries haveh
Lt a reduction of 25
riite, Canvass, Chamn
nd Black at 25 p. c.
25c. kind for 15 cts.
B l-3c. kind for 4 cts.
ear and Girdle Sup
Every lady ought
, fresh goods, 20C. kind for i5c.
Hats 25 per cent off.
Lnd Youths', all Shirts and Ties,
Siioes, Trunks, Valises, 25 per
er, $r.oo kind for Soc. pair.
$25-.o kind for $17.93, wvar
gains in our line of Grocerieis,
:r, our sales far surpassing any
rears. We are on our 20th car,
at in one of the largest Flour
nt prices. We offer full patent
Meal 85c., fresh Grits $'.75 sk.
agar $r.oo, Mendelson's Lye,
, c. box. Kerosene 15c. gal.
"Brown Mule" 29c., "Sweep
Window Screens 35c. Save
$3.oo. Special in Fruit Cans,
Soc., ,and many, many other
IRDAY JULY 14.
Quattlebaum & I
We are "Mule Milliners" and "H<
and in these two Lines we claim to be
of "Horse" Goods is complete, consisting
selected stock of
to be found in this section.
Our line of "Mule" Goods is just as cor
I and 2 Horse Wagon
2 and 3 Horse Disi
in fact any and everything that is needed
a "Mule" up to your standard of excellen
in our Emporium, and what we might NC
for you quicker than anybody. In addi
Farm Machinery" we have added "Gasol
need power for anything call on or write t
be "FROM MISSOURI" we can convince y(
you need, and you do not have to pay a
Being old "Road" men we know whe
best value for our money. Your dollar '
rubber, doing extra duty on goods bought
Horses and Mules on hand the year ro
THE BANK OF PRI
P ROSPE RIT Y,
Capital Stock - - - -
Undivided profits - -- -
Interest allowed at rate of 4 per cent. c
Special attention to farmers' accoun
small, none too large to enlist our best at
ure to meet and greet you. Call in.
A. 0. WIsE, President. G. Y. Hu
J. F. BRowNE, Cashier. HUNT, Hi
Board of Directors:
N. L. Black. A. H. Hawkins.
S. S. Birge. J. S. Wheeler.
C. P. Boozer. G. Y. Hunter.
This is the season for putting
have a full supply (all sizes) oi
jelly glassess Also rubbers for
us supply your wants in this ini
GED. 0. DAYENI
The Seller of Goord Thin
experts. Our stock
of the most carefully
nplete, consisting of
to trim a "Horse" or
cy, can be found here
)T have, we can get
tion to our "Heavy
Ine Engines." If you
o us, and though you
)u that we have what
"9Brownie" until you
re to buy to get the
di stretch here like
n time deposits.
ts. No account too
ention. It is a pleas
JNT & HUNTER, Attys.
P. B. Warner.
J. F. Browne.
A. C. Wise.
up fruits. We
fruit jars and
fruit jars. Let
3. Prices right.