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WORTHLESS DRUGS KILL MANY.
Digitalis and Nitro-Glycerine Are so
Weakened That They Have No
Effect on the Heart-5,000
New York Herild.
Druggists throughout New York are
ready to admit that drugs sold by
wholesale concerns and reiail pliar
macies are largely adulterated anld
that many druggists are guilty of
substituting chemicals and drugs inl
prescriptions sent tlhem by physicians.
No dru-gist who talked about the
practice was willing to admit that
- he himself had ever beei guilty of
fraud, but it was an almost unani
mous plaint that the wholesale deal
ers, with a few lionorale exceptions,
have foisled upon retailers goodE
which did not in many Cases conform
to the bill accompanying the invoice.
was learned that the State au
Most Notable Ev
GEO. ADE'$ T
Which Captivated Ne
21 SONG HITSI S
from the Dry C
For the last 6C
the new, and to
they take their
place. It will p
Styles the newe
here and buy.
-Here's where we are strictly i
tiful browns, greys and noveltiel
etc., at cut prices for this openim
100 pieces beautiful Broadclothi
100 pieces fine black Dress Good
sale price.99c your choice
100 pieces greys, browns and na'
our great sale price 49c. yd.
5 For every want in Dry Goods c
A new department In our .st
having spent the month of Aug
which will be the most up-to-da
In the old town of Newberry.
opening day, and we extend a h
berry town, and surrounding co'
foreign and American Head Dre
People, we want yo
inally prosecuted and only $25 when
prosecuted in a civil justice's court.
A ;1 it is the law that no- manl
ma, drugs save a licensed drug
gist, except some twenty common
drugs sold by grocers, it is a fact
that many groceries in the heart of
the city and nearly all general stores
in the suburbs make a practice of sell
in.- all sorts of drugs and chemicals.
It is found that borax, anl important
commodity of the grocery store and
the druggist, is adulterated to an
alarming extent.. Pure borax is worth
$7.50 to $8 a hundred pounds, it is
said. Unprincipled wholesalers adul
terate it to one-quarter of its origi.
nal strength with bicarbonate of soda,
worth only $1.50 a hundred pounds.
Cream of tartar, a chemical prep
aration used in the kitchen and in A
variety of medicinal ways, is adulter
ated with calcium phospate and with
starch. Tincture of iodine, spirits of
camphor and soap liniment are adul
terated with deodorized wood alcohol,
fumes of which may produce blind
ness. The same stuff is used to com
pound cheap essences. Essence of
ginger is largely wood alcohol and
cayenne pepper, with some sweetish
About. the first of the current. year
the patent onl phenacetine,-a coal tar
compound, a valuable chemical prod
uct much in vogue as an antipyretic,
ran out. Up to that time it brought
$1 an ounce and was protected in this
e:.:mty-*by the monopoly guaranteed
by 1: patent right laws.
At 0 same timne precisely the
Smn1 ::: eould be bought in Canada
hi'l i. -:d. o for .35 Cents an ounce.
It w:m s'egled into this country and
' for Ihe lmne - prodiet.
II is sa1i 1hat solme phien.lectilie was
adulterited bV the manufacturers in
r(I. :hnt it couild be detected by
theim, d any druggist caught pat
r1"lnizill nll Opposition eoncern could
hus he disciplined. Phenneetine is
now s01u at $1.50 a poiid, the patent
havin11L. er- ired.
Sweet ,rits of nitre, bf common
use, is ' ntd a( adulterated until
it is w, :thless as a medicine, and
dilitahlli. coimonly known as fox
glove. us,1 by physicians to lower time
actioll of tle heart in palpitation and
hysterin,. powerful agent, is so of
ten aduil -ated and reduced in
streimith i 4o be entirely worthless.
An instanee c eited by a well knowi
physician, wh , prescribed an imme
diate (lose of digitalis to a patient
'Ple druggist made an error and in,
dicated a mleli larger amount as l
(lose tha:e ' :.: intended. He
Is, Millinery and
cases have beet
last of bargains i
~ounters of Newt
)O miles to seleci
lowest Below w
Silks that are stylish The nes
boiled, Taffeta Silks, in fact all
priced for our opening sale.
1,000 yds. 36 in guaranteed not t
1,000 yds. 36 in guaranteed Peau
20 Bolts colored Silk 36 in. wide,
Here's where we can save y
200 bolts heavy 40 in. Sea Island,
200 bolts heavy Ginghams 5c. yd
50 bolts Feather Ticking 10c. ydl.
5,000 yds Outing 5c. yd.
5,000 yds. Outing, the 12 1-2c. kii
50 rolls Jeans 20c. ydl..
10,000 yds Calico, this week 4 1-2
2,000 yds 10c. Bleach 7 3-4c. yd.
50 bales Red Flannel 10c. yd.
50 bolts White Wool Flannel 15c.
100 heavy Bed Spreads 98c each
1,0-0 yds. Drills cheap this weel<
5,000 yds. good heavy checked I
te Gloods for Less Moi
~RE .LOW PFB
tlorities, who lave a general super
vision over the sale of drugs, while
blinid to the vast volune of irregular
business done in the shops. during the
last year collected ore than $10,000
in fines fromi dIruiggists hiere. But
not a single Irosecution was had
in i eriininal couirt. Sici, cases as
were actually 1posecuted were brought
civilly before magistrates. In this
way $2. 963 was collected in fines,
while $7,716 was colected in settle
m1enlts otit of eour.t.
The ProseCuting agency found 285,
Samp111les of (r1u1S defectiVe out of 2,
370 assayed, which is more than 10
per cent. This represents only prose
cutions for the sale of bulk drugs and
elhemicals and does not touch the
sleight of hand and infinitely more
daigerous work of compounding
uruggists who take the life of a pa
tient into their hands for a few cents.
The penalty for selling impure drugs
is $50 and $150 when the case is crim
ent of The Season.
w York for 6 Months.
NY OF 60
$1.oo and $1.50.
oods, Dress Gooc
a days boxes and
day we say the fe
stand along the c
ay you to come 14
~st and prices the
[C Dress Goods!!
ap to date. Thousands of yards beau
i in the newest plaids, checks, plains,
n the most wanted shades 80c yd.
ts worth up to $2.00 yd., our opening
ry Dress, Goods, worth up to $1.00 yd.,
ome to see us.
ore Miss Sena Riser has charge,
ust in New York selecting our* stock
te showing of Headwear evor shown
r'uesday, October 2nd, will be our
earty welcome to every Lady in New
mties to visit this grand display of
ur business and if San
discovered his error and telephoned
to the physician, confessing his mis
take. The piysician knew that such
it dose as indicated on the label meant
(certain death to his patient, and
inounrfully repaired to the home of
the unfortunate, expecting to find her
dead. On the countrary he found her
no worse for the extraordinary dose.
A test. was made, and it. was found
that the liquid masquerading as digi
talis was so at tenuated through adul
ter-ation that it had no medicinal ef
feet at all.
There a-e upward of five thousand a
fake drug ma nu fact urers operating
in the United States, acording to the
authority of Dr. H. W. Wiley, chief
of the bureau of chemistry of the
Agricultural Department. The same
authority asserts that aniline dyes are
used in giving to drugs, chemicals,
pills and tablets the color or tint. sup
posed to be most popular with the
drug consuming public. Oil of French
turpentine is impQrted into New York
in large quantities as oil of rue, and
geranium oil, imported from Turkey,
is largely and highly adulterated.
Silver cochineal is made from dust
of the cochincal bug, mixed with
starch, reduced to a paste and east
into the form of the original cochin
cal insect an( sold as ''silver jas
peada,'' or cochineal.
A PERSONAL TALK
WIT H YOU
I have just received over
Fifteen Hundred Books ranging
In price from 1Oc. to 35c., by
such noted authors as Oliver.
Optic, Mrs. Meade, Holmes,
Cary, Alger, Henty and many
Think of buying a book by
Dickens, bound in cloth at 10 c.,
also Webster's Unabridged
Dictionary for only $1.00. I
was unable to get many of these
Dictionaries. So those that come
first will get the benefit of this
MaVes' Book Stor e
a piled in front of
s all ready. Get i
erry 's most up--tc
: your fall shoppin
e give you a few y
v Plaid Silks never split, Silks oil
the newest of the new specially
o split Taffeta this week '75c. yd.
de Soie Silk, $1.26 value, at 89c. yd
this wveek 49c. yd.
ou money. Staples of every kind
8 1-3c. kind, 5c. ydl.
d, 9c. yd.
homespun, the 10c. kind 6 3-4c. yd.
ley with polite attentio
J. A. CC
eOU ALL KNOW THEP
"YOUR MONEYS WORTH"
Everything New This Season.
Spectacle, an Absolute Novel
Showing a Monster AIR SI1
Musicians Beautiful Electric
OUR PAST OUR PRE
The Latest Songs. The Newest
Tainted Honor. An Unequal]
and Novelty Acts.
Parade and Con
Prices: 25, 50 and 7f
Monday at The Newt
Frank R. H
Real Estate, Stocks, I
Office Over He
If you want to Buy, Sell
Upon application at oui
to price and show
FRANK. R. HU
its of Newberry
our door filled w~
n line and follov
-date and fashi
g from such a st
>riCes, read and
Thousands of pairs of guarante
Women and Chisren, all bran new;
specially priced for this great opel
us for stylish and serviceable Shoe
This week 300 pairs Ladies heavy
Thousands of gariments for ever
One side our store piled high wi
Great sale Table Linn An 85c.
1,200 dollars' worth the newest st;
money. Come here to buy.
i will earn it, wil be
ght, Sept. 26.
A-A Household Word.
or "YOUR MONEY BACK"
Presenting the Latest Ensemble
ty in Scenic Stage Craft, the
, Officers, Passengers, Crew and
Display and Color Effects.
jokes, Sparkling Music and Un
ed Olio of Feature Vaudeville
Splendid Vocal Choir.
ert at 11:30 A. M.
5 Cents. Seats on Sale
>erry Hardware Store.
unter & Co.
3onds and Mortgages
rald and News,
ry, S. C.
or Exchange Real Estate
r Office we will be glad
any property that
s cheapest store.
ith the newest of
'the crowds as
ock as we haves
ed solid leather Shoes for Men,
stock, not a pair over 30 (lays old,
ing fall sale. B3ring your feet to
Shoes $1 25. They are worth 50c.
t all the newest shapes specially
value this week 49c.
yles in Jackets. We can save you
our earnest endeavor,