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~' A SPINSTSIL
t be Must Stier
shall be sauntering
Avenue i the late after
nd bhall run into A, B, or C
t up. He will turn to walk
to give me a message from
the news of at common friend
0 show me a picture in an
fl a window or a piece of
v,silver inl an antique-shop.
be guilty of the atro
g in a window in the
and drinking our tea
the then I shall go home
wi 1h fea 1tg heart. I am a woman
,,f thirty lht)' to whom A, H, or C
is abso)lu tc,i nothing but a human be
ing who sp"k the same languiage as
myself. ButA 11nother, A, B, or C is
0 monster kh o% 1 ais a Married Man.
Aind a Married iIII the creed of
he C generation anl'cr ircle, is a Atld
beast nlevel' to le aiproatehed, except
whei lie is suI)due(l beneath the eye
' his keeper, his wife. 'It is, to my
m16id, So Crude, So provicial-even so
view of adult hun inter
vilmrse that I hesitate to admit it as
lhe opinlion ofI lhat gente lelicate,
Ircad-minded lady, my mother.
Iload-minided I say a6isedly. Her
int(rest ill polities, foreign and domes
tie. her smII)ptpthy with the progIVss or
l)or, the keena intelligence of her
judrment in these departments of af
fairs, are mitch greater than mine.
But the Married Mani, off the domes
tie hearth, remains to her as great
a bugaboo as the "Bony"I with whom
the English children before Waterloo
Ediwin Markham, at a dinner in
New York, said of mixed mnetal)hors:
'Wihen I was teaching in Los An
"es I used to read every week a little
counlltry papI)e.r whose editor's meta
ilhor were an tnlfailing joy to me.
Once, I remember, this editor wrote
o' a contemporary:
"'Thus the black lie, issuing from
hi- bass lh)roat., beeomes a biolerang
in his hand, and, hoisting him by his
4wn1petard, leaves him a iariiked man
Ife said inl an article on home life:
'ie faithfail watch dog or his
(ool wire, standing at the door, wel
comles14 the malster home with an honest
"'In an obtiuary of a farmer lie
-'*he race was uin at last. Like a
red steed, lie crossed the harbor bar,
nd, casting aside whip and spur, lay
own upon that bourn from which no
raveller returns.' "
What is Kleptomania?
Kleptomania is occasionally inidue
d by continued and close application
o the study of a particular subject.
li singular case was recently reported
A well known professor was found
o have transferred t his own private
IUllection many of the valuable but
erflies of which Ie had chlarge in his
The existence of mental derange
neat, was clear from the facts that
ame out inl the course of the iivesti
Pation afterward mide by the museum
It was found that the professor had
)fteii setit his wife out all day to
atcli butterf'lies,. so iiitense was hiis
passioln f'or these inlsects. Oi one ae
asioii the professor, while liumiting a
)Itterfly, was naraly IluN1 over bY anl
Xp ess traitii; it allotiler fin lie heell
nto river, aild once botl lie aiIl his
lvi'e Fell into i ponid.
Arabella, whiere in the world did
you get this st.eak 7" asked Mr.
roitlpkins at the suipper table. "It's
the toughest meat I ever tackled."
"Why, I got it at a furniture store.
Where do You suppose I got it ?" re
orted Mrs. Tmipkins, ier eyes snap
"I didni't know, but I was of the
pinionl that you got it at a rubber
Too Attentive for a Husband.
Nell: "See how attentive lie i4 Ul
ler. OM eIuirse they are husbanad a1
Belle: " I dare say. but I'll bet h<
sa 't' her husband or she isnl't lif
That holy war in France peteie
nut eVenl s0ooner. th1an Teddy 's reviset
(..ell1iti (rusade. hlere are not milor
liatl clie or two clericals over tlierl
who are now insurrecto and Plea
Stovall is the only frienla that tle sim
liJied has left in Anierica.--MaCo
NOTHING BUT G
NOTIOE OF BALE.
Notice is hereby. given .that I will
sell at the late residence of Henry
Gallman, deceased, at public auction
to the highest bidder, for cash, on
Wednesday, the 12th day of Decem
bor, 1900, at eleven o'clock A. M., all
the personal property of the said de
ceased, consisting of farming imple
mients, mules, stock, farm produce, etc.
Executor of Last Will and Testa
ment of Henry Galiman, deceased.
NOTIOE OF ANNUAL MEETING,
OF OOUNTY BOA4D COMMIS
Notice is hereby given that the an
nual meeting of the County Board of
Commissioners wvill be held on the
first Thursday after the first Monday
in January, 1907.
All persons holding demands
waraiist the County of any kind, not
previously presented to the Board,
are required to file the same with the
Clerk on 41r before the rrst day of
.Jnitary. 1907, so that they may be
examinedl and ordered to be paid at
the annual meetir.
FPd. II. DIlominick,
Clerk and Attornev.
NOTIOE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT.
Notice is hereby given that I will
make a final settlement of the per
sonal estate of James W. Derrick, de
ceased, in the Probate Court for New
berry County on Tuesday, the 15th
day of January, 1907. And will im
mediately thereafter apply to the Pro
bate Judge for letters of Jischarge.
Ella M. Derrick,
December 11, 1906.
Which we use are without
We believe in PURITY.
We constantly preach P
We always practice PUI
PURITY counts, and co
Ask \our doctor.
100 CLEAN GOODS
ro Prevent Injury and Damage to
Streets in the Town of New
Be it ordained by the Mayor and
A1dermen of the Town of Newberry
n Council assembled and by author
ty of the same:
1. From .and after the passage of
this ordinance it shall be unlawful
tor any person wilfully to destroy, in
jure, or in any manner hurt, damage,
impair or obstruct any public Street
r Sidewalk in the Town of Newber
ry, or any part thereof, or any bridge,
culvert, drain or ditch belonging
thereto, or any pa-t thereof.
2. Any person violating this ordin
ance shall be liable to a fine of not
more than one hundred dollars, or
imprisonment for not more than
thirty days, for each offense.
Done and ratified under the Cor
porate seal of the said Town, the 5th
day of December, 1906.
A. T. Brown,
E4u-. S. Werts,
Clerk and Treasurer.
SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY,
I will sell either at my residence o
in the town of Proqperity, S. C., ou
Thursday December 27, 1906, betweer
the hours of 10 and 3 o'clock the fol
lowing property to wit:
Two wagons, two buggies, plov
stocks, disc and iron tooth harrows
farming implements, cider mill, cori
shelle-, feed cutter, corn, fodder
shuchs, one horse, one mule and othe
articles. Will sell any of this pro
perty at private sale before abov
Teris made known on (lay of sale.
II. S. Boozer.
exception the purest gi:.de.
ZITY when preparing medi
unts for much, in medicines.
)liable Quality at the
ffering bargains to cash buyer
Carolina. Our Sto.:k is en
having been bought by our Dr.
4ew York City in Person.
RANDSOME CARVING SETS
JOLLAR AND ourr BOXES
RUYLER'S FINE OANDY
Sale and Exclusive Agency
:ttlest line of Holiday Goods
iAM & SON,
ZY, S. C.
rry, S. C.
ted to make this your
modern banking is at
y and Careful Atten
custemers has been
f this bank.
terest in Savings de
I twice a year. Your
ce Pr est.
Capital $50,000.00. Surphus $40,000.00
1)EA"; Il MjI1,! 1)D )yOU J EEl'It!I
le re's my pa-e on the led-rer at my
bank and P've a lot. more to my credit
than I ever dreamed of'. Yes, Mr.
Saint Nicholas, Ilhat.'s 1rue. You see
A POPIUAl IANK
like The Conuiercial I11an1k, of New
errIY, S. ., wen s l rosperity to those
whos.e accounits we handle. TPhat.'s the
rule, and not the exception. We 'd like
to initerview' you andl have you openl
an2 accoiunt thlis Chi stmiias time.
kof Newberry, S. C.
,Vice-Pres J. Y. McFall, Cashier
>preciate your patron
3 $l0Oaway for ihe ben
y ime you make a pur
r more you are allowed
L lip of paper and drop
ill be counted by dis
uuary 2and the person
ber of slips will get the
hI No bait-except the
h are exhibited in our
our Name in the Box!
rke Your Selections.
i MY WINDOWS.
1 1 O'clock, P. M.
GO TO HiAl
Chritmas Coods of Rf
We are giving discounts and o
that cannot be equaled in South
tirely New, Fresh and Stylish,
W. E. Pelham, Sr., recently in I
OUTGLASS in all Shapes and Designs
LEATHER PURSES AND BAGS
DRESSING and MANICURE CASES
We guarantee to show the pre
and will sell them for less than E
WM. E. PELI
You are cordially invi
bank. Every facility of
tion to the wants of our
the es+ablished policy o
We pay 4 per cent i
account is Eazrnestly sol
E R. HIPP Vi
M. L. SPEAR
The Commercial Ban
Interest Paid in Sa
The Bank for
Jno. M. Kinard, Pres. 0. B3. Mayer
Just to show hat we a
age we are going to givi
efit (.f Ch i "mas Shopcqp
HERE IS THE PL AN.- E ver
chase of25 cantsworth<
to write y our name on i
it in a box. The slips w
interest<.d perties on Ja
having the largest num
money. 1I his is no catc
1 0 one dollar bills whic
Don't Forget to Put Y1
Come Early and Ma
KEEP AN EYE DI
Store open Until