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, . H. AULL. EDITOR.
Entered at the Postoffice at New
oerry. S. C., as 2nd class matter.
Tuesday, February 5, 1907.
It is but natural that the pupils
in the public schools of the county
whose names have been placed on
the honor roll should find the pub
lication fo the honor roll an incen
tive to hard work during the next
month. We commend to the teach
ers of Newberry couity the plan of
Miss Mattie Young, teacher of the
Cromer seholl, wiho furnishes The
llerald and News a list of her honor
pul)ils. Why 'hIolld the city school
not ftirnish the newspapers its hionor
roII It would be a Coml lplimleIt to
the class leaders, and it would be of
inter-est to all parents who have chil
dren at school.
NOTES ON THE LEGISLATURE.
There remain only eleven more
-days of the forty-day session for the
present session of the legislature.
The liquor question has overshad
owed all others, unless it he the tend
ency to strike the railroal corpora
tions Despite these two (Itiestions a
great deal of work hats been done,
though .no law of any general import
itlice has yet beenl nissel.
The indfications ti-are int some sort.
itf anti-buicket shops bill will I pass
ed. 'lhe houlse refusedi to accept a suh
stifiu(e offered by the commlit-teel
which was not so drastit as the bill
introdced, anid passel a bill wlich is
prac iva I cly the samie as the Georgia
law onl tIe salm! subject. Wluat the
se 1t will d is not cetlainl thouIti
it is \very certaill |ltat some sort or
law abolishinig lu cket shops will be
The telegraphers bill has passed
the house an(d hits ^one to the senate
just as it was suggested by the tele
grapliers tnioni. It proi(vides tor a
board to examile aill opeMtors anid
belore thIeY call e employe.l by the
railromis they imist secure it license
from this board.
The house has also passe( a bill
re(lciing,- the rate of passenger fare
from 3 to 2 1-2 eents ia mile. Itl has
not yet, )een considered ill the senate.
We have heard of no geierai.l (lemiland
for a ireduetiotio of fare, hut there has
bevin -enleral complain]t 1)1 acmilnino
dhat in 1iil delays in freaiht amlilas
senl".-or trailis and dleiinmid f,ilr beMter
sel icv a1d1 better ruahill.ls.
Thl ten hom-l bill flr votton mills
hits passed tihe senate and haIms a rav'
orable report from tlie committee in
the house itml will pass Without much
object ion. It provides for a re(lue
tiom toi (12 houris a week on thle t'irist
oft .Juily andi to tI0 hiourls a wek on the
r lst oit hallia i'y, 19)08.
'The lien law~~ r'epea'l bills is biehl up
ini thle senaite andit it is iiot probable
that ainy act ion will li'he .kn at t his
Th . d iw.iws t' th i i r <pwwn q es..
tion a~IIli egini in thle senate tonight
the 'gr. atr halt wit' the tiime tfir the
balance ofl th is wecek, att least. The
Careycva'witha l'h o wcal opt ion1 measurie,
wich'l lpasse<l thle houitse, is .no1w ini the
senate . Then t here is a striaightI pro
hibit in meatsture in thle senate antd if
lhe di'pnsary andt protiibi ton sena
liors iniit e on this mleasure Ithe r'esult
will hr doubt f'ul. While t he senate
is on r'ecord( as being opposed to thle
stiate d1i spensariy that voite~ inacludied
the pivoihit ionsts andiw besidles soime
wit th > whoi oppoitse the state inisti
tut io'. :nav liwot agr'ee as Itic owen sti'e
which is propo itsed tow take its pla ce.
* *: *
'Thle scensatIion wofI thle week, how
ever', was Ithe passage oif 1tic resolu
t ion by both boniiises cal lin g oii thle
govern'ior1 to remoCl(ve the boardi' of' d..
ret tof wth' d i' ispensary'. Gou v. Anasel
* * *
On Saturday a number of local
matter's wer'e dispuosedl of. Among the
number wuas the hill as to the comn
missiw;.erls of pubihlie woriks in New
berry. It will beo sent to the senatte
today. It is the subs5titute offered
by Mr'. Auth and which w~as printed in
full in The Herald and News last
The appropriation bill has not yell
been reported by the committee atnd
hias not yet been comipleted, but will
go in .not later than Thursday. It
'will probably meet with opposition in
'thte house. There are so many do
mands for inerdased appropriations
that it is difficult to know where or
how to commence to out. But the
out must be made somewhere or the
ley ill have to be ineressed.
Honor Rc4l Oromer School.
7th Urade-Mary Cromer, Jim
Crom.er, Philander Cromer, Emma
Hargrove, Butler Hargrove, Willie
5th Grade-Lucy Hargrove.
4th Grade-James Abrams.
3d Grad-Elmer Cromer, Cor
1st Orade-Haskel Cromer, John
Mattie Young,Teacher. t
February 1, 1907. 1
The farmers and business men of
Newberry are called to meet at the
court house on Thursday, February 1
7th, at 11 o'clock, a. in., 1907. f
Mr. E. D. Smith, the president of t
the South Carolina (livision of the i
Southern Cotton association, will be e
piresent to a(ldress the ineeting. I-very I
man in the county is earnestly re- I
qluested to be present except the ian a
who has no busines or no interest
in the south.
R. T. C. Hunter, f
Every day this week bargains by q
the thousands at the Cash Store.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, j
COUNTY OF NEWBERY.
By Jno. C. Ooggans, Clerk of Court, F
K'squire, Acting P-robate Judge.
Whereas, Annie R. Harris made
suit to te, to grant her Letteis of c
Amillinistralifoll of the Estite Of ad
I.ffects or' WVilli-amn I. Ifar-ris.i
Tl'S- AlRK TIiEHCl"Olm to
eite and ail<ninish all and singular i
the kiCd(red an1d ( Cre(ditors f41 tile sali(
William 1f. IaHrris, leseasel, that a
Ihey be nd 111appear lbefpre ile. ill the
o rltrido l'robalt, to be Irlui at New- 1
hCrr ('. 11. ot SatlrlIay, I.ebrulary 1,
1611h, next after puiblif-ationl the-vreof, ll
It I1 'lolc ill. the 1Ior-vnl n. Io shiow I
11.11se, it any Ihey have wIy te said s
Admnili-I rist loll sh1ouih,l Rnot Ie grated. e
GIVICN mtder my Iland , this first t
3ay of lnruary, Ainno )oinii. 1907. d
.Jino. C. (ogg is,
Clerk of' Court, a
Acting J. P.'N. C. e
( .e a hack anid visit thRe -reat !ale .4
at. the Cash Store.
For Probate Judge. t
I hereby annoince myself a can- i
didate for probate judge, subject to f
the rules of the demoeratic party. s
S. S. Cunningham. f
ri4'rllk i\l. Shltung1pert is herebY an
11411MCM]( als :1 canlililate for P>robate
Jfil.- , subject t '11. t 1 1rules if Ithe r
I hereby announc111e mylf a candli- r
(late for probate ji(gC subject 10 tle
rules of the democratic priiary.
R. C. Maybini.
Rin Ill shinec the big sale continues (
all t his week at the ('ash Store.
The membelRrs oft Warlehonllse alliance (
are called to meet ini city hal11, Prios
perity, Februiary 15th, to distibute e
anRit collectedi from state alliance
exchange. .J. B. Fellers.
2-1 4It 2tw.
Hari s a~li1 1re still pour1ing ou (it of
the Cash1 Store ever'y daIy this week.
Marriage a Lottery.
Tfhat mnarriagec is a lottery is Rnot
merely a figure of speech in the pro- i
viice oif Smuolensk, Ruia itis aa- 1
tual fact. There four times every
year a lottery is held, the capital
priz.e beinig a youn~g country girl1, with I
somnetimes a good dowry iln sheep. The
picie of a ticket is about 85 cents. AtI
a single drawing 5.000 tickets are
sold(. lie who is fortunate eltngh to
dra'w the lucky ticket has his alterna
tive-he may mnarrly the girl if she
pleases him, also gaining thereby I
$4,250, in addition to whatever the
kirl breings with hier 4as dowry. ori, ifi
t'he( "pri'' ini quelstiOni does not,
please him, lie can turn the ticket
over' to a friend.
Low Fares Moan Poor Service.
We hald rathier pay three cenits a
ileh to ride with safCety and14 comfort,
thRil onei cent to ride over' a danger
(InS track withI outr life ill the hands
of' plt'y paid and inc(omupetent en
gilneeris, conductors and telegraph
A True Optimist.1
"I've a great deal to be thankful I
for,'' said an old woman in the alm
house. "I 'ye twvo teeth left and they
're opposite each other.'-Lfe
"You are slightly mistaken, sir,"
quoth the prof. to the inquisitive jun
ior who was glancing over his. shoul- I
der at the card in his hand, "'Your'
average is not A. Those 'A's' stand1
for absent ~"'-Columbia Jester.
low to Handle This Distesing an
It is strange how little is thoigh
if whooping cough and how littl
are is taken to prevent it, for it i
n truth a dangerous disease. Th
nortality statistics show that mor
,hildren die from whooping1 coug]
han from measles Scarlet fever alon,
imong what are called the disease
f childhood causes a greater numbe
A child with whooping coug]
hould be as strictly isolated if I
ad scarlatina, and it is very wronj
or a mother to take her infant witl
his disease on boats or in car4 wher
t is likely to carry infection to oth
rs. An older child should be kep
way from school and not allowed t<
lay with other children, except suel
s have already had the malady.
It is usually easy to recogniz(
rhooping cough after the disease i.
illy established, for the paroxysma
oigh, going on and on and on un.
il the child's breath is all but gone
nd then succeeded by the long nois3
ispiration, is unmistakable.
The disease varies so greatly it
L-verity in different eases and in dif
erent years that it has been sug.
ested that it would be wise to ex.
Ose children to the infection in f
car when its course was mild. Blu
is a very serions thing to expose v
bild deliberately to the dangers of
di.wa-n- of this nature, for evet
ia year of the mildest epide,mie at
Idividual ease here and there wil
e severe and even fatal.
When it i, said that over sevent.
rugs have been recommended in th
reatment of whooping cough it ial
e assuned that none of them ha
((1 formiid v r fficacious. This i.
of to say that nmuch vood may nol
v obtainlIed rlmil ertain Ie med,iine
weh as quinine and balladonna, foi
xample. Yet the main reliance it
he management of a case of thi!
isease is on hygienie measures.
Although the patient must be kepi
way from school and from othei
hildren. it nust on no account I)
ept in the house. Fresh air and snn
hine are the best aizents in the hygi
nic treatment. City air is bettei
han none, but it is best when possibl<
I send the child to the country, wher<
can beoutdoors all day and not b<
wrced to inhale dust and smoke, IT
tormy weather, when one must per
orce stay indoors, the playroom win
ows should all be wide open, and th
e,lroim windows shouild also be open
The food should be pientiful an(
onrishing, and whenever the stomach
jects a neal the patient shouho
ave another at once-at least a glas!
r milk anid some bread and butter.
otith 's Companion.
THE PHILIPPINE TARIFF.
lenerally Suspected That Sugar ant
Tobacco Trusts are Blocking
Passage of Measure.
)hiou State ,Journah.
The piewspapers are receivmgi eni
uha r let teris from thle Board of Trad,
f Man illa asking~ their influience 11
ehalIf of the Philippine T'ariff Bill
'he house p)assedl the bill by~ a vote
f 258 to 71. It was ur.ged by Pres
den t Roosevelt and belongs to hi
dmhinistrative p)olie.y. WVhen the bil
rent to the Senate that body refuse<
O pa~ss it, and still does refuse. Th
aeasure proposes free t radle with thi
Jnited States in all articles excep
ugar, tobacco and rice, and upoi
hese the hill priovides dluties to 2
ter cent. of the Dingley rates.
It is generally suspected that th
sugar and Tobacco Trust are oli
tructing the passage oif this mneasure
Phey did so when the bill proposinl
ree trade wvith Porto lieo watsb
ore Congress. They raised a fear
u1 howl then, hut Congress passel
he bill in spite of their protests, an:
t' went into effect July 1, 1901. I
as had a-wonderful effect upon th
ommerce between this country an<
~ort.o Rico, doub)lii it in five year.i
\nd it dIid not hurt the sutgar an:
obaIcc'o interests a particle. Nor wvil
'ree t rade with the Philippines. Bu
hese trusts are so suspicious and s'
enacious of their privilege that the
lon 't inquire as to what may be 'th
idvaintage to the people at largt
I'leiir interest goes no deeper thIm
heir own pockets. You migltt prev
hat this measure would be a blessin
*o millions of people, if it .reduce
heir dividends one-half per -ceni
hey are againsta. it. That is the doe
rinle of the trust, which the -senat<
The Oheerful Giver,
''You may talk about prompt ant
tareful bookkeeping all you. wnn
o,'' said a Boston man to t e'- /riter
'but a,ease camne under my 1serva
ion a sunday.or two ago hil
lulnk is withoat parralled. I:ae at
tending service at the Mount Yer4oj
Clireh on Beacon street.
I "When the contribution b6x wai
passed the worshipper sitting next ti
me put in a coin, and imraediatel
t took from his pockets a notebook ani
8 a pencil and made a memorandum 0:
s the amount, which I could not hell
e seei* without turning my hea(
D around, as it was done right under mZ
x eyes. His cash account will foot ul
a all right.''
r An Unconscious Knock.
Miss Ellen Beach Yaw, the notei
singer, one day in the mountains ol
Sout>hern California, saw two deer al
which two sportsmen were%- taking
aim. Miss Yaw gave a loud shout
and the deer, affrighted, made off,
and thus their lives were saved by the
kind-hearted young woman.
A friend of Miss Yaw's, a Cincin
natian, after recounthig the incident,
said the other day:
V"Let me tell you another story
about her. When she was a little
girl she visited a lady who gave her
the family photograph album to look
at. She turned the leaves quickly,
and in a few minutes closed the book.
' 'Don't you like it, aear?' the
"' 'Yes;very much,'' said the little
firl politely. 'We've got one at
home,' she added, 'only the pictures
are pr6t tier.','
Mrs. Newly Rich.
The Waiter-I can recommend that
wine list, sir. We've got some very
ol wine in our cellar.
The Lady-Oh, we don't want any
old stuff. We're rich enough to have
the newest you've got.-Pick-Me-Up.
Will be C
We have received lol
thi sale. A big showi
Friday and Saturday.
prices to please. TakE
Bed Spreads an
That will interest every Housewi
and prices aire right. We wvill of!
lot of 200 Boys' Knee Suits at al
t.urer's price. A big lot Boys']
cents, 24 cenlts tad 39 Cents ouir.
A few of the many two fold va
-able merchandise which we offer:
a i lot MIadras Ginghams, wortd
ipriced 5 Cents.
- lot best Giinghamns, fancy, wort
a priced 9 cents.
- i lot Serge Effect and P'!aid S
8 1-3 cents, priced 6 1-2 cents.
I 3I6 inch' Light Percales, *orth '<
1 7 1-2 cents.
B x lot Good Calicoes, light and
a cents, priced 4 1-2 cents.
t. x lot White Goods for Waist,
25 cents, priced x5 cents..
5 x lot White Goods for Waist. vi
pricedl xo cents.
e x lot 40 inch Sheeting, worth 8 c
r lot Best Drill, worth 8 1-3 4
I lot 27 inchFhouncing, worth $
I lot r8 and 20 Corset Cover
worth 75 cents, priced 39 cents.
t lot 17 and 18 Corset Cover
worth 39 cents, priced 23 cents.
Va4 Laces, worth 5 cenls, pric
TorschonLacesq, worth xo conts.
IWhite DXd Spreads, worth 69 ci
'White Bed Spreads, wvorth $
\Vhite lBed Spreads, worth .$
Th ir ty Marseilles Q.uilts. worth
Sort Finished Bleaching worth ri
Lonsdatle Cambric worth r2 i -2<
Don't forget, someth
some place, and to ind
chase of $500Oor over,
:s of new goods which at
ng of Black Wool Dress
These. goods are the nem
a look and you will be c
J Lace Towel
We show yo
dark ot ne goosbwich wih
These godise theaperv
awook 2 and yoo uir
iot 15ace, ToestOtn
out ianac.BestC Flnn<
nent tsie 1 .-Goo e a t<
:et S pricedcs A7bi otr soo
) ens, priced 9Wedelanne
Emo dr 7-inWood ui
adrt2 1-2 cents- Be4-uin o
emts, priced 649odCat
cont, priced 79 ares noli a
1.50, ricedl8 Red0 each.
>c.mprie y 5c. yard.Em
ul2cenyuto takena loo
p1ie0 5yds.s Outin Flan
-e specially priced for
Goods and Silks for
/est of the season, at
i and Table Linen.
>u better value than ever before.
ip Towel, 4 to customer, r oc. each.
-Towel, 6 to customer, 124c. each.
mr Fringe Towel, 6 to customer,
v'els, as long as they last, 40. each.
ort ends in Table Damask in 2. at
~ths specially priced.
uick Prices on Win
these to be best values. The buying
ve a chance to buy good merchan
han ever again.
g, move quick price 3c. yd.
~, light and dark 74jc. yd.
~lettes, move quick price 7ic. yd.
n Flannel, move quick price 44c. yd
Flannel, move quick price 6tc. yd.
Flannel, move quick price 7tc. yd.
I, wool, move quick price 12tjc. yd.
l Dress Goods, move quick price
[JDress Goods, move quick price
I Dress Goods, move quick price
- Men's heavy Shoes. These good
hier and worth $1.75 pair, pric
mn's and Boys' Underwear, pr-ic
>f Wash F?abrios, Belts, Bags, C
roideries and Laces,
week, You must b
ve offer for cash p
el, light or dark, for