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MORE PAY FOR R. F. D. MEN. e
Schedule by Which the Increase is 11
Regulated.-Mileage Traversed as 1
-Shown by Department Re- 01
cords Taken as the fi
News and Corier. q
Washington, April 29.-Rural mail T
carriers in South Carolina and else- sI
where are soon to reap the benefit U
of increased compeisat.lon autloriz- r
ed at the last session of Congress.
No brancih of the public service is
of more interest to the rural popula
tion of the couintry thiai the rural
delivery of mail matter. It. has a
pienomenal developiient, and care
full administration ald eflieien tn
agement has hiomgIt vilh it ilnreas- N
ed respolsil)ilities Ifor Ile riural (ar.
rieri. Th'!ese emloyee4 5((s arec reired 4lN
to pelTrflr service il ab ' .1 i1 ol -
Veyanllee, wvhich the As' tih
.themlselves-. Thelo. po(st1I?iqce depart
mitt, havinl (thes acs in m1ind,
sueceede(I duilrin (he ast sessi on of
ress - in ci' liser i sul Slin tial rve- ('11
O.nilimri I'mr this 4-lass., ofr emplo4)yees
tin-ong h :n ile.1in. Id,e if anks (,
six milli oIs 4h1n, inl the appn
prialion Ifor (the next 11is;al yvar.
Caletulatioins imident to a propor
tionlate distribltion Of (lie amo nt.
app))roprilltull 1111(nder athority oI Con- h
es n i lit l ie- 'v f le t 11)l'l t'l a- I
gress--llo'i.ha increase aium sal
aries of rural carrivrs to not exceed
ing $00 pssrl a mT-cessarily re
(iioed most canretil insideration
This work has been proresin un
aer thle immlieliate SupIervisionl Of th10 (!
fourtih assistant Postmaster General
and thle suiperinitenidenit of rural de- sa
livery, and is now completedv(. Tt is"
estimaled( that thie ;ager aIprop)ria
tionl will ena.ble anl increase inl salai
-ieS of carriers hereinoaore inde
quately paid, of from 9 to 24 perd
ient, or possibly more. The arranige
ment of salarips will be fixed uiponl
a basis (o Iie milet.-e lraversed as
shown bY tle Irveords af fle d -
mlellf, ei-riers (Ill Ille slatI4nlar-4 rol Ifes
Or (wN - l or 1in, linilvs bel
11t il lv,, f) (t( meimillm eonills-a
In line wvith Ilhe -eneral leyo
ITC01I'li lil e ll(riit lms sol-vives inl a
cral Cortelyoul, dIiring.t-1e last. Ses
sion of comnress, after instancing
tle ardilolus 4111ties of rulral delivery
cal-riers, str-olily\ recollilillendletl tilat.
flivi ol.li411pensatiol live materially ill
ereasei,l and with theliewiv i,to reach
in. lil eulible aiA ngemen, all
th 4'iz( 4 1 Assistant Posimlaster. Own- .
pral 1)1r1w to ork iit ie de(il s.C
Ihe re.11lt of his wor was (h en
actenlt of l w icesi ngil'j .i hIle ma1,1xi
t1 M t Iml" lli I(I he 1164l unrit .- i l'
ri rs ( (l1(' 1 ece'h-ini i tll I $91 e aI flli
Pos11it11m ster (1v1lll' l M'eyer hI s ap- t
prolvedI t e111v etailil 10jusiie t slbh -
mittd'41 by v Nir. DA'aw%v :11i(I Ilhe -ew
schedt e, whid inn1h' wil he ome l'er tive- l
ply C'Ct(h h.1907 wili:k ed rae in- g
creseqinute linipenstionet o 11ar
irof foni1(2f tl) Of5 per et asesi 1
guponli t he umberi o f ils tav)ersd
woef hese oep 'dient.1' Tha nld,sid
meto dopted willinvole ans exen-:
diture for'es 14 tm- o erie aurin th,e ,
Tui'i' seltlil as aSnistt'ols -.Sli(1
Igin tirresan euted n a1111
2-1 r m n, m les .. . .. ..$0 0 0
22 t 2 il s .. . . . . . . t- 0 i
)ingcstioii of reciisitions for itip
lies, there being on the 1st of Mareh
1,000 requisitions on hand. In ad
ition to the current work these 14,
)0 delayed reiuisitions have aill heen
ild as ColIpletely as Ile various
pyroprialtionls wVill permlit, and unl
er the imetliods now enforced all re
uisitions will be promptly handled.
hose calling for material carried in
,ock should invariably be filled
,ithin twenty-four hours after their
Mt. Enon in 1851.
Fromt 1845 we had a regular school.
4,50 was a year of leisure, so we
h111(1 all repeat the old song
ay of.' pleasure has come at last,
All otir irksoie lessons have passed.
Ow We shall have time to play
Ald (.1joy our year o holiday.
of a book shall Ieet our view,
Nor a stitch of % work shall de do;
'. mllay stroll at, ease.
'lay, or do just. as % we please.
Well, col. Silas 1L. [oller, of, your
wn, anl old inmler of the bar, was
Iploye<il ;Is ou. leacher lotr I lie yea r
51, and li%V, :1 was a dood oIe. I Fe was
v firsi Illat. (wer tall..-.lt a Laatill
I-s at 11hat11 place. It vas amusII inM
the pupils to lear hi read Latin.
L. was a brother-in-liw to Dr. P'. It.
ifT. Among his pupils from New
rry C. I. was Reuben Ruff, Clair
1-ne Ruff, Mary Ruff, Fanny Ruff,
Iny '11more, Eliza DeWalt. Mary
iff was said to be the most queenly
rl that, ever entered Mt.. Enon Aca
my. Was admired and loved by
cry boy in the school. The writer
is in the class with Claiiborne and
w him breath his last breath,
bi(h was a sad scene. His father
aS at. his bedside. Having had a
'esentimient the night before at
ewberry, after burying a little
Lughter, iaid to Dick Ch4pman,
prepare an outfit and go over to
t. Enon, for my son, Clairborne, is
ad,'' he not having heard of his
n's illness untli ile met. a messen
I at ile st(eI bridgre c(.om1ilnlr for
i. 1His son was placed ill a common
od box Ilade at. lhe Chapman in
op1, hut, llet. Iliek Chapiman at 11le
ver with a regilar out fit, as order
i tie morning that ie left home.
c ol. IIeller mnoved t Texas soon ar
r 111d the writer has never heard
y moire from hiini. Col. James Cros
n, the editor of the Rising Sun,
oin tollowed where lie is still liv
when last heard from.
'I'hie mail was carried fromll New
wry to Edelield an41 1.0-reued O,he
xl day. The post offees at that
me were )eadfall, Higgins Ferry,
dlemlans Cross Road, Big Creek,
ielaisoville, Fruit. I W11. Ten
ilv.s 'roml Fetlit Hill to E'dorefi(ld
id Iw 11np St o1ee. (ld .\lr. 11arvey
as tle otracttr and his son. Wil
til. role h lie mail. This was before
Srail rmal runi to Newherry, and it
Is a Iorse mail, as there were but
w h l 11 ili iose days. Now Cnf
titmust rit i ai tol lihXy ori no0 do.
4> 4'VI iiies h: ve tOan'.'ed. (
\\e n1ote wvit injteCrest thle appleari
le ill1 ihe 4ie Il)esitgler ot stories
- Ane O'llaanii, amd Isabel (ir
mi ( 'cirtis, wh lil e the con tinuied sketchl
l'eonoimy3 Farml,'' by M,liles Birad
rd, thle authlir of ' 'Carlotta and
"still aimucses anid instrucl(ts the
'llntV t marmner. all(1 jllierestls al wh
04w pit her' 1ore' or tess iltn le
Iroise otf bing a mnaazine ot prae'
al use aboiut the house boh fo tr thle
mialy. It imake's 1no st rain afteir
her facbts or1 lictioni aiimeh to stair
its rem'ier's. but1 withi conser4~vative4
terpr is(e, c' uontnly ofCfers aricl es
e'very~-bly use in runingiii the house
41 the f'amily, and4 in improving the
Many oft thle suilmmler frocks pie
red andt described arie graceful and
et 13y beyond41 ihe average. The ' ' Cra
at ion (luwnls '' aire seasonable and
ve t.he un usiua liualityv of being
iiple as we(ll as5 pretty.
Maryi.h a regu'ilar cotilribu
mr to The itI)es igner,I' has a ti miely ari
'14 4(n the' "\'erandals of th 1 ay. l0'.
' making~ peopile whlo havt'eaountry'
414Som C lie are Ili g,1111 P11 w hllt wand
Tlhe 1)esigner' for JTunie hasi endless
i'.g..etstitonls that one m1iiighiti begin lby
China's New Warships.
It is stated inl well-illformed offi
al eir'eles heire that1 Admiranl Sah
tis been not ifiedl by KI.E. Tuan
ag tha 111hle niew~ Chinese gunboats,
ing Lee' andt Kiang-Cin, wiich
('r.4 (ordere'4d to be built, at t'he Kag
ki~ doc4kyard,41 Kohe, somei timne ago,
ill he hm1ne'hued in the near future.
'ti tIh)( 14rnament' lof Crins vlesse(ls
wouiltd meanl thle saving of a large
u of money, and therefore thle Ad
11iral is to inlspect the gus whli,
.*ere Sad fromi the wrecked cruis<
THiitiel and see if they are fit f,
serViVce 01 the new gun1boats or n
'I'lh i l e Wn 1pons have all be(
thurougIly overhauled and repaire
1111d it iuiy be well that they can I
advantageously used in the way su;
gested. If so, Admiral Sah is il
strueed to notify Capt. Yao Wei%
en, who is now in Japan supervisit
the construction of the new sip
Capt. Yao is to do his best to carl
out the suggestion, and if -t'he gui
inl question are not sufficient ini nurt
her for the purpose the others th
will he required may be obtained fro
J. W. WHITE.
Our T. E. M. Flour i,
guaranteed the best or
the market or monei
If you want the best
pt the best goods in
very large stock cf Ba
Gloves at 25c. to $3
Mitts at 25c. to $6
Mask 25c. to $4.
Shoes $2.50 to
To stop short at The
great interest to Base
Remember my stock
Paid Up Capital -
Surplus and Individus
For protection of dep<
H. C. MOSELEY. President.
W. W. WHEELER, Cashier.
Better a conservative inte
return when wanted, than a h
about the principal.
A National Bank. Is a safe C
makes It so. Likewise our E
of prudent conservative mana
G . W. Bowers.
J. A. C. Kibler
R. L. Luther.
M. A. Carlisle.
J. H. Hunter.
IWe allow 4 per cent. pz
' S. B. JONES'
IS TIE PLACE TO GET
Good Things to Eat
ON SHORT NOTICE AND
AT MODERATE PRICES.
'Y Oysters on Half Shell. Oysters any
Style.. Fish, Game, Steak, in fact
It Everything that the market affords.
Patronage of Ladies Solicited.
Opposite Newberry Hotel Office and
Next Door to Pool Room.
LOOK FOR THE SIGN
S. B. JONES'
At Factory Prices.
Write us at once for our special plan
of payments on a Piano or Organ.
If you buy either instrument through
US, YOU F et a standard make, one
that wi last a life-time. Write
Malone Music House
COLUMBIA, S. C.,
For Catalogues, Terms, Etc.
results from your men
their hands. -1 have a
3e Ball Goods.
i Toe Plates.
ie best made, 5c. to $1.25.
5c. to $1l.00.
Book Store will be of
of Post Cards is corn
-ity, S. C.
- - - $25,000 00
L Profits $5,000 00
es . . $25,000 00
. M. A. CARLISLE, Vice-President
GEo. JOHNSTONE, Attorney.
rest on your deposit with its safe
Igh rate and a feeling of doubt
leposit. Governrnent supervision
oprd of Directors is a guarantee
W. P. Pugh.
Jno. B. Fellers.
W. A. Moseley.
H. C. Moseley.
rer annum in our Savings
Choose Your Yields by Ch
You'll get a Timothy cn
hand picture, if you choose
get a crop like that at the left
provided you choose a fertili
To find how to get the 1.est
and other crops, write for tim- "pa
though worth much-write to
New York-93 Nassau St., or At
If you need a
R. C. Wi
P. S.--A fev. ''Ba
and Milburn Wag
Main Street, Ne
Capital $50,000 00
Prudence and 4
The rapid growth of this Bank
public confidence in its managen
Its depositors have entrusted t<
edge that they would be safe be
more would be a source of excell
Savings department pays 4 per
J. D. DAVENPO
E. R. HIPP, Vic,
M. L. SPEARM.
CEO. B, CROM]
1 have rented, t
Stables of Mr. 0.
Friend street r
depot where I a
serve my friends
in the livery, feed
Dosing Your Fertilizer
pr like that In the right.
poor fertilizer. You'll
,even if the soil Is poor,
zer containing 8%V of
msult fro grwiN grasses '.,
riner's ude." Sent free,
Ianta,Ga.-1224 Candler Bldg.
ns still left
wberry, S. C.
Surplus $8,000 00
Is a clear indication of the
it their funds in the knowl
~yond question, and further
ent profit to them.
A N, .Cashier.
M. B. Epting, in
m prepared to
and sale busi.