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LEFT A BEAUTIFUL WILL.
Joys of Childhood, Happiness of Lov
ers and the Calm of Old
New York Times.
Justice Walter Lloyd Smith, who
presides ove'r the third department
of the appellate division of the su
preio court, brought with him to
the dinner of the New York Univer
sity Law School Alumni association
Saturday iiight what lie said was the
most remarkable document that ever
bnme into his possession. Others who
-read the docu-ment, the -ast will and
testament of Oharles Loinsbury, who
died in the Cook county asylum at
Dunning, Ill., were disposed to agree
with him. Here it is:
"I, Charles Lounsbury, being of
sound mind and disposing memory do
hereby made and publish this, my
last will and testament, in order as
justly as may be to distribute my in
terest in the world among succeeding
''hat part of my interest which
is known in law and recognized in
the sheep-bound volumes as my pro
perty, being inconsiderable and of no
account, I make no -disposal of in this
"My right to live, being but a life
estate, is not at my disposal, but
these things excepted all else in the
world I now proceed to devise and
"Item: I give to good fathers and
mothers, in trust for their children,
all good little words of praise and
encouragement, and all acquaint pet
n-ames and endearment, and I charge
said parents to use them justly and
generously, as the needs of their chil
dren may require.
"Item: I leave to children inclu
sively, but only for V'he term of their
childhood, all and(* every, the flowers
of the fields, and the blossomis of
the woods, with 'the right to play
among them freely according to the
customs of children, warning t'hem at
the same time against t,histles and
thatrns.. And I devise to children the
banks of the brooks, and tle golden
Sans 1at:hl tlee A-toers thret,
and the odors of the willows fliat
dip t-herein, and the white clouds that
float high over the giant trees. And
I leave the children the long, long
days to be merry in, in a thousand
ways, and the night and the moon and
the train of the Milky Way to won
der at but subject neventheless to
the ri ts hskreina-fter givenJo_.
"Item: I devise to boys jointly all
the useful idle fields and colnnons
where ball may be played; all pleas
ant waters where one may swim; all
snow-elad hills where one may coast.,
and all streams and ponds where one
may fish, or w'here, when6 grim win
ter comes, one may skate; to have and
to hold the same for the period of
. their boyhood. And aill meadows
SwithI the e.lover~ blossoms anmd buter
flies thereof, the woods and their ap
purtenanlces, thle squirrels and birds,
and ee'hoes and strainge noises, and
all distant places which may be vis
ited, together wit.h thle adven'tures
there found. And I give to said boys
eaeh his own (place at the fireside at
night, wiit.h all .pictures that may be
seen in the burning woods, to enjoy
wi't!hdut let or hindrance and with
out any incumbrance or care.
''Item: To lovers, I devise theii
imagina ry world, witIh wha tev'er they
may .need; as thme stars of the sky;
the red roses by the wall; the bloom
of the hawathorn ; the sweet strainm
of music, .and augthit else by whieli
they may desire to figure to echl
ot:her the lastingness and beauty of
''Item: To young men jointly,]
devise anld bequeath all boisterous, in
spiring sports or rivalry, and I givi
to them the disdain of weakness and
undaunted confidence in their owr
strengthl, though they are rude;
eave memory, and I buequeathi tc
*riendships, and oif possessing com.
>anions, and to them exelusively ]
4ive all merry songs and brave chor
uses, to sing wit.h lusty voices.
,'Item : And to 'those who are n<
ongei childfIen or youths or lovers
urns andl Shiakespeare and of othei
>oets, if there he other's, to the eni
hbat t.hey may live over the old1 days
'ain, freely and fully, without tith<
K''Iftem : TPo our lov'ed ones wit:i
1owy crowrns I bequeath t,he happi
~ss of old age, the love and grati
ide of their children until they fal
Benjamin F. Gordon.
Benjamin F. Goddon was born ii
ewberry Co., Aug. 28th., 1834, an
ied Ap)ril 14th, 1907, at the home o
ison-in--law, Mr. D. Sidney HaIti
anger in Ninety Six.'>
\The funeral was conducted 1)
Rev. E. T. Hodges aind S. L. Wilsoi
in the Methodist church mn the pres
nce of a largre cnegaon. and h
Owing to the prolonged cool weather
ing June 5th we shall begin cutting pri(
they are going to get them. We have s
As a Starter.
15 pieces Unbleached 9 1-4 Sheeting, 25c. kind, special this week
io pieces Unbleached 1o 1-4 Sheeting, 35c. kind, special this week
20 pieces A. C. A. Feather Bed Ticking, 25c. kind, special this we
5o pieces" white figured and striped Madras, i5c. kind, for this we
All Colored Lawns to be Closed Ou
Now is your chance to buy a Lawn Dress cheap.
too pieces colored Lawns and Organdies, not a yard in the lot tha,
not worth io1 and 12 1-2c., take your pick of any piece in the pile at oi
the yard 8 cents.
pieces colored Lawns, Organdy and Batiste, not a yard in t
entire lot worth less than 15 and some worth up to 25c , your cho
for 12 1-2C. yard.
We Pitch the Music
to the tune of Low Prices in all kinds of substantial merchandise.
25 pieces good heavy Corded P. K., worth and sells everywhere
15c. here only 9c. yard.
25 pieces plain white Corded Dinity, (long folds) sells everywhere
15c. here only 8 1.2c. yard.
5o pieces 40 inch Plain white Lawn (full pieces) sells everywhere f
12 1-2C. here only 7 1-2c. yard.
So pieces Book Fold Plain White Lawn, (full pieces) sells everywh
for 1oc. here only 7c. yard.
English Long Cloth, 36 inches wide in short lengths, 2 to 5 yard pie
the 20c. kind, at 12 1-2c. yard
Persian Lawns, 45 inches wide (full pieces) the 20C. kind, for t
week x5c. yard.
Persian Lawns, 45 inches (full pieces) the 25c kind, for this w<
Help us when you can, and we will help you all the tine.
Get Ready for Commencement.
New Fans, New Belts, New Handkerchiefs, New Corsets, New L
of Ladies' Turn-over Collars, Parasols, etc.
Come a,nd Meet
The Leading Store
was buried in .the cemetery. a " i ^- d
When he was a boy his thiler bil is f ittnp
movedl to Green Co., Ala., where the to i iea i 'N
dleceased lived unt it recent years. yar.Ntol a
Hle w~as a member of the 11th A\l-115)i( imshe''i
abama regiment during the Civil wvarbrli iIhig'ees
and was wounded in one of the bat- Vbiev etsbta
tIes. fol w yn~ a
.His great-grand father, Thtomasmoh'siluneati
Gordon, was' a soldier in the Revolu- fimtecaatr .e
tionary war, and was first sheiff of t' tuhn n1 io
'Newberry Co. He was for many seciooftehm
y'ears a member of t.he Met.hodit
ehurch. His last end( was5 peceC ''as (fM.B .Co(o
(oeho abo h drapery of histhtthsaeym,'
coucho abthim andl lies down tolieawy,Iaknt.
pleasant dreams.'' sn loa h uea
Since miy coming to Ninety Six it iyon'wfsomy
has been a great pleasure to knowvN'ey i tr
him, as his mother, Anna Glenn
SSims, and my g'randmotheir, Eliza-ShtOtfHi
Ibeth Patrick Sims, were sisters. NevoikAn'iai.
Fl.Tolnd odgs. The ev. Dr. dethhale
Pollouno'is aeuiitof t.ook histow'-fe ath ith a
Coidon~q arragePreel'e isterch, wat oiwas
by uis.by ln,and tshereaved
1).S. altwaner n ascrp bok,broen ind thatslireatest
n'ther' li.une tt
many yearsiagooinmachAnabdma pa
tIer '' he Elaii Whi. ~'fom the charater. hiiC
Editr Sti'. tiihintouchin and stre
Colum)in,S.C.,at te W'ahiii th on lecCtin' the hy imit
r. P~ ~ ~~~~~~ril f r B. F..Gidn Eq,o lst'esdwt todi('
nieGmntiniMcregr,dng'hta o 'n'~'lv aiwys I isk ont,
We tii~ei' eary co"'r.tultio s youngct life seie ma
SAlabama an SoTh aolatand wes. Th ie tir. bharnes
Fosideoy10ng i the account fo of r. nife ass ~'l
wodn arrb ige e srved uy harstsalnlneyse'a
in S. hliangsweer nin.ea Mabook, .le on~ is
tnhe s bide ha reen asbliheirwd fle,adtepi
man ho eas ag bih an theabram sp ta ulaIp i
pr 'The Eiinlair tWhi'z.i io- a "n m'lf'
- soured byitorhoStar.
Co 'liebia, li.C. a folwn r v't esCthe Washington
Stoneey M. . F.rc bydp the only w hoh olmi
T. dapher, Bm .. ilaltiongoEs.) of cl 'hiks' i
Onl .hhapp oulea ad paffedr so hn f hyw
g, Joe 5th,
ary Bargains in All DE
some lines of summer merchandise a
.es right and left. The trade knows
et out to make this week the biggest y
The Millinery Department.
ror You should bny your Hats at Miunaugh's because
or the, styles and values we sell are matchless for extreme
moderation in price. Our reputation is wide spread
and gilt-edge. Every Hat created here is worked out on
!re the most exact lines of fashion, with the'finest materials,
and yet there is always an artistic touch which makes
the Hat look like it was imade for you, and you alone.
One Hundred and Fifty Men's Suits
have been singled out for this weeks big clothing selling.
New nobby suits every thread wool, double or single
breasted suits, anl the brag leaders elsewhere at 16 5o
ne .aid $8.oo but priced( here for this week at only $A93
Your Friends at The
mie into the mieetinx .' he (%te Teachers at Death
V home an(I ( Iii(h Spings. \!i-S I
'y age of' 29 --lf'l
1erci a fflict ed M . liooisevet'lu tow~ thoughts I ~
and hearit - that are unispea kabIle.ii
f all earth- terday m1
tender child a fte rioni
epriv'ed of a The people of New York app)larenitly
at agre w,hen dlesire to diisfranichise themselves in -in his
mould and t'avor of' Governor HuIghies and accept
e wa some- hium as guar<iaii also. la weasr:
iarkable in m111 said
is at the 1)1- - ' ie ~ wi o
ii i lie fact Never in .his ca edid thePrei 5il)
I would not den'it wand(er so far from blunder as
> stay'' was whewn lie took TPaft to his bosom.
yers -o-- Wald 4ha.t Mr. losed~ht might George
year ago neidet hiis wihld animal cointrover.ey lyia an 1
longL (enonigh to advise what is thle prasing
b esi bait with which to provide miue tIl
PeW. South I ('aroli na editor's oni a fish ing wonl iii
par tyv which thleu' wives also will a.t
P. Aked, the ,tendt. gi.
Avennue Bap- Thle loss of its snit ini Te.us by the tion in
to his hoe EVaIers-P'iere'e Oil Compaiiy is the so-y hav<
neement had best e'vid(ence yet addnieedl thait Sein- ol ' ' ee
i o ocenipy atoir a lliley is iiof its chai2miir. (uui ies
The I'oi'nla of Mir. C. C. HIarvey' (iit
ee Dr Ak who r'e-igned!( thle presidencies of thIiree I
in D. Ro)cke- ra i liradIs at oiice miit be1 of service hks
and( his pr'es- 1( a IIai Tlniiw .laI be obsti
,kteli liwever', wh'len we :eoiisidgr' the ly thi
ressed on hi strng iiiting iiis thait P'resideiit lioose- lidove by
i'5nd1i h is pa-'elt un-ht. do andi clicit applhiils(e, but that its
in I he ('lii llthkI ful.
Mr Ioee- Uoelpotesin New Yoruk haveNotI(
wIt itdraiwn strm-iik heeanise t hey are forced to(kpit
C I-hie chuhi11 liii il m.ri Ih li ips Ihey collect. to Ithe
>l ipor1tanuitly hea d lirters.5 The i'eluctanc1 e of peri
rouniIded1, anid soins who have robbed PeCteri Ito pay t (if
50 iinexpect- 'the tirei( prioceeds1 to Pi1au iil itiot un (li'i ld I
w' filled withl natuirat. ihe Sont
n1rhed usheris Thle Virginia child wijiehi began to Neer
a until a seait tlk d~'en 9) (idays od is doubilt.less at 9uotes a1
Cdellir. el iv u'iof ii 'initiat iv' and(11 reir- 'h uIoI l
--iiilnium and( govei'iiieintal owniershiip. a ('hIew
ise ball team WeV afler' f'rm Edg2efiehil newspa
iper's loving.. perids I inI hle cto iots o If A ni i-t ai, Ga., C; verl
it be taught to shierlup Edgefield Connr4y go on in issii
datnunn the nensily. formane
oI Ninc 0|clock
.rc not moving fast enough. Commenc
when Mimnaugh advertises bargains
at. Follow the crowds to Newberry's greatest store.
Doing the Oxford Business of the Town.
There is not a stronger or more up
to-date Shoe departient il the up1)
country, or one that does more busi
ness to the square itch. I'nm selling
piles of tieii. One customer tells
another about Mimnaugh's Shoes so
that thet- hall k, eps rolling.
5 cases ladies' Oxfords, Pat. tip),
. lllucher, worth and selling every
where for $i.i5o, here goes for 98c. pr.
5 cases ladies' Oxfords, Pat. tip,
lucher, wcrth and sells everywhere
for $1.75, here goes for $1 39 pair.
5 cases l.adies' Oxfords, pat tip, Blucher, worth and sells everywhere
or $2.00, here goes fot i .49 pair.
3 cases Ladies Oxfords, pat. tip, Blicher, worth and sells everywhere
or $2.50, here goes for $1.98 pair.
2 cases Ladies' Oxfords, pat. tip, Blucher, worth and sells everywhere
or $3 oo, here goes for $2.25 pair.
Free Hosiery with all footwear costinlg $1.50 or more.
We sell more Slices in a day than most of the Shoe dealers of New
>erry sell in a mouth.
Special Lace Curtain Sale.
io pair Lace Curtains worth $1 50 and $1.98 to be closed out at only
.he pair 98c.
50 pair Lace Curtains worth $z.oo and $2.50 to be closed out at only
the pair $1.69
25 pair Lace curtains worth $3.00 and $3.50 to be closed out at only
.he pair $2.49,
27 Mismatched Curtains, worth froin $i.oo to $2.00, on sale by tle
;ingle curtain 33 cenits.
Boys' Pants at 25c. a Pair
wouild sound too cheap for the real dignified stores to talk about. We
ire a trifle 'short" on diginity, but extra long on l'i1nia.
loo (loz loYs servicea Cle sulmer P:utts, all i-.1 1 a.1. worth 5 c
Af anybody's inoney, but it's the Mimniiaugh aIy- to "cut tle priC'
ne Bargain Sales.
Where Dollars Do
of MUriss Flora Miredith.A. Speakin-. -f "Sot luenI io
'L 'll ii hlia ni'l i4 . r Iii
id bui.ial wa*is hadiI yes5terdayV if' beini of ie eu'inal it ut iuonal ai.
in Rosemon I. emet ery.
Gunilfor'd speech, Speakor'ln .:iiits
aid that1 he was proud -thiat.________________________________
th-iat lhe was proudi that. hen v Y U b e
ini Nuuuth Car'olinia, which I
lua Adrw ,l(',ii~itlOur new and up-to-date Scda
r*yani having vinedi~ co. Fountain? No! Well, call and
harvey, Th'lomas l"tulne see a beauty.
d thle New York Suni inl
Senatoriii D)aniel, a moition1 to 'We are ready to serve you
(1le nom-ilmion n1animon the purest Ice-cold Drinks to
piersowIs whlo :ignied a peti- OrIeCemi elkon
dari ioni countiy for' a dlisjpen--.
i eii dropped from (lhe r'olls ad~ hl eoramt ev
13' Crmeek '' Churchl. Ii soieitine apoedsye
it seemls toi be ha rder to be
anl t.hani ini others'. Cal early and often and be
lv le s ii' - iiii R~ 9' Restaurant,
way, we believe (lint we cani
ow oiiwts ae lil lsloro
iolloit m lit' WIniI all, oohn,haln )l cnann
enherle 0d of1 ii eriaill t edi~ inodusavna rctceet.t
trliIi he Widu:u ,nw euickyadsoh h ogse
ollecto ofI~~( intrnal reen e bae n hrogl el
hmeless, the (Galvestn New's btreivsol hoatobee
[lust on man as sayip.g that hafee,"tpd-i"oe,tc
IIo coellI Io (inivestoin 1o buy WeGaateSisacin
I' tobace,'U '' am i thle I[l (lon0 et ue fNOINAfo
les it an.l docesn 't deiny it, .~ &lrsp iyDu o
ior arin woid b ,jiust jifni fd gtoriiyhakf osislL
. an irde in regard to lhe anltue11(Boktbymlb.
is oa heoorehnll,,ehealBROW balm Cont.. n
nI.o us hvg O.naoie..It