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THE NEWBERRY HOTEL.
Recently Remodeled.-Mr. Ernst
Brockman Comes to Newberry- I
One of the Best Hostleries in
Mr. Ernest Brockman, Jr., has i
bought an interest in the Newberry f
hotel and it will, in the future be 1
run by him in connection with Mr. W.
A. Jamieson, who retains an interest
and will be connected with the busi
Mr. Brockman is a Columbia:n and, b
has had considerable hotel experi- r
ence, having been for several years a a
clerk at Wright's Hotel in Columbia n
and recently connected with the man- I1
agement of the St. Johns Hotel in p
Charleston. Mr. Brockman is a young ti
man of pleasing address and is very, fi
popular with the traveling public and
comes to Newberry with the deter-1 B
mination of not opl ymaintaining the
fine repttation *wih the Newberry a
Iotel sustains, but, if poosible, of 0
improwing the service and the ae- N
eommodations in every way. v(
ArTE HE TIGERS. at
Cief of Police Backed byTCouncil Do- w
termined to Close up Blind Tigers
-Citizens Asked to Help.
Whitmire, Sept. 25.--qThe chief of
police, Morse, reports lot of fun on Pi
Wednesday morning. He found out
where there .were four gallons of
whiskey stored, supposed to be for A.
sale, and when hie made 'an attempt a:b
to seize -it the party refused to give un
it tup. He sent backs to Mayor Holt1 in
for a search warrant but before it er
came the. party who had the whiskey He
in charge decided he had rather break th<
than to give it up so~ I guess that im;
.suits the citizens of Whitmire alright. his
It jast saves Sheriff Buford of, this coi
Our town officers say they will stop de~
the whiskey busines if possible by a
themselves, if not they' will have a. tue
constable to assist them, for .it is J185
against the laws of the State of n
South Carolina,' the county of New- and
berry, and the town of Whitnaire, and con
also the will of a true and living God, mei
for whiskey to be sold by blind ti- sieci
I say to the citizens of tiie commun- was
ity if you don't help to enforce this the
law you will never stop people from the
selling whiskey. We, the tax-payers ion
of this town and county, are the ones and
who pay the officers of this county vicE
and it is our duty to help them en- and
force the law. Mer
We are all aware of the fact that a Ban
blind tiger man will watch the offi- 'sehc
eer and dodge him and sell some JFura
good=eitizen a pint or a quart of boozeIFex
and -this good citizen will not say Firs
anything about it. H
Now men, you good farmers, who inte:
wuId like to get your cotton picked busi
fr forty cents per hundred, look in- ener
othis whiskey question and help to larg<
stop it and you will find people will a fi
be looking for work who have not His
worked a lick in a long time, for th'ey and
cannot live if they don't make money Bapi
some way; and when the officer takes Jfaitl:
a jug of whiskey from some sorry gene
rascal don't come and vouch for him and
oget it back, and
Now, while the policeman of our that
ttle town, by the authority of May- Chur
r Holt, has decided to stop the blind ble.
ger business, I feel it our duty to mora
sist him in any way we can and I comn
lieve it will be for the betterment tellig
d the upbuilding of our town. He f keen]
y lose some friends by doing this are:
t what will that amount to. I hope positi
will look at it in this manner. I fMr
d rather have one good citizen for ty-se'
friend than half dozen blind tiger Wilk<
The chief of police has been suc- dren,
essful in all business so far and we of A
ope he will exert every effort to be Fant
accessful in this case. We are sat- Mr.
,fied that the mayor and the whole degre<
uneil will back him in anything he of Py
The building has been remodeled
Sbedoot and now contains forty
ive bed rooms. The rooms are fur
!ished with modern iron beds and the .
'est mattresses and springs. The par-]
or is also new and the dining room I
Las been moved to the first floor and I
s very beautifully and handsome1y
itted up. The office has been entire
y remodeled and is now one of the
>rettiest offiees in conn4etion with
ny hotel in the state. The cook room (
; new and there are five large sam- E
le rooms. In connection with the i
ed rooms there are ten private bath t
3oms. The hotel in every particul
r is modern and up-to-date -.nd has t
o superior in upper South Carolina. t
he contractor has just about oom
leted the work of remodeling and o
ie general appearance is attractive, s
esh and up to date. e
We are glad to welcome Mr. n
reckman to Newberry, and we feel S
;sured that in the joint m,nagement
himself and Mr. Jamieson that i,
ewberry will continue to have the T
ry best hotel accommodations. P
tempts to do in. the discharge of hi
s duty and we hope the citizens
11 do the same. t
KAJOR JOMF A FAW WMAn
ominient Citizen of Union Pase US
[Union, September 24.-Major Johnr
Fant died at his home in this ci
aut 6 o'clock this morning, quite'
expeetedly. Major Fant has been Ir
bad health for some time and re-! a
itly returned from Johns Hopkins h
spital, at Baltimore, buit was onye
street yest3rday, seemingly muchlo
p'roved, and the sannouncement of
death carried with it the shock of
aplete surprise to the entire eom
nity. Thae- immediate cause of
th was heart failure.
ohn A. Pant was born near San- jeF
k, this county, on the 22d of ApriL er.
8, the'son of David J. Fant. For a pri
aber of years he was bookkeeper
salesman fo,r various business I
cerns. .Subsequently he became a
n'ber of the firm of Fant, McKis- g-at
& Co., which was later incorpor- Iwoi
I as Pant Brothers Company. He'is
president of this corpora'tion at fUni
time of his death, president of~ cot1
Monarch Cotton Mills, of the Un- o
Building and Loan Associatica ofer
of the People's Supply Company, jbaec
-president 'of Nicholson Banking! trel
Trust Company, director in the and
chants' and Planters' National! ias
k, chairman of the board of! talk
ol 'trustees of Union, trustee of Jthe
nan University and of Greenville Ibets
ale College and a deacon of the cror
t Baptist Church of this city. is ti
e was also largely and directly towl
'ested in most of the smaller and
ness organizations. By his own [thin:
y and ability he accumulated a' the
property, and of it he gave with at o:
ee hand to all worthy objects. sum<
ehartiies were on a large scale. A
especially to the work of the deali
ist Chureh, of which he was a jto V
ful member, were his bountiestgrow
rous and free. He gave liberally ed a
eheerfully wherrever called upon,1to C
it was largely through his gifts' them
the new and handsome Baptist abou
eh of this city was m!ade possi- twhol
In everything that made for the~ g.row
I or material upbuilding of the rant
munity he took an active and in- same
ent interest. His loss will beiat ab
y felt. His ability and worth ey.
;hown by the many important An
ons he held. recei,
.Pant was married about twen- hipp
'en years ago to Miss Ora ing t]
ys, of Chester county. He is: ditior
r'ed by his wife and four chil- freigi
namely: Mrs. W. N. Walker,: fount
aderson; Misses Ora and Lily juncti
and J. Ray Pant.- home.
Pant had taken the Shriner e'ar of
a in Masonry and was a Knight to sel
thias. ,r ,,,..
Farmer a Union Bure u c
-Conducted by the
South Carolina Fapmers' Educa
tion al and Co-Operation Union.
1WPCommunications interded for th
department should be addressed to J.
Stribling, Pendleton, S. C.
Our Cotton Letter.
Theodore Price has now a woma
between him and the fire, strainin
up eotton crop estimates to deceiv
It will take an army of Price'
?otton women to get faithful Farm
?r's Union men's cotton for less thai
i0hiralry must be at a low ebl
im>ng the knights of Well stree
vhen they are forced to put up a wo
nan to stand the fire of indignatioi
it their vile attempts to get thi
.onth's cotton for less than cost.
When knigohts of Annanias oi
Wall street have exhausted their sip
)ly of gall and fagged out in faitl
imonz the people, it i sabout time foi
hem to trot out some cotton women
15 cts for lint and $20 per ton foi
eed are Farmers 'Union prices.
Our Farmers' Union members, whc
an possibly do so, should now strain
very point to buy or retire every
tale of cotton from off the market
hat is in their power.
The only way to keep cotton above
he 15 cts limit is not to sell any un
1 this limit is reached.
If we mistake not there are a lot
f merchants, farmers and common
peculators w.ho are now buying
)tton to hold for the 15 cents mini
um price. We are glad to note this
lent cooperation for our set prices.
Why not now go at it and buy up
>u nevi year's cotton crop and
)ld it for the fifteen dollars per bale 7
bat is as safe a calculation as your
ofits are on your next year's crop!
Who is on the safe side, the cotton
,rmer who has ten bales to sell at
s own price or the one who has for
bales that he is compelled to sell
the other man's price.
At many places over the south
iere farmers are the principal. de
sitors in the banks these banks arej
ing' this money to aid the farmers'
>vement in protecting their cotton
ices. This is the wind of coopera
n that coun?ts for mueh in the i
e~st of the whole south.
?ibout thLe. happiest family man in
land today is the southern cotton
'mer ieho has some rosy. cheeked
idren about his house, a few cal
. pigs, pautry and colts about his
3, with plenty of home raised food
'all and a few hales of cotton hold-I
-for 15 cts whieh he is sure 'to get.
lot dry weather has thrown off a
mntity of young bolls as well as
ares lately and these cannot be
laced by the most favorable weath-~
You must .get your minimum
se or get left.
[ational1 Farmer's Union Notes.
little rambling maong the dele
es at the National Farmers Union
ild have convinced you that there
omething else in this Farmers
on business besides lint cotton and
on seed. In addition to 'the army
'otton men there, the hog and corn
from Illinois, the mule and to
to men from Tennese and Ken
:y, the fruit men from California
wheat men f'rom Oklahoma, Kan
and Washington wdre there
ing over t-he prices received by
consumers. The enormous profits
reen these, the producers of farm
s~ and the consumers o*f the'same
ie stuff that the great cities, and
is, and railroads, and mansions,
millionares and other big rich
;s are made of, at the expense of
v'ast army of poorly paid farmers
ie end and the profit paying con-1
ars at the other end.
few extreme cases of unfair
ng along this line wer'e related
Lie wrier as follows: A truck
er from tjhe southern coast trae
long with a car of his tomatoes
hicago, where he saw basket of
sell to a restaurant man for
t the same price he got 'for a
e crata. The southern truck
rpaid' ten cents to this restau
man for five thin slices of the
tomatoes the truck grower sold
out one thousand times less mon
othey fruit grower in Arkansas,
ring a return for a car of fruit
ed to a northern market, stat
ia't the fruit arrived in bad con
which brought very little above
t and commission char~ges;
his own car of fruit at the
onl of a railroad near his own!I
A cotton grower shipped a
his cotton to a commission house
t on arrival and received a quick
of rising market., but accicentally found
out that his cotton had not yet left
his home station. Our farmers' or
ganizations are right in behind all
these men of graft and rake off, and
are determined to put a stop to thIs
s thing or take hold of these affairs
Do you believe that the farmer is
getiing his share of the profits on
Look at the difference in the way
e the average farmer lives and the
luxury the man enjoys th't looks af
ter the farmer.
No! Labor is not too high or
scarce! It is your method of farming
that is to low and the Ick of brains
in your work%that makes things bad.
If man sweat comes too high, use
more horse sweat and improved im
plements in the man's place.
There is more than four times the
amount of moisture and fertilizer re
'taining power in land plowed twelve
inches deep than in land plowed only
three inches deep.
Fall plowing forwards spring work
and pulverizes the soil while spring
plowing often makes clods and is
often too wet to plow. Pile three
acres of land on top of each other by
plowing deep in the fall, this, will
save two thirds of the man labor and
cultivation of the crop.
The patrons and trustees of the
Vaughnsville school will meet at ,the
Vaughnsville school house the first
Saturday in October (the 15th) at
3 o'clock p. m. to elect a teacher for
the coming term, the teacher elected
having resigned. Salary $40 per
month. School to run 7 or 8 months.
i All applications to be sent to the un
V. A. Brooks.
E. C. Salter.
A1 persons are herby warned, not ]
to tresspass in any way, upon the
lands of the undersigned. Stock must
-be kept off also.'Anyone doing so will
be punished to the full extent of the
G. F. Abrams.
STWFE O~ SOUTH OAROLINA,
00U~T O F NEWiBEaRY.
By 7.'I. e;humpert, Esquire, Pro..~
WEEEFAS, John Carlisle Long
shore made suit to me, to grant him
Letters of Admi!nistration with the
will annexed of the Eistate of and
effects of Sarah A. Longshore.
THESE ARE TEREFORE to cite
and admonish all and' singular the
kindred and Creditors of the said
Sarah A. Longshore deceased, that
:hey be and appear before me, in the
Jourt of Probate, to be held at New- .i
erry on Monday, 14th day of Oc
ober next after publication thereof,
it 11lo'clock in the forenoon, to shoirj
ause, if any they have, why the said
taministration should not be granted.
GI1VEN under my Hand, this 24th
lay of September, Anno Domini, 1907.
F. M. Schaumpert,
J: P. N. C.
We make the 1:
The Place i
X~ I Vrji
THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF NEWBERRY, S. C.,
under call of State Bank Exar#iner at close of' business
September 17, 1907.
Loans and discounts - - - $406,831 16
Overdrafts - - - - - - 5,65308
Furntiure and fixtures - - - 3,116 93
Cash and sight exchange - - - 42,172 36
Capital Stock - - - - - - $ 50,000 00
Undivided rofits (less expenses paid) - 49,484 84
Dividends unpaid) - - - - - 1,030 00
Cashier's hecs - - - - - - 103 88
Due Banks - - - - - - 858 38
Bills payable - - - - - - 20,000 00
Individual deposits - - - - - 336,296 43
JNO. M. KINARD, Pres. 0. 4. MAYER, Vice-Pres.
J. Y. McFALL. Cashier
4 Per Cent.
Interest Paid in our Savings Department.
Rain Coats ad CloakS
A well fitting coat gives a sense
3f comfort anc satisfaction great
Rr than that fr6m any other gar
The styles for this season are in good variety
nost of them loose fitting and long. Colors
'anging from light tan or mode to dark blues
We have found an exception to 'The almost,
niversally high prices, and we are showing
reat values and fine, styles at even. lower
rices than a year ago.
Come and buy now as we have a splendid
ne to choose from.
TIES, New and Second Hand.
Joffee, Green Coffee,
ire, Churns and Jars.
>rices that get the business
to Buy Your Groceries.