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iLfr,rmatioil BuZa 1ereftter at the
Fair Grounds-Society Encour
ages Intercollegiate Sports.
The South Carolina Agricultural
and Mechanical society met in annual
session Wednesday evening in the
rooms of the Y. M. C. A. building in
Mr. J. G. Mobley of Fairfield was
elected president to succeed Mr. G. A.
Guigenard. The vice presidents now
holding office were unanimously re
elected as follows:
A. T. ,Smythe. First congressional
district, Charleston; R. B. Watson,
Second congressional district, Ridge
Springs; T. J. Kinard, Third eon
gressional district, Ninety-Six: John
D. Watts, Fourth congressional dis
trict, Laurens; T. L. Bulow, Fifth
congTessional distwt. Ridgeway; D.
A. Spivey. SixtJ, cong-ress'ionmal dih
trict. Conway: J. L. Mimnauh. Sev
enth congressional district, Clunbia.
Mr. A. W. Love was unanimously
reelected secretary. as also was Mr.
A. G. LaMotte. tfie present treasurer.
The executive committee was .chos
en witir the following memibership.
four former members being dropped,
and Messrs. J. N. Harper, Clemson
college; W. P. Harris, Laurens; J. F.
Flovd, Spaitanburg,. and J. H. Hen
negar, St. Matthews, were elected to
succeed the retiring memibers. The
committee as now constituted. inchid
ing those mentioned above, is as fol
Executive committee-W. G. Hin
son, Charleston; R. M. Pegues. Kol
lock; D. F. Efird, Lexington: C. S.
McCullough, Darlin,ton; B. H. Boy
kin, ]oykin; Wade Stackhouse. Dil
lon; J. T. Douglas, Union: R. I. Man
ning, Sumter; J. A. Banks. St. Mat
thews; Richard Singleton, Aeton.
Messrs. J. G. Mobley, Iredell Jones,
F. B. Crayton and J. H. -Wharton are
the retiring members of the commit
The salaries of the secretary. as
sistant secretary and treasurer were
raised. The secretary from $600 to
$800 per year, the assistant secretary
Ifrom $150 to $300; the treasurer from
$150 to $30f.
The office of assistant secretary
made elective and he will hereafter
maintain a bnreau of information at
the fatir ground's during the fair. Mr.
J. M. C2antey was reelected to this
office without opposition.
At the meceting of the executive
committee which followed immediate
lv afterwards a representative of t'he
athletic aw<fiationl of the University
of South Carolina appeared before
the committee and requested t'hat the
usual fee of,$30 charged to all attrac
tions at the fair be remitted in the
ase of the inter.collegiate track meet
which is t6/'be held today for the first
time. It was pointed o.ut that tshis
was a new feature and that encour
agen'(.!m of this sport v.euld develop
into na annual evenft. The request
wei zr.1 nt ed ao:ig ,ith 's. free admis
sims for the < ?.:aals and conltestanits
in . e m'et.
The roeeting was largely attended
and the.re was much interest in the
work, the saociety reporting a healthy
condition &s to finances.
About 40 or 50 new mneibers were
The president pro tem. and the gen
eral superintendent will be elected at
a meeting to be held today.
Resoutiors were adopted thank
ing the retiring president for the ef
ficient work *he has done during the
three years of his tenure.
The ex officio members are:
J. B. Humbert, Princeton; R. A.
Love. ,0hester; D. P. Duncan, Colum
bia: Thomas J. Moore, Moore; T. J.
Cunningham, Chester; W. D. Evans,
Cheraw; R. P. Hamer, Jr., Hamer.
A PERFBCT MEMORY.
Pbssessor Prevented the Upward
Movement of Army Officers Un
til he Himself Was Made a
Washington, Nov. 2.-1A remarka
'ble instance of a practically absolute
ly perfect nynory has been discover
ed in the army. For many month
promotions from the grade of second
lieutenant to that of, first lieutenant
'have been stopped by the case of
Liet. George C. Rockwell, of Kan
sans. So notable has the case be
come in army circles that young
Roc.kwell was dubbed the "Key Log
Lieutenant', as, like thie key log in
a jam, he has prevented the movement
upward of the entire list of. second
Lieutenant Rockwell was graduated
from the high school at Junction City,
Kansas. and, after service in the
ranks, took an examination for a
commission and was a,ppoidted a sec
.a odltna ntf i u amv. Several
A LARGE INC
I feel like taking off my hat to the great I
are many reascns for my success in busin
give you a little better article at the same i
again I stand ready to make good any pur
of goods from Mimnaugh they must be wo
Wednesday morning November 6th at 9 c
Clothing and Overcoats 2nd Floor.
Ten thousand dollars' worth of men's, boys' and children's Clothing
must be turned into dollars at once. I am determined to close out every
suit of Clothes, every pair of men's Odd Pants, and every Overcoat in
the house by January ist. The fun starts Wednesday morning, No
vember 6th, and will last until every garment is closed out, let it bring
what it may.
All men's suits worth $5.oo and $6.io, closing out price $3 98 suit.
All men's suits worth $8.oo and ;ro.oo. closing out price $7 49 suit
All men's suits worth $12-50 anld S15.0o, closing out price $io.oo.
All men's suits worth $16.5o and $iS oo, closing out price $11.98.
All youths' suits, age 14 to i8, $5-oo suits now $3.49, $6 50 suits now
$4. 29, $S.oo suits now $4.98, all $10.oo suits now-$6.98
Now for the Little Kid Suits.
oo little boys' suits, sizes 3 to 7, not onev in the lot worth less than
$1.5o and $2.00, here goes at $r'25 suit.
200 boys' knee suits, age S to 16, worth every cent of $2.00, to go at
only $1.39 suit.
200 boys' knee suits, age 8 to 16, worth every cent of $.50, to go at
only $1.85 suit.
3oo boys' knee suits, age 8 to 16, worth every cent of 3 oo, to go at
,nly $1.98 suit.
300 boys' knee suits, age 8 to 17, worth e-verv cent of $4.oo, to g6 at
only $2.75 suit.
200 boys' knee suits, age Q to i7. em, = o, to go at
only $3 49 suit.
FVery pair of men's and children s pad pu.s niust ix closed out..
I am hooked up just righ to do the igg
cust,mors li-ving within a redius of 50 mil
months ago. after serving in the -rave at the new Harris theat
Tenth infantry as a second lieuten- iven'",,.And the only recrrt w
ant. he was ordered up for examina- the audience was not large. Ti
tion for promotion to a first lieuten- in and the specialty acts were
any. He passed a brilliant examina-in. this
tion-in fact, it was practica.lly per- fr yamnte grgto
feet-and threin eame 'the trouble,.os a et nacniu
An examination of his papers indi- o a~tr hc a hi
eated that, his answers to questions Pi'atollttteya
were not only correct. but they wereher.T howafisc
what is known as "letter perfect.'' Itevrpatul,anthe
was found that he had follo.wed the uesonfthcarer
texofthehoos o intrutioo avb-eth the sne arri ok at
soluely,notomitingthe rosof enAmng..n t.he songs thart w
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L eo ieutenants hooen advcke-l,ESO W S
t ha epatent odeed bhis comst-L1 Y
reonarkbl firse ieenan toaseen S from nefetJne
Ferbuar 14. 1907, the" dayNebehe( took) 2
Dinel to"th Thieenth Minfatry.'vL'rn (.&W . :
Tt asa ~ledi pefomace ha IAmo~ n thoe sogstht4e
Donellan Hafied'smintrl k,'' Lbyen TomyDnnll;
REASE OVER OC
:rading pblic, who by them royl
:ss and the steady income year b
>rice or the same article at a lov&
chase you make here that is not
rth a dol(ar or they cost you not
Shoes By the Car Load.
Shoes of every shape, quality and price.
This big Shoe business is built on merit. Noth
ing but sound, solid leather goes across our
counters. These prices in shoes can't be beat
in this world, and in the next you won't have
any use for them.
Our Fall Leaders.
Good Brogan Shoes at the old price, only
$1 25 pair.
The best Brogan Shoes, first quality split
leather, guaranteed, $1.50 pair
Women's every day Shoes, satin calf and oil
grain stock, plain or cap toe, will positively cost
you elsewhere $1-50, here goes for only $1.25
200 pairs of the renowned Drew Selby Ladies'
Fine Shoes, the $2-50 kind this week $1.98.
200 pairs of the renowned Drew Selby Ladies'
Fine Shoes, the $3.oo kind, this week $2.49.
200 pairs of Louis A. Crossett's Men's Fine
shoes, the $3.50 kind, this week $3-.oo.
Over twenty thousand pairs of Shoes to select
from. "No old Shoes to rush off."
st b-Asiness of any concern in J
as who purchasing amount of $2
re last Ar. Spartanburg 3:30 p. m. 1907, f
is that Lv. Spartanburg (So. Ry.) 3:40 p. m. turninE
e sing- Ar. HendersonvilleN 6:25 p. m. of sale
better Ar. Asheville 7:30 p. m. Coae
ity be- Lv. Laurens (C. & W. C.) 2:00 p. m. ticket
.The Ar. G'reenwood 2:56 p. m. man, o
di ioar Ar. McCormiek 3:55 p. m. ..
seal of IAr. Aiugusts 5:40 p. in.I
w and Pullman Chair Cars between Au-!
lass in gusta, Lau.rens and Asheville, tri
as no 3veekby. Leave Augunsta Tuesdays,
vulgar Thua.d.e :id SaturK,fs ;leeve Ashe
ville Mondays, Wedneshys and iFri-,
et mill Note: The e.bove arrivals and de- S0Oy
rJohn- parture:. as well as connec.tions wt
ffn other coLp.lse. sxre gven as mnfor- GIc
'hnmat5or, and are not guaranteed. a
Ernest Williams, 8
the oldcanl. Pass. Agt.,
[ded o Augusta, Ga. tE
B it Geo. T. Bryan,
~he old Saved Her Son's Life.
'ids. As; The happiest mother in the little town
P aud- of Ava, Mo , is Mrs. S Ruppee. She~
delight writes: "One year ago my son was down
Swith such serious lung trouble that our
emor- physician was unable to help him; when, ==
in the by our druggist's advice I began giving
him Dr. King's New Discovery, and I.
soon noticed improvement. I kept this
s regi- treatment up for a few weeks when hel
rded a was perfectfy well. He has workedI
stey adily since at carpenter work. Dr.
Roose- Guaranteed best cough and cold remedy~
s a re- by W. E. Pelham & Son, Druggists.
of the 5oc. and $r.oo. Trial Bottle free.
special- How to Remain Young.
d here To continue foung in health and i
strength, do as Mrs. N. F. Rowan, Mc '
an bat- Donough, Ga., did. She says: "Three
rmanice bottles of Electric Bitters cured me ofRo
chronic liver and stomach trouble, corn
been plicated with such an unhealthy condi
season. tion of the blood that my skin turned red
2e did as flannel. I amn now practically 20 years
younger than before I took Electric Bit
nothing ters. I can now do all my work with
.But ease and assist in my husband's store."
nd the Guaranteed at W. E. Pelham & Son's l
mark. Drug Store. Price Soc. fl
was a Via Southern Railway. Jamestown At F
nd the Ter-C'entennial Exposition, Norfolk,
i crisis Va.
On account of the above occasion
id Hat- the following instructions will gov- 0
r burnt ern the sale of round trip tickets to'
of the Norfolk, Va. from Ntwberry, S. C. Tic
snes Season ticket-$19.55. This ticket
iyd will be sold daily April 19th to and to arn
e with- including November 30th, 1907, final With:
'., Her- date to leave Norflok returning De
cember 15th, 1907. Th
60 day ticket--$16.30. This ticket Fo
r CEz will be sold daily April 19th to andEW
including November 30th, 1907, final E
1907.~ date to leave Norfolk returning six
6'.m ty (60) days from aate of sale and
6p. m. not lated than december 15th, 1907.
5 p. m. Fifteen day ticket-$14.30. This
'p. m. tieket iwli be sold daily April 19th
s p. m to and including November 30th,
support made this record possible, there
y year, it has always been my object to
,er price than y-u can find it elswhere.
satisfactory when you buy a dollars worth
iing, our big bargain wheel starts again
The Greatest Cloak Business on Record.
New cloaks rolling in on every express. Watch the express wagot
where it stops. The crowds that come day after day tell the tale of un
matchable cloak values.
roo coat5, full length, 50 inches, and made of excellent Broadcloth and
Kersey. The sweep is full, colors black and caster, worth $8.50 else
where, here goes for a $5 oo bill.
ioo coats, full length, 50 inches, and made of excellent quality Broad
cloath and Kersey, black, tan, and caster back and front, nicely
trimmed with braids, not one in the lot worth less than $ro.oo and $12.50,
for a quick turn over, here goes for $8 50.
50 fine 50 inch cloaks, black, tan and caster, $r5.oo and $r6.50 else
where, here goes for $12.oo.
A few handsome 50 inch coats, lined throughout with black, some
gray satin and trimmed with braid, worth $iS.oo and $20.00, for this
If you want a stylish cloak come direct to Mimnaugh's.
The Dress Goods Department.
You can get fixed right here this week. We have gathered piles and
bolts of wool dress goods and bunched them all together on two big
tables, the colors are nicely assorted, the widths generous and the qual
ities of the 35, 40 and Soc. kind, we put one price on the round lot for
this week's quick selling, the yd. 29c.
Ten Cases Men's Hats.
200 doz. men's new nobby hats, $C.50 kind, cut to 9Sc , the $2.oo kind
cut to $1.49, the $2.50 hat cut to $1.98, the $3.co hat cut to $2 49.
Men's henvy fleeced shirts and drawers, 5oc. kind, here only 38c.
Men's 5oc Suspenders at 3Sc.
ie state. Railroad fair paid one way to
5.00 or more.
inal date to leave Norfolk re- on Tuesday of each week during per
fifteen (15) days from date iod of the exposition, final date to.
leave Norfolk returning ten (10)i
n Excusion ticket-$8.55. This days from date of sale.
is not god in sleeping, Pull- For routes stop-overs, etc., writen
e Parlor cars, and will be sold or call on us.
Chiqa aqd Cut Glass!
E you wish to see the best as
tment of Fancy China and Cut
SS come to the Book Store. I
o have a good assortment of
~rling Silver. Look elsewhere
L don't buy until you. see~ my
SMAYES' BOOK STORE.
Augusta, Ga., Nov. 4-9, 1907.
rigus Attractions and Amusements
nd Trip Excursion Tickets to Augusta and
Return from Points in South Carolina
RLESTON AND WTP'01~A ROLINA
R AIL W A
ate of One First Class Fare, PIus 25 Cts.
(MIMIMUM RATE 50 cEtfrs)
IVENIENT SCHEDULE. FIRST CLASS SERVICE,
kets on sale November 2 to 8, and for trains scheduled
-'ve in Augusta prior to 1.00 p. m. November 9, 1907,,
rinal limit November 11, 1907.
rough Tickets'on sale at all Ticket Agencies.
r further information, apply to your icket Agent, or
MATTHEWS, GEO. T. BRYAN,
Commercial Agent, General Agent,
Augusta, Ga. G~reenville. 3. C.
ERNEST WILLIAMS, Gen. Pass M enr,