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I SOUTHERN ANNOUNCED
| f ITS REDUCED RATES.
Officials of Road Send Lettor to Railroad
fective April 1.
Columbia State, 3rd.
The Southern railway, through sev|
*eral of its officials, yesterday notified
the railroad commission that the rales
f in South Carolina as proposed by
j President Finlcy sonic time ago would
\ go into effeet about April 1, provided
the offer was formally approved by
?)}jthe commission. Action will bo tak,K?n
at the meeting' of the commission
Sloday and the offer accepted. The lotM^Ser
filed is practically the same as
||Mhat filed by the Atlantic Coast Line
Mifcrvcral days ago and repeats tiro offer
yi'madc by President Finley. The ofJji
for includes the following':
IT "Tn the State of South Carolina a
pijflat intrastate passenger rate of 2 1-2
WK,cents per mile; children under 12 and
Mover 5 years of age one-half of above
JSsralc; children under 5 years of ag'e
yspfree, when accom]>anicd by passenger
? paying adidt fare; provided that
7* wherever the amount of the ticket' at
ffv the prescribed rate will amount to
Many figure between the two multiples ]
Mof five which is nearest the price of
W the t'oket at the rate above mentiona|.
ed or in the event that the amount i
W equidistant between the I wo niullipies
of five the price charged for the
ticket shall be upon the basis of thv
higher of these two multiples of five,
a minimum charge of 5 cents with the
I right to make an extra charge of 15
r cents, provided that the said fare, including
the 15 cents, shall in no case
exceed 3 cents per mile, against any
person boarding a train at a point
s whore a ticket might have been purcha?;d.
Provided, further, that after
6 a reasonable trial, mat is, a -'.rial of
y not less than 12 m< ntlis. the same
j* shall be found not to be reasonably
remunerative, application shall be
II made the railroad commission of
1^ Souf.i Carolina t<> increase the said
passenger rate of 2 1-2 cents per
mile, and if the said commission shall
fail or refuse for 30 days after sai l
application, by this company, to give
w relief to which this company considK
ers itself entitled to receive, this
r company shall not be deemed to in
any way have surrendered any of its
<' 'leaal rights to relief in any court of
i competent jurisdiction and its right
$ to such relief shall not be impaired or
prejudiced in any way by this agrec'
inent, nor by the fact that said rate
had been put into effect an;l given a
atrial under this agreement. This tick'Mpt
carries with it the privilege of free
^ transportation of 200 pounds of bag^\',\gage.
fe: '1 To issue, within the State of
WSoulli Carolina, during the said trial
?peri()il of 12 months, mileage books
J|?f the following character at the folMf'lowing
"('0 A 2,0000 mile book for intraJjR
state travel in Smith Carolina, interchangeable
with such of the solvent
i roads of Die State as will consent
j j therto, at the rate of 2 cents per mile,
1 subject to a minimum of five miles,
ft good for heads of firms or their emffiployes
or officers or employes of corJ&porat
ions; the book to carry not ex3wjccediiig
the names of five persons, |
Jc'ltheir names to be furnished and in- j
^Jjscrtcd in the book at lime o! purfigi&hnse.
But this ticket will he conl'injSsw^d
to the use of one )>erson at oni
yyMjme and carries with it the use of
pjjP^arec transportation of 150 pounds of J
"(b) A 1.000 mile book to ind.vi- j
i ;| icliKils at rate of 2 cents per mile, suh'
M ject to mini'uum of five miles, good
M | only for travel by purchaser, whose
name shall be inserted in book at
m? j time of purchase and good only for
V. 4 intrastate travel in South Carolina
f and inter-changeaible with such of
m the solvent roads of the State as will
consent thereto. This book carries
uK with it the privilege of free transporjjf
tation of 150 pounds of baggage.
"(e) A 500 mile book to be issued
< to heads of families and to depend- I
ent. members thereof for intrastate
fc travel, good for passage only over .
the Southern railway, the names to |
%r~ be furnished and inserted in the book j
.'v at time of purchase. This book is to
| be sold at rale of 2 1-1 cents per mile. j
with a minimum of two miles lor each j
passenger carried and carries with il
fy)., the. privilege of free transportation
of 150 pounds of baggage.
"(d) All of said mileage books not
; transferable and to be limited to use
| for one year from date of purchase
[? and the usued portions thereof reI
deem able if presented within GO days
after expiration thereof, on the basis
W<; of charging 2 1-2 cents per mile for
f | the portions used."
'? Those present." at the meeting yas>
terday werei S. 11. tlardwick, passenger
traffic manager: W. IT. Tay.
loe, assistant passenger traffic manj
ager, and R. II. Hunt, general passenv
ger ayen.1. Among Ihe local official:; al j
(lie hearing was 1>. Ij. A buoy, the diI
Thei railroad commission today will
?^,cr roads on |J,o proposition
of reduced rates,
"Bill Simpson" on oTtal^c Houses.
o Hie lull (or: Tlic article on "Cilies
Against Homo," X rvnd in your
paper a short lime aw vt.| me' l(,
tin iik j si?f#
" V.'.'S only lately, J saw one of the
Jca.liug iarm era i:i tl,j- community
o'.'/'V 11 rV,^C' catalor
, ca.no c?talogue hoifce.
homo with him. 1i happened that I
^as (.raw,, into a discussion of this
quest,on with him and I was actually
surprised to hoar him express
himself as he did. In the first place,
feel proud of the fact that 1 have
' over patronized one of these com
earns preference to dealing with
our home merchants. Probably o,n
reason why T have not felt incline 1
?? send my trade away from home is
because, if has only l,cen a few years
since I found my financial condition
such that it became necessary for me
to arrant with some one to carry
my account over a crop season. In
I net, it has not been more than a ve-ir
since T found it necessary to run an
a short lime and Tam not
?.,l< " foigetlul dt: aecommodai,s
1(1 ?rder fror> n catalogue
house and send I hem the money with
the order when our home merchants
have been good enough to extend credit
to me when T nee led it. Hut I
;,nn not n.is influence has been
Hie only one to cause me to v<-adc
entirely at home. T know if r. or any
of my^ neighbors. want to buy somefinnr
if they would only go to one of
our home merchants and tell what
tliey wanted, he will furnish it to us
just as cheap as we can got it from a
catalogue house. Xow. 1 don't mean
w,? ^ us have first ,|a.-s goods
at a price we would pay them for second
.-lass goods. but I mean that for
lite same class of .roods they will sell
[is just as cheap as those other fellows.
Tn figuring (ho cost of goods
r?m catalogue houses. w0 don't want
to loro-et to fi.uuiv in the cost of so:id,n""
1,10 money and paying the freight
or express. If it j* anything liable
to need repairs, our hom? merchants
can gel them for us. but it is almost
impossible to act them f,om a catalogue
house. Of course Mie merchants
in our town cannot afford to sell us
ffoods jMst as cheap as those catalogue
houses and wait six months or a
year for their pay when these other
concerns require us to send the cash
with the order, or as >001, as the
v-' orls are receive J. They could not
'ord to do tiiar. I rmtrinber when
one ot our neighbors met with a loss
of nearly everyt'li;,- he had on earth
and when we started out to take un
a collect ion for him every merchant
in our town, and. in fact, in three
Jowns around us. contributed something.
Xo one thought of asking a
catalogue house to help out on this
hino. Of course T can imagine how
much good it would have done to
nave asked I hem to.
T am not a philanthropist and I
am J rank to say if anything could be
paved ,n the l,o:ig run from buying
Ji'om the catalogue houses. I mi-dil\}w"
llm,k about it. but I do not I,e<>"\e
you save one cent. I know it is
a "uglily hard matter for a merchant.
> "'"M. out even on sugar. When
"< pHls me or any of my neighbors a
'lo lars worth, it must weight up (0
;l dollar s worth, but when anw of us
'my a hundred or s? pounds from a
catalogs,*- nouse il ran lie just a little
' and we think, of course, it has
silted tfiiou-.'h the bag something
is I he cause of it and we let il go at
I know of one of my neighbors buying
a cook stove from a catalogue
1'o'im-. \\ hen the stove came it look?(
ll,st racily like the picture in the
catalogue, in fact, it was like it only
il weighed about one-half or twot'?rds
as much as t!,o same sl~/.e stove
would if it ),nd been bought from one
hardware men. My neighbor
lo|,i '??' " was the last thing |,e
would ever buy away from home, because
he know he was stuek on the
s<ove. for it was j?s| like the picture
iUu] 111,1 i "ml il was j, !is>|,| weight
stove did not. give him any excuse for
'vl" !' *inco thou I was
felling one of our hardware dealers
>' !,l,d he paid lie could have o?t
Hie man the same weight stove and
delivered it to him at about *|.f>() less
than what it cost my neigjibor, counting
f expect the editor can see I am not
much of an advocate of buying from
mail-order concerns and I don't believe
any one else will l,e if they (boron-lily
investigate before buying. Il
wont cost any of us anything to see
our home merchants before send inJ''"
order away, and (hen if we don't
like I lie price they offer to us wo can
use our ow? judgment.
If Hi is does not got into the waste
haskel you i?e\fho:;r f?,m )n(.
\; V /
WE TRUST YOU!
We put a Victor or an Edison
in your home now, and you
pay for it a little every week.
You wont miss the money, and
he first ihirg )cu knew the
instrument is yours.
VIGTOB - EDISON
We will arrange it today if
you come in.
Salter's Art and Variety Store,
Newberry, S. C,
AVALUABLE PLANTATION FOR
We will 1*0111 for the year 3008,
the farin of 33S acres of land situated
about one mile east, of Silver Street
and owned by the estate of Win. W.
Spearman. There is open upon the
place about a four horse contract and
I made lliis year 50 bales of cotton,
i lie place will be rented either for
money or bales of cotton. Apply to
M. A. Carlisle,
John C. Goggans,
Executors of Win. W. Spearman.
Newberry, S. C., Dec. 31, 1007.
LICENSE TAX DUE.
Notice is hereby given that city
licenses f;>r the year 100S are now
due and must be paid at once.
By order of city council.
?T. J. Langford,
Eugene S. Werts, Mayor.
Clerk and Treasurer.
i qxj i o
Paid Up Capita!
Surplus and Individual
For protection of depo
H. C. Moselizy President.
W. W. VVheller, Cashier.
Better a conservative inter
return when wanted, than a hi*
about the principal.
A National Bank is a safe De
makes it so. Likewise our Be
of prudent conservative manag
G. W. Bowers.
J. A. C. Kibler.
R. L. Luther.
M. A. Carlisle.
J. H. Hunter.
We allow 4 percent. p<
fnw^m ? ortOTc?
During These Cold \
Would be just the thi
living, Superb Trains
and Tickets which offe
sible for a pleasant anc
For full information
your nearest Ticket Ag
W. J. CRAIG,
Pass. Traf. Manager,
At Wholesale Prices}
and all sorts of Fruits, h
w; '.iirmuai QBBBfimiivu t
CHARLESTON & WESTERN CARI
| Schedule in effect November 3rd, 1907
j Lv. Newberry (0 N & L.) 12:46 p. m.
j Ar. Laurens .1:52 p. m.
j Lv. Laurens (C. & W. C.) 2:15 p. m.
j Ar. Greenville 3:40 p. m.
! Lv. Laurens 2:07 p. n..
j Ar. Spartanburg 3.35 p. in. j
j Lv. Spartanburg (So. My.) 3:40 p. in.
! Ar. llendersonvillc (5:25 p. in.
I Ar. Asheville 7:30 p. m. v
| Lv. Laurens (C. & W. C.) 2:00 p. m. g
IAr. Greenwood 2:56 ]). in. ,
| Ar. McCormick 3:55 p. in.
Ar. Augusta 5:40 p. in. C<
Note: The above arrivals r.nd departures,
as well as connections with
other companies, arft given as information,
and are not guaranteed.
Cen. Pass. Agt.,
Geo. T. Bryan,
Greenville, S. C. p
$'1 a cP*. wa nil - *
ity, S. C.
- $25,000-00 (
; P/ofits S6.000 OO /
ss . . $25,000 00 (
M. A. Carlisle, Vice-President
Geo. Johnstone, Attorney.
est o i your deposit with its sate
ih rate and a feeling of doubt
;posit. Government supervision |
>ara of Directors Is a guarantee
W. P. Pugh.
Jno. B. Hellers.
W. A. Moseley. j
H. C. Moseley.
3r annum in our Savings
payable semi-annually' g
A/inter Months A Trip \G
LOUS I LIE ^
ng to make life worth 1^
>, Excellent Schedules
r every advantage pos- <6'
i attractive trip. 61
or pamphlets call onjY
ent, or write
T. C. WHITE,
Gen. Pass. Agent.
TON, N. C. j
accumulate a fund
n which interest is
is at maturity.
; rent. If you want
me take a Security
ey for any purpose
itant Secretary and
r Boyce and Adams
% s. c.
r e c e i v o y o u r m o n e y,
Bank, a Convenient
i Bank. we. want you
satisfy yourself and
>unt with us.
M. L Spearman,
W. B. Wallace,
3Kvi t w . Qn'-YiMT: *? iv e 11 :a w vuxMi axeemeas
AT NEW 5PR.INC
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:ADV NOV7, IN EVERY
ID PATTERN-TO SUIT
m y.?. . . .u. .?rmt^^TrfT d
J WILL FIND A NEW
MAKE YOU HAPPY.
>U IN COLOR. IT WILL
if ILL r"IT YOUR BoDY,
,^*E. WHY NOT THEN
AT CAN f'lT YOU IN
LIT YOUR EYE, FIT
T/5 $ J S.OOTO $2 5.00.
N*S aSUITA5 $ J 4.00 TO
S $13.50 TO $20.00.
$ J 0.00 TO $ ] 5.00.
:N\S ,5 U IT aS $2.50 TO
ART PERRY Co.,
We provide easy terms c
We enable borrowers to
1 Monthly Installments, o
llowed to meet obligation
It is cheaper than paying
} 3ave money to buy a ho
If you want to save imon
ike a Security Contract.
Call on A. J. Gibson, Ass
'reasurer, at of vice, come
treets, next door to Cope
In looking for a Bank to
ou want to find a Safe I
ank, an Accommodating
) consider this Bank and
ome in and open an accc
We Pay Interest on
. D. Davenport.
dw. R. Hipp,
G. B. Crome
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ND IT WILL rir YOUR PUR
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CHLOaSaS BRo*5 & Co. SUIT
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OUN6 MEN'S AND CHILDRB
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