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Ladies' all Linen Whit
90 in. Linen Sheeting,
One big lot of 10c. Ging
5 cents yard.
5,000 pairs Patent Leatd
at only $1.50 pair.
Turkish Bath Towels oi
Brown Sheeting 3 1-2c.
$6.00 Spring Pants $4.0
Men's Umbrellas 25 ei
Windown Shades 10 ce
land in the class of 1886. He was
born in Lexington county December
7, 1861, but has lived in Little Moun
tain, in New~beirry counfty, for a nu.m
ber of v ears. He tangiht school from
1882 to 1884, and beg.an the practice
of medicine after his graduation. He
was elected president of the Farmers
and Merehanlts bank upon its organi
zation tw'o years ago.
A Successful General Merchandise Bs
t.ablishment Conducted by Pro
gressive Young Men.
Messrs. . E. Shealy and f- 0.
Shealv are progressive and energetie
young business men whLo haive estab
lished themselves in the general nmer
chandise business in Little Mountain
Their line of goods is well-selected,
and it has been their rule to offer
their stock at prices which have -com
manded attention. They have been
able to do this for the reason that
they have given their customers the
benefit of whatever legitimate bar
ains they have b-een able to secure,
heir object being to build up a bus1
nss on a solid foundation. They study~
the market on their line and they giv e
their patrons the benefit of their
study, and the result has been that
ther hav e achiev ed an enviable r eputai
tion in the general merchandise busi
Jes not only deserving
,an ever before. We I
fered. We still respeci
is from "Mixing Up" i
>ped, full blown robusi
thing we will all be "S
inue as long as we can g
I NO. 1.
e Handerchiefs, only 3c. 50 and 651
( NO. 2. $3.00 Pan
worth $1.00, at only 49c.
I NO. 3- Towels 2
hams and Chambry only Se
q NO. 4. 50 dozen
ler -and Box l1en's Shoes
1 NO. 5.
fly 5e. each. in. Ski
I NO. 6.
yard. 50C. Whit
( NO. 7. 25 cents ya
r NO. 8. Children',
its. 65 and 98 c
T NO. 9.
nts. Ladies' S
REFUND MONEY WI
A h. Sheal4.
MR. JAMES E. SHEALY.
A Mechanic Who Has an Aptitude for
the Work and Who is Making a
l\r. James E. Shrealy :is a genius in
mechanics. H-e conducts a general re
pair shop in Little Mountain, 'in
which he acts as blacksmith, wheel
wright, m'achinist, and genera.l repair
man of all kinds. There is nothing
about a wagon or buggy 'which h-e can
nt 'repair, .if it is possible to repair
it or that he can not replace, if it'
needs replacing, and he knows every
thvig about machinery from Alpha to
Omega, as the Greeks would say. Ap
titude for the work and experience in
it have analified him. He knows t-he
business in which he is engaged, and
t-hat is the reason he is in it, and t.hat
he is making a success of it.
THE MESSRS. DERRICK.
Mr. J. B. Derrick and Mr. J. K. Der
rick Identified WiVh the Growth
of Little Mountain.
Two gentlemen who .have for a
number of years been intimately as
soiated with the interests of Little
Montain. and .who~ have contributed
n little to the upbuilding of the town
are Messrs. J. B. and J. K. Derrick.
These gentlemen are brothers. Both
o od usna nd s men, and both -arej
embraces, but such
are after the customer
;the dead, but prefer to
n a business way will bi
: propositions enumerc
eeing Things" at THE
et such values. Read a
BARGAIN NO. 10
3. Window Shades 25 and 39c. each.
BARGAIN NO. 11.
ts $1.98 pair.
BARGAIN NO. 12.
L-2 cents each.
D our Lucky Bargain No. 13.
BARGAIN NO 13.
50c. Elastic Seam Men's Drawers 29c.
BARGAIN NO. 14.
te union made Overalls at 75c. pair.
BARGAIN NO. 15.
rt goods, all colors, 1.00 grade, at 59c.
BAPGAIN NO. 16.
e and Colored Shirt Waist Linens at
BARGAIN NO. 17.
tan and ox-blood shoes and Sandals
BARGAIN NO. 18.
ummer Vest with tape 4c. each.
-EN YOU ARE NOT E
Mr. J. B. Derrick devotes 'his time
to the Little Mountain Drug company,
of which he is a member, and Mr. J.
K. Derrick is agent of the Columbia,
Newberry and Laurens railway, but
both are intimately connected with
several other business enterprises of
MR. W. A. COUNTS.
The Progressive Cashier of the Farm
ers and Merchants Bank of Lit
The cashier of the Farmers and
Merchants bank at Little Mountain
is Mr. W. A. Counts. Mr. Counts
was chosen cashier of the bank upon
its organization in 1907, and the en
ery and ability which lie has display
edl in that responsible position may
be gaged by the remarkable success
of the institution.
Mr. Counts is a graduate of New
berry college in the class of 1887. He
was born in this county on April 1.5,
He taught sehool during the years
Mr. Counts has an aptitude for the
banking business, and as cashier of
the Farmers and Merchants bank he
has had an opportunity to display his
ability in that direction, and today
the institution is one of t.he healthiest
baks in this section of the State.
LITTLE MOUNTAIN SCHOOL.
A Flourishing Institution With High
School Department-Bond Issue
For New Building.
Little Mountain has always boast
ed of a good school. The beginning
of the school takes its date practical
ly with the beginning of thre town.
Rev. S. L. Nease taught the first
school here seventeen years ago in a
little cabin that is still standing on
Main street. Th'e next year saw a
25x40 foot school house ereeted on the
the present school property and the
t wo following sessions were taught
acssively by Mr. Thaddeus Dreher
and Mrs. Nora Wise.
The session of 1895-96 was begun
by Mr. W. A. Counts, but the enrol
ent grew to .such proportions that it
w:necessary to hire an assistant to
i!.h th~e session. The following
ummer. the school building wvas en
lrZCed to its present size.
Beginningr in 1895, Mr. W. A.
as you cannot refuse tc
's that take-off their ha
do business with the Iv
a our not getting togeti
ited below, then a dolla
.I1 of our offers-there a
BARGAIN NO. 19.
Lace Curtains 3 and 3'1-2 yards 1
75c., 98c., and $1.25 pair.
BARGAIN NO. 20.
New line of Silk and Wash Belts.
BARGAIN NO. 21.
18 Blue Serge Suits, worth $18.00,
BARGAIN NO. 22.
Japanese Rugs 45 cents each.
BARGAIN NO. 23.
Boys' $7.50 Knee Pants Suits $4.9E
BARGAIN NO. 24.
5 doz. pea green Lace Curtains 1
BARGAIN NO. 25.
Boys' Suits 98 cents suit.
BARGAIN NO. 26.
Boys' Blue Serge Suits, worth $5.(
BARGAIN NO. 27.
Baby Caps 19e., 25c., 39e., and 50<
assisted the first session *by Miss
Mary Miller; the second by Miss
Gertrude Simpson, of Prosperity; the
third by Miss Nellye MeFal'l, of New
berry; the fourth- and fifth, by Miss
Estelle Todd, of Newberry. The
school was classified and made a
graded school by Mr. Counts in 1896.
The sessions of 1900-01 and 1901-02
were taught by Mr. J. E. Boland and
Miss Toy Lathan, both of Little
Mountain. The two sessions follow
ing were again directed by Mr. WV. A.
Counts, assisted the first by Miss
Gertrude .Bobb, of Prosperity; the sec
ond by Mrs. J. K. Efird, of Little
Mr. J. Reuben Unger and M.rs. J. K.
Efird taught the session of 1904-05
and the two following sessions were
taght !by Mr. J. WV. Ballentine and
Miss Julia Paisley. In 1907, during
the third year,.of Mr. Ballentine 's
work, a Sta,te aided high school was
establishred. Mr. Ballentine was prin
ipal and was assisted in the high
school by Miss Myrtle Dennis, and by
Miss Varina Feagle in the primary
This session Mr. Virgi'l B. Sease is
principal and is assisted in the hig.h
school department by Miss Sadie Gog
gans and in 'the common school de
partment by Mrs. W. B. Shealy and'
Miss Rosalyn Summer.
The school has never been in a more
flourishing condition. This year the'
enrolment is 115 with 31 in the high
school. Four years of high school
work is being done, thus giving the
entire school eleven grades. The
school has an excellent lib-rary that is
bing increased from year to year.
The accompanying cut represents1
the school house as it now stands.
This building has become inadequate
to meet the demands of the growing
school, and steps are being taken for
the erection of a two story brick
structure. Th.e district has been
bonded; the bonds are being issued
and movements are well under way
for the erection of the building this
This school district is a special one,
having been created by the legisla
ture. JTn area, it is not more than
thre square miles, being less than the
inororate limits of the town. The
bond iszue, having been made under
he general act, v;ill be small onae
eunt of a small district. Not ov
e 2.O00 enn he issued, but t":e pa
tons are cominZ to thle rescu~e wriln
lieral amounts and at least :i $.000
squeeze. We are here
:s to a va!ue whenever s
'ing. The only thing th
ier. If you can resist
.r value at 75c. has lost i
re hundreds we cannot
Dng, at 49e., White Window Poles
Men's $2.00 Kip Creed
We do as we adverti.
or this sale, Men's 50c. Neek Ties
$1.50 extra large Bed
We sell cheap for C21
the suit. BARGA
Stacy Adams' $5.50 1
ford without the name
.49 pair. BAGA
Ladies' 50c. gauze Ho
champagne, tan, and ot.
23 cents pair.
0 at $3.48. Bargains Nos. 50 to
See us for yuor wait
.- der it for you.
CHEAPEST STORE I
WITH YOUR PURCHa
Mr and Mrs. .
AN AGED COUPLE.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Shealy, Married
66 Years, Have Never Had a
Death in Immediate Family.
Living near Little Mountain are a
couple who have beeni remnarkabli
blessed. Thley are Mr. and Mrs. Jac
ob Shealy. Mr.. Shealy is now 8
years old, and be and Mrs. Shealy,
who was a Miss Bowers, have, been
married 66 years, since 1843. There
has never been a death in their immed
iate family. Five sons have been born
to them, all of whom are living. They
are: Messrs. Geo. M. Shealy, Drayton
I. Shealy, Jno. A. Shealy, Leander D.
Sheav, and Luther W. Shealy.
Mr.' Shealy enjoys good healt-b, and
is remarkably active for one of his
years. The Herald and News publish
ed his picture during l*ast year, with
something of his life, Mr. Shealy
having been. in Newberry to attend
Memorial day exercises. The Herald
and News at tha~t time said of him:
" Mr. Jacob Shealy saw active ser
vice in the War Between the States,
as did several of his sons. He is now
88 ears old, can plow every day, and
m a~it a young mule without a saddle,
el h male ucver goe too fast for
Mr. and Mrs. Shealy have many
warm friends who wish for them many
more years of life together.
The Herald and News presents a
cu of Mr. an Mrs Shealy in this is-,
by a larger
een and by
at can keep
[N NO. 28.
with brass fixtures 9e.
N NO. 29.
Moore cap toe work Sho
;e and more.
EN NO. 30.
nd Belts at 25c. each
EN NO. 31.
3preads 98e. each.
h, don't ask for different
EN NO. 32.
)w cut Patent leather Ox- .
[N NO. 33.
se, color light blue, pink,
er colors for evening dress
L,000 we haven't space to
, if we haven't it, will or
N THE STATE.
COUNTS & SHEALY.
A General Merchandise Establishment
Which is a Credit to Little Moun
Counts'& Shealy conduct a general
merhandise store at Little Mountain >
which is a credit -to the community.
Everything carried in a line of gen-.
eral merchandise may be found in
their. establishment, including stoves,
farming implements, cotton and corn
planters, grain dist'ributors, cultiva
tors and cultivator harrows, shoes,
dry goods, elothing, and heavy and
fancy groceries of all kinds. The
genlemen in charge of the store are
live and up-to-date business men, and
they .conduct a store which -is modern
in every pa;rticular.
CLAUDE F. LATHAN.
Engaged in Feed and Sale Business
and Handles Buggies and Wag
Mr. Claude F. Lathan is engaged in
the feed and sale business at Little
Mountain. In connection with as
complete business as he condlucts
along this line, of course, hardles 'a
lrge line of buggies and wagons.
Not only because he is the only man
engaged in tihis bus'n:ess in Littele
Mountain, but also because of the
quality of the goods he handles. lie
has a large and steadily increasing
Mr. Lathan also handles insurance,
both life and fire.