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THE DISPENSARY FUNDS.
Conmission Redistributing it t
Banks Over the State.
Columbia. June 29.-Ahough
official Statemleit was given out fro1
the meetn of thef dispensary win<
e .'1t1(: e (-I ik
ba:.a Ia Charlesn wvill be give
,!le Clunkds receive(l fI.o
the loval bank- if the banks of Cha
Jeston so (desire. Dr. W. J. Murra
ca:rn:an of t,he commssion. statt
to-ngt thiat the matter has not be(
settied, but. that this is about T1
amount which the banks in Charle
t(" will be offered.
He also stated that tile enti]
amant would be divided amonu=
leaz7 forty banks of the StaLe.
statement, confirmed by at least ov
member of the commission, is that ti
Bank of Rock Hill will receive $1C
000, and the National Union Ban
W;ll get $40,000, and that Chester
aMount will 'be brought up to U
Dr. Murray stated to-night that ti
allotment is by no means complei
yet. It is stated also that the con
mission will look very carefully ini
the matter of collateral.
There has been a great deal of coi
eealment in regard to this distrib
tion of ,the banks' funds. The orig
nal resolution adopted by the commir
sion withdrawing certain amouni
from the local banks has never bee
given to the public, although some <
the commissioners wish it to be maZ
public. But its contents were prai
tically understood by the action take
by the local banks after its passage.
To-day's session of the commissio
was executive, and when Dr. Murra
was asked for a statement by Th
News and Courier correspondent, in
mediately after the meeting th
morning, he said there was no stat4
ment to make. He, however, confirn
ed the statements given above.
Mr. Brice. of the commission.
ouoted as saying: "I don't see an
necessity for all this attempt at s(
crecy on the part of the commission.
Said Mr. Brice: " This is not any pr:
vate concern's business. It is th
State's business and the public is er
titled to the facts. In vy judgmer
the resolution adopted at the forme
meeting about taking the money ot
of t.he Columbia banks should be pul
lished." * i
The local afternoon paper is at
thority for the following from Mr. (
K. Henderson, former member of tb
" Taking the deposit from the Ban
of Aiken.'' said he, "was clearly
piece of spite work on the part, pri
cipally, of Mr. Patton, of Greenvill<
to punish me for accepting appoini
ment from Judge Pritchard as ri
eeiver. In a recent interview a
Greenville Mr. Patton said that mor
ey was taken from Columbia banbi
'to punish them for a conspiracy b
s.ays was hatched -among Columbi
banks to resist payment of interes
while the money was under injun<
tion. I noti.eed that he gave no res
son for taking the money out of th
Bank of Aiken.''
Mr. Henderson showed a list of th
collaterals his bank thad put up, an
which he got from the St.ate Treag
'irer to-iday. These consist of 15
shares of stock in .the Bank of Bart
well, worth two for one, he says; 40
shares of the Bank of Granitevilli
par value .$25, but worth one and
thalf for one, and real estate bond
for $5,700, a tot.al of $31,200, quickl
convertible into eash."
Mr. Henderson. could not be see
this afternoon in reference to thui
but a member of the commission eor
firmed the above. -L. M. G.
A. L. ROYSTER'S TRAGIC DBATE
(Thief Clerk to Supt. Williams of th
Southern, Perishes in the Waters
of the Columbia Canal.
Columbia. June 28.-Mr. A. I
Rovster, chief clerk for Supe&rintend~
er: H. A. Williams. of the Southern
anda one of the most .pop)ular younf
ae about town,. as wvell as oneC of tH
most capable and p)romisinig youB
railroad men in this s'terion. met
t ragiec deatha while out swnfimmyl an
boatini in the Columbia (Canal abou
ten o 'clock this morning by drowning
His body '-has not yet been recovere<
Mr. Rovster came here about fou
vears ago as private secretary to M
Williams, succeeding as chief cler
Mr. W. Frank Harper, who was wit
him to-day on the canal. He was ne
quit-e thirty yfars old and unmarried(
Hi's home is at Oxford, N. C., wher
he leaves a father and mother an
several brothers and sisters. . Hi
brother. Tom R.oyster, who holds
clerkship in Superintendent Wi
11am 's office. left here about tw
weeks ago for a visit 'home.
Mr. Royster was a popular el
Uian and was very popular througl
out :he city generally, being of
quiet and retiring disposition and c
many manly charaeteristics. His fe
V'Lu IV. ";I k,1i aL. I~: .
from heads <, departmnent~ ondo
0 i) t he youngest elerks, are griev*
aid shoeked -ver his death to-day,
if they had lost a brother. for 1
(I Royster was most popular with tho:
n closest to him. Mr. Williams himse
was olut of the city t -dy b.utp
I Ially gerybody else i h <.1 u d( le
ful cident at;d hurried It 1"le Vzai
n1 inLhe hope o being of some assi:
I. anee InI at leat he work of recoVe
ir. 1oystr'r body. A speci
-trai was rushed to the scene, but w;
n a b grio back rihht away. in order
ie assist at this end in the preparatio:
r draing the canal.
The drowning occurred more th,
- ia mile up the canal from the Gerva
*treet end, almost at. the loeks. Wi
IMr. Royster were Mr. Harper ai
e _Night Clerk Hannah. at the Columb
e Hotel, where all three men ma
.. headquarters. They were using Sn
k row boats. They had left a boat
s the eastern bank of the eanal tied
e the bushes and Mr. Royster. who w
an excellent swimmer, was swimmii
e to it to bring it to the Congaree,
western side, leaving Messrs. Harp
. and Hannah on the other bank. Wit
in a few strokes of -the boat his coy
panions saw Royster sink, then ri
. and cry out and sink a second tim
. At first thought they thought he we
[ pranking with them, but it requiri
only a few moments to convince the
;s that they were losing their friend fo
- ever. Running for the boats on the
,f side .they hurried to the spot who
e Mr. Royster was last seen, but '
spite of the most determined effor
a they could get no trace of him. 01
then rushed to the nearest telephoi
and 'phoned to have some docto
I hurried to -bhe scene in automobile
In a few minutes Drs. DuBose, Blae
Boyd and Taylor were on the groun
along with about fifty others, b
nothing could be done except to s
men to watch at stated points doN
It was suggested that the canal 1
s at once drained, but Coroner Walke
Y one of the first men on the ground
rememblere-d a special provision <
State law forbidding drawing off th
water for a longer time than thr
hours. This may be done a litt
later, if it is deemed advisable. I
t thb meantime wire netting is beir
set across the canal below the poil
twhere the drowning occurred and ti
intervening portion of the canal
Ibeing industriously dragged wil
Within fifteen years the canal hu
e been dra.wn off for oceasions of th
kind eight times, and on no occasic
adid this result in the recovery of ti
abody. The canal is 100 feet wide
the bottom and from 150 .to 175 fe<
-wide on the surface. Its depth rangt
from 8 to 14 feet. Draggings in ti
Spast has resulted in the body fallir
into some extra deep hole or beir
lost by passing into the Congar4
Sthrough .the gates.
a Body is Taken From the Canal.
Of the Condition of the Win. Colema
e & Co., Bankers, Located at Whi
d mire, S. C., at the Close. of Bus
ness1jqne 23, 1909.
~ j Resources.
0ILoans and Discounts. .. .$ 69204
i)Demand Loans .......... 39000(
sBonds and Stocks owni%d
'by the Bank,.......... 7000(
Furniture and Fixtures, .. 600 (
Due from Banks and
rust Companies,.......103920 4~
Silver .and other .coin,.. 743 S
Checks and cash items,..,. 213 3
e Total...............$295561 2~
Undivided Profits, less cur
rent expenses and taxes
Dhue to B:erks and Trust
Tnarhial )eposits 51ub
e - m Cheek. ... ..... .183673 7
aaersCheeks. .........35 I
Ri!-. Payable, including
(Certiiec for money
borrowed. .............7900 C
r ol ................9361 7
k STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
a County of Newberry,
t Before me came W. R. Watson, at
[.1 sist.ant cashier of the above name
e bank, who, being duly swornfi say
:1that the above and foregoing stat
s ment is a true condition of said ban:
a as shown by the books of said bank,
W. R. Wvatson.
Sworn to and subscribed before m
'this 29th day of June, 1909.
a I Jno. S. Derrick,
-I otry Public, Sout'h Carolina.
v f und til'm ifterno) at the f-.,
d of the canal near Gervais street. The
Can11l cn.eials had made arrangemen
in the morninZ to draw off the water
and in the afernoon it. was let ouL
if h flood( gates into the river. a
Wa11h heizng kept for the h,ty
n,, ile enime. It had passed al
!(f l bridgc- rivor ti:e canal and was
demlyi ready to rise when dis-eov
eed. 1' will be laken io OXfurd..
aiiC.. iomiorrow mornin? ior interme-11.
accolmpanied by a mimiber of nse
n11 thoze a;Sc'&iate with him inh
n As a last resort young Gardner's
imother had shut him in a dark closet
Lh as a punisiment for runing awaY.
d and tlie eire was certainlv efficient
for a time. But. alas. one day temp
ea1iol proved too great.
11 Upon his return his mother took his
band and started for the stairway.
-Are you going to put me in that
is dark place?" he cried shrilly.
ig I"You understood about that lono,
ago," answered the lady, going on
"But," cried the boy, demanding
her attention by his :horrified eyes in
e which shone the grim determination in
e. of a diplomat. "aren't you going to Fo:
is nrahtht o
give mc a lantern, nor a hatchet, nor
ir. Excursion Rates Fourth of July Cele
bration via Southern Railway. No
n The Southern Railway announces for
s round trip excursion rates between all
ie points for the Fourth of July Celebra
ie tion. Tickets on sale July 2, 3, 4 and
s 5 with final limit returning July 8,
s' 1909. For further information, call
k' on agents of Souther.a Railway or To
Is W. E. McGee, T. P. A.,
I - Augusta, Ga.
j J. L. Meek, A. G. P. A., -
Atlanta, Ga. to
r, NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT OpE
f Notice is hereby given that the un- Oc1
is dersigned will make final settle- not
e ment as Administrator of the person- pla
[e al estate of John R. Atchinson, de
n ceased, in the probate court of New- dor
g berry county, South Carolina, on
t Monday. the 12th day of July, 1909,.
e at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, and m i
s will immediately thereafter apply to ty
h Hon. Frank M. Schumpert, Judge of the
Probate, for a discharge as said Ad-wi
s ministrator. a
s All persons holding claims against
n said estate will present the same,, Ha
e properly attested, and all persons in
t debted thereto will make payment. J
t to the undersigned, or his attorney, 6
s Eugene S. Blease, Newberry, S. C., St
e on or before said date.
Lg John C. Hill, sa
Cross Hill, S. C. ver
Newberry, S. C., June 8, 1909.
SGET YOUR GLASSES from Dr. G. 6
- W. Connor, a graduate of the larg- to:
est optical college in the world-the
Northern Illinois College of Chica- C
Sgo. Dr. Connor is located perman- lect
Sently in Newberry, gives both the rou
Sobjective and subjective tests by ~
electricity and guarantees his work. Fra
Office over Copeland Brothers. tur
____ ___ ____ ___Ses
5 GO-FLY keeps flies off Horses and ~
0o cattle. 25c. and 50e. At all drug
All executors, administrators, and
0O other fiducaries are urged to make an
0 nual return, upon oath, of the receipts
0O and expenditures of such estate the
6 preceding calender year before the
5 first day of July as required by law.
- Frank M. Schumpert,
Ma2th O. J. P. .N. C.
FREE TRIP tctthe
P'ACIF?IC COAST ITi
ARE YOU ONE o
WASNINGTON o h ayto. a
0 and who want t. me
~~ On toON explore tis Won- tur
cierland ? ? ? ? tai
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d 0~ fol
4 has instituted anew
special work it 2s
reach f ev to put within the
reac ofever on anopportunity to
see the FAR WEST. Write for
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SUMMER BROS. CO.
A GRAND OPPORTUNITY
See The Pacific Coast And The
he best and most inexpensive way
;ee the Pacific coast and the great
,stern country this summer, and
e in the Alaska-Yukon Exposition
ned June 1st, is to "Go as,you
ase, pay as you go, stay as long as
ober 31st, if you desiri." Why
spend your own money? Why not
a your own trip and go in comfort,
when it suits you? This may be
e by planning your trip over the
onnection with an individual par
leaving the Carolinas July Srd, on
individual expenses plan, which
I cost you about half as much as
ed expensive excursion tour.
July 3rd, Route.
outhern Railway, Goldsboro to
neen and Crescent, Harriman
etion to Danville, Ky.
outhern Railway, Danville, Ky., to
Vabash R. R., St. Louis to Kan
inion Pacific, Kansas City to Den
)enver & Rio Grande, Denver to
t Lake City.
.P. L. A. & S. L., Salt Lake City
Round Trip Railroad Rates.
iig via any ticketing route se
ed and returning via any ticketing
te as desired.
nia Portland, Seattle and San
nisco or vice versa, going or ire
aing one way via Portland and
Goldsboro .. ......$99.75
Greensboro .. .... 99.75
Durham .. .......99.75
Columbia ....... ...98.20
Orangeburg ...... ...98.20
Greenwood .. ......96.65
Rock Hill ....... ...98.35
Anderson ......... 96.10
Raleigh ........... 99.75
Salisbury ......... 99.75
Charlotte ......... 99.75
Greenville ....... ...96.65
Charleston .. ....... 99.75
Newberry .... .....97.45
Chester.. .. .......98.3~>
Sumter .. .. .. ......99.75
ates quote~d f:em other ponts~ on
'ickets limited to October 31st,
9. and permit stop-overs at all
ats west of Chicago or St. Louis.
kets on sale daily to September
h. 1909. Lower Round Trip Rates
and fromCalifornia quoted on appli
ion. Before completing arrange
ats for your trip give us an oppor
ity to talk with you about the de
Is of it, quote you best 'rates and
.you of the most interesting points,
I the best and e;heapest way to see
m. Write to representatives as
W. E. McGee, T. P. A.,
S. H. McLean, P. & T. A.,
'Columbia. S. C.
J. C. Lusk, D. P. A.,
Charleston, S. C.
H. M. Pratt, T. A.,
Spartanburg, S. C.
R. H. DeButts, T. P. A.
Raleigh, N. C.
R. L. Vernon, D. P. A.,
Charlotte, N. C.
Fall and Wit
will be on
Sat, June 26th
taken for imi
Call in and in
AND WE HAVE A
Cpital $50,000 -
No Matter How Small,
',il give it careful at
~ppies to the men and
F re s!dent.
to Sat?, July 3d,
mediate or fu-..
spect the line.
LARGE STOCK OF
> ancd Retail
. Surplus $30,000
f*ce Matter How Large,
tention. This message
the women alike.
i. E. NOR WOOD,