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Hemphill, Tormer Congress
to be District of 0olumbia
ington, December. 18.-It is
eed here today that President
as practically settled upon
Hemphill, former Congress
rom South Carolina, and a can
for the United States Senate
years ago, for commissioner of
trict of Columbia to succeed
L. West, who resigned the
itim in November.
Mr. Hemphill is regarded by the
president as especially well fitted for
eammissionership. He served
ething like eight or ten years in
he lower house of congress, since
ieh time l?e has enjoyed a good
aw practice in Washington. He is
Democrat of a pronounced type,
it is said that, he fully measures
to the requiremtnts set by the
Ihe posi-tion pays $5,000 a year,
NA in some respects is unique. Three
__nj'sioners govern .the District of
umbia, and as they are appoint
by and responsible only to the
ident, the appointments have
When asked for a statement of the
Atter today, Mr. Hemphill said:
"I am not a candidate for the com
onership, and so far as I know,
i one has approached the president
the subject for me. If the pres
eht hould offer me the 'place, then
will take the matter under cousid
!tis believed here that formal ten
r of the place may be made Mr.
pill in the near future, and that
.will accept. Viewed here the ap
intment would be a good one for
the !elee of the istriet.
Mr. Hemphill stands well in every
sphere of life, 'and would uncoubtod-.
ly discharge the duties devolving up
,O him in a satisfactory manner.
It Wuld delight Southerners liv
ing here very much.
The appointment of Mr. Hemphill
,-m Democratic commissiontr is re
garded as more definitely fixed than
tha decision as to a Repu,blia com
This arises from th likh praise
that has gOne to the president fiolf
He has been represented as a man
of broad legal knowledge and fine
The president has been informed,
too,, hat Mr. Hemphill's residence in
the District for many years and his
ekairmanship of the District of Co
lambia committee back in the eight
ites have given him a minute know
ledge of District affairs that is pos
sesse~d by few other men in the city.
*The only question appears to be
whe;her Mr. Hemphill, whose law
practice is lucrative, could be. induze
ed to accept the position of commis
sioner,,-paying only $5,000 a year.
Iis generally believed that he
would not do so unless he received as
suiranees from the president and
leaders of the senate and house that
the salary would be raised to at least
$7,500 a year, putting it on a foot
iag twith a representative..
~Regarding the possible objection to
Mr. Eemphill as a citizen of Southi
Carolina it uis stated by his friends
to'day that he has not voted in thart
-State since 1902, seven. years a- o,
ad hat his interests are centred in
It is nQt at this time known wheth
er Mr. Hemphill has or has not with
in the last thre:e years claimed al
gal technical residence in the State
,which would rena r him under the
Jere Are Facts Backed Up By a
C atar,rh causes .debility. In our
wepinion, most people suffering from
geeral debility have catarrh. Such
eases of debility cannot be complete
ly cured by medicine not designed to
iradicate catarrh. In every case
where our remedy fails to give en
tire satisfaction we will not charge
. .eent for the medicine employed
during the trial. Now, surely no one
should hesitate to believe us or to
put our claim to a practical test un
er such conditions. We will t-ake
the risk; no one else can lose any
ing by the transaction.
We make these statements and
's offer because we know and have
e and again proved that Rexall
ueu-Tone rarely fails to do as we
aim. It is not a cure-all prescribed
cure every disease that flesh is
eir to. It is intended for one pur
ose, i. e., to cure catarrh by assail
ag the diseased condition in a rea
enable, scientific way, which is to
ploy agents that have been found
have the tonic and alterative pow
to correct faulty metabolism
tissue change) and to stimp1ate and
I help nature overcome the cause or
causes of catarrh. This being done,
appetite increases, nutrition im
proves, weight is gained, comfort of
body is attained and life's work ta
ken up with the zest natural to the
perfectly healthy individual.
We want you to try Rexall Mucu
Tone. Follow directions -and take it
regularly and consistently for a rea
sonable length of time. Then, if
vou are not satisfied, come back a,ud
tell us and the money you paid for
the treatment will be returned with
out any argument whatever.
Rexall. Mueu-Tone comes in two
sizes, 50c. and $1.00 a bottle. Sold
only at our store,-The Rexall
Store. Gilder & Weeks, Main St.,
Newberry, S. C.
Sheriff's Delinquent Tax Sale.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
County of Newberry.
By virtue of an execution to me
directed by John L. Epps, Esq.,
Treasurer of Newberry County,
I will sell on Monday, the 3rd day
of Jamnary, 1910, (Salasday) at
Newberry Court House the following
property, viz.: one lot in No. 1 town
ship assessed to John Tillman
bounded by Lot 15, now owned by
John Andrews, estate of William
Langford, Lot No. 17, was owned by
Scott Thompson and by Hunter St.
A tract of land in No. 11 township
containing 223 acres, more or less,
assessed to Job L. Hughey, bounded
by lands of Lucy Hendrix,. Effie N.
Fkeholberger, Broad River, and Co
lumbia and Maybinton pablie road.
The above property is sold to pay
the taxes for 1908.
Terms of Sale: Cash. Purehaser to
pay for paperm.
M. X. Buford,
Sheriff Newberry County.
Sheriff's Office, Dec. 13, 1909.
All persons holding claims against
the estate of the late Henry S.
Boozer will present the same prop
erly attested to the undersigned or
to his attorneys, Johnstone & Cro
mer, on or before the 15th day of
Januay, 1910, and all persons in
debted to said estate will make pay
hent to the same on or before said
J. P. Wheeler,
People sometimes ask us: "How
may I know when my blood is bad?"
You may have rough or scaly skin
-a sign of coming skin disease.
Little wounds, scratches, cuts or
burns, do riot heal up quickly, as
Now Nyal's Hot Springs Blood
Remedy was devised for just one
thine, to make the blood right, to
enrich it, cleanse it, strengthen it,
and it does it. Good blood means
good health, nine times in ten, and
Nyal's Hot Springs Blood Remedy
makes good blo d, rich, red blood.
We do not recommend patent
medicines, but this is not a patent
medici e, it is a scientific remedy
for the blood, and we ;tnow what
it will do.
Mayes' Drug Store,
N ew berry, S. C.
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O R $ 150.0
AND FOUR 0O
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