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*v?is Vernier of Kir*t Company of >I:irines
to Laml- Comrade Next
T following story from the ()rang'?'i>urs
Kveninji.' NVws contains s in*'
in:en'stiny: facts relative to he capture
of Vera Cniz by the American
A letter has jus- been received by
Mrs. ('. L. How !!, of this city, from
hor s t. Mr. C. A. Howell, who was'
:i member .of the firs' company <>;'
United States marines to ia\d at Vera
Cruz when that ci y was captured by
the American forces about two weeks
ago. Mr. Howell, while j;ressed for
Mme. a,iv s a very gaphic deseripti n
of rlio caurure of the Mexican i> >rt and |
was anions: th" ]<>a ]er^ in the charts ;
1 ade -lirough the streets w :en the city
v as taken, block by block, under a j
heavy fire from Huer a's m n. Mr. I
Howell was next t) one of his i<-1i-;
mate friends in the service on the fir-,
ing line, when he was shot down by a i
Mexican bullet, and he tells of the ef- :
feet of ho killing of this friend on '
him while in ba*tle.
The letter will be read in Orange-;
burg with more i..te"est than any war
news which has been received here
since the opening of hostilities in |
Mexico by the Americans. Mr. How- j
ell is well known in Orangeburg and ^
his many friends here will be grea ly
interested in what he has to say. The
Vera Cruz, Mexico, April 23, 1914.?I ;
suppose you saw in the papers that our
coinpa.iv, the 16th, landed first and
fought i s way through 'he city.
We landed day ber'o: e yesterday
morning and we have been fighting
ever since. One of my old comrades
from Norfolk was killed while fighting I
f next to me on the firipg line, and six
^ 4 V. ^ I
more wounaeu jusi ueiuit iaa?cu.
The Mexicans had automatic gu.:s
I throwing nearly a shee of steel down |
f "he street up which we advanced and ,
t -ok. We were ordered to lay down '
on the pavement and in quick order
opened on them with rifles and ina<
>ine guns, while the big guns from
the Prairie shelled the barracks a<;d
By he time we had succeeded in
P establishing our position in .he streets
it was nearly dark, so we put out
guards in the streets and on the root's.
- . - i
The remainder :f the American forces
ihen tried to ge: some rest, but the
firing from the roofs and the sfeets
fr m th3 Mexicans was incessant a d
sleep was hard to get, with bullets;
* whis 'ins: and hitting all around us."
T:e nex morning we to k the city,
b'oc-k by block, going over the roofs.
? Every house is built of brick, with
" flat ro f and parapets, a fort within
Lead Mexicans covered the roofs
and s r ets and I understa d tlia
about fr ty marines in ail were killed1
The Mexican death r:Il must have
1 fen enormous, for stretchers were go
ing all day anil nig>t.
1 thought. a first. I would have
been soar d. but honestly he only
time I felt bad was when Marti i cashed
in right beside me. and t'.at only
^ lasted :or a minute.
We cap urcd hundreds of Mexicans
and br ke up all rifles we found.
The enemy left the own and have
concentrated in the hills west of the
We left this morning to give them
battle, but are in camp now in the
hills looking for it every minute.
I don't know when we will raturn,
but will write whenever 1 can.
APPU4'ATI0.N FOR APPOISTMOT
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned
will make application to the
court of common pleas of Newberry
county, at the May, 1914, term for the
appoin:ment of the probate judge of
^ Newberry county as guardian of the |
estate of Annie J. Harris, a minor of
the age of 12 years, who has an estate
and cash money amounting to approx-!
imately the sum of one thousand dol-'
lars. The reason for the making of!
this application being That the general !
guardian of the said Annie J. Harris.
has surrendered and resigned her j
guardianship and that no other fit and
competent person can be- found who
is wining 10 assume sueu guaiuwuL
ship. The person making this appli
cation is the grandfather of the said
K Annie J. Harris.
J. C. Dominick. i
NOTICE TO JCRORS.
On account -of the Memorial day exercises
to be held in .Newberry on
Tuesday^. May 12, 1!?14. 'he Bar asI
sociation o: Newberry has decided not
to begin the trial of jury cases until
r Wednesday, the 13th day of May. All:
4 jurors drawn to serve at the May;
term of court "will govern themselves ;
accordingly, and need not appear until'
"Wednesday morning at 9:30 o'clock.
Jno. C. Goggans,
Clerk of Court.
II The biggest bargain <
I we are ready to unlot
waited for our "May
?to be swept out at
I you read the followin
1300 NEW PARASOLS AT EACH
This week we'll put on sale 300 Parasols,
worth and sell all over town at $1.50 and
$2.00, .May Sale price
BOYS PANTS AT 25c
.">00 pair Boys' Pants, sizes 5 to 8, worth
">oc ar. c,..lv 25c
IjOO pair Boys' Pants, sizes 8 to 16, worth
$1.00, a only 41k*
200 pair Boys' Pants, sizes 8 to 1$, worth
a only 1 98c
I BLEACHED DOMESTIC AT 5c YARD
Poe .Mills Bleaching. full yard wide, as
long as two cases last, 10 yards limited, at
the yard ">c
GAZI'E VESTS AT :>c\
Gauze Vests, full bleac-hed tape neck and
arm h:les, a. big 10c seller (none sold to
dealers) five vest? to each buyer a ">c
SOLID COLORED CHA.)IBRY :?c YARD
100 pieces solid colored Chambry, worth
" ' ?i i/i_ 1 A
I ana e:se\vnere ai iuc varus, iuiulcu iv
yards to each buyer, at :nly the yard. .">e
4.',in EMBROIDERED CREPE AM) V01LK
BFLOCM'ISG, THE $1.00 A YAHI)
KIM) AT SPECIAL 4He.
Ths slightest knowledge of Embroidery
I values will tell you that these are the handsomest
ever offered a' the price. Remember
all cf .he.se Embroideries are on sale at less
1 than half price, choice yard 40c
BIG MAY SALE
- i n .1 A*
zvent in the history
2d on the willing pubi
Sate." All new, fres
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Here's How We're
Going to Sell j
LIVELY HAT SELLING.
More than a thousand brand new Hats to
.sro on sale here this week. No wonder they
aiv buying them so fast for never beforehave
such bargains in Millinery been offered.
You simply can't afford to miss our May
Millinery Sale. Come.
<E OXFORDS, PIJIPS AM) goods, $2.f>0 value, M;
2!)6 pair Oxfords ar
ie capital, we carry the stock goods, $3.00 value, Mi
le Shoe and Slipper business of i67 pajr Oxfords a:
goods, $3..j0 value, Ma
xfords, all new goods, May sale
)xfords and Pumps, all new \Vni:e Canvas Pumj
value, May Sale pricce Osc, and $1.45).
)xfords and Pumps, all new ^00 pair Children's
value, May sale price $1.45> to 6< wor;h 7r,c to $1.1
Dxfords and Pumps, all new ly, at the pair
on All Lines j
of Newherry. Now I
lie who have patiently I
h goods?this seasons 11
WW surely be here if I
THE BARGAIN SQUARE.
15c. Ittc and 25c Values at 10c V.ird.
Bargain square, two big rabies in centre
of ;he s*ore. Nothing goes on the square
unless it is under value. Special drives,
short lengths, etc. If a line of goods refuses
to sell at price first marked we cut the
pice and put them on the bargain square.
We name a few of ihe good things:
Yard wide Brown Linen, white striped
Madras, 40 in White Lawn, Colored Flaxon,
36in Checked Xainsook, Dotted Swiss, Whife B
Piques, etc., goods in t'ne lot worth ir>c to
2."?c, bargain square price 10c*
EMBROIDERY FLOUNCING 25c.
IS inch Embroidery Flouncing, fine Swiss
also, good quality Cambric Embroidery for
Corset Covers, a splendid assortment of parterns,
values up to 50c, May sale price..25c
PEPPERAL SHEETING 25c YARD.
Pepperal Sheeting-, full 90 inches vide, as
long as the lot lasts with a limit of 10 yards 1
to each buyer, a special May sale price, the /
WHITE BED SPREADS.
Another big Bed Spread offer. Will pur
on sale ihis week 200 new Bed Spreads,
worth $1.50 and $2.00, take your choice for
!>.">< and $1.39.
o0c saved is that much made. I H
ly Sale price $1.9S
id Pumps, all new
nd Pumps, all new l) I
)S and Strap Sandals / J
Slippers, sizes 21-2 B
?<>. to close out quick\