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Phone No. 40
Each department bids y<
able. Visit us every day this
Smart Sport Coats for Quick
Sale at $1.98
I They are new and pretty. Made of soft, silky
fabric in Sport Stripes, Rose and Blue, with
even width of stripes of pongee shade. They
are belted style, white collar and cuffs. The
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special price <|>i.ye win tatce wiem uut m a hum),
Final "Clean Up" of White Wash
Skirts 95c Each
Just a few Ief c at this price. Come early, be
? Uftn Urtftn A/TO^C n~f fTAA^
IlOfC yuur nets uccu iixauv vx gvvu
quality Gabardine. Some with pockets, belted
effects, etc. Big bargain.
Middy Blouses at 49c
All sizes for women, misses and children,
made of good white jeans with striped or plain
collar and cuffs. Wonderful value at 49c.
11216-20 Main St The V
RECEIVER ASKED 000,000 ami that these companies are ce
IN PARKER CASE rapidly reducing this indebtedness by sii
reason of "extremely profitable oper- tic
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Complaint Cites Conditions in uonon auons" since januury ?t i<asi. jluci tej
Business and Indicating* Sale present total indebtedness, after pay- wl
is Unwise. ment of $500,000 realized from insur- va
ance policies on the life of the late th<
Spartanburg, June 15.?A receiver- Lewis W. Parker and an additional
- - - * nrnrn I i'fui f\r\n frrim tVia npt ftsmin?s of the mi
s&ip lor tne .Farmer- v^uuuu uuxii& wm- fUVV|VVV J>4VUA MWV ~ ? - ? 0~ - .
pany was asked in a petition filed be- combined companies now is only $3,- pu
fore Judge J. T. Johnson in the Ifeder- 200,000. . eq
al court here today. The petition, ;j[ake
?/ ^ It farmer declares that on the 500,- 1
and H. G. Welborn of Lexington, N.
_ . . . . ,, 000 spindles of the combined com- w
C., owners of common stock of the . Pi
' , , i pames a net profit of $3 a spindle per
company, asks a receivership on the ^ ,
^ A , ^ , 4 , annum may be reasonably expected
ground that the sale of the Hampton ? . . .
_ ^ x under efficient management in the x.
Cotton Mills company property to x
^ present conditions of the cotton mill
liOCKJWOoa, lire& vo. ui iwswu, . ,
-T , , . industry. To bear this out the petiMass.,
as proposed and authorized at ^ , ov
. ' , .. . .. ,, tion asserts that the combined mills'
a stockholders' meeting held May 11, _ , el(
. . . .. . . . profits for March, 1916, amounted to ..
would be detrimental to the interests A ' tic
. . .. . $148,296.87; for April, $lo0,713.69,
of the common stockholders in that ? ?r , x , ca
, .. .. . , , and for IMay approximately $17o,000.
the proposed consideration is inade- ? , ? ? , re;
T , T . _ . . T The Hampton group's profits for April .
nn<3ta Jnitoe TAhinsnn first set June _ r ^,, v in;
. , .. are given as $t>3,vvi.3*; me lwmttgimu
24 at Greenville for a hearing on the b * _ a
. . , : . mills as $37,741.70 and the Victor
receivership petition hut later ad- , ,, ^ . oa
, .. , . . T oo j .groups $49,270.8o, all after charging ~
vanced the date to June 22 in order f * * , , Cc
. ? . _ , . ? off $36,000 a month for the three ,,
that there might be more time for ^ _ th<
' x. ? gr ups for interest. For the months
action 'before the consummation of ? ? 00
A . of January to tMarch inclusive, the
the sale, set for June 26. , , , , po
net profits for the three companies ,
The petition follows a plea made in are declared to be $2.41 a spindle per ^
Columbia last Monday for an injunc- aiinum
tion against the sale of the eight n x, . , , .
^ l ij.\7 & Furthermore, it is asserted, owing W(
mills of the Hampton Cotton Mills tQ ^ increased price o? cotton mill fn
company. A temporary injunction machinery_ail advance of 80 per
was issued, made returnable June 20 centin nine montl3B_tlle replacement is
at Pickens. . value of the Hampton mills?OlymTlie
Complaint. pia> Gramby, Richland and Capital
The complaint is directed against City in Columbia, Fairfield at Winnsthe
Parker Cotton Mills company, the boro, Wylie at Chester, Pine Creek
Hampton Cotton 'Mills company, the at Camden, Beaver Dam at Edgefield
Victor Manufacturing company, the and the cottonseed oil mill at EdgeMonaghan
mills, Of. <C. Branch, W. E. field?is about $8,000,000 and that
Beattie, "W. J. Thackston, T. F. Park- the actual value, allowing for depreV2
er, M. L. Marchant, Herbert Lind- ciation, is in excess of $5,500,000. The je;
sav, J. H. Dooley, F. J. Pelzer, Jr., officers of these mills, it is declared, ^
E. ?P. Frost, Thomas R. Waring, W. in 1914 assessed the properties for co
P. Hamrick, A. McT. Griffin, August taxation at $7,683,035.12. The Olymtttmi*?
tt t tttj'!;?. TnnQo r>ia mill rwith 100.000 spindles, is de
ivoan, vyxiird.ni n. jjvics, i?xuc uuu^ yw ...? ?
and T. K. Elliott, all of -whom are clared to have a normal earning ca- gc
directors or officers of the Hampton pacity at the present time of 1600,000 ^
or Parker companies. per annum and the "Wylie an earn
The petition declares that the claim in? opacity of $125,000 per annum. U(
of the proponents of the sale of the Market Tery Strong. ca
Hampton Cotton Mills company prop- The state of the cotton goods and to
erties to Loclrwood, Greene & Co. of labor markets, the complaint asserts, j an
Boston for $2,550,000 is necessarv to is such that the prospect for cotton tic
secure the safeguarding of the Parker j mills especially in the South is ;
J fllon it I fti
Cotton Mills company interests is I dnni duli jji^i c ixi v *?? ^^ ^
fallacious, declaring tliat the indebt- j has been for several 3-ears past." op
edness of the combined companies on j Southern mills, it is declared, can in
January 1, last, did not exceed $4,- j manufacture goods approximately 2 Pr
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cials For All 1
:>u come, and offers some re
Sale of New House Dresses
A special price for dresses of such exceptional
quality, made in attractive assortment of styles
and patterns in best ginghams and percales,
and all sizes from 36 to 50 bust measurement.
Light or Dark colors, only 95c.
Good Bye All Millinery
Every article in this department has been
greatly reduced. See us for your millinery wants.
We have the goods and the price will please
riaiiTO Vpcte hr
Big shipment GTauze Vests, regular 10c seller
Good quality, assorted sizes, dozen, 2 l-2c.
LL & HALTT
Vooltex Store The Ladi
rith Us by Mail. Satisfaction C
nts a pound cheaper than can CHILD LABOR BEEN
nilar mills in the aEst. Ins addi- j FALSELY EEPOK'
m the 'Parker mills group has en- j
red into contracts, it is asserted, | J. 3f. Davis, Before Textile Ass<
lich insure "large and fixed and ad- j tion, Says Congress Misinnced
profits" for the operations for j formed.
e rest of the year. , J __
It is alleged that, on the showing i (Asheville, ?N. C., June 17?Char
ide by the petitioners, the proposed j that "paid hirelings, long haired
rchase price of $2,550,000, is inad- j and short haired women" had grc
uate. | misrepresented child labor condit
in Southern cotton mills to oong
lHI>*KS MILITIA .WILL BE SENT and the interstate commerce com
sion; advocating state aid to part
obably Go to Jttexican JJoroer soon, urging compulsory scnooi at-tena.
Says Mr. Lever. an>d "predictng "another chance to
Keatng bill," J. M. Davis of New
iws and Courier. ry, S. C? vice president of the So
Columbia, June 16.? Enthusiastic ern Textile association, made
er the roseate outlook for the re- principal address at the closing
iction of President Wilson, but re- sion of the association today.
:ent on State politics and the iMexi- The following officers were ue
n situation, Congressman Lever mously elected for the ensuing y
fWlnmihia todav from Wash- President?Frank E. Heymer, A
^ton. He will be in South Carolina ander City, Ala.
few days on business. Mr. Lever Vice President?J. M. Davis, J
id work would begin on the new berry, S. C.
lumbia postoffice after the .first of Secretary?A. B. Carter, Greem
& month, an appropriation of $265,- s. C.
0 having been made for that pur- Treasurer?Marshall Dilling, Z
se... ria, Ala.
The 7th district congressman said Chairman board of governors?1
<nr* in?idA information, but firm f!nMv Tnman. S. C.
ought the South Carolina militia Speaking of the Keating c
>uld he sent to the Mexican border labor bill, now pending in cong:
the near future. ' Vice President Davis declared
Mr. Lever is the only one of the there had been much misreprese
unopposed for reelection. tion of mill conditions in the Soi
m "The average politician," he <
Winthrop College. "both State and national, cares
______ little for the merits or demerits
cnttat iT>cttty? ??ri vhpp 4 "vri? this bill, or for the child or fa
Hl/l/AA'I^JDLll ttJULU JUA1X2IA11VU
EXAMINATION it; may affect- If the bil1 is for
time popular and if by supportir
The examination for the award of the politician can retain xis o'
cant scholarships in Winthrop Col- ^e rea^y to give it his unqual
*e and for the admission of new support."
Lidents will be held at the county 'Concludng his speech Mr. E
urt house on Friday, July 7, at 9 sa^ ^at tlle m^1 owners do
m. Applicants must not be less wislh to work children under four
a-n sixteen years of age. When years old and in most case^ w
..nflflr fhot a p-p are a 11 f
holarships are vacant after July 7 u'uuci ? ?
ey will be awarded to those making "^ork "such action is more for
)n, provided they meet the condi- benefit of the child than for
ms governing the award. (Appli- advantage to the mill."
nts for scholarships should "write
President Johnson before the ex- BARBECUES
aination for scholarship examina- I will ?iye a barbecue at my :
>n blanks. dence 1-2 mile from Old Town
Scholarships are worth $100 and Wednesday, June 28, 191G. Spi
2e tuition. The next session will attention to ladies and chilc
on ioift irvir further Plenty of amusement for both old
CU OCyiCiUUCi LU, JLWJLVJ. Jt Vi .formation
and catalogue, address young. All candidates invited,
es. .D. B. Johnson, Rock Hill, S. C. k. Clarence Pit
; . . . _ ; J$
Mail Orders Filled Carefully I ^
al values that are unmatch- I
News From Our Waist Section
We receive two new styles of ''Fern Waists"
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from New York every week. The Fern waist
comes (in a sanitary seal-pac envelope. The
price is always $1.00, and is really a wonderful
value. Only the latest and smartest materials
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ana trimmings are useu. i^very rem yvaist
is cut full, all sizes guaranteed to be correct.
Insist on the 'Fern Waist" in the seal-pac envelope.
New Ribbons 25c
Fine Ribbons in fancy patterns, all pure silk.
Bright summer shades. Special the yard 25c.
New Shipment Silk Hose
All the new shades, special value, pair 50c.
Visit us every day this week. Make our store
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yuur meeting ^uux oin-rypnig piavc.
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es otore rnewDerry, o.
RALPH BAKER MAKES A is believed to be the reanon lor the
TED REMARKABLE SHOWING action of the manager. Kircfoer has
many frinds in Richmond. He is a
)cia- Newberry College Boy Makes "Hit* heady ball player and his coaching
Right at the Start on the Rich- at third base has saved many runs
mond Team in Big League. for the Virginians. It is hoped that
George will be brought back.
ging -Ralph Baker's friends who are .Ratah Baker made a good impres
men predicting for him a great career in sion at shortstop. Baker can field
>ssly the International League will read very well and throws to first in a
;ions with much interest the following by steady mannefr. 'He accepted five
;ress Raymond Bunyon, sports writer for chances errorlessly yesterday. Baker
mis' The Richmond Virginian: ' can hit, too.' Although he is not
5nt6' ^ r . credited with a hingle, he sent two
ance (Manager Billy Smith of the Rich-. ? A A ...
, TT. . . . , ^ balls to the outfield that would have
fhP mond Virginian yesterday afternoon ! . , , ttle
| been hits had not good fielding on, the
iKgp_ DOtUCU WU. V^UUICU; xuiV/uci, um- i
lUth. ity fielder and comedian of the dub. I part 01 the 0riole ?ardene" Preventf
that' he would be farmed out or re- j ' v
ses. leased at the end of nine days. The j
large expense attached to the carry- L, Tint Does Not Affect Tin Head
' " J ' " ' *?5- ?-? 1?r.AiA.
ianj? ing of surplus players ana uae gwu uecansc ML 219 WUIV auu i?AOfc??v .
- . ? . . ^ , ,? TIVE BROMOQUININS is betterth?n ordinary
ear: work shown 'by Ralph Baker, tile coir Quiniat md does not caose nervousness nor
lIex. lege shortstop, in the game yesterday v' S.m *?
seW- - ii-ii-immibiiiim mil n
ROUND TRIP FARES j
:hiia FROM NEWBERRY
that pi ? *"^
nta bummer txcursion rat es
s'ay_ To Wrightsville Beach $10.50
very To Isle of Palms 7.35 *
of To Sullivan's Island 7.35.
m5: To Mvrtle Beach . 9.45
-g it To Norfolk l 17.10
ffice, ' wm
ified Tickets on saie from May 15 to October 15, inclu,avis
sive, limited returning until October 31. Liberal
not stf'p-over privileges. | M
teer. QnVio/inioa nnri further narticulars cheerfully fur- B
nished upon aplication to fl
the T. S. LEFLER,
Ticket Agent C. N. & L. R. R, SB
Newberry, S. C. H
?d ATLANTIC COAST LlINfc, n
and j Tke Standard Railroad of the Sooth. 11