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SLIGHT INCREASE '
IN MONEY MEASURE
FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORTS >
Figures Differ From House o:li in
Several Ways?Levy Would
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The State, 7.
Carrying only an actual increase
of $70,501.40 over house bill, the
genera! appropriation biil was reported
oat by the finance commiitee last
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wim its vr,.?.0
a majority of the sections oi' the
The bill of the house provided foi
total appropriations of $5,070,610.SC
while the senate finance committee
measure as reported last night raises
the figures to S3,741.171.29.
Some material changes are made b\
the senate committee, including a bi^
advance to the public scnoois over me
house measure and the cutting; out ol
the provisions made by the house tc
repay loans from the sinking fund
commission to Winthrop, the university
and the state hospital. This action
by the committee struck out of
the house bill approximately $170.000
and the committee struck out
$100,000 from the appropriation for
pensions by providing; that person;
eligible for pensions should draw but
31 if their annual income is $1,000 or
More for Schools
This $270,000 represented the 'big
^ decreases made in the bill by the fin\
ance committee while the main in\
crease was to the superintendent of
'-education's office which was advanced
from $1,186,700 as in the house b:U
to $1,321,640, an increase of $125,140,
the largest made by the committee.
Superintendent Swearingen had
asked for an increase of $521,000 over
the house bill.
The committee restored several poo
T\r?l?cr>or? h\* tVlf> H.'Ump Slid
O LiV/IiC M WAi^llV Vi Vfcf V*4 V < V wv
adopted a rule of equalizing ail the
clerks as far as possible. For example
all the chief clerks of departments
were restored to 82,400 in contrast
to varying salaries fixed by the house.
The bill, according to the figures
submitted by the finance committee
would carry a levy of seven and cnehalf
mills as compared with five mills
in the house measure. This increase
was made necessary because of rhe
apparent failure of some of the new
revenue measures that the house passed.
Only minor changes are made in
the legislative and judicial depart- 1
ment, the committee restoring the 1
salaries of the supreme court employees
to the same basis as 1921.
In the governor's office the recording
clerk and stenographer are combined
in one position with an extra
$800 for additional clerical help.
An emergency clerk for one year,
election year, is provided at a salary
of $2,160 for the secretary of state's
office over the house bill.
In the comptroller general's office
the pension fund is reduced by $100,000
and $15,000 is added for auditing
r county offices.
The adjutant general's office is incraesed
from $31,202.50 to $55,99G.50.
Decrease for University
The University of South Carolina
is decreased from $247,413.70 to
$193,203.70, the big cut being $54.000
(due the sinking fund commission.
A proviso is attached to the bill to allow
the university to retain hospital
and dormitory fees.
f-Kanwc WfM'P made 1
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in the figures for Clemson, the state
treasurer and a num'ber of other departments
Winthrop college, while reduced
from ?396,296 to $373,130, really
gets more as everything asked for by
the authorities was granted except
money to complete a building. The
reduction was in the sum owed the
sinking fund commission, which the
senate struck out.
The John de la Howe school is increased
from $3S,222 to $56,702.
Among the items increased or restored
in the department of education
was the mill school supervisor, wnicn i
was not provided for by the house.
In the board of public welfare the
salary of the secretary is increased
from $2,500 to $3,000.
The law enforcement department is
raised from $12,000 to $28,000.
The chairjnan of the tax commission
is raised from $2,500 to $3,600
and more changes are expected to be
made as the tax commission will have
to carry out the provisions of the new
In the railroad commission item
$5,(*>70 is added for the four new
members to be chosen under the newbill.
In the amount for the department
of agriculture the position of marketing
clerk is abolished while the
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Salaries 01 me innmsts uuu USMMUJIC
chemists are increased. The department
is decreased from $R0,r>0r>.70
io $67,030.70. |
In the highway department the en- [
gineer's salary is advance ! from
/o,G00 to $5,000 and i!i- secr? :ary
"' oil) $2,400 to 3'*?000. j
Provision i ; mace for S.'.OOU f
he state fair if there are ii:? immoi -I
^hows, gambling devices, el:1., ill lowed.
In the amount for the committee
>n approved claims is $5,000 for A.
W. I\nld for a replica of the St.?te
The commit too provides for th." sus- ^
)cr>ior. of the two mill property levy b
In considering the appropriation 11
:">iil the committee was requested to ^
increase the house figures >y $1.0i>0.- 1
339.40. The committee had the bill ?
'or two weeks, considering every sec- v,
ion carefully. cFollowing
is the recapitulation: n
Legislative department S 108,207.00 v
Judiciary department .... 1 ."7,(>98.GO ^
Governor's office 17,969.21 J
Secretary of state 10,000.00 Comptroller
general 723,908.S4 b
Attorney general 14,331.25 v
State treasurer 257,843.62 v
\ i- ?- - oor, -n t
Univ. of S. C 193,203.70 [
The Citadel 150,059.86 |,
?lenison (public service) 242.862.S5 t
Winthrop 373,130.96 t
Medical college 85,450.00
Vesjro college 72,450.00 a
De La Howe school 56,702.04 13
School for deaf and blind 104,620.00 A
Supt. of Education 1,321,640.00 ^
Historical commission .. 4,25S.30
State library 4,020.00 f,
Confederate museum .... 100.00 p
Relic room 1.100.00
Confederate college 4.000.00 0
State hospital 601.493.S2 ^
Penitentiary 100,000.00 j
Board public welfare .... 27,054.50 ;
Board of pardons ' 300.00 i
School for feebleminded 47,342.00 F
rndustrial school for bovs 70.686.23 d
Industrial school for girls 15,979.50
Reformatory for negro I
boys 28,532.00 '
Catawba Indians 7,700.00 t
Committee, deaf and blind ;t
children 200.00 j
Uw enforcement dept. 28,400.00
Board of health 164,290.00 *
Tax commission 41.815.00 T
Tax board of review .... 550.00
Insurance commissioner 19,226.25 a
Bank examiner 24.025.00 s
Railroad commission :14,-147.00 u
Chief game warden 11.125.00 v
Budget commission G,600.00 11
Medical examiners 3,000.00 A
L,aw examiners 450.00
Beard of fisheries 10,500.00 ^
Board of conciliation .. 500.00 k
Committee on printing.. 70,861.00 p
Commissioner of agriculture
VYareouse commissioner 54,625.00
Confederate infirmary... 31,012.64 <.
Electrician and engineer 33,595.00 |
Highway department .... 95,715.75 b
Sinking fund 8.642.50 'n
Confederate infirmary.. 31,912.61
Confederate veterans' as- j
State house and grounds 5,285.00 ?
Contingent fund commit- ' r
tee Go,000.00 h
State Fair society 5,000.00
Approval of claims 12,848.42 f
Miscellaneous 13,952.66 ^
Grand total $5,741,171.29 ^
PARCEL POST PACKAGES
BOX TO BE REOPENED
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The parcel post slot at the post-of-! '
fice is to be reopened to permit of f
the mailing of parcels after 6 p. m., ]
and on Sundays-and holidays.
The local office in response to its .
recommendation, is in receipt of let-! .
ter from the department authorizing s
this action, which in part reads:
"It is suggested that your office J
keep the parcel post slot open at all. j
times, if the patrons desire you to do! .
so, but make it known that if they' <
abuse this privilege that you will re- <
vert* to your former system." : <
A will ho marie for thirty! '
days, and if it is found that the pack- '
ages received through the slot are (
properly prepared, it will be kept open j
For the benefit of mailers the fol- ?
lowing placard has been placed above'
the slot: j
P'ackagcs must be
1. Correctly addressed. j j
2. Have the name and address of
sender in upper left hand corner. 1 (
3. Marked to show contents: Such i
as "fragile," "perishable," etc. | '
4. Have sufficient postage. j 1
5. Properly wrapped and tied.
6. Is not prohibited matter.
Parcels not complying with above ,
will be returned to sender, or held at ;
the local office. j
M. Schwab says people
>hould "smile all the time." But all <
of us can't be presidents of steel'
Those Idaho bank robbers who jrot
only eleven cents found that the safe!
wasn't what it was cracked up to be.
ATM 3 FWrrr*
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Emerald Figures Lar?;e'y in History
'rincess Mary's Love Stone Has Inspired
Beth Saints and Peels?Re
Terrea 10 in oui ipim co.
Emeralds will i?e set in tlie most
ashiomilde cngiijjt ??i' th*
inure. for I'rineess Mary had an eiiu-rid
The ?*meraid of average quality is
ju?-1? iim<;o valuable than the diamond
i equal quality, obstneb the London
Tin* lines; emeralds are worth .S'J. "><?()
carat, wmie a gnuu-M/. svi" >> <? >
;eigh ?n\ thing from four to si*
arats: s:;r.o to a carat is mininrtii
price. The output of emeralds is
The emerald is given a place of
onor in history and literature. The
eauiifu! gem was most praised among
lie ancients, not only for its beauty,
lit aiso <?n account of its rarity. It
fas a favorite stone with the Roman
mperors and, later, with high digni<?r
ihe f'hmvli. It is named
ivice in ilie book of Exodus as <>ne of
ho. Ill jewels in the high priest's
reastplate of judgment. ranking in
he second row with the sapphire and
The best-known scriptural references
re in Revelation, where tlie rainbow
round tlie throne is compared in its viid
greenness to an emerald; while
he same jewel forms on^ of the 12
oundations of the new Jerusalem,
r.eorge Eliot, in "Middlemareh.*' refers
to the singular beauty of the?<?
assages. "It is strange," she says,
how deeply colors seem to penetrate
no. like scent. I suppose that is tin?
eason why gems ar?> used as spiritual
mblems in the Revelation of St. John,
"hey look like fragments of heaven."
In Tennyson's poem. "Columbus,"
he discoverer used the passage in
delation to describe the San Salvaor
as he first descried it.
In contrast we may mention the
emerald monocle" through which
?ero. whom the latest commentators
ejrard as the "Beast" of the Revelaion.
gazed at the agonies of liis vicims
in the arena.
A more pleasant legend may be
noted from Montalembert, the famous
'rench author. He describes how in
he early acres of monasticisrn a cerain
monastery was transformed by
ls founder into a hospital for lepers
n<1 cripples. "Behold." said he. in
howing the ladies of Alexandria the
pper tloor, which was reserved for
romen. "behold, ray jacinths"; then,
.1 conducting them to the floor below,
here the men were placed, "See my
The most celebrated medieval cem
ras the so-called "emerald" of Genoa,
nown as the Sacro Catino. It was
resented eariy in the Twelfth cenury
to the cathedral fcy the crusader
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.monaco, Having ut-trix luuusm. u.> huh
roni the siege of Caesarea.
The relic, f* huge single stone, was
aid to be the dish from which our
,ord ate the Last Supper. Tt was
elieved by some to have been givea
>y Solomon to the queen of Sheba.
The Sacro Oatino was removed to
*aris during Napoleon's wars, and waa
liscovered to be only an ancient piece
if Venetian glass. Tt Is still shown,
nuoh mended, in the cathedral of
Jenoa, to which place it was restored
?y the French.
In the Fifteenth and Sixteenth cenuries
the emerald is mentioned f recently
among inventories of crown
ewels. Mary Queen of scors posessed
r?t one time many specimens of
his regal gem.
Causes Deep Depression in Plateau.
Wlien the railway was opened from
i point near Luxor into the Libyan
leserr there was rendered easy the
ipproaoh of the oasis of Khargeh,
vhich is regarded as a typical exnnple
of these isolated centers of
ife. For some years a British scien:ist
and explorer made a study of this
k>asls. observing the phenomena of
cprin^s, moving sands, \vells. eio.
The Libyan oases are deep de
iressions in a lofty plateau whk'h 11 ?
1 maximum elevation of nearly 2.000
reet. hut the bottoms of the cases
ire only from 100 to .?>00 fef-^ above
sea level. They are underlain by beds
:>f sandstone, whie.i are the sources
>f the water supply. Artesian well*
too feet deep form practically inexhaustible
means *>f irrigation and such
leep wells have been used from
ujeivnt times. The depressions were
mce the beds of lakes, and the watei
n the sandstone probably has its
sources in the Abyssinian highlands.
Amusing the Natives.
The marine recruit had just arrived
:n Haiti and the servant was giving
^iiu some instruction in outpost duty,
As thev walked over a hi^h ridge,
here were two sharp reports of a
rifle and 1 it tie clouds of dust spurted
up that. 10 the recruit seemed uncomfortably
"What's that, sergeant?" asked the
n..'\r ir? /lAimln s\f fVmcr* cnipl;1!
*'!!, CIIIY n ....
frying (o hump us ofT." returned the
sergeant. as h>* trudged cnhnJy ahead
"TJiev take pot shots ar me every limp
1 pass til is spur."
"It's a hit dangerous, isn't it, sergeant
"Well, ir might he dangerous." e\-plained
the non-rom, "if those J?!rd<
could come within twenty feet or sc
of iditlji' a guy. But as Ioti<r i?s they're
surh rctte'.i shots 1 figure tln-y udghi
:< =; amusse themselves rliat way.
as 11</1 It h?!ps to keep them out el
mamm am rmr i 'u?Hi<jJU3vyr</A?jc>i
A Wicked Worm
j Cuthati tu rn 1;. .for
half an hour to *: U'durc from Ins father
on 11 rv.'- !;itc :i.rh'- nfi??
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(he ear y i? j*?! ' i-:.r,-r tlu- v;n. ',
! "Ha, I?a! i stigxicd Cuin >i?rt. '*Eo\v
about the worm? \rlia' did h** t r.?;-.
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See us before you
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Phones 81 and 118.
Harry W. D<
95 per cent Nairn
All grades *'Pcec:
Cleveland Big Bol
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ment of con
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15 th, 1922.
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turn: up out .si cany.
"My sun,'' rcpiii-il ih father, '"that
worm h:ji!n*. !> !! t?> !>e?i ri!! nL'M: he
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I'e\v ;i. <.?j>i * t'Zic: i-'.'iiM he kut-l
of :! uiT are selling;
he Boil Weevil
place your order.
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"Truck Grower" !
-cng Staple and
li Cotton Seed.
d Warehouse !
4 and 315. I
arrrn^.'faetc^aMtPwtyi^r^ii imm wf i IMIIII
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load I ax nonce j
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for the pay- j
(limitation or i
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has not been
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Newberry, S. C.
I Special - Saturday Sale
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; ? rruit Jellies
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? Jordan Abends
Mivpil ?Q vmi wish
WkV J IIIVM
43 cents pound
Some enthusiastic purchasers
IiL-a $1 fifl nnnntfl"
lidVC vaiiA U cuio unv j^vwuu
See what you think, of it
Member Newberry Chamber of Commerce
Don't Spare the Spoon
in time of sickness. Doses of
medicine must be taken to
get well again, but a lot will
depend upon the quality of
the medicine the spoon holds.
Bring your doctor's prescripj
tion here and you will get just
what his order calls for, made
up of the purest and freshest
drugs, with consummate care
- ? it
I and skill, yet charged tor most
reasonably. Prompt service.
! Mayes Drug Store
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INCWDerrVj juuui vaiuima
Member Newberry Chamber of Commerce.
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