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BENNKTT5JVILL.E. S, C.
dEHOCRAT PUBLISHING GO.,
' no year.
D D Gibson, Sr., of lied Springs
"was in town yesterday.
I) D McColl, Jr., spent yester
day bi Columbia on business.
lt T Barfield is very sick at his
home in west Bennettsville.
Mr. and Mrs. A L Orroll of
Darlington spent Sunday hero
Mrs. Pringle of Charleston is
visiting at thc homo of her father,
1) D McColl.
Miss Cora Belle Bogers has
been re-cloctcd as teacher in the
Batosburg graded school.
Congressman J E Ellerbc was
in town Saturday shaking hands
with his friends.
Tho Bennettsville colored band
wont to Hamlet to play for a dance
last Wednesday night.
Miss Annie Moore is at home
from Kidgevillc, where she has
boon teaching in thc graded school.
Miss Sadie Mooro received a
certificate in stenography and
typewriting at Winthrop last
E M Bowe is building a nice
residence on Parsonage street,
where his home was burned last
Leslie McLaurin of Florene^
was hore yesterday to attend the
funeral of his sister, Mrs. Ids
Rev. and Mrs. T E Morris ol
<joorgotown arrived yesterday al
noon to attend the funeral of Mrs,
Miss McLaughlin, of Roc
Springs, after visiting her sistei
Mrs. G P Bourdelat, has returnee
Dr. A G Buckner of Clio preach
ed in the Presbyterian chu rel
Sunday morning and evening.
Rev. C A Jones returned Fri
day form Greenville where he de
livered tho alumini address at Fur
Maston T Carlisle, who has boen
teaching in Orangeburg county, i?
spending some time at the home
of his father, near Tatum.
Mrs. Wilma Ho wer ton and two
children, of Columbia, are spend
ing several days at the home of
ber father Bascom I) Moore.
W B Drake Jr. assistant cashier
of the Murchison national bank,
of Wilmington, was hore to attend
the McLaurin-Drake marriage.
Judge J II Hudson is in Colum
bia attending the commencement
of the W. S. C. Ile made an ad
dress to the graduates in law on
Fro 1 Johnson, of the United
States army, now stationed at
Newport, Rhode Island, is here io
spend a few days furlough with
Senator T I Rogers spent last
week at Bock Hill taking in Win
throp commencement. His daugh
ter Miss Nannie was among thc
?I I Rogers has moved to his
country homo in Red Hill. Thc
bouse in which he resided on Now
street will be occupied by Mr. and
Mrs. James N Drake.
Dr. Bunyan McLeod preached
the baccalaureate sermon for the
Latta high school last Sunday.
Thro was no preaching at thc
Presbyterian church hero.
Col. John N Drake was in at
tendance on Converse commorico
mon at Sartanburg, last week
bis daughter Miss Julia being
Slumbered among the graduates.
Misses Helen Breeden, Margu
rite .[ackson, Virginia, Hardin,
Julia Drake and Ethel Mooro arc
at home from Converse college.
Misses Drake and Moore gradu
According to the program map
ped out by tho executive, commit
tee tho senatorial campaign party
will be ben; on July 1st and thc
stato campaigners will bo boro on
Mrs. ('arrie D Sparks of Ben
nettsville, tho venerable mother of
Capt. Sand. Sparks, is in the city
visiting him for a few days. Mrs.
Sparks made this visit especially
to soe her great grand child, little
baby Estelle.-(Sunday Outlook).
/annie Weatherly was the first
to introduce the dog muzzled ( in
Bennettsville. His dog is wearing
a skeleton muzzle which enables
it to eat, but it cannot bite any
Dr II Ii Spencer is in Columbia
attending the sossion of tho State
Dental Association. From there
he will go to Rock Hill to visit
kinpcoplo. He will return tho first
of next week.
Misses Estelle Mooro, Nannie
Breeden, Lily Hodges, Grace
Mitchel Grace Terrell, Mamie
Frasier, Katie Edens and Mary
Townsend aro at homo from Co
lumbia Female College for .tho
Messrs Wilson and Sawyer of Col
umbia, tho expert accountants ap
pointed to examine the books of
tho county officers, wore boro ono
day last week and spent tho day
in tho treasurers ellice. They will
be back again to complete tho
Sheriff J B Green, commander
of Camp Honngan, and several
other old soldiers left Monday
morning to attend tho reunion at
Birmingham. Among those who
expected to go from this county
were Chas. Crosland, J T Allon,
Ed McQueen, J F Bolton, Capt.
Frank Manning, Wellington Mc
Coll, J P Bunch, I W Williams
and J K Fletcher. The round
trip ticket from Bennettsville cost
DeeJh of Mrs Morris.
Mrs Boyed Morris died at thc
home of her father, Judge Milton
McLaurin, Monday afternoon at
throe o'clock, at thc agc of twenty
years and one day, her birthday
Mrs Morris was a bride of
eighteen months, and had boon an
' invalid since last August. She then
had an attack of fever, from which
; she never recovered. In December
?? she was taken to thc home of her fa
. thor and has not boen out of the
1 Mrs Morris was a member of
the Baptist Church and told her
' parents that she was prepared to
Tho bereaved family and especi
ally the heart- broken young hus
j Ivmd, .hare ih& j&mp&tiw &f S)x>
The funeral services were con
? ducted by Rev C A Jones assisted
by Hov R E Turnipsccd and Bun
i yn McLeod in thc presence of a
1 large gathering of relatives and
Death of a Little Child
On last Wednesday night just
at midnight the soul of little John
Dudley Adams, tho lo months old
boy of Mr. and Mrs. J J Adams
took its Hight to another world.
The funeral exercises were hold
Friday afternoon, tho services be
ing conducted by the Rev. R E
Rushton assisted by the Rev. lt E
Turnipsoed. The romains were
laid to rest in Oak Ridge cemetery.
Tho following wore tho pall bear
ers: J O Breedon, James Weather
ly, Julian McLaurin, and C W
Little John Dudley was only 15
months of age and tho cutting oil
I of tho bright little lifo this early
is particularly sad. The bereaved
i parents have tho sympathy of the
Card of Thanks.
Wo wish to extend our heart
felt thanks to thc many friends;
who so kindly rendered in assis
tance during tho illiness and death
of our little boy John Dudley.
May God bless each and every
one of thom.
Mr and Mr .J .1 Adams.
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if one feels ?hill nud spiritless, in the
Sprint; or carly SUUUUer, they call it
'.Spring Pcver." hut there is no fever
usually. ll is the after eifert of oar
winter habits. The nerves are mo:.th
at fault. Tired worn-out nerves leave
us lauquid, lifeless, and without spirit
or ambition. A few doses of Dr.
Sltoop's Restorative will absolutely anil
quickly change all of these depressing
symptoms, The Resor t of course won't
brill)', yon hark to full health in a dav or
! two, but it will do enough in 'Itt hours
to satisfy you that the remedy is reach
ing lhat"tired spot". Druggists every
where are advising its use as a splendid
and prompt general tonic. It gives more
, villi and more spirit to the spoonful than
any other known nerve or constitutional
tonic. It sharpens a failing appetite,
aids digestion. freCH Sluggish livers and
kidneys, and brings new life, strength
and ambition. Test it a few days and
Jao. T. Douglas.
D EN N ET TS VIL LE, MCCOLL
AND CLIO RAISED
Indications Point to Bcnnctle
villc as Coming Pee Dee
Nows has been received from
Washington that tho salaries of a
number of postmasters in this
state havo been raised. Among
them is Bonnotts vii le, from 81900
to 2000; Clio from $1100 to $1200;
and McColl from $1200 to $1300.
This is evidence that the
business at these offices is grow
ing, for thc salaries are based on
tho receipts of the offices.
Among tho towns in tito Pee
Deo section which are not raiscc
aro Florence, Darlington and Clio
raw. Marion is raised from 8180C
to $1900, Dillon from $1700 tc
1800, Latta from SHOO to $120C
and Hartsvillo from $1000 ^tc
Of thc 17 offices raised in tlif
state, only seven wore raised high
cr than Bennettsvillo. They wen
Camden $2100, Chester $2300
Georgetown $2300, Laurens $2100
Newberry $2300, Orangoburj
$2400 and Rock Hill 82500.
The salary of Bennttsville oflici
is now thc same as Darlington, fo
which tho government has appro
priated money for a public build
If proper influences can b
brought to boar on the next cor
gross, Bcnnottsvillc can no doul;
secure a public postoflice buile
ing. Postmaster McLaurin sa j
ho is going to work toward thf
ond. It will only bo a short timi
too, when this city will bo entitle
to free delivery.
There can bc littlo doubt bi
that Bennettsvillo will in a fe'
years bo the metropolis of tho Pe
Deo section. Every sign . u
<?>&?:?' ??otarsi advauago p ". *
way. It has excellent railroa
facilities, line farming lands, ur
surpassed schools, is distant fror
any large town, and has the poe
plc and the wealth to make a moe
Let every step bc forward.
On last Wednesday ovenin
Miss Mary Miles and Mr Curti
Woodie were united in marriag
at the home of Rev R E Turn ii
seed, he performing th? ceremony
Only a few friends witnessed th
Miss Miles is a daughter of M
doe Miles and a young Indy (
many accomlishmcnts and talent:
The groom is the popular carril
on route number 4 and their man
friends wish them much happines
Mix-up on Thc Street
(i A Brown and J R Steele hf
a difficulty on thc street last Thur
day evening it is said about a bil
Both men were before thc May<
on Thursday afternoon.
Brown on thc charge of carryir
a concealed weapon and Steele (
the charge of lighting. Bot
plead guilty and were lined
Smithville, .June ('? Miss Na
nie Gibson and Bascomb Cald
were married May 30 by Magi
trate W W Irby.
Anderson Guinn died last Thin
dar at his home just over the lil
in North Carolina. Ho was abo
SO years of age and ono of tl
wealthiest men in the Sand Hill
Franklin Quick and W B Pegu
have the best cotton crops
Smithville, and also very linceo
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Buckler's Arnica Salve Wins
Totti Moore, of Rural Route 1, Ccc
ran. Ga., writes: "I had n bad sore coi
Oil the instep of my foot and could fi
ItOthillg that would heal it until I apr
ed llucklen's Arnica Salve. I,ess th
Itali of a 25 cent box won the day for I
by affecting O perfect cure." Sold tl
der guarantee nt Douglas & Breed
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NEWS FROM McCOLL
Eastside Baptist Church Timbers
McColl, Juno 10.-Miss Mary
Harris, who roceutly roturned
from Baptist col logo at Raleigh
quito sick with malaria, is rapidly
convalescing. So also is little Ed
When the steeple (and other
timbers) of the new Eastslde Bap
tist church was blown down last
week, the workmen, providenti
ally, escaped injury.
On Thursday, Juno 4, at 2 p.
m., at tho homo of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J J Vick, Miss Bes
sie was married to Mr. Norman
Garner. Tho corcmony was im
pressively conducted by Rev. G L
Leonard, in the presence of a few
friends. Tho pretty and useful
gifts attested to the esteem in
which the dear girl was held. Mr.
and Mrs. Garner left for Darling
ton, which will bo their future
homo. May they have a long and
Mr. Charles Gibson has a posi
tion with tho drug company of
Mr. Koss, of Baltimore, has
taken charge of the McColl beef
Mrs. Lawrence Terry visited
Parkton last week.
Tho most unused building in
our community is the guard house.
' Crime is ever reduced to a mini
' mum in prohibition territory-in
? which laws are enforced.
Miss Lennie McLaurin spent
) two days with relatives in Hasty.
Tho splendid article in last
i week's edition of the Democrat
? applies in some means to McColl.
> Our graded school building is an
t imposing building, beautifully sit
, uatod-the grounds are baro and
unsightly. Is "civic pride asleep"
at McColl? May have been in the
t, past, but it is being aroused
f through thc progressive business
? ann's club. Our town marshal
1 has been doing all in his power to
keen the town in a good sanitary
condition; now that the club is
heartily co-operating with him,
we may expect to see a steady im
provement. Beauty as well as
Thc Knights of Pythias have
recently taken on new life. Years
?go a lodge was organized here;
but sank into what President
Cleveland called a "state of inocu
ous desuetude." It has recently
been re-organized - there are over
40 members-new applications be
ing constantly received. The of
ficers are: M M Inabinct, C C;
J C McLaurin, V C; F P Tatum,
M A; J A McIntyre, M E; W R
' Fletcher, M F; W I) Gibson, M W;
HG McLaurin, P; S E Liles, O
G; B F Smoot, I G.
Dr Highsmith recently lost a
patient because ho would not
"guarantee" that the patient would
come safely through tho operation.
The patient was assured that there
I was likely to be no danger. But
nothing less than a "guarantee"
would satisfy the patient. So the
. operation was not performed.
A delightful lawn party was
r given a few friends at tho homo of
i Mrs Wade Fletcher. Misses Ju
I lia Tatum, Nannie Fletcher,
i Hollingsworth, Atlanta and Bessie
Gibson, Margaret McLucas and
Messrs Creech, (Jordon Fletcher,
Tatum Moore, Barentino, and
Eastcrling were tho invited guests.
Tho new passenger der ot build
ing is neat, pretty, and commodi
ous. It was badly needed-the
old ono was an "eye-sore" it will
bo used for freight and express
[ Mr and Mrs W K Fletcher spent
last Wednesday with Mr and Mrs
, Wm Mason.
i Mrs Kirby and her daughter,
i Mrs Benston spent Friday of hist
week in Bennettsville.
At tho regular mooting of tho
W F M S of tho M E church, Mrs
F P Tatum was elected delegate to
I thc annual mcoting to bo hold in
Orangeburg Juno 24, with Miss
[ Carrie McLaurin as alternate. Mrs
; W lt Fletcher will ropros?nt tho
Mabol Freeman, daughter of
Kev Freeman, was one of the nura- J
ber of those who lost their trunks
through the ?re at Rock Hill. Thfc -j
loss, we understand, will be made
Mrs Amanda Jano Smith, Miss ,
Maggio Smith, and Miss Mary
Parker have returned from visit- <
ing relatives near Gibson, N C. ,
after a few days spent in McColl, i
they visit Mr Louis Parker near
Farmers will be interested in tho
new discovery of making paper
pulp from tho stalks of sugar cane
after all tho availablo sugar has
been obtained from it. Thus a
waste product will be utili/.od-and
a serious lack will bo lilied (for
the spruce tree which has been
used for this purpose is gotting
vory scarce). Verily, there is no
waste in nature's plan.
June 3, in thousands of cities,
towns, villages and hamlets in our
dear southland, impressive services
were held in honor of tho ono hun
droth anniversary of thc birth of
Jefferson Davis-tho great man
who was tho "foremost exponent
of southern ideas, who became the
beloved president of tho confeder
acy* * * * the object of criti
cism, of calumny, of persecution."
His great lifo work is now seen in
its true light and southerners now
"glory in honoring the man who
failed only because he took upon
himself tho most difficult task that
has yet fallen to an American."
Wc presume tho most impressive
and touching servies were those
held in old St Pauls
, Church in Richmond Va tho
church in which the DaVis family
, worshipped while living in Rich?
, mond. Tho magnificient Davis
monument was formally tu rn rd
over to thc City of Richmond by
Mrs Cornelia Branch Stone, Pres.
of tho United Daughters of tho
Confederacy. A magnificient mon
ument, memorial windows in St
Pauls Church live children and
i his wife interred in the same
sacred spot in beautiful Holly
I wood, Richmond has delighted to
honor this groat man. But his great
est monument is the loyal love the
groat South has for her first and
Mr Juluis Covington, who has
been quite sick for about three
weeks is again at his post of duty
at Tatum Sons and Co and his
friends arc glad tosco him out
Mrs Dr Douglas Hamer and
children, arc visiting relatives in
Monroe N C
Mrs Harry Caddy and Mrs Joe
Lynch aro visiting relatives in
The McColl Commercial Club
organized Nov 1905, for tho pur
of promoting the best business
and social interests of our town,
has thus for most decidedly ful
filled its purpose, lt is composed
of alert, progressive business men
who have already been "instrumen
tal in helping our town. The new
depot building, tho Building and
Loan Association, passenger ser
vice on thc freight trains, train
connections from Sumter, aro some
of thc benefits that have accrued to
McColl because of this organiza
tion. Thc proper lighting of the
streets is now under consideration.
The following went to thc Con
federate Reunion from this point
Messrs J K Fletcher, Well McColl
1 W Williams, B F Moore, 1) L
Whittaker, LT Parker, W R Par
ker and Mr and Mrs ,1 P Bunch.
Miss Scarboro, of Bishopvillo,
is visiting her friend Miss Holling
Mr and Mrs Murdock McCor
mick and Mrs ,1 D Wade spent
Sunday with the family of Mr Join
B McColl of Hasty.
Misses Thompson and Over
street spent Sunday with friends
in 1 lusty.
MissPeail Morrison is visiting
friends in Maxton.
Childrens Day Exorcises wil
bo observed at the M E Church ot
tho second Sunday night in thi?
The Presbyterian pastor at Mc
Coll has made a bountiful success a
gardening. His neighbors aro reap
ing tho result of his recreation.
Bennettsville Democratic Club
The following committees have
Executive committee: C S Mc
Jail, G M Wooster, C K Exum,
J D Mooro E W Breeden.
Keg ist mt i on committee: J B
3reen, Jas. A Drake, T C Hamer,
? P Gibson, D D McColl, Jr, J P
Jampbell, N li Hogers, C W Cros
iintl, E D Graham, G N McColl,
J F David, Fletcher Townsend,
ll L David.
Committee to raise the olubh
roll: C DEasterling, ME Coward,
NV M Atkinson, E A Patterson,
Thos. I Hogers,
C D Eastcrling,
Sect, and Treas.
Statement of tho condition of
Union Savings Bank
of Bennettsville. S. C.
Located at Bennettsville, S C, at, the
close of business, June 4, 1903
Loans and discounts. $104,754 9?
Demand Loans. 975 oo
Overdrafts. 621 41
Furniture and fixtures. 3,852 13
Duo from bunks and bankers 11,488 92
Currency. 1,242 0?
Gola. 120 #0
Silver, Nickels and Pennies 728 25
Checksand cash items. C0J 26
Total . $124,282 90
Caoltal stock paid tn.$25,000.00
Surplus fund. 5,104 02
Undivided prolits, less cur
rent expenses and taxes
Paid . 1,518 23
Individual Deposits Subject
to check 57,660 ll
Savings deposits. 5,000 00
Bills payable 30,00? ?0
Stato of South Carolina, I
County of Marlboro )
Before ms came W. C. Adams,
cashier, of tho abovo named ?auk,
who, being duly sworn, says that the
abovo and foregoing statement is a
truo condition of said nank, as shown
by the books of said bank.
W. C. Adams, Cashier.
Sworn to and subscribed before mt,
this 9th day sf June, 1908.
ll. W. Palmor,
W. S. Mowry, l
W. J. Crosland [ Directors.
A. G. Sinclair. )
xo sibp aiiy'pain, AttywiiVfrc ??j30u7tVj*
Utes, simply take just one of Dr.
Shoop's Pink Pain Tablets. Pain means
congestion -blood pressure-that is all.
Dr. Shoop's Headache-or Pink Pain
Tablets -will quickly co-ax hloold press
ure away from pain center. After that,
pain is gone. Headache, Neuralgia,
painful periods with women etc. get itt,
staut help. 20 Tablets 25c. Sold by
Jno. T. Douglas.
HANDY FRUIT AND
The Sensation of the Day in
Nothing in recent years has been de
vised that adds so much to dainty
cookery. It slices all kinds of fruit
and vegetables in an infinite variety
of fancy .and attractive designs abso
lutely without waste.
J. A. Spears, Sole Agent
for Marlboro, Darlington, Marion,
Sumter, and Chesterfield counties
Headquarters Bennettsville, S C.
Statement of tbs Cendition of
The Bank of Clio
lecated at Clie, S. C., at the des?
.f business, June 4, 1908.
Loans and Discounts.131,043 55
Overdrafts. 1,726 11
Hanking house,. 3,181 9?
Furnitursand Fixtures. 851 ?7
Due from banks and bankers.. 14,03? 68
Currency. 1,260 0?
Gold. 605 00
Silver, Nickels and Pennies... 492 34
Total.~. 153,707 74
Capital stock paid in. $2f>,$00 09
Surplus fund. 7,5OO00
1'ndividcd Profits, less Cur
rent Expenses and Taxes
Due to banks and bankers... 139 84
Duo unpaid dividends. 8 $0
Individual Deposits subject
to check. 43,033 39
Time certificates. 8,895 60
Cashier's Cheeks. "4 75
Notesand Bills Kediscoun
tcd. 12.00 09
Hills Payable. 20,000 00
State of Seutb Carolina, )
County of Marlboro f n
before ms cams W, F. Cross, Cash
lsr, of the above named bank wholbsing
duly sworn, says that the above and
foregoing statement is a true condi
tion of said bank, as shown by the
books of lils in said bank.
W. F, Cross, Cashier.
Sworn to and subscribed before me,
this 8th day of .lune, 1908.
Chas. B. Galloway,
[L. s.i Notary Public
W. W. Evans, ) t .
.losoph Strauss, > Directors.
J. C. Covington )