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.LSHED 1865 NEWBERRY,'S. C., FRIDAY, .DEC EMBER 10, 19.C 9E
Ti We operate our store on a determir
This means that we give the customers t
tation for reasonable prices that we intei
County buy their goods from us and pay
that we are the people to deal with. Her
dare to offer.
Wool Dress Goods.
An over stocked manufacturer sent us 50 pieces of
per cent. under the market. Don't buy a dress witl
Wool Dress Goods, 30 inches wide, 12je, worth 25c
Wool Dress Goods, 18je, worth 35o.
5.pes 9-4 unbleached Pepperell Sheeting, 16jc, worth 20c
5 1" 10-4 "6"6 18ic, " 25c
10." 9-4 bleached " 174c, " 224c
10 " 10-4 " " ' 19c, "' 25c
25 pieces bleached and unbleached table linens must
be sold. No use to try to watch us on thoso goods.
100 white Bed Spreads, 75c, worth $1.00.
100 '" 98c, " $1.25.
100 " " $1.25, " $1.50.
100 " " $1.65, " $2.00.
Ladies' Button Boots 95c, $1.2
Ask for the Drow, Selby & (
Every pair guaranteed.
Your Chloice for $1
P No matter what prices
THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE tled by the extra session of congress,
40, the question next pressing for con
A LENGTHIY DOCUMENT TOUCHING sideration is that of tho-currepey.
ALL GREAT QUESTIONS OF sTATE. The work of putting our finances
ie is Not a Friend to Cuba-Thinks the
Currency Question First In Import- nay Seem, will appoar when we re
ance isefore This Congress. call the financial operations of the
Washington, Dec. 0.-At noon to- Government since 180. On the
day the first regulair session of the 30th day of Juno of that year we had
65thcongesswas aunhed ponoutstanding demand liabilities in
55th congress was launched upon tesmo 7888574.O h
the unknown seas of legislation.
Simultaneously at hn d of thethse liabili
capitol, Speakor Re) tne house, 8ad Ooneet $443,889,49i..
and Vice-President,. fobart in the 88. Ofu itre ben obsi
fenato, dropped their gavels and i t
called to order the respective bodies ing. On July 1, 1806, the principal
over whichthyr.oside. The of the interest berin dt f
monies a nding the opening ofgoen ntws$,38120.O
* co@ros hiough comparatively of a
r-outine character, is a spectacleha benrdcdt$5,071,
which in most respets is regardedOraagegtrdutoof1,7
*as the greatest oflicial event of theofteUidSaesnthfrtdy
year at the national capitol. Today o eebm,19,ws$4,6,
the weather wvas propitious. The01.Tegvrmn nyno
sun shone brilliantly from a cloud.
less sky, making glorious bright day ottnig(eebr1)cnit
with just strong enough tinge in o 300106o ntdSae
air to invigorate the lungs and a nts$0,9,8 ftesr oe
breezo just strong enough to keepisudb athryoflwf180
stars and stripes snapping from the$829,04osivrcricte,
flag:taffs. ad$12071o tnadsle
Toe the Ser.ate and House of Repro- dlas
It gives me pleasuro to extendgoen ntadwhhnrbl x
greetings to the Fifty-fifth congressamloftepsbfren,wogh
*assembled in regular session at thenotohsaetonerunaci
seat of government with many ofrecrvionwch ilmaeu
*whose senators and representatives dmn biain esoeost
I have been associated with in the tegvrmn n eiv u
legislative service. Their meetingfiacllwsfrnamgutad
ocours under felietious conditions, dut
justifyingfi ci'o congratulation and
calling,r our grateful acknowvledg- Teeaemn ln rpsda
* . ~ o a beneficent Providence, armd o h vl eoew
which has so signally blessed and cnfn h rermd ems
prospered us as a nation. Peace apeit h na vl ti o
and good will with all the nations of ta u urnyo vr idi
eart h continue unbroken. ntgo,freeydla-o ti
Th'o extra session of this congressgodgodbcueteovrcts
which closed during July last, on- Il~f3i u.t epi 0 111tui
acted important legislat.ion, andpldewlnobeboki. o
while its full effect has not yet beenevrthgurnyoor ipo o
realized, wvhat it has already accom-kelth pedewlbebsson
plished assures us of its timelinessbyavnigtwritflilm,.
and wisdom. To test its permanent Ieansyrcoiodssons
value further time will be required tercit ftegvrmn r
andl the people, satisfied with itssufcetopaalexnesfth
op)oration and results thus far, aregoen nthawen ny fte
in no mind to withhold from it a fairUntd tae nosarpeetd
trial. frrdmto ngl n r e
CUaRIENOY QUESTION NEXT To) TARIFF.emdi god uhnte dalb
* rrifflegilatin haing een ot- etatin st taat aof h currepout
~ ~ 7;.Governmentj sinc 10. Onth
ied policy of fair, squaro
he benefit of the lowest
id shall stay with us. \
spot cash for the same,
'e is the royal feast of b,
dress8 stuff, 33C
out seeing them. 0
LOAKS AND CAPES.
You (nlow we have t.he nervo to btly w
tile prices areo too powerfill to re4ist,.
910 Capes, 75e k iIld., nlow, 50(-.
110 " $1.25 - 00.
100 " 1.50 -- 1.25.
100 " 200 '' 1.45.
100 " oo (.0 ' :.0,
100 . " 400 '- . .00,
100 Piuh 4 pt- to go at, $2.41).
51)0 pair wool I Ilinket,ts, $4 kinl, nlow $
25 66 5. .4 i
Cheaper qualitiles 49e. 75e, -1. *1.25, *1
Comforts, 75c, $1, $1.25, *1 50.
5, $1.50, $1.75.
o. fine Shoes. 11.25, $1
9QTHIS WEEK of an,
Shoes worth $2.00
are quoted we will alw
MA. 'r X T E!r .3M W,
EWBERRY, - S. C.
in exchange for gold. This is an
The brief review of what was ac
complished from the close of the war
to 1803 makes unreasonable and
groundless any distrust, either of
our financial ability or-soundness;
while the situation f rom 1803 to 1897
must admonish Congress of the im
mediate neessity of so legislating as
to make the return of the conditions
then provailing impossible.
The ovil of the present system is
fond in the great cost of the gov
ernment. of maintaining the parity of
ou different forms of money, that is
keeping all of them at par with
gold. We surely cannot he longer
beolss of the burden of tis impo
sition upon tile people, even under
fairly pros)porous conditions, while
the pa4st four years have demonstrat
ed thlat it is not only an expensive
charge uponl the government, but a
dlangerouls menace to tihe national
PRUoJTION AoAIN5T IIOND ISSUES.
It is mlanifast that we mnust devise
some p)lan to protect the government
against bond issues for repeated re
demptions. We must either curtail
the opportunity for speculation,
made easy by the multiplied redemp
tions of our demand obligations, or
increase the gold reserve for their
redemnpt ion. Woe have $000,000,000,
of cnrrency whlich tile government
by solemIn enactment hias unldertaken
to keep at par wilthl gold. Nobody
is obliged to redeem in gold butt the
government. Thie banks are not re
quired to redeem in gold. T1he gov..
ernmenlt is obliged to keep eqjual
with gohT all its out.standing cur
r-n' and coin outstanding, while
not receipts are niot required to be
paIid in gold. They are paid in every
kind of money but gold, anId the only
meanrs by whlich tihe government cman
with certainty get gold isi by bor
rowing it. It can got it inl no other
way when it most needs it. Th'le
government withoeut any fixed gold
revenue is pledgedl to mnaintatin gold
redemnption, 'whlichIit has steadily
and faithlfully (lone, and whichl un
der the authority now given it will
continue to do0. The law wihich re
quires the governament after hlaving
remudemed its United States notes to
pay them out algain as current :,unds
denands a onsatant replenishnsent
WE ARE BOUND FOR
3 dealing, backed by resources and ability.
prices every time. We have won a repu- Q)
hen the best posted people of Newberry @
it is the best assurance we can offer you 0
irgains bigger and better than any house
Fail to See 0
lur Black Dress Goods. Ladies who buy Black Goods from us
ne are always sure to como back. Qi9
Black Dross that will bold its color and look like now after throo
r four seasons' wear is what you want and ought to have.
10 pleces Cotton Flannel, 8C kind, now. 5e.
10 "" 10, " 7fe.
10 " "6" 12c, "t I .
100 Men's Suits worth $ 5.00, now $ 3.25.
100 " " " 75," 45o.
- 100 " " " 10.00, ") 7.
-25. 100 S " " "
.50. 100 Boy's Knee Suits worth $1.25, niow 75e.
100 " " " 2.00, "1 $1.10.
.50, $1.75, $2.00, $2.i0, $8.00,
00, $0.00, $7.00 erch. G.
y pair of Ladies' Fine
,$2,25, $2.50, $3.00.
ays do better for you.
of the gold reserve. This is especi- notes--a non
ally so in times of business panic and Su.roly it would not pay theml
when the revenues are insufficiont to again except on domand and
moot the expenses of the government. gold. If they are put out in
At such times the government has other way, they return again t
no other way to supply its deficit 1ollowod by another bond-issu
and maintain redemption but tb rough redeem them-another interest-b
the increase of its bonded debt, as ing debt to redoom a non-iut(
during the administration of my pre- bearing debt.
decessor when $262,315,400 of four'
and a half per cent. bonds were is- lSION OF nANKINO SYSTE.
sued and sold, and the proceeds used In my View it is of the utnost
to pay the expenses of the govern- .portince that the government sli
mont in exce8w of the revenues and be relieved from tihe burdon or
sustain the gold reserve. While it ig viding all the gold required for
true that the greater part of the changes and export. T['his respc
proceeds of these bonds were used to bility is alone borne by the gov
sup)ply delicient revenues, a conisid- ment without any of the usual
erable portion wans required to main- necessary ban king powers to bli
tain the gold reserve, self- The banks (10 not feel
Without revenues equal to our ox- strain of the gold redemption.
p)enses, there would be nio deficit re. wholi stmrin r'ests upon01 the gov,
qluiring the issuance of bonds. But rit and the size of the gold res'
if the goldl reserve falls below $100,- in the treasury has conmc to be '.
000,000 how will it be replen'ished or without, reason, the signal of<
except by selling more bonds? Is ger or security. This onght t<
there any other way practicable uin- stoppe)d if we are to have an or
der existing law? rThie serious ques-prseiy nth Cotr. '
tioni then is, shall we continue thesufcetrei) orh XIlS
policy that has been pursued in theth goen ntwmafelo
p)ast; that is, that when the govern- mdaecnarsnei rn
mont reserve roaches the point of peetcrec;bttedi
danger, issue more bonds and supplystlezssadwlbevr r
the needed gold, or shall we provido leicri ss og 19teei
othe mens t l)~evntteserec rseriontinutes Aonry beie
ringdrans uon he oldeseve? icimeof deptsfrte rexens
thepolcyof ellngbons i cil-mtsh i oenmt wor ay foo tho
tined lin cngessshuldgie temediant oidarrassout ferioum
secrtar of he reasry uthoiryseuncthroey i ut thiiear
to sell bonds attll ezis' and shrwrmp ou ion of this probe.
peritis beainga les rte o iner- cing sety or tonhe tresxisy
ote eansty rovendsa thesorcr psysem otnue.vng tbeie
ring rains uo the goldernentere 01in riecuofnc adqo denueeds
pese nof uther goverslat tsha whnd bursir ornult that athougtv
any olic tof Uited bons nots aron- mont shlan [prnvre yor carew<
preseued fn onro ho udio giv to Werantio idwthueros
sec(1 reareofethd irgl,su autotey Icnu vt hiiHirtty
ptidout bnd ecang forgoand 1 ishortioa ak alwdt
pis, obourin duy notsstohetfcevlueifnther
osf thn hode nof utheorid& la w hihte.aedpstdfrc
Id larnesthe geomld anes itsotr 11( httebyon asrc
hrecei tac fom the government aond erdc( ooi-fo
UniedStte nte itou pyigserquence. tew onsid.o
gol i exhage orit.'Te rasn Tsrtary ?oof tteur
forths i mde llthemoe a)Jardt utrpity bf grevng fhr thr
ponse iof the government, issuewhen tbrrssiment onatioal acount.
intresteafrn rdemton roide gold s ineion.aptlof$5,t0
fo the hoedmo ofh United States wilenb the a eitfr aes
is the Thief of time!"
This saying is as true of small matters as
of large, and applies to our everyday life.
It is now only a few days to Christmas,
and what have you done?
Du not delay, but come and see our line,
and get a good selection. If you don't
know what you want, come and you wiiI
have no difficulty in making a selection.
Prices no Object!
Prices are no object to us. We know the
price of cotton is low, and are bound to con
vert our stock into money.
Many have already taken advantage of our
prices. Are you among the number?
AMONG OUR VARIOUS LINES:
Our Perfume and Toilet Soap line cannot bi beat
and we call your special attention to it!
Wo have the regular Colognes in ->, 10, 1:>), 2.) and )>) conts bottho.t.
Wo havo Toilet Wiators in 2> and 6(0( conts and ono dolh-i bottlo-.
We have Perfumes in 10 ,w, >0>eo, 15c, .A and up to $1."A) hottlos.
Thoses aire all line goods in finCy ooliday Packages.
We have Perfumes in bulk, of great variety and
at all prices!
Take advantage of the time and prices. It will
pay you and save you money. Let
there be no procrastination!
YOUNG & CO.,
.obt. agricultural regions of the colintry taue, and dono groat injust ice to
out to ho supplied with c-I rroney to Ime Amoricans, Ib,esides lh rowin (,I,
for their noods. hanced Ibirdens of li li$ait) UPoll
any I recommend that the issu0 or na. this goverlnmo ilt. I n ' 818 pIaco
> be tional bank nots to ho restricted to wits brought about by th 11iu of
> to the (10i10111nllationl of tonl dollars anI)d Zan1jon, obta11i0n by mgoJit i1S b0
(ar- upwards. If .ho wiggestions I havo twet'e tho Spanish commader, Ar
rest iheroin made have tho approval of tinez do campos, and the insurgoII.
congress, then I would recoinowl leaders.
that national banks r1.doem thoi noeso
. i gold.
The inost importarit problem with Joh nSO1 S
whIihIC1 this governmnt, is 11W called
taxU. pon to dl portailling to its for- C ili and
tii oign relations concerns its duty to- v
wards Spaintand to the Cutiban insur o-"
and rection. P'roblem)s and1( !onlditionls e
it.- linoro or less in) com11non1 with 1thoso T onIC
henow existing ha ve confronted this
Plegovernmnent att various time~s in the i~ i-'
r 1)ast. TPho story of Cubat for 1many13
yours has1 boon on)e of unrest.; grow ('I
11,ing dlisconttent.; 11n (eflort towalrd a'In n Dy
ir-larger enjoym1ont1 of lib)erty andi self
lecontrol; of orgnized resistalnce to si:NAI()1 1'AI mn i.
the mother country; of dopression
it aftor distress and warfare and1( of in I'lio5,i i""" (n'"Ii"r i"no s)u flI.Wias
s feffectual sottlementi to this roniewod1
revolt. For no0 enduring period Wuash igton, I)e. 8. Sena t or' Me
sinCO~ the enlfraunchaisement of 1110 1Laurini, of Southi Carolinato, is conl
contin1en11a1 p)Osseoions of Spalin in) lined( to is hed 04 withI l anI attack of
grthe Wes8tern Conitilinet has the con. -typh)lo0id feve r. Tht smuiitor was alSil
di(11io0 of Cubat or the policy of Spain in~g when0i 14 lhe arved hero at week ago,
.toward Cubat not caused concern to but11 I le 1.3 p)hid at iak dhid m>4) do
aml( thle Uniii ted Stat es. ve(lop uil dayt(11 ori so ag.
r- THEO UNaxs~T IN (chimA haxv~iExw-: >. 114 is in th elie o f D. \\'el ing.
r T - 'he prospiect from time)4 to timio 1.on, aissistd by1 a0'I trined nursI ii e. No
that thoe weakness of Spain's 1h)1ol ontpprohosioun is foil. over t he att ;ck
an lie islandI( and the political vicissi- as it is not) (of it violenit charaitoI r a11(
1tudos and1( embar--.n'P4emen3ft of the the4 senator)1 lhas ai ltrgged cot) if.u
homo1( government mnight lead to the( tion1.
lstratnsfer of Cuba~ to a iinntaill
power* enll(ed forthi b)3tetee 18231 and1
ont 1860, vatriouls Ornphai)tic decliaratt ior5is T ke JONNSON'S
~~dof the policy of the Uniited States 1to
porit no0 dist)rbain e of Cubat's con.l. ~'
nec(31tiOn witht Spatl in uless inl 11h( di. - &F E
'Ol-rectiont of md(lI0(opodece or atcquiisi
tionl by~ us through pu rcha~se; 110r has TO/.,ua
there been)1 any cihan11go of this do
ci~ airedl policy sinlce upo thli(le hart of lie that does good for G od's s:ako
1. he government. 54( 1 tlO'11110io ''l 'l )1
1(5 'I'ho re3voluItioni whIich biegani i ho( is siiro of' both ini the4 (ou(.
reu.- 18(18 and( hitsted tenI years dlespite p'ot Il
1111- thie st reniuous eflor'ts of th(e socces
uch siv j)eninlsulahr governr nenits to supji A H1ucce.ssful ph dysicimni is the1( one4
One0 press it. T1heni a11 nlow the govern. who t.Idiosi the4Iii ment alI( prdit'o:s (of
mon of tihe Un,ited3( Staites te8t ild hi'1 iis patio31 ni ra her3 thian thiir phys
ing its grave conIcCIrn and1 ol'ired its aid] -il dloralneents.
'(8- to put an4 endt to loodshed in Coba. VQ!(1V4s i 11 ri.1-,i~IiO
hi a Thel( over'tures mado1 b)y Gien. GIrant anmo > -ce's III a 111 a s,1$
Ihis woro refused and -thn war dragged Alto ls-is 'it 1,ol-lI
and on, entailingt great losm of lifea nd of .OI1I J1tcls il'an teson-hal