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The Stock is entirely to(
Dress Goods and Silks in I
a your opportunity to buy
All our 30e., 40c. and 49
10 pes. 54 in. Socking, a
10 pcs 54 in. Broad Clo
Mimnaugh's price 75c. yar,
Our entire line Black DY
Our entire line of fine W
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and profits on or
at half price. Ar
F THE STATE BOARD OF
~ 1~Rabmoj tM Board, Treasurer Jen-.
Ex~c5%~MIdaled to Come
2 y ,peeMEachone
Ladles to Tabu
n . sIate the R
:2-:. ~ (ns and Courier.].
07 - ,Nov. 14.-The State
e ~sird of canvassers met today, every
illmsber having come in except Sec
idea~y of State Cooper, who is under
MtoOd to be sick. Lieutenant Gov
eIo Tillman, who was telegraphed
d, was also oa hand, and
members of the board present,
a meeting in accordance with
law, when the board does not
m ueet at-the proper time. The board
did nothing special beyond provid
ing for the tabulationl of the returns,
which, thsgb small' in numbers
comparatively, will take some time
ssp Dwight, of the attorney gen
~eraN offce, arnd Miss Walker,
.o te Secretary of State's offce,
'ere 'apointed clerks to tabu
a1t. the vote. The reason for the
nmembers not being on band yester
day was one that is aptly illustrated
by the sagie what is everybody's
thesiness is nobody'". Each of the
aniembers thought that every other
uneimber would be on band and that
his presence would be unnecessary
the consequence being that no one,
excepting the State treasurer, was
there. The board adjourned for two
weeks to await the tabulation.
NO MEETING ON APPOINTED DAY.
Columbia, Nov. 13.-The evils of
offiial .absenteeism were never miore
positively shown than they were to
day, when the State board of can
vassers could r,ot me&et to declare the
result of tbe recent election because
only one memiber was present. Snehi
neglect of a most im)pcrtant dnty is
inexplicable. Ord itzari ly the aver
age citizen hardly knows of any
other election except the primary
and probably offcials are just as apt;i
to forget othe.r elections also, but in
thia case the.re is no such excuse,
for on the 11th instant Clerk Me
Coan, of tbe secretary of State's
offie, offiially notified each member
of the board that a meeting would
,ha held today at noon and for what
iocU Talk Noi
ou know like to
, Bright New Stu
in the world. C
cis and Silk Secti
large. For the next few days evei
be house the price will be cut and cul
Dress Goods and Silks for a Little M
e. Colored Dress Goods placed on cer
11 shades worth 75c. for this sale 40c.
th, all shades, the kind other stores se
ess Goods to go at actual first cost.
aistings worth 75c. and $1.00, yourel
e ine alone. urexp
ath to be closed out at<
iy reasonale offer on ar
purpose. Today is the time required
by law for the vote to be canvassed.
fhe members of the board are the
secttry olE Stage, the comptroller
general, the attorney general, the
adjutant general, the State tres
rer, and chairman of the committee
on elections of the house, who is this
instance ia Mr..R. 0. Patterson, of
When the time came for the board
o ipeet oply one mapber appeared
State Treasurer Jennings. The law
provides that four members shall
ontitute a quorum, but even these
ould not be obtained today. The
Act further provides that in-ease a
qorum is Dot present then the lieu
tnant governor shall be summoned
ad he with the members present
hall proceed to declare the vote.
ieutenant Governor Tillman was
oday, therefore, duly notified by
elegraph that his presence was
eeded in Columbia and it is ex
eted that he will arrive tomorrow.
It is said, though, that it will
ake no particular difference wheth
r he gets her~e - tomorrow or next
ay or two weeks, so he does come
n a reasonable time, provision being
ade for his possible absence from
the State. When he does come he
nd Treasurer JeDnings will form
lly declare the vote.
While it is certain that this neg
et on the part of the State officials
will result in no harm to those State
officers who have been recently
eeted, they having no opposition;
nd while the same thing may be
said as to those etngressmen who
will have no contests on hand, it is
onceivable that such an outcome
will do those congressmen or those
ounty officers who had opposition~
o good, to say the least of it, and
it can be easily understood how such
ongressmen may be embarrassed in
holding their seats when the case is
shown up in a Republican congress.
No explanation is given here why
these officials were away. Attorney
General Bellinger went to Barnwell
to attend court in the Free case, but
it is held that he should have come
back for the more important duty. If
the others were away on official busi
ness no one here knows anything
A Kansas man boasts of running
the only strictly third-class hotel in
the country. It is JIp to somne
Ch~icago landlords indignantly to
reny this assertion.
trade where they
ff for the least m
rs with a good b
,et right into the 1
on. The M
ry piece of The Liveliest C<
deep. Now is my motto and a]
tre table at Come Direct I
It for $1.00,
Thousands of ya
Thousands of yi
ice 50c. Thousands of ya
nses are divided among
ost. 50 dozen Men's, E
y article in the house wi
o The Pool
PRESS ROOM AT WHITE HOUSE.
President Sees to it that Newspaper Men
are Not Ignored.
Washington, November 17.-For
the first time in history the President
of the United States has set apart a
room adjoining his own offices for
the exclusive use of the press. In
the new office building, west of the
White House, the correspondents
have a separate room, provided with
a huge oak table, chairs and three
telephones for their convenience.
The room adjoins the big central
waitipg room, where all callers gath
er before they are admitted to the
office of the President or Secretary
The door of the press room stands
open, and the man of consequence in
politics, business or rank who escapes
without being interviewed is fleet of
foot indeed. In the White House,
before it underwent its remodelling
process, when the President and his
clerical force were all quartered on
the second floor, the newspaper men
'those duty took them there had to
content themselves with a table
placed at the eastern end of the gen
eral waiting room. They had no
telephones at their disposal, and
when they wished to call up their
respective offices were obliged to go
into the "war room" and ask Col.
Montgomery's permission to use the
wire. Col. Montgomery's telephone
was often busy at the very time the
newspaper men wished to use it.
Now, with the three telephones at
hand, Col. Montgomery's dignity will
no be so frequ-ntly disturbed, and
the business of sending important
"items'' to the uttermost ends of the!
earth will be greatly facilitated.
President Roosevelt holds, perhaps,
more than any of his predecessors,
a warm place in his heart for the
newspaper fraternity. He has ap
pointed several of his newspaper
friends to g.'od positions in the pub
lie service. He is exc.-edingly ap
proachable a:nd often favors the cor
respondents with his political conti
deuces. Whben thbe new office buiLd
.igwas planned it was quite natu
ral, therefore, that the President
sould order a "press room" in the
most convenient location and of the
most commodions arrangement possi
ble with the appropiiation at hand.
Any small boy in his first pair of
troue feels sorry for his mother.
ods But Price,
can buy the Che4
>ney. That's who
isiness record an<
>ush at once. Fif
rner in the store. "Small Profits and I
low no man to undersell me.
o Headquarters where One
of Two. Don't Miss a Singl(
You May Miss, a Dollar.
rds of Indaigo Blue Calicoes at 4c. yar
rds of Outings, the 8c. kind at 5c. yard
rds of Sea Island to go at 4e. yard.
t the poor kind. We doi
STORE, MILLINERY 4
DRY GOODS, MILLINE
oys' and Children's Cap
I be accepted.
A REMARKABLE CASE.
Young Girl Dies in New York Hospital
After Continuous Sleep of Twenty
Some days ago was published an
account of the mysterious case of
Nellie Corcoran in St. Vin cent's hos
pital, New 'York. For days she had
lain in a sound sleep and no effort to
arouse her had succeeded.
The girl fell into her state of un
consciousuess October 18 at the house
where she was employed as a servant.
At the hospital where she was taken
eroic efforts to determine the
ause of her condition met with
little success. Hundreds of physi
ians examined her, and every known
method was tried to awaken her, but
with little success. Two or three
times she was aroused and spoke a
few words, saying she was sleeping
and again became unconscious.
Electricity was applied and in se
vere applications, but ineffectively.
Neurologists and pathologists tried
to diagnose the girl's condition, but
ould not. Specialists of nearly
every medical field were called in,
but they arrived at no conclusions as
to the cause of the coma or its proper
diagnosis. It was even suggested 1
that someone had hy pnotized her
and1 efforts to throw off such a spell
were made, but to no purpose. Her
temperature increased rapidly, she
became emaciated and finally stopped ~
breathing, after having slept 20 days.
There was an autopsy, but nothing
was discovered in the condition of
the organs to account for the strange
sleep. The brain was kept for ex-1
mination by specialists on that or
an and it is believed the secret will
>e discovered there.
[Chicago Daily News.]
An early crop-the small boy's
first hair cut.c
With some 5 cent cigars you get ~
at least six scents. C
The eight day clock is a hard t
worker and a chronic striker.
Sometimes it is his lie-abilities a
that increase a man's assets. t
Much of the charity that begins at t
home is too feeble to get ntext door.
The skiu deep beauty of the rhi- 4
noceross isn't calculated to make him I
When it comes to a question of
stayhig qualities the undertaker can
s to Catch a
Ipest and get th(
it the people war
i capital and cre<
ftnent 200 doz.
4uick Turnovers" 200 doz.
Take a d
Dollar Does make your
Line or 50 Mon's
Vt keep them Did yc
TORE OR CLOTHING
RY, SHOES, CLOTHI
s at half price. A big 1c
EDGEHELD FIREBUG CAPTURED.
rhe Man Who T.led to Burn the Town
Now in the Penitentiary-Lynching
[News 'and Courier.]
The negro, Bostick, arrested in
Edgefield, charged with incendiar
sm., was brought here and is now
~afely lodged within the penitentiary..
'ho story that his captors brought,
ere is, however, considerably differ
at from the one published. One of
he captors said that the sheriff in-!
ended to board the train at Trenton
ith the negro, but hearing that a
ob was coming aftor him, he took
0 t:he woods and made a long, tedi-'
rnus, circuitous route, coming to Co
abia via Branchville. One of the'
~aptors said this route was taken in
rder to "avoid Jim Tillman and his
ob," asserting that they had heard,
n what they believed to be reliable
uhority, that the lieutenant gov
~rnor was leading a crowd bent on
ynhingthe negro. Whether there
as anything in the story or not, the
egro's captors believed it, else they*
ould not have taken such precan
ions to elude the lynceuing party.
bey are of Two Kind, Domestic and In
Innes, the bandmaster, appears to
iave other troubles besides appen
icitis as the following from the New
cork Sun will show:
"Lawyer George A Flaacke, of
ersey City, received word from
~upreme Court Justice Gilbert Col
ins yesterday that he had dismissed
fe order issued by ~supreme Court
ommissioner Charles J. Roe, under
hich Frederic N. Innes, the band
laster, was taken into custody in
ersey City on the affidavit of his
vife, Georgia Frances Innes, that he
wed her $500 alimony.
"Mrs. Innes obtained a decree of
ivorce in this city. The bandmas
r did not obey a-l order of the
ourt to pay her $25 a week and went
Jersey City, where he was foud
iy his former wife. She said that
e had reason to believe that he ini
ended to leave the State anid se
ured his arrest for debt.
"In dismissing the case, Jnstice
Jollins said that sunficient evidence
iad not been adduced to show thati
:nnes was leaving the State perma-.
tently or intended to dlefraudl Mrs.
d Hold the Cr(
. Biggest and Bes
it. We are in a
lit sufficient to bt
to take care of t
Is of yards of Canton Flannel worth 10,
Ladies' Black Heavy Rose worth.10c. t
Men's Unndershirts and Drawers, the 5(
q off and bring your family. It will F
Overcoats to go6 $4.00 worth $6.00.
Overcoats to go at $5.50 worth $9.00.
Overcoats to go at $8.00 worth $12.00.
Men's Odd Pants at half price.
)f Jeans slightly soiled at half price.
iu ever think about ho
STORE has to make a
4G, that's why we have
t of Boy's Knee Suits to
AN IMPOSSIBLE BARBER.
The Men Who Shaved Eighteen Men in
Eight Minutes and Seven Seconds.
The conductors, engineers, firemen ~
and flagmen of the Southern rail- ~
way are all much exercisedi over th1e ~
recent order requiring them to have
watches thbat measure up to certain ~
requirements, which is the out
growth of the time convention of the
railroad people held some tim~e
The following is a copy of the cir-1
clar issued by the Southern rail- ~
way in regard to timepieces: C
"This company will inaugurate a
system of clock and watch inspee- I
ion and employees designated below C
are required on and after the above
date to submit their watches for
quarterly examination between the ~
1st and 15th days of each Novem- ~
er, February, May and August, and ~
weekly comparison with standard ~
time, to the various local inspectors t
who have been appointed for this 6
purpose, and who will be under the
general supervision of J. W. For
singer, Chicago, who has been ap- B
pointed general inspector.
"Names and location of local in
spectors and location of standard
locks on the respective divisions $
ill be shown in the current time ti
abes as issued.
"Train masters, train dispatchers,
ard masters, assistant yard mas
ers, switchmen, station masters, en a
~ineers, foremen of engines, firemen,
~onductors, baggagemen, flagmen, y
remen, brakemen and switch ten- In
ers must submit; their watches for si~
uarterly examination and weekly d
~omparison as required by the rules,
nd telegraph operators, station
~gents, section foremen, bridge fore- '
nen and towermen must submit their P
atches for quarterly examination.U
"The minimum standard of excel- Ic
lence adopted by this company fora
vatches is a grade equal to what is
mown among American movements
s 'nickel 17-jewel, patent regulator,
tdjnsted to heat and cold, and three y
>ositions,' the variation of whicht
nust not exceed thirty seconds per
veek; rno key winder will be accepted.
"The grade name and numbers
re berein plainly specified; no mod
fications will be permitted.
"All new watches in service must
e lever set.
"No watch specially made and p
amed by or for any jeweler will be b
acceted on this companyv's lines. fi
. to go at 7c.
o go at 5c. pair.
)e. kild to go at 25c. each.
ay you to ride miles to
w an exclusive
ii its expenses
a walkover in
be closed out'
Phe intention of j!wolers in offering
vatches specially made is gejerally
indrsto-d to be for the purpose of
emoviog tbe regular fa~ctory grade
nd name, thus enabling them to
barge employees higher price for
"Any watch now in service up to
he specified grades will be accepted.",
The topic of the watch discussion
a the fact. that there are few men io,
he railway service who now have, or
ad prior to the expiration of the
ae limit, watches 'that met all the
equirements of the new rule. Many
f theeugi neers and conductors have
een carrying~ watches 'which they
'aid large amounts for, but which
o not in some particilar measure
p to the standard. In several cases
be instance is cited where fine
ratches are owned by the railroad
2en which do not measure up to the
tandard, because they have brass
rorks where nickel is regqired,
hough the class and number of jew.
Is is fully up.
rief Paragraphs Giving Some of the
Happenings of the World of Men.
General Molinea~ux spent just
100,000 or a third of his fortune in
2e defense of his son in the famous
folineaux case just concluded.
The finishing last week of the jetty
ork in Georgetowa, a piece of work
hich has been going on for several
ears, and which has involved ove~r a
ililion dollars, was made the occa
on of a regular Four th of July
In a hard fought game of football
layed in Greenville on Friday Fnr.
ian defeated Carolina and won the
iampionship of the State. The
sore was 10 to 0.
If it is true that the good die
Dung, it is up to the oldest inhabi
tot to offer an explaoation.
A cynic is a man whose disappoint
ient is due to the fact that the
rorld was made without his advice.
It sometimes hapens that a man
uts both money and confidence in a
ank-and later draws out his con