E. $. AULL, EDITOR.
OF THE METHODIST CHURCH, SHOWN 0
REPORT OF STASISTICAL SECRETARY.
Submitted at this Morning's Session-Ex
aminatan tCharacter Completed, and
There was nothing of special in
terest in the proceedings yesterday
The report of the Statistical Secre
tay'shows the growth of Method
ism in the State and the progres
which has been made along al
lines. It is a gratifying state
The hours of the morning's ses
sion of the Methodist Confereno
were taken up in hearing report
from the different pastors and in thi
examination of character.
.The character examination wa
completed, all being located, anm
under Question 3, none being dis
The committee of investigatiol
in the case of C. D. Mann reporte4
that no trial was necessary.
The transfer of K. S. Enoch frot
the Memphis Conference to th
* South Carolina Conference wa
The Supernumerary Committe
on Conference Relations reported
that they had granted the super
numerary relation to N. G. Ballen
ger, J.- P. Attaway, W. H. Miller
W. H. Wroton, S. A. Weber, M
tM. Ferguson, and J. A. Campbell
and the superannuated relation t
John Attaway, J. M. Carlisle, W
A. Clark, A. M. Chreitzberg, D. D
Dantzler, O. A. Darby R. L Duf
fie, A. W. Jackson, W. W. Jones
N. K. Melvin, J. J. Neville, I. J
1Newberry, J. A. Porter, T. P. Phil
R ~lips, JL. Sifiey, A. J. Stafford, J
C- Stol, T. B.Wmnamaker, J. A
Wood,2J. J. Workman. -
.7The report;of the Statistical5ec
eary was submitted. This repor
shwscearly the healthy conditloi
ofthe Methodist Church in Sout]
Carolina indicated by the followins
- Local preachers, 90; members
77,764; making a total memberseil
1,794, aults, 1,4r3-,
Epworth Leagues, 48; Epwort
League memnbers, 1,786.
Sunday Schools, 686; Sunda:
School scholars, 41;905.
-Amount raised during the pas
year;by the Church for Presidini
* iders, $17,940.48; for pastors
Church organizations in the State
759; Church buildings, 647.
Houses of worship valued at $z,
083.879.95, with a.reported indebt
edes of $38,526.
Value of parsonages, $275,8o5
having a reported indebtedness c
Districts in Conference, ro; eac1
having a parsonage; value of thes
paronge, $3o,ooo; with a re
ported indebtedness of $1,109.
Churches reported damaged dir
- g the year, 4; amount of damag
* Insurance carried by the Methe
-dist Church in the State, $315,26(
paid out in premiums during th
Losses sustained $744.
Condition of Colleges.
The Educational Statistics shos
the following condition of thb
*Methodist institutions in the State
Wofford College-Value, $1 35,
ooo; endowment, $66,215.23; pro
fessors, 8; pupils x88.
Wofford Fitting School-Valo
*$x5,0o0; endowment $5,ooo; prc
fessors, 2; pupils, 83.
Cokesbury Conference School
-Value, $3,000; endowment $815
Carlisle Fitting School-Value
$20,ooo; endowment, $5,ooo; pro
fessors, 4; pupils, about 70.
Columbia Female College-Val
ue, $75.ooo; no endowment; profes
sors, 14; pupils, 134
Williamuston Female College
* Not valued by Conference. (This
institution is not owned by the
Conference, but simply under its
patronage)professors, 9; pupils, 103
Immediately after Conference ad
journed a special session of the
Conference Brotherhood was ld.
This society is a benevolent organ
an mmnneed of the members of
Conference, and has an insurance
feature. A good many of the
preachers, those j ust admitted to
Conference and others, joined this
Bachelor Maids Entertainment. er
The entertainment at the opera clI
house Wednesday evening under
the auspices of the Bacholor Maids in
will not begin until 8.45, owing to w
the prayer meetings at the different m
churches of the city. This is done at
in order to give the people of the
city a chance to attend prayer meet- W
ing and go from there to the opera er
house. , to
The CarnLxal Company.
The Charleston Post has the fol
l lowing to say of the Carnival Com
pany, which will be in Newberry at
for a week, beginning December t
29th: "The Layton Company comes
to Charleston highly recommended. si
s The company carries fifteen shows
and five free street attractions. P
Some of the shows are said to be
s the most wonderful known to the
I world of sensational specialty." *
Revs. W. I. and E. Grigsby H
Herbert returned to Newberry yes
terday morning and took up their
s places in the Conference, having Ce
been called toLeesville,S. C., on ac
count of the death of -their father, D
Rev. Thos. G. Herbert. The fu- r
neral of ltev. Herbert was held on
One of the members when called s
on to make his report arose and tr
' made a most satisfactory report and of
took his seat. The presiding elder F
arose and said, "Bishop, there is sc
nothing against the brother, I b
wanted to say that first, but he s
got ahead of me." Bishop :-"Yes,
a great many of these brethren are
ahead of my Presiding Elders."
*During the morning session one of
the delegates in making his report,
the to Bishop said that the mem
bers of his Church were considera
bly split up and several of his
members did not speak to each
other, owing to the fact that they b
had during the past year had four ~
primary elections, with seven can -
didates from his congregation, and
a State grog shop near them. The]
IBishop said: "WVhat is that- ti
foor primaries, and they in a grogd
shop," at which the Conference tl
Shad a hearty laugh. a
Oz.'eof the venerable members e
*of Conference when called on to
"make his report arose by saying hed
was the star preacher of the Con
'ference, and proceeded to read his sa
report, when the Bishop said, "Ib
hope you will remain so" and
passed on to someone else. The .
Conference smiled at the expense1
of the brother.I
, A delegate called on for his re-a
port said that his charge "was
coming to the front, that he had
been well fed and was well clothed,
as you can see." "Bishop-I hope
that you are not only clothed, but
in your right mind." Laughter. a
Delegate: "Bishop, a man with
your penetration ought to see that."
Bishop :-"You thought I did." it
"Bishop: "I have had some notes h
placed on my desk from brethren, ji
and I don't want a funeral here
this morning. Certainly I shall
not attend one. (Reads notes call
ing attentioni to 13 minutes for
brotherhood meeting). Now,
brethren, as I continue to call the
roll, please in your meditation pray'
that the brotherhood shall notj
We are indebtea for our report
of yesterday at the Central Meth
odist to the Rev. G. Pierce Wat
son whose report in the State this
morning is appropriated and credit
-is now given. We could not get S
to all the services yesterday and j
our reports are gathered as best we
can get them.
- "Health Foods" a Delusion.
SThe alleged "health foods" with g
which the markets are flooded are "a
delusion and a snare." If your diges
tion is bad eat pure flour made out of
good, sound wheat, and do not fill your y
stomach with chemically prepared
"health foods." "Clifton" flour, the C
finest patent flour, made at Bransford
Mills, Owensboro, Ky., is the health 0
food you need. Call for "Clifton" when
you order your flour. For sale byN
Haes &McCarty, E. R. Hipp and
L. W. Cosby.
vices Tonight to be Held in the Opera
House-Bishop Will Read
Tonight the Methodist Confer
ce for 1902 will be brought to a
The closing exercises will be held
the opera house tonight, which
ill furnish ample room to accom
odatt. the large crowd that will
At this meeting Bishop Duncan
ill read his appointments for the
suing year, which is the most in
resting and exciting meeting of
The general election for Mayor
id Aldermen will be tomorrow.
very voter who participated in
ie primary election two weeks ago
iould tomorrow cast his ballot
>r the nominees of the Democratic
rty of the city.
When people who use other brands
flour are kicking about their flour,
sers of "Clifton" are enjoying the
Lme contentment as of yore. Nothing
it sound wheat is used in making
Clifton," hence it is always -good.
sk your grocer for it. If he does not
rep it E. R. Hipp, L. W. Cosby or
layes & McCarty can furnish it.
We would like to ask through the
>lumns of your paper, if there is any
.rson who has used Green's August
lower for the cure of Indigestion,
yspepsia, and Liver Troubles that has
>t been cured-and we also mean their
sults, such as sour stomach, fermen
tion of food, habitual costiveness,
arvous dyspepsia, headaches, despon
t feelings, sleeplessness-in fact,
y trouble connected with the stom
:h or liver? This medicine has been
>ld for manylyears in all civilized coun
ies, and we wish to correspond with
)u and send you one of our books free
cost. If you never tried August
lower, try a 25 cent bottle first. We
te never known of its failing. If so,
mething more serious is the matter
ith you. The 25 cent size has just
en introduced this year. Regular
.e 75 cents. At all druggists.
G. G. GREEN, Woodbury, N. J
'E HAVE on hand a beautiful
line of bats bought at reduced
rice. Give us a call and see what
rgains we have for you.
The Riser Millinery Co.
4LL PERSONS HOLDING CLAIMS
. against the county will please
resent the same to the county board
>r approval on the 20th day of Decem
10, at which time said board will
teet. J. M. SCHUMPERT,
olCe of iial Sct1en118nt8Rl D18sc181g6.
TOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
..I will make a final settlement on
ie estate of Dr. John R. Thompson,
eceased, in the Probate Court for
ewberr County, S. C., on Monday
1e 22nd dyof Deember, A. D. 1902,
11 o'clock in the forenoon, and uim
rediately thereafter apply for Letters
ismissory as Admimistratrix of said
All persons having' claims ' at the
uid estate are hereby notified to ren
er in the same duly attested; and all
ose that are indebted to pay the same
2 or before that date to the under
gned or her attarney, James Y. Cul
MARY A. THOMPSON,
Newberry, S. C., Nov. 17,1902.
Just returned from the North with
id invite you all to inspect them.
Your Watch and Clock work solic
ed, and work guaranteed.
Thanking you for past favors, and
ping for a continuance, I am yours
r the money.
Jeweler and Optician.
Our line of Austria
~hina and English
~emi Porcelain will be
old this month at
rices that will sur
rise the most careful
uyer. We are going
>close out this line of
oods, it is all
hich enables the pur
haser to buy as much
r as little as desired.
ewberr Hardware Co
In every town
may be had,
... that makes your
On a horses glad.
G o TO J. P. COOK FOR CHEAPI
1FULL STOCK Butterick Patterns.
Sold strictly for cash at Woot
NEW AND FULL stock of Paper
Patterns just received and are
sold for cash only, at Wooten's.
HAVE YOUR COLLARS AND
Cuffs right up to the scratch. No
waiting, no disappointment at the
Newberry Steam Laundry.
WANTED - Manager for New
branch of our business here in
Newberry. Address at once, with ref
erences, Alfred Morris, Wholesaler,
Cincinnati, Ohio. 1t.
YOUR NEIGHBORS KNOW YOU
can learn that the Newberry
Steam Laundary will give you satisfac
tion in any thing in their line. Why
don't you patronize home people?
A UCTION SALE-I will sell mower,
harrow, blacksmith tools, farm
utensils, about one hundred bushels of
corn and other articles to the highest
bidder at Robert Boulware's place, in
No. 8 Township, on Thursday, Deeem
ber 4, at 9 a. m. John Herbert.
SOME OF THE SEASONS JOYS
are a nicely laundryed collar and
shirt. You can have them beautifully
done at the Newberry Steam Laundry
for a mere song. Then, too, you will
be helping a worthy home industry.
Sensible people will see the point.
1 PECTACLE-A ND EYEGLASSES
Do your eyes ache and burn at
night? I have the best trial case for
fitting Spectacles and Eyeglasses, and
can fit the must difficult eyes, with the
proper glasses. I bave fitted glasses
for the best people in the county and
can fit you. I use only thbe best grade
Crystaline lenses. Come and give me
a trial and be convinced. Strictly one
price to all. GUY DANIELS,
Jeweler and Optician.
lOtice of FlilICttleit allnDsoIiarle.
NTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
iI will make a final settlement on
the estate of Bennie Marie Caldwell,
deceased, in the Probate Court for
Newberry County, S. C., on Saturday
the 3rd day of January, A. D., 1903, at
11 o'clock in the forenoon, and will im
mediately thereafter apply for Letters
Dismissory as Administrator of the
ROBT. T. CALDWELL,
Newberry, S. C., Dec. 1, 1902.
T HE SUPERViSOR OF FAIRFIELD.
County and myself will meet at
Ashford's Ferry on Thursday the 18th
day of December, at 11 o'clock in the
forenoon, at which time the ferry will
be let. J. M. SCUM PERT,
SI WILL SELL FROM CARS AT
Pomaria, S. C., under mill prices
the flour the trade may need until
March 1st, 1903. Give me your orders
at once. Ask me for prices. I have
bought a large lot of grain cheap, and
will give the people around Pomaria the
benefit of this deal. I can and will save
you from 25c to 50ec are on flonr.
Ail Raes are
- OF -
FOR SALE BY
We have bought the goods and have
ing to sell them [f prices and quality ia
1%Tow For Y
Raisins, London Layers at 10c per lb.
Carrants at 12te per lb.
Shredded Cocoanuts at 20c per lb.
NUTS, CANDY, ORANGES, APPLES:
We have the largest assortment in]
We have more than any other two s;
We also carry a large anid well select
MITTL E (C
A Golden Rule F
Be good to your land and your crop
will be good. Plenty of
in the fertilizer spells quality , "
and quantity in the har
vest. Write us and
we will send you, c
free, by next mail,
our money winning C
GERMAN [ALI WORKS,
Excelsior Knitting Mills
Of Union, S. C.
F Q strong able-bodied men
"TYbetween the ages of
,wenty-one a,d forty to make $1.00
er day each, and good wages paid
;o other members of the family for
)ther classes of work.
We also want Toppers, Knitters,
Loopers; Menders and Finishers.
ll the work is nice and easy, and
we pay better wages than any other
aesiery mill in the South.
J. H. Gault,
Treas. and Manager.
Union, S. C.
I have jit received over Two Hun
dred D.>lars worth of Pocket Books
-more than the combined stock of
any six merchants in Newberry.
These goods were bought direct from
thA manufacturer, thereby doing away
with the middle man profit. So you
cee I am prepared to give you the
ery best quality for your money.
A Pocket Book that I sell for one
ollar and fifty cents would cost you
$1.75 to $2 00 with the jobber's profit
dded. Now I am not working the
obber for I think that he is entitled
o his profit. But if I can buy these
oods in large enough quantities and
et them direct from the manufactur
er and save you that cost, I think
hat it is legitimate. I have a Pocket
Book in the very latest and newest
tyle that will please you. My
rices range from five cents to ten
ollard, so don't buy until you see
y stock. Come and look, you are
lways welcome at
When you are in Newberry don't
ail to call at the New Furniture
SHIELLY Z DEAN,
back of Mimnaugh's, on Friend street;'
o buy your Furniture. Their goods
re all new and just from the fac
ories, up to date in finish, style and
orkmanship. We carry a full line of
n fact eve rything in the house fur
ishing line. We are also prepared
o do first class repair work on
Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Musical
nstruments, Sewing Macbines and
urniture of all kinds. Give us a
trial and be convinced that we are
the cheapest in town.
Your" for low prices,
Newberry, S. C.
bought them right, and we are go
ill do it.
Seeded Raisins at 12je per lb.
Citron at 12e per lb.
Granulated Sugar at 201bs. for $1.
r Santa Claus.
, FIGS, BAN ANAS, COCOANUTS.
[ewberry, and Toys of all kinds
iM.re W77 rkEs!
cres in towr, and will sell them
ed stc ofFtncy Goeries
Here is something
tnd read carefully. W
tbout the good quality c
>ur low prices, and we
rou right here that we r
ind price. No matter
zuality is still there--e%
;tandard quality. Here
)f our success: We m
ll times and the char,
Jise so high that any bL
)f us. We are special
Dry goods, Dress goo
Embroideries, Laces, I
kerchiefs. Hosiery, Uu
Ladies Wraps, Lf
panes, Yankee Notion
In fact our large stock comp
ask for, all priced to suit you.
points in all grades, cheap to v
this department. Some solid,
sell shoddy. Men's Shoes,
Girls' Shoes, Baby Shoes.
leather Shoes, the kind that I
Walk Oyer Shoes for
Regina Shoes for Woi
Come and3 exai
Almost everyone has
sells the best goods foi
We Are Doing
Because we sell more j
Same goods i
And you may always count upot
Dry Goods, Notions,
at the very lowest prices.
Come and inspect our line an<
both pleasant and profitable to you, a
The Place Where You I
And .Special I
T" UNLOAD AND REDUCE 01
ithe next few weeks cut the price
sold at some price. An immense lini
We Will Not Be Undersold
Dar Dress Goods and Silk Departm<
Goods, All grades and the latest ti
We Have the Stock, the Styles and
Jome and See For Yourself.
100 Men's Nobby all wool Sni
100 Men's Nobby all wool Snil
100 Men's Nobby all wool Snit
100 Men's Nobby all wool Suji
100 Men's Nobby all wool Sail
00O Boys' and Childrenq Suits for $1.
50 prs. Children's Solid Leather Shc
00 prs. Ladies' Solid Leather Shoes
50 prs Men's Calf Shoes, Lace or C
50 prs. Men's Calf Shoes, Lace or C<
Big Stock of Ladies' Jackets, Capei
rices yet on Domestics. Come and
.ader of Low Prices on Anything tc
we want you to read,
e want to talk to you
if our merchandise and
want to impress upon
sever separate quality
how low the price, the
erything we sell is of
is one of the elements
ake the price so low at
acter of our merchan
iyer can offord to buy
ist in our lines which
is, Silks, Velvets,
WVhite and Red
dered Flannel, Hand
ce Curtain, Counter
rises almost anything you may
Millinery is one of our strong
ry fine. We can please you in
ood shoes for all. We do not
Vomen's Shoes, Boy's Shoes,
Let us fit your feet in solid
:ok well, wear well and cost
>ao Shoes for Women,
al Shsoe for Chidri
nine our stock.
discovered that Wooten
-the least money-and
oofr l s money!
'od fle s a money!
tgetting everything you want in the
s' Furnishings, e,,
I we will endeavor to make your vis
mdl( don't forget
et1 Your Monef WoriLa.
-ow Prices at
JR BIG STOCK, WE WILL TOR
s on every line. The Goods must be
iof New Goods fror you to select from.
by Anyone, Try Us and See.
Dts are packed .full of pretty New
.ings from the Cheapest to the Best.
>es and Hats.
the Prices Lower than Anybody.
s for $5.00 well worth $7.50.
s for $6 50 well worth $8.00.
a for $7.50 well worth $10.0(\
a for $10.00 well worth $14.00.
s for $12 00 well worth $16.50.
00, $1.25, $1.50, $2.00, $2.50, $3.50
es at 50ec, sold at other stores for 75e.
it $1.00 sold at other stores for $1 50.
>ngress for $1.00 a pair worth $1 50O.
>ngress for $1.50 a pair worth $200.
s and Furs at Cut Prices Lowegek
see us. - -
Wear for Ma~n Women and C(16d13
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