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ESTABLSE 85.NWER,S. C., FRIDA Y, DECEMBER 12, 1902,_ TWICE A WE EK, $ .50 A YEA
.* TBUSINESS BLOCK
BIB)ED IN ATLANTA.
LSS UPWARDS OF HALF NILLION DOL
LARS.
Paidy Coered by Insurance-Buildings
_ Destroyed Out of Date and Im
provements Will Result.
Atlanta, Ga., Dez 9.-Fire today
the heart of the down town seption
4Atista wiped out almost a block
bunes houses, causing a loss
tia at between $400,000 and
00. The fire originated in
N e furniture stQre of Snook & Aus
4 Whitehall street viaduct and
trat discovered at 4 o'clock in
It spread with great
tothe Nororobs building, a
on the corner of Peachtree
; rietta streets, whose six sto
- we largely taken up with the
of p. g " dentists and at
Oi" ~ The Noroross building and
suo# bulding were entirely
, only portions of the walls
-. Iming oeoikied by the Ja
soe edyarm y corpany, adjoining
ne nuilding on Marietta
waeompletely gutted and the
copany, and the Snook com
the heaviest individ
=_: eseof the fire. Water did
damnage to several stores
and across the street.
Wiiams house, a small hotel
n the .upper floor of the
sphama building contained
r ylodges and for some time
prossile;that loss of life had
among the guests of the
bt Fire Chief Joyner declared
4 that al the guests had es
Y}aK I unharmed.
- ALL r!2 OARS STOPPED.
3 pe"tire street.ear service of the
was p for about four
during the fiercest progress of
e aof the old and their material
was aet gra.The Norcros
the most valued of those
was to have been demol
a year to make way for
oSce structure. It was
at a cost of about $50,000.
The heaviest monetary loss falls
the merchants in the various
buildings who lost their stock
stres.
S' was considerable apprehen
~>7~4 91y in the morning that the
- would spread to the Kimball1
rad involve the entire central
portio of the city but the
o or of the fire departm~ent
~ asd tie fire to a comparatively
are. It is not believed that
6*ki=11l street viaduct is seri
~Iaookbuilding was originally
~ ~8Naional hotel which during
t~)rlyreconstruction days was the
of RobertToombe, Benj
Ij~D, exander H. Stephens and
e~vSoathern political leaders.
~!eheaviest losers with insurance,
*ras ascertained, are as follows:
#mbsPharm~acy company, $75,
~ nsurance $50,000.
H Snook & Austin Furuiture
u ny, $30,000; insurance about
tname,
B. . Rose & Co., liquor dealers,
$15,000; covered by insurance.
QGuarantee Clothing company, $25,
(V;.insarance $10,000.
Williams hotel, $7,000; insurance
The other losses have not been
tabulated, but they will swell the ag
gegate to an amount over four hun
died thousand dollars. Almost all
the plate glass windows were broken
-n. the retail stores across from the
lioreroes b'iilding on t'eachtree street.
George Seton, a London writer,
has pubiished a budget of anecdotes,
-one of which tells of a fashionable
-woman who appeared -efore Pope
Leo in a very low necked dress
Wie holiness disapproved of the cos
turm. so strongly that he sent a car
4inal to remonstrate with the wearer.
The messenger made this rather am
biguous explanation: "The Pope,
my dear madam, is rather old fash
-ioned, you know, and dislikes seeing
8ny lady in evening dress. I, on the
other hand, who have spent six years
- o'f my life as a missionary among
t annibals, am quite used to it."
PLENTY OF COfTON.
Agricultural Depantment Estimates Crop
at 10,417,000 Bales.
The statistician of the department
of agriculture estimates the- achal
growth of cotton in the United States
for the year 1902 03 as 10,417,000
bales, of an average net weight of
490.7. The estimate was published
last Wednesday.
The area picked or to be picked is
estimated at 27,114,103 acres, reduc
tion of 764,227 acres, or 2.74 per
cent, from the acreage planted. The
total production of lint cotton is esti
mated at 5,111,870,028 pounds, an
average of 188.5 pounds per acre.
The estimated prodnetion by States
in pounds, of lint cotton per acre is
as follows:
Virginia 248; North Carolina 2364
South Carolina 199; Georgia 165;
Florida 120; Alabama 144; Missis.
sippi.220; Louisiana 262; Texas 148;
&rkansas 268; Tennessee 252; Mis
,oari 252; Oklahoma 282; Indian
'erritory 244.
The phenomenally favorable weath- t
er that has prevailed almost contin-|<
aously for some weeks past through 1
)t a large portion of the cotton belt
das made a substantial addition to|
he cotton crop as indicated on Octo-|,
)er 3. All the eight States which at l
hat date reported higher than at the t
orresponding. date last year, have
till further improved their positions, t
while two (Louisiana and Missis- '
tippi) of the five States compared 1
infavorably with the year 1901, now
eport slightly higher average yields a
er acre than a year ago, leaving |
[eas, Georgia and Alabama with t
in unfavorable showing. e
The commercial crop will consist n
)f the above mentioned 10,417,000 t
)ales, together with I54,592 bales t
)roght forward from last year, (
ibout 250,000 bales of linters and e
iample cotton, and so much of the t
rop of 1903-04 as may be marketed j
efore September 1, 1902, andso f
nch of this same crop as may be 1
arried forward to the year 1903-04.|,
"' I 1
THE PRESIDENT'S DILEPIA.
ft Pears He Wml be Hurt Whichever Horn|
He Takes--The Case of Vick, the Col
ored Postmaster at Wilmington, |
North Carolina. I(
[News and Courier.] |
Washington, D. C., December 9.-| 9
President Roosevelt, who is chafing |
mder the demands for his settlement e
>f the controversy between the white c
md black factions of Southern Re-| t
publicanism, caused it to be stated| a
it the White House today that the|e
administration, meaning himself, is| a
lisposed to regard as '"'officious and
premeditated" what he calls "the in-|1
~erference" of the North Carolina
nembers in Congress in the case of |r
the negro postmaster, Vick, which is |t
he most acute case now under con- l
sideration. The President argues|]
that the action of Senator Simmons |
und his Democratic associates in the |
Elose in entering formal protest |
igamst the appointment of a riegro|i
postmaster is merely a political play |
bo put him in a position where he|t
will be hurt with either the. negro
vote of the country or with the
Southern white Republicans. Pres
ident Roosevel' fears that should he
ref rain from giving Vick another
term as postmaster it would be de
lared by the North Carolina Demo
rats and Democrats throughout the
country that he had turned Vick
down because he was a negro. On
th other hand should Vick be again
given his position the Prestdent
would be proclaimed as hostile to
the sentiments of the Southern white
men of both parties who desire to
eliminate the negro, and at the same
time the assertion would be made
that the President was opposed to a
decent Republican party in the
Soth. He is in a hole and is wor
ried over his predicament.
Always Good.
When people who use - other brands
of flour are kicking about their flour,
users of "Clifton" are enjoying the
same contentment as of yore. Nothing
but sound wheat is used in making
"Clifton," hence it is always good.
Ask your grocer for it. If he does not
keep it E. R. Hipp, L. W. Cosby or
Hayes & McCarty cnn furnish it.
U. C. V. ORGANTZATIONS.
Commander Jno. B. Gordan Says They
Must Eschew Politics,
The following general order has
been issued by Gen. John B. Gor
don, commander in chief United Con
federate Veterant., through Adjt.
*en. George Moorman:
As many communications have
been received lately, asking these
headquarters if it is permissable for
U. C V. camps or officials to endo rFe
andidates for political office, and if
Q. C. V. camps or officials can, with
propriety participate in politics to
my extent; for the information of
ill the general commanding repub
ishes his circular letter No. 136, of
late January 2, 1901, with the addi
;ion to it of section 4, article X of
he constitution.
As circular No. 136 is in strict
sonformity with the terms and intent
>f the U. C. V. constitution, it is his
letermination while he occupies the
igh position of commander-in chief
>f the surviving heroes of the Con
ederacy, to enforce it, and to see
hat no infraction of the constitution
curs, through any political or re
igious action of any character, or by
>ermitting the endorsement of can
Lidates for office, or otherwise, by
,ny of the oamps of the U. C. V.
sociation, or U. C. V. officials in
heir official capacity.
The general commanding places
he U. C. V. association with its
Social, Literary, Benevolent and
listorical" aims, objects and pur
ooses, far above the policies, politics
d contentions of the present day;
s the Confederate veterans belong
D a period in history which they
onsecrated by their valor, and im- J
nortalized by their stainless deeds
hey occupy an unique place in his
ry, as there can never be another
onfederate soldier-"That bright
st young nation in the annals of
ime," and the cause for which they
ontended has been placed by the
-rtunes of war in a niche in the Ab
ey of Ages; leaving a record to
hich mankind can point with cease
ses pride, telling the story of their
tonorable, glorious and deathless
chievements.
It is, then, the duty, and honor de
ands, that the members of the U.
J. V. association shall see that its
~enevolent features are not tarnished
E any manner, nor diverted in any
ray from the pure, noble and phil
nthropic purposes which its found
rs intended, and which its articles
eclare in article II of the consti
cution, by using its praiseworthy
rd beneficent system for political or
'ther purposes foreign to its high
nd holy mission.
Circular Letter No. 136 is as fol
ws, and will be strictly enforced:
"I. It having been brought to the {
otice of the general commanding
hat one of the camps of this asso
iation has violated section, 1, article
X, of the constitution, by endorsing
n aspirant for political office, and
s it may have been done from in
httention or ignorance, the section
s here published in full, and brought
o the noti-ce of all the camps, so
hat no such infraction may occur
gain, to wit:
"'Article IX, Section 1.-No dis
~ussion of political or religious sub
ects, nor any political action, or en.
lorsing of aspirants for political
>ffice, shall be permitted within the
Federation of United Confederate
veterans."
"'Article X, Section 4.-Forfeit
ire of membership shall be declared
against any camp allowing political
or religious dis.'ussion or taking any
such action."'
"It is of course right and proper
for individual members of camps to
endorse their friends for political
and other offices, and to try and ob
tain positions for old comrades in
their declining years, by all honora
ble means within their power, and
their loyalty and friendship in this
way can not be too highly commend
ed: but under the above sections no
such actions of a United Confeder
ate Veteran camp, collectively nor
any officer of the association,officially,
will be tolerated by the association.
"II. Tbe United Confederate
Vtean AsscanMn was organized
AT COST
$10,000 TO BE
Bran New Sti
we have decidE
SA GEN
It is not a
shelf from a
No odor of. i
clothing wh
remarkable,
date in qua
n-any mark
We Mean Whai
And $10,000 wor
Clothing is to be <
and if anybody ca
ment in the lot,
value of the whol
Suits for Men,'
A fine selection!
fabrics! Such al
never before beer
purchasing public
A Genuine Cosi
Of Clothing is sut
we must persist
that here goes a I
all who want an:
Suits will find it
regret if they.dels
to see how it is.
Come and
THEJ1
Sellers of $lO,C
selling at C(
W'P. S.-Turn i
!or a high and holy purpose, ani
will be the endeavor of the geni
ommanding to keep it within
proper sphere, and to see thati
1t diverted from the noble and
nevolent purposes for which it
intended.
"As the glorious achievement
its niembers, and the history it is
tended to perpetuate, were all'
and made in an era long since pas
the association was organized'1
the distinct understanding thai
ligious matters were not to be
cussed or interfered with in
manner, and that it was to hav
connection whatever with the
tics of the present day: there
we must steer clear of all such
anglments- a the constitr
-WORTH OF NHW CLOT
CLOSED OUT AT A
Schloss Bros.' celebr;
DC ! this season, and now
d to make a change in our
IINE COST SALE OF N
ruse to get rid of cloi
;eason to season, for
noth balls or creases
ich is to go in this mo:
because every garr
lity and style--the bes
:et of this country.:
:We Say! 99 Nov
th of the very best s
osed out at Cost,
nfind an old gar- + F
we will forfeit the i~9
stock.a
(ouths, Boys~ ! 9
Latest styles! Best i~ t
opportunity has ~ A~Our
placed before, the A
Sale j 8 tt~
h a rare event that }}I
in the statement jj9 y
eaI cost Sale, and ~ ~ W
y of the splendid + We
out to their great D~1
y long in coming ii O} ?s
ag i 99 is vI
BooeUs! ---**- C
WART-PI
~00 stock of New Clothing i
)t $10,000 Stock of New C]
t and look at it any way you may, it is
l it plainly states, 'nor any political ac- to the car window
ra I tion shall be permitted within the the middle aged
its Federation of the United Confeder. "Goodby, profess<
tis atA Veterans,' and consecrate all of A man with w
be our efforts solely to the objects shirt front, who a1
was stated in the constitution." the dignified ger
of"ef e. him narrowly, s
s ofI "Prfeser."had started, he sa
I In Boston all the bootblacks ad- trick with cards?
do vertise themselves as "professors," N,Invrt
ith and the custom is spreading to other 'Mebbe ye pla
re cities. The real meaning of this ce t'no asnomt
dis- honored title is of course, unknown eptiga a
any to these Italians, and to a large "Well, ye ain't
a no class of whom they are but a parr. see that by yer
o. A current newspaper story well play billiards ?"
Eore, "takes off" the situation: "No."
en The train was about to leave the "Well, I've gt
Lt:O- *tation. as a voung man reached uip It's funny I didn'
CTUAL CSTi.
ated goods I All bought
to be closed out because
business on January 1st.
EW CLOTHING! 0
:hing carried on the
five or eight years.
of dust of years on
3t remarkable sale
'ent is new, up-to
t that can be had
~, We Are Not Selling
hoes, Hats and Gents' Furnishings
t cost, but We do sell the celebrated
lorsheim and Stetson Shoes for men
rid a fine line of Shoes for women
L prices which will meet all compe
tion ....
Line of Hats
nd Gents' Furnishings comprise4
ie Best Qualities and Latest Styles
Sbe found in Newberry or else
here. -M~
Are Strictly Up-To-.
ate and We are Selling Goods at
ery Low Prices.--9
omne and.SBeeUal
[FER CO.,
it Cost and persisting in
othing.
a Genuine Cost Sale..
THE E.-P. Co.
shook hands with IYou're a mesmerist."
.iL "I am nothing of the kind."
man, adsd, "Well, Il give it up. What is
.your line? I know ye're in the
ide stripes in his bus'ness, 'cause I heered that young
itardlookedeat t feller call ye perfeser."
demaer thoed tan "I'm an instructor in Greek, rho
d afer he taintoric and ancient history."
d, "Kin ye do any "And ye can't do no tricks, nor
,,play music, nor hypnotize?"
ched a card." "Of coursa not."
eai the pianny?" The man turned and gazed out of
ng of music, ex the window on the opposite side of
dematical science." the car. "An' he calls hiaself per-.
no boxer. I kin fesser!" he said.
build. Mebbe ye ________
YOUR NEIGHBORS KNOW YOU
essed ye this time. Steam Laundary will gve you satisfac
think of it before. dn't you patronize home neonle?

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