0MMISSIONERS ASK FOR $3,000.
Want to Install an Air Compressor Pump
The"Meeting of City Council
The following motion, adopted at a
recent meeting of the Board of Commis
sioners of Public Works, was submitted
to council at the regular meeting held
on Wednesday night. The communica
tion was received by council as infor
"Moved and cayried that the Board of
Commissioners of Public Works request
the council to appropriate three thous
and ($3,000) dollars, for the purpose of
the purchose and installment of an Air
Compressor Plant for raising water
from the well and the building of a
reservoir at the power house.
"F. M. Boyd, Sec. pro tem."
It was ordered by council that a foot
bridge be erected across Scott's Creek
on college street on the side next the
negro Baptist church, and also a foot
bridge on Gantt street, near Jones'
store, between Wards 1 and 5.
Aldermen Smith, Brown and Lang
ford were appointed a committee to in
vestigate certain proposed streets which
were offered to the city by certain par
ties, being a part of the late Wm. Lang
ford estate in Ward 4, and which were
rejected by the late administration, the
deeds having been presented to the
present council on Tuesday.
Bx-Newberrian Dies in Atlanta.
Rev. D. P. Boyd received a telegram
on Tuesday asking that he go to
Atlanta to assist in conducting the
funeral services of J. Quincy Stock
man, who was a native of New
berry County, but who had lived in
Atlanta for several years. At the time
of his death Mr. Stockman was a min
ister of the Baptist church, but was
not serving a regular charge. He was
buried on Wednesday by the members
of the Camp of Veterans to which he
Rev. Mr. Boyd was absent from the
city at the time the message announc
ing the death was received, and hence
was unable to be present and assist at
The Newberry College baseball team
has been in regular practice for the
pust several iveeks, and the boys are
cotifident they will put on the field one
of the best teams in t. history of the
college. The first game of the season
will be played with the team of the
Presbyterian college of Clinton, on the
Newberry diamond, on the 14th, fol
lowed by a second game with the same
team next day. In addition to these
games, Manager Setzler has also ar
ranged the following:
. Frskine at Newberry March 20 and 21;
S. C. College at Columbia March 27;
Clinton Presbyterian College at New
berry April 1; Erskine at Due West
April 2 and 3; Presbyterian College at
Clinton April 17 and 18; S. C. College at
Newberry April 20; Clemson at New
berry May 1; Wofford at Spartanburg
May 8; Clinton Presbyterian College at
Clinton May 9. Other games are being
Colored Women Commend Council.
At a mass meeting of the colored
women of Newberry, held in Miller A.
M. E. Chapel recently, the following
preamble and resolutions were submitted
and unaninously adopted:
NWhereas, The City Council is now
forcing the women keeping leud and
disreputable houses to leave the city;
Whereas, They fine them and ex
clude them from city life; therefore, be
Resolved, That we tender them our
heartfelt thanks and co-operation in
finding and punishing these guilty
Be it fur ther resolved, That we beg
the council to deal likewise with, or
similar punishment to the men who
are found frequenting these places or
are found participating in any manner.
Your committee, Mrs. Venie Spear
man, Lila Rutherford, Lucy Snowden.
Alice - Starks, Hannah Smith, Elsie
Daniel, Vinie Brown, Carrie A brams,
Charity A. Mance, Mattie Neely, L. V.
Meteorological Record for February.
Mean maximum, 57.4; mean mini
mum, 38.4; mean, 47.9; maximum 72,
date 14th; minimum 18, date 18th;
greatest daily range, 36. Rainfall
total 10.87 inches. Greatest in twenty
four hours 3.80 inches, date 7th. Num
ber of days with .01 inch or more of
precipitation 13, clear 7, fair 7 cloudy
14. Killing frost 9th, 20th, 22nd, and
23d. Thunder storms, 16th and 28th.
Sleet sprinkle, 6th. Tornado on 16th in
county. Severe wind storm on morning
S The rainfall for this month is the
greatest on record at this office for
~' February. February 1899 the rainfall
was 9.90 Inches. The rainfall for Jan
Suary and February is over one-fourth
Aof our annual rainfall.
W. G. Peterson,
"Clifton" 112 Towel Sacks.
All 48-lb sacks in which "Clifton"
'4tur Is packed are made of regular
t.a you no more thtan that In the or
'4 ary cloth sack. Ask for "Clifton"
.the towel sack. Hays & McCarty.
At Cost! At Costt
n~Jf order to reduce my stock, I will
Y r my entire stock of merchandise,
sting of Shoes, Clothing, Hats,
% yGoods, etc., at cost for cash. No
M k, call and see.
4 W. T. TAnANT.
VARIOUS AND ALL ABUUT.
Col. O. L. Schumpert is in Spartan
burg in attendance upon court.
Mrs. W. W. Jones, of Laurens, is
visiting Mrs. Dr. O. B. Mayer.
1 Bishop A. Coke Smith will lecture in
the opera house Tuesday night.
Miss Lil Fair, of Cokesbury, is in the
city the-guest of Miss Neville Pope.
"Black Art" will appear in West
End in the Old Chapel Saturday night.
Miss Bessie Brown, of Laurens, is in
the city the guest of Mrs. A. T. Brown.
Todd & Cozby have some real bar
gains in canned goods. Come and see
Mr. E. P. Scholtz went to Jackson
ville, Fla.. on Tuesday night, to engage
in work there.
Misses Maggie and Mamie Cline re
turned yesterday from a visit to rela
tives in Columbia.
Mrs. S. L. Goggans, is Newberry, is
visiting her sister, Mrs. Jno. Aug.
Barksdale, Jr. -Laurens Advertiser,
Hon. Geo. S. Mower, went to Due
West yesterday on business connected
with Erskine College, of which in
stitution he is treasurer.
Rev. W. S. Holmes will hold services
in the St. Luke's Episcopal church
this evening at 8 o'clock and Sunday
next at 11 a. m. and 4:30 p. m.
Miss Helen Louise Gantt, who has
been visiting relatives and friends in
the city for the past several days, re
turned on Wednesday to her home in
The fines in the mayor's court for
the month of February amounted to
1137.75. This is the amount of cash
taken in and does not include sentences
served on the roads.
Mr. H. B. Wells recently purchased
the residence on Harrington street
lately occupied by Auditor W. W.
Cromer. Mr. Wells will remodel and
improve the residence.
Mr. Henry Cannon, of Newberry, a
brother of Prof. Olin Cannon, came up
on Friday and returned Saturday night.
Mr. Cannon is a good teacher and has
charge of the school at Garmany school
house.-A. R. Presbyterian, Due West,
The Daughters of the Confederacy
have decided to give a public enter
tainment at an early date. They have t
pledged themselves to raise money for I
the Hampton monument, and part of
the proceeds of the entertainment will -
" 2 usci for this purpose.
Mrs. Daggett and daughter,,iiss I
Elizabeth Daggett, who have been vis
ting Mrs. J. E. Norwood in the city
For the past several weeks, left yester
lay for Wilmington, N. C., where they
will spend a few days before returning
to their home in Pulaski, Va.
Those Tax Executions. f
Council has placed a number of tax
mxecutions in the hands of City Attorney
Bynum. The executions will be issued
within the next very few days.
The Hose Wagon. ~
The hose wagon has been making '
iome good time in its paactice runs.
l'he horses are fast and in excellent ~
:ondition, and on Tuesday afternoon ~
dlmost record time was reached. There
,vill be another run over the same I
sourse on Main street this afternoon.
On Sunday, February 22d, at the res
dence of Rev. 1B. F. Corley, Miss May
Dominick, of this county, and Mr. Bel
ton Dominick. The bride is a daughter ~
af Mr. J. Simpson Dominick, the groom ~
the son of Mr. Sam Dominick, of
Phoenix, Greenwood cunty.
Destructive Fire in No. 6.
A gin, cotton seed house, saw mill E
and nine bales of cotton, the property
f Mr. F. J. Harmon, on the old Mose
Anderson place, in No. 6 Township,
were totally destroyed by fire on Tues
lay night. It is not known how ther
Mrs. Altman, the motheri of MIrs.
Levi Jones, of West End, died at her
laughter's residence at 10 o'clock Wed
mesday morning, in the 87th year of
ier age. The remains wvere interred I
n West End cemetery yesterday after- 1
Forty-Five Days for Stealing.
Good Eichelberger, colored, was
brought before Mayor Earhardt on I
Wednesday morning charged with two C
>ifences of stealing. He was given
Eorty-five days or $15.00 for both, and
took the (lays. Eichelberger appropri-. f
ated to himself certain curtains and
poles, of the value of $4.50, the prop- I
erty of Shelley & Dean, and a picture,
of the value of $1.00, the property of
H. E. Todd & Co.
Todd and Williams.
Mr. RL. C. Williams has purchased a
half interest in the furniture business
of HI. E. Todd & Co., and the business
wvill hereafter go under the firm name
of Todd & Williams. Mr. Williams has
had a great deal of experience in the
furniture business, having retired only
a short time ago. Mr. Todd has built
up a nice patronage, and these gentle
men in partnership are expectedl to
conduct as first-class furniture store as
any in the State.
Fresh Lot Just IReceived.
We have just received a fresh lot of
"Clifton'' flour, and will keep it in
stock .regularl.y in the future. Every
sack is sold with the guarantee that it
is the best patent flour in the market.
LITERARY SOCIETIES' ANNIVERSARY.
To Take Place on March 20. --The Debate,
the Question for Debate and
The anniversary of the literary socie
ties of Newberry College will be held
in the opera house on the evening of
Friday, the 20th of March. The ques
tion for debate and those who will take
part in the exercises are as follows:
President-I. S. Sease, of the Phre
Orator from the Excelsor Society
H. J. Black.
Question for debate-Resolved, That
The Government Should Own and Oper
ate the Railroads in the United States.
First Affirmative-L. M. Bouknight,
f the Phrenakosmian.
First Negative-G. P. Voigt, of the
Second Affirmative -M. E. Abrams,
Af the Phrenakosmian.
Second JNegative- W. B. Seabrook,
)f the Excelsior.
Phrenakosmian Orator-H. H. Halti
Philomathean Essayist-Miss Helen
It will be seen that in the debate the
Phrenakosmians and Excelsiors are on
>pposite sides, and an interesting de
)ate is expected.
REEDY RIVER ASSOCIATION.
Jnion Meeting to Be Held in First Bap
tist Church March 28th-29th.
The Union Meeting of the Reedy
liver Association will meet with the
Jewberry Baptist church Saturday,
Varch 28th, and continue through Sun
The following program has been ar
10 a. m., Devotional Exercises by J.
Subjects for discussion:
1. The Church and Its Mission.
fudge Y. J. Pope, L. W. Swope.
2. Which Has the Greatest Claim,
tate, Home or Foreign Missions. -Dr.
ames McIntosh, J. H. Pearcy.
3. The Duty of the Christian of To
lay to the Great Missionaiy Enterprise.
-J. S. Dominick, E. A. McDowell.
4. The Mission Work From the Bap
ist Point of View. -R. G. Wallace, N.
5. Encouragements to Mission Work.
-Eugene Longshore, E. A. McDowell.
Preaching Sunday at both the First
laptist and West End churches by the
On a frequented street corner at an
arly hour one morning this week there
vas a distinguished assemblage. That
requently happens in Newberry. What
nade this particular distinguished as
emblage especially noticeable was the
act that everything in it was a "Bill."
'nere were Bill Eberhardt, Bill Tyree,
lill McFall, Bill Schenck, Bill Houseal,
ill Hunter, and to cap the climax Bill
amieson brought out a Bill of fare and
Bill(y) Goat coming along and per
eiving this Bill of fare of Bill Jamie
on's ate one of Bill Eberhardt's Bill
oards and seasoned it with a sour
Signed) An Admirer ot' "G. F. W."
At the Opera House.
A strong compamy will present "The
tar Boarder" at the opera house on
Vednesday, the 11th. The company is
large one, carrying special scenery,
*nd has received excellent press notices
rherever it has been this season. The
lay is a farce comedy, designed to
roduce one loud, long, continued laugh,
nd it generally succeeds.
The Payton Sisters, as has already
ecen announced, will return to New
erry, holding the boards for three
ights, March 23. 24, and 25. This
ompany is too well known by New
erry theatre goers to need that any
hing be said except to mention the
ate when it will appear.
etter to Mayor Earhardt, of Newberry.
Dear Sir: You are .interested in the
rosperity of your town, and every dol
ir anybody saves adds to the wealth of
People can save half their money on
aint-more than half. Devoe Lead and
inc takes fewer gallons than mixed
aints to cover a house, and lasts twice
r three times as long as lead and oil.
Paint is saved; labor is saved; and the
'painting nuisance" is made half as
When Devoe Lead and Zinc is estab
ished in Newberry, Newberry will get
nore out of it than we shall.
F. W. Devoc & Co.,
This is not a gentle word-but when
fou think how liable you are not to pur-F
:hase the only remedy universally|
<nown and a remedy that has had the
argest sale of any medicine in the
world since 1868 for the cure and treat
ment of Consumption and Throat and
Lung troubles without losing its great
popularity all these years, you will be
thankful we called your attention to
Bloschee's German Syrup. There are so
many ordinary cough remedies made by
dlruggists and" oth ers that are cheap and
good for light colds pe rhapsq, but for
severe Coughs, Bronchitis, Croup -and
especially for Consumpti<n, where there
is difficult expectoration and coughing
during the nights and mornings, there
is nothing like German Syr ap. The 25
cent size has just been introduced this
ya.Regular size 75 cents. For sale
byaW. E. Pelhamn& Son.
Prosperity Seeking an Oil Mill.-Death of
Mrs. J. Burr Stockman.--Other Matters
Prosperity, March 5, 1903.--Mrs. S.
W. Calmes, Mrs. W. A. Moseley, Mr.
and Mrs. A. G. Wise have gone to At
lanta this week.
Mrs. Lizzie DeWalt has been visiting
relatives in the county.
We have a snake show in our mist
and the small boys are exceedingly
Mrs. M. A. Evans, of Newberry,
visited Mrs. Lizzie Young here last
Prosperity is moving for a cotton
seed oil mill, and with a good strong
pull all together the thing can be done.
Mrs. Ira Boland is visiting her par
ents at Little Mountain.
Mr. J. F. Mackey has accepted a
position with Owens Drug Store in Col
umbia and left here last Monday.
Mr. O. L. Schumpert, Jr., is now
with the Prosperity Drug Co.
The first of March is the begin
ning of a new year, or the beginning of
the farm year, or probably more accu
rably the beginning of the lien year.
Mrs. J. Burr Stockman died this
week and was buried Wednesday at the
Mrs. F. E. Schumpert and children
spent several days with her parents at
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. IIaltiwanger, of
Columbia, are visiting relatives in this
City Limits at the New Mill.
Mr. F. W. Higgins has just com
pleted a survey of the city limits at the
Mollohon mill. The plat shows that
the mill and twenty-eight operatives'
houses are included in the city.
Let Us Help You Find a Home in the
Along the Cotton Belt Route, where
land can be bought for $2, $3, $5 an
acre up-cut-over timber land that af
fords gocd range for live-stock; rich
bottom lands for corn, wheat, oats, cot
ton; uplands for fruits and vegetables
peaches, pears, plums, straw berries,
tomatoes, potatoes, onions, melons
finding guod markets at fancy prices in
the North on account of excellent quali
ties and marketing ahead of other sec
tions. A land where living is cheap
lumber at $7 to $8 a thousand, fuel for
the cutting, range for the table from
March- to December. The farmer who
pays high rent in the North, or tills
worn out soil in the East, is missing
some of the best things of life by not
securing a home in the Southwest.
Write for copies of our "Homes in
the Southwest," "Glimpses of South
east Missouri, Arkansas and North
west Louisiana," "Through Texas
With a Camera," "Fortunes in Grow
ing Fruits and Vegetables," "List of
Real Estate Agents Along the Cotton
Belt." "Developing the St. Francis
Countiy," "The Diversifier," a fruit
and truck growers' journal.
On first and third Tuesdays of March
and April, the Cotton Belt Route wvill
sell one-way tickets from St. Louis,
Thebes, Cairo and Memphis, to points
in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas, at
half the one-way rate, plus $2.00, or
round trip tickets at one fare for die
round trip, plus $2.00.
For full information, address,
E. W. LaBeaume,
G. P. & T. A., St. Louis, Mo0.
Remaining in postoffice for week end
ing Feb. 28, 1903:
B-F. B. Beckhouse, Miss Lizzie
C-Miss Mamie Coleman.
F-Mrs. Tom Fellers.
EK-Matilda E1!l :son.
L-Mrs. Lizzie Litzy.
P-Annie Patterson, Miss Mattie
S-Mrs. Mandy Shell, E. C. Som
mers & Co., Mrs. Janie L. Suber, Mrs.
K. L. Scott.
-T-Mrs. Ella Tylor.
W-Mrs. D. P. Ward.
Persons calling for these letters will
please say they were adlvertised.
C. J. Purcell, P. MI.
Give It a Trial.
Just received a fresh lot of "Clifton"
flour, made of native Kentucky wheat,
guaranteed to be the best flour in the
market. Proof of the flour is the bread,
cake and pastry. Give "Clifton" a
trial and you will need no argument to
convince you of its superiority. At the
grocery of Hays & McCarty.
Hello Central !----Gilve Me 48
Tho Nowborry (Granito Font
Goliroctionecy aiil Maky!
They have all kinds of Breadl
Patent Bread, M ilk Bread,
Graham Broad, Cream Bread,
Cap) Bread, Rye Bread.
Kimmel Seed Rye Broad,
Boston Brown Bread.
Largest assortment of fresh, fancy
Cakes over shown here before.
Orders taken by Trelephone and de
livered free of charge as we have out
our new deliver'y wago)n.
Call and see us, or ring up Phone
H. A. Meyer & Son.
MONEY TO LOAN-We negotiate
-VI loans on improved farm lands
at seven per~ cent, interest on
amounts over one thousand dollars,
and eight per cent, interest on amounts
less than $1,000. Long time and easy
payments. hunt, Hunt & Hunter,
For the First Time in Four Years She is
Fully Represented in the U. S.
Dover, Del., March 2.-For the
first time in four years the State of
Delaware today secured full repro
sentation in the United States senate.
At a special session the State legis
lature elected State Senator J. Frank
Allee (Union Republican) to the sen
atorship which expires in 1907, and
Congressman L. Hoister Ball (Regu
lar Republican) to the term expiring
in 1905. The selection was un
doubtedly due to pressure from
Washington brought to bear upon
the Regular Republicans in the legis
laturo who havc all along been op
posed to the election of J. Edward
Addicks or any of his adherents to
the United States senate. Congress
man Dick of Ohio came to Dover to
day in the interest of Republican
harmony. He established bead
quarters at the Hotel Richardson
where, prior to the joint seas'on of
the legislature he received a delega
tion from each Republican faction.
He advised the acceptance by the
Regular R.'publicauns of the Union
Republicans' proposition agreed
upon in Philadelphia Saturday that.
a Union Republican be elected to the
long term senatorship and a Regular
Republican for the shot term, Ad.
dioks himself being eliminated.
GO TO J. P. COOK FOR CHEAP
New stock of Men's and Ladies' Red
Wool Golf Gloves at Wooten's. tf
LOST PISTOL-Lost between Mrs.
Werbers' residence and J. B.
Reagin's, in the county, on Wednes
day. Smi i & Wesson, 38 calibre, rub
ber handk, blue steel pistol. Very
liberal reward to finder if left at this
PE--'I'AClIIM A ND IY E Gl A'SSES5
Do iour v %,, acnr and burn at
night? I have th1e hist trlal caso for
fitting Sp-rctaclrs and Ee glasses, and
cin fit th d. 'liillcult eyes, with the
propr ~'.-;. I "v.' fitted rI1ssCs
for' tne esl te1Olple of the county and
canl fit you. I use only the best, grade
Crystaline ler,'et. Come and give me
a trial and be convinced. Strictly one
price to all. GUY DANIELS,
Jeweler and OptIcian.
IF YOUR HAT BEGINS TO LOOK
worn or you have grown tired of it
bring it to
The Riser Millinery Co,
We can make a new one out of it with
very little cost to you.
I 0. 0. F.
PULASKI LODGE NO. 20.
M EET.S EVERY FMrz DAY N IIIT
at7.30i o'clock at, t,heIr h. 'I at the
Gradedl School build(in1g. Visi Iors cor
J. M. GUINN, N. C
T1. 8 H udson, Secret,ary.
Have just received 2
cars of cerealite-Top
Dressing for Grain.
The best result can be
obtained by application
in the next 30 days.
The yield is increased
forty to fifty per cent.
by its use. Cash price
$38.00 per ton.
Earhardt, Piter & Eherhiart, Lessees.
M.A R C H -
"The Star Boarder"
A Roaring Musical Farce
Up-to-date Songs, Dances,
Medleys, and High Class
Twenty capable Actors
and Actresses. A fir st
class Band and Or
Watch for the Street Parade.
For .no m tin C n
Hardwae and enera
We Are MakiuHI Unusual1
To serve you well this season. Al
ready all our departments are being
brighted by the appearance of love
ly spring materials of the latest
styles and colors. We can show you
now the new things in dress goods,
Batistes, Etemines, Voils, Mo
hairs, Crepes. White is very good
particularly Mohair. We have
them, our stock of white cotton
fabricts is excellent--ask to see
the Madras, Damasks, Oxfords,
Piques, in fact we can supply your
wants in white goods wool or cot
ton. We have them all.
is one of our strong departments,
36 inch Taffetas at $1.00, $1.121,
$1.25, and upward are all good
values, you can't get better at price.
Also 36 inch Peaude Soir and Peau
de cygne. Many new things in
wash goods, some very beautiful
novelties among them. . Our Do
mestic Department is full and con
tains everything that you may need.
Prints, Percales, Ginghams, rIome
spun, Sea Island, Cheviot, Dimities.
ELEGANT new Walking Skirts,
c-'me and make your choice now
before the line is broken.
Come and see us.
C. & G. S. MOWER CO.
N EW GOOD S
JUST ARRIVED IN
Dress Goods, Madras, Ginghams, Percales,
Soirette, Lace Novelties, FancyrPamask,
Mercerized Chambry, Etc.,~ Etc., Etc.
All the above -in Colors and White.
We have many "Odds and Ends" in our
"Brought Over" Goods that we are selling
Blankets, Overcoats, and all Winter Goods
are being sold extremely low-really less than
New stock ladies' and men's Red Golf Gloves
Butterick Fashion Books and Patterns are
ready. Come to
The Place Where You Get Your Money's Worth.
On the Market.
FOR SALE BY
W. G. Mayes and
~ Gilder & Weeks:
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