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SBMI-ANNUAL DIVIDENDS.
berry's Institutions Made a Good
owing_ on the First-Savings
Bank Increases.
, semi-annual dividends declared
he mills and banking institutions of
i,berry on the first of July show a
y healthy condition. The amount
I be very largely increased in a few
-rs by the enterprises recently started
h, though in a prosperous condition,
.-not yet been in existence long
iA to justify declaring a dividend.
Newberr: Cotton Mills declared
ir ePer cent dividend on a capital
.00,000, making $16,000.
fle National Bank declared a four
Aent. dividend on a capital of $150,
aking $6,000.
Commerclal Bank declared a
end of three per cent. on a
al of $50,000, making $1,500.
ie Savings Bank declared a three
one-half per cent. dividend on a
,al of $50,000, making $1,750. This
a lition has increased its dividends
half of one per cent.
Iividends from these four in
is make a total for the city of
riE PROSPERITY BANK.
O lank of Prosperity, though it
.i passed the first year of its his
V.-:ared a three per cent. dividend.
atement of this bank is published
;her column. It makes an ex
showing and its o#icers and
.ors may take a just pride in their
' ear's record.
-.txty Days From Magistrate.
trate Chappell this week gave
Oledwood, colored, sixty dayson
nces violation of contract and
stealing.
Sale of Cotton.
.ol. Ellison S. Keitt sold 17 bales
kcotton to Nat Gist, cotton buyer, in
Iwberry this week. Col. Keitt re
ived 124 cents per pound on the
ienteen bales.
Blacksmiths, Wheelwrights, Etc.
Tessrs. S. K. Bouknight and C. M.
-gle have purchased the shops for
irly owned and run by S. K. Bouk
.1ight and Eargle and Eargle, and will
ereafter conduct both shops under the
.1rm name of Bouknight & Go. Both
these gentlemen are first-class black
smiths and wheelwrights, and their
work will be found satisfactory. They
have done some excellent buggy paint
ing in the past several months.
Prosperity Items.
Prosperity, S. C., July 1.--Mr. L. H-.
(Kinard is in Newberry now working
hvith Mr. G. M. Able.
Mr. Willie Moseley, who has been at
k,Knoxville, Tennessee, for some time, is
hit homne now.
Mrs. W. A. Moseley, Mrs. F. E.
Schumpert, and Mr. J. C. Schumpert
have gone on avisit to Vidalia, Georgia.
'sMr. and Mrs, J. F. Browvn arrivedl in
jthIe city Monday night after their wed
dfing tour to the moutains.
D)r. andl Mrs. J1. S. Wheeler wvill leave
tomorrow for' Hendersonville.
Much Interest in the Case.
More thanr one hundred people heard
;the trial, in the Mayor's court,'Wednes
"day morning, of the case of the Town
vs. Charles W. Douglas, charged with
Sfighting John Adams, of West End, and
Ither offenses. The crowvd was too large
,for the cour t room, and the trial was held
m)4 the opera house.
Douglas was represented by F. H.
Dominick, Eegq., and Cole. L. Blense,
SEsq. The Town wvas represented by
City Attorney, F. L. Bynunm. A jury
twas demanded, and the followving jmry
was empanelled: Tom Smith, foreman,
W. G. Mayes, Clarence Pitts, J. P.
)Ald rich, E. Cavenaugh, and E. Cala
h iss. F'rom the testimony brought out.
~ t appears that Douglas andl Adams had
yAome wordls on the afternoon of June
'3. th in and around Baxter's beer (dis
Snsary. That later in the afternoon
.difliculty ensued, D)ouglas b)eing
m ~ocked dlown.
After hearing all the testimony in the
case, and the argurnents of counsel, the
jury retired, but after a deliberation of
ver half an hour decided that a ver
et couldl not be reached. In the mean
4e, however, Douglas' attorneys and
ity Attorney B3ynumn held a confer
nee, arid the case was withdrawn from
he jury and p)laced before the Mayor.
Douglas pleadled guilty and was fined
410 for all offences.
Adams was fined $3.
Several other fines were imposed.
To The Citizens of No. 5.
A meeting of the citizens of TIown
ship No. 5 is hereby called, to be held at
Jalapa on Satrurday afternoon, the 11th,
for the purpose of organizing a town
ship good roads5 association for said
township.
.W. C. Sligh,
Chairman.
Farmers' Institutes.
By authority of the Board of Trustees
of Clemson tCollege, Local Institutes
will be held in such counties as send re
ti uests, signedl by fifteen far'mers, be
fore the fifteenth of .June, to J1. S.
Newman, Director of Farmers insti.
tutes, Clemson College, S. C. The pc
titioners will name the places at whici
institutes are decsiredl and the dlates wvil
be arranged by the college authorites
The State Institute will be held a
Clemson College commencing Monda:
evening August 10th and closing Frida:
evening August 14th.
A gentleman has lost a pair of rem
less gold eye-glasses which he adver
tisnn for in another column.
FRIGHT CARS DBRAILBI.
A Peculiar' Accident on the Southern
Road at the Crossing
Yesterday.
A rather peculiar accident happened
on the Southern road yesterday morn
ing, as a result of which several freight
cars were derailed at the crossing be
low the depot and one of the cars bad
ly damaged. As a north-bound freight
on the Southern was crossing the C.,
N. & L. track about 10 o'clock yester
day morning, for some reason unknown
one of the cars refused to follow the
lead of the car just aheAd, and instead
took the C., N. & L. track, forcing the
coupling loose and running up the C.,
N. & L. road several feet. Two of the
cars behind were derailed, one of them
violently pitching and standing almost
on end. A wrecking crew immediately
went to the scene and succeeded in
clearing the C., N. & L. track in a very
short time. At the time of the arrival
of the Southern's passengers at 1
o'clock the Southern track had not been
cleared, however, and the Southern's
trains were forced to use the C., N. &
L. track between Prosperity and New
berry.
The accident was very peculiar. Why
a car should fail to follow the car in
front and strike off in another direction
on a diverging track is not known by
railroad officials.
Freight traffic on the Southern was
delayed several hours.
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Mrs. W. H. Wallace is visiting in
Spartanburg.
City clerk T. 0. Stewart goes to
Laurens today.
Mrs. R. H. Welch is visiting relatives
and friends at Moulitain Rest.
The fines in the Mayor's . court the
past month amounted to $132.90.
Mrs. J. W. Davis left on Wednesday
for a visit to relatives in Chester.
Misses Lula and Lena Mosely visited
Miss Mamie Hill in the city yesterday.
Miss Fannie Mae Carwile, who lis
been in Florida the past several months
has returned home.
Mrs. E. W. Gray, of Jacksonville,
Fla., is visiting her aunt, Mrs. W. H.
Carwile, on Calhoun street.
Mrs. W. H. Hornsby and son, Doug
las, are visiting relatives and friends
in Columbia.
Mr. Robert Mann, of Fairfield, who
has been visiting his uncl 3, Mr. W. S.
Mann, has returned home.
There will be no hose wagon race this
afternoon for the reason that many of
the boys have gone off to celebrate the
Fourth in other towns.
Miss Ray Dickert, of Atlanta, who
has been visiting Misses Agnes and
Susie Summer, has gone to Chappells
to visit relatives and friends.
Mr. Chas. P. Pelhamyesterday began
his duties as traveling sale,-nan for the
firm of Henry K. Wampole & Co. Mr.
Pelham's first )oint was Newberry.
HeI will travel South Carolina.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Fulmer visited
their son, Mr. W. A. Fulmer, and famn
ily, and their daughter, Mirs. HI. 1B.
Wells, 'and family, in the city this week,
returning yesterdlay, after stopping at(
Pomaria a few days, to their home in
Columbia.
To Play Laurens.
The West End base ball team leaves
today for Laurens, where it wvill play
two gamnes with the Laurens team, one
today and one tomoirrowv. The West
End boys are in good shape and hope
to bring back two victories.
Farmers' Institute.
A Farmers' Institute will be held at
Little Mountain on Tuesday, July 14,
undler the auspices of the Clemson Col
lege authorities. Three of the Clemson
prlofessors wvill be p)resent and wvill de
liver addresses. Full program will bc
announced.
To Close on the Fourth.
,July 4th being legal holiday the un
dersigned banks will be closed on thai
clay. All paper maturing on that day
will become due and payable on Monday,
the 6th clay of July.
The National Bank of Newberry.
The Conmmercial Bank of Newberry.
The Newvberry Savings Bank.
Jluly 2nd, 1903.
PicnIc at Ebenejzer.
The children of West End enjoyed
very delightful pienic at Ebenezer yes
terdlay. The attendance w as ver'
large.
The dlinner was as enjoyable as a pic
nie dlinner can be, and a p)icniecldinne
is always enjoyable. From every poin
of view, the c:-casion was very happy.
Fourth of July Rates,
The Southern announces the follow
in g Fourth of July rates: Tickets o
sale July 2, 3, andl4, with final retur
limit July 8, at the rate of one and one
third fare for the round trip. No ticke
for less than 50 cents.
S. HI. McLean, Agt.
HO10 IS 11E? Who is it~ that make
VYthe Fewer-gallons; wears-longe
paint?
Good Everywhere Used.
I Bransford's "Clifton" is guarantee
by the maker to be the best flour in th
market. It is carefully milled froi
sound wheat, making bread that is pur<
wholesome and nutri tious-- just whli
the American people need for thei
daily food. Besides "Clifton" iman al
round flour, being as well adaptedt
- making cake and pastry as it is brein
and biscuit. Haves & McCartv.
AS TO WATER AND LIGHTS.
The Commissioners of Public Works Make
a Statement to the Citizens
of Newberry.
Newberry Observer, 30th.
Editor Observer: Wil you please
publish the accompanying statement
from the board of public works to the
citizens, giving the public an opportunity
to read the same without its being sand
wiclied between editorial comments -
such as editors usually treat their cor
res)ondents with the courtesy of plac
ing in the editoi ial coliumn--and repor
ter's interviews and the reply of the
mayor. The comimunication of tle
board was handed last week to the
mayor in the olice of The i ierald and
News, with the request that a reply
from him be printed in connection there
with. But beyond a reply from the
mayor over his own signature, there
was a breach of courtesy in the manage
ment of the paper in prefacing this
communication with editorialcomments
and reporter's statements.
Such treatment, Mr. Editor, induces
us to ask of you the simple publishing
of the accompanying statement to the
citizens, so that we may have a fair
hearing before the pnblic, though we
do not ask of you to refrain from any
editorial comments you may see fit to
make, as such criticism is deemed an
editor's privilege on all matters pub
lished in his paper.
Yours respectfully,
The Commissioners of the Board of
Public Works.
To the Citizens of Newberry: Your
board of public works, having requested
the council to furnish funds needed for
necessary improvements on the water
works plant, and the council replying
that there were no funds at their com
mand which could be applied to this
work, the board makes this statement
of the exigencies of the case, so that
the citizens mny understand the real
condition and the urgent need of the
city for an extension of the reservoir
supply of water, as well as an increase
in the capacity of the pumping machin
ery of the plant.
The capacity of the present pumip is
200,000 gallons of water in twenty-four
hours. The standpipe holds280,000 gal
lons, and the present reservoir can be
depen.ded on for 50,000 gallons. So,
after pumping everything full, we have
330,000 gallons to start the day with.
Du:ing the hot, dry spell last summer
140,000 gallons were consumed in one
day, when to avoid all waste consumers
were requested to use water meters
where lawn sprinklers and bath tubs
were used they were required to do so.
This season when in full use the sewer
system will use 20,000 gallons daily for
the automatic flushing of the sewers,
besides the water required for use in
the Water-closets, and the general con
sumption of water by individuals and
the mills is larger than last year, and
will considerably increase the estinuate
as made for last reason's elieds..
These figures showv that the daily use
of wvater is nearly equalizing the <daily
capacity, and there is no reserve supply
to fall back uplon in case of an accidlent
to the p)ump)ing machinem y.
With a serious accident and stoppage
of the puimping machinery for three
(lays the city would not have a drop of
water for dIrinking purposes or lire pro
tect.ion. With a reservoir holding 600,
000 gallons a reserve sup)ply of water
could be accumulated to guard against.
such a contingency. This reservoir
wvouldl cost $3,000O and, while it wvould
relieve the present pressure in that
direction, should be followed the next.
season by the p)urchiase and installment
of an air pump, which would cost $1,
300O, wvith an estimatedi cap)acity of pump
ing 300,000 gallons of wvater in twenty
four hours. The present pump has
been running continuously for six years,
and is beginning to show some wear
from constant use, and more than once,
from some temp)orary breakage, has
been out of use for twenty-four hours.
But wvith the careful attention given it
wve hope it wvill answver all dlemands fom
the present. The urgent needl is a new
reservoir, though if the city had thc
means it would he good policy to en
large the electr'c light plant; and the
board can only say that the giving o:
addit. nal lights to the city wvill lie dlont
as soon as the more p)ressing needh
have been attended to.
The finance committee of the council,
Messrs. Brown, Morris, and Smith, me1
wvith the board on JTune 25th, and eon
sidleredl first the feasibility of an addi
tional tax levy, then t.he issuing o
bonds1(1 to (10 this work, but finally agreer
that the best plan would be to increas<
the rates on light and water twenty
five p)er cent. as this, it is hoped, wil
within twvelve months enab)le the h>oar,
t to see their way to building the reser
voir. And in explanation as to thi
decision to increase the rates charge<
for lights and wvater, it might be we]
to say that we have as good wvater ani
- as goodl lights as any city and pay les
a for them than is paid generally. Fo
'instance, our town rate is $70 per ar
t light of 2,000 candle p)ower. Greenvilli
pays $95 per arc light, of 1,200 candli
powver up t.o 103 are lights and then $8i
perm arc light for all lights above I00
g Grpenville pays $40) per water hydran
r for all hydrant.s up to 100, and then $21
per" hydrant for all over that num mber
Newberry has 84 hydrants and ha
never paid a dollar for one of them
(I If Newherr'y were paying Greenvlm\ille'
prices, insteadi of paying yearly $4,1I2t
she would b)e p)aying for lights an,
,t water $8,110.
r~ Th board has triedl to g.ive Newherr
- hemr water andl lights at. as near act ur
(I cost as we (could( estimate for, as w
where a revenue would be realized only 'I
to turn it back into the treasury; for e
our idea has been a small revenue m-eans i
economy and a large revenue leads to ii
uselesi expense. f
And now, having used all economy 1<
possible in the maintenance of the plants I
an-l it becomes necessarv to raise prices
in order that improvements may be li
made to insure the health of the city i:
and properly protect our city against o
fire, the board will ask of the citizens e
a fair, impartial consideration of the D
existing Conditions, the diflicilties to be y
miet in surmounting thei and their 11
hearty and generous support, if success c
is to attend the proper improvement of ,11
their own property.
Respectfully yours,
.James McIntosh,
C. P. Summer,
W. F. 14wart,
Commissioners of Public Works. I
THAT "BRlBACH OF COURTESY"
The Reporter's Side of The Question
Sonic "Breaches of Courtesy"
In The Past.
Editor Herald and News: I hand
you herewith a communication which I
have asked the Observer to use in its
issue of the same (late. Evidently, the
Commissioners have been offended..
They have been offended deeply. They
have been offended by an articale writ
ten by me in the cal.,ity of a reporter
for The Ilerald and News.
But, Mr. Editor, even in the deep;
gloom in which The Herald and News
ollice has been enshrouded because it,
has offended the Commissioners-even
in the midnight gloom in which we
stand, there is matter for congratula
tion. The Commissioners, while their
dignity was sore, gave a statement to
the public. Star-chamber proceedings
were abandoned and the very courteous
Commissioners took the public into their
confidence. A little offending accom
plished what Thle Herald and News has
long been working for. Mr. Editor, I
offer you my congratulations. True,
this statement was printed in only one
of the city papers, and was introduced
by an attack on The Herald and News
and on a lone reporter, but it was a
statement, and a statement to the citi
zens of Newberry, nevertheless.
I ask you to print the following com
mu1nication to the Observer, explaining
my conduct in the matter of theoffense
which the volirteous Commissioners
took:
Jno. K. A -Al.
COMMUNICATION TO OmiSEiWmit.
1-ditor Observer: In the last issue of
your paper, there was published a state
ment from the Commis.sioners of Public
Works to the citizens of Newberry.
Prefacing this statement, was an arti
ele, signed by the Commissiones, asking
you to publish the statement, "giving the
public an opportunity to read the same
without its being sandwiched between
editorial connents-su.ch as editors
usually treat their corres)ondents withi
the c'ourtesy of placing in the editorial
cloumn -and( reporter's interviews and
the reply of' the mayor'. '' Inasmuch as
the si atemnent from the Commissioners
which is prefacedl by this article was
not lur'nished The Herald and News
(although the Commissioner's arie but
p)ublic' serv'ants and Th'le EIerak(l and
Newvs is one of the two publ)ic organs
a Newherry) , andl inasmuch as there
is late cin i the article a. referencwe to The
Illerald and News oflice, I sup.pose the
C'ommiss;ioners mean to say th'at they
think they wereC treated with dis comi tosy
by an article wvhich appeared in the
issue of Th'e Herald andl News cif June
'That article, if that be the article
meant, was wvritten by me. On Mon
da~y morning beflore the issue c.f the
p)aper', M ayor J) no. W. 10arhard t hi anded
meW a cop of a letter from him rej'lying
to a communication from the Comcmis
sionersi' of Publie Works. I asked him
for a~ copy of the communication, and
at his request, Al r. TP. 0. Stewvart iurn
ished me a copy. That communication
exp)lainedl former request of the Board
for an appr)1opr1iaitioni from city council,
and called attention to tIhe "pjressinlg
need'(s'" of the city for' the impllrovemenl ts
wvhich the Commissioners dlesiredl to
make with thle money which they asked
Council to appropriate. This suggestedl
the head-line, ''Commissioners Want
Money. " The relly of the Mayor sim
p)ly stated that Counmcil could not raise
the tax levy for th e improvements de-'
sir'ed, because t.he ''tax levy is already
. as high as it can be made."' I asked
the Mayorn for an exp)lanationl of his
I reply and he kindlly anlsweredl the (hues
tions which I atske~d. This wvas printed
.. because I thought it explained the posi
I tion of Council in. the matter' of a refusal,
I and it was given the pr'ominlent plact
- in the picture b)ecaulse I thought it
s explained t.he whole situation bette'
i than diid the communication of the Coi
I missioners. This interview with th<i
I Mayor, 1 pire suime, is what the Comnmis
a 5ione(rs terml '"reporter's interviews,'
r andl( I supp)hose t'1w head-line is the "ecdi.
e torial comment'' referred to.
I desirie simp)ly in this connection t<
ask wherin~I the "b)rcIh of courtesy'
conlsists. In the~ first instance the Com
.lmissioners had noft shown The Ilierak~
L and Newvs the courstesy of furnishing i
) withni copily of L.heiri ~ommniii1cation1
. Thl'at I scurei~d from'i M ayor' 0ai'hardt ii
1 conne(Ct.ion) with his reply.
. Do the Commissioners object. t.o ha'v
- inog head-lines piacedl overi a lette
,signed'( by them? OJr (do teir signature
imake a ltteir so i mportaLnt that it need
no head- lines? D o they ob)ject to hav
v' ing the Mayor of the city chosen bsy th
j1 inm peop he wvhos.e serlvant ~s they ar'
L' exlini huis positi(oni ini the samei( 'olulm
s in which tii ou- fmmnnian n annenar>
'heir communicationl *as t to the
itizens. It was a persogl l'tt to the
ame Mayor whose intetvie* they term
"reporter'g' Interview" 6nd it was
urnished Thei Herald and News, at
Last, not by tllhe Comissionbrs, but
y the Mayor, to- whom It was addressed.
I challenge aiuy man to produce a
ie in the article referred to, in which
i expressed any opinion by the reporter,
r by the paper. True, the Mayor did
xpress an opinion, and for asking the
Iayor for his opinion, I have no apolo
ies to offer. I believed then, and still
old, that the Mayor has a right to
xplain his own position, and that he
Iso has the ri ht publicly to express
ny opinion which he may holdconcern
ng a matter affecting the cIty's inter
-sts.
Perhaps if the Commissioners had
aken this reporter in hand and given
iim a few lessons he would have learned
;o distinguish between courtesy and the
cind of "breach of courtesy" which
;he Commissioners find in the article
eferred to, and their dignity would not
lave been offensded (however unwitt
ngly) by him. 'This same reporter was
iotified on an <occasion last year by
Superintendent Boyd that there would
je a public meeting of the Commis
iioners, and Superintendent Boyd ex
Lended him an invitation to attend the
meeting. le went As soon as the
meeting was called ito or<ter the chair
inan of the Copmmissioners asked him
Lo leave, because matU-rs would posibly
be discussed which it .would not be ad
visable for the public to know of. The
reporter left. lie felt .then, and feels
tow, that if puj&. officem desire to
engage in a disc uon in .regard to pub
ic matters which it is not,advisable for
Lhe people to hear, 'that thei, .showed
nio discourtesy in asking the represen
tative of'a newspaper to leave, although
their Secretary had e xtended him an
invitation to be presen t.
When the Commissioners met with
the finance committee on lst Friday
afternoon, they request(d three mem
bers of the committee to met with
them and ignored the Mayor, who il
ex-ofiicio a member of all com, nitteeE
from Council. The Mayor tot k nc
offense. At the time I was rathe r in
clined to .the belief that the honor. abh
Commissioners had been guilty of a ra th
er large "breach of courtesy." But it 's
plain now. They could have meant nt
"breach of courtesy," because if they
deemed it a "breach of courtesy" to be
placed in the same column in a public
newspaper with the Mayor in connection
with the same public imatter, they
would not want him to attend one of
their meetings. Under such circum
stances, the Commissioners, forsooth,
displayed no "breach of courtesy'' in
ignoring the Mayor.
The Commissioners have never hand
ed The Ilerald and News a public com
munication emanathig from them. The
Herald and News has always been
forced to secure such communications
from those to whom they are addressed.
We of The Herald and News office, how
euer, have long since learned that the
Commissioners (10 not wvant rep)resenta
tives of newvspapers to attend their offi
cial meetings, and we 1.. been under
the inmpression that . y did not
dlesire their communications p)rinted.
It has alwvays seemecd to be their policy
to keep from the public everything
poss5ible, evenl though it should be the
public's businecss. Under these circum
stances, we felt that there had been nc
"breach of courtesy,'' and their com
muntications, being matters of news, w(
secured in the beOst manner p)ossible.
The Illeral and News knows that i1
was showvn no discourtesy by the Coin
missionors in that their statement t<
the citizens was not furnished it, be
cause, perhaps, tihe Commissioner
thought it might -be 'sandwiched be
tween editorial comments and reporter'
interviews"; and ini the Observer the:
knewv it would be0 madle secondary onl;
to an attack uplonl an unassuming re
p)orter for having interviewed1 th
Mayor, andl therein treated the Comn
miissioners "discourteously."
The reporter knows that the Commit
sioners are courteous gentlemen. HI
has hadl abundant opp)ortunity to ol
serve this fact, and to these courteot
gen'tle'men, he apologizes for any ai
par ent discourtesy shown them.
Mr. Editor, in justice to myself all
to PTe Herald and News, which
r'epresenitedl in writing the article r<
ferred to, I ask that you will publis
this communication.
JollN K. AUI,.
Winthrop School Scholarship at
Entrance Examinations.
3HIE EXAMINATIONS F"OR TI
award1 of vacant scholarships
r'Winthrop College for the adlmissionl
new students wdll be held at the Couri
Court IHouse on Friday, .July 10th, a
A. M.
- Applicants must nlot be less than f
teen years of age.
When scholarships are vacated aft
Julv 10th, they will be awarded to thc
making the highest average at this (
anmination.
rTe niext session will openi about S(
tember 16, 1903.
For further information and a cal
l ogue address~i P'reside~nt 1). [1. Johns(
Rok I'1 S. C.
- Manager Wanted.
VVRUSTWORTHIY L,ADY OR GE
Ltemant to manage b)usiness in tl
County and adjoining territory for w
Sand favorably known H ouse of so
- financial standing. $20. 00 straight ci
esalary andl expenses, paid eac h 0Mond
by check (direct from headquartei's. l
'pense money adlvanced; position pern
Snent. Address Thomas Cooper, Mai
4laWI81MY ORATORS
They will EKpound On The Glorious
Fourth Olt The Principles of Odd
Fellowship.
Newberrians have beeii in demand as
secret order orators for the vlorious
Fourth. Three membel-s of Pulaski
Lodge will deliver addrosses. on Sattur
day, on the principles of Odd Fellow
ship.
Hon. Cole. L. Blease, Deputy Grand
Master, will deliver an addross in Wal
halla.
Past Grand Master J. M. Davis will
deliver an address in L.aureiis.
Mr. Theo. Danielson will deliver an
address in Clinton.
All these gentlemen are well verstd
in the principles of the order and their
addresses will no doubt be impressive
and entertaining.
SPECIAL NOTICES.
ACK BUSINESS. -We have pur
chased the hack bIsiness of Mr.
F. J. Russell and will continue the buisi
ness under the name of oiouknight &
Brother. Business solicited.
W ANTED. - Every housekeeper in
Newberry to try Corbins Grand
eurs Flour. The best on the market.
Sold by Davenport & Cavenaugh.
BUSH ELS Kentucky Cottoi
2 00 Seed for sale. A ppy to T.
C. Pool. J. A. ICURTON.
M ORNING Glory Cotrees are tho
best. Davenport & Cavemnaugh
are the sole agents for this city.
LOST-One pair rejnle,;s eyeglasses
heavy double concave knses gob
mounted, small gold chin Wtwahod.
Reward if left at Daniels' -Jewel'y
store.
S ICI.'A CL,'C8 .\ N 1YI) ~L'3lA-.S
Do your .1c 'u N. atche amdt bul ILI
Iight,? I have I't.m bet .rial itt- fw
iltiiv Soee.-tac'-s am11, 14" l1ssk . a ii
cqn fit the m10oul1t difictit oe's, w I
Proper liasses. I hie ti,tet -.
for the )31t i 0.'op 0I' V OtIe IIu II
canty lit you. I use only% ihe ht41 .'t
Crystalino tenses. Comi imt4 gi% m-- I.
it i.rial and be coni nclt. Strict % mif
pre J.s al. G U Y l)A NI l l IS.
J ewulij anld > .ician.
la- lstook is s4ill (mn c ph01 witl
everybifg pretty vi tho M11i1n0r;
line.
Call aud see m,r ribiou4, tiewm
imtt hato befors- hu)iig
The Riser MillilyorY Comi1P1y.
stock Oertificate.
T 'l* IS TO GIVE NOTI CE Tl IA
\Mlw.undersigned hafs lost his stoc
certit letio, No. 52, in the eapit al stoc
of Th, i Nvwberry Cotton Seed Oil N
and Fc vt0hz-er Company, and bas mm1a
applica dim, for dupll icatv CertifaIte.
W. 11. stlifl-1iH.
ILO. O. F.
PULA %IQ) LODGE NO. 20.
M ggy EE'I W h JLY(Y llDlA Y N Till
M at 7 3t1ljk a. t.wi, mal al I.
Gratded Seti m.li- \i It or- et
dially Inviteid -
.1. .GUIINN, N. G
T1. 8 Hudsoi . $eie.ary.
Notico at Filial Si tIic o ud Disclha
NIOTICE IS Ill 'WEBy ti.Of N T'IL
J.NI will make t- finlt s'?t t komei
the estate of Mary it Fowh ', d.et';s
in the Probate C 'W of Svb
County, S. C., on1 Tr. e.y tJhe 4~
of August, 1903, at U t010ul.l .m,
forenoon, and will immemhtety t.hK
after apply for lettera ame~
Administratrix of aid estatke
All persons hoWhtig cl.'1ima augm;i
the said estate are~ hereby nI").ued(
render in same. duly attesteti, *s'.il
those indebted to the said est.'ite j,) I:
the same on or before thatt diate,
-Adm inist ratrix.
Newberry, S. C., July 2, 190.
Statenomg
C onlitlon of thalikMof Praspil'i .PI
prity, S, 0., at thc Olosc of BO.'S1I
JIune 30th, 1993
LI Ill ES.
Loans and discounts...........$51, 100)
eDue from banks............. ,9
Cash and cash items......... .t. 171;
s Building and Fixtures........ 2,9I
Overdraft.. .................... 97.1
Total...................70.12
ICapital Stock paidl in.......25.0001
Surplus.................... ..... 1.500t
hi Undivided pre fits .............. .1.1
D)ividend No. I ............... 7511
D)ue to other banks......... ..2,01
Cashier's check outstanding. 71
Rediscounts................... 12,tl00t
- Deposits. ................... ... 28,5:8
dTotal..................... $70,31
Personally camne before ime .1.
Browne, Cashier of above nmed Vt;
andl being duily sworn, testifies that
ab)ove statement is coc) (t. to Ite b
of his k nowled re and belief.
[I.J J. F. itOWNIE, Cashiie,
in Subscribed and4 sworn to before men
of Prosperity, S. C., this, the 30th day
ty June, 1903. F. W . Wm:wnTs,
N. P. for 8.
Correct Attest:
Geo. Y. Hunter.
S. S. Birge.
rA. G. Wise.
x- lection of Teacher.
p.. rjOHE TRUJSTEES OF MTI. PILIA;
.L. School will elect, ia t.eacher,
'a- also trustees on the 15th of .Juty, at I
n, o'clock. Wish all patrons to0 he I"
'ent. Application from teacher many
filed withi the undersigned.
J. A. ONG;,
Shi ghs, S. (
J. M. WElR'TS,
Prosperity. S. (
.. W. M. CIIATPMAN,
'is Slighs, 8. (
311
id NOTICE.
Ay L AUIJNG OF~ SAND) FIt
|x.Sott's Creek must he st oppen
ia-- OIce.
ta- I JNO. M. SCIIIUMP'ElT,
CHAIRS CHAIRS!
CH AIRS !!
BE D S,
Oither single or in suits
WARDROBES,
TABLES of all kinds,
SPRINGS,
MATTRESSES,
WINDOW SHADES,
LACE CURTAINS,
'3TOVES, PICTURES,
LAMPS.
Kr
LOUNGES,
Art Squares,
Rugs, Etc., Etc.
Everything found in a
first-class , Furniture
store. We make a
specialty of framing
Pictures.
KIBLER, DENNIS &
COMPANY,
A'. Leavell's Old Stand,
Newberry, S. C.
TABLETS,
SBOX PAPER,
~VISITINO CARDS
iand everything in the
line of STAPLE STA
TlONERY at the
H'IRALD AND NEWS
T~abets from 2 cents
~each~ up.
~'Be autiful W riting
SPape.s
Come and see.
Also a. line of -nice
: Ci gars.
of
o3gs for l
:3( Even the dog lik(es. ' 0.cr ?unan
s- h)eg- forI i , j'ist as h is Iu.rs andXl*M Il
e the other childIrenl nri.: Ibhe- motheur
to have ice cream f or thhe 'fn. 1c (cream''0fl
in a popular and nri t i<.i 0s dessMert. It
is 'asily made at home in A'
Peerless Iceland Freezer.
(ONE MOTION.)
:You cani have it as often 0Us you wish.
- - T'he childrenl cano freeze it L,.hemselves.
Th'lere are nol cogs or can1 top) to catch
the finigers or get, (out of ordier 'eery
) M ti me tile f ree? 'r is opened'( . 'Three
I t minutl '~esis the freezing timel.

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