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ANNUALCONFEREHEC OF AGENTS AND S?PTS. M C. liutual And Provident ?ssociatioa Holds First Annual Conference in South Carolina At Columbia. j It was truly a representative gathering of Negro inEurance men and women from every sec tion of South Carolina, who with the general officers from the home office of the N. C. Mutual and Provident Associa tion of Durham, N. G. The meeting was called in the beautiful new building of the company, at the N. E. cor Ver of Washington St, and Park Avenue, Columbia. G?n?ral Manager C. C. spaulding in the chair. Prayer was offered by Dr. A? M. Moore, which showed that while the meeting was ol a strictly business nature, still the management realize thai the first requisite was God'< presence arid His blessing. Mr. J. H. Garner, th9 stat? agent for South Carolina, ex tended a welcome in an addres replete with cordiality and en couragement. He gave a brie account of the work in th State, and during the session was alive to the needs of th * company, and at stated time at the request of the officei made Clear several points thc had heretofore been difficult. 1 the assembled superintendent and agents, thus making . possible for all to return 1 their posts with a clear insigl into the work. I JJd>, John Merrick, the foun . er.of the work, was next intr duced and was enthusiastical "received. His address w?s f , admirable presentation of tl great amount of splendid wo: accomplished in the first d eade. Mr. Merrick is a fii type of the truly represehtati si?d progressive Negro, .full energy himself, he, comraui cates the same spirit to tho with whom he comes in co tact. His successful life is concreto axaniple of what c; . be.accomplished by due atti tion to the work in the lar He emphasized the importan of every representative of t company knowing his, wc thoroughly and. being able present it intelligently and [i curately. On Friday President Merri very eloquently, and touchic ly made his farewell remar! he gave to the conference a ] per bristling with useful hin so that every agent can go his field to write a much louf debit. His paper was strictl; business paper, on j busin lines, Among many force epigrams were the following part: *. Modern business, bet human environments." "Business gives, opportun for'all to work, earn, grow, a become somebody. ''Inasmuch as business si plies the necessitiese of life, is impossible to have a higl evolved aud noble race axe where there is science of bi ness." / A few men of the type John Merrick in various s tions of. our Southern co try, would soon put to an t all race harted and an tagoni; During the firRt day's seas Dr. A. M. Moore, the secret! and treasurer and One of founders Of the company, dressed the conference. Moore is another object leei of what strict attention to ot calling, can do by way of spiration to others, Dr, Mo although a physician of ni* year's successful /practice yet a most excellent busin man abd his address to the sam bled agents was truly sound, logical talk on tho work. He spoke especially ' of t the financial condition of the com pany and of its standing- with thc insurance authorities of the Stace, He gave an account of the growth of the company from a small sick benefit con cern to a truly great insurance company, with a mutual reserve of manv thousands, showing Dr Moore's versatility to a marked degree was the admira ble manner which he shifted from financial matters to dis eases with special reference . to fevers. - > . On Thursday afternoon Mr. Spaulding invited the entire assembly to partake of light refreshments in the Crescent Cafe. This Cate occupies one of the store rooms in our .new building and is under the man agement of Mrs. N. S, Shelton. Before adjournment resolu tions not only commendatory of but .complimentary to the general officers were unani mously passed, each representar tive expressing gratification nt the kindness extended. . So ended the first annual confer ance for South Carlina. These "outings" are not only beneficial to the active work ers but to the policy-holders, as all agents will go to their re spective fields uplifted inspired and determined to write more and larger insurance. 2 Successful Meetings. Will you allow me space ip your columns to say that wt have just closed bur revival meetings at Red Hill, Gadsden and Silvano Congaree, 8. C. and as a result of the meeting 63 happy souls have acknowl edged the Lord Jesus. 44 of this number have been baptized and we are planning to baptize the remainder the next Lurd^tra-y Robt, ty;. Jenkins. | Go With A Rush. P ? ? ? ? ? ' w* The d?mand for that wonder ful Stomach, Liver and^ Kidney I cure, Dr."King's Mew; Life ?ills -is astounding ....say they never saw the like. Its because fctteyrievejr fail to cure Sour Stomach, Con stipation, Indigestion, Bilious ness, Jaundice, .Sick Headache, Chills and Malaria. Only 256. J;. "G. Wannamaker,Mig.. Cb. . ; L. H. JOSEPH;, REAL ESTATE, i . INSURANCE, ' ! RENTING 1235 MAIN STREET, COLUMBIA, 8. C Blacksmith AND Wheelwright. Horse Shoeing in the Best Manner | Others may be good, but we are better I invite your trade. T. F.r DEAS, Orangeburg; 8-C. St. John Street. Wm. Lowman A. M.. M. D. Lin, C. Sheoni M. DB. D| LOW M AN & SH1EC?T Physicians & Surinons -8COVrLLE DLOCK-OKA?Q HTBTJRO. S. City and Conni** ? call? promptly j attended. -var. JOHNSON ?WAITH? ? ?ngrfpy IN FflNGY GROCERIES An Up-To-Date lee Cream and Soda Water Parlor, Shoes and Harness Made To Order and R?paired. Main Street, Bamberg, S. C. alipou care to before examining our Jewelry. Then you will more fully appreciate the high quality of our merchandise. For our Goods must invariably bene fit by comparison on both price and quality. YOU MAY MATCH OUR JEWELRY j in appearance, quality br price 1 but you can have the three com j bined only at this store. The proof is easy. We invite you to: make it. . . H. SPAHR & SON LEADING JEWELERS 46 W. RUSSELL STREET, Orangeburg, S. C. & WT-}W ... j .1 . . , ...... ' : WE WANT YOU ir a Customer, whether your needs re Large or Small. .' ." . : . i ? - . ?.< .! You'll Ilk?' our prompt, court : '; ' : ' .? ' - r'.' .\. i* * y ', .. ou s ??rvice. :J , i . .' ' K - ' V. Calhoun Doyle & ~ Coi "The Fopolar Drug Store." ' ' GREAT CHANCE -OR WORTHY YOUNG MEN" We can give work for the summer to 12 more young men, able bodied, who must ' be at least 16 years of age , and of a good moral charac ter. You can earn enough during the vacation to pay your -vay through the day school nejxtterm. If you [can't come now write me. r G. B. MILLER . .. ? . . Principal VOORHEES J INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL DENMARK, S.?. -:-; -- READ THE RECORDER. . : . . ... '-"..? . . . :V ..}. : ? ? -, ? ... ? ? '. ?-i . ..'? iSi'ii'U to StiiiS? ititi.. . . . ' * . 8 ?hpuld be the Slogan of ? Every Intelligent Negro, iii Squth Carolina, 44Tlie ?P?ace To Buy," Should be the next consideration. There is NO PLACE in the efttire State so suitable for the Best Ele ment in our Race as 8 8 NORTH SUMTER, SC MANY of the Leading Negroes of the State Live and Do Business at SUMTER, Where the *.very BEST Relations exist D?tween the two Babes. No Friction, No Trouble; No Rabe Hatred. All aie treated-well when they deserve well, MORRIS COLLEGE Grounds are to be the VER ITABLE "GARDEN SPOT" around Sumter. Get busy, Buy a Lot onJMorris College Grounds, North Sumter, S. C. Can tell you all about Prices and Conditions. Term s jfi Easy. See Him, Purchase g. Lot and be Wise* w 868 1009 Schofield Normal and Industrial School, Aiken, S. C, .?!>]: ....4t':-.-:?;;^M VERLENDEN HALL, Girls'New Dormitory. : SCHOFIELD SCHOOL is well organized* thoro.ugilly Equipped-Academic, Industrial and Boardinfe,^De partments-Aggressive in Methods and lias a Strong Faculty. No better location. Number of.' Teaebers 17 ; Number of Students Last Term 4.42; Terms: Girls $0.00 per month; Boys $7.50; Seit"- Boarding Stu dents $2.00; Entrance Fee $2.00....Graduates receive L. I. Degree. 42nd Session Begins Oct. 5tli, 1909. . ' For Further Information Address: 'CYRUS CAMPFIELD FIELD AGENT, A J KEN, S. C. ?T . - ? ' ' AYERS & WILLIAMS WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED A LARGE :. CAR LOAD OF Doors,. Sash and Blinds. Can FIT Any Op ening. Our Prices are Very CHEAP. Will sell at Factory Prices no matter how Small your Order. Early and Late Seed Corn in Stock. Tool's Pro lific Cotton Seed. This Seed stood the Highest' Test Georgia Experimental Station. Headquar- 7 ters for Builders' Supplies. We Carry a Large Stock of Heavy G r?ceries. AYERS & WILLIAMS ?RANGEB?RG, S..C. ?rV foti i.i i m : m Some Popular laities /TO- OF THE WIDELY j&. t ADVERTISED ?HAMILTON BROWN SHOE W COMPANY M OXFORDS. FAIREY & m : WEEKS /a SOLE AGENTS, : 77-. JJQ^ , NO. 7 RUSSELL :ST:, Orangepurg. S. C. M Dr. Kinsman's Heart Tablets. . ;We have ;j?st'received a fresh, hipmenfc of , Dr. I?insmanV Heart Tablets and Dyspepsia Powders for those suffering with' Indigestion, Dyspepsia or heart troubles- They are the best on. earth. 25c - and $1.00 packages five cents extra for mailing. The People's Recorder, .; : (tf. ) Orangeburg, S. C. Groceries and FanCy Groceries, Tobaccos, Cigarettes, Country Produce, Fresh Bufcte and Eggs, call TD p Millie on or send to ?D' V; 4-M"*? No. 320 WK8T HEN BY ST'RBST. SPART?NBURG, 8. C FARMERS ?ND MERCHANTS HANK OF .j 0 rai t ge bur? South Carot I na. CORNER. RUSSELL (t RROUGH?ON ST8 We are pleased to announce that we have nioved into our new Banking rooms, where \#e are prepared lo do a general Banking ^ Business. ? We solicit deposits from all who ' inay have even a enlall ani?unt of money to put in Bank, and guar antee promptness courtesy and safely in our business relations with our patrons. --We have put in Fire Proof vault Fire and Burglar proof safe. Officers s ?. S HARLEY, President. F. D, BATES, vice-President. W. B. THOMPSON, Cashier, BOWMAN & WANNAMAKER, Solicitors. Directors: I. 8. HA?LEY, W. L. MOSEL Y, F. D.BATES, Rt F. WAY, ISIDORE RICH, L. E. ^ILEY, I. W. BOWMAN, J. W. SANDEL I B. B. WANNAMAKER . v.; v. ?V"; v > .>.--.^.^,;v;.;.; ,. ? . *? .