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MEET ME AT
ing's Furniture Store
59 WEST RUSSELL STREET.
and get a free ticket to the Fair with every $10.00 pur
chase. We are going to offer some great bargains in fur
niture and household goods.
9x12 Matting Atsqers.$2.48
Matting rugs ... 24
Iron cribs.$3.68 and up.
Iron beds.$2.68 and up.
Chiffoners.$4.24 and up.
Chair ....... 4.43
Special prices on matting by the roll.
Go carts at cost.
Full line bags, suit cases and trunks.
Remember we have the largest furniture store in Orange
R. C. KING.
I hs.ve much to be thankful (or this year,
? I thank the public whose favor has enabled
me to do the biggest jewelry business between
two' Thanksgiving Days since my first coming
to Orangeburg: and I accept this favor as an'
obligation on me to still further improve my
stock and my service in every possible way.
Especially do I thank the many who, after
finding my goods, my prices, and my ways
satisfactory to tjiem have spoken words of
approval to their friends and so have increas
ed the number of my customers,
Most heartily do 1 thank the many hun
dreds of'eye-glasses and spectacle customers
who have recommended me so kindly to their
friends for the satisfaction they have received
from wearing my glasses.
Finally I thank you for all past favors and
sincerely ask for your further valued patron
Jno. T. Wise
Jeweler and Optometrest
Ladles, Hisses and Children Outfitters.
Suits, Coats, Skirts, Shoes,
Underwear, Notions, Cor
sets, Dry Goods. Make our
store your headquarters
during your visit to
PIANO GINEN AWAY
THE TIMES AND DEMOCRAT VOT
ING CONTEST NOW ON.
One Handsome Piano, Four Nev
Home Sewing Machines and Thirty
Dinner Seti> in the List.
A prize voting contest of great
Times and Democrat for the purpose
of securing the cooperation of all its
readers in increasing its already large
ubscrlption list and enlarging its
wide sphere of usefulness. Never be
fore have th<; people of this section
who get the earliest start will have j BLEASE AND CALHOUN SHERIFF
the easiest work. See your friends, t ,
Finds It Hard Which of His Friends
to Give Job to.
The St. Matthews correspondent of
The News and Courier says the Cal
houn County sheriff situation is still
hanging fire, while its people are
relatives and acquaintances and get
their support before they promise it
to a more enterprising candidate. A
j little effort now will pay you big div
In order to equalize competition
and prevent too many nrizes from
going to one locality the territory
.ias been divided into four districts! wondering when relief will be ob
ond twenty-eight townships. The'talned and the tenslon relieved. In
contestants in the entire territory jthe meantime, the -Southern Railway
are at liberty to compete for the'18 doin& a drivIn* business between
..grand prize, the contestants in each;this point and Columbia and the Gov
llberallty is announced today by The'district contest among themselves for f??r ls not lonely for the lack of
' the district prize, and the contestants ' Calhoun guests
in each township will contest among
themselves for the township prizes.
Under this arrangement the prizes
will be scattered over the entire ter
ritory and contestants in every part
had the opportunity of winning such of it will have a chance to secure
ig rewards for easy anid pleasant' at least one of them. The contestants I He says that he endorsed Senator
work, jin all the four districts have a chance
The grand prize that The Times]to get the piano, but only the con
and pemocrat offers is a big induce- j testant? in any district have a
ment of itself, but in order that ev- chance at the prize in that district,
eryone may have a chance, the ter-1 So with the township prizes. Only
tional prizes are offered in each dig-1 contestants living in any township
tricts, and into townships, and addi- j can secure the prize for that town
tional prizes are og?red in each dis-, sniP- ?
No person can get more than one
prize. The highest vote in the >vhoh>
territory will entitle the lady who
receives it to the piano. The lady
receiving the highest vote in each of
Mr. H. C. Pauling, the lone mem
ber of the Legislature, who declined
the appointment with thanks, re
! turned from Columbia late Thursday
I afternoon and was interviewed by
[The News and Courier correspondent.
SO TASIC RUSSELL STREET.
ORANG13BURG, S. C.
Fairey and Weeks
Wholesale and Retail Dealers
trict ahd each township in Orange
burg and Cilhoun Counties whose
aggreate vote amounts to 100,000 or
Any lady or girl can enter the con
test and compete for the thirty 1 the four districts will be entitled to
prizes, provided they live in either the Prfze of the district in which she
Orangeburg or Calhoun County. All may live. The lady receiving the
who enter stand a chance of secur- highest vote in each of the townships
ing one of the valuable prizes. It be entitled to the prize of the
is strictly a competitive contest in township in which she may live,
which there will be no element of. 11 must be expressly understood
luck or (Chance, and the result will that th"e lady who secures the piano
depend entirely upon the efforts of ''ill not be entitled to a district prize,
each contestant. [The prize in her district must go to
A committee of prominent citizens the Jady residing therein who re;
wlll he chosen to count the votes and ceives the next highest vote.. *Jor
award the prizes. The motto of this w111 the ladies who secure the piano
contest will be a square deal to each aad the 8f>ur district prizes be en
and every contestant who enters and titled to a township prize. The
each one will be absolutely sure of prizes in their townships must go to
getting fair and impartial treatment, the ladies residing therein who re
No bonus votes will be given away ceives the next highest vote. ^
for work of any kind on the part of !
contestants, as we do not think that
exactly fair. All contestants will be
treated exactly the same.
The Times and Democrat will give
thirty prizes to the persons receiving
We Make a Specialty in Outfitting
Sole Agents For Hamilton-Brown's
Line of Shoes.
the largest number of votes in the
contest. To enter this friendly
struggle and win one of the prizes
will not co:3t you one cent. It will
cost nothing to enter, It will cost
nothing to stay in the race and it
will cost nothing to win. The prizes
will be worth many times the amount
that could be earned In a similar
space of time by any other means.
The object of the contest is to se
cure subscriptions to The Times and
Democrat. The candidates securing
the most votes will take the prizes.
The way to secure votes is to get
our friends and neighbors to pay a
subscription to The Times and Demo
crat. Candidates can secure sub
scriptions anywhere in the United
States and are not confined to their
own district. Write to your friends,
no matter where they live.
Cut out a nomination or informa
tion blank and mail it to the .contest
department and we will be glad to
send a representative to fully explain
the terms of the contest, and if you
decide to enter, supply you with a
receipt book and all necessary in
formation. Or bettor still, come to
the contest department yourself and
have a talk with the manager.
The few weeks of the contest will
pass quickly, and if yon want to be
sure of tho piano or one of the other
big prizes., an early start is advisable.
Get your friends to help you. Those
Here is Your Chance, Boys.
Congressman Lever will hold a
competitive examination on Satur
day, December ?0, at Columbia, S. C,
beginning at 10 a. m., to fill a va-.,
,cancy from.the Seventh Congression- lections with band accompaniment
Summers' strong backing of his
neighbor, Mr. John Rast, of Cam
eron, and that he informed the Gov
ernor, that he is hands-off with the
rest of the field.
From other' sources it is learned
that the Governor balks at Rast, be
cause of the slim vote he (the Gov
ernor) received at Cameron last sum
mer, and besides, he and Senator
(Summers are not political friends
Early in the game, as was expected
the Governor positively stated that
none but "my friends" would secure
the plum. This county is expecting
him to do his duty and give it
sheriff who will walk worthily in the
shoes of his efficient and valiant pred
The Bank of Orangeborg
OF ORANGEBURG, S. C.
CAPITAL, $ 100.0C0. ASSETS, $800,000.
SURPLUS and PROFUS, $93,000.
With the strongest financii-I backing of any bank in this section
of the Stat-, and unsurpassed methods in every depaitr eat we in
vite farmers, merchants, indivi. ua!?, firms and corporations that
have not already done so to open an account with us.
State of South Carolina, and Co unty of Orangeburg Depository.
W. N. SCOVILL..
T. M. RAYSOR. .
U. G. BRYANT. .
.JAS. M. SEIGNOUS..
.N. Ml BULL.
. M. W SALLEY ....
J. G. WANNAMAKER,
JAS. F. IZLAR.
E. N. SCOVILLE.
W. N. SCOVILL.President.
J. G. WANNAMAKER.Vice-President.
R. F. BRYANT.Cashier.
F. C. BRYANT.Asst. Cashier.
C| We pay 4 per cent on Savings Deposits.
t| Safe Deposit Boxes for rent.
If you want to wear bet
ter shoes than you ever did be
fore without spending as much
money as formerly, see the re
markable values offered at
Orangeburg Elks Memorial.
The Elks of Orangeburg will hold
their annual memorial services this
year on Sunday afternoon, December
3. These services are always appro
prlate and touching, but they will
be more so this year. The exercise
will be held at the Academy of Mu
sic, and it 1b hoped and expected
that the auditorium will be filled
The program,' so far as the music is
concerned, will be in the form of
a sacred coivert, and the Orangeburg
Military Hand, which will furnish the
music for the occasion, is now prac
ticing some very fine selections.
There will also be several vocal se
al District, at the United States Mil
itary Academy at West Point. The
examination will be conducted by
How to See the Comet.
Whoever has the hardihood and
Prof. E. S. Dreher, assisted by Profs, scientific zest to arise at five in the
W. E. Black and S. H. Edmunds, morning, climb to the root' of his
Only actual residents of the District, habitat, or else seek out some windy
between the ages of seventeen and hill top, "and gaze intently toward
twenty-two, suffering from no de- the dappled east will be rewarded
formity, who have been vaccinated with a sight of Brooks' comet. Little
within one year, who are of good has been said and written concerning
?noral character and who are unmar- this particular sky-gypsy. The fact
lied, are eligible to take the exami- iR this is a dull year for comet
ration. The mental examination will shows. It now appears as a hazy
cover algebra, plane geometry, Eng- star, with a long tail flying upward
lish Grammar, English composition and is to be seen just a little south
and English literature, geograpiij, j of the eastern point of the horizon,
tory of the United States and ancient 'And the most opportune hour, as we
history of United States and ancient have said, is 5 a. m.
in this examination may got fuller
particulars by writihg Hon. A. F.
Lever at Lexington, S. C.
AVarren Shoots at Way.
A dispatch from St. George says a
preliminary hearing was given Gus holds that the news bespeaks endorse
Thursday, charged with
Clark Calls It Good News.
Speaker Champ Clark is elated
over the result of the more important
elections throughout the country, as
Indicated in narly returns, and he
shooting at John Way, Jr., at the
home of the latter with a shotgun.
Both parties arc highly respected
white citizens. The difficulty grew
out of ill-feelings that have existed
for some time. Warren was held in
default of 81,0 00 bond.
ment of the work of tho last Con
gress and forecasts tho election next
year of a Democratic President.
GOOD SHOES FOR EVERYBODY.
4a W. RUSSELL ST.
LIVINGSTON & CO.,
' COTTON SEED
We Solicit the Patronage of Car
every advertisement in this
Accused of Wife Minder.
Charged with causing the death of
his wit'o, Etta Richardson Childers,
at Leesbur^. Va., by placing poison in
a bottle, of medicine she was using,
Mort S. Childers was indicted by the
grand jury Monday afternoon.
J. L RAHSDAL
Dry Goods, Clothing, Notions,
Shoes, Hats and Millinery,
Staple and Fancy Groceries.
ORANGEBURG, S. C.
OUR STORE IS OPEN TO ALL FRIENDS AND
VISITORS. DROP IN AND USE OUR COMFORTS.
YOU ARE WELCOME.
WE SHOW A VERY PRETT YASSORTMENT OF
FANCY NOVELTIES SUITED FOR HOLIDAY
GIFTS AND SOUVENIRS. THESE GOODS ARE
IMPORTED, THE STYLES ARE RARE AND PRET
TY?PRICES RANGE FROM 25 CENTS TO $2.5C.
LOVELY SILK SCARFS AND MUFFLERS. A'
LARGE LINE FOR YOUR SELECTION.
MAKE YOUR HEADQUARTERS AT
i\\ k Fill
6 W. Rnssell St.
> S. Cc
Come to the Fair and make it a success. Come to J. C.
Ransdale and you will be successful. Come and make my
fctore your headquarters. You will be given every attention
as we expect our friends to be with us during the Fair.
One in the Main Building
and one on the Grounds
Having decided to discontinue our dry goods, shoes, cloth
ing, hats, and notions, we will on Nov. 16th place tin's en
tire department on sale at and below cost. These goods arc
new and in good condition. It will, pay every one who is in
: eed of dress goods, laces, embroideries, and notions to come
and take advantage of their remarkably low prices. Also
.'.lien's and boy's clothing which will be sacrificed The
.shoes and oxfords all new and in style, these are exception
ally good values. For men, women and children hats below
cost. This is no fake sale, all of the above mentioned goods
will be closed out. Nothing charged at this sale. A word
to the wise is sufficient. Come one, come all. The Grocery
department will be run on as it is now.