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olution adopting the report of
committee appointd to investig
the affairs of the state dispensa
finding that tht directors of the at
dispensary have violated the law
the purchase of. liquors and sho
b'e rQmoved from office, and have
ferred the whole matter to the gov
nor to take such action as he i
deem mccesary and proper in
"And that, by said concurrent r
olution and the report of the s
committee apointed to investigate
affairs of the state dispensary, 3
hre charged with violating the i
pensary law, as follows:
''1. That you have been guilty
misconduet. nlegleet of duty and
capacity in that you have oversto
ed the state dispenlsary; that $41
000 wortih of siock is sitvli'iet il,
whilh to run1 it said idispensar. antd .
had on hand on .1am1ary 15. .11
ablt ul$6lii.(,000 wvoth of stock.
'2. retat voi awv vioated trh
section 5.5. . r5 mi5al clde latws,. e 19
prescribing thle cond,itions liuit
which put-hiases of liqiors may
made in the following.p particulars:
"(a) That a purchase ti abont
600 barrels of liquor was itmade fr
Clark Bros. & Sons of Peoria, I
that illis purI'h rease wa 1n;:le hy ,lo
Blaek, inember of said boarld of
rectors, ill ierson anid witihoit the
mits of this state; that no advertais
as required by section 557, erimit
code, Vas published. ealling for b
on liquors; that no bid was forwar
by said firm to the state treasu
stating the quality, price and che1
cal analysis of the liquor bought. r
wvas there a. sample or, samples of s;
liquors( delivered to the dispeIIs
commissioner; that the said hoard (
not. meet for the purpose of cons
ering hids for said liquors, nor oi
bids for said liquors in iblie, a
did iot, at atny meetig, conlsider
purchase ltereof; that saiid b6
did not reject any bids for said
q(itors nor readvertise for oIher bi
that thle sadT. M. RtawlinlSon i1
J. 13. Wylie did tnot. object to
said purichase as aforesaid. either
fore or after tile said purchase
mitadte, biu on1 the other hand, eonle
red in. ap'roved and ratilied ah
menioined illega IIIIrchase of liqlic
made in violation of sectiolt
criminal eode, as aforesaid.'
"(b) That it purchase froin L
mian & Co., of Peoria, Ill., was ia
of wihih abouit 3100 barrels have h(
received by the state lisiplsa,
that this Irehase was made by J<
Black, iemliber oft, saidI board of dit
tors. inl personl, and Witholit t li Iin
of this state; that io advertisem1
as required by section 557, erimi
code, was imbIIIished, callitng for b)
Oni liqu'ors; that no bid was lorwa
e" hv said firni to the sate Ireasuli
statinlg tlie (ip1li(y, price and eie
cal analysis of tho lituor houlit,
w\,as tlere a saiple or. saiples of' s
liqutor'' dleliveried to the disptens
eomiit ssioner;' I thait ihe sa id lioarid
not tieet fotr thle pliin-pse ot 'ontsii
iniz hidIs fori said li<quors. tnir oj
ids lor' saidi liqutorts ini public andti
chiaise' teireofI, thiat saidl board'l di(d
recject any hidls fot' said liquors,
readveiritis forI othter bids ; tIhat
satitd J. M. Rawl insoni and d. II. W'
did not objiect to the satid pttrchiase,
afot'esaid, eitherci befIoi'e ort afteri
and rattified above meittioned ille
ti of (' scion 557, im ttnal coidte,
"e) Th'lat a purchela se fi'omi Mo
Bros. of' (.ininntat i, Ohio, of 1100 en
of' liquor' was mnadte by Jlohn Bhi
memciber of satid board of dlireclt
ini personr, anid without thec litmits
the state; that nit adv'ert isemient,
r'equtired by sect iont 557, criminal et:
w'as puiblishedi, calling for' hids oiu
qutotrs; that nto b)id was for'war'ded(
said firm to the state treasurer, si
ing th qu (iality, pice aitd chemi
analysis (if the Iliutor botught,
wans thIer'e a saimple tor samnples
Said liquor's dleliveried to the (lisp
sat'y commtttissioner;i tat the s
board did not meet for' thte purpose
contsiderintg hlids f'or thle Iliqqurs,
open bida for said liqtuors in pith
atnd did not, at any meeting, con sit
the purtchase thereof; Itat said boa
didl ntI r'eject any bids for said
quonstt norll reaertitise for otherd hi<
t hat the said J1. M. l?ilwar' ntodnsmi
that the satid J1. M. Rawlinson and1(
puriichase as aforesaid, either' ber'
or atfter' the said purchase was ma
bt ont the other' hiantd, contcurred
approved anid ratified abiove m<
totted illegal pur'chtatse of liquto
made in violatin of sectiont 557, eri
intal code, ats aforesaid.
''3. T! at you htave bteeni iuilty
miscol neut and negiec~i'(t (of duty ,
tht. yotu have made the purcha'
from Clark Bros. & Sons, as heret
fore set for'tht, antd thtat you ha
the jon for said,1 liquors, which are of a con
ate very inferio' quality, being what is bee
ry, knowni as 'high wine' and not worth pas
ate more than $1.33 to $1.35 per gallon, hell
in said liquors being purchasable in the, wat
aild market at this latter named price. whi
re- "4. That you have been guilty of j
or- misconduct, neglect and incapacity, Rai
lay in that you have purchased and ship- Abl
the ped to county dispensers over theif
protests, and over the protests of the
es- connissioner, goods which were not
iid ordred by said county dispensers and
Lhe which*goods were unsalable and un- ruh
'on satisfactory to the county dispensers req
lis- and to the'people. ac
"'5. That you have been guilty of
.f nleglet -iin that you have failed and In
X corn. X gin and X rye, although
hee ir was a big demand for tihese
oi 2oods .and41 bids upon same were made 1.
to you hy rpitable conlcernis of fering.
n or s l tic.i t is
You art,. therefore, lelired to, he
s : it vnou can. before me
a le in tihe state houlse in Co- to
11lu S. C.. onl Friday. Feriary , the
be 1907, at 12 o'elock in., wihy yoU. and the
each of you should not be relmoved
fromi thle oflice of board of directors T
lot' tle Iale dispensarly. now held byi
vo., yo. O1 ti he earing otf this mat ter,
h ln t r-port a nd .i11n F of the ioimt
conunlittc appointed to investigate
i the aTairs ot the state dispenisar. F
ndY t1, testitimn taken before said
ml I k-1nunit1tee will be used, copies of
ids which i re herewith served upon you.
ed "Martin F. Ansel.
"U "Given under my hand and seal of
rotiee at Columnbia. z,. C.,. this 5thi dlay W
lid of February, 1907.'' of
Lry -I- -f
lid BAILEY'S BLOOD WAS UP. th
en" Witness Thought Senator Oalled Him
uid A Liar-There was no
Ii- ' Austin, Tex., Feb. 5.-A dramatic -
is; scene was enacted in the Bailey inves
nd tigation today. almost resultinlg in a
[he personal eneounter between Senator
be- 1. W. Bailey ad E. N. Ment.z, of
ul- The clash occurred shortly after
W Ithe legislative commilittee resumed
c VOnlsideration of the charges pending
against Senator Bailey. Mr. Mentz
el was on the stand when Representa
- tive Coke, who is prosecuting the
de, charges against Senator Bailey, ask
e ed Mr. Mentz if Col. Cowart of Dal
Ilas had not gone to New York to see e
ne- Bailey. Mr. Coke asked if Col Co
- wart s visit, thlouIh ostensibly to have
its his throat treated, was not really
nt' Imlade for the purpose of attending to
dsa soic business for the Kirby Lumber
Senator Bailey, who had entered
lihe lr41mI a few mniiiiUte.s before, arose
and said Ilhat ally one who said that
t'owait went to New York to see him
was at liar.
Th wins undrsoo that SCena
tor a ilev mreanlt hi m anld lhe arlose inl
hiis sea I anmd deelared eimphatIically
IIthat he would allow nio man to call
hm- Iimi a liar.
iot lIe asserted that he was niot a
otwilling witness, "'byit, so help me (God(,
teI will allow no maon to call me a liar''
as Senato.r Bailey started for the wit
as ess, whio semied read(y to meet him.
eD1epiuty Shieriff White stopped1 Sena
trailey and trouble was averted.
glThe senator then apologized to the
"Try the New mic
deC. STAPLE AND FANlCY GROCERIES.
by TRY OUR
a Teyare all fresh and T
Canned Goode, c
Fat and Juicy
II Full line nice, fresh (
eu Candies. Fresh Bread
Sfrom c9lumbia every
1- day. Phone No. 212.
inittee, declaring tht b he ha
n irritated so ueli, dnring th
t few weeks that, he could hardi
his action. H-e asserte4 that i
i hard to keep from t6ouncin
it he know to be liest
epresentative Coke retorted the
ley had legal advisers *ho wer
to take care of his interests.
A Futz1e Discussion.
,he white mail in tlhe south wil
, in this idea the North ha
Liesed. He will hold that' rule wit]
outside help. Then, why'discus
question continually in Congress
race discussions the South is noN
aggressor. Formerly the souti
wished to he left alone. Thos
> hear Tiluman's bitter speeche
e a right to think that the soutl
lies to oppress the negro. Takini
view, it is folly to demand la
Nolh jvin in this oppressior
North sIows little dispositiol
utert'ere ill tihe raeo. problem, hm
furtlher sueli mn as Tillman goes
mllore voters he wvill have behind.
here are time-i when an onnee
Inuitv discoiints a ton of ener-.
At Factory Prices.
rite us at once for our special plan
payments on a Piano or Organ
you buy either instrument through
, you get a standard make, one
at will last a life-time. Write
Malone Music House
COLUMBIA, S. C.,
For Catalogues, Terms, Etc.
J. W. WHITE,
I have a full line of
ard Valentines. I ah
>rtmen tcof te mic an
y price I to 5 cents
y new card greeting
st Gard Albums lOc
on All Thr<
Tickets are now on Si
For Full Infouimnation
consult Nearest Southe
eo. B. Allen.
Asst. Gen. Pass. Agent,
Feed and Sale Stable
-:- AT +
+ OF +
A. T. Brown on Caldw;ll St.
Brown & Co.
T1 Before letting,
the contract for
,,your new build
ing-see W. T. Liv
ingston. B e s t
Lock Box No. 59.,
Newberry, S. C
S. B. JONES'
IS THE PLACE TO GET
Good Things to Eat
ON SHORT NOTICE AND
AT MODERATE PRICES.
Oysters on Half SheU. Oysters any
Style.. Fish, Game, Steak, in fact
Everything that the market affords.
r Patronage of Ladies Solicited.
Opposite Newberry Hotel Office and
Next Door to Pool Room.
LOOK FOR THE SIGN
'S. B. JONES'
Comic, Lace and Post
o hav~e a very iarge as
di Local Vi vf Post cards.
each. Don't fail to see
i from Newberry, S. c.
:. to 60c. each.
an Sleeping Cars
:hedules on All
ile to all Winter Resorts.
is to Rates, Routes, Etc.,
rn Railvday Ticket Agent
R. W. Hunt.
Division Pass. Agent.
G.pItal Stock -
Undivided profits -
Interest allowed at rate of 4 1
Special 4ttention to farmer:
small, hone too large to enlist ou
to meet and greet you. Callin.
G. Y. Hunter, President.
J. F. Browne, Cashier.
Board of I
N. L. Black; A. H. Hawk
S. S. Birge. ' J. S. Wheel
S. P..Boo2er. G. Y. Hunt(
Capital stock paid in
Surplus . .
We do business on bt
We extend every co
with safe and sound ba
Four per cent. paid c
Commencing Monday, Decer
our annual fall clearing out sale
when we put out an advertisem
not a catchpenny and windy scl
strictly business matter, I st. T
trouble and expense of taking
bargains to many people. We
or one fourth off of the followinj
All Clothing, Men's, 1
Colored Winter Dress 0
all Ladies' Jackets, Cap
mere for Men's Pants;
dies' Hats and Fascinai
Squares; all Trunks.
This sale positively goes into
and will end any time we may <
early and get choice selections.
of goods outside of our special e
We claim we cannot be beaten.
Sewing machines, guarantee ui
reliable.Domestic Sewing Maci
For Christmas presents don'1
Our 28th car, making 3000
Flour, has arrived and going ra
Best Patent - -
Best Half Patent -
Kill dried Meal ..
Kill dried Grits ..
Every barrel guaranteed. B
may have to,.pay $6.00 for sam
vances. We are selling hundri
No goods on probation or ch:
The Commercial Bani
Interest Paid in ouri
ITY, Si C.
>er cent. on time deposits.
3' accounts. No account too
best attention. It Is a pleasure
J. S. Wheeler, Vice-President.
Hunt, Hunt & Hunter, Attys.
Ins. P. B. Warner
er. J. F. Browne
A. G. W ise
-y, S. C.
. . 50,000.00
. . . 25,000.00
>n deposits in Savings
ire' Proof Vault.
J. E. NORWOOD,
nber 17th, we will commence
. People have found out that
ent it means something and is
ieme to fool the people, but is a
) clean out our stock, to save
3tock and 2nd. To give many
will positively give 26 per cent.
Boys' and Youths'; all
oods; all Ladies' Skirts;
es and Furs; all Cassi
Men's Dress Shirts; La
:ors; all Rugs and Art
effect Monday, December 1-7th,
:hoose to call it off, so come
We have an immense stock
~ale, and for bargains all around
We have special drop head
111mited, for $17.93, and new,
fail to see our selections.
barrels of choice Tennessee
pidly at following prices:
- -- - $4.35
- - - 3.85
. . .75 cents.
etter buy no,next-spring you
lu.Buy before price ad
ads, let us sell you.
Arged at these prices.
ITY, S. C.
L,IGHT ON THE BANKING
is the torch The Commercial Bank of
Newberry, S. C., be ars aloft to en
lighten all who want to know. Our
methods are an.''"open book'' to each
one of our depositors.
YOUR NEW YEAR'S AOOOUNT
is invited. ''Ligh t'' on the increase o
your chsh necount will shed its ra
through each dleposit on your ba
book .fTo ''ge on'' in the world
1907, have this bank assist you
opening an account to-day.
, of Newberry,8,.