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i? our lar^
, . I We Want I
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x Special inducei
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W- ' ?Rev. A. J. Foster has gone on a
trip to Florida.
? ?Mrs. A. J. Foster has gone on a
kit to friends in Georgia.
^ ?Miss Annie Moye, of Fairfax, if
g-' visiting relatives in the city.
?Mr. D. M. Eaves, who has been
sick for some time, is out again.
?Rev. Peter Stokes left for conv
ference at Gaffney Tuesday morning.
?Mr. W. E. Wroton, of Denmark,
spent a few days in the city this
- ? ?Miss Mamie Hoover, of Hampton,
is visiting the .family of her
brother, Dr. H. F. Hoover.
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?Mrs. u. \J. nunter ^uu grauudaughter,
Lucille, visited the family
of Mr.10. F. Hunter, in Washington,
D. C., last week.
v ?Mr. J. L. McGowan, of Colleton
county, spent a few days in the city
' this week on a visit to his son, Mr.
?W. D. Rhoad, of Bamberg, one
of the most prominent merchants of
that town, will spend the entire gala
week in' the city.?Charleston News
. ?Misses Jessie Huey, Louise Sarratt,
Mamie Connor, Elizabeth Barnett,
and May Zeigler, teachers in
the graded school, are spending .the
week at their homes.
?Mr. L. A. Thompson and his sonin-law,
Mr. Roberts, of Summerville,
N. J., have been spending a while in
the city. They will return some time
in January and spend a month or
She Knew the Breed.
ITO _ i_ *_i if i i i_
ine Disnup ux xuarjaoiiu was xxiucn
interested in uplift work among the
lowly,- and maintained a school for
neglected children in one of thepoor/
er quarters of Baltimore, says the
Sun. Among the pupils was a little
girl whose free use of "swearwords"
indicated lamentable conditions in
the home circle. On one of the
bishop's visits to the school the teacher
told him of this little girl's persistent
use of profanity, and asked
him to talk to her about it. Later
the good bishop called the child to
him and, after putting her at ease
by a few kind, fatherly words, told
her how very wrong it was for a little
girl to swear, and hoped she would
not do it any more.
The child in no wise abashed, wanted
to know of the bishop "who told
"Oh," he said, evasively, "a little
Viml tnW mp "
KTAAVt WAVft *4*v*
"Well," said the child, with a flash
f quick intelligence, "I bet it was
one of them d? English sparrows."
New and fancy stock of citron,
raisins, currants, dates, and figs at
sve we are showing more carr:
new warerooms filled we
? has it, or will get it for y
iverybody to see our $
arge new store we have one o
ler and seeing that every set c
j can't buy a Tittle, must buy i
id let the horse milliner fit hir
s the best $10, $I2?SO ar
siness and everything bought J
?R S Mi
is still go
nents are being of!
t bargains. Seasoi
TAKES NO PAPER. ,
1' Money for Liquor, but None for ReadL
tag flatter for His Family.
Saturday, observing a nice looking
white'woman and child sitting in a
farmer's buggy, we approached
them, and asked her if die did not
want the Aiken Recorder, and the
New Idea Woman's magazine. She
replied that she took in sewing from
her neighbors, and would like very
much to have them, but she had no
money, and we would have to see
A little while after when her husband?her
worse half?came up, we
spoke to him on the subject. He
said he could not afford the expenditure
of $1.50 a year, or even 75 cents
for 6 months. He could not afford
to take any newspaper. His breath
at tha time smalt an nf * mm that it
was unpleasant to stand in front of
him. A little while after we saw
him go into the vacant lot by the
side of our office, take out a quart
; bottle of dispensary rum, and take
another drink. He had money for
liquor, but none to spend for reading
matter his wife wanted. Surely
many married women have hard
Such a circumstance as this, a very
common, one almost inclines us to endorse
the ^prohibition movement.?
Spartanburg Farmer Killed.
Spartanburg, Nov. 25.?Charles
Crocker, a white man, was shot to
death by Lewis Simmons, a young
man about 22 years of age, at Simmons'
home yesterday afternoon, as
the result of a quarrel over some
stock. After the killing Simmons
surrendered to the authorities at Enoree
and this morning he was brought
to Spartanburg and lodged in^ jail.
Coroner Turner of this county is at
Enoree tonight, having held an inquest
over Crocker's body this afternoon.
The tragedy occurred in the lot at
the home of Simmons, and it is said
that the killing was the result of a
quarrel about a mule. From what
can be learned it appears that Simmons
lives on a farm owned by Mr.
Lawson,-who on Saturday went to
the home of Simmons to get a mule,
the latter having finished gathering
his crop. Mr. Lawson went away,
leaving the mule in possession of
Simmons. On Sunday, according to
the information received, Mr. Lawson,
accompanied by Charley Crocker,
went to the home of Simmons and
carried an axe and a gun, so it is alleged,
and one of them attempted to
break into the stable door to get the
mule. This brought on serious
trouble between Crocker and Simmons,
which resulted in the latter
shooting the former to death.
to Sell yo
iages, buggies, and wagons, s<
are in a position to give yoi
ou. We buy in car load lots
05.00 Bujjy. Sn"s.bJ
f the largest and best arrange
>f harness is up to the mark,
n large lots to get the price, a:
fi up with a new Fall set of ha
id $15 harness ever broughi
from us must be as represent*
ing on, and will coi
ered this week anc
nable goods are bei
a life time. Remei
UNUSUAL CASE IN LAURENS.
uase Deioroinajnsiniie involving me
Killing of a Negro's Horse.
Laurens, Nov. 24.?Magistrate
: John M. Hudgens had before him
\ yesterday for preliminary hearing a
; rather unusual case. It involved a
negro and a white man over the recent
killing of the former's horse
valued at $200. The magistrate took
the matter under advisement and
will render his decision later.
The case involves some singular
features. The principals in the affair
live near Park's station. A few nights
ago Mr. W. J. Jennings, the defendant,
was awakened by an unusual
noise about the house. Thinking at
was some one trying to break in on
him he opened a window aiid fired in
the direction of the disturbance. At
daylight he found a mule and horse
in his yard which he recognized as
the property of Turner Dillard, a
colored farmer who lives nearby.
The horse appeared to be sick and he
went at once and notified Dillard.
Mr. Jennings assisted iti treating the
horse which was apparently suffering
from an attack of colic. Finally
Dillard carried the animal home and
about 10 o'clock the horse died. Just
before he aied, however, it was discovered
that he had been shot. After
his death Mr. J. 0. Templeton, on
whose place the negro lives, made an
examination of the wound and found
that the ball had entered the horse's
flank ranging forward, passing
through all the animal's vitals, including
his heart, making its exit
near the burr of an ear. That a horse
or anything else "shot up" in that
fashion should survive several hours
is the puzzling question.
The defendant is charged with
"wilfully shooting the horse." He
admits shooting but had no idea or
intention of killing anything. Did
not know the animals were on the
premises until the next morning.
The firearm used by Jennings was a
cheap pistol. Of course no evidence
to this effect was heard in the preliminary,
but this is the version on
| the side of the defense.
Father and Daughter at School
New York, Nov. 22. ? Joseph
Barondess, the East Side labor leader,
and Mabel Barondess, his daughter,
are an interesting*pair of members
of the junior class ,of the New
York University Law school. The I
fact was brought out upon the announcement
of the annual dinner of
the class, of which Mr. Barondess
has been elected president. i
By day the father conducts an insurance
business. Until recently he
was a leader in the Socialist move- ;
ment on the lower East Side, and i
ran for congress on the Socialist
ticket. Barondess left the party <
after charging it with narrow-mindedness.
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u Your Bii
it up ready for sale than any
i close prices. Makes no di1
; for cash, so we can make
iggy that we are making our leader,
est we have ever seen and believe yoi
m w w
g -s nam
d Harness Departments in th
Spme people say we carry
nd then our customers get tb
n^ess. We can give you anyti
t to Bamberg county. Com
id or your money back. Mak
itinue all this wee!
1 Saturday. Be or
ng Sold at un heart
nber the sale closer
I "The Store <
Our New York Letter.
A panic or rather a flurry in mone]
circles jn a great city ismteresting U
study. ' * .
\ The recent nervousness did noi
reach a "panic," every one was un
easy, but no one lost.
The truth is there was abundance
all received their own, the lack oJ
enough crisp currency to make th(
exchanges cut quite a figure, wher
the Knickerbocker Trust Company or
5th Avenue closed its doors; it hac
enough and to spare, but not in crisj
currency. The Knickerbocker waf
the first to start the uneasiness thai
run wild for days. t
Barney, t?e energetic president
took hold of this institution a few
years ago when its deposits were $11,000,000.
Barney pulled it up to $66,000,000,
then committed suicide.
Strange that success and suicide
should follow close, in each other's
tracks, but it was so. The Knickerbocker,
rankmg so high, on 5th
avenue too, frightened lie populace.
All the banks began clinging to cash
on hand?knowing the masses with
deposits would clamor for cash. New
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lorK'S millions are a trinity people;
(except a few) all have bank accounts
representing savings of all kinds and
amounts, $5.00 to $500,000. It is
these millions from the masses, agl
gregated that makes the active oper[
ating capital, daily bank balances to
a great extent, that the banks do the
business of the country with.
The rich have theirs in other things,
the masses theirs in cash in the banks
and when they start a run it means
something. The banks escaping runs
might as well have them, for they
have to hoard to be ready for such.
It is said $1,400,000,000 was drawn
out and put away by the people,
what a hole it made. Solvent banks
were strained to get and keep enough
in cash for possible emergencies. It
all was not because of any lack of
values, of money,' the country was
all right, the money plentiful, peace
and prosperity prevailing, but in a
twinkling there was, as it were, a
signal and all put on the alert, and
every dollar was tightly squeezed
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wiin a urm grip. xt umy rcquu cu <x
release of the grip and all reacted.
The masses as a rule know little of
practical finance, are easily frightened
and no arguments of "confidence"
impress them, yet these people
owning the active banking cash
have it in their power to disturb, disrupt
the business of the country and
none can gainsay them for it is their
money, yet it makes a strange condition
Too many think the banking capital
is the rich, not so, it is the poorer
people's. The banks combine their
savings and create with them the
billions for the business of the
The worst is over; it was only a
fright after all. H. W. Finlayson.
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one concern in South Caroli
fference what kind of a Bug:
By buying so many we got them so \
i'll agree with us. Come look them ov
e State. We take especial pa:
more than necessary, but "lil
e benefit of it. Bring your h<
hing you want in Buggy or Wa
e to see us and get our price
:e our place headquarters whil
i hand to secure yo
l=of prices, and this
; Saturday night
)f Quality," M
CONVERSE CURLS MAD.
f Laughed at Cat's Picture and Wen
t Spartanburg, November, 23?Th<
- pencil drawing of a house cat on th<
fly leaf of an Episcopal hymnal, unj?
der which was written a ridiculouf
j sentence, is responsible for ^pctior
1 between twenty-five young ladies oi
i Converse College and the rector of ar
^ Episcopal Church, which may result
| in the young ladies refusing to attend
service at this church this year. A
lengthy conference has been held between
the rector and the young ladies,
r and the trouble fully discussed, but
. no armistice was reached.
Last Sunday the young ladies, who
are Episcopalians, attended their
; church in a body. One of the young
i ladies did not have her hymnal and a
. lady occupying a pew nearby handed
i her one. The book was opened at
the fly leal, on which some one had
[ drawn a cat and written an amusing
sentence. The young lady smiled and
passed the hymnal down the line for
her friends to see. Every one was
: amused and one by one smiled. When
the hymnal reached the end of the
, line the amusement was general, and
the young ladies, in order to prevent
general laughter, held their handkerchiefs
and gloves over their
mouths. The minister commanded
i the young ladies to give him their attention.
| At the conclusion of the service he
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asked tne college giris to remain,
; which they did, and it is said he gave
Ithe young ladies a lecture. Upon
arriving at the College they were piping
mad; declaring that they should
not have been criticised in public, if
at all, but since they were, they were
due a public apology.
The position of the college girls
was made known to the minister and
a conference was held. It is said
that he asked that the young ladies
give him an apology signed by every
Icollecre student who was Dresent.
which they declined. The matter
was discussed pro and con, wise and
otherwise for at least two hours, but
no satisfactory adjustment was
The girls carried their troubles to
the dean of the College, who, it is
said, sympathized with them. She
was asked if she would require them
to attend service again, to which she
I replied that they must use their own
pleasure; that she would not force
them to attend service. The girls
concerned have written to their parents
explaining the matter.
It is deliciously palatable, agrees with
the weakest stomach, contains the most
soothing, healing, strengthening and
curative elements. Makes you well and
happy. Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea.
35 cents, Tea or Tablets.
H. F. Hooves.
A S?S . &
na and with If
gy you want. jfj
ve could sell at $65. Cerer.
Everyone guaranteed fp
art men ti
ce our oSier ipi
)rse to Bam- if?
gon Harness. |1
s. We want If
le in the city. fJ
Y c r S
r V?.*fc SaSH
ur share of these t
; is the E |
MBERG, S. CI
Ministers of New York Stirred. S
New York, Nov. 25.?Scdree of :-?1
* clergymen in New York are up iriM
arms against the order of the board ''$m
i of education providing that the worda ^H
[ Christ and Christmas must not sp'
pear in the hymns and songs sung
' the public schools and that there - % '
5 must be no Christmas celebration
t anykind. %'M
? The subject was discussed in many g p
pulpits and it is said that an effort;$f?||
1 will be at once made to induce the
| board to rescind its action in the
If this is unsuccessful, it is possible
! that the matter will be taken into the
courts, many claiming that the boa?L ^^|
; has no legal right to issue such an
; Want New"York Dry. S
New York, Nov. 25?Cheered by-^m
what they believe to be the beginning \ 11
of the greatest temperance revival
the country has ever seen the prt^:J|l-rt
hibitionists of New York State arej'^ ^
planning a crusade to move the State *"; h
into the ''dry" column. If Alabainaf
and Georgia can be turned to pro- "V/'
hibition, why not New York? they J ^ v
A State ticket will be put intip
field and they intend to elect a Legds^Jsg
lature which will Dass a prohibition
law next year.
Practiced Entirely by Ear. f - ^
When Grover Cleveland was prac- I'M
ticing law in Buffalo one of his
friends was a lazy young lawyer wljoU^B
was forever pestering him with ques-v
tions about legal points thathe coukr
just as well looked up for himself. '?J|
Even Cleveland's patience had aa ^
end. One day as his friend entered
"There are my books. Help yourself
to them. You can look up youf
The lazy lawyer stared at him in -':'M
"See here, Grover Cleveland." he |
said indignantly, "I want you to un- ~|i
derstand that you and your old bodes
can go to thunder. You know very
well that I don't read law. I practice
entirely by ear." ? 'Cleveland ^
Vandalism at Kingstree. : ^
Kingstree, Nov. 22.?There are
vandals and toughs in all communities,
and this town is no exception to
the rule. A party of drunken'blackguards
has gone around the town de- 'Z0
liberately breaking up the street,
lamps, nor did they cease from their J
"amusement" until they had de- rg||3
stroyea seventeen lamps 01 me voiue >
of $60. There is no suspicion that it
was done otherwise than by white
men in the town itself. Some grudge
against the council is probably the
motive for the act. The council has
offered a reward of $25 for the arrest
and conviction of the parties, ;
but with little hope of succesB.
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