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Supreme Court Affirms Judgment Below
In Case of J. C. Schumpert vs.
Southern, Verdict for $10,000.
The State Supreme Couit this week
handed down an opinion affirming the
judgment of the lower court in the
case of James C. Schumpert, respon
dent, vs. the Southern Railway Com
pany and John Hutchison, appellants.
The case was carried from this county,
where at the March term of the court
last year Mr. Schumpert, who lives
near Prosperity, was awarded a verdict
of $10,000.
This decision by the supreme court
means a great deal in future litigation
against railroad companies in this
State, and especially against the
Southern Railway Company, in that it
has established that where an employe
a resident of this State is sued in con
nection with the defendant railway
company, the suit can not be carried
into the federal courts, although the
amount suied for m y be over $2,000.
This was an actidh brought for $50.
000 damages on account of personal in
juries sustained by Mr. Schumpert as an
engineer of the Southern Railway Con
pany in a collision at Belton, S. C., on
February 18, 1901. He sued the company
on the 3d day of J,une,1901, and in his con
plaint he joined as a party defendant
John liutchison, who was the engineer
on the Anderson Branch train, with
which Mr. Schumpert collided. The
case was tried before Judge Eirnest
Gary at the March term of the court,
1902, and a verdict for $12,500 was
rendered, which was cut down by the
Judge to $10,000. An appeal was taken
thereafter to the supreme court and
was heard at the November term, 1903.
The court filed its opinion on the 16th
(lay of March, 1903, affliming the
judgment below, which wins the case
for Mr. Schumpei i. Mr. Schumpert
was represented by Messrs Johnstone
&'iWelch. So much for the facts of
the case.
In the case is involved a question of
precedure which is of very far reach
ing conseqiuence in railway litigation
against, the Southern Railway Company
especially, in that the Southern Rail
way Company, being a corporation of the
State of Virginia, it. has heretofore al
ways exercised the right which it is
g ven under the Act of ongress to re
move any suit against it from the State
court to the federal com t in case the
amount in controversy is over $2,000.
The Constitution of 1895 undertook to
domesticate foreigo corporations doing
business in this State for the purpose
of forcing them to submit to the State's
jurisdiction in all litigations affectin'r
them, and for other purposes as well.
In 189t the Legislature passed an Act
Carrying out the spirit of the Constitu
tion wherein it was attempted to do
mesticate all foreign railroad corpor
ations doing business in this State.
The Southern Railway Company under
this Act. took out a domestic charter.
Thereafter it was suedl in the State
court is the case of Mathis vs. the
Souuihern Railway Company, and as t'he
amount in contr.oversy was over $2,000,
iendeavored to remove its cont".versy
tthe federal 'oiurmts." The: supreme
court is that case sustained the consti
tutioniality of the Act of 183 and held
that the Southern Rtailway was not en
titledl to remove its cause to th1e federail
courts. Tlherea ft.er the supreme ('ourt
of the State in the cas;e of Calvert vs.
the Southmen i Railway and Wilson vs.
the Sou thern Railway Company r'e
versedl its deocision in Mat.his vs. Sout.h
ern andl held that the Act of 1896i was
unconst.itutional. But as the comn t in
the laost twvo cases w~s dlividled equially
the court en bane was calledl up)on to
dc ide whether or not the Act of 1896
wa.s constitutionial. It was decided that
the Act of' 1896 was unconstitutional.
T his left the Southern Railway Comn
pany ini a position still to r'emove its
cases to the federal courts.
In this case, the Schmumpert case, t.he
Lrailwayi company and( one of its servants
are joinedl parties de fendant, the comn
p1aint charging that they jointly causedl
the inj uryv to Mir. Schumipert. It was
c ontendled throughout the case that
whereaos Mri. Hiutchison was a resident
-,of the State and the Southern Itaih;vay
SCompany a resident o f Virginia, that the
*South ern Rai lway Comnpa ny would have
submit to the jurisdliction of the State
courits if their act in causing the dam
age to Mr. Schiumpert, was a joint act
of both. Thlis proposition wasm stenui
ously resisted by the railway comp~aniy
andl wa s fought hard all along the line.
It has been carriedl before .Judlge Simon
ton in Charleston in the case of Riser vs.
the Southern Railway Company, a case
also from Newberry county and in
wvhich Mr. Riser is rep)resenitedl by
Messes. Johnstone & Welch, wherein
Judi(ge Simonton held that I he act, of
a servant in causing the injury like the
one in this case amount.ed in law
to a joint act, of himself and his emi
p)loyer, the railroad company, and( that
this being true, the railroad c'oimpjany
had no right to remove its controversy
into the fedleral court., and he, there
fore, remanded the case to the State
This thereafteri blocks this railway
company from going ito the federal
courits through .Judoge Simoniton's court,
and1( as the siupre'me courit of this St.att
ini the Schumpert decision just filed,
sust.ains the coirectness of t.he joindei',
there is nothing left for the railway
company to (do buit to submifit its cases
to the jurisdiction of the State court.
This is but another one of a long list
of victories gained in eases of this
charactor by Messi's. Johnstone &
Mrs. J. W. Riser, of Greenville, is
visiting her sister, Mrs. L. A. Riser.
Rev. W. H. Greever, of Columbia,
was in the city a few hours yesterday.
Miss Auren Little, of Columbia, is in
the city, the guest of Mrs. W. Brown.
Bishop Capers conducted services in
St. Luke's Episcopal Church last night.
Miss Massey Williams, of Clinton, is
in the city, the guest of Mrs. E. It.
Misses Mamie and Marie Boineau, of
Columbia, are visiting Mrs. E. M.
Dr. Land, of Augusta, is in the city,
the guest of his daughter, Mrs. Jno. M.
Miss Effie Griffin went yesterday to
Edgefield, where she will visit relatives
and friends.
The spring opening of the Riser Mil
linery Company will take place on
Thursday of next week.
Mrs. T. M. Roebuck and little grand
son, Marion Fulmer, went to Columbia
yesterday to visit relatives.
Mrs. H. B. Wells and little children
went to Columbia yesterday to visit her
father's family, Mr. W. W. Fulmer.
Coui t Stenographer Motte is spend
ing a few days in the city. His many
friends here are always glad to
see him.
Mr. R. W. Frick, Jr., who is attend
ing Newberry College, went to his
home at Chapin this week on account of
Messrs. W. H. Lybrand and W. J.
Sox, of Columbia, are in the city, the
guests of Mr. J. C. Lybrand, of N'ew
berry College.
Mrs. Jas. H. Hollingsworth, of
Augusta Ga., is on a visit to her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Boozer on
Calhoun street.
Mr. L. W. Morehouse, of Columbia,
Vice-President and General Manager of
the Carolina Insurance and Casualty
Company, is in the city.
The Young Peoples' Society of the
A. R. P. Church, will serve luncheon
on Opening Day in the store recently
occupied by the Meyers Bakei y.
The Payton Sisters will give four per
formances in Newberry on Monday,
Tuesday and Wednesday nights of next
week, and on Wednesday afternoon.
Mrs. Joe Burton and little daughter,
who have been visiting Mrs. Jas. Bur
ton and Mrs. F. Z. Wilson, returned to
her home in Laurens on Wednesday.
The Newl.3riy German Club will give
a dance in the Armory tonight, begin
ning after the anniversary celebration
of the literary societies to be held in
the opera house.
M iss Del Land and Mr. Robert Land,
of Augusta, who took part in the per
for mance given by the Daughters of
tWe Confederacy last night, are visiting
their sister, Mrs. Jno. M. Kinard.
Chas. B. Lanning, representing Henry
Spalding & Son, attorneys, of Washing
ton was in the city the past several
dlr.ys looking up parties holding wvar
.ants against the government arising
out of Indlian and Mexirdn wvar claims.
ie succeeded in locating his p)arties and
returned to Washington on Wednesday.
A Beautfiu Line.
The Ewart-Pifer Co., are getting in
a beautiful line of spring and summer
clothing and gents' furnishings. Their
stock of shces and hats is one of the
prettiest ever brought to Newl- arry, in
cluding the Stetson and F'lorshieimi shoe
andl the famous Panama hat. The
clothing wvhich these gentlemen handle
was made by Strauss Brothers, and has
all the good points which clothing should
possess- -style, fit, and appearance.
Give the Ewart-Pifer Co. a call.
Not Affected by Legal Holiday.
The Setzler Company, of Pomaria,
recently wrote to the Secretary of
State, stating that they had been in
formed by a lawyer that the charter
under whicn the company is doing busi
ness wais valueless because grantedl on
a legal holiday (January 1), and asking
for adlvice upon this point. The letter
was i.eferred to Assistant Attorney
General W. H. Townsend, wvho advised
that the Supreme Court hadl several
years ago filed the following dlecision in
a case in wvhich this question had been
raisedl: "'It may be that a public oflicer
would be justifiedl in dleclining to per
for~m any act p)ertaining to the dluties
of his office or even open his oflice on a
legal holiday; but if he consents to (do
so, we are unable t.o see anything in the
common oir statute law wvhich forbids
him to do so, 0or renders his act void.''
UJndler this decision of the Supreme
Court, it will be seen that the fact that.
the charter of the Setzler Company, or
any other charter or' (documnent by a
p)ublic oflicial, was issuedl on a legal
holiday, (does not in any wvay affect its
Newvberry vs. IErsklne.
Newberry and Erskine Colleges wvill
crioss bats on the local diamondl this
afternoon. The game will no dloubt be
interesting andl hotly contestedl. Caba
niss will resume his p)lace behind the
slab for Newberry and Simnpson and
Fulmer will be in the box. Newberry
will put up a great, deal better all round
game than on last Fridlay, for the very
goodl reason that, in the game with the
Pr'iesby terians several of her best play
ers were sick andl out, of the game.
Tlhese;w ill resume their~ accust.omed
p)laces esthis afternc on, andl the "'Se'edl
er's" wvill have to p)lay something strongly
resembling professional ball to win.
Those who know, howvever, say the Ers
kinie boys have a strong team andl are con
fident of victory.
The game this afternoon will be fol
lowed by anothezr with the same tean
Petition Being Circulated Asking Rallroa
Officials to Build a Union Depot
In Newberry.
The very inconvenient railroad accom
modations at the depots in Newberr;
have long been a matter of comment
The Southern has recently erected ,
first-class depot for the use and con
venience of its patrons, but it is so situ
ated that it is of times very inconvenien
to reach it from the city, both on ac
count of the great number of shiftinj
trains on the Columbia, Newberry an<
Laurens road at the time of arrival an,
departure of the Southern's passenge
trains, and on account of the fact tha
it is next to impossible to keep the ron
between the two depots in good condi
''he two depots are very near eacl
other, and it would be a small expens
to the railroads to unite and build
union depot, and it would be but in lin
with the city's grcwth and advance
ment in the past few years. With thi
fact in mind, the following petition, ad
dressed to Mr. W. G. Childs, Presiden
of the C., N. & L. road, and to Mr. P
I. W ells, General Superintendent o:
this division of the Southern, is beint
circulated and vary generally signed b
the town and county officials, and th
business men of Newberry:
"We, the undersigned citizens o
Newberry, S. C., respectfully call you
ittention to the growing business am
increase of manufacturing and othe
interests of our city; and feeling th<
need of better and more convenient ar
rangements for the traveling public
ask that the two railroads passinl
through our city, arrange and build o
Union Depot, which will be in keeping
with the advance of our city, and sue]
as is being built in cities of similar siz<
in other parts of the State."
Special Music Sunday Morning.--Anniver
sary of Juvenile Missionary Society
Sunday Night.
There will be special music at thi
Central Methodist church Sunday morn
ing. The choir will render as a volun
taiy, Adolf Frey's Jubilate Deo in I
flat, and Mrs. .J. M. Bull, of Columbia
will sing "Ora Pro Nobis," a solo o
much merit. The pastor, Rev. S. H
Zimmerman, will preach at the usua
hour.-Subject "Gethsemane.''
At 8 p. m. the Anniversary of th,
Juvenile Missionary Society will b,
held and it is hoped there will be ;
large attendance. The following at
tractive program has been arranged:
Song - "Missionary Band."
Welcome addrers.
Song, "Jesus Bids Us Shine"-Helei
Zimmei man.
Recitation, "Ten Pennies"-By te
Song--"We are Little Sowers."
Recitation, "A Little Girl's Mistake
- -Anna Cavenaugh.
Recitatiion, "Our Pennies''" -Pierr<
Song, "'Dear' Little Violets' '-Etti
Recitation, "Two Kind.s of Money"
Ernestine Wicker.
Song -"Merry MI issionaries."
Recitation- - Etta Shelley.
Recitation, "A Little Pink Mit<
B,0x"-Lucille Cavenaugh.
Visitors are always welcome to th<
services of this church and stranger;
are espe)cially invitedl.
Almost a Record Breaker.
T1he hose wvagon horses in their rui
on Main street Tuesday afternoon, mad<
the almost record breaking time o
33 1-2 secondls. 35 won first prize a
Newvberry in the tournament here sev
eral years ago, andl 33 is the best timi
made in the State within recent year
on a level track.
Business College for Newberry.
It is now almost certain that Prof
H. W. Getsinger, of ('onverse Commer
cial School, wvill opnel one of his branc
schools here about the first of April
These schools have been a great succes
wherever estOlblishIed andl we bespea
for then. tihe liberal p)atronage of ou
Cheap Rates via Southern Railway.
On the (dates named below, the Souti
ern Railwvay wvill sell special round-tri
tickets as follows.
To Nashville, TIenn., account of Gei
eral Assembly, Cumberland Presbytt
rian church. Rate of one fare pha
twenty-five cents for the round tri]
'rickets on sale May 19;hi, 20th and 21s1
with final limit June 1st, 1903.
To St. Louis, Mo., account of dled
cation ceremonies, Louisiana Purchat
Exp)osition. Rate of one first class fai
for the roundl trip). Tickets on sa
April 29th, 30th aind May 1st, goc:l
leave St. Louis not later than May 4tl
1903, returning.
Tlo Atlanta, Ga., account Nation
Convention, B. Y. P'. UJ. of America
One first-class fare plus1 twenty-fis
cents for the roundl tip. Ticketsc
sale J1uly 8th, 9th and 10th, with fin:
limit Jluly 15th, 1903.
To Richmond, Va., account of Souit
ernm E'ducationial Con ference, Rate<
one andl one- thirid fares for the rour
ip. Tlicke((ts on sale April 20th ar
21st, withI final limit April 28th, 1903.
Solid vestibuled ti'ains. Elegai
Pu'iliman sleeping car sei'vice. Uine:
celled( dining car service. Foi' full i
foi'mation in r'egaird to schedules, tic1
ets5, etc. , applly to any agent of tI
Southern Railway Compajny, or'
R. W. Hunt,
D)ivision Passenger Agent,
Charleston. S. C.
d Lxcelsiors Are Working For a fournament
And Ask the Help of Citizens
of Newberry.
At a meeting of the Excelsior Fire
y Company, held on Wednesday night, it
was decided to take steps for the hold
a ing of a firemen's tournament in New
- berry some time during the month of
- June, and to ask the financial aid of
t, citizens in this undertaking.
- A committee consisting of Messrs.
g I. H. Hunt, F. 11. Dominick, and 1). F.
: Pifer was appointed to solicit contribu
d tions. It is estimated that $1,000 will
r be required in order to otfer a good
t prize list and to cover incidentnl ex
d penses. The list of prizes which it is
desired to offer is: IIose wagon cace,
first prize $200, second prize $100; hand
h reel race, first prize, $150, second prize
$75; grab race, first prize $75, second
a prize $40; four men's contest, first prize
e $50, second prize $25. Making a total
- prize list of $715 With these prizes as
s inducements, there would be no trouble
- in entering competing companies from
t all over the State and from other States,
. and the tournament woild be a success.
f In order to show to the people of
Newberry that they are in earnest the
firemen on Wednesday night, immedi
e ately after it was decided to ask for
contributions, headed the list with an
f individual contribution of $50. Forty
r men giving half as much would insure
I success.
r Newberry'; volunteer fire fighters
a have ever ';uen ready to expose them
- selves and to risk their lives, if neces
sary, in their work, and they have saved
thousands and thousands of dollars of
i property in this city. In no better way
can the people show their appreciation
l than by responding liberally to their re
a quest for a tournament. And, besides,
the tournament would be of more value
to Newberry than its cost. This was
shown in the tournament held in New
berry some time ago.
At the Opera House.
The return of the Payton Sisters to
the opera house next week promises to
- be one of the biggest. successes in the
- history of the house. This company is
t well and favorably known by theatre
goers here, and from every city where
f it has appeared since it left Newherry
last month comes the highest praise of
. its clever work. The repertoire of
pieces is not of the old worn out class,
the plays that are generally produced
e by popular priced companies, but are
all high class standard plays, which are
well staged with special scenery, and
_ dressed in an elaborate and artistic
manner. The opening bill will be, "For
Her Child's Sake."
The Selma, Ala., Times, says: "The
Payton Sisters have the best popular
priced company that has ever appeared
here. The Pay tons were very clever,
far above the average of many dollar
attractions. The specialties, which
were many, were all good and ip-to
date, andl kept the house in a pleasant
mood throughout, the entire perform
,Popular prices will be the order.
Tickets can be securedl at Mayes' Hook
Store. Ladhies free Monday night if
accomp)anied1 by a person0 holding a paid
30c ticket, purchased before 6 p. m.
A Hunting Party.
Dr. 13. W. Huinter', of' Charlest on,
SDr. Van Smith, and Messr's. J. H. H air
Sand HI. H-. Franklin wvent over to Salum
da on a hunt Wednesday. T1hey return
edl on Thursday morning, reaching New
berry just as the rays of the rising sun
were shimmering on the tree tops andl a
soft, sweet breeze was rumling the
t, spring foliage.
There has been a good (deal of talk of
late about the condition of the roads
between here and Saluda, and kicks too
numerous to mention have been regis
teredl about the mud. I f t here is any
mud left on the Saluda road there was
certainly enough to give grounds for
kicking be fore these gentlemen startedl.
hi In fact, wvhen they reached Newberry
,in the wee small hours of the morning
a Thursday they ap)pear'ed v'ery much
k like four mud b)anks hauled to town.
r They say they didn't kill much, but
what they did kill, they killed dead.
One gentlemen shot a snake twice. lie
provedl by Drm. Smith that he shot oilf
-his head both times. That is what
p~ they tell on Dr. Smith any way. One
gentleman shot a bird. Ilec proved by
t- D)r. Smith that the headl of the hirid
dropped on the groundl aLnd it was the
5 other par't that flew awvay, andl when
). the other p)art drioppedl it must neces
,sarily saty (dropped.
lHut the gentlemen had a glorious t ime,
i-nevertheless, and sweet mremuories of ai
IC glorious occasion will l inger' long, ini
'e the future to brighten many a (lark plae'
ec along the pathway of Iilfe.
One-Way Settlers' Rtates.
IThe Atlantic Coast L ine Itailroad
Company will p)ar'ticipate in one-wa.3
e settler's rates from Ohio and Mississip
,pi river gatewvays Cincinnati, Ohio,
SLouisville, Ky., Evansville, 1Ind., Padu
cah, Ky., Cairo, Ill., St. Louis, Mo.,
Sandl points beyond, also in b)asing rates
ffrom Memphis, T1enn., (tickets not it
d be sold from M emp)his proper'), foi
d( p)oints on andl North of the line of th<
Frmisco System (Memphis to K(ansat
aCity), to the dlestinations locat ed on thi:
system or to which this company forim
.~ part, of an authorized ticketing route, a
k- r'ate of one-half of the standard'( one
le way fare plus $2.00.
D)ates of sale inchidet from and lbe
tween March 3 and November 17, 1903
For further in formation see ticke
Of The Literary Societies of Newberry
College to Take Place in the
Opera House Tonight.
The anniversary celebration of the
literary societies of Newberry College
will be held in the opera house tonight.
Mr. I. S. Sease of the Phrenakosmian
Society, will preside and will deliver the
opening address.
Mr. H. J. Black, of the Excelsior
Society, will deliver an oration upon
the subject, "Manifest Destiny:" and
Mr. II. H. laltiwanger, of the Phret
kosmian Society, upon the subject,
"The Dying Race."
The Philomathean essayist is M iss
Helen Hunter, whose subject is, "The
Sword of Lee."
The question for debate is, "Resolved,
That the government should own and
operate the railways in the United
First Affirmative-L. M. Bouknight,
of the Phrenakosmian Society.
First Negative--G. P. Voigt, of the
Excelsior Society.
Second Affirmative-M. E. Abrams,
of the Phrenakosinian Society.
Second Negative--W. B. Seabrook,
of the Excelsior Society.
The young gentlemen who will take
part in the debate have given careful
study in the preparation of their argu
mlents. As will be seen, the 'hrena
kosmians will uphold the affirmative
side of the question, and the Excelsiors
the negative. There has been a friend
ly rivalry between these societies since
their foundation in 1859, and the oppos
ing sides, representing the two societies,
have been putting in some hard work,
and a good and interesting debate is
confidently expected tonight.
A Large Audience Attended The Interest
ing Exercises in Central Met hodist
Church Tuesday Night.
'l'ih Francis E. Willard Memorial ser
vice, which was bel in Central M. E.
(Church, under the auspices of the
ladies of the W. C. "'. U., on Tuesday
evening, was very largely attended.
The intersting pwogramn which had been
arranged was well carried out, and the
occasion was pleasant and profitable.
The exercises were opened with
prayer by Rev. Geo. A. Wright, of the
Haptist church. A vocal duet, "Sweet
Will of God," was rendered by Mrs.
''hos. Epting and Miss Waldrop, fol
lowed by Violin Obligato by Miss Nan
nie McCaughrin with organ accompani
ment by Mrs. James Hurton; a recita
tion, "Show Your Colors," by Master
John Paysinger; vocal solo by Mrs. .1.
M. Bull; recitations, "If I were a
Man, by Master James Smith, and "If
I were a Grown Lady." by Miss Anna
Cavenaugh. The vocal solo by Miss
Etta Shelly dleserves especial mention,
her full, rich voice filling tIle large anld
crowded( auditoruml. Miss Adele D)un
bar gave an ilteresting templerance
ilack boardl lesson.
Tlhe addlress of the occasion was
dlelivered biy llev. S. HI. Zimmlnermanl.
Rev. Mr. Zimmerman paid a beautiful
tribiute to tile life, character, and
services of Miss Willard. He said tihe
first and onIly time he ever hleard
her was in D)r. Carlisle's recita
tion room while he wvas a student at
Woffor'd College. But, said the speak
er, tile full brilliancy of~ the sun may 1)0
seen in a mlomenCt, and tile great beauty
of a fair Southlern summer nighlt may
be taken ill inl an instant of timle. 0On0
doesM not have to spend( a lonlg time
looking at the starry hleavens to be
able to tell ho0w a star may 8111n1.
So it is wvith a life-tihe strenlgthl of its
character and tile depithl of its sweetness
makes anl instant uipress. lie and( tho
othier stuldents of Woff'ord whIo heard
Miss Willard Oil thlis occasionl ever re
membnleredi tile talk whichl shle mlade in
thlat irich silvery voice of hers, not so
mulchl on accounit of wvht she said, as
oil accounit of the wvoman who said it.
Tile spleaker saidl that Miss Willard
hiad b)en called a prohitionlist. She
was more than a prohibitionist. Prohii
bitionl was only onle of the pilanks in
her platformi. The thlought. whichi first
set tile great force of her life in the
dlirection whlichl it took was Christ ill
thle hiome. ThenCl camie Christ inl iso
ciety. Tlhienl Chlrist in politcs. Th'len
Chriist iln thme nation. She had been
called a politician because Mile had
soulght to carry Christ ito politics.
Whe 1m)she stood lbeforec a vast auieni(lce
of womenCI and dleclared thait wVomlan
shiould(1 le givenl tile righlt of suffrage,
she was alone, and( onl that occasion,
thle p)residlent of tile orgaizationi before
which she spoke annlouncedl thlat thle
organization was resp)onsiblJe for nloth
ing thlat had been saidl. Hut Miss Wil
lard was convinced that shle wvas righlt,
and it was the righlt for whlichl she ever
stove. It was wvorthy of nlote that
thriee years after the White Cross was
organizedl inl Eu rop~e Miss Willard was1
adlvocating its (doctrines in A merica
its principle, to give a hligher Lone to
Th'le mlainl doctrine of Miss Willard,
saidi the specker, was that the law of a
mol(ther's5 love is equalil to if not greaiter~
than the( law of sel f-perservation. She
was a wVomn of a powerful intellect
and of a mlost tendler heart . Th'lese
qualities only a woman leadier can pios
sess. NapIoleonI, anid St. Paul lackedl
tile latter. P'ossessing thlese two
qualities, she was ab)le to accomplishl
thle work which shle dIid.
A collectionl was taken as a contribu
tion tn Miss Willnard's moniumenIt
wM Ar MUnuual
To serve you well this season. Al
ready all our departments are being
brighted by the appearance of love
ly spring materials of the latest
etyles and colors. We can show you
now the new things in dress goods,
Batistes, Etenines, Voils, Mo
hairs, Crepes. White is very good
particularly Mohair. We have
them, our stock of white cotton
fabricts is excellent--ask to see
the Madras, Damasks, Oxfords,
Piques, in fact we can supply your
wants in white goods wool or cot
ton. We have them all.
Black Silk
is one of our strong departments,
36 inch Taffetas at $1.00, $1.121,
$1 .25, and upward are all good
values, you can't get better at price.
Also 36 inch Peaude Soir and Peau
de cygne. Many new things in
wash goods, some very beautiful
novelties among them. . Our Do
mestic Department is full and con
tains everything that you may need.
Prints, Percales, Ginghams, Home
spun, Sea Island, Cheviot, Dimities.
ELEGANT new Walking Skirts,
come and make your choice now
before the line is broken.
Come and see us.
Dress Goods, Madras, Ginghams, Percales,
Soirette, Lace Novelties, Fancy Damask,
Mercerized Chambry, Etc., Etc., Etc.
All the above in Colors and White.
We have many "Odds and Ends" in our
"Brought Over" Goods that we are selling
quite cheap.
Blankets, Overcoats, and all winter Goods
are being sold extremely low-really less than
N ew stock ladies' and men's Red Golf Gloves
Butterick Fashion Books and Patterns are
ready, Come to
The Place Where You Get Your Money's Worth.
Ginger Ale!
On the Market.
W. 0. Mayes and
Gilder & Weeks..

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