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mWissioners Heed the Request
wberry for Better Passenger
Depot Facilities.
Messrs. J. B. Wharton and B. L.
aughman, of the Board of Railroad
ommissioners, spent Wednes4ay after
noon in Newberry to confer with City
Council and the Board of Trade in re
ga:d to the request for better passen
ger depot facilitien in the city.
The Commissioners were carried to
to the depot by a committee from the
Board of Trade and the Mayor. After
a careful survey of the situation and
after hearing the requests of the com
tjmittee on behalf of the citizens of New
berry, the Commisioners agreed that
better facilities should be afforded by
the railroads. The Commisioners de
cided to require the C., N. & L. to
erect a new passenger depot opposite
the Southern's.depot, between Friend
and Main streets, and to require that
the two railways erect a covered drive
"way between their two depots. The
lan as contemplated would place the
two depots only several feet apart and
\directly opposite one another, and with
a covered drive-way between, all the
advantages of a union depot would be
The location proposed for the new C.,
N. & L. depot would place it on the
Southern's land, but it is not thought
that any trouble will arise out of this
fact. At the meeting of the Board of
Trade Wednesday afternoon, the Com
missioners stated that if the Southern
objects they will go ahead and condemn
-the land.
The Southern's depot is of modern
design and was but recently erected.
A new depot on the C., N. &. L. witha
covered drive-way between the two
would afford excellent passenger depot
facilities here, and would not cost a
great deal. The C., N. & L. is sadly
in need of a new depot at all events.
It will be necessary for the C., N. &
L. top raise its track a few feet.
The Commissioners met with the
Board of Trade after their investigation
of the depot facilities, and their atten
tion was called to the fact that New
berry is discriminated against by the
railroads in their freight rates from the
North and also from Charleston and
Columbia going North. The fact was
brought out by Mr. J. A. Blackwelder
that a hundred pounds of freight can be
shipped through Newberry to Columbia
for a good deal less than it can be
shipped straight to Newberry. The
Commissioners said that this fact was
due in a great measure to competition
by water to the points below, but that
they would take the matter up, and if
there is any discrimination they would
use their every endeavor to remedy the
The Commissioners returned to Co
lumbia Wednesday night.
N r. C. W. Garris, chairman of the
Board, was prevented from being in
NewJerry by other business.
Total Enrolment Yesterday Morning Had
Rteached Forty-Two-The
Practice Class.
The total enrolment of the summeri
school for the teachers of Newberry
County had reached forty-two yester
day morning. Those in attendance are:
Misses Emma Wilson, Julia Paisley,
Helen Jones, Carrie Buford, Helen
Smith, Louise Suber, Annie Higgins,
Lillian Glenn, Minnie Salter, Lois
Martin, Lilla Martin, Mary Lou Bowers,
Hlelen Hunter, Eva Teague, Eula
Teague, Eugenia Hill, Linna Glenn,
Ruby Holloway, Sadie Pearson,
Essie Pearson, Essie Moore, Pearle
West, Leoina Epting, Genevieve Boozer,
El Dora Williamson, Oehlese William
son, Ellen Workcman, Bessie Simmons,
Azile Pool, Mary Nance Fair, Annie
Suber, Alma Waters, Lucy Riser,
Sara Pope, Rosa Moore, Bertha D)avid
son, Blanche Davidson, Pearle Lang
ford, Mrs. Isabel St Amand, and
Messrs. E. B. Setzler, J. M. Johnson,
A. L. Matithews.
A practice class of sixteen little folks
has been organized, and is dloing splen
dlid work.
Meeting Citizens of N4o. 1.
In accordance with the provisions of
the constitution of the Good Roads As
sociation of Newberry County, I he'reby
call a meeting of the citizens of Town
ship No. 1, to be held in the court houso
on Thursdpiy, Juliy 2nd, for the purpose
of organir jng :od roads association
for No. L6 To~
Meeting of Citizens of No. 10.
The citizens of No. 10 Township are
requestedl to meet at Jolly Street acad
enmy on Saturday, July 4th, at 3 p. mn.,
for the purpose of organizing a Good
Roads Association of said township.
Let us have a full meeting and show
that No. 10 is not behind in this grand
Tiios. J. WIL,SON,
Township Chairman.
Cake Plates.
There are several plates, sent with
cake to the college reception, which
are unmarked. Thel owners of these
plates are r'equestedl by the managers
of the reception to send to the college
for them.
Summer Weather.
Summer is here, and you will want to
uso more or less cold bread. So be sure
to order Bransford's "Clifton" flour.
It makes a light, white loaf that retains
the moisture longer than any soft win
ter wheat flour. We guaranteeit.
Havns & McCarty.
Rave Accepted the Invitation to Addres
the Good Roads Convention on the
13th of July.
The secretary of the Good Roads Asso
ciation for Newberry has received th(
following letters from U. S. Senato
Asbury C. Latimer, Hon. Wyat
Aiken and President F. H. Hyatt, o
the State Good Roads Association, ac
cepting the invitation to be preseit a
the approaching meeting of the Count
Association and to'deliver addresses:
Mr. Jno.,K. Aull, Newberry, S. C.:
Dear Sir: I have your invitation t<
attend a Good Roads Convention al
Newberry on the 13th of July, etc. I
accept with pleasure and will be preseni
if possible. It it very important to hav<
as nYany farmers out as possible.
Yours very truly,
Belton, S. C., June 24, 1903.
Mr. Jno. K. Aull, Secretary, Newberry,
S. C.:
Dear Sir: I have your esteemed favoi
of the 23d inst., and thank you for your
invitation to attend a meeting of your
association on the 13th day of July. If
nothing prevents, I would be glad to be
present and render you such assistance
as I can. Hoping you will have a suc
aessful meeting, and much good will
result therefrom, I am,
Yours truly,
Columbia, S. C., June 24, 1903.
Mr. Jno. K. Aull, Secretary, Newberry,
S. C.:
Dear Sir: Your favor of the 23d inst.
bas been received and I will answer now
and assure you that it will afford me
pleasure to meet with the Good Roads
Association .for Newberry County on
July 13th next, and will be glad to ad
Iress the association at that time. With
tind regards and best wishes,
Yours very truly,
Abbeville, S. C., June 24, 1903.
'e Herald Stock Company L,;gns A Six
Night's Engagement Monday Night
At The Opera House.
The Herald Stock Company on Mon
lay night begins a six nights' engage
nent at the opera house. Electric fans
vill be provided and the house kept
.ool and comfortable.
This company comes highly recom
nended as one of the best popular price
epertoire companies which has been in
3outh Carolina the past season. Among
;he attractions are Anna Marwin, the
ioted contralto, in the very latest illus
rated songs; McEnroe and LaPorte, sur
iamed the dancing wonders, in refined
iongs and dances; Prof. Church's Ki
istescope, with all the latest subjects,
n life motion pictures.
The company played a recent engage
nent in Greenville and delighted Green
,ille audiences. The Greenville papers
lay that "no better specialties than
were offered have been put on in Green
rille in a long time.''
The opening performance on Monday
light will be "A man of Fate." On
Wfonday night ladies will be admitted
~ree with one paid ticket. On this night
riso one of the local managers, who is
cnown by every body in Newberry coun
~y, will make a short announcement,
wihich no doubt will be a happy address,
etween the second and third acts. The
>rices will be 10, 20, and 30 cents.
W1atinees Wednesday and Saturday
ro Be Erected by the Newberry Hardware
Company Next to Office of The
Herald and News.
The Newberry Hardware Company
'ias purchased from Mr. P. E. Scott the
nacant lot next to The Herald and News
ffice, and will erect a modern two
story brick structure for its own use as
i hardware establishment. 'Jhe build
ng will front Caldwell street between
l'he Herald and News- office and the
NIewberry Hotel, and also Friend street
in rear of The Herald andl News office.
It will be a modern structure in every
particular, with plate glass front, iron
columns, etc. The building as contem
pInt d wvill be a credit to the town and
will improve very much the lots near its
Death of Mrs. W. A. Norris.
Mrs. W. A. Norris died at her home
four miles from the city on Tuesday af
ternoon at 6 o'clock. The remains were
interred in Rosemont Wednesday morn
Srs. Norris was 35 years of age. She
was a (laughter of Mr. Pat Hlargrove.
She leaves a husband andl five children.
Fi,rst Bloom. .
All form crops are late this year, but
geood weather and seasons from now or
will give a good crop of cotton.
Mr. Thos. F. Harmon brought thc
first bloom we have seen to our offic<
yestkerday from his farm. lie als<
brought a small boll showing that
blooms have been on for several (lays,
Negro Excursion.
A negro excursion was run to New.
berry from Columbia yesterday, and
about one thousand Columbia negroem
were in the city. A big barbecue wvas
servedl, andl the excursionists had a grea1
To be Held in Opera House July 11. P
Prominent Speakers Invited to
Deliver Addresses.
Superintendent of Education E. S.
Werts is making preparations for an L
Educational Rally for Newberry County c
during the progress of the summer d
school here. July 11th has been fixed t
as the day for holding the exercises, t
and they will be held in the opera house 1\
at 10 o'clock.
A number of prominent gentlemen c
who are friends of education, have been 'c
invited to be present and to deliver ad- T
dresses. Among these are Gov. D. C. k
Heyward, State Superintendent of Ed- r
ucation 0. B. Martin, and Prof. J. G. F
Clinkscales, of Wofford College c
The purpose of the exercises is to sq
awaken a greater interest in education
among the people of Newberry County, a
and to arouse them to the importance p
of keeping in touch with the educa- T
tional advancement and progress per- N
vading the Southland. V
Full program and particulars will be p
announced in a few days. In the mean- D
time, it is hoped that the people of N
Newberry Connty will make prepara- ai
tions to attend the gathering. M
Miss Nina Carlisle left Wednesday M
for a visit to friends at Rock Hill. I
Mrs. Cole. L. Blease left yesterday 1
for a visit to relatives at Pendleton.
Miss Olive Burns, of Barksdale, is
visiting Miss Mary Buford in the city.
Hon. Geo. S. Mower has been in D
Chester this week on professional busi- hi
ness. ti
Mrs. Marie Eason, of Charleston, is NN
visiting the family of Mr. Jno. M.
Kinard. pI
Miss Daisy O'Neal, of Columbia, is in M
the city the guest of Mrs. Robert ). cl
Wright. di
Mr. Jno. B. Setzler, of Pomaria, is 1
attending the State summer school at ar
Rock Hill. M
Mr. J. F. Stilwell is in Chicago tak- r
ing a course in philosophy in the Chica
go University. el
Mrs. W. E. Smith, who has been vis- di
iting relatives in the city, returned of
resterday to her home in Columbia.
Mrs. J. W. White was called to Bal- m
timore on Wednesday by a telegram )l
announciug the serious illness of her
mother. g(
The new schedule on the C. N. & L.,
which goes into effect on Monday, will Ei
be a great convenience to this section, Wc
allowing a trip to Columbia in the
morning, returning the same after- m
Messrs. W. P. Houseal, 0. L. Schump- te
ert, and Arthur Kibler have been ap- I
pointed a committee to prepare for the PC
approaching semi-centennial anniver- Of
sary of the Lutheran Church of the
Mr. Charl-s P. Pelham goes to Atlan
ta tomorrow to secure his samples pre
paratory to going on the road for the re
firm of Henry K. Wampole & Co., of ef
Philadelphia, manufacturing chemists, a
for wvhich firm he has secured the posi-di
tion of traveling salesman. Mr. Pel
ham's territory will be South Caro- m
Rev. W. L. Seabrook leaves on Mont- L
day for Maryland, Virginia, and points
North, wvhere he will spend two months'
vacation recently granttedl him by his A
congregation. He 'vil be h accompanied
by his son, Mr. W. B. Seabrook. D)ur- Ls
ing his vacation from his pastoral dluties
Rev. Mr. Seabrook will conduct an ac
t,ive canvass in the interest. of New- A
berry College.
Mrs. J. W. H-umbert, of Ridgeville, G
visited Mrs. E. H. Aull in the city the
past several (lays. She stoppedo( over in
Newbherry returning home from the an
nual meeting of the Woman's Home
and Foreign Missionary Society of the
South Carolina Conference, held in Ci
Gr'eenwood. \Iirs. Hiumbert has b)een f
Corresponding Secretary since the foun-(l
(dation of the society some twventy years
ago, and wvas unanimously re-elected atb
the recent meeting in Greenwood. t
Resigned Ils PositIon.p
Mr'. E. A. Carlisle has severedl his ~
connection with the Carolina Manufac- V
turing Company. From the time of the
organization of the company sot four'
or five years ago Mr'. Carlisle held the
position of manager'. For the past
several weoeks uip until the time of his
resignation he was traveling for the
Mr. Carlisle, during his connection ut
with the company as manager, (lid a y
great dleal of wor'k f'or its success, and rr
(displayed marked ability in the manage- p~
ment of its [email protected] to this w
work his wvhole time and attention.
Those wvho have had to (10 with the
company t'egt'et that he has seen fit to
sevet' his connection wvitht its aff'airs.
Ice Cream Festival.
Ant ice cream festival will be given s
in the hall at the school building in t<
West End tomor'row night for the put'- Si
pose0 of helping to defray expenIses of 6
a picnic to be given at Ebenezer on the f,
2nd (lay of J1uly for the chikdtren of West C
End. The p)ublic is cordlially invitedl to C
attendl thme festival t.omom'row ntight. G
The picnic at Ebenezer' on the "2nd C
will be especially for the children of I:
West End', and( wvill be largely atte'ndled 5
by them. A very p)lea1sant (lay is con- S
fidently being looked forward to.
Oh, Yes !
You wish y'ou hadl ord(er'ed Brans ford's 9
'"Clifton'' four for todlay, but you (I
dlidn't. It isn't our fault; wve had pleon
ty of it readly to dleliver' at your order.
Ilon't get caught napping next tim ..
hayesa & AcCarty.
Liss Annie Belle Wise and Mr. J. Frani
Browne Married-A Brilliant
Social Bvent.
Prosperity, June 26. --One of the most
eautiful weddings that has ever oc
urred in Prosperity took place Tues.
ay night at nine o'clock in Grace Lu
Ieran church. The contracting par
e.s were Miss Annie Belle Wise and
Ir. J. Frank Browne.
Loving hands had transformed the
murch into a bower of beauty, the
>lor scheme being white and green.
irectly over the bridal pair was a
ver's knot, made of green and white
bbon, from which suspended two doves.
alms and ferns were banked in the
iancel and pulpit. The church was
)ftly lighted by myriads of candles.
The Bridal March from "Lohengrin"
inounced the arrival of the bridal
irty, who came in the follbwing order:
he little gate girls, Tena Wise and
ellie Kohn; the ushers, Messrs. 0. P.
rise, S. A. llawkins, 0. L. Schum
!rt and J. A. Counts; little Esther
ingelhoff with the prayer-book, and
ary Lizzie Wise with the certificate
id ring. Then- came the bridesmaids,
isses Frances Rawl and Toinetta La
an, who were met at the chancel by
essrs. Chas. Boyd and Ernest Werts;
isses Maggie Parre and Marie Reagin
et by Messrs. W. B. Wise and C. M.
armon; Misses Fiin Kohn and Mayme
>rdan, met by Messrs. A. B. Wise
id J. B. Bedenbaugh. h'lhen caie the
aid of honor, Mi.s Lillian Wise, fol
wed by the dame of honor, Mrs. .1. 11.
ingelhoff. h'lhe groomli came in with
s best man, Mr. John Browne, and
e bride with her father, Mr. A. (.
"Love's Old Sweet Song" was
ayed during the ceremony by Mrs.
aggie Russell Wheeler, at the con
ision of which "Mendelsohn's Wed
ng March'' was played. The wedding
rty repaired to the home of the bride,
id the invited guests were met by
rs. Dingelhoft. The bride and groom
ceived in the parlor.
The bride's costume was a lovely
eation of crepe de chine over talfeta,
d the maid of honor wore a dainty
ess of wihite China silk. The dame
honor and bridesmaids were arrayed
s)otless white organ(lies. The bride's
other was dressed in a handsome
ack silk.
An elegant supper in courses was
rved during the evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Browne took the mid
ght train for Asheville and other
hits iff-North Carolina.
The couple were the recipients of
any handsome and useful presents.
Miss Wise is the accomplished daugh
r of Mr. A. G. Wise, President of
-osperity Bank. Mr. Browne is the
pular and afrable Cashier of the Bank
Morning Train to Columbia.
The Columbia, Newberry and Lau
ns Railroad will change its schedule,
ective Monday morning, June 29th,
Mixed train carrying passenger coach,
ily except Sunday, subject to annull
:mt without notice.
r. Laurens................ 7.00 a. m.
Newberry............... 8.40 ""
'Columbia............... 10.45 "'"
r. Columbia. .............. 5.00 p. m.
Newvberry................ 7.05 ""
Clinton..................8.3) "'"
.Laurens........... .....'.00 "'
These trains arrive andi depart from
arvais Street station, Columbia.
To The People of West End.
The entertaLinmcnt which wvas to have
en given by the West End Comedy
., in the 01(1 (hapel tomorrow night,
r the purp)ose of raising ruoney to
fray the expenses5 of the Sunday
~hool picnic to he given .July 2, has
~en calhied off. The manager found
at it would be impossible for the com
my to get ready on such short notice,
id dlecidled not t.o show, lie regrets
r~y much to make this anlounicemen t.
J. R. Bass,
The Moliohoni Mill.
T[he regular annual meeting of the
ockholders of the Mollohon Manu fact
ing Co. was held in council chamber
~ednesday morning. President Su m
er submitted a very encouraging re
Drt. All the old oflicers and dlirector(
ere re--electedl.
Jecial Sale of Summer itate Tickets tc
the Mountains and Seashore.
TIhe Columbia, Newberry & Laurens
ailroad offers Week-End Special
ummer rates to the Mountains and
the Seashore and other summer re
>rts. 'Tickets sold each Saturday Ju ine
.h to August 29th, 1 902, inclumsive, as
>llows: From Newberry, S. C., to
harleston, S. C...................$5 1f
ross5 Iill, S. C............. ....... 2 0(
lenn Springs, S. C. .............. 2 I10
reenville, S. C ........... ........ 2 l(.
de of Palms, S. C................. 5 15
partanburg, S. C.............. 2 if
ullivan's Island, 8. C.... ......... 5j1
iaterloo, S. C. (I larris Spring) ... 2 0t
ihite Stone Lithia Springs, S. C. 2 1f
These are week end t.ickets, sold cact
aturdlay, finmal limit 'Tuesday following
ate of sale.
["or further in formation and sche"
les, cua~ or write
J W. 11nnnin, Agnt.
Council is Powerless to Give it Because
Levy is Already High as it'Is
COntinuing the correspondence of the
past several weeks, the Chairman of
the Board of Commissioners of Public
Works has forwarded Mayor Earhardt
the letter below, explaining the for
mer demand of the Commissioners for
an appropriation of $1,500 which the
Board claimed was due for the year
1902, and about half of this amount of
$1,500 remaining unpaid for 1901, and
the part of this amount due for the
present year, and alsostating the press
ing necessities of the Board. The reply
of Mayor 14arhanIt, it will be seen, is
simply to the effect that City Council,
under the charter of the town, is pow
erless to act; that the tax levy is al
ready as high as the charter will allow.
Mayor Earhardt was seen by a repre
sentative of The Herald and News yes
terday morning and asked to state the
exact position of himself and his Coun
cil in the matter of the requests made
by the Commissioners and the other
matters contained in the numerous coin
munications which have recently passed
between the two bodies.
Mayor Earhardt was asked why if
the Commissioners need more money
for the maintenance of the public works
undler their control Council does not go
ahead 1nd appropriate the people's
mloIey for the maintenance of the i&b
lie works belonging to the people, or if
the present condition of the town's
finances will not allow, why Council
does not go ahead and raise the levy.
Mayor Harhardt replied that he fully
realized that the City Council is but the
servant of the people, and he believed
it had already proven that it is willing
to obey the people's wishes and is eager
to act for their best interests. We also
realize the position in which the Com
missioners are placed, he said. "But
the remedy is not in our hands. The
charter of the town provides that the
tax levy shall at no time exceed sixty
cents on the one hundred dollars. The
present levy is sixty cents on the one
hundred dollars for ordinary town pur
poses, and was such before the present
administration. That is the way the
matter stands. It is taking all the
ioney which comes into thhe treasury
now, with judicious and economical
management, to run the town's affairs,
and we can't raise the levy, under the
charter of the town."
"What, then, is the remedy?' wias
"The only remedy, that I see," said
Mayor I3arhardt, "is for the Commis
sioners to have signed a petition, in ac
cor(lance with the law, asking that
Council order an election to issue bonds
for the improvement and extension of
the public works under their control.
The election will then be ordered and
the matter be placed squarely before
the people themselves. In the mean
time. however, we are willing to meet
the Commissioners, as stated in my re
p)ly, and to consult with them andl to
rendler them every aid in our power."'
"'The general imp)ression seems to be
that the city gets its water and lights
from the Commissioners free of
charge, "' was asked.
'"1 did not know there was such an
impression,'' saidl Mr. 10arhardt, ''but
if there is, it is a mistake. City Coun
cil pays the Commissioners $3413.75 per
month for water and lights for the use
of the city. D)uring my administration
wec have paid for five months $1,618,75.
Mayor Klettner (luring the year 1902
paidl $4,125, and it s0 ap)pears in his p)ub
lished report.''
The communication of the Commis
sioners, addressed to Mayor Earhardt,
Newberry, S. C., .June 19, 1903.
'To Mayor J1. W. 0arhardt:
D)ear Sir: -Your' reply of the 18th
inst.., to the request of the Board is re
ceived. Whether it aplpears ont the
minutes of the Council or not, the
grou nd upon whmich the IBoard prtesents
their account against the city for money
unp)aidl, is that (luring the year 1901,
the Board informed t'he Council that
there wasL a p)ressing necessity for the
enlargement of the water works plant.
And to provide funds for' the samfe they
wouIld he obmliged( to increase the rates
for water and lights fun ished the city,
unless-the Council would adlvance some
11ump1 sum for this purpose5. And the
plan agreed uponi wias that, the Council
would furnish $1500.00 for the year's
wvork, the cost. of water and lights re
maining at the sameti price. In con
firmation of which agreement, our
books show that $84l0 of this $1500 was
paidl over t.o outr Board (luring the year
1901. The B3oard having p)ersonally and
by written communication called the at
tention of the Council to the pressing
necessities of the c'ity for an increased
reser've supply of water, for the main
tenance of the health of the city, as
well ats prtop)er f ire p)rote'ction, are con
cornmed to see that your Council dleclines
to act, in tho matter. Especially as now
the sewer dlepartmnent has to be supl
lied with 20,000 gallons of water, each
twenty-four hours, for the automatic
flushing of the sewers besidles the
amun t necessarmi ly usedl in the water
Anmd under these pressingnieeds of the
city for a large reservoir supply of
w',ater' to guardl against any accident to
the pumpling machinery of the well
which, lhas - oeen working every
night - art of each (lay for six
- ..is necessarily suffering from
e wear'il of c'onstant use.
Thie Bo)ard( would make this reqfuest
of the Council, that your finanen com
mittee meet with the Borrd at an early
date and upon an estimate being made
of the amount of money neccessary for
the improvements that such additionl
levy be added to the tax levy as will
raise the neccessary amount of money.
And the Council then call a meeting of
the citizens, if neccessary to approve
such ietion.
- Respectfully,
W. F. EwART,
C. It. Siummi..'I,
Commisioners of Public Works.
Mayor Earhardt replied' as follows:
Newberry, S. C., June 24, 1903.
To the Commissioners of Public Works,
Newberry, S. C.
Gentlemen: Replying to yours of
the 19th inst., in which you ask us to
raise the tax levy sufliciently to bring
in such an amount of money as will en
able you to make such improvements
or extensions to the water works sys
tem as you may dee nece.-,sary, I bog
to advise you that the tax levy is al-.
ready as high as it can be made.
However, my finance committee will
be pleased to meet with your board at
such time as may be convenient to you.
. Respectfully,
Meeting Joint Counell.
The Joint couicii of the Nvwberry
Pastorate will meet in Nlayer Memorial
church on Saturday, the 27th, at 3.30
p. m. A full attendance is desired.
1. .1. 1,ong, Pastor.
He Started the Business.
Mr. F. J. Ri-isell I has sold out his
hack line to Houknight & Houknight.
Mr. Russell starthed the li rst. laek linle in
Newberry several seasons ago.
A Card of Thanks.
Editor Herald and News: With your
permission, I want to make an open
acknowledgment to all those wlho have
been so kind to me. A great many of
you will remember that on last Christ
mas evening my dwelling, with almost
the entire contents, was destroyed by
fire. Being a poor man, I wias almost
in a helpless condition. Friends came
to my rescue and placed in my hands
the amount of $11:3.57. In addition
to this, several contributed labor, and
now by their benevolence and generos
ity my family and I are again resting
under my own roof. Waiting until this
late day to render my thanks is no in
dication that I have forgotten the kid
nesses received. I have kept a record of
those who have aided1 me and of their
aid and this record will ever he prized
by me and by my children.
J. D. H. Kinard.
~3OR RENT. - - louse on Coikge
. Street. Apply to Mary E. ULake. it.
1 APER PATTERNS are sold for
cash only at Wooten's. it
IfAt K BUJSIN ESS. -We have pur
.. chased the hack business of' Mr'.
F. J. Russell and wvill continue the busi
ness undr the name of llouknight &
Brother. usiness solicited.
Lound-J J. C. C agle las foundi a bunch
J.~of keys, wvhich can be secured by
owner by calling at th is of ice and pay
ing for not.ice.
D)e .vour o es ache and burtn at
night? I have t ahe h-t trial case for
Iii ing Sope taeits andie kvy'elasses, and
e in fit thI e mot dIitIiint eyes, withb the
proper L'iL5sse. I have titted glsases
for' the be'si ieople in: the co)unty iand
q.anI lit yon)t. I use' onhly the best graide
Dr. aaln b-. Comie n !I give mne
Ii .lin and hte convicedi. S'trietly one
eeric' t.o aP. G(1Y DA). N IELS,
nir shwIk is still comleItO wvith
every $hin'g pretty in thle NIill nery
(C'all ande son onr ribbolns, ilowers
adi hats btefotre buy3inIg
Stock Oertificate.
t.he undersigned has lost his stock
certificate, No. 52, ini the capital stock
of The Newberry Cotton Seed Oil Mill
andi Fertil,si'r Comnpany, and has made
appIlication for dupl)1ic'ate' certificate.
I. 0. 0. F
M eeKl~I' \ KvEltY l''G IDA Y NIGIilTl
&-at 7 :30 o'a'bwck ai. ter hall atL the
(;--aed ';tl 'eol hi.:dla ViNs or- cor
dIi elb' U.v''-J
J1. M GUINN. N. G;
TS IIi-ie, '.er C rv.
E~arhardt , Pifer & kherhardt , MA'g'rms.
S. M. La Porte
The Herald Square Stock Co.
(>11n111l'nc i ug nda110ye,J tinec 29thI,
A Repemrtoi re of Stanmdaird Plays
Carefully Staged
IIandsomeiiIl y Costtimed.
Illulst ratedl Songs, Sinmging~ and D ancinhag.
Speciahuies, and1( Moving P'ictutres will he
introduced between the~ acuts. A lady
will be' admitted FR EIR 'n the epening
night if accomnpanied by anyone withe a
Ipaid 30 cents ticket seenredI before 6 p. mi.
PR ICES lOc, 2Oc and 30c.
Electric Fans 2 a
B E D S,
either single or in suits
TABLES of all kinds,
Art Squares,
Rugs, Etc., Etc.
Everything found in ;
first-class Furniture
store. We make a
specialty of framing
At Leavell's Old Stand.
Newberry, S. C.
and everything in~ the
line of ST APL E ST A
TIONERY at the
Tablets from 2 cents
each up.
Beautiful Wpfting
Come and see.
Also a line of nice
Cigar s.
E3g for it.
Even t.he dlog likes ice cream andI
the othi r ch Ilren ure thei mother:
to have ice creamn for them. Ice cream
ia il, ulai a( trit < ious lessert. It
Peerless Iceland Freezer.
T o h e tasoftna you wsh.
time the feezer i oj)ened. Three
m linute is th i Le/in tim

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