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AR has its black as
Sergt. Weir. of
tro)p, was exent 1
erloo, in which he
+ Wfield was searched f
_)f the same regim(
his name written in
head. This, explair
order that the sert
fied, and that thereby all susoicion (i
of his troop might be averted.
After the battle of Sedan. when
blood led. the searchers to a shady sq
lying dead, with his hand tightly clin<
clinched hand was a scrap of paper.
was a letter from his little girl of
had crawled here to read with the
thus: "Dear Father: I miss you so
evening, when I used to kiss ycu.
kind to mamma. Your loving little gi
As I should like to imbue my rea
of war, and of the hardening effect ol
devil's. work, I shall make no apolog,
Ing the draconic discipline of Freder:
the king ordered that after a certain
alight in the tents under pain of deat
obeyed. Frederick went round the ca
in a tent. which he entered. Within
letter to his wife, whom he worshipp
"What are you doing there? Do
my wife, Your Majesty. I thought I
ter. I implore Your Majesty to par
the feet of the king. "Rise!" cried
add to it these words: 'Tomorrow I si
script was added, and next day Zieter
A humorous spy. when he was ce
piere. the marshal addressed him wit
tencing a man to death. "Brother. yc
':y replied: "Either you or I must
it's of supreme importance to you or
I must, that's all." The marshal wa
he ordered his immediate releast
By the Rev
++ -:.:.+.. E want appreciation
course with friends
+ + done us a kindness
l it. If a man does
+ + Why should we not
. ceived? H ca:ts hur
+>+++++ and women in the
..>: things would chang
would blaze out int<
them what we feel.
In her "Life and Letters of Brov
-Carlyle had never rendered him
pears, which one man of letters mc
proclaiming the admiration which he
fact was incomprehensible to Brownii
be commented on it with a touch-th
repeating to a friend some almost e
days had been utter~ed tete-a-tete. 'l
repeated in public, what good they nr
Carlyle has multitudes of imitato
that we do not say what we feel.
preachers, friends-go through life di
and their work are unappreciated, v
ing, if we only would tell them what
expression of it would change the w<i
in the cold today, and would make
burg Christian Advocate.
L By Geo.
+++++++++++ N the past decadc
++ 4+M school of incomle
* * their methods and I
* + old-time theology.
* A the methods which
** branch of this cult
**+*+OCO'CO* pcsure." They shos
MO4M' cheerful friends5 of,
magazines and news
ness of our politics: the hopeless apat
corruption of out' great financiers and
islatures, swindling the public with>
our fcod. speculating with trust funds
press and destroy small competitors:
and buying judges and juries. They
the gangrene of personal dishonesty
ing increase in the number of' bribe-t
riotous extravagance of the rich, an
ures form the typical current literat
grows jaded and st'r~r .ted, the stories
our attention. Titt' )ates and his pl
modern Sinance. Tihe achievement of
to give space to spicy stories of
&~' The Mode
By WI. G. .
HE Whitehead torpet
_____ porpoise-shaped wea
toeen feet long, and e
They are made in b
. ~ for firing even a sm
They are dlelive
wrsof two thous:
-cotton in the "war
hole in its centre tt
rectly connected with the detonating
cury. and a percussion-cap. In front
-a vecry sensitive nose-which ope
strikes, and sets off the whole charge.
Behind the war-head comes the
that drives this singular projectile tl
pumped air at a pressure of about tifP
And this, escaping through a valve le
motive powet-. Next conmes the mecha
depth of the torpedo during its run:
a great secret. and sold in turn to th
from the tail of the torpedo are plac
controlling valve which can he arrang
weapon has run a certain distance.
evernt of the torpedo missing its tar;
Shoes have been specialized for a~
hundred and one purposes. but shoc':
'especially manufactured for those in
mourning form a variety of foo:-acar
that few manufacturers would think
of producing. Such shoes arc madeu
in Lynn. Mass. The n:ottrning shoe
consists of a dead luster black lcather.
made up ont a stylish !ast. and ctrna
uerted with mournful !ooking bhac.
ribtcns and heads.
Ar'abs as-ot that Eve's tomb is at
Jliddah. in a graveyard surreunded by
Side of War
well as its heroic side.
the Scots Greys. as paymaster of his
rom active sCrvice at the hattle of WaT
nevertheless fought and fell. When the
or the dead and wounded. Corporal Scot.
nt. found the body of Sergt. Weir with
blood with his dying hand upon his fore
ied the corporal. was obvioulsly dlone in
eant's bony might be found and identi
i his having absconded with the money
the dead were being buried, a trace of
ot, where they found a French sergeant
hed in death pressed to his lips. In his
which they forced from it and read. It
five which,. when mortally wounded, he
ast light of his dying eye, and i:. ran
much. I miss you most aorni:.; and
i try to be good. as you 1u nw, and
ders with my own horror of the horrors
these horrors upon all engaged in this
for returnin'g to the subject by recall
ck the Great. In his first Silesian war
hour neither fire nor candle should be
11. To make sure that his orders were
mp. and at last caught sight of a light
he found Capt. Zietern writing a loving
you not know the orders?" "It was to
might write. It might be my last let,
ion me," stammered Zietern, falling at
Frederick. "It wQ be your last letter:
tall perish on the scaffold.' ' The post~
n was hanged.
ught and taken before Marshal.Bassom
h the formula he always used when sen
a or I must certainly be hanged!" The
>e hanged. Did you really mean that?
to me: because if you won't. be hanged
3 tickled w:ith the man's humor that
. D. Jones.
and the expressica of it in our inter
and acquaintances. When a man has
let us not be ashamed of speaking of
us a wrong, we ralk of it fast enough.
be equally ready to sieak of benefits re
ger for appreciation. and there are men
world for ivhom the whole aspect of
. whese sky, from being dull and gray.
crimson and gold, if we would but tell
ning." Mrs. Sutherland Orr writes:
(Browning) that service, easy as it ap
ist justly values from another-that of
privately expresses for his work. The
ig-it was so foreign to his nature, and
ugh merely a touch-of bitterness when
Ctravagant eulogium which in earlier
only.' he said, 'these words had been
ight have done me!'"
rs. It is not that we do not f'eel: it is
And so thousands of people--writers.
scouraged and depressed. thinking they
'hen they might go on their way sing
is in our hearts. Appreciation and the
)rld's estimate for many who are living
erpetual summer in their souls.--Pitts
tbs * * * ~
Fe Magazines I
here lhas grown up in this country a
e idealists, social reformers, who, in
eories, seem to have gone back to the
Lhey seek to apply to society as a whole
failed with the individual. From one
has come the modern literatture of "ex
us our social sore spots, like the three
lob. They expose in countless pages of
papers the sordid and depressing rotten
hy of our good citizens: the remorseless
business men. Who are bribing our leg
fraudulent stock schemes, adulterating
,combining in great monopolies to sup
td raise prices, who are breaking laws
show us the growth of business "graft."
imong an honorable peop~le. the depress
akers and bribe-givers. They tell us of
Ithe growth of poverty. These expos
ure of our daily life. As our appetite
become more sensational so as to retain
ot live again in the amazing historian of
the constructive elements has neglected
graft and greed.-The Atlantic.
rn Torpedo ?
lo of today is a, steel cigar, or automatic
pon or projectile. from twelve to seven
ighteen inches in diameter at its widest.
oth sizes for our navy: and when ready
all one will weigh over half a ton.
red in five sections, which contain tup
tnd pieces of machinery. The wet gun
wad" is inserted in slabs, each with 'a
receive the core of dry gttn cotton di
)rimer, which contains fulminate of mer
> the primer is screwed the war "nose"
ates automatically when the weapon
hamber containing the compressed alt
rough the water. Into this chamber is
en hundred pXonds to the sqluare inch.
ading to the little engines, provides the
Inism which atutomatically regulates the
this ingenious app~laratuls has been kept
various nations of tile worldl. Not far
A the dlrivin'g engines. There is also
ed so as to close automatically after the
hus : u)iatinlg a futile explosion in the
et. -Harper's Weekly,
HER GENTLE KNOCK.
The Yung Mlan-Don't you think
Kity S weetun has a gracefulm walk?
The Young W\oman-Yes: I've no'
ticed it. Te poor girl is dreadfully
troubled with corns on both her feet,
and she has to walk with the greatest
care imaginable.-Chiicago Tribune,
A vessel recently called at Easter
Island. the first to visit that out of
the way spot in twelve months. The
inhabitants seem corntent, however,
for no one takes the infrequent op
A MOVING EXHIBIT
Exhibit to Be Transported to All
Parts of the State Free of Charge
By the Railroads.
coach has beenl loanled to Clem
oi college by tlie Southieni railway
companv and will be traneported free
)! coSt to all parts of the State reach
h by the tracts of that company.
Tie Atlantic Coast Line Railway
-ompany has also agreed to run this
:-oach over their tracks free of cost
to the college. This will enable the
autthorities of Clemson college to
reach the people in all portions of
Souhli Caro!ina with valuable instru
etion on practical questions relaiing
to a:-leulture. mechanical. civil and
electrial engineeriin,. textile and
chemical industry. geology and gen
eral ind ustrial education. Experts
not only from the college. but from
other portions of the country. will be
sent with the car to furnish infor
Iation on the many industrial sub
jects demanding the attention of the
people. There will be in this car the
needed apparatus. appliances. tools
and implinients to make the course
>f instruct nion highly entertaining
and valuable. Specimens of plants,
insects. ninerals, etc.. will be found
in this car. A first class lantern,
with many lantern slides on many
subjects. will be placed in the ear f
the free and liberal use of the people.
Valualde Records May Be Had.
Capt. W. A. Courtenay has written
to (ov. 1levward urging that this
State cooperate with others of the 13
original States to get from records in
European capitals a lot of valuable
information relating to these colonies
when they were not indepcndqPt
States. (apt. Courtenay writes that
these manuseripts have been exani
ned in the archives of London public
record office and inl contitential reposi
tories and have been pronounced in
dispe(.nsable by such men as Mr. Wm.
M. Evarts. Joseph Choate and other
Charters Asked For.
The see:etary of state has been ask
ed to isste a commission for a com
pany to be capatilized at $150,000
which will construct a system of
waterworks for Georgetown. the spply
to be obtained from the Black river.
The Bishopville Mule company and
the Hartsville Mule company applied
for commissions. The corporators are
the same in both concerns, and the
capital stock of each will be $10.000.
John W. Conder., of Columbia. W. 3.
Gregory and J. M. Hood are the par
The Baptist State Convention.
Columbia. Special.- Preparations
are being made for the meeting of the
State Baptist convention in this ecity
the first week of December. The lo
cal committee on hospitality, of
which the Rev. Walter E. Wilkins is
the chairman is making ready for 500
delegates, among whom will be many
of the strongest ministers and lay
men in South Carolina. The meeting
of the convention will begin on the
night of Friday, December 1st. and
will probably continue until the next
Tuesday or Wednesday.
New Railroad in Horry County.
The Eddy Lake and Northern rail
road company has applied for letters
of incorporaxtion. The incorporat'ors
are W. Mi. Bugan and Norman Jones
of Baltimore. Qeorge Officer -md1( J. W.
Little of Eddy Lake and R. B. Sear
nei~ of t on!way. Crpitalization
to be $1 00.000 with privileze of in
crasin1g to $200.000. The road will
be ot standard gunge. 935 miles in
lenshii with 3!arion and Eddy Lake
as the terminal points.
Trying to Save His Dog He lost his
Sharon. Special.-Mr. Jule Jack
son, a sectiton hand on the Southern
railway, was hit and instantly killed
by the westbound passenger train
Friday afternoon about four miles
from 'town. Mr. .Jacksoa was trying
to rescue his dog from the track when
the train struck him.
The A. R. P. Synod.
Dute West. Special .-The 102nd
general synod of Associate Reformed
Presbvierian church of the south met
last week here in regular annnal ses
ion. More than 100 delegates and
ministers were present at the first roll
call. The meeting was the most
arelv attended in the history of the
chmrech. Due West besides being a
central point of the entire synod is
the centre of interest of the whole
"Seeeder' denmination. .Their the
ological seminary and both male and
female collegtes are located here.
Charleston. Special.-The St. John
hotel is making the experiment of
employing white girls as waitresses
instead of colored waiters. Eight
girls arrived here and immediately
went to wvork. This is the first time
that white help has been employed in
such capgacity in Charleston and the
result of thle iunnovation will be
awaited with interest. The St. JTohn
hotel. as the (Charleston hotel and
Avzyhe hotel aire now prepring for
Late News Notes.
Several hundred bales of cotton
were burned on the cotton plaform
at St. Mathews. The fire wa~s acci
dental. and threa.tencd to do much
Marshal Law at Cronstadt.
St. Petersburg. By Cable.-Martial
law has het n declared at Constadt.
Vie-Admiral Birileff. minister of ma
rine, left tonight for Cronistadt.
Occurrences of Interest from
All Over Southfarolina
MANY ITEMS OF STATE NEWS
A Batch of Live Paragraphs Cover
ing a Wide Range-What is Going
On in Our State.
Charlotte Cotton Market.
The cotton market offering limited.
Strict low middling..........10%
Strict middling .... ......100
General Cotton Marihet.
Galveston, easy.. ........113-16
New Orleans, quiet . . . 111-16
Mobile, quiet.. ............10/ 1
Savannah. dull. . . 0%
Norfolk, steady.. .. .. .... ..3 07
Baltimore, nominal.. .. .. ....11 %
New York. quiet.. .. .. .......11% t
Boston, quiet .. .... .. .......11%
Houston, easy.. .. .. ......111-16
Augusta. !teady .. ...........10%
Memphis. quiet.. .. .. ......1 I
St. Louis, uiet .. .. .... ....
Louisville. firm.. .. .. .......11 /4
Charters and Commissions.
The secretarv of state issued a
Iarge number of charters antd com
missions l.st week.
The Cheraw Naval Stores Co. re- I
ceived a commission and will be cap
italized at $15.000. the corporators
being V. F. Stevenson. E. C. Prescott,
M. W. Duvall. D. T. Matthews and T.
The Shannon-Stevns-Boykin com
pany of Cheraw will be mercantile in
character and will be capitalized at
.$25.000. The corporators are: C. J.
S. Shannon. Jr., John T. Stevens and
W. A. Boykin.
The Standard Warehouse company
of Columbia secured its charter. The
officers are: D. C. Heyward, president;
E. C. Catheart, treasurer; E. T.
Lipscomb, secretary. The board of
directors consists of D. C. Heyward.
Edwin W. Robertson and August
Kohn of Columbia, J. A. Brock and R.
E. Ligon of Anderson, Ellison A.
Smyth, Lewis W. Parker and W. E.
Beattie of Greenville and J. K. Durst
of Greenwood. The capital stock of
the company is $500,000.
The Chester Ice Co., capitalized at
$20,000, was chartered with T. L. Eb
erhardt as president and treasurer and
C. L. Ridgely as vice president and
The Haile Shoe Co. will be locted
in Union and the capital will be $5,
000. The corporators are: Wmn. I.
Haile, John A. Fant and Francis M.
The Farmers' Bank of William-<
ston will have a capital of $15,000 and]
the corporators are: WV. A. Simpson, I
Geo. D. Sullivan, E. H. Welbourne, J.i
E. Wakefield, Jr., and J. C. Duck-1
The corporators of the Georgetown
lub whose purposes are rated as
athletic and social are: Lewis t.'Bry
an and W.~ S. Moore. The capital is
A charter was given the Aiken Cot
to'n and Stock exchange, capitalized
at; $2.000. The officers are: 0. H.
Mobley, president; Nelson Johnson,
vice president; W. J. Moseley, seere-1
tary, and R. L. Courtney treasurer.
The Seaboard Product Co. of
Georgetown will manufacture turpen
tine products. Th~e capital is $10,000
andl the corporatorsr are: 'A. G. Jor
dan, J. B. Steele and E. W. Kamin-t
The Oregon Lumber Company of
Greenville has increased its capital t
from $5,000 to $10,000. c
Briefs of State News.
Chief of Police -Norris (of Augusta
has written Governor Hleyward that
D. C. Mupy. life sentence convict s
who escapedl from the State prison.
is now in jail in Swainsboro. Murphy 3
was sentenced to be hanged for the e
murder of County Treasurer Copes (
of Orangeburg, butt has his sentence s
commuted to life imprisonment and t
was sent up March 26, 1897. He es- (
caLoed soon afterwards.
Mr. Oscar van dler Meensch has
opened a bureau in Ghent. Belgium,
to represent Sou-:h Carolina in the
immigration and colcuization line. He ]
is a delegate to Belgi.um. Holland and
France. Mr. Powell Evans of Phila
delphia, a soni of Dri. Jamnes Evans) of
Florence has been appointed special ~
commissioner to France.
Gov. Samuel W. Pennypa cke r of
Pennslyania, has written to Gohv.
Hewardl suggesting~ a monument at
Talley Forge from .?ach oft the thir
teen original States. The troops5
from this State were camped there
and the general assembly may appro-t
priate a sum for a small memorial.
The governor has received a peti
tion for a pardon for Allen Milan.
who is serving a 32-year sentence
from Pickens county for conviction of
manslaughter. Milan killed J. Ca
non in 198. Both .we niegroes. I
The annual mneetir~g o fthe Sons of
the Revolution in this State will be I
held in Charleston rmn Decemnber 14. e
Governor H-erwardl Las been asked to I
deliver the annual adtdress at the ban- g
The Spartanburg city council ha'i
decidedl to maintain its owvn chain
gang andl will shortly build a stock
ade. For a number o'f years the city S
has been turning over the prisonerst
from mavor' court4~ t<, 'he counlty aul- r
thorities~ to work the road and an
arrangrement was madec by which tis
work would be0 returned at stated e
Arth.ur Adams and Robert Sawyer,.
two of1 the three mutinou. sailors from
te~ schooner Harry A. Berwind, were e
convcte a+ Wilmington, N. C.
L. R. P. SYNOD ADJOURNS
argest Attendance in History of the
Church-Baseball at Erskine Ex
Due West. Special.-The 102nd
ynod of the A. R. P. Church of the
outh held its final session in the local
hurch Tuesday night. adjourned at
1.30 after transactin all the business
hat had come up for consideration.
:xcepting the resolution adopted re
ative to the enlargement of the for
ign mission policy of the church by
stablishing a station in India. there
rere no matters of unusual sirnifi
ance discussed and yet the mceting
f the synod of 1905 will*be memor
ble from the fact that it was proba
lv the most largely attended meeti"r
n its history.
At Monday night 's session it was
lecided that Rev. A. J. Ranson of
lie Spartanburg church be allowed to
anvass the Second Presbytery for
ullicient funds' to erect a suitable
ouse of worship ot that place and
hat Rev. G. W. Hanna of the Little
ock. Ark.. field be instructed to can
-ass the remaining presbyteries of the
.hurch for Vie same purpose at his
The synod approved the action of
he board of trustees of Erskine Col
ege providing for a ten per cent. in
rease in the salaries of the profes
ors, and that the salary of the prin
ipal of the fitting school be raised to
900. The faculty were also given
>ermission to select tutors for the
eparteents in which they were so
'dly needed. that of English, chem
strv, languages and mathematics.
Right of way over campus 'of 40
eet to be used for a street leading
o. the proposed depot was grahted
he promoters of Due West-Donalds
ailroad. This action was strongly
pposed by some members of the'
The matter that elicited the most
ttention and consideration, espee
ally on the part of the students of
rskine, was the action of the synod
n the report of the board of trustees
f the college recommending that Er
kine be withdrawn from the S. C.I.
L A. and be allowed to play no base
iall off the home grounds with any
ollege. The main argument of those
ii favor of such action was the pre
umed fact that gambling had large
y entered into the sport and like ille
alities were practiced by the stu
ents when on a baseball trip. After
ome lively discussion, led by Col. T.
. Kirkpatrick and representatives
f the faculty on behalf of the
ynod voted down the resolution. and
he boys clapped wildly, ignorant of
he sound of the moderator's gravel.
Rev. T. G. Boyce, D. D., who was
tntil lately the junior editor of The
s ociate ~Reformed Presbyterian, the
hurch paper, asked the synod to co
p rate with the newly elected editor,
~ref. G. G. Parkinson, in making the
>aper a success and for the quench
ng of any sectional feeling against
A resolution was offered and adopt
d to petition the president in his
oming message to congress to give
ome attention to the great need of
bolishing the liquor traffic.
After several other unimportant
natters had been disposed of, the'
ynod was led in prayer by Dr. Neill
.Pressley of Mexico and after a
ong was adjourned with benediction
iv the moderator. to meet at Camden.
la. Thursday after the second Sab
ath of November, 1906.
Greenville Goes Dry.
Greenville, Speial.-At the elee
ion held in Greenville county on
~uesday to determine the question of
ispensary or prohibition. the dry
icket won by a nmaj'ority estimated
losely at 4 to 1.
Killed By a Negro Boy.
Greenville. Special.--Doyle Jack
on. a 16-year-old regro boy. shot and
astantly killed a wvhite man named
\Card Sunday mnorning at 10 o'clock.
ni the plantation of Maj. Bellew in
lassv Mountain township. .Jackson
urrendered himself immediately after
ie tredgy. and wvas brought to the
reenville jail by Maj. Bollew. arim
in at midnight.
To Colonize in the South.
mniigration Watson is at work on: a
hteme to have the Salvation Arnmy
cople estaliish a large colony in this
eet ion. Representatives of the army
now in this locality preparmng the
or colonization in the South from the
est and Southern Illinois. Indiana.
)hio, Pennsylvania and Western New
ork. and it is thought that colonies
ill le established in several pf the
~othern States. These representa
ves will also visit Mohile. Chiatta
*ooga and other Southern Cities
News in Brief.
The silver jubilee of the Federation
f Labor beguan at Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Rev. Stephen M. Merrill. Methodist
piscopal Bishop, of Chicago, died at
eyport, N. J., aged S0 years.
President McCall. of the New York
ife Insurance Company. was order
d to demand ".Judge'" Andrewv
amilton 's return to tell the investi
ating committee about the disburse
2ent of the . yellow-dog fund."
Charged With Peonage.
Gaffney. Special.-Deputy United
tates Marshal A. L. Hallman re
rneikd from Blacksburg where he ar
estedl Johnu Mart in. Thomas Martmi
id Ellen Martin, charged wvith p)eon
e. The parties are all white. They
ie residents of the northeastern
aart of Cherokee county and are
harged with holding a boy. Fitzhugh
Thite in peonage. They were car
ed before United States Commis
oner E. A. Trescott, at Blacksburg.
.. cr ey gav a .$500 bond each
BLEASE TRIAL' OPND
Change of Venue Denied by Judge
Siluda, SPeeial.-lWhen edr iir on
vened Thursday morning t1he case of
the State against E. S. Blease. eharg
ed with murdef, was called. The so
licitor and Mr. T. S. Sease. who is
assisting in the prosecution, formally.
moved for a change of venue. the mo
tion being based upon the affidavits
of 299 eitizens of the conty that they
did not believe the State could obtain
a fair and impartial trial. Defend
ant's counsel in reply. read the affi
davits of 325 ditizens who swear that
a fair and impartial trial in this case
can be had in Saluda county. In ad
dition to. these affidavits were submit
tevd hv 20 eitizens who stated that
they had signed affidavits for a change
of venue under a misapprehension.
Besides these. defendant 's counsel
submitted affidavits of the county
supervisor of Saluda county, the slip
erintendent of education. several mag
istrates in the county. those of an ex
lupervisor and an ex-sheriff. The so
lieitor. in presenting his side of the
case stated that this 'was a rare case
and should not be tried by the strong
friends of either side for it matters
not how the case should terminate.
improper motives would be suspected.
The-ailidavits show that a State sena
tor from this county is charged with
the killing of another man almost
qually as popular. and that under
such cirenmstances it would indeed be
difficult to procure a jury free from
bias and prejudice. The affidavits as
well as the records show that the
State could not get representation at
the local bar, but that on the other
hand. every member of the legal fra
ternity at this place represents the
The purpose of all judicial investi
-ations is to get a trial even above
suspicion. In spite of the fact that
the- sympathy is alwayS*with the de
fense in cases of this kind the State
shows by the affidavits of 299 men
that there is no probability of a fair
trial in Saluda county. All that the
State asks is that it be transferred
I to some county where thereis on rea
on to believe bias or prejudice ex
When the affidavits on behalf of the
defendant had been read the solicitor
sked for time to procure other affi
davits for the State. This Judge Mim
minger promptly refused.
At the conclusion of Mr. Sease's
argument Judge Memmiuger held that
the showing made by the State was in
uthicient and declined the motion.
TO EXTEND C. & L.
Work on Extension of Chesterfield &
Lancaster 4ailroad From Ruby to
Gum'Springs Now in Progress..
Cheraw. Special.-Mr. A:.~ G.Page,
eneral superintendent andoie~ off the
largest stockholders of the Chester-.
field Lancaster Railroad is authority
for the statement that -the road is to
extend immediately from Ruby. the
present -teriminus, to Gum Springs, a
distane' of about eight miles.' Ahe
work of cutting out the right of way
being now in progress. Maj. Charles
H. Scott, a prominent and experiene
~d civil engineer of Elliins, West i~r
ginia. has charge of the survey of the
extension and will personally puper
N'se the construction of the work,,
For a number of years he was con
nected -with the engineering depart
mnent of the Cheaspeake & Ohio rail
road and recently has been employed
-by the Hon. Hem-y Gassaway Danis mn
the construetitont -railway work in
'The extension of the C. & L. Rail
roadl from Ruby will follow what is
kn,.n as the upper rouite. with sever
al slight alter'tions in the line of suir
ve. ro <Ruby to Giun Springs~ it
wi'll go a little south of the old nor
thern survey, leaving Mgt. Croghan to
th right a short ~distance.; several
thousand dallars being saved by this
slight alteration. From Gum Sprmngs
t-he road will be built to Fox Place,
and from'there to the river; it js hard'
to say which route it will take. but
likely the upper one. via -Dudley,
toucing the river near -the Wildeot
stream opposite the' little town d
Trdesville. in Lancaster county.
To Pledge; S. C. Farmers.
Coubia. S. "C., tSpcial..-Secre
tar F. H-. Weston, of the South Car
oliiia .dis-isio'nof -he southern dto
Association'in an interview said
Td? I i in receipt of instruer
tions from headquarters in Atlanta to
institute'a. movement tvward securny~
pledges from th'e farmers foi- the cot
ton which they now' have og~ hand for
"We know that there is a most ac
tive decman'd for dry goods and thmt
the mills have not the cotton neces
sar to run them to fill these con
trvts. The association considered 11
cents a faii- but iiot unreasonable
price for cotton, but inl view' of the
:ei y aggressive campaign that has
been instituted against cotton mn the
last few days it would be absurd for
the Southerri Cotton Association to
stand by and see the producers o>f
cotton t'hroughout the South despoil
edl of millions of dollbrs.
"We must convince the pinniers of
the world that the price of cotton
is to be fixed b~y the producer and not
by the speculator.
pr~pose to pay these canvassers for
Barn Burned Near Gaffney.
G;afney. Special.-The crib and
barn of Mr. -J. F. C. Seruggs. who
ives in the western part of Cheroked
'ounty, was burned Wednesday even
ng entailing a loss of three cows and
all the corn and forage of Mr.
erggs. The insurance on the des
rayed property amounts to $110..The
fre is thought to have been the work
f an incendiary. This is the third
lire which has ocurred in that vicini
t within the i'at fwelve mnonths.
Notes of Southern Cotton Mills and
Other manfacturing Enterprises.
Watkinsvifle, Ga.-Watkiasville is
to have a $1W0,000 eotte6naill at an
early date. A company ls een or
ganized to place the new mill in oper
ation. At the head of the company
as presi'dent, secretary and treasurer
is Hon. E. B. Thompson, of Qeonee
county, one-of the best armers in
this State and also a well known busi
ness man. A. J. Baxter. of High
Shoals, is to. be -the superiftendent of
the new mill. Lr. .Bait- is a man
of wide experience in the mill busi
ness.. The directors are- A. W.-Ash
foi-d; A. C. Jackson. Daye Osborne,
Henry Thomas and . T. nCrowley. n
addition to- the establishment of the
new eotton mill pla%) the company
will also establish a water. works and
electric light plant that 'ill serve the
purpbse 6f the- cotton imill and at the
same- time give -the..town: of Watkins
ville a good. supply of water for
domestie uses and fire protection and
light the streets of the twn. with
Graham, N. C. .The ,Leo% Cotton
Mill Co. takes over and will operate
the plant of the Voorhees Manufact
uring Co.. -at-Grham, N-.:T.be mill
has 1248 spindles, 136 looms, dyeing
equipment, steam. powerplagt,etc,for
manufacturing cloth*. Its iailinerv
is bod ina-ris intil6ing.three
stories igh, 75x121!feet; t17r i6 also
a loppe-ho se.lye-hous Ahid: - loiler
house. The Leota corporation was
reported several weeks ago as incor
porated with capital stock of 125.
000 by Messrs. Jas. V. Pomeroy, Wm.
E. White and J. H. White. Mr. Pom
erog has been 'electe e ry
. Lineville, Ala. Vend Lewis
rosA& Co., have pulAfia t rge
farm ofJ. T. Smith and will put up
a cotton mill soon. They have also
closed a deal for shoals on the Talla
poosa river abov& tie -Imouth of
Crooked creek,. .vhere they will install
an ele'etric plari-to operate-th cotton
mill and furnish power. ,for other
machinery at this lace.'
Athins, Ga. The Stai Tire'ad Mills
Capt James- White, proprietor, are
planning to effect exterisive enlarge
ments next ;year, and the capacity
kill be nearly' doubled. Some 5,000
spindles :will be added and electri
city will be used for motive power.
The star mill, now has 7,000 spindles
(ring) in place, and makes farns.
Besides this enlargement, Captain
White will develop the power of thie
Barnett Shoals on the Oconee riyer,
and..Utiliz it . migs trnsmit
Atlanta, Ga. W. H. Carter, has
about .a-ompleted arrangements to
build a cotton bag factory and .later
a11,000,000& cottonrilt 'st-Mempis
Tenn. He .has interested I. F. Peters.
B. W. Iirsch .and~iB. J. .m , of
Menphis, ifisipro .i*n a
$30,000 company will be fori to
build the-bg factory first.
Charkote, X. C. The Orie is
are to be sold on the 25th o~this
month at public sale, by F.G. n
ston, plaintif, for debt. It is v ble
property, consisting of two br ac
tories with 13,200 spindles an p20
looms The' lot 'contains 13 1-2 *s
ind there are 13 tenemn't ho .
It has been, ascertained: that ~Y~id .
Clark is, the'promnoter of thie ne' t
ton factory company regarding ~ch'
there have been -rumors at .Cha4te,
N.. C. .*A capital ste og' 50 is
contemplated., If. the plan mdrm~i
lizes. the -product will be coarse~eot
ton yarns. -
Opelousas, ILa. Steps Nare Vn
taken for the erection of a cottd e~
tory here. -Messrs. Little and La er,
of this pldabeigi deyorted isthe
New Orleans, La. It is most griga
ble that- the Lane and Mag'innis mills
will consolidate. Meetigs otfhe
stockholders were called for the'ith,
presumaly to consider the deal( .
all subscribed', an~d givinig employ
ment-to 300 -personrsnorassured
for this city.
Spinniny liill asid alt 4the" franchises
and real and personal property of the
Madison Manufacturing Company,
were sold at auction.MIonday in accor
danceavith's recent decree of the Un
ited States Supreme Court. gained by
the Farmers' Loan & Trust Company.
of New York. . The mill .has about
15.000 spindles- andiintil suspension'
enployed' 2.50 people.
The Charlotte Tubing Company is
the latest industrief. enterprise to be
launched in Charlotte.. Drs..G. A. and
M. A. Blaind and J1. S. Loughead are
the incorporators and ah application
for a charter was made-recently. The
company will be capitalized at
The company will at once begin the
erection of a plarit near the city for
the manufacture of cotton mill tubes
along modern and improved lines.
Whitney, N. C. . It is reported that
contracts have been closed with the
Whitney Reduction Company to fur
nish 6,000 horse-power of electrical
energy at the four Cannon mills--one
at Concord and three at Albemarle.
The aggregate amount of :'.e contract
will be between $123,000 and $135,000
Spray, N. C. Mule-spun yarns on I
the woolen system will be mnaufact
ured by the .'.nericau Thread Comn
pany, recently organized by B. Frank
Mebane. - -