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Proits Given on Dispensadie
Columbia, Special.-There are some
interesting figures given in the qu.
terly report made by Auditor Wes
on the county dispensaries. The toe
tals by counties on sales and percent.
age of profits are given as well as the
net profits. It is shown that Sumter
made the largest percentage of pro
ts with Florence seccad, and Abbe
ville an even 50 per cent. Charlestoni
,made the largest sales with Richland
second. The largest net profit was
made by Richland county with Char
leston second. I
Compared with previous quarters
the three months ending with Septem
ber show an increase over the Apiil
Juno quarter, but a decrease as com
pared with the first quarter of the
year. The figures oin sales and break
age by counties are given below:
County Sales. Breakage.
Abbeville.. .. ..$ 32,494.31 $ 82.06
Akn. . . . . . . . 63,369.44 500.11
Bamberg.. .. .. 18,304.70 121.12
Barnwell.. .. .. .40,495.05 495.05
Beaufort.. ... . 26.596.46 174.96
Berkeley .. .. .. 13,523.53 77.15
Pharleston .. 150,623.85 125.45
Chester .. .... 21.526.63 172.73
Clarendon . . 11.012.90 93.25
Colleton ...... 15,653.92 137.00,
Dorchester 14.587.75 160.40
Fairfield.. .... 14,8S5.50 208.19
Florence ......40,681.30 230.25
ficorgetown. . 26.173.25 44.02
Hampton.. .. ..12,975.55 75.45
Kershaw.. .... 22,26.36 162.20
Laurens ..... ..17,13S.03 170.95
!fee.. .. .. ..... 17,372.23 119.40
Lextington . 14.974.26 41.80
Qraneburg. 50.423.34 253.25
Richland.. ....11:1,303.38 650.25
Sumter. . .....41,582.55 142.50
Williamsburg .. 18,689.97- 23.65
Totals. . . . . .$319,269.26 $4,272.19
Profits and Percentage.
The figures on profits and percent
age for the quarter are as follows:
County. Net Profit. P. C.
Abeville...........$ 11.059.67 50
Aiken.. ........ 18.051.85 40
Bamberg.. ......... 5,319.52 41
Rarnwell......... 8,998.35 28
Reaufort ..(......6,657.36 33
Berkelev.. ........ 2,460.83 27
Charleston..... .. ..... 27.786 33
Chester.. .. ...... 6,490.12 43
Clarendon .... .. .. 2,207.39 25
Colleton .............2,538.94 19
Dorchester.. .. .... 3,140.44 27
Fairield.... ..2.. ...2,733.24 23
Florence ........ 13.905.71 52
Leorgetown ...... 7,177.78 37
Hampton.. ...... 3,309.97 34
Kershaw.. ...... 7,142.24 45
Laurens.. .. ......11,710.04 45
e.... ........ 4,332.55 33
Lexington.. ...... 2.826.54 23
Orangeburg ...... 14,055.14 39
Richland.. .. .....30,018.61 36
Sumter.. ..........16,482.18 60
Milliamsburg.. ......4,457.59 31
Totals. .. . ... . ..2I(62.39 .35
Palagra in Newberry, .v
Newberry, Special.-A emse of the
new disease, pelagra, has developed in
Newberry, the victim--being- an -old
colored woman, Anna Schnmpert. She
has been afflicted with the trouble in
a mild degree for three or four
months. On Saturday, Urs. J. M.
Kibler and W. G. Houseal wvere re
quested to examine the woman as to
ber sanity by the probate judge, hier
husband having reported that she had
lost her mind and desired that she
be sent to the hospital for the in-.
lane, where she could be cared for.
Bitten by a Mad Dog,
Rock Hill, Special.-Mr. Thomaa
of the 'Finley Dairy efarm, who was
bitten by a mad dog several days
ago, hss gone to 'New York to take
the Pasteur treatment.
Fire at Ware Shoals.
Ware Shoals, Special.-The home
and barn of Mr. A. C. Long were des.
troyed by fire Sunday night. Evi.
dence points to robbers having set
the place -on fire, the occupimnts being
absent at the lime. Mr. Long had
$400 insurance, The property be
longed to Col. 3. H. Wh'arton.
tinesto rrveto be used inmininM
operations in this county. Ten cars
othe Flint Hill mine:aeo t,be
way and will be due".40 arrive in a
s~hort time. Inquiries *are being re
e,eived by .those interested da1t in
~ rgard to ainlysting iajt tfpoer
Preisbyterian Xet'-in Sumter.
Sumter, Special.-After. the open
1g0 exercises of the .synod the cui
rolfment indicatoed a 'large number'
Vres6nt at the first session of Synod.
Re.Henry Alexander -White, D.
D., of Columbia/ Theological semi.
lary was elected moderator, and Rev.
H. W. Frazer, D. D., of Anqerson,
was made temporary clerk.
The session of the morning wasi
opened with devotional exercises con
ducte.d by Rev. Alex. Martin of Roek
The following standing committees
were announced by the moderator
Devotional exercises-Rev. J.' P.
Marion, Rev. G. G. Mayes, Rev. H. A.
Knox, D. J. Winn, B F.. Wilson..
Bills and Overtures-Rev. B. P.
Reid, Rev. S. C. Byrd, Rev. Chalmers
Fraser, Rev. James McDowell, Rev.
M. R..Kirkpatrick, Rev. G. A. Black
burn, Rev. J. G. Law, J. C. Snott,
J. W. Cunningiam, W. B. Wallett.
Judicial Business-Rev. W. J. Mc
Kay, Rev. W. T. Hall, Rev. W. 8.
Bean, Rev. J. G. Richards,'Rev. S. C.
Caldwell, G. W. Taylor,.H. W. Brice,I
A. W. Leland.
Home Missions-Rev. Alex. Sprunt,
Rev. Alex. Martin, Rev. J. A. Wilson,
Rev . A e Bridgeman. Rev. T. D.
Cartledge, Rev. Lowrv Davi"., Jas.AS.
White. George Wt Hills, M. P. Nash.
The Narrative-Rev. S.' M. Smith,
Rev. J. M. Holladav, Rev. W. H. Me
Mean, Rev.e. A. Buckner. Rev. W. P.
Jacobs. W. E. Wilds, R. T. Gillespie.
Theological Seminary-Rev. E. E.
Gillespie, Rev. J..K. t. Fraser, Rev.
W. H. Mills, Rev. J. C. Rowan, IPv.
R. T. Gillespie. Jr., Rev. D. W. Rich
ardson, A. E. Spencer, W. A. Temple
ton. A. A. Moore.
Finance-S. E. Welch, L . . Wilds,
G. H. O'Leary.
Minutes of Genef-al Assembly
Rev. Robert Adams, Rev. W. M. Me
Pheeters, Rev. D. l. leTver, Rev. A.
E. Spencer, Rev. R. E. Henderlite, D.
R. Coleman, W. L. Boyd, A. P. John
Leave of Absene-Rev. A. H. Me
Arn, Rev. J. P. Stevensoll, Rev. G.
R. Ratchford. Rev. J. K. Coit, J. C.
Foster, W. E. Saunders.
Presbyterial Records-Bethel: Rev.
FR. A. Marin, Rev. J. Doak, Rev.
T. P. Burgess. J. W. Reed,; Chartles
ton: Rev. B. MnLeod. Rev. F. W.
Grege, Rev. P. H. ioore, J. T. Lem
oni; Enoree: Rev. W. B. Arrowood,
TReNv. S. H. Hav, W. B. Flanagal;
Harmon: Rev. J. T. Dendy, Rev. D.
M. Fulton, Rev. V. G. Smith. W. B.
Robisson; Pee Dee: Rev. J. K. Hall,
Rev. Rv. S Jn K. L . F. Rankin,
E. P. Mioore; South Carolina: Rev. W.
A. Hafner, Rev. C. . . Parker, Rev..
P. S. McChesney, L. B. Williams.
The na.rratives and - stastical - re
ports of presbyterais were read and
PSeetes, ReD.a Mcuder WRtts A.
mq.opnc, RevR.. eng,Esqt, D.
th.Ceumtean, isusdLa BoderP Johnt
sto new rs o'ac comr
Foaer now servn Salier.setnei
F.r.TDennanlliRdv A Man about
T.wP Byears. go jVta Re, CBrers
toiiRcus . leavin the. Feo. The
Ggnd Re.P.H afe-dsovredJevidence.
on; ndore:rev ampb. Arioled
belr,monducre. T. freht trn onth
C.&M. Fuivisioe V. the Smithern WfeB.
Robfbisotn;PeD: atPemon JKlastlwee
and the engne;ot ardoviaerv body
P.llin MehesmyaL.st iliant.H
Tas ratung marid sas.isl body
pors hiftn presbyedmont we he ad
Stmpee Bige OGrat Pew Tria.
Sumer, Speia-The~ tWtt ofnhe
raw ha cotractodwth JakCoet
alidge "Camirn Copay,' the clorest
maner o serectg a lifee snteneion
Mr.iTed .aiverd Grat Manin Daborive
ircn pla oftevin thedpot.yThe
mteiecnt wasoode and grancote o2,00
Irtiay be' afptedovre evnebry.
Chduco 'amplly Kirned.
5..ea-l oduhtr ofeih trand onrs.
C. &F. Lomink wo rehe oten, fll
killin tonhip, almot isxanily. He
tec,was bfmtatd Thre ngi
way lastin g a Pieowhen ateac
ltieaw Spil-Thdetown ofr he
rawd h cotred ihteJle
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GLEANING DAY T AY
Iva " tms d0iWi*Bvents' Of Mr
or Lew Interest at Uoini and
The cruiser 'Norih Carolina is be.
ag painted pearl gray.
Werrenton merchants organized an
kusociation $ob'help. th ..city's busi
An organ, partly paid for by Car
segie, was used for the first time at
Fostmaster-General Meyer addres
;ed a large meeting of hepublicans
After Jesse Crouse killed hjs
mrother Philip, near 13htefield, he fled
md his four other brothers are lead
ng a posse searching for - him.
John Armstrong Chaloner was on
'he stand in the proceedings in Char
ottesvillle to settle the question of
At Charlotte, N. C., Charles B.
Kimball 'shot his brother-in-law,
harlie Thomas, five times. An old
Eamily trouble was the cause.
The Virginia 2-cent passenger rate
3ase was argued in the United States
Right Nov., Laurens Veres, of Mex
[co, was consecrated bishop by Mgr.
Falconio in Washington.
Steanship companies of Baltimore
%id other ports in arguments denied
the right of the Interstate Commerce
Commission to exercise jurisdiction
Judge 's.ft made a number of
speeches in Tennessee.
Mr. Bryan got a tremendous ova
tion in Denver.
President Gompers, of the Ameri
can Federation of Labor urged voters
at. South Bend, Md., to defeat Wat.
son, Taft and Cannon. -
President Roosevelt is said to re
gard the election of Judge Taft as
William H. Taft spent Sunday in
Mr, Bryan is on the way East "for
a final whirlwind tour of the cam.
The New York World, a Bryan pa
per, gives Taft 205 votes sure and*
credits Bryan with 178.
In addition to the nationa ticket
nearly all the States,amd' Torritories
will vote for local officers on Novem
The newv Chinese Constitution has
The American warships were greet
ed ini an eff'usive manner at Yoko
An understanding is declared to
be in sight betweeft Bulgaria' and
.Bulgaria refuses to .ee'ept some of
the conditions agreed upon by
France, Great Britian and Russia.
The American fleet was caught in
a tynhoon abd two men were washed.
overboard. the ships being also great'
Reports from manufacturLrs show
that the country is recovering'fromn
the panic notwithstandimsr the 're
,tardidig influences of the campaign.
The triaL of Charles W. Morse re
vealed some peculiar financial deals.
Thei cornerstone of ,the $2,000,000
Catholic cathedral to be built in St.
Louis was laid by Archbishop Fal
Sewell Sleuman, an Omaha grain
broker, aftei- telephoning to the
police that a tragedy would be en
acted, killed the woman to who.un l'.
was paying attentions and himself.
'The Nstional Association of Grain
Dealers has adopted 'new rules for
Fire conditions i'n Michigan agre
improved, but there is great need of
Twenty-one persons were burned
to death in a 'train *ent to the re
lief of forest fire viethe~s in Michi
Jewery worth $17,000 'was *tolen
from- Mrs. Howard Morton, at .Green-.
Sint pe a si were killed in an ex..
Plosion ot dsaite at Fort Collins,
Cat, en the injua d.
Itr V.i 'viin i. ,
bama . Completed
aroOvi 4id,- begn
Ropds.Ibe and .ea
$ Aft in joint Awslak j
f th phill e question.
Sx Ikop1e d in Colorado as the
result of sno*atorms.
TOft's.do ad cloudburlt in New
KedeoAil (Our persons.
Taft's'V61ce bap' forsaken him and
his engagements p be.
Secretary of War Luke 'E. Wright
made a speech for Taft in- New York
At Sherman, Wyo. a tornado' blew
c caboose off thd railroad track and
killed two men.
Death list by forest fires in Miehi
;an has grown to forty-one, with full
reports not yet in.
News in Brief.
Charles Elliott Morton; philanthrop
ist, scholar and teacher, died at Cam.
,That the United States will ask
for a new treaty with Russia was
made known in a letter from Secre
tary Root to Jacob H. Schiff.
Three persons were burned to
death in a New York tenement Are.
United States Supreme Court de
cides that H. Clay Pierce must go
back to Texas to answer an indiet
ment for 'perjury.
President Roosevelt in a letter to
Senator Knox demands that Mr.
Bryan state whether he is committed
to Gompers' labor legislation pro
gram,' and points to the Pearre bill
as a dangerous' invasion of property
Explorer Evelyn Baldwin plans to
float on an ice pack across the Polar
sea from Alaska to Greenland.
The Pacific leet is expected to
reach Panama from its South Ameri
can cruise the same day the Atlantic
fleet reaches Hampton Roads-Feb
Writ of Error Granted Thaw.
Philadelphia, Special.-A writ of
error was granted Harry K. Thaw
by United States Circuit Court of
Appeals on an appeal from the de
cision of Judge Young a,t Pittsburg
in which the court dismissed the
writ of habeas corpus to bring Thaw
to Pittsburg to.testify in bankruptey
proceedings. Argument will be heard
Prominent Georgian Wounded.
Cartersville, Ga., Special.-W. T.
Pucket, owner of a large brick plant
and prominent. citizen of Cartersville
was struck in the right temple by a
brick thrown by. Jim Clemnents, a
negro workman, and is in a serious'
conditio11 at his home here.- The' ne
gro flet at once and -is said to have
hidden in a swamp near here. A
posse of armed men was quickly or
ganized an*d started in pursuit of
Korean Insurrection Over.
Tokio, Byr Cable.-The so-called in-.
surrection in Korea is practically
ended. -The troops are still on active
duty, but the insurgents have dwin
dled to merely a disorderly element.
10 is stated that Princie Ito, former
resident general, a $teoul wilN proly
ably return to Korea early in No
vember. Two thirds of the Japanese
troops in. north Chipa will be with
drawn ini a few days..
Prince of Prussia Weds.
Berlin, By Cable.-Duchess Alex..
andra Victoria, of Schleswig-HoI
stein, daughter of Prince Frederick
Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, was
married in the chapel of the imperial
palace at 5 -o'clock Thursday after.
noon to Prince August William, of
Prussia, fourth son of Emperor Wi!
liam. -The ceremony was iWitnesseil
by .the members of the imperial fam
ily and fifty princes and princesses
of the iinor. German royal house.
By Wire and Clable.
President Roosevelt has signed a
contract to become associate. editor of
the Outlook on his return from this
Philadelphia doctor to prove his
contention that vaccination does not
prevent smallpox challenges an advo
cate of its efficacy to sleep avith him
with a smallpox pdttient between
them, the challenger uneyer hawiteg
een y ceinated, while ghe ~ile er
VEMY OMRALE AFTAIR
aTennemi" Attorney Cag
noher 'elow iaunioa
eng stekra andof'
U"a ]s mks. kre One Is
V* Mnd WNs B*dy .Wddled.
Union City, T'nn., Specal.-Co
R. Z. Tay]or,400d,00 years, and CApt.
QuInten- Bazikin, 'both prominent at
torneys of Trenton, Tenn., were tak
en from Ward'se Hotel at -Wainut Log
Tenn., fifteen nifles from. .hete -Tue's
day nijkht -by nusked "inight-riders'9*
and I was monrdered. Capt. Rankin's.
body was found Tuesd morni
riddZed with bullets', n&nd hangi
from a tree 4one,nile from the hot
Tiptonville 1, Tenn.,P Special.-Un..
harmed, save numerous scratches re
ceived in a thirty-hotir trip through
unfamiliar woods and the fatigue in
ident to the trip without food and
'the mental.stflain, Col. R. Zachary
Taylor reatihed herd after a miraeu..
lous escape from the night-riders at
Reel Foot Lake, who mudored his
partner, Captain Quinten Rankin.
His own story of his experiences
was told by him as follows: "Mon
day night last Captain Rankin and
I went to Reel Foot Lake in re
sponse to a letter from a Mr. Ca rpen
ter of Union City, who wanted to
lease some timber lands. On our ar.
rival at the lake we went to the Log
House, or WLrd Hotel, and early af.
ter supper retired. Some time dur
ing the night 'we were aroused by
some one knocking at our door, and
on opening the door a mob of mask
ed men was found standing in' the
hall. We were ordered to dress, and
as the leader of the mob said he
wanted to talk to us, we put on our
clothes and accompnied the men to
the back of the lake some distance
from the hotel.
"The leader of the mob
with us telling us we were
ing too much with Judge II::
were taking entirely too mr
eat in the lake. He said t uaL ,tdA
course of Harris and tlIe West Ten
nessee Land Company in prohibiting
free fishing was causing the starva
tion of women and children, and that
something had to be done.
"I never dreamed that the mob in
tended us any.harm, but just then the
mob threw a rope around Captairv
Rankin's neck and swung him to a
limb. He protested and said: 'Gen
tlemen, do not kill me,' and the reply
of the mob was a volley of 50 -shots.
"This was the first evidenhe of any
intention to harm us and wheri the
firing began I jumped into a bayou,
arnd madie for a sunken log. Behind
this I hid and the mob fired several
hundred shots into the log. They
evidently believed I wvas dead, for I
heard one of them say: "He 's dead'
and let him go,' and with that lhe
"I remained in the water uhtil af-'
ter the mob was out of hearing rind'
went to an island in the lake where I
remained- all day Tuesday. At night
I started out and walked all night,
coming up to a huse at 6 o 'clock.
Governor Directs. Search..
Union City, Tenn., Special.-Gocv
ernor Patterson, who arrived here
Wednesday night, began early Thurs
day to .direct operations toward ap
prehension of those concerned in th,s
murder of Captain Rankin at Reel'
Foot Lake. One hundred and fifty
militiamen, under command of CoL.
W. C. Tatom, arrived and were dis
tributed throughout the district.
Posses -started from this city tse
search ~for Colonel Taylor.
fiovernor Patterson gave out the.
folrowing statement before it was.
learned that Colonel Taylor had not
"I have offered -the largest reward
the raw will permit for the arrest and
e'onviction of the assassins and have
ordered out troops. I have believed'
that the military should be the last
resort of a.State governed by law but
the time has now come when it is my
duty as Governor to use all the pow
er at my command to restore order
in the region where these assassina
tions have oceurred and to assist the
courts in the apprehension and pun
ishmnent of the perpetrators. It must'
be taken, by all as a pnrpose deliber
ately formed and I hope no man -or
body -of men anywhere in the State
will fail to understand it. We have
had enougha of lawless acts, of"
4hefts, intimidation and other meth
ods of terrorizing citizens and corn
munities. These should .be stopped
artd must be storppdi "r C Jem
itenees will ban- o bT,r ;:l' ml ar.
rthe prwesent 'j inw V .' It ,. Iii c