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General Cotton Market.
New Orleans? quiet. 10%
, Mobile, dull.. ..10%
Savannah, steady .vi.,. . .'..IO 9-16
Norfolk, steady.. .... . .10%
?fewYork,, quiet.. ....11.15
Houston,, quiet .. ..'.10%
- Momphis, steady.10%
St. Louis, quiet.. -.10%
? Louisville, firm..10% ?
Charlotte Cotton Market.
. aa&9 - iv;- ...
These figures represent prices paid
Tinges...... .... .. .. . .9 to 10
i Stains....'.-..7 to il
UNDEVELOPED WATER POWER.
Which Are Susceptible of Producing
Vast Store of Motive Power.
It is "staid that tho United States
geological survey is soon to have pre
paredamap showing the extent to
win cit tiie' water powers of this State
are susceptible of development. The
worli^ll show the water powers on
tue Broad liver north of Alston and
on,theft .Catawba river between Cam
den ?anti /tlie: North CaCrolina line.
0nriho Catawba Tiver (also known
belo w^vthe'.Great. J-'aUs- as the Wa
den "and "the " State line , the fall is
about 3S0 feet. The greatest fall o.c
te^hxQ<shea4 o?; navigation, five
2 fcim \five'"'miles ;. at Rocky
]\?^r^her?H:ne f?lHs" 173 feet in
eight miles, and at Landsford, where
the fall is 40 feet in two'miles. At
each of these points small .naviga
tion canals were constructed, about
75 years ago by the State.
Yeiy little power is now being used
at these shoals. TJie.pi?n?ipal devel
oped water poweren-thc river is
the neyy^plant at Rock Hill, where
the dam^?n??wp'rkirg head are about
30 feetf^ " "' ' v
On Broad river the -fall is about 320
feet iii the 75 mil?.s between Alston
and the State line. The principal
shoals are the Lockhart shoals, where
the fall is 4S feet on one and a half
miles and a seriesPof shoals, including
Cherokee shoals; near Gaffney where
the fall is 104 fet in six miles. An ex
aiuipation- and report on this river
w?s'in?cre- in 1S70 and 1SS0 hy the
corps of engineers of thev United
Palmetto News Items.
The Carolina. Mutual Insurance com
pany with headquarters at Columbia,
has been eh: 'ered. Mr. S. L. Miller
for a number of years field agent in
j Squth; Carolina for thc Equitable and
subsequently' general agent for the
Mutual, and now for-the Home Life,
is; president and treasurer. The di
rectors'are'T.K. Elliott, president of
the bank of Winnshoro and of the
Fairfield-CottonMills;'E. H. Spark
man, vice-president of the Merchants
and Planters Bank of Union; J. W.
Simpson^ cashier of the First Nation
al Bank Of Spai'tariburg; Wilie Jones,
^riite^president Ca?olina National
Bank^-<?4?mbia; and Dr. W. M.
Lester of ColumGnV medical director.
Congressman George S. Legare
has gone to Washington, where he
will meet a number of other represen
tatives, forming a party who will he
the guests of Congressman Wilson of
North Dakota on a hunt in that State.
Mr. Thomas J. McCrary, president
and treasurer of the Newberry Cot
' ton Mills, died suddenly Wednesday
morning shortly after ll o'clock, dur
ing an attack of acute indigestion.
The illness seized him at about mid
night, and was utterly unlooked-for,
as Mr. McCrary had been apparent
ly in good health. Mr. McCrary's
death is viewed by the community as
? a great calamity.
A special from Orangeburg says :
H. W. Boiizard, foi mer dispenser at
Fort Motte,, who was arrested charg
ed with -a defalcation amounting to
^TpSjSTrlsl, and who was delivered into
the custody of the sheriff iii default
of bail, was released, the necessary
bond having been secured. Bond was
fixed in the sum of #2,000 and the
bondsmen are W." G. Peterkin and.
Martin Keller of Fort Motte and M.
CV Edwins of Orangeburg. Bouzard
waived a preliminary hearing and,
while the case will be called during
the court of* -general sessions which
convenes here Monday, the defence,. |
may require more .time and ask for ?
postponment until January.
Gen. M. Ir/ Bonham has been con
fined to his room for the past week,
suffering withran intestinal abscess.
As soon' as he- is able his physicians
^wj^?take-:him to a hospital to have
County Supervisor McBride of
Florence ordered en election to be
held on October 3rd for the purpose
of voting on thc question of dispen
sary or no dispensary under the Brice
law, the ^requisite number of names
Several-' "merchants from other
places arc going tc locate in Sum
chamber of commerce to secure stores
for them. Houses and stores are in
great .-Fernand and ure being built
very rapidJv. . The city of Sumter is
?stotc'ljiag out and where.a few years
ago "Were waste lands or lands plant
ed nr?rriow line resvlences. Another
evidciice 'of the business growth of
the-eily is the building o ftsores in
various' sections of the cit.v hereto
j?ff???0f- an. exclusive residential sec
tion. The outlook for a fine fail trade
i's r.akl to- bo bettor than for years.
... Brenham,. Texas. -Thc Brenham
..Gottan'i-Mills expects to double the ea-.
j)acity of its plant in thc near future
'treing to the steadily increasing de
fnjand .f':r Hs product. There arc at
present some 5,000 spindles and 160
looms in position, to which $10,000
worth of machinery will bc added al
. once,.ttl liing up all thc vacant space
.available at present.
--.Machinery has been installed in thc ?
'addition of the Ellawhite Cotton
.;M?Ts, Uniontown, Ala., and the mill
".will begin operation September 1.
:@h 10,000; spindles. ; *" '3
E NEWS OF IHTERtST
Great Activity Shown in New Enter
prises and Enlargements.
Cohunbia, S. C.-The fourth press
cloth mill in the United States will
be established here. Press cloth is
manufactured ?rom camel's hair and
mohair, and the woven cloth is used
in cotton-seed oil mills, linseed oil
mills, in wine factories and other
plants where thc products must bc
strained hy pressure through fabric.
This new enterprise will be an impor
tant addition to Columbia's indus
tries as well as to the textile inter
ests of the South, with which it may
be classed . Thc plant at Columbia
will be built by the American Press
Cloth Co., which is now being organ
ized by Messrs. Ben j. F. Taylor,-John
Jacob Seibels, E. G. Seibels, Thomas
Tavolr, Jr., and A. S. Guignard, the
capital stock to be $50,000 to begin
with: 'outra et has been awarded to
Mes.-.rs. Waring & Co., for the erec
tion . of thc necessary buildings to
have . a floor space of 5,000 square
feet, and Messrs. Benj. F. Taylor and
A. F. Parker are now in New York
arranging for the purchase of the ma
chinery and olhcr mechanical equip
ment that will bo required. Mr. Par
ker will, be superintendent of the
plant. He setablished the press-cloth
mill at Houston, Texas, that being
one of the three now in operation in
. this country. The other two are at
Brooklyn, ?. Y., and North Chelms
Magnolia, Miss.-Sonic months ago
the Magnolia Cotton Mills announced
certains enlageraents arranged for its
plant, and details were made public.
The work has progressed steadily,
and reeeutly thc addition was com
piled, lt is of interest to note briefly
what was done to affect thc better
ments. There has been built *an ad
dition which makes the company's
main building 7S feet wide by 292
feet long, and the new machinery was
installed. This gives the mill au
qquipriient of 10,000 spindles and 264
looms, with necessary accompanying
.marchinery, for manufacturing shcee
ings. Thc daily output of these goods
is 15,000 yards. The textile mach
inery was furnished by the Whitiu
Machine Works, of Whitinsville,
Mass., and thc Woonsocket Machine
and. Press Co., of Woonsocket, R. I.
The Magnolia oCtton Mills corpora
tion increased its capital stock from
$100,000 to $200,000 in making these
Durham, N. C.-Notwithstanding
.the reports that continue of a boycott
on American-made goods by Chinese
buyers, the Southern cotton mills con
tinue to make shipments of their pro
ducts to the Far East. This is indi
cated by a dispatch from Dunn, N.
C., which refers to the shipment of
500,000 yeards of cloth to Shanghai
by the No. 2 mill of the Erwin Cotton
Mills Co., of this place. The No. 2
mill is located at Duke, near Dunn.
It was planned for 70,000 spindles
and 2,000 looms, but only half that
equipment is in position at present,
and the product is denim cloths. This
is one of several recent instances of
big foreign order for Southern mills.
Emporia, Va.-Recent reports that
the Ashby Cotton Mill Co. intends to
double its 5000-spindlc plant have
been verified by the company. While
this is the company's intention, yet
contracts for the machinery, etc., will
not be awarded for some time, as
a water power is to be developed first.
This development will consist of ob
taining 400-horse power from the Me
herriii river, to be transmitted by
electricity. It will develop the entire
power available, au'l plans are now
being prepared. T. Ashby Blythe of
114 Chestnut street, Philadelphia, is
president of the mill company.
The Cabarrus Cotton Mills of Con
cord, Ni C., contemplates building a
large addition to its plant; present
equipment, 8,500 spindles and 542
Thc Union Bleaching and Finishing
Co., of Greenville, S. C., has awarded
contracts for the installation of new
machinery to increase the capacity of
its plant. A reservoir will also be
built. . '
The Nantucket Cotton Mills will,
during the coming "fall, install 5,000
additonal spindles of the Saco & Pet
tee make. This plant is under the
management of Mr. J. S. McAlister.
A movement is on foot for the or
ganization of a companv with capital
stock of $200,000 or $300,000 for the
purpose of building a-cotton mill be
tween Hagan and Claxton, Ga. R. A.
Scott of Hagan is interested in the
enterprise, and invites correspon
dence for information to be addressed
T. W. Brame, of Macon, Miss., is
interested in plans being formulated"
for the erection of a cotton mill in
that town. .
Lexington, .N. C.-The Nokomis
Cotton Mills. is now receiving 3000 .
spindles and 45 looms, recently con
tracted for, and the new machinery is
being installed in the company's
buildings. It was announced last fail
that the management had decided up
on this enlargement, and about $20,
000 has been expended for then ew
equipment. There have been 12,4S0
spindles and 320 looms in position.
FIVE SNAKES, AND WHOPPERS.
Worsted in Their Battle With Two
Nervy Women and a Boy.
Two women and a 10-year-old boy
had a ferocious battle with five mon
ster black snakes at the Smith Chap
.:I schoolhouse this morning, says a
dispatch from Logan, Ohio. The
snakes were discovered by Willie
Stone, the young son of Deputy Rev
enue Collector Will Stone. Three
were in the water bucket, with their
heads protruding, completely filling
The lad, almost breathless with
fright, apprised his mother and Mrs.
C. V. Woodruff, an aunt, who proceed
ed to the schoolhouse, a short dis
tance from the Stone home. Locking
the door, they proceeded to do battle
with the five serpents. The combat
jaged for almost an hour, the brave
women succeeding in killing all the
The snakes attempted several times
to encircle the women, but were
fought off with clubs, with which they
were finally dispatched. Mrs. Stone
and Mrs. Woodruff are the heroines
of the entire Smith Chapel district
since the event. The largest snake
measured 8 .feet 4 inches,
SOUTH CAROLINA CROP BULLETIN
Weather Conditions Given Out by the
The South Carolina section of the
climate and crop service of the De
partment of Agriculture issues the
following official bulletin of weather
and crop conditions for the past
The first of the week ending Mon
day, August 28th, was hotter than
usual and the latter part was un
seasonably cool, with the minimum
temperature at Columbia the second
lowest ever recorded in August, it
having been one degree lower in 1896.
The average for thc week ranged
from four degress, m the upper por
tion, to one degree, in the lower por
tions, beiow the nonnah The air was
generally humid during the hot pe
riod and very dry at the close of the
Excessive rams occurred in Saluda,
Laurens, Newberry, Greenville, Cher
okee and York counties, washing
lands and flooding bottom lands to
I the further injury to crops on such
lands; the other portions of the State
had moderately heavy rains that were
generally beneficial although not
needed in many localities. The soil
is now well supplied with moisture
over the entire State. The frequent
showers during the middle of the
week retarded farm work and spoiled
considerable foddev that had' been
pulled, and caused considerable rot
ting of ripe cotton bolls, and of late
fruit, but they were beneficial to late
cora, peas, sweet potatoes, pastures,
gardens and to recently planted seeds
for fall truck crops.
Froin many localities come reports
that the cotton crops has deteriorated
rapidly during the week due to con
tinued mst, and shedding and that
practically all of thc top crop had
fallen off aud that on e'arly cotton
fruiting had ceased; a few reports
-bf improvement were received, and
that the plants continued green and
growing rapidly and fntiting satisfac
torily, while most of the reports in
dicate that there has been no material
change in conditions during the week
except that on sandy lands the plants
were not fntiting and that thc top
crop would be light. Bolls opened
rapidly over the eastern half and
slowly over the western. Picking
made slow progress but will soon be
activ? over the entire State. Cater
pillars infest sea-island cotton and
some rust has appeared, but the crop
generally is in good condition.
Tobacco curing will be finished by
the first of September ; some of the
cured tobacco lacks brightness due to
too much rain. Early rice harvest
made favorable progress. Turnips
were planted extensively and came up
to fair stands. Pastures are fine.
Late corn generally promising, ex
cept were damaged by floods and ex
Work on the Congaree and Available
Congressman Lever has received
from Gen. MacKenzie the following
letter in regard to the work on the
Congaree and the money appropriated
an available for that purpose:
Office of the Chief Engineers,
Aug. 21, 1905.
Hon. Asbury F. Lever, U. S. House
Sir : In reply to your oral request
made this morning, I have the honor
to furnish the following information
in regard to work on the Congaree
rivery asked for in letter to you, dated
Au?'. 15, 1905, from Mr. I. L. Withers,
general manager of the New York,
Columbia and Georgetown Steamship
The amount now available for Con
garee river is divided into two parts.
On the first day of August, there was
$17,463.52 available for the purpose
of clearing the channel and excavat
ing the rock between Gervais street
bridge, Columbia, and the dam at
Granby; and $25,000 available for
clearing the channel of snags and ob
structions between the dam at Gran
by and the mouth of the river, the
latter sum being alloted in accord
ance with thc term?- of the river and
harbor act of March 3, 1905, which
made permissable th? use on the San
tec, Wateree and Congaree rivers, and
the Estherville-Minim creek canal,
of the unexpended balance of appro
priation therefore made for a lock
and dam in the Congaree river. The
unexpended balance of this appropri
ation at that time was sufficient to
allot $25,000 to the Congaree below
the dam, and to lea*e a sufficient sum
to complete the excavation and clear
ing of the river above the dam.
The project adopted by congress, in
accordance with which the money
must be spent, is quite general in its
nature, involving securing a clear
four-foot navigation over the lower
47 miles at all stage* from the mouth
to Grauby, and cleared channel 100
feet wide from Grandby to Gervais
The local officer in charge, Capt. G.
P. Howell, corps of engineers, has
submitted a project for expending the
available funds in accordance with
I have no doubt that the wishes of
those interested in the navigation will
receive careful consideration by Capt.
Howeii in the expenditure of the
funds at his disposal, and would sug
gest that Mr. Withers confer with
him driectly in the manner indicated
in his letter.
I assume above that Mr. Withers
iHquiry referred to the present funds,
but if he desires to know the total
amounts that have ever been appro
priated for the Congaree river, I may
say that there has', been appropriated
for a lock and dam at Granby a total
of $250,000 and the expenditures
there from up to the end of the last
fiscal year were $204, 253.94. Of the
remaining balance $25,000 was as
signed to the lower Congaree,' in ac
cordance with the river and harbor
act of March 3, 1905. In addition to
this reallotted balance, the total ap
propriations for the lower Congaree
have been $36,000, of which there had
been expended up to July 1, 1905, the
sum of $35,S75.49.
Brig. Gen., Chief of Engineers, U.S.A.
Mexico Wants Immigrants.
Mexico City, Special.-In view of the
large number of European emigrants
who are flocking to South America, es
pecially to Brazil, Senor Joaquin Tor
nes, has been in consultation with in
terested parties in this country with
a view to diverting the tide of immigra
tion to Mexico. It is probable that ;
committee will be formed for the pur
pose of heading some of the desirable
emigrants in this direction, as there IE
a good demand on the various planta
tions of steady agricultural laborers.
American Seaport Towns Seriously
Menaced By the Plague
IT GETS HOLD IN GERMAN POETS
Plague Record Stands at 51 Caaes
and 19 Deaths, Two Cases Existing
at Hamburg, But the Greatest
Danger to American Ports is Be
lieved to Lie in the Austrian Port
Berlin, By Cable-Dr. Nocht, harbor
physician at Hamburg, in reply to in
quiries made by the press concerning
cholera, telegraphs as follows:
"The transhipment of Russian emi
grants having been suspended at Ham
burg, further cholera infection is im
"The room companion of the first
case has a light attack, but otherwise
all the emigrants are healthy.
"Three emigrants due to sail last
Thursday on the steamer Moltke, (for
New York,) were landed and since
then have been under medical obser
vation. All are healthy. The drink1
ing water and the sanitary arrange
ments here are faultless, and conse-.
quently an epidemic is unlikely.
"Single instance,-naturally, in spite
of the greatest care, cannot always be
prevented, but no danger exists for sea
traffic. I am convinced that all the
means for opposing the cholera are in
use. We are going to meet the future
with tranquility and we hold that
Americans have no1 grounds for dis
The opinion is expressed in Berlin
that the United States seaboard has
more to fear from emigrants shipping
at Trieste than from German ports
as cholera is already in Austria Po
The record stands at 51 cholera cases
and 19 deaths, a steady increase and a
high percentage of mortality. The
most uneasy news for America is that
a second case exists at Hamburg. It
was officially, reported that a laborer in
St. George's Hospital where the Rus
sian emigrant died, has cholera, but it
is added that the seizure is of a milder
form than the previous ones. Two of
the other fresh cases are in east Prus
sia, indicating that the infected area
has widened. The imperial health office,
as shown by the statement made, is
confident that it has the disease in
hand. The most recently .reported vic-,
tims are among the Russian rivermen.
in quarantine. Professor Adolph Kafa,
Prof. Koch's successor as head of the
Institute of Infectious Diseases, has'
gone to the infected district to direct
the measures to coufinet the disease.
The Institute of Infectious Diseases
will be open all night examining secre
tions taken from the digestive tubjs
of persons who have died under cir-;
cumstances suggesting cholera. From'
time to time couriers arrive from,
some port of Germany with portions of
bodies done up hermetically.
The Minister of the Interior has is
sued an order covering all Prussia, re
quiring physicians immediately after
the death of any suspected patient to
send a messenger with sections of the
almentary canal to the Institute of
Infectious Diseases for through exami
Gets Lower Duty. '
Mexico City, Special-In consequence
of a treaty recently made between
French and Mexico, the former country
is now imposing the minimum duty on
Mexico coffee shipped from a Mexi
can to a French port. Exports of cof
fee to France show a considerable in-j
crease at very good prices.
Kew Casses in Mississippi.
Jackson, Miss,. Special.-Surgeon
Wasdin reports three new cases of yel
low fever, at Gulport and states that
the situation is well in hand along the
Gulf coast. Dr. Labanon report one case
" of fever at Pearlington, near the Loui
siana line, and has taken charge .as
State health officer. Three new sus
picious cases are under observation at
Peppered the Bridegroom.
Richmond, Va., Special.-John Rink
er was shot and painfully wounded in
the left shoulder with a shotgun by
W. L. Mason, at Lacross, Va., Sunday
afternoon. He went to Mason's to be
married to Miss Lula A. Hirris, who
was living at Mason's. It is said Ma
son had notified Rinker that he would
kill him if he came on to his yard. On
Rinker entering the yard, Mason fired
on him twice, as above stated. Rinker
was subsequently married to Miss Har
ris and is doing well. Mason is under
Doubt Cast on Story.
Fernandina, Fla., Special.-The two
men from the ill-fated ship Peconic,
which they say sank near this shore
last Sunday, are still here, and, in
obedience to orders received from New
Yrok, from the vessel's owners, will
ton and several thousand dollars' worth
until the truth of their story is fully
established. No bodies have yet wash
ed ashore and no wreckage from the
vessel has been seen.
Bomb Explodes in Crowd.'
Barcelona, Special.-A bomb explod
ed with terrific force Sunday afternoon
on the marine parade, which was
thronged with holiday makerrs. A
panic ensued and the air was rent with
shrieks and groans of the victims, who
numbered 21, including one woman,
killed and five persons mortally wound
ed. The bomb was conical in shape
and was covered with cement. The
perpetrator of the outrage, is unknown.
One witnees states that early this
morning a child was seen to deposit a
bomb at the foot of a tree, while an
other version Is that the bomb was plac
ed at the foot of a tree this afternoon
and that the man who was seen to
place it there was injured
Case in Indian Territory
Little Rock, Ark., Special.-Major
General W. H. Haynes, commanding
the Arkansas militia, which is fur
nishing the guards to enforce the State
quarintine, was officially informed to
day of the existence of a case of yellow
fever at Mayesville, I, T., and imme
diately gave orders to the guards to
tighten the quarantine. Mississippi
and Louisiana, Florida and Atlanta,
Ga., have ?been-declared infected terri?
torv by the gtftfa hoard oj health. .
Wine of Cardui
213 South Prior Street,
ATLANTA, GA., March 2MS03.
I suffered for four months -with
extreme nervousness and lassitude.
I had a sinking feeling in my
stomach which no medicine seemed
to relieve, and losing my appetite
I became weak and lost my vital
ity. In three weeks I lost fourteen
pounds of flesh and felt that I must
find speedy relief ta regain my
health. Having heard Wine of
Cardui praised by several! of my
friends, I sent for a bottle and was
certainly very pleased with the
results. "Within three day3 my
appetite returned and my ?fcomach
troubled me no more. I could
digest my food without difficulty
and the nervousness gradually
diminished. Nature perEormei
her- functions without difficulty
and I am once.more a happy and
! well woman. ' A
Treaa. Atlanta Friday Eight Clnfc.
Secure a Dollar Bottle
Wine of Cardui Today.
FEVER IS UNDER BETTER CONTROL
Kew Orleans Situation Continues to
Improve-Priest Goes to Patterson
to Avert Italians' Threatened Riot
-Work of Salting Gutters Pushed
in the City.
New Oleans, Special.-Official report
to 6 p..m.:
New cases, 29; total to date, 2,0.^1.
Deaths. 3; total death, 287.
New foci, ll.
Cases under treatment, 305.
Cases discharged, 1,432.
. For the first time in over a monti:
the number of new cases was in th?
twenties. With only three deaths, com
ciilman E. T. Dunn is alco on the list
the feeling of confidence that the fever
is being wiped out is growing. Among
the new cases is that of Captain B.
Clayton, TJ. S. A., the quartermaster
charge of this department. City Coun
:'oilman E. T. Dunn is also on the list
Of the deaths, one occurred at the
The country situation is improving
somewhat, though thc discovery of new
foci causes some little anxiety.
The situation at Patterson where
was feared the ignorant Italians con
templated trouble has developed noth
ing new. No overt act has been com
mitted, and it is believed that danger
ls over. Father Widman, the Jesuit
priest went there Sunday and met the
'citizens and a number of leading Ital
|; ians and proposes to make a perrsonal
canvass of the town, to talk to every
Italian, and convince him of the good
intentions of the health authorities
A heavy downpour of rain prevented
the mass-meeting which it was pro
posed to hold here today.
Today nearly all of the dirt carts
were used in the work of salting the
gutters. It has been found that since
the mosquietos have been deprived of
their ,favorite breeding places, the
stagnant gutters on cross streets are
filled with wiggle-tails, so special ef
forts are being made to render these
unsuitable. Over a thousand tons of
salt have been used so far and the
work will continue.
There is much interest in the case
of Dr. Philip Borge, the physician
Avho was arrested late Sunday night
on the charge of failing to report three
cases of yellow fever. He was paroled
by the inspector, bm; will have to
answer to the charge Monday morn
ing before the second recorder. He
says that he reported the cases by
mail, but the Marine Hospital Service
has no record of them.
There has been a recrudescence at
Tallulah, in Madison parish, not far
from Vicksburg, three cases having
been diagnosed by Dr. Krauss, of thc
Marine Hospital Service.
A report from Leeville, under date
of September 1, shows that there have
been 312 cases there so far, and 29
deaths, with 145 cases under treat
To End Oil Inquiry.
Birmingham, Special.-H. M. Beck,
of this city who is representing minori
'ty stockholders of the United Oil and
Land Company, df Columbus, Ga.,
states that the final hearing in the in
vestigation proceedings against the of
ficers of the company is to be given
in Columbus, Ga... on September 7. A
temporary injunction has. been in force
since last fall which restrains the
majority stockholders from disposing
of the company's properties at Moki
trick, California, in the Bakersfield
district. The Associated Oil Company,
which is the largest prroducer in
California, now operrates wells which
oil daily and the companiespra ocr
turn out about |,000 to 1,500 barrels of
oil daily and the officer!; of the Asso
ciated Company are the majority
stockholders in the United Oil and Land
No Spread of Disease at Notchez.
Natchez, Miss... Special.-This is the
fifth day since the promulgation of the
report of yellow fever in Natchez, since
which time no new cases have been re
ported. All of the patients are doing
well, the fever being of an exceedingly
mild type. Fifty-three volunteers made
a house to house canvass and reported
very littlt sickness.
Lost $15,000 by Fire.
Albany, Ga., Special.-Captain Boyd,
of Lear, Ga., was the victim Sunday
light of one of the most disastrous In
cendiary fires ever known in this sec
tion, suffering the loss of a modern
barn, stockade and other outbuildings,
together with 23 fine mules, twelve
milk cows with calves, ten bales cf cot
ton and several thousand dollars' with
of wagons, buggies, farm implements
and foodstuffs. Captain Boyd estimates
bia loss. a$ $15,000, without Insur
CUTICURA GROWS HAIR
Scalp Cleared of Dandruff and Hair Be*
stored by Ono JBox of Cutloura and
One Cabo of Cuticura Soap.
A. W. Taft, of Independence, Va., writ?
ing under date of Sept. 15, 1904, eays: "1
have had falling hair and dandruff for
twelve years and could get nothing to help
me. Finally 1 bought one box o? Cuticura
Ointment and one cake of Cuticura Soap,
and they cleared my scalp of the dandruff
and stoppod the hair falling. How my
hair is growing as well as ever. 1 highly
prize Cuticura ?Soap as a toilet soap.
(Signed) A. W. Taft, Independence, Va."^
A Fellow-Feeling Kinship.
Mutual difficulties not infrequently
precipitate love between those 1 who
are mutually in trouble. An amusing
instance of how taking a wrong train
won a wife for a young suitor is told
under the above caption by Francis
Lynde in the September Lippencott's
Magazine. Mr. Lynde's work is well
thought of by those who are fond of a
rapidly moving short story.
Uso Longman & Martinez Faint.
Don't pay .$1.50 a gallon for linseed oil,
which you do in ready-for-use paint.
Buy oil fresh from the barrel at 60 cents
Ser gallon, and mix it with Longman &
tartinez L. & M. Paint.
It makes paint cost about $1.20 per
James S. Barron, President Manchester
Cotton Mills, Rock Hill; S. C., writes:
"In 1883 I painted my residence with L. &
M. lt looks better than a great many
houses painted three years ago.
Sold everywhere and by Longman &
Martinez, New York. Paint Makers for
A sensible man never has. any spare
time to attend to other people's bus
iness unless he is hired for the pur
FITSpermansnt ly cured. No Ats ornervous?
ness after finit day's use of Dr. Klins's Great
NerveRestor?r,$2trlai bottleand treatise fr ea
Dr.R. H. KLINE, Ltd.,931 Arch St.^Phtla.^a.
Great Britain is barely holding her own
in trade with Argentina.
Mrs. Winslow's Soo thins: Syrup for Children
toethlng.soffcen tho gums.reduces Inflamma
tion,allays paln.cureswlnd colic, 25<:.a bottle,
In 1893 Japan had only 167,000 tons of
Piso's Cure for Consumption Is an infallible
medicine for coughs and colds.-N. W
SAMUEL, Ocean Grove, N. J., Feb. 17, lflOO
The population of Bangkok is estimated
at 500,000 souls. _
The Great A ntiseptic,
Sloan's Liniment, for all mosquito bites.
It kills yellow fever and malaria germs.
Two thousands vessels of all descriptions
disappear every year.
Crier in<-re*cctl8 Lr>Khrer and iasttt . olors linn 0D
isBlts. i\?Ji??rnlei orv* TfiJlicna pcttpnia at Kc s j*
When We Are Old.
When we are old, thu fair world ls BO
Re-echoing with song we left unsung
Our laughter lifting on another's tongue.
When we are old, there is no lovely thing
That speak:? not youth, that bodes"not of
Of that keen dawn, thc.t now no dark can
Allen to Maytlme, whither shall we turn?
Need we the Tear's antiphonal to learn?
Fared we not where Its purple torches
tn the world's matin have we yet no
Is not the old-time melody as strong?
Do only echoes to the heart belong?
When we are old . . . Love, love a dream
The summer's song, th' illimitable bliss,
The flame, the flower, is love's, is ours, is
this . . .
-Virginia Woodward Cloud, In June
Fickleness of Woman.
Gray-"Hello, Smith, old boy! And
BO you are married, eh?"
Smith-"That's what the parson told
Gray-"And, of coarse, you are hajh
Smith-"Well, I don't know about
that. To tell the plain, unvarnished
truth, I'm just a little bit disappoint
Gray-"I'm sorry to hear that.
What's the trouble?"
Smith-"Well, you see, during the
courtship stunt she used to tell me
how strenuously she loved me, but we
had no sooner got spliced than she
gave up her $10 a week job as type
writer thumper. That goes to show
how much you can bank on a Woman'j
On Your Kneen, Court Said.
Fourteen-year-old Joseph Porter of
65 Willow avenue, Hoboken, was ar
raigned before Recorder Stant' . re
cently for running away from home.
"I just hopped a freight train to go
up the road," he said. "I didn't know
I had gone so far, and then I was
afraid to no home."
His mother told the recorder that
the boy had no reason to leave home. "
She said she took good care of him.
"Get down on your knees," said the
recorder to the runaway, "and don't
you get up until your mother has for
He was on his knees five minutes
before his; mother said the word. Then
the recorder told him to go home and
Stay there.-New York Times.
OUST JHE DEMON.
A. Tussle With Coffee.
There is something fairly demonia
cal In the way coffee sometimes wreaks
its fiendish malice on those who use it.
A lady writing from Calif, says:
"My husband and I, both lovers of
coffee, suffered for some time from a
very annoying form of nervousness,
accompanied by most frightful head
aches. In my own case there was
eventuaHy developed some sort of af
fection of the nerves leading from the
spine to the head.
"I was unable to hold my head up
straight, the tension of liie nerves
drew it to one side, causing me the
most intense pain. We got no relief
from medicine, and were puzzled as to
what caused the trouble, till a friend
suggested that possibly the coffee we
drank had something to do with it, and
advised that we quit it and try Pos
"We followed his advice;, and from
the day that we began to use Postum
we both began to improve, and in a
very short time both of ns were en
tirely relieved. The nerves became
steady once more, the headaches
ceased, the muscles in the back of my
neck relaxed, my head straightened
up and the dreadful pain that had 60
punished me while I used 1:he old kind
of coffee vanished.
"We have never resumed the use of
the old coffee, but relish our Postum
every day as well as .we did the for
mer beverage. And we are delighted
to find that we can give it freely to
our children also, something ve never
dared to do with the old kind of cof
fee." Name given by Postum Co., Bat
tle Creek, Mich.
Postum Coffee contains absolutely no
drugs of any kind, but relieves the ?
coffee drinker from the old drug poison. |
. There's a reason. I
Shapes the Destiny o? i
Healthy Woman Cam
Seven-eighths of the
men in this world marry
ft woman because she is
beautiful in their eyes
beaause she has the quali
ties whioh inspire admira
tion, respeot and love.
.There is a beauty in
health whioh ls more at
tractive to men than mere
regularity of feature.
The Influence of women
glorious in the possession
of perfect physical health
upon men and upon the
civilization of the world
could never be measured.
Because of them men have
attained the very heights
of ambition; because of
them even thrones have
been established and de
Wh at a disappointment,
then, to see the fair young
wife's beauty fading away
before a year passes over
ber head ! A sickly, half
dead-an d-alive woman,
especially when she is
the mother of a family,
is a damper to all joyous
ness in the home, and a
drag upon her hueband.
The cost of a wife's con
stant illness is a serious
drain upon the funds of a
household, and too often all the doc
toring does no good.
If a woman finds her energies are
flagging;, and that every thing tires her,
dark Bhadows appear under her eyes,
her sleep is disturbed by horrible
dreams ; if she has backache, head
aches, bearing-down pains, nervous
ness, whites, irregularities, or despon
dency, she should take means to build
her system up at onoe by a tonic with
specific powers, such as Lydia E. Pink
ham's Vegetable Compound.
This great remedy for women has
done more in the way of restoring
health to the women of America than
all other medicines put together. It is
the safeguard of woman's health.
Following we publish, by request, a |
letter from a young wife.
Mrs. Bessie Ainsley of 611 South 10th
Street, Tacoma, Wash., writes :
Dear Mrs. Pinkham:
" Ever since my child was born I have suf
fered, as I hope few women ever have, with
inflammation, female weakness, bearing-down
pains, backache and wretched headaches. It
affected my stomach ao that I could not en
?y my meals, and half my time was spent j
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and sure primer,
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ALL D E A L I
Shakespeare and Hiawatha.
An American schoolboy has written
an essay on the ""Merchant of Venice,"
full of original matter. This is his
view of Portia: "Portia was a kind
and true-hearted young lady; she was
very good-natured, especially to some
of her gentleman friends, when those
young men was going to choose their
coffins." But the gem of the article
relates to Shakespeare himself. "The
story was written by Shakespeare,
who married Hiawatha. He was born
in Venice, where he and the merchant
shot arrows cf the same fly when
boys. It was here that he learned to
season mercy with justice." Anne
Hathaway turned into Hiawatha is a
really interesting case of derangement.
A WOMAN'S SUFFERINGS;
Weak, Irregular, Hacked With Pains
Made Well and 36 Pound.! Heavier.
Mrs. E. W. Wright, of 172 Main St,
Haverhill, Mass., says: "In 189S 1
was suffering so with sharp pains in
the small of the
back and had such
spells that I could
scarcely get about
the house. The
were also quite ir
periods were so
dreaded their approach. This was my
condition for four years. Doan's Kid
ney Pills helped me right away when
I began with them, and three boxea
cured me permanently."
Foster-Mllburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
For sale by all dealers, Price, 50
cents per box.
~ NOT QUITE CLEAR.
Green-Jones was run over by a
trolley car yesterday. They say he
Brown-Who said fie couldn't re
cover, bis doctor or his lawyer?-Chi
cago Daily News.
Positive, Comparative, Superlative,
w I have used one of your Pish Brand
Slickers for five years, and now want
a new one, also one for a friend. I
would not be without one for twice the
cost. They are just as Jar ahead of a
common coat as a common ooo is
ahead of nothing."
(Kama on ippllcatlon.)
KC-HEST AWARD WORLD'S FAIR, 1904.
Be eui* you dont get one of the com
mon WiKl-thlw ls ths ?^jrjWSgg
mark of excellence? j
A. J. TOWEROO., ^ ,
BOSTON, U.S.A. *l??fJgEf&'
TOWER CANADIAN CO., LIMITED,
TORONTO, CANADA. 35*
Makers of Wet Weather Clothing & Hats.
CUBIS WHERE ALL ELSE FAILS.
Beit Congn Srrup. Taste? Good. Ut
' time. Sola br druggists.
- TO FARMERS ANI
you cannot spend years and do!
buy the knowledge required by
cents. You want them to pay t
them as a diversion. In order to handle
thing about them. To meet this want we
of a practical poultry raiser for (Only 2i
a man who put all his mind, and time, a
en raising-not as a pastime, but as a bus
ty-five years' work, you can save many C
earn dollars for you. The point ls, that
Poultry Yard as soon as lt appears, and h
teach, you. It tells how to detect and eui
fattening! whioh Fowls to save for bree
rou iihould know on this subject to make
Avo (ants tn stampo. BOOK PUBLISH!?*
Wen-The Influence of
lot Be Overestimated.
"Lydia E. Pinkbani's Vegetable Compound"
mode me a well woman, and I feel so grate
ful that I am glqd to write and tell you of
j my marvelous recovery. It brought rn?
J health, new hie and vitality."
What Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound did for Mrs. Ainsley it will
do for every woman who is in poor
health and ailing.
Its benefits begin when i ts use begins.
It gives strength and vigor from the
start, and surely makes sick women
well and robust.
Remember Lydia E. Pinkham's Vege
table Compound holds the record for
the greatest .nurober of actual cures of
woman's ills. This fact is attested to
by the thousands of letters from grate
ful women which are on file in the
Pinkham laboratory. Merit alone can
produce such results.
Women should remember that a cure
for all female diseases actually exists,
and that cure is Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound. Take no substi
If you have symptoms you don't
understand write to Mrs. "pinkham,
Lynn, Mass., for special advice-it is
free and always helpful.
towri Succeeds Where Others Fail.
?".n equally nell ?nA 1? ?mnrontee'l to nive perle >t re?
i Mix Colon. MONROE Dil UG CO., UniouvUle, Mo.
-AC K POWDER SHELLS 1
s a grand good shell. It is |
tion, primed with a quick p
and carefully loaded with 8
f powder and shot. It is a I .
.unters and other users of ft
nells on account of its I
g, evenness of pattern B
to withstand reloading. I
ERS SELL THEMI
T?," l l V E R A N ?r BOW ?L S
MOZLEY'S LEMON ELIXIR
IT PROMPTLY CURE3 CONSTIPATION^
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W. Li DOUGLAS
*3 = & *3 = S EH! 0 ES MEN
W. L. Douglas $4.00 Gilt Edge Line
cannot be equalled at any price.
i W.L.DOUOLAS MAKES ANO SELLS
MORE MEN'S $3. SO SHOES TH AK
AKT OTHER MANUFACTURER.
nfifi REWARD to anyone who can
jUUU disprovo this statement
W. L. Douglas $3.50 shoes have by their ex
cellent style, easy fitting, and superior wea ring
qualities, achieved the largest sale of any $3.50
shoe ia the world. They are Just as good as
those that cost you $5.00 to $7.00 - the only
difference ls the price. If I could take you into
my factory at Brockton, Mass., thc largest In
the world under one roof making men's fine
shoes, and show you the care with which every
pair of Douglas shoes ls made, you would realize
why W. L. Douglas $3.50 shoes arc the best
shoes produced in the world.
If I could show you the difference between the
shoes made In my factory and those of other
makes, you would understand why Douguu
$3.50 shoes cost more to make, why they hold
their shape, fit better, wear longer, and are of
greater intrinsic value than any other $3.50"
Shoe on the market to-day.
W. L. Douglaa Strong Mada Shoos foi?
Mon, $2.BO, $2.00. Boy?' School Si
Dross Shooa,$2.SO, $2, $1.7 6, $1.SO
CAUTION.-Insist upon having W.L.Dong
las shoes. Take no substitute, iSono genuine
without his name and price stamped on bottom.
WANTED. A shoe dealer in every town where
W. L. Douglas Shoes are not sold. Full line of
samples sent free for inspection upon request.
Fast Color Eyelets used; they will not moor brassy.
Write for JJlostrated Catalog of Fall Styles.
W. Xi. DOUGLAS, Brockton, Mass.
troubled with ills peculiar to__
their sex, used as a douche is nurvefousljTsuc
cessful. Thoroughly cleanses, kills disease germs,
stops di icharges, neals inflammation and local
soreness, cures I euc or rh ce a and nasal catarrh.
Pa i tine is in powder form to be dissolved in pare
water, and is far more cleansing, healing, eennicidal
and economical than liquid antiseptics for au
TOILET ANO WOMEN'S SPECIAL USES
For sale at druggists, 50 cents a box.
Trial Boa and Book of Instructions Free.
THC R. PAXTON COMPANY BOSTON. MASO
Thompson's Eye Water
D POULTRYMENI -
ARN MONEY ?"t "fife
unless you understand them and know
how to cater to their requirements, and
lars learning by experience, so you must
' others. We offer this to you for only 25
heir own woy even if you merely keep
Fowls Judiciously, you must know some
! are selling a book giving the experience
?c.) twenty-five years. It was written by
.nd money to making a success of Chick
liness-and if you will profit by his twen
Ihicks annually, and make your Fowls
you must be sure to detect trouble in the
;now how to remedy it. This book will
'e disease: to feed for eggs and also for
idlng purposes; and everything, indeed,
i it profitable. Sent postpaid for twenty.
? ifoim m leonard t}t" .tfew ?ork r;>r*