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EDGE?TELD, S. C., WEONESBA?, OCTOBER 7, 1908.
Powder ?iouse Blown Up ct
Spencer, N. C. Shops
TWO DEAD: SEVERAL INJURED
Two Men Killed and Many Others
Injured Thursday Afternoon hy
Blow-Up of Powder Honse at
Southed-' Shops^Buildings Wreck
ed and Much'Property Destroyed
Spencer, N. C., Special.-Two men
killed outright, two so badly hurt
that they can hardly recover and fif
teen or morje slightly injured, with a
destruction of thousands of dollars'
worth of property, is the result of a
terrible blow-up Thursday afternoon '
of the house in which the Southern
Railway Company kept stored its
powder and other explosives used ir
connection with the work at its
large shops here. The plant is bad
ly wrecked and work is at a stand
still for some time.
The dead are Charlie Leyton, an
unmarried man about 45 years of
age, whose body was mangled and
charred almost beyond recognition
and George Gould, colored.
Those believed to be fatally injur
Fletcher Stafford and James T.
Those slightly injured are:
W. F. Kaderly, master mechanic,
knocked unconscious; C. H. Kadie,
shop Superintendent; W. W. Kluttz,
Ernest Kluttz, Robert H. Kluttz,
George Hunevcutt, C. R. Trexler, J.
W. Crowell, Karl Lentz, Fred Loflin,
Will Loflin, E. D. Whitmire, J. M.
Ellis and R. G. Koontz.
There may be others who received
minor bruises and contusions, but
their names could not be learned.
The explosion occurred nt 5:30
o'clock and the shock was terrific,
being felt for miles around. The
house in which the explosives were,
was a metal structure SxSxS feet and
was practically full of powder, dy
namite, torpedoes and fusees, nearly
a car load in all. ? caboose standing
on the track which ran within a few
feet of the house had caught on fire
from some unknown cause and an
alarm had been turned in. The
Southern's fire company, composed
of volunteer men from among the
shop force, responded immediately
and three men had got a hose in hand
and were plying water on the burn
ing car when the powder magazine
was touched off. Other workmen, re
sponding also to tho fire alarm, had
gathered and these were the men who
Were killed and injured. Leyton was
employed in the round house, a short
distance from the scene of the explo
sion as flue blower, but he Jiad got [
close enough that his body
ly bumed and his face b
death being instantaneous,
gro was Leyton's helper in
house Stafford and Gobi
two of the three men who \
IcjfHj--worlilr>gt ? -?T -??.TJ? i
magnificent shops from bei:
to the~ground. The third
Koontz, who was more fort
escaped with a slight in jr
arm, a splinter or holt being blown
through the limb.
Had the awful blow-up been a few
hours earlier the fatalities would no
doubt have run up in the scores and
Deaths Remain at Two.
Spencer, Special.-Up to Friday
night there have been no further fa
talities as a result of the explosion
of the powder magazine of the South
ern aRilway at Spencer Thursday af
ternoon at 5:50 o'clock, and most of
the twenty injured, in the accident
are resting well. W. F. Stafford, a .
member of the fire department, it is
feared, cannot recover. It is said
both eyes were blown out, his skull
fractured and face and body fear
fully lacerated. J. T. Gobbel and
Will Loflin are also in a desperate
The work of clearing up the debris
from the wrecked building was pros
ecuted Friday with a big force of
men and conditions are rapidly De
coming normal, though the town has
been in a decided state of confusion
since the great explosion. The loss
to property is variously estimated at
from $75,000 to $100,000.
All the injured are being cared for
at the hospitals in Salisbury and at
their homes and the Southern offi
cials are doing all in their power to
alleviate their suffering. A number
of those least injured was able to be
out Friday. Since the early morning
telegrams and other messages have
poured into Spencer inquiring about
friends who are in the employ of the
It was learned that many families
m Spencer suffered greatly from the
shock and a number of dwellings was
damaged. Several women have beon
in a hysterical condition since the
One Killed and Others Injured in
Lynchburg, Va., Special.-In a
cave-in of an excavation for an of
fice building here Dilley Robinson
was buried beneath the earth and
killed. Charles Clements sustained a
fractured leg and injuries about the
body. Clement Morris and Frank
Nicholson were bruised about the
body. All the men were negro la
HOTELS AND COTTAGES BURN
Pire Raging at Winthrop Beach-One
Woman, Guest of Hotel, Missing.
Boston, Special-A brisk fire broko
out in the summer colony at Win
throp Beach at 11:30 o'clock Friday
night. Crest Hall, a summer hotel,
accommodating seventy-five guests,
and the Ocean View House are m
flames, and a large number of the
cottages nearby are threatened.
THE GOVT CROP REPORT
Condition is 69,7 and Number ol
Bales Ginned 2,282,000.
Washington, Special.-Crop condi
tion, 69.7; number of bales ginned,
2,282,000. ' These are the reports is
sued by the government Friday morn
ing, the orop condition being based
until September 20th and number of
bales ginned until September 25th.
Compared with the reports issued
on, the same date last year the crop
condition is 2 per cent higher and the
number of bales ginned one million
less. The reports had an inappreria
ble effect on the market.
The variance in the number of
bales ginned this and last j'ear is
attributed to the fact that the weath
er this fall has been much more fa
vorable to the gathering of the staple
than at the same time last season.
In m^ny sections of the country it is
stated that a large part of the crop
has been gathered.
Cotton Ginned During Tear.
Washington, Special.-The census
bureau Friday announced that 2,582,
688 bales of cotton had been ginned
from the growth of 1908 to Septem
ber 25th, as compared with 1,532,602
to'.the corresponding date last year.
The number of active ginneries re
porting is 23,650.
Condition of Cotton Crop.
The crop reporting board of the bu
reau of statistics cf the department
of Agriculture reports the average
condition of the crop on September
25th at 69.7, as compared wrth 7G.1
on August 25th and 67.7 on Sep
tember 25th, 1907. North Carolina
69; South Carolina, 68; Georgia, 71,
and Texas, 71.
New Georgia Railroad Opened.
- Valdosta, Ga., Special.-The Geor
gia & Florida Railway, a newly con
structed line running from this place
100 miles northwest to Hazehurst,
was fnnally oponed to the public
Friday. A special train brought 500
representative citizens from points
along the line to this city. Work is
rapidly progressing with a view to
uniting the newly constructed road
with other divisions now in opera
tion, which will give a new short
line between Madison, Fla., and Au
Lincolnton Men Interested in New
New York, Special.-According to
official report of the Secretary of
State "The Mutual Farm Commis
sion of New York City,*' capital
$10,000 has flied articles of incorpora
tion with the Secretary of State at;
Albany with permission to increase
capital to $200,000. The directors
chosen are named as Daniel E.
Rhyne Jpm?? A-**-?*?
uuuer way auu a IKI-^TT iwtr vi -noam**
will be put to work shortly and the
laying of the rails will be rushed.
The county fair will open November
3rd and continue until the 6th.
Indictment of T. Jenkins Hains.
New York, Special.-District At
torney Dorrin appeared before the
grand jury in Queens county and de
manded the indictment of T. Jenkins
Hains as accessory before the fact
in the murder of William E. Annis,
who was shot and killed by Peter C.
Hains. The principal witness against
him before the grand jury was Mrs.
Annis, widow of the victim.
Texas Raises the Quarantine Against
Austin, Tex., Special.-The State
health department, through Acting
State Health Officer J. H. Florence,
raised the yellow fever quarantine
which has been in effect against Ha
vana and other Cuban points fer
some time past. This action was
based on a message received from the
surgeon general of the marine -hos
pital service conveying the informa
tion that the government had raised
the embargo existing at Havana.
Officer Kills One and Wounds An
Hartwell, Ga., Special.-James E.
Carter, a prominent business man,
while acting as a special policeman,
Friday shot and killed John Teasley,
and seriously wounded William Hall,
both negroes. It is said Carter fired
in self-d?fense, the negroes having
made an attack on him. He has sur
rendered to the sheriff.
The Failure of an Eastside Bank.
New York, Special. - Following
close on the failure of three East
Side private banking institutions, a
receiver has been appointel to ex
amine the affairs of the bank of Ed
ward Rosen feld on the lower East
side, and throngs of excited aliens
gathered in front of the building,
shrieking threats and hurling epithets
at the bankrupt. Rosenfeld has not
been seen for two days. About $80,
000 of the savings of the poor is in
Four Killed on Ohio Central.
Toledo, O., Special.-Four persons
are dead and two fatally and threee
seriously injured as a result of a
wreck on the Ohio Central Railroad
at Sugar Ridge, when an extra
freight train plunged into the rear
Qf a special passenger train. The
dead are George Gosier, Richard
Rideout, Thomas Crane and Leslie
Record of Indictments Made By
the Department of Justice
FOR VIOLATIONS SHERMAN ACT
Department of Justice Issues Revised
Statement of All Cases, Civil and
Criminal, Instituted Under the
Sherman Anti-Trust Law and In
terstate Commerce Act.
Washington, Special.-The Depart
ment of Justice issued a revised
statement giving in pamphlet form
summaries of the record cases insti
tuted by the United States under the
Sherman anti-trust law* of July 2d,
1908, and the act to regulate ^cava
merce, approved February 4th, 1.887,
as amended, including the Elkins act.
The statement gives the following
Bummary of cases under thc anti
Four bills in equity and three in
dictments under President Harri
son's administration from 1S89 to
Four bills in equity, two informal
cases and two indictments, under
President Cleveland's second admin
istration from 1893 to 1897; three
bills in equity under President Mc
Kinley's administration from 1897 to
September 14th, 1901, and eighteen
bills in equity and one forfeiture
proceeding in civil cases and twenty
five criminal indictments and two
proceedings in contempt in criminal
cases under President Roosevelt's
administration from September 14th
1901, to date. The fines imposed in
these cases amounted to $147,000.
The summary of cases under the
interstate commerce act shows one
indictment .aduring President Cleve
land's first term, and thirty-five in
dictments, five convictions, eighteen
nol prossed cases, seven quashed, one
dismissed and four acquittals under
President Harrison's administration.
Under President Cleveland's sec
ond term there were nineteen indict
ments which resulted in nine convic
tions, one dismissal, eight nol pross
ed, three quashed and one acquittal.
Seventeen petitions to enforce orders
of commission and one petition to re
strain defendants from making dis
criminatory rates, one prosecution
for contempt, and sixty-four petitions ?
for mandamus to compel filing of an- ?
uual reports. I
t Under President McKinley's ad? ?
ministration there were twenty-two i
indictments, five petitions to enforce '
orders of the commission and one <
petition to declare pooling combina- ?
tions illegal. These indictments re- :
suited in five convictions, one acquit- 1
tal, four nol prossed and twelve not i
Under PraoM???* ?-Tfi'
? c..... n~. ucjouu control on j
Mozart HUI. dashed down the heavy
grade, left the rail at a sharp curve ,
and crashed into a house .and tele- ,
graph pole. One person was killed ,
and six others injured.
Town Marshal Killed.
Columbia, S. C., Special.-Governor
Ansel has a long, distance telephone
message from North, in Orangeburg
county, saying the marshal of that
town had been killed by a negro who
made his escape. The name of the
marshal was not given. .Penitentiary
bloodhounds are being rushed to the
Change Monitor's Name.
Washington, Special-Under in
structions of the Navy Department, i
the Monitor Wyoming will after this
bt known as the Cheyenne. Thc ves
sel has been undergoing repairs at the
navy yard at Vallejo, Cal. The change
in name is made to allow the depart
ment to name one of the big battle
ships now building after the State of
More Ginners Are Warned.
Huntsville, Ala., Special.-Night
riders, or persons who are represent
ed to be night riders, have posted
warnings on gins in the northern
pari of this county and in Lincoln
county, Tennessee. '-'We warn you
not to gin any more cotton until fur
ther notice,' is the placard placed
upon the door of the Rogers gin at
Newmarket, Ala. The same notice
was posted on the door of the Dav
idson gin in the southern part of
Medical Examination of Colonel
Washington, Special.-A prelimi
nary physical examination of Col.
William F. Stewart, of Fort Grant,
Ariz., was made by the medical of
ficers attached to the army retiring
board which Colonel Stewart has
been ordered. The examination will
be continued from day to day and
the medical officers probably will be
ready to submit their report to the
board by Monday.
Reduced Revenue Prevented Improve
Atlanta, Ga., Special.-Lincoln
Greene, freight traffic manager of the
Southern Railway, was on the stand
at the freight hearing before the In
terstate Commerce Commission Wed
nesday afternoon. He declared that
his road had to forego many contem
plated improvements because of re
duced revenue. He submitted leng
thy statements relating -to the com
Thc President Addresses the
PRAISES GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS
Great Meeting of Scientists Adjourns
to Assemble Next at Rome-Presi
Washington, D." C., Special.-The
International Tuberculosis Congress,
which has been in session here closed
Saturday to meet next in Rome.
One of the most pleasant surpirses
of the closing scenes of the congress
was the appearance for the first time
during its proceedings of President
Roosevelt. In a characteristic address
President Roosevelt paid a notable
tribute to the assemblage of so many
scientists of intcnational reputation.
The President spoke in part as fol
"It is difficult for us to realize the
extraordinary changes, the extraordi
nary progress, in certain lines of so
cial endeavor during (he last two or
three generations; and in no other
manifestation of human activity have
the changes been quite so far-reach
ing as in the ability to grapple with
disease. It is not so very long,
measuring time by history, since the
attitude of man towards a disease
such as that of consumption was one
of helpless acquiescence in what he
considered to be the mandates of
a supernatural power. It is but a
short time since even the most gifted
members of the medical profession
knew as little as any lavman of the
real cause of a disease like this, and
therefore necessarily of the remedies
to be invoked to overcome it.
"Take, for instance, the work that
the United States government is now
doing in Panama. The Isthmus of
Panama,' which was a by-word for
fatal disease, has become well-nigh
a sanatorium; and it has become so
because the investigations of certain
medical men which enabled them io
find out the real causes of certaiu
diseases, especially yellow fever and
malarial fever, and to take measures
to overcome them. The. older doc- ?
tors here when they were medical ]
students would have treated the sug
gestion of regarding mosquitos as
the prime source of diseaes like thai (
as a subjeet of mirth. These utterly j
unexpected results have followed pa- ]
tient laborious, dangerous and extra
srdinary skillful work that has en
abled the cause of the disease to be I
Pound and the diseases themselves io (
ae combatted with extraordinary sue- (
"At this moment in the middle of 1
"And the chance to control that I
lisease lies in the work of just sueh j
nen as. and indeed, of some of the
nen who, are assembled here. Yon 1
who have come here, however, have j,
?ome to combat not a scourge confin
ed to the tropics, but what is on th?
whole the most terrible scourge of the j
people throughout the world. But
i few years ago hardly an intelligent ,
?ffort was made or could be made to
war against this peculiarlv deadly "c
?nemy of the human race. The chance x
successfully to conduct that war a- ^
rose when the greatest experts in ?
the medical world turned their train
ed intelligence to the task. It re- j
mains for them to find out just what
can be done.
"I feel that no gathering could ,
take place fraught with greater hope- J
for the welfare of the people at large (
than this. I thank you all. men and
women of this country, and you, our
guests, for what yon have done and
are doing. On bphnlf of the nation 1
I greet you, and I hope you will un- 1
derstnnd how much we have appro- j
ciated your coming here.
Tennessean^ Brutal Crime.
Bristol, Tenn., Special.-A special 1
from Johnson City says: L. A. Bay- 1
less, a magistrate attacked his broth- J
er-in-law, Berney Bayless, while the -
latter was asleep in bed at his home ,
in this "city and almost literally chop
ped his head oft with an axe. He ;
then attacked Bayless' wife, fatal'y
wounding her. Turning, the weapon
upon his own wife, who was in th>;
house, he struck her several blows,
inflicting probably fatal injuries.
Bayless was arrested and half an
hoiir later was found dead in his eel),
having hanged himself.
Young Man Killed at Oil Mill.
Vienna, Ga., Special. - Millard
Sheppard, the night foreman at tho
Vienna Cotton Oil Company, was
caught in a belt at the mill early
Saturday morning and instantly kiil
ed. The body was badly mangled,
one arm being torn from the frame
and nearly every bone being broken.
Young Sheppard was a member of a
prominent Dooley county family and
had a large circle of friends here.
Cost of Thaw Trial.
New York, Special.-The total cost
to New York county of the prosecu
tion of Harry K. Thaw for the shoot
ing of Stanford White has been $54,
837, according to papers submitted by
District Attorney Jerome to Justice
Mills at Newburgh. The purpose uf
Mr Jerome's application to Justice
Mills was to have thc approaching
trial on the question of Thaw's meni
al condition transferred from West
chester to New York county.
Besu?t Was -Surprise to Friends
Gairrison, Who Expected Acqui
Laurens, Special.-"Guilty of man
slaughter with recommendation to the
mercy of the court," is the verdict
in the case of Henry Garrison
charged with the murder of, Lewis
Williamson, his daughter's sweci
heart! The result is a great surpris
as Garrison's friends had expected
immediate acquittal when the ca?
went to the jury. Judge Memminger
concluded his charge at 8.15 p. m
and. gave notice that he would wait
on the jury until midnight, but there
was no agreement at that hour, an
the'jury was locked up for the night
Friday morning the jurors were still
not agreed, and Judge Memminge
sent them back with instructions <
reach a verdict. 'At ll o'clock they
came, out with a verdict of man
slaughter, with recommendation to
mercy. Under this verdict' the couv
may impose a sentence of not less
than1 two nor more than twenty
years. Notice of motion for new
trial was given, but the court's nil
ings were so generally favorable tn
the .'defense that there are few
grounds for appeal. The worst ex
pected by the defense was a mistrial
It is stated that two jurors held out
for acquittal, while a few voted it
first for a verdict of murder. They
did. not accept Garrison's statement
that he believed his pretty daughter,
Miss Mary Garrison, in danger at the
hands of her sweetheart. Louis Wil
liamson,* nor did they believe thal
Williamson was drunk. The Garri
son family is connected with the most
prominent people of Laurens county,
and the deceased, Williamson, was
highly connected all over the state.
J. ^Henry Garrison killed J. Louis
Williamson last July and tho defense
was the "unwritten law." Miss Gar
rison, who was the only witness, testi
fied that on the night of the tragedy
*he and Williamson, to whom she was
engaged, were in the parlor of her
home Avhen her father appeared at
the:window and shot her finnce. Wil
liamson died thre hours later.
Charlotte Cotton Market.
These prices represent figures paid
3ood middling. 0
Strict middling.. . 87-8
Middling.. . S3-1
Columbia Cotton Market.
3ood middling. 9.05
Strict middling. S 7-8
Middling._ S 34
Charlotte Grain and Produce
Cotton Seed.. ..
laiton Seed Meal.
1. The following named nooks oj
'ecords, reports and papers will lie
:ept in each regiment:
2. The following named bcoks of
.ecord, reports and papers will be
:ept in each company:
A correspondence bcok, a sick re
port, a morning report, a descriptive
)ook of officers and enlisted men, a
.ecord of enlistments. There will
ilso be kept a file of all guard and
special orders and instructions re
lived from higher authority, and
.etained copies of the various rolls,
.cturns and reports required by regu
ations and orders.
3. There will be kept in each organ
zation of the National Guard a prop
erty book giving full information of
ill public prop?rtv, both United
States and State, showing list of ar
ides, date of receipt, from whom re
ceived the names of officers who sign
;d the receipt therefor; also an ac
count of all articles turned in. ex
pended, stolen, lost or destroyed.
A duty roster will also be kept in a
Dook furnished for the purpose when
in camp of instruction or other duty.
4. These books, records aud pa
pers will be inspected at the annual
inspection of the National Guard, and
the payment of the salary of the com
pany quartermaster sergeants or oth
er persons designated by regimental
and company commanders to take
uharge of and prepare books, records
and papers will depend upon the re
port made by the inspecting officers
as to condition in which same are
found on date of inspection.
By order of the commander-in
J. C. BOYD,
Adjutant and Inspector General.
Assistant Adjutant and Inspector
Self Defense Established.
Spartanhnrg, Special. - Raymond
Foster, colored, who shot and killed
John Garrett, also colored at Fair
Forest several weeks ago was tried
in Court of Sessions on the charge of
murder. The defendant proved self
defense and the jury wasn't long in
returning a verdict of not guilty.
Foster was represented by Sandlers
Liquor Found in Beef Market.
Spartanburg, Special.-Thc beef
market and restaurant of J. J. Spann
located on Main street, was raided
Saturday afternoon by the police and
a barrel containing one hundred pints
of liquor was found in the beef mar
ket. Spann claims that he along
with others ordered the stuff. This is
the biggest haul the police have made
in some time.
Outlook is For Swift Beginning
ONLY SMALL NATIONS INVOLVE!
London Hears News From Severa
Sources That Two Crises Are ITU
pending Which May Force Hostib
ties in the Near Future.
London, By Cable.-Events whicl
threaten to change the political fae.
of Europe are crystalizing with ligbr
ning rapidity. Almost over night th
horizon of the Near East, which
seemed gradually to be assuming :
peaceful appearance, has beconv
crowded with war clouds.
News has reached here from sev
eral sources that two definite stroke*
are impending which cannot fail tc
bring matters to a crisis, and perhap*
Torce an immediate war. One is th
proclamation by Prince Ferdinand
if the independence of Bulgaria
which will ineuude Rumelia, taki ro
tor himself the title of "Czar." Tb?
)ther is an announcement of Austro
dungary of the practical annexatios
)f the provinces of Bosnia and Her
:egovina as appendages of the Austro
Either action will be equivalent t<
he leasing up of the treaty of Berlii
vhile Prince Ferdinand's courst
eems almost certain to precipitate
i war between Bulgaria and Turkey
Before these possibilities the quar
el over the East Kumelin section of
he Orient Railway sinks into insig
lificance. Both annies are reported
o be quietly and swiftly mobilizing
lear the borders. Bulgarians are
aid to be buying munitions ano
lorses on an extensive scale.
Bulgarians have faith in their
riny, which has reached a high sta to
f efficiency although it is perhaps
acking in officers and the war, for :
rhich Bulgaria has long been sus
ected of preparing, eculd be fought
nth more advantage for her no^
han when the Turkish government
ad time to reorganize its forces,
diich have become enravelled by the
orruption and neglect of the old
The Emepror of Austria, it is un
erstcod, has despatched a letter to
be President of France, setting forth
is intentions regarding Bosnia and
lerzegovina, although the contents
f the letter are kept secret, and he
; sending similar notes to the other
It seems incredible that Emperor
'rancis Joseph, who always has been
-i--T,ar nf forms,
ie British government na? n.~..
osais to the two countries looking
) the settlement of the railway casa,
nder which the other powers have
oreed to give support to the plan,
hieh contemplates the temporary
?storntion of the way to Turkey "to
ave her face." and then transfer
ee of the company to the Bulgarian
The English press expresses sur
rise that Austria and Bulgaria
hould plot against Turkey and asks
: the great powers will submit, to
aving obstacles placed in the way of
ie regeneration of Turkey.
Genend Wright Selected.
'oosevelt will designate General
,uke E. Wright, Secretary of War, as (
he government's official representa- 1
ive at the Southern commercial con- .
ress, which will convene in this ;
itv December 7th and Sth jus: prior
o the national rivers and .harbors ?
Roosevelt to Take Stump. % (
Lincoln, Neb., Special.-That Pres
lent Roosevelt fully intends to take :
he stump in favor of the candidacy
f Mr. Taft was the information re
eived at Fairview from the East,
t was said that the advices came
rom persons on whom reliance could
e placed and were to the effect that
ir. Roosevelt is planning to make
t least six speeches in the course of
trip from the Atlantic to the Pac
fic, the concluding speech to be de
ivered at San Francisco with numev.
ms short speeches en route. Mr.
iryan, however, refused to make au>
oinmcnt on the subject.
Negro Burned to Death.
Birmingham, Ala., Special-A. A.
klcLenahan, a negro, was burned ft
leath and several others bad narrow
?scapes when fire destroyed the two
;tory building on the southwest cor
ler of Third avenue and Eighteent;
itreet. The negroes were sleeping i/i
he building and McLenahan was trv
ng to raise a window when he wa:
suffocated. The flames spread KO
rapidly that he could not be rescued
five Negroes Drown in the Tennessee
Chattanooga. Tenn., Special.- A
row boat containing five negroes cap
dzed in the Tennessee river and al'
he occupants were drowned. Thrci
>f the victims wore men and two wo
nen. The party had rowed across '<
Moccasin Bend, and while returnin
me of the women became frieghten"
md in attempting to jump from H
boat the lteht craft was overturned
But one of tho number could swim
The other four clung to him and ni'
AUGUSTA, Gr A.
Pays 4 ^ interest on all accounts in this department,
compounded every six months,. January and July.
Capital and Surplus $550,000.00.
GO TO SEE
HAULING & BYRD
Before insuring elsewhere, Wejrepresent the Bes!
Old Line Companies.
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HARUM & RYRD>
At The Farmers Bank of Edg?field
We Guarantee then?
to Pisase You.
Jones & Bon
We also sell Fruit Jar?, Extra Rubbers, Extra-Tops and
Jelly Tumblers. Call on us or Phone us.
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balks or stops and you
have to fool away y?ar
time to find out the cause,
you don't want that eugine
because it means a waste of
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E. J. Norris?
A Revolutionary monument was
unveiled at Fort Lee, N. J.
Fred D. Yuengling, son of a brew
er, died In the prison ward of Belle
aue, New York City.
The merger of the Andover Theo
logical Seminary and the Harvard
Divinity School has been effected.
Dr. Robert Koch, of Berlin, ar
rived in Washington, D. C., to attend
the International Tuberculosis Con
Twenty lives were lost in the wreck
of the British ship Loch Finias, from
Port Pirie for Callao, on the Tasma
In London lt is believed that the
British railways will be purchased
by the State as a result of combina
tions now effected.
Japanese bluejackets who com
mitted an attack on Chinese in Shang
hai were permitted to escape easily
by the Japanese consular court.
Mail advices from Berlin say that
the dynasties of eleven German
States are threatened with extinction
and may soon pass into the hands of
It was reported in Tokio that the
Japanese Premier, Marquis Katsura,
and the Elder Statesmen had decided
upon liberal treatment of China in
Mr. Chue announced that he was
ready to open in Chinatown, New
York City, the first Chinese school
where children would learn the wis
dom of Confucius.
Alleged rebates iu favor of the Su
gar Trust granted by the trunk lines
from. Nev/ York west were attacked
by a Philadelphia shipper before the
Interstate Commeic- Commission.
More than 100 voluntary changes
In transportation rates during tho
past week were announced In the
weekly bulletin issued by the Public
Service Commission at Albany, N. Y.
One quart flour, put in thoroughly,
one tablespoonful of lard, one tea
oupful milk, "one-third teacupful of
water. Mix it up stiff and heat until
tho dough Is soft and covered with
blisters. Roll out the dough on the
board and cut out the 'biscuits. Stick
them with a fork, ibake in a quiok
oven. Let them be slightly browned.
One tablespoonful of butter is an im
provement t ? j.
A life of Sir Henry Irving shortly
will be published.
Leslie Carter, former husband of
the actress, died in Chicago.
Andrew D. Whits is visiting Berlin
for the first time since his retirement
as Ambassador to Germany.
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., decided to
begin work with the Hartford Carpet
Works at Thompsqnville, Conn.
Professor Frank Parsons, of Bos
ton University, author, lawyer, lec
turer and sociologist, died in Boston.
The Peary Arctic Club received a
dispatch from Commander Peary say
ing that be left Etan on August 17 on
his dash for the Pole.
Lord Northcote, Governor-General
of the Commonwealth of Australia,
who is' en route from Sydney to
China, arrived at. Manila, P. I.
General George W. Wingate, chair
man of the committee on athletic
fields, said h,e approved opening the
four public playgrounds on Sundays
and during school hours.
Dr. Frank Huntington Snow, ento
mologist and ex-Chancellor of the
University of Kansas, died at Belle
field, Kan., aged sixty-eight years.
He was a native of'Fitchburg, Mass.
President Roosevelt has designated
Assistant Secretary of the Interior
Frank Pierce to represent the Gov
ernment at the Trans-Mississippi
Commercial Congress in San Fran
Banker Moroslni's will, filed for
probate in New York City, left only
$75,000 to the daughter who eloped.
Three children get 8150,000 each,
and Giulia all the rest, estimated at -
S2.500,000. . . .
Brigadier Scott Girard, head ot the
Iowa Anti-Suicide Bureau of the Vol
unteers of America, who had dis
suaded many from ending their lives,
attempted to . commit suicide with
strychnine taken from one of them.
Exact Position of Luna.
After fifteen years' of labor, Pro*
fessor Brown, of Yale University, had
completed a series of many thousands
of minute observations. by means ot
which ho hopes to.determine the ex
act position of_the moon. He is about
to retire to his house in Maine to
begin the work of- calculation^^hich
he estimates will occupy at l6^Tfc
years. ^-- --' ' "1 r '