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Tined for Violating ^Cattle Quaran
Sparta?burg, Special. - Charged
with violating cattle quarantine laws,
-G. McHughey and J. A. Hughey df
?Cherokee, R. F. D.No. 1, J. P. Pye
-of Cherokee, R. F. D. No. 2, John
Bonner of Spartanburc. R. F. D. No.
% and Arthur Hampton of Inman,
H. F. D,No. i; were arrested on war
v jiants sworn out by the State vete
rinarian before Magistrate W. E.
"Ezell several days ago. They pleaded
guilty and were sentenced to pay a
fine of $5.40 each..
All of the parties concerned are
farmers ,who violated what is known
.as the "farmers' quarantine, law"
Dr. E. M; Nighbert, who is in charge
.of the local office of the bureau of
animal industry of the United States
.department of agriculture, in speak
ing of the arrest of the above n. rae J I
farmers, said that the department
has for two years conducted an edu
cational campaign in this county and
that the farmers have had ample op
portunity to learn of the operation
.of the quarantine laws with refer
ence to cattle. Those who take the
law in their own hands may be ex
pected tc be arrested and fined.
Anderson Increases School Expendi
Anderson, Special.-During the
jeer commencing June 30, 1908, and
ending June 30, 1909, the county of
Anderson spent $78.2S7:S0 on public
?schools, being an increase of $13,
"949.40 over that spent on the schools
during the year before. The amount
?pent during the year before was
$64,338.40. During the year ending
June 30, 1909, the county spent for
all purposes, excepting for schools
and the amounts remitted to the
State treasurer for State taxes, $118,
724.69. Of this amount $70,137.42
was spent in the period commencing
June 30, 1903, and ending December
31, 1908, be rug largely for repairs of
?damages wrought by thes August
?flood. The increase - in the amount
expended for the schools is probably
.due to the increased' number of
?schools, the additional teachers em
ployed and the special school taxes.
Parker is Chosen President.
Edgefield, Special.-The Beaver
Dam mills was organized here Thurs
day. Lewis W. Parker was elected
president, J. C. Sheppard, vice pres
ident,, B. E. Nicholson secretary and
attorney and B. F. Zimmerman
. treasurer. The following were elect
. ed directors: B. F. Zimmerman,
Lewis W. Parker, W. C. Cleveland,
B. F. Taylor, J. C. Sheppard, W. W.
Adams, T. H. Rainsford' and M. L.
"Marchant. All these gentlemen were
present at the meeting. The com
pany is-capitalized at $200,000. The
number of v shares into which the cap
ital is to be divided is to be 2,000
of the par value of $100 each. All
.of the stock has been taken up except
150 shares, -wf^ch will be offered
to parties throughout the county. The
object is to secure local interest in
the mill. It will soon be in operation.
Meeta Horrible Death.
Lancaster, Special.-Mr. A. C. Floe,
met with a horrible death Monday
afternoon. He had just finished his
day's work and was returning frcm
the field to his home, when a negro
passed riding a bicycle which fright
ened the mule Mr. Fl oe-was riding.
He was thrown and his ankle became
entangled in the trace-chains and he
was dragged some distance to his
home and around the yard and barn
lot in the presence of his family who
were mable to stop the frightened
animal until his head and body were
badly torn and bruised. When ho
was rescued life was almost extinct
and he died before he could be car
ried into the house. . .
Beturn From Charleston.
Aiken, Special.-The Aiken Rifles
Pirst company, coast artillery arriv
ed in Aiken Tuesday from Charles
ton where they have been encamped
with the artillery for their encamp
ment. The boys report having had
a big .time, and they are much pleas
ed with the kind reception they re
ceived at the hands of the Charles
School For Fanners Begins In Winns
Winnsboro, Special-The Farmers'
extension school opened Monday
morning in the court house by an ex
cellent address by Prof. Burgess of
Clemson College on the cow, the care
cdVfaed, the milking and butter mak
The next address was by Mr.
P. Campbell of the United States
department of agriculture on the se
lection of seed showing how the in
discrimminate use of seed caused the
poor produce of grain and cotton. He
explained *that it was necessary to se
lect the seed corn in the fields.
To Improve Telephone Line.
Yorkville, Special.-General Man
ager R. B. Babington of the Pied
mont Telephone company, an expert
engineer from Atlanta, and the local
manager, Mr. N. Craig McCorkle, are
busy measuring and laying off the
route through all the streets for run
ning the telephone lines in cables.
The entire plant is to be rebuilt,
with all the latest appliances, and
Yorkville will have a system not ex
celled by any in the State.
Women's Conference Ends.
Saluda, Special.-The Woman's
Missionary conference for the Cokes
bury district held at Zoar church in
this county the past three days came
to a close Monday with the annual
sermon by the Rev. D. E. Camak of
Charleston. The conference was pre
sided over by Sirs. M. D. Wightman,
president of the Women's Mission
ary society of this State. Twenty
five of the 44 auxiliaries of the dis-1
trict bad representatives present.
The Very best of entertainment was
rovided for all . delegates.
Made Good Settlement.
h Chester, Special. - Comptroller
General A. W. Jones visited Chester
officially Thursday and had annual
settlement with the county auditor in
his office, th? county treasurer, cou?
ty superintendent of education, coun
ty supervisor and foreman of the
grand jury being also present. The
showing made was entirely satisfac
tory to the comptroller and called
forth high commendation from.that
officer. The total State and county
tax foots up .$90,254.81, . of which
$35,346.75 wai- paid to the State. In
addition, the poll tax brings in $4,
544 and the dog tax $1,412, showing
the dog population of the county to
be 284, an increase, or more honest
Young Man Charged With a Grave
Gaffney, Special.-Grover Hender
son, a yoong man who lives in the
Ezells section of Cherokee county,
was committed to jail Wednesday by
Magistrate Scruggs of Morgan town
ship, charged with an attempted
criminal assav.lt upon the person, of a
young married woman in the uppper
part of the county. The testimony
adduced by the prosecution makes
a strong case against the young fel
low, but it is said that when the case
comes to trial he will be able to prove
an alibi. It is likely that the de
fendant's attorneys will make an
application for bail under a writ of
Ead Shirts Will Ride.
Anders m, Special.-Mayor J. L.
Sherard has received a lett?r from
former State Senator J. M. Gaines,
of Greenwood County, in which he
says thai; arrangements are being
made there to bring a party of those
who wore the Red Shirts in the cam
paign of 1876 to Anderson on horse
back to attend the Reunion. Thev
will probably be 36 or more in the
party. An effort is being made to
secure the tents necessary from the
Adjutant and Inspector General- of
the State militia and probably parties
from other sections of the State will
camp out here during the Reunion,
which is to be held on August 24th
Patterson and McCall Will ba the
Rock Hill, Special.-Gov. Melcolm
R. Patterson of Tennessee and
Judge Samuel W. McCall of Boston
have accepted invitations to deliver
addresses at the dedication of the
King's Mountain monument on Oc
tober 7. This is poing to be a great
affair. At Yorkville Tuesday a mon- j
ument associaH- - *'
an executive c
Col. Asbury C
Geo. R O'Lea
W. D. Grist an
and enthusiastic audience ^icc^u
rally of Farmers' Union, Prohibition
and educational orators here Tues
day. Mr. B. F. Keller, a prominent
Cameron farmer, acted as chairman
and introduced the following speak
ers: United 'States Senator Ed.
Smith and Piof. D. W. Daniels of
Clemson College, on education; Mr.
Pruitt, president of the Farmers'
Union, and Dr. W. W. Ray. of Rich
land, on matters agricultural, and
Prof. Clinksc?les, of Wofford Col
lege, on Prihibition.
Fatally Hurt Under Car.
Spartanburg, Special. - Henry
Wyatt, a car inspector of the South
ern railway, died at ll o'clock Wed
nesday in the city hospital as the re
sult of injuries received early Wed
nesday morning at the Spartanburg
Junction. He was under a freight
car making an inspection when an
engine struck the car and knocked
it forward and over his body. He
was a young man highly respected.
Caterpillars Appear on the Sea
have n ade their appearance on Ed
isto Island and to some extent on the
other islands, and in consequence the
cotton planters, are much disturbed
for fe.ir of serious damage to the
coming crop whose prospects have
been particularly good up to this
It h unusual for thc caterpillars
to appear in any numbers until about
Septen: ber and at that time the plants
and fruitage have made such pro- j
gress that the inects can not make
Refuses to Confirm bale cf Lanford
Laurens, Special.-Referee . in
Bankruptcy John J. Earle, in a hear- '
ing here Tuesday, refused to confirm j
the sale of the Lanford mill, bank- ,
rupt, which was made here on Mou- j
day, August .2. The grounds for re- |
f?sal o confirm were that, since the 1
upset'price had been fixed at .$12.000 I
and- that the stockholders and credi- I
tors were led to believe that this j
price would be had. and, since it was. I
sold for $8,000. the sale was invalid. !
Bank Has Not Settled With J. T.
Anderson, Special.-A local news
paper Tuesday publishes a story in
substance that the Bank of Ander
son hi.s accepted a sum of money in
settleraent of thc J. E. Holleraan
ernbezslement and that Holleman's
whereabouts are unknown.
President B. F. Mauhlin of the
bank said that thc bank has accept
ed no settlement in thc cu6e, but de
clined to say whether or not an offer
had teen made for settlement. The
defalcation is abcut $35,000.
. , !
Donald L. Persch Held in Defatdt of
$50,000 Ba?l and Thereby Hangs a
Tale of Tangled Finance Through
Which Somebody in Wall Street'
Nipped F. Augustus Heinze.
New York, Special.-Donald Ll
Persch, an ambitious young financier,
whose offices constituted merely desk
room in a downtown note broker's
office, is in the Tombs in default of
$50,000 bail, and thereby hangs a tale
of tangled finance through which
somebody in Wall Street nipped F.
Augustus Heinze, the one-time cop
per king, for $40,000. Persch is
specifically charged wii;h thc larceny
of $40,000, a profit obtained by tho
sale of 15,600 sharos of Ohio copper
'common and 4,600 shares of Davis
Daly copper common, which an agent
for Heinze placed with the Windsor
Trust Company, of this city, as se
curity for a loan of $50,000.
The stock was not held by the
bank but was turned over to a clerk
acting for Persch and at the latter's
orders thrown on the curb market
and sold for approximately $90,000.
How Persch obtained the capital to
carry through the deal and why the
stock was relinquished by the trust
company are points yet to be clear
After his arrest Monday afternoon
Persch was arraigned before a mhgis
trate and, after unsuccessful efforts
of his lawyer to have bail reduced to
$20,000, was committed to the Tombs,
although his counsel later procured a
writ o? habeas corpus returnable
Tuesday morning. His examination
was set for Friday.
District Attorney Jerome took ac
tive charge of thc case and other ar
rests may be made.
Persch, according te the police, has
been arrested twice before, once for
forgery on a charge made by request
of his father, and another in connec
tion with taking subscriptions for
an ice fund. Both charges were
ALABAMA A DEY STATE.
Governor Comer Signs Carmichael
Prohibition Bill, Which Makes the
State a Regular Sahara Desert.
Montgomery, Ala., Special.-Gov
ernor Comer on Monday afternoon
sismed the Carmichael prohibition
Under this act it is unlawful to sell
or to store any liquids containing
more than one-half of one per cent
alcohol. Tbe locker clubs are illegal
and the possession of a United States
internal revenue license shall be con
sidered prima facie evidence of guilt.
Trulv, Alabama is a dry state.
The Fuller bill, and the Ballard bill
are still pending in the House. They
are more radical than the Carmichael
bill and are designed to aid in the
enforcement of the latter. The Fuller
bill prohibits any sort of liquor ad
vertising and throws every safeguard
around the law. The Ballard bill
provides for the impeachment of of
ficers who fail to put the law into
effect. Both of these bills will be
Aggregate Sligntly mgner xnan on
August 1, 1908.
Washington, Special.-Crop cond'
tions in the United States on August
1, 1909, were in the aggregate slight
ly higher than on August 1, 1908, and
moderately higher than a 10-year
average condition of all crops on Au
gust 1. In addition to the higher con
dition the acreage of cultivated crops i
is about 1.6 per cent greater than last |
year. So says a general review of j
crop conditions issued Monday. Win
ter wheat, spring wheat, corn, oats,
rye, flax and grapes were better than
last year and the 10-year average;
barley and potatoes wera better than
the condition on August 1 last year,
but slightly below the average con- j
dition. Tobacco and sweet potatoes j
were bette* than the average and
lower than last year. Important
crops which were below both last year
and an average condition are cotton,
rice, hay, buckwheat and apples. Con
ditions vary, however, in different
sections of the United States.
New Aeroplane Record.
Mourmelon-le-Grand, France, By
Cable.-The world's record for pro- ?
longed flight in an aeroplane . was
broken Saturday ?|" Roger Sommer,
a French aviator, ' ho remained in
the air two hours, 27 minutes, and 15
seconds, breaking thereby the record
made by Wilbur Wright at Lemans, j
France, last December, when he stay- <
ed aloft two hours, 20 minutes and 57 j
seconds. It was announced, however,1
that Sommer's time was not regard-1
cd as official.
Women on Schorl Boards.
Montgomery, Ala., Special-By a
j dese vote in the committee the bill
authorizing women to act as advisory
j members of schcol boards in Alabama
was reported favorably to the Senate
I Monday and went on the calendar. It
i may come up on third reading Tues
day. The bill is fostered by tho Ala
bama Federation of Women's Clubs.
It is opposed by some of the ablest
members of the Legislature.
Man and Wife Fight Duel.
Chicago, Special.-After locking
their two children in a bed-room and
fastening all tho dcors of their Hat,
Antonio Spizzirri and his wife Anna,
went into the darkened parlor Mon
day and tried to kill each other. The
woman was shot twice and stabbed
twice with a stiletto and died before
'.he police arrived. The husband was
lu t twice ?Iso and he may die. A re
(! er sri'.] a Wiiv were found near
.ile < ;i --IM.h the woman lay
'.<-:.<'. !i :. ffyri] \vu3 fouhti.
hfsidu 4--:c hus' a.-J's bo?y.
Diamond Gossip and Ge:
BIG LEAGUE RAGES TIGHTEN
Only Two Months of the Present
Base Ball Season Remaining.
Interesting Finish Sure.
(BY A. JAY COOK.)
Pittsburg-From August 7 there
are but two months of the present
major league season remaining, the
last game being played on October 7.
The Pittsburg team which, Cooked
a ?ure winner a few weeks ago, has
failed to keep its wonderful work up
and as a result Chicago is now but
a few points behind the leaders. This
ls not the result of any particular
slump by the Pirates, but rather it is
due to the ph?nom?ne! hall played by
the Cubs during the last three or four
weeks. With Reulbach and Brown in
their present condition, Chance has
two of the greatest pitchers in the
league and it seems ^impossible to
beat either one of them. The team
work is perfect and they have at last
Mt a batting streak.
On the other hand the Pirates'
pitching staff is not the best in the
league. Camnitz and Willis are the
only really reliable men Clarke has.
Leifield and Maddox are begining to
blow up toward the last of +he games.
Of course Phillipe and Leever are
etlll there though not as in former
years. On the whole the pitching
staff falls slightly below that of the
Cubs. It is in batting that the
Pittsburg team shines. With Wag
ner, Miller, Clarke and Leach, they
have four of the best batters in the
league. If the Pirates start swat
ting the ball as they should, nothing
(Courtesy Pittsburg Press)
Of the Pirates.
will stop them. They will simply
romp away with the penant. Bar
j beau, the little third baseman,, who
I was out of the game for some time, Is
again on third and batting dike a
In this figuring I have left New
York out. Of course the Giants may
have a look in at the end of the sea
son, but they will havo a hard time
' overcoming a lead of twelve games.
The Pirates and Cubs must take an
awful slump and New York must do
some good playing in order to have a
look in. Matthewaon and Wiltse are
i the only really dependable pitchers
j they have at present Their batting
j too Is fa-'Qing off. Still one never can
! tell, and at the end of the season, Chi
< cago, Pittsburg and New York may be
! racing neck and neck as last year.
If one counts the batting average of
Abbatlcchlo, the absence of Wagner
from the Pittsburg team for the last
week has not crippled the team as
much as would be supposed. Abby,
playing at Wagner's position has in
? deed filled his shoes as far as any
I man could. He has made but one
I error in the rame-! he h>s nlnvecl and
i has batted as cood as any other man
on the team during that perlcd.
There are a good manv infielders
tn the major leagues that will have lo
'tMte off their hats to him. Of course
, Wagner's shoes simiTy can't be filled,
j H's absence seems to effect the team
I turough their loss of confidence, ar,
I well as the loss cf his wonderfrC field
I lng ami batting. "With him back tn
' the crime and batting as usual tho
Pittsburg team trill no doubt make
up for a gr-od blt of lest time.
In tho Amarinan ?ea^ue Detroit.
Phil&delph'i? and Boston pre running
almost nee;: to neck, but 40 points
Wolgast After Two Titles.
Chicago.-Ad Wc!gast, the little
chap who enjoys the unique distinc
tion -of being callenger for both the
featherweight and lightweight cham
pionships at the SV.-XQ. time, created
a considerable stir this week by post
ing $300.00 to clinch a match with
Packey McFarland at 1"3 pounds, the
weight to be made throe hours before
the battle starts. The match will
f.lkely come off on September 9. at
'Frisco. As Wolgast in trim welchs
from 122 to 12S pounds he will likely
give some, welsht to McFarland.
BERGER TO ARRANGE
BOUT WITH NEGRO.
Chicago.-Sam Berger, representing
James J. Jeffries, who is now on the
high seas bound for Europe, expects
to meet Jack Johnson in New York
this coming week and go over the
plans for a world's championship batr
tie between the negro and the ex
boilermaker. Johnson a few days
since posted a $5,000 forfeit to clinch
a match with Jeffries, and there ls nb
longer reason to doubt the sincerity
of either the white or the black man.
Jeffries before sailing even went so
far as to say he would waive, if neces
sary, his demand for a large side bet
He Intimated that his predominating
aspiration was to make a punching
bag of the black fe'.Gow, regardless of
the price paid him for the exhibition.
It will be recalled that Jeffries on
previous occasions during his retire
ment gave as his reason for quitting
the ring his wife's opposition. Mrs.
Jeffries, whom Jim meets at Carlsbad,
may not take kindly i the notion
that her absence has been taken ad
vantage of to lure her husband into
the malring of fresh pugilistic plans,
and, womanlike, she may upset the en
tire mess with one shove nf h?r dain
ty toe. This ls, however, merefly
possible, hardly probable, as Mrs?.
Jeffries, enjoying the luxuries of Eu
ropean sojourn, must realize that to
crush the Johnson match would be
equivalent, to killing the hen that lays /
the golden egg that pays the bills.
Fight promoters are beginning al
ready to bid for the fight Berger
received a tentative offer from a pro
moter in Fort Worth, Texas, who
wanted to know if a $100,000 purse
would be big enough to get the fight
The message was so worded to make
the fighter beCieve an even larger
purse would 'hp offend, if that wasn't
..iciiU?sh, the man who pulled off
the Johnson-Burns fight In Australia,
will make a bid for the battle, though
lt is hardly probable Jeff would agree
to go to the Antipodes to fight Coff
roth, of San Francisco, Carey of Los
Angeles, several Nevada mining camp
promoters, and several promoters in
the northwest are known to be prepar
ing to malee bids.
London.-Sir Thomas Lipton is not
discouraged over his failure to have
the universal ruHe, under which form
erly International YR rh* ~>??? ?- -
worthiness, but that the challenger
must be a 'boat built on lines that will
enable her to cross the ocean on her
Sir Thomas has approached both
Fife and Myllne, the most famous de
signers in England, but both have de
clined to have anything to do with
what they call a freak. Both design
ers are confident they could build a
yacht that wouild life the cup, but such
a boat would be such a magnificent
freak that they would not dare trust
her to the treacherous seas of the At
Sir Thomas says he has many
friends among yachtsmen in America
and has only the kindliest feelings for
Americans in general, but oannot un
derstand why exceptional regulations
are made in this case, and he has
heretofore found the American yachts
men fair, square and above board.
Sir Thomas adds, however, that he
Is willing to race under any rules now
existing and hopes that within the
next four or five weeks to have mat
ters in such shape that he can com
mence on a Shamrock IV.
New York.-Sam Langford, another
of our fighters who had a finishing
trip to Europe recently, and Stanley
Reichel will malee up a ten round
boxing contest that wini be held at
the Fairmont club, New York on Sep
Langford sees a chance to annex
the middleweight championship of the
world in this battle with the Michi
gan Tornado, and he is training faith
fully for the bout. Sam alreadv holds
the heavyweight' championship of
England, Great ' tlita'-ri and Zululand,
according to th-. .. /.ional Sporting
Club of London, annin thinks that
a few mere t'tles won'd look well
painted on his suit case. That's
where Sam wears them.
N*w Record by Ahearn.
Nev/ York-Thc Clan-Na-Gael track
and field games at Celtic park, Long
Island, were productive of a new
world's record in the two hops and
jump. Danie! F. Ahern, of the Irish
American A. C., covered 50 feet CM>
inches, which is six inches more than
tho reccini^ed world's record, made I
by Dan S-lmnnahan. of Limerick. Ire- !
land, nearly 20 years ago. Today's j
mark was carefully measured by the I
Amateur Athletic Tulon officers, and 1
Mathewson Must Work.
Big Christy Mathewson, the star
flinger of the Nev: York Giants, h?s a
hard month ahead cf him, :f the dope
handed out by Manager McGraw is
"Matty needs more work," said Mc
Graw, "injuries and sickness have
kept him out of the game so much o?
late (hat his clntrol fa getting wob
bly, and 1 intend to pedan him o" for
the finish by loading him down with
Temptation wears rubber shoes and
speaks in whispers.
As to the wedding veil, its disposal
Is a matter of taste. If worn over
the face, a separate short piece for
this purpose is pinned on at the
front of the coiffure, to he taken off
at the chancel rail hy the maid of
honor or one o"f the bridesmaids, and
not put hack again. 'Most brides
in this country wear the veil off the
face. The same rules as to dress ap
ply at home as if the bride is 'mar*
ried at church.
The bridesmaids usually wear -hats,
but a very pretty custom, followed
much In Europe, is the wearing of a
tulle veil Instead of a hat. This veil,
which is adjusted with a wreath of
flowers, and of course worn back
from the face, is always becoming.
The veil matches the gown in color,
and the flowers are the same as those
in the bouquet. The bridesmaid and
maid of (honor both wear gloves.
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