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Drunk Man Shaved a Woman.
Greenville, Ootober 6.-Present
ing an appearance ghastly and un
natural in the extreme from the fact
that her hair and eye-brows bad
been shaved off, a white woman was
found yesterday in a house near the
She told officers who began an in
vestigation that a white man, whose
name she gave, had entered her
home in a state of intoxication aud
held a pistol at ber head while he
wielded a razor, roughly denuding
her hair and eyebrows. To oap his
freakish outrage, the woman allegep,
the man dipped her eyelashes with
a pair of scissors. Policeman Hatcher
and other officers were called in, but
'nu arrests have been made, pending
Twins are Wedded to Twins.
Haleigh, N. C., October 5.-A sen
sation developed in the Superior
Court here in Haleigh, which, though
.serious, caused a great deal bf amuse
ment. JD. Ii. Allen and Ennis Brog
den, two well-known young country
men, were charged with assault with
a deadly weapon. Two brothers,
twins, Zelma and Zebba Kudd, wore
in love with their cousins, also twins,
Ardoll Hay and Eloise Hay. None
of tho party wore over 18 years old
and all wore at sohool. Letters
were exchanged by means, of a post
office in a hollow tree. A discovery
was made and then thc twins and
their sweethearts attempted to get
marriage licenses from Haleigh, but
relatives of the girls directed that
mono be granted. Pursuit was made
by relatives and when all met there
?ame near being a pistol light. Allen
and Brogden joined in the pursuit
and hold up thc twins at tho muzzles
of pistols. Then the intending
brides and grooms were called homo
to their parents and the twins were
warned never to go near the girls.
Ju a week they tied again, this time
procuring licenses and were married.
Allen and Brogden have been put
under bond to keep the peace. All
look like children. ,
Belton Poor, of Woodstock, Ga.,
accidentally shot and killed himself
while hunting last week.
0? Animait Reason?
Some Denver experimenters last
month put a fox terrier ' in a box
stuffed with a mixture of cotton and
o urn ph or, and took the prisoner bj
night to a farm near Pueblo. There
they released him in the morning in
a country as nev? to him as the in
terior of Puerto Ki co would have
been ; but under the stimulus of
homesickness he vanished before
Dight, and at ll o'clock the next
forenoon he appeared at the busiuess
end of his Denver boarding house.
In a bee line the distance is about
eighty miles, and it is absolutely cer
tain that he could not have steered
his way forty yards by scent. He
could not have traveled by ".ny clue
of his adventure in the oamphor-box.
Nor were there landmarks to guide
him in the labyrinth of unknown
mountain peaks'. How did he do it?
A Grand History.
The following written for "Our
Junior Citizens," of San Francisco,
by G. A. Going, of Nashv:,le, gives
a negro's view of his race's history
and tells several things that many of
us did not know before :
No race of people has had an older
or'grandor history than the negro.
Ho is found famous in architecture,
geometry, astronomy and music, as
well as in the older science of war.
As an inventor he gave to the world
the alphabet ; as an architect he
built Ninevah, Tyre,Babylon,Thebes,
Alexandria, Cario and Carthage. He
built the time-defying pyramids of
Egypt and the greatest lighthouse in
tho world previous to modern times.
The-Carthaginians were negroes,
and they dominated the world with
their skill. Tho city of Tyre was
tho great commercial city of the
world during its time of greatness ;
it was what Paris now is to Europe.
The negro race has furnished us
such kings as Nimrod, Hiram, Nobu
chadnezzcr and the Ptolemies.
When it comes to skill in war, the
city ot Tyre baffled Alexander the
Great for thirteen years. Hannibal
was considered one of the most ex
pert tacticians that ever lived. And
as for wealth, none were richer than
these negro kings.
Ex-Congressman Jerry Simpson ie
critically ill in Wichita, Kas.
Southern Cetton Mill?.
In the last tl ?e years 483 cotton
mills have on erected, and of this
number 405 have been constructed
south of Mason and Dixon's line.
This has had muuh to do with the
marked changes in the conditions
oonneoted with tho manufacture of
cotton goods, a change which was
the chief topio of discussion at the
recent meeting of the New England
Cotton Manufacturers' Association
at Atlantio City. Members of the
association discussed at great length
the necessity of action looking to
the enlargement of the market for
the product of tho American cotton
mills and frankly exuhanged figures
and experiences showing that the
mills of the South have led in the
progress of manufacturing in the
last few years and have made it
necessary for the New England mills
to look to the foreign fields for their
p od nets. The concession is; a re
markable tribute to the spirit of the
new South, which is no longer con
tent to plant and pick cotton, but
now raises, markets and manufac
tures cotton. The Northern spinners
for many years had all they oould do
to supply the demands of the home
market, but now the South, with its
materials at the doors of the mills ;
with its coal fields, timber forests
and magnificent streams, furnishirg
a cheap and never-failing supply of
fuel, water and power ; with its
cheap labor, owing to the cheaper
cost of living, with all the natural
and artificial advantages that may bo
profitably employed in the manufac
ture of the home-grown crop, is find
ing a welcome in tho home market's
and forcing the New England mills
to scan foreign fields for an outlet
for their surplus. That they have
been successful in this search is
shown by the fact that exports of,
cotton manufactures for the year
ended last June were in oxoess of
$50,000,000, an increase of 300 per
cent in teu years. The resources of
the South are just beginning to be
understood and developed. Her in
evitable prosperity can hardly be ex
aggerated by predictions.-Washing
A seat on the New York Stock
Exchange was sold last Thursday for
$85,000, a new high record.
The Neflro In Billi?.
[?.J. B." in Newberry Obaurvor. ]
Kersh a w's Brigade, after it had '
been brought back from the Valley
of Virginia, near Winobeeter, where
we had been sent to help Qen. Jubal
Early, waa placed on the left of Lee's
line on the Nine Mile road. Our
extreme left waa guarded by Gary's
brigade of cavalry, which was doing
pioket duty. One day they were
aroused by a line of battle of negro
troops in their front, supported by a
line of white troops in rear of them.
There vas nothing but a skirmish
line in front of them-those negroes
came yelling, with their white eyes
shining, shooting up in the tree tops,
and ran over this skirmish Hue before
auy help could get to them. They
paid no attention to the skirmishers,
but went right on yellin "Rich
mond!" The lino of whites had
fallen back as soon as they had run
the negroes over the breastworks.
Our skirmish line turced and fired
at the negroes, but stayed at the
breastworks and let the negroes go
on. They did not go far before they
met Gary's Cavalry coming charging
them. The negroes stampeded and
instead of taking to the woods and
underbrush, where the cavalry could
not handle their horses, like jack
rabbits they got out into tho open,
where they could get good use of
their legs. They pulled their hats
off. It looked like a negro foot race
and every negro trying to get in the
load. They outran the cavalry a fair
race and got away. You could not
make them stop running, and just
had to shoot them or let them go.
You may think you have seen
good running, but wait till you see a
stampeded negro running from a
cavalry charge and they shooting at
every step. One of the skirmishers
j said a bareheaded negro passed him
and he could hear the wind whistling
in that negro's hair like wind in a
tree top, and the negro was grunting
every step he made.
Pedor Alvarado, the mining king
of Mexico, will build a monument
of Italian marble and silver over the
grave of bis wife, who died reoently.
Two* tons of silver will be used, and
the monument will be enclosed in a
steel cage. The output of Alvarado's
mines is $100,01)0 a week.
Th? Giri Loafer.
A girl loafer. That does not sound
very pretty, does it ? And yet there
are a good many girls whom this
title fits. In other words, there are
girls who spend their time doing ab
solutely nothing. Circumstances do
not render it necessary for them to
carn their living, and so they stay at
home and fritter the preoious mo
ments away in useless pursuits of
idleness. Don't a good many of thom
lie in bed in the morning and let
their mothers get up and get break
fast? And don't you think they
also dress up in their best clothes
and speud the afternoons enjoying
themselves while their mothers stay
home and prepare the evening meal ?
And when they are/ at home they
spend their time reading trashy
novels or trimming equally trashy
When a girl goes to a party and is
late in getting to bed she looks on it
as qyytti proper and natura1 '.hat she
should be in bed late the nax ; morn
ing, and all the family accepts the
fact as a matter of course. But if
the mother is up half thc night with
au ailifig baby neither her lazy
daughter nor any other member of
the family seems to think it neces
sary that she should Btay in bed and
make up her broken sloop.-Phila
The diplomatic world looks for
two alliances as the result of the
Russo Japanese war. One between
England, France and Japan, the
other between Germany, Russia and
Austria. If this takes place tho al
liance, with Germany at tho hoad,
will bo very strong On land, and the
English alliance will be invincible on
The American Public Health Asso
ciation recently adopted resolutions de
claring that tho results obtained at New
Orleans show further confirmation of
the viow that yellow fovor is transmitted
only by the bite of tho fever infected
mosquito; that efficient defense at the
beginning of an epidemic can only be
established upon the basis of this'doc
trine; that a successful dofenso depends
I upon a thorough'understanding of the
doctrino and tho support tho people
I may give to prompt reporting and proper
handling of all suspicious oases.
Cul Out an? Put I* Your Bible.
The information given below was
oompiled by the Christian World.
We would suggest that you out out
and paste in your Biblo. You will
find it a ready referenoe by which to
refresh your minds concerning things
you so often need iu reading your
A day's journey was about twenty
three and one-fifth miles.
A Sabbath day's journey was an
A cubit was nearly twenty-one
A hand's breadth is equal to three
aud five-eighths inohes.
A finger's breadth is equal to one
A shekel of silver was about fifty
A shekel of gold was $8.
A talent of silver was 9538.30.
A talent of gold was $18,000.
A piece of silver, or a penny, was
A mite was less than a quarter of
A gerah was one cent.
An ephah, or bath, contained
seven gallons and five pints.
A bin waa a gallon and two pints.
An omer was six pints.
August Belmont, the New York
banker and millionaire, is critically
iii with appendicitis in that city.
One man was burned to death and
two were fatally injured in a livery
stable fire at Warren, Ohi?, last
Burglars dynamited tho vault cf a
bank at Springfield, S. D., last week
and made their escape with $5,200
Automobiles are used by the
Street Railway Employ?es' union in
Chicago to convey passengers when
there is a strike.
The birthday of the lato Frances
E. Willard was celebrated by the
Woman's Christian Temperance
Unions all over the United States
Nellie was visiting at the seashore
and seeing the waves rolling fm- the
first time, exolaimed : "Oh, mamma,
what are those big, gray-haired
lumps bobbing up and down?"
THE GREAT FIRE SALE ON
At Adams' Big Store.
When in New York, I Bought at a Fire Sale
5,000 yarda Outing, worth 0 cents, only S| cents.
5,000 yards Outing, worth 10 cents, only 5 cents.
5,000 yards Cotton Checks, worth 6 oents, only 4 cents.
Nothing burnt but the price.
Dig lot of Sheeting from 8 cents to 7 cents.
We have the best Line ever seen in Seneca.
AU the latest shades in Broad Cloths at $1.00 and $1.50; Drap de Nymphe, worth $2.00, we sell at $1.50.
A few pieces of the latest Novelty Goods. Some of these goods were formerly sold for $2.00, but we are now sell
ing at $1.00.
$1.25 Serges at 85 cents-all colors.
Over 100 different patterns of Silks, from 50 cents to $1.00.
The biggest line of Long Coats, Jackets and Skirts ever seen hore.
The bargains in this line are worth looking after.
We are still in the Lead in Clothing.
Sultfl from $3.00 to $25.00.
Wo have recently added tho Famous Stcin-Hlock Co.'s Dino to our already strong lino, which makes our Clothing
department complete in every detail,
If you want a Suit or Fair of Punts, don't fail to soe our line before buying.
See our Line of Furniture before buying.
Wo carry a Full Dino at prices that Can't be boat.
F.vorytbing in Furnituro Supplios.
Shoes, Shoes !
We have any style you want.
Hats, Hats !
All the latest styles in Stetson Hats, also cheaper
J. H. Adams, Seneca,