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^?U^oJ^rli^ LiH?STON. ANPEBSOK; S. C., WEDNESDAY^ APRIL 22,1903. VOLUME XXXVm--NO. 44.
J STATE ??EWSl
- There wore two efforts to burn
the Duncan Methodist Church in Spar
tanburg Idst week."
The militia of South Carolina is
to be inspected by Col. Charlee Mor*
ris of the United States army.
- Daring a storm iu Union on Sun
day night the negro Baptist ohuroh
and several residences> were Streek by
- The dispensary oonstables in
Charleston have been ' mounted on
horsebuok so shat they may chase the
- Hurtsville is to have an expert*
mental tob ac? o farm this year. The
government has sent two experts thero
?ho have begun work. i '
- J. A. Banks, of St. Matthews,
bas contributed $275 towards building
? sandolsy road io QrsDgeburg ooucty
as an object lesson in go?d road con
- Thero is a neighborhood io Lau
rena county that has 19 sots of twins.
Five of them have been born in the
last 12 months and ten of the sets are
ander ten years of age. ?
- Boyd Steele, eight years old, was
shot and killed in Lancaster county
with a pistol by Mise Essio Ogburn, a
young lady of 16. Sho WOB fooling
with th? pistol when it went off.
- The report of the State dispen
sary for the first fiscal quarter has
been put in the hands of the governor.
The gross sales for tho quarter were
1656,126.25 against 1583,296.26 io?
the preceding year.
- The Orangoburg Times and
Democrat saystc'The plant louse has
out the oat crop: off '-about one-half of
what it promised.to be. . In some seo
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livuB ui tua cuuini/ tuu crop UBB ueeu
- Finther investigation in the de
falcation of James S. Campbell, lato
treasurer of Bichland county, now de
ceased, reveals a shortage of $11,000.
Mr. Campbell was regarded aa an hon?
est man, and the shortage is a mys
- The me roh a ula of Greenville
have entered into an agreement to
close their places of business at 6.30
p. m. the year round, escept on Satur
days and during tho month of Decem
ber, and the agreement went into
effect on Monday evening, April 13th.
- The work' preliminary to the en
tertainment of the Confederate veter
ans at their approaching annual re
union in the city of Columbia on May
12, IB and 14 is getting well under
?ay. It is requested ?hat ins mem
bers of all camps throughout the State
sear their, camp badges when they
come to Columbia identifying ' them*
eehes and ia uteri a?: y aiding the enter'
Uniment committees that would, meet
them at the depot.;' The entertainment
committee proposes to establish head
quarters at the depot where veteran i
-;D. G. Zeigler, of Surator, says
he has solved the puzzled problem of
perpetual motion. Tho U. S. Patent
Office has granted letters patent, which
SS: tho ??SL to be granted in 40 years.
Mr. Zeigler has also patented his moBt
peculiar invention in all foreign coun
- The passage of the law allowing
conviots sentenced for ten years to be
retained on the coun&y ohaingaugs, is
having a serious effect on the peniten
tiary. Since the first of the year only
about .five able bodied mon have been
received within the walls,- while there
are over a hundred - aged, infirmed
and maimed who are of no value at all.
' T- The Columbia State saya Mra.
Robert M. Anderson, who has been a
ci titee of ihz.9X oity ' for many years,
died ai her home or Price avenue
Wednesday, after an illness of two
weeks. While out tra?n?Bg a vine
some time ago, Mrs. Anderson got o
splinter in one of her h??ds and
through, this slight wound contracted
- On the charge of infanticide
three persons ato jail at Chesterfield,
John Horton, wlored, who was c?p>
tared in Georgia, ?nd his accessories,
Mary Jane Brown and her mother.
The two last are white. These par
ties are all from an isolated section of
the country, the same as where co
curred the dastardly murder of Cassie
Boan three years ago.
- Bud Lee Clink?caiea and Lewis
Miller, two negro convicta ou the gang
bf road workers, went iii swimming in i
river a* Martie's mill uear Abbeville
Their sh lokles were not removed ant]
when they got beyond their d?ptl
were entangled and weightsd^down bj
them and could not swim or regain th*
bank. . Before assistance could bo hat
they both lost eonsoioi?fiorisn. Mille;
was revived, but his companion los!
??.ju-^ho public ofCha^st?nis sati?
?ed and pleased witft^e manner ii
which Governor Hey ward has takei
up tho outrageous raidir > of-tho pri
vate residence of Mrs./ irenh?lm oi
East Battery, and it is, hot though
likely that thc constables will reBor
to any such similar raids in the future
Chief Howie appears to be much exer
cised over the affair, fie places th?
blame for tbo raid on Chief Coustabh
~ Thomas Nolan, Charcos Howard
W??H?m McKinley and Edward Dug
Kan were convicted . in the Unit?t
States circuit court at Charlestoi
Thursday and sentenced to five year
each in the federal penitentiary at At
lan ta. ' The men : were acsssed of- -be
longing to a gang of outlaws who com
mitted many robberies iu South Carp
lina. LaBt summer and fall a mun
ber of pestciHce safes were robbed ii
various small towns in the State am
in some instances large Bums of mono;
were secured. The safes were usual);
blown open with dynamite. At Enc
ree..S. C., tho robbers secured oyo
- Th? Mississip: river S?pd of 1303
will soon bo a thing of the pust, the
water having commenced to recede: '
- Timothy O' Rourke, tho oldest
man in Tennessee, died in Osborne.
Johnson county, on Wednesday, aced
- Pun eh Arnold, a 15-year-old boy>
was killed at Newman, Ga., by being
struck over ?he heart while playing
- Nearly a million little shad have
been planted in the Gape Fear nver,
at Wilmington by the U. S, Fi ah Com
--The ?vc packing houses that
were fined $5,000 each in March by
Missouri courts for forming a trust
have paid up.
- The American tobaoeo combino
has cornered the German ma?kei with
cigarettes, and the Germans are much
concerned over tho matter.
*- Two men.of Mobile, Ala., hive
patented a process for manufacturing
paper of the eotton plant, top, bolls,
stalk and roots being utilized.
- The agrigultural department has
been searching in Mexico and Cuba
for ' a remedy to prevent the cotton
boll weevil, but without suo oe os.
- Gov. Lanham, of Texas, has vo
toed a bill allowing a man to marry
his stepdaughter, or.a woman to ??ned
tho husband of her dead daughter.
- The body of Mrs, J. M. Ellison,
a bride of two weeks, waft xouud in a
oistei-n at St. Elmo, T?nn. It is
thought to have" been a case of sui
oide, . " . ' > : M
- The secretary of the'treaBury hao
selected the Baptist Church site_ upon
%?h:ch io Greet the u?w public build
ing in Atlanta. Tho price paid ia
, - Mrs. Clarence Bishop,a brido of
17, of Port Jervis, N.J., drowned her
self Saturday inNeversinkriverbeoause
her 19-yoar-old husband spoke lightly
of her Easter hat>. r. '.'../;'?'-' I.".
- A New York man has been shot
by his wife, who thought ho was a
burglar.. This should servoaB a warn
ing to other mon who come' sneaking
in at that time of night.
- Postmaster General Payne annoan
008 that he proposes to have the post- '
of?ce department thoroughly investi
gated because of reports charging cer
tain officials with crookedness.
-- A speoial from Evergreen, Ala.,
says that nine persons were killed and
Isasi^use loas" to pro patt" paused v
by a cyclone w,hioh visit'd Monroe
county, Ala., Monday night, 13th inst.
- G. W. Swift, ono of the .largest
pork pao hers of the United States, died
recently and left a fortune of over'
$12,000,000. I Hisv wjli sets apa***
$12,000 for charity and the balance
was left to the widow and children.
To his grandchildren, nephews and
^nieces, he left only $1 ,Q00 each.
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- Eighty skeletons were found in
i the Spanish warship Reina Christina,
' Which W9M annie in Manila uhf Of Av5- 1
I mirai Dowey'c fleet. These, skeletons
.will be sent to Spain by'a United
Statos transport; ,
- Charles M. Bidwell,'#ho. died in
East Hartford, Conn., last'week at
the age of 73 years, lived on ah old
homestead whioh had been in the pos
session of his family for seven genera
tions, ever since 1666.
- Bruce Marcum., a white man, con
victed of vagrancy, was sold into servi
tude for six months at Jackson, Ky.,
on Saturday, the : highest bid being
i only $6.50. He is 27 years old and a
member of a well-known family, - but
too lazy to work.
- A careless worlcman kioked over
alantern at one of the Caldwell oil
wells at Beaumont, Texas, whioh re
salted in a fire causing thu loss of
$1,000,000 in property and (ho. bank
ruptcy of twenty or more of the small
er oil companies.
- Charlee T. Taylor, Mayor-elect of
Mankato, Minn., is the heaviest ohief
executive of any oity in the United
States. He weighs 403 pounds, but ?B
as nimble as a kitten and one of tho fast
est pedestrians in the city.. He is a
Democrat of the strictest sort.
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-r Thomas Lawrenoe, a Pettis coun
ty (Missouri) farmer, was knocked
twenty feet by a train a year ago and
escaped injury. Last August he was
struck by lightning and recovered.
Five months ago he fell from a barn
roof abd was not hurt. Last week he
'Stumbled over a 2-months old pup and
in falling broke his back.
- Mrs. King, of Corpus Christi
Texas, own: more land than any uthci
Woman in thia country, perhaps in th*
.world,; Her holdings are nat lesi
than 1,300,000 aerea, located in thc
counties of Nueces. Hidalgo, Stan
and Cameron. Her lute husband
Capt. King, was one of the old- tim<
cattle barons. Mrs. King has' obou
65,000 pattie grazing on her brow
- At Joplin, Mo., ia mob took ai
unknown tramp negro from the cit;
jail Hud hanged him- to a telegrapi
pole at the corner of Second and Wal
:street,^t'wo blocks from the jail. Th
negro was charged with having mai
derodpolice o iE ocr C. Leslie, who wa
shot dead in tho Kansas City South
ern railway yarda while endeavoriu
to arrest several negroes suspected fl
I- -JSach year the secretary of?th
Senate buya five-pounds of tho net
snuff for the use of the United State
Senators, and it is kept in two bi
boxeB on either side of the entra?e
to thc Senate chamber. It costa zu. 0
each year, and no one over uses i
The ouGtom was handed down froi
the old- days of snuff-taking, and tl
Senate never repealed the law whie
called for the buying of the snui
which is wasted.
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Antiques In Negro CabloB.
It is Bnul by experts that the finest
antique colonial furn i turo in this couu
ti7 comes from tho South. Much pf
it has been discovered in tho cabins of
aged negroes who were formerly slaves.
When those rare, carved old pieces of
mahogany were discovered by their
masters they wero often given to the
negroes, not understanding the valua
tion of them that should oome later.
A riohly carved mahogany sideboard
was found reoently in a ohioken roost
in one of the Southern States. The
ohiekens roosted on it every night and
it was worn and battered. This was
bought by cv dealer for a small sum
and after it was restoicd sold to a cus
tomer for $250.
- D. Oelkers, one of Walhalla's
moDt prominent citizens, died sud*
denly Tuesday morning, 14th inst., at
2 o'clock. Owing to uta bad health
he had olosed out nie mercantile busi
ness only a few weeks, ago, and expect
ed soon to visit Germany where he
has many relatives. For more than a
score of years he has boen prominent
in the town's business affairs and, as
.a business man, be has been very suc
-- Thir.gr; ihSL? ?Or??.!'-;!; u..iufi tO
those who waited now go to those who
Cheap Rates via Southern Railway.
'On tho dates narced below, tho Souib. '
ern, Ballway will Bell Bpeolal round-trip |
tickets a? follows: j
On account pf the General Assembly
of the Presbyterian Church in the IT. 8.
A., to bo bald at Los Angeles. California,
May L'iBt-J.une 2nd, 1003, the Southern
Bali way will Bell tioketa at greatly re
duced rates to Los Angeles and San
i'ranelsco, Cal. Tickets will be sold
May 2nd and May 15, 1003. Stop-overs
will be allowed in Colorado and all points
To Nashville, Tenn., account of Qener*
al Assembly, Cumberland Presbyterian
Church. Rate o| one fare plus t?venty
Svo oents for the round trip. Tickets on
sale Moy 19th, 20th and 2lat, with final
limit JUne let, 1903
To St. Louie, Mo., aocount of Dedica
tion Ceremonies, Louisiana Purchase
Exposition. Rate of one first-class fare
for the round trip. Tickets on sale April
29tb.- 30th and May 1st, good to leave St.
Louis not later than May Ith, 1903, re
To Atlanta, Ga., coconut of National
Convention, B Y. P. TJ. of America.
One fl rot-class fare plus twenty-five oents
for the round trip. Tioketa on sale July
8th, Otb and lOtb, with final limit July
To Richmond, Vi., account c'Southern
Educational Conference. Rate of one and
one-third fares for the ronnd trip. Tick
ets on sale April 20th and 21st, with final
limit April 28tb, 1003,
Solid vestibuled tra?na. Elegant Pull
man sleeping oar service. Unexcelled
Dining Car Bervioe. For fall Informa
tion in regard to schedules, tickera, eto,
apply to any Agent of the Southern Rail
way Company, or, . K . ?
R. W. HUNT,
Division Passenger Agent,
Charleston, 8. C.
After the big rush of the past three weeks our Millinery
Department is again filled with PATTERN HATS and other
pretty Millinery. Tor Style and attraetiveness this Depart*
ment has bnt few equals.
The demand for high-class Novelties is arr oat er by far
this season than for previous ones. Yon will find here quite
a variety to select from in Belts, Brooches, Fin Sets, Stick
Pins, ?cfc?b8. Buttons, Neckwear, Etc.
In our Notion Department we are showing many NEW
things that are[dinerent from others in Hosiery, Underwear
Gloves, Lace Mitts, Pans, Etc.
Popular prices prevail throughout our entire Store.
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Send us your orders. ?j
Samples sent on request. ?
McCall Bazar Patterns.; * ' .
We have added a Complete assortment ot
A line adapted to this section of country.HOur [Stoves have
a high reputation for durability, satisfactory working quail?
ties and smoothness of design and finish.
Oo li Store Yon Bu o! 1 i
We want your trade, and will? takel gpeciRlffpleasurey!^
2I10wir g you cur linejif you will come in.
You ra always truly,
JOHN fi. AUSTIN ANDITHE MAGNET,
?And tho 5c aal 10c Store-The Mau ?o*u uext to tho Post Office that Selb
. the Best.
j BEE'S a lot of GOOD CLOTHES gathered together to
a apply tlie needs of every man within traveling dis
tance of this Store who is well dressed, OB WHO
WANTS TO BE.
TM AT MEANS
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We've got enough to go'round among all the careful-about?
clothesmen. Ko matter how particular you are we shall
satisfy you here. Ko matter how careless you are, we shall
put some new elothea-id?as into your head.
We ?hall accomplish it all when we tryon you ono o?
these fine Suits or Overcoats made for us hy
Hart Schaf fner & Marx*
Makers of the best Clothing-for-Men we can find. If we knew
of any better Goods we'd sell them. These are superior in
'Qualities, in Styles, in Tailoring. We can fit you perfectly ;
you'll look, in Hart Schaffner & Marx Clothes, as you ought
to look, and want to look.
Don't miss them.
H. S. & M. Suits from $12.50 to $20.00.
Other Good Suits from $5.00 to $10.00.
vans & Co
ANDERSON; S. C.