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GBN. LONGSTR13BT IS DBEAD.
The Immediate Cause a Sudden Attack o
Pneumonia---A Brief Account
of his Career.
Atlanta, Ga.J, Januar 2.--Gen
James Longstreet, soldier, states
man and (diplomat, and the last lieu
tenant general of the ('on federat
army, with the exception of Gen
Gordon, died in Gainesville, Ga.
this afternoon at 6 o'clock, fromi ai
attack of acute pneumonia. HR
has been ill two days.
Gen. Longstreet was a sufferei
from cancer of the eye, but his get
eral health had been goon utiti
Wednesday, whten'I he was seize<
with a sudden Cold, developing latei
ilito plniiuui(min of violent nature.
He was 84 years old. His wife
four sons and a dauighter survivt
him. le will be buried in Gaines
Ville, which has beenl his hione sili
the civil war.
Gen. lJol;.stiect wa.sl born it
Elgelit District, S 'o1th Colina
J ' 11a u a v 8, "8- . 1 le ren lm ved w ith
his lmot her to A laballia in I I an
was apointed froi tht State t<
wvhere he( was griniated in :8.1 andl
assigle(d to the Ith iniamUy. I I.
served at JeflerVoni Karracks, .Mo.,
in I8ea.-j., oil frontier iduty at N 2t
chitoeles, Ia., inl 181 5, in the
military occupatioi of' Texas in
1845-6 and in the war with iMexico,
being engaged in the battles of Pale
Alto, Resaca de la Pahia, Monterey,
the siege of Vera Cruz, Cerro Gordo,
Cherubusco ald Molino del Rey.
For gallant and meritorious condtuct
in the two latter battles he was bre
vetted captain and major.
At the storming of Chapultepec,
September 8, I 847, le was severely
wounded. le served as adjutant
of the 8th infantry fronJune, 1847,
toJuly 18.19, and oil frontier and
garrison duty till 1858, being made
captain, in December, 18S. He
became paymaster in jutly, 1858,
and resigned June i, 1861. He
was commissioned brigadier general
in the Confederate service and at
the first 13ull Run commanded d
brigade on the right of the Confed
erate line, where lie held ,I large
force of the Federal army fron op
erating in support of Mc )owell's
flank movement. On Geni. Joseph
E". Jolilstoli's retreat. before M\c
Clellan, at. Yorktown, L,ongstreet
coninianlded ile rear guard, having
been madel a major general.
On May- 5, 186:, he mIade( a stand
at. W\illi:ninsburg aind was :! once.
attackedL 1 b !!eiz1ihnan, !Ioe
aiid lK-arney ~. I le . hld his grouand
by 111aeoek wVhen he x.- dr ii
int h is v . *Lba1. iLl O ::t i
corpsl Arm ot Nor.thIlrn
V'irginiia he camie to t he rdec of
Jac2kson, whlni lie was hard preer(d
b)y P op's armiy, and by a (deter
mined chiaree in Hank decided t he
fortunes of thle dav. At Freidricks
burg lie behl the Con ?ederate left
Ini 863 lie n ais detachied. wit h t we
of his divisions, for servie' south oi
Jamies Ri ve-r. (On IIlookr' movet~Y
mienht, wvhiceh led to the~ baittle a:
Chancellorsv ilIe, Lonlgst reet ww,
ordered to rej oinH the army~ of I ,e.,
but did not arrive in tie to takt
part ini the 1hattle. lie coinnianided
the right wing of the A-my of
Northern Virgin ia at the bt tle of
lie deiedc that lhe was responsi
ble for the loss of the battle claini
ing that lhe was nuever ordered or
expected to attack the enemy's left
early in the morning of thle 2d1.
'Had lie been content with at
tempting to defenid himself with
out assailinig L1ee the storm of in
dignation that has been pouring
upon him would never hae broken
and those who iniglt have criticised <
him on the bare issue whether lie
was responsible for the Gettysburg
disaster, would have mw.terially
fliled of sympathy."
Afterward he was (letaclhed to I
capture Knoxville, but found it too I
strbngly fortified. He commanlded
tle I St corps of the Ariny of North
ern Virginia inl al. the operations I
in i8641, and was included in the
surrender at Appomattox, April 9,
A fter the war Cenl. L,ongstreet i
engaged in business in New Or
leans. He was appointed surveyor
I of customs at that port by Gen.
Grant. le comianded the metro
politanl police, which was support
ilig the rot tenl'Carpetboy' and negro
Governnent of Louisiana, and or
dered them to fire upon the young 1
patriots of New Orleans on Septei
ber 14, 1 874; the darkest blot upon
his record. IIe was appointed pust
master at New Orleans, mininis
ter of the United States to Turkey
bv Presit I a yes; United Sta t.e I
llarshlr fo Ge1r0 g ial, by Pr eSi(delt
G-rfield ani I'iiteCd StatC' riroad
CouVi-;Sionwr by Pr-c-lident Mc
GOO) GUlSSLR GEITS '5,000. (
French Newspaper Had a Million And al
Third Frenchmen Guessing At Gralis
Of Wheat Il a Bottle.
Par is. -Soie weeks ago tile pro
prietors of the Petit Parisien an- I
nounced that whoever aimong their
readers Could guess the correct
nuimber of grains of wheat cont ained \
inl a bottle which had beenl sealed
up and placed inl a safe in the Credit
Lyonnais would receive a prize of
lbi,ooo. A large number of lesser d
prizes were offered to those who n
caine nearest to the actual solution,
in;ltiding a cottage to the value of
166oo, a chalet at the seaside, value
$480, as wvell as automobiles, pianos 6,
and a great variety ofother articles. i
The .2omlipetition excited Such en- 1
ornimous interest that the promoters
raised the original sum to be award
ed in' prIzCs froir th10,000 to 4.2.,
ooo, to be distributed among 35,000
readers. The average circulation
of the Petit Pi oisien before the Com
petition was 1,200,000 Copies per
day, but diiing thiL teln days fol
lowing the anoniineement of the
bottle :schemrie it incre:ewd'( to the
elilrinotis totall of 2,3,(>0,0iO
It shonhil 2 stated thu at tht*
-:1111i t all :1's 2 h S l i~ t it 1)1 1L(
andh ill evel\ t . :11L in( ilnt .11.
shops)1- specially i--n i4I for theo 1)1r
Pt)s hlave sol extlraortdili:igti.lt
ties of whIieat an d bottles to com11
One iIllioli, il1rce hitlt(dred and(1
foiiiteen tIollslI, eight hndred
At thle l'etiil Parisc-n a specil
staff of three hunditredl extra cm
layes, wvatchied by detectives, hiad
beeni working dlay and nightfoa
fortnight classify ing the replies, and
yesterdlay when! tihe bottle was openi
ed and the grainus had been couintedl "
it was fou md thatI twenty-seven coin
petitors had given the exact n11111b- o
er---nanel y, 39-588. These were
then re-classihled1 accordinig to the &~
second( condlition of the contest,
which was that the competitor i'
should1( also tell tile weight of the
whleat and( thle bottle. n
in the end M. Albert Varesi, 27 e
years of age, an ironworker, living 1
in the Avenute deC St, Ouen, was
pronounced the winner. Hel wife is n
m1ployed, A1s a lace worker at 29 6d
M. M.rtignan, of the Petit Pari
>iQ11, who orgalnized the competi
ion, tl1 Ile that lie would lot go
irougi',h it .I-ail for an empire.
I Co-t tie paper I,200 plu<lh
t)rart from the priz,.s, but it is esti
nated that tlle perAmanemit circula
.ion of the journal has benielited to
he extent Of 200,000 copieS daily.
The French GoverIninent1 has de
:ided to'prohibit such competitions
The Designer for February is a
:e ete success from both the
irtistic and literary point of view.
'he cover is strikingly stylish, yet
tltogether in keeping with a fashion
nagazine, and unusual care has
>een devoted to thei illutraLtions, of
vihich there are several occipyilig
ach a full phge. "'The Annals of
L,ove," by Charles Mellvfine, ani
'A Day of Miracles," by Mary .
itzgerald, are short Atories of inter
st aId "Some Royal Young P4.o
,i . L . '1arboti, wvIll appeal
litt,l folks : v th ir parints as
rl. I the l o f ntrai me t
thtem ar i n t "Anot AngeI.lina':o
. Pru.,and-'T!rsdr Aftet n1oon
)liiost,p)ly,'' !)y C'l'ara J.1 O)CIIoll,
u)tihvlei onr,imb th-pr-ovoing11' mon01h.
ue-: "A ( ose r i ill fI ,iittle
olingIt1is,'' by Hharrit Wibur, and
(1me deliightful suggestions for St.
aletine fetcs. "Ratlia Work,"
New Stitches fOr A ghians" and
'Nanduti or Paraguayan Laces'
Ifer abundaiit employment for the
MCy Worker, and to these Iay be
dded "Valentine Making' for the
hildren. Departments which give
pportunity for money making are
What Woien are Doing," "Helps
dong the Way, ".'.'..Knots and
Vhatnots," and "The Alothers'
ub. ' The fashion pages present
iodes which are at once refined and
ractical, and in addition to nutiier
us models for adults the millinerv
epartment tells explicitly hbw to
ake a shirred hat for a child.
Points in Dressmaking" gives
irections for the construction of
Lorn clothes, "'Toilet Table Chat'
dvises harmless beautifiers, and
Etiquette Hints" suggests what
correct in good socicty. ''The
,itchen Kingdom," 'Floriculture"
nd "Fashion Notes for Men" bring
) a close what is in all respects a
lost interesting and helpful nmtibei
No Trouble There.
"They say it will siol Ic c'ld
I( (ngl to freeze the w hi ik v,
"Yes, si,'rpidthe( major ,
1at this thirst of ni will thaw
:oundo a Citre for Inldigestion,
I um ('hii l aIini's S'tomneht awt
ive Taii ts ii i iigest i and '.n.
mt ~~t Im,cs het 'eOi hanan
A WAY OPELN
anyv a NeCwlerry Reaider K nows hi We
i her i t way opg toc convi c ih
reli ty 'ke toi Se r Iit V'or .\ wherrytI
Itph it v e madet 'u ii.'t It possi t. n' '
rooI iiith iitt o wi'htu hans nv rt:arn
ii~ P'! etit itttIftr t il 11' It'Irv W$) tI ui
W. o . I l)a rt o hdith l iro Itt111(l t f
it- I' O ., ctn, and I (-e IL'h lteme' I'. 'shu
.'n'i drn' stdre Main I)' ,tI' mt ILaLO
tit ver ZII t b CC I'l ib g t)'i ..i'eettlot
nih- t hen eryti.md fo t ein' k hias
V e ver dark, (hi ntaned atitied indn
('3tid l were ' annoyin artcal y lat,
ighit.~ Tah er waox ao dul l m o(iO
yirilo,n fNr whid sol wrenpias forA
It linimets u,wihuanya pr
ha,Ron'r thdey Piame hoasd o er
hr, and aleda W 1. ola
Cured Without Pain at
T iE ir ' or SAIAToPUAM FA
CiLITIES IF DESIMED.
It Nol art dilicteI to th1cse habits 3011
thin:k " oil w (Itit it. You woill; 3oul
cal't liaidtd; hut you e:I le curea uid
rvst0rtd to , our- forl1irl health al (l vigor
wvithout piii or the loss of an hour from
you businless t at lollerat. cost ll#
tedic(inew buihtiv upl) y<or health, restores
yOilr iII vo systein to its nioritnal col
ditit"., you fetI like a flifTereti peisn
froun the belginnitg of treatiieti, LI- \V
I :%G OF1 1: 1'1E, O1'IAT1%-"- AFT1-R
T'Nil. FIRST I) OSP. you will Oon libe
satimftil ill yoir owi 1ti that you will
bue cured (.
Mr. 1% M Ilrnti. of I)kQueen, Ark.,
says: "Ov)ueven tI years' aigt I 'tas cured
of opuitiun hbit by your lledicie, al
havc coit iii i th ver blst of health!
ma s a s:ll to sar? th;., I firilyN
bw %l.t th.'t I n; eItirely :J Nt pernia'
Ientli cilued of Lt l)ink il asit, as I
have liever evel So Iteluch as wanitei
(rink Ii a 1n fortu siule I toik p a;
%I*Iic-t "I, Itr. w > ightvei l I:nths o. It
w;As the b, st '1l4li.1- I ever inv(sted.
MIh-. \'irg1;i. TI" . ns.; - - ' of Shreve
Iwit !t..l , wie:"No ininrc opitt I
laetaken2i>te ren) d,Ii than voull
t11 i tk i.t, inistake whenl I say that
I lli:1 I is iteri o, C.an it ever was
in Iny life, .I I OwO it to voui a1 0 G'ul
rom!iev. It hts beil tSi ie s ~ine
I was cure'! bY Nou tie,ticlInlelit..
For full paitienLtrs addriss, )r1. I. M.
Woole, 301 1,own(les 13ldig., Atanta,
(a., who w ill setml yu hi.; botk im these
The Light of the Kitchen
EVERYTHING YOU LAT.
[N li'y flara oija
We haveN r- few odds
and erIcs of a large
line of China which:
we wil) sell at prices
to suit 'customer,.
C!*.i-II and see our line
before you select a
NSW00fy 88fdW8l3 0o,
F. A. SCHUMVLPERT,
Rei lL mbi lr iit .:n ,iUi-t(ls
J ewelry hMtablihi1!nent. ,
M I bus-ins inS ()ptical (ioods has
New gtet l)ig SiVer ju' reied;
YourYs for a pro)speo ii() e 1tw year,
J. GUY DANIEL.S,
Knights of Pythlas,i
Newvben'ry N1 (dge No. r'y.
T'IATED CONVENTIONS OF THIS
K ILdg will he held on the 2nd andl
4th Tuiesday nights of each month at
B.00. Visiting K(nights cordially wel
comed. THOS. E. EPTI NG.
K. of R. and S.
Crotwell Hotel Building.
OOUNTY OF NEWBERRY-IN
Jesse L. Denson, .laintiff,
Corrie West, Sallie Tucker, Nannie
Boone, Elie Lyles, Ellen Atchison,
John Denson, Joe Ray, Jack
M atthews, Hart Hinson, Carl Hinson,
Armond Ilinson, John Hinson, Grace
linilson, Lillian Hinson, Ella Hinson,
Monroe Wesson, Tomip Stewart,
Georgiana Bailey, Alice Abrams,
Ellen LaFar, Defendants.
Summons for Relief. -Complaint served.
To the Defendants above named:
YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED
and required to answer the com
plaint in this action of which a copy is
herewith served upon you, and to serve
a copy of your answer to the said com
plaint on the subscribers at their office
on Law Range, Newberry, S. C., with
in twenty (lays after the service hereof;
exclusive of the day of such service;
and if you fail to answer the complaint
within the time aforesaid, the plaintiff
in this action will apply to the Court for
the relief demanded in the complaint.
To the Dcf'ts John Ilinson, Grace Hin
son, Ella liuson, Lillian Hinson, Ellen
LaFar: You and each of you take notice
that unless you have a Guardian ad,
litem appointed to represent you in this
action within twenty (lays after service
hereof upon you, the undersigned as
Plaintiff's Attorneys, will move the
Court to appoilnt Fred 11. Dominick,
Esq., or some other fit and suitable per-.
soil, as such Guar(dianl ad litem.
Dated, Dec. 1 6, A. 1). 1903.
SEASE & DOMINICK,
To the Defendants, Nannie Boone,
Ilart llinson, Carl Hinson, Ariond
Ilinson, Elle Lyles, Monroe Wesson,
fomp Stewart and Georgiana Bailey:
'L'ake notice that the complaint in this
atction together with the Summons, of
which the foregoing is a copy, were
5led with the Clerk of Court of Com
mon Pleas for Nevberry County in the
State of South Carolina, on the 16th,
lay of December, A. D. 1903.
SEASE & DOMINICK,
Newberry, S. C.
STATE OF SOUTH CAIOLINA.
COUNTY OF NEWB-1ERRY-IN
Francis L. Britt, Plaintiff,
Ezylplhia Gauntt, Dolly Brogden, Eliza
Gunter, Polly Gunter, Alfred
Gauntt, Jacob Gauntt, Mrs. Rish,
John Lindsay, Henry Lindsay, Fani
ny Lindsay, Eliza Ann Killough,
Martha Ann Johnson, Eloise Nat
thews, the heirs at law of Henry
Gauntt, and the heirs at law of
Isreal Gauntt, whose names and
places of residence are unknown to.
Summonc for Relief.
Y OU AR(E HEREBY SUMMONED
-and required to answer the com
1aint in this action which is filed in the
)fhec of Clerk of Court for said county,
itate afort.said, and to ser';e a copy of
'our answer to the said complaint on
he subscriber at the law office of Lam
ert .W. Jones at Newberry, South
arohna, within twenty (lays after the
erviee hereof; exclusive of the day of
u1ch service; and if you fail to answer
he comIlaint within the time afore
aid, the plaintiffY in this action will aip
>ly.to the Courit for the relief demand
sIinm the complaint.
LAMPERT W. JONES,
[J.I.'. J. CALI)WELL1,1
D ate Oct. (i, A. \ , 1897.
'>the D)efendants,1 Elizai ( ter, P oIly
Gu nter, \Irsx. 1/sh. also ..; heirvs n't
lawvU l~ Henrv'I <;autt t :,d heirs at
law (ot lsreaf Gaun iitt, w.hose nlames
anid pht;ees ol re:ne are11c nknflIown
'.Ede ,c) no io hat t he comlalint. in
i.:hi h ti 1 heI reing 1 i a ~ om ijnrn
ilco with I t e lr of the (Cour;t of
onUnl 4141 as fo'rS Ne) >4wherry (Countv',
ni the S)tat( of SouIt h(Carolitna, oni the
(Lurteen:ith iny. of Otobnr, A 1). 1899.
I,AMPEluJT WV. JONES,
lPlainti l's A' ttorney.
SSmall Savings; are the Stepping
Stones to success andl plenty
$1.00 a month dlepositedl in our.
WVill in 10 years am~ount to 1 1lb 00
$5.01) will in 10 years
amount to - - -- $ 730 00
$10.00 will in 10 years
amount t.o - - - -i$I460 00
We want your business.
IIave anmple facilities to
accommodlate our cus..
SThe Comminercial Bank
of Newberry, S. C.