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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More of Less Interest Con
densed Outside the State.
It is reported from Washington
that the Parker presidential boom
was the first to be supported by a
button. Representative Fitzgerald. of
New York. appeared in the house oii
Thursday wearing in the lapel of his
coat a handsome label. on which was
photographed the likeness of Judge
Parker. and a caption declaring his
candidacy for the presiaency. Mr.
Fitzgerald was beseiged Ty many of
his democratic colleagues for buttons
and supplied their wants to a limited
The Southwestern Portland Cement
works. at White Cliff. Ark.. with a
plant valued at S..ooo.ooo and having
a capacity of one thousand barres per
day, has been placed in the hands of a
receiver, on the applicati,-n of a man
owning $i.5oo,ooo of the stock. who
alleges that it is insolvem through
The internal revenue tax of six
cents a pound on leaf tobacco is elim
inated by the terms of a bill on which
favorable action has been taken by
the national house committee on ways
Former United States Senator B.
F. Pettigrew was chosen chairman of
the democratic state delegation from
South Dakota. after announcing an in
tention to bolt the national demo
cratic convention if Grover Clevelana
or any, democrat like him is named.
Five girls and one man were killed
and four girls and one man fatally
wounded by an explosion in a squib
factory. at Priceburg. Pa.. on Thurs
day. Twenty girls were employed iii
the factory. What caused the explo
sion is not known. but it is said that
one of the gir:s threw a s,;uib imt
the stove and that the force ot the ex
plosion was so great that it wreckei,
the building and set it on fire. The
squibs are used in coal mining.
Governor Jennings. of Florida. has
announced an intention o- writing to
the governors and boards of trade of
the southern states to send delegates
to a convention to be heid at Tampa
during the spring festival. whtich be
gins May a. for the purpose of dis
cussing the Panama canal project ana
its advantages to the southern states.
and how best to develop them.
A peonage case in Florida will go
to the United States supreme court
for decision. This means that the
highest tribunal in the land will now
pass upon the various peonage cases
The first trbunal of the Seine today
decided the case of the rupublic of
Colombia against the Panama Canal
company in favor of the defendants.
The decision holds the the complaint
of Colombia is not receivable and
condemns the plaintiffs to pay the
costs of the action. This decision has
the effect of removing the obstacles in
the way of the transfer of the canal
concession from the company to the
Three hundred and nineteen pri
vate pension bills were railroaded
through the national house of repre
sentatives on Saturday.
The case against S. V. E, McBee
and K. S. Finch, charged with con
spiracy in obtaining a receivership
for the .Atlantic and North Carolina
railroad, was continued,..on a motion
made befoe the supeior court at Ral
eigh, N. C.
Two indictments for libel against the
American Field, a sports sg -:apeir puh
Hished in Chicago, have been returned
by the grand .jury of Selby county,
Tenessee. The action was caused by
a prominent Atlanta merchant, it
being charged that an editorial ap -
peared in the Field stating that a de
cision in a shooting match was in
spired by "intrigue."
Two persons were killed and a doz
en were injured in a collision between
an express train and a freight train on
the Penne.,lvan.ia raiload, near Pottts
town, Pa.. on Saturday night.
Floods in Nothwest and Central
Ohio on Saturday broke all previous
recods, four lives being lost and about
two million dollars' worth of proper
Lieutenant Commander Edgar
Townsend Warburton, shief engineer,
of the Battleship Maine, committed
suicide while his ship was near Pensa
cola, Fla., on Friday. No cause what
ever can be found why the officer
should take his life, and the only
theory is. that he was either men
tally deranged or worried over the
machinery of the Maine or else the
act w-as not intentional.
Sidney Johnson Hayden of the Ho
tel Holley. New York city. on Friday
junmped to the street from the top
tioor of a twenty-one story skyscraper.
Nearly every b,ione in his body was
broken. lie wa-, proninent in Ken
tuckv as a railroad man and was re
lated to many good Kenucky people.
Three masked men held up the Ore
g1n express. -outh-bound. 4-n the
Sou0thern Pacific railroad. at Copiey
near Keswick. Cal.. on Iriday. killed
the express messenger and carried off
the cintents of the expres- btix. The
highwaymen emerged from the bush
as the train pulled int Copley. The
passengers remained in the cars and
were not molested.
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More of Less Interest Con
densed in the State.
Loomis Gilliam. a negro. shot and
instantly killed another negro. Sanet
Jeter. at Carlisle. on Thursday. Th
shooting, it is said. was done acL
dentally. Gilliam was standing in a
shop and Jeter . s . .1st ,th <
side. when Gill.:n r:cked ulp an od
pistol and pointed it at Jeter. not
thi:aing it was 1e . -;!.I
Yorkville has a :niiival wie: ie -
ed up yesterday muorning. P,or
E. M.Gillespie. who lives abuvt t%wo
miles from Greenville. whilc handlig
his gun on Monday nignt of List
week, accidentally discharged the
p.ece. the load entering tle feet of
his infant child. nit lor- than .
year- of age. A s:nall portion of the
'hot entered the nit, of his %ife. wit
was holding the clild in her arr-s
but her wound is not seriou, A phv
sician was called ' attend ti eini'M
was so . .tk from the l r
d and the .h- that he di
amp:tate the f it. at i was feared it
The county ..>.rd or e0;: o
Spartanburg ha-.-, .-mstated r -i. A.
I.. McLeod as principal of the Cam
pobello school. Prof. McLecd was
suspended by the trustees. wh*i will
appeal from the decisoin of ti.- covn
tv board. The charge preferred by.
the trustce, w w ofanity. Tht prin
cipal admitted1 to swearing 1: timc.
but held that he mjade no practice of
Abei Scott. aged 74, was killed by
Sarah Brov. I. iagel 2. n widow, It
Beaufort. T lir:les hved w:in
50 yards of eacn othcr anid th -e wa
bad feeling between them The woman
demanded of Scott certain property
which he had take:: from inr hli u
when he becam.- enr.tzed a::! stimk
her several times with h;s fist auil
with a stick. The woman then threw
a piece of brick at him. which struck
him on the head. and she cut him on
the calf of the leg with a small knite.
Scott then left her. At an early hour
next morning.-last Wednesday.
Scott was found dead in bed, having
bled to death during the night. The
woman was committed to jail. Her
plea of self-defense seems well
-Senator Latimer and his family
have come home from Washington.
Senator Latimer will go to New Or
leans to make a goc. -oads address.
Twenty-four arrests were made in
Charleston on Friday night for vio
lation of the ordinance against riding
bicycles at night without lights.
Those arrested included some of the
prominent people in Charleston. They
were all made to ride in the police
wagons, though thany of them were
strenuously opposed to this sort of
transportation. They were released
upon payment of small bonds.
The body of a negro woman was
discovered at the dam at Clifton mills.
Spartanburg county. on Saturday ar
ternolon. floating to the top of the
stream. The corpse had evidently
been in the water for one or two
weeks, and was in a decomposed con
The city of Anderson is greatly re
joicing over notice from the South
ern railway announcing that freight
rates to Anderson from western and
eastern points have been made the
same as to Greenville, Spartanburg,
and other junctional points in the
Dispensary constables captured a
so-gallon still on the Eastatoe river,
in Pickens county.' It is said that
there are probably more attempts to
manufacture liquor illicitly along this
little stream than in any other lo
cality in the state, because of the pre
cpitous banks along the stream flow
ing through th'e mountains, affording
excllent hirling niae5.
I JUST RECEIVED A CARLOA
LARGE LOT OF PIF
Threads Cut From or
Having Big Sales on llea
+ Come in and be Convinced th
Best Tar Roofing PC
* Atlantic Pure White Lead, Bi
7 1-4 per pound. Now is I
This Price is a Bargain yot
OUR WAGON AND BUGGY
* Dont fail to see us when you w
+ Big Lot of Buggy Poles and E*
gains you can
* A Large and Most Gomplete S
fered at Prices that will
Lime and Cement Spe
* We have the Machinery to Sh,
rect way TE
ALL TIRED OUT.
Hundreds More in Newberry in the Same
Tired all the time.Th
Weary and worn out night and day.
Back aches; side sches.I
All on account of the kidneys.
Must belp them et their work. '__ ]
A Newberry citizen shows you how.
P. Lawson, iiving in Company Houe9yo g,' s
P. No 32 employed in the cotton miilll
says: "Doan's Kidney Pills cured my1 always
backache and I have not felt it since
using them. Before getting the pille pie ga
at W. E. Pelham Sou'sdrOg8tore the O ~ aa
pan n y ac was constant and I1 merS th
had to quit work several timies on .ac-I
count of it. I could not sleep nights, theyb
would go to bed tired butsaitersleepingl* Yb
a couple of hours I would awaken with' byugijneg
an awful backache. If I bad been lay
ug upon a p11eof store it could not have XDoctor'
felt worse. I wanted to turn over bute
the firt move I made cauedsuh0 pared v
acute pain that itwas something afl
I had no strength in my back and would medijcij
have to take both hands to pall myself
ove the terrible pains tearing atme all* right
the time. No remedies I could get 1
benefitted me until I tried Doan's Kid-. e e
rey Pills. I was surprised at the result ? N w e
of theIr use. I felt better almost at Vod r
once and since using them the pains in$
my back have left me. Tbey area.
wonderful remedy for the back sn*Ud ~
Fornesale by all dealers. Price 50 0 f
cents Foster-Milburn Co., Buffale, N.I*
Y. sole agents for the UnitedSt .
Remnember the name Dcans an.d tak Re1
Senator Foster of Tacoma walked
into the capitol the other day witha
look or annoyance on his face.
"What is the matter, Senator? You---"- ""
appear disgruntled." someone said.
I am disgruntled," Senator Foster NO
returned. "i'll never give money to
a street beggar again as long as5 I Notice is he
live. There gas a very pitiful look- County Board
ing beggar on the avenue a few Regis'ttionfl
minutes ago,and my heart going out to meet in the Cc
him, I stopped to hand him a few first Mon , e
small coins. I had some difficulty, I of court,..
admit, in finding my change, but wvas will be foid
that any reason for the beggar to Clerk of (burt
frown at me and say -impatiently: Those havig b'
" Hurry up, sir I've lost several Board will jeast
customers, while you're been mud- By order f ti
ln: -... them penies' " Thos. .
DOF BARBWIRE AND NAILS
'ING AND FITTINGS,
e-fourth to two inches.
th & Millegan's Best Paint.
at we have the best, none better.
per at Lowest Prices.
g lot Just Received, Selling at
:he Time to Paint Your House, +
i don't see Everyday.
AES are surpassing all
previous records. .
rains for you. +
tra Taps to be closed out at bar
t afford to miss.
tock of Hardware and Paints of
Astonish you. Best Goods 4
cial Prices on Large Lots.
arpen your LAWN MOWER the Cor
LY US ONE TIME.
Lnading Drug Stor
a great satisfaction to trade witha
id one of our customers "We
get what we want." That was
t to us. We azsure our custo
ey do not have to worry when
y medicines of us. We know our.
s, and we strive to please. Youra
sprescriptions are always pre
pith accuracy and care by us. Our
ies are the best-our prices are
rescriptions from any Doctor in
Ty county filed promptly. Mail
E. PEIHAM I SON,
iable Prescription Druggist,
Newberry, S. C
TICE. Wnat Is umf
reb gien hatthe In the last analysis nobody knows,
ofSprvisorsa tof but we do know that it is under
will from now. on strict law. Abuse that law eves
urt House on every slightly, pain results. Irregular liv
cept during a term ing means derangement of the or
nich ime offe of gans, resulting in Constipation,
hn C. theofices. Headache or Liver trouble. Dr.
hn C.swit gth; King's New Life Pills quickly re
s r this in mind, adjusts this. It's gentle, yet thor
1e B ard. ough. Only 25c at W. E. Peiham
tilso\, Chairman. & Son's drug store.