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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More of Less Interest Con
densed Outside the State.
John Kenny, a white man. grabbed
a woman's pocketbook on a street in
New York on Thursday and knocked
the woman down. Kenny was chased
and shot two of his pursuers. He was
finally captured and a demonstration
was made by the crowd as if they
would kill him. He was taken to the
Natchez, Miss., was visited by a
severe wind storm on Thursday
night, the city hall being unroofed
and a number of dwellings being bad
ly damaged. Sections of Texas were
also visited by a tornado on Thursday
night, and near Mexia, Texas, a child
A double tragedy occurred near
Water Valley, Miss., on Thursday.
Ed. Gammon, a young farmer, had
made arrangements to elope with
Miss Fannie Kinsey when her father,
Jake Kinsey, appeared on the scene.
Gammon shot and killed him. The
young lady sought to escape but
Gammon shot her and then made his
' Sixty-three Indians in a special
car, en route to Washington to see
President Roosevelt, were smashed
into a mail train, near Maywood, Ill.,
on Thursday. Three of the Indians
;were instantly killed, three were fatal
ly injured and twenty others were
more or less seriously hurt. The In
dians were from Rushville, Neb., and
were members of the Buffalo Bill or
The Kansas delegation to the St.
Louis convention are i5 anti-Hearst
and 5 Hearst men, with no instruc
The Swayne impeachment proceed
ings, which have been looked upon
as the only possible block to an early
adjournment of congress, were dis
posed of by the house on Thursday,
by the adoption of a resolution mak
ing the case a special order for De
cember 13 next. In th6 meantime the
judiciary committee is to take addi
tional testimony in the case.
The Southern Good Roads associa
tion, in session in New Orleans, com
pleted its'business and adjourned on
last Thursday, after the adoption of
a series of strong resolutions advo
cating state and national aid.
The largest and most effective gin
nery in the West Indies has beev
opened at Kingston. Island of St.
Vincent, by W. B. Seabrook, an ex
pert ginner from James Island. S.
S. D. Wayvaster, a barber of Den
ver. Col.. shot and killed his wife on
Thursday and then attempted suicide
by shooting himself in the neck. The
trouble was the result of a quarrel
because the wife would not give the
man money to buy bread when he
said he was penniless and needed it.
King Christian, of Denmark, on
Friday celebrated his eighty-sixth
birthday in excellent health.
Four men in Washington lost their
lives on Friday by an explosion in
the plant of a gas company. The
death of one of the men was the re
sult of an heroic attempt to rescue his
comrades. He rushed into the engine
room and catching the arm of one of
them, who was buried in the debris,
tried to~ drag him out. The flames
rapidly enveloped the rescuer, but he
released his hold on his companion
only after the arrival of the firemen,
by which time he had received in
juries which resulted in his death.
Coley. Hayden. i9 years old, was
shot at the State college base ball
park, at Lexington, Va., on Friday,
by Lee Anderson, a State College stu
dent, who was acting as guard. Hay
den was looking at a game of ball
through a crack in the fence. His
wound is serious. Anderson resisted
arrest and was backed up by 2oo
tudents but was finally disarmed.
Mrs. Cordelia Botkin, a woman
convicted of murder in California, has
estered an appeal. It is estimated
that her prosecution has cost Califor
aia in the neighborhood of $8o,ooo.
William Farr, of Nashville, Tenn.,
is held on the charge of having been
at the head of a college which con
ferred degrees at $zo each.
J. Stanley Parker, aged 28, of Dan
ville, Va., blew out his brains in the
o-a:-o a hotel1 at Greensboro, N. C.,
two days after he had been married
to a lady from Roanoke. Va. It is
said he had been notified of the loss
of his position.
The Russian church and the Rus
sian people celebrated Easter on mid
night on April 10. This is one occa
sion on which the czar and his peo
ple. the highest dignitaries of the
land and the lower classes, mingle.
and democracy reigns supreme.
Col. Wm. A. Turk, passenger traffic
manager of the Southern railway, died
in Washington on Saturday night of
pneumonia. He had been with the
Southern and its affiliated properties
for 21 years.
Queen Isabella of Spain, grand
mother of King Alfonso, died on
Saturday morning, in Paris. The de
ceased queen had been one of the
most conspicuous figures of Paris
since she left Spain. After her abdi
cation, in 1870, she continued to live
with queenly magnificence, giving
largely to charitable and religious
The famous factional fight in the
Christian church, at Huntsville, Ala.,
has been revived. As a result, two el
ders and three members of the church
were placed under arrest on Sunday
afternoon for wilfully defacing and
injuring the church building. Only
one faction has worshipped in the
church for several months past, and
on Sunday the other faction posted a
notice on the door warning every one
away, charging that the present trus
tees were illegally elected.
Mrs. Ella Graham and Victoria
Robinson, of Wheeling, W. Va., dis
agreed and quarreled over the atten
tions Mr. Robinson was alleged to
have lavished upon Mrs. Graham, and
in onsequence Mrs. Robinson is
dead and Mrs. Graham is in jail
charged with murder. The two wo
men met near their home. in Poco
hontas, and started to fight viciously,
tearing at one another's hair. Mrs.
Robinson was proving too much for
her antagonist, when Mrs. Graham
pulled a revolver and fired five bul
lets into Mrs. Robinson's body killing
her instantly. The shots were fired
at such close range that the clothing
of the dead woman took fire, and her
dress was partly consumed before the
flames were extinguished.
Every day a busy~day with ui
department and at MONEY SAVIN
CHANDISE AT ALL TIMES."
Thousands of people of Newb
weeks. Every week brings more bus
EVERYTHING IN N
Voiles, Etamines, Grenadines,
Broadcloth, White Mohairs, Nuns'i
black and all colors.
About 200 pcs colored Dress Good
-About 200 pcs Bik Goods, Voiles,
65c our price
About zoo pcs finer Bik Goods w
5 pcs 36 in Blk Taffeta Silk worth2
3 pcs 36 in Blk Taffeta Silk worth
15 pcs 28 in China Silk all shades
200 Silk Waists Patterns "no two
200 pcs fine India Linen worth
200 pcs fine India Linen worth 20
roo pcs fine India Linen worth 25
About 2000 yds Colored Lawns ani
About 3000 yds Colored Lawns
worth i5c our price .
About 2000 yds Cottop Voiles
season worth 15c and 20c our pri
About zoo pcs of Silk Mulls
and all shades worth 25 our pr
2000 yds short length 40 in Whit
2500 yds A. F. C. Ginghams wort
200 yds 36 in Percales worth roc
30oo yds Shirting Prints worth 63
5 bales good Sea Island worth 6%4
5 bales good Checked Homespun
3000 yds Androscoggin Bleach w
250o yds good quality 4-4 Bleach
For everybody. All kinds, best
7 and $z.oo per pair. Don't buy
biggest in town.
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More of Less Interest Con
densed in the State.
The city council oif. Anderson have,
granted a franchise for a street rail
way. It will be built entirely by local
capital and work 'will be commenced
as soon as the material can be assem
William Thompson, a negro .i Co
lumbia. became involved in -a quarrel
with his step-d-u:,-ter and finally
shot her with a pistol. the bill enter
ing the fleshy par.: of the lcg and mak
i.g an ugly wrund. rhompson was
captured after an exciting chase.
J. Bunyan Gregory. a white !ad of
Lancaster, aged about 14 years,was ar
rested on the charge of assault and
battery with intent to commit a worse
crime on Miss Minnie Caskey, daugh
ter of Mr. John H. Caskey, who lives
a couple of miles from Lancaster. The
boy, who denies the charge, was
given a preliminary and released on
a bond of $i,ooo.
There is cons%"erable interest by a
number of Picker.s county people in
the establishment of a proposed trol
ley line from Easley to Anderson.
The line would open one of the richest
agricultural sections of the state. Far
mers along the line agree to give the
right of way and a thousand dollars
a mile to the construction. The local
papers are devoting considerable
space in the interest of the proposed
The B. Y. P. U. convention, held in
Anderson last week. decided to meet
in Charleston next April.
Gov. Chas. B. Aycock, of North
Carolina, and Governor Heyward, of
South Cardlina, will be in Spartan
burg on the evening of April 20 to
attend a banquet of the Knights of
J. McRae Whitaker. second son of
Mr. L. L. Whitaker. of Camden. was
shot and killed on Saturday afternoon
at Boykin Station, by J. E. Gillis. The
men had had some trouble before and
it was renewed. Whitaker called to
the proprietor of a store and told of
the trouble and at the same time sug
gested that they turn over their pis
tols and fight it out fairly. It was at
this juncture, while he was about to
pass the pistol to a disinterested par
ty, that the younger Gillis fired at
. The reason is plain. Our BIG
G PRICES and by sticking strictly
erry, town and county, and atdjoinin
ness to us, and every train that comn
EW DRESS GOODS.
Wohairs, English Coverts Serges,
eiling and Albatros, all these in
s worth 4oc our price . - 25C
Etamines and Serges worth.
trth $r.oo our price . . 75c
$.oour price . . 89c
$.25 our price . . 91c
worth 75c our price . - 5oc
alike' '-9o4 styles at actual cost.
c our price (special) . . 1c
our price (special) . . I2%~c
c our price . - 15c
Diities worth ic our price 5c
,and Dimities and Swisses
and Suitings, extra good this
>lain and fancy "Champagne"
ice . . . . 15 and 20::
e Lawn . . . -.5
h oc our price . . . 8%c
our price . . . . She
c our price . . . .4c
our price . . . - 5c
iour price . . . - 5c
Drth c our price . . . 8Jic
worth 9c our price . . 7%4c
dyes for 5, .io, -12%., .15, .25, .50,
Hosiery until you see our line, the
THE L EADING STOI
him. the ball penetrating him just be
low the heart and causing death in
a few miutes.
Congressman George S. Legare and
a number of congressional friends
have been in Charleston the past sev
eral days enjoying hospitality of the
old city. Mr. Legrt home.
Senator J. R. Burton, of Kansas,
Should Count Himself Fortun
ate in Their Possession.
The following is from the editor
ial columns of the News and Courier:
Senator J. R. Burton should ac
count himself fortunate in the pos
session of friends such as are the
Rev. W. L. Seabrook, of Newberry,
and Mr. T. E. Dewey, of Kansas.
The Rev. Mr. Seabrook declares that
nothing short of a'confession of
guilt from Senator Burton would
For First Class
....For Prompt !
FOR WORK 1
ig, Shoes ar
TORE is simply packed and crowd
to our rule of handling only "S
I AND LOW PRICES TO EVERY
counties have taken ayvantage ofc
s to Newberry brings us more new
RIBBONS! extra goc
About 520 pcs Taffeta Ribbon, a
About 500 pcs Taffeta and |Libe
worth 25 and 35c our price .
All the swell toes and lasts11
One side of store ioo feet long
counters and on top of counters is
and Slippers-best makes and lat
pair to $5.oo. By all means, dc
Ladies, Men and Children's ut
please you better in style and price
oo suits for men nobby new st:
oo suits for men uobby new st:
25 suits for men nobby new st
oo suits for men nobby new st:
150 boys' 2 piece suits-wool-1
125 boys' 2 piece suits-wool-I
oo boys' 2 piece snits-wool-I
oo boys' 2 piece suits --wool-v
One of the largest stocks of E
Felt & straws for men and boys
OL.I line of Ladies and Men's F1
Under wear, Shirts, Collars and C
chiefs, Parasols, Umbrellas, Emn
values in town-come to see usi
glad to show our goods, and we kr
convince him that the gentleman had
done wrong: and Mr. Dewey says
that "not the verdict of a jury nor
the judgment of the court" can im
peach Senator Burton in the confi
dence and -affection of the people of
his native state. In view of the fact
that Senator Burton has been tried,
convicted and sentenced upon the
charges brought against him, the
loyalty of these friends is a conspic.,
uous testimonial to his personal
worth. That he was guilty of the
wrong-doing of which he was ac
cused there is no room for doubt, but
there must be a good deal that is ad
mirable in a man whose friends are
unable to believe him guilty in the
face of such testimony as that record
ed against Senator Burton.
The Democratic clubs will meet
next week and then will come *e
county conventions and the state cdme
rU Shoe Shop
)hoe Repainag.... :
rU Shoe Shop I
Led with new Spring Goods i: e-;ry
YLSH AND RELIABLE MER
ur special prices duiring the past fewy
Goo is which must be sold. Unmatch
d values in RIBBONS!
11 shades worth 15C our price roc
rty Satin Ribbon, all shades,
. . . . . 20 &25C
i Patent Kid, Viel and Velours.
-and that's not all-under every table,
packed and jammed with new Shoes
:est styles-any price from So cents a
n't buy your Shoes and Slippers,
i you have seen our line. We can
s than elsewhere.
les-worth $10.oo our price $7.50.
les-worth $i5 oo our price $1o000.
yles-worth $7.50 our price $5.0o
'les-worth $18.oo our price $12.50.
worth $i-5o our price - - $z.oo,
forth $2.oo our price - - $.0
rorth $3-50 our price - - $2-50
'orth $5.oo our price - - $3 75.
Eats in town all latest styles-in wool,
prices from 25 cents to - $3-oo
irnishings is complete in good values.
auffs, Ties, Gloves, Corsets, Handker
iroideries and Laces. The biggest
r anything you need to wear, always
iow we can save you some money.