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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
ftems of More of Less Interest Con
densed Outside the State.
The New Jersey democratic conven
tion selected an uninstructed delega
tion to the St. Louis convention. This
was followed by a bolting convention
of the supporters of William Ran
dolph Hearst for president. The
bolters. who numbered about ioo.
claiming they had been deprived of
seats in the regular convention hall.
met afterwards and elected 14 dele
gates who will go to St. Louis and
contest the seats of the men selected
S at the regular convention.
Thigpen Whitley, a 17-year-old boy
of Washington, and a negro who was
with him, were drowned at Red Banks
by the overturning of a skiff. Whit
ley was drowned by the frantic ne
gro, who was unable to swim, seizing
him in an effort to save himself.
Whitley's mother was at prayer when
they brought her news of her boy's
By a vote of 79 to 77, after a bitter
fight, the territorial democratic con
vention of New Mexico instructed
the delegates to the national con
vention to vote for Wim. R. Hearst
for the presidential nomination.
Senator Dietrich, of Nebraska. has
been declared by a special committee
of congress to be not guilty of the
charges of bribery brought against
him in connection with the appoint
ment of a postmaster at Hastings,
Neb., and the leasing of a postoffice
building in that city.
An anarchist in St. Petersburg was
blown to pieces by an infernal ma-.
chine, which he had concealed in his
trunk and which prematurely explod
D. T. Larkin, a depity marshal of
Virginia, has been allowed $io.ooo by,
the national house committee on
claims towards the expense he was
put to in defending himself in the
courts for having killed a moonshin
The presidental term in Mexico has
been made six years.
During recent practice the 12-inch
gun crew of the battle ship Texas
hgs gained the world's record for fast
and accurate work, snatching the lau
rels from the battle ships Wisconsin
and Alabama, between which ships
there was a dispute as to the cham
Robbers dynamited a bank building
in Leesville, Fla., wrecking the front
of the building and damaging the
vault, but not blowing it ppen. The
robbers were fired on and the shots
were exchanged' but it seems that no
one was hit.
A negro was hanged at Moultrie.Ga.,
on Friday, his thirtieth birthday, for
the murder of his paramour. His last
request was that he be given a birth
High school students in Kansas
City declare that negroes will ntever
be permitted to reenter the school.
The race feeling caused by the killing
of Roy Martin, a white freshman, by
a negro, is running high.
A negro is being closely guarded
in the jail at Davenport, Iowa, be
cause he swallowed a valuable dia
mond Masonic emblem. The negro
abstracted the emblem from a tray
in a jeweler's store, and the clerk
turned just in time to see the negro
swallow the jewel.
The coroner's jury, in the investi
gation of the Harwick mine disaster,
in Pensylvania, in which 178 men lost
their lives~on January 25th last, have
returned a verdict that the state mine
inspector and the superintendent of
the mines are responsible, and war
rants have been issued for their ar
rest, charging murder..
At First Sight.
The lady orator, a tall and angular
female, was holding forth on the
equality of the sexes and the rights
"Made from a rib!" she cried. "It
is a canard devised by wicked men.
Now, do I look as if I had been made
from a rib? Do I? Can anybody say
that I was? What kind of rib was I
made of? I pause for a reply, if
there be one."
Here a small, unimportant-looking
man rose and bowed, and said, gently,
"Y'es'm, I thirk you were made from
"You do?" she retorted, shaking a
lean finger in his direction: "you do?
You are another of the men who wish
to claim credit for everything, are
you? And so you think I was made
from the rib of a man?"
"No'm," was the solemn answer;
"from the rib of an umbrella.M
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More of Less Interest Con
densed in the State.
John B. Irby. a popular y(ung man
of .larlboro county. was waylaid on
a road near Cheraw one night last
week by two or more negroes and
was shot at ten times. tive of the
bullets hitting him. He returned the
ir" but the negroes ran. One bullet
smashed his watch. Had it entered
his body instant death would have
been the result. Irby did not know
the negroes. He will recover.
Isaiah J. McCottrie, the negro col
lector of customs at Georgetown, has
been reappointed his nomination be
ing sent to the senate with other
Fifty' gallons of liquor were seized
recently a't Duncans, in Spartanburg
county, by dispensary constables. The
liquor belonging to "no one."
A span of a new steel bridge being
built over Seneca river. 12 miles west
of Anderson. collapsed on Thurs
day. Daniel Allen. a machinist,
whose home is at Fink. Ga.. was killed
Another machinist was painfully but
not seriously hurt, as was a negro
laborer. The steel frame was being
supported by upright timbers stand
ing in the bed of the river. and it is
ssupposed that one of the timbers
lipped out of place and broke. caus
ing the cillapse. The three men went
down when the span fell and were
burid in the debris and water. About
2o men were employed on the bridge.
Eight cottages were destroyed by
fir last week in one of the best negro
quarters in Rock Hill.
The farme'r's institute of Anderson
county has got diwn 'to a practical,
working basis and has apointed com
mittees to confer with the Anderson
chamber of comerce with refer*ence
to markting cotton.
It is rported from Conway that
many improvements ore being made
at Myrtle Beach and that it is to be
mad a modern seaside resort.
The thre-year-old child of Mr.
John W. Engleman was run over and
horribly mangled by a trolley i"
Charleston, receiving injuries from
which it died.
Every day a busy day with u:
department and at MONEY SAVI
CHANDISE AT ALL TIMES."
Thousands of people of Newt
weeks. Every week brings more bus
EVERYTHING IN N
Voiles, Etamines, Grenadines,
Broadcloth, White Mohairs, Nuns
black and all colors.
About 200 pcs colored Dress Good
About 200 pcs Blk Goods, Voiles,
65c our price
About xoo pcs finer Elk Goods 'w
5 pcs 36 in Blk Taffeta Silk worth
3 pcs 36 in Bik Taffeta Silk worth
15 pcs 28 in China Silk all shades
200 Silk Waists Patterns "no twc
200 pcs fine India Linen wor':h1
200 pcs fine India Linen worth 20
1oo pcs fine India Linen worth 23
About 2000 yds Colored Lawns an
About 30o0 yds Colored Lawn
worth 15e our price.
About 2000 yds Cotton Voiles
season worth 15C and 20c ouf pr
About '1oopcs of Silk Mulls
and all shades worth 25 our pr
200o yds short length 40 in Whii
2500 yds A. F. C. Ginghams wort
2ooo yds 36 in Percales worth ioc
3000 yds Shirting Prints worth 63
5 bales good Sea Island worth 6J%
5 bales good Checked Homespun'
3000 yds Androscoggin Bleach w~
2500 yds good quality 4- Bleach
For everybody. All kinds, best
7 and $1.00 per pair. Don't buy
biggest in town.
Congaree lodge of Odd Fellow. in
C.luibia. has dloniid S1oo to the
pr,po;ed Odd Fellows' orphan home
Mr. Ribert A. Vanderhost. former
lv (if Charlest,n. was found on Fri
day iorning in a dying condition ly
ing on the floolr of the little oice Of
the Virginia Carolina Chemical con
panys mill. inColiniba. A bullet had
penetrated his brain. and near his
hands lay a 32callibre revolver. with
one empty chamber There is no ex
planation whatever of the case. Mr.
Vandrhost was popular among his as
sociates at the mill and his services,
it is said, were highly apprecated by
hs superiors. His position was cler
cal, having no financial responsibil
About 200 cords of wood in the At
lantic Coast Line's wood yard in Co
lumbia. were destroyed by fire on
The relatives at Bennettsville of
Sergt. Reynolds have received a
cablegram bearing the intelligence
that he was recently killed in battle
near Manila. He was torn to pieces
by a cannon ball and died instantly.
Sergt. Reynolds was a native of Marl
boro but his father now lives at Rock
Spring. N. C. The young soldier had
been in the Philippines but a few
minths. having gone there last fall.
Mrs. George Duckett, who lives
near Walhalla. gave birth to triplets
on the 12th of this month. All three
are boys. It is reported that "the
mother and children are doing well."
Mr. J. C. Garlington, of Spartan
tanburg. is pushing the work if pub
lishing the confederate rolls.
John Wood, a well known news
paper man of Virginia. has resigned
the position of editor and business
manager of the Bristil (Tenn-Va..)
Herald. and will come to Rock Hill
to accept the secretaryship of the
Reports from Union state that most
of the fruit in that section of the
state has been destroyed by frost.
It is stated that a small quantity in
high places and on red lands has es
caped. but by far the larger portion
of the crop has been killed.
The Atlantic Coast Line is to build
a handsome depot at Dillon at a cost
Q. The reason is nlain. Our BIG
G PRICES and by sticking strictly
er.ry, town and county, and adjoinin
iess to uis, and every train that corn
EW DRESS GOODS.
oairs, English Coverts Serges,
i.eiing agd Albatros, all these in
Is worth 4oc our price . . 25c
Etamines and Serges worth.
- . . . - 4Dc
orth $i.oo our price . . 75c
$.o our price . . 89c
$.25 our price -. - 7c
worth 75c our price . - . oc
palike' '-1904 styles at actual cost.
:5c our price (special) . . . c
our price (special) . . 12%c
Sor prce . - 15c
Dimities worth rocour price 5c
;, and Dimiities and Swisses
. - . . . ic
and Suitings, extra good this
ice . . - - - .l2%c
lain and fancy "Champagne"
ice . .- 15 and 20C
:e Lawn . . - . 5
h oc our price .. . 8%~c
our price . . . . 8%4c
(our price . . - - 4%4c
our price . - - - 5c
% our price . . - -.5
rth c our price . . . 8SMc
worth ge our price . . 7% c
dyes for 5, -10, .x2%, .15, -25, -5O'
Hosiery until you see our line, the
THE LEADING STOI
It is stated that now that the tcle
phnie c(mpanies of the state have
bzeen placed under the control Of
the railriad cEommission. thoe organ
desire that the cmmission
-halI have a knwledge ,f the work
ngsi the system, and that the sane
1udy --f their rates, mileage. etc.. he
given them a; is given the roads. Ac
c-rdin.gly they have invited the rail
riad cE.minit;ssion ti make a tour Of
inpectiin E4 the state. and visit the
4iceS in Richmond and Atlanta. and
become thoroughly familiar with the
workings. It is probable that :hej
cimminssiiion will go.
Representative Legare's bill in
the house providing for a new bouy
tender in the Charleston disirict. has
been favorably reported by the house
committee on inter-state and foreign
commerce. The bill carries an appro
priation of $130.000 for the construc
tion of the vessel, which is intended
"It is a great satisf
* you," said one of oi
* always get what w
pleasant to us. We
+ mers they do not hc
they buy medicines
* business, and we st
I Doctor's prescriptio
* pared with accuracy
a medicines are the
+ right. Prescriptions
Newberry county fi
orders answered pr
I Wm. E. PELI
* Aft,A04 04 .04
ng, Shoes ar
STORE is simply packed and crowdi
to our rule of handling only "S'i
T AND LOW PRICES TO EVERY
g counties have taken ayvantage of o1
es to Newberry brings us more new (
RIBBONS! extra gooi
About 520 pcs Taffeta Ribbon, al
About 500 pcs Taffeta and |Libe:
worth 25 and 35c our price.
All the swell toes and lasts ii
One side of store zoo feet long
counters and on top of counters is
and Slippers-best makes and lat'
pair to $5.00. By all'means, dor
Ladies, Men and Children's unti
please you better in style and prices
xoo suits for men nobby new sty
oo suits for men nobby new sty
325 suits for, men nobby new st:
ioo suits for men nobby new sty
150 boys' 2 piece suits-wool-!
325 boys' 2 piece suits-wool-W
100 boys' .2 piece suits-wool-w
100 boys' 2 piece suits--Wool-W
One of the largest stocks of I
et & straws for men and boys-p
Ot.r line of Ladies and Men's Fu:
Underwear, Shirts, Collars and C1
chiefs, Parasols, Umbrellas, Emb
values in town-come to see us fc
glad to show our goods, and we kne
m FOR EVERYBODY.
to replace the Wistaria. which has
rendered such long and valuable ser
cice in Charleston harbor and con
A mistrial has resulted in the Char
leston Court in the case tried last
week oi Rudolph D. Weiters
gainst the dispensary constables. for
io.ooo darnages for assault and bat
Ed. C. Harrington. mill operative
at Woodruff. Spartanburg county,
was assaulted and robbed on Friday
night by a white man and a negro,
both young and stranger-. Aarring
ton. who is 5o years of age, was
knocked in the head with a club and
relieved of his cash, something over
Senator Tillman has been ordered
back to his home at Edgefield by
his physicians and returned the latter
part of last week.
action to trade with +
ir customers "We
e want." That was *
assure our custo- 3
Lve to worry when
:>f us. We know our
rive to please. Your +
ns are always pre
and care by us. Our
best-our prices are a
from any Doctor in *
led promptly. Mail
ry, S. G.
ad with new Spring Goods in every
&YLISH AND RELIABLE MER
ur special prices during the past few
oods which must be sold. Uinmatch
c values in RIBBON8!
shades worth 15c our price roc
-ty Satin Ribbon, all shades,
. . . . . 20 &25c
Patent Kid, Viel anid Velours.
and that's not all-under every table,
packed and jammed with new Shoes
ist styles-any price from So cents a
't buy your Shoes and Slippero,
you have seen our line. We can
Les-worth $ro.oo our price $7-3o
Ies-worth $r5.oo our price $o.0.
les-worth $7-50 our price $5-00.
les-worth $rs.oo our price $12.50
'orth $i.r -5 ur price --$r.oo.
Drth $2.0o our price - - $1-50
arth $3.50 our price - -$2.50.
>rth $5.00 our price - -$3-75.
its in town all latest styles-in wool,
rices from 25 cents to - $3-00
rishings is complete in good values.
afs. Ties, Gloves, Corsets, Handker
roideries and Laces. The biggest
r anything you need to wear, always
aw we can save you some money.