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GENFRAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Outside the State.
A cloudburst in central Texas last
week delayed all traffic for some:
time. Five children were drowned in
a creek near Austin.
William J. Bryan controlled the
democratic convention in his home
county and a platform reaffirming the
Kansas City platform was adopted.
Curtis Jett. who murdered J. D.
Marcum. in the court house of
Breathitt county. Kentucky. has ac
cepted a life sentence rather thair
;ace a new trial.
Sam Parks. the New Yirk labor
leader, who was sent to Sing Sing
some months ago after his convic
tion on the charge of extortion. died
in prison last week.
The suicide rec,-rd of the new \'il
iamsburg bridge. in New Yhrk. be
gan last week. when a voing womanL
leaped to death in the river. i i~eet
Portion. )f Texas and Iiva were
swept hy sto)rms last week. entailing
a great deal if damage. Near Cisio.
Texas. many pevple were killed and
much property and* ii st,,ck were de
A grandson tf the faius General
Phil Kearney has been l,dged in
.ai in St. Joseph. --.. on the charge
of leading a gang of highwaymeii.
who helid up and robbed a man of
Three men were hanged at \\'in
chester. Tenn.. on Thursday. fir the
murder of a man and his wife last
August. Each made a short speech
and each exhibited a remarkable in
difference and stolidity.
The mayir )f New Orleans has re
quested the resignatfn f ve mneml
bers of his board of p-Ilice commis
sioners as a result .f charges that
they are "grafter<" and are respinsi
ble for gambling hotuses and l,ttery
A fast west-bwund passenger cane.
near being wrecked near Asheville.
N. C.. on Satirday by three angle
b)ars being scattered along the track
at intervals. The escape was due to
the fact that the engineer had his
train under control.
Paul Moore. a traveling salesman
of Cleveland. Ohio. committed
suicide on Friday in a crowded
street car in St. - Louis. He:
left a note saying he committed:
suicide because he *had no home. no
wife, and nothing to live for.
Michael Trutcitis attempted to climb.
a ladder up the side of a steel tower
erected at Steger. Ill.. for the use of
a photographer in taking a bird's
eve view of the town, and fell to the
ground, when he had climbed 15o
feet, and was instantly killed. He
had boasted that he would be the
first person to climb the tower.
Miss Corinne Tebault. of New Or
leans, has been appointed sponsor.
for the south at the approaching vet
eraris' reunion to be held in Nash
ville. Miss Mary K. Exell, of Nor
folk, Va.. and Miss Elizabeth Thomas.
of Nashville, Tenn.. have been ap
pointed maids oi honor.
WVhile Christian Holiness people
were in the midst o,f an enthusiastic
revival meeting at their tabernacle.
at Wabash. Ind.. on Saturday. an
unknowvn person dashed a big bottle:
of chloroform over~ the congregation.
A number of persons were so ovem
come that they had to be dragged to
.the doors before they revived.
William L. Hartley, white, and
James Edwards. coloired. wvere hangedi
in Allegheny county. Pa.. on Thturs
day. Both men, it is rep)orted. had
an ample supply or nerve. Hartley
asked that he be not hanged with the
negro. as he feared his family would
have to bear the disgrace of the putblic:
having the impression that he com
mitted crime with a negro. His re
quest was granted.
Secretary of the Treasu'ry Shaw,
signed a treasury warrant for S4o.
ooo.ooo. which was delivered vester
day to J. P. Morgan & Co.. of New
York. as disbursing agents of the:
governrrent, on account of the Pan
ama canal purchase. This warrant
imany times larger than any ever
before issued by the g.overnment. It
was taken to New York by Secretary
Shaw and delivered by him in per
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed in the State.
The state b,,ard f contril bought
io liquor for this month at its meet
in Columbia last week.
The court tf general sessiois in
Oraigeburg last week emirely cleared
the jail of prisone-s. for the inrst
time in twentv-fouir years.
The pe,)pIc ef D)illon have lirgan
ized a live Young \1en's Business
league. an example which should be
iollowed by every t,,wi now without
such an ()rganization.
The Saluda court. which net ,in:
.\nday. broke d w ompletely on
Wedneday and adjoiurned. Ft-r on,.
rcasl!n tpr an'ther case aiter ca-se nit
the heavy dbicket was c-ntinued unti
noee(p" was left f.er trial.
A $3.00.000 mortlage en the .\t
tantic Coa.t Lumber collpaiv. at
Gle.eorgetownYi. was diled in Charlesteen
lat week. Thi' is the me-rtgage called
."r inder the .chemc ,f the reorgau
izio ef the big) concern.
.la-:iStrate . M. Yeumans. who
killed hn R. Keel. a lawyer. in
.iiannng. e. iiie: .\le ndeay. claims. tha.t
Kecl was armed ani that the pi.t1!
as taken fr-1m hinm after he was sh.eZ.
Y.. ma!s wi apply fr hail temir
Thli ere wi I lie aneetler ditributin
"f disPeIsarv meV next Friday.
hen S5.000 will he sent to the var
I(Iis ceuinties throughut the state
f,r distributiken am ng tile sc l s.
This $6;.ooo will be distribted en
6irely en ihe bais 1f enrolment in
tie varie,us ceuntie.
The la lies f Anders" have i)c
fect4d p1.ms er exhuming the bodie,
'ix F-:deral eoliers, which have
lcen restmg in an -scure crner ee
a graveyard. and feer reinterring
them in suitalbly imIarked graves. The
citV ce11uncil d-nated a let in Silver
reek cemetery feer this purpose.
Rev. H. \\. lI awkins. an evangelist.
brught suit in the Yo rkville c.eurt of
c11Omon Plea! last we against
T,;nas F. Jack-on. Ier S.Zo.ooo da1
ages. charging the deetidait with
sayitg tha the plaintiff had rutined
i."ne ef the vcung woenilel who had
assiste him in his religious exerciSes.
A verdict was fe'ettnd by the jury ieer
Fire in Kingstree on Friday morn
ing destroyed the negro Odd Fellows'
hall and the negrce school building
adjoining. Some time ago the
negro Methodist church was destroy
Wise Buyers w~
fine Dress Goods
ands of yards of
to evening darkr
the modern Dres
the Ladies down
week we open
SILKS! SILKS! SILKS!
Last Week We Sold Silks Like Some.
Stores Sell Checked Homespun.
This Week's Offerings are
Ready For You.
to pieces beautiful China Silk eetly
38 cents the yard.
to pieces beautiful China Silk. 36
inches wide. at only 48 cents the yardl.
to pieces Pau de Snie. 36 inches
wide. at St.og the yard.
o pieces 36 inch Taieta this week
at only 87 cents the yard.
100 Kid Belts in b!ack. tan and red.
only 24 cents' each.
ed by tire and the Odd Fellows' hall
was being used as a place of worship.
It is rumored that both fires were not
accidental and were the result if a
schisn in the church.
The Clemson encampment started
in Anderson last week. The cadets.
rve hundred str(-ng. marched from
the cillege to Anderson.
The Saluda grand jury. in their
nnal presentment last week. called
attention to the fact that the local
dispenser admitted his failure to
ct'lmply with the law in the matter of
selling, and demanded a strict com
pliance with the very letter of the
law in the iture. as to o)btaining writ
ten regiests. refusing to Sell to per
SIs initixilated. etc.
It is rep,,rted frm. Hanipt-iin that
the caterpillars have been very num
erions in that cimmunity for severai
weeks. and il several occasions the
track (of the Hampton and Branch
vile railr.)ad at the \Vhippy swamp
trestle has been o cwvered that trains
c4iildi n-t pr-ceed witout heaviiy
sanding the rails. The trains were
st-pped several times when trying to
pri ceed withlt l and.
C-0!. ,J. -M. Patrie k. as;sistanit adju
:m: 1eneral. 1. week in-pected
the miiilitarv C m p11)a1Ny of the
Stinter graded el. The boys i
it ig,1her f,,iir -rades have ad(ItI! Ci
the.- niitarv teatu re and have -um.
:*1:n iuni;m This. it is -aid. is the
iil gr:iled sc it-Il in tIe S uth
which has a militarv feat-,re.
Twi new .iI! miis are to be built
in Anderson c,aunty. one at Starr and
one at Mt. Carmel.
State Ci,nstable I )avenpi rt. oi
Greenwiio()d. shit and killed Bill Wil
liams. a negro. at Ninety-Six. in Sat
uirdIv. It is reported that the tfficer
atIem:t ed to search the negr's
lioti- fir whiskey. The n-nrt and
three tiher negrtes who were pres
et enigaged 1 him at 11nce in a -cude
:111d tim--k the constable's stick away
from i him and attempted to use it.
.\t this p(int Davcnpomrt tt.ed his
The little six-year-old daughter of
\lr. E. J. Weaver. (of the Olympia
mill village in Coumiibia. met a horri
he death last week. She went witli
everal of her czzmpanions tone o
the st-ores in the mill village. and oin
her wav hime. while she was crossing
a plank over Hot Branch. she fell in.
The steam exhaust of the cotton miis
goes into this branch and the wate,
scalded the child. Her compani6ns
got her out of the water and took
her home. but she (lied as the result
of the accident.
~ere quick to takt
, Silks, Lawns, Et
fine Dress Good~
alue giveing anc
ess. The peopi
sGoods of the h
in Dixie and we
the throttle of
50 pieces Mohair and Sicillian in
white, black. and all the leading
shades for Shirt WVaists and Skirts.
The dutst shedder. A great value at
65c. 75 and 85c the yard(. al] thrown
together t 45c the yard.
go, pieces 5.. inch Skirting inl grey.
brown, navy and tan. wvorth St.oo per
ard throughotut Dixie, our epick sell
in price 49c per yardl.
20 pieces beautiful Silk Aeolioni. ntit
the cheap Sx.oo retailer. bupt a St 50
value, this wveek only 74c per yard.
500 pairs B3oy ' Knee Panits this
week at io centS lper pair..
ery day at the cheapest
H STORE R.
FINEST PERFUMES +
+ We have all the best perfumes made by the well-known
. perfumers. Your favorite ordor is sure to be here. We know 4
how to keep perfumes so that they do not deteriorate. They
* are always fresh and full strength.
If you happen to pass the store come
+ in and we shall be pleased to put a sam-+
$ ple of any ordor on your handkerchief.
We bave some of the perfumes done up in CAainty little
* boxez. Just the thing for a present.
Gild, We & Hnter
THE RIGHT DRUG STORE.
IThe Leadiqg Pharmacists :
Ring up No. 74 for PELHAM'S DRUG
+ STORE. Orders over telephone
Prescriptions from any Doctor of New
berry filled at any hour; day or night. +
We sell three bottles of any $1.00
article for $2.50.
+ We carry the best medicines and sell
at very lowest prices. +
Win. E. PELHAM & SON,
0 Reliable Prescription Druggists, 0
Newberry, S. C.
IWhere to Buy
ry Month of May
Sadvantage of our cut Price on~
nbroideries, Notioris, Etc. Thous-L
Sand silks molted away over our
rapid selling from early morning
Sare fast finding out who sells
our. There's nothing to good for
ant to supply you. Again this.
till greater Bargains. Join the
5 pieces Silk an(l Wool Crepe deBeSped,TbeLns,hetec.
hine. $r.50 valute only 74c per yard. 10mr ftoe $.3Mrele
so pieces beautiful Black DressQul.ony$48tiwek
Go'ds, priced iromn S1.75 to S3.oo per 10 red- de,h ts
ardl. This week's price, your choice ausony4 Cft5hiwek
if the lot. SL.24. o yad alLinDmakan$
100 bls beatiful heere pent s , Tmb 'e nly4 ens theet yard.
Lawn. a ,~~~~, cenits. nnymSe.4 this weekBi ltoiSetEd .Dietro
500 olt r, ver sher inen an oo0 ready-ae; c ets . atz V ets
Inda .ien oly cnt tea . nty 4 e c enthswek
100Bea Bets.theSr.o knd,at Soo Sikyars l Linen Daa2.0 and8
4 8 cents $225het Sleranard.neHadl
14o yarts onder Cabricen $and orcoceo h o hi ~k$.4
this we et. th10.0kid BedBlsate7c in t2
Dry Gods toe abin Dixe.o
roo Edc rocentsGauze Vest -a