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. - GENFRAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Outside tht State.
Admiral Johnson. commander oi
the Boston. navy yard. will soon be
retired on account of age.
Newton C. Blanchard was inaugu
rated on londay as governor o1
Louisiana. In his inaugural addres!
he touched on the subjects of lynch
ings. saying they would not be per.
mitted Under any circumstances it i
was possible for the miitarv. umdei
the command of the governor, to
The Nlor-)s. who attacked a de
tachnien of :\ nerik:.n irtiis In IIh
PhOlipp;n I,s:- lav-d Sn.in. killinlg
two Iicers and a ninber of men
may hIe severely punihed by '\lajoi
General ieinar \\ d. who ',
marching on the band with a ioret
"f 450 oieer. alid men.
The plant tof the Atgista l.venin
Herald was completely de;troyed b
;Ire on Monday night. The Herald:
complete outft of linotypes. presseb
etc.. was destryed. The Herald wil
b issued from the Chronicle's offc<
until a new plant can be obtained.
In a recent primary in Florida twc
tickets for the national democratit
convention were- put in the field-z
Hearst ticket and a ticket in the in
tefest of no particular candidate
Three of the Hearst men were elected
and six of the others.
The First National bank. of M\acon
Ga.. has closed its doors, by ordej
of the board of directors. The sus
pension of the bank. it is stated. i:
due to the suspension of a privat(
bank. of which the president of thc
First National hank was als presi
Charles F. Pircher. f Ch,)ct,,i
lluff. Clarke co:nty. Ala.. was in
dicted in the United States court or
MXonday in eight charges. including
forging a propIsal ti carry the mails
forging securites and bonds. forgint
checks. embezzleing etc. There art
32 counts in one indictment. If giver
the extreme penalty Pircher woul
get an aggregate sentence of abotl
i8o years and he fned about $6o.ooo
In default tf a bail of S4.000 he wa!
sent to the jail.
He Was It.
Philadelphia Public Ledger.
Nell--I saw her promenading or
Sunday. and she wore a most expen
sive new gown and hat.
Belle-Yes. von wouldn't catch he1
out walking with anything cheap.
Nel!--Oh. but she was. h Se ha<
that Nlr. Slowman with her.
Sime fanilies keep a servant gir
and severai of hr relations.
So e mein':- we:ih isfabnlous an<
that of other:; a muere fable.
Have your cake,
cuit home-made. "I
cleaner, more tasty
Royal Baking Po
wife to produce at hc
nomically, fine andi
cake, crisp cookies,
muffins, with which
found at the bake-si
Royal is the great
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed in the State.
Dr. Peter Stokes. aged 82. residing
near Branchville. died on, Monday.
He was a member of the secession
conveneion in i86o.
In the Charleston city court on
olandar one negro w%as brought up
fo r throwing oi 'n vne another who
wa peep and then applying a match.
Fortuna-telv fhe -ire was extinguished
and the Zleeper not seriously hurt.
\\.ffrd wil .celebrate its sei
c 1:e na jun r; to June 8. inclus.ive.
\n im*reting program has been aI -
h ted the fneiieral ofis incle.
Cl. 1. N ..1. Clinch.
It Is Not Uncommon, Says Writer in
In the - -,blican of 'day is an
interesting aicle rm American
L ledicine. i:p.aded. **Premature Buriav
ligie. The writer says: "The
Idct- 1)(11n which the scare is based
;are temelves 'diaphanous. In
mk.: :hi., -;tatemlent thle ign4orance:
of th. witer on the subject is- on a'
pnr -.itlh his ign,rauce of :he bill
"for restscitation of the sapposed
dea(. and the prevention (if permatuie
encottinment. hurial or cremation."
ti which he refers. The fact it that
.y c- e .f permature burial are
i:tli:. paper cares to publish
I will "in-isl' the sworo
.gmn *f pe p!e now iliving to
\\khn we take im114 cinsideration
at it -Ie bolyi in o.ooo is seen
after he cloid iali oin the coffin, the
frequency tf prenature burial is
p :ly jecture. The danger of pre-.
m: ure burial arises irom the dual
rature 4f nan--the spiritual close
in the c!--est -f all possible
:n:n without which an cIntinutous
'i ild be imptissib!e) suggesting
:h:at death must be always a process
.I. -.. % 3 .1t be sometimes:
:h. fact is there being etates which
C:*elv imnulate death-eSpecially the
rance and cataleptic states in which
pele have lain day.s. even weeks, to
n.ward appearances lead. sometimes
n:i t life in time to be saved
r .mlibral: the I *st universal prac
p o.iving a death
even seeirig the
p. d.a:l persimis. mand in cases
-. I--: a : t the m edlical ex
-, *r.:.;i. ih1e certinicate without
,:, t- n o tl':e bo-dy--"if there
. 9.!aiio o:violence." and.
. h-,-:re ab,-ence, if the or
muffns, and tea bis
[hey will be fresher,
der helps the house
me, quickly and eco
asty cake, the raised
, the frosted layer
crullers, crusts and
he ready-made food
op or grocery does
at of bake<lday helps.
gans are all intact. of any evidenc4
that the supposed dead person i!
It is the easiest thing in the worl<
to bury a person alive-not a particl<
,f evidence is req-;ired of his beini
dead. ' Physician's death certificat
is 1t no more value khan a Chinest
laundry ticket as evidence. The bil
has : further purpose. Every tes
(except the one only known sure tes
1)f death) is to discover if life is pre.
Lm. and if sq the bill privides tha
means ,hiail be used for resuscitatiOn
In short. the bill provides for everi
persn to help while living and tin
able to help himself. andi security tha
he Ohall n. 't be encoined. buried o
crtmated .n1til he is dead.
Gerge W. Allen.
Eni i dgewater. March 3i. 004
Just As Easy.
A Iiaima Irean fond of arg.iiig r
!hgi us questions and oi pinning dowi
h'se with whom he come in contac
asked an East Baltimore minister it
the c-urse oif a conversation severa
days ago if he believed "all of th<
Bible." says the Baltimore Sun.
"I do.* instantly replied the goo(
"Everv bit of it." insisted the ques
"I most certainly do." was the pas
"Do you really believe the stor
about Balaam and the ass?" aske<
the man with a slight smile.
"Most assuredly I do," responde<
the cleryman unhesitatingly.
"And you irmly believe," insiste<
the inquisitive friend. "that thc as
Balaam rode tinder the tree spok
like a person?"
"YeS I do." asserted the ministe
with just the slightest suspicion o
irritation in his voice.
"Well." asked the questioner in at
I've got y(,u now tone. "can you tel
me how it could be possible tinde
any circumstances you can imagin
for an ass to talk like a person?"
"Ah. that's easy." asserted the min
ister. laying his hand on the man
shoulder. "It is just as easy m:
friend, for an ass to talk like a mai
as it is for a man to talk like an ass.
The man had nothing more to say
considerable time, even if the per
son entering were entirely welcomc
By the time a sheriff could get in th
stock would be washed down the sinl
and Proprietor Trembltay would b
sitting in his armchair. looking in
nocent and happily reading about th
war in the east.
He would look tip and smile at th
sheriff. who would say hard word
and go out at the side door. Thei
husiness would be resumed with
new bottle of whiskey. But the othe
'ay a deputy sheriff penetrated th
Maze in an unlooked for way.
Vhen the Maze was consitucte
an unu&tsedl door, andl tiled up an,
sheated o ver. heing left unguarded b;
ells or bars. Three nights the dep
tty spent in cutting out the panels c
th is doot' r and the sheat ing with ir
This let him in the seconmd coirrido'
lie started fir the liar, but met a mai
c' iming throngh the passage. who ree
ognized him. The man made a rae,
ft r the peep hole, while the dept:
gallon of wvhiskey down the sin'
That was the end of the Maze
Nine oaken doors and all the light:
and bells and bars were taken ou
andl carried to the jail. while Trem
blay was ordered to appear in cour
on 'httrsday; He did not appear an<
is saidl to have left town. The coun
ty attorney will proceed against th<
owners oi the butilding if any mor.
M1azes are opened there.
Yes ind I suppose wve'll have col
gose and stewved goose for the nex
They relapsed into their usual si
Sunday forenioon the wife askea
"Do yo waitt a little quin ce in t h
apple salce with yiour got-e?
"No. Idon't. It seemed so absure
Shave -w .geese iin the lituae thia
"WChat: I -eat mine 'o Uncle Joe!
SG.-liss Della Gilliam.
J liss Ada Jackson. Nannie
K.-lrs. Lavina King.
l.-Dr. M. A. Massev. 'Mr.. l.ela,r
N.Rev. \\. M. Nance. Mi.s
\lamie Nance. .
P. -.Mr. Ciceri, P.well. t
R.-Miss Addie Renwick.
S -Ar. Claude Sen. \lis. Catie t
mnith. 'l r. : 1. Sims.
W.-lr-. L. G. Waitc. Charbe
\ crt-. E. 1 . \William,.
P'erso'n- calling for thiese letters
l plea-e -av thev were Ladverti:ed.
C. . Purcell. P X.
NOTICE OF OPENING BOOKS
- Pr-tuanit :oa commnisi=-n iise
uls as c rp crat,rZ of the l.ittle
1 --t1ntain ()li Mlll. 'f Little .I,In -
tain. S. C.. 1,-,k- of ubscripti'ln t'
;he capital ntock if the La1 pro
p)Osed corp,-ration will be -penei
n Satlrday the 21St day of May.
104. at the store .f Little Mountaim
Drug Co.. at L.ittle Motintain S. C.
1. B. Lathan.
J. B. Derrick.
J. T. B. Stuck.
* J. K. Derrick. . t
J. W. Sheely.
' J. F. Sheely.
Applications. for the position (-.
teacher of the Mt. Pleasant school
must be submitted by the 7th of June
to the undersigned. at Glymphville.
School to begin in October for a
seven months term. A first grade
J. H. Ringer.
T. C. Dehines.
A. J. Willingham.
Letter to 0. M. Jamieson
r Dear sir: We know what the paints
!are all made-of. you know: we have!
to. In Wilson, N. C.. are tw- dealer.
One of 'em thinks he can't sell paint
s won't have such stuff in his store
sells Devoe lead-and-zinc. of course.
The $1 paint is adulterated 76 per
i cent.: Devoe is all lead and zinc
and linseed oil, with as little gooa
dryer as posible. A gallon Devoe
has in it a little more paint than
four gallons of the other. A gallon
Devoe will cover as much as four of
e the other. Who~wants to pay wagers
- for painting four gallons for one.
e How much is Devoe lead-and-zinc
worth in that town?
s F. V. Devoe & Co.
I P. S. Newberry Hardware Com
a I pany sells our paint.
ELECTION OF TEACHERS.
At 4 p. in. ci; Thursday. Juine -..
d 4 , he Trustee' o'f Newberry
Schboil District wvill elect Teachers
Sr the Newberry Graded School.,
o rthe scholastic year beginning
I eptemb)er 26". 1904 as followvs:
A\ Superintendent. at the salary mt
I,Nine teacher-. at the salary of $35
a iio nthi each.
A\ male Principal fur the Colored
*Schoo! at the salary of $4o.oo a
Three Female Teachers for the Co
ored School at a salary of $25.00 4
-: The term of service of the teachers
Schosen shall be the entire school year.
1except when they are dismissed to1
- cause o'r are permit ted to sever their
Sconnection by orde-r of the Board of
*Applicatio ns may be rled with the
1' V. N. 3lARTINa.
Newberry. S. C.. M1ay 16. 1904.
We*~ will pay a reward of Sgo for
the capture atnd delivery at i ofrice
'if D)udley Ogiesby (col. . who es
.apedl fronm the Edgetield County
Chaingang. M1ay 4. 1904.
lie is ;6 years old. .t feet 89* inches
'iigh. black hair. 'lark brown eyes,
lark hr win compldexion. iTas a sear
eft shin. scar back 'f right hand.
hird linger right hamt! has been
nashted at emd, black ,pc,: right side
D. T. Grinith.
Snpt. S. C Penitentiary,
Newberry Hdwe. Co.
Dear Sirs:-Over fifty years ago,
ir firm began selling paint through
mut the South: sales have continued
ininterruptedly, and ten times greater
han any other brand of paint.
Read the following:
"Have used the L. & M. Paint
wemny years: houses painted with it
ight years ago show better tod;
han houses painted with other paia
vithin two years."
A. B. Edgel. Alachua Fla
"I]Ave used all hrands of paint. L.
' M. Pure Paint stands better, and
vears longer than any other paint I
are ever used in m1Y ten vears ex
ii. i iti. Painter. Concord. N. L.
painted Fran.,kenbirg B!ock with
& M . Paint: stands .ut as though
"Acttal co-- va l:ss than $x.20 per
\V. i. Barr. Charleston. \. Va.
"I paintd wur old lmnietead
vith L. & M. Paint :wenty-six years
zi. Not painted since: looks better
han houses painted in the last four
ears with other paint."
H. S. Scotield. Harris Springs, S. C.
"Used the L*. & M. Paint for six
een years. Painted three houses
vith it fifteen years ago: they have
teeded painting since."
J. E. Webb. Hickory, N. C.
LONGMAN & MARTINEZ.
This celebrated paint is sold by
Kewberry Hdwe. Co.
Scholarship & Entrance
The Examination for the award of
racant scholarships in Winthrop Col
ege and for the admission of new
tudents will be held at the County
ourt House on Friday, July 8th, at
) A. M Applicants must not be less
:han fifteen years of age. When schol
irships are vacated after July 8, they
will be awarded to those making the
ighest average at this examination.
Scholarships are worth $100 and free
:uition. The next session will open
eptember 2,1, 1904. For further in
ormation and catalogue address
Pres. D. B. Johnson, Rock Hill, S. C.
F. A .?iUMilERT,
A S EASONABLE
Soda v.att is a!ay- is season''
Whb thter taken ll o cold it is a
'holesomne Ie e . . Unles rn
ered deleterius to health by be
ing loaded with impure- artificial
B.avorings and p..or s.yrups.
Cold Soda draw~ n from
Our Sanitarv fountain
Lacks nothing that could be
Desired by the most
sensitive palats. WVe use
Only pure juices made
,Direct from freshi fruits
Adcan give any fivar.
Our ''Cold Soda" is
FE PROSPERITY [JRUS CD.,
Prosperity, S. C.
C. H. CANNON,
Near: C,, N. & L . Dennt.