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GENF.AL NEWS NOTES.
Ztems of More or Less Interest Con
densed Outside the State.
The birthday of President Jeffersop
Davis was observed throughout the
south on Friday.
Several more mills in New Eng-1
land have decided to run on short
xime. affecting many operatives.
A tornado did considerable damage
in several Texas towns on Friday. 1
There were very probably several fa
Thomas Moore. of Hartford. Conn..
,committed suicide in Asheville on
Friday afternoon by shooting him
self through the head. He was an in
valid and ill health is supposed to
have actuated the deed.
The long deadlock in the Illinois:i
state republican convention was<
broken on Friday. when. on the',
seventy-ninth ballot. Charles S Deneen
was nominated gubernatorial candi
date to head the ' republican ticket.
The convention met about the middle
of May, and the deadlock was one!1
of the longest in the history of state
nominating conventions. - ~
One man was killed and nineteen
were injured in a head-on collision
between two passenger trains on the
Missouri Pacific railway, near Mar
tin,'Kansas, Friday night.
Two visitors to the St. Louis expo- t
sition were killed on Friday while t
crossing the tracks of the Wabash -
Two boys, aged 18 and 9 years re
spectively. were killed by a fast mail
train on -the Southern railroad, near
Memphis, Tenn.. on Friday. The
boys' were driving a wagon across t
the track when the accident occurred.
As a result of a fight which occur
Ted on.a plantation at Trial Lake,
Miss.. John Sims and his manager.
named Cato. were killed by negroes.
and three of the negroes were killed
-bv white men in return.
In a collision between two trolley
-cars in Norwalk. Ohio, on last T;urs
day afternoon, six persons were kill- c
-ed and a dozen or more were injured.
Both cars were running at a high I
speed when. the collision occurred.
The cohtempt proceedings oi Fed-;
eral Judge Purnell. of Raleigh. N. C..
against Editor Josephus Daniels. of!
the Raleigh News and Observer. who
"has been in custody since Monday of
last week for refusal to pay a $2.ooo
fine. were dismissed on Friday and
Mr. Daniels was released. Mr. Dan
iels had been fined by Judge Purnel!
for editorially criticising the judge I
for his action in appointing receivers
for the -Atlantic and North Carolina
railroad. The appointment of the
rece..ers was overruled by Chief Jus
tice Fulleraid now Judge Pritchard
has released Mr. Daniels. Telegrams
'vi congratulation have been pouring
Eon Mr. Daniels.
Natharn Sibb'ett. a 14-year-old boy. '
is in ja,il, at Trenton. N. J.. charged
with being responsible for the death
of his imother. According to testi
mony brought out. the lad had a quar
re& with his mother on the Tuesday
before her body was found, and he1
-oushed her from the top of the stairs.1
'her death resulting. The boy -then
covered her body with bed clothing
-and left the house. ~'He wandered
-aroulnd the neighborhood. telling
-those he saw that his mother had
-gone to Philadelphia. After he had
been locked up and closely question
ed by.the,authorities he made a con
tession which led to his being held
'n the charge.
-CC. L. Saylor, office manager for the
Armour; Parking -company, at South1
Moaha. N~eb.. committed suicide on
Thursda'y biy shooting himself
tfnrough the head. He had been a
sufferer from nervous prostration.
said to have been the result of over
work. irid the ict was committed only
an hour .hefo,rp the time. set for him
~to leave for a~sanitarium.
The National Tradesman's bank,
of Newe Haven' Conn.. has lost from
$3.o00 to $6o,ooo through the embez
zlement of its funds by a trusted em
ploye, Douglass M. Smith. Smith ac
kin'owledged voluntarily that he had
embezzled about $3o,0oo, and the
greater part .of it,. if not all, within
the past eight or nine months.
The employes of the Houston street
car line went out on h strike last.
week and on Thursday not a car
moved during the whole day. The
striking union men agreed that there
should absolutely be no violence or
Another lynching was attempted
at Springfield, Ohio, one night last
...eek A crow of negroes snuround
ed the jail at midight to lynch a ne
gro under arrest for killing a negro.
The negro had been carried off be
forehand. however. and the crowd
was so advised by the sheriff. They
yelled back that they would get their
nan whe. he was brought back for
An explosion which occurred in the
i-story warehouse of the Corning
iistillery. the second largest in the
world. at Peoria. Ill.. on Saturday
ifternoon. completely wrecked the
>uilding. Ten men were buried be
ieath the ruins and burned to death,
Lnd six others were seriously injured.
rhe loss on buildings and whiskey
knd spirits stored will approximate
Lawrence Cowles Phipps. who is
t brother to Henry Phiips. the drigi
ial partner of Andrew Carnegie in
he steel business, took his two chil
Iren from his mother early Saturday
norning while his wife was asleep
n her house in New Yo'rk. He was
>ursued by the woman but managed
o escape after a painful scene. and
:arried them back to Pittsburg with
Curtis Jett. under a life sentence' for
he murder of Attorney J. B. Mar
:um. at Jackson. Ky.. was taken to
rison at Frankfort on Saturday.
Frank T. Young. bookmaker, horse
wner and stockholder in Pacific
:oast track while on a way to a pier
o join'his wife. with whom he was
o have sailed for Europe. Mrs.
Coung was waiting at the' pier when
he news of her husband's death
-eached her. There was a woman in
he cab with Young when the police
nan reached it. She said Young
hot himself. but for various reasons
he woman was arrested.
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
tems of More or Less Interest Con
densed in the State.
Thirty-one graduates received their
liplomas from the Spartanburg
,raded schools on Friday night.
An unknown negro was killed by a
rain at Gaffney on Wednesday night.
Nhen the corpse was found it was
old and stiff.
The annual encampement of the
adet* of the South Carolina Military
cademy. Charleston. will be held in
olumbia on June 29.
A severe wind storm swept the up
er part of Pickens county last week.
everal houses were blown down. but
o injuries to persons have been re
During a high wind and rain storm
,t Ware's Shoals. in Anderson coun
y. last week. the ti,.rd story of the
nill there collapsed. Several work
nen were painfully hurt by falling
rick. but there were no serious in
Invitations are out announcing
he marriage of' Miss Helen Sheppard.
laughter of Former Governar John
.Sheppard. of Edgeneld, to Mr. B.
.Nicholson. on the evening of Wed
esday. June 15.
Col. J. C. Haskell. of Columbia. has
rought suit.. against the Seaboard
ailway for $80. the commercial value
eplaces on an opaline ring he is
aid to have lost in a berth on the
'ad while making a trip from Wash
ngton to *Columbia. in 'April a year
It is reported from Lexington that
he race for state senator in that
ounty promises to be very interest
g. The incumbent. Hon. WV. H.
;hape. and Hon. D. F. Entrd. who
tas been a member of the lower
ouse for a numlber of years. have an
iounced themselves, and it is thought
hat Dr.. D. M. Crosson. of Leesville,
vill also enter the race.
The State house commission have
~warded the contract for putting in
*he new heating plant to A. A. San
orn, of Boston, for $18,845, and that
or doing the brick work to Padgett,
t Postell, of Columbia. for $4.725.
The commencement exercises of
Limestone college were held last
veek, when a large class of young
adies received their diplomas.
Considerable stir has been caused
n Charleston by the proceedings
which have been instituted by the
government for the collection of be
ween $2,ooo and $3,000 duty on about
5,ooo smuggled cigars, handled by
everaI Charlestont dealers and
smoked by leading citizens of Char
eston. The idea is to proceed quietly
with the collection of the duty on
account of the prominence of the
parties and ignorance of the viola
tion of the law in the purchase of the
In a runiwav which occurred dur
ing the return of a' Darlington pleas
ure party from a picnic on Friday
afternoon. Chief of Police Dargan was
thrown from a spring wagon and had
one of his legs broken in two places.
and Mr. and Mrs. Fraser James were1
thrown from another wagon and
The board of railroad assessors. in
session in Columbia, on Saturday
concluded their assessments of rail
roads in this state by mileage. A
number of raises were made over last
year's assessments. but the raises
this year are not so large as they'
were at the last assessment by the
board. The total trackage last year
was assesed at $28,389.ooo. This is
raised about $2,ooo.ooo.
By an accidental discharge of a par
lor rifle in the hands of his young,
brother on Friday afternoon. Ralph
Edwards. of Anderson. six years of!
age. was -Ahot through the head and
fatally wounded. The child was aI
son of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Edwards.
of Monterey, Mexico. Mrs. Edwards
and family have been spending the
summer in Anderson. but Mr. Ed
wards. is in Mexico. The family is
one of the oldest in Anderson. and
the news of the tragedy shocked
Possibly the human race owes a
debt of gratitude to those poets who
die with their music in them.
A soft answer never turns away a
soft young man.
A WONDERFUL SAVING.
The largest Methodist church in
Georgia- calculated to use over one
hundred gallons of the usual kind of
mixed paint in painting their church.
They used only 32 gallons of the
Longman & Martinez Paint mixed
with 24 gallons of linseed oil. Actual
cost of paint made was less than $1.20
Saved over eighty ($8o.oo) dollars
in paint, and got a big donation be
EVERY CHURCH will be give- a
liberal quantity whenever they paint.
Many houses are well painted with I
four gallons of L. & M. and three gal
lons of linseed dil mixed therewith.
Wears and covers like gold.
These celebrated paints are sold by
the Newberry Hdwe. Co.
BRIDGE CONTRACT TO LET.
The County Boards of Newberry
and Saluda Counties will be at Kemp
son's ferry, on Saluda river, on June
30th. 1904. at ii a. m.. to let contract
for .building of steel bridge across
said river near said ferry. Plans and
specifications will be on file with the
Clerk of the Board of Newberry
County after June'i5th and will be at
the proposed bridge site on day of
letting of contract. Right reserved
to reject any and all bids.
J. M. Schumpert,
Supervisor for Newberry County.
Miss Ida. M. Snyder.
Drooklyn East End Art Club.
Sif women would pay more attention to
their health we would have more happy
wives, mothers and dauSh.ers, and if they
would observe results they would find
that the doctors' prescriptions do not
perform the many cures they are given
" In consulting with my druggist he ad
vised McElree's Wine of Cardui and Thed.
'forts Black-Draught, and so I took it and
have every reason to thank him for a new
life opened up to me with restored health,
and It only took three months to cure me."
Wine of Car dui is aregulator of the
-menstrual functions and is a most a
tonishing tonic for women. It .cures
scanty, suporessed. toofrequept, irreg
ular and painful menstruation, aihn .
of the womb, whites and flooding. I
is helpful when approaching woman
hood, during pregnancy, after child
birth andin change of life. It fre
quently brings a dear baby to homes
that have been barren for years. All
dggtshave $1.00 bottles of Wine
WI NECoCARDU I
At a Savii
of 50 to 10
Every article in thE
The Right F
* RUBBER STAMPS
Are my long suit.
* except bad ones
S'stamp and an indf
4 ing linen for 40 <
other good things
4 1334 Main Street,
. We are selling agents
Press, which has prov
on the market at the
can be seen at Mr. G.
We now employ one of 1
South, and are prepared to
ations to any who contem
The mail puts you ne
H UDGENS BROS...
. . .MILLI
We beg to call y
fact that we have jul
* line of Millinery.
$ DR ESS
* Our line of Dress
*in every respect.
+ We are "Up-tc
+ We invite the pu
}spect our line of go
i MRS. S.W
Ig to You
3 per cent. :
House sold at the
1 make any kind*
I furnish a new +
-lIible pad for mark
ents. I have some*
e Supplies, etc.
Columbia, S. C.
LAURENS, S. C.
no Shops and
for the Rapid Fill Hay
n to be the best press
price. These Presses
M. B. Epting's cotton
he best Architects in the
furnish Plans and Specifi
and supplies kept in
t door to us.
....LA UR ENS, S. C.
NERY . .
ur attention to the
t opened up a new .
Goods is complete
-date" on Notions,*
blic to call and in-*
ods before buying.
ITY, S. C.