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TROUBLES OF AN HEIRESS.
Richest Woman in the World Guard
ed by Detectives.
London Daily Mail.
It is one of the grm ironies of fate
that a young girl. barely of age.
should be in a sense responsible for
the bloodshed in the struggle be
tween Russia and Japan. owing to
the fact that she supplied both
powers with practically all of their
guns. The young woman in ques
tion is .\liss Krupp. who. on the
death of her father, became chic
proprietor of the world-famed Krupp
works at Essen and likewise became
the wealthiest woman in the world.
The heiress seems to have inherit
ed some of the family capacity for
industrial organization. for she takes
fne greatest pride and delight in sup
ervising the work of the different de
paitments, and declares that at some
future time she will have gained
sufficient experience to take an active
part in the direction of matters.
Meanwhile. her interference in bus
iness matters is limited to passive
supervision. but she takes a more ac
tive part in controlling the manage
ment of the numerous auxiliary de
partments of the establishment. The
schools for the children of her em
ployees and the hospital for the care
of the sick,receive regular visits from
her, and she has a sharp eye for de
fects of all kinds.
Knowing human nature, it is hard
ly surprising to find that Miss
Krupp's employees do not appreci
ate her -good qualities and charitable
ways. Living in Miss Krupp's
houses, sending their children to her
schools, applying to her hospitals
when they or their families are sick.
attending her churches, drinking
beer in her restaurants, buying meat
from her slaughter houses, flour
from her mills, bread from her
bakeries and hats ando clothes from
her stores makes them feel that they
are her serfs, and not free-born
Miss Krupp's charitable disposi
tion has become known to the gen
eral public in Germany, with the re
sult that she receives on an average,
over 2oo purely begging letters a
day, and over 150 letters daily en
treating her to grant some worthy
young man some position in the
She also has to undergo some of
the inconveniences which are gen
erally confined to emperors and
kings. Her vast wealth and the
ownership of an entire city make her
a likely target for "anarchist" bullets,
and her friends are in constant ter
ror of assassination. For this reason
her guardians have insisted on her
being continually guarded by a spec
ial corps of d-tectives, who are al
ways in her vicinity.
HOW JOHN PLAYED POKER.
An Aged Indian With a System That
Surprised the Lumbermen.
Duluth l)aily Herald.
known as "Old John Smith," is prob
ably the only India:i in the United
States that could be classed as a
humorist. John is the wit of the
Chippewa nation. and among the
white people of northern Minne
sota is considered the wisest' and the
foxiest red in the country. John is
somewhere in the neighborhood of
go or 10o.
John's home, at the mouth of
Leech river, has long been known as
"Gamblers' Point." for the reason
that many desperate contests at the
great national game have been play
ed in John's cabin, on the bank of the
river. His place became famous in
the early days. as an abiding place
during the hot sutmmer for many
lumbermen from Minnesota. Duluth
and other places who desired to have
an outing. Their principal ocecupa
tion while in the" vicinity of John's
home was poker playing. [1n a spirit
of kindness they taught him to play,
wvhen ther first came and he used to
sit in the g-mes with them. If his
guests won. they' would give the
money back to John. believing that
he was unacquainted wvith the game
and to keep the money would be
nothing short of robbery. It invar
iably happened that John wvas always~
the winner wvhen the guests got reaay
It was some vears beiore the truth
of John' s knowvledge of the cards be
came k-nown. It appears that he
:new all about poker an4 had some
original tricks that were sure win
ners. He possessed an old deerskin
pouch and when playing would al
ways sit with the pouch between
his knees. When the time came to
"nil hands. John would evince an in
.za:iable desire to smoke and would
dive in:o the sack and replenish his
pipe. Invariably, after filling his
pipe he would lay down the winning
hand and take the pot. This went on
for many years. until finally John
couh not stand the hu'morous side
of his little game. and he told the
bovs one day how he did it. Inside of
the tobacco pouch was a whole deck
of cards and when he wanted a good
hand he wo,.ld fill his pipe and inci
dentally his hand.
Creatures of Contradiction.
She will sit in a draught in a low
necked gown with her arms and
But she will go out on the hottest
afternoon with her head and neck
tied up in a thick chiffon veil.
She will forget to pay a bill of
S5 for months.
But she will make herself conspic
uous on a street car squabbling to
pay for her friend a five-cents piece
which she doesn't owe.
She will wear a skirt about six
inches longer than it ought to be for
But she will hold it up about six
inches higher than any walking skirt
that ever was made.
She is up in arms when she sees
a horse whipped.
But she will drag a poor little dog
on a shopping bout that wolld en
feeble a good sized man.
She has a will that no power on
earth can bend.
Yet she would rather the world
should come to an end than that she
should be caught doing differently
from her neighbors.
Gauging The Tea.
A belated society tale ,goes back
ward to the season when Harry Lehr
was courting the lady who is now
his wife, says the New York Times.
One day Mrs. Dahlgren accident
ally dropped 'a ten-dollar bill into a
tean urn which had Just undergone
inspection in anticipation of coming
guests. When these guests arrived
Mr. Lehr was among them. The
hostess had forgotten her bank note
in the urn, and innocently brewed
her tea. All noted the peculiar fla
vor, but drank it bravely. The cause
of their secret mystification might
have gone politely undiscovered had
not the hostess proceeded to give a
lecture on the' subject of brewing
tea. She removed the lid of the urn
to illustrate her point and revealed
not tea leaves, but a ten dollar bill.
She was appalled. The urn and all
the cups were sent away. She made
profuse apologies and insisted upon
serving each of her visitors with a
fresh cup when the new supply ap
peared. When it camne the turn o1
Mr. Lehr she asked:
"How will you have it? Strong?"
"Not quite so strong as the last."
replied Mr. Lehr. "Make it $9-75,
Brealdng in Gently.
A political lieutenant once an
nounced to Senator Quay a disas
trous defeat, making the announce
nment in blunt, brusque terms, says
the New York Tribune.
Senator Quay gave the man one of
his peculiar direct glances. and smiled
slightly. Then he said:
"You have broken this newvs gen
tly. -You remind me of an Irishman.
This Iris>man had great faith in his
diplomacy umd delicacy, and one day
when a boy was killed at the quarry
he,told the men to leave everything
in his hands, and he would break the
news 1a the boy's mother as it should
"So he went home, put on a black
suit and a black tie, and he knocked
at the door of the boy's mother's
"'Good mornin'. ma.am.' he said
'Tis a sad accident yer bye Tom's
gold watch has had.'
"'Whv.' said the mother. 'Tom
never had a gold wvatch.'.
" Sure. an' that's lucky.' said the
news breaker. "fior there's twventy
ton of rock fallen on him.'"
Wom~nen are not much iorce in a
political campaign: it takes them too
long to find the money in their pock
SUED A PRESIDENT.
Pawnee County, Kansas, Claims The
Only Man Who Ever Did.
Kansas City Journal.
Pawnee county claims to be the
residence of the only living man who
sued a president of the United States.
His name is G. S. Van Eman and he
lives at Jennings. Van used to run
a sheep ranch up in Lyan county. Kan
sas. and was getting along all right
until Grover Cleveland was elected
president and the edict went forth
that wool was to be put on the free
list. Van had about consummated a
sale, but claims the fear of tariff
changes forced the price of sheep
down several points. Furthermore,
his regard for his sheep and country
was so high that he was ashamed to
look a sheep in the face under the
conditions that Cleveland forced up
on them. so during the reign of
Grover he made a practice of begin
ning at the rear end of a sheep to
shear it. This greatly humiliated him
and caused him to lose prestige with
his hired hands and merinos.
Feeling intensely aggrieved and
materially damaged, he sued Grover
Cleveland. president of the United
States, getting service by publica
tion. and obtained judgment for
$400. Of course, it was never col
lected. for Grover never got in reach
of an execution. But Van claims he
felt better. though the debt remains
Took Them Single Handed.
A group of men were sitting in a
smoking room when the talk turned
upon the war in South Africa. Several
of the men had seen service, and al
though some of them were strangers,
conversation was brisk and entertain
"Well," began a soldierly-looking
fellow. "I've been in South Airica
myself. and had a very interesting
"Ever get very close to the Boers?"
"Rather! I once took two of their
"Certainly. And the very next day
I took eight men, with their horses."
"All wounded. I expect." remarked
a listener. with a suspicion of a sneer,
"You didn't get hurt, of course?"
"Just a scratch. that's all. And the
day after I took a lot of transport
wagons. and followed that up by tak
ing a Boer krall and a big gun."
"Mister." 'said the disagreeable man
of the audience. "I have seen some of
the finest specimens of anything you
can call to mind: but frankly, you are
the only legitimate successor of
Baron Munchausen that I've met."
"Oh. no. I'm not that." said the
story-teller. modestly. a good
natured smile overspreading his face.
"I'm only a photographer."
"Better not give me any of your
sass!" you growled.
"Pooh! What'll you do?" he growl
"I'll showv you what I'll do."
"You couldn't hurt a flea."
"I couldn't, couldn't I?"
"Naw you couldn't. 'couldn't I.'"
WValking in circles around each oth
er. after this fashion you and he
sowed crimination and recrimination,
while larger and larger waxed an
audience. hopeful of seeing them
spring up as blows.
Only when the flurry came did you
discover too late howv much taller and
stronger and older than you he was.
Your bleeding nose showed this to
you. and. cowed. and weeping. you
retreated in bad order.
"I'll tell my big brother, and he'll
fx you!" yo growled threatengly.
"Aw. he ain't got any big brother."
jeered the heartless crowd. who saw
no pathos in yo ur abused organ.
This was true. Y'ou had none.
"I'll tell my father. then." youwa
ed angrily--another empty boast.
And still snifiling and fearsomely
gory, with the handkerchiefs of your-.
self and your one faithful companion
quite exhausted. you reached the
haven of a friendly pump.
You had not been whipped-not ex
"Got licked, didn't you?"' unkindly
commntedl variour friendls and ene
"Didn't you say' vou 'had all the
comforts of home?" asked the in
"Well." answered Farmer Corntos
sel. "after you folks are gone we do
Ihave 'em. That's what we take
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By putting the cents in tI
customer is the one who cont
fident of getting a dollar's w
bought goods, lower prices,
20 cents kind at 15 cents.
12 1-2 cents kind at 10 cents
8 1-3 cents kind at 6 1-2 cents
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Tussah Silks, Voiles, Crasl
White Goods, Swisses. Gir
"Cost Sale" competitors Can
" on every pair of shoes
The bfggest and best line v
will not allow us to quote pric
suit or extra pants for less r
have in stcck and not what w
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To St. Louis and all
west. Three Solid Ti
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No. I Nohth F
H. F. Smith,
(Eastern St.andard Time.)
Schedule in Effect January 10th, 1904
840 am Lv Atlata (e..L) Ar.85pD
10pm Abbye 40 pa
I IpY Ar Cl Dinto (Or) Lv. 2 45 pn
10 00 am Lv Glenno ~ring. Ar 4 00 pn
'~ 17 pme Gra vil 00 25 pn
1 30 rr: .ar t.aurens (Din'r) Lv 2 17 pu
84 2:2 '3 52 21
D'ly D'!y D'ly D'ly D'ly D
exer ax e
Sun Sun Sun 81
710 7( 202 Lv Laurene Ar 150 6'
725 7 0 209 Parka 1 42 851 5
8 45 799 222 Clinton . 1 30 8 30 5
9 15 7 50 8 34 Golelville 1 16 3 004
7 3 8 00 2 4( Kinardl 1 09 7 45 4
95 81 2(4 Jalpa 125 2 4
65 955 84 3o WhiebRrck 1243 75 2
22 02 2 4 ro pealle tn 1l248 941 1
255 18 33 S17 Imo 11 39 ' 5 28
11092533~Y.Cotlu 24 0
15(9035 ni on tation)11 20
8046 53 LColumbia 1115L)A 50l
6 20 lumer9a 2
9 36Ar Chaleton Lv 6800
TrJR53 an~ 52 arrive and depart fro
ince ourselves as a *
business and pledge .
ie right place. The well pleased
nues to come where he feels con
orth for one hundred cents. Well
and honest dealing has kept us to
15 cents kind at 12 1-2 cents
10 cents kind at 8 1-2 cents.
5 1-4 cents kind at 5 cents.
ETE LINE JUST ARRIVED.
ies, Lawns, Nainsooks, Linens,
ghams, etc., at prices that our
and Oxfords in the house.
re have ever shown. Our space
es, but we will sell ycu the same
loney. '-e advertise what we
e have "just Sold Out" of.
Lnd see us, .
3t. Louis Railroad.
3oints West and North
-ains Daily with Pullman
3, Atlanta to Si. Louis,..
-ervice, Atlanta to Chica
made at Atlauta with thei
ilway. Central of Georgia4
he Railway trains.
them information write to
ones, T. P. A.,
ryor St., Atlanta, Ga.
Chas. E. Harmon,
Gen. Pass. Ageut.
ua aii.Apmh.rum. tIa
I (Schedule'in effect August I,1909.)
12.46 p....LvNewberry....... Ar 3.10 pm
1.50pm. .. ArLaurens............. Lv 2.02 pm
2.07 pm....Lv Laurens.. ..At 13pm
3.30 pm.........Ar Spartanburg...... Lv 12 03 pm
3.40 pm......Lv Spartanburg..... Ar 10.25 am
5.32 pm...Ar Salnda....... Lv 3. 39 am
8.I1 pm.......Ar Hendoeonville Lv S.05 am
7.15p m......Ar Ahevi2lle........... Lv 7.05 am
-12.46 pm......Lv Newberry (C.!I.aLz.) 3.10 pm
1.50 pm...Ar Lanren ..........Ly 2.02 pm
1.55 p...Lv Laurens.......Ar 145 m
2.51 pm'...Ar Greenwood....Lv 12.44 pm
5.20 im.....Ar Agusta.......Lv 0.10 am
2 3 pm....L ........Ar 12.20 am
6.30 pi....Ar B atfort. .......Lv 7.15 am
I6.45 pm..Ar Port Royal .....Lv 7.05 am
112 46 pm..Lv Newberry (o N.a L)A r 3.10 pm
1 50 pm..Ar Lauren ........... 2.02 pm
2 09pm....Lv Laurana.......A 7 1.95pm
133.25 pm......Ar Greenville........Lv 12.15 pm
m For further information relative t~o rates,
0etc. call on, or address
5 GE.TRY4G, Gen. Agt. Greenvale, S. C
215 ERNE-T WILLIAMS, Gen. Pae. Ag
'T. M. m- r -on. Traffic Manager.
BLUE RIDGE RAILl ROAD.
2 . c. RMTIE, Becelver.
(6 In Efreet Jun 8, 1902.
0.Between Anderson anid Waihal. .
p ASTBOUIID WwBsTovNP
iNo.9. No.12 Stations. No.1 Il1N.9
P. M. A.M. P.Mx AM
I310 9 55........Belton.........32m0 56S
248 9 33......Anderson F. D....3 40 111
2 45 9 30........Anderson P.D......345 11 00
.....925......Westn der son.... 49...
..... 9 09........ Denver...........350...
..... 9 02.........Autun.........405....
..... 855...Pendleton........... 4 11. ..
..... 8478.....o rirJny........4 13..
-..... 825...........Seneca........ .
..... 80s...........Wst Union...... 04 -
..... 800............Walhalla.........509 ..