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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Itemst of More or Less Interct Con
densed Outside the State.
The immense grain elevator of th
Boston and Maine railroad company
one of the largest in the world. wa
burned on Tuesday night. entailling
a loss that will exceed $i.ooo.o00.
The average condition of cotton vi
June 2.th is shown to have been 8
as compared with 8; on May 26. 1904
77.1 on June 25. 1903. 84.7 at the cor
responding date in 1902 and a tei
years average of 84.8.
Three girls. ranging from four 1
twelve years old. were burned t<
death at the Caraleigh Cotton mills
nea,r Raleigh. on Tuesday morning
their home being destroyed by tire
The father. mother and two childrer
General Piet Crnje. of Boer wa
fame. was married to Irs. Stertzel
the widow of a Boer soldier. on the
exposition grounds in St. Louis or
Tuesday. The ceremony was perform
ed in the Boer camp on the ground:
and was private.
By a majority of over four hundre<
votes. Charlotte on Tuesday went dry
Three questions were submitted. viz.
Prohibition. dispensary and saloons
Less than fifty votes were cast for th<
dispensary. There were sixteen sa
loons in Charlotte, each paying SI.oo
city tax annually.
The Chicago Tribune has published
a partial list of the casu.lties result
ing from Fourth of July celebra
tions all over the country. The list
gives the total number of dead as
25, injured, 1.384, and a property loss
of $177,ooo. A year ago the accidents
reported included 48 dead and 3,341
Mrs. Elsie T. Biddle. the young
wife of a farmer living near Burling
ton, N. J.. was criminally assaulted
by three negroes. each in turn, or
Tuesday morning. She was washing
dishes at the time the negroes came
up and demanded money. She had
her one-year-old baby with her. Her
husband was away delivering milk.
Two of the negroes were captured
and a diligent search was being made
f6r the other. Feeling ran high.
The ii-year-old son of Henry Gill.
a farmer of Graham, Tazewell county,
Va., accidentally discharged a shot
gun with which he was playing on
Tuesday, and instantly killed his
brother. aged ;ive years: fatally
wounded another brother. aged seven
years: seriously wounded his sister,
aged three years and mortally shot
a boy by the name of Holbrooks,
aged i years.
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed in the State.
The third regiment of state troo.ps
commanded by Col. Henry Schachte.
of Charleston. is now in camp in Co
John Mlapper. an old negro fisher
man. was drowned on Tuesday morn
-ing in the Saluda river about a mik1'
and a half above Columbia. 1He wvas
Policeman WV. Foster was sho1
down on one of the principal streets
of Greer, in Greenville count'- or
July 2. There are no kno~wn eye-wit
nesses to the deed. The whple mat
ter i-s placed at the doors of some meti
wvho dealt in "moonshine" wvhiskey
and the object of these men was tc~
do away with the police.
A meeting of prominent cottor
mill men was held in Greenville this
week to consider the prevailing de
pression in prices of cloth. The spec
ial object was to take measures tc
prevent the reckless selling by millh
while the low prices prevail and it re
sulted in the appointment of a conm
mittee which has called a confe.renc<
of the cotton spinners of the state tc
be held on next Tuesday afternoon.
The Southern Schedules.
Schedule of Southern Ral:
u.;nm passing Newberry. S. I. .
:-etive April 17tn:
Nto. i5. daily, westbound. a:2r-:.:
No 71, (mixed) daily except
Sunday. wve;tbound. 8:40 a. mn
No. 11. daily. westbound. 1:23 p. m
No. 12. daily eastbou.nd. 12:50 p. m
No. 72. (nmixed) daily except
Sunday. eastbound. 8:45 p. m
mLYNCHNG WAS FEARED.
Saluda. Negro Carried to Penitentiary
Saluda. July 6.-Your correspondent
has just been reliably inf,,rmed that the
feelig against \Vill J,nes. now in .ail
here ,n the charge of auelpted crimii
nal a Zalt, an acce e s which h.a
alrea(y been given in tin corre'spon
dence. has by no meab- zhided. and
that there nstill e :mier L a;
1,ynching. It 'vas thought that no th inlg
further ouild be don-: ablt the iat
1er and fhe law to take it
Nowe it seem th:o t egre has
md certae' -staten': -e 'iee ht 11:S
be. i bcc iiin jail that ten! t % c-mpr, mni ise
the ywng lady an tite -tatm:niew
have reached the earz -.i her father';
neighbilr-. and the fceig s agan
tense. Sheriff Rh,dcn lha! w be-vi watch- I
ful and has taken al :eps which he
considered neces-ar. fr hi prison
er's protection. buit a i.. well konown
the pla.-.f mobs are kept in secrecy
and one never knw, whan i
to be dOne until it is til late.
Had it not been for the narration
by the prisoner .i all-ged cdnversa
tions ii claims to have had with the
yovtilg woman prior to his attempted
'.rntrance into her rm there wouli
have been ne further danger of vio
lence. As it stands, there is a probabil
ity. or at least a possibility, of his be
ing strung tip at any moment. or sucn
is the information obtained this morn
It is understood that communica
tions have passed between Sheriff
Rhoden and Governer Heyward. and
it is very probable that Jenes will be
landed in the penitentiary before the I
close of the day.
Started For Penitentiary.
Saluda, July 6. r..-o p. m.-Sheriff
Rhoden has just left with Will Jones.
presumably for Columbia. where he
will deliver him to the state
authorities for safe keeping. It has
been learned that a heavy reward for
the apprehension of this negro. who
is wanted for murder in Georgia. was
sen(me time ago -.,ffered. Mr. Bob
Strum, of this county. has been wiring I
the Georgia authorities since yester
day and he has an answer this morn
ing that the sheriff of Dublin, Ga.. is
now on his way here with requistion
papers. When he reaches here. how
ever, Jones will be in the custody of
the penitentiary authorities.
Killed a Man In Georgia.
It is further learned that Will Jones.
as he calls himself here. but whose
name is Evans Jones. killed a white
man in Georgia some time ago and
has been on the scout ever sme
Strium hired him early in the spring
near his father-in-law's plantation on
the Savannah river and brought him
here. Tihe negro remained wvith Strum
tweo days and left. Se on afterwards
Strum wvas informed that the negro
was wantedl in Georgia for mttrder and
has been on the lookout for him ever
since. When' Jones was lodged in jail
here a few dlays ago Strum happened
tee see hinm and at once recognized him
as the negro wanted itn Geergia.
A- full accoutnt of Joenes' attempted
criminal assault was published at the
time . On Thursday night of last
week he ati;empted to enter the room
occttpied by the youtngest danghter.
aged 18 years. of \Mr. Warren Kirk
and. a highly respected citizen ot
this county living near Richardson
ville. The yeoung lady was awakened
and ran to her father. wvho saw the
ngre rtunning awvay in the darkness.
Hie thought the negro resembled
Jeones. wvho had been in his employ
for a short time. and Jones. wvhen' con
fronted with the accusation. ninallv
admitted that he was the man and
confessed that this was not the nirst!
time he had gone to the place for the
ptrpose of entering the young lady's
room, but his heart theretofore had
failed him and he w.ent away withot
making any noise.
A lynching was narrowly avoided
Cigarette and Woman.
CContrary repeorts are aiways an cat
concerning the position of the czar
na o Russian. She i- "loved"--she
ie "di-like." etc. Shei a mixture
eef Enih andi:Li Germian. with the
iieg 'li eC; (iain cr iiin 1i. 'Vii
it !e eeau I- heh-ic eble. wom-e
a niv. se!- c :r ie tie : 1n uali
should not smoke cigarettes. This
Sou.nldi( commendable and sill han
the support of the orthodox. But
what if a Russian woman in power
should not drink beer or Rhine
wine? It would be no more unreas
onable. The women of Russia, of
Turkey. of Greece, of Italy, of
France-and . even England and
America can no longer. in entirety.
deny the allegation-do indulge. In
Ruis a the custom is s, general that
it is tho,ught ot as no more extraor
dlinary than the cigarette ,f the men
in the familv. The custom is a con
c-el (act the world over. Even the
\\'abirf- .\storia management would
make. I am svre. a dispensation of
their rigid rule at a table of Rus
iar's-though. it is said. they (lid
rectiv iazten to evict one por.
astnislhed. foreign woman who was
alone at th. table and was lighting a
Cats Fear This Robin.
A pair of robins made th,ir home
and raised broods of young for sev
eral years on the premises at Thir
tecnth and Salmon streets., and appear
til have come to the conclusion that
they own the property. The female
is at present sitting on some eggs and
her mate is making himself busy pro
Cats which stray on the premises
are tiercely attacked by the bold bird
and driven off. Even the children
making themselves too prominent
about the cherry tree in which they
nest in are threatened by the bird,
which pounces down as if to peck
their eyes and cause them to "throw
up their hands" and move a . A
cat belonging to the family enticed
its family of kittens outdoors to gam
brtl in the sunshinie recently. and the
old robin seeing danger ahead for the
youtng robins when they might leave
the nest. dashed down among the kit
ten and pecked and mauled them till
they yelled bloody murder. When the
robin dashed violently in her face
and seizing a tuft over one eye. tore
it out. leaving a bare spot as large as
This daring bird is not one of the
ld fashioned robin rebreasts so often
mentioned by poets, but a genuine
?regon robin. with a long. strong and
sharp bill and the energy and daring
of a hawk.
Mr. W. S. Melton is agent here for
the famous Triumph Butter churn.
It is on exhibition at his store. In
rder to demonstrate its practical op
eration. he invites you to bring in
your sweet milk or fresh cream and
have it churned in from five to ten
minutes free of charge. It is simple
and practical as any child can operate
I riffson C1overI
4i Sow a the iast working
of te Corn or Cotton Cr'op,'
'c'in o" l'twed under the followp.in'z
my in time to plant corn
cro;.s the same season.
n(Gover prevents wvinte'r
I the .soil, is equal in fer
- nevau to a good a pplication
w>e manure and will wonder
increase the yield and qjual
f corne or oth~er crops which
1 elow~ it. It alsio makes splendid
winter aind spring grazing, fine
Searly green feed, or a good hay
Scrop. E:.en if the crop is cut off,
thr~e "ction of the roots and stubble
improve the land to a marked de
WVrite for price and apeclal ci
cular telling about seeding etc.
T.W.Wood & Sons, Seedsmien,
Wood's Descriptive Fall Catalog, ready
about August 1st, tells all about Farm
antd Vegetable Seeds for Fail plant
ing. Mailed free on request.
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