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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
. densed Outside of The State. .
Frank Satterwhite. a farmer of
Princess Anne County, Va.. crazed
by jaiousy. attacked his wife with a
-ronkcv wrench on Friday night and
battered her skull into a pulp. He
then fled. carrying his two-year-old
child with him and tinally throwing
it into a neighbor's yard.
Sampson Flournoy. a negro. iired
with a shot Q.n on folir 1!. 1e'
all white, at Alexander. near
Waynesboro. Ga.. on Saturday after
noon, killing two of them and mor
tally wounding a third. The negro
had had a quarrel over a trivial mat
ter with one of the party. He es
caped and blood-hounds were put on
Jack O'Brien and Bob Fitzsimmong
fought a fast six-round bout in Phil
adelphia on Saturday. When the
gong announced the close both men
were on their feet. but were very
August to has been iixed as the
date for the formal notification to
Judge Parker of his nomination for
the presidency. The ceremony will
take place at Judge Parker's homc
at Esopus and, following the desire
of Mr. Parker, will be !imple and
The notification of lenry G
Davis. of West Virginia. of hi; nom
ination by the democrats for the vice
presidency will take place at WhitC
Sulphur Springs. W. Va.. about -he
middle of August. \ir. Davis is nonX
at Bedford Springs. Pa., f-r a re:t
and :s that as this is the only o
portunityl he will have he des no
intend to talk or (hink plitic, during
his sojourn there. He will g to hi
home at Elkins. \\. Va . on Thurs
Senator 'orman. while he declines
to be considered for the chairnianship
of the national democratic commit
tee. says. however. that he will be
glad to render all the service in his
power to those who may be ,vlected
to take charge of the campaign.
which he fully believes will be crown
ed with success.
Gorman and Sheehan have both
positively stated that they decline
to be considered for the chairmanship
of the democratic national committee
and the choice will in ;.' probability
fall upon Thomas T. Tagga:t.
The Missouri democratic conven
-tion nominated Joseph W. I'olk. of
St. Louis. for governor. on a plat
form standing for th e stamping out
of boodling and of bribery of nffi
A number of indictments were
found against members of the mob
which made an attempt to lynch a
negro in Danville, Va.. on last Wed
nesday, and several fines have beetn
imposed, while many have been re
leased on bond and will be brought
to trial this week.
The case of Senator Joseph R. Bur
ton, convicted in St. Louis of accept
ir.g a fee for services before the post.
office department while a member of
the United States senate, will be re
viewed by the Uniited States supreme
court, probably in the fall.
The First National bank, of Miacon.
Ga.. which failed some,time ago, and
whose president, Mr. Plant, commit
ted suicide in order chat his creditors
might get the full benefit of his life
insurance, will pay its creditors in
full, it has been definitely announced
by the receiver into wvhose hands the
institution was placed.
It is reported from London that
during a discussion of South African
affairs in the house of commons Jo
seph Chamberlain, who was
defending the introduction of
Chinese labor in the Transvaal. con
tended that white laborers would not
work side by side with black laborers
on equal terms and he thought the
white men were right. He said that
"as the dominant race, if we admitted
equality with inferior races we would
lose the power which gave us ouir
During a severe storm in Augus
ta last week several buildings wvere
demolished, one person was fatally
injured. and several were more or
less' seriously injured.
The democratic national committee
will meet in New York today at 1a
o'clock. at wvhich time a chairman
will be chosen.
A steam yacht loaded with 150 ex
cursionists caught fire in midstream
near Kingston. Ontario, on Friday,
but, by the mertt g-ood luck 'the boat
was beached and the passengers
transferred to another boat without
any loss of life.
F. M1ay Foy. aged ?5 years. one ot
the most prominent young m I it
eastern North Carolina. was fatally
injur.:d in a runaway accident at his
h' nie at Scott's H- ill. Pender county.
N. C.. last week. In jumping from a
cart to which a runaway mule was at
tached his stomach struck a whee.
and in a short time he swelled up to
three times his normal size.
The engineer. nireman and flagman
on a Southern train were killed near
Franklin. Va.. in a wreck caused by
the car striking a door which was ly
ing on the -crack across both rails.
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout The State.
Arrangements are being made to
begin the necessary repairs to the
Charleston hotel, which was recently
sold at auction. and it will be opened
in the fall as a tourist hotel. A hotel
)rivilege -has already been granted by
the state board of control.
Sarah Bennet. a c,-l.red m.:rse. was
ar arested in Charlest-n f-ir sprinkling
1 the four-year-old child ,i C,inductor
Th. n mas Jellict.. of the S-uthern rail
wav. with a so0ution of carb(lic acid.
Swhich burnt the child's head and face
ad neck considerably. The ,olutiew
had been used in sprinkling plants
to kill im,ect.s and he woman turned
the sprinkler on the ciild. It is said
tt h negri ha4 mlareated the
child before and the sprinkling
acid was don'te in~ want iinmeanness.
T.e child is adliy bi,trel. bt will
'utlte-s -uer n ' eriou, etiecta
f-in the iuil.
IDuring a set r-: thutnder stormrn near
*Camrtersville .'n Thu:rsdae. liihtnin-:
:truck a barn an, stah!e. bel' nging
to J. N1. Humphrey and killed tw
iules and burned the buildings.
The Columbia Stat-, reports 1t.t
it is thought now that the So'uthern
will build 'its exten.itn firom Wards
Saluda in a few m.nths. That
an engineer has been in Columbia in
c-intection with te survey of the
prop'sed line and that there seems
little doubt but that the road will be
biilt very soon.
Lawrence Russell. night watchman
at the Anderson cotton mills. acci
dentally killed himself by taking an
overdose of anti-febrine by mistake.
He was unconscious for nineteen
hours. He supposed he was taking
Epsom salts. He was fifty-five years
old and married.
Joe Mitchell. a voting white man
of Charleston. was probably fatally
injured at Florence on Friday by be
iing struck by a train. He had reached
Florence on a freight early F: by
morning and had sat down on til
track and fallen asleep.
Governor Heyward has grantcd a
pardon to Hugh Nicholsoit, of Ches
ternield county. who seems to be
weak-minded. H-e killed a man named
Sutton and was convicted of man
slaughter and senteitced to throe
years on the chaingang. Nicholson
is in very poor health.
WV. E. Deaton was coinvicted in
York county last week of the mur
der of J. Lawrence Patterson, a Fort
Mill barber. and a recommendation
to mercy was made by the jtiry.
Deaton and his wife were both on
trial and the wife testified tha-c she
nred the fatal shot and that Patter
son had ruined Deaton's home, she
being criminally connected, but the
jury refused to believe her story and
found her not gtiilty and her husband
It has been report-ed from Char
leston that a row is said to be im
pending in thte affairs~ of the Virginia
Carolina Chemical company. which
may result in the disruption of the
big fertilizer trust and the organiza
Ition of a competing company. Ac
cording to the reports, it is said, the
affairs are in a bad way for the com
pany holding together on account of
dissentions among the stockholders.
Spartanburg is considerably wor
red over the water question,. and
there seems to be no soltition in sight.
The output from the standpipe is
muddy and the residents are adopt
ing the precautionary measure recoin
nended by the board of htealth of
boiling the water for cooking or
The honme of Mr. J. WV. O'Neall in
Rock Hill was struck by lighttnintg
and almost completely burned last
week. Another home in Rock Hill
a _ , tile extent of abiut $300. .
Albert Eargle. at Delmar. lost his
store anI complete stick of go(lds
the same night in the same manner.
It is r,p.orted from Andersoin that
the effect of low water in the streams
of that section is being felt by the c,.t
ton mills and ther industries depen
dent ipon electric power to run their
plants. The big power plant at P(,rt
man has several times been forced
to shut down f,r a few hi,ors in ac
coint of low water. This has ha<d
the effect of closing some of the mills
for the time being, but no great in
convenience has resulted.
In the state campaign meeting in
Laurens on Saturday Major J. H.
Earle introduced letters written by
M. H. Mobley, bookkeeper in the
state dispensary. to a friend in
Greenville in the interest of John G.
Mobley. candidate for railroad coin
missioner. There was a considerable
argumen- over the matter. Major
Earle claiming this w,vas in violation
of the recent order of the governor
forbid,:ing the dispensary employes
fron using the influence of the dis
pensarv t.) further the interests of
any candidate for political office.
It is reported that the Charities so
ci- tv i New York city. which cares
ftir trPhan-. ha-. communicated with
C,mnmi:-sion1- oif Immigration Wat
:-4n telling hini that a large number
of boYs if 17 years of age will be
ti, -:tie to engage tipon ag
rilturao pursuits. This society
.., o.o bovs to each large
a r - er where there are
suitable i.cc-. )ations and salaries.
I Tie onfl. ckinditiqil is that they iist
be under the care of the- state foir
tw year-. after which time the:. are
t, h- able ti he their (own
Perfect Substitute for Linseed Oil in
W W. Wells. (if Vicksburg. has
made a discovery. which, if it stands
the test of practical experiments. will
revlutionize paint manufacturing in
Mr. Wells has been making a study
f the pigment, and oils used in the
manufacture of paint, and has dis
covered that cotton seed oil may be
used as a substitute for linseed oil.
He has found that cotton seed oil
gives- a gloss and lustre as good as
that obtained by the use of linseed oil.
The former appears to be more dur
able. but the great difficulty encoun
tered is the fact that paint mixed
with cotton seed oil is slow to dry.
He believes. however. that this can
be remedied by the use of chemicals
which will quicken the drying pro
Mr. Wells has been conducting his
experiments for ten years.
People who studied geography
some years ago are asking where the
h" in Thibet has gone to. I seems
to have eloped with the apostrophe in
L'Hssa.-Hartford C iv ant.
Mrs. Laura S. Webb,
VIee-Peidnt Woman's Demo
eratic Clubs of N'orthernl Ohio
'1 dreaded the change of life which
was fast approaching. I n.oticed Wine
of Cardui, and decided to trv a bot
tie. I experienced some relief the
first month, so I kept on taking it for
three months and now 1 menstruate
with no pain and I shall take It off and
on now untillI have passed the climax."
Female weakness, disordered
menses, falling of the womb and
ovarian troubles do not wear off.
They follow a woman to the change
of life. Do not wait but take Wine
of Cardui now anId avoid the trou
ble. Wine of C'ari!ui never fails
to benefit a suffering woman of
any are. Wine of Cardui rehieved
Mrs. Webb. wh~en shie was in dan
ger. When you come to the change
of life Mrs. Wvebb's lat.er wdl
mean more to you than it does
now. But you may now avoid the
suffering she enii're'4. Drt:zeists
sell S1 b'ottles of Wine of Caidui.
We are maki
close prices on
As Tillman sa:
Barns once a yea
a)ply this to a
A Home Lai
of sulphur ever discovered that can be at)4
4aneoes Lquid S
B o t essR h bnas ofuFce iu f a
Write for booklet on the curative and t
HANCOCK LIQUID SULPHU
W s u ey ve r i nc that c
1329 Lady St. (or P1. o. Box -,5,) Columbia. S
W ave a grece
goods that we
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Caar CcerS M uthn and o
25c' iusiead i
L doi.les, Mouinsses'Fac and (a
Wrte e frome $3.n thecrt < n
fromb5. - bt 49c
The ave agre ts
goods Yours tru
Oc.serth Mursins and'
12ik Do' -CMre" ao
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iesM isES' and
ng some extra
ys: "Sweep out
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11 oLir SUMMER
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once, quieting th e ains
alphutri, nt al
ilet ses su lph urust
tic yste T on on
orte my Summer
ordbyteskin anadby the diges
certain cure that we antee it
nworm, Pridkly Heat,TTihtheriai.
Cuts, and all diseases Of the scalp.
en Sores. Chafed Parts Raw Surfaces.
is and all Skin Diseases.
olet uses of sulphur.
R CO.. Baltimom~ Md.
;iarette ,j_ All Drug and Tobacco
te of South Carolina.
C. Conficlental correi,pondence s.olicited.
t many Summer
are offering at
Lawns now 8 I-3c.
Lawns now lic
awns now 13c.
ings 50c., now 35c.
40c., " 28c.
35c., " 22 1-2c
25c., '' 161-3c
hildren's Oxford i1 -
> $1.90; from $2.00 to
5c.; from $1.00 to 39c.;
aconds, but first class
'Pretty Good" Fountain Pens
" People, belong in the cate
le you will get it in a Water