Newspaper Page Text
THE COUNTY CAMPAIGN.
The Dates For the Remaining Meet
A\mn e,.t mn a*c L xv
other- inredi an Satnrday lby the
failing o an elvator in a loap fac
tory in New York.
Three prisvn:rs esCaped from the
county jail at Chatham. Va.. on Sat
.rday. hy bkpring a hole through the
John Cox. a man whose dog had
recently been killed by a train, tried
to wreck a train on the road on that
account near Martinsville, Va.. cMn
Numbers of oil tanks near Ant
werp, Belgium. were burned on Fri
day, the loss being millions of francs.
Seven lives were reported lost in the
Four priests have been arrested at
Ascoli, Italy, charged with the theft
of the ancient cope stolen in 1892
from the cathedral of Ascoli and sold
to J. PFerpont Morgan.
Jack Munroe. of Butte, Mont., was
knocked out in two rounds in San
Francisco on Friday night by James
J. Jeffries. the world's heavy-weight
champion. A S26.ooo crowd witness
ed the fight.
Senator Joseph W. Bailey . of
Texas, was the principal speaker at
a democratic meeting in Brooklyn
on Thursday night. Senator Bail
ey denounced R-osevt as the de
fender of lynclhing an<l Ctrasted
him with the lamemed eKiey.
Chief .:f Police P.. E. lairick, of
Shelby. N. C.. was shot and fatally
wounded by a negro in jail. The of
ncer had gone into the cell to quiet
a disturbance among tlhe prisoners.
Another officer who was present shot
and fatally wounded the negro.
John Sexton. a young farm laborer
who was shot (hiring the lynching of
the negro. Jim 6lover. at Cedartown.
Ga.. has since died of his injuries.
The shooting of Sexton occurred
during the reckless firing of the mob.
Whether or not he was taking part in
the lynching is.-not known.
Two men were attacked in Athens,
Pa.. on Friday. having incurred the
displeasure oft the "Black Hand" so
ciety, a mysteriouiS organization
which has been getting in much dead
Iy work inl the large northern cities.
It is probable that the injuries of
one of the-men were fata!.
A personal encitunter occurred at
a ynagogue in Norfolk. \'a.. ..n Fri
day night between two rabbis and
one wa- arrest ed on a warramt -w rn
out by th.- .ther charging~ the' former
with assau't and battery. The rabbi
o.f the yng'.ie objeet to thet
tresecefth other inl hi, .xyna
gogue and( *:'ght ti eject hinm.
It i - reoted fromn New York that
Hetnry G. Davis, th.: (dem cratie vice
i esidenti n iee. will -'*'n pa~y
a acc(n ii: to thfat city to 1cer
with the (democratic canmpaignl mana
gers and ascertain at !ir5t hand whIat
are the prospectS for dlemi cratic "e
tory .\r. D)avis wyill visit Judge
Parker before his return to \\Vest
Two balloons, contesting for the
$5,ooo prize offered by the St. Louis
exposition to the aeronaut who comes
nearest reaching Washington monui
ment ,at Washington. D. C.. made
successful ascensions from New Or
leans on Saturday. The balloons
headed due west, the oppo-ite direc
tion from the goal. Each was
stocked with prcvisionls for two days
Archibishnp Davids' n. the head of
the EngliTh church. arrived in New
\Vork on Saturday. THis main oh
:ee i- n enmting t' America. hie -ays.
:s to attend tihe general c nvenltionl
of theC Episcopal church. which is to
be held in Bo,ton the first week in
October next. This is the nirst time
that the archibishop of the Church
of England has visited this country.
In his testimony before the Geor
gia court of inquiry, called to inves -
.:igath conuc of the Georgial
i l h\c -
t:r j t l)*,' 1r n 1 1 11,711.]
a: ::: St:b. I'( Su a.
S 0U T-H C AROL')I NA NE,:W S.
I tem.,s ofmr _rLes Interest Con
denseci in the State.
deer humn havebeen hvtil in teil
S -: 1 l C': I if I oI I :-I-a 1 V (7 t"Il'
rekcently. sec--veen dt-er havingbee
killed wvithin a fewv w\ee-k:.
Sator A. . C. Latiier wil go to
ll-idgeport. C,nn.. to speak at the
4)penIYin leeting- (i the Camlpaignl inl
that state tomnorrow. Afterwards hie
wvIll deliVe'r a num11ber of other -;peech
es through the noerth and west.
Spencer Barnes. a negro. was shot
and killed at a big meeting in Edge
Seld county by two other negroe-.
The shooting grew oit of the fact
that Barnes was trying to act as a
The idenity of a man found dead
in an unoccupied cabin between
Greenwood and Hodges a week ago
remains a mystery. Dark splotches
on the wall and floor gave rise to a
theory of miuder. but there is no
MaisraeR. L. A. Smith. of
Hickory Grove. ,;hot and killed a ne
,yro onl Thuircday mnorning. Thec ne
tro as attempting to drag M r.
mith out of a window of his house
and had becoie o violent that wr.
Smie deemed it necesary to k Il
remafr his ot proection. The
nethe wal zaid for have ben na
iter Mr. mthdwr bt there is no.
telry e .e ne-ro rderer
Magistrable CRhmbu JAeSt. waf
h,gel in Picken on Friday. Jne
and had headies violen haen Mrd
bSmeeched everybody to nec e e t him
im iere. I Ie warned hi- race ahint
hetrlt 'oein tnd have f ei-arns.
I - w''rdk wcre lis tenled to byv a
ctrw of ab t T.200 people. At the
lnrJones hei- ler tiere
a'cnc:in f his coin fessrion hae. pay-'
Clarence Shea!y. a to-yeet him
wh.se parents I Ived is rae linyia
Mill vill e C n onlibia. was yister
i us! mucrd ere oniThurdayo wilea
at C a snon rman' s camp twosi lilea
south of Columbia. His companions
had gone off and when they returned
found the murder had been commit
ted. The crime appeared to have
been committed with a hoe.
A section ccf the front beach on
Sllivan's island. extendling over an
area ccf 1oo feet by 1;o feet. was
washed aw~ -(eag Fridays morning.
leaving an excavation ccr 30 to 50
feet deep. The cave-in reached
withlin 1 :: feet ccf the. residec es. Th e
cave-in i5 supp" sedl to hiave been
e:.,-c icby the curremis wa,hing aw:ay
re.:es ed icr-nr r..m: .ide Pa:rker
tha: terefr. ht in dsIc it i pt ible
:mendlc the cCr..p -ced Chiarlestc n
a:ilcati.'n mtin g :t . WhI'ile it is re
re tt-:c thatt J1udge P arker wxill not
hec present. the arrangZemenlts t(cr a
big r:eetinag are being pu-h ed f cr
ward and it is h 'ped t.,c make it a
in last W\ednesday night the ant
hcrities of Kingstree discovered a
mute ing dead cn the railro ad track.
with mutch evidence of a violent
death. and the brother of the dead
man lying helplessly drunk in the
dtch alongside the track. The two
men who gave their n-m as Hardy.
from Cincinnati. dfio had been in
Kingstree selling collar buttons. It
seems that Harry Hardy endeavored
to get his brother off the track. 5ee
ing the approaching train. but the
mute refuised t(c move. Failing to
pull1 him from the track. Harry struck
iis brother a blow on the side of
hs neck andc knocked him docwn.
The evidence deduced was that no
train had struck the dead man and
that he had] come to his death in this
peculiar manner. 11 arry lIardy wvas
r-:eased from ctustodyV.
From the illustration it appears
that the harness of Minster Von
Plehve's carriage was considerably
BUTLER HOLT CASE.
Newberry End of Maud Allen Mys
tery Ended With the Release of
Holt and Martin.
i>r .:h r 1 e >; l : si hr.- 7 2
h.1e a iV:h..
.. a 1 i tier il.1C', wIfe
reachesi Newvherry ilah' tlt'rntey5.
.\-,r4. I IIIa,e and Dominick wvired
the attfirIev general a,king that he
c oeIt . the relcaze of H1olt. Thi
the att- rnev general did Saturday af
ternoton. and Chief Justice P?pe
signed the order if release. This
was follwed a few moments later by
the release of Will Martin by the
Newberrv city authorities. It was sup
posed that Martin had married a sis
ter of Holt's wife. but Holt's wife
says that he is not the Martin who
married her sister-that her sister's
husband enlisted in the army.' and
was finally courtmartialed. The
sister who married Martin. she said.
was at her father's home at Bath
when she left for Newberrv.
When Lula Allen Holt reached
Newberry Saturday she was taken
tI the iail and went up-stairs to see
the man she married in Newberry
several months ago and whom she left
a very few days after their marriage.
butler H]ot was arre>teCd on the sts
picicn that the <iead woman. in Co
htmhia was Lula Allen. his wife. It
may he iagintel. therefore. that he
1k .ilted t sve her alive and
.m . 1.. T -r v1reeing wa,. vcry cor
'ita. . lit l'oked at his \fe and im
I ell'. L ula."
.\n11 the wve respnded prmp: ly.
"Ilello. 11utler, give me votur hanld.
Butler l1oh anl his wife talked for
a glod lo(n g time anld she finalV left
:mit went (11wn to the home of T,-m
W.athrop. lere the was seen and
asked if She wa- alive. She seemed
:VIV ery 'Ich ,verjcved to he ab!e to
state positively that she was alive.
andl with goodi humor she replied that
she wvas alive now and never had been
dlead1 dutring the whole affair.
She said that on the Sunday fol
lowing the murder of Maudl Allen in
Columbia she thotught possibly it
migiht ihe her sister Sallic who had
been murdered andl that she went
th at Sun day andl took a b ,ik at the
hb'dy of the dead w<oman. She said
sh cryingt. 'Imt after .ne look
.Ile w .\- eu'in ced that it was not
the h1'v .1 f hier si-ter wvhich lay be
..her. I .a:iai said she was living:
m ent:. B. thle newsplapers. andi tht
h.m at:, r1oi 1..a fls e k
that her v ar-em' - ''aIh were
ery much'I w 'rrie.I ahi m her. thintk
nit p -tIh!y thtat sihe wea- deadi. .a
avs that she asked the man wvho
t.are hier tiS inif' rmtat.in: "I ain':
dead. anm I? and thtat lhei repliedl p' '
tiye1l thItat sihe. .:as ni' t. and she wvas
uned iat elv c 'nvin ced thItat she wa~
very mueh alive. Site says that she
wanted to relieve the anxiety of hter
parents. however. and wvent dIown anid
bought a ticket and returnedl on the
excursion next morning, reaching her
father's home at Bath early last Tuies
Lula imparted her information very
readily and lauighed and smiled during
the whole time. She said she had
had so many visitors that morning
who had come down to assure them
selves that she was alive that she
was very much amused.
Lutla wvas asked if she andI Butler
Iolt were going to live together from
now on and replied that she didn't
know. She saidl she was glad to see
Btler and that Butler appeared glad
to see her.
Btlter I I lt went to tlle home of
his brother. M\r. A. J. Holt. at Whit-.
mre. Sa:utrday afternoon.
Now that Captain English. like
Senator Davis. has waived the ques
tin age let the campaign begin.
or (L FOi NA
- v ow%.)
i0BERT NORRISG eneral Agent Ove
Not those mention
but a fresih lot just
Kingans Dried I
Try our Pir.acli
We hereby announce
k candidate for more busi
y ourselves to satisfy all c
Ve believe in woma
We have agreat i
goods that we a:
half their value.
l Oc. Musiins and L ,
12 1-2c. Muslins and
J 5c. Muslins and Lay
2Oc Muslins and La'
25c. Muslinw and Lay
White Damask Waisting
Ladies', Misses' and Chil
educed from 33.00 to $
S1 .25; from $1 .50 to 95c.
rom 75c. to 49c.
The above are not seco
oods. Yours truly.
WORLDES FAIR, - -
Best Line, Choice of Routes, Throi
top-overs allowed at Western Nort]
and other pc
ow Excursion Rate Tickets on Sale
Season 'l ickets - -
Sixty Day Tickets -
Fifteen Day Ticket!
For Full information, or Worlds
tny Agent Southern Railway, or
r!y Forty Years Ago
n the ; o"itces. arre erc c tha thi
Its razes are no greater thar.
thesrI otier (A: ine com; anies
To find out all fte good things
we offer send date of birth to. or.
r Postoffice, Newberry, S. C.
ourselves as a *
ness and pledge +
re offering at
NlS now 5c.
Lawns nog1 7c,
ins'ro*w 8 -3c.
NniS flOW Iic,
~ns now I3c.
s 5Oc., now 35c.
40c., " 28c.
35c., " 22 I-2c
25c., "' 6 i-3c
dren's Oxford i cs
190; from 82.00 co
;from $1.00 to 69c.;
nds, but first class
- - ST. LOUIS,
:gh Pullman Sleepers, and.
iCarolina Summer Resorts
from Newberry as follows:
Fair Literature, apply to
R. W. HUNT,
sion Passenger Agent,
Charleston, S. C