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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More or Less Interest Cori
densed Outside of the State.
Five laborers were killed on Tues
day by the explosion of the boile
of a threshing machine on a farr
Prof. J. F. Divins. of Trinity Par
High School, New York. was run ove
and killed by a train while returnin
from his wedding trip.
An agreement was reached by th
striking teamsters and the merchant
of New Orleans, by which work wa
resumed on Tuesday.
It is said that the United State
army is soon to be provided with
new magazine gun which will super
sede the Krag-Jorgensen.
The musicians union at Washing
ton has declared a strike of the play
ers in the orchestras all over the cit
and it is said that the theatres wi
be seriously incommoded.
Alfred J. Bolton, of Brooklyn, is i
the populist candidate for governor i
New York state. He was nominate
at a convention on Tuesday.
A white man named Hilstein kille
a negro on a West Virginia train o:
Wednesday because the colored ma
sat down in a seat beside him.
Isaiah Taylor, a colored man o
Norfolk, was arrested for insulting
white girl last week. The father o
the girl tried to kill the negro.
Labor day at Cripple Creek wa
naturally a rather curious functior
A parade was held, however, in whici
only non-union men took part.
Captain Brownson, the superinten
dent of the United States Nava
Academy, has completed a course o
study of English naval methods.
Two hundred teams of Moden
Woodmen of America, comprisinj
about three thousand persons, wen
into camp at St. Louis this week.
An old man nearly eighty years o
age. at Shippensburg, Penn., kiled hi
wife in a fit of anger on Tuesday last
It is said that his mind had becom
In the recent battle at Liao Yanj
there were many prominent officer:
killed on both sides. Aijhong then
was the son of the Japanese ministe:
George Smith, a New York mat
.who was temporarily crazed witi
jealousy, shot himself and wife or
Tuesday. Both are in a critical con
James Archer, an English painte:
and artist who won considerabl<
fame in America by painting the por
traits of distinguished. rien, died or
A British schooner was wrecked or
Monday near Point Pedro, on th<
California coast. Several lives an<
thousands of dollars worth of valuabl<
cargo were lost.
It has been discovered that ther<
was utterly no truth in the repor
that the assassin of M. Von Plehv<
had escaped from prison( He it
still safely incarcerated.
In a prize fight at Butte, Montana
Nelson got the decision over th<
western boxer Herrera, after a twen
ty round battle in which each was re
peatedly knocked to the floor.
The Armenian insurgents recently
made a valiant stand against thi
Tu4kish troops in Asia sent to dis
perse them, and maintained thei
ground although outnumbered.
.Several prominent Danish educa
tors and members of the parliamen
of that country, are visiting, in Nev
York for the purpose of studying
American methods of teaching.
The annual meeting of the Ameri
can Pharmaceutical union is being
held this week in Kansas City. Hun
dreds ' of druggists from all section;
of the country are in attendance.
Andrew WV. Wallace, of Philadelphia
a prominent man, killed himself oi
Tuesday, after sending letters to hi:
daughter requesting her to take car<
of his things.
Senator Platanoff has been appoint
ed to succeed M. Von Plehve. It i
said that there were at least sevei
men who refused the honor whici
the Czar has conferred upon Plata
Three of the textile mills at Paw
tucket. R. I., which have been closed
for weeks on account of the strike,
will resume work this week. It is
said tha, these mills employ 3.300
King Leopold. of Belgium, is nak
ing a quiet tour of Europe. Ht land
ed in England on Monday and re
nained on the Isle until the middle
k of the week without his preenece be
r ing known.
It is said in military circles that
Japan would be willing now to enter
e upon negotiations for peace. but that
s Russia fears that such a course agreed
s to by her would cause a loss of mili
s The mystery surrounding the death
a of Mrs. J. Samuel McCue. of Char
- lottesvili., is very deep. No motive
for the crir(e has yet been discovered
by the police and the entire affair
, The American ambassador at the
1 Russian court is pressing the govern
ment for an ansu e- to the American
representations concerning the car
goes of two vessels captured some
time ago by the Vladivostok squad
The Japanese and Russian forces
at the beginning of the week were
both rushing toward Mukden in or
der to gain important strategic posi
tions, and on Wednesday it was re
ported that the Russians had reached
the town and were fortifying it.
Politicians of both camps awaited
with interest the result of. the elec
tions in the state of Vermont, as that I
state has always been supposed to
show by its returns the tendency of I
the entire country. The state went
- republican by a large majority, but
I the democratic leaders attribute this
f to the reason that interest is not yet
really awakened in the campaign.
I The Japanese attacks on Port Ar
- thur on August 27th, and on thel
: three succeeding days are reported I
to have been of the most desperate
character. An estimate of the cor
respondents at the front gives the ]
Russian losses at 3,000 and the Jap- t
anese at 8,ooo. A report comes from 1
a Chinese source that the troops now
in the garrison are alhmcst exhausted.
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed i the State.
The trial of Marion Parr, in Rich- y
land county, is now in progress. I
Counsel for the defendant has beenc
appointed and the hearing is pro
Graded schools are opening all
over the state and interesting re- ~
ports are coming in of the exercises I
being held at the openings.
A new lodge of Knights lof
Pythias has been instituted at Chapin
by Mr. 3. A. Summersett, of Colum- t
bia, grand chancellor of the state. jr
An extra term of the court of com
mon pleas of Chester county, is being
held this week, Judge J. E. Mc
Donald, of WVinnsboro, is presiding.
Westminister, Oconee county, i.s
to have a new knitting mill. Capital
has been raised to the amount of
$a,0oo. A commission was issued
One of the dormitories at South
Carolina college, at Columbia, was
visited by a bold thief onModa
night, and valuable money and cloth- j]
ing were stolen.
In a fight in a beer-saloon at 'l
Greenville the nose of John Collins,
colored, was bitten completely off by
a negro named Lum Ward. The
nose was stitched back in place.
A member of the Charleston policec
force has been suspended for un-f
necessarily clubbing a man whom he<
arrested. A careful investigation of
the affair was made by the authori
George Burton, the best-known ne
gro 'rayman in Greenwood, was kill
ed by railroad locomotive on Tues
day. t. was crossing the track in
-the yards x ~-en the train came up be
The body of the late Lieut. J. W.
Clement, of the U. S. Navy, will ar
-jrive in Charleston this week, from f
Austria, whe..e the youn man died I
,f ty-phoid fever while the American
leh,t was making a short stop.
Dr. A. A. Moore. formerly of Cam
Icn, this state. was the groom at a
;well wedding in New York last
xeek, when he was married to Miss
\g-nes Vredenburgh. a daughter of
he distilihed chief ju.tice of that
.\hich imerest Ii as becii take-n in
hc Anderson ci)unty primary elec
Aion because (i a pecular condition
1n the race for the legislature.
rought about by the withdrawal of
,e (f the candidates.
The man who was killed on the
vay to Manassas last week is sup
>osed to have been F. G. Snyder. of
Bamberg county. His companions
av that he was on the steps of the
>aggage car and lost his hold.
South Carolina boys at Manassas
efused to salute the negro officers
rom Connecticut and other states in
he north. They were upheld in
:heir determination by soldiers
rom other states in the south.
The presence of a severe atmos
>heric storm off San Domingo is
ilarming some of the more timid
harleston people. The high ba
cometer pressure at Charleston -n
licates that the storm will pass on
Suit for damages in the amount of
)92.5o has been brought by a party
rom Abbeville against the state of
icers in Columbia. The claim is
:hat seizures of an unlawful nature
vere made on the Abbeville man's
Labor day was celebrated in Co
umbia, Charleston, and other cities
n the state, by parades and other
:eremonies. Most of the banks-and
)ublic places in the larger towns
vere closed and the day .was gen
rally observed throughout the
John Ladson, a well-known Char
eston negro, was shot and killed on
onday night, 1.v Levi Manigault,
Llso colored, in a row at Grant's
ark, near Charleston. The unfor
unate man was shot through the
ead, the bullet entering one side and
?oming out on the opposite.
It is said that in the shooting
crape which took place at Cold
oint on Monday the man named
d-oore was not shot a. all but only
o badly frightened that he thought
te was. The woman, Dolly Chap
,ell, however, received an ugly
vound as stated in the first report.
The tickets for the second state pri
nary have been printed and some
iave already been sent out to the
ounties farthest frons Columbia.
James Ross, a section foreman in
he employ of the Columbia street
ailway company, was painfully and
eriously injured on Tuesday in a col
ision between two trolley cars.
Ballot Boxes Ready.
Mr. B. B. Leitszey announces that
he ballot boxes for the second pri
nary will be ready by Saturday morn
ng and that they can be procured
t that time.
etroit Free Press.
Mr. Skinaong-I hope, dear, that
'ou will be happy, now that uncle
as left me a fortune.
Mrs. Skinalong-Yes, but don't you
uppose we can break the will? He
tas left a thousand dollars to charity.
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nd Lawns now 7c.
Lawns now 8 l-3c.
Lawns now lic.
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35c., " 221-2c
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