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GENERAL NEWS NOTES
Items of Mor or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout the World.
A call has been issued for a con
ference of Southern cotton-spinners
at Charlotte, N. C.
John Alexander Dowie has pro
claimed himself first apostle of the
Christian Catholic Church.
Mrs. Fannie E. Minot, president of
the Woman's Relief Corps, announc
ed the general staff appointments.
Major General Bates recommends
in his annual repo-t that the post
schools be conducted at night.
Rear Admiral Converse, chief c
the bureau of Navigation, returned
to the Navy department.
The convention of the United
Brotherhood of Carpenters and Join
ers met at Milwaukee.
Chairman Taggart, of the demo
cratic national committee, arri- d at
The vote on the proposed strike of
railway trainmen has not been com
The United States Cotton Mills, at
Central Falls, R. I., have resumed
The first annual encampment of the
United Spanish War Veterans began
at the World's Fair grounds.
The expulsion of a female religious
order at Roubaix, France caused vio
lent demonstrations, in which a num
ber of pertons were injured.
The suit of A. D. Wales, a lawyer,
aganst John Mitchell, president of
the United Mineworkers, began at
Binghamton, N. Y.
Secret-service men have been on
the watch in New York for a filibus
tering expedition fitting out for Hon
The thieves who have committed
many robberies in Northhampton
county, Pa., have been captured at
Bellwood Park, N. J.
An injunction was granted the Car
negie Steel company against the
Amalgamated Association of Iron,
Steel and Tin Workers.
A formal decree was handed down
* dismissing the suit of Receiver Pep
pier to restrain the sale of the Bos
ton Gas companies.
Richard A. Johnson, a stock-broker,
of Washington, and a son-in-law of
United States Senator Gorman, filed
a pet ition in bankruptcy.
One person was killed and four
* others seriously injured in a run
away trolley accident at Hollidays
A correspondent reports that the
air in the vicinity of Liao Yang is
poisoned by exhalations from thous
ands of unburied bodie&.
The United States South Atlantic
Squadron, Rear Admiral Chadwick
comanding, sailed from St. Helena
for Santos, Brazil.
Russia's reply to the British protest.
as to contraband of war includes a
decision to respect the British de
mand in the case of the steamer
The Russian press, discussing the
Tibetan treaty with Great Britain,
unites in agreeing that the latter
* country has succeeded in establishing
a* virtual protectorate over Tibet.
The Bath Iron works, and the
Hyde Windlass works, property of
* the United States Shipbuilding com
pany, were sold at auction at Bath,
The statea department, at Washing
ton, is satisfied with the Russian con
struction placed upon contraband of
war, it being in line with the Ameri
The sole survivor of the British
bark Lucia, which was sunk off Port
Arthur from striking a mine, has ar
rived at Nagasaki. The vessel was
drifting helplessly in a calm when
she struck the explosive.
Workmen in Rome abandoned the
strike, but serious disturbances, in
which anarchists participated, occur
red in Genoa and other cities. They
burned street cars and destroyed flags
displayed in honor of the birth of
the Crown Prince.
General Kuropatkin reports tha
Generals Rennenkampff and Sam
sonoff are conducting important re
connaissances in the vicinity of Muk
den which have resulted in heav:
Pope Pius received in farewell au
dience Archibishop Agius, the newl:
appointed apostolic delegate to th
Philippine Islands. The archibishop
on November io, will sail for th
United States on board the Atlanti
transport line steamer Minnetonka.
The Czar has decided to form
second Manchurian army, to be form
ed of the corps being sent to the fa
east. General Kuropatkin will be
come chief of both armies and Lieu
tenant General Linevitch will com
mand the second army.
Michael Schall. manager of th
Keystone Foundry Machine compan%
of York. Pa.. and Miss Nettie C. Got
walt. also of York. were found dea
in a room of a house at York. Thre
gas jets in the room were turned o
and the apartment was full of gas.
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Cor
densed Throughout the State.
Court is now in session in Lexing
ton county, with Judge R. 0. Purd
on the bench.
At a mass meeting held this wee
by the Sumter citizens there was a
amount of $2,ooo pledged for use i
the coming festival.
The body of Mr. Ralph Wells,
travelling man, who was killed som
days ago in Columbia, has been takei
to his home in North Carolina for in
Miss Bessie Wilcox died at he
home in Marion, on Monday morning
The funeral was at the Presbyteria1
church and the interment took plac
at the Grove Hill cemetery.
On Sunday morning, near Santuc
in Laurens county, a negro name<
Sartor shot and killed his brother-in
law. Henry Booker, Sartor is nov
in jail awaiting trial.
The house of the superintendent o
education in Winnsboro was burnei
to the ground on Monday night. Th
fire was accidental and the loss o
both house and contents was total.
The schooner Bratton, with thre
thousand tons of rice, arrived at Char
leston, being much overdue. She wva
from a Georgia port and it wa
thought that she was lost in the re
cent storms along the coast, but sh
is safe and undamaged.
Negroes had a hot supper nea
Fairfax on one night this week whic1
ended in the usual way.' Ansie John
son shot and killed* Cass Harvey, af
which he.- terrorized the rest of th
company and made his escape.
Frank 'Wilson, a white man ha
been arrested in Charleston on sus
picion of being a member of a gani
of postoffice robbers and safe-crack~
ers who made their headquarters l
Columbia last winter.
A meeting of the business men c
Columbia to discuss and dispose c
the question of the proposed boa
line, is to be held next week. Thi
matter has been much agitated thi
week and something will in all prob
ability come of it.
Mrs. G. WV. Hodges of Spartanbur;
died of injuries received from a fal
down steps over fourteen days agc
During the fourteen days sh wvas en
tirely unconscious and never spok
a single word during the entire per
Four murder cases were handle
in Greenville last week, which was th
busiest the county has seen for man;
a long day. Court was convened fo
a short time on Sunday morning fo
the purpose of hearing the verdict i
the Roman White case.
Owing over a million dollars an,
with assets of only a little over:
thousand, W. B. Smith Whaley, th
financial supporter of several cottoi
mills in South Carolina, has gone int
voluntary bankruptcy in the distric
court at Boston.
Sam Slater, a negro of Darlingtor
who worked for Mr. R. E. Dean fo
many years and was supposedly hon
est, decamped with two hundred do]
lars belonging to his employer. Th
t feet tall and the color of printer,
The Marion County Lumber com
pany was chartered this week. This
big concern will has a capitalization
of over $3oo.ooo and will do a general
- lumber business: will cut. saw and
7 mark logs, manufacture lumber and
e carry on the other work of the typi
cal large company.
James cox. a white man who lived
at one of the cotton mills at Ander
son, was struck on Tuesday night and
a seriously injured by the incoming
- train from Belton. Cox was sitting
r on the side of the track and his pres
- ence was not discovered until the
- pilot of the engine came in contact
- with his cranium.
e South American Revolutions.
- The insurrections in Uruguay and
I Paraguay are still in progress. A
e to recent bloody engagements in th<
a former, contradictory reports have
been sent out. but it seems that the
government troops were successful
In Paraguay the insurgents are stil
scoring successes. and the fail of the
government is said to be imminent
It is to be hoped that there will be
an end to the fighting in both coun
tries at an early date. and that before
- many years the people the two repub
lics will find a way to the settlemeni
of their disputes by peaceable means
Should a stable government be se
cured outside capital would be mor<
largely invested. and the great natur
a al resources of both countries woulc
be developed. The result would be
a vastly beneficial to the people ol
e Paraguay and Uruguay. It is to be
i feared, however. that many of then
- prefer to continue conditions which
-enable them to periodically indulge
in the excitement and license of wai
to settling down to regular work.
e The duke of Fife is one of the few
landowners in Great Britain who dc
not believe in the accumulation of
vast estates. For some years he has
- steadily parted with his land as op
portunity afforded, holding that one
man cannot control large tracts of
territory to the best adantage of
the community. He is probably the
only total abstainer among the duke5
e in the Hfo,ise of Lords.
Marshall Field pays taxes on $40,
C oo.ooo worth of property. of which
- $.30,000.00 is in realty and $io,ooo.ooc
s in personality. All of his property
s is in Chicago. which ci::.. with the
- state of which it is the comm,:ercia)
e cap)ital, reaps a p)art of the? reventue
of Mr. Field's business s:agacity and
r suc-ess. It is .said that Mr. Fie!'l pays
Sthe largest individual tax in America.
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Piano and Voice.
- Term beginning Monday, Sept. 5, 1902
e $3.00 Per. Eigk.t Lessons.
Taken With Cramps.
Wn. Kirmse, a member of the
bridge gang working near Littleport
was taken suddenly ill Thursdayi
night with cramps and a kind of
cholera. His case was so sever that
he had to have the m-embers of the
crew wait upon him and Mr. Gifford
was called and consulted. He told
them he had a medicine in the form
of Chamberlain's Colic. Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy that he thought
would help hir and accordingly sev
1ral 1doses were administered with the
r-:sult that the fellow was able to
bc. around next day. The incident
speaks qiite highly of Mr. Gifford's
medicines.-Elkoder, Iowa, Argus.
This remedy never fails. Keep it in
ycur home. it may save your life.
For sale by Smith Drug Co.. Newber
ry: Prosperity Drug Co., Prosperity.
Commenced Business r
ROBERT NORRIS, General Agent,
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half their value.
l Oc. Muslins and
12 I-2c. Muslins a
15Sc. Muslins and
20c Muslins and
25c. Muslins and
White Damask Waist
Ladies', Misses' and 4
reduced from $3.00 t<
$1.25; from $1.50 to 9
from 75c. to 49c.
The above are not s
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The Pacific Mutual Life writes
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In taking life insurance it is not
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Our Guaranteed values, writen
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To find out all the good things
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Over Postoffice, Newberry, S. C.
d Beef Hams.
nce ourselves as a,
business and pledge,4
t many Summer
are offering at
Lawns now 5c.
nd Lawns now 7c.
awns now 8 I-3c.
Lawns now lic.
awns now 13c.
ings 50c., now 35c.
40c., " 28c.
35c., " 22 l-2c
25c., '' 1 6 I-3c
hildren's Oxford Ties
> $1.90; from $2.00 to
5c.; from $1.00 to 69c.;
conds, but first class