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G,ENERPAL NEWS NOTE.S.
Items of Mor or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout the State.
A dispatch from Mukden states that
the Russians have driven in the Jap
anese positions all along the line.
The Czar reviewed the Ba!tic fleet
at Reval last week and it sailed for
John Collingshead, the English au
thor and journalist, is dead, at the
sge of 77.
Henry B. Metcalf, who was vice
presidential candidate on the pro
hibition ticket in igoo, died at his
home in Pawtucket, on Monday.
The headquarters for Thomas E.
Watson, populist candidate for pres
ident, were opened on Tuesday at the
Hoffman house in New York city.
Fifteen hundred miners, employed
by the Massilon coal company, went
on a strike on Tuesday, and have de
termined to continue a fight to en
force their demands for higher wages.
Henry H. Rodgers is being sued by
the receivers of the Bay State Gas
company, of Massachusetts for three
Cont-aband of war, including ma
terial to make powder. will be car
ried by the Japanese steamer America
Maru from San Francisco for Japan.
It is reported at Tokio that the Jap
anese recently sank three Russian
ships by fire from their land batter
ies in the harbor of Port Arthur.
Rumors of a secret understanding
between Russia and Germany, cover
ing the war in the far east have again
There is rejoicing throughout Rus
sia over the announcement that Gen
eral Kuropatkin has assumed the of
Gems valued at $5,ooo were stolen
on Monday night or early Tuesday
morning from a large firm in Chicago.
The thieves made-good their escape.
By the coilapse of a building which
was being built in Santiago, Chili,
on Monday, over fifty were killed out
right, and many others were injured.
There was a wreck on the Mis
souri road on Wednesday near the
place of the terribly fatal wreck of
a few days ago. It is reported that
no lives were lost.
.ohn Heywood Johnstone, member
of the British parliament for the Hor
shan division of Sussex, is dead. He
was born in 185o
The Russian war office estimates
*Marshal Oyama's total strength at
260,oo0 men, of which 15o,ooo are
posted between the Hun river to the
west, and Bensiaputze, eastward.
According to Chinese reports, the
Russians are entrenching and build
ing heavy earthworks south of Muk
den. They are also fo'rtifying Iron
Mo'untain, near Tie Pass.
*Niuchwang is taking on the aspect
of a Japanese city, many merchants,
theatrical performers and even
Geisha girls have arrived there ft m
The international congress for mil
itary surgeons is to be opened this
week at the St. Louis exposition.
Many southern men of high medical
reputation will be present.
A pleasure yacht was sunk on Mon
day in a small lake near Che~ago and
three persons were drowned before
help could be sent to them. There
were several others in the craft who
were barely saved.
John Alexander Dowie has de
nounced Alton B. Parker as the prod
igal son in disguise. He made other
%ensational statements of a semi-po
litical nature during his sermons this
week at Zion.
There was a great fire in Winni
peg, Canada, on Wednesday morning
which destroyed four business blocks
in the heart of the city. Several mil
lions worth of property was destroy
ed but no lives were lost.
Wednesday's reports from the seat
of war, which is now Mukden, state
that a general engagement is in pro
gress and that the Japanese have so
far a little advantage in a battle
which will rival in fierceness that of
Chinese troops have defeated a
large body of rebels at Lochengshien
after a three-day fight. The Boxer
movement is reported to be spread
ing in the northern provinces of
Field Marshall Ratzenhofer, of the
Austrian army, died of Bright's dis
:o Plymouth. England. on the steam- h
r Kaiser Wilhelm 11. on Tuesday. a
President Roosevelt at the begin- n
ing of the week. annouinccd that 9
Robert J. Wynne would succeed q
Postmaster General Payne. Mr.
Wynne had previously been assis- -'
tant postmaster general.
Frank DePeyster Hall. a promi- S
nent clubman of the highest New ti
York circles, and a capitalist of some D
reputation, committed suicide on
Monday after having sued the presi
dents of several of the lubs to which a
he belonged, for slander. e
Secretary Hay has begun the con- s
sideratiaon of a new Chinese exclu- e
sion treaty, to be framed on lines set a
down this week in conference with
the Chinese minister to this country.
R. M. McFarland, of the defunct l<
national bank at Holdenville. in In
dian Territory has been placed under n
arrest charged with misappropriation
of the funds of the institution.
Nick McIntosh. colored, was sen- I
tenced in Savannah courts to life im
prisonment for trying to wreck a
trolley car. The case created con- c
siderable comment and there was b
general satisfaction on Monday when s
the verdict was announced. s
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS. s
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed in the State.
The court of general sessions at s
Kingstree was postponed on Monday h
because of the illness of Judge Dantz- t
Ben Bennett, convicted last week of C
manslaughter, made the statement on
Tuesday that he would go to the h
chaingang for five years. d
Governor Heyward. who has been
quite sick for some days. is up and
about his duties again. He is entire
ly recovered. V
The Munger ginning system of
Flannig Bros. at Bowling Green, was
destroyed op last Thursday night. r
The loss amounted to considerably
over a thousand dollars.
Jomes Cooley, a young white man
who has been residing at Anderson
for several years, is missing, and his 11
friends and relatives are very much
worried. Foul play is feared.
There was a meeting on Tuesday b
of the stockholders of the George
town and Columbia Steamboat com
pany. The organization is on a firm
Mr. WV. Dorsey Lewis, a confeder
ate veteran and a prominent farmera
of Darlington, dropepd dead on Mon- ']
day morning. He was in apparent
good health the day b,efore
Mrs. Elizabeth Harris, wife of Mr. b
I. E. Harris, a prominent young u
merchant of Spartanburg, died sud- s~
denly on Sunday. She was a daugh -
ter of Major and Mrs. John Mc- a
At Orangeburg on Tuesday the
Southern express company sold sev- d
eral hundred packages which had ac- d
cumulated at different offices through
out this state in the past three or v
Peace between the white and col-d
ored races in Marion county seemsr
to reign supreme. There has never p
been a case of lynching, never a race
riot, never a criminal assault.
It is reported in the Charleston ci
papers, that the country in the vicin
ity of Charleston, like other parts of
the state, is becoming very dry and
Capt. J. WV. Craig. well-known in
this state as a railroad engineer and
foreman of construction, died in
Georgia on last Monday. His work
between Charleston and Savannah is
unsurpassed as construction work.
Hoyt Hayes, under sentence of
death of WaIhalla, has been granted
a respite of two weeks. It is bare
ly possible that this may mean that
the negero will not be hanged even
at the end of that time.
The Fairfield county fair has been
postponed this year because the far
mers of that county are too busy
with their crops to make ready the
exhibits. The drought, causing the
:otton to open so rapidly, has set
:hem back in their work.
One of the best feat.nes~of the fair
week entertainment v. ill be the great si
:rades display to be held on Wednes- ai
lay night, October the 27. The com-a
nittee who are in charge of this tea-t
:ure are making special efforts to
nake it a success.
The old Edgeil;d1 Rifl compny
is been reorganized. There was
meeting last week of the youg
0n of the town and county. and or
inization was effected. Officers were
Virginia Gregory, of the ionarch
ills, at Union. died of poisoning on
st Saturday night. There is strong
Ispicion that the drug was inten- I
onably administered by her husband
Car ets if well sprinkled with salt
id then wiped with a cloth squeez
I out of warm water containing a
>oonful of spirits of turpentine to
6ery quart, will look bright and new
ad will not be troubled with moths
ad buffalo bugs.
Miss DeStyle-Did you notice that
wely baby we just passed?
Mrs. Le Grande-Yes, I think it's
Mrs. DeStyle-Is it possible?
Mrs. LeGrande-Yes, I'm sure it is.
recognized the nurse.
A Sunday school teacher told her
lass about the cruelty of docking
orses, "Can any little girl tell me,"
he said, "of an appropriate verse of
:ripture referring to such treat
lent?" A small girl rose and said
lemnly: " 'What God hath joined
)gether, let no man put asunder.' "
Mr. Ferguson put on his slippers
nd threw himself on the lounge. "It's
: delightful to be at home again,"
e said. "I think I never apprecia
!d it more than I do tonight."
"It's delightful to hear you say so,
eorge," cooed Mrs. Ferguson.
"Yes: those confounded new shoes
ave tortured me nearly to death to
Barnes-Howes was quite ignorant
rhen he heard what you were about.
le says you can't make a fool of him.
Shedd-Of course not; but I can di
ect public opinion to what is al
eady in existence.
EVER HAVE IT?
You Have, the Statement of this New
berry Man will Interest You.
Ever bave 9 "low down" pain in the
In the "small" over the his?
Thlat's the home 'f bnckache.
It's caused 1y siIa kid-evs.
That's v;1 OmTh'- K ..e5 Pills cure
Ne whberry peopl' er d' th ,is Read
case of it:
P. R Pa.sne, cler k o f Sout hern Bell
'ephone Co., rr sid ing on Pratt St.,
n s: "iBaekache and kidney trouble
as annoye d me for two . easrs. A dull
hing pain acros the small of my
ack w.. so bad after sitting t hat I was
nable to get up with-rut s.upport. and
)metimes a sharp sh->oting pain would
~rike ma as if a knife were going
n ough me. The kidney secretin. s
-re very dark and full of sediment,
d I had great difficulty to retain
1er, particular-!y at, ight, au'd my
st was diaturbed balf a doz- n times
uring tbe night In epit' of using
ifferent remedies my codition re
ained tbe same until I rea -about
loan's Kidney Pills an-1i went up to
r. E Pelhams & Son's dru&r store and
at a box and used them according to
irecions. The kidner secre' ions
eared up, became regular. I coiuld
at well at night. the backi'che disap
sared and my health was hetter in
rery way after I fini.-d u-ing the
For sale by alU dealers Price 50
mts. Foster-Mil burn On. Bn ffalo. N
.sole agents for the- U,:iod Wates.
Remember the name. Down= and ta'ke
y substitute. 10
In tea and coffee sets, both ster
ig silver and plated ware. Te de
gns and patterns get more dlainty
id desirable with each passin:g year
id our grandmothers' eyes wvould
inkle with amazement at the dis
ay to be seen here.
COSTS YOU NOTHING IF :
BE THE BEST REME
TRIED FOR AIL
YOUR HOME DRUGGIST I
This remedy is purely vegetable and
easy to assimilate. The doses are small
and pleasant to take. It is prepared
from the original formula of Dr. Franz
Gauswein, of Weisbaden, Germany,
who was, until his death, one of the
worlds most successful and noted phy
sicians. Thousands of families for
three generations have been recom
mending this wonderful preparation in
the highest terms.
If your digestion is impaired, if your
liver is sluggish or blood is impure,
"Seven Barks" will surely effect a
speedy cure, as it cleanses, flushes and
tones up the whole digestive and drain
of Furniture eve
berry. Come ar
Rugs, Art Squa
We want our friends to come
will buy more goods from us th
Newberry Hardware Co.'s ol
It is the Right Qual
$ YOU W
Dry Goods, lillnery, a:
Here they are just
54 ined Broad Cloth, all lendin
S48 inch Heavy Suitings, worth
38 inch Heavy Zibbetines, wor
* 4o inch Fancy Suitings, worth
* 32 inch Trecots Fiannels at on
* Here is where we save you I
* Ladies' and Children's Jac4
* SHOES: This week we wil:
* We GIVE FREE $1.0o 2
*$r o oo CASH PURCH ACE
I 3 yards Best Bleeching at 96
*Come where the Price is rigi
4 The Right I
We invite all to come
be convinced that it is I
prices. A full line of Dry
Hats and Groceries, at
* We hereby annou
*candidate for more
ourselves to satisfy
* We believe in w
IT DOES NOT PROVE TO
DY YOU HAVE EVER
MENTS OF THE
LIVER AND KIDNEYS
AKES THE GUARANTEE
age system in a thorough manner, leav
ing Nature to do the rest, which it will.
We cordially invite our friends and
customers to cal1 and get a bottle of
this highly meritorious remedy. You
may deposit 50 cents for a bottle of
"Seven Barks" as evidence of good
faith. Try it as directed, and if found
unsatisfactory, we will cheerfully re
fund your money. Or, if you cannot
spare the small amount we ask on de
posit, c.me anyway and we will take
all thr risk. What we want is to intro
duce this remedy among our friends
and customers where it is not knowa.
UG- MTON .
the largest stock
r opened in New
id see our line of
res. Carpets and
ry, Glass and
and see our stock. A dollar
an any other store in tows.
d stand, Main St.
ty at the Right Price?
id Shoes At This Season
when you need them: *
g shades, worth $1.25 at 98 ets. &
.$.oo at 84 cents ayard. *
th 75 cents at 49 cents a yard. #
65 centsat 48 cents a yard. $
ly 24 cents. .
:ets PRICED RIGHT+
sell you Shoes to p1esse
kmerican Beauty Corset with
and see our line and
he best at reasonable
Goods, Notions, Shoes,
ty, S. C.
nce ourselves as a,j
business and pledge 4
aman 's suffrage.t