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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout the World.
One of the iost seni,ational de
velopments in the financial transac
tions of Mrs. Cassie L. Chadwick
is the disclosure that she had in her
possession directly and indirectly al
leged securities to the amount of near
ly $14,000,000. These all bear the
name of Andrew Carnegie.
During the course of an address at
the annual banquet of the Mississip
pi society of St. Louis, held in St.
Louis on Saturday night, H-on. Mal
colm Franklin, of Columbus, Miss..
made an address expressive of good
will toward,President Roosevelt, say
ing, "I know I voice the sentiment of
Mississippi when I say we are grate
ful to President Roosevelt for his
kindly words of the exhibit we made
at your great fair." Coming after
the boorish words of Governor Vard
aman, of Mississippi.' in regard to
what the president had to say of the
MississAppi exhibit at St. Louis the
words of Mr. Franklin, at a banquet
attended by several hundred native
Mississippians, are significant.
The Bethlehem Steel corporation
has been chartered at Trenton, N.
J., with an authorized capital of $30,
000,000. The corporation will suc
ceed the United States Shipbuilding
company, now in the hands of a re
The six day bicycle race in Madison
Square Garden. New York, came vu
an end on Saturday night. only seven
teams of the eighteen starters in at
the finish. Root and Dorlon won by
It is announced that early next
spring President Hadley, of Yale, will
take a trip through the south to meet
the Yale alumni associations of Sa
vannah, New Orleans. and other cities.
Some doubt seems to exist as to
whether Governor Vardaman, of Mis
sissippi. will be invited to the inaugu
raton of President Roosevelt. The
doubt seems to have arisen op ac
count of the insulting reply sent by
Governor Vardaman to the telegram
of President Francis, of the St. Louis
exposition, regarding President Roose
velt's approval of the Mississippi
building and a subsequent letter in
which the governor again villified the
president. If assured of a courteous
reply, it is stated, an invitation will
be sent the governor of Mississippi,
but if it can not be sure of this the
committee is at present not disposed
to send him an invtiationl.
A destructive fire occurred in Ports
mouth, Va., at an early hour on Sun
day morning, starting in the lumber
yard of Robinson & Co. A nuniber
of buildings were destroyed, great
loss being sustained.
Lulu McLaughlin, who disappeared
mysteriously from her home in New
ark, N. J., on June 15, 1903, has been
brought to that city and restored to
her mother by a de,tective, who says
that he found her in the Catskill
mountains. The girl, who is 14 years
old, tells a story of having been kid
napped by a woman, taken to Manor
kill, in the - Catskills, and compelled
to do all kinds of drudgery on a
A snow; storm, accompanied by high
wind, descended upon New York city
on Saturday. Nearly two inches of
In a speech before the Political
League for Education, in New York.
Adrew D. White. formerly United
Sta:es ambassador to Germany. thus
censured President Roosevelt. for his
action in securing the commutation of
a negro's.sentence: "Much as f ad
mire President Roosevelt as a true
man, wve -have seen today the sorry
example of the mistake a strong man
can made. .The president was ap
pealed to by a colored Baptis: min
ister to save' the latter's son from the
gallows fer the murder of a farmer
in Canada. The president listened
to the appeal and has succeeded in se
curing a .commutation of sentence.
I don't admire the president for tha:-"
The Washington correspondent of
the News and Courier states that
there is a possibility that the agitation
over the race problem in the south
may become so acu.te as to cause the
president t. .abandon his proposed
tour of the so.uth next spring, and tha:
the president is "feeling his way" in
It has. be,en definitely announced
that no extraordinary session of con
gres wil beel nextm spring for a
revision of the tariff.
It is reported from \Vashington
:hat Senator Latimer hi given up
hpe nf:he passage of hi ( good roads
hi1 at th preent sesson (i congress.
It has been announced tha: economy
)to be the slogan of the session and
in every quarter where effort has been
made to obtain support for the meas
u.re the question of legislative extra
vagance has been raised. The bill.
it is said. will die at the end of the
Mortimer Brooks, of N ew \ ork
city, while hunting near Pittsboro, in
Chatham county, N. C., on Friday,
was accidentally and it is believed
fatally wounded by the discharge of
both barrels of his gun. He, was
crossing a ditch when the gun struck
some obstruction and went off. Mr.
Brooks is a millionaire, who has been
visiting North Carolina for a number
of vears on hun:ing expeditions.
Lumbermen from all parts of the
United States were in session in
Savannah on Friday considering the
matter of the readjustment of south
ern pine specifications. There has
been no readjustment of southern pine
specifications for a quarter of a cen
turv. The matter was referred to a
committee with instructions to make
tip a new schedule.
It developed that when mysterious
lv killed in Dallas, Texas. on Monday
night of last week, Charles Goldstein
had in his possession deeds to mining
properties in Alaska valued at about
$i;o.ooo. The deeds are missing.
The murder has caused great excite
ment in Dallas coming, as it did, so
soon after a number of similar
crimes, and the police force of Dallas
is to be increased, it is said, by 2o
men in order that the city may be
more thoroughly patrolled.
It is reported from Washington
tha: the postoffice department has
given postmasters everywhere to un
derstand that the president will be
rigid in the enforcement of his policy
aainst active participation in parti
san politics by federal officeholders.
The body of John Remley. who
was missed from a Southern railway
train two weeks ago, has been found
lear Mableton, a few miles above At
lanta. He left the side of his wife
in a sleepiVg car while they were on
their way to Florida from Crawford
ville, ind. It is supposed he wan
dered from the train in a temporary
tit of insanity or during an attack of
Station Agent Kelly. of the Mis
souri, Kansas and Texas railroad, at
Brookshire, Texas, who was poison
ed by unknown persons. died on
Thursday. Thieves broke into the
tation office, stole ninety tickets, ran
acked and carried away numerous
erchandise, attacked the express
safe unsuccessfully, cut open two
mall sacks said to contain registered
atter and opened many letters taken
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Throughouzt the State.
Glenn Watson. a negro who escaped
from the Anderson county jail in
896, has been captured in Atlanta.
Great preparations are being made
in Columbia for the South Carolina
ollege's centennial January 8, 9 and
The Columbia State gives an ac
ount of a number of raids by dispen
sary constables upon Coltumbia blind
tigers. Mldst of the whiskey cap
turd, it is stated, bore a label with
a photographlic likeness of Mir. W.
i. Sellers, whose place of btusiness
at 805 Gervais street has been so often
raiedC by the constabulary.
Aaron P. Prioleau, the negro re
publican congressional candidate in
the ist district, was placed on trial
in the United States dis:rict court on
:--rday on the charge 6f tampering
with the mails. It was thought the
trial would not be concluded until
this morning. One negro was drawn
on the jury.
It has been decided to build an
other boat for the Columbia-George
town line to succeed the ill-fated
Highlander, and Mr. John M. Graham
of Dublin, Ga.. will do the work.
In the common pleas court in Co
lumbia on Saturday Mr. M. P. Trib
lle was awarded a verdict of $1,500
damages against the Western Union
for delay on the part of the telegraph
company to deliver to Mr. Tribble a
telegram annoneing the death of a
sister n Laurens.
Leon Kornblut and Julius Levinson,
laritii county merchants. have been
c''nvicted in the United States court
in Ch arle.tn "f vi"lating the bank
ruptcy act. There has been much
C. omplaint in many sections of the
violatit)n 4f the bankru-ptcy laws
in the concealment of goods.
and every effort was put forward
)y the government to secure
the conviction of the merchants for
an object lesson if nothing else, it is
Mr. A. B. Rabon, of Camden. has
obtained a verdict against the Sea
board railway for $3.ooo damages. The
suit was brought for Sio.ooo for al
leged discourteous treatment of Mrs.
Rabon by the conductor while return
ing from the state fair a year ago.
State Superintendent of Education
0. B. Martin has given out a s:ate
ment in which 1- 2 says that the sug
gestions in his annual report. includ
ing the ones in regard to the colleges.
are the result of his own study and in
vestigation of the school systems of
this and other states. He says that
he made them in response to his con
ception of his duty and altogether on
his own responsibility.
Eugene Stancill. son of C. W. Stan
cill, of Sumter, shot himself twice
with a pistol in front of a bowling
alley in Sumter on Thursday night. S
He was under the influence of whis
key. It is not thought the wounds I
Robert W. Terry died at an infirm- (
ary on Thursday morning as the re
sult of self-inflicted wounds. He shot a
himself in Sumter on .the night of C
November 30 while under the in
fluence of whiskey. He was a young
nan popular throughout Sumter
Mr. T. B. Bailey. of Edgefield, a a
son-in-law of the late G. D. Tillman, a
et with a tragic death while out C
hunting last week. Having shot a
quirrel which lodged in the limb of
a tree he climbed the tree and fell,
triking the ground and crushing his
kull. He told a companion just be
fore falling that he was sick. and it
is thought he was seized with apo
Herbert Pitts, the 10-year-old son
>f J. M. Pitts. a leading merchant of
Clinton was run over by a shifting
ngine, his foot and leg being injured.
A police officer of Greenville was
n a qtiandary as the result of the ar
est by him of a riegro loitering
round the depot, upon whose person *
a concealed, weapon was found. It
urned out that the negro had a
orpse in his charge, which he was
o take away on the next train, and
e claimed the pistol wvas the prop
rty of the dead man. It was a case
f detaining the negro. and taking
are of the corpse or letting the ne
gro take the corpse out of town with
im on the train due in a few mo
ents, and the police officer decided I
o let the negro go.
Sam Dunlap, colored, was shot and
very seriously wounded, by his boy, a:
Sam Dunlap, aged 15, ~at -his homeF
near Laurens, as the result of a quar- a
rel between the two. T
A Greenville deputy who was sentC
ver to Liberty to take charge of c~
Alonzo Smith, a negro who is want- a
ed by the Greenville authorities on
he charge. of having attempted to
riminally assault a negro woman"
sme weeks ago, found that the ne
ro had made his escape from the
Liberty guard house by burnin gout.
The building was a wooden struc
ure, and it was comparatively an easy
ratter to burn the wood around the.
door hinges and *,alk out.
Governor Heyward has decided to
order an election, to be held on Jan
uary 3, upon the question of estab
lishing Calhotn county. The limits, )
area, etc., of the proposed new coun
y have already been fully given in
The Herald and News.
It has been announced that Dr. J.
Eugene Jarnegan, of Mlarion. a mem
er of the legislature from that coun
ty for fotur years, will become a can
didate for superintendent of the state
penitentiary opposing the present sup
erintendent, Capt. D. J. Grinfith, in
his race for re-election.
The kindest thing a woman ever
does to a yo-mng man is to have him
fall in love with her, but not marry
her because she is already engaged. |
A good debtor maketh a bad credi
/ . . . . ...
Potash as Necessary as Rain
The quality and11 qiantitV of the
crops depend on a sufficiency of
in the soil. Fertilizers which are
low in Potash v:ill never produce
sver; farm'ev should be familiar with the
propr proportions of ingrcdients that go to
make lie be.-.t fer-flizers for every kind of
crop.. We have published a series of books,
containing the latest rmsearches on this all
important subject, which we will send free
if you ask. Write now while you think of
it to the
GERMAN KALI WORKS
-New Tork-93 Nassu Strrxt, or
Atlanta, Ga.-% SouL.h Broad Street.
Dr. Woolley's s.T AraE t
PAINLESS *2-m' a0um,
ealneorw lkey, s
large book of par
ticulars on homeor
AND m "t dress, Dr.
AND WOOL ,
Whiskoy Cr ,".
hingles! Shingles! Shingles!
00,000 Shingles just
aceived, FOR SALE
HEAP, also Lumber
nd Laths, Rough or
Houses Built on short
otice. SHOP WORK1,
uch as Mantles, Doors
.nd Window Frames
f all kinds.
Shop in front of jail.
Newberry, S. C.
For Sale by
C. H. CANNON.
Dr. 1R. M. Kennedy, .
Newberry, - - S. C.
OVER NATIONAL BANK.
ullet! Mullet! Mullet!
id all kinds of Fresh and Salt Water
ish and Oysters. If you are dealing
Fresh Fish, or intend to deal in them,
rite for prices or send your orders to
RRY FISH CO., Charleston, S. C.,
COLUMBIA FISH AND ICE CO.,
lumbia, S. C. We ship only fresh
ught Fish, and our prices are as lowI
they can be sold at.
Write us. Try us, and be convinced.
roundry and 1i
invils, Ar dirons, Sash
Cotton Mill Casti
e repair Engin<
AIL OBDERS RECEIVE 01
Aill buy either of the below men
Twc. pomds of Good Rice.
One pound of Guod Parched Coffee.
Two boxes of Potted Ham.
Three pounds of Best Flour.
Two dozen Fruit Jar Rubbers.
Two yards of 4-4 Bleaching.
Four pounds of A. H. Soda.
One box of Good Salmon.
i plug of Good Chewing Tobacoo,
vorth 15 cents.
Two packages of Fine Tea.
One box Pineapple.
Lots and lots of other things too
unmerous to mention.
Come and See Us
Bread Maker and Raiser
In 3 Miiites.- .
Hands'do not touch theCdoughi
UOES AWAY WITH HAND KNEADIU G
AND MAKES DETTER 8REA~
Easy tocciA chII can work L.
HEY ARE GUARANTEED TO
HVE SATISFACTION OR YOUR
(ONEY BACK. PRICE $a.oo.
F. A. SCHUMPERT,
Sec'y and Treas
I forbid any person or persons
~iarbaring or hiring Jack DeValut or
arboring or hiring Jack DeVault or
vith me until December i, 19o5
Geo. F. Krell.
L.AURENS, S. C.
Weights, Cane Mills,
ers, Grate Bars.
Made to Order.
gs A Specialty.
s, Boilers, Gins,
R PROMPT ATTENTION.