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OHN H. REAGAN DEAD.
ge Reagan Was the Sole Sur
viving Member of the Cabinet
of President Davis.
Judge John H. Reagan., sole surviv
ing member .f the Confederate cab
inet, died on Ma'ndav at Palestine,
Texas, of pneumonia. Judge Rea
gan, who was 86 years old. had been
in failing healhh for a year or more.
Judge Reagan was in Houston
Thursday tran-acting business. Wv'hen
he returned home the family physi
cian was called. Judge Reagan coi
plaining of pain in the lungs. On
Sunday pneum nia set in and Judge
Reagan grew rapidly worse. Gath
ered in the dei-h chanib. were his
wife and daughars and V. Green
wood his son-in-.aw.
Hiundreds of telegran of condo
jence are beilng received from all
parts of the Unlited States.
The funeral t,,k pace at Palestine
1\ ciesdav afternoon.
Judge Reagan wa- postmaster gen
cral in the Confederate cabin t. Be
;ore the War Between the Sec:ions
1e was elected district judge in Tex
a1. He went to the United States
senate in 1887. After retiring from
the senate Judge Reagan was ap
poin:ed chairman of the state rail
road commission. but from this he
resigned a few years ago. At the
time of his death he was engaged in
writing his autobiography.
He was a native of Tennessee, -hav
ing been born in Sevier county in
isis, 87 years ago. He earned the
money to educate himself,
workin at all sorts of man
ual labor and running boat
on the Tennessee river. In 1839
he went to Texas and early took part
in the fights to drive the Cherokees
out of that country. Gen. Albert
Sidney Johnson made him a scout
and he cculd have had a commission
as lieutenant but declined, preferring
to take up his work as surveyor. His
work kept him in constant danger
from the Indians. who were given to
massacring surveying parties.
He studied law and was admitted
to practice in 1848. He had already
been elected a colonel of militia and
was made probate judge of Hender
son county in 1846. The next year
he was sent to the legislature, and
became chairman of the committee
on public lands. In 1849 he was de
feated for t'he state senate but later
was elected district judge. It was
in this office that he made the record
that brought him prominence and es
tablished his reputation for the fear
less discharge of official duty. At
that time the country over which his
jurisdiction extended was full of
gamblers and desperadoes, men of
reckless spirits and daring characters.
He enforced the law with a heavy
hand and his life was constantly in
danger, but the moral and physical
courage of John H. -Reagan were not
for a moment to be doubted and his
court became respected and feared.
In 1836 Judge Reagan-he has
ever since been called "'judge"s in
Texas--was elected to congress as a
democrat and he was a member of
that body until 1861, when he wvent
home to take a seat in the conven
tion called for the purpose of consid
-rinlg secession. ,He voted for the
secession of Texas. He was then
elected to the provisional Confeder
ate congress. and was soon thereafter
made postmaster general, an oflce
he held throughout the war, serv ng
for a while towards the close as sec
retary of the treasury.
JudIge Reagan was the only one of
the Confederate cabinet who was with
President D)avis in his flight from
Richmond. andi when Mr. lDavis was
captured the judge also became a
p)risoner. He was sent to Fort WVar
r en, where lie remained in p)rison for
Returning to Texas-. Judge Reagan
wrote an open letter to the p)eople of
his state urging them to pass laws
giving the negroes p)ro:ection in the
form of civil rights and limited poli
tical rights with an educational quali
fication. This action brought him in
to considerable unpopularity wvith t-he
Texans. who had not recovered from
the passions of the wartime, but it is
significant that nearly all the Con
federate states now have constiaitions
similar in effect to the regulations
which Judge Reagan theni recom
mended. it was for nine years that
Judge Reagan was laid on the politi
caiel on account of this an3.nosity.
but in 1874 he was again elected to
the United States congress by a ma
Jirity of 4.000. and two years later
this majori:y was increased to 8,.ooo
while :n 1878 his reelection was prac
tically without opposition. For near
lv ten years ie was chairman of the
committee on commerce. and gave
the question of railroad regulation
much study. He was one of the
authors of what is known as the Cul
lon-Reagan law, enacted in 1887, one
of the earliest attempts to prevent
the abuses which are now attracting
so much strenuous atten:ion. In 1887
he was elected to the United States
senate. serving one term.
THE CHADWICK TRIAL.
Nervous Collapse by Mrs. Chadwick
Brought First Day of Trial in
Cleveland to Abrupt Close.
A conlplete nervius collapse by
Mrs. Cassie L. Chadwick brought the
first day of her trial in Cleveland.
Ohio. to an abrupt cb,se on Monday
The trial made ral)id progres on
Manday. The jury was accepted
within t\wo hours. and in the after
noo'n the opposing counsel outlined
their cases. and the taking of testi
nony was commenced.
Shorn of its legal phraseology, t-he
charge on which Mrs. Chadwick is
arraigned is conspiracy against the
laws of the United States-the con
spiracy as defined by the government,
resting on the agreement between
her and t-he officials of the Citizens'
National bank of Obelin, Ohio, to is
sue and negotiate certified checks
when she had no money in the bank.
"The evidence to be submitted in
the case," said Attorney Sullivan in
his _pening statement. "will show
that Mrs. Chadwick was associated
with Spear and Beckwith, the officials
of the Citizens' National bank of
Oberlin, Ohio. in business. They had
many transactions together, in the
course of which eight different
checks amounting in all to $67,000,
were certified by Spear and Beckwith.
The evidence will show that when
these checks were certified no money
was in the bank in the name of Mrs.
Chadwick and no entries to her credit
were on the books of the bank."
Mr. Dawley for Mrs. Chadwick
"We expect thlat the evidence wvill
fail to show that there was any con
spiracy between Spear. Beckwith and
the defendant. What Beckwith did,
le did as the president of the bank,
and without fradulent connivance
withl Mrs. Chadwick. What Spear did
was under the direction of Beckwith.
and was done by him in good faith.
He believed that Mrs. Chadwick was
wealthy, was worthy of credit to the
anount of certified checks, and be
lieving this, and acting in good faith
as he did, he could not have been
guilty of conspiracy, which by its
very nature implies criminal intent.
Beckwith and Spear did not conspire
because they acted in good faith and
as they did not conspire, it was not
possible for Mrs. Chadwick to con
spire with them."
Nine witnesses were examined in
the Chadwick trial on Tuesday and
the defense established the fact that
the claim of the government that
Mrs. Chadwick had no money in the
Oerlin bank at the time of draw
ing chlecks wvhich were certified by
Spear and Beckwvith, was inlc )rrect in
two instances at least.
It was shown by the general jour
nal ni tihe hank that on Nov. 3. 1903.
when Mrs. Chadwick received a cer
tiiedl check for S1o.ooo, an entry
crediting 1her with that amount was
madec on the journal of the bank and
a deposit slip for $10.ooo was madec
out in her name. The entry and the
slip) were in the handwriting of Cash
ir Spear. Another entry of sinmilar
nature amnountinlg to $3,0oo was also
Mrs. Chadwick came into court ap
parently none the worse for hecr ill
ness, which caused the adjournment
It is doubtful if Andre.v Carnlegie
~il1 take the stand. District Attorney
Sulivan said: "It is not my present
intention to put Mr. Carnegie on the
stand and I do not think he will he~
called upon to testify unless his evi
dence should be needed in rebuttal <
something introduced by the de
The case of the governmentc
against Mrs. Chadwick was complet
(IIn \Wedlnesday afternoon. One wit
neSs for the defense, an expert ac- i
coultant. was sworn, but an adjourn
ment was taken until Thursday be
fore lie had given any testimony. r
The entire afternoon session of the
court was taken tip by the introduc
tion, as evidence, of checks, deposit
slips, books of the bank and two let- r
ters written by Mrs. Chadwick to i
lPeckwith and Spear. t
The m%.st important point made by f
the state i its entire case was gain
ed when District Attorney Sullivan. I
after a hard figh: with the attorneys V
f-r the defense, secured the admis- d
Sion ot evidence of two drafts aggre- I
atng 8o.000. issued by the Oberlin
1)ank in favor of Mrs. Chadwick. Aug. r
24, 190.3. On this same date Mrs. t
Chadwick obtained from the bank a t
certified check fir $2,500. an Re- I
ceiver Lyon testified that there was r
ns:hig on the hooks of the bank to
show that at the time of receiving the
drafts aid check Mrs. Chadwick had
a cent of noney in the bank or was
in any way entitled to credit. The i
drafts were entered on the books of (
the bank one month and five days af- b
ter being issued. During this time i
the books of the Oberlin bank show- t
ed that the money was held to its c
credit at the Importers and Traders'
National bank in New York, while it S
was., in re.lity, in the posession of a
April Designer. 1
The cover of The Designer in April a
shows a pretty girl holding converse a
with a pert Easter rabbit. Three
handsome full pages in color are u
given, and the fashions and millinery e
are in perfect accord with the spring
season. A special article is on sea
shore costumes for ladies and young
folks. "The Millinery Lesson" tells
how to make the new and pictures
que "Envelope Hat." In the literary
line there is an appropriate article on
"The Flowers of Trees." by Craig S.
Thoms. 'The Largest Musical Club
of American Vomen." by Lida Rose
McCabe. 'The Art of Pyro-Sculp
ture." by Jessie Garwood Fitts, "Con
cerning Cats and Erasmus," by Ag
nes C. Ruggeri, and "The Blue '
Pigeon." a short story by Winwood
Waitt. Mrs. Garbrielle Jackson con
tributes an Easter tale, "Our Hearts
Be Pure from Evil." Bertha Has
brok, in "Tile Interest of B eauty,"
describes a gymlnasium whichl may be
bought for a dollar. A picture story
"1) bDrothy: and tile Easter Chick
ens" will please t-he tots, and the
fancy-worker will find lace
work. embroidery. ribbon -work and
crochet to test her skill.
There is no use being so good that
nobody will believe it.
REPONSIBLE FOR NINETY-FIVE
PER GENT. OF ALL DISEASE8
"Seven Barks' Cures or No Pay
The cause of nearly every disease can
be directly traced to clogged and inac
tire stomachs, livers or intestines. Bil
iousness, Indigestion, Gout, Rheuma
tism, Headaches, Insomnia, Kidney and
Bladder troubles, and all Liver Comn
plaints, emanate from one of the diges
tive or drainage organs. These organsI
must be kept constantly in action to in
sure uninterrup)ted good health, and
there is no remedy or corrective, so
harmless and so certain as "Seven
There is no ailment originating from
any of the organs of the digestive and
drainage system, but what will readily
succumb to the use of "Seven Barks"
a purely vegetale preparation, put up
on a noted German physician's original
formula. It is not a patent medicine.
If any one with stomach, liver or kid
ney troubles will call at our store and
get a bottle of "Seven Barks," take as
directed-and if all the benefit one
should expect is not derived, no charge
will be made. We are not taking
chaces in making this offer, for we
know the character of the remedy and
we are satisfied it will do all that is
clanimed for It
Why use gelatine and
spend hours soaking, E UO.
and coloring when
produces better results in two minutes?
Everything in the package. Simply add hot
water and set to cool. it's perfection. A sur
prise to the housewife. No trouble, less ex-.
pense. Try it ts-day. Flavors: Lemon,
Orange, Strawberry, Raspberry, Choeolatr
and Cherry. At grocers. 10k.
Dr. R. M. Kennedy,
Newberry, - - S. C.
OVER NATIONAL BANK.
Aharlestoi ad W;trn Caro* 1 y
(Schedule in Effect January 2-, 1905.)
Lv. Newberry ..........12.36 p. in.
Ar. Laurens 1.42 p. M.
No. 2. No. 16.
Daily. Ex. Sun.
Lv. Laurens.............50 p. m. p. ix
Ar. Greenwood ..........2.46 p. in. 35 p. in.
Ar. Augusta .... 5.20 p. M.
Ar. Anderson . .......... p. M.
No. 1o. NO. 4.
Lv. Augusta............. ..10.30 p. M 2 V. i..
Ar. Allendale..........1.. 2.27 p. M. (30 P. M.
Ar. Fairfax ..... ......... 12.39 P. M. 441 P. AL
Ar. Charleston ...............
Ar. Beaufort..................... ..30 P.
Ar. Port Royal............... 6.40 P. in
Ar. Sava.2.50oa N. 6..
Ar. Waycross....... .605 a. .' o.o p. m..
Ar. Jacksonville.......8.40 a.23 ..............
'INO.1I NO. b5
Datly. UXz SMz.
Lv. aurea...........07 P. M3. 7.00 a. U.
Ar. Spartanburg ...... ...3.30 P. In2. 9.4s a. .
Lv. Laurens.............209 P. M. &0 a. M.
Ar. Greenville ............ 3.. .. .. 1~40 p. M.
Through Pullman Car-Serrice- between An
gusta and Jacksonville, Fla.
C. H. GASQUn, Agt., Laurens. S. C.
GO. T. BRYAN, Gen't Agt. Greenvile - . C.
ERNEST WILLIAMS, G1. Pass. Agt.,Augus,Ga..
T. M. EMERSDN, Traffic Manager.
PING CARS ON ALL THROUGM
ON ALL LOCAL TRAINS.
Lvaureno n......... to all p. .ioua.m
rou et.Pculneareic betenA
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A woman can cry herself into plac
s a man can't fight into.
Gyer-Therc is one thing I admirc
bom the hero in a woman's novel.
.Mver-What is that?
Gyer-His ability to get up next
iorning without a neadache.
From the best tested seeds., Now
eady for shipment, large, strong,
ealthy, these plants are grown in
he open air and will stand severe
reeze without injury. Early Jersey
Vakefield, Large Type or Charlestoi
Vakefield, which are the best known
arieties of early cabbages, also Hen
erson's Succession, the best large,
ite and sure header, Augusta Early
rucker, aiso a fine type of late va
iety. Neatly packed in light
askets. $i.5o per i,ooo; for five
hiousand or over $1.25 per 1,ooo F. 0.
. express office. Special prices
lade on large lots.
Chas. M. Gibson,
Young's Island, S. C.
an be had by purchasing your Cab
age plants from us. They are grown
a the open air and not in a hot house;
hey can, therefore, stand extremely
old weather without injury.
Our seed was selected from the best
eed houses in the business, and we
re prepared to furnish the best
lauts to be had.
Prices $1.50 per thousand in )ots
ess than 5,ooo; $1.25 in lots over 5,oac
nd less than io,ooo, and special prices
n larger orders.
Plants shipped by e.xpress C. 0. D.,
nless cash accompanies order. Or
ers promptly filled.
SANDERS & LEMACKS,
RITTER, S. C.
THE SOUTH'S GREATEST E
UNEXCELLED DINING CAl3
WINTER TOURISTS' RATES
For full information as to rates,
~aiway Ticket Agent, or
R. W. HUN
AIR - LINE
NORTH - SOUTI
Two Daily Pullman V
The Best Rates and li
Via Richmond and
Norfolk and stea
Louis, Chicago, N
Points South and Soul
and Jacksonville ar
PoSSITIVELy THE Si
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man reservations, etc., ap
board Air Line Railway, or
Passenger Agent, Columb
C. F. STEWART,.
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