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More or Less Interest Con
d Throughout the State.
ountv commissioners of Ker
uny "chipped in' S6o several
.go for damages sustained to a
on the publc highway.
Only three candidates are in the
race for the house of representatives
from Charleston to -,ucceed Repre
*entative Baker. resigned. They are
Arnoldus Vanderhorst. James A. Lar
:ser and Vincent Chicco.
Mavor Gibbes, of Columbia, has re
reived from T. E. Limpscomb. of
Columbia. Tenn.. a daguerreotype,
taken from Columbia by a member of
a Tennessee company the day Co
- :mbia was burned. So far the pic
:.re has not been identified.
At a special meeting of the board
. directors held in Greenville on
Saturday, Mr. B. E. Beattie was elect
ed president and treasurer of the
Piedmont Manufacturing company,
as successor to the ILe James. L.
It is estimated that between I,000
and 1,500 firms, incorporated in this
state, failed to make out their returns
to the comptroller general and are
liable for the penalty. It is expected
that many will go out of business
rather than pay the penalty of $5oo.
Mr. Moore, a mining expert from
Colorado, after an examination of Mr.
J. D. Nisbet's plantation, in Lancas
ter county, reported that he had
found gold in abundance and predict
ed that it would be one of the richest
-mines in the country.
A negro boy in Darlington stole
Stenographer Covington's bicycle
while Mr. Covington- was in the court
house. The boy was captured while
-riding the wheel in the country,
brought back to Darlington, tried
next day and sentenced to the state
eformatory for twelve months.
The s:ate house commission has
authorized the architect to advertise
for bids for a new rooi of slate, tin
or terra cota. After the bids are re
ceived the commission will consider
which of the styles is best to accept.
It is estimated that the new roof will
cost from $2.00 to $3,000.
Bob Small, white, who was convict
ed in Darlington of the murder of a
negro named Frank Scott, has been
sentenced to be hanged on Friday,
May 5. John Noll, white, accessory
to the killing of Scott, and convicted
of murder with recommendation to
mercy, was sentenced to life in the
A commission has been issued by
the secretary of state for a charter
for the Saluda River Power company.
The capital stock will be $3oo,ooo
The site for the dam is only about
four miles from Greenville, and the
power generated will be used for cot
ton manufacturing and industrial pur
poses in Greenville and surrounding
An American negro named John
Wels. from South Carolina, on being
refused admittance to a dance in Co
Ion, drew a revolver and shot and
killed a policeman wounded two
other persons. The .aurderer was ar
rested and probably will be sentenced
to a erm of imprisonment in Chiri
as there is~ no capital puinish~
mn 'n Panama.
* -rr-r'.enf:rts -.he people of
e h:ave 5ecuredl ano:her pas
se ra:. on the A\tlamic Coas1
Lin *.wa rm Sumter, putting
the tow at last in touch with all o.
.he rairoad systems of the s:ate.
M r. R. B. H er bert. of Columbia
has been appointed clerk of the de
partmient of imm'.igration, to succeec
.\r. C. D. Barksdale, of Laure:-is. whc
* esignecd several (lays ago. Mr
Bark ;da!e .vas appointed clerk wher
the department was established, but
found that his personal business a'
TLaurens necessitated his remaining
at home,' and he tendered his resigna
tion several days ago.
Jim Lamer, a negro, was killed
several miles ab,v- Edgeijeld Dy Mr.
!imuei C-crley. one of the county
chain -ang overseers. It is reported
:bat 'Mr. Crlcy was approached by
the negr(. w%ho said that he wvanted to
see one of the convic:s. The negroi
carried a shotgun and when Mr. Cor
!ev asked him what it contained he
repilied by raising his gun and saving
lhe wou( shoot him. whereupon Mr.
Crlev shot the negro dead with his
Bob Sinali and John Noll. two white
men who killed a negro named Frank
Scott, in Darlington county, several
weeks ago. were tried in Darlington
on Frdiav and convicted of murder,
the jury recommending Noll to mer
cv. The case. it is stated. was a bad
one against the defendants. it being
shown that the white men met the
negro on the highway and brutally
murdered him without provocation.
The prisoners were ably defended.
At the opening meeting of the cam
paign in Charleston for solicitor of
the new 9th circuit and for member,
of the house of representatives from
Charleston county; held on Saturday
night. a lively spat occurred between
Mr. W. Turner Logan. candidate for
solicitor, and County Chairman Dan
ie! L. Sinkler. The lie was passed.
but the gentlemen were kept from
Commissioner of Immigration F
Watson is making material additions
to the state's exhibit in Columbia.
The woods and minerals that were in
the state's exhibit at the Charleston
exposition and which have been in
the custody of State Geologist Earle
Sloan, have been received in Colum
bia and added to the collection. Mr.
Watson is having the material ar
ranged and the woods polished and
these articles make a considerable ad
dition to the already promising ex
hibit of the resources of the state. N
Under the terms of the recent act J.
regarding the state historical commis
sion the members of the commission
were to draw for the length of their
terms. Curious as it may seem the
older members on the board drew the
longer t-rms. The terms are: Wil
liar A. Courtenay, ten years; James
E. Tindal, eight years; W. C. Benet,
six years; Henry A. M. Smith, four
years; John B. Cleveland, two years. c
Capt. Courtenay, who has done morea
:han any one man in South Carolina
for such work as the historical com
mission is doing, drew the longest
The city of Anderson has been en
joined, in the United States circuit
court in Charleston, on complaint of
the Western Union Telegraph corn
pany, restraining the authorities from
proceeding with the collection of the )
license against the co:npany. The or
der directs the defendants to sho0w c
cause on March 21 why the tempo- I
rary injunction should not issue. The
c' mplatint of the company alleges
that the license has been raised to I
Smoo, just double the license of last p
y-ear. which is unjust and an unreas-u
The Columbia correspondent of the
News and Courier says that the
schools of the state have to their
credit Sug. ooo, which will be dis
tribu tedl jus: as soon as the reports
th varixan s coun.ty superintendcents
*ea lihave been rece ie. hi
.\ -e h ryir thehc het a\ p lti
whenheha learne thaier tare
one r totings p:1otnthe dosnt ano
hette r thanrhis fther.chtapoii
A loaf of bread doesn't rise to ex
Deb:ors forget that creditors never
A good way to make trotible is to
go out and look for it.
Of the Uni
I EZ= ~ B. MT
Forty-Fifth Annual Statement, for ti
Bonds and Mortgages .E.E.T . . 81.623,709.11
Real Estate in New York, including the
Equitable Building . . 20.906,215.78
United States, State, City and Railroad
Bonds and other investments (market
value over cost $19,991,643.00) . . . . 228,339,884.00
Loans secured by Bonds and Stocks
(market value, $13,404,199.00) . . . . 10,805,000.00
Policy Loans........ . . . . 23,544,439.69
Real Estate outside of New York, includ
ing 14 office buildings ........ 15,989,431.66
,ash in banks and Trust Cos. a interest 22,651,666.82
Balance due from agents......... 1,514.639.90
interest and Rents. (Due $73,052.53, Ac
crued $559,456.25) . .........632,508.78
Premiums due and in process of collection 5,313,556.00
Deferred Premiums. . . . . . . . . . . 2,631,969.00
Total Assets. .f......... .413,953,020.74
We hereby certify to the corre<
RANCIS W. JACKSON, Auditor. H. R. COURSEN,
A.ssured Fund (or reserve) ......$327,738,358.00
All other liabilities. . . . . . . . . . . 5,420,393,53
rotal Liabilities . . . . . . . . . . . . i33158,751.53
Surplus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $80,794,269.21
We hereby certify to the correctness of the above statei
Y. Insurance Department, is $326,523,129.
G. VAN CISE, Acnuary. ROB'T HENDERSON,
V. J. RODDEY, Manager,
ROCK HILL, S. C.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
All persons holding claims against
e estate of James Y. Cuabreath, de
~ased, will present the same, duly
tested, to either of the undersigned S H
a or before the 15th day of March
Jno. M. Kinard, H ave the
Executors. Furniture a
_____ __--opened in
POLICY HOLDERS MEETING. Car of Roll F
The Policv Holders of the Farmers Big shipme
[uitual Fire Insurace association of \A/e are thi
'ewberry county will m3eet at the see US an d
)urt house on Thursday. March 23. Newberrd
c5 at u VdeocE, ~ imin ia l sini,
his is the meteting in which dis.e
ma aa oSeers wE be dseeses.
mey policy haMer Is rgeB to be
esent aiuss of sr ui a.
i come up.
Jos L. Keitt,
L. I. Epting,
Notize is her'by go e:a to the sub-111
.rbeCrs tli he capi e' of the ~ V~
J ': -xr. THE
.\ii pers:,nw are warned not to hire
r harbor my daughter. Ellen Schumn- Souther
ert. who is a minor. without my
Qan Ann Victo:-ia Schumnpert. Bujlding
For Sale by Habit, by
C. H. CAN NON. . ---
ie Year Ending December 31, 1904.
Premium Receipts . . . . . . . $62,643,836,74
Interest, Rents, etc .....-..,...16,432,859.21
Income... .-.-.-- .-.-.- - .-.-- $79,076,695.95
Death Claims . . . . . . . . . . . $18,049,539.35
Endowments and deferred dividend poli
Surrender Values. . . . . . . . . . . 2,931,305.36
Dividends to Policyholders . . . . . . . 6,001,902.51
Paid Policyholders. ........ $36,389,047.30
Commissions, advertising, postage and
exchange. -.... ---....7,900,285.73
All other disbursements .7. ....7,179,318.42
Real Estate Sinking Fund. ...... 500,000.00
Disbursements... .... $51,968651.45
tness of the above statement.
Assistant Aditor. A. W. MAINE, Associate Auditor.
INSTALMENT POLICIES STATED AT THEIR COMMUTED
Outstanding Assurance.... ...$1,494,542,892.00
New Assurance, less Assurance not
taken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $222,920,037 00
nent. The Reserve as per the independent valuation of the
.ssistant Actuary. R. G. KANN, Associate Actuary.
R. C.. BRUCE, Special Agent,
NEWBERRY, S. C.
largest and most complete line of
nd House Furnishing Goods ever
Newb'erry. We received another
-oot Beds today, cheaper than ever.
nt of Matting direct from Japan.
L. cheapest in the State. Come to
get our price of a Buck Stove.
Hardware Co.'s old stand.
in Street, Newberry, S. C.
~hr sn d '-f wearing your
3 Horebound, Mu
tRAY DRUC CC.,
n Lime anci Cement Co.
CHARLESTON, S. C.
M aterial of all kinds. H igh Grade
Roofing " RU BE ROID."
Write for Prices.,
Mrpine _ Cigarette -1 All Drug and Tobacco
(eeley Institute of South Carolina,
or 0. Box 75.)Columnbia. S. C. Ce fidenini corejm.n4n- - solcied