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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More of Less Interest Con
densed Outside the State.
Two negro murderers were lynch
ed near Allenton. Wilcox county. Ala.,
Many thousands of dollars worth
oi property were destroyed in Santa
Barbara, Cal., this week by a severe
President Roosevelt on Monday
evening addressed the National Con
gress of Mothers, in session in Wash
ington. The president delivered a
strong and appropriate address.
For the first time in fifty years the
demQcratic party on Monday elected
the mayor of Bangor, Maine. The
republicans were successful in the
other municipal elections held in the
Justice of the Peace Robert N.
Chism. of Cutler. Ga.. charged with
forging names zo an application for
a pension. has admitted hi guilt. say
ing he did not know it was wrong.
His bond was fixed at $500.
Daniel J. Sully and Edward Had
ley, of the failed firm of cotton
brokers of D. J. Stilly and Co., have
received discharges in bankruptcy in
the United States district court in
New York. This discharge wipes out
all Mr. Sully's in ebtedness.
A pitched battle was fought between
a sheriff's posse of white men and three
negroes, suspected of murder, near
Lake Village, Ark., on Tuesday af
ternoon, two of the negroes being
killed outright and one white man be
ing wounded in the arm.
Flood conditions in Los Angeles,
Cal.. and vicinity. are the worst
known in many years. A bri 1ge over
the Los Angeles river fel on Mon
day. carrying with it i1o Jhe rive- 12
to iz pers)ns. wo of whom w\-'re be
'ieved to be dro'wned.
With the removal of the last four
bodies from the Virginia mine. near
.rimingham, on Tuesday, the total
number of bodies recovered from the
awful explosion of February 20 was
swelled -o im. The fund which was
raised for the relief of the widows
and orphans by the disaster reached
An official proclamation has been
issued by General Stephen D. Lee,
commander-in-chief of the United
Confederate Veterans, paying un
stinted praise and tribute to congress
for passing the battle flag return
measure, and to President Roosevelt
for his prompt signature. General
Lee urges upon all parties, north and
south, who have colors An their pos
session to return them at once to the
Julius Stevens, a negro ing.risoned
in jail at Longview, Texas'iharged
with assault upon Carl Anderson at
a saw mill, was shot to death on
Tuesday in his cell by a mob. The
mob entered the jail and forced the
jailer to deliver the keys. The negro
was called to the front of the cell and
told of the mob's intention. He ask
ed and received permission to write
to his mother, returning to the cell
door, where he fell with a 4-calibre
pistol bullet through the heart.
Reduced Rates to Florence.
On account of meeting of the
South Carolina Sunday School con
vention. to be held at Florence.
March 28 to 30th, inclusive, the C..
N. & L. railroad will sell tickets at
the reduced rate of $5.25 from New
berry. These tickets will be sold on
the certificate plan, the purchaser to
pay full fare to Florence and by pre
senting the certificate (whicih will be
furnished by your ticket agent) to
ticket agent at Florence, who will sell
you return tickets at reduced rate
plus 25 cents.
For further information write,
J. WV. Denning,
An automobile is rigid economy
compared with a wife.
Once in a while a boy knows
enough not to know more than his
A woman isn't half as afraid of a
burglar's revolver as he is of her
It is a much better gi.ess .to be
made a fool of by a woman than to
think she is the one.
"OUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout the State.
T;e strect railway -ystei in An
ders 'n has bnccil completed and cars
are now running on all the lines.
A contract for Sa2.ooo has been
signed for a new scho.-l building forl
the cit%- of Columbia. t., be located
On Thompson's green.
Pe:itions asking the ordering of an
election upon the question of voting
out the dispensary are being circulat
ed in Spartanburg.
James Burgess. a mill watchman in
Greenville, was run over and instant
lv killed on the Reedy river trestle
on Monday by a Southern railway
Williani A. Retlau. of Buffalo. was
in Columbia this week. on his way
to Jacksonville. Fla.. to which point
he is bound on f,ot. He had walked
all the way from uffalo. The trip
is being made as -he result of having
lost an election wager.
A bNdd burglary has bee. reported
frim L.ancaster county. The resi
dence of Mr. Lester Starnes, a few
miles from the town of Lancaster,
was entered and S21.90 in cash and
his revolver were stolen from underl
Mr. Starnes' pillow while he was
The Piedmont Fair association, of
Greenville. is to be organized at once
with a capital stock of $i_,ooo. The
purpose of the promoters is to es
tablish a nermanent agricultural fair
and pleasure park in the suburbs of
Greenville, which will attract visitors
at intervals each year.
It is -eported from Greenville that
e..tn mili preidents in 2nd around
that city ha-:e '-"lard -at the ac
Th I as C. Du,incan and others in
UL,n in adcpting the ten-hour a day
cedule wuld "ii-t he generally fol
lowed in the up-country.
There are five candidates in the
race for mayor of Greenwood. as fol
lows: Kenneth Baker. E. S. F. Giles,
J. T. Simmons, F. M. Allen and W.
Ii. Kerr. The primary will be held
tldav. and the two candidates re
eiving the highest number of votes
in the primary will enter the regular
election, to he held on April 13
The scretary of state has authoriz
ed the Greenville and Knoxville rail
ay company to amend its charter
nd change i:s name. The company
ow proposes to run to Greenwood,
nd the name is to be changed to that
f the Greenville, Greenwood and
Knoxville railroad. The road has ,.
een proposed for some time, and the
~xtension to Greenwood is a new de
E. D. Smith, of Magnolia, financial 8
agent of the Southern Cotton asso
:iation and president of the South d
arolina association, has been deliv- c
~ring addresses in Alabama this week. t
Mr. Smith, in an interviewv given out d
n Montgomery, said that his reports
From Texas and Indian Territory in- a
:Iicatedl :hat the reduction in these
~tats would be greater than 25 per
HON. J. P. 4
has voluntarily writti
S. C., newspaper, the
He writ.e ahe Bebbitt Chendec
E:te Gieon, had a terrible case
many doctors had tried in vai
writes, " and would cry and
to use Rheumacide she Imp
terrible disease. For Rheum
praise it too highly. My wife
~drse what I have writtea, so sh
Th sOnly one of thousauds ofh r
covery that powerfaury CLEANSES TH
TION and BUILDS UP THES EN~TIRE
Wite BOBBITT CHEMICAL Co.,
Soldhb Gilder, Weeks & I
Mr. J. C. Stanley. of Columbia. died
11m"st instantly from heart failure
It the union station in Columbia :-n
londay afternoon. ie was assi,ting
lis daughter on a train when he sud
lenly staggered and fell. Mr. Stan
ey was the proprietor of Stanley's
'hina Hall, one of the oldest busi
1ess establishments of Columbia.
A tramp, who was seen in Den
nark on Saturday afternoon playing
.he part of a mute, and who was
Known to be under the influence of li
:uor, was discovered on Sunday
morning near the Seaboard track
with his left hand and right leg
rushed to a pulp. It is supposed he
went under the car from the side for
4helter from :he rain and being stu
pified by drink. or possibly overcome
by sleep. he lay there undisturbed
Intil the cars were shifted over him
some time during the night. The
tramp gave his name as Frank A.
Brooks. of Richmond. He asserts
that after the car wheels passed over
him two men lifted him from the
rack an(l left him there.
Very Low Excursion Rates.
Via the Southern railway to the
Kansas City, Mo.--Sou:hern Bap
:ist convention: May 7oth-17th, 1905.
Rate one first class fare plus 5o cents
For round trip. Tickets on sale May
7 to ii inclusive; final limit May
St. Louis, Mo.-National Baptist
Anniversary, May 16-24, 1905: Rate
ne first class fare plus 25 cents for
round trip. Tickets on sale May 14
-i6. with final limit May 27th, 1905.
Asheville. N. C.-South Atlantic
issionary Conference, May 17-21st,
!905. Rate one first class fare plus
5 cents for the round trip. Tickets
on sale May 16. 17th: final limit May
r \\'orth. Texas-Gencral As
S-my it:.erii irvshyterian church
'rI 18-26th. 1905. Rate one first
as fare pius $2.00 for round trip.
fickets on sale May 15th, j6th. 17th:
inal limit May 31st. 1905.
Toronto. Ont.-International Sun
lay School association, June 20-27,
,9o5. Rate one first class fare plus
;o cents for round trip. Tickets on
ale June 19, 20, 22, 23. 1905; limit
utne 3oth, 1905.
Hot Springs, Va.-Southern Hard
are Jobbers association June 6-9,
905. Rate one first class fare plus
5 cents for round trip. Tickets on
ale June 3, 4. 5: final limit June 13th,
Savannah, Ga.-National Travel
rs Protective association of America.
ay 16-23, 1905. Rate one first class
are pis 50 cents for round trip.
fickets on sale May 13-14:h; final
imit May 26th, 1905.
Sa;annah, Ga.-Fourth Annual
'ournament Southern Golf associa
ion, May 9-13, 1905. Rate one first
lass fare plus twenty-five cents for
ound trip. Tickets on sale May 7,
9. 1905; limited May 15th, 1905.
The Southern railway is the mos:
irect line to all of the above points.
peratifrg Pullman sleeping cars, high
ack vestibule coaches, with superb
ining car service.
For detailed information apply to
ny ticket agent this company, or
R. WV. Hunt,
Division Passenger Agent,
Charleston, S. C.
133sN, of Bennettsville, S. C., a
f the South Carolina Legislature,
n to " The Field," the Conway,
aighest possible praise of
il Co. Sept. 8, 1904, that his daughter, Miss8
i Rhemaim that at other medicines sad
0 Cto ar. " S6e could net walk a sep," he
Srea from pain. From the week she begsa
.ered sad is new sbaolutely cared of ihis
a!ris, your remedy :s a speciis, and I canact
iss lted evrtecr hat a .e ws
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