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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More of Less Interest Con
densed Outside the State.
Governor Fraz;er has been elected
United States senator from Tennes
see, to succeed :he late Senator Wm.
Alton B. Parker has given out the
statement that he will not consider
any proposition to return to the
bench of New York.
Eight or nine lives were lost, a
number of houses -ere destroyed and
other property was damaged by a cy
clone which swept across the south
ern part of Randolph county, Ala.,
A freight train on the Atlanta,
Knoxville and Northern was wrecked
near Jellico Junction. Tenn., on Tues
day. The engineer and fireman were
caught beneath the engine and roast
ed to death.
Andrew M. Griscom, of Philadel
phia, who disappeared from Philadel
phia several weeks ago and was sup
posed to be in Europe. committed sui
cide on March 19 by jumping over
board at sea from the steamer Min
The consolidation of the Southern
Cotton association and the National
Cotton association has been announc
ed. ~The National has been doing
work in Texas on lines similar to
those of the Southern. From now on
the work will be carried on by the
A dispatch from St. Petersburg,
Texas, says that Thomas Hayes shot
and mortatlly wounded Charles Mor
gan, instantly killed Roy Bess, then
returnel home and told his young
wife what he had done, after which
he locked himself in a closet and blew
out his brains. The cause of the trag
edy is unknown.
By the explosion of a boiler in the
large shoe manufacturing establish
ment of the R. B. Grover company,
in Brockton. Mass.. on Monday
night, probably one hundred persons
lost their lives, and it seems probable
that but fourteen bodies will be buri
ed with their identity positively es
tablished. The explosion was im
mediately followed by fire, which
consumed the structure. There we re
many daring deeds of heroism a.nd
Congregationai ministers repre
s.enting Boston and various sections
of New England have forwarded to
the American board of commission
ers for foreign missions a protest
against the acceptance by the board
of $roo,ooo from oJhn D. Rockefeller.
on the ground that the Standard Oil
company, of which Mr. Rockefeller is
head, "stands before the public under
repeated and recent indictments in
specific terms for methods which are
"OUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout the State.
Two negroes, one of whom had
small-pox, escaped from the Marion
jail on Monday night.
Mr. James L. Tribble, one of the
best known lawyers of the state, died
at his home in Anderson at an early
hour on Tuesday morning.
It is reported from Spartanburg
that the sale of tickets to the May
Music festival at Converse college
has broken all records for the same
period so far.
Charlie McLindon, colored, was
shot and killed at Dillon on Monday
afternoon by Cleve Atkinson, white.
There had been bad feeling between
the parties for some weeks.
The building of the Char
leston and Summerville electric
railway seems now definitely
assured, a bond for $1,ooo,o00
having been filed to secure the issue
Mrs. Louise Rainey and Mr. John
Swaney, of Charlotte, were married
in Rock Hill on Sunday. The couple
drove the distance of 25 miles to Rock
Hill, and after the wedding started
to drive back, making a drive of 50
milIes to bring about their union.
A real estate and improvement
-o-an has been organized in
ratesburg t- hande real e .tate and
to develop the natural resources of
the C um-.mltY. One of the first steps
will be the erection, ()I an ther :ourist
hotel at a cost (f about $25.000.
Furman universitv. at Greenville. is
to have a Carnegie library. The un
versitv is enabled to take advantage
of Mr. Carnegie'z generosity through
the handsome gift of $25.000 from a
South Carolina friend. The name of
this friend has not been disclosed.
At the invitation of President Pell,
of Converse college,. and President
Snyder, of Wofford college. Mr.
Robert C. Odgen and his party of
northern educators who will attend
the Southern Educational conference
in Columbia will visit Spartanburg on
Saturday. April 29. The northerners
will go to Greenville from Columbia
on the night of April 28.
F. V. McDonald. a Scotch immi
grant. who has bought a farm in- the
lower part of Richland county and
settled there, was held up by two
negroes near his home late Monday
night and beaten and robbed. The
negroes have the idea. he thinks, that
the immigrants will come here and
"run them away," as he expressed
The Meanest of All.
Warrior (Ala..) Breeze.
There is probably no place on
earth better than a country newspa
per office to learn how many kinds of
people there are. Some get huffy if
a statement is sent, others will not
pay until they receive a statement.
Some will pay without a statement
and others won't pay whether a state
ment is sent or not. Some thought
they owed more and some thought
they didn't owe so much. Some say
they couldn't get along without the
paper, and others say it 'don't amount
to much. But the meanest, scrub
b.et in the list is the man who takes
it until he is shut off for nonpayment
and then spends all his time explain
ing how he used to take "the thing"
but stopped because it was "no
HON. J. P.
-has voluntarily wri
S. C., newspaper, th
He writes the Bobbitt Chen
K[ate Gibson, had a terrible cas
many doctors had tried i
writes. " and would cry and
to use Rheumnacide she iri
S terrible disease. For Rhet
praise it toe highly. My wi
sdrewhat I hare written, se
Th sonly one of thousands of a
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Write BOBBITT CHEMICAL CC
Sold by Gilder, Weeks &
We wish to call your a
Spring and Summer Gc
A dollar expended with us will do
We offer the trade our best efforts
est. The prices the lowest for the
We offer some dainty Mert..erized'
n price from roc. to Soc. yd.
We have nice line Knickerbock St
imities, Ducks, DeLaines and othei
re dreams for waists or dresses. Sj
iverside Plaids, Southern Silks, Ch
Our Shoes are built to wear. Our
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Very Low Excursion Rates.
Via the Southern railway to the
Kansas City, Mo.-Southern Bap
tist convention: May Ioth-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
one first class fare plus 25 cents for
round trip. Tickets on sale May 14
j5--6, with final limit May 27th, 1905.
Asheville. N. C.-South Atlantic
Missionary Conference, May 17-21St,
i9o5. Rate one first class fare plus
25 cents for the round trip. Tickets
on sale May 16, 17th; final limit May
Fort Worth, Texas-General As
sembly Southern Presbyterian church
May 18-26th. i9o5. Rate one first
class fare plus $2.00 for round trip.
Tickets on sale May i5th, 16th, 17th;
final limit May 31st, 1905.
Toronto. Ont.-International Sun
day School association, June 20-27,
.90;. Rate one first class fare plus
go cents for round trip. Tickets on
sale June 19, 20, 22, 23. 1905; limit
June 30th. 1905.
Hot Springs. Va.-Southern Hard
ware Jobbers association June 6-9,
1905. Rate one first class farL plus
25 cents for round trip. Tickets on
sale June 3. 4. 5: final limit June 13th.
Savannah, Ga.-National Travel
ers Protective association of America,
May 16-23. 1905. Rate one first class
fare plus 5o cents for round trip.
Tickets on sale May 13-14th; final
limit May 26th, 1905.
Saannah, Ga.-Fourth Annual
Tournament Southern Golf associa
tion. May 9-13. 1905. Rate one first
class fare plus twenty-five cents for
round trip. Tickets on sale May 7,
8. 9. 1905; limited May i;th, 1905.
The Southern railway is the most
direct line to all of the above points,
operating Pullman sleeping cars, high
back vestibule coaches, with superb
dining car service.
For detailed information apply to
any ticket agent this company, or
R. W. Hunt,
Division Passenger Agent,
Charleston, S. C.
GIBsoN, of Bennettsville, S. C., a
r of the South Carolina Legislature,
~ten to " The Field," the Conway,
highest possible praise of
ical Co., sept. 8, 1904, that his dauthter, Mis
eof Rheumatism that all other medicines and
ia to cure. "She could not walk a step," he
Iscream from pain. From the week she began
iproved, ad is now absolutely cured of this
muatism, your remedy is a specific, and I cannot
ec Is so elated over the cure that she wishes te
she adds her name-Maggie L. Gibson."
arvlous cures wrought by this wonderful dis
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dress goods. Our Tussob Silks
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eviots, Cottonades, 8:c.
men's Shirts are beauties. We
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