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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More of Lees Interest Con
densed Outside the State.
The school children of Pueblo.
Col., presented President Roosevelt
with a "big stick" during the stop of
his special train there on Friday. The
president spoke -briefly.
The saloons and cigar stores of St.
Louis were closed on Sunday, the au
thorities having decided upon a strict
enforcement of the law requiring
stores to be closed on Sunday.
Hardy Watkins, a negro. was in
dicted at Evergreen, Ala.. on Satur
day, charged with the murder of his
wife by throwing her on a burning
brush heap, and holding her there un
til life was nearly extinct.
Hon. Alton B. Parker deli- -red
the principal address at the Jeff-rson
day banquet in New 'I-ork on Thurs
day and Hoin. William Jennings
Bryan delivered the principal address
at the Jefferson day banquet in Chi
The largest deal of oil ever made
in the south took plce on Friday,
Messrs. Carnes, Bass & Bencken
stein, of Beaumont. purchasing from
Messrs. Laertel & Caffery, of Frank
lin, 1.75o.ooo barrels of oil in storage
at Jennings. The sale gave the pur
chasers a total of 3,ooo.ooo barrels in
storage at Jennings.
Secretary Hester's weekly cotton
statement, issued from New Orleans
on Friday, shows for the 14 days of
April an increase over last year of
359,ooo and an increase over the same
period year before last of 259.9oo. For
the 226 days of the season that had
elapsed the aggregate was ahead of
the same days of last year 1,785.000
and ahead of the same days year be
fore last 1,351,003.
Mrs. S. W. Vidler, wife bf a news
paper man, shot and killed Mrs. H. C.
Douglas..of Colorado Springs, in the
National hotel in Cripple. Colo.. on
Thursday. Mrs. Vidler. very much
excited, rapped on the door of a room
in which were Mr. Vidler and Mrs.
Douglas. .Mr. Vidler opened the
door. His wife pushed by him and
before she could be disarmed shot
Mrs. Douglas in the breast. Mr. and
Mrs. Vidler were arrested. The
couple, who have three children. have
been separated. Mr. Vidler says Mrs.
Douglas had told him she was a di
The largest bequest ever made by a
colored person to Tuskeget institute,
Booker Washington's school at Tus
kegee. Ala.. was recorded in New
York when the will of Mary E. Shaw.
-of Philadelphia. was- probated. It
bequeathed $38,ooo to the institution.
Over three years ago Samuel
Greason was convicted in Reading,
Pa., of murder, the wife of the dead
man testifying that Greason had as
sisted her to kill her husband. On
the eve of the date fixed for the ex
ecution of both, the woman declared
that the man was ':nnocent, and appli
cation was made for a new trial for
him on her confession.
While on her way to her regular
station at Washington from Florida
waters, the president's yacht Sylph,
which had been left at Jacksonville
by Mrs. Roosevelt and children, met
with an accident, her starboard en
genen exploding and badly -,calding
1ro men. She was towed to Nor
joIk, Va. The commander of the
S0yIph said that while the yacht was
lying at anchorage displaying signals
of distress the United Fruit comn
pany's steamer Oteri passed and re
ipsed to give assistance. The yacht
was compelled to remain at anchor
all night until picked up by the El
In the eightieth year of its career
anid on the anniversary of the birth
of Thomas Jefferson, its illustrious
founder, the University of Virginia
em Thursday inaugurated its first
president, Dr. Edwin Anderson Al
derman. Announcement was made at
&e banquet .hat John D. Rockefel
Ier had given $ioo,ooo to the universi
15 "to found a school of education to
Ie called the Curry Memorial School
of Education of the University of
Virginia, in commemoration of the
great and disinterested services of
Dr. Curry in behalf of popular edu
caionn in the south."
-OUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Con- f
densed Throughout the State. d
Four hundred bales of cotton were
burned in a warehouse in Lancasteron
A destructive fire raged in the town e
of Cheraw on Saturday night. burning
to the ground several large stores in
the business section.
Gen. F. 'M. Bamberg died suddenly
at his home in Bamberg on Thursday
afternoon. He was 67 years of age.
A movement has been instituted by,
the ladies and business men of Green.
wood to form a civic improvement
league in that city.
Aaron Williams, colored, who
would have been hanged at Camden
this month for the rape of Mrs. Em
ma Laiey last year. was on Thurs
day granted a new trial, on the
streng:h of after-discovered evidence.
Martin Molony. a 16-year-old lad.
fell against a rapidly revolving saw
at the mill of his uncle, H. L. Struth
ers, in Florence county on Friday
afternoon and was instantly killed,
his head and body being painfully cut.
The lad had just arrived from Phil
adelphia to visit his uncle.
A repor: from Batesburg states a
that no damage was done the peach 1
and other fruit crops on the Ridgc
by the recent cold snap, and that the k
prospects for a large-crop of peaches
and plums are very good. The grow
ing of peaches has become a large (
industry on the Ridge, and has been
proven profitable. f
Mr. P. I. Welles, of Columbia, has
just been elected vice-president and I
general manager of the Union and
Glenn Springs railroad, but will con- P
tinue to reside in Columbia. The I
Union and Glenn Springs railroad is a
line nearing completion, running from b
Buffalo to a poin: on the Seaboard
Air Linc near Broad river. t
Don't be led ol
the New Goods, l'
guarantee to han
right. Why we c2
our expenses, tax
inal. Come andi
ures, weights, etc
We wish to call your a1
Spring and Summer Got
A dollar expended with us will do <
We offer the trade our best efforts i:
best. The prices the lowest for the b
We offer somle dainty Mercerized
in price from xoc. to Sc. yd.
We have nice line Knickerbock Sui
Dimities, Ducks, DeLaines and other
are dreams for waists or dresses. Spr
Riverside Plaids, Southern Silks, Che
Our Shoes are built to wear. Ouri
sell Groceries. Get prices and see sty
S. S. Bi.r
J. Maxwell Cobb. only son of Dr.
nd Mrs. B. XV. Cobb, of Greenwood,
;as perhaps fatally injured by a fall
rom a step-ladder in that city on Fri
ay afternoon. He .vas standing on
he top step of the ladder adjusting
ome wires in the pool room of the
)regon hotel, and lost his balance.
alling backwards, and either striking
iis head on the hard floor or on the
dge of the pool table near him.
W. 0. Bailes. the ex-notary public
vhose marriage bureau above Fort
dill received considerable notice in
he press some months ago and
vhose commission was subsequently
evoked by Governor Heyward, was
.rrested on the charge of assault and
iattery with intent to kill on the per
on of his cousin. Edward Bailes. 25
ears old. Edward Bailes is a broth
r of V. 0. Bailes's wife, and the dii
iculty seems to have arisen in a dis
ute in regard to the woman.
Alec Vandiver Ray, a Spartanbuig
auper. aged 84 years made a des
erate attempt to kill himself near the
ounty parish last week. He was
ou-d lying on the ground near the
arish church, bleeding from self-in
licted wounds in the legs, throat and
,bdomen. When crried to the par
sh he said that he had tired of life.
rieving about his little grand-child
rom whom he was separated when
rought to the poor house a month
go. He gave the keeper $1 to give
is grand-child and said that he would
ie. Ray used an ordinary pocket
nife in stabbing himself.
Difference Between Them.
atholic Standard and Times.
"I understand," said the tourist
rom the East. "there was some dif
erence today between Big Bill and
"They's considerable difference," re
lied the native. "Bill's alive and
"res, but what was the difference
etween them that led to the killing?"
"Bill was quicker on the trigger
han Red, that's all."
f by loud, long
Tnents. We have
Jew Prices, and
die you exactly
mn sell cheapest,
es, &c., are nom
ee for yourself.
ariteed - meas
ttention to our line of
louble duty. Try it.
n selections. The styles are the
~aistings, Skirtings, &c., ranging
tings, Brousse Stripes, Callalettes,
dress goods. Our Tussob Silks
-ing and Summer Prints 5c. yd.
viots, Cottonades, &c.
ien's Shirts are beauties. We
les. Yours anxious to please,
Don't you think it is about time to
ge: you a new wagon before that old
one breaks down at a time when you
need it most. Better come now and
get one from us. We sell the right
kind, strong and durable. Made for
use on roads where they don't use
road machirMry. Our prices are right
Perhaps i: is a buggy you want.
Well we have them too. Nice, sty
lish vehicles. See and price them be
fore you buy. You won't miss it if
you buy from us.
Gee. 0, Davennort.
TO THE CREDITORS OF H. V.
Newberry, S. C., April 6th, 1905.
Mr. H. V. Taylor having made a
deed of assignment to me there will
be a meeting of the creditors in my
office at Newberry C. H., S. C., on
Saturday, the 15th day of April1905, at
1i o'clock A. M., for the appointemnt
of an agent of the creditors.
Cole. L. Blease,
Millinery. Dress Goods! Notions!
We invite one and all to in
spect our fine line of
Our goods are prettier and
cheaper than ever, and it will
be to your interest to come and
MRS. S. W. CAL.MES,
Prosperity, S. C.
Organized 1868 on the "Old Line" P
But by Reason of its Peculiar L
POINTS OF SUPERIORITY
The Pacific Mutual Life Insui
The premium rates are moderate.
The dividend earnings are exception
holder annually after first year.
The only Policy issued by any comp
amount of insurance may increase annm
The only Policy issued which for e
a ue in 20 years, equal to all the premi
The Only Whole Life Policy writte
life insurance for more than face value
The Only 20-Payment Life Policy is
vides that it shall be automatically paid
of the insured.
The Pacific Nutual's Policyholders
that furnished by any other Company.
If an Agent offers to sell you a poli<
estimates) greater than ours. Call on<
saple policy at your age.
ROBERT NORRIS, (
Office over Postoffice.
Whenever you start out on a s
* This plan will save you many
time. If we haven't just what
* We shall not urge you to buy,
goods as soon as you can. It i
every way to make selections 1:
Why use gelatine and
spend hours soaking,
and coloring when \
produces better results in two minutes?
Everything inthe package. Simply addhn.
wate- and set to cool It's perfection. Asur
prise to the housewife. 1u trouble, lessex
pense. Try it to-day. Flavors: Lemon.
Orange, Strawberry, Raspberry, Chocolate
and Cherry. At grocers. 10c.
TEH A N
"H ow wdould You punctuate this sentence?'
LIasked the teacher of grammar and urhetoriC:
"'AS John opened the -book thre alv&douwfar
bills evidentiy qlwced there by is couil But
tered out fom betwen the "Se "n Were
upby the breezey
. think professor. It o would allo me
sho WR nmke a dash aIMer 41e bIlW'sad- h
a pile of
I Have you zv.er read, or do you know where
thee is a little story better than the above?
for LITTLE STORIES
-bright sa ' , anecdotes and short
verses. We ot care where ou find them
-only the must be good. we are search
thougt the world's literature for the
!everwritten-and we 'want you to help
find them. you may have just what we
want in a scrap book or it may be in your
pocket-book right now.
Hundreds Of Prizes including io Piles Of
silver dollars as high as the first ten wmnnerS.
You have just as good a chance as anyone.
Look tor a ClIppig To-day
The only condition is t you must be a
subscriber to the National Magazine. Send
twenty-five 2cstamps for six months sub
scriptfi thlppang and yourname wil
JOE CHAPPLE, Editor
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gal Organization the Strongest.
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?ance Company of California.
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ny which showys on its face how the
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rtain kinds andl aqes provides a cash
rs paid with interest,
which automatically provides paid-.up
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sued which, according to its terms, pro
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ze provided with security superior to
Buy the Best.
, ask him to show you guarantees (not
rwrite to us and we will give you a
me'l Agt. for S. C., Newberry, S. C.
N AND SEE:
hopping tour comne here first.O
unnecessary steps and much*
you want then look elsewhere.*
bt we do wish you to see our*
qill be to your advantage e
efore +he final rush begins
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