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GENERAL NEWS NOTES. I
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Throught the World.
A prominent young farmer of near 1
Rocky Ford, Ga., was shot near the i
heart, while riding in his buggy, and
killed instantly. A negro woman, I
who is alleged to have fired the shot, r
Mrs. Francis B. Cooley aird her
children, of Hartford, Conn., have
presented to the Center church of that
city a gift of $Ioo,ooo for a parish
house and a site on which to build.
President Roosevelt will receive the I
degree of LL. D., from Clark Uni- v
versity, June 21, when he goes to at- f
tend the commencement at the uni- t
Menzel, the famous Berlin painter, fi
who has just died at the age of go, $
left aside from his sketch books, s
about 5,ooo drawing in black and col
ors. These are valued at I,ooo,ooo c
marks and the Prussian government a
has the first bid. p
A St. Petersburg dispatch says that b
the Russian government has shown a
that is has not weakened in its hour a
of disaster and that the Czar is de- c
termined to carry the war forward, t]
having taken precautions for checking c
the revolution which now confronts n
the empire. n
George Clevenger, a young white d
man of Nacogdoches, Texas, was P
killed by Rob Davis, a negro, who q
was captured- and placed in jail. The r
-dispute arose over five cents and the
shot followed. Clevenger is the third S
member of his family to be shot and 0
killed in the last three years. f(
Tolstoi has given up reading news- r,
papers, but has his friends tell him the n
news. He sepnds much time roaming c
in the wods. He has entirely recov- e
ered from the result of his fall from
a horse, and his health is better than tl
it has been for a long time. S
There is not on earth a locality in
which figs grow with greater abun- tl
dance and of better quality than in J
South Texas, says the Dallas News, a
yet, strange to say, no attention is a
given to preserve the fruit for market. S
A fig orchard would cost but little. te
The tree is enduring and subject to F
few diseases. Nothing more profita
ble could be engaged in. t
There is at least on government of- d
ficial who earns his pay. His name is t,
Bright, and he is a commissioner em- e
ployed to investigate the emptying of 'I
the Chicago drainage canal into thee
Mississippi river. The other day he ,
filed in the Supreme court of the Uni- s
ted States his first report. It was a
brief document of 4,480,000 words,
-covering 7,975 pages. This, it is said,
is the most voluminous document ever
filed in the court. As to whether it is
luminous or not is another question. t
The soil of Cuba is extremely fruit
ful. Cabbages there are so large that
heads weighing twenty pounds each a
The horse supply of the world isa
about eighty million animals. In Eu.
rope there are forty million, in North
and South America twe:.'ity-five mil-e
lion, in Asia eleven milliam, in Aus
tralia two million and in Africa one
million and a quarter.
The remains of some sand that had i4
been carted from Lytle Creek into fl
San Bernardino, Cal., for building \
purposes yielded $I5 worth of gold c
to a prospector whose experienced t
eye had noted the metal's glitter as he t
was passing it. t
Ayes Island, in the West Indies, d
has been annexed to the British em
pire. It is rarely visited and little
known. Its total length is three
quarters of a mile and as it rises only
about 12 to 14 feet above the sea it is
not noticeable even by day util closely
* Chinese newspapers, owing to .the
cheap quality of paper used and to the
low price of labor, both literary and
mechan'ical are issued at an extremely
small figure. The price of the ordi
nary Shanghai journal is four cash,
or about one-fifth of a cent.
-. At a service held by the department
of religion at the World's fair on a
Sunday in September a Chicago Jew
ish rabbi made this statement: "The
Sabbath is, and has been, the work
ing man's salvation. We may differ
on the mannr of its observance, but
its essential importance and its di
vine mission in the universal scheme
of things can not be ignored."
A field of sweet potatoes, 175 acres
in extent, will be one of the sights in
oration which converts sweet pota
oes into flour is setting out more
han 2.ooo,ooo plants. T-Zhe flour is
!sed in the manufacture of conday.
t could also be used for producing a
ie to rival "ye olde fashioned" pum
:in pie. if the people generally knew
ts possibilities in this direction.
A thrifty Jersey farmer across the
-udson from New York has started a
ew industry. This farmer, who owns
large field not far from Fort Lee,
nd which abounds in dandelions, sits
,t the sole entrance to the field on I
;unday and exacts a fee of five cents
or each person who enters to pick
landelions. His sons and daughters
:eep a close watch for small boys
-ho may seek to clamber over the
ence. An alarm is at once raised and
ie intruder summarily ejected. One
f his neighbors estimated that the
eld would yield a revenue of at least
io a Sunday during the dandelion
The London Lancet finds that the
hesnut is the most digestible nut, h
nd can not only take the place of the j
otato, as in France, where chesnuts, y
oiled and mashed like potatoes, make
delicious dish, but in reality they
re a more perfect form of food. Ae.
ording to the Lancet's analysis of v<
ie potato and the chestnut, the latter
ontains less water, more proteid,
tore fat and starch, but less mineral
iatter than the potato, and is more v
igestible than the latter. Like the r(
ta, also, is nutritive and digestive V
ualities are greatest when baked or P
A great demonstration occurred in
t. Petersburg on Sunday evening,
nly five thousand persons clamored
>r a funeral march in memory of the
cent sailors who lost their lives in
aval disaster, in the sea of Japan, the
rowd was finally dispersed by a re
aforcement of the police.
Another disastrous fire occurred in
ie retail district of Knoxville on
There will be a week of play war in d
ie Chesapeake Bay beginning on L
une iI. The divisions of Baltimore ic
nd Washington will be tested, an
ttack being made by sixteen war i
hips. Joint exercises, as they are r
rmed, will begin with an attack on
ortress Monroe. ti
Gen. H. V. Boynton president of c
ie Chickamauga Park Commission
ied on Saturday, the remains were
ken to Washington where the fun-.
ral will occur on Wednesday or
The birthday of Jefferson Davis
ras celebrated in many places of the
outh on Saturday.(
Hon. Hoke Smith ihas announced
fat he will become a candidate for
overnor of Georgia.
It has been announced that the con-t
coversy between Alexander and (
[yde in the affairs of the Equitable b
ife Assurance society is at an end, t
nd that these two gentlemen have t
oncluded a defensive and offensive
liance. The basis of this agreement
s reported to be that they should in
uture devote themselves to the inter
st of the life insurance and keep
Vall street out of the affairs of the
King Edward of England and Pres
lent Roosevelt have decl:ned to sign
essages of the United Confederate
eterans, when they met in Louisville
n June 14. The invitation to sign
1e messages was given by th'e secre
try of the executive committee of
ae reunion and in both instances
Miss Laura C. C. Pederson, thet
irst woman in the world to be madea
an honorary meriber of the Danishf
Ship Captains' society of Copenhagen,
receivedi that distinction recently int
recognit'on of ther bravery in saving
the lives of thirty people when the
steamer Norge foundered off the
:oast of Scotland last year. She is a
-esident of Chicago.
A woman always retains a large
corner in her heart for her first love.
About the only reason a woman has
for marrying a man is-because.
True politness requires more at
:enion to the feelings of others than)
Lo mere forms. I1
There is hardly anything easier
than~ not to get along with your wife
if you think you are master of your
>wn home. -
When the cook will always let a
man have h'ot water to shave he can't
see what grounds his wife has to be
Special Rates Via A. C. L.
Special train service and through
fulman cars will be operated from
:onivi-nt points. For other informa
ion see the agent, or consult "The
Confederate Veteran's Reunion
ouisville, Ky., June 14 to 16, 1903.
)ne cent per mile for distance trav
led, plus 25 cents. Rate from New
>erry, S. C., $10.95 via Atlanta for
he round trip. Tickets on sale June
2 to 15, with finai limit June 19. Ex
ension of final limit to July io, may
e obtained by depositing tickets with
oint Agent, Louisville, and payment
f fee of 5o cents on each ticket.
Whightsville Beach, N. C.-On ac
ount of Summer School, June 15 to
I, 1905. Tickets to Wilmington, N.
., will be sold June 14, to 17, with
nal limit June 24, for one first class
are, plus 25 cents, for the round trip.
ate from Newberry to Wilmington,
. C., and return, $7.33.
-or any other information write H.
f. Emerson, Traffic Manager, or W.
. Craig, General Passenger Agent,
Vilmington, N. C
An almost sure way not to get di
rced is not to get married.
The Southern railway announces
ry low rates to Louisville, Ky., and
turn; on account of the Confederate
eterans Reunion, from the following
Blacksburg ....... 10-15
Spartanburg.. .. .. .. 9.55
Greenville .. .. .. .. 10.20
Columbia ..1...... 1.45
Equally as low rates from other
Tickets on sale June 10-13, inclu
ve; final limit to June 19, i9o5. An
ctension may be -had to July io, by
positing ticket with joint agent at
ouisville, and upon payment of a
,e of 5o cents.
Side trips from Louisville to points
L Kentucky can be made at very low
For full information as to rates,
me tables and Pullman reservation,
nsult agents of Southern railway,
r R. W. Hunt,
D. P. A., Charleston, S. C.
Notice is hereby given that we, the
ury Commissioners for Newberry
ounty, S. C., will on the 9th day of
une, 1905, at 9 o'clock a. in., in the
fice of the Clerk of Court, openly
nd publicly draw thirty-six jurors
o serve as petit jurymen for the
ourt of General Sessions for New
erry County, S. C., beginning on
he 26th day of June, 1905, and con
inuing for one week.
Jno. L. Epps,
Wmn. W. Cromer,
Jno. C. Goggans,
May 25, 1905.
~OLLEGE OF CHARLESTON
Ch:arleston, S. C.
Entrance examinations will be held
a the county court house on Friday,
uly 7. at 9 a. mn. One free tuition
cholarship to each county oi South
arolina awarded by the zounty supt.
>f education and the judge of probate.
oard and furnished room at Dormi
ory. $i0 a maonth. All candidates for
dmission are permitted to compete
or vacant Boyce Scholarships which
>ay 1oo a year. For further informa
ion and catalogue, address
Harrison Randolph, President.
We will insure your Frame
) elling for only sixty cents on
he hundred dollars, (not ex
osed), or better still, one dol
ar and eighty cents for five
rears. Good business people
nsure their property, why
lon't you? Insurance on stock
md store buildings also,
HOLMES & McFALL,
Fire insurance Agents.
As To Life
It might be well for those who are
thinking of taking out a life insurance
policy to read the following extracts
from a talk to the agents of the Pacific
Have you stopped to consider what a
gem you have in your hands in the
Ideal policy of the Pacific?
Do you realize what it means to offer
a man life, health and accident in one
policy and to add to that, payment of
the principal of the policy for perma
Where can you find such a policy?
Who has it for sale?
Who can compete with you for a
Did you ever think that one might
need insurance money more in life
than in death?
How many thousands lose their in
surance through inability to pay pre
miums caused by accident or sickness?
How can you insure your insured I
when wages stop and expenses in- I
How can one buy medicine and food i
and pay doctor bil and insurance pre- i
miums while sick with fever or laid up I
with a broken leg?
How can he provide for his family I
and himself for a long series of years
if he becomes totally and permanently
disabled by accident or through illness?
The ideal policy answers all these
questions, solves all these problems.
It costs less money than life and ae
:ident combined, and life and health
ombined, and it gives the full benefit c
)f each and adds full payment during
life of the face of the policy for total i
md permanent disability.
It pays the face value to the family 4
ROBERT NORRIS, C
Office over Postoffice.
MILLINERY, DRY GO(
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to us. We can give you
Do you need a new dri
us. We can fit you up ii
Do you need Collars,
etc., etc. If so, we ha
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A wonderfully capable
built on the Kodak p1
satisfy experienced p:
simple that children <
Loads in dayli
Fitted with menisc
with iris diaphragm a
Full description in Ka
at any photographic
in case of death. It pays a weekly
sum to the insured in case he is hurt
and cannot work. It pays a weekl
sum to him if he is sick and compelled
to stay at home. It furnishes money
to pay the premiums on his policy whie
he is hurt or sick and this insures his
lIy to be paid to his family should
fIlly die of accident or illness.
It pays him his whole insurance in
ten equal installments should he from
accident or sickness be totally disabled
)r lose his hands or his feet or his eye
tprovides for him and his family
whe he recovers from an accident;
it takes care of him and his dear ones
while he lies tossing on a sick bed; it
asuies the payment of the prfemium
)n his policy so that he can feel secure
n the payment of the face of his policy
;hould he finally fail to recover; it pro
rides for his comfort, the education of
2is children and preservation of his
iome for ten years after he is disabled,
wd if he dies before the ten years for
;he payment of any balance that has
iot been received in the years he has
iad his annual pqyments.
It cares for him and the fampy, in
emorary ills, in permanent ion
md mn deaLth.
Where can you find such a seller as
hat? Where can your acquaintances,
pe,n hbors and patrons find
And remember there is no extra
barge for the permanent di
ndth acien adhealth t
ached for less than the regular Ost.
Are you not overlooking your own
ten. Agt. for S. C.,
Newberry, S. C.
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