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SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout the State.
Mr. Milliken has presented his side
~_ the Milliken and Lucas fight. He
denies any legal contract to sell Mr.
Lucas any stock cf the Laurens Cot
ton mill. He admits that he bought
-some stock at $200 a share, and claims
hat he had a right to do so.
A bloody riot occurred on the Au
gusta and Aiken trolley line, on Sat
irday night, in which one man lost his
life, and four others were wounded.
Some eight or ten took part in the
shooting, and about forty shots were
fired. There were eighty-seven pas
-sengers on board, and several receiv
ed bullets through their hats. The
.bring was at close range, and the
swonder is that mor people were not
'killed. The row started on the car
between Maxie Boyd, and a negro
'named Charles Willis. Boyd was
drinking. Among the mortally
wounded is E. R. Fishburn, the con
On Saturday night, George Wash
ington, a negro shot and killed, Rich
ie Johnson, another negro, in Berke
Mrs. J. D. Deas, died suddenly in
Camden on Sunday morning. She
was a Miss Richardson from Claren
don, and closely related to Gov. Rich
'The state summer school opened at
('Clemson college yesterday. The pros
pect is for the largest and best summer
school South Carolina has ever had.
The State Teachers association will
- -meet at Clemson college June 9. An
interesting programme has been ar
The petitioners for the election on
' dispensary question in Sjartanburg
county, have handed in list with 2600
names. There are about 7000 voters
Petitions to vote out the dispensary
are being circulated in Darlington,
Greenville, York, Oconee, and Wil
Arrangements are beging made to
.hold farmers institutes this summer in
-the counties of the state during the
.period between July 29 and August
=5. Citizens whod esire an institute
'held in their community are 'invited
at send an application to the president
mnot later than June 20. The institute
at Clemson will begin Augst 8th, and
:ontinue one week.
-Simp Nipper, a negro about twenty
years old, shot and killed a negro boy
about eight years old, six miles from
Johnson, Sunday morning. The boy
mud his younger sis:er wvere playing
onP the road side when Nipper came
-.zp -ith a bucket and the 'boy said,
'Sins what would you do if any body
ztrck your bucket. Nipper replied,
:trK.ke-would put a thirty-two in him.
Th-e~ ;itle negro' said. "put onem
-me," and Nipper pulled his pistol and
.fred. the~*o-1) entering the left breast.
: 'Pit:tman. a special ofnicer in a
rml village in Greenville, killed Geo.
Em-ns .osn Saturday at midnight. and
mittrrcan is painfuily wounded.. Pitt
-man was attempting to arrest Burns
:and Rigdon. when the two men made
--murderous assault on him. Rigdon!
--seized him and held him, while Burns
.slahed him with a knife. Pittman is
-ihe hero of a celebrated fight with
Tevenule officers. at Cox'g bridge inl
iBetram & Willard's Entertaiment
Coming Friday Night, June 23.
The Ladies Home Mission and Par
-sonage Aid society of the Central M.
E. church are pleased to announce
-fhat they ha.ve secured Mr. Fred. H.
-Decker & Co's beautiful moving pic
tnre with the new cameragraph enter
rainment for the night of June 23rd.
This entertainment is handled
thrcugh the south by Messrs. Ber
-cram and Willard who are so well and
favorably remembered in Newberry
and who have kindly consentd to its
stopping to present this exhibition as
Mr. Decker goes further south to pre
sent it at a number of the leading
'hautauqua's. It will be presented
in connection with some of our best
local singers wvho will render th sac
Ted songs appropriate to the religious
program which has been decided upon~
rand accompanied with the beautiful
GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More or Less Interest Con,
densed Throught the World.
The death of Beriah Wilkins, edi
tor and owner, of the Washington
Post, will involve no chanb. in the
paper. Its control passes to the two
sons. John F. and Robert C. Wil
A break in the 4S inch, high pres
sure water main, in Park Avenue,
near 42nd street in New York, on
Sunday, resulted in the flooding of
the block just below the Grand Cen
trai station, the street car tunnel, and
the subway, the stoppage of traffic on
the subway for many hours, serious
damage to under grounil road, and
great danger to many passengers.
The loss is estimated at $zoo,ooo.
The leak in the cotton statistics fur
nished by the department of agricul
ture is being investigated as thorough
ly as possible, by Secretary Wilson.
John Hyde, the statistician of the de
partment of agriculture, who left this
country a few days ago for Europe,
has been directed to returr: to the
United States as early as possible.
Secretary Wilson says there is not
he slightest suspicion against Mr.
Ayde, but that he prefers that he be
at his office it this time.
A regular daily train has been put
on between New York and Chicago,
by the Pennsylvania railroad which
covers the distance in eighteen hours.
The fastest mile was covered in forty
Southern Railway Excursions.
The Southern railway will sell
round trip tickets to the following
points for special occasions:
Niagara Falls, N. Y., Ancient Ara
bic Order of Mystic Shriners, Im
proved Council, June 20-23 , 1905
Rate: one fare, plus $1.oo for round
trip, from all points.
Toronto, Ont., Account of Inter
national Sunday School association,
June 20-27, 1905. Rate on certificate
Calhoun, S. C., South Carolina
State Summer School, June 21, July
19, z9o5. Rate: one first class fare,
Dress is sometimes a matter of
form and form is often a matter of
A wise doctor always gives a pa4
tient something to brace him up be
fore presenting his bill.
plus 25 cents, for round trip from~
all points in South Carolina.
Athens, Ga., Summer School, June
27 to July 28, 19o5. Rate: one first
class fare plus 25 cents for round
Knoxville, Tenn., Summer School,
IJune 20 to July 28, 19o5. Rate: one
fare plus 25 cents for round trip.
Nashville, Tenn., Peabody Summer
School and Vanderbilt Bibical In
stiute, June 14 to August 9, 1905.
Rate: one fare pius 25 cents for round
Asheville, N. C., Annual Confer
Ience Y. M. C: A.. June 9-25- Rate:
one fare plus 25 cents for round trip.
Asheville, N. C.. Conference of
oung People's Missionary associa
tion. June 25 to July 2, 1905. Rate:
one fare plus 25 cents for round trip.
Denver, Col., Account International
Epworth League convention. Rate
very low, and will be given on appli
Asbury Park, N. J., A.ccount of Na
tional Educational association, July
3-7. Rate very low and will be given
Baltimore, Md., Account of the
United Society of Christian Endeavor
Inter-national convention, July 5-10,
had the most pronounced success all
through the north, east and wvest. H-is
machine being one of the most expen
sive and a special feature being the
absence of any flicker. The religious
pragram consisting of the "Life and
Passion of Christ" and "Tissot's Fain
ous Paintings" have been dec'ded up
on which with the beautiful scngs
rendered by our local singers to the
accompaniment of the illustrated pic.
tures will furnish an unusually higi
class, instructive and fine entertain
ment. Prices of admission will be
general admission 35 cents, childrez
25 cents, reserved seats 5o cents. Pro.
1905- . Rate: one first class fare, plus
$1.oo for round trip.
Buffalo, N. Y., Annual meel:ing of
the Grand Lodge of B. P. O. Elks,
July 11-15, 1905. Rate: one first class
fare, plus $1.oo for round trip.
The Southern railway czn ofer
many other attractive rates. For
full information consrlt any ticket
agent. or R. W. Hunt,
D. P. A., Charleston, S. C.
Confederate Veterans Reunion.
The Confederate Veterans Reun
ion will be held in Louisville, Ky.,
For this occasion we are organiz
ing a party to move via the Atlantic
Coast Line to Richmond and Chesa
peake & Ohio railway to Louisville,
Ky. The route selected will afford
many advantages to the old soldiers
and to the tourist in general, as it
leads through the historic battle field
section around Petersburg and Rich
mond, Va., and over the beautiful
scenic route of the Chesapeake &
For the convenience of the party
through Pullman cars will be arrang
ed to start from Florence, S. C., and
Wilmington, N. C., serving these and
intermediate points. One of these
cars will leave Florence on train. No.
40, Monday, June 12th, at 9.45 a. m.,
being transferred promptly to the C.
& O. Ry., at Richmond and arriving
at Louisville 8.oo p. m., Tuesday night
The secaond car will leave Florence
on train No. 32, Monday night, June
12th, and will reach Lbuisville at I1.oo
a. m., Wednesday, June 14th. The
third car will leave Wilmington, N.
C., on train No. 48, at 9.oo a. M.,
Monday, June 12th, and will reach
Louisville at 8.00 p. m., Tuesday, June
The rates per double berth in Pull
man cars to Louisville, Ky. will 'be as
folows: from Florence, S. C., $4.50.
Tickets will be placed on sale June
10, II, 12, and 13, with final limit to
leave Louisville June 19th. Original
purchasers of these tickets may se
cure an extension of final limit by de
positing tickets with Joseph Richard
son, special Agent, Clay Building,
Southeast Corner Third and Main
streets, between the hours of 8.0o a.
m., and 8.0o p. in., June zoth to 19th,
inclusive, and upon payment of fee of
50 cents per ticket at time of deposit.
Said extension will enable purchaset
to leave Louisivlle on any date until
midnight of July ioth.
The rate from Florence, S. C., is
We have arranged for stop-overs
at Richmond, Petersburg, White Sul
phur Springs and Covington, Va., (for
Hot Springs, Va)., within the final
limit of ticket. This will prove an1
WV. E. Kyle, Special Agent. will
personally accompany the party tu
see to their comfort.
Parties desiring reservations ori
either of the cars from Florence. S. C.
should communicate promptly with
WV. E. Kyle, Special Agent, Fayettes
ville, N. C. For reservation on the
W \ilmington car, communicate with
J. S. Hartsell, Traveling Passenger
Agent. Goldsboro, N. C.
WV. E. Kyle.
I Fayetteville, N. C.
IJ. S. Hartsell,
Traveling Pasenger Agent.
Goldsboro, N. C.
Charlesta! at Wstern Iaro11n Ry
(Schedule in Effe:t April i6 10
ZSo- 52. Daily.
Lv. Newberry............1236 p. mi.
Ar. Laurens .. . . .. . . .. - 50 p.m D
No. 2. Daily.
Lv. Laurens.. ........ .So p. m.
Ar. Greenwoo-:d.........~.. 2.46 p. m.
Ar. Augusta........ ....--5.20 p m.
Ar. Anderson ........ ... .7.10 p. m.
No. 42. Daily.
Lv. Augusta................ -.-- 2 35 p. m
Ar. Allendale...................--. 4 o . m.
Ar. Fairfax... ... ....... ....------ 4.41 p. mi
Ar. Charleston.........................-- 7 40 p. m
Ar. Beaufort.................-... .... 6.30 p. m
Ar. Port Royal.................... 6.40 p. mn
Ar. Savannah...............---.--- 6.4. p. mD
Ar. wavcross........ .........----1000 P. ni
Ar. Jacksonville.. ............
No. 1. Daily.
L:. Laurens........ ...----. ------- 2.07 p. fl
Ar. Spartanburg .............--.....-.23 P. a
I No. 52. No. 87.
Daily. Ex. Suri
Lv. Laurens............. 2 09 p. mi. S.oo a. mi
Ar. Greenville ... ... ......3.2 p. mn. 10o 20 a. mi
Through Pullman Car Service between At
gusta and Jacksonville, Fla.
.H. GASQUE. Agt., Laurens. S. C.
jEO. T. BRYAN, Gen'l Agt., Greenville. S. C.
RNEST WILLIAMS,Gen'lPass. Agt Augusta.
C. EM ERON, Traffic Manager. Ga
New Business actually p
Premiums Collected -
Excess over the same pel
Death Claims paid - -
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF YORK.
Personally appeared before me
J. H. Miller, who, being duly
sworn, deposes and says that he
is Cashier of the Branch Office
of the Equitable Life, at Rock
Hill, S. C., and that the above
figures are correct, being taken
from the books at the close of
business May 1st, 1905.
J. H. MILLER,
Sworn to before me this 11th
day of May, 1905.
C. L. COBB,
MORAL:Insure in the
MORAL: T'"' er S
W. J. Roddey, Maoa
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S ENDING MAY 1, 1905.
aid for - - $973,548.00
- - - - 179,126.48
'iod of 1904 10,949.79
. - - - 133,029.20
Under date of May 1st,1905,
"The number of policies issued
by the Society for the month of
April, 1905, is more than one
thousand in excess of the num
ber issued in April one year ago.
Our actual paid business thus far
this year is almost exactly $5,000,
000 ahead of the paid business of
the first four months of last year.
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