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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout the World.
An explosion of fire damp in a
\Veish coal mine. Wales, killed 126
A Powder mill near Baltimore was
blown up Monday night, causing two
deaths and a number of injuries.
Rev. William H. Russell. of New
Jersey. a 'Methodist revivalist. aged
8I was married to a woman of 46 last
In an explosion of dynamite near
New Cumberland. Ga.. Sunday morn
ing, eight men were blown to pieces.
and two others were injured.
A man in WVilmington says he has
invented a perpetual motion machine.
He will ship the machine to Wash
ington to convince the president.
The thr ne of Norway has been
offered to Prince Karl of Denmark,
second son of King Christian. It is
not known whether he will accept.
The "\Valter Scott Special," on the
Sante Fe railroad, has made a record
run across the continent. The train
travelled 2.244 miles in 44 hours and
Lightning struck a grocery store in
the small town of Sweetwater. Tenn.,
Sunday, and before the fire could be
extinguished $60.000 worth of prop
erty was destroyed.
Two saloons were blown up at
Iola, Kansas, Monday. in the heart
of the business section of the city.
The damages are estimated $oo,ooo.
It was the work of a temperance re
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout the State.
Anderson will have a Fireman's
tournamen't sometime in August.
Colclough Stukes, a negro. was con
victed in Sumter Monday for the
murder of D. E. Welles. Scukes will
hang August i8th.
At the Orangeburg district confer
ence of the Methodist church, south,
recently held at Elloree, the dispen
sary was denounced.
The city of Florence will soon have
electric cars, application having been
made to the city council for a fran
Mr. G. Heyward Mahon was re
elected mayor of Greenville in the
recent election held in that city. He
had no opposition..
A head end collision of two freight
trains occurred on the Southern be
tween Tyron, N. C., and Landrum
Tuesday. Two men were injured
and 12 cars were demolished.
Mr. Andrew Wallace, of Columbia,
and Mr. Jno. WV. Glenn got in a fight
at Wallaceville Tuesday., in which
Wallace got a bullet wound in his hip.
The wound is not serious. An old
quarrel was the cause of the difficulty.
The engineers appointed by the city
council of Charleston to investigate
Goose Creek water. have made an
unfavorable report. Charleston has
been troubled for some time with the
Isadore Thompson. of Greenville.
wvas granted a pardon by the govern
or Tuesday. Thomipson was given a
life sentence in 1903 for the murder
of a man who seduced his daughter,
The petition was signed by the most
prominent women of Greenville.
Mr. Robert Dargan, formerly pres
ident of the Independent Oil comipa
ny, and also of the Darlington Trust
company, committed suicide by
drinking carbolic acid, in Darlington
Tuesday night. Shortnes- .f ae
counts isat:ributed f' r his ac tfn
Alr. Vernon Netties. aged 21, 50on
* . Rev. Hiram Nettle:.. (comnmitte(
suicide in Camden Tuesday. by shoot
ing himself in the head with a histol
The only cause assigned for the act
was that he was reprimanded by hih
father two dlays b)eI(ore.
Barbecue at Mt. Bethel.
I will give a barbecue at Mt. Bethe:
on Wednesday, July 26th. There wil:
be speaking there on that day. and(
all invited to come. Good dinner.
S. T Cromer.
ENROUTE TO CANADA.
A Delegate to the International Su
day School Convention Tells of
A Delightful Trip.
' I dreamed not then that e're the rol
Had tilled its circle, I should wond<
In musing awe: should treat this wot
See all its store of inland worl,
Iln one vast volume down Nigara
Where the blue hills of old Toront
Their evening shadows o'er Ontario
So wrote Thomas Moore concerr
ing Toronto. denominated by Can,
dians. Of this beautiful and well goi
erned city, I had often heard and reat
t, note her princely palaces, to enjo
her varied attractions, to worship i
her stately churches, to mingle wit
her lovely people-this scribe had i(
n}any moons been longing.
And so we set our face toward
Toranto, with goodly and congeni;
company. to attend the great Intei
national Sunday School conventioi
which was to be held June 23-27.
Mais, pardonez, if I had you i
obeyance, reader, for the nonce 'cht
I may tell you something of the tri
except that I will say that the cot
vention met the expectation of th
most sanguine and those who ha
never attended, its like before suffere
no disappointment. How otherwis
when planned for, and worked fo
and prayed for, by the mighty arm
of earnest co-workers over land an
sea, and almost throughout the glob'
As a convention it reached the cl
max as to attendance, very near 2,0c
delegates having registered. and
venture to say it was fraught with
blessing for every intelligent deli
gate and interested visitor.
Our journey was made under fi
vorable conditions. Some of the ele<
of the earth, at least this big slice c
it which we regard so great-our ow
state-had expressed a wish to go an
so our representative capacity of 3
was in evidence, credentials in hand
and right honorably, too, did the
In view of diverging lines it wa
deemed wise not to attempt mobil
zation nearer than Norfolk or Bait
more, and so several groups wer
for ,ied from several starting point
which later on were consolidated.
From Columbia a large party of u.
left, going over the Seaboard linet
Portsmouth. Mr. Burrough, G. P. A
of the Seaboard met us and showed'.
every courtesy, going with us as f
as the terminus of his road. Ever
arrangement for our comfort ha
been made and so, without acciderz
or delay, we sped along through fe1
tile fields and redolent pine forest:
over brook and rivulet and throng
ravine, reaching our destinatios
Portsmouth on time to be transferre
to the "Alabama," which safel
brought us the next morning to Bait:
more-the queen city of our southlan<
Success so far, it was very clear tht
even greater pleasures were in stor
for us, for with us was Mr. A. G. Lew
isS. P. A.. of the Baltimore and Ohi<
planned for the comfort and happ
ness of all on board the good shi
that carried us so safely over th
bosom of the deep but placid water
of the Chesapeake Bay. Mr. Lewi
w. painstaking and patient, and ai<
ed me greatly in carrying to success
fel completion the plans I had pr<
jcted weeks ahead. I feel very muc
indebted to Mr. Lewis for his obligin
atentions, for by reason of his a<
(cmantance with the higher officia
of -he Lehigh Valley railroad, evet
c .:r:esy was accord1ed u.,. arnd t!
re-t ni t j~i urney was loo ked aft<
-I-rsena::e. The trip ny the bt
was much en.i' yed, the air was
balmy, and refreshing after a lor
ho: day ride. The cruise was excelle1
and satisfying. Whether it was an:s
et' because of the dleep water(not
'f us can swim with boots on)
tha:'t loved ones a! home wvere absori
ing thought and causing the pensi
nmtenance. we dare tnot venture
Vrt Ad vet there were ot her'. n
er:-uV :nclined. the white ca]
a f'amy deep. the ioy' us welcanr
hose white-winged emi'saries. 1
-ashingz waves at fore and afn.1
<iiance, these separately or c",mbined.
seemed to charn- away all fear, as
- peals o: laughter and innocent chat
ter were heard far into the evening,
until well-nigh midnight admonishe"
the traveller to withdraw himself to
- his berth for rest and quietude. \Wha?
repose to be sure one enjoys, who
r wearily closes eyelids which refuse to
be opened. the languor that the salt
air gives, causing him blissfully to
dream of "life on the ocean waves a
:s home on the ocean deep."
But the scene changes. "A new pic
s :ure we show to you mentally. A
storm at sea! Tired nature's sweet
, restorer to me was coquettish or su
perficial at least that nigh:, and for
' he 'consideration I have no com
plaints. Had Morpheus claimed me
1 and chained me for that matter. how
ct'uld have I looked - ut of my cabin
-windu v to enj,'y the storm though
I: awful and blinding at times? Re
y juicing at this privilege for an hour
n my eyes beheld most vivid fashes
't of electricity and m: ears were alive
,r to the cannonading of the storm
cloud. But had He not all of us in
s His safe keeping. He, who formed the
I earth and the sea and planned -all
things in the councils of eternity?
, Why be frightened. 0, soul, thought 1
I. and every tremer quailed and
n cowering fear was vanquished, and
it th bright gleams of safety from
p guanalle and every quarter were pres
i- ent and plentiful. But where was S
e during all this scene of dazling electric
d splendor? Sleep on, oh slumberer,
d "a little more sleep, and a little more
,e slumber," but awake that you may
r, have one glimpse of The awe inspir
y ing scene, I call in vain, and all alone
d must experience a scene that even
e. yet is vividly photographed upon
e The storm is past, a few hours of
I reclining, until suddenly aroused by
a sound of bell announcing breakfast
on the boat, and rushing hither and
thither quickened footsteps tell me
that we are about to land, and so we
:t hasten, and all is well, and we bid
> adieu to the "Alabama," with bless
n ings on her for her comforts and her
6 The ever accommodating Mr. Lew
- is. pilots us from boat to cabs and we
y hie us to the station of the B. and 0.
Here we spend half a day, some vis
s iting the parks, some the great hos
i- pitals, some the universities.
We are awakened to new scenes,
e 'the clanging noise of trolly car, the
s strident "speel" of the huckster, the
wvell-nigh breathless tourist wishing
s for the next train, the din of "frenzied
a finance," the ever ready ,proposition
., of the never dying transfer-man, the
s :ransformation is real. Here we meet
r the remainder of our party and here
y we consult and council together, but
d of that we hope to tell later on.
WiW. E. Pelham.
3, A girl seldom refuses to eat corn
h. -from 'the cob unless she has store
d Dishonest grocers resort to legal
i. Jokes on marriage are funny only to
. those who are not married.
t When the landlord raises the rent
e he expects the tenant to raise it also.
' WVe will furnish a first class barbe
cue at Mr. Perry Halfacre's mill on
e Saudy, July 22, 1905. Arrange
~ments wvill be made for the usual en
s joyments of all present. Cooking will
be tunder the best arrangements.
J. D. H. Kibler,
D. E. Halfacre.
Countyr Sunday School Convention.
-On account of* the county Sunday
chool conventioni at Colony church
20t and 21st., the C., N. & L.
e rc:rad announces tha t they will
r ,:op their train No. 22 leaving here
h a:8:35a. m. anid No. 2T due here at
y :S.; p m. at Colony church on the
~o ai've dates for the accommodation
g of those wishin'g to attend this con
t Iven:ion. Round trip fare 42 cents.
:i- For further information call on
til J. WV. Denning, Agent.
to The patrons of Mr. Bethel school
n No. 2 t,wn1sAip (desire :o employ a
>s teacher for seven months. Salary
me $.Oo per month. All applications
e must be sent to
me J. C. S. Brown,
a- Tno. S. Ruff.
The undersigned will elect a teac
.r for Union Academy on July i
1905, at a salary of $30 per mont
Applications must be sent to the u
dersigne_d at Prosperity. S. C.
L. I. Feagle,
M. C. Moore,
Jno J. Kinard.
The trustees of Dead Fall Scho
,vill elect a teacher on Saturday, Ju
15. Male teacher preferred. Sala
$35.oo or $40 per month. Term sevi
nonths. Applications received by t]
B. L. Dominick,
R. S. Boozer,
Newberry S. C.. R. F. D. No. 4.
J. W. Crouch,
We will insure your Frarr
D welling for only sixty cents c
:he hundred dollars, (not e:
Dosed), or better still, one dc
ar and eighty cents for fis
ears. Good business peop
nsure their property, wi
on't you? Insurance on sto<
and store buildings also,
HOLMES & McFALL,
Fire Insurance Agents.
Splendid location. Health r,
year. High grade of work. Hil
,onservatory advantages in Mt
Elocution. Hot water heat. E
Remarkable health record; or
lose personal attention to the he
>upil. High standard of scholai
>ublic occasions. CHARGES V
24th Annual Session will be3
iddress, REV. J. M.
ABOUT THAT I
What? Haven't yoi
tress yet? Well, you
This store makes a s
tresses. an item of hc
onsider of the greate
get ary kind of Mattr
September Ist we w
Cranite Front Store o
until we move we ar
been sold in Newberr
This is "The
It makes a woman knit her brows
h- when her husband tells the childrerc
h. Sonic men do right only because
n- they are too cowardly to do wrong.
Our Fail stock wili
1y soon arrive, and in ord
r er to make room for it
le we will offer you a line
of Box Paper for one
half the regular price.
This paper is perfect
in every respect and
worth every cent of the
1 regular price, but is
e sacrificed to m ake
room for other goods,.
1- Those who have need
'e of paper should take
l advantage of this sale
M e' Boot Stow.
.sort. Over 2oo boarding pupils last
rh standard of culture and social life.
sic. Advanced courses in Art and.
lectric lights and other modern in
ly one death among pupils in 23 years.
alth and social development of every
-ship. All pr.pils dress alile on all
in Sept. 13th, 1905. For catalogue.
RHODES, A. M.,
PRESIDENT, Littleton, N. C:.
WEW MAT TRESS!
.t decided about that Mat
had better hurry up.
pecial business of Mati
use furnishing that we
~st importance. You can
ess here and at any price.
ill move to R. C. Williams'
n Main street From now
e going to sell new and
cheaper than it has ever
y. Give us a trial.