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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout the World.
Booker T. Washington has been
elected president of the National
Negro Business league.
Nine persons were killed, one fa
tally injured and thirteen more or
less seriously injured in a collision be
tween a street car filled with a merry
party, and a freight train on the
Butte, Anaconda and Pacific railroad,
near Butte, Montana, Sunday night.
B. M. Beebe, a cement financier of
Los Angeles, Cal., shot and instant
ly killed his half sister, shot four
times at another sister and then kill
:himself. Beebe objected 'ro his sis
ters receiving attention of young men
and he shot them because they refused
to comply with his wishes.
Julius T. Landsberg. of Savannah,
Ga., and a conductor on the Seaboard
Air Line, was snot and killed Monday
by William S. Sims, because the
conductor had put 'him off the train
Saturday. Sims escaped and he has
not been heard from since.
While out rowing on Rock river,
near Geneseo, Ill., Herman Meling
and Ben Brooks, two young boys,
thinking the water was shallow tried
to scare two young ladies with them
by throwing them into the water.
The young ladies scrambling back,
threatened to throw the young men
overboard. The young men jumped
out of the boat into the water and
Reports from all the American con
suls indicate that the boycott is wan
ing. except in Shangh-ai, where it is
Mrs. Henry Blackshire, of Parkers
burg, W. Va., has been found guilty
of hiring two men to kill her hus
band and has been sentenced for three
The sugar famine brought on by the
quarentine against freigh-t from New
Orleans is getting to be a serious
matter in Nashville, Tenn. This is
the first time in years the sugar sup
ply has been short in Nashville.
A feud battle occurred Sunday near
Alice station, Tenn.. in which Fred
erick Miller and son. John. and Fed
Johnson were killed and Henry Mil
ler, another son, was dangerously
wounded. A feud war has raged be
tween the Miller and the Rawlings
for over twenty years.
Owing to the inability of Engi
neer D. L. Reig to control his brakes
an excursion train from Kingston.
N. C.. bound for Norfolk. VTa., plung
ed through an open draw in a bridge
over the Elizabeth river eight miles
from Norfolk, Thursday afternoon,
about 30 negroes and two white per
sons were killed and drowned.
The man supposed to have mur
dered William Pate, of Racine, Wis.,
a young chaffeuer, who was found
dead in a lonely road last November,
has been arrested.
Dr. Lyman Hall. president of the
Georgia School of Technology at At
lanta, Ga., and one of the best known
of southern educators, died at Ashe
ville. N. C., Wednesday nigh: after
a lingering illness.
WV. T. Boyd, a traveling man, was
struck in the head with a hatchet
Friday morning by Dr. W. E. An
derson, a prominent business man in
L ebanon, Va. The cause of the trag
e dv is not known, but Dr. Anderson
has been declared to be a person of
usudmind and has been sent to
an asylum. Mr. Boyd is not ex
pecred to recover.
Two small infernal machines were
sent to prominent men in New York
City Friday. Jacob H. Schiff, a bank
er was the target for one, and the
other one was directed to the office of
the American Smelting and Refining
company. The machines were near
ly alike, being packed in little wood
en boxes about six inches long, but
containing very dangerous explosives.
The packages were suspected and
they were accordingly turned over to
the police, who removed the con
tenms without any- expinsion occuring.
The Japanese government is nego
tiating with the Krupps for fresh or
ders of armour plate and guns.
It is simply impossible to get any
month out of twelve to live up to
the magazine poetry that is writrten
A man would rather even go to
church than be kept in the house by
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout the State.
Geo. B. McCombs, ex-Mayor, oi
New Brookland. T. D. Mitchell. for
merly town policeman, and M. L.
Fox have been found guilty of tam
pering with the election returns of
th-e municipal election held at New
Brookland last May. The three men
are now in jail.
Two negro women were drowned
Thursday night by the capsizing of a
small boat en route from CharlesEon
to James Island. The boat was in
charge of two men, who managed to
The jury in the case of John Clegg.
indicted for murder, returned a ver
dict of not guilty Thursday. The
testimony showed that the defendant
was crazed with drink and did not
know that he killed his own son.
The city of Georgetown will soon
have electric cars, a franchise having
been granted to the Georgetown
While crossing the tracks at Pee
Dee station Friday night, Elijah Mc
Rea was caught by an incoming train
and very seriously injured. It is re
ported that three of the negro's ribs
were broken, and the indications are
that he sustained internal injuries.
A Hobo, Yet A Hero.
St. Louis Star.
The saving of four lives, doomed to
death in a burning hotel in a Minne
sota town is the magnificent record
which distinguishes him from hiis
fellow wanderers; and, for that mat
ter, from the great mass of his fellow
men. He was attempting to rescue
still others when the flames cut him
off and compelled him to abandon
Not the least interesting thing
about This unknown hero was his re
fusal to say anything about -himself
except to give his name and to state
that he had been put off a freight
train late at night. He did not mar
tlhe splendor of his deed by vain talk.
To him Ehe event was a simple
matter. He realized at once the very
great danger to -the inmates of the
hotel and, as a matter of course, gave
himself to the work of rescue.
Simple? Yes, but how many of us
would - have done what this tramp
did? He crawled up the stairs on
his iblands and knees and groped aboutc
in smoke so dense that the occupants
were overcome and, at the greatest
risk to his own life, carried them
down one at a time. He did this
endangered; without the inspiration
which. come frim the knowledge that
anxious hearts are placing their whole
dependence in the rescuer's courage
without the incentive that comes
from personal regard for The ones
He did it because he is the hero
that he proved himself to be. Not
for a long time has the country wit
nessed a better sample of unselfis'h
service and true heroism.
NOTICE TO STOCKHOLDERS.
Notice is hereby given to the stock
holders of The Pomaria Oil Mill,
that by order of the board of direc
tors a meetng of the stockholders
will be hold at the said mill at 2.
maria, S. C. on thc T3 day of Septem
ber a' .t 3'clock a. m. to consider a
reso;ution to authorize the presidlent
to borrow thirteen thousand do"..-si
for the Po~maria Oil Mill, and to se
cure the same by executing its bond
and mortage of its franchises and
property,- real and personal. All stock
holder,. are urged to be present in per
son ur by proxy.
Ben. M. Serzler, President.
Reduced Rates For Your dummer
Vacation via Southern Railway.
The Southern Railway company
now has on sale summer excursion
tickets to a great many mountain and
seashore resorts. Until September 30
:hese tickets will be on sale daily good
returning until October 31.
The following rates will apply from
Newberry to a few of these points,
other points in proportion:
Chick Springs. S. C., $4-45.
Saluda, N. C., $6.oo.
Tryon, N. C.. $3.6o.
Fiat Rock. N. C., $6.30.
Lake Toxaway, N. C., $9-30.
H- end ernnllN _$6..
Brevard, N. C., $7.90.
Asheville, N. C., $7.05.
Hot Springs, N. C., $8.oo.
Xalhalla, S. C.. $5.60.
Seneca, S. C., $5.20.
Isle of Palms, S. C., $7.90.
Sullivan's Island, S. C., $7.90.
i For rates to other points, schedules
-nd stop overs, etc., phone or call on
J. P. Sheely. Agent.
Season Tickets Via. C., N. & L.
The Columbia, Newberry and Laur.
.ns railroad offers Season Tickets to
the following points, limited until
October 31st, 1905:
Asheville, N. C. $7.05
Alexander . '7-35
Flat Rook 6.30
Hot Springs 8.oo
Lake Waccamaw 9-30
Carolina Beach 11-55
Isle of Palms 7.90
Sullivans Island 7.90
Cross Hill 1.95
Glenn Springs 4-45
Parties wishing to purchase tickets
to points beyond Spartanburg will
please notify me before the trains are
due, that'I may arrange to have tick
ets ready on their arrival.
For schedules or further informa
tion phone or write,
J. W. Denning, Agent.
Week End Rates via Southern Ry.
Effective Saturday June 3rd and
continuing to and inc111di:g Septem
ber 3rd 905 we will sell round trip
tickets continous passag%- in each di
rection for all Saturday trains and
Sunday morning train, good returning
leaving destination not later than
Tuesday following date of the sale at
rates as follows:
Anderson, S. C., $2.40.
WValhalla, S. C., $3.40.
Chick Springs, S. C., $2.75.
Tyron, N. C., $3.85.
Saluda, N. C., $3.85.
Hendersonville, N. C., $3.85.
Asheville, N. C., $3.85.
Spartanbu.rg, S. C., $2.10.
Greenville, S. C., $2.1o.
White Stone, S. C., $2.10.
Union, S. C., $1.85.
Charleston, S. C., $5.15
.Isle of Palms, S. C. $5.15
Tybee, Ga., $515
For further infcrmation phone or!
J. P. Sheely,
D.R. Ni. Kennedy,
Newberry, - - S. C.
OVER NATIONAL BANK.
(Schedule in Effect April 16, 1905.)
. o. 52. Daily.
Lv. Newberry.. ..........12.36 p. mn.
Ar. Laurens ...... ... ...--1.50 p. mn
No. 2. Daily.
Lv. Laurens............ ..5 p. m.
Ar. Greenwood............ 2.46 p. mn.
Ar. Augusta........-..... -5.20 p. in.
Ar. Anderson............ 7.10 p. in.
No. 42. Daily.
Lv. Augusta..................-..2.35 p. in.
Ar. A11endale......................... .. 4 30 p. mn.
Ar. Fairfax . . . . ................4.41 p. mn.
Ar. Charleston..............7.40 p. mn.
r. Beau for............. ........... . . 0S p. mn
r. Port Royal............... .....6.40 p. mn
Ar. Savannah.......... ........-...6.45 p. mn.
Ar. waveross ............ .............. 10.00 p. in.
Ar. Tacksonvinle................. ............-.
No i. Daily.
Lv. Laut ens. . ...............-----.---. 2.07 p. mn
Ar. Spartanburg.....................-..3.20 p. mn.
No. 52. No. 87.
Daily. Ex. Sun
Lv. L.aurens............. 2 9 p. mn. S.oo a. mn.
a.r. Greenville ... .. ..-. .. -3.25 p. mn. 10 20 a. mn.
Through Pullman Car Service between Au.
gusta and Jacksonville, Fla.
H. G.\SQ2. Agt., LAurenls, S. C.
EO T. BRYAN. GCU-i M. G -e tri ie S. .9 ?
RN EST wILLIAMIS,GenlPass. Agt Augu
A FRESH LINE
Cream of Wheat, Quaker
Postum, Heinze's Sweet
Olives, also Stuffed Olives,
Cans, Cream de Mint, Fren<
Crabs, Shrimps, Lobsters.
Fish Balls, Roast Mutto
prices, Veal Loaf, Ham
Roast Beef, Kingan's Reli.
fast Strips, Smoked Meat,
Ice Cream, Baker's and
Coco, Coffee from 15c. to %
Tea, Cream Cheese and Pi
Geo. D. Da
Phone 1 10,
* Whenever you start out on a shoppi
This plan will save you many unni
time. if we haven't just what you
We shall not urge you to buy, but V
V-goods as soon as you can. It will 1
every way'to make selections before
0 MAYES' DRU(
AIR LINE - F
NORTH SOUTH -0 I
Two Daily Pullman Vestibu
Between SOUTH and
The Best Rates and Route
Via Richmond and W-a:
Norfolk and Steamers.
Louis, Chicago, New (
Points South and Southwest
and Jacksonville and all
- PoSSITIVELy THE SHORTES
j"'For detailed information, ra
man reservations, etc., appiy to
board Air Line Railway, or Jos.
Passenger Agent, Columbia, S.
C. F. STEWART, AssI.
W. L BURROUGRS,Trav. Pat
THE SOUTH'S GREA TEST SYSTE
UNEXCELLED DINING CAR SER
CONVENIENT SCHEDULES ON A
WINTER TOURISTS' RATES are
For full information as to rates, routes,
Raiw i Ticket Agent, or
R. W. HUNT. Di.
Oats, Grape Nuts,
and Sour Pickles,
White Cherries in
:h Sardines, Deviled
Lunch Tongue, Cod
rn, Salmons at all
Loaf, Chipped and
able Hams, Break
Junket Tablets for
15c. per lb., Tetley's
ng tour come here first. *
ecessary steps and much
want then look elsewhere. *
re do wish you to see our@
>e to your advantage fn
the final rush begins.
EAST -- WEST.
led Limited Trains
LO all Eastern Cities
shington, or via
)rleans, and All
soints in Florida
r LINE BETWEEN
tes, schedules, Pull
any agent of The Sea
WV. ?tewart. Traveling
Gieni. Pass. Agt.,
is. Agt.Colubia S C
CARS ON ALL THROU GH
.LL LOCAL TRAINS.
now in effect to all Florida
etc.; consult nearest Southern
vision Passenger Agent,