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CAUSE O TRAGEDY
TOLD AT INQUEST
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Mr. Coleman shot twice.
Q. Could vou swear that Mr. Cole
man shot twice?
A. No. sir; I will not.
Q. We want just what you know
A. I woulidn't swear that he did.
Rev. J. A. Carson was another eye
witness, who had aiso seen the two
men in the store a few minutes before
Harry Sample testified as follows:
Mr. Blease, he drove up the road and
told me to come out and hold his
horse and I got out there in the bug
gy and Mr. Coleman had to come to
the front or something and Mr. Blease
come to the front and told me to take
his horse on to the stable and go by
his office and leave an umbrella and
some things. I came back and was
sitting in front of the drug store and
heard them talking, and directly Mr.
Coleman came out and was walking
down the sidewalk and I heard Mr.
Blease say something in there and :he
came out and shot and Mr. Coleman
looked at him and run, and Mr. Blease
shot again and as Mr. Coleman got
to the corner it looked like he turned
with his face back this way and he fell
on his hands and I seen a pistol about
that long (indicating), and he turned
it in Mr. Blease's face and tried to
shoot and I thought he did once
The pistol was pointed my way and
I dropped in a pavement place there."
Q. When Mr. Coltman fell what
did Mr. Blease do?
A. Just run after him.
Q. Which way did he go (Mr.
A. He ran rig'ht to the corner and
throwed his pistol down and com
menced shooting and Dan Smith come
Q. . Do you know of any shots be
ing fired except those you saw Mr.
A. I think Mr. Coleman fired once.
W. D. Berry testified to being in
the store Friday and heard Coleman
and Blease talking. Didn't suspect
any 'crouble. Heard Blease say, "She
'has confessed" and Coleman replied.
"What if she has, damn you, wha:
are you going to do about it?" Wit
ness didn't know what he referred :o
and went away. The other testimony
was not important.
The jury, after a brief deliberation
returned a verdict that "Joe Ben Cole
man came to his death from gunshot
wounds inflicted at the hands of E.
Application for bail will be made
on Monday before Associate Justice
Gary in accordance with an agree
ment with Solicitor Cooper, already
had. Numbers of people visited Mr.
Blease at the jail today and express
ed their sympa:hy for him.
Reflections Of A Bachelor.
The joyous seasons of life are
There is no use knowing so much
that nobody can appreciate i:.
You can always be popular with
women by making t'hem believe
you think they are with men.
The best way to teach your wife
not to take your change out of your
pockets is never to have any.
A man has an idea his collar but
ton would never get lost under the
bureau if he did not have a wife and
Getting rich. is not what it is ad
vertised to be in the prospectuses.
The more poetry there is in The
r courtship the more prose there is
Sin the married life.
The way to make a girl think she
ipretty is to tell her all the other
ones are not.
The state board of education met at
Columbia and confirmed the awards
of scholarships in the various state
educational institutions already made
by the county boards.
SOME OF THE REAL ESTATE
Stocks, Bonds and Etc. For Sale By
Rowland G Spearman& Company.
We are now preparing our October
special circular consisting of the va
rious properties for sale This circu
lar will be distributed all througdh the
NORTH and WEST. If you have
anv Busine. Home. La::d. Farms.
Stocks. Bonds. or Mortgages for sale r
we woui )e gIad to advertise them in I
this special free of charge. Remem
ber this free adver:ising does not cost
you one cent. Come or write to us I
If von are in need of anything. just If
stop and think one moment. We sell
more Real Estate, Stock. etc. in I
one week than all the other agents in 1
the Town of Newberry in go days. r
We are the People to look for. We s
take your name, wants and keep our
our eyes open for you.
No. roo 250 acres. Known as the
Hackert place. Not over nine miles C
from Greenwood, S. C. Public road
running through the place. A good
dwelling & etc. (Ask about this.) h
No. 46 1300 acres. This proper
ty is twelve miles from Newberry. b
and nine miles from Whitmire, S. C.
A public school two miles, all of 9
these points are reached by good pub- $
lic hard roads. The farm is on the
Newberry R. F. D. Of the total
acrepge there are 4oo in fine timber
land, 400 under cultivation, and 400 1
more that can be cultivated. There s
is a meadow land of 75 acres fenced V
in for pasture. THE soil is clay and s
loam with clay subsoil. There are 8
settlements on the place, one three
room cottage on each. A 5 room
dwelling, 8 horse stable 30 X 6o feet. b
We will sell with this farm if it is
desired 8 mules, 4 wagons and farm
implements. The water supply is g
fine, 3 wells, 4 springs and a large )
creek running through the e 'ire S
plantation. $8.50 per acre. 0
No. 23 200 acres. Three and one
half'miles from Greenwood, S. C. on .
the Cokesbury road. 7 room house, i
only 4 years old. Land level, branch
runs through the place, good well. b
good neighborhood, fine orchard, t
school and church near. $20.00 per
No. 210 288 1-2 acres. Level loam
and clay land. 140 in N.vberry and
r48 in Lexington county. 75 acres
good pine timber land, 125 acres undcr
cultiva'cion and 75 more that can be
cultivated. Plenty of well, spring and
branch water. One 7 room dwelling
large barn. two good tenant houses.d
The towns of Pomaria and Peak are
each. four miles, St. Johns Lutheran b
church is three miles, public 'chool 2
miles. $8-5o per acre.
No. 22 roo acres. 4 1-2 miles from
G-eenwood on the Sou. Ry near Dead
Fall, two tenant houses. two wells,
plenty of wood, the dwelling is a lit
tle old timey but could be put in good
rep for a small sum. Easy terms.
$I.5.oo per acre.
No. 108 112 acres. 5 miles from
Coronaca on the Saluda river, 25 acres
fine bottom land will produce 50 to
75 bushels of corn per acre. Some
upland and timber, a 3 room housee
and a good well of water.
No. 17 300 acres. 1-2 mile from
Jalapa. So C. Land a little rolling but
not enough to hurt. House, Barn and
stables. Good well of water. Near
school. This property is known as
thte old McWhirter place. Mr. S. B.
Aunll of Jalapa will show you over the
place. $1o.oo per acre.
No. 714 83 acres. Near Maybim:>~n.
unimproved, all in fine pines. S5.oo
No. 81 A iine S room two story
dwelling with 17 acreS. 3 acres ofa
which is in the town of Newberry.
Which gives access to free schools.
The lands are the finest kind. Tenantb
houses that rent for $22 per month.c
Good wells and a big brauch runs
through the place. A big bargain in
this property at $4,200.oo nlot one cent
Store-Room For Sale.
No. 1 One two-story frame building
on Main s:reet. front Main and Mc
Kibben s:reets for S6.ooo.0o. In towvn C
of Newberry. S .C.
Residences For Sale.b
No. 3. One 1o room dwelling in the J
City of Newberry. S. C., containing
two acres of fine lands. situated in
that part of town known as High $
Point. The Wilson place. $3,ooo-oo
No. 4 One ten room dwelling con
taining 1-2 acre and fronting Luther- $
an church. Fine flower garden and
plenty shade and shrubbery.$
No. 5 One Cottage with four rooms
and 1-2 acre High Point. A cute lit- e
de home for the working man. Why I
can't you make life wvorth living by d
buying you a home. This is cheap. F
No. 1i One 8 room hnou,c. 3-4 acrt
ot at Adam and Wheeler Ltreets
ight in the beautiful City of New
erry. 5oo Yards of College fo
No. 12 One five room Cottage or
ope street with 2 acres land. Good
cell. Just about one mile from che
ublic square. $i.ooo.oo.
No. 13 One five room cottage
,enwick street. Stables, Barn & etc
'his is my special. But she like the
est must sell. 1-2 mile of Publi<
quare. Good water.
No. 14 One six room residence
table, Barn, Wells, Branch and 2:
cres -land in the City for $4,ooo.oo
t is on Harington screet.
We can sell you a nice residence
r Cottage in almost any locality We
eed not mention any more. They
re all Cheap and must be sold. We
ave 13 for Sale.
195 acres 2 1-2 miles from New
erry. well improved, $25.00 per acre.
200 acres four miles from Newberry,
ood dwelling house and outbuildings,
2,800. A great bargain this.
A Money Proposition.
No. iii One 4 acre lot containing
r two-room tenant houses, just ouc
ide of City Limits. Good lime-stone
rell. Each tenant has a fine garden
pot. The property rents for $22.oc
er month. Is not this a bargain?
t $i,goo.oo. We may refund" your
toney if you become disatisfied after
uying this property in 30 days.
If you want and are looking for a
ood investment buy a few of our lots.
ou can't lose, we have never yet
>ld a piece of property to the loss of
ur clients. Our little City has 6,897
thabitants and its future is brighter
)day than ever before. New build
igs are going up, and the demand for
tores and places of business is far
eyond the supply. We can't begin
> supply the demand.
Personal To You.
We keep a horse and buggy ready
nd willing to go out with you and
iow you what we have for sale or
nt, and i*t will not cost you anything
) come and see for yourself. And il
ou have anything to offer for sale,
sk who is the leading Real Estate
ealer and everybody will say, ROW
AND is a hustler. His company
uys and sells more in one day thar
11 others put together in a month.
Few shares Newberry Cotton mil
t 120; Mollohon Manufacturing Corn
any at So. Can supply any other cot
>n mill or bank stock at reasonable
The best machine on earth at the
resent time is THE UNDER
VOOD. The Louisiana Purchas<
xposition awarded ic the GRANE
~RIZE. We Sell these machines or
asy terms. You may see and try it
ry it for your self by coming intc
ur office where one is running all the
Home Enterprise For You and
The Laurens County Branch of the
ouhern' M'utual Life Insurance as
ociation is a Home Institution for
lome People and Money kept in youn
This Branch until filled to the maxi
mm of 1,ooo members is composed o:
ie Counties of Laurens, Newberry
nd Greenwooi. Every MAN anc
VOMAN in good health, over 13
nd not 61.years is eligible to mem
ership. No medical examination ex
pt that requiredby theLocalBranc
President, 0. B. Simons. Presidenti
ank of Laurens.
Treasurer. W. P. Cain. Cashier
ank of Laurens.
Among the directors are M. A.
arlisle. Newvberry, J. K. Gilder, M.
)., Newberry. H. H. Rikard, New.
erry, WV. WV. Wheeler. Prosperity,
J. Dominick, M. D., Prosperity.
Cost To Join
Ages from 15 to 30 years, $4.00
1.00 yearly thereafter.
Ages from 30 to 40 years, $5.00
1.25 yearly thereafter.
Ages from 40 to 5o years, $6.oo
i.5o yearly thereafter.
Ages from 50 to 6o years, $7.00
[.75 yearly thereafter.
When a member of a Branch dies
ich of the surviving members of that
:ranc:h. will pay $1.i5 within thirty
avs. If no death then none needed.
OWLAND G. SPEARMAN & CO.
Agns for Nexvberry Conv.
MISS JEANNE PELHAV, A. B.
Graduapi of Collr.1 for W men,
Columbia, S C.
Primary grades and pupils
desiring tutoring for college
entrance. School opens Oc
tober 1st, 1905, at Dr. Pel
2 car loads of
I car load of
and a lot of up
to-date and first
All to be had at
REASONABLE PRICES at
A T. BROWN.
AIR - LINE
Two Daily Pullman Ve
Between SOUTH a
The Best Rates and Rc
Via Richmond and
Norfolk and Stear
Louis, Chicago, NE
Points South and Soutli
and Jacksonville an<
POSSITIVELy THE SHc
Wb-For deiaIled informatlo:
man reservations, etc., app
board Air Line Railway, or,
Passenger Agent, Columbh
C. F. STEWART, A
W. L. BURROUGRS,Trav
THE SOUTH'S GREA TEST S'
UNEXCELLED DINING CAR
'I R AINS.
cONVENIENT SCHEDULES (
WINTER TOURISTS' RATES
For full information as to rates, r<
Railway Ticket Agent, or
R. W. HUN'I
Dr. R. M. Kennedy,
Newberry, - - S. C.
OVER NATIONAL BANK.
Best Mineral As
C. H. CANNON,
Near C.. N. & L. Depot
5fle'6stoR1 aRd 6'Wt roRli Ry.
(Schedule in Effect April 16, i9o5.)
NO. 52. Daily.
Lv. Newberry..........12.36 p.m.
Ar. Laurens ............1.50 p.m
NO. 2. Daily.
Lv. Laurens .....- - 1.50 p. m.
Ar. Greenwood ..........246 p. m.
Ar. Augusta. . 20p. m.
Ar. Anderson .............. 7.10 p. m.
. No. 42. Daily.
Lv. Augusta..-........... .... .... ..235 p.m
Ar. Allendale ........... ---......---------- - - 4 30 p. m.
Ar. Fairfax ...... ......... 4.41 p. M.
Ar. Charleston...... ...................... 7.40 p. =.
r. Beaufort................. 3 p. =
r. Port Roya1.......... 6.40 p. n
Ar. Savannah................ 6.45 p. m
Ar.. ............ ..............io.co p. m.
Ar. Tacksonville.. ........... .........
No. z. Daily.
Lv. Laurens... ...... ....... - 2.07 p. m
Ar. Spartanburg ................------....- p.
No. 52. No. 87.
Daily. Ex. Sun.
Lv. Laurens............... . 2 09 p. In. &0 a. M.
Ar. Greenville ........... 3.25 p. m. 10.20 A. Z1
Through Pullman Car Service be
tween Augusta and Jacks(w.ville, Fla.
C. H. Gasque, Agt., Laurens, S. C.
Geo. T. Bryan, Gen'l Agt., Greenville,
Ernest Williams, G1. Pass. Agt., Au
T. M. Emerson, Traffic Manager.
- EAST - WEST.
stibuied Limited Trains
nd NEW YORK.
NG CAR SERVICE.
ute tO all Eastern Cities
Washington, or via
is, Louisville, St.
~w Orleans, and All
all points in Florida
RTEST - INE BETWEEN
ai, rates, schedules, Pull
y to any agent of The Sea
Jos. W. Stewart, Traveling
.sst.G~enI. Pass. Agt,
.Pass. Agt. ColumbialS C
ING CARS ON ALL THROUGH
)N ALL LOCAL TRAINS.
are now in effect to all Florida
>utes, etc.; consult nearest Southern
',Division Passenger Agent,
Charleston. S. C.