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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout the World.
The Phillipine-government has com
pleted the purchase of the friar lands.
Rhode Island democrats nominated
ex-Governor L. F. C. Garvin for gov
French army engineers made a suc
cessful test of the Lebaudy dirigi
New York republicans will name
William M. Ivins, former city cham
berlain for mayor.
Former Chief Justice Edward M.
Paxson, of the Pennslyvania supreme
court, is dead, aged 8i years.
Tokio's welcome to Vice-Admiral
Noel and his British sailors was one
of the greatest scenes ever witnessed.
The German troops in Southwest
Africa suffered another serious re
verse at the hands of the Hottentots.
The navy department has allotted
only $Y,ooo for the entertainment of
the officers and men of the British
The Frenobi ambassador at Wash
ington States that the attitude of
France towards Venezuela is one of I
patience, but also of firmness.
Their commander-in-chief has
warned Chinese soldiers to avoid be
coming the laughing stock of foreign
ers at their forthcoming maneuverz.
At the instance of Mayor Weaver,
of Philadelphia, warrants were issued
for ex-Director of Public Safety Eng
lish and others, alleging conspiracy
in fulfilling the contract for erecting
a new hospital building.
Japan is reported to be dealing se
verely with Corea.
Mrs. Phoebe Hearst has given $460,
ooo to the. university of California.
St. Louis and New York capitalists
will establish a new penny evening
paper in Aalanta.
The Japanese have seized three
steamers recently on charge of car
The treaty committee of the Swed
ish rigsdag has decided unanimously
in favor of ratification.
The American Bankers' association
recently in session in Washington de
clared in favor of the ship subsidy.
Nine men were arrested on the
transport Sherman on the charge of
passing counterfeit money.
Gen. Luke E. Wright will resign as
member of the Philippine commis
sion and governor of the islands.
The provisional program for the
visit of Piince Henry of Battenberg's
rsquadron to Annapolis is outlined.
Joseph Leiter declares that others
tried to make him a scapegoat when
International Power stock declined.
The British squadron under Vice
Admiral Sir Girad Noel arrived at
Yokehama and vias warmly welcomed.
The czar will turn the whole ques
tion of relieving the restrictions
More Gloods for
We are prepard to mak
No matter who make
prices before you purci
ever been thrown befor
ington, Fox, Stevens an
lower than ever before i
able to get elsewhere,
want. We also have on
H arness, Saddles, Was
Wagon and Buggy Rin
Middle Breakers. If you are tf
Carload of Farrn Fencing and
heights up to 58 inches, and fil
anyone else. Barb Wire on hi
againS n the Jews over to the nation
Foreman Peterstein. fought 80 o
his Greek workmen at Glenbrook
Ore., and his wife was killed in th<
The Express company paid to th<
First National bank of Cincinnati th<
S 0oo.ooo stolen from an express pack
age at Pittsburg.
The strike of factory workers a
Moscow is growing and encounter
are occurring between the striker
and the police.
Captain Rumill and four of th<
crew of the schooner Harry A. Ber
wind from Mobile to Philadelphia, ar<
alleged to have been murdered b]
By having the doors locked an<
putting police on guard to preven
councilmen from breaking a quorum
the mayor of Omaha jammed throug1
a gas contract ordinance.
The state supreme court of Kansa:
issued a writ of alternative manda
mus against the Kansas City board o
education to show cause why negr<
pupils should not be allowed to at
tend white schools.
Thomas McGraw, an lupholsterer
45 years old shot and killed his moth
er-in-law, Mrs. Mary E. Wright, a
Wilmington, because he believed shi
had caused estrangement between thi
man and his wife.
Mayor Rhett and ex-Mayor Smytl
of Chiarleston and a delegation of oth
er Charlestonians called on Presiden
Roosevelt. Lacter the mayor and ex
mayor took lunch with the presideni
This is the first time a Charleston offi
cial delegation has visited the presi
dent since the Crum appointment.
New York won the fourth game o
'rhe series from Philadelphia i to c
Maxim Gorky says that revolutioi
will strike Russia like an avalanch
when it comes and it is likely to com,
at any time.
Firt at Bamberg destroyed the Sou
thern depot and much merchandise
cotton and rolling stock. The loss i
Sir Henry Irving, the great Englisl
actor, died at Bradford, Englanc
from syncope. His death was suddel
and entirely unexpected.
Thomas M. Kennedy? formerly a
Greenville, and others have bough
the printing business of Lucas 2
Richardson Co. at Charleston.
W'hile on her way to the .funeral o
Fred Schurch, who commitcted sui
cide at Louisville two days after hi
wedding, Mrs. Ohrales Wittwer wa
thrown from a buggy and her neel
broken, from which she died.
Mary E. Golding confessed to th<
police in New York that she has stol
en $20,ooo from the Larkin Soap Cc
in two years. The money, she says
went to the -support of dher aged par
ents and to purchase delicacies fo
an invalid sister.
The seven-year-old daughter of Cal
e lower prices on our bn
you a price and clainr
ase. We have just op
e the buying public of
i Hopki s & Allen. Al
n the history of gun.se
md having on hand th
hand a large stock of
on Breechens, Collare
is, Spokes, Tire iron, T
inking of buying either of these
E! WIRE! WIR
Hog Wire just unloaded.
Iyour orders at once for less
nd at all tirnes cheaper ths
v-m11 Pitts, a worthy colored citizen at
Madden, Laurens county. was suffo
cated in a large pile of cotton seed
late Friday afternoon. It is the old
story, the child crawled into a deep
hole in the cotton and had probably
been dead an hour or more when dis
James M. Browne. a prisoner in the
Illinois penitentiary, confessed short
lv before committing suicide that he
was guilty of the murder for which
Three innocent -men had been execu
ted. The police of Pittsburg, where
the crime was committed, discredit
the story although admitting that
Browne was quite familiar with places
Jos. E. Sirrine, of Greenville, will
I be the engineer for The $750,000 new
L electrical power development near
Anderson. The Hatton's Ford Power
company incorporated in Augusta
with a capital stock of $130,000 to de
velop Hattoii's Shoals, 16 miles west
- of Anderson, on Tugaloo river, will
i build by Mr. Sirrine's plans' a dam
fifty-three feet high and one thousand
- feet long for the development of eight
thousand horse-power and will build
a powerhouse for the transmission of
- this electrical energy to Anderson.
t Several northern capitalists. are in
terested and about $750,000 will be ex
pended in construction and equip
ment. It will be one of the finest
i power developmenis in the south.
t Delicate Discouragement.
- A Cortlandville (N. Y.) man recent
ly said of the late Col. Daniel S. La
- mon't, who was born there. "Lamont
- , had always a pleasant and tactful way.
I once applied to him for a job for
f my son. He couldn't do anything
'- fior the boy, but he put me off deli
1 cately and told me to break the dis
! appointment delicately to the lad.
3 "This *talk of delicacy and gentle,
kindly putting off reminded Mr. La
- mont of a Cortlandville happening.
He said ,there was once a poor
; young chap in our town who fell head
Iver heels in love with a farm girl.
The young chap's love making
was very seriously conducted. Some
tie t seemed very successful, and
he was gay. Then it would 'seem rath
er ihopeless, and 'he would get a
t Ifit of t'he blues.
"In a fit of the blues one night :he
confided 'to a friend.
"'I'm afraid there's no chance for
-me,' he said. 'In a delicate way that
girl 'is discouraging my attentions .tc
"'How is she doing it?' the friend
"'Olb, mighty delicately. She 'told
-me yesterday that she was a twin, her
mother was a twin and her 'grand
mother was a twin'"
r If some men were 'to put t4heir con
sciences on ice they would spoil the
ig line of H ard ware for ti
is for it to be the bottorr
ened up the largest an<(
Newberry, among them.
so a full stock of cheap
llng. We can quote yo'
largest stock in town e
empty shells, shot, pov
and Bridles are full ar.d
ire steel5 extra Shafts, E
im Turn Plows
,we will save you money on all
We carry all When in ne
money than money for y
mn elewhbere. the same w
and while it lasts goes for
Best Patent, Cotton,
Best Half Patent, Cottot
This makes eleven hui
While we are doing thE
are also leading in Dry G
ing, Millinery, &c., &c.
gn-ds, carefully selecte<
Bi *,imore, and want evei
see for themselves and b
are headquarters and the
all kinds goods at very t
pay $40.00 for Sewing Mc
drop head $17.93, guara
high tone, 12 stop Organ
Choice Western Seed 0
Thousands of bargains
Almost impossible to mer
* TWvO FO:
Special Offer on Our Col
* Cut out this adv. and hand it it
you a package each of our 25c. SI:
* for the price of one until the fire
this special offer that will not be
made solely that you may test the
One or both are apt to be needed
3 make a saving, and be ready to tr
as one appears. When bought at
is fall's business than we 1h
i, it will be to your interes
I most complete assortmi
are the celebrated Parke
Double and Single barrel i
z lower prices on loaded s
ables us to give you just
der, wads, primers, etc.
at prices to suit you. Se4
We have just received a car load
Chilled, two-horse Turn Plows
kinds of the latest improved farrn
E AND CEMENT At
d of anything in the Hardware line
oursef. Thanking you for past fa
i remain as ever
R OF THAT
1, - 4.45
idred bbls. sold in a
Flour business, we
oods, Notions, Cloth
We are brim full of
I in New York and
rybody to come and
e convinced that we
proper place to buy
>ottom prices. Why
ichine? We sell good
nteed; good Walnut
ats, sacked 55 cents.
in our immense line.
ition them all.
gh and Cold Cure.
i with 25c. and we will give
r.e Cough and 25C. Cold Cure
t of November. We make 0
repeated this year, and is *
merits partly at our expense.
at any time. Buy at once,
eat S cough or cold as soon
regular prices these remedies *
lY, S. C.
tave ever been before
t to call ar.d get&0ur
ant of guns that has
ir, L. C.' Smith, R em
guns which are going
hells than you will be
exactly the loads you
Our stock of Buggy
us when in need of
of the celebrated Syracuse
and the latest improved
ing tools and implements.
give .us a. call and save
;ors and a continuance of