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NAM JONES DIES.
Noted Evangelist Breathes His Last
Aboard Train-Two Daughters
The Rev. Sam P. Jones, the well
known evangelist of Cartersville, Ga.,
died early Monday of heart disease
in a sleeping car on train No. 4 of
the Rock Island railroad, near Perry,
Ark. Mr. Jones had been conduct
ing a most successful revival at
Oklahoma City, I. T., and left there
Sunday night for his home in Geor
gia. He desired to attend a family re
union Tuesday, it being the fifty
ninth anniversary of his birth.
Mr. Jonni nnd his two daughters,
Mrs. Annie Pyron and Miss Julia
Jones, were with him when lie pass
Mr. Jones arose from his berth In
the sleeper about 5 o'clock and com
plained of nausea. IIe drank a glass
of hot water and immediately after
Rev. Walt Holcomb, who had been
associated with Mr. Jones for a num
ber of years, took the dying man in
his arms and in a few minutes the
evangelist breathed his last. The
body was embalhed and was sent to
Cartersville. The funeral services
were conducted by the Rev. George
Stuart, the Rev. .1. A. cwen of Mlis
sissippi and the Rev. Walt Holcomb.
Samuel Porter Jones was born in
Chambers county, Alabama, Oct. 10,
1847; removed to Cartersville, Ga.,
1S59; studied under private tutors
and at boardiny cebools: adniit;d
to the Georgia bar in 1869; began pro.
fessional life under brighQVIt prospects
of snecess but broke dowIN in health
fron nervous dyspepsia. and soon
ended his professi.,nal career as a
lawyer. Pr,,fessed relition in 1S72.
and became a clergyman of the Meth
odist Episcopal church. South, the
same year.; was pastor of various
charges in the North Georgia confer
ence for eight years; then agent of
the North Georgia Orphanage for 12
years; devoted a great deal of his
time to evangelistic work over the
country; engaged in evangelistic work
and the platform for 10 or 12 years;
has held revival meetings in most of
the cities of the United States; author
of "Sermons and Sayings;" "Music
Hail hermons;" "Quit Your Mean
ness;'' "St. Louit Series;" "Sam
Jones' Own Book,'' and 'Thunder
TRUE BILL FOUND
Serious Charge Against Dorchester
Sheriff.-To be Removed From
Sheriff M. M. Limehouse of Dor
chester Cotyt has been indicted by
the grand jury for malfeasance in of
flee in that he allowed a mob to take
from hi m Will Spain, a negro, who
was a fterwards lynebed. The lynrch
ing of Spalin, whuich (occurred last An
gust near:t St. Geori:ge'., has hec, un:
ulh-r invest 2 i ib. oft !oli~ it 1 llle
brtandi for sme t ime an it a
thliii i:ii a:i extra tiin of' eeniri
w'onl be biehl Iier t':e purpi se ot
giving a thuorou.h airin:: f t?e case .
Thle killing was~ done by a doz:en men
in broad dayl ighit a ftcer thle negro ha d
lben t aken intito thle coiunity jail an:id
Gov. 1ley ward at thle time orde red a.
muost rigid intqui ry into the mattIer.
Und(er the law the shr-riffi will be
taken to sonie othier ecounty in the cir
euit to stand trial under the indijet
mnent. The ot her counties in the ci r
entit "1re Oraniebuhrg, Be'ukeley' and
Oeont.et own,* and it, is not known
which one oft thlese~ will he selected.
Whent the news wa .. received lhere ves
I erdlay I lere wvas a g(eeal1 search in to
the statutes antd conustittitin to aiscer-)
tain thle p ower of thle governor to re- I
move iian~ t'of ice nder indict ment,
whieb, it is inutimnated, would be da
in this ca.se.
The I.aw for,Removal.
Seet ionu 27 of art ice 3, of the coin
stitution, says: tiiVdfrii
"Officers shall lbereodfrin
capacity, misconduct or neglect ot
duty in such manner as may be pro
vided by law~ when no mode of t rial 01r
removal is provided ini this const itui
Sect ion 142 of the criminal code has
"lIn the ease of any prisoner. law
fully in the charge, custody or con
trol of any officer, State, county or
municipal, being seized 1and taken
from said officer, through his peOrmis
81ion, negligence or connivance, by a.
mob or other unliiwful assemblage of
persons, and at their hands suffering
bodily violence or death, the said offi
eer shall 1be deemed guilty of mis
(demeanor and upon trueo bill found
shall be deposed fiomi his office, pend
ing his ia l, and upon conviction
shall forfeit his office and shall, un
less pardoned by the governor, be in
eligible to hold any office of trust or
profit within this state."'
The rest of the paragraph provides
the manner of prosecution by the so
licitor. The grand jury has found a
.true bill, according to information re
ceived by The State last night, and
the case is now in the hands of the
Willie Spain, the negro who was
lynched on Aug. 23 at St. George's,
was accused of attempting to enter
the residence of Mr. S. L. Connor at
Badham's. In the residence Mr. Con
nor's 11-year-old daughter was alone
Mr. Connor happened to come-up
and the negro ran. He was caught
and turned over to Sheriff Limehouse
and afterwards taken away from that
official, so it was stated, and shot to
pieces. The following local item was
printed in The State on Aug. 24:
The Report to the Governor.
"There was an other lynching in
South Carolina yesterday. This is the
third within a week and as many as
were reported in the entire year 1905.
The killing occurred in Dorchester
county. Mob violence appears to be
an epidemic, just as was predicted In
The State editorially in commenting
upon the Greenwood lynching.
"Yesterday afternoon Gov. Hey
ward went to his office to get off
some correspondence. While there
lie received a telephone message from
Sheriff M. M. Limehouse, stating
that a lynching was imminent. Sheriff
Limehouse was at St. George's at
the time. He had gne to the jail
with the prisoner when he was called
on by about 15 men, who took the
prisoner from him. This occurred in
broad daylight, about 4 o'clock in
the afternoon, and Sheriff Limehouse
must know the identity of some of
"Oov. lleyward ordered the sheriff
to proceed at once to get a posse and
en in pursuit. In about an hour a'
terward he received a telephone imes
Sag1e from Sheriff Limehouse. saying.
that he had gone in pursuit, and had
come upon the dead body of the
Solicitor Hildebrand has been
working on the case for some time.
At the inquest the sheriff was unable
to give any testimony which would
show il members of the illegal posse.
POWER OF THE PRESS.
Mr. Dooley Has a Few Words to say
About the Newspapers.
'' Th' printed wurrud ! What can 1
do against it ? I can buy a gun to
protect me against me inimy. I can
change ne name to save me fr'n
gran' jury. But there's no chance f'r
good man or bad f'rm th' printed
wurrud. It follows me wheriver I go
an' sthrikes nie down in church, in
me office, in me very home. There
was me frind, Jawn D. Three year%
ago he seemed insured against punish
ment ayether here or hereafther. A
happy man, a religious man. Hie had
giua red th ' 1ligislachi ures, t h ' Soort s,
th' po lly icip ns an ' thI' I laot ist clergry.
s:i sa th' di l.a rs hn.ppini' ouit ivivry.
arm1 ehimbhle I in t h ' warru!:I an ' hur
ry in' to'1.lI lup. I (is hiea: t was pure
ei' (.k he. hail ni~ver d.one wronip.
arc i; t v' we iv huie-s. Iis head
lay nmornini' I read iv him leadin ' a
-his i ' On ward ('bri--tyan sogret.',
1nh ''' th' stuff.'' lie wvasa
itw:n n ' wou iId, thb' flesh, an'
I'' divYvie. A god man ! Wh'at eud
tarm~ himn.? \n ' so it seemed he might
rec.tl to' the*' er-ve. whin ' lo an'
iehold, up in his pat h leaps a lady
w'ith a pen i.a hamti san' off goes Jawni
D). f 'r thI' :tlah tmbers. A lady, mind
vdijs ai rtt an ink well I
hiseMo an'hat 's left
iv .Jiawn 1). an' hispower wudden 't
frii'.htIen coiws a way fr'mn a corn field.
Who's afraid iv Roekyfeller now.
Th Pisidinit hit him a kick, a coun
t hry granud jiury inidiets him, a golut
radd(y overcharges him an' w~hin' lhe
cms.,h. i.'n .Th..,.. he has many
pol ismnu to melet himi (on th' pier as8
l)oe Owens. A yeari ago, anybody
wudh take his money. Now if he
wamuied to give it even to Chancellor
lay he'd huave to med him in a barn
''No, sir, as Hogan say3s, I care niot
who makes thi' law or th ' money iv a
coutl bry so long as I run the presses1
Father Kelly was talkin' about it th'
ot her dayv. ''There ain't annything
like it an' there niver was,' says lhe,
''All th' priests in this diocese to.
gether preach to about a hundred
thousand people wnaet a week an','
lhe says, 'all th' papers preach to
three millyon wanlet a day, aye, twin.
ty times a day,' lhe says. 'We give
ye hell onl .Sundays an' they give y
hell all th' time,' lie says. 'Tis a won
dherful thing,' he says. 1 see a bar'l
iv prmiter's ink goini' in'to a newspap
er office an' it lookq commeni enqugh.
A bar'l iv' priter'sP ink, a bar'l Iv
linseed ile anl' lampblack. with a smbli
tq that's half r'dnk an' half per
fgume. But I tell ye if all th' dinny
mite, lyddite, cordite an' gun cottol
in th' wurruld wuz held behind thin
hoops there wtudden't be as much dis
turbance in that bar'l as there is it
th' messy stuff that looks like s,
much tar,' he says. 'Printer's ink l' )
dhrop iv it on wan little wurrud it
type,' he says, 'will blacken th' fair
est name in Christendom or,' he says
'make a star to shine on th' lowlies
brow,'.he says. 'It wiil find its wa,
into millions iv homes an' hearts ,an
memories; It will go throiig - iroi
dures an' stone walls an' will carri
somen message that may turn thO cur
rent iv ivry life it meets, fr'm th
imperor iv Chiiny to ti' baby in th
cradle in Hannigatt's flat,' he saye
'It may undo a thousand prayers o:
start a millyon. It can't be escape(
It could dhrag me out iv me parisl
house tomorrah an' make me as wel
known in Pekin as I am in Halstei
sthrect, an' not as fav'rably. Toda,
th' Pope may give iw no mor
thought thini he gives Kelly th' row
lin' n ill man. Tomorrah lie says h4
may he readin' about how great oi
bad I am in th' Popylo Romano. It'
got ' -ati beat a mile in levelin
s' sir,'' says he, th' hand tha
roek t t' fountain pens is th' hant
tia: ntdes th' wurruld. The' press i
f'r th' whole universe what Mulligal
was ''r his beat. He was best polish
man an ' th' worst I iver knew. H
was a terror to evil doers whin lie wa
sober an' a terror to ivrybody whir
he was dhrunk. Martin, T dhrink t(
th' la-ads all over the wurruld wh(
use th' printer's ink. May they nol
put too nuch, iv th' r-red stuff in il
n' miay it niver go to th0:Y- deads.
-E. P. Dunne in American Magazine
GENERAL BUTLER ACCEPTS.
Will Deliver Address On Occasion o:
Unveiling Of Hampton
Gen. M. C. Butler has accepted thi
invitation to deliver the address a
the unveiling in Columbia of thi
equestrain statue of Gen. Wad
Hamptpn, his chieftain and friend.
The 4eleetion of Gen. Butler is re
garded as peculiarly appropriate it
view of the relationship between But
ler and Hampton in war aifd peace
Butler went to the war in 1861 as i
captain of the E 9i-1l Hussars, it
the Hanipton Lerion, the chivalrl<
emmnit,d or-anized and commandet
by Wade Hampton, and lie servei
through the war with Hampton. Ho
was promoted to major in 1862 an<
to colonel in 1863. While coninandinj
the 2dl Fouth Carolina cavalry a
Brandy Station, in 1863, lie wal
wounded and his leg was amputated
but he returned to the army whet
well and soo,n was made br-igadiic
(eStIvber Seen |n thi
AlIl! STAHl IA1I
When the bell rings at 2 o'clocl
Tuesda$", October 23, you want to b'
in your seat at tile race track. Thb
best races ever seen hereabouts wil
start then at the Fair Grounds. Thb
Fair starts en Monday, the 22nd, ani
continues through the week to and i11
eluding Saturday 27th. The whole Fai
will be good this year. Better thal
ever before in the history of the aa
soclation. But the races will be t.h
bright features of the week. The:
start. on Tuesday, 23rd, and continu
every day at 2 o'clock on Wednea
day, Thursday anld Friday. Four bi
Some of the best known horse
from the Grand Circuit wfl be i
these races. The mile track is in poi
feet order and is being put in bette
shape every day. Experts claim thi
to be one of the very fastest traok4
in the south. The prettiest "Hom
Stretch" to be seen anywhere in th
south. Some good, big purse. Yo
want to bie there.
Fine L.ive Stock.
The Live Stock exh.iibits will b
the best this year ever seen here
There are always plenty of l4uyers o
hand eager to get your good stool
That's alway the case at the Sout
Carolina S tt lair. If you want .t
show you pet stock aet now as OVe
two-thirds Qf .the available apace ha
been engage'd, by exhibitors.
A feature of the Fair this year wi
be that It will be known as "Horn
Coming Week." Every South Carolli
Ian, no matter where he is lvin
now, should take advantage of th
cheatp rates and come homb. You ar
requested to write to all your friend~
and relatives and tell thorn aboti
this great week. One fare railrop
rate. South of Ohio and mlast of i
ssippi riters. Send their names I
Mr, A.. W.' Love0, Sec., Coluihbla, I
o. Also write l'hn for any other Ii
general. On the 25th of August, 1864,
Lho was made major general. Suc
k ceeding Hampton as commander of
- his brigade he fought under him un
k til the colse of the war when Hamp
> ton was in command of all the cavalry
of the Army of Northern Virginia.
i Aside from their association in
- arms, Gen. Butler was one of Hamp
ton 's lieutenants in the redemption
t of South Carolina in 1876. Butler,
served eighteen years in the United
States Senate, during twelve of which
I Hampton was his colleague.
The 20th day of November, Tues
- day, has been selected as the date for
the unveiling of the monument to
Hampton. The militia of the State
as well as he Confederate Veterans
r will be invited to take part in the ex
I ercises. Governor Heyward will
i doubtless preside, and introduce the
I orator of the day.
The statue is now at the railroad
station and is icady to be put in place,
the foidation having been about
- eoipleted. The univeiling will be a
great occasion, whlen South Carolina
will again pay tribute to her noble
Gen. Butler is iow at his country
home near Augusta, after spending
the summer at Bar Harbor.
A Healing Gospel.
The Rev. J. C. Warren pastor of
Sharon Baptist Church, Belair, Ga,
says of Electric Bitters: It cured me
of lame back, stiff joints, and a com
plete physical collapse I was so weak
it took me half an hour to walk a mile
Two bottles of Electric Bitters have
made me so strong I have just walked
three miles in 50 minutes and feel like
walking three more. It's made a new
man of me." Greatest remedy for
weakness and all Stomach Liver and
Kidney comrlaints. Sold under guran
tc at W. E. Pelham & Son's Drug
Store. Price Soc.
Flats would be awful nice if they
had any place to live in.
Chas. W. Moore a machinist, of
Ford City, Pa., had his hand fright
fully burned in an electrical furnace.
He applied Bucklen's Arnica Salve
with the usual result: "a quick and
perfect cure." Greatest healer on
earth for Burns, W ands,1 Sores,j
Eczema and Piles. 2bc. a.W. E. Pel.
ham & Son, Druggist.
The worst that is in a bad man
isn't so terribly much worse than the
best that is in a good man.
He Was In Trouble.
"I was In trouble, but found a way
out of it, and I'Pm a happy man again
since Dr. King's New Life Pills cureQ
me of chronic constipation " says E.
W. Goodloe, 107 St. LOUis 9t., Dallas,
Tex. Guaranteed satisfactory. Price
25 cents at W. E. Pelham & Son's drug
A little more money always seems
to show you how impossible it is for
you to be happy without a great deal
Luckiest Man in Arkansas,
"I'm the luckiest man in Arkansas,'
writes H L. Stanley, of Bruno, "since
th'e restoratiou of my wife's health
after five years of continuous coughing
and bleeding from the lungs; and P'
owe my good fortune to the world's
greatest medicine, Dr. King's New Dis
pcovery for Consumption, which I know
from experience will cure consumption
if taken in time. My. wife imrproved
Swith first bottle and twelve bottles
completed the cure.'' Cures the worst
,coughs and colds or money'refunded.
At W. E. Pelham & Son's druggist.
50c. and.$1.00. Trial bottle free.
a that will last a life time is what you
'want. Our -O,. gans have a pure tone
ce and lovely cases We can supply
-you with an Organ that will please in
i every particular for only $65 and $70o
delivered. Write us for our special
B terms of payment, and for illustrations
a of the beautiful Organs referred to.
-If you prefer a Piano we have beau
r tiful and good new Uprights from $185
s up on easy terms.
* Malone's Missic House,
ui Ct,:.UMBIA, S. C.
* Buggy For Sale
b First-class leather quiarier-top buggy gusar
oanteed; set of single buggy harness, $6.co
G' eorgia Veciole Mauufactinlg Co.,.
2W. Mitchell st.. A tanta. a
Are the ones who sit down ar
rhey put this and that together a
:on't bite at all "Bargain Ad" P]
"We give suchl
rhey know that they save nickle.
article they buy from us.' No ot:
pared or financially able to give y
money than we are. - It actually
a double-seated carriage and a oi
all the goods that a farmer bough
We have thousands of bargains I
)nly mention here a very few..
500 pairs Pants, not a single pa
$1.50, our price 92c. pair.
300 pairs Knee Pants, every pal
250 Men's Suits, not a Suit In th
our price $4.98.
100 Boys' Suits, not a suit in ti
our price 89c.
DRESS GOODS.-Here's wher
back. Don't buy a single yard o
Worsteds, Woolens Outings, etc
onie, if you don't buy It will post you ain
1, 00 ards.Outinf gin at 4c yard.
3HOIS SE -Wnave the Shoes, y4
money, you want the Shoes-Going at i
Come before you buy. We have little t
,he time to dispose of goods for less tjaa
3PECIAL-10 yds. 40 in. heavy White Hc
Best Stoves a
When-in Need of-AF
GEO. D. DA
Where you find everyt
For full inforri
id consider things carefully.
nd draw 'oncluslons. They
na at I.c. paper, Towels Sc.
, dimes and dollars. on every
her merchant is better pre
,ou "greater values" for your
required a two-horse wagon,
ie-horse buggy to carr off
it from us last week for $100.
n every department. We can
Ir in the lot worth less than
r worth 50c, our price 23c. pr.
Le lot worth less than $7.50,
ie lot worth less than $2.50,
e we rip competition up the
your Brilliantines, Henriettas,
, until you have seen our line.
d save you many dollars.
)Upve got the inoney, we want the
ime to write advertisements, but all
The Fair and Square Dealer.
mespun at only 59c.
iythinz Good to Eat
hing nice and fresh.
' Graham Crackers,
5 O'clock Tea,
M. M. Dainty.
VEN POR T.
r Traffic Manager,