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markers, then the cause of the aceci
dent, was at Lawyers and not at Ran
goon. Only an ollicial investigatioi
will reveal this.
At 10.30 o'elock it was ascertaiinm
from. a r-eliable solurve that 1). J. Mal
doax, the operator at Ran.goon, whi
was on diuty at the time of the acei
deit, has disappeared anld lie cantmo
be found, although railway oficial
have made an effort to locate him.
Davis' End Was Pathetic.
Dispatehier T)avis was alive whe,
lie was taken from under the wreckb
age. lie was cr-ushed about the lowe
portion of the body and was consciou
to the end. lie asked that, word b
sent to his wife and child. The dent
of Mr. Davis was touching. He stal
ed to his rescuer that lie knew he wa
dying and knew that the end coil
not be far ilf. ' ' Place your finger o
mily montih,'' lie said. ''It feels s
cool and go(.'' He plfeaded wit
the gentleman, who was also a pat
senger on the train, not to leave hin
and for 10 minutes the min staye
with him Ititil he saw that nothin
could he Jeolle for him.
F. M. Curtis of Jamestown, N. Y
who was a passenger on the Jacksou
Ville trainl, saw one negro por-ter g
through a lady's grip. lie saw hi
throw away suehl things as were (
no value to him and appropriate
those thinigs that lie wanted. 'Mr. Cm
tis deliared that lie would have cei
tainly killed the porter if lie ha
soinhlig to do it with.
''In the rear of tle Pullman, whic
was smashed,'' said Mr. Curti:
''there was a mother with a sii
nionths-old babe. They were in
drawing roomi whieh had been smna1s1
e(d, lbut. strane to saY. they wer
not. hurt0 in tile slightst. They we
gotten out and taken ti salety. A
far as I know Ole train attaches di
not aid in the first relief because the
had -olne both ways to prove(t ti
two train I'ls f1rom1 otherl and mior1-e ser
lleroinm of Dnjured Negroes.
'One f 11 1i it: sirnck i
orcllly N W%as thte meoe ianler it
whi t he colorell p whi
were injured bore lieir suifferings
There was pr-actically not a soln,
from them. They were laid ont it
the fields adjoining tle raihvay
where they remained for severa
hours until they could be placed ii
a coach and brought, to tile city.'
Mr. CuItis has in his possession
valuable case of jewels which wa
hialed to him by a lady. He doe
not know to whom it belongs and wh:
it was handel him. It et videnl Ily% i
the property ot smtilie tii' ft means a
it vonainills a heavy sot diaind riil
and other jewels of' value.
J. P. Morgan Greatly Shocked.
New York, Nov. 29. News of I;
dealti of S onel Spen-er in th
Southeri railhway wreek reacheild .1. F
Mor0an jul-t as he was abouit to en
ter ( rae el hurh toa ait end the specit
Thianksg-ivinig day services. WVho
the niews ofI hiis friendl's dea thI wa
told h im, Mr. Mor'gan Iturnied death
- ' 'hatI ! Sam Spen'er?7'' lie ahnos
Spencer dead ?"
Hie triembled unt il his limbis ahnt'
gave way. Several firiends, t hiinkiin
he was about to collapse, went
''This is a terrible shock,'' Mi
Mor~gan said, when lie had somewha
recovered himself. ''I can 't say any'
thing now. I was never so shioeke
in my life.''
A friend hielpled thle tfiniantc ieir to
carriage and he was driven home.
Sketch of Mr. Spencer's Life.
New York, Nov. 29.-Samut
Spenicer, president of the Souther
Railway company, wvho wvas killedi
a wreck of a train on the Souther
railway near Lynchburg today, wa
a resident of' Wanshington, but hi
business headquarters were in thi
city, Ile was one of the most -promitm
cut railroad men in the Uinited Stat(
and for nearly 20 years hiad been
the head of one or more great r'ai
road enterprises. At the time of hl
death, in addition t o the Sout.hern, 11
wvas president. and a director in th
Alabama Great Southern Railron
company, the Cincinnati, Newv 01
)eans and Texas Pacific Railwa
eompany, the Gleorgia Southerfi an
Florida Railwvay company, and tI
Mobile and Ohio Railroad compan:
He was also a director for the Cei
tr kl Railway of Georgia, the Chicag<
Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroa
company, the Erie Railroad compan;
y the Northern Pacific company ati
other corporations. Mr. Spencer we
asid1ent of the Baltimore and Ohi
14t ad dJompany in 1887 anxd 18E
teras appointed receiver f<
S4 1Ihtnon4 an~d Dnville Rtailroa
O~A~ Ad ot t NRet nest~oU
Transit Conm,ission of this city fro
1891 to 1894.
11r. speneer wa.horn11 in Columbu
'a.. in 1847, and was edIeated in 11
1niversity of Georgia al( tle til
versity of Virginia. In 1872 he ma
red 1ouisa Vivian k'miin, at C
Mr. Spencer's railroad career had
most humble beginning. When ih lo
the University of Virginia in 186
after taking a course in civil engii
eerin, he entered the employ of tl
- Savannah and Memphis railroad ar
r ws assi:.rned to w-Ih :s I r m.
s with a surveying crew. In the su
0 eeeding three years he worked grad
I ally up1) to the pt-itiol of prinlcip
assistant eneineer of the road. ]
s 1872 he left the Savannah and Met
phis to become clerk to tie superi;
tendent of i the New Jersey Soulthei
railroad, and a year later became a
sistant supervisor of trains for tI
first division of the Baltimore at
Ohio railroad. It 1877 he became si
erintedent of tnmnsp ortat ion for to
SVirinia 'Midland railroad, and
year later- was made genleral superii
teialent of the Lon., TZalid railroa<
- Pie (end of ano111ther year found hil
0 assistanti to the president of the Ba
a ilmore an( Ohill. Otne ye'a later I
I was act inv as 'Issi'tanlt --eieral 1m
l are of the 'lranls-Ohlio division
I lhe same road. and in ile next s!
yearis h(, becam suceessively thii
vice-president., semid vice-presidei
and first vice-president. He was plec
Ih ed president of the entire system i
S 187, retaining this position for or
year. A few monthis after his retir
a ment from fite presidency of the Ba
- tiimore and Ohio he became associat
L* with til firm of J. 1>. Morlan & Ct
0 111 aI ssmInied the diretelion of tiu
s ieoipony': r-ailrmil enterpri-ses.
v SAVED BY THE TELEPHONE
Mai on Gallows Got Respite Just 1
in Nick of Time.
W L \. I ~ihorick,
seItenled to be haiged for murde
Oett,bvr 17, is alive today is (te t
ithe lon- distantet servie of tli
Sotheirln Bell Telephone coipany.
lundrick was to he hanged betwee
the hours of 11 and 12 o'clock and a
11:18 o'eloek every preparation ha,
beti made for the execution and th
ovlleris were oil tie lioint of varryin
lriidiii from his eill to lie -allow
In the m tt1vlimie hriids had )eei at
tTho Commeurcial Be
-1 The Bank ?
t Jo. .(inird, Pres. 0. B. Ma;
2 344 ay
S - 9 t i 1 1 6 1
- to 7 so1920 122
get around.202 2
* write the Bool
;the things you
,~ The Book Store Is
i old to.buy their Xmas
the largest and best
,you will find the pricE
In tively at work and had succeeded in I
convincing Governor Terrell that the
S, new evidence presneled was suffi
cien, to warrant a stay of execution
I ii oider that a further investigation
r. I hlif'.11t be had.
It was after 11 o'clock whenl the
Vovernor reached his decision and the
a unlymeanns of notifying the sheriff
wits by long distance telephone. The
, han-ing was to have occurred at Cor
dele. Ga., and the governor secured a
le quick connection with that point over
id the Bell Telephone lines and notifed
m The riff of the resipte.
e- The call was a close one for Bun
i-driek. Had the message coie a few
a mivoles lator or had there been any
[n delay, the execution would have tak
1. en place and the respite reached its
3 destination too late. This use of the
. long distance telephone, while not a
_ IeW (le., deimoistiates the possibility
e of this agency and its efficiency in
d accomplishing important results in
a A otie-sided affair is all right if it
1- happens to be a bright side.
" We not only supply i
n the hungry with the
ebest the market affords
at moderate prices, but
wecarry achoiceline of
nice line, at 10 cts each.
.and nice, 2 c,. each.
ORANGES, AF LES
i;and othir fruits at rea- -T
o sonable prices. VI
* If you have eggs or d
a game for sale, see us ;
t before you sell. "
Earhardt & Wells.
Next Door to So. Express Office.
hl'rom Turkey is always ' acceptable.
Tihe Turke.y" deposit on the Thanks
giving Day dinner platter is transi
tory, hut the deposit at The Commer
vini ihamk (-' Newbrvy, S. C., is a I
Make the initial detposit about
Thalnsgiving time and yon 'Il have a
lot to rejoice and he thankful for a
' yar hence. -Banking here puts you \
[ ntouch with menCi who '' do"s thiings.
|Givhe us your account.
nk of Newberry,S. C.
or Your Savinga.
yer, Vice-Pros. J. Y. McFall, Cashier
I thought I would
write you just to'
let you know I
haven't for go t
ten you. I am
-starting e ar ly'
this time so I can
want you to give
and father, also
e Store, a list of
want me to bring
the place for young and
presents, for they carry
stock in Newberry, and
ro make room for our
)ut the profit for the ni
zone and then say thai
goods will not stay her
luote you are new gok
Dress Goods an(
36 inch Black Taffeta, worth $1.00 f
36 inch Black Taffeta worth $1.I0 fo
Waist Silks worth 60 ets. for 47 cent
Gray Mohair worth $1.25 for 97 cent
Green and Blue Mohair worth $1.00 j
Zebeline worth 60 cents for 47.cents
Melanc<, suiting worth 75 cents for 4
Worsted, all colors, worth 35 cts. to
Trecot Flannel worth 35. cents for 20
Silk Brocade worth 35 cents yard foi
All colors Outing 4 1-2 to 14.cents y
)HARLESTON & WESTERN 0AR
Schedule in effect June 3, 1906.
AV. Newberry(C. N. & L.) 12:36 p. m.
tr. Laurens 1:42 p. i.
,v. Laurens (C. &. W. C.) 2:09 p. m.
Lr. Geenville 3:25 p. m.
,v. Laurens 2:07 p. m.
Lr. Spartanburg 3:40 p.m.
ov. Spartanburg (So. Rry) 4:00 p. m.
Lr. Ilendersonville 6 :35 p. m.
Lr. Asheville 7:30 p. i.
v. Laurens (C. & W. C.) 1:50 p. M.
A. Greenwood 2:48 p.m.
r. McCormick 3:40 p. in.
r. Auiigusta 5:25 p m.
Pulman Chair Cars betwe.en A1
usha. ILauirens and Asheville, tri
eekly. Leave Augusta Tuesdays,
harsday and Saturdays ;leave Ashe
ille Mondays, Wednbsdays and Fri
Note: The above arrivals and de
artures, as well as connections with
ther companies, are given as infor
ation, and are not guaranteed.
Can. Pass. Agt.,
Geo. T. Bryan,
GreenvIlle, S. C.
TORE YOUR COTTON.
The Standard Warehouse Com.
any offers its splendid facilities to
lie farmers and dealers of Carolina.
WVarehouses located at Columbia,
hreenville, Greenwood, Orange
>urg, Anderson, Newberry.
-OW STORAGE RATES.
NE INSURE YOUR COTTON.
1.eceipts good as gold.
Inquire of your local manager foi
-a1es or address
CHAS. T. LIPSCOMB,
Secretary Standard WVarehouse
company, Columbia, S. C.
Room for your cotton.
Take no chance, but us a safe
E. H. KIBLBR,
Office formerly occupied
By Dr. D. L. Boozer,
Newberry, 8. 0.
aHealth R EVIVOU
RESTORES VITA LIT
* " Ma6 a
odruc in"rsult. in so dlays. It acs
foung tuon ean regain their lost mhohd, fan
in mn ma0r0ovo their youthful vigor by
noves Norvousnoss, Lost Vita1 lt y roe-a
Voakness auich as Lost Power. Feallin&Minomal
c"ofengiea*soesad oeots of solI-abuseoi
tudy, business or marriage it unets on fora
y starting at the sog.t of dosoobt onla oate
erve tonienand blood buil'drubringing
ner nh nk SlO-' to sle leoe nui ro.
oarnge ire so ynoh yt ward a
Y.ME0IOINI 00.. Marina ld. Chiaamo l
Gut to ti
larae stock of Christrr
,xt fifteen days. Do n
: we did not have whal
e at the prices we give
I Silks.Women's Pate
)r 6 ct. y&rd. Southern Bell
67 cts. yard. Maid of Honoz
88 ctsyard.Belmont wort]
eO88 ets yard' O LadieR' Q
Old Ladies' Q
i yard. Men's Shoes
iyard. Full Dress wo
or 78 cents yd. Patent Calf w
7 cent yard.A special lin,
7 cents yard. $15 00, worth
r 12 1-2 ets. yard. Men's and
12 1-2 Shirts wocrtb~
cents yard. Shirts worth
Now is the I
23 cents yard. cut the prices.
Hats and ca
-i CO.'S DRY GO(
v Building, just below the Smith C
THE BANK 0I
Gapital Stock -
Interest allowed at rate of
Special attention to farm
small, none too large to enlist <
to meet and greet you. Call in
C. Y. Hunter, President.
J. F. Browne, Cashier.
N. L. Black. A. H. Ha
S. S. Birge. J. S. Wh(
C. P. Boozer. G. Y. Hu
"The longest pole knocks eown
New York. While there secur
cheap things (not in quality bi
about complete and we invite ins
sledge hammer prices, and in Dr,
from 5c. yd. to $1.50. Elegant
Checked Homespun 5c. up, Jean
line Clothing, men's, youths' aII
New York scooped lot of' Boys'
This breaks all records. First lc
soon. Hats and Caps, new Bror
the r.ewest and prettiest. Dor.'t
just right. For Groceries, Hard
Ax and Bay State Shoes, Drop]
years. I'/93 old reliable Domest
x,ooo bushels Seed Red Oats,
Beautiful Parlor Organ, Oak,
Making 25 H UNDRED Bs
SEE FLOUR Just Received
Best Patent $4.E
Best Half Pat. 3.
Best Meal 80c. I
Best Grits $1 .75
on All Thn4
Tickets are now on S
For Full Information
consult Nearest South4
Geo- B. AIIon.
Asst. Cen. Pass. Agent,
as Goods. We just, cut
ot wait until goods are
:we advertised, for the
you, for the goods we
Ien's Ladies' and Children's.
nt Leather worth $3 00 for $2.50 pair.
$2 49 pair.
wort $2.25 for $1.73 pair.
$2.25 for $t.73 pair.
mfort worth $1 50 for $1.85 pair.
mfort worth $2.25 for $1.85 pair.
th $6.00 for $4.60 pair.
Southern Quality worth $4.00 for "
rth $3.75 for $2.97 pair. ,.
orth $5 00 for $4 7 pair.
>rth $3.75 for $2.97 pair.
a of Men's and Boys' Suits i
oys' Shirts worth $1.00 and
75 cents for 49 cents.
60 cents for 43 cents.
ime to buy Underwear
s for Men, Boys a
,o. Grocery Store.
RITY, S. C.
- - - $25,000,00
- - 12,160.00
4 per cent. on time deposits.
ers' accounts. No account too
)ur best attention. It Is a pleasure
J. S. Wheeler, Vice-President.
Hunt, Hunt & Hunter, Attys.
wkins. P. B. Warner
eler. J. F. Browne.
,ter A. G. Wise.
the persimmon." Tust returned from
-d the new things, nice things- and
it in price). Our immene stock is
pection. We can only mention a few
fss Goods the new things, shades, etc.,
3inghams 5c. yd., IIomespun 5C. up.,
s, Flannel, Outings full line. Elegant
id boys', and Overcoats. While in
Cl..othing whichi we ofTer att e19c. suit.
t about sold out -econd lot expected
dway styles. Ir. . illinery we have '
take our word, come and see,c prices
ware, &c., we lead thie vain. Baittle
l-ead Sewing Machines warranted io
ic Machine, $65-oo kind $25-oo
sacked 6oo. bu.
Lrrels of that CHOICE TEN NES
and while It lasts to go at
RITY, S. C.
a.n Sleeping Cars
hedules on All
dle to all Winter Resorts.
18 to Rates, Routes, Etc.,
rn Railway Ticket Agent
Division Pass. Agent.