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oung Woman Shot to Death by De
mented Pursuer.-Was of Ex
New York, July 23.-A sensationa
shooting in which a young woman los
her life, a man was critically injure,
and the live. of several other person
were endangered. occurred here to
day. Charles Warner, a former met
chant, whom the police believe to b
insane. shot down and almost instant
ly killed "Miss Esther Norling. a youn
1Wman, without seeming cause. in
.6re ol West Fortv-second street
: hen with a smokin._ rev iver i1
his hand f!edl through the crowdei
trnzfare and un(er the cover o
a fusilade which je dischar-ed at hi
pursuers, ma.ide his escape through th
building of -the Spaulding sportin!
_goods firm to West Forty-third street
whlere he eluded the pursuing polic
for nearly three hours. only to sud
denly reappear in the store of John C
Wilson. a friend on upper Broadway
where he shot Wilson twice after mak
ing a request for a small loan.
Wilon wa turning to get the mone;
when the bullet struck him down
Warner pushed aside the employe
and ran into the street, where hi
flizht wa ended by a blow on the heai
from a truckman. Warner was tak
en into custody by the police. Wilso1
was taken to the hospital, where i
was said this afternoon that his condi
tion was critical. Business trouble
are believed to have disordered War
Miss Norling had frequently corn
plained that the attentions of Warnex
who was a former employer. were an
noying and at she feared his min,
was affected by his financial reverses
Warner is about 60 years old.
Warner made a desperate effort t4
free himself from the truckman. whi
grappled with him. Warner fired oni
shot. which rebounded from the pave
ment. and the truckman. to save hi
own, life. brouht his hook down oi
Warner's head with such force tha
he laid the scalp open and droppe<
Warner to the sidewalk unconscious
T.e police hurried Warner to the hos
pital. where it was stated that ther
, little chance for him to survivi
his injuries. .
Miss Norling was a young womai
of excellent charaeter and a musicial
of ability. Her- mother died severa
years ago and her father remarried
since which time sh- had not live<
with him. Her friends say Warne:
-.wished her to go into business witi
him. .he having saved up some money
and his frequent visits to her are said
to have been with .this motive in view
CUPID LAUGHS AT AGE.
Aged Darkies Wed at Due West
Groom Married Three Times
and Bride Four.
Due West, S. C., July 25.-A ro
mane, which has attracted no sinai
ettention in this quiet village, culi
minated most happily a few days ag<
when "Uncle'' Peter Brownlee, age(
abourt SO. and three times wedded, was
married to "Aunt'' Elsie Scott, aze<
about '73, and four times married.
These old colored people are knowi
to every person of tthis community
and belong to the rapidly disappear
ine class of "old time'' darkies
"Uncle'' Peter has worked in ani
abouit the village fo,r many years. an<
knows every white man of any pro
minence in this community. "Aunt'
Elsie Scott has cooked and washe<
and cleaned lawns for many of the
families of Due West and is wel
"Uncle'' Peter has many children
as has Aunt Elsie, and these childret
objected most decidedly to the mar
riage. They tried in many ways t<
have the ceremony postponed. but th<
old people persisted. and were mar
ried at he A. M. E. Church in th,
presence of a large crowd of colore<
people and a considerable number o:
whites who had gat.hered to witnes
Aunt Elsie was dressed within a1
inch of her life. She wore white or
andie and a long veil, and carried:
bouquet of white flowers. She march
ed up the aisle with a step as firm a
that of a damsel of twenty summers
Her white costume was made complet
by a pair of white shoes.
Unele Peter was attired in conven
tional black. In every day life Unel
-Peter stoops somewhat and th
weight of the years rests heavily o:
his shoulders. But on this occasiol
he endeavored to keep pace with th
white shoes of the bride and all pres
ent .conceded that the groom was a
to the mustard.
Uncle Peter's happiness was mani
fest in his every step and in a cour
tenance that positively shone in th
lamp liz'ht. When the last words o
the ceremony were said Uncle Pete
co'id contain himself no l0'nQer anf
h:'ke out with "TThw! THw! IHaw!~
ir loud voice. Th: endienee tittet
en .udbly and for a moment it seen
ed that Uncle Peter wout break it
f orth into son-. Aunt E hlie, whoI had t
- been watei1in the toes of her white In
shoes deniurely, saw that it was up to t1
ier to save the situation. She realiz- m
ed perhaps that this was the last wed- se
I ding in which she would play a lead- Iil
t incy part. and she desired it to close h-,
i with that solemn ravity befitting- a
Tchurch wedding. There must have 0
-an w:, Inp u of the arm.
- or the .jul)ilant -room recovered T,
himself after that one triuniphant ex
- clamation. and marched from the
louildin widi his head in the air. an('.
IaVin- little attention to the organ- r
. i. who was strivnL earnest ly to
make the weddingr march keep pace
I with the disappearinz couple.
The ceremony was wit ne-ed by
many people. both white and colored.
NO ELECTION FOR BARNWELL. se
Petitions for Vote on Whiskey Ques
tion Refused.-Not Enough
- The members of the registration
board for Barnwell county having
finished the work of revising the reg
istration books have addressed a let
s ter to the county supervisor, in which
it is shown that the petitions asking
i for a election on the dispensary ques
- tion do not contain the names of the
i requisite number of qualified electors..
t and the election will not be held.
Reverence For Age.
- There is an old story which illus
trates reverence which the aneients
- felt for old age. Into one of the'
greatest amphitheatres of Greece. fill
- ed to the gates with a throng assem
I bled to witness the athletic games so
popular in those days. an aged man
went one day. Every seat was taken.
> One hundred Athenian boys sat on,
one side: as many Spartan youths
a sat on the other side. Seeing the old
- man, the Athenian boys, true to their
; instruction, rose and uncovered their
heads. but not one went so far as to
offer his place to the aged man.
He turned toward the Spartan side.
.\l rose and. bowing low,. each prof
. fered his seat. whereupon the Athen
ian lads broke out in prolonged ap
The old man paused. smiled and
bowing, said: 'The Athenian knows
i~ what reverence for old age is: the~
I Spartans show that reverence."
I s it not true that many of us are
I a little slow in extending that respect
to old aee which we know belongs 'to I
Wick Blue Flame
is uneq3edl. It gives qu
heat is - yconcentrate
in two. ~ade inthree
stove warranted. If not
er's write to our nearest i
- Made of brass throughout and be
Perfectly constructed; absolutell
I in light-giving power, an ornar
F Every lamp warranted. I!fnot
dealer's, write to our nearest age
Writing Pads, Writing P~a;
Ink and Inkstands, Pens.
eMucilage, Post Cards
-Fine Extracts, Soaps.
Visiting Cards. Bakers' Ch
- Post Card Holders, &c., &c.
- They are adding to their stock
to give bargains whenever you ca
rline of Cigars and Tobacco.
And last, don't forget they still
te !A litt'Ile- oe tou hfl
.S !e eater rard for the
11sitive iature of those in advIieed
Lmosto-wfn Exposition, Norfolk, Va.
For the a Cbv e t!-n t h C r
11l sell &ezeny ro'und t rp tickels. i"or
tes. etc., see tieket afe!it or xrite
Ernest Willi m ..
e the finish oF the sin bu .
Good to Eat
That's why everyone likes
THE DAINTY DESSERT
(Approved by Pure Food Commissioners.)
Easiy Prepared.-Simply add
boiling water and let cool
Flavors: Lemon, Orange, Raspberry,
Strawberry, Chocolate, Cherry, Peach.
10c. per package, enough for large
family, at all grocers.
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Highest award at
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Symptoms. Sour stomach,
nasty taste in mouth, sick
headache, sallow complex
ion, the world your evemy.
Cause. Constipation, inact
ive liver, overflow of bile
into the system.
Relief. Treatment for two
nights before retiring with
anD TONIC PEULET8
ne a riight, don't worry, sleep
well and Nature'11 do the rest.
Entiro Treatment 25 Cte..
It means the
iottest and cleanest
Elae produced by
my stove. This is
he flame the New
Perfection Oil Stove
gives the instant a
righted match is ap-.
plied-no delay, no
trouble, no soot, no
[ck results because its
3. Cuts fuel-expense
at your deal
-s the best
P rarnp for
- safe; unexcelled
ient to any roorn.
local and any other kind.
ocolate, Mcintosh Toffee,
All for cash.
very day, and will promise
1. They also carry a fine
rns.esnt the Laurens esm
Via Southern Railway. Jamestown
Ter-Cpntennial Exposition, Norfolk,
Or account of the above occasion
the following instructions will gov
een the sale of round trip tickets to
.urfolk, Va. from Ntwberry, S. C.
eannu tieket-$19.55. This ticket
will be sold daily April 19th to and
including November 30th, 1907, final'
date to leave Norflok returning De-I
eenmber 15th. 1907.
60 day ticket-$16.30. This ticket,
bwil be sold daily April 19th to and
i--luding November 30th, 1907, final
d e to leave Norfolk returning six
(60) days from acte of sale and
lated than december 15th, 1907.
*ifteen day ticket-$14.30. This
t.,ket iwll be sold daily April 19th
to and including November 30th,
1907. final date to leave Norfolk re
turning fifteen (15) days from date
Coach Excusion ticket-$8.55. This
ticket is not god in sleeping, Pull
man. or Parlor cars, and will be sold
on Tuesday of each week during per
iod of the exposition, final date to
leave Norfolk returning ten (10)
days from date of sale.
For routes. stop-overs. etc., write
r rail on us.
New Goods, Latest Styl
Every Shirt bears evide
We provide easy terms
We enable borrowers t(
in Monthly Installments, 4
allowed to meet obligatio
It is cheaper than payin
to save money to buy a h
If you want to save mor
take a Security Contract.
Call on A. J. Gibson, As
Treasurer, at office, corn,
streets, next door to Copi
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put in evidence and on sa
len's Fine DrE
es, Direct from the Faci
dented price of only
ce that|there is no bette
,for the money.
e Fair and Square Dealer
IARGAINS demands quic
of General F
a, Crockery an
) accumulate a fund
>n which interest is
ns at maturity.
g rent. If you Want
)me take a Security
iey for any purpose
stant Secretary and
er Boyce and Adams
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r shirt under the sun
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