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FOUR TUSKERS IN 2 MINUTES.
Swift Reduction of the Elephant
Herds of Lomagundi.
The wild elephants of Hhodcsia
arc peculiarly vicious, and owing to
Hie opera! i??: i of extremely stringent
game laws llieir numbers have increascd
to a formidable extent. So
unsafe lias the locality become that
the I arms were becoming depopulated,
settlers and prospectors gave it
a wide berth and the natives are terrorized
because ol several men being
killed and crops destroyed, especially
in the district of rjomaguudi.
A missionary, the liev. W. T.
(Iraniham. uuidc repeated appeals to
the S-uit h African rlovcrumcul l'< > i
some relaxation of |hc game laws,
and ilow the announcement i> olliciallv
made liiat ''His Honor the
Adminisl rat or authorizes the destruction
o| elephants in the Lomagundi
Writing home to Lancaster, Mr.
( ranlham speaks of the influx ol
'big ^aiiic" sportsmen into the district
and describes an experience of
three Dutchmen while elephant
shooting: ''At !) a. *i. they came on
a troop of seven elephants and killed
one bull. They followed on the
spoor ol the others and at 'J.'50 came
up with them about seven miles east
111 ui v station. |5v this time o| her i
elephants had .joined up. and they
numhered about eighteen. The hunters
fired and the bull dropped.
"'The remaining elephants spread
themselves out and completely surrounded
the men on a small ant heap.
To run away was impossible, so they
sat tight, kept their nerve and shot
straight, with the result that in two
minutes they had killed four elephant
within a r::dius of from twenty
l" f i ft \ yards. The oilers then
made oil', live having been killed, and
all of tlieiu tuskers. 1 went out to!
the scene of the fray, and an interesting
sight il was. Hundreds of natives,
male and female, had congregated
there, and by iiopii nevl day
dozens of fires were drviug Ions < I
GUARDING PAPER MONEY.
Checks Against Theft of Currency
While in the Process of
Chicago Hecord-1 lerald.
The paper money of the government
is brought in tronbound chests,
locked and sealed, from the Itureau
of Kngraving and Printing to the
cash room of the Ticasury and (here
delivered upon receipts to .lames A.
Sample, chief of the division of issue,
in sheets of lour bills each.
They are complete with signature
ami numbers, except for the seal,
which is printed u),-n litem with
power presses in a small apartment
under the cash room.
These presses are worked by two
people, usually a man pressman and
a woman feeder, or .issrslant. When
the seal has been imprinted upon the
bills they are counted automatically,
bound in packages of equal numbers
In hands of paper, marked, signed bv
the persons who have handled them,
and passed into the adjoining room,
where the sheets are cut, the bills
are recounted and inspected, so that i
the imperfect ones may be thrown
onl. They are I In n bound into )
packages of equal amounts and taken I
to the drving' vault, where they lie.
upon the shelves for several weeks,
until the ink has become perfectly
(h'v; * .
( .very safeguard that ingenuity
can contrive is placed around these
transact ions, and the chief of division
can (ell which of his hundred or
more subordinates luve touched the
dilVerent bills in the vaults'. lie
knows w ho received I hem. w ho printed
the seal, who wrapped and cut
them: for every package is numbered
and its history is recorded in an
The combination of checks is so
complete that Mr. Sample would
know within twenty minutes if a single
bill were missing, but lie has never
had occasion to lest his knowledge
except twice within fifteen years.
Only two attempts have ever been
made to steal the money of the government
while it is in this stage of its
On one occasion many years ago a
pressman passing a pile of notes upon
the table of his neighbor slipped the
top sheet under his blouse without
being observed and carried it with
him into the lavatory, where he was
successful in concealing it. The theft
wtts discovered witnvn five minutes
and it was clearly apparent that he
alone could be guilty, although the
evidence was purely circumstantial.
No one saw him lake lite money.
Therefore he was not arrested and
was never publicly charged with the
crime. Hut he was dismissed from
the .-ervice and Ik.- knew the reaso
why. The hills were never recover
e<l. lie probably destroyed them, a
they did not appear in circulation.
On another occasion eight or tei
years ago a colored messenger whos
business was to haul the money abou
"U a cart slipped a loose sheet inf<
his pocket unobserved while passing
I).-I ween the printing and the counting
rooms. This theft was also unseen
but the responsibility was fastene*
upon him. The pile of notes \va
complete when it left the printer, fo
it w;is ciHinled and registered auto
mntiraliy in the press. When i
reached the colliding room one shec
was missing and the package had no
been <>wt <d' the possession of the eol
j <?red messenger in the nieanliiuc
j I'henToie lie alone was responsible
i him! "as he could not idler any satis
faclury explanation ne too was dis
missed from the service hut was no
jiroseeuled because there was no di
reel proof of his guilt.
A MILLIONAIRE HUSBANDMAN
How George W. Vanderbilt Makes
His Farm Pay.
At Hill more in North Carolina
(icorge W. Vaiidcrhill lias spent ovei
$J,(>ilU,00l) in creating the greatesl
e.siale in America, lie lias torn dowi
a i m < 11 n t; i i 11. built a great castle am
owns 17 square miles of uioiintaii
country. These miles, however, are al
under I lie most careful cull ival ion
eil I; r as fanning, grazing or liinbei
The owner of llilltuore lias the fa
jcultv of pickin*: the right men foi
I he right work. He iinlnced a "bool
farmer" from Louisiana to come iut?
the ('aroliua mountains and tak?
j charge of i lie lichls, flocks and herds
Thai was II years ago. and until A r
11uu* S. Wheeler begain riding up am
down | he hills and through the hot
loins he had never known of agricul
lure except front I In* printed page. 11?
|e>|ed | lie soil of the few little Worn
on I plantations on 1 ne estate, he ex
j "mined the hill sides. lie hrougll
into play his knowledge of fcrtiliz
inn the earth, of crop rotation, of th<
fodder and grain winch might grow
here, and especially ov the live stoid
which might thrive and yield a proprofii.
lie decided thai high gradt
Jersey cattle would pay in milk and
butter, also hogs and poultry, am
thai the product of (he soil should In
lirsl for their benefit. So the ban
hills became pastures and lots for (In
swine to range, ample shelter being
of course, provided. The poullr\
farm was stocked wilh record eg*:
1 iv? rs of high degire, also pigeons
for squabs are profitable. Moden
incubators hatched cliickens by tin
hundreds. Kverythiug. however, wai
conducted on strictly business lines
Kacli Jersey has her own stall and a1
page in the dairy record. Kvery lime
she is milked the number of quart?
she gives are marked on the record, a>
is also the butler lesl?the quantity
of butler which the cream wouh
make. All the ensilage and other fodder
six' eals in a day are debited
against her. When a hen in the poultry
house wants lo contribute to tin
egg fund she enters a "trap" nesl b\
which slu- shuts a gate which keep?
her ; prisoner until the poultry keep
er finds her. lie looks at the number
"ii I he leather band around bei
neck, takes the egg, and then re least1
her, I'.ach hen aho has a record pagt
' We Leo
1 Buy I
j We provide easy ter
We enable borrower
j in Monthly Install men
allowed to meet oblige
It is cheaper than pa
to save money to buy <
If you want to save r
take a Security Contra
Call on A. J. Gibson,
Treasurer, at office, c(
streets, next door to C
| I Ollri i"
I JStf JELS
ii according to her number, and the
- number of eggs she lays in a month or
s year or her life are noted on the
books at the farm office.
ti Seventy-five farm hands are needed
e for all purposes, including the milkt
ing, which is done by hand. The
i) creamery has such a mechanical sysl4
tem that in it three men prepare over
1 1,001) (piarts of milk daily in bottle, in
i, and in ice cream, the yield of the '
1 cows ranging from eight to 15 quarts
s or more a day. The Asheville people
r who boast of having a Vandcrbilt for
- a milkman have to pay 11 cents a
t quart .us it comes from the shiny yel*
t olw wagons bearing the sign Iiiltmore
t Dairy, and think it is cheat).
. QUEER RAILWAY CAR FITTINGS ;
Window With Royal Autographs? (
Train Roofed with Water,
What use is a balloon to railway
carriage? Few of the latter are so ^
lilted, bill there is as least one run- ,
ning on a mountain railway near Sal/.- '
berg, which lias a fallon attached to it ]
in order to assist it up the steepest
portions of (he line. At the summit ?
a tank below the car is filled wit 1 *
' water sulTcient to counteract the up
I ward pull of the gas bag, which the
vahicle thus drags dnwn with it upon
I the return journey.
( There is only one car in the world
j with a window fillet* as a royal autograph
album. It is a somewhat aneient
railway saloon used in Deumark
for the conveyance of royal visitors.
It Iijis become the custom for
these to scratch their names on one
<>t its panes, which now shows the "
autographs of King Edward and
t^ueen Alexandra among others, ineluding
those of the late Czar, the
late king of Denmark, t he lute Duke
j of Clarence and man * of iters.
Another uniquely fitted railway
carriage is (hat comarniug the vesti,
bule entrance to the train belonging
to | ho (ierman Kinperor. This vesti_
bule holds several fine statues?an .
I innovation which lias not been copied
elsewhere, though many royal train** C
, carry superb paintings as part of ?
, their decorations ?
. A car with a complete veranda is ?
another novelty introduced in the ^
, train constructed for President Diaz.
I of Mexico, where the drawing room *
I portion is surrounded by such a fit?
? Very* few trains *r?> roofed with
> water, and that of the Viceroy of Tn,
dia is among the small number that
are so. All the vehicles, eight in
r number, have double ceilings, which j
, are really water tanks, holding about
) live tons of water. This arrange- '
> incut contributes toward coolness ami (
5 furnishes water for domestic purposes i
. mi the train. The trafn carries sixty
! personal servants when the viceroy E
> uses it.
? On the long distance lines in Russia
> each of the importanr trains has a car
above which rises a little belfry con- I
I laining a chime of bells. Otherwise J
- (he latter vehicles are fitted as chap- ]
I (ds, in charge of a regular priest of
- the (ireek Orthodox faith. At Italia*
; trow, on the North Somerset iiailway,
there is an old railway carriage H
> which h:is been licensed :is ;i mission
chapel and is lilted accordingly.
A woman can figure out from (he
' way her child says its prayers what
a smart man it is going to be.
rns of payment.
8 to accumulate a fund
ts, on which interest is ^
itions at maturity.
ysng rent. If you want
a home take a Security
noney for any purpose \
ict. It pays.
Asstant Secretary and
>rner Boyce and Adams
'opeland Brothers. ,
Anderson 10c Co.
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Tinware, tinamelware, Woodenware, Wire
Goods, Hardware, Brushes, Brooms, Stove
Pans, Nickel Plated Ware, Galvanized Ware,
Jardineers, Flower Pots, Glass Ware, Table
Cutlery, Kitchen Necessities, etc., Picture
Frames, Talcum Powder, Jewelry, Combs,
Pins, Buttons, and thousands of other articles
await you at our store,
Andersen 10c Co-,
Opposite Old Court House, Newberry, S. C.
?n? ii i ? n> n iiiibii?? in mii ? an *
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g -g ' ^ ^ ^
ON THE RIGHT ROAD
f it leads him to deposit his cash in The Nationa
3ank. Means that he'll improve his financial credit,
luit handling soiled bills by paying by check, simpliy
book-keeping and be able to keep a stub record of
ill transactions?a few of the favors our Bank extends.
ML A. Carlisle. H. C. Moseley. T. B. Carlisle,
f. A. Blackwelder. Robt. Norris. Geo. Johnstone.
3. C. Matthews. S. B, Aull. Jos. H. Hunter.
READ ond PROFIT!
For a limited time we will give
subscriptions to the
20 Cents a Year
3all at Our Store and Learn Particulars.
The Fair and Square Dealer.
We have many other Bargains
that no other store can offer.
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1785 College tl [harhston 1900H
Charleston, S. C. H
124th Year Begins September 25th.
Entrance examinations will be
held at the County Court House
011 Friday, July 3, at 9 a. 111. All '
candidates for admission can com
pete in September for vacant Boyce
Scholarships which pay $100 a year. I
One free tuition scholarship to each I
county of South Carolina. Board 1
and furnished room in donnitorv 1
$11. 1 uitiou $40. Kor catalogue,
address Harrison Randolph,
(l-orinerly Willianiston 1-einale College). ?
GREENWOOD, S. C.
Rev. John 0. Willson, President.
OI'KNS Sept. 18. 1908. Comfortable, steamheated,
electric lighted building, in citv J
limits, Good food, llonie-liko life and I
Thorough teaching and training. Fine work 1
in music and art. Cost reasonable. I
Send for catalogue. dfl
Headache Helps. [
AN lion I feel a headache coming on, I
says a writer in tiro April Designer. 1
I look around for the cause. Usually 1
L loosen my hair. It is not generally '
known that hair <lono up tightly and
pinned closo to the head will cause \
headache. Try letting the hair fall '
loose, or hraid or pin it- loosely in a
a dilterent. style. Sometimes it is
my collar which is too tight, and
when J take it oil1 my headache dis- *
appears. Again it is caused by tight
or uncomfortable shoes, or by higiiheeled
shoes, which may feel comfortable
but which will cause the trouble.
ADVERTISING FOR FEDERAL
BUILDING SITES. I
Treasury Department, J
Olliee of the Secretary, ^
Washington, I). (/., June 5, is)08. JE
Proposals will be received, to oe ^
opened ;it 2 o'clock p. m? July 10^
1008, lor the sale or donation to the
I nited States of a suitable site, centrally
and conveniently located for'
the 1'ederal building (o be erected in
Newberry, South Carolina. A corner
lot, of (approximately) 120x130 feet,
is required. Each proposal must give
the price, the character of foundations
obtainable, the proximity to.
street cars, sewer, gas, and water
mains, etc., and must be accompanied
by a diagram indicating the principal
street, the north point, the dimensions
and grades of the lai\d, the
widths and paving of adjacent streets
and alleys, whether the alleys are
public or private, and whether or not
the city owns land occupied by sidewalks.
The vendor must pay nil expenses
connected with furnishing evidences
rt title and deeds of conveyance.
Improvements on the property
must be reserved by the vendor; but
pending the commencement of the
1'ederal building tbev may remaih
on the land upon payment of a rea- H
souable ground rent. The grantor * Kg
must, however, remove all improvements
on thirty days' notice so to do.
The right to reject any proposal is *
reserved. Each proposal must be
sealed, marked "Proposal for Federal
building site at Newberry, South
Carolina," and mailed to the Socretarv
of the Treasury (Supervising
Architect), Washington, P. C. No
special form of proposal is required
Ceo. P>. Corlelyou,
CHARLESTON & WESTERN CAROLINA
Schedule in effect February 16, 1908.
Lv. Newberry(C N & L) 12:50 p.m.
Ar. Laurens 2:02 p.m.
Lv. Laurens (C & W C) 2:32 p.m.
Ar. Greenville 4:00 p.ni
Lv. Laurens 2:32 p.'ii.
Ar. Spartanburg 4:05 p.m.
Lv. Spartanburg (So. Rv.) 5:00 p.m.
Ar. 1 ienderson ville 7 :-!5 p.m. Life
Ar. Ashevillc S:30 p.m.
j Lv. Laurens (C & W C) 2:32 p.m. M
| Ar. Greenwood 3:42 p.m. Kp
Ar. MoCormick -1:3S p.m.
Ar. Augusta 0:20 p.m. B
NVde: The above arrivals and dopartures,
as well as connections witl).' H
other companies, arc given as info?f- K
mation. and are not guaranteed. i ||
Ernest Williams, *
Gen. Pass. Agt., p
Augusta, Ga. I
Geo. T. Bryan, |j
Greenville, S. C., ?1
Gen, Agt. I
A Twenty Year Sentence. ?
"I iiavo just completed a twenty
year health sentence, imposed by JH
Bucklen's Arnica Salve, which cured ?1
me of bleeding piles just twenty years * n
ago, ' writes O. S. Woolovor, of La- 'H
Raysville, X. Y. Bucklen's Ai
Salve heals the worst sores, boils,
burns, wounds and cuts in the short- ^Hj
est time. 25c. at W. E. Pclham & M*