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SWEEPS IRE SOU.
GREAT DESTRUCTION IN LIFE
AND IN PROPERTY.
Cyclones and Tornadoes Take Fearful
Toll in Southern States-Tenn
essee Suffered Most.
Lousiville, Ky., April 30.-Di
patches gathered throughout the
South by the Associated Press tonight
indicate that 60 to 75 persons met
sudden death in the great wind that
spread havoc :roughout the regon
south of the hio. The number of
injured is probably three-fold that
of the killed. It is substantiated that
sixty persons were killed, distributtd
among the following towns:
Tennessee: Young's Crossing, 1,ve,
Fayetteville, fifteen; Noblesville,
one; Hardeman county, one; Media,
four; Clarksville, one; Centreville,
one; Franklin, one; Hillsboro, four;
Simnmerville, three; Laconia, two;
Quito, eight; Giles county, twelve.
Mississippi's most disastrous point
was Horn Lake, where eighteen mei
Arkansas reports a total of twelve
dead and ninety injured.
Alabama has four dead, near Hart
Missouri ihas seven killed at Som
erville, and eleven at Golden.
Atlanta, Ga., April 30.-Cyclones
nd tornadoes, the like of which have
not been seen for years, swept
through the South last night and all
today, leaving in their wake hundreds
of dead and mangled bodies, and the
dismantled wrecks of property worthl
Tennessee was an especially heavy
sufferer. At 9 o'clock tonight care
ful estimates, indicate that at least
fifty people were killed in that State
-with monetary lo oJbout $1,
000,000. At Franklin and in Hills
boro there was loss of life. The lat
ter town is said to be practically de
stroyed, while at Centreville and
adjoining villages the loss in report
ed very lheavy, both in lives and
property. Near Pulaski, Gioles coun
ty, the deth list reaches twelve and
many are injured.
In the vicinity of Chattanooga the
Sstorm 'was felt at its worst. Tele
phones and telegraph wires were
blown down and the movement of
trains was greatly fhampered. The
hurricane followed the Cumberland
\Valley, wrecking small towns and
destroying farm houses.
At Ebenezer eighteen houses were
At Charlestown the storm swerved
up the Hiawassee River, destroying
much property. At Fayetteville three
are known to have perished. At Cu
ba many'- houses were blown down,
and at Galestown not even a shed
was left standing.
Memphis reports 'heavy loss from
towns withlin a radius of one hundred
miles in three States.
At Eorn Lake, Miss., half a dozen
lives were lost and the property dam
age was very 'heavy.
In Arkansas eight persons were
Skilled near Mammoth Springs, and
a score of buildings wrecked. Other
ponts in Arkansas report heavy loss.
Atlanta and most of Georgia es
caiped with only slight property loss
during the blow. But two young peo
ple, a brother and sister. William and
Pearl Withra, lost their lives here
.this afternoon by the capsizing of* a
rowboat during -a sudden squall.
The hurricane -continued upon its
course of' destruction in Alabama to
night. Huntsville sends word of
heavy loss of property with probably
several lives sacrificed near the Ten
nessee line. At Danville, in Morgan
county, Ala., the storm struck wi-:h
terrific force. At Hirtsell at least
one is dead ' and many hut. The
storm 's still raging, and sems to be
om:.velling aknost directly 'so'itheast.
Soon after dark tonight the storm
-vir.ds began shooting aeron' the rail,
telegraph and telephone lines con
neering Atlanta with Chattanooga and
Knoxville, and wire communication
'whieh 'had been kept up with great
difficulty during the afternoon ceas
The Western and Alabama rail
road offiees here reported that south
of Chattanooga, near Emerson, Ga.,
several big trees were blown across
the r-ailroad right-of-way, tearing
down wires and holding up five
The death totals were swelled to
nighbt by three lightning victims at
Monroe, Ga. Late this afternoon a
rushinz wind storm, accompanied by
blinding lightning, broke over Mon
roe, and one of t4he bolts struck the
residenc'e otf M. B. Barrett. tearing
dontLe chimneyQ. Barre'tt. his wife
a:.! :is se.'enteen-year-old daughter
we-ra killed andl a ten-vear'-old son
an:d y'ounger' chiid were seriousiy'
Fifteen Killed at Fayetteville.
Huntsville, Ala., April 30.-Fif
teen are dead, several score injured
and 250 houses demolished as a re
sult of the storm which struck Fay
etteville, Tenn., and vicinity last
night, according to a reliable man
who has just reached Huntsville from
The dead at Harms number five,
and many more are injured. The
Harms flour mill was destroyed as
well as a number of other buildings
in that vicinity.
Immense damage was done in Mad
ison -county by hail and lightning.
Telegraphic communication with Fay
et:teville has been severed since early
Eight Dead in Arkansas.
Mammoth Springs, Ark., April 30.
-A tornado passed eighteen miles
east of here last night, killing eight
persons and injuring many others.
Worst Ever Known in Tennessee.
Nashville, Tenn., April 30.-Advic
es being received by the Banner show
'that the storm of last night was the
worst ever known in this State. The
indications are that the death list will
foot .4p fifty or more, and the dam
age will run into the millions of dol
Twenty Killed Near Pulaski.
Pulaski, Tenn., April 30.-Twenty
persons are reported to have been
killed and forty injured in a tornado
whicih swept over the eastern section
of Giles county early toidav. Bee
Springs, a village in the southeast
section, sixteen miles from Pulaski,
is reported to have been totally de
In the Middle West.
Chicago, April 30.-Delayed re
ports show that the de'ath and de
struction caused by the terific storm
that swept over the Middle West last
night was more extensive than at
first .indicated by the meagre tele
grams carried over damaged wires.
Three men were killed in Chicago by
the collapse of a factory. Homeless
men, women and children spent to
day in strange houses in many sub
urbs, where the storm had upset un
In 'the path of the storm before it
reached the Great Lake region, great
destruction of sproperty is reported.
At least eleven persons -were killed.
At Golden, Mo., 'the business part
of the town was destroyed and many
homes were wrecked. Five persons
lost their lives.
At Summerville, Mo., tihe wind
created haroc and two persons were
killed. Many were injured.
The storm was furious in Southern
Illinois, and at Texas City, near Car
mi, four persons were killed and
many seriously woun'ded. The town
Great damage to property and
croips was caused in Michigan, on the
east shore of Lake Michigan, Benton
Harbor and South Haven being in
the Path of the storm.
Vessels were imperilled on the lake.
In Wisconsin, for many hou-rs there
raged a severe snow storm, causing
damage to property. At Laerosse
and Superior traffic was 'hampered
because of drifts.
Passes Through Georgia.
Atlanta, Ga., May 1.-T-he storm
which for three days has been sweep
ing eastward across the Southern
states tonight 'was passing out of the
South Atlantic States into the Atlan
The Georgia death list by towns as
received by tihe Constitution tonight
is: Buchanan 13 reported dead; Al
bany 6; Meigs 1; Gedartown 12; Bow
den 1; Gainesville 1.
At Savanliah the tornado had lost
much of its fury. It tore through
the old town, horvever, unroofed many
houses and destroyed much property
not only in the city, but in adjacent
With the information at hand it
seems that at least 200 'have been
killed, probably twice as many injur
ed and that property worth several
million dollars has been destroyed.
Cedartown. Ga.. May 1.-The tor
nado last night killed tavelve persons
near here. The dead include Thomas
Brooks. two of his children. Mrs.
Hessie Gagle. an infant child of Guy
Doctor, and a family of seven ne
groes. Many buildings were wrecked.
Albany, Ga., May 1.-Six dead and
inestimable damage to property fol
lowing a tornado which passed south
of this place today. Three negroes
were killed on one farm and two on
another, while one death is reported
from Meigs. Ga., forty miles south of
Alhma,a Ga.. May 1.-A Constitu
tion sp ~eial froim Buehana n, Ga., -ays
that al tornfado) passed mnear there late
yeseray afternoon and that the
Ar-. . M. Vernon.
Mrs. H. Cagle and grandson.
Mrs. Thomas Brooks and two
A daughter of C. H. Rice.
Savannah, Ga., May 1.-Bounding
through the Southern part of the city
at 11:55 o'clock this morning a cy
el;iie smashed a number of houses, in
jured two persons, one probably fa
tally, and caused damage which con
servative estimates place below $100,
Mrs. Mattie Lou Cline, of Atlanta,
was buried beneath the ruins of the
home of her sister, Mrs. William Os
borne, on Forty-first street, and was
pinioned for a half ihour before she
was dug out. She was placed in the
police ambulance and hurried to the
I Park View Sanitarium, where it was
stated her i.njuries are internal, but
their extent is not known. She had
been ill several days and the added
shock is serious.
J. B. Taiylor, an employe at the
Henderson Hull Factory, suffered a
compound fracture of the leg and
other injuries. He refused medical
attention for a. long time and his con
dition is said to be serious.
The Ihouse in which Mrs. Cline was
injured was smashed completely. The
Henderson Hull Bugv Works was
practically wrecked, the roof and top
Nathan G. Ouddlev's -home was un
roofed, his garage rwas blown away
but ihis auto was uninjured.
St. l'aul's Episcopal church was in
jured and the Georgia Infirmary full
Af sick and inijured negroes. was bad
ly wrecked. Trees, small houses and
ei the path of the storm were
b:>wni away or wrecked.
Pensacola. Fla.. May 1.-Consider
able damage <was done to shipping
early this morning by a southwest
st(:,-rm. which swept over the bay at a
velocity of between 50 and 60 miles
an hour, causing vessels to drag their
anchors and small boats to be dashed
aoainst wharves, some of which sank.
The bark Sylsidel, parted her cables
and drifted across to Palafox wharf,
era-hing into a fleet of fishing
smacks, badly damaging the sehooner
Favorite, of sixty tons, and smashing
a hole in the hull of the bark. A
number of trees and many fences
were blown downi in the city.
INashville, Tenn., May 1.--Calm
has followed the great storm of
Thursday night in central Tennessee.
The weather tonigiht is clear and cool
and the telegraph wires, as they are
revived, bring reports of loss of life
and property destruction greater than
first advices. Today a number of
caskets were shipped to the stricken
At Pulaski and in some sections of
Giles county, -the destruction of prop
erty is quite heavy and it is said the
death list will number 25, with at
least 30 others injusred. In the home
of Mr. Hlardiseon, just sout'h of Hills
boro, in one room were the bodies
of the riwo Marlin boys, who were
blown with the house in the creek.
In another room lay Carroll Marlin,
aged 12, dying. Near 'him on differ
ent beds, were their father, whose
shoulder blade and collar-bone were
broken anud their mother, whose hip
Damage is reported from a score of
oher places and Gibson, Madison, and
the surrounding territory furnish a
list of eight or more dead. Lincoln
county's fatalities are heavy and the
srm seems to have practically cov
ered the entire State. Tihe casualty
list is still incomplete and it is be
lieved that the dead in all sections
will exceed one hundred.
Damage in Philadelphiia.
Philadelphia, Pa., May 1.--Accom
panied by a heavy rain and a down
fall of hail, a violent win'd storm
swept over the northern section of
this city this afternoon, causing con
siderable .damage, though no lives
were lost and no one was injured.
More than a dozen houses were un
rof ed, windows were broken and
hndreds of trees were uprooted.
Wilmington, Delaware, also suffer
e.d from the storm and much damage
was done. Several chimneys were
blown dowvn and a nuinber of hous
es were unroofed. No one was in
NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT
Notice is hereby given that I will
make a final settlement of the estate
of William C. Tyree, deceased, on
May 17, 1909, in the Probate Court
for Newberry County, S. C., and will
immediately thereafter apply to said
Court for a final discharge as Admin
istrator of the personal estate of said
J. P. Tyree,
lAm~r. &c., of W\m. C. Ty ree, deed
April 14th, 1909.
Dickert-McCalley Wedding. I
The wedding of Miss Ray Dickert
and Mr. William Langford McCalley,
Jr., was solemnized last evening at
the Central Presbyterian chureh and
was witnessed by a large company of
friends. Rev. Dunbar H. Ogden, the
pastor, officiated, and Mr. H. H. Pike
was at the organ.
The church was beautifully decor
ated with mas.ive palms, ferns and
smilax. At the altar and in the or
gan loft, the green plants were used
with charming effect.
The bride was attended by her
cousin, Miss Inez Boinest, as maid of
honor; Miss Kate McCalley, first
bridesmaid; Miss Willie Lee Spence,
Miss Belle Haynes and Miss Claudia
Kelpin, bridesmaids. Mr. Lance Me
Calley, the groom's brother, acted as
best man, and Mr. Earl Richardson,
Mr. Roy Smith, Mr. Whelan Johnson
and Mr. Paylor Hambrick, grooms
The ushers were Mr. J. S. Dickert,
Mr. Newton Aston, Mr. Arthur Cook,
and Mr. Andrew Cranford.
The bride entered the church with
her father, Mr. D. M. Dickert, and
was never lovelier than in 'her wed
ding gown, which was a eharming
creation of cream duehess satin, made
princess, with lace yoke and sleeves.
The veil was adjusted with orange
blossoms, and the bride carried a
shower boquet of white roses and
lilies of the valley.
Miss Boinest's gown was an ele
gant one of pink satin, made empire,
and combined with lace. She carried
a bouquet of white carnations tied
with white tulle. The bridesmaids
were prettily gowned in cream satin
directoire dresses and carried pink
c.a.rnations tied with pink tulle.
Tie wedding ceremony was follow
ed by an informal reception at the
bride's ihome for the wedding party
and family. The house was decorat
ed with wlhite and pink roses and
The bride's table had for its cen
terpiece the bride's eake. whicih was
ornamented with a miniature bride
and gr(m in a big heart under a
wreath of orange blossoms. The col
ors of pink and white were carried
out both in the salad-s and the ices
T'he guests were received by the
bride's mother, Mrs. D. M. Dickert,
who was very attractive in a light
blue sat,in made .empire and trimmed
with lace and heavy Persian bands.
Mrs. W. L. McCalley, the groom's
mother, wore old rose messaline with
Mrs. F. E. Bruce, the bride's sis
ter, was pretty in a black satin diree
toire g'own with lace.
The couple leftatmidnight for their
wedding trip to New Orleans, Texas
and points west. Th~e bride's going
away costume was a light tan suit
with a burnt straw Ihat trimmed with
black aigrettes and pink roses.
IA num.ber of out-of-town guests
were present for -the wedding.--At
A Delicate Hint.*
Sandy and his lass had been sitting
together about half an hour in si
"Maggie,'' he said, at length,
"wsn I here on the Sawbath
"Aye, Sandy, I daur say you were.''
"An' wasna I here on Monday
" 'Aye, so ye were."
"An' I was here on Tuesday mecht,
an' Wednesday nicht, an' Thursday
*nicht, an' Friday nicht?''
"Aye, I'm thinkin' that's so.''
"An' this is Saturday nicht, an'
I'm here again?''
"Weel, what for, no? I'm sure
ye 're very welcome.''
Sandy (desperately)- "Maggie,i
Iwoman! D 'e no begin to smell a
Irat ?''-Sucess Magazine.
CHALESTON & WESTERN CAR
Schedule in effect May 31, 1908.
Lv Newberry(C N & L 12:561 p.m.
Ar:ILaurens -2:02 p.m.
Lv. Laurens (C & W C) 2:35 p.m.
Ar. flreenville 4:00 p.m.
Lv. Lauren s - 2:32 p.m.
Ar. Spartanburg 4:05 p.m.
Lv. Spartanburg (So. Ry.) 5:00 p.m.
Ar. Hendersonville 7:45 p.m.
Ar. Asheville 8:50 p.m.
'Lv. Laurens (C & W C) 2:32 p.m.
IAr. Greenwood 3:32 r .m.
Ar. McCormiek 4:33 pi.m.
Ar. Augusta 6:15 p.m.
T-i-Weekly Parlar Car line be
tween Augusta and Asheville. Trainis
Nos. 1and 2, leave Augusta Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Saturdays, leave
Asheville Mondays, Wednesdays and
Note: Th.e above arrivals and de
partures, as well as connections with
ther conr.panies, are given as infor
mation, and are not guaranteed.
Gen. Pass. Agt.,
Greenville, S. C.. I
3M 39 3M
Silks and fu
Every one whi
as the prices a
apital $50,000 --
No Matter How Small.
will give it careful ati
~appies to the men and
NEWBBERY UNhION STATION.
rrival and Departure of Passenlger
Tris-fctive 12.01 A. K.
Sunday, June 7th, 1908.
No. 15 for Greenville .. . .8.57a.m.
No. 18 for Columbia .. .. 1.40 p4n.
No. 11 for Greenville .....3.20 p.m.
No. 16 for Columbia .... .8.47 p.m.
C., N. & L. B
'No. 22 for Columbia .. . .8.47 a.m.
No. 52 for Greenville .. 12.56 p.m
No. bs for Columbia .. . .3.20 p.m.
'No. 21 for Laurens .. . .7.25 p.m
*Does not run on Sunday
This time table shows the times al
whih trains may be expected to de
part from this station, but their da
parture is not guaranteed and the
ime shown is subject to change with
G. L. Robinson,
CLIPPING HORSES.-First class
wok at reasonable prices. May be
found at Phone 71.
BLUE RIDGE . SCHEDULES. I
No. 18, leaves Anderson at 6.30 a.
., for connection at Belton wn a
Southern for Greenville.
No. 12, from Walhalla, leaves An
in all the new
HITE, &c., &C.
tton as soft as
ly as pretty.
wants it can
' have a
re very low for
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tco Matter How Large,
en tion. This message
te women alike,
j. E. NOR WOOD,
derson at 10.15 a. in., for connection
at Belton with 'Southern Railway for
No. 20, leaves Anderson at 2.20
p. mn., for connections at Belton with
Southern Railway for Greenville.
No. 8, daily except Sunday, from
Walhalla arrives Anderson 6.24 p.
mn., with connections at Seneca with
Southern Railway from points south.
No. 10, from Walhalla, leaves An
derson at 4.57 p. in., for connections
at Belton with Southern Railway for
Greenville and Columbia.
No. 17, arrives at Anderson at 7.50
a. in., from Belton with connections
No. 9, arrives at Andersoni at 12.24
p. in., from Belton with conneetions
from Greenville and Columbia. Goes
No. 19, arrives at Anderson at 3.40
p. m., from Belton with connections
No. 11, arrives at Anderson at
6.29 p. in., from Belton with con
nections from Greenville and Column
bia. -Goes to Walhalla.
No. 7, daily except Sunday, leaves
Anderson at 9.20 a. in., for Walhalla,
vrith connections at Seneca for local
Nos. 17, 18, 19, and 20 are mixed
trains between Anderson and Belton.
Nos. 7 and 8 are local freight
trains, carrying passengers, between
Anderson and Walhalla and between
Waflia11a ant? Anderson