Newspaper Page Text
COL. j. H. AVE:ILL ,bAD.
Prominent RailroadMan iasses Away
In Summerville-Originator of
the Charleston Expositon Idea.
Charleston, June 1.--Col. John H.
Averill, a well knowj railroad man,
and the originator ap'd director gen
eral of the South C'rolina interstate
and West Indian exposition. died
shortly before maiight at his home
Col. Averil! u i oe of the best
known railr,:: .:en in South Caro
i P He p 'ally spent his entire
this kind f work. Before the
vi war he wag. engaged in railroad
-ork and durin_,, the war he held the
sponsible poit'a of dster of
ansportatio! ii the Confederate
rmy, hav.ing chage of the movement
f men and supplues of this section of
the country. C5l. Averill was for
many years the superintendent of the
old South Car(lina railroad, before
the Parsons control. For a long time
he was the receiver of the Port Royal
& Augusta railroad. At the time of
his death Col. Averill held the posi
tion of stock and fire claim agent and
agent of the land department of the
Charleston division of the Southern
It was Col. Averill's suggestion that
Charleston should give a great expo
sition. He urged it in the newspa
pers and when the scheme was deter
mined upon he was made director gen
eral and to -his large powers of ad
ministration and executive control
and his great store of energy, the ex
position was planned and conducted
on a scale larger than anything ever
before attempted in the South and
one of the big shows of its kind in
the United States.
As intendent of the town of Sum
merville he rendered several success
ful administrations and when not in
office he was always ready to serve
the interests of the pineland resort
where he always made his residence.
Col. Averill is survived by a widow,
three sons and two daughters.
VETERAN DIES FROM RABIES.
Dog Bites Jno. T. McGrady and Death
is Resilt-Tried to Kill Him
Columbia State, 2nd.
The tragic death of John T. Me
Grady at the Columbia hospital yes
terday as a result of the bite of a dog
afflicted with the rabies brought sad
ness to the comrades of one of the gal
lant wearers of the gray who, trust
ing in his little puppy supposed to be
mad, attempted to give treatment to
the animal and was bitten.
Mr. McGrady, who lived in the up
per part of Richlandi county, was bit
ten by his pet dog on April 28 and
the disease did not develop until May
27. a month later. At t-hat time Mr.
McGrady showed all of the symptoms
rof suffering and but a few days pre
viously he had been t.reated with the
"Koo~n eure,'' a madstone remedy
which it was claimed would cure any.
case of rabies.
Sunday night Mr. 'McGrady at
tempted to kill himself by cutting his
throat but his relatives interferred
and the unfortunate man was brought
to the hospital yesterday morning.
Dr. W. A. Boyd. who was sum
moned, realized that the case was a
desperat'e one and gave !him every
possible relief but the victim died
yesterday after several hors of suf
Mr. McGrady is survived by a wife
and two children. He was a member
of Camp Bookter, U. C. V., and the
funeral arrangements will be an
TO ASSESS PROPERTY.
Railroad, Textile Concerns and Cotton
Oil Mills Passed Upon This
Comptroller General Jones will call
together the State board of equiliza
tion this month to assess property.
This is the so-ealled off year in taxa
tion; that is to say, only railroads,
textile industries, cotton oil mills
and fertilizer plants are assessed.
Next year there will be a revaluation
of all real estate property in the State
an1 the board of equalizationl will
probably meet during January for
Thne State boar d of equalization
consists of Hon. P. H. Gadsden of
Charleston, chairman and the chair
men of the various county boards of
equ.alizaton. This board assesses the
textile industries which includes the
cotton mills, the cotton oil mills and
the fertilizer plants.
The 1908 report of Comptroller
General Jones shows that in the
State there are textile industries as
sessed at $29.901.202; eottonseed onil
mils assessed at $1,821,230; fertihi
er plants. $1.849.748; express, palace
.- +41egratihi companies and t~ele
';/49 : biding', and loan assou
tiln1. :7O.849 strleet railwa vo
.panies, $73:3,475 ; water, ig aD
power compaiies. $,1, ,789; navi
1ion -companies. $34.145.
Tihe railroad board of assess<
will be called to meet this month J
the purpose of assessing the railro
property of this State. This boa
consists of tlhe comptroller gener
clairtman ; attorney general. Chairm
of the railroad eoinissioii, 'I
'treasurer. see'retarv of State.
All the valuations to be taken f
on the Januarv 1 assessment bas
The railroads in 1908 report were
sessed $41,364,844 and paid taxes
grgatillg $614,559.07. The valu
tion on real and personal propet
It will be recalled that there %
considerable talk of the decrease
the railroad assessment last ye;
The matter was brought up in the g
eral asembly. The roads suffer
heavy losses on account of the flooi
Comptroller General Jones took t
position that the assessment shou
not be reduced on this ground becau
the flood oc: :red in August and t
assessment should have been made
the January 1 basis.
MUST COME ACROSS.
Greenville County Will Have to P
$111 For Two Boys Sent to
That Greenville county must p
for two boys placed in the South Cf
olina Industrial school is a situati
that has developed in the past f(
Says thj Greenville Piedmont:
"Greenville county must p
$111.64 for six months' board at t
South Carolina Industrial seih
(better known as the reform schoc
for Carl Austin and William Pre
ley, two white boys, who were tri
in the general sessions court last Se
tember and convict-d of breaking i
to the store of F. . Poole & Son
Piedmont. They were sentenced
serve three years, or rather to 'ha
to go to school' for three years.
statement was received this morni
by County Supervisor Goodwin fr<
G. E. Emmons, superintendent of t
reform school, stating that it C
the school that amount to clothe a
feed these two boys for six monu]
The cost for each was $55.82.
"The act which created thisi
dustrial home reads as follows:
" 'Part of Section 8 of Act 86,<
tablishing an industrial school I
boys, approved the 24th day of FE
ruary, A. D., 1906:
" 'By way of providing for t
maintenance of the school here1
reated', there shall be paid to t:
oard of trustees of the same by ea
county from which boys may be se
thereto, such a sum per capita, mont
l, as shall be found by the truste<
uon estimates to be made by them
stated periods of three months, ec
culaed from the date of comment
ment of actual operation, -to be a f
equitable pro rata of the stotal cost
maintenance for said period, has
upon the total number of inmates f
said period, as long as said boys m;
remain inmates of said school for
length of time equal to or in excess
"Austin and Pressley are the on
two boys from Greenville county
this school. County Supervisor Goc
win says there 'has been provided:
funds for meeting this expense inet
r.ed upon the county by the placi:
in of thlese two boys in this scho
but that the county would pay it ne
ertheless from some other money
A Card of Thanks.
"Sme days must be dark a:
"Reihind the clouds the sun is shi
Were it not for darkness we cou
not appreciate light, and were it r
for days of trial and helplessness
could not fully appreciate the kind
hand that so gently and faithful
always comes to our aid.
Reently we have been vividly
minded < f this.
During the last .six weeks my wi
*has suffered untold agonies from 1
in severely burned, yet in ma
ways we have been signully blessi
A kind Heavenly Father has spar
her life, for which we feel humi
grateful. Akin to this, our physici
has given her 'his most faithful atte
tion. Our neighbors, too, did a nol
part. They came to our home a
nursed her while sick and we wa
publicly to express our heart-f
thanks for every act of kindn4
shown us by any one during our*1
fiction. Especially are we indebt
to Mrs. B. Thomason and Mrs. Ali
Quattebam Long for their untiri
faithfuness to come and dress I
wounds daily and administer all ni
essary aid in every way possible th
could. And with thoughtfulness t
men of the surrounding commun
indl cam a planted all our er<
i Wick Blue Fla
n- ensures quick work and a cool
ed has a substantial CABINET '
Is. ing food hot after it is cooked
he set small cooking utensils-e
Id for holding towels.
se Made in thr
he or without Cabb
on write our nearest
powerful light and b
If not with you
a erily, we have neighbors and friend
ay and we do feel so thankful to ther
he fo., all these tangible evidences o
>)o their kindness. May God's riches
blessings rest with them here, and
S- I 1
s- COWn -of life be their inheritane
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Richardson.
at Robert Y. Hayne.
to Spartanburg Joiur,nal.
e "Robert Y. Hayne a.nd His Times
agis one of the most valuable contribu
tions made in recent years to Sout
Le Carolina historical records. Its ir
herest and value are broader tha
State lines, for it is natioral in it
sIt is a 'handsome volume, printe
in clear, readable type, 550 paget
n-published by the MacMillan compan)
66 Fifth avenue, Newv York. Ever;
oSouth Carolinian who takes pride i
his State history should have a cop;
of this book.
*The style of the book is attractive
he It is not a dry 'historical detail of bat
Sren facts, but a lively sketch of rea
be life, which is always interesting t
hlive people. The author, Theodore I
ntJervey, ofCharleston -sthe secon
'l vice president of the South Carolin
s,Historical Society, and author of th
at!''Elder Brother,'' a novel of recor
1struction days. This has been a wor:
Tof love with him. He went about i1
a feeling the importance of a messag
of from the early decades of the nin(
ed teenth century to the young men o
or the twentieth.**
U From 1822 to 1839, seventeen yea+
a the g'reatest political and industris
oevents of the first half of the last -eer
tury occurred. To get an ideae
ly~ their importance, get this book an
at read it. All students of history an
d- all young poliiticians should certaini
no have a copy. There were giants i
tr- congress in t:hose days.
lONE MITJJON DOLLARS FOR
~v- GOOD STOMACH.
This Offer Should be a Warninug t
Every Man a4nd Woman.
cid The newspapers and medical jom~
nals recently have ihad much to sq
.n- relative to a famous millionaire's oi
fer of a million dollars for a ne'
.ot This great multi-millionaire wa
ve too busy to worry about the conditio
.lv of his stomach. He allowed 'bis dys
.ly pepsia to run from bad to worse ur
til in the end it became incurable.
e- His misfortune serves as a warr
ing to others.
.fe Everyone who suffers with dys
>e- pepsia for a few years will gix
ny everything he owns for a new ston
ed Dyspepsia is caused by an abno:
ly mal 'state of theC gastric juices. Th
an absence of this destroys the functio
n- of the fastrie fluids. They lose thei
yle power. to digest food.
ad We are now able to supply the mi:
,nt sing element-to restore to the gar
et tric juices their d'gestive power an
ws to make the stomach strong and wt]
if- We know that Rexall Dyspepsi
ed Tablets will positively and permi
Lee nently cure disordered stomachs, ir
ng digestion and dyspepsia.
ier We want you to try them and wi
?- return your money if you are rn
.y more than satisfied with the result.
he Price, 2 eents. Only at our stor
Lty or by mail. Gilder & Weeks, Nev
)p. brry,S. C
All the necessary family cook
ing may be done as well on a
New Perfection Wick Blue
Flame Oil Cook-Stove as on
the best coal or wood range.
By using the "New Perfec
tion" Oil Stove, the annoyance
of an overheated and stuffy
kitchen is entirely avoided, even
in midsummer. The scientific
construction of the
e Oil Cook-Stove
kitchen. The "New Perfection"
[OP for warming plates and keep
Also drop shelves on which to
very convenience, even to bars
x sizes. Can be had either with
iet Top. If not at your dealer's,
and very handsome. Gives a
urns for hours with one filling. Portable,
;t what every home needs.
dealer, write our nearest agency.
IDARD OIL COMPANY
t's a Great Story!
s To the man who wants to be com
fortable this summer:
KNEE LENGTH UNDERWEAR
a FULL LENGTH SUMMER UN
a"Get Busy'' now with purchas
e ing those new furnishings heie and
- you'11 find that the hottest days of
k this surmer will have no terrors
SCOLLEGE OF CHARLESTON
I 125th Year Begins October 1st.
y Entrance examination will be
n held at the new Court House on
Friday, July 2, at 9 a. m. All can
didates for admission can compete
Sin October for vacant Boyce schol
arships, wnich pay $100 a year.
One free tuition scholarship to each
o County of South Carolina. Board
and furnished room in Dormitory,
$12 Tuition, $4o. For catalogne
-THE BOOK STORE
- IS THE
-!PLACE TO BUY YOUR
Hand Painted China
qM81e3' Book Store.
t A styp to-dyn.
Has cared itehi magically for others
, in Newb-arry and will cure for you.
r For sale at
Mes' Drne Store.
and cntering into
business already ti
our entire stock of
for sale at prices i
These goods must
out, if possible, by J
P. S.-Any one des
to consult me at onc
Are all well filled wit
and desirable gooi
early summer moni
your wants in all the
terials that summer
in great variety.
in all the staple style:
weaves for the presi
new weaves consist c
Ask to see our LinE
well as- under garni
prices. W. B. and Al
sets in the new seas<
The Hlerald anid News,
Newberry, S. C.
For FIVE DOLLARS v
ad News and The Da
iress for one year. Sen
mnd News, and not und
:o The Daily Record.
The Daily Record, un
ives to-day's news to
apital city in the after
ural routes next morn]
to get a daily paper earl
Associated Press [
Special Market Re
Live Capital News
South Carolina Afi
A clean. enterpris
ingto another town
iere, we will offer
well : ssorted
-egardless of cost.
be entirely closed
ty, s. C.
iring to enter the
here would do well
e. TERMS EASY.
h the season's new
is. We enter the
hs prepared to fill
light beautiful ma
, as well as the new
ant season. These
f Shantung, Mirror,
ns, one of our best
good things in our
rtment-in outer as
ents at reasonable
merican Lady Cor
rd The Daily Record,
Columbia, S. C.
ie will send The H erald
ily Record to one ad
d money to The Herald
er any circumstances
der new management,
day, and leaving the
'noon, goes out on the
ng. Your best chance
ingr family paper.