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ABOUT PERSONS AND THINGS.
News Briefly Told.- -Gathered From
In and Out of the State, Nation
Jude Coterall. in the United
States disr 1c!t court at Guthrie.
ui-., Wednesda-. reatiirned his de
ciion that St.ate officials cannot in
terfere with interstate commerce
si:ipments. Thus restraining the State
enforcement of officers from seizing
shipments of liquor before they have
been delivered to the consignees.
At ethe jail in Gassaway, W. Va.,
two negroes who give their names as
Scott Lewis and A. Johnson, are be
ing guarded by 12 depities. against
the infuriated mob whose desire it is
to lynch them. They are being held
as possible accomplices in the as
sault upon Mrs. George Lockhold, of
Exohange, near Gassaway.
A sensational letter was intro
duced in the trial in Paris, of Mme.
Steinheil, from Jean Lefefevre, con
fessing that the writer was a-n ac
complice to the murder of Mme.
Steinheil's step-mother and Adolphe
Steinheil. Jean Lefeferve, himself,
rhen made his appearance and con
fessed his part in the crime. The
letter and his appearance are both
looked upon as another attempt to
baffle justice. However, the you-th is
In Columbia, the formal organiza
'tion of the conference on Pellagra
was perfected on Wednesday, with
an adopted constitution and elected
officers. There were 394 ph.yscians
registered during the session, and
many states were represented. The
next meeting will be held at Peoria,
Illinois. Dr. J. W. Babcoek was
At the annual meeting of the State
Agricultural and Mechanical Society,
Mr. John G. Mobley was re-elected
president, and Mr. A. W. Love re
elected secretary. Mr. D. G. Ellison
was elected treasurer in place of Mr.
A. G. LaMotte, who has served 'for
many years and was not a candidate.
Mr. J. M. Canrey was re-elected as
sistant secretary -
The State convention of the D. A.
R. will meet in Greenwood Tuesday
of this week.
The report of the National Gin
-ners Association estimates that 70,
per cent. of the 'cotton crop had been'
ginned up to November first.
Taft,- on Thuirsday travelled over,
the central and south-western section
of Georgia He spent the afternoon
at Macon and declared that he was
glad to be back in Georgia, arriving
in Savannah at 7:45 where 'he was
entertained at a sumptuous banquet
at the De Soto Hotel. Savannah is
.the farthest south that the President
-will go, and Friday afternoon turns
Mrs. Eliza Jane Wylie, the aged
and highly cultured widow <>f Col.
John D. Wylie, who was stricken with
paralysis about three weeks ago, died
at the Wylie Mansion in Lancaster,
Thursday morning at 3:45 o'clock.
J'udge J. W. Montgomery, of Con
cord, N C., one of North Carolina's
oldest and most prominent lawyers,
being in his 76th year, was' stricken
with paralysis in the c.ourt room
Tuesday morning while just about to
make a speech in a case in which he
was engaged. He recovered at the.
time, but has since suffered two ad
ditional strokes. His condition is re
garded as very serious.
Edward H. Crump, at present a
member of the fire and police com
mission, was elected Mayor of Mem
pEis, Wednesday, by the majority of
Fire which originated from the
sparks of an engine of a passing
train destroyed the residential sec
tion of Cherryville, Lincoln county,
N. C., Thursday ofternoon, entailing1
a loss of more than $15,000.1
Thronging thousands with good
cheers welcomed Mr. Taft to the City
by the Sea. The banquest was a beaut I
tiful and delightful function. The
streets of the city blazed with lights.
President Taft addressed the or
On Saturday at Rocky Mount, N. E
C., -the discovery of copper ore, by '
wellborers, gives evidence that else
where in Nash county there are de- 1
posits of this ore. The recent dis- s
covery unearthed an ore that is rich t
in gold as well. A chemical test re- e
vealed the fact that the nuggets were
fine specimens of- copper.t
The president was the guest of ij
Columbia on Saturday, arriving o
tlierc at 12:45 froni Charleston.
Ellis W. Shirer, of Orangeburg,
died Saturday at his home in the mill
village from fatal scalds received at
the Orangeburg Manufacturing com
pany's boiler room.
A vague report that Mr. Roosp
velt had been killed in Africa has
been branded false by Mr. Robinson,
brother-in-law of Mr. Roosevelt.
J. L. Fleming, State senator from
Pitt county, and Harry Skinner, Jr.,
son of United States District Attor
ney Skinner were killed in an automo
bile near Greenville, N. C., Saturday
J. A. Taylor, president of the Na
t-ional Ginners' association, estimate
the cotton for this year at lerw than
10,000,000 bales. South Carolina's
crop ils just as good this year as it
was last year. Mr. Taylor says that
most Southern States product wil
be much,less than in past years.
Senator Cummins made a spirited
reply to Speaker Cannon, before the
Marquette Club in Chicago Satur-lay
night. Speaker Cannon recently cri:
cised the attitude of the senator an-]
"insurgents'" as to the tariff, and de
clared that Senator Cummins practi
cally proposed to join hands ,with
Bryan. Senator Cummins deeared
recent utterances false and marvellad
at Speaker Cannon's mad and audac
The Atlanta Auto Show is now in
full swing. The Georgia metropoliS
is now the centre of attraction for
the motor va-d. Cars of t.!e latest
models will be shown there. 100,00
visitors are expected. 0
King Manuel of Portugal, with his
suite, left Lisbon Saturday for Mad
rid, and will remain in the Spanish
capital several days. From there he
wili travel incongnito to other points.
The body of W. N. Elder, a fcr
mer member of the legislature for
four terms, was found in the Colum
bia canal Saturday afternoon. Mr.
Elder disappeared from his home
more than a week ago, and the trag
edy is shrouded in mystery.
The Couincil of the University of
Copenhagen refused to allow the Na
tional Geographical Society of Was!h
ington to have a representative pres
ent while the official examination of
Dr. Cook's polar records was made.
An inbound passenger train going
at terrific speed crashed into a yard
engine at Jersey City Saturday morn
ing. Many passengers were seriously
injured when the trains hit, many of
vhom are dying. The injured were
oved by the firt departments. Ac
ording to reports the engineers and
firemeu on both rains were killed
and the passengers were buried un
er V'he wreckage. Over $1,000,000
pecie is protected by a special
President -Taft's arrival in Colum
ia and his glorious greeting was
omewhat marred by the fact that
Snator Tillma.a refused to be present
t the $10 a plate feast. Notwith
tanding this G-ov. Ansel and other
rominent citizens of Columbia put
~orth their .best efforts to make the
resident feel at home and apparently
et with success. President Taft
[ft Saturday afternoon for Augusta,
rhere 'he spent Sunday.
Counsel for Mrs. John Jacob Astor
ai her suit for divorce have indicat
d that the details of the testimony
rill never become public. Mrs. As
or will get her decree and ten mil
on dollars and live abroad.
Paul Hardin, nominee for mayor at
hester and superintendent of the
fylie Cotton mills there, was struck
y lightning while telephoning Sat
rday and is in a eritical condition.
Liquidation in t'he cotton markez
as even more -active Saturday than
~'riday with the long interests affect
d by rumors that speculative hold
rs of spots in the South are offering
onessions to find buyers.
Florence is ready for Taft, a.nd is
ger to 'welcome the president.
housands of flags adorn the streets1
d every train brings scores of vis
ors to take part in the Pee Dee
etion convention, and to aid in ex
nding a welcome to the nation 's
H. J. Slifer, general manager of
e Panama railroad, has resigned. It
understood that he will take charge
Twvo victims died of pellagra i:
Rowan county., N. C. One of the vie
tims was Mrs. Julius A. Peeler, 5
years of age, who had been ill fo
three months with the disease, thi
other was a negro living beyond th
city limits of Sailisbury.
'The statement made by Senato
Cullum that the elimination of th,
negro vote in this section would wip
out the Democratic party and tha
the time is ripe 'for this step, i
thought to be in accord with the opir
ion of the president.
The Seaboard Air Line railroa,
had recorded in the office of the Nor
folk county court two mortgages ag
gregating $150,000,000. The stat
taxes on the mortgages were $8,220.
Orville and Will5ur Wright, th
aviators, have been presented wit]
the Gross of thL Legion of Honor b;
the Republic of France, through it
consul general in New York, M
An epidemic, which was pronoune
ed typhoid fever, is prevalent at th
Athens Female college, of Alabama
Four of the young ladies died on Fri
ROOSEVELT MUCH ALIVE.
Rumor Had It That He Had Beei
Killed and Later That He Was
Considerable excitement was caus
ed on Friday by the rumor that ex.
Ptesident Roosevelt hald been killet
in Africa and a later rumor that hi
was ill. Investigation proved botl
rumors unfounded. T-he followin
dispatch appeared in yesterday'4
Mombassa, B. E. A., Nov. 7.-Th(
government, which has been investi.
gating the rumors concerning th(
illness of ex-President Roosevelt
while not successful in getting int(
direct communication with Colone:
Roosevelt anid his party, has at las1
learned sufficient to satisfy the offi.
cials that there is no truth in these
rumors. The latest dispatch re
ceived tonight from officials in the
"Nothing kxown here of the ru
mors. Eldama ravine reports al)
well October 30. The Roosevelt party
is now on a long safari.''
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
'COUNTY OF NEiWBEERY,
'Court of Common Pleas.
The Bank of Prosperity, Plaintiff,
A. H. Hawkins, individually, and
George E. Hawkins and A. H. Haw.
' kins, as partners doing business
under the firm name and style of
Hawkins Bros., Defendants.
By an' order of the Court herein, I
will sell to the highest bidder, before
the Court House, at Newberry, S. C.,
within the legal hours of sale, on
Monday, Salesday, December 6th,
1909, all that tract, piece, parcel or
plantation of land, lying and being
situate in the county of Newberry,
State of South Carolina, containing
one hundred and ninety-four (194)
acres, more or less, bounded by lands
of, or formerly of, estate of J. W. P.
Brown, estate of Hhawkins Dennis
and others, same being the identical
tract of land conveyed to me by
Henry B. Hair, by deed dated Decem
her 19th, 1894, and recorded in Book
No. 7 at page 364.
Terms of Sale: One-half (1-2)
eash, and the balan et in one year, se
cured by bond of the purchaser and,
mortgage of the premises sold, with
leave to the purchaser to an!tieipate
'the credit portion in whole or in
part; said bond and mortgage to se
cure the credit portion to provide for
eight per cent. interest from date of
sale payable annually and, in case
of foreclosure, or collection by an
attorney, for ten per cent' of both
principal and interest as attorneye
fees. Purchaser to pay for papers
and recording same.
H. H. Rikard. Master.
November 6, 1909.
Applications for the position of
Superintendent of the County Poor
House Farm for the year 1910 are
invited. Election will be held Sat
urnday, Nov. 20t>h, next. File appli
ealtions with the undersigned by
NTovember 19th. Salary, etc., this day
Bxed by resolution of the Board,
which reserves the right to reject any
md all applications.
H. C. Holloway,
llerk County Board of Commission
Is a Penny Saved a
e Sometimes, but riot always. Of
ten a few cents saved in a grocery
bill are a few cents WASTED.
I present my stock as a safe
e standard for careful housekeepers
t Ito go by. I make no claims to sell
ALL the good groceries that are
sold, for I know nothing of any
stock but my own. Of it I feel
1 pretty sure. If you want to be
sure of the BEST give me your
e order today.
Phone 202, Main Street.
To those that wear gloss or
Chinese work. We will Laun
dry three collars free to show
- what a difference there is in a
a beautiful linen finish. All
goods sterilized. Collars will
not crack. Suits steam-cleaned
WRITE STAR LAUNDRY
AND DIE lWORKS.
YOUNG & STEBBINS, Prop.
We have a few slightly used $90
organs, will close out at a big re
duction. If you '4.re wanting an
organ now is the time to buy one
of the best organs made at a-great
bargain. Write at once if you wish
to secure one of these organs, for
such bargains don't last long.
-Write for illustrations of these
organs and for terms.
Malone's Music House,
COLUMBIA, s. C.
Call on us during the fair.
V A LUA BL E L AND
The Boyd place, containing
One Hundred Acres, Four
Buildings, about three -and a
half miles from Newberry, front
Iing .on public road, Southern
Railroad and C. N. & L Rail
road, fine location for brick
plant, truck farm, tan yard, cot
ton mill, &c.
FARM FOR SALE OR RENT.
Newberry County, 50 aeres, 40 in
cultivation, .two miles of Little Moan
tain, S. C. Good buildings, water and
fine orehard. Clay soil; high school
and church two miles. Connected with
telephone system. For further infor
J. E. Monts,
Little Mountain, S. C.
The undersigned hereby forbid
trespassing upon their lands either
by hunting, fishing, or in any other
manner. This also applies to stock
runni*ng at large.
M. L. Wicker,
M. H. Wicker,.
J. W. Wicker,
W. J. Wicker,
C. W. Crumpton, I
W. W. Lominiek. 1
D. T. Wickdr. ,v
T HE iaW a !1RY
No Matter How Srmall.
vill g!ve it carefl after
p'to the mei an tth
Keep Your Mon
We have received a letter from the S4
in which they say:
"State in your advertisements that it
return to Newberry for loans or investt
the company receives from that locality
pany has done more than this and hopes I
(Signed) A. V
SEE WHAT STATE Of
INSURANcE DEPARTMENT, STA
Mr. W. A. McSwain, Newberry, S. C.
Replying to yours of the 9th i
ern Life & Trust Co., of Greensboro,
licensed by this department and is cons
In all cases where they register the:
amount of their reserve are deposited m.
tection of their policy holders and are c
pose. Yours very truly,
INSURA .. DEPARTMENT, STAI
Mr. W. A. McSwain, Newberry, Si C.
I should say that the Southern I
was WORTHY of CONFIDENCE. By the
ending 1908, now before me, it shows t4
and surplus' to policy holders of capi1
$130, 152.oo. Yours very tr
Buy your life insurance policies fron
money in this community, where it is a
for our young people and for the devele
Our rates are a little lower and divi<
company operating in this section.
If you fail to see us before you close'1
ance we both lose.
Call at our office, write or 'pbone us.
SECUIRITY LOAN & INYESTI
J. N. McCAUGHRIT, Treas.
jThe rirst Ooiigh a
* vetn though no svere, has a tn
*tive mzembranaes of the throat an<
Co gs thez coe easy all winter,
sihstcol. Cure the first coug:
se up an indisatics in the delicate
*langs. The best remedy is Qt
W YRUP. It at onc etsright at
inves the cause. It fre from !h
? chiM as for a ni:l. 25 cents at
I am represen1
CH AR LOT'1
in this section, and am pr
prices on anything in the
Tablets, Monuments, Etc.
my prices before. placing yc
and work guaranteed first-ch
3B. HIL LE R NE \
REGISTRATION NOTICE. town
Notice is hereby given that the day.
ooks of registration for the .town of day
ewberry, S. C., will be open Oct. 2, of D
909, and the undersigned as Super
isor of Registtion for the said
No Matter How Large,
tion, rhis mess
a women alike.
. E. NORWOOD,
eu at Home.
)uthern Life & Trust Company,
is the policy of the company to
aents the net premiums which
You might saysthat the co;n
o continue to do more than this.
. McALISTER, President.
mEoF NORTH CAROLINA.,
Raleigh, March r6th, 19o9.
nst., I would say: The South
is chartered in this State and
idered SAFE and SOUND.
Ir policies the securities to the
,ith this department for the pro
ONSIDERED AMPL4 for this.pur
) JAMES R. YOU*G,
'E OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Columbia, March roth, rgog.
,ife & Trust Co., of Greensboro,.
annual statement for the year
>tal assets of about $675,oo0-0o
:al $30o,00o.0o and' surplus of
1) F. H. McMASTER,
1 this -agency and keep your
vailable for use.in-buying homes
pment of our community.
lenids a little larger than an y
:he contract for your life insur
RJT 00IPAIY, T
W. A. McSWAIN, Sec'y.
ency to irritate th~e sen4
every tune you take 'ae
a befon it has a <+asne to
capillary air tube,. of th
he~ seat of* tr' uble a'
and Granite Co.
', N. C.,
epared to make you
ay of Headstones,
See my cuts and get
ur order. Material
VBERRY, S. C.
will keep said books open every
from 9 a. m. until 5 p. m. (Sn
excepted) including .bhe 1st day
-0. L. Buzhardt,
Supervisor of Registration.