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ABOUT P.RSONS Anu INGS.
News Briefly Told.-Gathered From
In and Out of the State, Nation
It was believed Sunday night that
nearly 400 men and boys are dead or
perishing in the St. Paul mine in
Illinois, as a result of a fire on Sat
urday. Experts who penetrated the
smoke filled air shaft to a depth of
nearly 300 feet early Sunday night
returned with a ray of hope for the
grief-stricken relatives, as -they find
the .temperature not intolerable.
Foot ball has claimed another vic
tim. Archer Christian, eighteen years
old, and half-.back of the University
of Virginia team, whose injury in the
game with Georgetown on Saturday
reulted in his death Sunday morn
ing at Georgetown University hospi
tal The body was taken to Rich
mond Sunday afternoon for burial.
Fifteen counties became dry on
Monday. Dispensaries close and pro
hibition began its reign on Monday.
On. Wednesday the affairs of the old
State dispensary are to be wound up.
By the claimants against the State
Aispensary the amounts to be paid
them by the dispensary commission
has been the subject of much specu
South Carolina will be represented
at the National Farm Land Congress,
which is to be -held in Chicago from
November 16 to 20, by Commissioner
Watson, who will leave for the West
The northern side of the island of
Jamaica suffered seriously from a
hurricane. Normal weather condi
-tions now prevail but it is difficult to
ascertain the extent of the damage.
All of the telephone wires are down
and the railroads have been washed
The department of agricult-ure has
began a campaign against a beetle
recently discovered, that is causing
much damage to pine logs in the
South Atlantic States. This beetle
is known as the Soathern pine slayer
and investigations made show that
the beetle infests from 75 to 90 per
cent. of the trees blown down by a
Miss Iris Machem, died in Green
ville of tetanus, which developed on
Tuesday. The disease was the result
oif a fall, and lockjaw set in Thurs
The Chamber of Commerce of Co
lumbia .appointed a committee to rep
resent that city at -the meeting of the
Lutheran synod in Charlotte. Decem
ber 1, when plans for the removal of
the Lutheran Seminary from Mt.
Pleasant will be discussed.
Major William H. Echols, capital
ist, and an officer whbo directed for
tification work on the South Atlantic
Coast. during the Civil War, died sud
denly on Saturday of paralysis. He
was 75 years old and a native of
President Diaz of Mexico City,
received a delegation of working men
in Chapultepec castle on Saturday.
President Diaz says that it is worth ~
~tha~t makes the man and ennobles him, r
niot money; the latter often degrades
while -he former dignifies.
Calvin Bowden, the fifteen-year-old i
son of Joe Bowden, a prosperous far- 1
2mer of Anderson county, was horri- j
bly mangled in his father's gin. He t
was found a few seconds after the z
:accident and died in a short time.
The convention of the American
'ederation of Labor went on record
Saturday as highly favoring woman
Although American automobile
track records were bfoken right and :
left, the first meeting on the new At- a
lanta speedway was finished Satur- 5
day without the loss of a life and a
without an injury of -more than the s
slightest importance. Dlrivers of note ;
declare that the track is perhaps the E
safest in the world. ~
'The C., -C. & 0. road is in suspense'
awaiting the action of the State Su- t
preme Court. No trains have been
announced yet and the freight tar
iffs, involving many detailed calcula
tions, can not be promulgated.
The steps now being taken looking
to the organization of a state confer- j
ence of .eharities and correction is re- t
ceiving the encouragement of many (
thinking people. A meeting will .be
held in Columbia this week for the
purpose of organizing this confer- i
ence, and Dr. Babeoek, Dr. McKelway I
and others will talk upon questions
of live interest.
ple Suits just la
on display. N
to buy your
about half pric
Suits sold at
count of 25 pe
selling price. G
today and ge
while the sizes
Ladies' Long Coats.
Hundreds of Ladies Long Coats at New
York cost. We have too many Coats,
owing to the mild winter, so have dec.ded
to sell every one at positively New York
About 100 Misses' and Children s Jack
ets to go at special prices. If you need a
Cloak for your school girl come to- head
qudrters and buy one at almost your own
Shoes! Shoes!! Shoes!!!
Here is where we are making friends
every day selling the best Shoes made in
the worfd. W. L. Douglass Shoes for
men wear longer.
LaFrance Shoes for ladles look better.
Wolfe Bros'. Shoes for women and chil
iren's every day wear are the greatest
Shoe made for hard servIce.
XME. STEINHEIL IS- FREED.
)amatic Scene Follows Announce
ment, -Men and Women in .Curg
Room Jump anid Scream in Joy.
Paris, Nov. 14.-Mmne. Margherita
teinheil was aequitted by a jury at
n early hour this morning of the m b F N
mrder of her husband, Adolphe
~teinheil, a noted painter, and her
tepmother, Mmne. Japy. The verdict jn this
as rendered at 12 :55 a. in., after
1-2 hours' deliberation, during prices o
hich the jury thrice summoned the Tablets,
resident of the court for explana
ops, thus proving that the original my price
ajority was for conviction. and worn
To some degree sentiment and a!
tuffy, crowded court room favored
he prisoner and the delay caused B. B. H I L
mech apprehension. With the first
ppearance of the ju.y, however, sev
ral of whom were smiling,:'an in- I
tinctive feeling of acquittal- flashed
rough the court room. j
A dramatic scene followed. The B j N
ed robed judges and counsel filed in U
nd took their places. Every eye
as riveted on the door through
shich the prisoner should enter, butan
he did not appear. M. de Valles, the
residing judge, turned to the jury
nd said: "Have you reached a ver
iet '' F o.r...
The foreman arose and replied:
'On our conscience we answer 'no'
o every question.'' (Not good
A salvo of "bravos'' followed this
nnouncement and a perfect bedlam_________
roke loose. M. Aubin, counsel for
ine. Steinheil, embr.aced his .col
agues. Men and women in the rear man swayed and s~
f the hall jumped and screamed for1 ing, .but in respox
y. The judge threatened to clear burst of cheers sh
e court room, and when a semblance and looked about,
f order was restored. he called: acknowledgement.
"Bring in the accused.'' forward and sank<
Fully two minutes passed before bhe rail.
he black-robed figure, with a white When the judge
ace droopinig on her breast, appear- verdict her faint
d in the doorway, supported on ~ei- was hardly heard.
her sie by a gendarme. The wo- M. Aubin Wa3 ove
HALT WAG LBS
reds of Sam
nded from the
ow's the time
Coat Suit at
a. All Sample
i special dis
r ct. off from
Et ready, come
t first choice
Great Sale Ladies' Skirts.
About 200 Sample Skirts, no two alike
made by New York's best skirt maker, a
special prices for our big sale.
Great Rug Sale.
Our Rug -department is offering somc
About 300 nice large Rugs worth $2.5C
About 25 large Art Squares at specd
Great Sale Blankets!
200 large $3.00 Blankets at $1.98.
200 large $2.00 Blankets at 98c.
1,000 large Blankets at 25c. each.
500 yds Drill at 5c. yard.
1,000 Towels at 4c. each.
500 yds. 8 l-2c. Outing at 5c. vd
Greatest line Underwear in- Newberry
at special prices. Come and buy at
I am representing the
urr Marble aqd ranite Co.,
CHARLOTT, N. C.,
secton, and am prepared to make you.
ri anything in the way of Headstones,
Monuments, Etc. See my cuts and get
s. before placing your order. Material
.LER -NEWBER RY, S. C.
!gr i Vote in The Herald
| News Voing Contest
after 6 o'clock Monday, Nov. 19, 1909.)
~emed to be faint- Iher in his arms. The crowd surged
tse to a~ wild out- forward in a solid wall, making the
e lifted her, head' rafters ring with cheers. Outside
smiling faintly in the gloomy court house tens of thous
Then she tottered ands, who had been waiting for hours
>thfoobeietook upthe cr.Special editions of
the papers spread the news like wild
pronounced tihe tire through the boulevards, where
nurmur of thaniks thousands more were waiting in front
An instant after o f the cafes, and the same scenes of
r the rail, lifting' rejoi'cing were witnessed there.
I Will Sell Meats for
I will keep no books wh
not charge any meat to ain
I wish to thank those w]
ized me in the past and I
share of their business in I
I will endeavor to ke
stock of good meats at al
liver promptly anywher
where purchases justify it
JON ES' GRI
S. B. JONES, -PROPRIE
STAPLE i FANCY C
PRODUCE, CONFECTIONE RIES, FRUiTS,
Newberry, S. C.,(
Mr s. Par ti cular Hous ek eeper.
We beg to inform you
Stock anything necessary for
ron, Currants,, Raisins., Spic
tracts, &c , &c.). Our line
ceries is complete, anla iti
up to a high s tandard, not (
and~ varie ty- but in QUALI TY.
We also carry -a full line
ceries--FLOUR, MEAL, -HAMS, I
Our stock of Cof fee and Tea
and we ear nes tly r eques t tha
prove this by supplying the
We try to keep EVERYTHIN(
any orders you send us will
careful attention. Thanking
many favors in the pas t and
ance of same, we remain,
Yours to pl
Opposite Newberry Hotel.
~~w4OHN WkIITE &
atever and will
io have patron
iope to have a
ep a complete
times, and de
ein .the city
CIOARS AND TOBACCO
ct. 30 th, 1909.
that we have inT
Cake Baking (Cit
~es, Flavorirg Exc
~of Fancy Gr o-e
s our aim to keep
~nly in- quanti ty
ACON, LARD, Et.e
is second to none
t you allow us to
next you buy. -
GOOD TO EAT and
have prompt and
you for your
asking a continu
leBEst MAlET iRICi
?MDa ro UaT IURS