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oiored Christiaa Missionary
Who Turaed Cannibal.
Ol'tte Rev. Wilberforce, Who Has Been
Arrested for Butchering and Ealing
the Human Ikings Ile Once
Tried to Convert In Dark
Of all tho fancies evor evolved In
the Imaginings of Hider Haggard-of
all the weird legends that ever came
into the light out of tho darknts* of
tho Afrloan forests there la none
stranger than that of thc lt v. Dr.
Daniel Fllcklnger, Wilberforce, of
Sierra Loone, once missionary general
and now reported to bo tin! war chief
of the Imperial t:ibe and a de voleo of
In tho whole history of missionary
labor amnng the rucas of the E ust the
story of this vene rabie pastor or seven
ty year;', sometime Gilled Bishop o'
the Oburoh of tho United Urethren o'
Amer'ca, who, according to many do
tailed dispatohes, afttr forty years ot
missionary life, reverted by a gradual
prooeesof avatlsm to his natural state
vof pagan and oaniilbal, stands with
out a parallel.
Waerovor mlsslmary work ls
known, when V r good men and wo
men labor through many years ft r thc
conversion of their benighted brethren
in Incii, At ia or Afr ca the strry ls
told and retold with lamentation*
Scientists ar.d crlminokgls's the
world over will accept the retrogres
sion of this missionary, famous
through the East for hts eloquence
and learning, to tho wai paint of his
tribe and a dinner of human ll sh, as
establishing tho eternal trutli that the
original b"-as<i 11 tho s.ivig * can never
be quelled ln-cenlurles of civilization
nod that Mr. Wilberforce, secretly
hungering thr ugh forty years of re
presston of his natural self for the
Hash for which Ids bbod craved, and
tho Idols of. his forefathers, has but
obeyed thc law of h!s nature
But tho gool mon and women of
the white and colored races who
through a long life have 1&bored with
blind, ceadess, single hear bed devotion
for the enligbter mont of the heatbon,
stand aghast and lu face of this aw
ful living spectacle of degeneracy ask
themselves whether their labor ( f
centuries ls, after all, labor sp ?ut in
valo, and whether lt is. indeed, tho
immutable law of nature that the
savage strain once implanted in the
heart can never l e wiped out
Throughout thlscmntry thc story
has struck deep Into the hearts of tin
ministers of all creeds, aud of those
who give bounteously of their wealth
and substance to shed the light of
OlvtllzUiou on darkened places. Aud
over their hearts and the hearts of the
p'ous men und women of Wdbeiforoe't?
rao hangs a I lack pall of gloom aud
s':;ame and doubt of tho future.
For two generations bad Mr. WU
borforce stood as the exemplar for all
young negro students of divinity of
the he'g h ts to which they themselves
might reach in the pursuit of their
saored m issi oe ; and for tbe mision
arios of the white race he served as a
beacon whenever their hearts failed
them in the stupendous wo k of con
version of tlie West Af rle m savage.
To thousands of his fellows 1 mdlng tn
West Africa, fresh from those shores,
ho haB been as a dear aud venerable
friendj rich in experience as In learn
lng and erudition; an adviser and guide
in tho lirst few troubled months of
And now, back at homo In Amorlca,
or in England, or lah ?rintr still In the
wild, they look blankly at each other
and ask how in the name of Heaven
such things can be.
As if In reply fall tho w irds of the
old man to hts c?pr.ors as he was led
lo the prison at Sierra Loone, there
to await bis trial for cannibalism.
,. "If I am to die lt ls well, I shah
,'die In tho faith of my fathers tbe
faith that was born thousands upon
thorsauds of years ago and which al)
your Ohrlstedn teachings have not
driven out. Tho forty years In which
I lived In your fall h wore forty years
of a living He. The volcis of my fath
ers, of my pdoplo whom I had desert
ed in my youth, of the gods that I
had worshipped, were ( vor cabing to
meto end my days as I had begun,
And at last I beard and went back."
The good men wlt.h whom lils lifo
had been passed plodded with bim,
oven with tears, up to tho very gates
of the prison to return Lo tho filth
that ho had abjured.
And now they urge, with sinno
anger, that the storn action of the
Mission .ry Board ot tho UulUd Broth
ron at Dayton, () do, In summarily
expelling him on evldonce of his re
trogression precipita bcd tho lin tl
A KATHKU S 8A01UK10K.
Well might t oo v/ord of missioner
les wail over his lo.-s, for his sti ry
reads like ?. rarely beautiful romane
of olden times.
it was in tho days of half a century
agone, when the Hg it of civilization
was drawing in darkest Africa, that
the great chief of thc Impjrlal tribe,
the most powerful warlike of those,
timos, and tho R?V. Samuel Flicking
or, pioneer arno ig tho missionaries of
tho United Brethren, m<'t In solemn
conforenoeto arrange a treaty of com
moroa and poaoe. From that time the
friendship of the cilef for tho enthu
siastic* young missionarlos warmed and
grew deeper with tho years.
Too old to Ohango tho faith of his
ancestors, he said he would make no
( If >rb to imped j the work of tho mis
slonarlcs among his people. Pr'bab
ly the aged chief saw tho commer
cial value of a good, friendly under
standing with the gentlemen who were
In a position tc bring him so much
mod trade from Hihgland and Ameri
Uiiof.of hin pHiploanl l.olrappar
ent to his place was his line strapping
Btrlpllng of li?teon years- the ono
hope of his life, the solo remembrance
of the woman who did years before.
And when Mr. Fi lek inger, who had
the lad under his tut Mon, at. last hog
ged the chief to rehngulsh him for
good, Haying that ho would take him
to his own home In Dvyton, Amorlca,
tho old man onscntcd.
And so to sohool and to a collogoho
went, taking lirst prize in history,
literature and thc class!CL
And tho first years of the young
OiUot's Ufo In America in the home of
to tlitB country were years of golden*
promise. From the earliest days of
his arrival his trend hui been to rall
"My path In lifo is ohoseu," he
said, with a smile that showed every
?Inamint? tooth in his head. "I- will
be a worker In the vJueyatd." To the
theoh gloal seminary he went, agalu
gr*dur.t'ng with the big heit honors.
His way wa? e'ear. For West A'rloa
he sailed, and on tho ooast for twenty
years he labored, wlnniog oonvorts
everywhere and becoming famous for
Ll? elcquoLoe aud powt.r, untd his re
turn to Dayton.
And when he married a woman cf
his own race and settled down Into a
ministry of tho home ol u'ou, lt seem
ed that the malu work, of his life was
complote. Dut the split fcntwdon the
Ridloal and Conservative faotlons of
tho United Brethren drove him first
to ono aldo ai d then to the other ar.d
at last back to West Afrloa.
And now thoho who kuow his storv
cito two peculiar o'roumstaucesalcoo.u
unnoticed at tho time, bat nowrecAh
ed in uv i viii memory.
Tm.ro was In bis whole attltudo a
orouoh, an animal stealth that sent a
o ulder thu ugh those who watoced
lt may bo that in the storm of cou
tentlon between the two factions of
the oburoh ..ho first lense of rebellion
against his t tl jptod faith-Mio rebel
lion that had long lain smoulder lr g In
bis hoari-arose strong and clear with
Yoi ho bravely went I adi to his
duly. Tho remembrance cf the gcod
man-now to loi g lu his grave-who
had taken him by tho hard, hold him
fast. Rut toe devoted hoart that had
bi en part of himself, that bad given
feivir and foroo to his work, wat,
geno. Yoi to those who watcted him
coady now-he was seemingly thc
Same gentle proti clor of the poor and
the stricken that ne had ever boon.
His mission Behool grew larger and
lat gel ; Mi oburoh grow moro and
more poweriu ; his lbfluenoo the wld
or. ll h e m ver cs to C ir ls lian i ty wore
fe und by tho thousand along b^e whole
lino of tho Weit African coast Dis
artas a preacher h \d ITU Howe! and
ripened with cue years.
lt was on tho night of a Sun lay
thiee years ag0 that he returned to
his cottage looking very tired and old.
The services of that day had been
mire than usually exhausting N v r,
they said af er ward, had ho preachet
.io well. Ile had take "S nc rltv" for
his text. It was an address to bo re
membered for all timo. B it lt was
recalled afterward that right in tho
heart of his sermon ho had oome to a
sudden dead siop, his hand uplifted
?is thc ugh to bespeak ailene-, his eyes
Uxod on vacancy, his whole expr?s lon
as ooo who listens fr ra afar. Then,
ai if with a great i ft' rt ho reocveioo
his thoughts, sighed p-jep'y and re
tanned his discourse.
"I tm vory weary," he sahl to his
servants. "To-night while I wasspoak
ing, 1 board tt'o s und of tho prayer
song that I r< memoer in my you'.h.
The song seemed to be born In upon
me irwin the y ry depths of the forest
I heard the v los of oiy brethren
cal-ed as tueu'h to call me.
When they entered the room in the
morning his b :d was empty. Yot they
did notsearoh for him, bm after the
manner of tnelr race, quietly sat do WE
at their d<u,rs and waited.
And ab, last there came, a dark time
when, they say, for twenty one long
days lie vanished fr< m the ken cf all
who had known him.
Diwmd br'g'it and beaut fal thc
morning of the twenty-second day,
and before the eyer, of I1I3 am /. 1 -er
vants ho stoj.t-jiu sim) -/ot tr i
formed. F >r the first time in 1 rt
years bo was himself.
Within a week the chu c'l in w . c
he bad preached w 8 empty and the
soho ilhous ; a dismantled ruin. Tue
odiliceof two generations was des'.ray
Little it recked to him that the
council of the church In far away
Annrica had solemnly expelled him
for li ll iellty to the brotherhood. For
the first time In bis life ho breathed
the air of freedom.
And now from out. the recesses of
the Afr.em forests, ten mils away
from tho e >ast, came ghastly stories
of the sacrifices i if J red up by thc
tribes of the Imperial in return for the
restoration of tnelr chief; of death
feasts In which the ll sh >i ohUdren
and women wes eaten.
Sp cs and scouts, creeping through
a theuiand paths, c raj upon them,
and told >f the chief of the I m perri
sotted with lils wives on a pile of
rocks around him, his men dancing
the fiai.ee of death iver a corpse.
And in a wild nudley of ) us I los and
revenge, police and soldiers alike wore
on tho trail of the former missionary
to lum', him, by day and night, until,
in his own oamp, surrounded by his
men, he was cai ght and ft reed to sur
render, nnd led, a captive, to Siena
Leone.- IS'JW York American.
Dr. J. H. Matthews, In Jill at
Greensboro, N C., for wife murder,
uame near etui lng his life bv cutting
lils wrist with a spodii handle one day
last week. The physicians reachod
ulm in Limo to stop the il JW of blood
md be ls no v out of danger. A guard
ias been plaosd In the cell with him
(\ prisoner In an adjoining cell r.o
ileed him lying on lils cot with his
landaged wrist hanging down. Ask
ng what was tho matter, Matthews
.esp aided that he was cold and had
>andaged his pulse to mako him
varm. Suspecting something wrong,
,ne jailor was notified and on Investi
jation found the prisoner with a tin
p ion handle, but lie had failed to
lover the artery. Ho had tied a
landkoroblef over lt and was holding
ils hand down with the edge of tho
danket concollng it while his blood
i ?wed In a bucket. Matthews swab
owed n quid of tobaco, several match
mads and charred stumps of olga
ettes ho had boon allowed tosnrnko
luring the day. The physlolan give
dm a powerful emiti? and saved his
Mum 1'ioUuoo l'auere.
Tho Sbato Supromo Couti ls doter
nined to lind out what ls ontalnod
u those alleged prlvato lottors and
ithor papers which Chief Beor Dis
lenser Jamos S. Farnum, of Charles
iOn, on tho advise of comiso! had re
novod from his dispensary, NJ. 12 in
Jharleston beyond tho reacli of the
llspcnsary investigating commission
oar.o?her S^ato and to this end
thursday passed an order requiring
dm to place them beforo tho curb.
Dontli I lim ol' Hunters.
Tho total numbar of hunters killel
iy accident so far this year, Wlicjnsin
nd Northern M chlgan is twonty six.
'Ifty-one have been wounded. Moro
n iters wo.ro klllod this year by ao:
Idental discharge of their own guns
han ev. r b.firc. Many were shot by
ilstake by l.untors who took thom
From Deoei?ber 14 to 2C
?V Ooh ic. 15. Wfttaon in tho Baptist |
Ol, H. B. Watson, of R'.dge Spring
former candidate fur governor, stirred
up tho Baptist convention in Colum- 1
bia ono day last week in a ringing
speech against the ''intrinporate ad
vocacy of temperance," taking oeoa
sion in the course of his remarks to
Boore tho hypcorlsy of prraolers and
others. Hu was speaking to tho re
port of the temperance coumltteu'B
report, a motion having been put to
lubllsh tho report. Ho deo?arcd in a
voice trembling with emotion that
we are not ready to enf rjo prohibi
tion in this state until as a church
the members and deaoons aro prohi
IhHed from drinking. Ho told o?
seeing two men who had been moder
alors of associations aud two d?ac ns
or more, take diiuks with young
"If you dou't daro to enforco tem
perar o i in your churches" he decl-ireri
"tow can you espcet to euforco it tn
tho state. Go he mo and eduoale
your peoplo along tempor?neo lines
before you talk aootit disfranchising
people who drink or ?ell whi key."
O 1. Watson added that be bad
Incorporated in thc deeds to lots he
sol.i at his homa that tho owner
would forfeit bis tltlo if bo solo
whiskey on the premises.
Half a dcz'u members ot tho con
ference replied to Col. Watson with
more or Issi heat.
Col. Watson explained that ) e did
not favor the dispensary oe pt os
the most practical way cf handling
the matu-r at pri s nt. Ho was a
Tito renort of the Woman's Mis
?lonary dion, roui by the Rt.v. G B
Butts, was viry Int renting.. Tin
soolcty ralsr-d durlug the year *!3,:i88
whioh is $2,421 m rc than it ratstd
last year There are nine women
missionaries In the stfitc mpported by
the union, a situation that has i o
parallel in the s u h. The R v. Dr.
C. G. Brown '"bad a kick coming"
against tim lr c insistency i f the con
ference. II* o mplulned that though
the cinference forbid women proaob*
I lng to men that herc they were golug
out to tho I ..titans and preaching to
COTTON STILL KING.
i.'b'.h r.iti < ol tito Staple M ak' n the
Bou ii **ro,pi rou".
O)tton, unlike the C/.ir, ls scated
on a staple throne. The gjod old
Southern monarch, despite all ti?orts
of speculators and market gam bl. rs to
the contrary, holds p WM ful swny
throughout the wodi. Tie govern
ment report rf last Tu sday coi cern
lng the present crop tends only to the
support of the c ttou ?. ark; t. A*
this crop, on account of the dry fal),
has been compktely haiVtSUr4, the
estimate this tims biomen almo-it an
c'.ual statement as tu the number of
oales made. The ri port puts the
number at 10,107 818 As these Hg.
urcs are considerably below the world's
const ni pt lon of cottm t'?o surplus o
last year cm easily bu taken up with
out reducing tbe price cf thc staple at
Cotton that ls being told must In
the f.ico of this rrpjrt become
moro valuable than lt is at pres? nt
and as much of the boilings Is s^lli in
tho hands of thc farmer tbe prospects
?\?c that there will bo goo 1 times in
Dixie during the next twelve months.
But there ls moro significance In
this small crop of cotton tban tba
which attaches to the present year.
With only ten million bab s, as stated
before, the surplus of the gr. at 1904
crop will havo to bc used to meet con
sumption, and this will start thc 100?
cop with a cloan sheet. Tnere w 1
be nor.e, or vo*y little, residue from
dormer crops to bear down I s price.
Tauen all In all thc conditions for
prosperity In the South are altoget cr
cheerfki and the pi opie have but lo
usn ene'gy and judgment to grasp
A Mild Winier.
Too Now York Sun si) s 10 ia>
Hartz of Reading Pa., aged ?2, tin
goosabone weather prophet, helped to
eat bis tlr.?t gooso of the season Thurs
day. L oking j?.t the breast bono after
lt was dried, Mr. IlirUstw very lit
tlo cf tho usual purplo coloring and
at ces declared c m ph at e di y that
the coming winter wiuhl be very
mild. Al ng abnii the holidays, or
during the early part of Janurary, a
sharp drop In the temperature ls In
dicated, but lt will not last more thun
a few days. Tho remainder of that
mouth will ba mild. About tbe Hist
of lVeburary severe coll weather with
plenty of snow and proba lil y a bl zz
ard may ba expected. R:al winter
weather ls predicted for that month
and lc. may ? xtend into M ireh. Toe
bono ls perfectly clear UQllll tho mid
dle of tuc winier when a dark spot lg
shown, Then lt again oleara and rc
mains so untill thc closing m nilli of
thc winter. Tho dl?ooloratior s of
the bone arc In sharp contrast com
pared with those (f ohe two previous
years. T ioono for H?01 1006 showed
from tho dark tn 1 jr all thc way
through that tho winter would bc so
vero from start to ('nish.
Thc State Bajs "lt appears that
Dan G. Murphy Is not in j iii at
Swalnsboro, Ga., after all -and per
haps ls In tho Pulllplnefl, according
to tho story whioh reaohed Columbia
last summer, OJOO to soo Murphy
would bs to remen.ber him always,
Sorgeant C. C. Rob rta of tho poul
tenttary guard went ovor to Swains
boro Mjnday. IJ.roii seolug tho pris
oner ho wired. Suspect is not Mur
phy. Peculiar cast Thc man at
tempted suicido when tic v/as told
that an ofllOlal frorr South Carolina
would como te? Identify him." The
ohlef of polloc of Augusta wrote with
?iicn coi li lenee that it was believed
that this really might li .ve lr cn Mur
phy, but Chief N rr s evidently was
rn isl af ^rmcd_
Humed to Di nth.
Thc little community around Kvles
Port, Tenn., has b>on the scene of
two shocking accidents in 24 hours.
Tho first occurring M mday afternoon,
was thc accidental k liing of Miss
Rosa Gollies, a well known voung lady
of tho neighborhood, by thc discharge
of a shotgun in tho hands of Cephas
Roberts, while ho was examining the
Kim In thc bomoof Miss Collin's f ither.
Tho ute md was tho burning to death
:>f M1S"B Annie Gibson and hoi mother.
The daughter's slothing caught lire
ind the mother runnh ? to her r. : eu
was onvoloptd lu tho mmes.
"'A MA mo?wif "
Borne Thoughts for the Tamer v| hen J
I/o Gets Cid. /
.Unelo II :nry WftlUO'V1 .linger ?
Jolly ?ntl UJI ful Old M/.r|,
Ciivcn thoHforot <>r Ic. '
As your Ucole Harry IMB almost
reached the allotted ppan of Ufo, and
fed* pretty well, tl ar.k ycu, it may
not bo amiss for him to surest to tho
rr st of I he di IT rs how it i-t pcEslblo
to llvo an long as tho Lord lots you
and ho reasonably ccaiioitable, says
Dr. Henry Wallace, lu Wallaces
Flist, don't fat too nacob, Why do
you want to load yourself up with a
lot of and? nt blubber and go wheez
log arouud with lt o your cbcomfort
and inc sb( rtci.Jng of ycur daytV
You don't wnut anythlrg over and
ab >vo tho food cf supoort. There Is
no strength and health in fat. Ex
ocssivo fat ls dlseaie, or lather tnt
evidence of disenso. If you aro oat
lng half as innen as that st.ventcen
>e?>r-)ld grand ion of y urs you art:
uatmii q lito tao much, lt -marabel
Sotom a.'a injunction: "When thou
?ittest to cat with a ruler oonsldci
diligently what is beforo thee; and
put a knife to thy throat, If thou in:
i man given to appetite.'' I1} ls q ittc
posslblo that ns many people d\\?
their graves with their teeth as by
looking upon the wine whin it ii
N X ', sleep. When ycu hr ve don?
>e ur nay's work aud sat rt your pray
ers, or rattier frayed (somethingoMer
Ihite ditrerent from say Irg prayer)
.?et In tie :, and go tho sleep U maid -i
ire urs'lf as dead til) muralug. What
Ines a dead man want lo do with tin
Trots ard worrits and vexations o
lit* ? Sle;ju quite ai mauy iiours ai
i" u were acoustimed to when young
li ,:ht aro not loo man; ; but sleet
md don't let anybody i r anything r? I
von of your sleep Lt ls not an cas;
thing to do, we admit. Possibly I
?an't always be dune, hut if you don'
io it, you will shorten your ('ays. Tua
machine, combined mind and body
needs oiling aid repairing and fix lo
up. We should put it in the shop nvt
?light The Maker of it will tlx lt u
for you and give lt to you In go
nrder lu thc morning, if yui will le
Next, don't spend to > much nf yon
time with other old fi Hows. Som
have been fortunata; sim: are ui
healthy; some are chronic klokei
anyhow. D n't stay t<>o mich wit
the orowd. Associate with young p i
pie Next tu your wife, your s'ms au
daughter ere. tho be^t associates yo
oan hav ; ntxito them yt ur grain
chi dren. As'oclate with youngi
people, propio who have life befoi
them, Something to do, and ;<re e*ri
ostly bent on doing lt. They will bo
r?-ct tho views of lifo that are like!
to he mt ri allied by an old man or a
Hero in whorr> most far .tiers mal
a mistake la moving to town. Tin
g t away from their boys and girl
Lucir sons in-law and daughters J
law, and \?( t with another lut of o
fellows and hoir the grumb lr.g ai
complaints Uoleas tlioy tight ir, t|ii
will take the old mau's vHw of li
which ls largely a mistaken view,
they had stayed on th) farm tin
woiili have been in O OM r touch wi
their families, lt is d.'ftloult for ;
ld min to lid. c o o to young rn
with whom ho is not Immediately i
a'el. Ile can, however, keep CI.J
.o t:iH boya and ulrls, their wi*v,s a
husbands. Toi-, io our mind, is t
greatest ot J notion to iel! lng frc
the faun, lt outs you off from t
very class with whom you ought
iiavo must lulim ito. ass iciation.
Ke( p doing BOOQCtblog, No une c
pf cts a man over Bovonty or ovi
over sixty io do very much ha
AO lc, except as a st. rn necessity. T
man who has u ed his ti n e wlsr
d m't iiavo t ; hu', tho man who ste
work altogether, wi o retins, ve
materially shortens lils d.\y . No mi
ter wiiat tho woik in, so ihat iii occ
pies the attention and keeps his i):n
busy. When the brain dien tho b.'
u ght as weil bo dead. The ncr
vegetable or animal (xs'enoeiri n
woito living. Mental act v.fy is 1
?cntial to any i i fe that ts worth li
li re ls where the retired farm
mikes another groat mistike. 1
jften stops h's agricultural papi
Juts himself elf from his old lines
thought and can't take up any ni
ires that rt qui re study, Hence
Ills himself up with tho gossip
:ho dally press and the news, mu
if which is misleading and wror
Lt :ad thc d .?ly pap'.;rs; kei-p up wi
iho t ?i es. Don't neg cor youragrloi
/urfil papers If you wish to hvo lo
md be happy.
T.^ke a oneerful view of thc futui
Lf j ou have not rr ade your peaoo wi
/our God, you have missed the r.
neaning of life. Don't miss t
noanii g In tho little of lt that ls lr
,o you. Don't he afraid of tue agon I
>f doath. Tin re ls no reason woy
In mid not bo as easy to dlo as to
i .rn. Tho o 'ming In of a Ufo and i
[Oil g out of ono h.ith bring pain a
tnguish to otheri ; but there ts noe
lenoe that except tu ovos of untlmi
kath, thc falling of the apple bef(
t ls ripe, there 18 any special p;i
nnnccted v.lth lt. The body prov
is lti own ancsthello for tho dyl
lay. Held vc In t! o fatherhood
? id I! i has becu better to yi u
'our life than yow des.uve. Why ca
'OU trust Him fur tho outgoing a
ni rance. Into tho larger ?Iii ? R mae
mr always that "a merry heart don
:ood Uko a medicine: buta brok
pirlt driotii the bones."
A 1*11 1'tinily.
livery person who travels on t
team'.r Ohequamegon which plies
ween St. Ignace, Mich , and ri
;.. wa, ls foi ot d to ?ok up io i
nastcr of tlie craft, ( Inriata (J. F -w'
or he stands six foot nine indies, ii
s tho tallest boat uapta'n on the lak
Japt. Fowler ls a member nf a
oarkablo family. Illa brother, Irv
. Fowler, of Whltccastlo, La . th
cars bis iunli t Ls of tl o samo Hei?
nd weight; t la father, J. K. Fowl
if Nashville, Mci., also is six f
line, and his slstor, Kiora k*0 Ie1.
Calamazoo, ia six fcot two Inchest
'homariner ls woll proportioned)
Little Qtrl Uuriied.
A little daughter of Mr. Jud A
on wa? frightfully burned Th irs:
,t lioim alnut throe n iles frOtu G
icy. From tho meagro details
land it ls learned that the mot
eft tho little, one to go to tho v
short distance from t! o house,
eturnlng she met thc Ob)ld In lian
Ye condition of the child
or lc us. |
jt?DAN HAD El FORT CHANGED.
Intluocd Htorotmy Wilson to IOH?I
mato on Gross Wt tj;'it.
To Pre9ldeut Harvle Jordan of the i
Southern Cotton Aa&o>ua< iou, accord* ;
lng to a' v c^s from Washington, is
duo tho faot that the go vern mont crop <
est?mate was not 600 000 bahs larger
than tho ligu es glVdU. !
According to tho story which
reached Atlanta, Assistant Scoretaiy i
Hayes, of tho statistical bureau wlreu i
Seoroiarv Htster. of the N w Orleans
Cotton E xchange that tho cotton otop
06timato would bo mido on the hists
of 475 pounds the bale, Instead ol 600
pounds as heretofore, the obj co be
ing to glvo tho net weight of toe ba'.e
This bftsls would lu vo lnoteas'd the
estimated by stunt tun g like 600 000
bales and would u ltiutiotedly have bad
au aporeoiablc ellcct lu bril ging aown
the price of o atou.
Secretary He tor wirrd this In'or
matlon to Pres d nt J jr dan of tue
Southern Ass c A lon and ho no i ved
thc tclterm jj-,t Int?in3 to ca ch the
noon lim teu train f>r Wa*hlt gtou
Mr J jruan w< nt right to the ttlloo ot
secretary of Agriculture. W?Bon and
ls tb said (h m .i d d the t the e.-timatt
be made In accordance with us go iha
ls on the hasis ol 690 pour tis to Hie
bale I - is sahl this is wny tho p b t
cition of the istlmate, winch w?s *x
p?c.el to btv ? bon given ni t at lr
o'CIOOk, was delayed until 12 3) p m.
According tu a telegram fro n Pies
iden o J odin, Secretary Wilson no
only granttd his rtqiest but also a
mood to make tho report without tlu
usual porcentitg ? whici wa* added or
d. ducted uudtr the IL de administra
tilimer?' Ann )ol*? loa l'rmllols IJ ?B
'i in.ii rei, Thousand Hales.
Folio wi ag is th J o toa crop report
>f the National Glan rs' As*oclatlon,
niven out? TnurSday from 1) illas, Tex
is. Uopor.s soot to us frc m tho whole
lotton bait, every pis to flin ropr-v
-entrd, I nd1 Ci tes a lol? 1 crop of 0,
023.COO huhs, with 8,480,000 bales
ginned up to December l. Toe bron
thus far picked ls 024 per cant and 88
per cent has bl en gmnel.
Tho report by Stales ls as follows:
Alabama-1 cm,oto bales glnnec';
U5 pc r cent p'eked.
Arkansas-420,000 glnnec'; 8i> per
cent pick d.
Florida-01,000 gloried; 95 per cent
Georgia-1,649,000 ginned; 97 pvr
Indian Territory -242,000 glnnec*;
DO ptT cent p ck- d'.
Louisiana-311,000 ginne*; 90 por
Mississippi 820,000 ginned 87 por
0< ri!, pick <i.
Misson:. -31 000?Inno/"; 5)0 percent
; p'ck< cl.
North Carolina -601,000 glnnec"; 00
per 3ont picked.
Oklahoma-234,000 glune'';87 per
South Carolina ino,ooo glnnec; 08
per oint pick d.
Tennessee-198 000 ginned; 89 per
cont, pick ?d.
T x 1 978.000 ginned; 92 pir
Justillo l ia h'lrlii?.
In Altnona, Pl., bil) other night
live you g mon se ouiried tho lad
love of one of tho parcy. A nelghbo
ralsed a i.earby window and tired h
revolver at ibo purl y then called n
policeman ? ni had them all arrested
for disorderly coud' ct and disturbli g
the pe u-' . In police c urt the nexi
morning tho young tn n protested
that lhey wore singh g love son^s.
ai cl ( I? red to sing for thc et u t b>
way ol proving t'oo'.r Innocence of too
charge against them. Too court,
heard them ri ru' two selections
whereupon tho ic en d rt were im
formed that if the. coi.ri had p.'eyiou
sly any doubt as to their guilt ! J bad
entirely disappeared. "Anybody
would bf j stilled for (iring at >ou, if
\ou were mik riga noise ilko that "
s.itd tlic Ju ige. He lined them $f>
0 C l._
Holism lt li? ck.
The Sputent u g .1 urn al says an
important land salo made Monday
which was not pub Ishrd was that o'
>f 140<t v?rcs near P.c 1 ;t. T ie land
war sold under mortgage of W. T.
S'ni m ons to the Fidelity L ?an and
Trust Cernoany, and was b. tight in
by ti L, Carrier for the sum of ?9650
Tobi li c nsldered a line bargln by
those who are be t, on land values.
Tao lani In question has a history.
Somo wiek.t ago Mr Simmons pur
Chased the property through a Wes
tem re al estai o man, who handled the
property for Mr. Carrier pay ir g about
il l ,000 fjr tho property. Mr. Carrier
bought back bis land, ll; nov has
his original tract of la id anil he ls a
bout *l 8oo to the good.
t% Dead I ns tie.
The Columbia Record says J,
Warren K lifer, of Odo, formerly
speak r of thc house, is lack in Con*
?M s aod ho jomes primed and load
ed v.ith Southern represe nt J ti ve re
duo lon scheme!. 'Ibo chief couk and
bottlo wash r In this movement,
Crumpacker, ls still on hand, but he
hus been r.:hi ll* d and turned clown so
often by his o*n party In Ibis matter
that he ls as yot undecided what he
will pu sue in this Congre s. He and
ICelfer will doubtless get together and
produce the annual bill. They will
bo given thc opp ?rtu ilty to make thc
usual bitter, partisan speeches but
this will be as a passing bree/.) and
wlil be cpi lok I y forgotten.
Killen hy M tunanta
O J. Hughes who formerly resided
In Galfney, was s'oot and ls reported
killed hy Itufui llyars, a tenant near
his homo In Cherokee o ninty last
week. Relations between tuc two aro
saul to hav . been strained for some
timo. Details of the t IT ?ir arc very
soarco there, lt vars, too was formerly
a resident < f Qi IT icy. The Shooting
was clone with a double b.-.rroled shot,
gun^wo shots t iking a ll* .ot. Moth
men aro about 30 years old. A war
rant has been Issued for Myara an
his wife by Mn/.strate M. J. Gold, at
Ul cksburg. Ollliera from this oity
have gone to tho soeno. Moth men
aro well known hore,_
Burned to Doatli.
A dlspa c i from Johnston to The
State says a colored girl 14 years oki
Mvli g on the farm of Mr. J. ti. Hart
was burned to death Thursday from
her clothing catching Uro andas she
was running c uld not bo saved,
A \ pity \ I At cd,
Prank Martin and .lohn L. O?lvcr,
both of Math, Mc, were found dead
In bod at tho residence of Martin's
sister, Mrs. irV.anois MtcCuiloy of
Prov denco, lt. 1. Tney had been
?sphyxlated by Illuminating gas,
acoldontly turned on,
THU COLORED 7 UBACHS RB
\ . .. ...
Appointment* eftheNorthoru Rtetho
?um (Jhuro h to* South C?i-oiiua. .
Tte following ard the app; lotment
of tN N ir thom Method lat Ohuroh In
3euth Carolina fir the next year.
All of the preachers, exoept one, are
Bennettsvllle District-J. S Them
an, presldhg elder. Aleut, J A. G ,t) ;
Asbury and New Uody, D. L Tt.OJu
EU>; Ashland, J R Grahams; Bennett
avilie, W. S. Thomptot ; Cherav ; U
S J oks D) Gheraw sud bte ety Hill.
IS J Marisol ; Chesterfield, J G.
Hurob; Clio aud Tatum, J. Mt E .dd ;
Darlington, J. B Mtddleto? ; Dillon,
J McL od; Hart8vtlle, W. B. R.mam;
J Urson, M V. Gray; LLtlo R ?ck,i
S. G eel ; North Mar b ro, J. P. R ?b
luboi ; Smyrna, R. F. Barr ngtot ;
Spei-r^ ? O. J. oksoo, Syr cu o, G G
Kohinoor), N. S. Smith left wltucut
appointment to attend schcol.
Bnufort D s:r ot-G. J. Divis
p o lding 111er. A ken, C. K. Hov,,
Appleton, L W. William ; Allendale.
W. G. White; Beaufort, 1 ?ac M yei*;
Bim well, M O S.owat ; Bu b tu
N T. Bo ven; B onOi rg ol ouit, V. S
J ibt.80! ; 0 ttagrtvllie, I S E p ;
E iruaia , J J Ju';; Grahamville J
L G>us i.ut; Green Pond, ii. D
Hayes; Hau p on, William Stoney;
Gol y ll 1, M S c*ar ; Ja c kson boro,
A. Il Harrison; Lodge, IC. J. Curr ;
It 111 , K F ?rtbfc. SclgiUig ville, A
M Wright; Sprlngtown, J. T. Lits " ;
Wal'erin ro, A. D. Browi ; Weimer, is'
l\ Boweu. J ; YouoMec, ?VashThcuu
Charleston D S'.TIO'-J E Wilson,
prci i ilhg eldor, Charle?ior: Cent?n
ary, M M M;U)i.? ? d B;thel, 1 E
L iwt r) ; Mis1 ion, to b? euppllc? ;
W.sley, E B. Burroughs; C opci
River, G S. MoMlllan; J ,?n'? Island,
A G. Kent e-1* y; Maryville and St
An3 ow'i. B F Minai ; Pluopoils, S
SI m mom-; Ridge Ville, J S. Tv lei;
R .s W R .Livo);St. John, G. F i
M.ll? ; S .. S epheu's A R. Smltl ;
?t. Tucma', Ti ornas Judg'-. suppl);!
Summetv Ile, B S. A. Will ams
Washington and Lidson, C. Il llit
Fl ?rei o District-C. R Brown,
oreblilng eider. Batnesua, Bei j
B own; B ack River, W S. Kel', Bfook
Green, Dniioi Bruwi ; l<\ urente, W
II. R-adti h ; Georgetown ?Ld Waee*
maw, J. G Gibsoi ; Greelcvvlilo ano
P Jr r estoc, J. T. Mirth; Iv egstree.
J. A. narrah; Klugstreo circuit, L.
L. Thomni ; Like City, .1 li. Thurm ;
Line's M Wi's^r ; Luta, P R. Cim
lu; Mus B IT Wm D*vh ; Main,
R A. Cottlnghao ; Mullins and Shl
loh, Frank L Baxtt r, J ; Sinteo ano
M oOi el lan vi Ile, J. A. N url ; Salen
iud Wis ey, Wiley Ll ttl" joni . s .
Mary's, B M Po?ues, Springville, C
ll Hoo ; Tlmmonsv.illo, D J. Sin
der ; Turkey Clock, D S ,itt rs.
G<eenville D strlot-J?ra?? F. Page
piiSldlnrjcl o , Ashevll e, J 0. Gibb;
And'r&on G. C. Soo? ; McF.irluui ;
Easloy, L G G reggi; G tinville, lt
L Hloka n: Greenvale mission, J. O
Armstron, ; L berty, M M tso! ;
Lowr.de.sv.il i, G T Mille ; Marietta. ?
G L. Lotfa? ; Olia, H. H Matthew?!
Pendleton, W B B ?wen; R ck Mill ,
ci. S Bulle ; S.n ca, J D. Michel ;
Seneca oh oui y, G W. B ck'.n m; S uti.
Grecnvllle, J. G. Martli ; -it. Mirk.'?,
W. F. SmlU ; Walhalli, W. G D ;a> ;
W.hlajDSton, York G odktt. D. M
Minus, president Sterling C ?Hege.
(J.-jugvburg Di?triol- G W. Ccop^r,
orenldtng eld jr. Branonvd'.e, G VV
Gant ; Ciu:nbl>, S. I) Willum-; C>*
umbi? mlialon, J II. J Pmsoi ; DJL
matk, B. G. Frederick; E listo Fi.rb,
J A. Brow ; Jaunso? J. lt Town
sen' ; L sing t?. .n B. F G \ud ; Maci*
donia, J. M. Puillpi; N rt', W J
Smltl ;O angeourg, I. H. Fm o ;0
nngeburg circuit, J L. Grlc ; fuie
ville, A. G. To vnsent ; R3e\e viii?.
T. G Robinsor; R> wes vibe, W R
Bit??j ; Spring tiela, S. J: Coop ; St
George's J L Henderson. L M Dun
ton, pres^ d ut Cir 111 n University.
Spartanourg Disirict-B. F. With
er poon, presiding elder. Biao<<s
burg, A. D. Harrh ; ?Citawba, A
Lewis; Cocster, F N. Newio; ; Gam
pobedi ; J G. Pattesoi ; Cl vor, W. H
Greet; G JW pens, D. H. Kearse, Vt w
pens circuit, I). B. Butler, E
worth J T. L Dunham, G reen wo? d
KW. V ince : Greenwood c'roult, A;
W Fillr; Greer's, R C. Gimbel
GalT ey, J. W. Don ; GtlT icy Circu? ;
J 10, Wool: Newborry, W S. Batley;
Ninety-S x, G. W. William-; Paoolet,
J W. Grov. - ; Rock Hill, H. J. Kir? ;
ltiklville, C. ii. Lowery; Saluda, L
Rice; Spartanburg, A. E Qlos;
Spartanburg ciren t, Jamas A. ti len: j
St James, F. D. hm ih: Wellfo:d. B
J Bostoi ; Yorkvllie, E W. Anaim;
York circuit; William Gr til ; Glenn
Sprints W. E Gar!soi;L o's Guape),
S. Goocilock Bauline, T. E Maher) ;
Moore's Seation, W. T. K sllei ; Snuv?
Hill, M. G. A-iderron.
Sum ,er D.?&rl?? - Y G VUoiMtn
presiding elder. Anticoh, William
luker; B shopvllle mission, Henry
Mo Donald; Borden mission, W. J
Mc Danie'; Camdon, J. B. Taylor;
Jimden circuit; ll C. Asbury; Limar
md Sil dors Grove, W. H. Jonch;
Lyuohburg, S S. Sparks; Longtown,
S. A Kin, ; Mayosv.llr, I. L Hardj;
Maohai lesvllle, R. A. Thomas; Monut
?'.Ion M S Cooper; Rock Spring, S.
\. Kind; Sharp mission, Stark Smltl :
tollo?, J. A. Murr); Sumter, W. M.
Hann? ; Sumter circuit, A B Murphy:
Sumter mission, Henry Mo Donald;
?tMaithows, W. G. Murphy; Water
so, F. E. Mo.D-.mald.
A bulletin is^u d by tho census bur
eau ?'riday sV?ovs tho numbor of bales
if co'ton ginned to Dec. i, u>Of>, to
ec 8 081,842, counting round b\lcs as
^alf bale?. A prevh.us report sh owed
' -lus, 107 b ?les ginned to N v 14 1906
Tho am tint of cotton ginn? d, by
Hates and territories is as follovs:
Mah ma 1,066,728; Arkansas H22.K13;
florida 05 466; G.-orgia 1,601,001; ln
llau Territory 240 102; Kentucky 028;
i ansian* 3J.264; North Carolina 673,
1)8; Oklahoma 230,048; South Ciroli
ia 1)02,708; Toruiesee 203,388; Texas
1,075,01 3; V rglna 13,030.
A N Kro BhOt<
At Holly Hill on Monday night
if lai wcok somo negroes who won*
ngaged lc gambling in a small home
in the edge or town, got Into a qu r
cl, which resulted in tho Shootil g
if ono of them, Pomp Jenkins by
lame, a wollknown, turbulent, negr-.
lo was left helpless In tho hut by
toy al Roblnsou, who shot him, and a
legro named Waring, who was tn tho
ow. Jonklns called for help and at a
ate honr was takon to his home bad
y hurt. It ls though his leg will
lave to be amputuled.
IIAUKGO, at Atlanta.
A dispatch from Atlanta says tho
egal execution In Fulton cr. un ty, for
ho crime of criminal assault, took
.lace at tho tower Friday morning
/hon Jim Walker, the self convloted
egro assailant of Mrs. Alloe Mooro,
Free Medica! Advice from artx?
Dr. Hathaway Offers to Counsel and Adviso Evory Pereon Freo of Cliarge
On any Disouse. Twonty-ftvo Years of Remarkable
coos? m. IJ.?B Honor d
WRITE HIM AND SAVE YOUR DOCTOR'S BILL.
'No oxtra olmrfto
s*?tiPm*,nf'or lio ip
tlr*? proposition* ?I
?-*w*<1 tn mr ?dirUe
DH. J. NICWTON IIAl'IIAVVAY,
Wh i we. Knowledt o Is free to tho Stck.
Ti yon (tro fouling ill, und d . not MOW JllSt
whnt la tho in At ter wt tb you, du not muk? tho
mistake ol'ealltllK on ?our local doctor for
conoulUition hut just ?lriir ly write to Dr. J.
NowtOli II? luiway, 88 Inman lildg, Atilinta,
Ga., just how you tv flor, and ho w ll conn
Bel and ndviao von for n- thing, while your
homo doctor will charge you anywhoro front
SI to (lo und tin? Hinno BOrvIcO, lind again, Dr.
flatbnway'u > dviee ?H worth lon timos more to
you, for hid wida oxnorleiico in tho trcatmont
of these diseases (25 years), enables Idhi t<
ttl on o undors'.nnd tho exact natnro of youi
trouble. Ho will ?1HO sond you a Solf-Kxnnd
nitti it lil.rik nnd a valuahlo hook on youl
disonnr, of which ho 1H tho author, froo ol
Dr. Hathaway's specialty 1*? d?neuses of r
chronic, or lingering nature, and those ho lin.*
BUCCCS-tfully treated for ovor twonty-ftv<
??oats. Tho HUCCOSfl I G lia? met with is some
thing remarkable Ho 1ms reached tho heat
of his profession und hin l.t'o of "the recog
nized authority on Chronic Disensos" lllfttTj
bolongH to him. Not only ha? ho cured t,-,jiiH
und of BtlffoferN who call at bis olllco for treat-'
mont? but nearly every State io ibo Union ls
represented on bin list of cured patients whom
ht? was nb' to cure hy bis method of hinno
treatment. Ho hn\ hud snoeiiil success in cur
ing eases of long Hinnu'p ; and of II complicat
ed natnro, after several doctors lind given thom
up os incurable, but wh'other vour case is of
long standing or not, you i boult! at once seek
the advice or this groat specialist, lt will lx>
of great benefit to you, even if you do not
Ile bas a positive e?>d permanent our? for
disoiiBos ot men and women BU h AS LOBT
MANHOOD. STIUCTU'-K, V\HIOO ULU,
NKUVOUSDHnii ITY.l?NLAKGKD PHOS
TATE!. KHICILMATIBM, SPHOIF BLOOD
POISON, KIDNEY AND BLADDER TROU
DLR HEART DISEASE, STOMACH AND
BOWELL TllOlJ?l B, D I A U H f KS,
IUUUHT'8 DISEASE, UltlNAKY THOU
PLE. KNLAKOISD PKOSTaTE, VEMALB
IUOUHLK. WOMB TUOUBLK, OVARIAN
raOUULE, LEUCORltUEA, KW, and if you
tro nlllicied with any of tin no diseased, yo?
should IOHO no timo in coiuiultlng this fain out
Hin t rent meut for these disensos is Und DI
?. lion bo oiico disciiArges you ns cured, ye?
ie?>d hnvo no fear that you will ?ver be tra??
bled with your dineano ngnin ids curer are jw
.iinnent. Dr. Hathaway is the nu thor of eight
/aluablo medical books w doh should be in
dio hand? of evory ono nfiliotnd, or overt bend
of a family, and bo will send .ny one of thee?
ooks to you on receipt of your nam* and ai
drem 1, dlB ases of the throat and lungs:
2, kidney* and urinary trnot; 9, diseases ef
women; 4i sk Iii, rectal, rheumatism; 5. blood
poison; 0. nervous debility and vital weakness;
7, Btricturo; 8, varlcocole. VA* book fer
mon entitled "Manliness, Vigor and Health,"
clo iiiltl bo in tho hands of avery man. Write
for it, lt is freo. If you ?fy not suffer
yourself sond him tho name of some ene
that does. Do not forget the addreev-?
J. Newton Hathaway, M. D~ 88 Inman Bide.
I Atlanta, fla. m*
F1GGER IT OUT
1 Golden Eagle Buggy
J Set Hame Harness
Your saving on first-claw out
fit bought direct from factory
$23.(W\ enough to buy your wife.,
a silk dress. Would you prefer
to give it to her or to tbo mid
We cut out the beary tar of
dealers' profit and drummer's
expense, by soiling dlrecl to con
You ?ct $77.50 value for $53.90. WriL? for Catiioj?ua Na 2),
ci the splendid Golden E itfle Bu^v. Satisfaction gu iranteaJ.
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Fine linings and Drain Tile. Prepared to till orders for thou i
Prepared to till orders for thou ands
*w*p*a ee v?^???* M ? ?ANCHI
COTTON QINN6R S\ND MACHINERV tfrV?it >.
Write for Prices oa the Following
Babbit Coup'lngs Guages
Drills Guage Cocks Oil Oup9
Hacksaws Oil Cans Bolt, leather
Fittings Injectors 1'ipe
Lace Leather, Packing all kinds, Shafting, Collars for Shafting and anything
else in machinery supplies.
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TJSN PEE8JNJ KILLUJ)
Anti a Numb r I ni tired l>y a Hoad on }'?
g arasais aie ^?tmm^mi^?m?mt
Ten persons were killed and ll tralo
amployo.s and e)fc,hi passengers wsie
Injured in the wn ck of tile Overland
Limited passenger train Nu. 2 on tho
Union Pacific, nv> miles west ol lt ck
Springs, Wyo,, TlnmcUy morning,
rho Limited was ruo Into head-on by
i freight train and i oih onginci? were
The dyamo car, mall car ard din
ng car on tho limited burned to tho
sheels. Several of the dead were
nclncr&tcd. An oxtra freight train
va? given an order before it lt f It ?ok
Springs to meet four eastbound pas
tonger trains, of willoh the Overland
im Hood was Gio last one, at Ahsay, a
liding live miles weBt of Book
Tho freight to:,k the siding at Ali
lay and waited until three of thone
lad passed oast and then pul cd out.
Wlicna mile and a half west of Alh
?ay tho freight met tho () orland
Ld raited and crashtd imo it, head
B ?th onglnes were demolished and
he first three oirs of tho ()-orland
Ldmltocl Immediately caught Uro and
vero burned. Engineer Brink of tho
might train, who it ls stated cluci
dly, was rtspofmlblo for overrunning
ils orders was ono of tho killed. Sov
ral trains had boon badly decayed nt
Granger, with tho result that four
ia? enger trains wero ru ihlng closoto
[Othor. The freight had roooivod posi
tivo or dor? to meet all four of tho
iraius at Ah?,ay, and tho tablais say
bat theoidcT8 wero either mlsundoi -
tood or misread.
We honcs'ly b?llev. that
$287 ppenl with us buys more
lasting Plana satisfaction
than $400 spent eis where.
There's a reason. Write us
about il. Full particulars
by return mall.
Pigh Grath? Organs,
$47 50 to $05.
? Ludden & Bates, S. M. H., 1
All 5(>o. Popular MUPIO
17c, or ti picone for BOO.
H ow < Nilli minn
A London money louder pressed
Us claim for money loaned In a oltv
lourt and tl e Judgo, after an exhaus?
,lvo inquiry into tho merits of tho
tase, di rooted tho defendant to pay
ibo dobt at the rate of one penny por
nonth, tho entire ami nut to bo paid
>y the eud of the 209bh year.
. - ORGANS - -
of tho best puality $45 up
From $225 tip.
- - . ?JO
for cataloguoB and terms.
Malone's Music Uonsc,
1432 Main. Btt'cet
Almost oppoflito. Ma?onio
I COLUMBIA, gj; 0.