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YOL XXXII j DENN I?TTSVILLK. S. C., f RID AY, MARCH 27, 1908 NO. Iii
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TALE OF HOROR.
Men and Women Beaten on Cer
Hy Gen. Pioneer, Who Says Ho HUH
Seen Children Beaten Until Their
Blood Covered tho Ground Around
Cocoa Plantai ions. Pira to Por
tugese Gouernment to Have lt
At Washington a vivid description
of atrocities alleged to he perpetuat
ed upon .slave lahorers on cocoa plan
tations on I he Islands of Principo
and Saint Thomo, Portugese Wost
>. Africa, was given in,an address on
jj, "Children's Lives in Africa," by
(len. Joubert Plenaer, of South Af
rica, of tho International congress on
the welfare of the child under tho
auspices of tho National Mother's
"The atrocities I have witnessed
ia Port ugliest! Wost Africa have tak
tip'n such a hold upon me," declared
Gen. Plenaer, "that l cut myself
loose from all my business and leav
ing my family thousands of miles
away, I have consecrated my life to
the freeing of the men and women
that are daily hoing done to death
and the little children that .1 have
soon beaten until tho blood (lowed to
The speaker said that he had form
ed an association with tho intention
bf petitioning the portuguese gov
ernment on behalf of tho slaves to
establish missionary settlements to
; Ct vi} lue and Christianize them and
to act as a guard over the slave
trade and to report the al rot ?ties to
"This seems tt) me," he said, "the
only effective way of putting a stop
V to this Iniquity." Ile asked for the
\, support of the Mother's Congress in
his mission bf humanity.
After slating Mint " the cruelties
meted out to those degraded human
beings on. the mainland were be
yond description." General Plenaer
continued: "children are lorn from
tho breasts of mothers and sold as
slaves, slaves in the employ of their
lash masters are beaten to death, j
>u?ien nod women and childvm arel
mutilated. Often ti native luis hoon
?lotte to (leith he is quartered and!
tho different portions of his body aro
hung on the trees to lerrori/.e tho
A NOT ll. UH SIOXATOH Bli v'>
Senator Bryan bi' Clorida Pusses
Away in Washington.
United States Senator Wm. .Ihmes
Bryah, of Clorida, died m Providence
Hospital in Washington Sunday
morning of typhoid lever. ll was
only seventy-three days sime he took !
his seat as the successor ol the lat*
Senator Stephen K. Mallory, who died
December and thirty-three days
Ol' thal imo was spent in his tight
In Mr. Mry.in the Senate loses the
seventh mouther by ?loath sime Di,,
adjournment of (ho 55tih Congress j
Ol) Marth I a year ugo. Tiny were
the I wo lalo Senators from Alabama.
Mr. Morgan and Mr. Peltus; Mr. Mal
b>' r\ of I 'Ibrldii : M r. I ail hum . bf
..South Carolina. Mr. Proctor, ol Vcr
mont ; Mr. Whyte, of Maryland, and
Mr. Bryan. Curiously chough, 'be
last two were the oldest and (he
youngest members of lite body. Mr.
Whyte was SI years old and Mr.
Bryan less than ?iii,
ASSISTANT OBSl-?in CBS WA NT CD
Weather Bureau Service oilers Op
portunity lo Young Men.
Ail opportunity is offered young
men to become asssta it observers in
the (.Inited States W Oath Ol' bureau
through th?! civil servit--, as exami
nations will ho held by the r-ivii ser
vice commission on April it>th, prox
imo, ?it the following places in South
Carolina on that day: Charleston,
Columbia and Greenville.
The position r-ays with the
prospect of rapid promotion after tho
probationary period of six months
has ended. Application for informa
tion in rotation to tho examinations,
?ind for admission t?? the same.
Should be addressed lo the LT. S. Civ
il Service Commission, Washington,
A dispatch from Asheville to The
state says in an offort to make a
p quick "get away," after ho had brok
en into and robbed the Arden post
ofllCO, Willam Miller, a young man
from South Carolina, attempted to
board a inovng freight train, but
fell beneath the wheels. Ono foot
was cut off uu<\ he ls otherwise badly
THEY ARE NEEDED
SOUTH CAROLIN ANS BEFORE THE
Delegations from Columbia, Orange*
burg .'md Sumter Present Claims
of Thuir Towns.
Tho^ Washington correspondent of
Tho Nowa and Courter says Colum
bia, Orangeburg and Sumter, through
their representatives, bad a hearing
Thursday before a sub-committee on
buildings and grounds with refer
ence to securing Federal appropria
tions for public buildings in (bose
places. These delegations were com
posed of tho following: From Slim
ier, H. I. Mailling, Marion Moise. Ceo.
I). Shore. IO. T. Reardon, Dr. J. A.
Mood and W. Tl. Seal; from Colum
bia, ?. F. Taylor, Ceo. 1). Huggins.
Willie Jones, Dr. Cain. F. H. Hyatt,
Micah Jenkins and T. li. Stockhouso;
from Orangeburg Mayor J. \V. ll.
Dukes, R. H. Jennings, J. W. Mow
man and A. D. Webster, Those gen
tlemen wore mel upon arrival at
Washington hy Repr?sent?t ire Lov
er and sliowed every possible at I tui
Al 10.30 o'clock the hearing be
gan. While, the arguments put forth
by tho different speakers were hi
the main the same, (hoy differed in
a few particulars. Messrs, Manning,
Moise and Shore, who spoke in be
half of Sumter, called at teni ion to
the fact that their town was the hest
in the Slate, which statement was at
once challenged by Columbia ami
Orangoburg. They said all they wain
ed was for the members el the com
millee who hud this mailer in hand
to go Ihme and they would see that
their town was entitled lo helier post
office quarters than ii now enjoy
For Orangoburg Messrs. Howman
and Wehster called attention to tin'
rapid growth of their town, and said
that from a hamlet with practically
no business to sponk of a few years
ago, it had grown in the" list len
years lo a place of such importance
that tin? Government should be
ashamed of its present pi stolhce
building. livery phase of Orange
inirg s commercial life wiv touched
upon Postmaster Webster conclud
ed his remarks hy seo ii:-: lhal at Hie
present lime Orangoburg w as I runs
ailing its postal business in a build
ing 2 1 hy .'il feet, and lhal Hie rom
merdai interests Of tho low ii KIM)
tho people demanded ind tor lacill
Fol' Conimbia then- appeared M I?'
Taylor, Postmaster 11 uggns and Mo
?or Micah Jenkins They told at
some length the story of Coho: -.a s
rise from Hie ashes ol' wat ind bor
commercial Importance of the pres
ent time. P. H. Hyatt told the com
mittee thai Columbia was like Hie
little boy who had outgrown ni
pants, he ought lo have a new pair,
of il he couldn't have a new pair Iiis
old ones ought io me patched. Tittil;
he said, was Hie condition m Col um
Ida Willi respect lo the pOSlOlliCO
Tile mein beril of the committee
u sk ed hunt hors of qucstohs and seem
ed interested in the hilorniulloii
given tle-m. lt is probable that Mi
Lever will have a delegation yls.ii
South Carolina sonn lime during
the prest ni session of Congress to
lake a look al Hie places wapliir..'
Federal ?dd. and he will endeavor tn
convince them thai Gol I? iii bin hugh)
to have $500,000 with which io ea
large her present building: Suhltor
$ li 0,000 for enlarging here; and Or
nngebiirg % 100,000 with which io
build on,- lhere.
THREE HUNDRED PERISH
lu Hie Sinking ol the Japanese Steam
ship, Hide yoshi.
A dispatch from Loudon dated
Mardi ??l'. gives details from Tokio,
describing the sinking of Hie Japan
ese steamship Malsu Maru, which
was rnhimob hy the steamship Hide
Yoshi otf Todohokao, stating that
more than 240 passengers and tin
crew of 43 perished. Tho captain Of
the liutsu Ham, as well as t li.w,
did everything In their power to pre
vent the panic, but failed. They
stuck lo their posts and went down
wit li Ibo Stlip.
NEGRO CHILDREN HF RN ED
Three Pickauiiinnies Perish in a Fire
Three negro children perished in
tho Hames when the house of Billi
Davis, a colored man living near Wal
hada, waa burned Thursday night.
Four children alone, in tho house
were playing with a torch a?ad a
Hack of need cotton, which caught
lire, igniting their clothing Though
tho door stood open the three young
eat children wore too f reign toned to
SEN. TILLMAN SICK
HAS UNION QU1TK I I.I. I OK SF.V
Hut His Physicians Do Vol Fear
Anything immediately Serions
From Present Attack.
The State says il was reported
from Trenton, S. C., Saturday that
Senator lt. ll. Tillman is quite a sick
mun. li is said that lie is not in
an alarming condition, hui that he
will not he alli?- lo Killin to his
duties tor sonic Hine. pr. .1. W. Bab
cock, superintendent o? thc state
Hospital lor inc insane, who went
down lo Trenton lo see Senator 1 ill
man, ?ame hack Saturday hight and
gave ont the following statement:
"Senator Tillman was taken seri
ously ill Thursday uighl. Ho spoke
Monday in Washington and after
two days ai Clemson College he went
to his home ai Trenton, complain
ing ol' the heat. That night he had
an attack, evidently due lu ha.ai
work, and the un usual heal, which
produced nervous trouble similar to
thai from which lie suffered three
years ago when he consulted eminent
specialists in Philadelphia, who did
not lind any signs of organic disease.
After a short rest the senator was
soon al lils post again.
"In tho present attack Hie old
symptoms of numbness and tingling
of Hie left side have returned. Inn
they aro lessoning in the last "?A
hours. His physicians, Hrs Hunter
ami Ititi.cock, are agreed (hat Hiero
are now no indica i ions of organic
trouble, ?ind are hopeful i hui after a
few days' res! the senator may he
well enough to rOturil lo his duties
Senator Tillman Hotter.
lt was stated Sunday nigh! hy Sen
ator Tillman's physician ai Trenton,
Dr. T. J Hunter, thal senator Till
man had passed a good day, resting
well Saturday night and retaining
his nourishment Sunday, and lu tts
hoped that he will he all right, withjh
the next few days. Hr. ilahcock, ?d'
Columbia, who went over lo seen lae
Senutor, returned to the city Satur
day afternoon anti had heard nothing
I rom him Sunday.
no MID ()!. KD! r t rios.
Cresent Members Will lie lo appoint
ed hy (iov. \ nscl.
Hov Ansel Sutuedik) announced at
i he ne . i ing ol i he Si.io- hoard ol
education thai he would r< appoint
all ol Hi.- pi. sent tiionibors of Hiis
hoard lor the term of lour years.
Thei, lias hbeii considerable specu
lation on He probable appointments.
I'M?! W K Taio ol the Charleston
schools, represen Hug Hie First Con
gressional dist i ii t
Mr ll (' lt i ce a inuinhor ol (he
Aiken i,ai. of Hi? Second district.
l'ioi H VV daniel ol Clemson
collei;.', representing the thud dis
IToi A (!. Hehiberi, Wol?ord Col
lege, loi- Mn- Fourth district.
I'roi \ I; Maul..- superintendent
ol He' I,uneasier schools, reprosetit
iilg the Hit li district. < ol. Banks
has boon s in?tltlior of Hie hoard fin
der lu.- uo ve ii do r's and was a mobi
lier oi ile tat! ol two nt her govern
M i' W I Mont i'onier\. member |
of tie- v ! . . i < ? 11 I ia i . i cpi iv .al inc, t he ?
sixth di.arid. Mr. Montgomery is j
i he rhi inn:', pfOsidenl ol' t he Siaie j
I 'auk' !' s ?s> ocia! ion
l'io? v .1. Thiteksoii of Ho' t)r- j
.ineehiiii: schools for ino Seventh fl ii*- j
( .<o \itSei is chairman ol' I he
hoard and Superintcndoiil O li. !
Marlin is the secretary
SHOOT! XC Ol'1 .Tl'IK?K lit CII.Y.VW
Katnl Hiiliel Accident ni ly Fired bj
One ol' Two Boys.
A dispatch from Rdgefield says lt
is now ''Cl'tn Ul that the ball that
killed I0x-Judge Buchnnnnn came
from a rille in (he hands ol' one of
two boys who weri' hunting, and it
is authoritively staled that the shoot
ing was entirely accidental. While
thc boys are known, (he Informant
ol' the correspondent of The News
and Courier at Ward's refused lo
give names, nor have they, so far as
is known hero, been made public or
any confession or statement made
as to their unfortunate, though liol
criminal, connection willi (he sad af
fair. No Official In vost iga Hon has
been made. *
At i,a Orango, tia., Ingram Cana
lly, a negro assailant, was hanged in
the jail yard Friday afternoon at
1:16 o'clock. Canady waa convicted
at the hud November torin of court
of crminally assaulting Mfa, Ilona
THE COTTON CROP
FOIl ?^I?ST Y KAU GOES OVER
ELEVEN MILLION BALES.
Tho (Visits Report Issued by the
Department of Agriculture ?ires
th? Total Figures.
The . census report Issued Friday
allows that'tho cotton crop grown in
1907.- aggregated 11,261,108 running
bales,' counting round as liait balea
and'including' lintern, and showed a
total. bt? 27,1.7 7 active ginneries for
I907.>' This is against 13,305,265
bales,-: ia 1 900, and 10,725,802 in
, Tho statistics Include 1 77,046
balea, roturned as reinahdng io 1K>
giniied after the idem of tho Morell
canvas \ The total number of run
ning'dudes as gi *en is equlvi'lont to
ll.3Q2.872 of 500 pounds ?ich.
Tho average gross weigh i of tho
bales^for 1007 is 501.8 pounda. The
Item .for the crop of 1907 are 10,
798,59o square bales; 198.549 round
bales'; 86,793 sea island hales; 198,
5 4 9 .'round hales; 86,793-sea island
hales; linters 270,000 bales.
Ta? pumbei of running bales hy
States follows: Alabama 1.1 20,028;
Arkansas 700.102, Florida f.7.0l(>,
Georgia 1,891,900, Kansas 34, Ken
tucky 4,20.'.. Louisiana 676,823, Mis
sissippi 1,404.207. Missouri ;t:.,
997, New Mexico 4 17. North Caro
lina 048,r?iv. Oklahoma 864,106,
South Carolina 1,175,?75, Tennosscc
'..'T t.r.I'.O, Texas 2,271 ?724, Virginia
9,480, Kentucky s total includes lin
ters of establishments in Illinois and
The linters included 276.500 hale.,
for'i907, 322,064 for lino; and 230,
497 for 1905. Round bales arc lits,.
549 for 1907, 208,219 foi 1906, and
279,8^6 for 1905. Sea island hales
aro 86.893 for 1907, 57,550 for 1906,
li-2,1539 for 1905.
Avrage gross weight of thc halos
for 1907, including linters as given,
ls against 5 0 1.9 for 1906; Ilia I of
tho round bales is 246.1 pounds foi
1907 com pa red with 2 4f,.l tor 1900,
ate1 'be,sea island 3 9 1.0 pounds foi
i?vi, . unpared willi 387.2 . foi
Watson's Close Estimate.
The State says when the govern
ment estimait' on the cotton crop for
19 j) 7 caine in lin- estimate m.nie in
November b> Commissioner Watson's
depart mein was compared with ti e
ligures issued from Washington and
it. was found that there was a differ
?.nee ol' Only 13 19S bal?,-! in the
li ?pi res on th-- South Carotin? arop
and 109.957 on the entire crop ol
thc IJhilcd States.
< OMI MTS SUP IDF..
,\ Columbian Takes l'oison and Theil
Mli?l H. Miller, a representative
of the V. S Roystor Guano company.
Norfolk, S'a., committed suicide at
ttn> 11 ll I boro hotel. 'lampa. Fia .
Friday morning, taking about loo
gnlias of morphine ami later stab
bing himself1 three times near the
heart with a six inch pear! handled
Miller left i wo loller- . om- to Iiis
wife at Camden S C., lils home, ami
another lo I'. I-:. Uliii'k of (lie I'rairie
Pebble phosphat? aonipnny M|d
herrj. Flit In He- leite, io Iiis wile
Miller slated that he li iii) ao cause
lol- tile Silicide, but felt ali ll lt co ll I i o 1
ilihli' illipuhe W hieb Ile could .?ol COU
.| he le'ter lo I Undi I elated 'o busi
ness mail.-; Miller had ?.ll at
Ttl m pa two vvi'i ks, sihphliig at the
Tampa Pay Imo !
P.clore going to Tampa he spent
three weeks at ibo Prairie Popple
Phosphate plant in itu- interest of
Killed mi Railway.
A dispatch to The State says "Miss
Della Davegii received a dispatch
Wednesday morang niinoniicng the
death ol' her brothel in law. Mr E.
Chavasso, from hoing .struck by a
passing train at Lexington. Ky. Mis*
HaVega ?eft. al once to attend ttlO
funeral. Mrs. Chavasso was Miss
Mary Ha Vega, a native of Uti:* City,
ami sister ot the late lu S. M Pa
Shot Wife and Sell.
Mad with love for another woman,
determined to sever the bond;, that
bound him to a woman he did not
love, George Willoughby, prominent
m business and church circles at
Milwaukee, Wis., shot his wile dead
Friday morning and twice wounded
Jumped Five Stories.
Al New York Mrs. Sarah Sclierry.l
a despondent widow, killed herself
by diving from tho trout window of
Iber fifth-Story apartment al 64 Baal
103rd Street into a crowd of women
on tho sidewalk, mont of thom who
had children lu arms or In baby car
GIVEN MOTHER AND LITTLE SON
Had ly Burned by Coming in Contact
With a L?TO Wire on the StrectH
A dispatch from Florence to The
News and Courier says thy big/rest
verdicts ever awarded by a Florence
County jury were recorded Thursday
in the cases of Mrs. Maude Laughlin
and her little son, Lawrence Laugh
lin, both of whom were horribly
burned by an electric wire in Flor
ence last August, against thc Flor
ence KJoctrio Light and Power ( coo
nany and the Southern Public Service
Corporation Mrs. Laughlin, who
asked $;'i0,oi)0 damages, was award
ed $17,000. and Lawrence Laughlin,
whoso suit was for $25,000 damages,
obtained a verdict for $8,000.
Judge Dantsder promptly overrul
ed a motion for a new trial, ns ho
had previously overruled a motion
for it non-suit, based on the ground
that it had not been proven that tho
Southern Public Corporation was th
any way connected with the Flo-enoe
Light and Power Company. Tho case
will bo appealed to tho Supreme
Court. This was one of tin; biggest
eases ever tried in the Court of Com
mon Pleas in this county.
Mrs. Lauglin is the wife of Mr.
George NV. Laughlin of Florence.
The injuries for which she has been
awarded damages were received on
the 19th Of Inst August, while she
was Irving to rescue little Lawrence
her only son. who had become en
tagled in the street near the corner
of Kavonel and ("beeves streets. Holli
mother and son were so badly in- 1
juted that it became necessary to (
amputate Mrs. Laughlin's right hand f
and right foot, and tho larger por
tion of Lawrence's right hand. * *
MOH LYNCHES TWO MEN, (
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Florida Farmers Shoot Two Alleged
Si mtier era to Death. c
At Perry. Kia., tween one mid two (
o'clock Friday morning a mob of j
inned citizens surrounded the ?
:otinty jail and look diehard Smith t
md Will McMullen. both charged ,
?villi murder, from the jail currying
Ihom quietly tb a Seclude.! spot on .
thc outskirts of tho town, where ?hoy (
ivere securely tied to a post and their |
bodies riddled with bullets. (
Thc hollies were fouil I early next
morning by tho authorities. Smith
was charged with tho murder >f a ?
while man a few dd.VS ano and Mc- t
Mullen was awaiting trial for tito '
murder of another negro. Mc
Mullen was li desperate character. ,
Hld ll few days ago overpowered the j
Inlier, m King his escape. Ho was (
recaptured by Man hal Hawkins. ,
The citi/."iis ol' Perry aro of the ,
. pinion that the mob was formed of
farmers nt' tho surrounding country.
No further trouble is feared.
TWO KLKPHANTS AT LARGN
I Ncapc from Circus in I loi ida and
Malic for Ccnrgin.
chief ot Palice Dampier, of Val
dosla, (?a., j'?celved a telegram from
tho Van Arnberg Shows, ut White
Springs, I'la., stating that two of
tin lr elephants and escaped and were
headed for Valdo.-ta, where the cir
Later reports which have reached'
h. re say thc elephants have been sur
rounded ? 'ac miles from (leona, Fla.;
by li ere I of farmers with guns,
and thal the big animals were fired
upon, the shots only infuriating
i hem and causing them to dash away.
Throe br four trainers from the
circus are hurrying lo Iho scene to
try and capture them. Telegrams
from While Springs say the people in
tho country through that section are
almost terrorized and are organizing
in great numbers for ll big elephant
TWO MFA SHOT.
Community Excited Over Wounding
of Young Men.
An unknown negro shot and fatal
ly wounded Maxtor and Rufus Hums
nt Mums. Miss., iatc Friday. Doth
are relatives of United Stales Senator
McLaurill Of Mississippi GOV. Nco]
has sent bloodhounds from tho Hen
kln county convict farm In pursuit.
Tho vicinity ls greatly excited and a
large posse is reported assisting in
the search of tho culprit. The cause
of the shooting has not been ascer
The boiler at tho saw mill of O
W. Mooro ut Homeland, (la., blew
up Friday morning, killing Mr.
Moore, the proprietor, Instantly, and
seriously scalding three other men.
Mr. Moore was ono of tho wealthiest
i men in that section of tho State. *
FIGHT A DUEL
Gen. Fock Mortally Wounds Gen.
Smirnoff.at Close Range.
PISTOLS WERE USED.
Smirnoff Reflected Upon Liether Of
ficer's Qualities in Memorandum
. .on Soign of Port Artliur. Duel
Takes Place in Regimental Hiding
School iu St. Petersburg in the
Presence of Men nnd Women.
Al St. Petersburg, Russia, Lieut
General Smirnoff was probably fat
ally wounded in a dael fought Wed
nesday morning with Lieut. Gen.
The men were in the riding school
of tho Chevalier Guard regiment and
fought with pistols, standing close
to each other when the shots were
The duel was caused by a memo
randum written by Gen Smirnoff OK
the soige of Port Arthur, In whick
ho questioned the courage of Gen.
The latter considered that his hon
or and reputation was lavolved and
challenged the author of tho m?mo
The duel, occurred with the full
knowledge and approbation of tho
military authorities. It was wltncas
ed by several officers of high rnnk,
?tad it is oven reported that several
women were present.
Shortly before 10 o'clock Gens.
Kock and Smirnoff appeared at tho
riding school. Without saluting they
took tho places assigned by their
Tho duelists were Instructed to
Ire until one or the other was hit.
Vt Kock's fourth shot Smirnoff gr?an
>d and sank wounded iu tho abdo
nen above the hip.
The word "lire" was given by Gen.
Kirsieff, tho Russian authority OJI
At the third oxchango Smirnoff
tccldonlnlly bred prematurely, but
''ock magnanimously declined io
?hoot at ii defenceless opponent, nnd
he fourth and final shots were then
The duel will be followed by
i not her between Kock and Gen. Gor
tntoffsky who was criticised by
."ock during the court-martial pro
Gen Smirnoff was neting commun
iant of the Port Arthur fortress dur
ng tho seigo and nt tho time of ita
surrender to tho Japanese. Aftor bia
...turn to Russia he prepared a se
cret report of tho defense of Kort Ar
thur which was tho basis of tho
ndlctmonts on which don. Stossel,
Jen. Kock and Gen. Reiss were tried
or their lives before court mar
While Looking at the Corpse of a
in Danklin Township, In Green
ville County, three miles from Green
ville, the 1-year-old child of Joo Say
les, colored, foll Into a tub which
drowned. The child's mother bad
I bf I it alone to go into the house and
when she returned it was dead.
Tho news quickly spread through
the neighborhood and a number ol'
people gathered nt thc house, pinong
them Joo Jordan, the lS-yoar-old
son of Mr. .1. 13. Jordan. Ho walked
np to the tub, IU which the ich lld bad
been drowned, looked at it and drop
Mr. Jordan says his son had a nar
row escape from drowning In the
same manner when a child. The boy
had a weak heart and lt ls supposed,
that tho recollection of his narrow
escape when a child and tho horror
[>f tho negro child's death caused a
Shock to his system which resulted
in his death.
HAN AWAY FROM SCHOOL.
Young Hoy Killed While Kiding Un
derneath Express Car.
Young Dean, the son of a promi
nent citizen of Langley, was killed
Tuesday afternoon on the electric, car
lino between Langley and Warren
vlllo, near Aiken. It seems that, ho
slipped off or ran away from school
and got on tho Augimtri-Aiken ex
press car. lt ls supposed that ho
either fell off or was shaken off,
falling on the track and was then
run over by the car. Tho mon OH
the express car, it is said, did not.
know anything about tho matter and
the boy remained on tho track until
tho car bound for Aiken carno np a
little later. Tho affair is avery de
Ten Were Injured.
Ton persons woro Injnrod, non*
seriously, in a trolley car accident at