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The Pickens sentinel-journal. (Pickens, S.C.) 1903-1906, June 25, 1903, Image 1

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SCOTT'S EMULSION wQn't make a
hump back straight, neither will It make
a short leg long, but it feeds soft bone
and heals diseased bone and Is among
the few genuie means of recovery in
rickets and-bone consumption.
- Send fo~r fret ape
SCO'e & lOWNE, Cemists,
409-415 Pearl Street, New York.
soc. and $i,oo; all druggists.
BIG LAND DEALs
Capt. Johnson to (lose Trade witi Sin
neset Cap) 'tait061 for 50,000 Acres.
Capt. R. E: Johnson of the Sa..
luda Lumber Company leftGreen
ville Saturday night for Charleston,
where he went to close a deal with
capitalsts from Minhesota for
50,000 acres of cyprus timber land,
kntrn as the Four Hole swamp,
and locatet forty iniles north of
Charleston at i ."1 of Der
chester, Berkley and Orangburg
ounties.
"The land will cut about 8,000
feet to the acre, said Capt. John
son. "Qyprus timber grows in
swamps andis used for tho into
rior finish of cars. It also makes
)a good, lasting shingle. In fact, it
is the coming wood and as mhore of
it is secured it will be developed
and put into various uses by the
factories of all kinds."
Capt. Johnson said that he has
had this deal wiith the Miinnesota
parties under consideration for the
past twelve milonths, but would
J bring. all transactions to an end
when he met the parties in Charles
ton.
In addition to this deal, lie has
,-several other similar deals on han d.
'It is my idea," he said, "to close
p all such land deals I have on
iiand and devote my entire time
apd interest to the development of
tie Gr q county property
o ve ? Saluda Lumber
Co .,afind thfl
weathier and
shpease report. ea will at
oat t1 jnd y tc secure
-,,Four 1le
Swamp by placing a -mill there
that will cut at least 100,000 feet
cach day. The cyprus will be
sold to factories to be utilized for
vnrious purposes.I
Chamberialinm Colle, Cholera and
lilarrhoenl Rioee dy
Is everywhere recognized-iis the one
remedy that can ahvays be depended
upon and that is plealsant to take. It is
especially valuable for summer diar
rl ea in 9hiildren and is undoubtedly the
means oY saving the lives of a great
smany 'children each year. For sale by
Dr. 4. W. Earle, Pickens, and Dr. R. F.
Smuith:, Easley,
Shiake into Your Shoes
Allon's I?oot-lhee. IL rests the feet. Cures
vcatli koci. LnIl rggists and sh~oe s tore
-- -i'rEN fl A D'00.
The year-old daughter of Mr.
and Mg C. M. Scott of Columbia,
while seiting her 'grand-mother,
Mrs. I n Kennedy, near Jone -
ville, w s bitten in the face and on
* the noeg by a dog that b~elongs to
Mrs. K hnedy's sont', last Friday.
The d@ had shown no signs of
rabies jefore it bit the child, but
af terwa le it did and bit a dog and
a cow, RThe dog was then con fined
see t result to the other dog
Ico , and the little girl was
to Joneeville and conveyed
'3%by Dr. M. W. Chain
rtr atmeont. Mrs. Scott
p fro i Columbia 'Saturday
sad 0 urrence.
Wo en as Well as 1'en
Ar Made Miserable by
Kidney Trouble.
Kid ey troubfe preys upon the mind, dis
- coura es and lessens ambition: beauty, vigor
.t~ and cheerfulness soon
*noys are out of order
- or diseased.
Kidney trouble has
-become so prevalent
that it is not uncommon
-for a child to be born
afflicted with weak kid
-neys. if the child urln
- - atos too often, if the
tirine scallis the flesh or if, whoa the child
reaches an age hen it should be able to
control the pass go, It is yet afflicted with
bed-wetting, depe ad upon it. the cause of
.the diffidu ty Is-ki nay trouble, and the first
step should be to ards the treatment of
these important org ns,- This unpleasant
trouble is due to a ds sed condition of the
kidneys and bladder an not 'to a habit as
most people Suppose.
Women as well as fljin a mades mis
adbot needthoon-me reat re Y
by druggists, in. fifty
cent and one dollar
size. You may have a
free, also pamphlet tell- 1lnm et
nag all about it,' inoltiding n~a ~fts
thousands of testimd~nal aktt ta
ROAD' IMPROVEMEXNT.
THE BUILDING OF HIGHWAYS BY
NATIONAL AID.
lone Iqteresting Views of Repre
sentative Men Who Are In Favor
of This Plan Fow the Retterment
of Publi.o Iighways.
The question of road improvement in
the United States seems within the
past year to have resolved itself into
the question of national aid. When
any one is asked to say 4nething. on
the road question, he takes it foi grant
ed that you want to know whether he
thinks the government should help
build the roads. Many leading men
have recently given their indorsement
to this new idea, or rather old idea, for
it .is now nearly a century since Jef
ferson signed the first national aid bill.
Some of these views are interesting. In
a recent speech .ex-Senator Butler of
South Carolink said:
"There is -ample constitutional war
rant for the improvement of the public
roads out of the United States treasu
ry, as large as there is for the Improve
ment of rivers and harbors or for the
support of the agricultural colleges. It
is an appropriation from which we
would all get benefit and to which we
would '. .gtribute a share. The con
stitution of the t,.lYi -confers
upon copgress the right to establish
postofices and poetroads. Every high
way is a post route if the government
chooses to use it. Evon in ' the days of
John C. Calhoun he recommended the
distribution of the surplus among thc
several states, and it was done. I think
the best thing for us to do is to go to
our representatives and senators in
congress and say to them, 'The great
demand of modern times is the im
provement of -the public highways, and
the federal government should con
tribute.' "
Governor' Montague of Virginia Is do
ing everything in his power to secure
state legislation for road improvement,
and he is also in favor of national
aid. He says:
-"We should not, however, overlook
national aid. I believe this in time will
come. The so called constitutional
barrier against national approprIation
must fill to the ground. The national
government has constructed public
highways unopposed by .the strictest
constructionists of the federal consti
tution. Moreover, if the national gov-.
ernment can appropriate money to
build harbors and to irrigate lands of,
the states, how much greater is the
roson and the right for national aid
to public highways, the primal and
abiding factors of transportation, both
local and interstate."
Speaking on the same subject, Gen
eral Nelson A. Miles says:
"The United Sttes government has
appropriated $480,000,000 for rivers
and harbors during the last twenty
two years and only about $8,000,000 for
the improvement of the country roads.
Now it appears to us that it is a fitting
time to draw the attention not only of
the people that are immediately inter
ested, but of your representatives both
in the United States and the state leg
islative bodies, because it is one of the
projects that are bound to contribute to
your welfare and happiness."
General Fitz-Hlugh Lee, referring to
this subject, says:
"If you improve the roads, you begin
at the foundation of prosperity for the
people. The government of the United
States appropriates now a large sum
every year for military purposes. It
appropria tee money for our mechanical
and agricultural colleges. Now, inas
much as good roads are the basis of
prosperity both in country and city,
wihy should not the government appro
priate an adequate sum of money an
nually for road improvement?"
Assistant Secretary of Agriculture
Colonel~ -3. H. Brigham recently ex
pressed himself as favorable to na
tional aid. Among other things he
said:
"I believe the general government
can help in this work of improving tile
highways. I am one of those who be
lieve it is always right for .the strong
arm of the government to be extended
to help her people in every section of
the couintry. The government could
appropriate a certain sum to be supple
muented by appropriations from state
and county and then ask the locality
where the road is to be constructed to
contribute a certain amount and bring
these funds all together. Then it would
not be burdensome upon any one, and
the work would be started here, there
and everywhere, and in a few short
years, withourunduly burdening any
body, without' impoverishing the na
tion or the state, -we would see good
highways extending all over our land,
beautifying the country, enriching the
people and adding to thleir intelligence
and happiness in, many ways."
MAfchinery For R40ad la'serovement.
The tendency of the present age is
toward the use of iachinery wherever
possible, and In the improvenlent of
highways of every kind the use of
ditching and roadnmaking machines and
of heavy road rollers Is of tile first im
portance if economy and efileiency are
to go hand in hand. The use of ptoper
apparatus for the shaping up of the
roadbed and the subseqtuent hardening
of its suirface is of paramont impor
tance, and every stipervisor of public
roads should have at his disposition,
at least during a part of each year, the
machinery above referred to. In con..
uidoring the building of roads in rural
districts the, inatter of low first cost
must always be kept in view. While
this may appear somewhat high on ac
count of the purchase of machinery, if
several townships join it the, purchase
of the required outfit the cost of. eachi
will hardly be fet, land the results ob
tained will fully justify the invest
ment*
Worst of all Experieneer.
Oan anything be worse than to feel
that every minute will be your lant?
wic a the experience of Mrs B, H.
Newson. Deostpr, Ala. "For three
are'" *Ihe rites "I endured insuffer,
lb. ain froni) indi etio soaoh and
fo ru lee l ee inevita
us hen dot deas tu t failedt
engt'h I was nduoe4 to tr y iettei
EIGHTEEN MILLIONS
OF ENGLISH MONEY.
laixard 'amiIy of Georgetown Heirs to
Oreat Fortude,.-The Facts of
the Oiahm Olven.
The Hazzaxd family of George.
town, are claimants and probably
heirs t hin immense fortune in
England, consisting of parks and
real estate in Bristol, and about
$18,000,000 in money, including
accumulated interest. The mem.
bers of the family in Georgetown
county are 4. P. Hazzard, a promi
nont rice planter whose plantation
is-on Black river about six miles
frozr Georgetown; Capt. William
MiTes'-" Hazzard, postmaster at
Georgetown, and the sons of the
late E. W. Hazzard, E. W., Wn,.
W. and J. P., young men who
have but.barely attained their ma
jority.
The other joint heirs to the
property are Mrs. J. C. White, of
Atlanta, 'Ga., who was, formerly a
Miss Hazzard, daughter of the -late
Wm. Horton Hazzard of Savan.
nahand'.1 Waldo family, .repre
sented by oh sholm or
New York city.
Prior to the American revolution
the. English Hazzard's were a
prominent family of Bristol, Eng.
Benjamin Hazzard, a scion of this
family, receiving a royal commis
sion from King George II, came
over with a Britisli regiment to
the colonies. He wits the great
grandfather of Mr. J. P. and Capt.
Win. M. Hazzard. At the out
break of the Revolutionary war he
threw up his commission in the
English army and took sides with
the American patriots in the cause
of liberty.
In the meantime the Hazzard's
in England had" waxed wealthy and
heirB apparent and presumtive
were few in' numbei. B-mjamin
Hazzard, on account of his politi
cal afliliations, was disinherited
and his inheritance confiscated by
the government. The property
was at a later date restored to the
remaining heirs, the last of whom
was a Miss Hazzard, who .married
a Scottish nobleman. The union
was without issue and the lady
died without making a will,
The English government subse
quently took charge of the estate,
and efforts were made to diacover
the rightful heirs. It was known
that a member of the family came
to America several generations
back, and advertisements seeking
information as to his descendants,
if any, were inserted in a .number
of American .Aewspapers.
As a result the claim to the es
tate was matde by members of the
family in Georgia aud South Caro
lina, and strong proofs submitted
as to the inheritance being in the
above parties. The matter, how
ever, is still in statu quo in the
English pourts, but steps are now
being taken to hav~e the case adju
dicated and brought to ,a conclus
sion. September next has been
named .as the time for the final
hearing in the case, and it is prob
able that one of the heirs here will
go to England at an early date
carrying incontrovertible pruoof to
the rightfulness of their claim to
the estate.
Mr. J1. P. Hazzard has the family
silverware with the family coat of
arms upon ii, which was brought
to this country by his great-grand
father. He has also in his possess
ion a number of famnily papers
which prove beyond a doubt that
his family are direct descendants of
the Hazzard's of Bristol.
"I have been troubled for some time
with indigestion and sour stormach," says
Mrs. Sarah W. Curtis, of Lee. Mass.,
"and have been taking Chamberlaif,'s
Stomach and LIver Tablets which have
helped me very much so that now I can
eat many things that before I could not."
If you have any trouble with your
stomach why not tako these Tablets and
get well? For sale by Dr. G. W. Earle
Piokens, and Dr. R. F. Smith, Easley,
UAPTUIcr A N EAGLE.
Mr. Chas. L. Hall wounded, and
captured a large eagle near his
homne, two'and a half miles below
Iva, Anderson county, last Mon
day. The bird is of the gray va
riety and measures seven feet frorm
tip to tip of its wlied. This Ie the
second one captured near there in
the last few years..
*Startung Evhienuce.
Fresh testimony in, great quavntlty is
constantly coming in, declaring D,
King's New Discovery for Consumptiorn
Couhe and Colds to be unequaled. A
~e6 htexpression front T. J. McFarland
fS~tovile; Va. serves as example. He
"1 had Bronchitis for the
jrsaa dpothrl ~lthe tim witout
FURMAN'S NEW PRESIOENT!
An Estiut.e of Dr. Poteat By the Ashye
Vile Oitixen
From practically everv' section
of the country come words of coren
mendation -of Dr. Edward M. Po.
teat, the president-elect of Furman
Univeisity.
In Thursday's Issue the Ashe.
ville Citizen said:
"Another talented North Caro.
linian has been called to a post ot
honor and usefulness in the educa.
tional'work of another state. The
trustees of Furman University at
Greenville, 8. Q., have -elected to
the presidency of that institution,
Dr. Edwin McNeill Potoat, pastor
of the Memorial Baptist church at
Philadelphia, and he has accepted.
"Dr. Poteat is a native of Cas.
well county, North Carolina, and
a brother of Prof. W. L. Poteat,
one of the most learned and dis,
tinguished members of the Wake
Forest College faculty. . Dr. Poteat
is himself a graduate' of that col.
loge and Was at one time assistant
professor of ancient languages
there. He is also a graduate of
Louisville Tht4ogical Seminary.
tegm4n connection with
the Wake~Forest fac Dr. Po
teat studied for two years i' n
Hopkins University, traveled in
Europe and on his return accepted
the pastorate of the Cavalry Bap.
List church, New Haven, Conn. I
From there he was called to the f
Memorial church in Philadelphia. '
"Dr. Poteat is a man of broad I
Dulture, progressive ideas and fine I
Dxeoutivo ability. In him Furman
University has secured a worker
who will put into it the life and t
progressive slirit of which it has I
long stood in need." t
ItUTM EQUAL TO EMERIUENOY.
t
Low Charlestion's Negro Collector Got
Out of Delenmaa.
Dr. W. D. Crum, Charleston's
negro collector, can meet a social
3mergency as well as many an An
glo-Saxon official might do.
Count Von Oriola, of the Ger
man cruiser Gazelle now in this f
port, Thursday sent his exeoutive
officer, Captain Turk, to leave a C
Dard at the custom house for - Col
lector Crum. Ordinarily the Count,
would have called in person on the
sollector of the port as quickly as
possible after his ship cast anchor.
The card sent through Captain c
Turk was a social expedient. It a
was up to Dr. 0rum to meet this
situation gracefully an~h did so
this morning by sendinig his depu
ty collector, A. S. Withers,who is a
white man, to return the count's "
eall.
In this wise all awkwardness L
that might have grown out of I
Charleston's possession of a negro F
sollector has been obviated. 0
RECEIVER ASKED FOR,
niuulness Firm An'eeted by Failtre er CityL
.Banik of Greenivood. C
Application was made before 1
Judge Klugh at Abbeville -Satur- ~
clay for a receiver for the firm of a
Davis & Daniel, who are running a
shoe store at Anderscjn and one at
Greenwood.
The application was made in be
balf of the City bank ot Greoenwood,
which had been carrying the firm'sr
p rper, 'hnd the application .for a
receivership is a step towards wind
ing up the bank's aflairs.
Arrangements are pending -look
ing toward a settlement and it isr
hoped to have the two stores run-.
fling again as usual in *a short
while.
HIs Last Ilopa Ikealized. 0
(From the Sentinel, Glebo, Mont.) I1
In the first opbning of Oklahoma to I
iettlere in 1889, the editor of this paper
was among the many seekers after for.
tune who made the big race one flne day
In April. During his traveling about
and afterwards liis camping upon his e
laim, he encountered much bad wvater, ti
which, together with the severe heat, a
gave him a very severe diarrhoea which
It seemed almost impossible to cheok,
rind along in June the ease became-so
bad lie expected to die. One day one of si
lisa neighbors brought him one small t:
bottle of Chamberlain's Cello, Cholera,
rind Diarrhoea 'itemedy as a last hope.
A big dose was given him while he was
rolling about .on the ground in great
ragony, and in a few minutes the dose~
was repeated. The good effect of the
medicine was soon nlticed and within
in hour tho patient was taking his first
sound sleep for a, fortnight. That one
little bottle worked a comiplete'oure, and
hie cannot help but feel grateful. Tihe 9
ieas'on for bowel disorders being at hand 1
suggests this' item. l96t saleaby Dr, G. f,
W. Earle, Piokenp, avid Dr.'RI. F. 3mith, g
iEasley..
w~tl @et re tor, crely. -
BOOKER WANTED.
South AfricaP CoMpany Ask* Negro's
Help in Transveal Itace Frobil.a.
- Booker T. Washington, the fa.
mous negro edioalov' of-- Tuskegee,
called- on President Roosevelt last
Thursday afternoon seeking the
Presiden 's advice.
Lord Grey, president of the
British South African company, his
asked Washington to go-to South
Africa'to stndy racial conditions,
and outline plans for improving
the educational and moral condi,
tons of the negroe4.
The race problem in South Af.
rica is giving EIghainl considerable
Oausel for worry. The conquered
Boers are leaving, the farms and
villages of the Transvaal in large
numbers. The negro, population
of the country isunsettled, and in
spite of liberal offers from the
British government to aid thom,
they decline to take places as til.
lers of the soil.
Relying on Booker Washington's
success in training American no.
groes in industrial pursuits, it is
loped by the South African com,
pany that the American negro od'
icator will be able ,o induce the
outlh African bla'cks to take up
igricultural pursuits. The task
f'.siington is asked to perform
vould reqWi'9 his preser.ce in the
rransvaal for at I six months.
le has been 'consuifi,4g1 1
riends as to whether or not it
rould be advisable for him to
save his work at home for that
ength of time.
President Roosevelt advised
Vashington no to accept the offer,
elling him that he was needed at
ome to aid in the solution of the
egro problem, It is probable that
his advice will be followed, arid
he offer will be declined.
KILLING AT WELLFORD.
. . Chlhoun, a Negro Bricklayer of
Greenville, Was Shot In a Negro Bow.
A phone message Friday morn,
ig from the Apalache mills, Well.
)rd, S. C. gave a detailed account
f the killing Thursday afternoon
f E. L. Calhoun, a negro brick
lyer of Greenville, who was a
iember of the construction force
n the iew Apalachie mills
The affair ocoured at Wellford,
nd it appears that the circumstan.
)A surrounding the difficulty are
bout as follows:
Mar& Wilson and another negro
roman were engaged in a fisticuff,
hen Calhoun is said to have inter
~rred in behalf of the unknon
omnan.
At the interferance of Calhoun
be Wilson woman became mucli
iconaed, and according to the re
ort whipped out a pistol and fired
n1 Calhoun111 nt close range, the ball
inking effect in the vitale and caus
1g death almost instantly.
The affair occu red in Spartan
urg county, andi th~e morning uc
>unt said thle woman had not
een arrested,but was at her home, ~
aving made no attemnt to escape,
B she claims tihe shooting of Cal
oun was in self-defence.
OSTIOn OF CONFED)E RATM ,iOrMDIInS.
All'persons, either as Individuals I
r societies, who may have in their
oss'ession any of the original rolls i
r records of any kind pertainingi
> the Confederate Soldiers who
irved in the Army or Navy from 1
uis State. will please send such !
>lls or records to me at Columbia
. C.
The War Departmuent at Wash,
Igton, D. C., wants the use of
hose rolls and records in order to
rumpile a roster and history of the
ien who served fromn South Caro
na in the Coiifederate Army and
ravy during the war between tile
tates.
The Department will take good
are of all rolls or records mind re
irn them as early/as possible. I
in aigthorized by the War Depart
y collect these toll, etc., and I
ill give a receI it f->r themi if de
red, Trhe utQost care will be0
inkon of them/ id they will be re
irned prom ltly, when the Depart-1
uent hias 11h shed withu them.
-M st respectfully,
-M, P. ri~bble,
Comn. o Confederate Rolls.
Mrs. Ljodl~e McAllister Jon'gers,
'ho was mar)ied in New. York the1
7th, -to the artist, Jongerd, had her
)urPyear-old laugh ter snatched
rom her arms biy her former. hus
and, Alexandb' C. Young,'mis she
!fa5 about to bodn( toat-oship
>r Paris.
- DREW DOUBLE PAY.
supt. orsalarIes and Allowance. In Post
f010 Departiaeat on Two Pay ltoi,
It was discovered in Washington
Jlat.Thursday that Geo. W. Beav
ers, while assistant superintend
ent of the division of salaries and
allowances of the postoffice depirt
ment; drew double pay for some
time. This irregularity was prac
ticed with the knowledge and con
sent of Mr. Castle, a'uditor for the I
postofihce department.
The Federal grand jury has in- I
dicted August W. Machen, former- r
ly superintendent of the rural free 8
delivery system,' for participation t
in -a conspiracy to defraud the gov. V
ernment. The indictment also in- t
cludes the Groff brothers and two b
others. a
Edward F. Kimball, chief <lerk tl
in the office of the money order
division, has been -designated as
tehporary superintandent- in the IL
place of James T. Metcalf, who was 5
dismissed onthe 17th. c
Mr. Bristow's reply to the call 8
for a report by the postmaster gen- k
oral today sees the light. The re- 01
luctance in giving it out is ex
plained. It confirms every charge b
made by Mr. Tulloch. It shows, I
too, that Mr. Tulloch did nit wait b
until he #iis a discharged employe a
to report the shaneful dolinquen- i1
cies, but that while yet in offico ho
;ors fully with the gross irregular. Or
ities. fie
Meanwhile the report of the hi
3ivil service commissioners has w
been promulgated, as a separate 11l
ind distinct feature of the investi. ha
gation, confirming every essential
>barge made, and leaving the do- he
enders of the regime of crooked-. 1e
less and petty froud not a leg to al
itand upon. Mr. Tulloch's vindi. at
sationl is complete. n<
Former Postmaster General Oi
3mith, who declined to take the hi
)harges seriously- when they were w4
>riginally made, was put to the
wosessity at a later day of combat- ba
ing the findings of his own inspoc- ga
ore. lif
"I knew nothing about the con
section of Mr. Metcalf With this th
fair of the contract for money sc1
rder blanks," said the postmaster P0
,eneral today, "until yesterday
aorning. As soon as Iarrived at de
ny office I sent for Fourth Assis- be
ant Postmaster General Bristow w~
and Assistant Attorney General Ba
tobb and requested them to look hi
oto the matter and get a state- je
neont from-Mr. Metcalf. They had
uim in Mr. Bristow's office for two be
ours and secured admissions from It
(im which corroborate pr'actically to
vorything stated in the article 15
ublished this mornmng. ou
"Mr. Metcalf has b)een in the of
iostoffice department twenty-one
rears. He has been esteemed as E
ne of the most faithful, painstak- at
ug, and loyal men in the service,
mut there is no other thing for me
o do, if I discharge the duties ofu
a-y office properly, than to take in
he action I have taken. I regret i"
ery much being compelled to do
t., but Mr. Metcalf has committed in
grave indiscretion, which cannot i
ie overlooked." li
Doafness Canntot we Cured la
y loch applications as they cannot reach wi
le diseased portion of the oar. There he
a only one way to csure' deafness, and d
hat is by constitutional remedies. Deaf- dr
ess is caused by an inflamed conditionh
If the mucous lining of the Eustachian wi
'ube. When this tube I, inflamed you pr
ave a rumbling sound or imperfect tb
cearing, and when It is entirely closed, re
)eafness is 'the result, andj- less thei in- y
lamation dan~ be taken V' 'this tube
estored to itsnormal hearing
vil be desirod fov/ s)' es outh
f ten are caused 4 6 'clih is
othing but an in ao itn of the lIj
nucous services. A
We wvill give One flund red Dollars for
ny case of Defhe (caused by catarrh)
hat cannot be cured by Tiall's Catarrh
Jure. Send for oirculars, free. o
F. J. OlRENE~Y d& CO., Toledo, 0. o
Sold by all Druggits, 75c. mi
Hall's F~amily Pills are the best. t
AIIC(EN'S NEW TOl UiST EIOTECL.
-A Columbia arcluteot, 0. 0. Wil- *v
on, has been engaged to draw um
>lans for the new tourist hotel to ~
m
>e built in Aiken. The main build- tn
ng will be 400 felet long and there it
vill be over 200 rooms; the bed *
ooms being on snite. Council had aa
leoded the ownere, Messrs. 0. HI. a:u
4amnberton and 8. W. Hamilton, )
'orty acres of land in Eustice park, or
vith the use of the park itelfV.
L'hese gentlemen are from Winona,
Wiseonshi, and Mt. Clement, Mich- a
gan, and they promise to erect an se
'p-to-date hotel. The people ofcl
Aiken* are ove'joyed at the pros- St
loot of havinng a hotel for next h
wilter's busiuuoss,- for it has al ways t
mei a iincere regret to them that ,$
ue) old 1Mig1and Park was niot re- a~
ultafter %4a're.. h
*111(2811
HOST MURDERED GUEOT8.
Mountaineer Kill Two Me Who Were
Spending the Night with Hiim.
The details of a boody crime,'by
which one man was killed'and an
otber man and a woman fatally In
jured'Sunday night, reaches here
from a remote mountaiu section
)f Ashe county N. C.
Crick Davis was visited by two
ormer friends, Alfred Baker and
lis Soli, Levi, who lived -near Chil-,
itWie, Va. They had stopped at
ds house on their way to see their
elatives in that section. Davis
eemdd very hospitable and insis,
ed on their spending the night i
ith hin. They consented. The J
wo visitors occupied the .same I
ed. Davis and his wife occupied i
nothor bed close by, possibly in <
i1 same room.
Hardly had they retired when I
Irs. Davis heard a noise and on I
)oking toward where the Barkers t
eeping saw her husband with an ax I
Ltting the Barkers to pieces. She
rang out of the bed and tried to
esp hier husband from killing tihe
A man, Alfred. C
Immediately -Davis gave her two
lows that sout her to the floor.
evi, had been killed by the first.
ow,whoh had split his head open
i clean as one splits a hog's head
I slaughtering. i1
Alfred had been saved apparent- b
b yLMr. is, as lie had time to
awl ouit o b..bed and into a 0
ld of rye close by. rtheless,
was bleeding like a hog and b
11 die, having received the axe P
to the hilt in his stomach and
ving his right arm cut off.
Alfred says as he lay in the field P
heard the awful blows that fol
wed on the body of Mrs. Davis r
d heard her groans grow fainter
Ld fainter, But the woman was
it yet killed, and aftor the ex.,
ement had subsided Davis took ai
a wife in the house, washed her
>unds and washed himself.
The little Davis girl, with the rv
by in her arms, was the one who
vo-.t1e alarn,-aho escaping for
e at the o.utset.
Parties just from the scene of v
a tragedy say that therels blood
ttered around like at a slaughter
1. BI
No motive can be found for the B
ed though many theories have s1
en advanced. One is that Davis a
a insane. Another is that Levi la
rker was once a sweetheart of
Swife and that this visit stirred
lousy,. hto
[L is claimed thtthe man has .
di
an mentally unbalanced at times.d
is said lie had once before tried t
kill a man with .in axe. There
said to be no ground for jeal, w
sy, as Mrs, Davis was a woman o
fine Christian character.m
A physician says she and Alfred yc
rker wvill die. Davis is in ja il if
Jefferson, dr
Smoking In Spain.
n Spaini people smoke incessantly or
tier all conidition,' at all hours and r
all places, except in church. Meni
eke In the railway carriagcs; they si
oke in all the tram cars; they smoke am
all the minor theaters;' they smoke le
all theo restaurants, in the hiotei din
rooms, and, of course, in the cafes.
business offices the merchant and
clerks smoke. In shops the shop
in, while trying to soil goods to a
ly, wvill stop to roll a cigarette, F
iich, when lighted, he will puff in o
r face. You see conductors and
ivers of tram cars smoking. All the 0
ekney cabmen smoke all the time, of
illo even coachmen and footm'en of r
ivato carriages sometimes smoke onr
box. Bleggars ap~proach you, ciga. c
to in mouth, to whine for alms. If ar
u ask for tickets at a railway oficee, Jr
clerk lays down his cigarette as he
ndls you the dingy bits of pasteboard.
0e innumerable peddlers all smoke al
tarettes all the time.-J. A. Hart in w
gonaut.
Origin of the Tomato.
rho English word of direct Indian
gin most frequently in use is to
ito. A native of tropical or sub
apIcal America, it was cultivated b~y
a subjects of the Incas and Monte
mans, 'as welil as by the other semi- cai
rilized natives, -long before the ad- g
nt of Europeans on th'is hemisphere.
der the name of tumati or tomiati. 1
rough Intiroduced into IEurope al-, re
ast as early ars its congener, the po- eg
to, it was many years before it made
way into popular favo-. There i tlI
is first known to the IEnglish as love hi
ple, to the French as pomume d'amnour
d to the Italians as polni d'amore,
fd theseo names are still in use, per-T
tunting the old, widespread notion g(
at its use as food had an influenco d<
the amatory passions.
School Customa. In China. ii
Wfany strange school customs prevail gi
China. The girls in that coumntry
domi o to school unless they are the P
ildren of very rich people. School qi
>rk begins before daylight, and after
.idying their lessons aloud for two
urs the -pupils recite them. They Tj
en go home to breakfast, after which
ny return and study again .till din
r time. In the afternoon they go
nhmito.school to prepare lessens for
e foltlowing day. By this time, it 14*
g1t \lThis goes on every day of tbi at
~ ft
SOLOATAL
aIt' all si s
body good.' W1i1
cotton mils o theo
pinch over the nattt
cotton and of making
their goods at the p
price of raw materi &
Spartanburg Jourjiaf,
fanufacturing Com puy
ihead and'disposed of.:0
f cotton on which it i
he net profit was WO(
The company hadLob
housand bales of co" 1.
lood struck their ware
housana bales were
nost of the remaiudr A
Lown Pacolet River for
Dw the mills. ,This 6o4
Ing cotton at a high p Q
ecially fortunate for theV
his time in view of th
ieavy losses' caused by
lisaster.
A SAD SPEOTAItK.
Yesterday morning oh' lb
,f the trolley care was a sight;
,ould appeal*strongly to
uman instincts-a widowe
ian with two helpless
ne abdut 3 years of age
ther- a suckling ba bi.103.
ian was Mrs. Emory, whose.
and was drowned ii Paco lt
ud whose home and a
Dntents were swept twa
'fton No. 2, by the reent t f'
e stoi a . The escpap of.
mory and he wo"'1
hom in the hour 'of det- d
ging disaster she clt,
-tected, was barely short
culous. When the. three i11
nded on the hill side a
n1co from the maddened.
bich swept away the
d home, they had so
ticle of apparel on their peii"
rs. Emory's visit hete yester
ts one of beseechirg Mi1d frb
lief committee, and this
Lred.--Spatanbarettdfald,
staat.
FE OF SEoRETAIRY Vs.
tAsUHIER..
Mrs. William H. Rider,
tcretary Rider of the
)ok company, of Chicago
it Thursday for $50,000d
;ainst Mrs. Lillian Petyt
nd, wife of the cashier
'arie State Bank, also of C g
rs.. Rider accuses Mrs. Wo a
alienating her husband' eo
>ns and being resp~onsibltb
vorce proceedings whidh ,
d the couple.
Thiat Tim robbing Hecadah,~
yuld quickly leave you, if y
.King's Now Life Pill,
sufferers have proved t he
3rIt for Sick and Nervous 1We
ey make pure blood and ba bu
ur health. Only 20 cents, mon~~
riot cured. Sold by Picenn Dri
uggist.
ANOTHER LANDsLIDE.
Another landslide has ocdu
Saluda mountain in the sa
jiroad cut that was filled by.
ide of Jast week.' The railt
thorities say that , ivill A
ast a month before the traek.
cleared for througli traffice
FOURTH OF JULY EXoURSION
The Southern Railway wil
iceursion tickets to allpoia
the Mississippi aind south 6
Lijo and Potomac rivers at r'
one and one-third fares for t Y
und trip, mninimlum charge f
nts. Tickets on sale July 2d,4
d 4th, wvith final liniit to re~r
dly 8th.
For full information applyt,
iy agent of the SouthernIll
ty, or ''
W. H. Tayloc, A. G. P. A.,
Atlanta, Ga.
-R, W. Hunt, D. P. A.,
____Charleston, S. C
A VANIShING sUUMTANOE.,
The Farmers' Allianice Exchahnge
so was argued before-the master
hn S. Verner, last WVednes i
Columbia, by the lawyers r.
senting th~e various parties int
ted. Their arguments were
eo facts. The master will mna
s report to the court and the l4
irs will argue again as, to the Ia
13e judge will render his decisio
me time andl then there will un~
>ubtedly be on appeal, and if any
>dy has any just claim on tho
oney lhe is destined to wait a long
me before he gets it. All of the
resent proceedings are on the
iestion of appointing a receiver.
Chamberlain's Stonmach and Liver
ablet's are just wi at you need when.*
u have no appetite, feel dull after eatd ~4
a and wake up with a bad taiste i~
mr mouth. They Awill improve your
petite,' cleanse and invigorate your)
gm~bh and givo you a relish for )i
od. For sale by Dr. (L W.

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