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Etered April 28, 1903 at Pickens, S. 0., as seond olass matter, under act of uongress of Maroh 3, 1879
VOL XXXmII,' PICKENS, S. C., WEDNESIAY, DECEMBER 2, 1903.
TRIP TO NEW YORK
Chief Exeoutive Attends Iu.
neral of His Unole.
VAST CROWDS LINED. SREETa.
Spooial Details of Patrolmen Were De.
tailed to Keep the Vast Throngs in
Order-Possible Plot Against Pre
New York, Nov. 27.-President
Roosevelt came to the city to attend
the funeral of his unclo, James K.
Graclo. Tho presidont was accompa
tied by Mrs. Rooseveit, Dr. J. 13.
Stokes, hia personal physician, and
Captain Oowles, of the navy. Con
-missioner Greene -and a -force of police
met the president and a mounted de
tail escortel his cirriage fron the
Twenty-third street ferry to his sister's
home on Madison avenue.
Ater breakfasting at the tobin
son home the president left the house
and went to the late residence of Mr.
dracic on IDast Firty-pighth street, re
Maining there un-til time to go to the
Church of the Holy Conmunion for
the funeral services.
At the head of the cortege were car
riages containing the pallbearers. Then
came a carriage containing the pros
idont and Mrs. Roosevelt, with them in
the carriage was a central office de
tective and ieveral secret service men
and a secret service man rode on the
meat with the driver. The hearse fol
lowed, with carriages containing the
other mournears. Policemen were lined
along the route at frequent intervals.
The Same cordon of mounted police
escorted the president' that had
been detailed for the rido from the
The police arrangements for the pro
teotion of the presiden-t and to restrain
the large crowd, more than 300 po
licomon were around the -block in
wIlich the church is loon-ted.
On the west side of Sixth avenue
near the church, there was a solid
line of patrolmen standing shoulder to
shoukier for a block and on the eaet
side a.dotail of men. Around the en
tire block patrolmen were placed at
frequenit Intervfs, shutting off all
traifle from fifth avenue to Sixth av
enue on Twentieth and Twenty-first
streets. The middle or the street
was kept opens and the crowd which
assumed largo proportions in a short
time, was kept close to the sidewalk.
No one was allowed in .the middle of
- Thio president, with Mrs. Roosevelt,
alighted from their carriages and went
quickly into the church. There was
little excitement, the occasion barring
any demonstration. The crowd by
the time the 'cortege reached the
church was so dense that ingress or
egress on the avenue was practically
impossible. Just prior to the arrival
of the cortoge a polico inspector no
ticed a man standing op the structure
leaning over the first railing, directly
opposite the entrance of the church.
The man was ordered away after he
had returned an insolen-t answer to the
inspector's question and departed.
'Wlle the man wao presumably a cu
riosity seeor who merely wished to
got a vantage point to see the presi
dent, the crowd impressed by the elab
orate police preparations, loolked on
the incident as a possible plot against
the president, but there was no further
CONSUL WAS TURNED BACK.
Mr. Ellsworth Net Allowedj to Visit
* Steamer Trent.
'New York, Nov. 27.--Th0 captain of
.tho royal mail steamer Trent, which
has arrived at Oolon from Cartegena
reports, .accordlin~g to a Colon dis
patch to The. American that while he
*was lying in the harbor of Cartagona,
the United States consul at that place,
Luther F. Ellsworth, was invited to
come aboardl as his (the captain's)
guest. Mr. E~llswvorth resp~ondedl to
the invitation but whleni h'alf-way up
the gang -plan1k wvas stoppedl by Oo.
* iombian soldiers and turned back. The
Colomblan anthorities would not lper
tiit the ?Yent 0o take any passengers,
mall or eargo from Colomblan ports
Consul Efllsworth told the people on
the Trent that he had been repeatedly
insulted by- the Colombian off icialu
since the recognition of the indepen.
dene of Panama by the United States.
May Be Heir to Large Estate.
iPhiladelphia, Nov. 27.--From dealing
ihorses to managing a $52,000,000
is thy jump that J. C. 8teioklor
orkalbly will make, Hie wIll g'o to
or, Pa .,to begin his efforts towards
establishing- his claim to timber and
mnining lands now- in possession of the
state of Oregon, and awaiting an own.
or. These lande were theprer'
of John Schel'enberger, who rederty
Port landI in Jbly, intestate. InA
gust the state of Oregon advertised
for Scholonber~ger heIrs. Steicklor's
relationshjip has bden established be,
yolnd a doubt, biut legal action will be
necessary to get POSesosiono hefi
Enthusiastic Over Canal.
Raleigh, N. C., Nov.,27.-<People liv,
ing on the Cape Fear ylver are very
s an guino that the scheme of- canaliza,
tion devised by Chiel Fangineer Qilles,
Die, U. S. A., ivill be carried out. - rt ii
claimed that it will be the greateag
work over conceived for the develop
2henz oft,this state.
Supported.in Deparoment of Cauca by
Panama,' Nov. 27.-A Ante: 9au
traveling m.,n. who has just arrived
here from Buena Ventura on the steani
er Manavi after a stay of 20 days to
the department of Cauca, reports that
the ieeling of pnrest in Oauca and An.
olaquia continues, and -that the seces
sion movement there has the support
of many prominent men, including a
number of high officials. An outbreak
was recently started in Cali, the bust
ness center of the Canuca department,
but the auohoritios quickly suppressed
it and arrested the ringleaders who
suffered no harm, probably because of
the sympathles of the officials with
The secession movement, this man
says, le serious, but it is impossible to
foretell what will be done or when
any step will be undertaken.
He also says there to no evidence of
any warlike or any aggressive move
Ments against Panama. There is plen.
ty of threatening talk, but nonction.
The Americans at Cali have not been
molested. The authorities at Buena
Ventura, the traveler says, .were in
clined to be annoying when he left
there, but nothing serious had hap
pened. The discontent in Cauca and
Antioqua results from the same causes
khat led to the movement for indepen
dence on the isthmus.
COFFINS TORN FROM GRAVES.
ByRush of Flood that Submerged St.
St. Petersburg, Nov. 27.-The flood
which has caused so much damage
here was the biggest~since 1824. The
inrtense cold is causing much distress
among the homoless and the dwellers
in cellars. In the factory quarter
20,000 persons have been driven into
the streets, many of them losing their
homes and all their possessions.
A pathetic case was that of pyarents,
hurrying home at the sound, of warn
ing guns, who found their children
The destruction of property was
heavy, especially at Cronetadt. The
strangest freak of tie flood occurred
at a cemetery, and flooded away cof
fins that were washed out of graves.
'Phose which were recovered were re.
'ITho coar has donated $5,000 in atd
of those who have been reduced to dos.
titution for the flood.
TWO NECKS; TWO HEADS.
Freak Is Born In West Virginla-WAs
P'hillipsburg, W. Va., Nov. 27.,Mrs.
Wilfiam Gillespie is the mother of a
male child which has two necks, each
mounted by a perfect'head. From the
shoulders down the child was perfectly
normal and fully developed. The child
weighed 9 pounds and was 19 Inches
In fength. Each head had perfect
eyos, ears and a normal nose and mouth
and apparently each head had connec
tion with oho lungs perfectly devel.
oped,. for respiration was for a time
peeet in eac4 head. The child did
not live long.
Had Enough of Dowie.
Raleigh, N. C., Nov. 27.--John H.
.Pate, a well known citizen of Golds
boro, who recently became a convori
to the doctrine of Dowie, who sold
out his real estate for $20,000 and went
to 2,ion City, has returned. He went
to Now York with Dowio on the lat
ter's famous pilgrimage, ohe re.
turned to Zion City and qluikly decid
ed1 that North Carolina was the best
place for him. He will npt tell how
much his experience coat him.
One Killey; Two injured.
Bridgetown, N. -J., Nov. 27.--One
man, Nelson Woodruff, wan killed, and
two other-s have been so Injured that
there is very slight chance of their
recovery by the blowing up or the sep,
arator bowl in an 'Ice and mil'k plant
here. John Watidington had an ar-m
broken, his body and limbs lacerated
and suffered internal injuries. Charles
Mforton's skull was fra,cturedl and he
received innumerable lacerations.
ActhA~ Work Going On.
Mexico City, Nov. 27.-President.
iatiwell, of -the Kansas, City, -Mexico
and Orient railway, has arrived.. H-e,
reports tha-t construction gangs are
working at three points along the line
of roadl and that active work Is going
on in the United States. Nearly all'
of the road is graded and 325 miles oif
track are in operation. This road will
be part of the H-amburg-American4
Steamship line's route to Asia. .
Tried to Kill Herself.
Agusta, Ga., Nov. 27.--Mrs. Julig
Bra-tchor, who atitemlpted suicide ol
No. 8 Pearl street, was fina-lly restored
to consciousness at the hospital, where4
Bhe was taken in a comatose condition '
resulting from laudanum. The at
tempt wasm sa~id- to be the result oi
despondency, caused by desertion of p
man to whoxh she had become attached
Roosevelt in New York.
New York, Nov. 27.-Presiden tand
Mrs. Roosevelt arrived at Jersey city
this morning. They proceeded at once
to the city by the Twenty-thirdl street
ferry and were <lriven to the home ofi
the president's aster, Douglass Rtobin
son, 422 Madison. avenue.
Phililph Oeoiared Not Guilty.
Newborn, N. Q., Nov. 27.-William
Ihirlips, charged, with tile 'murder oi
Charles Meadowb, Of account of love
for Meadows' wife, Wa' pronuncol
not guilty by ttie jurg,
HICAG, POLICE IN
FIGHT WfT BANDITS
Outlaws Had Peen Trapped
In an Old Shanty,
TWO POLICEMEN ARE WOUND1bh
Harvey Van Dine and Peter Nieden
mior, Accused of Sensational Robber,
le, Defy Chicago Polico and a Fu
rious Battle Was Waged. -
, Chicago, Nov.~27.-Harvey VanDine
and Peter Niedenmier, accused of son
eational roberies and murders a4
street car barns in Chicago, were
trapp'od in a dugout near Miller Sta
tions Ind. Tie dugout was surround
od by local police. Urgent teldgrame
for help reached Assistant Chief of
Police Schnettlor today and 50 men
left at once for Miller Station
A furious battle is said to have been
waged between the men in-the dugot.'
and the local police and that two of
the latter were shot.
With tie telegram came requests for
a physician and a priest.
Uhief of 11olice Sheehan, of Miller
Station, in his telegram reported thai
he had no reason to doubt that the men
surrounded were the accomplices of
Gustav Marx, the self-confessed bandit,
who has been under arrest in Chiago
The physician, a priest and 60-men
wdre assembled and to get &he men to
the station in time to cateb a spe
cial Chief O'Neill had to press intc
service the wagon of the Western
Union Telegraph company. The deteo
tives piled into the wagon and were
driven at break-nock speed to the 1111.
fois Central station. The train was
scheduled to go to South Chicago.
where a special over the Baltimore and
Dhio was to take up the run to Miller
'The dugout is in a wild section of
acuttry near the shore of bake -Mich.
igan and bordering the vast swamDs
that stretch to the southward.
Several volleys from rifles were sent
iLto the dugout, but the bandits kopt
tnde cover. It is thought that one
Of the bandits was Injured.
The injured policemen were taken
to Miller Station.
The bandits were surrounded after
having been tracked across the sand
dunes of Indiana along the lake shore.
The place where they were trapped
was a dugout or hunter's rude hut.
Tracking of the bandits was done by a
detail of Chicago detectives, not local
Indiana officers, as at first supposed.
Watched all night by the detectives
the bandits today made a bold attempt
to escape and shot two of the would.
be captors, one seriously. The re
pont of the shooting reached Chief
DYNeill just as he was preparing tc
iend out 14 detectives under Chief
ichuettlor. The detail was instantly
ncreased to 50 men, and they werc
rushed to a special train.
"Shoot to kill!" Chief O'Neill stern
Ly ordered the 50 men to do do, and on
the way to the Miller Station Assistant
L-hief Schuettler repeated the order
Ohief of Police O'Neill this aifternoon
received word from the Pennsylvania
railroad that apparente the bandits
tiad escaped from the posso at the dug
Mt near Millers Station. The repori
sid that three men, bloody ani dis.
Noeveled, heldup a train on the Penn
iylvania at East Tolleston, Ind., and
shot a brakeman and had forced the
train to carry the trio to Liverpoojl.
Ind. Here the men jumped from the
train and headed for the Michigas
About the time that these reports
were received the train bearing De
teotives Joseph B. Driscoii, shot is
the stomach, and mortally wounded.
and Sergeant Detective Mathew Zinm.
Iner, shot in the head and arm, arrived
in Ohicago and were taken to ,a .hos
The country surrounding the cavs
Is covered with six or eight inches of
mow. It was the snow which en
~bied the detectives to track the ban,
its. The cave is on a little rise in
~he rairio and in daylight command1s
Sview of the surrounding country with
~he exception of a little strip alon
which the railroad track rune. It wa
riong -this track that -the officers Is
.he darkness -took up their wait almosi
rrozen from cold.
Enraged at the wounding of theiu
~omrades, the detectives passed the
Irme between shots trying to thinki
f some way to circumvent andl cap
~ure the bandits.ay
London, Nov. 27.--The north Yen
Ion authorities have adoptedanol
nothod for suppressing the ove
~rowding of s-treet ears. Winding thiat
he arrest and fining of eonductr
sas insufficient they are flow resort.
ng to the arrest of passengers, includ.
rng women, whom the zihagss-tra-tes fnne
or "aifling and abetting" condjuctors
n contravening the anti-crowding law.
Earthquake Felt at Cairo, li.
(Cairo, Ill.. Nov. 27.-kA severe earfr.
luake was felt here at 3:20 this morn
ng. It continued for .several mlin
rtes, and was more pronoumnceo than
rither of the shocks that were felt on
he fourth of this month.
~5,000,000 for Drainain and Sewerage.
Santiago do Chile, Nov. 2f.--The
~hiloan congress has passed. a inea*
ire providing for the expenditure of
$6,s20,000 for the (Irainage and sewy
ng of 8antiago.
Understanding as to Corea Prolong4
Ot. Petersburg, Nov.. 27.-The. pro
longation of the Russo-Japanese diego
tation. -at Tokio, which Ihavo beew
delayed by Viceroy AlexIef's :returo
to Wt. Petersburg, is due to the inabli
ity to reach an understandiing regard
Tentative terms on the subject ol
Manchuria have been settledN Japan
recognizes Russia's dominant intereste
and agrees not to place obstables in
the way of the soluton of the problem
While still maintaining the ultimate
recognition of her treaty rights open
ports and the integrity of Chinese so.
ciety; Japan. is content to leave these
questions in abeyance so as not to
emibarrass R.usia. In retuen Japan
insists on the recognitions of her in
fiuence in Gorea and the opening of
Yongampho or other ports to foreign
trade. Russia is willing to concede
something but 9he opposes the open.
tug of Yongampho, on account of its
proximity to the mouth of the Yalu
river on the groujid that it will threat
en her interests and complicate her dif
ficulties in Manchuria.
Ruesla is doing. everything possible
to bring the negotiations to a con
clusions The chelf fear expressed Here
is that th-e moral effect of the United
States continuous pressure in connec
tion with the open door policy will
Japan to rashness.
'110 attitude of the United States
caused much nerv-oupness and some re
sentient. The Bussian view is that
no good reason exists why the United
States shouhl become involved in - a
quarrel at the instigation of Russia's
enemies, when her interests, compara.
tively insignifle-ant, are not yet invadi
ed. It is pointed out that last winter
and spring the Uhited States was
aroused by the persistent declaration
in the British and Japanese pres that
Russia would never permit China to
sign a commercial treaty, yet it was
signed on. the date fixed. The sudden
flasti of anger in China over the Rus
sian re-occupation of Moukden be
cause it is the old burial place of the
ancestors of the present dynasty, is
not considered grave, as Ohina's im
potenture is recognized. Nevertheless
all stops wi'l be taken to avoid a rup
ture, as China's friendship is needed
for the future.
Despite -the conviction here that the
crisis has passed for the winter, Rus
sia is taking nothing for granted.
T'hiree-quarters of her forces are
massed In or moving to the Pacifle.
A telegram from Port Arthur says
Yuna-Shi-Kai, the governor of Chi Li
province, is oxpectel fn the province
of Moukden at the end of November
to negotia-te with the Russiano.
SORIOUS FIRE -PREVENTED.
Good Work of Firemen Probably Sames
Pittsburg, Nov. 27-Lower Alloghe
ny was threatened with a disastrous
fire today on account of the inflam
mable material and surroundin-gs, but
the prompt action of the officials in
turning in a general alarm and the
good work of the firemen, p-even-ted
a serious blaze.
A boy employed in the pisant of thie
Martin Hardscog Mine Drill and Tool
company, dropped a lightcd torch in
a pile of wasto and in a few minutes
it was burning fiercely, the flames
quickly spreading to the plateglass
warehouse of Con roy, Prugh & Co. and
the Damascus Bronze Works adjoin
lng. To add to the danger several
barrela of oil stored in the H-ardscog
building sent a fierce ehower among
the firemen. One man was painfully
burned and a number of others had
narrow escapos. The loss is about
Suffers Severe- Fire tccs.
Hill City,'Kans., Nov. 27.-Th le great
er portion of the south portion- of this
town was de.stroyedl by fire. Los
$100,000; insurance, $10,000.
Spain Takes Firbt Ssp,
Wash-ington, Nov. 27.--Spain has
taken the first step toward a breach
of relations with Venezuela The
Mtate department has boon notified that
the former government has withdrawn
the exequeters of all Venezuelan con
stile In Spain. It is surmiged that
this action is taken because of the ill
treatment accorded the Spanish mni.
later as a result -of the Moxicaf-Venez
uelan arbitration and of the disrespect
phown the consul at LaGuayra.
Held White Man as isi Sleve.
Montgomery, Ala., Nov. 27..~.. f).
Ilvain, a white farmer, of Geneva
county, was bound over by United
States Commissioner Tutyllor, of Troy
under bond of $800 on a charge of po
onage- It is said he held a white
man, Tom Berry, in a condition of pe
onage. The court released Berry
from Mclivain's custody.
Found. Body invWoods.
Augusta, Ga., Nov. 27.-A' party of
hunters found the dead body of an
unknown negro woman in the woods
nomr Band -Bar ferry. There wer~e
no visible markg of violence. They re
ported their discovery to -the, near-est
negro house In that vicinity, but the
remains had not boon identified when
Merchant Killed Whle HuntIng
Raleigh, N. C., Nov. 27,-.-While out
hunting with a party of ?riend~s 10un
gette Bletts, a young merchant of Hen
derson, N. C., was accidentally shot,
dying instantly. Robert Crockett fire8
at a rabbit and Betta *-egOlved the Road
i his head,
GOES TO WASHINGTON
He Is Accompanied by Other
PA6SES THROUGH ATLANTA.
It Was Learned that His Mission Wam
Concerning the intervention of the
Unted States In Colombia-Panama
Atlanta, Nov. 27.-Goneral Rafae
Rteyea, of the United States of Colom
bia, with rarty of Colomlian officers,
passed through this city today enroute
Although refusing to state his rea
sons for going to Washington it was
learned that General Itoyes' mission
was concerning the intervention of the
United States in the Colombia-Panama
General Reyes stated that while the
best of feeling prevailed in Coloigbia
I .* - GENERAL REYE&6
for the United States, it was believed
that the government at Washington
had given some assistance to Panama
by recognizing the secesslonista.
"The Colomobian people, although
very bitter against Panama, are doing
everything possible," said General
ROyes, "to Bettle the matter amicably
but if there is no other way, we ar
going to force Panama back.
Speaking of the possibilities of tho
Colombian army, General Reyes said
that the Colombian army (can be in.
creased to 800,000 men in a very short
General Reyes sard that the Colom
bia government is anxious to have
the canal through Panama, and if mat
ters had been allowed to take their
proper course, there is no doubt but
what the details of a treaty could have
been arranged suitable to all parties.
Will Have Confence.
Washington, Nov. 27.:-.T)r. Herran,
the Colombian charge, will have a
conference tomorrow with General
ileyes, the commnissioner from Co.
iom'bia, who is expected to arrive here
mn the morning. At this conference
it will be0 decided witll whom General
Reyes shall confer. It is assumed
that he has proper credentials and
that he will have conference, with
state department officials as well as
with the members of the Panama com-.
mission. It is saId that the Bolivar
Commissioners will be parties .to any
conferences that may occur only by
courtesy, as they only have lettere to
Dr. Herran from the governor of B3o1.
var. Their mission to Washington is
to obtain accurate information from
him regar-ding the sthmian situaton,
JUNTA REAIDY FOR TREATY.
Panama Treaty Wilt Be flatified With,
Panama, Nov. 27l.-Tfe junta comn
mittee, composed of Jose Augustir
Arango, Thomas Ai-iae and Manuec
Espinosa, held a meeting, all the mini
Isters of state andl councillors beinj
present, and unanimously decided ti
fatify the canal treaty as eoon as it Il
receivedi hero and authorizo Ministel
Bunau-Varilba officially to communi
cato the junta's decision to the United
'Pfe decision of the fu~nta was re
ceived with great joy throughourt the
isthmus, without distiniction of parties
Rear Admirals Walker and Glass
have been informed of the action tak
en by the junta.
Jack Tars Celebrate Thanksgiving.
Panama, Nov. 27.--Men from the~
crews of the warships in Panama bal
held rowing a-nd smnall beats sailing
races yesterday in celebration of
'T'hanksgiving day. The climbing of
greased maets and otheor sports were
also indtriged in. ?dem'bers of thiE
crew of the Blritish cruiser Anrphin
Won the sailing race and also the cut
ter race, which they rowed In a cutter
loaded b~y one of the American ships.
Bodass Found Petrified.
Hannibal, Me., Nov. 27.-M1'wo bodies
which have recently been disinterred
for removal from the cemetery hdre
have been found to be petrified. The
last body exhumed was that of Mrs.
Rose Van Horne, who died In 1890.
When the sexton opened the grave he
found that the coffin had fallen to
pieces but the woman's body was peo
fectly preserved, and .the wide open
eyes added to its lifelike .p~earance.
OTATE OF TRADE.
Report of the international Mercantlig
New York, Nov. 27.-4pecial tele
graphic advices from correspondents
of the International Mercantih> agency
regarding the state of trade through
out the United Statea and Canada
are sumnmarized as follows:
Luprovoinent is shown Ia hdustrial,
agricultural and commerclal lines.
1ittsburg looks for general gains In
demand for iron and sleel from now
on except for Iron ore, pig Iron and
billets, and In the 'attCr, after Jan.
1. Noither cotton nor woolen mills
have experienced increase in demand.
New England shoo and leather idus
tries are quite active. Unfavorable
influences are felt by reason of the
prospect for a reduced Ponusylvania
Dort coal output next week, but the
atoitude of organized labor at Chicago,
Fall River and elsewhere in accepting
necessary reductions of wages Is re
garded as a favorable indication.
Farmers will not be hit by prospec
tive trade depression owing to good
crops. Southern planters will profit
unprecedentedly through the high price
of cotton. An enormous quantity of
cotton is awaiting to 'be marketed,
Cotton receipts are larger than antici
pated at some points.
Iiast of Chicago railroads ryort a
notable increase of business ue in
part to close of navigation. There
is soine dullness In parts of Texas i I
general trnde, and export domand for i
cereals is slack. Chicago reports
that holiday buying throughout the
went promitea to exceed all records
and that seoasonable conmodities aro
being orderod freely in spite of high
prices. Philade4phin bankers loolt
for a .:irly favorable business for six
months to come. Throughout the
south jobbers are reportod buying with
Czarina's Condition Cauges Alarm.
At. Potorvqburg, Nov. 27.-Tho czar
ina's cofidition causes soine alarm
'here as the inflammation of her car
does not yield to treat-mont, and It Is
feared that an operation may ho noc
essary. The czar has decided not to
bring her to St. Petersburg, fearing she
may take cold on the journey and she
will remain at Skiorniewie until all
danger ts passed. The pape-e here
give no details of the czarina'e illness
beyond the official bulletins. -
Accidentally Shot by Sister.
Newborn, N. C. Nov. 27.-Samuel B.
Lantwaster, keeper of the draw bridge
on Neuso river In this city left hij
run loaded with buckshot a few tmin
utes where life wife and children woro
The oldest daughter. Lottie, aged 12,
unnoticed by the mother, picked up
the gun and accidentally discharged
both barrels, the shot passing Qvrousgh
the head of her sister, Manilla, . ed I
years, killing her instantly, and en
tering deeply into the back of her sis.
ter, Wiona, aged 10 years, who is still
11ving, but Is In a very daifgerous con
The convention called to devise
means of exterminating the Mexican
bell weevil will begin its Ressions al
New Orleans Monday. A nurnber ol
eminent men are on the program.
The members of the south Georgia
conference, now In session at Sanders
yille, spent Thanksgiving day hard al
work, car-rying out the routine work
of the conference.
At Staunton,'Va., Mmr. lflen ,Dalley
was convicted of planning the wrocli
of a Norfolk and Western train and
. given a sentence of ten yearn.
, Frank Norman and Frederick Haill
have boon arrested chargod with stea,
ing plans for the Hlollandi submarine
beat and selling them to foreign gov
Changes have been made in the
voting trust of the Seaboa-rd Air Line
which places the piroperty in control
of the Bllalr-Rlyan syndicate.
One hundred and two miles of tracli
comtposing the Ogden-lAieienl cut-ofi
across Great Salt Lake, has been for
m nally declared completed. The great
work c-os-t the Sout~hern Pacific $4,000,
OTotugnas island the Mallory Line
steamer Denver rammed the tpark Ara.,
by Maid, sinking the latter. Trwo men
Thanksgiving day was celebrated
not only in the United States, buli
throughout the world. Whereveg
there was an American colony the
day was celebrated.
I At ltonie, the atnti-Alustrian demots
stratioe are assuming a grave char-ae
ter and the government has stopped
the delIvery of all telegratne sent iD
cipher. All over Rome the cry Is:
"Down with Francis Joseph ; let ne
break the triple alliance."
The Countess Kwllecki, tried at Bier
lin on a charge of presenting a fales
heir to c~n estate, has received hun
dreds Oi telegrarms congrattulating her
The Han Domingo revolution Is sa
an end, the rebels being trluum.phant.
1brmer President Wos y Gil is being
guarded by Ulnitcd St-ates inarines.
At Bierlin, Orown Prince Freder-ick
William; in behalf of the kaiser, took~
part In the dedication of a now Amer
T1urkey agrees to accept uine' points
of the Auistro-Russlan plan for reforms,
It is reported that Russian trocops
have reoccupied IIal-Cheng in Mah.J
T1he flood at St. Petersburg has made
80,000~ poople hzomelese, ,
The walking sick, what
a crovd of them there are:
Persons who are thin and
weak but not sick enough
to go to bed..
"Chronic casc:;"' that's
what the d ctors call thei,
vlich in Com nf English
TFo stop the continued
loss of flesh they need
Scott's Emulsion. For the
feeling of weakness they
need Scott's Emulsion.
It makes new flesh and
gives new life to the weak
Scott's Emulsion gets
thin and weak persons out
of the rut. It makes new,
rich blood, strengthens the
nerves and gives appetite
for ordinary food.
Scott's Emulsion can be.
taken as long as sickness
lasts and do good all the
There's new strength
and flesh in every dose.
We will be glad
to send you a few
Be sure that this picture in
the form of a label is on the
I wrapper of every bottle of
EptitjIIi-~o1 you buy.
SCOTT & BOWNB,
409 Pearl St., N. Y.
50c. and $1; all druggists.
The halth of this community is at
pirent very good.
Farmers are about through gath
ering corni and Cotton and hunting
mill o001o bo in order.
J. E. FridIllo has treated himself
to i new wagon.
No wonder '. B. Looper went to
the Association --a new buggy.
J. D. Looper, son of Thomas
Looper, after two years stay in tile
Lone Stiar state has returned home
on a visit.
Jnmes Hughes, W. L Friddle and
Edward Looper were the guests of
Snm Looper Sunday.
Mits Anna Hughs visited Miss Ev
ie Hendricks lat Saturday and Sun.
T.1. T. Hughes will move to his new
hnmo three mfik(5 from Greenville the
first of Deceimber.
Miss Lillie Dactis visited Miss Em.
malt Smith last Sunday.
Arithur Julian has bought a farm
and will move on it soon.
Rev. Lem Freeman preached an
able sermon to a Ilrge cougregation
SundaylL at MSt. ITabor.
T. B. Looper has completed his
wel, going through rock 47 feet.
J1. S. Williams made a corn shuck.
in~g list wveek. He made at nien lot
of cor-n. How we eat chicken pie and
Litt.le Girl, I wvant to hoar from
yo u as y'ou are a new writer.
The Cause of Many
I'here is a disease prevailing In this
coumntry most dangerous because so decep
~.I live. Many sudden~
4 deaths are caused by
it --hear t disease,
-- failure or apoplexy
ii rare often the result
of kidney disease, If
* kidn~ trouble is al
lowecto advanice the
blood will attack the
vital organs or the
kidneys themselves break down and waste
away ceii by cell.
Bladder troubles most always result from
a dorangement of the kidneys and a cure is
obtained quickest by a proper treatment of
the kidneys. If you are feeling badly you
can make no mistake by taking Dr. Kilmer's
.Swamp-R~oot, the great kidney, liver and
It corrects Inability to hold urine and scald
ing pain in passing it, and overcomes that
unpleasant necessity of being compelled to
go often during the day, and to get up many
times during the night. -The miliP andi the
extraordinary effect of Swamp-Root is soon
realized. It stands the highest for its WOn-- '
derful cures of the most distressing cases.
Swamp-Root is pleasant to take and sold
by all druggists in fifty-cent and one-dollar
sized bottles. You may
have a sample bottle of
this wonderful new dis
covery and a book that
tells all about it, both nomeoeswamp.noot.
sent free by mail. Address Dr. Kilmer & Co.
Binghamton, N. Y. When writing mention
reading this generous offer in this paper.
Don't make any mistake, but remember
he name, Swamp-Root, Dr. Kilmer's
3wamp-Root, and the address, Binghamton,
I. Y.. on every bottle,
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