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STEPHEN I). LEE
Great Confederate Leader Mas Answered
Last Roll Call.
Vicksburg, Miss., May 28. Lieuten
ant-General Stephen D. Lee, of Colum
bus, Miss., commander-in-chief of the
Confederate Veterans, died at G o'clock
this morning. Cerebral hemorrhage
was the cause.
General Lee was stricken here last
Friday night. He was exhausted by an
effort to make a speech, welcoming
four regiments of Wisconsin soldiers
with whom he had fought upon the
Vicksburg battlefield forty-five years
before. His body will be taken to Co
lumbus tomorrow on a special train
and the funeral will probably occur on
President Roosevelt, who was a great
admirer of General Lee, was among
the first to send condolences *
General Stephen 1). Lee was born at
Charleston, September 23, 18M, of pa
triotic lineage. His great-grandfather,
Win. Lee, was one of the forty leading
citizens of Charleston whose devotion
to the continental cause was punished
by imprisonment on a prison ship and
transportation to St. Augustine, Fla.
His grandfather, Thomas Lee, was ap
pointed United States District Judge
by President Monroe. General Lee was
appointed to the West Point Military
Academy in 1850, and was graduated
in the class of 1854, in the class with
J. E. B. Stewart, O. 0. Howard,Custis
Leo, Ponder and Pegram. He served
with the fourth United States artillery
and held rank of first lieutanant and
regimental quartermaster when he re
signed in 18()1. He was appointed cap
tain in the Soutl Carolina organization,
and later captain in the regular army
of the Confederate army and assigned
to duty as aide to General Heauregard.
With Capt. Chestnut, a brother officer,
he bore the summons to Major Ander
son for the surrender of Fort Sumter,
and gave the subsequent notice of the
opening of the bombardment.
After the Burrendor of Port Sumtor
he went to Virginia ; n 1 joined Lee's
army, and there his ris< was rapid and
brilliant. He v. as repeatedly compli
mented by his superior officers, and
promotion came quickly. He was a
colonel at Sharpesburg and Second
Manassas, and was mad< a brigadier
general in Novemb r 1862, and assign
ed to the command of Vicksburg. lb
was promoted to bo major-general in
18??:t, and put in charge of all tho cav
alry in the west, and after this all of
his service was in the west. He was
regarded as a capable and daring officer
in every emergency.
General Loo was born in Charleston.
His father moved to Anderson county,
near Iva, soon afterward, and part of
young Lee's boyhood was spent in that
All arrangements for the funeral of
General Lee were completed tonight
and the order bearing upon, this was
issued by Adjutant General Micklo,
from the headquarters of tho votorans
at New Orleans, directin v General W.
L. Cabell, of Dallas. Texas, who, in
accordance with the by-laws of the or
ganization, assumes the ofllo of Lieut. ,
Following the issuance of this order,
General Micklo left New Orleans for
Columbus, Miss., where the funeral
will be held next Saturday afternoon
at I o'clock. The funeral train will
leave Vicksburg tomorrow morning at
7 o'clock to be met at Columbus by
several thousand veterans.
The funeral will be held from the late
residence of General Lee. and accord
ing to the burial rites of the Baptist
church, of which General Lee was a
The part which the veterans will take
in the funeral will bo under the direc
tion of Major General Robert Lowry,
commanding the tlcpnrtmoi I of Missis
sippi of the United Confederate Veter
ans. Messages of condolence from all
parts of the United States and from
the friends of General Lit have been
received. President Roosevelt was one
of the first to send condolences.
Real Estate Offerings
One 50-horse power engine with boiler
complete, only used two seasons. Price
$200. This is a rare bargain.
(Si) acres of half mile from Dial's
church with dwelling and outbuildings,
with 10 acres in cultivation, 10 acres of
line bottom land. Price $1,800.
173 acres of land, in Dial's Township,
known as the Wham place, bounded by
lands of W. M. Deck, Win. Wham and
R. A. Nash, with good dwelling, tenant
liouses and three horse farm in cultiva
tion. See this property for there is a
bargain for you. Price $4,000.
?IS acres of land, bounded by lands of
Miller Curry, David Barton and others,
with a beautiful eight room cottage,
fine well of water and good outbuild
ings. In ? one mile of Green Pond
church. Price $47.50 per acre.
53 acres of land in one mile of Green
Pond church, bounded by lands of B. C.
Stone, Robert Woods and others, with
?i six room cottage, tenant house, line
wired-iii pastures. $36 per acre.
15.62 acres, bounded by lands of 1).
Woods, Clarence Curry and others,
with a four room cottage and good out
buildings, half mile from Green Pond
church. Price $27 per acre.
30 acres of land near Green Pond
church, bounded by lands of Miller
Curry, Rufus Babb, Abner Babb, with
a six room dwelling, good barn and nice
outbuildings. Price $45 per acre.
500 acres of land within six miles of
I.aureus, live miles of Clinton, with
dwelling- and four tenant houses, 2f>(>
acres in cultivation, balance in wood
land. Terms made easy at $20 per acre.
I?2Jf acres of land near Shiloh church,
bounded by lands of John WollV and
DratO Manaffey, with dwelling and
other improvements. Price $11.50 per
461 acres of laud near Green Pond
church, bounded by lands of (tobt. Hry
8on and Jasper Dul're, with dwelling
and outbuildings. A bargain at ?.'52 per
76 acres land, 2 miles east Cray
Court, bounded by I,. 55, Wilson, S. M.
Hall, w. R, Cheek, 5 room dwelling,
good barn and outbuilding, Price
ISO acres land, hounded by Henry
Mills and J. 0. C. Fleming and others',
seven room dwelling, 1 tenant house,
barn and good outbuilding. Price
137 acres land, hounded l>v lands of
Mrs. Hunter Holt, G. F. Wolff e and
Mrs. A. A. Garlington, seven room
dwelling, two tenant houses, barn and
out-buildings two good drilled wells.
Price $40.00 per acre.
205 acres in Fairview township Green?
vibe county, near C.'dar Falls, bounded
by John Terry, Clyde Willis, John Ped
eii ami others, three dwellings close to
church and line school. Price $18.00
.slo Acres in Laurons township, bound
ed by lands of W. A. Mills, W. A.
Simpson l.udy Mills and others, nice
dwellings, well supplied with tenant
houses. This farm will be divided into
00 acre lots if so desired, ranging in
price from $25 to $50 per acre or will
sell the whole for $32,000.00
1 acres land and nine room dwelling,
servant's house, in town of Gray Court.
s i acres near Friendship church, good
dwelling and outbuildings. Hounded by !
lands of W. U. Cheek, D. Woods and!
others. Price $2,500.00.
One lot with four room house on Car
Hngton St., nicely located. Price $1 650
56 acres at Gray C< urt, 4-room house
and out building, bounded by lands of
E. T. Shell and M. II. liurdine. Price
$<>() per acre.
240 acres land, 2 milcsof Fountain Inn
known as tho Tom Harrison place, good
dwelling, 2 tenant houses, barn and out
buildings. Price $8,500.00.
Seven room house and two UCfO lot in
town of Gray Court, modern build.
Price '2,51 '11.1M'!
68 acres land 2.J miles Cray Court,
bounded l>y lands of J. II. < Sod Trey, .lohn
Arms!rong andother-, i'riceSi,650.00.
488 acres land, hounded by J. II,
Abercrombie, Enoroe Kiv. r, J. P. Graj.
O. C. Cox and others, known as the Old
Patterson home place. Price $7,500.00
112 acres land bounded by lands of
W. P. Harris, Enoroe river, J. II.
Aborcrombio and others. Price $2,000.00
200 acres land, W aterloo township,
hounded h\ lands <d' estate of W. T.
Smith, J. It. Anderson and Saluda riv
er. Price $2,500.00.
One lot in city ol l.aurcns, nicely
located, six room cottage, containing
6-8 acres. Price $2500.00.
2t)S acres in Waterloo township, nice
dwelling, two tenant hou es, good out
bu,ilding, hounded by lands of .1. It.
Andel son. I>. C. Smith and others,
known as the honn- place of the lato
Dr. J. U. Smit i. Price $3 500.00.
200 acres land, bounded by lands of
Mrs. Jesse Teaguo, >lno. Walts, Dr.
Puller, dwelling and tenni 1 houses, 1
horse farm it) cultivation. Price
200 acres in Chesnul liidge section,
bounded b,\ land of Mrs. Jessie Martin,
Jno. Watts, Dr. Puller and others.
Dwelling and tenant houses. Four
horse farm in cultivation. Known us
the Fannie Hungens place. Price per
Part of lots No. .- at/id 0 I 'onverco
Heights, City of Sparlanburg, S. C.
2 acres land in the City of Luurcns,
on Fast Main Street, hounded by prop
erty of Mrs. CnlhurilV Holme an i otn
ers. Price $1,300.
ss acres in Voting' lowni hip, bound
ed by lands of -lohn llui'dullc, S. T.
Garrett, VV. P. Harris and others, 00
acres in cultivation, good dwelling, two
tenant houses. Price $1,850.
103 acres near Mi. olive Church,
Waterloo township, known as pari of
the Washington place, two dwelling and
necessary out-buildings. Price $15.00
42 acres bounded by lands of the
Padgett farm. J. O. <'." Fleming, VV. J.
Copolnnd, one dwelling and out-build
ing. Price $2,250.01)
OS acres land near Watts Mills,
bounded by S. O. Leak and M. A.
Knight, 1 tenant house. Price $10 per
J. N. Leak
Real Estate, Stocksand Bonds. Gray Court, S. C.
Bedroom Suits, extra Dressers, Washstands, extra Beds, wood and
iron, Bed Springs, Mattresses, Cots, Bed Lounges, Couches,
Sideboards, China Closets, Book Cases, Chiffoniers,Wardrohes,
Side Tables, Dining Tables, Center Tables, Hat Racks, Rocking
Chairs. Dining Chairs, double cane seat Chairs, Porch Chairs
andSettees,Qo=carts, Refrigerators, Ice Cream Freezers, Ti
Hammocks, Rugs, Art Squares, Door Mats, Pictures, Easels,
Screens, cottage Rods, Window Shades, Portiers, Lace Curtain
Hatting, Clocks, Lamps, Vases, Glassware, Crockery, 1 oil't
Sets, Sewing Machines, Organs, Cook Stoves, Steel Ranges, in
fact nearly everything that goes to make up a first-class stock
in our line. We have a limited number of
Genuine Standard Sewing Machines
None better, that we will close out at cost for cash. W< <
antee these machines fully. We have two Domestic Sevvin
Machines shipped us as samples, you can get at cost f
cash. We also have
Four Steel Ranges
Shipped us as samples that must be sold. We guarantee
Ranges and if in need of a Range it will pay you to gel >n of
these. We have two cheaper Ranges to close out way
We will take Stock in July
And we are anxious to reduce same to the lowest point p
ble by that time. Our installment business and open
business will go on as usual at regular prices. The
ers will find it to their interest to take advant i ;
portunity. Goods will be quoted to you at regular pn
after you have selected wh it you want and you w
cash, tell us so and we will do the rest, but no good
charged at the reduced prices.
It must be a spot cash transaction, and i in need of anything in our line it
to use this opportunity. Remember thai this sale is for the purpose of
every dollar's worth of goods possible before stock-taking, and it is the
portunity. You can save money for yourself and help us. Come and si e
Furnit re C<
Summer School Mere.
Supt. K. VV. N.'ish requests us to fin*
nounco that the County Board of Bdu
' rat ion is now arranging to organize a
summer school for teachers to he held
at I?aureus in the latter part of .June
I and lirst of July. This institute will he
in session at least two weeks and per
, haps a month, owing to interest shown
by teachers. The Hoard would like to
receive suggestions from teachers as
to time for holding this Institute.
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Rev. J, I). Crout at Cokcsburg.
Kov, J. D. ('rout, pastor of the Kir
Methodist church of this city, loft .
urday forCokosburg, whereon Sunday
ho preached tin- annual sermon ho fore'
the graduates of the Coke burgCoi ?
once School. Uy reason of his til) once
there wero no services cither mori ?
or evening at the Methodist church
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Our family wore all horn and r?
I in Iowa, and have used Chamberlain's
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I kllOW how good it i.. from lone expo
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saved hy tin-prompt tlsoof this I'Oli ? d>
We are now engaged in tin- mercantile
business at Nnrcoossoo, Pill., and have
introduced the remedy here, I' htl
proven very successful and it constantly
growing in favor. KNNIH lh:<>s. This
remedy is for sale by Lauren I Di n - i n
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AT try a SUCrl ainl jlldgO for yOUI'SO
Wo have a quantity Of the fatuous I
still $2.50. Corrtd at onc? ^sloclt limited.
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