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-THB JUDGB IN TILLMAWS CAS3.
Chief Justice Pope Makes Public Certain
Correspondence on the Much Dis
There has been a great deal said
and written about the assignment of
Judge Townseid to hold tlie Loxing.
ton C-urt at the time he was to have
held Court at Winnsboro, under it
previous appointment. Chief Jus
tice Pope, who made the appoint
went of Judge Townsend, has written
a letter about the matter to Mr. A.
d. Douglass, the senior attorney at
the Winnshoro Bar, and Mr Douglasi
has given the letter to the press. It
reads as follows:
"Newberry, September 23, 1903.
A. S. Douglass, Esq, Senior Member
of the Winnsboro Bar, Winnsboro
S. C.-My Dear Sir: To allay all mis.
construction of the acts of two mem
bers of the Winnsboro Bar, I enclos
you copies of the telegrams of Judge
Buchanan and of the letter of Joseph
L. McDonald, to wit: Copy of tele
gram of Judge Buchanan, dated
Winnsboro, September 14:
"'Hon Y. J Pope, Spartauburg
S. C., care T. It. Trimmier, Ceric of
Court: J. E. McDonald, Esq, wrotv
you to Newberry Saturday, saying
unanimous desire of Wiinnsboro Bai
thct special term be held third Mon
lay in October. Regular term be
called off. 0. W. Buchanan.'
"This telegram I receiveod on the
morning of Monday, the 14th inst
before I hoard the argument of Solie
itor Thurmond. A copy of letter o
Joseph E. McDonahl, which I re
ceived on the 10veniing of the .14t
in8t, on my return to Saluda, N. C.
on the same day I received Judgt
Iluchanan's telegram, to wit:
'Wimifsboro, Septemnber 13, 1903
--on Y. t. tpe, Chief .1ustice
Supr-m111 Court, S C., Newberry, S
C.----Dear Judge: It has I eenlpub
lished inl the newspapors that idg(,
D. A. Townsend lifs bleen lssig1q(j
to hold the term of Court for Lex
ington County commencing on thc
21st inst, owing to the inability 0
Judge Gage, wlo has been and stil
is indisposed. Under the regulam
assigtinent made last December
Judge Townend would have beet
the presiding Judge at our term fo:
l"airfield, which also coMIliences th114
21st ittt, next Monday week. TbE
members of our Bar are uncertair
in t.ho premises wvhet her or not on~
regular term will be held, inasmuel
as it has not been announced wvhethei
or not some one will be0 assigned t<
hold our Court at the time mentioned
We have a full docket, andl it will b<
impossible to have all the cases dlis
p)osed of at the regular term. In thiu
condition of uncertainty I t hink it ii
the unatnimouse wish of our Batr tha
in the event .Judge Townsend wil
not be here, the regular term go by
default as it were, and that we -b
allowed to have a special term fo:
four weeks, beginninig the third Mon
(lay in October. Will you, therefore
kindly let me know if any one will be
assigned to hold our regular term
We would prefer the special ternm
Yours very truly,
" 'J. E. McDonald.'
"I made or passed no order on, the
14t.h inst, but did pass an order oi
thte 17th inst, as I recall the (late
I may add that bo0th Mr McDonaho
and Judge Buchanan desire that1
matke public the respective paperi
addressed by them to me. Very re
spect fully, your obedient servant,
"Y. J. Pope."
It is to be noted that the order as
signing Judge Townsend, wvho was t<
have held the Winnsboro Court, wan
dated September 1, and that the mo
tion objecting to his holding the Lex
ington Court, in view of his Winns
bore appointment, wats argued a
Spartanbu rg, Monday, September 14
after considerable publicity. Th<
following telegram was not incorpor
ated in the letter of Chief Justic,
Pope, but was telegraphed fr-on
Winnsboro, to be used in completini
the record. The telegram was sen
before any decision was aninouncec
by the Chief Justice.
Telegram to Chief Justice Pop~
freom J. E. McDonald:
"Winnsboro, S C., September 15,
1903.-To the Hon Y. J. Pope
Saluda,N. C,: My letter not intended
to convey wish of Bar for special
term, except in event Judge Town
send did not hold regular term.
"J. E. McDonald."
When troubled with constipation tr3
Chamberlain's Stomach andl iAver Tab
lets. They are easy to take and pro
duce no griping or ether unpleasant
effect. For sale by Wmn. N. Pelhamn &
Rond Pronperity n).,m Co
GENEAL .NWS NOTES.-]'
items of More or Les interest Condensed In
Outside.the State. the
Mayor Low of New York has been pre
renominated by the Republicans. Mil
A negro was lynched in Decatur
County, Ga., on Saturday, for the th
usual crime. 10o
President Roosevelt, after three rib
months' stay at his summer home at or
Oyster Bay, has returned.to Wash
The companies owning coal mines 1e
in Pennsylvauia have ordered their alo
mines to work on short time in order Wa
to keep uf the price of coal. WE
At the Empire City track in New Fe
York on Friday the champion geld tar
ing, Major Delmar, trotted a mile in ser
two minutes, equalling the record of mu
the world's champion trotter, Lon ryi
About four hundred messenger tb
boys in Chicago employed by the
Illinois District Telegraph company, Ni
went out on a strike this week be. dru
cause they objected to working with Fo
Two bankers who failed for over Co
$11,000,000, have boen indicted by moi
the grand jury at Chardon, Ohio. flu
Thoy are charged with obtaining U4EV
ItIoney under false pretenses in ac- ma 8
cepting deposits after they knew the th8
bank was insolvent. ap
The Alabama House of Represen
tatives has passed an anti-boycott
bill, which provides severe punisl
ment for the publishing of black
lists, picketing or boycotting. The
labor' unions of the State fought oth
hard against the bill.
Capt. Jennings, of Jacksonville,
Fla., after a search of inany years asi
found off the coast of Miami a
treasure ship laden with silver ore yo
from Mexico. Capt. Jennings and lot
thr-n of bis crew have filed a libel po
Huit a;-aunst the cargo.
F"our men held up an express train Sil
twenty miles out of Portland, Ore
gon, Thursday night. The expross "
manager shot and killed one of the fiv
men and the others tied. The same tIn
bullet seriously wounded the en
ginor on the train. I
Chas. F. Murphy, of New York, b
loader of Tamniany Hall, says that
(eorge B. McClellan is as strong a
Demodratic candidate as can be
placed against Seth Low for mayor
of New York, and as it stands now(e
it, appears that McClellan will be
Miss Klunuie Stone, a stenograph- me
i'r, aged 25, committed suicide in the
(Jlice of B. H. Johnson, a real estate Sn
agent and her employer, at Birming
haum, Ala. She shot herself twice spi
about daylight, havmng brooded in Is
the oflice all night. Despondency
was the cause. for
It is reported from Washington
that November 9i has dlefinitely been wa
fixed as the date for the assembling co
of the extra session of Congress. The thc
Capitol is being furnished prepara
tory to the opening of the session. beu
Both chambers are being laid with cot
carpets of green and gold. fri
Clifton -Branham was hanged atdo
Big Stone Gap, Va., on Friday for m
murdering his wife. A large crowd
witniessed the execution. The con-yo
dlemnied man before going to the o
gallows made a speech asking those
present for endorsement of his deed
andI about three hundred agreed
wvith him. hai
Senator Carmack has denied that aihi
he gave out an interview saying that th~
he would move to repeal t.be fifteenth Pa
amnendm(lent at the next session of a c
Congress in order to b)ring about a oml
dlieenssionl on terace question. as
Senator Carmnack said that such a Ba
inot ion should not come from a tre
Southern senator. sal
A lion and1 an elephant at ConeyPr
Island, N. Y., engaged in a real light
on Saturday. The lion leaped on
the elephant's back and buried his
teeth and claws in the big brute.
The elephant caught thelinwt
hstrunik adthrew him into a
lagoon, whlence the lion escaped, j
rushing around the crowded streets
It is now definlitely known that
the steamier Beatrice, of New York
was destroyed in the recent hurri
cane when south of Delaware Break
water, Wednesday, September 161.
She ca-red a crew of thirty five men
and was loaded with 400,000 fish.
H-nr hull wvas seen aned recognized by
a passing steatmer. The hull* was
poundI(ing bottom upward in the
[he State departmont at Wash.
ton has given out the information
t the Uuited States warships at
eut will not be withdrawn for the
sent, in view of a cablegram froin
iister Leihm'in stating that, al
ugh his advices from Beirut state
t the situation is quibt just now,
hing like permanent order ha
u established. Reports of ter
le Turkish atrocities continue tc
io from Bulgaria and Macedonia,
;amuel T. Ferguson, paymastot
he Ferguson Construction Co., 01
insylvania, was riding in a buggy
og a road about fifteen miles from
shington, Pa., when the buggy
; blown to pieces with dynamite,
rgus%n was killed, and his seere.
y, who was riding with him, waE
iously injured. The-object of tht
rder was robbery, Ferguson car
uig with him to pay off som
kdo about $3,000, which was car
I away by those who perpAtrated
kesistant Paymaster Rishwortl
iholson, of the U. S. Army, whih
ink at a recent public ball at Cki
), China, attacked the Germat
sul at that place, an aged man
art martial was held and Nichol
i sentenced to a reduction of fiv4
ulbors in grade. Rear Admira
ans severely censured the court.
rtial for their light sentence an
i United States Government hai
3roved Admiral Evans' censure.
Put It on The Dog.
'Well, I wouldn't have believe(
' exclaimed Jones, in astonishment
he dropped in to see Smith th<
er evening, and wias met in th
1 by a St. Bernard dog.
"Wouldn't have believed whatY'
"Why, that you'd have a dog it
ir house," continued Jones. "Be
igs to one of your neighbors, I sup
'No sir; that's my dog," replima
'You don't really mean it, o!<
n? Why, I've known you now fo:
years, and you've always had i
rkod aversion to dogs."
'Yes, I did have until lately, bu
iouldn't be without one now. Thii
ite is a noble, faithful follow, anc
''Henry Smith, who was it tha
ttered these cigar ashes all ove
table?" interrupted his wife.
'It must have been the dog, tri3
r,"vas his reply. -
'And who was it that dropped thies<
pIe peelings on the floor?" she de
'The dog, my dear," anaswveI e
'And there's a bottle of gun
lied on the hall carpet here, too
tha~t some of your work, Henry?'
'N.,, my dlear; the dog's to blamn<
'Well, it's a burning shame the
y this house isi disordered!' Youi
lars and ties are seattered all ovei
'Are they, my dear? That dog'
mn up there again, then. Yes,'
tinued Smith, as he drew hii
md( into the parlor, "I would n1
e a big pot of money for that
f. Why, the noble fellow saver
about twenty scoldings a week.'
'So I see," chuckled Jones; "ant
r bet I'll have one before noor
t is a gre *. convenience to have al
ad reliable remedies for use in cast
accident and for slight injuries anc
nents. A good liniment and on<
t is fast becoming a favorite if not
ousehold necessity is Chamberlain't
n Balm. By applying it promptly t<
ut, bruise or burn it allays the pair
I causes the injury to heal in aboui
-third the time usually required, ani
it is an antiseptic. it p)revents any
ger of blood poisoning. When Pair
.m is kept at hand a sprain may be
ated before inflamation sets in,
ich insures a quick recovery. For
a by Win. E. Pelham & Son and
asperity Drug Co.
Iver and Plato Ware
|ot Glass and Table Ware
dding and Birthday Presents
a y winding Watches
Changed to Stem.
Jeweler and nptinon.
Knights, of Pythias,
rqNVh1411iq1Ly ILod#X No. 957.
S TATEI) CONVENTIONS OF THIS
Lodge will be held on the 2nd and
4th Tueday nights'of each month at
8.00. Visiting Knights cordially wel
comed. THOS. E. E PTING.
K. of It. and S.
Crotwell Hotel Building.
.N OfICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that I will sell at public outcry be
fore the Court House at Newberry,
S. C., within the legal. hours of sale,
on Saleday in October, 1903, if not sold
at private sale before then, all that
property known as the Newberry Roller
Mill situated one and a half miles north
of i4ewberry, S. C., and described as
follows: Coiplete 75-barrel steam
roller flour mill; brick building 30x40
feet, with metal roof; engine room
28x60 feet, of brick, with metal roof,
containing 8x14 Brownell & Co., auto
math, engine, 40 horse power Lombard
boiler and one Moifatt combined boiler
feed-punp and heater; one 50 light
General Electric Co., dynamo. Seven
acres of land will be sold with the mill;
also 2-room tenement house and two
Terms of Sale: Purchaser will be re
quired to pay three-fourths cash; bal
ance payable within one year, secured
by note, mortgage and insurance policy
of the premises old. Interest at 7 per
cent. annually. Purchaser to pay for
This property will be sold to settle
the estate of Dr. D. L. Boozer, Sr.,
). L. BOOZER, JR.,
Sept. 2nd, 1903.
NOTICEIN IIEREBIYGIVEN TIIAT
the books of registration for the
Town of Newberry, S. C., are now
open, and the undersigned as Super
visor of Registration for said to% :. will
keep said books open every day from 1)
a. n. until 5 p. in. (.undays excepted),
including the 7th day of December,
T. 0. STEWART,
Supervisor of Registration Town of
Newberry, S. C.
September 7, 1903.
HATTIE MIYER LEAVELL
(B. m, oIwomawl ol o 01[, HiC1ll1l01ld, Va.)
Mower Co's Store.
September Ist, 1903.
SPECIAL ATTENTION TO BE(INNERS.
Trmls-$2.50 pe' Eight Lessois.
All the ladies are in
vited to come and see
our new line of Leather
Goods. We have all
the latest styles and
shapes in Pocket
Books, Wrist Bags,
Card Cases, Shopping
Bags and Chatelaine
Bags. The styles this
year are much hand
somer than anything
we have.ever had, and
our p rices are ex
tremelIy low for the
'q ual it y of Goods.
Don't fail to see our
stock before buying.
Come and see, whether
you want to buy or not.
CA PUDIN E
CUR ES rh at="ci ti'
ALL HEADAC HES /111 ""1(1 ol
Is not what our com
petitors predicted, a
draw back to our busi
ness, but to the con
trary business has in
creased and we great
ly appreciate the kind
ness of our friends in
looking us up in our
new quarters. Our ef
forts to favor you in
qu.antity, quality and
'price, shall be greater
Yours to please,
If you want a Mower,
Rake or Grain Drill see
me before buying.
EDW. R. HIPP.
Best in the World.
THE WALTER A. WOOD
MOWERS AND RAKES
For sale by me
at close figures.
Guaranteed to give
Call on me at the
Bonded Warehouse, or
upon Wm. T. Gaillard.
G. M. B. EPTING.
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NORTH -- SOUTH
Two Daily Pullman V<
Between SOUTH a
The Best Rates and R(
Via Richmond and
Norfolk and SteaR!
Louis, Chicago, N<
Points South and Soutf
and Jacksonville an
POSITIVELY THE SHO
sigrFor detailed informatio
man reservations, etc., app
.board Air Line Railway, o
SPassenger Agent, Columbi;
I SAV A NI
II 4~ESTHE LD
ON THEu S M
W I FTI Y fami lies or about Tl\V
ters, J)Lpers and Win isheris, a
god wages at, ny and all of
wvhichi is lilco and easy, andI
hiigher than paidI by an'y o t her
$25.00 to $35r each per muontli.
Apply to J. H-. nGAUr
Is what one of our custom
ers told us a few days ago
after using two bottle of
It penetrates withou
harm, removes soren ,It
relaxes inflamation, s=11
ings and lameness, healing
surely and quickly. Have
it always on hand ready
for accidents. It costs but
twenty-five cents and may A
save you many dollars.
IY NOT BUY p TH 1 B11HT?
You can tret It, frmu Guy Dan
iuk. Xv< r% ti i to be had from a
first-Ila-- .1 -v, Iry 4 tore. The linest,
and larl, -'o st.ock of spect,acles and
eyeglaNses in Ihe stat-..
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is, Louisville, St.
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: all points in Florida
RTEST LINE 'BETWEEN
n, rates, schedules, Pull
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r J. 3. Puller, Travellng
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filig the Rate ana Prescribifg the Time
for the Payment of Town Taxes for
the Year 1903.
B E IT ORDAINED BY THE
B- Mayor and Aldermen of the Town
of Newberry, in the State of South
Carolina, in council assembled, and by
authority of the same: That for the
purpose of raising a revenue and in the
exercise of the taxing powet of said
Town, the following taxes are hereby
imposed for the fiscal year ending De
comber 31st, 1903, upon all real and
orsonal property within the corporate
imits of said Town (except such as is
exempt from taxation under the Consti
tution and laws.of this State) upon the
valuation thereof as assessed for taxa
tion for County and State purposes,
Section 1. That a tax of sixty cents
on each one hundred dollars worth of
real and personal property within the
corporate limits of the Town of New
berry, in the State of South Carolina
(except such as is exempt from taxa
tion under the Constitution and laws of
this State) is hereby levied for the pur
pose of raising a revenue to defray the
ordinary expenses of said town for the
fiscal year ending December 31st, 1903.
Sec. 2. That a tax of three-fourths of
a mill on each dollar's worth of real and
personal property within the corporate
imits of the town of Newberry (except
such as is exempt from taxation under
the Constitution and laws of this State)
is hereby levied for the purpose of
raising a revenue to defray the bonded
indebtedness of said town for the Opera
Sec. 3. That a tax of two and a half
mills on each dollar's worth of real and
p!ersonal property within the corporate
imits of the Town of Newberry, (ex
cept such as is exempt from taxation
under the Constitution and laws of this
State) is hereby levied for the purpose
of raising a revenue to pay the interest
ion and create a sinking fund for thc
bonded indebtedness of said town for
the Water Works and Electric Light
Sec. 4. That a tax of one mill on eacl
dollar's worth of real and persona
property within the corporate limits ol
the Town of Newberry (except such as
is exempt from taxation under the Con.
stitution and laws of this State) is here
by levied for the purpose of raising i
revenue to pay the interest on and cre
ate a sinking fund for the bonded in
debtedness of said town for the Sewer.
Sec. 5. That all taxes herein impos <
or levied shall be paid to -said town il
lawful money of the United States
between the 15th day of October, 1903
and the 17th tlay of November, 1903
and that after the 17th day of Noven.
ber, 1903, a penalty of ten per cent. iE
hereby imposed upon and shall be adde(
to all taxes in arrears.
Sec. 6. That execution issue accord
ing to law for the collection of all taxes,
fines or penalties paAt due and unpak
for Thirteen days, and the costs of saik
Done and ratified under the corporat(
seal of said Town this the 14tl
day of September, A. ). 1903.
J. W. EARHARDT,
Mayor of The Town of Newberry, S. C
THOS. 0. STEWART,
Clerk and Treasurer.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
COUNTY OF NEWBERRY.
By Jno. C. Wilson, Esq., Probate Judge
W 111,11l4AS 1)DD 110 T ltI Il l ' I -I A
made su1 to me to grant her Let.
tirs of Ad miinlstration of the est aI, eo
and( ell'ects of Fan nic Rid'oh hbe,
T'hes'e are thiercforec to cite and( ad-.
mnonish all aid si ngulair the kind redl and
cred itors of thle said t"ann ie Rid lebu ber,
de~(cased , tbat they be and1 appear be
fore mei, in the C'ourt Of Prioblat(, to lie
held at Nowvherry Court H-ouse, S C , on
Mondlay Octohur 5th, flex t .after pub-)
Ilication th ereof, at I1 o'clock in the fore
nioon, to show cause, if any I hey have,
whly the said Attmiiin istrat,iona should
not hie igrant,ed.
Give under my hand, thiis the
11,.s.] 18thI day of September, A nno
JOLIN C. WILSON, J. P. N. C.
M ISS SUSIE SUMMER, ASSOCI
ate of Victoria Coliege of Music
of London, Eng., in Pianoforte playing;
Student at London College of Music un
der Emile Kelsen, Dr. F. J. Karn, and
H. 'P. Adams. Also graduaute in Piano
forte of Presbyterian College of Char
lotte, N. C., undler Dr. C. R. Fisher,
wvill give instructions in Pianoforte,
Violin and Pipe Organ, also in Voice
Prodluction and Theoretical Music, and
will take every care to impart souiind
and thorough musical knowl Iedge, and
insure the rapid progress of the studlent.
The best attention wvill be given to the
teaching andl practical work on the in
.Full particulars will be given regard
ing terms, etc., upon applhcation.
Newberry, S. C.
Capital - - - $50,000
Surplus - - -19,500
since organization 21,000
Paid Depositors in
mient since or
ganization - - $9,200
A man working by the (day is paid
for the time he pnts in at work, bult
when that man11 saves a dollar for his
(lay's tabor it works for himt nights,
as well as days; never lays ogT oni ac
cont of had weather and never gets
sick, but goes right on earning him
an inicomo. It's a nice thing to work
for anloneyo, but it's much nicer to
have mnone~y workinag for you. Try
it-opria 11aivinlsu I i rcout with us
and get somfle money workinig for you.
Make at deplosit ini the Havings de
p)art memnt today arid let it b)egin to
wvork for yon. Interest computed at
4 per cenit ~January 1 and July 1 of