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Goiemor Evans Says That
He Does Not Fear Goff.
Naturally the first thing that Gover
nor Evans was asked about yesterday
morning when he was io bis office, was
what he thought of the Gowdy case.
Eie reply was what he knew nothing of
the ease except what he had see 'in
the papers, and therefore, he did oot
know mach about, it. He said that he
would oot be surprised at anything that
Judge Goff, did but that he had oo fear
' of the ultimate result.
He said that unquestionably the Con
stitutional convention would be held
aod that he did oot fear such a de
cision from Judge Goff as woold inter
fere with the holding of tbe election un
der the registration laws. He scoffed
at the idea that a special session of
the Legislatore would have to be call
ed to coosider the matter.
Both Attorney General Barber and
Assistant Attorney General Towoseod
were out of the' city, so no expression
of opinion could be had from them.
General Barber is expected to return
to-day from Chester, where has been
takiog a rest.
Every ooe io administration circles
talked brave about tbe case, but it was
oasy enough to see that tbe order of
Judge Goff requiriog Superviser Greeo
to show cause before him why he should j
not be premaoeotly restrained from de- j
liveriog the registration books to the ;
managers of election, was oot tbe pleas- !
an test things that could have happened.
They all seem to feel that Judge Goff
has a miod of bis owo aod that be will
do what he wishes to do The ao- f
noancement of the case by The State |
came as a kind of a bomb to the public !
yesterday, aod various were the expr?s- !
sioos of opioioo made about it. There ;
were maoy who felt eocooraged, and
who thought that it meant the death !
blow to the registration law. All who
were in favor of a straight fight io tbe
general election were mightily pleased, ;
aod tbe other fellows were rather sulk- ;
ing.
The people seem to be io a condition ;
of expectancy, and are ready sot to be j
surprised at anything. So maoy thiogs j
have happened to startle aod surprise !
them in the last few years, that they
have become accustomed to the sensa
tion, and everytbiog is oow takeo as a
matter of course.?The State.
Judge GofPs Latest Order and
the Outlook.
There are some features of tbe new
registration law test ease, brought by
Messrs. Douglass & Obear before Judge
Goff, which are liable to have quite ao
effect upon the comiog Constitutional
convention, and the prediction is now
made that a good many of the super
visors, if not all, will be jailed for coo
tempt of court, assuming, of course,
that Judge Goff will graot his inj une- ?
tioo If tbe injunction is granted, !
there will oecessarily be more or less
of a cloud over the convention. This j
fact stands out very clear?that if j
Judge Goff grants the injunction re
straining the supervisors from turoiog
tbe registration books over to the man-j
agers of electioo, there is no possible .
way for the case to be gotteo before ;
aoy higher tribunal before the geoeral
election is held. None of the higher
courts will be in session, and there is !
no possible scheme by which the in
junction cao be set aside. It might be j
stated jast here also that the State ex
pects that the injunction will be grant- j
ed.
Now, this being so, there will be
nothing else to do but for the State ?
authorities to obey or refuse to obey j
the order of injunction. It is safe to ?
say that they will refuse. This being
done, the books being turned over to j
the managers, tbe only way tbe elee- j
tioo cao be cooducted will be for the !
order to be disobeyed, aod theo no ;
doubt tbe supervisors will be jerked
up aod punished for contempt of court ;
io disobeying the order.
This once done the Sute can get the .
case beard on its merits, before tbe
time for the assembling of the conven- !
tiou, before a competent court, by io- |
stitutieg babeas corpus proceedings io
be cases of the imprisoned supervi- !
sors. ;
Now, if tbe order of injuction is j
subsequently dissolved by the Court |
of Appeals or the United States |
Sopreme Court, theo there cao be no
cloud on the convention. Bat if the
injunction?assuming that it will be ;
granted?is sustained by the higher \
courts, then there will be a pretty ket- j
tie of fish, aod it would appear that
the convention will be null and void
if it be held. It is a mooted question,
however, as to wbat tbe exact coodi-1
tioa of affaire would be under these
circumstances.
It is understood that the State is re- j
lying on an ultimate dissolution of j
Judge Goffe injonction, if he grants it.
because Chief Justice Fuller, in band- ;
ling tbe jurisdiction*! question in the !
Mills case, declared several times very :
emphatically that a court of chancery
could only protect civil and property
rights aod not political rights.
Yesterday Attorney General Barber
returned to the city and by appoint
ment met Gen. McCrady here, the two
holding a consultation in regard to this
new case. The Attorney General would
oot have mjuch to say about the case.
He said that he was at work on the
case and would fight it He would
ask for no postponment, but would be
in Richmond on Monday morning. He
will make but a brief argument. (le
wiil leave here on Friday evening
He said, however, that he had been
receiving a. great many letters from
supervisors of registration all over the
State asking him if they muet open
their books for registration on the first
Monday in August. He bad informed
all that the law required them to do
so. !
"But are t?ey not enjoined by Judge !
Goffe order from doing so?'* was;
asked.
**No," said he, "Supervisor Green is j
only restrained by Judge Goff's order !
froaii delivering to the boards of elee
tion managers their books, but not j
from opeuiog the books of registration. ?
He has issued a rule to bhow cause why |
they shall not be restrained from ezer- |
cising uny of the functions but the re
straining order goes only as far as I
have stated."
Mr. Barber declined to speak of the
merits of the case till he bad seen the
bill of complaint.? The State.
A Costly Wreck Two Miles I
From Columbia.
"It was a terrific crash, one that
could be heard all the way in town, I ;
judge, like a big explosion," said the
watchman on the Columbia canal yes-1
terday morning, in speaking of a bad
wreck that occurred at 3 45 on the
main line of the Columbia and Green- |
ville division of the Southern Rail-1
way just this side of the two mile
post. An extra freight train cam* |
along the track at a high rate of'
speed getting momentum to mount j
the high cemetery hill, while the rear
portion of a preceding freight train |
which broke loose near the top of the i
high hill came back down the hill at j
a higher rate o? speed, if anything ; j
the two met and that caused the J
crash. They couldn't pass on the
same track, and consequently hun- j
dreds of citizens went up to the ?
scene of the trouble, near the Broad
river bridge, durug the day. It was j
a hard wreck to clear, inasmuch as it ;
occurred by the side of a pile of be j
tween 400 and 500 cords of wood be- I
longing to the State penitentiary, and |
this and the wrecked cars catching
fire made the vicinity a perfect fur- !
nace. The Palmetto engine had to j
be sent up from the city and had to
work on the fire a long time before
the men could get near enough to
accomplish much.
The wreck was just oue of those
things that will occur occasionally.
Every precaution was taken, every
rule carried out and yet a broken
coupling pin did the work. No
blame can be attached to auy one so
far as known now. The lose to the
railroad company will be several
thousand dollars, wile the State loses
about $800 The Baldwin engine!
pulling the extra freight train is the j
most complete wreck that has been
seen in this State in many a day.
Besides being torn up by cutting
through the colliding cars, she was in
the hotte&t part of the roaring fur
nace.
Mr J. W. Daniel, the watchman I
9 j
on the canal, said he heard the engine
of the first train blow near the cerne
tery bridge, just on this side of the |
big hill. In a few moments he heard 1
the extra train cross the bridge at I
Smith's branch and remarked that if |
the flagman was not out there would
be trouble on this side of the grade.;
In a few moments thereafter he heard
the clash. I.
The first train was' the regular i
freight, No 64, pulled by engine j
375 and in charge of Engineer Oscar j
Land and Conductor C. K. Rabb, the
former being a new man The train !
was made up of forty-seven cars
The second train was an extra, pull- j
ed by engine 137, in charge of;
Engineer Dan Madden, Fireman, W j
J McDonald and Conductor D P. !
Dodd Three men were injured, but
none seriously, and it seems mirac- j
ulous that those on engine 137 should j
have escaped alive, as noue of them
jumped, but managed to get out by
the use of physical strength after the j
crash
Four of the cars of the extra train !
were totally wrecked and consumed j
by fire, while three flats, one box car !
and the caboose remained on the
track and were uninjured. Five box '
cars of the regular train were likewise
destroyed These cars were thrown I
mostly to the left of the track where ,
they were piled up against the stack
of wood, the trucks remaining on the
track up against the rear of the
engine in a mass. The engine left
the track and turned diagonally7 to the !
left The tender was thrown to the !
right and overturned.
Five of the destroyed cars were
empty and the other four were loaded
with merchandise, cotton seed hulls
and cotton gins.
Engineer Madden was badly
bruised about the hips, but could j
walk after getting out from his
mashed cab The fireman was pretty I
badly shaken up, but wae not injured
in any way. A colored train hand,
who was on top of oue of the cars,
Brooks Jordan, had his face cut. ?
The men were taken over to the hos
pital and given proper attention by
Dr. B. W. Taylor, the surgeon of the !
company. Conductor Dodd was
standing on the step of No. 137 a*
the time of the crash, but sustained
no other injury than a little bruise,
caused by a flying piece of wood
hitting him. The engineer and fire
man returned to their homes at
ttelton yesterday afternoon
It seems from Conductor Kabb's
story?and he is one of the most re
liable men in the employ of the
company?that they got a good start,
thinking they could get up the grade
all right, but when they got near the
top the engine could do no more and
they stalled. The flagman was
promptly eent back and wae placed
a mile away to stop the extra This
flagman later saw the extra and at the
same time heard the roar of the cars
which had broken loose, but was
powerless to stop the latter. Several
times the engineer ran back a little
to get slack and make another effort
to get to the top. Conductor Rabb,
meantime placed a negro train hand
ou top of the train to watch the rear
and started to walk up to the engine
to tell the engineer to run back,
leave half the train and make the hill
by "doubling " Just then the engi
neer made another effort to get away
by "taking slack." In this effort the
last five cars, including the caboose,
became detatched, the coupling pin
breaking, and went tearing down the !
hill Then followed the crash.
The wreck was at once reported to !
the authorities on the other side of ;
the city and a large wrecking force ?
was sent to the scene of the trouble. :
But they could do but little, owing to
the intense heat caused by the flames
from the burning cars and burning !
woodpile. If there was "a nigger
in that wood pile," he was roasted.
The news of the wreck rapidly spread, !
and hundreds of citizens of all
classes were going back and forth all
daj7 to take a look at it.
The city authorities were askee. to
send a fire engine to the scene to
facilitate the work of clearing the
track The Palmetto was sent up.
She dropped her suction into the
canal, and soon had streams playing
on the fire, while about 2 30 p. m. a
heavy rain came and aided her. A j
new track was built around the
wreck in the meantime, this work
starting as soon * as the heat would!
permit, and by 5 p. m. the Asheville
and Greenville trains, which had ,
been held here, managed to pass, '.
while the down trains came in only
about an hour and a half behind
time. Fireman Townes says the cars
came down the grade at a terrible
rat* of speed
The railroad officials here at once j
made a full investigation, and last
night they announced: "No one is !
responsible so far as ascertained. It ]
was entirely an accident pure and ?
simple.'*'?The State.
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Appalling Disaster on a Japa
nese Railway.
One Hundred and Forty Soldiers j
Perish?Men in the Cars Drown- ,
ed Like Bats in a Trap.
_
Kobb, Japan. July 28.?A frightful ?
accidentan which 140 soldiers perished, !
has occurred on the railroad running
from this place to Osako A train of |
twenty-three cars was conveyed to this
city with 400 Japanese soldiers, who j
were returniog from China, where they I
had taken part in tbe military opera- !
tioos. A heavy storm was raging, and !
as the train was running along the
sea wall, on which the tracks as they
approach the city are laid, an immense ;
sea leaped over the wall, separating
the train and derailing the engine and
eleven cars, which plunged off the wall
into the bay. Most of the men in
them were drowned like rats in a trap.
The accident occurred at about 1
o'clock in the morning and the night
was pitch dark. The sea was running
so high that it was impossible to render
aoy assistance to the men in the cars
that had gone overboard, even had !
mean? been ac haod to do so. Some of J
tbe men who managed to get out of
the cars while tbey were in the acci- ?
dent were dashed to death against the
wall.
Missouri Primaries.
Kansas City, July 28.?The Demo
cratic coramitte of this (Jackson
county) wrangled three hours yeeter
day over the question of primaries to j
name delegates to the silver conven- j
tion and finally broke up in a row,
with two factions claiming victory.
At Nevada, fifteen delegates were
selected at the Vernou county conven
tion to represent the county at any ;
State convention that might be held. 1
The chairman said that the delegates !
would be allowed to act at the silver
convention, there not being any
probability of their regularity being!
challenged at the regular convention, j
At St. Joseph, the Democrats of |
Buchanan county held primaries last
night and elected seventy delegates
to the Fertile Springs convention, ?
the free silver element having every- j
thing its own way.
At Chillicothe, the Livingston |
county primaries were held and dele- j
gates of the 16 to I faith were chosen
to go to the State convention
Patriot Forces Defeated.
Santiago de Cuba, July 26.?Gen.j
Salcedo, commanding troops of the
first district, reports that the Spanish 1
forces, under Col. Tejada has had a j
battle with a large band of insurgents
under <.?uinlin Bandera, near Canto
anajo, about 30 miles north of Santi
ago de Cuba.
The rebels lost fourteen killed and
forty wounded and ;* large quantity
of arms, ammunitions, provisions,
etc . which fell into the hands of the
Spanish troops The government
loss was three killed and nine
wounded. Among the wounded
were two officers.
A Knock Down Argument.
Constable Davis Outrages a
Trial Justice's Court.
Columbia, July 27.?In Trial Justice
Troy's Court this morning there was
a very exciting incident, in which a
liquor constable and a mau wbom be
charged with selling liquor eogaged in
a fisticuff
George Martin, who keeps a place in
Taylor street, was before the justice
charged with eelling liquor. After
hearing the testimony Justice Troy
held him in ?300 bail. After it wa>
all over Constable Davis remarked to j
the justice : "Don't let us slip up on;
this contempt case."
ARGUMENTUM AD HOMINEM.
Martin immediately replied that there ;
ought to be some contempt against
Davis for stealing.
Constable Davis immediately let his
right fist dy in Martiu's face and knock
ed him down. Constable Speed and ;
others rushed iu and stopped the fight.
Justice Troy summoned Davis to
p^Dear before him for contempt and
.d him ?5 or oue day in jail. The
t..me fine was required of Martin, who
went to jail. At the same time a police- .
tuau came along, and ordered Davis to
appear before the Mayor's Court !
Monday for the violation of ?. city ordi
nance. It is understood that Davis
does not intend to appear, holding that :
the mayor bad no right to summon him
when he was in a trial justice's office
who bad fined bim for centempt, and
that consequently he could not be tried
the second time for the same offence.
SOME TILLMAXIAC law.
From the general talk of the coopta
bles it appears that they think because '
they are State officers that they are be- .
yond (be laws and ordinances of the
town and city in discharge of duty, and ?
it is even held that ir, was Constable :
Davis's duty to knock down Martin, |
and that as he was in a trial justice's I
o?Sce the city had nothing to do with it. ;
The city will, however, assert her '
authority to such makers and Constable
Davi* will, no doubt, be fined. He
will appeal to council and then to the
Circuit Court if necessary, hoping, oo !
doubt, to have the whole thing reversed
to bis favor.?Neics and Courier.
An Old Negro Lynched.
Memphis, July 28.?Charles Bur- ?
well, an aged negro, was lynched
near Meridian, Miss., last night about j
10 o'clock It was supposed he had
been hanged for complicity in some
of the hold-ups and attempted mur- !1
dere in that vicinity It was thought j !
that he was concerned in the Farmer j1
outrage, which occurred within a
stone's throw of where he was i
hanged.
On the night of July 4 Lewis!
Farmer and his wife, who owned a j !
small store about two miles from Me- i1
ridiati, were murderously assaulted : '
and left for dead, after which the
store was robbed. The perpetrators ! '
escaped, and at present several sus- j \
pects are now confined in jail. Later !
developments seem to fasten the
lynching upon the real culprits since 1
it is learned the old negro, Charles
Burwell, was promised a reward of
$250 to ferret; out the guilty partiee, j{
and this becoming known to them,
they went to his house, dragged him
to Sowashee bridge and strung him
from a beam.
The Indians in Idaho.
Pacatello, Ida , July 26.?A cou- ] <
rier who arrived at Marquette Lake,
ida., this evening, reports that all the <
settlers iu Jackson Hole have beeu i
murdered by Indians and all the bouses j
burned. He could give no particulars : '
of the alleged massacre, but said that I
a compauion had attempted to reach '
the scene of the trouble and if he es- ! ?
eaped the Iudians, be would undoubt- ? 1
cdly reach Marquette Lake within
twenty-four hours with details of the *
fight. Further news from Jackson : '
Hole is awaited with some anxiety. : 1
--???"??"?^"
For the past ten days a perfect de- ]
luge of water from the Atlanta City j
Water Works, has beeu pouring into !
the lake at Piedmont Park, the site ? (
of the Cotton States and International ,
Exposition at Atlanta, and ic a short (
time the immense basins which make (
up the two lakes will be filled with crys- j j
tal water. The lake exteuds for nearly ? ,
half a mile along tbe foot of the im- |
mense ceutral plaza, skirting many of (
tbe principal buildings. It will be ; ,
covered with gondolas and electric lauo- j
ches, and will be one of the features of i
the Exposition. In tbe center of the
main basin will be the electric fountain,
designed by the constructor of the elee- ,
trie fountain at the World's Fair This | *
fouutaiu will throw a solid stream of 1
water a hundred feet high iu the air, \
and innumerable sprays and side jets,
brilliantly illuminated from below the '
surface of the lake by electric lenses,
will add to the gorgeous beauty of the ]
fountain. 1
A regular hospital will be established 1
on the grounds of the Cotfou States and '
International Exposition, and an ambu- !
lance crops organized to take care of 1
any persons .-uiteriug from sudden ill- ;
ness, accidents or other troubles requir
ing medical attention. The corps will
be very efficient, and will doubtless be
of great service. !
Bradstreet s Review.
New York, July 26 ?Bradstreets'
to-morrow will say : Tbe most striking
features of the business week are the
iofluences of improved crop prospecte ?
aud the continued large demands for ;
iron and steel with one of the largest
makers in the market as a buyer of
Bessemer pig Most of the commercial '
aod industrial features of the preceding
week are retained. The volume of!
trade has not varied materially, but
in instances is larger than at a cor
responding period last year. Trade in !
almost all lines is fairly active for the :
season, and the general tendency of
mercantile collection is toward greater
ease. Commercial travelers are beiog |
sent out in all leading lines and reports i
from those now oo tbe road appear to
meet expectations.
Among larger Western cities no
strikiug changes in tbe condition of
trade are reported, with the exception
of au improvement in industrial lines, i
aud in the lake trade at Buffalo and
a ratber smaller volume of business re
ported from Baltimore Pittsburg
iron furnaces are sold a month ahead,
and at Philadelphia the strike among
the textile workers remain unsettled.
Central Western cities, among them
Cleveland, Detroit, Cincinnati and
Louisville, report the usual volume of
mid-summer .business, with perhaps
more activity relatively at Louisville,
where tbe question of suspending the
production of whiskey is being dis
cussed
Fair orders are being received by
jobbers and merchants at both Chicago
and St. Louis, but no pronounced re
vival in tbe demand for fall delivery is
expected there UDtil after August 1.
country merchants preferriug to await
the coming prospects at the time before
giving out orders Iron and steel in
dustries there are refusing orders ex
cept at fal 1 prices. A fair business is
reported from Kansas City, although
needed rains throughout Kansas are
expected to improve the demand in the
near future. Excellent crop prospeet9 |
in Nebraska have resulted in more !
activity"at Omaha, where trade in some
lines is in excess of that of 1894. At
Northwestern cities?Milwaukee, Du
luth, Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sioux
Falls, there is the customary volume of
mid-summer business with prospects for !
a greatly improved fall trade.
The Seed Division Goes.
Washington, July 26.?Secretary ;
Morton's antagonism to tbe existence of
the seed division of tbe Agricultural I
Department reached its logical conclu- !
sion in ao order abolishing the division,
to take effect October 1st. by which
date, W. E. Fagan, chief of the divi
9?oo, by the same order, is directed to
bave its work wound up.
The abolishing of the seed division !
will throw out of employment ten peo
ple, besides the chief, at present, and j
will result in depriving fully one hun
dred and fifty more of occupation dur
ing the busy seasoo?tbe wioter months
? when it is customary to send out the
bulk of the seeds. The chief bas a sal- j
iry of $2 000 a year. There are two
?lerks at ?1,200 and eight at ?840. j
The extra force employed in tbe win- ?
ter season is paid at the rate of ?1.50 i
per day. It is probable that Mr. Fagan
mil be appointed to another branch of ;
the service after his resignation as !
ibief of the seed division takes effect, j
GREAT HURRICANE IN j
JAPAN.
Philadelphia, July 26?A violent;
hurricane was reported to-day by cable
to the Maritime Exchange to have !
jwept the coast of Japan, during which !
many vessels were wrecked and ?heir
?.rewe drowned. The information of j
:he loss of life was meagre. Tbe cable- !
jram was sent from Rueh?DOfzu. Tbe :
Serman steamship Held Rickmers and j
:he Norwegian steamship Lyderhorn I
ind German steamers Herman Wedel, ?
Jaristrug, the British steamship Ren-;
:ala and the ship Manuel Suohet, from !
Philadelphia, were all blown ashore
md all are believed to have been totally
wrecked except the R?ntala The loss
?f life on shore is reported to be large.
A Disastrous Wreck.
Paris, July 26.?A railroad acci
ient, by which twelve persons lost
heir lives and twenty-five were more
>r less seriously injured, occurred to- ?
lay near St. Brteuc, department of
Jotes du Nord. A tra?D heavily laden ;
with pilgrims who were returning from
he shrine of Saint Dauray, was thrown
)ff the track and wrecked. The dead
were taken tc St. Brieuc.
Thirty-two Dead.
i
Berlin, July 26.?During a violent j
jtorm at Bocbum. Westphalia, last'
right, an cxp'osiou of fire damp and
joal dust occurred in the Prince Ven ;
Prues?en mine, which is 350 metres in
iepth. This morning thirty-two dead
md eleven injured men were found in
he pit. but tbe total number of deaths
is not yet known, as tbe pit has not
ret beeu fully explored. Hundreds of
the wives, children and other relatives
)f the dead, injured and missing men
ire congregated about the mouth of the
pit, and their cries aud lameoftttious
ire most heartrending.
The coal miners of Ohio are talking
)f another great strike unless the com
panies give better wages.
Religious Riot in Buffalo.
Pious Poles Object to an Obncx
. lous Priest Forced on Them
by the Church.
Buffalo, Y., July 26.?St.
Adalbert's Polish Church, at East Buf
falo, was ope?ed this morning for tbe
first time eicce May 8. Crowds by
the thousands flocked into the edifice
and engaged in worship, but it took
half a hundred policemen to enable
Father Flaczk, the obnoxious priest, to
return to the church from which he fled,
so great was tbe excitement aDd indig
nation of the parishioners. As soon
as it was learned that the church had
been opened the Poles left their work
and hurried from all directions to the
spot, and so the streets were swarmiog
with men, women and children. Fear
patrol wagons filled with police and six
mounted officers dashed up acd took
possession of the locality, and shortly
after Superintendent Bull arrived.
The crowds were driven away from the
church for a block in every direction.
Martial law was proclaimed virtually, as
no teams were allowed within tbe lines,
and no pedestraios or bicyclists either.
One teamster, who persisted in driving
through the cordon, was promptly ar
rested. Meanwhile the crowd kept
swelling as tbe time for the arrival of
the priests approached.
About 10 o'clock, with a cry of
"Here they come !" the patrol wagoo,
which had b?en sent to escort tbe
priests, returned. From tbe crowds
near and far who were watching the
wagoo arose a terrific howl of derisioD,
and imprecations of the most terrible
nature were hurled at them.
At 10 20 o'clock tbe church doors
were opened and Father Flaczk an
nounced that the church was opened
for ail who wished to eoter. A tre
mendous scene ensued. Thousands
rushed for tbe entrance, while thou
sands of others tried to prevent them
from entering tbe edifice. The police
kept the crowd in check and the church
was soon filled with worshippers. The
police remained on guard al! morning
and quelled all attempts at further dis
turbance. It is feared, however, that
when police protection is withdrawn
there will be a riot at the church.
Killed by tne ?Constable.
Fatal Shooting as a Result of a
Trial.
Special to Tbe State.
Conway, July 29.?John G. Bruton
was killed here this afternoon by Con
stable John H. McCaskill Trial Jus
tice Cooper's court bad just adjourned
and Bruton attacked one Johnson, who
had testified against him. Tbe t "al
justice ordered his constable, McCas
kill, to stop the row that followed ;
Bruton refused to be arrested and by
standers were called on to assist the
constable. W. H. Bruton. father of
Joho G., interfered and pushed McCas
kill away from his son. The latter,
having drawn his knife, struck McCas
kill in tbe back, only cutting his
clothes, and continued to advance.
McCaskill drew his pistol and fired two
shots, oue entering tbe left side and
causing death in a few minutes.
McCaskill surrendered to the sheriff
and has engaged counsel to applv for
bail.
Tbe verdict of the coroner's jury was
that the killing was justifiable.
Hood's Pills for the liver and bowels, act
easily yet promptly aod effectively.
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Greenbacks for Gold.
Xew York, Ju?y29.?J. P. Morgan
& Co. have deposited in the Sub
Treasury for the account of the gov
ernment bond syndicate $2,000,000
in gold coin to make up the reduc
tion in the Treasury reserve by ship
ments to Europe and Canada They
received greenbacks for the gold.
AYER'S
Hair Vigor
Prevents
BALDNESS
REMOVES DANDRUFF
AND
Restores Color
TO
Faded and Gray
HAIR
THE
Best Dressing
THK
SUMTER INSTITUTE.
The next session of the Sumter Institute
will bepin or. September 5th, 1895. A fall
ccrps of efficient teachers, a thorough Cur
riculum, a high standard of scholarship, a
well regulated boarding department, under
the imraedinte supervision of the President
and his wife, a healthy locality, (nor h case
of su-knrss ? . s y^ar) commends the Institute
to those who have daughters to educate.
For catalogue or particulars nvy'v tc
K. FRANK WILSON, President
June _7. Sumrer, S. C.
NOTICE.
I want every man an-cl woman in the t'r.ited
States interested in the Ot.icm and Whisky
habite to have one of my books on triebe dis
eases. Address B. M. \Y<jollev. Atlanta, G&.
Bo.\ 3?2, and one wjll be sent von free.

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