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0 DE Volume XXXVI, No. 25 $1.50 a Year in Advanoa LEGS BROKEN BY AN AUTO MRS BUTLER. R.UW O VICK. BY JAMES HAMER 'Twce'egm Woman Gi ti Man and Both arc Sevj Wounded Clio, Cot, -JV.- A lon il lo tine ??crape occurred I? ' hight oo thc plaui atkin ol' M i d'i M,\cis, when Mary Isabella Iv lound Peal I Yarl.oro io Ino lui kV i th ber husband. Mnr.\ ; made an effort lo kill Ino- ! and tho dusky daui?ol ?*?*.ni v. i a ra/or, cutting ber hush .sc i vorol.v and almost sevni I ?ungular vein ol' Poa. i, I. BcnneUsvi lo, w ho drew lu i in the meantimelind too,; nari ?nj the cutting, splitting ibo : lin ol j Mary Lsabel In and cutting :i 'ven gas'n in horchest. Chalmer!- Ivy. ila- man in ibo ease, lias ri I ursii io North Carolina. Tho two \ un en wore brought to town and < severe wounds wore neatly tin sst by Dr ,1 A 11 a ni cr and thin tu nco i oVer to tho (anuity nulli irilies :;i ' Bounettsvillc for further ear? am louai treatment. The parties ina ail negroes. It is reported that James 1 lau i ol' I >illotl ran over a M l's hp lei .villi his automobile near iii- sta > lim- ydstordaA ?ltortio?ii a?id bt'dkt her legs, She is stijl Hvitig, ?m. in a m il i ea1 condition, Mr ii ; mci is a son-in-law of Thos J lin'-ooo .of Bennettsvillc. Mi \\ d Covington ol' IC ver green, N ( ', has been spending a few days with the family ol Mi' Charlie Covington loire, Both '.rn M esdamos Covington went io lion nottsvillo Thursday morning. Mr .1 T L'etorkin of I nilon, a son of .Janies A lVtcrkin Ivap kio of this county, is hero for a low davs' contest manager for ile 'Marlboro Times. I have just received the college magazine from my young fiiend, ,1 I* l o ans of thc University <>' .South Carolina, who is business manager with Slr Broadus Mitch el, editor. The tone of tba journal is earnest and incisive ami chair in its literature. Tlntnlc you gentle men for the pleasure of ils peru sal. On Monday night Mrs K L Ben nett invited the lvistern Star, Ol which she is worthy matron, io a reception in her handsome, com modious home on Church street, lier program consisted of seVei'n1 enjoyable events and sitrpriseds. adding much lo tho pleasure -.d' tic occasion, Airs ?i timbi -, is pi o\ inj lo bo a real m o . < ?: of the IO iso Star and com niue.-, to ; lol' lo r popularity moro a-, a i tat* 1 her >e>; than on tlui ? ti'oot. T?.i'< . .. cepli >o e! >,od i doa sa tilly a ,'ko 'aun-h \\u(\ .., dad ebor -e. ItiadVorClilltlv ::.!!;? . ph ot .'.v.'.v K ( ? Wat v.o.. h f<p- n . pro ' ?ireseni oi?eia!. M i; MC Ky-it lia ti Kb .. ? has re turned io los place ?is a pu lt o th? Clio .Mule o iinp::- y, nf tm spending a sh'.ri w h li? o. - r Carolina a:al al tho boinc ol'In r p i ron ts near I. . ia, wli pa? M i . Koger.-. ha-- been fdr sev>::d i'ju.v> rei hr nip. j '!'":.. ?! ay. Kev Welcome Quick wont to 111 Mjlisiiiil h's ii is ?o' ii in h a.*, i'd i .'die on Thursday to bav? bo lo! ... UiVi VV S\ ir . jip I llO CtirO Ol' toe li ?e ones v lor a while td iii. tr muds tip.' M - a ; Mary aiiijl 'vatic Mci -am i,.. ii have hjtd theil' care fpi' . i weeks. < bir aCcorintitiilittiiig ,\ oom friend, Badger Higgs of I ai ula ton. X O, who i i new at thc li ail d. . dc chiping lido an olin ion- hifj ', ope ra to i for the Boll teloplunu company. Harmony Happenings. Harmony, Oct. 24,. Several <> the Harmony people have laen t? Mc( 'oil and Bcnnelts\ illc shoi ?>: :. this week. ouuio ol' tho Harmony folks at tended tho piny ut Clio last Tues j- night, Mr and Mrs II Ii Spears and Mrs lill Gibson uttcudcu services \i, tho Catholic church ?il Uheruw Sunday morning. Fifty do)lacs, svhieh w is mudo up by iii" rd ral school iuipi'vvo mont a seria; iou < ! j Li ;n?>. .? .a -ul in April., lias I -'ii M;d (i i iiu.\ in?.? cl iii i i ?: for iii' Sol bo . Mr *\ i I l i am S pt id's i.iid i' iriV.i;.V and M iss l urn N? ? ?l?pidi sp. ;.. s.i iirda.y in i? d i Nb. .Si). (. liarles lb ow ti, iigivtil.t lin t (! reccy Kllcrb? I !, >. !<.: di'iiii'.'iui. Atan ?ed O L. ::'I by Al Mi? Lau ii in. .V>. ?S I. Hpu,er( i ' '.? i' "il er L >n . ?' I and J heii i e i . 'junior ii). IS'Iii te. Lenin ; i \ i .c. Mai Tied ),.!. by ,) A' Gibson. No. N.i. Liithci'Gauiijbcli -\ and ( O'OI'??U Lilii iJoliiisiiOu Coloriai. . Lia. Married Oct hf i>,\ Kev \\ M I'.ie. No. Nth Krank Giblstiu [H ann l*'oli.\ I Jig iain I. ?S? I '.dore.I. ( ni? n, \ Ci .Ni ir. nd (ni. "..'I hy M McLaiiriu. CALLOW AV PARISH David I?. Parish ?nd Mis, Lau is? (iiillinvay were man n a ai. the h ?me ol lb? bride i cai' fyi a iii r yj'Mei'd t.\ at '.> i>. in., Uov, .Mr. Herbert po donni: m. li.- eere?r?ii.>. Th? lirid d party cunio a.; once 10 '. in- h ino'-v air' eomo. ry home ol Mr. l'aHsli, * lu e.' o i .-..> s./aih ol ! low:,, wl.?iv :i 11?.".-pt.on ann din lier wini' .'.'?ven lo a large UlUilOei ol' lu-, neighbors ami Iriends. Aindiig those who went Iron. Beniiettsville'were Judge Mihon MeLaui in, Kev. S. .1. li. i! ea, fol. i'.an 0. ! lamer, T F. McK.ie a ?li A. (J Sinclair. i ur dinner is said lo have been om- ol lin' In sl. i ver given on a similar occasion m Mariooro ci. un i.v, nial, v.-us... a-, o^ii.v . en/.;.>uU^'J>y\ the guests. The bride is a. daughter of Wil liam Galloway, formerly of Marl boro, and is ?> very charming young lady. Mr. Parish is a mem ber oi the county board ol' regis tration, ami a prominent ami suc cessful lai nier. I ii".v have ihe congratulations ami best wishes ol many friends. The Hunting of tho T.ihr. Of ?ill lin- ways. ?il humilia sorely (hal "i di" hillmen oi tinrliwnl i- the Ktraiiuest. Ills, neeordina lo M il jul' lin- I |oh. ( f, I truro, in "Twenty Veal's In Hu iaaila.VMs. " ?s iheir im : i 011 <>r Killin, \o min. ii ioi>iii Speele.-? ol' : ...>:.!. "l ,\ int; drh eil the in hr mi,. (!e; |> nilli: li-, will: iii.osl preeijiii i stylos. ..nt ol wi.!, h (here ole eerji iii v. i'll Inm.vii iii Iii- inns, th >v er . . . .?! A Ne'iv. Vorl?-r ! re?* poy n |a ? n iiiiia i io.i i ei oi o is,; FA I tl V.r:;K AMtseMIAT?. T i,on October :>o io S'oveuthci' ?4 < i lumbla the f-'yiil ol' (Jilusual ??lfvhy. Th. o- viii he uniaseiaHii ?rtloro for J i. j j ur? i.. Hie s'mt,- Kalr lo bu held 10 'iiohio ir.on Motelier 1!0 lo Nu M nil- r ;;. The ollie. r-( of the fair h.O' m.oh- I r. tr.-.. oe ll(S for oeveral aeroplane (llifhtH hy II well Known 11 yin (nr. A number of fast antomo hiles have h. . II < iu. i.',I for the uuto loohiii race?, 11 ii-h < Ko o shows havo hoon noon roil hy ihe inanngoniont for dii Midway a ii il th.re will bo u nu al lier of at i rael lona on Main ?lroot, Tho ina na gean ont o? tho Columbia (I icu i rc will oi?.r a number of high? elllPH ot I rael ions, Sin eioi iirrnnncmonts nro hoing . ooiie to entertain tho Kevern! Ihou Hiiinl vlsllorn that will attend tho Pftlf fnan every county in Botlth Carolina, on.i of co ii rio tho railroad!) have Knolled u?poclally low rate?. BOYKIN NEWS OF THE WEER COTTON MARKETED AS FAST AS GATHERED . . tn . i ! y ^Mis. ?'Jow K abroad ^ Bia Crowd l?o.VI<ii), Oct. iii. ? .Messrs O? m?r (\)\ ::':''<>:i and James Ouddof WeOoll spent Su iii a.y afternoon v> .Iiis MT! ion. Mr and Mrs i loriry . Smith Ol' ^Ooiot.v [lilI returned homo Tues : i.V al ter spondiiig a ?dw days ' iii Mr Watt .Snnth's. Several Iron? Gibson wit) attend "<-oiilr": Minstrel'' in the op?ra '.ouse ?a, Laurinburg l'rioay even ing. Aliss Junie Gibson is spending his week with her sister, Mrs \\ L ( 'ah! vs ell, I hilon, Misses Alaine Huhsuokcr, Loin A right, M vi ile Hui ley and bum k\ i i gb I, wno aro title i d nj> school ?I Southern Presbyterial co..eg,-, . pent i he wee!; end with their pa rents near Gibson. M.^-s Mattie llunsUckcr was accompanied b.s uer cousin, Miss Myrtle Allen of L'roy, N G. Mr and Mrs Lawrence Gibson ??poul Sunday With friends in Kock i li g h a n i. M r r \Y I luokuboe and fa m i I.\ -tient Sunday lit Mr ri bb Stallion's i.ear Olio. Cotton i-i heiog put on tho mar ion as fast as gathered. Attheiow prices tho average farmer doubts j paving ids debts. M r and Mrs K t ? Liles spent Sunday at Mr P L Newton's. Miss Mary Richards ol' C'heraw, arrived ai ? ?ibson Saturday and ho ?_ ?i 11 teaching tho primary d?part aient of the lioykin high school yesterday. Miss lliehards will ooaid ab Miss Mattie Ooyi'ddV M ?vnd.,Uu,wilJ be .:;/,'... ie/La .no and returning fi ai school. Mr and Mrs .1 li Gibson of Dil lon spent tho week end at Mr Sim t ?ibson's. Miss Pauline Herring, principal thc Gibson gradell school, spent Sunday in the lioykin section. Mr.and Mrs doini McCall man of Gibson spout Sunday with their son, Mr Jams MeCallman of A. and M. college. Mr La man ( i il ison rel urned Sun day night from the lair al Kaloigll. Q lite a lal go crowd attended the i .surprise |?arty at Miss Mattie I 11 u i.si ic ker's ia-d night, compli- ! nu niitr.V loller guests Mi-s al y iv ll . Allen. I Al! the ;,, i: ,g fdlUs are looking! ion , eiiionce o> me. largo number lp r i y el I tig idcii as well as day board Mr ! I m ry 1 ) ' ' i ; o; i an I - a iga - te ki Mi'fU Julia ?atended the li.iioigli ty io 111 i iso n. glenn ?fas, so ri ger t ra ii dry Hayes of Latia is spriid di - ii fev> da; ? id \lr \V ll Gib Miss I.lani .iii i ?ibsdb, who i-; ; tiNielp.lVjJ III Ni'i li 'i-, S C, ?ilLended j the weddin;., of her cousin, Miss l'amie ll IbVedobi Sn I ieiinet t-,\ ille h;i'st A eek, and spent Wednesday night at her home mair Gibson. Likes Georgia. A note from d 1 j Stanton, re 11 no ting that tho Advocate bo sept to his new home at Americas, (ia, siiysj "Crops are good out herc.- The Sontll Carolina hoys that are out here are gai hering a bale ol' cotton per acre. This is ji. lino country." GREATEST BAND IN THE WORLD TO BE !N DENNETTSVILLE WEDNESDAY. Has Played ai All ?ivau?vr?(t?ns arid Funerals of thc Presidente. The United States Marine Hand which comes td Hennettsvillc ?h \\[ idnesilay Nov. 1 for a grund co; iee rt ut tho ('oort House at 2 m., i.s conceded by all critics to ie the greatest niil'.iar.y and con cert band in tho world- ( )rganix* I way bael; in 1801, ties groat baa'I is now i i tia- one h und rod and tenth year of ?is existence, iud is almost as old as tho National ' a pi tal ?self. Whin the city ol' Washington was a toddling infant, nisi, born on tho banks ol' tin' ma jestic Potomue, this baud, then m reality but a life and drum corps, was its chief play thing abd means of diversion. I'ois is why th? National Capital has always been so proud of it. Marine Maud. They have grown up from infancy together, and if today there is no u her capital in thc world which tapi?is Washington, there is like* wise no other govermeut band in the world that otpial Unele Sun' "pet" musical organization. For moro than ono hundred years ('very Inaugural Procession liiao has left the great dome cap pod Capitol escorting tho Nation's how Chief ICxecutivo down Penn sylvania Avenue to the White House has marched to the martial music of the Marino Hand. Al every Inaugural ball, at even Presidential Reception, in fact, on all fete days when Uncle Sam turns host and invites his own f< I Jow oiti/.ons or tho representatives .d' <.!.'.?. r h?tions to he his guests, he relies very largely upon the . i'uuo.'dw^raffR?^? ?'*^5>Af.ttri\\<& Band to add to the merriment and happiness of the occasion. Hut all days are not "fete days." It may be said as Indy of the no tion, as of the indiviuul, that "In to each lifo some rain must fall, some days bo dark and dreary, [ and lhere luna' been dark aral dreary" days, indee 'i f?r dur na tion when not with triumphal march, but with funeral di ige, and mulllod dru.:? and muted horn, tin' Marine Hand has loci the solemn proce ssion as our "Mai tyred Presidents," Lincoln, (larlieltj uno McKinley, have been borne to their linal resting places. ni e. li \ si > IN uir.il.MOXi). 'Tho Kiehmond Times Uispatch said: "i'e'o-e an a-al ce.ce ol (il'ifee thousand people which : x . m 'iee Au.'?it.vinni in U?0 I istpi lc . ly of Hieb mond, Va., th- Cud I' tn ?lon inaugurated its' si-MiUm'ii i ' ? :iiii-ie:d cY. U', il lill i' i . milt) \)\ fiji ii' ii more bi'ij?aht audience I i itv. ex er i.s-.-*mb; d in \ ir?c :iiii thu that which sat entranced beneath tho magic spoil ol' Lieut. Santol ina lil's baton. "Tho :n...-am has never been et put I led at ii by ham! concert given in i?.,-; City, Tl ii? r? were byer II wv' -> i i'OU) ibo g re al o\< ras foi't .e musically cultured, and medleys lind marciu s iorthe musses, wit . ij : r ( ld "I I'i-xie^ thrown in li's hil ['he t ie i proud." thc Mule Caplured. \lally ('. ll irper, whose mule xV US stolen fi oin his h une lit I ?0 11 "a s cn>ss ri als ?asl week, h is I'OCpA end his in nie, lt was found 'V Sa n Brick, near Little KOCK. A iiegr? w ho broke hilo ii house in the community that night and dis appeared, is supposed lo have rid den the mule oil a; d turned it loose, Phone number IO if you want a Saturday n livening Post Frank Me (Air niue, agent. Philadelphia ls Not So Slow. "Mother," said u thoughtful Boston child, "ls Philadelphia older than Hos ton?" "Of course not, my son. The llrst sottlomcut was tunde in Charlestown in 11130. wiiil.< Wlllhun Penn did not arrive on the she of Philadelphia until fifty t wo years inter." " "Thal w is always my Impression, mellier. How Is ii. ilien. thal Phlltutcl< phill ;-; Ul ntloued in Hie P.?hie. while Post Oil is liOtV"" Hoste:. Star. Discovered. Little Violet wtiS oin- liny examining n heelllve. which wits new to lier. Ho ing disturbed, thc dees cn liku <>ui of their 'lives mid ojie ol' thuin siuna lier. ? Tears eil nie Into lier eyes, dal sha quickly dried them nial cried trill III pliantly: .'.Now i lc now who takes the needles out ol' mn m ma's cushion."-I lolinontor. I Couldn't oolhcr Willi Trifles. "Has your rather ever given you tiny iden wliiil lie thinks of inoV" "No. I really dun't hulluvu fathet thinks of you III .ill. lie leis so many Important things to lill Ins mind." SI ray Stories. If you lu- poor ?lo not seem poor If yon would avoid insult ?is well as sui ferina - <ioldstnit.li; Consolation. Mrs. tham?rey M.\ husband ts aux lons to i>ci rid of me. Mrs. Park Don t cry. dear In thal case lie won't haggle over iii" alimony.- Smart Set M&ghitudo of Stars. Tlie hrlghler n star is the smaller tile niiinl.er represent im: us magul tnde, .-in,i Odnsoipioutly ?i star ol thu ? (irs jj magnitude i-* brighter Ulan one ot I ho s..nd. ami oie- oi Hie second magnitude ls two maguiiildtfs brighter ; th.ni one Of (lie fourth, in tin- Mime ? way stars brighter iii.m thu iii - i mag- ! allude e.in lu' represented l>\ numbers smaller (illili ina1', hy deeliiuils, ol UVUn hy negative numbers, sirius is di tho i.i magnitude, vega ol ii.ii magnltm?e, (Mir sun is ?i sup' o! Hie magill tilde, mid ' i gives us n II i, in.? ? II I.I II lt) times as mm-li light as Sirius, ll Hie sen were Iwlcp ils l;ir away from us as it ls il Would nive 0lll,\ mie (plaiter as much light, if it were UMi.nnn times lardier off than ll ls Its light Would lie Hie same intei|sil\ Ms illa! of Sir:: : s Put ic* tl al Ila* cmir.mdtts distance Hie aili would he oe.ly ahoiit ....' ." ..'.' 'KS ..!?.. away stiins ox- I arily lies. in oins j shines wah :i I listel limy Hoity limes that of our sun Now 'iori. World. I.ONC; STAPLE COTTON. Encouragement Offered by tho Stafoi l air-rino Exhibits. Special attention will bo paid ta agricultural exhibits at tho State H?Mr to he luid In Columbia from October* 30 to November :<. A number of handsome prizes will bo KIVCII fur tho heat showing made along tho various lines ?a' agriculture Among tlie features of thc Fair will bc tie' Cotton Kx position to en eourngo thc growth of long staplo cotton In tliis State. Tho exposition Will he held tinder tho allspices of tho United States farm demonstration work and $ I.orin |n prizes will bo given for ile- bosi results shown In Hu' growth of iho staple cotton. in port.- recoivtld here Indicate) dint hui ny farmcri in tlie State will send exhibits ol" farm products. Them w ill !><. a special building for thc agrl cullurid exhibit!}? ._..feiM<? Lieut Willam H, Santelmann, < 'Matine Band which w\\\ bein' WHY SPEARS NOL PROSSED Tiir. ?.iQUO't CA ES AT THE RECENT COURT --- Because Some Were Acquitted ?ie Thought it Usvlcflj < ; 1 vj thc Ochers At the laso tirio ot' coen, .yheh SpliciI<>rSpears hoi pro -. ? ho 1 i<ini>i? eases w'orkcd op hy ih \ tie. Ut tl v< , lie ! aol 11 ie lollop i I . ate ment iii-?i with the records f the court: '"Statement hy Si licito:- .J Mon? roc Spears, made iii ?>p n i burt, "A petit jury Of good ?liri law ful CHI- of Mu 'Iboi' ' t : . . > ? i : . h liv ing tried a defendant ii. ??. ? *ise Wi ie j e t he suite's witness* .. : lied positively i<> the sine I .<>.., i.id h?ving hy their Vi rd ii mi. quilted him, he being l epi e.*. oled, add there bejn?? ?other dcfcnduUCJ '<> he ti ol not represented, I deem it unfair to ny i hese mon and con ?ut th<<m, when those represented ire i 'und not guilty upc.ii the -ame tesl iinony. " 1, fhei efore, because of my own feelings ii tlie matter (and I want i o Mi.\ perfectly fianldy i<> your honor, that . luive n.y doubts as prosecuting allorney), I therefore i l pros :,|| dispensary cases pend le.' in Marlboro county in v\hich In s witnesses ai0 ila prosecuting fitnesses; tho facts appearing in t c evidence that the pay of these professional wiinossesdcpend upon on vi ct i ii. The witnesses aro coi ned c i poles in the employ of a vhitc num. their Chief (white mari) eceiving $16 per case foi convie ra i : thc negroes for doing tito work and testifying io receive 7.0 i m h com ici ion. The jurors H two cases rendered verdicts of '. ot guilty" upen their evidence, hcrehy shewing thal'2'lgood men ol ?Iv i ouu.ty wou d not convict upon sucn? teston, L^; i-urther , ? rials of these cases ..dd Bera useless waste of time, eiK-igy and noney, and would result in acquit als.'' .). Monroe Spears, Sol." Card of Thanks. In expressing our appreciation f the kindness and sympathy bown by the people ol' Hon netts - tlc during this the saddest hours d' eur lives, vc cannot say in w o; ds ci ( lojh to repay \ ou, May our Heavenly Fallier bless von all and un ide you so : lat wo .ii nail cm loved enos -weare i liii from ibis etoili, is pur pray fl'. W. (V Southard, M . a d Mis. C. \V*. I;, k. op. Conductor, of thc United States Bennetisvillc, Wednesday Nov.!