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fife PLANTER'S LOAN AND SAVINGS BANK, X Augusta, Ga., PAYSINTEREST ' ' * ON DEPOSITS ! ! ACCOUNTS ? SOLICITED !! L. c. KAYNE. :: PBESIDEHT. ? . Chas. C. Howard, ; ; CASHTJBB. ? ' Tl 1118111 111 1 i 111 ll M i i M ? ?Will lit lift IH i i H1I If I ii : : THE NATIONAL BANK :! " sf AUGUSTA, GA. L. O. HAYNB, President. ! ! FRANK G. FORD, Cashier.' ' X CAPITAL,.$250,000 Surplus and Profits, ..$140,000 Wc t-lmll bi pleased to have you open an ncconnl 4i with this Hu-j X. L UM t' miers and corres pun loni? ut , ?ure i ot every courtesy and .I'jcommoiorfon JKW?L ble un ?er conservative, modern Banking m< thetis frH 1111 H 11 lill 11111 i 11 berts JL VOL. 70. EDGEFIELD, S. C., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER ll, 1905. Na 48. J. ^Willie Levy High Art Cloth! We have for this Fall the Grandest Line of Suits, Over-Coats and Furnishing Goods and Hats for Men, Boys and Children, ever brought to Augusta. Ask to see our JOHNSON & MURPHY & BARRY SHOES FOR THE LADIES. We have the Greatest line of Tailor Made Suits Odd Skirts, Shirt Waists, Belts and Neckwear. J^W'Call and examine cur Go/ids before buying else where. J. WILLIE LEVY, 866 Broad Street, _-_ Augusta,.Ga. 973 Broad St. n -,4,- rt ?* 960 Jones St. HUQUSCa, US, Everything on Wheels .Mr. W. T. FIELD the senior member of the old firm of FIELD & KELLY has bought out their business at the same old stand 973 Broad Street and Q6O Jones Street, nn der the name of Ifield & Co. We will sell all the stock bought of Field & Kelly con-, sisting Carriages, Buggies, Wagons, Bicycles, Harness, Saddles, Buggy Robes, Etc., LESS than FACTORY PRICES. THES? GOODS MUST GO to make room for our immense new linc of goods now coming in. Remember the place the large 3 story brick build ing with sign on top '"Everything on Wheels. - Carriages, Surreys, W?gons & Buggies I Carry the Best Stock in the Southern States The Famous Babcock Vehicles, All Styles HACKNEY farm wagons, the lest wagon on the market for the money. CINCINNATI and other cheap and moderate priced bug gies and Surri.es. A BIG STOCK AND GOOD VARIETY $ Just received fifteen cases of Chase's Fine'Bug-gy and Carriage Robes-and Horse Blankets, the best robe manufacturer in the United States. Brices very moderate as I buy direct and you get the benefit of factory?prices. Masury's House and Carriage Paints, tho Best Paint Made. Will Sell Extremely Lovr to Reduce the Stock. u u f*n oif CD v 749 and 751 Broacl Street ^/nh 'f?. VV'?A&nrl--, . AUGUSTA, GEORGIA, . rr--- ; 3-Jbw IPrices I am in position to make very close prices CI1 Fancy and Heavy Groceries, Notions and Staple Dry Goods When you come to town come to my store. I will not be undersold. I can save you money. ISAAC DONEN Opposite Oil Mill, Edgefield, S. C. W. W. RAMSEY. - G._W. LEG WEN, RAMSEY & LEGWEN COTTOH FACTORS, 835-837 Reynolds Street, - - AUGUSTA, GAfc C. ?. GRIFFIN &C0., Represent the following old reliable and popular Fire Insurance Companies: Home of New York, New York Underwriters, Phoenix of Hartford, Royall Insurance Company of Liverpool, Northern Insurance Company of London, Atlanta-Birmingham Insurance Company, HARTFORD INSURANCE COMPANY These companies have been doing business in Edgefield county for over twenty-five years. We will appreciate a continuance of your patronage. Prompt and careful attention given to all business. Bjealers in Pianos, Organs and Sewing Machines. Also the Ceci lian Piano Player. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. CaU on or write us for prices and terms. NINETY SIX, S. C. , BARTLETT TO LEAD Bay State Democrats Held a Noisy Convention DELEGATE WAS HOWLED DOWN Was Determined to Read Sub-Plat form Which He Said Was Written by W. J. Bryan-Municipal Owner ship Endorsed. Boston, Mass., Special.-Gen. Char les W. Bartlett of Boston was nomi nated by the Massachusetts Demo cracy for governor. There were no contests for any of the places on the ticket. The remainder of the ticket nominated was : Lieutenant governor, Henry M. Whitney, Brookline; secre tary of state, Henry B. Little, New buryport; treasurer and receiver gen eral, Daniel J. Doherty, Westfield; auditor, P. J. Ashe, North Adams; at torney general. John T. Leahy, Bos ton. Up to the time that James E.. Cot ter of Hyde Park arose to plo ce be fore the convention the name of Gen. Barltlett as the gubernatorial candi date, it was believed that there would be a contest.. Former Mayor John H. H, McNamee of Cambridge had announced that he would make fl struggle for the honor of leading the party in the coming campaign. To thc surprise of* the convention, however, Mr. McNamee did not make any eon tset but seconded Gen. Bartlett's nom ination. The platform adopted declares for a revision of the tariff and thc free ad mission of coal, iron, lumber, hides, wood pulp and other materials; it commends the "diplomatic courage and sagacityJ' of President Roosevelt in aiding to end the war in thc far east; calls for State supervision of insurance companies and veeommerids municipal ownership of public utili ties. Nearly 10,000 Perished. Victoria, B.'C., Special-Thc steam er Tartar which arrived last week from the Orient, brought Mews from Shanghai that thc loss of life among the natives of the islands at the mouth of ths Yangtse river as a result of tho typhoon at thc beginning of Sep tember was tremendous. The North China Daily News, of Shanghai, says: "To the eas? of Tabagming, two is lands, one called Yawoshwa, the other : Shihiousha, . distant about jfjventy" imW^^m^bWlloX^aYe Suffered much from the typhoon, nearly all the inhabitants having been swept away. The islands have only been in habited for a short time, comparative ly speaking, as they are of recent for mation and are not much above high water mark. The Shanghai papers say that the damage to the Canadian Pacific liner Empress of Japan by the typhoon will necessitates thc expenditure of $100, 000 for repairs. During the storm the steamer Peecbili, formerly thc Rio Grande du Sol, foundered near ihe month of Yangtse. Her crew of 54 were saved by the German steamer Albega. Pay $2.500,000 for Mexico Mince. Mexico City, Special.-Messrs. Schully, Perry and Newell, American capitalists, have just acquired for the sum of $2,500,000 a group of mining claims situated in the State of Duran go. The first payment, $1,400,000, has been placed with the National Bank of Mexico, and the balance will be paid periodically. This is the most important transaction that has been made in muling claims for several years. Lord Inverclyde Dead. Wemyss Bay, Scotland, By Cable. Lord Inverclyde, chairman of the Cu nard Steamship Company, died Sun day at Castle Wemyss, his residence here aged 44. He had been ill for a month with pleuro-pneumonia. Lord Inverclyde's broth, James Cleland Burns, succeeds to the title. Negro Mob Lynches Negro. Bainbridge, Ga., Special.-News has just reached Bainbridge of the lynch ing of a negro eight miles west of here, by a mob of his own race The negro had criminally assaulted a ne gro girl and had attempted to assn ult another, who cut him in the breast; He was arrested hy Deputies Ivey and ilurkersoh, who were bringing him to Bainbridge, when they were stopped by a mob of negroes, who said they must have the negro. Jhey got him and forced the deputies to go away on another road. The negro was strung up to a tree and riddled with bullets. None of the mob were apprehended. Ryan to Build Vault in Richmond Cathedral. Richmond, Special.-It is under stood that Thomas F. Ryan, of New York and Virginia, is to have con structed in the half-million dollar ea thredal he has given to the Roman Catholic diocese of Richmond, and which is now nearing completion, a vault to be the place of sepulture for himself, Mrs. Ryan and thc bishops of this diocese, to cost about $10,000. Urges Farmers to Hold. Dallas, Tex., Special-Cel. E. S. Peters, vice-president of the Southern Cotton Association, has issued a let ter to farmers advising them to sell their cotton. This letter is expected to arouse criticism in the Southern Cotton Association as the oificers of that organization, supported by the farmers' union, have advised fanners lo hold their cotton for eleven cents. Colonel Peters says he believes thai cotton will not go'any higher, and he predicts it big crop. SOUTH CAROLINA CROP BULLETIN Weather Conditions Given Out by the Department Observer. The South Carolina section of the climate and crop service of the De partment of Agriculture issues the following official bulletin of Weather and crop conditions for the past week.' The week ending Monday, October 2nd, had a mean temperature aboui four degrees above normal hi the cen tral and western parts and about nor mal on the coast. The extremes were a maximum of 94 at Blackville on September 30l?i> ?nd ? ??ilnimum ?f 56 at Florence and Greenville on Sep tember 28th. There was considerable cloudiness over the eastern part but almost continuous sunshine over the western parts. There \>oro no hig wind? or other conditions that were damaging to crops or that interfered with farm work. The exception of trace of rain over the eastern half of the State the week was without precipitation. The drought lias become intensified over the central' and western counties where the ground is too hard and dry for fall plowing and sdedhlg Opera tioils, and where in many localities water is scarce, with wells and small streams rapidly dryit.g up. Th weather conditions were entirely fav orable for haying operations and fox gathering corn and cotton; There has been no change ill pondi tion of cotton except that there con tinues to be some premature opening The entire crop has op eil ed niiusually fM[ aile! picking will be finished ear lier than usual with continued favor able weather. In a few localities there is a small top crop, but for the crop in general and on sanely lands to par ticular? thc top crop is unimportant rind the occurrence of either a nearly or a very lute kiting frost Avili not vary tile yield materially. The aver age of thc actual figures from ? full report on the percentage of the crop already picked indicate that fer the eastern division of the State 71 per cent, has been picked J ill the central iiivi?i?ii ?ii per cent, and in the west ern division 59 per cent. Reports on sea island indicate that, about*30 per cent, has been picked. At least two thirds of the unpicked cotton is ready to pick and picking will be practically finished, with continued favorable weather, by the end of October. All late food and forage crops aro suffering f?r rain. Corn is , being housed-in -many-localities; i . We'??be^ ideal for saving pea-vine hay and for haying generally, but lins been unfav orable on truck along the coast, ancl for sowing fall oats-J. W. Bauer, Section Director. Tor an Election in Anderson. Anderson, Special.-The petitions asking for an election on the dispen sary question in this county were placed in the hands of County Super visor S. 0. Jackson. The committee to whom the matter was referred had the petitions thoroughly purged to as certain the real number of bona fide registered voters on the lists and thus to settle this phase of the question in tho very beginning. There are about 2,400 names of qualified voters signed to the petitions. The estimat ed registered vote of the county is about 5,200. A general understanding was reached some time ago that the ?lispensary election would be ordered the same day that the election to fill the vacancy in the legislature takes place. When the speaker of the house of representatves orders the legisla tive election the sounty supervisor will fix the dispensary election for the same date, The matter will be settled in a few 'days. The Laurens Baptists. Laurens, Special-The ninth annual meeting of the Laurens Baptist Asso ciation was held last week with Mt. Olive church, Waterloo township. The association- was organized Tuesday morning with the election of the old set of officers as follows: Rev. J. D. Pitts, D. D., moderator; Rev. J. B. Parrott and Mr. B. L. Henderson, sec retaries; Mr. C. H. Roper, treasurer. The introductory sermon was preached by Rev. I. E. McDavid of Greenville county and the missionary sermon by Rev, Joel I, Allen, financial agent for Forman university and thc Greenville Female college. The business of thc association was transacted with dispatch and thc dis cussion of the various papers and spe cial reports was one of the chief fea tures of the three days' session. The association was adjourned Thursday afternoon and was pronunc ed the most successful in every way held yet by this organization. It will meet next year with Poplar Springs church, Sullivan township. Death of Dr. Arthur S. Lynn. Rock Hill, Special.-Dr. Arthur S. Lynn, one o fthe most prominent and promising physicians of this section died at 5 o'clock Sunday morning at the Rock Hill hospital after au illness of about two months. His death was caused by tuberculosis of the bowels. Dr. Lynn was 29 years of age and un married. He was the son of Mat thew Lynn of Edgemoor. The funeral took place from Union church Monday New Enterprises Located in Darling ton. Darlington, Special-That there are many visible signs of progress in Dar lington just now may give rise to some surprise since this city suffered several reverses in the last three months. A thing that has been need ed to make Darlington an all-round town is now coming to pass-factor ies, small industries and capital are souring this way. During the past few weeks moro than $100,000 have been invested hore in new conuerns, jiotes of Southern Cotton Mills and I Other ManufacturinK Enterprises? ( Eoanofce Rapids, N. Further important developments of the -water ?power properties will be undertaken by the Roanoke Rapids Power Co., of ithat city, itt connection with plans for .adding other, manufacturing indus tries to those two established to have ?a capital with' 50,000 spindles, and jt has about closed a contract ensur ing the location of a targe paper and .pulp mill. Tb? Roanoke Rapids Power Co. developed 5,000 liorae^pow 'ier.in 1S93, and has increased its stock |p $500,000 for the purpose of building I mill to be equipped and furnish ing power to manufactories, and plans ?JSp further utilise its water-power to ti fullest extent, lt is contempl?t-, to construct a concrete dara en .Kely across the Roanoke river and ,??uild an electric plant to transmit the . Sower by electricity ,the cost of this -york to amount to about $400,000. The company's engineers arc now at Jrark on the plans and estimates. H j| Cooper is general manager. rSpartanburg, S. C.-The Beaumont Co. will build the new Jgit will at flr?t install 4000 npindles -?aill for a capacity of 51S4 spindles, ?hd power for the full capacity, con .stiuction work to begin immediately ujnler the supervision of J. E. Sirrine |?Qreenv??C, S. C. He has been en gaged as the engineer in charge of the improvements, Thin will be Beaumont ??1 No. 3, its product to be White a$d colored carpet warps, twines rope, picking aild other specialties; output foposed, 5,000 pO?lid'? daily. About 0 operatives will be employed in the SSL Beaumont Mills No. 1 and No. 'Sfwill be the yarn mills, with a total c|?i),S38 spindles; No. 3 is the weave "i?fill, having 9,71)2 spindles and 252 '4pinch Draper looms. D. L. Jennings i&treasurer of thc company. I? - ^asheville, N. C.-A meeting of the stockholders of the Elk Mountain 'Cpiton Mills Co. was held last week faa^consider adding a bleachery to the company's plant. Ail affirmative de cision was made and the capital stock of ; the corporation will be increased ?from $150,000 to $200,000 in order t.?'provide the required funds. A site tabeen obtained, and the construe tjon-'.work is expected to begin in tho fear future. There are 84 looms in MelmiU and their product is damask, Bedspreads, etc., all of wheh is now shipped to Lowell, Mass., for bleach P'^^Electricity is the motive power X^S&^?^i^'?i??'- if'-ateam^engine . Kept ready for use if emergencies arise or if water is to be pumped in time of tire. Charlotte, N. C.-The Magnolia Mill, which is located on South Gra ham street, is one of the most success ful of the many manufacturing en terprises of this city. This rail) was instituted some seven years ago, and since its beginning has always paid handsome dividends. Time find again, the equipment has been increased to meet the demands of the trade. Thc business of the plant has reached such proportions that Mr. A. C. Summer ville, the proprietor of the company has decided to add 2000 spindles to the present equipment of 40,000, thus making the total number of machines available 6,000 devoted exclusively to the manufacture of hosiery yarns Workmen are now engaged in the con struction of additional quarters, and as soon as the new machinery arrives which will be within tho next few weeks, the operation of Hie complete equipment will be begun. The new plant will be finished by the middle of November. The Magnolia mill is capitalized at $40,000. Textiles Notes, Over $250,000 has been subscribed for the new cotton mill which is to be built at La Grange, Ga. The Fayetteville Mill Co. of Fay etteville. Tenn., has been incorporated with capital stock of $110,000, for manufacturing cotton goods, by Messrs. H. K. Holman, A. M. Mc Laughlin, J. II. Rees, J. H. Harms and C. T. Harms. Talladega, Ala.-The new machin ery of the Chinnabee Cotton Mills will consist of 1,500 spindles and thc necessary preparatory machinery. About $20,000 will bo the cont, of the additional equipment. Thc company has been operating 3,500 ring spindles and manufacturing yarns, lt irf local ed at Talladega, Ala. Messrs. L. W. Brown and Charles C. Vaughn of Winston, N. C., and Albert M. Brown of St. Louis, Mo., have in corporated the Pioneer Manufactur ing Co., with capital stock of $25,000 for textile manufacturing. Arrangements seem about complet ed for building a cotton' waste mill herc. A stock company will be or ganized with capital of $200,000 to own and operate the plant. Mr. John B. Cleveland of Sparta nburg is in terested in this enterprise, and it is understood that the Hollinan-Corr .Manufacturing Co. bf Philadejphia, Pa., and Peter H. Corr, a cotton man ufacturer of Taunton, Mass., will be the principal investors in the capi tal stock. There is no doubt but tbat the Cal vine Mainvfacturing Company, char tered in Raleigh last week, with Messrs. E. A. Smith, A. H Washburn and T. G. Cox as stockholders and with an authorized capital of $300,000 .till tufcj ?YLT tho Orient riant in its entirety. The nev; concain ?s to as sume all of tl'.e obligations of the old, take control of all its assois, re .1 itemize the entire outfit, and, in Tief, cutan? a new policy which, it is believed will place the plant on a more profjjflblB hesifl, ; MURDEROUS ATTACK Prominent Citizen Brutally Slain and Robbed in South Carolina Town NO CLUE TO THE GUILTY ASSASSINS Mr. P A. McDowell, a Merchant of Camden, Waylaid and Murdered at 9 O'clock at Night While enroute Home? Camden, S, C., Special-Mr. R. A. McDowell, a merchant of this city, was waylaid and foully murdered on his way heme Tuesday night about 9 o'clock and robbed of his watch, keys and all the money he had with him. He was struck on the back of the head presumably with a heavy club. Entire State Excited. Columbia, S, C., Special-All South Carolina was horrified in reading the account of the murder of R. A. Mc Dowell, brother of W. L. McDowell, editor of the Camden Chronicle. Mc Dowell was on his way home to post his books and was killed by a blow from a bludgeon and robbed. The dramatic effect -was intensified when the news r??ctad here that R. L. Parker, a member of the jury of the Gillis case was found in the river, near Camion. Parker is in a dying condition. He states that he was walking with McDowell when both were struck down at the some mo ment. Ile was found in reeds on the river one mile from the place where it occurred. He knows nothing more of the affair. McDowell's neck was broken and Porker's forehead was struck. Bloodhounds are being used. There is gr?ai excitement. There have been many holdups in this State in the last fortnight and people arc get ting desperate. Since the robbing of Judge Gary in Columbia nobody is surprised st the boldness of the Cam den! double murder. A train from Sumter had just arrived and many people were on the street when both men were struck down. Rewards are being offered. .Frcs.'dent Duncan Resigns. Union, S. C., Special.-The Union .colton mills situation was greatly cleared at the meeting Wednes??*? a compromiso being affected by which Col. T. C. Duncan was re-elected pres ident, immediately resigned, and was ^replaced""by* E. 'AV1.-Robertson j-pre?^ dent of the National Loan and Ex change Bank, of Columbia, who was elected president and treasurer, the new by-laws providing that these two offices could be held by tho sumo per son. This action meets with tho ap proval and co-operation of all the stockholders and creditors. The com promise came rather as a surprise to many, but nevertheless, was a great relief. Accidentally Killed. Asheville, Special.-A telephone message from thc Big Ivy section of Buncombe stated that the death of Ellis Maner, of that place, was due to accident. Youri? Muns? was found dead in thc woods with a gun shot wound in the stomach, and the failure to find the gun that he had started h un tin'? with led those in thc neigh borhood to i?n?peet foul play. The mn, however, was Inter found som" distance from thc body, with one car tridge exploded. It is supposed that the un?ort'unte ??au accidentally shot himself, when he fell and died. Grasp ed in the dead man V hands were 'eaves birken freu a bush that h." ?angil! ?? ffnllin Three Children Burned to Death. New York, Special.--Fire started in the cellar of a four story apart ment horse in Brooklyn and spread so rapidly thttt the escape of Charles Donnelly, his wife and three children on the top lloor was cut off. Fire men rescued the father and mother, both of whom were seriously burned, and after the fire was extinguished the charred bodies of the chidren were found in the apartment. One Killed in a Wreck. Birmingham, Ala., Special.-In a collision, between a Louisville and Nashville light engine and n Southern railway freight neauBoyles, ll E. Ab* ercrombis if Villa jlica, Ga,, extra li reman ou the Southern, wis killed and M. Fullham, engineer, Brakeman Davis and Fireman Glass o fthe South ern mid Engineer Jones and Con ductor Stewart of thc Louisville and Nashville were injured. Compelled to Leave Town. Columbia, Special.-W. H. New bold, former State Detective under Gov. B. R. Tillman and a man con spicuous in dispensary affairs, was practically run out of the town of Kershaw Tuesday. Newbold has ex cited the ire of the people there on account of his being engaged as a detective to work up evidence against the parties accused of lynching a while man John Morrison, who had killed thre? men and ruthlessly and cruel ly added a. fourth victim on the streets of ITsrshaw. Shot Eis Cousin. Atlanta, Ga., Special.-Green Rteer mnn, about 17 years, died at Grady hospital as the result of a myscri ous shooting September 20tli. The boy declared that he accidentally shot I himself, but his cousin. Thomas Steer ! man, who was willi bim, der-:" that the wound was inflicted by h?. self carelfpsly and unintentionally, , Are Yon Coming' wu IF SO BE SURE TO VISIT THE GREAT STOVE HOUS H -OF .5 (C. B. ALLEN'S OLD STAND) Largest country patronage of any Stove House in Augusta. 3 car loads of Stoves and Banges just received. DEALERS IN-Cooking Stoves, Heaters, Grates, Tinware, ' Bicycles eic. 840 Broad Street. WT J. Rutherford & Co. MANUFACTURERS OF l l I f I AND DEALER IN Cement, Plaster, Hair, Fire Brick, Fire Cia}', Ready Roofing and other Material. Write Us For Prices. Corner Reynolds and Washington Streets, Augusta, Georgia, Wagons Buggies FUR]SriTIJRE. Large Shiproentsnf the best makes of wagoD8 and buggies just received. Our stock of furniture and house furnishing* is complete. A Large stock. COFFINS and CASKETS. always on hand. All calls for our Hearse prompt ly responded to. AU goods sold on a small mar- - gin of profit. Call to see me, I will save you* money. Johnston, South Carolina. THIS SPACE IS TAKEN BY The Leading Grocers of Augusta GK, ARRINOTON BROS. ?f Jr ? V" COMPANY, 839 Broad JJgp-W. F. SAMPLE of Saluda County" H.H. SCOTT, JR., of Edgefield County are with us and want to see you. For Fire and Life INS?RANC ???1G0 TO SEE^ QAUGHMAN & HARLING BEFORE INSURING ELSEWHERE. We represent the best Old Line Companies. AUGHMAN ? ? ?ARLING * GENTS. AUGHMAN ot MAYING AGENTS. David S lu sky _il009 BROAD STREET_ ESTIMATES GIVEN ON ALL.KINDS OF . Tin Roofiug ' Galvanized Iron Comice and Sheet. Metal Work, Skylights, etc. Dealer in Stoves, Ranges, Mantels, Tiling, Grates, Tin Plate, Galvan ized Iron, Copper, Zinc, Solder, Eave Troughs aud Conductor Pipe, Roofing and Sheathing Papers. REPAIRING PROMPTLY DONE. Shop and Ware Room, 1010 JONES ST., AUGUSTA, GEORGIA. Day & ^aiiiialiill Co. AUGUSTA, GA. Jobbers of Hardware, Tinware, Cutlery and Guns, Carriage and Wagoi: Material, Belting, Leather, Rope, Harness, and Saddlery. Carri3ges and Buggies best grades. Studebaker Wagons, Moyer Concords the lightest draft work built. ' Agents for Hand Fire Extinguishers. For $2.00 don't be without one. It may savg your house or the life of you child?