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V *31 _ * i?%. ?te gaiirasler ledger. ^*y- r i - ??^-,1^ "T"f?g,"B 5gaaag | *^5^55^5^' ^^^sFh.'wK-SICLY L~A N i; A .-s \ K K vS V O C T O B K R 28, 1902 *"KsTXBL^iEffiB?^ Happenings In The State. Ah Chronicled by the Alert Corr? t-pondents of The Colli m i>i i Slule. MAM AND WIFE ABKBSTEI). Spartanburg, Oct. 16.?Lust night near Holly Springs, white out on a scouting expedition in quest of illicit booze, State Con stable* Ewbunks, liobbins and 8coggins ran across Stewart Mil Jer, colored, who was driving in the road seated in a buggy tc which a horse was attached. Miller'a wife accorapauied biin. The constable* made an inspection ol the buggy and found that it contained, aside from the driver anti hib companion, seven and one-hali gallons of whiskey. The team was confiscated, the booze seizec and the ^wo occupants of the buggy arretted. Tbis morning they were carried before Magistrate Dean al Duucaa and triad on ih< charge of transporting whiskey it violation of the dispensary law, They were found guilty, t?ud t fine of $100 impesed or serve St days on the county chaingang foi each. MANGLBD UNDBB CAB WHEML8. Spartanburg, Oct. 17.?Edwii Justice, a young man whose hom< is at Tryon, N. C., and whose f _ _ ! _ _ j a a - laiaor in a livery man or ma place, met with a fatal accident a the Spartanburg Junction las night. He was riding on a freigh train to this city, and according to, the statement made by hi friends, some of the crew of th< freight put him off. He was for cibly shoved from the tram, an< as he fell, his body was caugli under the wheels of the cars an< mangled. His left arm and (ef leg were almost amputated by th< car wheels. It is thought tha he was under the influence o whiskey at the time of the acci deot. He never spoke after re ceiving his injuries. He wa brought to the city and placed ii - one of the waiting rooms of th Southern railway. He died to day at 11:30 o'clock. EASCALS MAYS AN BASY TIME All TIN# MONET. Floreooe, Oct. 18.?Some clc ver rascal giving his same asGor don, has been operating in th neighborhood of Effingham am has succeeded in fleecing a nnm her of good people of their hard earned dollars. The man repre seated himself as an agent fo a?c> P AoKll/llr At /\d flktAn KWWt MUVUUV V*/ VA/. | VI VillVfl go, and canvassed the coramunit; soliciting orders for Ibis firm. H demanded cash in advance on ai orders, and strange to say a nam ber of people were thoughllei enough to be taken in. One mao Mr. Hugh Turner, gave an orde for a buggy, harness and laprobe wbicb the man offered to sell fo $37.50. Mr. Turner ptid $30 o the bill and promised te pay th remaining $7.50 when the good were received. Another part bought a seeing machine and pai for it in advaoce. In the mean time a gentleman at Efttngbai wired bears, Roebuck & Co. t know if the man was in their em ploy, and they replied that be wa net; that tbey did not employ any one to represent them. But th imposter had got an inkling thu something was up and hied liirn self to other parts, leaving hi victims sadder but wiser men. }t is not known if this is tb same paity who was reported j I'rorn Lexington and Orangeburg u few weeks sgo as having swindled .the peoplo by the wholesale, but his methods are the same. INKXPUCAULB CONDUCT OF TOUNO WOMAN AT l'ELZEK. VVitliamslon, Oct. 17. ? A. very unusual railway accident occurred a half mile west of L'elzer station last night. It appears that when nearing that point the poiter of train No. 16. south hound, came through the first class coach, as is the custom and called out the station when Miss Minnie Hoiliugswortb, a young lady passenger, deliberately arose from her sent, walked to the platform of . the coach and stepped off to the ground "bile the train was dashj iug along at the rate of perhaps SO miles an hour, it s > happen i?u inai one-or me tram crew ?aw I the ladr ns eke stepped off and Conductor Beatlie was immediately notified, who backed the train in anarch of ibe lady, fully exprctiug to fod her lifeless body ^ by the roadside, but tbe strangest part of the story is that she picked herself up after the fall and walked some distance to her home in Peleer, with only a few slight bruises about her person. ) 9 A BUROLAK IN A WARDROBE. * Boaufort, Oct. 18.?A few ^ nights ago a young negro manag^ ed to secure an entrance into one ^ of the downstairs rooms of the residence of a prominent physi- i ' cian and secreted himself in a 9 * large wardrobe, where he bal probably been over an hour when j discovered. A suspicious noise ^ being heard by the gentleman j who was in an adjoining room, ho ^ proceeded to make an examination by opening the door of the ward^ robe, when the cool butglar quick^ ly stepped forth, jumped from an open window and disappeared before the astonished gentleman g could secure his revolyer. ? BIGHT 1CUBDERS IN LAURENS. e Laurens, Oct. 19.?A heavy docket faces the court of sessions which convenes here tomprrow. w Judge O. W. Buchanan will preside. This will be his last sitting here, as bis term expires in December. At this session there are eight charges of murder to be ^ heard, four white and four colored. Decidedly the most interest, ing aad sensational of these is that of Walker Edwards, the young mill operative, and barber, who mast answer to the indictment of L wife murder. J e . || DEATH OF PROF. WTITHBROW. . Mr. ti. L. Elliott, returning to lg Columbia from Winnsboro on , the midoight train, brings the sad r intelligence of the death of Prof. )y W. H. Witherow, the venerable r and honored president of Monnt o Zion academy and graded school, e Prof. Witherow was, well known [8 as an educator, and was also one v of the highest Masons of the state, d ? I- SUIT AGAINST SPARTANBURG. ? Spartanburg. Oct. 18.?The ? widow and heirs of Scott Wilson, deceased, through Stsnyarne Wil8 son, E*(|., attorney, havebtought f -> suit ugainst the city council of 0 Spartanburg for $20,000 damages. lt It will be remembered that last j8 wintei Scott Wilson, aQwhite man who was addicted to drinking to e some extent, was found on the OUR MILLINERY' I - AND - ; PRESS GOODS DISPLAY 1 WAS A GRAND SUCCESS. The Ladies all said WE had the PRETTIEST and most complete lines they had j ever SEEN HERE. They Marveled that a Lancaster Store should have such nice things and at PRICES they never dreamed of. Every day looks like ^AnniiiKifH mi mimii m MINI UAI IfllH us. THEY ABE ALL SCRAMBLING ^11 Vs nvtiaww ******w*** raw inor rati it wins. I IN MEN'S WEAR-Clothing, Overcoats, Hats, Shoes, Underwear, etc., we are hard to down. We've got the best. The best assortment?The best PRICES. In FURNITURE, Hardware, Stoves, Paints and Groceries we are HEADQUARTERS. Come and look before you buy. it don't cost YOU anything. It will make YOU MONEY. -lamir Mile k% streets in an intozicate<i condition r and carried to the sta'ion house late at night. The next rooming when hia case was culled to answer to the charge of drunkenness, , tie was found dead in Ins cell. It ia allegod that he did not receive proper attention, hence the suit. DEATH OK SHERIFF .IKNKINS. , Beaufort, Oct. 19.?Sheriff ' Kobt. K. Jenkins died sudden,- 1 \y this norning at 11 o'clock. it 1 ia attributed to heart failure. He 1 had been in delicate health for i several months. Our community ia greatly shocked and saddened by the unexpected death. The ( funeral services and interment 1 ii i i i < win taice piace tomorrow morning 1 at St. Helena Episcopal church at 11 o'clock. CONVICTED OF MANSLAUGHTER. Chesterfield, Oct. 18.?The case of tne State vs. Hugh Nicholson, charged with murder, came to a close yestorday afternoon at C.30 o'clock. After staying in the room three and a half hours the jury returned a verdict of man" slaughter. A BOT SHOOTS OUT ONE KTH. Mayesville, Oct. 18.?A young colored boy named William Gregg accidentally got his eye shot out this evening on the streets, while fooling with a 22 calibre pistol. It seems that a ball was fastened in the pistol and he undertook to force it out with a pocket knife, but instead of coming out as he expected, the cartridge exploded and the ball entered* just below the eye and ranged upwards, making a hole in the ball of the eye. SHOOTING ON A TRAIN. Woodruff, Oct. 19.?Last Fridav eveninar. returning on the ex cursion from the circuB in Spartanburg, John Kilgore shot his wife twice m the head and once in the hand, and Will Childa once in the face, the ball lodging in the nose. None of the shots were serious. Dr. S. D. Parsons cut the balls out of the woman's head and Will Childs blew out the one from his nose. All the parties were negroes. John Kilgore jumped from the train after the shooting and is still at large. Whiskey was the cause of the trouble. AMERICA'S FAMOUS BEAUTIES- ' Look with horror on Skin Eruptions, Blotches, Sores, Pimples. They don't have them, nor will any one, who uses Bucklcn's Arnica Salve. It gloriHes the face. Eczema or Salt Rheum vanish before it. It cures sore lips, chapped hands, chilblains. Infallible for Piles' 25c at Crawford Bros., and J. F. Mac key & Co's. drug store. Hooper Young Indicted For Murder. New York, Oct. 17.?William Hooper Young was indicted this afternoon by the grand jury fo?* murder in the first degree for kill ing Mrs. Pulitzer a month ago. Forty Horses Burned. New York, Oot. 15.?Forty horses were durned to death, and three men had narrow escapes from a like fate in the fire that started early today in tho five story structure at 33b Wost Sixteenth street, oconpied hy the (jfanavoort Livery and Boarding stables. rhe Morderer (Waived Thirty Days Of Life. \nd Agreed to l>e Hanged an Hour After Sentence. Swift SeaiTold Building. Nacogdoches, Tex., Oct. 17.? Jim Buchanan, colored, the murderer of the Hicks family, was tried here and a plea of guilty was accepted by the judge and the negro was legally hanged within two hours after sentence had Ut'UU Ten days ago the dead bodies of Farmer Hicks, his wife and daughter were found in their house and Sheriff Spradley immediately began to search for the perpetrator of the crime. A week later Jim Buchanan was arrested and finally confessed to the triple murder. The news of the negro's confession spread repidly and a mob of several hundred people marched upon the sheriff and his deputies with the avowed purpose of securing possession oi the negro and burning him at the stake. Sheriff Spradley and his deputies refused to give over his prisoner and lator he was joined by Sheriff Bowers of San Augustine county. The two officers through a ruse finally succeeded in spiriting the negro away to the parish jail at Sbreveport. Buchanan was afterwards taken to the jail at Henderson and a company of militia was ordered ; out to protect the negro from * violence. A mob. formed and it was fearod an encounter with the troops would result in serious bloodshed. Two more companies of militia were dispatched to Henderson and today Buchanan was brought to Nacogdoches Qunder the protection of five compa* nies of militia. Upon his arrival here the negro was immediately turned over to Sheriff Spradly, who told the people he weuld be given a speedy trial. The town began to fill up rapidly and the excitement was intense. The telegraph wires were cut, the railroad tracks were tern up for a short distance and it was announced that an attempt would! be made to get possession of Bu-? chaaan. District court was at once con* vened a jury was empaneled without delay and the negro's plea of guilty was accepted by the court. The judge ordered that the death aentenze be executed Nov. 18, but many people announced that they would not allow delay. Buchanan then waived the 80 days allowed him by law and preparations were begun to erect a crude scaffold in the jail yard. vYhen the task was completed Buchanau was hanged by Sheriff Spradley ia the presence of a large crowd. HIS UFR IN PE&1L' "I iust seemed to have gone alt to pieces," writes Alfred Bee, of Welfare, Tex., "biliousness and a lame back bad made life a bur* den. 1 couldn't eat or sleep and fait almost too worn out to work when 1 began to use Electric Bit* tors, but they worked wonders. Now 1 sleep like a top, can eat anything, have gained in strength and enjoy hard work.1' They give vigorous health and new life to weak, sickly, run down people. Try them. Only 50c at Crawford Bros., and J. F. Mackey & Co's. drug store.