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? Democratic leaders of the house judiciary committee on Wednesday agreed to report a bill relating to restraining orders and Injunctions, in accordance with the direction of the Democratic platform adopted at the Denver convention in 1908. The bill would provide that no injunction, whether Interlocutory or permanent, be issued by any Federal court without previous notice and ?.n opportunity to, be heard on behalf of the enjoined, with certain exceptions. Under the terms of the bill, it must appear to the satisfaction of the court from the evidence shown that immediate or irreparable injury is likely to ensue to the complainant unless an injunciion is issued without notice, and if it be shown that damage might ensue betore an injunction be issued without notice a temporary restraining order without notice may be issued. The bill would limit the time of such a temporary injunction not to exceed seven days. Heretoiore temporary restraining orders issued without notice have not been limited. The committee also ordered a report on the Clayton bill defining contempts of court, direct and indirect, and providing for trial by Jury in cases of indirect contempt, that is for offenses committed against the court outside of Its presence. ? A case that in some ways may prove as interesting as the Thomas Stribling case, is developing by the demand of Governor Brown on the governor of Texas, says an Atlanta dispatch to the Augusta Chronicle, to honor a requisition for Cicero C. Goggins, who killed Sheriff Dickerson Taliaferro, in the court house at Buchanan, Haralson county, Ga, January 4, 1876. For thirty-six years Goggins has been a fugitive from justice and practically all hope of ever apprehending him must have br i giveri up under Genera) John B. Gordon's administration as governor, for the reward, renewed up to that time, was dropped then. Facts here are meager as to the history of the case, but old citizens will recall the great sensations of 1876 when Goggins shot Sheriff Taliaferro down in the Buchanan court house and escaped. The circumstances arising at the time of the shooting and the causes leading up to it are not known here, but the sheriff is said to have been a man of the finest courage, and his death is alleged to have been brutal and unprovoked murder. Some weeks 1 ago Mayor Head and others, of Buchanan, requested Governor Brown to , renew the reward of $150, as information was at hand tending to show that Goggins had been located somewhere 1 in Texas, living under an assumed ] name. Utmost caution has been used , until the man's identity was established beyond reasonable doubt, and then he was placed under arrest to await a requisition and officers from Georgia. , Goggins was, as a matter of fact, not definitely located until March 1. 1912. ' ? President Taft sent a message to ' congress last Wednesday, ordering 1 that $500,000 be appropriated for I strengthening levees and building new , dikes in the flood districts along the . Mississippi, Missouri and Ohio rivers, 1 and within fifteen minutes after it was > read in the house, that body had passed a bill making $350,000 available for that purpose. The bill was rushed over to the senate, where it I also was passed, and was sent to the ] president for his. signature. The pres- , ident sent his message of appeal to , congress after Senators Foster and Thornton, and virtually the entire i Louisiana delegation in the house, had ( called on him and pictured the de- , struction being worked by the floods. *-11-.?*4T am O^vleo/1 Tne message lonuwg. * am au?~v> by the secretary of war, whose reports I transmit herewith that the flood In the Mississippi valley by reason of the rise In all the rivers tributary to the Mississippi and Missouri at nearly the same time, is likely in the , lower part of the valley?that is, Mis- , souri, Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana?to reach 1 a higher point along the levees than i it has ever reached within recent j memories and that there is very J grave danger that the levees may give way under this unusual pressure and i that great damage may be done to i property in the states mentioned, requiring, unless prompt action is taken, great future outlay in preserving the 1 proper navigation of the stream, i These levees contribute not only to , the safety of the adjoining agricultural land and settlements, but are also part of the great governmental 1 projects for the maintenance of navi- ( gation in the lower waters of the Mississippi. It seems proper, therefore, that the government take immediate action to make the loss impending as little as possible. In view of the character of the emergency and the safeguards surrounding the expenditures [ made under the corps of engineers, I > have no' hesitation in asking for an appropriation of $500,000 as recommended by the secretary of war. I urgently recommend an immediate appropriation, so that no time may be i lost in taking the necessary steps to prevent, what but for governmental action, may be a loss not only of millions, but cf lives as well." 1 ? The war department, says a Washington dispatch to the Philadelphia Ledger, is taking measures to impress the National Guard into service with a view to moving it into Mexico the momem uimvciuiuu i-cvuukd uvwo sary. This fact will be denied at the war department, but it is absolutely irue. Yesterday high officers of the National Guard of eleven states arrived in Washington in obedience to summonses from Secretary Stimson, and more are cor . 'g. They were usually adjutant gei.^rals, but in some cases officers of less rank responded. One or two were commanding generals. These officers were summoned . singly, and came singly. There was no conference. Most of them came from the south, which is the region which will be drawn upon first, when the expected intervention comes, but they came from as far north as Massachusetts. Each of them was asked how soon and under what circumstances his state could furnish a certain quota of men to the government for service in Mexico, what equipment and what supplies it had already, and to what extent the war department would have to be drawn upon for further equipment. In several cases the officers interviewed made an Immediate requisition upon the war department for supplies, and the requisition was start- j ed at once on its way through the usual cnanneis. uue umict, iui instance, made a requisition upon Secretary Stimson for 140 field wagons, 560 sets of harness and eleven ambulances. In addition to the eleven who came here yesterday, two came today, Adjutant General Weybrecht, of Ohio, and Adjutant General Stewart, of Pennsylvania. Major General Edward Young, commander of the Illinois National Guard, is on his way here and will be at Secretary Stimson's office tomorrow. Other militia officers at the war department in answer to a summons were from Massachusetts, Connecticut. North Carolina, and Alabama. Who the rest were ( cannot be ascertained, but nearly all of them were from the south. The result of the conferences was not altogether encouraging. The responses of Ohio, Pennsylvania and several of the southern states were prompt and satisfactory, but in New England there was manifested a doubt about whether such a war would prove popular? in fact, whether there would be any great desire to volunteer for it. A measure to meet such contingency, which was not unexpected, has already been prepared by the war department. An amendment to the Dick army law. whereby the National Guard can be sent out of the United States, has been decided upon as occasion requires. The assurances so far received by Secretary Stimson indicate the probability that most of the states will give prompt response to the call for troops, and all of them are satisfactory as to general condition of the equipment and supplies. Of course there is probably not a state in the union that will not have to draw heavily upon the war department for addition to these, but the department Is ready to meet such a demand. The way In which the war department is trying to bottle its officers up is shown In the fact, which becomes known to a few persons tonight, that about ten days ago Captain Thomasson. of the medical department, was placed under arrest on a charge of divulging information to newspaper reporters about the Mexican situation. The captain was probably not guilty; at any rate, the charge was promptly dropped. The department's object was to give a practical warning to other officers that the Mexican situation was not to be talked about under penalty of a court-martial. flu \|orhrillc (gnqttirrr. Kntered at the. Postofflce in Yorkville as Mail Matter of the Second Class. YORKVILLE. 8. C.? ^ FRIDAY. APRIL 5, 1912. Mr. Roosevelt's hunt for the Republican nomination is not such a howling success as was his African jaunt. Mr. Taft seems to be capturing all the dlkdaks. The voting In the preferential primary in Wisconsin seems to indicate that if Taft and Wilson are the nominees. Wisconsin will go Democratic. The people of Wisconsin are progressive, and if they cannot get a progressive Republican, they are perfectly willing to take a progressive Democrat. Roosevelt has no right to complain. They simoly did to him what he was trying to do to them.?Greenville News. There is a whole lot of sound philosophy In that, but how hard it is for most people to realize it. The common disposition is to assume only our right to do the other fellow. Taking a general view of the Mexican situation, we do not see how it will be possible for the Mexicans to restore order among themselves, and It looks as if the United States will be bound to intervene within the next ninety days, possibly within a few weeks. The aviation toll is terrible; but there is no use hoping that men will , cease to take the risks involved In attempting to navigate the air. The idea has too many fascinations about it, and then the very danger which now goes with the aeroplane is calculated to have Its effect in securing eventual safety. The Wisconsin preferential primary last Tuesday resulted in a victory for LaFollette over Taft by a vote of about two to one, and a victory for Woodrow Wilson over Champ Clark by about the same vote. All this would seem to Indicate that the voters of Wisconsin, both Republican and Democratic, are undoubtedly progressive. The Greenville Piedmont suggests that if fear of arrest is what keeps Felder away from South Carolina, the committee might meet him and take tbe testimony over In Augusta. The , Idea is entirely practicable; but if fear i of arrest is one of Mr. Felder's reasons 1 for not coming to South Carolina, it , Is not the only reason. The main reason is that Mr. Felder has already got- ; l.en all the money there was in it. and j that was absolutely and entirely all | that he wanted. He cares no more about the people of South Carolina or 1 their laws than he does about the Fiji islanders. While it can hardly be said that he got all he wanted, his interest ceased when he realized that he had gotten all that he would likely he able to get. As we understand the matter, it does not seem that Governor Blease has much legal ground for a quarrel with Bank Examiner Rhame. The law does not require the bank examiner to report to the governor; but we are in- i clined to think it ought to. The constitution requires the governor to enforce the laws, but it is evident that he cannot do much until advised of violations. In going out of his way, if he did go out of his way, to report to Gov ernor Ansel, it seems to us that Mr. ; Wilson set a very good example for Mr. Rhame. There would certainly have been no harm in Mr. Rhame's making a report to Governor Blease. < But the whole thing will probably be straightened out as the result of this incident. For instance, one of the things we meant by the statement that the News and Courier is "again" printing direct news from the executive office, the Spartanburg Herald of Wednesday stated through its Columbia correspondent: "There were no developments today in connection with the prpclamatlon issued by the governor dismissing B. J. Rhame, as state bank examiner." The News and Courier of the same date had a further expression from the governor, which is reproduced elsewhere. The whole point with us is that the News and Courier is "again" where it can print important news, and according to our notion, to this extent it has advantage over all its daily competitors. There is certainly nothing in the situation for the News and Courier to be sensitive about. The Underwood people are pushing a vigorous campaign through the south Ity means of supplements furnished free to the weekly papers. There is no reasonable probability of Underwood's nomination for the presidency; but considering the possibility that many readers of the weeklies have no choice anyway, these supplements may make a lot of friends. It is being charged by the Atlanta Journal and other Wilson papers, that while there is nothing the matter with Underwood, his candidacy is being pushed mainly by the element that wants Harmon or Taft first, Clark second, Underwood third, and Wilson not at all. As a matter of fact Underwood is not regarded as being especially formidable except in the south. Every vote he gets from the south will, of course, weaken Wilson that much. The Columbia State printed a story from its Charleston correspondent giving a detailed enumeration of some of the bigger gambling joints in Charleston and there has been more or less comment based upon the idea of how much worse things are now than when Colonel Orace took charge as mayor. We do not pretend other than a very general knowledge of the city of Charleston; but somehow we are doubtful as to whether conditions down there have changed a great deal. If so the change is only a matter of quantity rather than quality. We are not prepared to believe that Charleston has developed any new vices, because she did not have anything to learn In that direction. The story in the State did not make known anything that was new. It was merely a kind of cataloguing of things that have been going on all along and it was a very mild cataloguing at that. As to whether Columbia is worse than Charleston we would not like to say. We are inclined to think that if there is any difference it. is in favor of Columbia, but at the Bame time it would be easy for the State to make a much blacker showing of Columbia than it did of Charleston, without exhausting its material. THE CASE OF MR. RHAME. Governor Bleate Outlines His Position In Bank Examiner Matter. There were no new developments in the Lexington Savings bank matter Tuesday, says the Columbia correspondent of the News and Courier, outside of a statement by Governor Blease. State n D T Dhumo ut lin Dttim r>Aaiuinci U. AMm???vt ?? was yesterday removed by the governor. and who refused to surrender the office until ordered to do so by the courts. Is still holding the office and doesn't recognize the removal order of the governor. Governor Blease stated that he will proceed to appoint and commission another bank examiner, and that If the matter gets into the courts he will employ counsel to defend the position he has taken. It Is understood that Mr. Rhame has retained Mr. W. F. Stevenson to represent him, for there Is no doubt but that the courts will finally have to decide the whole matter. Governor Blease. when asked if there were any new developments In the Lexington Savings bank matter, made the following statement: "I presume that very few bankers In this state will allow Mr. Rhame, or his assistants, to enter their bank for the purpose of Interfering with or making any examination into the affairs thereof, since I have issued a proclamation removing him from office. If I were president of a bank and he were to come In it and make any request to examine it, I would treat him just as any individual citizen of the state, for most assuredly he Is no longer an official of the state, and he has no right whatever to go into any bank and ask to inspect it. "I shall appoint his successor in due time, and after he flies his bond, I shall commission him; and. if a lawsuit is brought against him to test the title of his office, or it should be necessary for him to bring one to defend the title of his office, I shall employ counsel to look after his interest, and pay him out of the contingent fund of my office, for, of course, all of the people of the state understand that I could not risk this matter, as It now stands in the hands of the attorney general, as Mr. Rhame states that he is his personal adviser. "I have looked up the decisions in this case myself, and I am thoroughly satisfied that I had a right to remove Mr. Rhame, and that the courts will sustain my position. If they do not, I think it is high time for the people to know that a retiring governor can appoint a man to an office for a term of four years, and it does not make any difference what he does or how he does, there is no power which can remove him therefrom." THE RAGING MISSISSIPPI. Father of Waters Is Threatening Lives and Property. With a mighty volume of water moving southward at a rapid rate, according to Associated Pre?s dispatches of last night, the man-raised banks of the Mississippi river are subjected to a heavy strain. So far they have held their own. The crest of the rise is not yet in sight, but the speed of the flood must bring the highest point before long. Fully 7,000 people are homeless, having been driven from their houses by the encroachment of the waters on the inhabited portion of the banks of the great river. It is predicted that the, water at Memphis will reach 45 feet, ten feet above the flood stage. If the water rises much higher, it Is predicted the levees must give away under the terrific strain in which they have been subjected during the past few days. At Hickman, Ky., there are 3,500 refugees, including the 2,000 made homeless when the factory district was submerged. Their distress was partially relieved when food and tents were portioned out yesterday. At Columbus, Ky., 800 to 1,200 people have been driven from homes and are encamped on hills overlooking the town. At New Madrid, Mo., 800 are homeless. The business and residence sections are flooded with three to five feet of water. In Dorena, Mo., and community, 900 to 1,000, driven from their homes, have been rescued by Hickman, Ky., residents. Many head of live stock have been lost. In Memphis, Tenn., 1,200 people have fled their homes in the low part of the north section. The gas plant is out of commission. The authorities are warning residents of the district to boil water before using. At Craig's Landing, Mo., 11 employes of the Mengel Box company of Hickman, Ky., are endangered by remaining in camp when 39 others were rescued. Hundreds of steamboat landings between Hickman, Ky., and Arkansas City are submerged. ? Efforts to save more than $26,000,000 a year, now being lost by southern cotton growers through tare charges, are being made by the department of agriculture. Secretary Wilson, according to a Washington dispatch, has written to the Liverpool and other foreign cotton exchanges for suggestions as to how these tare charges might be reduced and has received replies from all of them. "If cotton could be baled in better shape," says the Liverpool exchange in its reply. "there is no doubt that European exchanges would be willing to pass bylaws for such cotton to be sold 'actual tare,' provided uniform length and weight of canvas be adopted for every bale." This exchange lays the whole blame for the loss on the American export merchant and planter. "There is no article of similar value which is so wastefully packed and of which so little care is taken in transit as American cotton." continues the letter. "If the cotton were baled in the same manner as the growths of India and Egypt, freights and insurance premiums would be lower." Dr. B. T. Galloway, chief of the bureau of plant industry, said that in his opinion the problem would be practically solved after the community system of cotton growing had once been established. ? Calbraith P. Rodgers, the first man to cross the American continent in a nying macmne, was Killed at Long Beach, California, last Wednesday afternoon. He had heen making daily flights over the beach for more than a week, carrying up passengers, including women. Wednesday was an unusually interesting day. While flying smoothly along, Rodgers saw a great flock of gulls having a picnic over a school of sardines and he swooped down among the gulls, scattering them in every direction. Then he went out over the ocean to a height of about 200 feet, when his machine suddenly gave way and came down straight lo the water. He was crushed under his engine, his neck being broken and his body being otherwise frightfully bruised. He lived but a few moments after the accident. The death of Rodgers advances the number of fatalities since aviation began up to 125. He is the twenty-second American to lose his life in this manner. The machine Rodgers was using was one with which he has secured prizes amounting to more than $11,000. The machine was a total wreck, parts of it having been swept out to sea. The spot where the unfortunate man fell into the surf, is within 50 feet of the spot where he landed in his aeross-the-continent trip. LOCAL AFFAIRS, NEW ADVERTI8EMENT8. J. M. Ferguson, Sec.?Gives notice of action of the board of health In regard to a clean-up day for Yorkvllle. Victor Cotton OH Co.?Will close Its ginning season after April 11th. Clover Cotton Manfg. Co.?Will pay 52.50 a cord for wood delivered up to June 1st. S. N. Johnson?Has a cottage near the Neely mill for rent. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Engle?Will appreciate information as to the whereabouts of their son, Albert. J. Q. Wray?Makes special price offerings for tomorrow, and during all of next week. Money saving prices on seasonable goods. J. C. Wilborn?Offers 101 2-3 acres at Bethany, facing King's Mountain road, at a bargain price. Thomson Co.?Invites you to shop with It tomorrow, and presents an array of new spring: goods. National Union Bank, Rock Hill?Says the ocean is full of fortunes that you cannot get. Start a savings account with it and have one of your own. Yorkville Hardware Co.?Makes a few remarks about fly time, and suggests that you protect your home with fly screens. First National Bank, Yorkville?Suggests that you choose Independence rather than poverty, and save your money for the future. Cloud Cash Store?Makes special mention of oxfords and pumps for ladies, misses and children. Star Theatre?Will have on an especially attractive lot of pictures tonight and wants you to see them. Clover Real Estate Co.?Offers a tract of 30J acres, four miles west of Yorkville, at *17.50 an acre. York Supply Co.?Tells you about the merits of Pratt's cow tonic, and also talks about feed stuffs, etc. Herndon & Gordon?Call attention to musical instruments. Cheese is go-, ing fast. Other groceries, etc. I. W. Johnson?Offers hams and breakfast bacon at special prices today and tomorrow. Carroll Furniture Co.?Wants you to read Columbia graphophone ad. in the Saturday Evening Post. D. E. Boney, Agent?Makes Just a suggestion that ought to make you consider insuring your property. Shleder Drug Store?Publishes standing of contestants for the piano it is to give away. There will be quite a lot of ch&flng among the farmer jurymen who will; have to attend court at this term, and considering the condition of farm work they can hardly be blamed. / Thomas Bratton, colored, wno lives on Mr. R. N. McElwee's place, seven miles northwest of Yorkville, brought to The Enquirer office Wednesday for exhibition, a freakish specimen of corn development that is somewhat out of the ordinary'- It consists of a matured cluster of fifteen ears?one full-sized ear growing out in its proper place and shape, with fourteen smaller ears growing around It, all from the same stem. From what we have seen and know, we believe that York county farmers are going to eventually conquer the alfalfa problem. Of course we do not pretend to suggest that this section Is as well adapted to the production of alfalfa as some other sections. It may be, as some of the experimenters think, that our soil lacks lime. If that is the only thing that is lacking it will be supplied. If there are other difficulties they can be removed by persistence. We believe that among the experimenters we know, there are men of sufficient intelligence and persistence to get to the bottom of all the troubles that lie in the way. The Charlotto Chronicle prints a rumor to the effect that the Piedmont and Northern road has purchased from the Southern the old "swamp rabbit" line between Blacksburg and Gaffney. This road, built by the South Carolina and Georgia Extension to compete with the Southern, has been practically out of business since the Southern ao quired it. There is no freight or passenger traffic over it except to and from Cherokee Falls, and there would be none to that place except that the Southern is compelled to run a switch engine over the line dally to protect its chartered rights. The story of the purchase by the Piedmont and Northern has not been confirmed. Many of the best informed citizens of York county have supported the tick eradication work from the beginning, and have been of great assistance; but others have seen proper to minimize the importance of the work and have thus held it back. But now it seems that everybody should understand what this work means for this section. The price of cattle has advanced considerably since the work commenced. Of course there may be ground for argument as to whether tick eradication had anything to do with this. We do not think there is ground for argument, but we recognize that there is at least room for dispute. But grant that tick eradication has not advanced the price of cattle, there is no disputing the fact that the percentage of loss from disease is much smaller. And the saving here was sufficient to warrant all the money that has been expended, even though that money had come out of the pocket of local taxpayers, which it did not Mr. J. B. Scott is one of several farmers who last fall took from the government a donation of enough grass seeds to sow an acre, with a promise to put the seed in the ground according to instructions, for demonstration purposes. There were several others in the county; but The Enquirer has no list of their names. The donated seed constitutes a mixture of red clover, orchard grass, Italian rye grass, tall meadow grass and oat grasB. Mr. Scott followed instructions faithfully, and his aero is now covered with a beautiful stand that is as thick as it should be and several inches high. It is a beautiful carpet of green. The understanding was not only that the ground should be prepared according to instructions, but the grass must not be pastured the first year, Mr. Scott therefore has taken pains to keep even the chickens off it. He is very much interested in the experiment and is anxious to comply with instructions to the letter. Of course the purpose of the government is to get people interested, and that people who see this acre will be interested there is no question. It is worth going miles to see. DICTIONARY CONTEST. The voting in the dictionary contest stood this morning as follows: Sutton's Springs 1,420 Bethany High School 3,860 Dixie 2.460 Cotton Belt 9,920 Conrad 1,780 Center 2,620 Hickory Grove 6,180 Forest Hill 7,220 Hopewell 1,450 Smyrna 9,510 Allison Creek 610 McElwee 1,600 Miller 3,280 Guthrlesville 1,680 Tirzah 5,050 Clover 10,060 Yorkvllle Graded 13,390 McConnellsville 4,530 Newport 660 Free Silver 70 WITHIN THE TOWN. ? Mr. C. F. Sherrer, proprietor of the City Market, drove a bunch of fine looking, stall fed steers through the streets of Yorkville Wednesday. He bought them in the eastern part of the county near Edgmoor. ? Mr. Wm. Dickson, an aged citizen of Yorkville, was knocked down Wednesday by an automobile driven by Mr. R. B. Davidson of Cheraw. The accident occurred on Main street, near The Enquirer office, where the street is partly obstructed because of a drainage ditch that is under way. Mr. Dickson was standing in the street talking as the car approached. The signal horn of the automobile seemed to confuse him and he was struck while he was hesitating as to which way to turn. He was struck on the leg and knocked down, but as the car was running very slowly at the time the result < was not as serious as it might have : been otherwise. Mr. .Dickson was able to get up and did not feel much inconvenience until a few hours afterward ! when the bruises began to give trouble. He is getting along very nicely < now, and no serious consequences are anticipated. Mr. Davidson stopped the car as soon as the accident happened and within a few yards. ? Mr. I. W. Johnson handled twentyfive pounds of creamery butter in Yorkville last week, giving it to his customers at 35 cents a pound. That is quite a significant record, especially since country butter brings only 20 or 25 cents. Speaking of the butter trade, Mr. Johnson said: "While I handle some butter, always the best I can get, I have not been making a specialty of it. I only try to supply those customers who depend upon me, and of course do not push the butter trade. Sometimes people inquire for creamery butter and when I price it, say it is too high. I don't argue the question, because where people prefer the country butter I would just as lief sell them that. But I have noticed that nine out of ten people who buy creamery butter as an experiment keep on using it. In fact I have commenced using it myself and am not satisfied with anything else. Of course I cannot tell; but It would not surprise me if the local consumption does not eventually grow to a good part of the Yorkville creamery's product. Mr. Norris tells me that the outside demand is now greater than he can supply." versation seemea 10 aeveiop too, mm the problem of keeping all the roads In proper shape with the limited means available, is no easy one. There is a good deal being done compared with what was done formerly; but it is not all due to the tax money. The generous public spirit of the people is counting for almost if not quite as much as the revenues from the property and commutation taxes. Referring to the up-keep of the north and south road, Mr. Ashe expressed much concern. "It is this way," he said, "we had the chaingang on us down there for a long time building that road, and it took pretty nearly all the money we had to buy and haul sand. Since the road has been completed, the people in the other parts of the township feel that they should be getting something direct also, and I can't blame them. There are about 150 miles of road in Bethesda, and only a little over J2.000 of road money. That, as you can see, makes pretty long division, if everybody gets justice, and that is what I want them to get as near as I can. But the north and south road is getting very good attention with the exception of about two miles between Guthrlesvllle and Delphos. We are getting it dragged between Guthrlesvllle and MeConnellsville and Supervisor Black of York township, is keeping it in fine condition from Delphos to Yorkville. What we need now is for the people most directly interested to take charge of those two miles from Guthriesville to Delphos. There is a lot of sand needed there. The township can buy the sand, but cannot pay for the hauling. I would be very glad indeed to see a little volunteer help on the proposition. Speaking of the roads in other parts r>f the township, Mr. Ashe said that THE "TIE" UNTIED. As announced last Tuesday two weeks ago, there were two ties In The Enquirer's club contest, Miss Carrie Alexander and Mr. G. W. Knox tying for the eighth premium with 47 names each, and Miss Sallie McConnell and Mr. W. W. Wyatt tying for the ninth premium with 46 names each. During the two weeks following, ending last Tuesday, these contestants have been waging a new contest, and when the time was up Tuesday night, the results stood aa follows: Mr. G. W. Knox 8 names Miss Carrie Alexander .. 6 names Mr. W. W. Wyatt 3 names Miss Sallie McConnell .... 1 name Mr. G. W. Knox, therefore, is the winner of the cook stove ofTered as the eighth premium, and Mr. W. W. Wyatt is the winner of the set of harness offered as the ninth premium. ABOUT PEOPLE. ? /lias Helen Dowry, who is teaching Gastonia, is spending several days at her home in Yorkville. V Mr. C. M. Inman, Mrs. H. C. Glenn and Miss Marie Inman of Yorkville, spent Tuesday in Columbia, Mrs. B. A. Correll and children of Maiden, N. C., visited her mother, Mrs. Mary Crosby In Yorkville, this week. , Misses Fannie and Maude Stroup and Miss Annie Stevens of the Presbyterian college, Charlotte, are spending Easter at their homes in Yorkville. Miss Lottie Carrlngton of the College for Women, Columbia, is the guest of Miss Nancy Witherspoon, in Yorkville. > Misses Alee Starr, Nancy Witherspoon, and Elizabeth Flnley of the College for Women, Columbia, arrived in Yorkville last night, to spend Easter at their homes. MUNICIPAL REGISTRATION. Although the matter has been duly advertised, there are quite a number of people in Yorkville who are unaware of the fact that municipal registration is now in progress, and that unless they get their certificates before May 23, they will be unable to participate in the coming municipal election or in any town election for the next two years. There are oeople who think that possessed of a state registration certificate, they need have no further concern; but the fact Is that a state registration certificate has no relation to a municipal certificate other than that it is necessary to have one before a municipal certificate can be procured. There is by the way, only one "other day, on which state registration certificates can be had before the present municipal registration period expires and that is the first Monday in May. People who may have failed to get state certificates heretofore and who let the first Monday in May slip by, will be out of it so far as the town elections of the next two years are concerned. The total town registration last year was 170. Up to yesterday the new registration Included 94 voters as follows: G. W. S. Hart, w. W. Jenkins, J. B. Pegram, j. r. Logan. F. E. Quinn, S. M. McNeel, I. W. Johnson, w. E. Ferguson, J. E. Lowry, j. p. McMurray, Harry McCa v j. q. Allison. J. R. Hart, William Dickson, D. M. Murray Thos. F. McDow, A. Rose, j. s. Brlce. P. N. Moore, W. M. McConnell W. L. Wallace, W. W. Lewis, B. N. Moore, Jas. A. Sherer, J. R. Barnwell, R. E. Montgomery, L. R. Williams, Geo. W. Brown. J. R. Lindsay, G. H. O'Leary, J. W. Quinn, D. T. Woods, I Geo. W. Sherrer, J. c. Comer. J. A. Tate, C. H. Sandlfer. W. T. McKnight H. G. Brown, Walker R. Latimer,D. J. Mitchell, O. E. Wilkins, M. E. Plexlco, R. C. Alleln, J. G. Dickson, D. E. Boney, J. S. Wagoner Geo. R. Grist, John W. Miller. W. H. Herndon, Charley Herndon* J. Q. Wray, M. W. White, J. P. Anthony, Robt. Witherspoon, A. M. Grist, C. A. Boney, O. E. Grist, W. S. Willis, W. D. Grist, N. Craig McCorkle. H. T. Williams, Robt. B. Lowry, J. J. Hunter, J. E. Stroup, A. T. Hart, J. H. Carroll, J. C. Wllborn, J. G. Sassi, W. G. White, E. W. Long, C. E. Spencer, H. L. Summit, Geo. W. Williams, J. W. Kirkpatrick, S. L. Steele, B. M. Love, D. L. Shleder, S. K. Lowry, James F. Jackson, D. E. Finley, J. E. Hart, Sam'l Johnson, Jr., R. J. Withers, Louis Roth, W. L. Bratton, John S. Sandifer, J. M. Brian, B. F. Smith. W. H. McConnell, W. M. Kennedy. R. S McConnell, J. F. Youngblood, W. C. Latimer, J. M. Stroup. BETHESEDA ROADS. The roads of Bethesda township lack a great deal of being what they should be; hut they have been improved wonderfully during the past three years and the Improvement process is still going on steadily and as rapidly as possible with the means available, for whatever else may be lacking, Bethesda has in Mr. J. Frank Ashe, one of the best and most efficient township supervisors in the county. While Mr. Ashe was in Yorkvllle last Wednesday, a representative of The Enquirer engaged him in conversation with his roads as the subject, and he gave some information that was both practicable and Interesting, The con citizens are backing up his efforts splendidly. He is willing to furnish split-log drags whenever farmers give assurance that they will be used, and during the past year the number of drags in operation has been Increasing steadily. Among the farmers that Mr. Ashe could think of as having drags, and of using them whenever necessary, are R. C. Caveny, Adger Hiuey, B. F. Merritt, H. J. Zlnker, Weir Farm, Robert Conrad, W. S. Percival, T. I* Johnston, John Nelson, Jack Byers, Roy Williamson, Robert McCleave, J. M. Love, Williamson Bros, and John A. Harshaw. The roads in the vicinity of most of these are as hard and firm as city streets. Although tremendously interested in the subject, and even enthusiastic, Mr. Ashe was not inclined to do any bragging about his roads. The most that he had to say that sounded complimentary, was about some of the private individuals who are doing so much good work on their own account. As for himself, he is trying to make his money go as far as possible. It is his aim, when he undertakes a jod, 10 ao n rigru. ne aoeu noi uelieve In fixing up a place in a half kind of way one time and then having to go back to it the next year, or sooner, a fid then again he does not want to spend money on little places while worse places remain neglected. THE CIRCUIT COURT. The court of common pleas and general sessions for this county will convene again on the 15th of this month. Judge Ernest Gary, who presided at the February term of the common pleas, will preside at the coming term. The criminal business will be taken up the first week. There are sixty-six cases on the calendar for Jury trials in the civil court. The bar held a meeting on the 3rd and prepared the following roster: Monday, April 22nd. 4. Mackorell Bros. v. Western Union Tel. Co. Jno. R. Hart, Hart & Hart; Jno. Gary Evans, Thos. F. McDow. 19. City of Rock Hill vs. C. S. May et al. Wilson & Wilson; Thos. F. McDow, Spencer & Spencer. 25. R. M. Whitesides vs. J. Harvey Wlther8poon. Wilson & Wilson; Thos. F. McDow. 37. Susan A. Steele et al. vs. Southern Rwy.-Carollna Division. Tussday, April 23rd. 41. Town of Yorkvllle v. C. E Spencer. W. W. Dew is; Thos. F. McDow. 42. J. I. Case Thresh. Mach. Co. vs. W. R. Horton. T. F. McDow, McLaughlin & Nicholson; J. S. Brlce. 44. R. D. Hope vs. W. L. Hill. J. S. Brice; W. W. Lewis. 45. Geo. A. Wllkerson vs. Claude M. Inman. Thos. F. McDow; Jno. R. Hart. Wednesday, April 24th. 50. Margaret E. Ramsey vs. Southern Ry. Co. et al. Jno. R. Hart, J. Harry Foster; J. R McDonald. 53. Sam'l T. Magill vs. Southern Ry. Co. Tlllett & Guthrie, J. E. Little, T. F. McDow; McDonald & McDonald. 54. Iva W. Relnhart vs. Southern Ry. Co. T. F. McDow; McDonald & McDonald. Thursday, April 2Sth. 55. Jno. D. Whitesides vs. Clover Cotton Oil Co. et al. Thos. F. McDow; Jno. R. Hart, W. W. Lewis. 56. Edna White vs. S. A. L. Rwy. Co. Wilson & Wilson; J. L. Glenn. 57. Catawba Press Brick Co. vs. S. A. L. Rwy. Co. T. F. McDow, Dunlap & Dunlap; J. L. Glenn. Friday, April 26th. 58. A. T. Neely v. Southern Rwy. Co. Wilson & Wilson; McDonald & McDonald. 60. Robert Barber vs. Southern Rwy. Co. Dunlap & Dunlap; McDonald & McDonald. 61. Rock Hill Water, etc. Co. v. City of Rock Hill. Wm. J. Cherry; Wilson & Wilson. 65. W. C. Latimer vs. Paul R. Bratton. Jos. E Hart; B. P. McMaster, Thos. F. McDow. Saturday, April 27th. 66. J. H. Thacker vs. J. M. Hughes et al. W. W. Lewis: J. S. Brice. LOCAL LACONIC8. Parole for James Lindsay. Governor Blease has granted a parole to James Lindsay, colored, who was convicted of murder in York county in 1902, and sentenced to life Imprisonment. Death of Miss Louisa Ashe. -I Miss Louisa Ashe died at the home 'M her nephew, Mr. J. T. Crawford, at McConnellsville, last Friday night, In the 88th year of her age. She waa the last of three sisters who lived together all of their lives and all of whom attained an age of more than 80 years. The interment was at Olivet on Sunday. Larger Registration. There was an unusually large registration last Monday, the total number of certificates issued being about sixty. The causes of the interest In registration are twofold. In the first place town elections are coming on and In the second place people are beginning to take notice of the agitation to change the rules of the Democratic party so none but registered voters may vote In the primary. For Senator and Supervisor. Mr. Z. T. Bailee of Flint Hill, writes the Fort Mill Times as follows: "I see from your last Issue that there seems to be no one wanting office In York county. I have In mind two men who, I believe, would acceptably fill two of the offices. One is Capt. John W. Ardrey of Fort Mill, who, being a man of fine judgment, would make us a good state senator, and I wish I could cast a thousand votes for the captain. The other man is Chas. P. Blankenship, who is possessed of all that one could need to make a good county supervisor. Now, I hope no one will think I am a politician, for I only know these men to be well fitted for the two offices." On With the Plowing. This story Is true; but It will probably be as well understood without names as with them. The scene bolongs to Bullock's Creek township. A well known farmer, grown impatient because of the long delay with the wet weather, sent a negro out to plow, and went along behind to see what would be doing. The negro stuck his plow in the ground, jerked his bell cord, went a few yards, stopped and turned around and said: "Too wet, Cap." "Water running in the furrow behind you?" asked the farmer. "No, sir," replied the somewhat puzzled negro. "Mule bogging up?" was the next question. "No, sir," replied the negrro, "the mule is not bogging." "Then plow on," orIdered the farmer and plow on the ne|gro did. Thompson's Mill Bridge. Mr. B. J. Currence of the Point neighborhood, was in Yorkville Wednesday on business, and reported that the Thompson's mill bridge, which was washed away by the recent flood has been replaced. The work was completed Tuesday and the mall went over It for the first time Wednesday. The replacing of the bridge was a neighborhood task. The people saw it was going to be some time before they could get the bridge replaced In the regular manner, so they Just got together and went at it themselves. All the old timbers were collected from the creek bottoms and the work was done mainly by volunteers. What the actual money outlay would be, Mr. Currence did not know, but he thought It would be small. Says Congressmen Are "Approacha ble.?Representative Randall of Texas, a Democrat, aroused indignation among members of the house yesterday, when he charged many congressmen were "approachable" while engaged in legislative work. "I make the assertion," he declared, "that nearly every member of this house is in the employ of some Interest, or is subject to some Influence and what holds true of the house is equally true of the senate. I say this with the hope that I may hurt no one's feelings." The Texas member was discussing his bill before the judiciary committee to prohibit any Federal employe whomsoever from receiving any retainer from any corporation engaged In interstate commerce. "Few men are guilty of being corruptly influenced, but the fact remains that they are subject to influences which this bill, if enacted into law. would remove," he declared. Representative Nye of Minnesota, a Republican, took exception to Mr. Randell's allegations. Mr. Nye said It would be better for the author of the bill, the house and the country If Mr. Randell would appeal from the committee to the house," instead of re- I fleeting indirectly on the membership of the house. Mr. Randell protested he meant no reflection on any one and said that nothing he had said could be so construed. The incident was dropped. TICK ERADICATION. Full Explanation of ths Situation in York County. Editor Yorkville Enquirer: Since July 1, 1907, Clemson college through the veterinary division, has been co-operating with the United States bureau of animal industry in eradicating the cattle ticks (which spread Texas or Splenetic fever of cattle) from South Carolina. On that date tick eradication work was commenced In Oconee, Pickens, Greenville, and Anderson counties, and as a result, these four counties were practically free from ticks and were released from Federal quarantine in 1909. On July 1, 1908, this co-operative work was extended Into Greenwood, 1 A KKnvllln TTntnn T.onrono Sinflrtn Yl- 1 burg, Cherokee, Cheater, and York , counties and since that date work has j been actively continued in this area, As a result the counties of Green- 1 wood, Laurens, Union, Cherokee, 1 Spartanburg, that portion of Abbe- 1 ville county north of the Seaboard Air Line railway, that portion of Chester county west of the Southern Railway and Carolina & Northwestern railway, and that part of York county north of the Klngville and Marion branch of the Southern railway are now practically free from ticks, and the United States department of agriculture has Just Issued an order releasing the above mentioned area from Federal quarantine. This order allows unrestricted shipment of cattle from Oconee, Pickens, Greenville, 1 Anderson, Union, Laurens, Greenwood, Spartanburg, Cherokee, that portion of Abbeville county north of the Seaboard Air Line railway, that portion of Chester county west of the Southern railway, and Carolina & Northwestern railway, and that portion of York county north of the Klngville and Marion branch of the Southern railway to any portion of the United States and opens the world's best markets to cattle of this area. In this area, however, there still remains a few quarantined premises not yet free from ticks and this order does not allow movement of cattle from these quarantined premises. Release of this area (about 7,000 square milee) from Federal quarantine would undoubtedly do more than anything else could possibly do to stimulate an Interest in the live stock industry and to increase the profits of this industry in South Carolina. Feeders of beef cattle from this area will be the first to profit by the release of these counties, as they can now ship cattle to all markets without restrictions and receive as much for them as is received for cattle of the same class from other sections of the United. States. Owing to Federal regulations cattle from this area have formerly been shipped as southern cattle, unloaded in quarantine pens, and sold under restrictions that caused the shipper to accept from onefourth to one and a half cents per pound less than was paid for cattle of the same class originating from 1?na auuve uie rmciai i|uanuuuiv mm The release of this area from Federal quarantine has necessitated a change in the state quarantine regulations previously adopted by the board of trustees of Clemson college, under authority conferred by the general assembly, for the protection of these counties from intra-state movement of cattle. At the last .meeting-of the board of trustees a new quarantine regulation was adopted which wijl be effective on and after April 1, 1912. This regulation abolished the quarantine line which has prevented movement of cattle from Greenwood, Abbeville, Union, Laurens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Chester, and York Into Oconee, Pickens, Greenville, and Anderson counties. Cattle from the nonquarantined premises of Greenwood, Laurens, Union, Cherokee, Spartanburg, that portion of Abbeville county north of the Seaboard Air Line railway, that portion of Chester county west of the Southern railway and Carolina & Northwestern railway, and that portion of York county north of the Kingville and Marion branch of the Southern railway may now be moved Into Oconee, Pickens, Greenville, and Anderson counties and into other states without restriction. This regulation prohibits the movement of cattle, except under special supervision, from that portion of Abbeville county south of the Seaboard Air Line railway, that portion of Chester county east of the Southern and Carolina & Northwestern railway, and that portion of York county south of the Kingville and Marlon branch of the Southern railway into that area of South | Carolina recently released from Federal quarantine and which is above mentioned. This regulation further prohibits the movement of cattle, except under special supervision, from any part of this state or from the quarantined area of other states Into the counties of Oconee, Pickens, | Greenville, Anderson, Union, Greenwood, Laurens, Abbeville, Spartanburg, Cherokee, Chester and York. At the present time the veterinary division of Clemson college is forming tick eradication clubs In the twelve counties adjoining the area ( which has Just been released from ( Federal quarantine. Work will be commenced in these counties as soon as possible. M. Ray Powers, State Veterinarian. , March 30, 1912. , ' I MERE-MENTION. 1 Wm. Henry Chapman, aged 63 years, completed a 10,000 mile walk on a wager at Atlanta, Ga., Monday, covering the distance in 360 days I Three thousand dressmakers assembled in Chicago to discuss styles for women, all agreed that the hobble skirt Is doomed and that the hoop skirt will i be the rage within two years Japanese Minister of War Ishmoto died , Tuesday of consumption, aged 68 years. ....Countess Katinka Andrassy, 19. a , Budapest beauty, attempted suicide a ' few days ago rather than marry a , man for family and political reasons, that she did not love....... .A safe in a Catholic church at Cleveland, O., was robbed of $1,000 in cash, Monday , night A FTench aviator carrying a woman passenger, flew across , the English Channel, starting from . a London suburb and landing in , France Major General Frederick . D. Grant has been granted a long A leave of absence by the war depart- . ment on account of 111 health. It is , rumored that he is suffering from the j same malady that killed his father, . Gen. U. S. Grant, but this is emphatically denied An Illinois legisla tor will Introduce a bill in the next ^ legislature to relieve women witnesses r in court cases from the necessity of . telling their ages Four new United r States senators. Henry F. Ashurst and ? Mark Smith of Arizona, and A. B. Fall <] and T. B. Coldron, of New Mexico, E were sworn In Monday W. Mor- g gan Shuster, deposed treasurer gen- g eral of Persia, has been appointed g South American representative of a , New York financial Institution, which ( makes a specialty of South American j loans Several armed bandits at- j tempted to hold up and rob a bank f messenger In Paris Monday, in a ^ crowded street. The messenger had $200,000 In his possession. The gang f was arrested As a result of the t recent charges of fraud In the agri- f cultural department In connection j with the exploitation of the Florida everglades, four former employes of 8 the department have been indicted j by the Federal grand jury at Washington on charges of approving false 8 vouchers A bill indorsed by the American Bar association, has been | introduced In congress to put an end to i the granting of new court trials on e merely technical grounds Two men were killed and three others were ~ wounded by the explosion of a powder mill at Wayne, N. J., Monday. The _ shock was felt for a radius of fifty miles....' Fourteen thousand carpenters In Chicago are on a strike for c higher wages, tying up building operations aggregating $30,000,000 to c $50,000,000 Former Governor Chaa. r B. Aycock of North Carolina, dropped 1 dead in the Jefferson theatre at Blr- f mlngham, Ala., last night, while ad- / dressing the Alabama Educational as- J sociatlon. 1 ALLEN AND EDWARDS. Last Two of Hillsvilla Dstporadost ^ Still at Larga. Another day's pursuit of the Hllls.rille court house assassins still at arge had brought no news of success from the posses In the mountains ate last night. Jordan IMwards, one of Allen's kinsmen, arrested Wednesday, charged with giving aid to Sidna Allen and Wesley Edwards, the only two outlaws jf the band who have not been taken, ?ot a grilling at the hands of the detective chiefs yesterday in the hope ^ that he might tell the whereabouts of V (lis kinsmen. The mountaineer was Firm and did not betray them. He scorned an offer that the IL500 offer- JM 3d for the men should be his if he gave them up. It developed that he Is In Sidna Allen's debt. Detectives have found a great many others in this ^ county In the same plight, who fear being suspected of aiding the officers. A change of venue for the trials of the murderers- seems certain. Clerk Qoad, the only officer or Carroll coun ty, who was not killed In the assassination of March 14, Is the principal witness for the prosecution. The Aliens probably will not be tried in a * court where one of Its officers was a prosecution witness. A long distance telephone message was received at Hlllsvllle yesterday from Mount Airy, N. C., quoting a rural mall carrier as saying he had been told by negroes on his route that a bat- A tie had been fought this morning at Volunteer Gap, Va., between mountain detectives and the two uncaptured outlaws who assassinated court officials at Hlllsvllle, Va The story was that the fugitives, Sidna Allen and Wesley Eld wards, and two detectives had been killed. Subsequent reports from Mount Airy failed to confirm the report and dispatches from Roanoke, Va, and other points near the Blue Ridge mountains convinced the state authorities that the negroes were romancing. SOUTH CAROLINA NEW8. ? Columbia special of April S to the News and Courier: Governor Blesae Is going to be subpoenaed before the dispensary Investigating committee and ^ asked to tell what he knows regarding ^ matters concerning the late state dispensary, and especially what evidence he has to substantiate the Insinuations and charges made in his famous Message No. 4. He has refused invitations extended by the committee and they are now going to compel him to appear, if It Is within their power to do so, and a subpoena for him has already been prepared. This statement was made here this afternoon by a member ^ of the committee, who also said, In the same connection, that Thomas B. Felder, the Atlanta lawyer, waa going to be subpoenaed. In other words, the committee la going to exercise its power, If It has such, and compel the governor to appear and testify, and they will also exhaust every endeavor to have T. B. Felder come over and tell what he knows. These matters were made known following the adjournment of the committee, late in the afternoon, to convene again in the morning, at 9 o'clock, wben the probe will be resumed. ? Columbia special of April t, to News and Courier: Contrary to the testimony given recently by Senator W. J. Johnson, of Fairfield county, H. D. Rantln, formerly editor of the Fairfield News, on the stand before the committee investigating the chartes made by the governor as to certain connections with the- late state dls- ? ' u pensary, today said that a certain editorial published in the Fairfield News during his editorship had been baaed on a statement made by Senator John- , son that James Farnum had paid $60,000 for his Immunity in the case # against him in connection with the dispensary, only $6,000 of which ever reached the state treasury. He also said that seven Indictments against him had been wiped out On the stand before the investigating committee several weeks ago Senator Johnson had stated that he knew nothing of the editorial In question ^ and that he knew .nothing., or the , . charges that Farnum had paid large sums for his immunity. When this testimony was given by Rantln, the committee adjourned, proposing to look up the testimony given by Senator Johnson and see how It conforms with that given by Rantln. This ? statement as to Farnum's Immunity is one the source of which the committee has been striving for a long time to ascertain. Now that Its source has been found, and that the alleged originator of it had denied knowledge of it, it Is pruoable that interesting developments will follow. The committee will be desirous of learning the truth as to the statement alleged to have been made by Senator Johnson. 4 Other than Mr. Rantln, Wade Stackhouse, chairman of the late Ansel winding up commission, was a witness before the committee today. He told a of the contract the commission had ? with B. L. Abney, a Columbia attor- Tl ney, in the settlement of the case against the Richland Distilling company and also of the employment of W. A. Holman as counsel for the commission. He told of Attorney General Lyon's objection to the commission's employment of Holman or any one else as counsel without first consulting him and obtaining ' his approval of such counsel. He said the manner of Attorney General Lyon to- ? wards him had been for the past year m rather strained, and this he could not explain. Mr. Lyon charged that some of Mr. Stackhouse's statements were misleading. He said he did not think Mr. Lyon was In sympathy with the Blease commission. Mr. Stackhouse who had heard that, also had heard ft that Farnum had paid more than his fine for Immunity in the case against him. * <i j* HICKORY GROVE NOTE8. Prospects Bright for New School Building?Ladies' Embroidery Club ?Other Matters. Correspondence The YorkellU Enquirer .iagj Hickory Grove, April 4.?The trus- ' -x-' tees met this afternoon to consider ^ jome things In regard to the new school suilding. All the committees reported a irery favorably and seem to think that * there will be little opposition. There s little to be done now and the election will be called soon. Everyone who s interested should get their registration certificate so that they can vote. There is no doubt about our getting he tenth grade for next year, and then this will be one among the strongest ligh schools in the state located in a 4 own of this size. We are doing what ve can towards the preparation of the rack meet at Winthrop on the 13th nstant. All of our contestants are onging for the time to come when hey will enter the contest. The ladies of this town have organ zed an embroidery club, and on Tueslay last at 4 o'clock held its second neeting. The object of this organlza;ion is to raise funds for the various nisslons that we have. The first meetng was at the residence of Mrs. W. r. Slaughter, who was the organizer, ind a delicious course luncheon was lerved, consisting of salad with cheese itraws, pickles and crackers. At its idjournment they decided to meet the ?ext time at the home of Mrs. W. W. ?onev. She also served a delirious unch. At its last meeting Miss Libby X Syers. a visitor, was entertained, and rom appearances all had a delightful ime. There is some smallpox within a ew miles of Hickory Grove now, and he people are very much interested, torn the fact that they will have to >e vaccinated if it approaches nearer. Mrs. J. S. Wilkerson, who has been lick for some time is rapidly recoverng. r Miss Libby Byers has been spending leveral days with Mrs. Tom Smith. The millinery establishment whlph is n charge of Mesdames Joe and Sam >eech, opened last Monday, and servd punch to all who were present. (Cotton Jftarhet. =============: J Yorkvllle, April 5.?Good middling # ' otton, 11 cents. New York, April 4.?Cotton spot losed quiet, fifteen points higher; nlddling uplands 11.00; middling gulf 1.25; no sales. Futures closed firm as ollows: Jan. 11; Feb. 11; March 11.07; a tpril 10.60; May 10.69; June 10.78; m uly 10.84; Aug. 10.85 Sept. 10.90; Oct. 0.96; Nov. 11; Dec. 11.02.