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TT TT . dvotd to Homi t re t n rfE 1" I m r m p H i o WEEKLY . mill TBI , J ' - -JO H U I BCUW M LIVU I II f i !. f . ' .. MIDNIOHT uuiiiwn. : , I 11 " i " " " ? - ,; t' Trie " '- ' m m -V 1TIT TT- TT C 1 I .1 11111 lJ .1 I J I II 1 ' ; sa ' S,. .... i t-v "n-ntTTTTT T TJ hl I VJS-I Si A I I I r I I U Y nn r I . .. loUv . :.. , , I iiviiTcrv-tri a 1 1- 1 7ii kxxiH. Ho. 8 0 COTTQNrMILL : FOR GREENVILLE. ' , Tax-Takers Hold fusing Meeting and Petition the "Board of Supervisors. Uements Phding . for the Removal of lie of the lirgesf Factories in Virginia. " flMITTEE APPOINTED U'tfate the Property and Report Its Condition. Lacoaland"iron OMING TO GREENVILLE. Lded on Board Southern Railway laFromSouthern'Railway Cars it (he Big Coal Tipples Here. Lthusiastic meeting of citi- L. hoifl Hridav night to fera proposition from Mr. ijjrauioy, (rest cotton mills in the state rginia, to remove the big in to this city. bmmittee was appointed, Mr. N. Goldstein as chair- a visit the mill and report its condition, when definite will be taken? , . D. A. 'Tompkins, of North ina, one 01 tne most promi lotton mill mein the coun lill he asked to accompany fooldstein to Virginia and'. l thnroiiffh examination of i- lirnnfirtv. whicn is now in rtion, working a large force nds. neonle of Greenville will be to subscribe for enough of itock to pay for the removal, ional equipment and improve- . but the industry, it secureu. tea big thing for the city and 'handsome dividends to the iholders. je mill was built several, years It a cost of 1 100,000, and has 1 greatly improved since its fraction. Je company is desirous of se s a location where better la- land transoortation facilities Iffered, and Mr. Bradley is inced that this is an ideal lo In for cotton factories. , lesum asked of the citizens of Inville is a very reasonable deration, and will be forth Jng as soon as the prelimin i will begin on the buildings addition to the nroijosed cot- i L L factory, the city of Greenville pit to assume an important in the iron and coal trade of Jcountry. ' js stated elsewhere in today's p, one of the largest coal coni m of Alabama has had a rep jntative here this week, making r final arrangements for the Jping of 75,000 tons of coal I thi Southern Railway, to be Jed bn steamers at the Green- f tipples. Jr. W. E. Leake, one of the )t prominent iron and coal men 'ie South, was seen by a Times rter Wednesday and was Jiusiastic over the low rate oh he has secured with the thern Kailway on coal and a. 'r. Leake says that over the hern to the Mississippi river, north and south by water, s cheapest route now availa ,for Alabama iron and predicts the trade in this line will ply many times over during ?ext twelve months. ith a cheap rate on coal and I unsurpassed railroad and portation facilities, and an 'ance.of good" water, Green vill soon take the position belongs to us a leader t manufacturing cities of the WARM SESSION DEMOCRATIC CLUB The Democratic Club met at their new quarters over Green ley's store Friday night. Quite a number of' prominent Democrats were out at the meeting and much enthusiasm shown. Resolutions wre passed thank ing the Indianapolis Sentinel and Cincinnati Enquirer for mailing their paper to the club tree, also that the corresponding secretary invite Senators H. D. Money and A. J. McLauren to address the club some time in October. The work of organization will be nushed from now to November, and all help that can be given to the cause in Indiana, Illinois, ana New York will be furnished. Every true Democrat, is invited to be Dresent. at the next meeting, Friday night. Thfl null lHHned Inst week bv D6- tition through the city papers for a tax payers meeting to oenoia in this city last Monday, drew here on that day prominent planters and tax payers from all parts of the county. "A more Intelligent and finer looking body of gentle men could not be found in any State of the union: as was remark ed to a Times reporter by a travel ing man from Pennsylvania, while they were assembled at the Court house. It was about the hour of 12 when Col. J no. T. Casey of Hollandale called the meeting to order and stated its object. "The demand for lower assessments ot their nronertv." Dr. J. T. Atterbnry a large planter, and of Estell, and one of the most influential citizens of the county ,was elected chairman and Mr. C. T. Worthington, of Leota. another prominent plan ter secretary of the meeting. Speeches were made by Hon. N. Thomas, W. W. Stone, J. M. Jayne, H. Wilczmski, JS. Uoid- stein. showing that the increased assessment, was not only unfair, but unjust to the tax payers of our county, when compared with the taxes assessed in other counties of the State. That the very fact alone that the hill counties of tW State contributed nothing to tbi keep ing up of our lovees, behind which BIG STRIKE NEXT MONDAY Will Be Orderd by the Executive Board of Mine Workers in Pennsylvania. Hazleton, Pa., Sept. 8 . For several weeks the labor agitators and miners havo been holding se cret meetings, and today it was formally announced that a great strike. would start next Monday Mass meetings were held all over the district, V DR. J. T. ATTERBURY. the glory and wealth of the State lies, and from which the State re ceives a large amount of its taxes for carrying on its schools and supporting its institutions, should demand for us a decreased instead of an increased taxation. 1 That our leveeb being in better condition than ever before did not j demand it as necessary lor carry- incrnn the affairs of the county. At the close of the speaking a resolu tion was introduced, asking tne Board to adjust valuations at the present meetiug.in a way that will not imnose a comparatively bnr- densozne tax upon us,not shared in to the same., extent by our sister m..uin. vi.Sose lines are on the same plane witfe us. The reso- j lution further called for a commu tee of 7 to represent and, present the petition to the Board. , The resolution was adopted, and i'tei' appointing the committee by tie chairman, composed of the tolV lowing gentlemen: E. N. Thomas, N. Goldstein, C T. Worthington, .Merritt Williams, W. W. Stone. C. Gillispie. P. M. Alexander, the meeting adjourned. The petition was presented to the Board that afternoon and on vote to make 66 the basis of assess ment, was adopted. Capt. Frank Anderson, President, voting nay. The Board is still in session.equab izing assessments. , i President McKinley Decides Uot lo V t Fcr (!.: . Action of Other Nations. FRANCE MAY ' SOON FOLLOW. Russia's Proposition is Believed to Be in Good Faith. THE WAR IS NOW AT AN END IN THE FAR EAST. Seriously Injured. Mr. A. C. Hickman, a painting contractor, and an old resident of this city while sitting in his wagon in front of Wilson's turmture store yesterday afternoon, his horse took fright and ran away wim mo wagon throwing Mr. Hickman out in front of JJ inlay s. urng siuxe. Doctors was it once summoned and upon exanafeation it was found that his collar bone, ankle, bridge of nose and three ribs were broken. He had not up to 8 o'clock regain ed consciousness. Owing to Mr. Hickman's age some express doubts of his recovery. It is a sad accident and one very much regretted by our citizens. GEN. JOHN B. GORDON Writes a Letter That is Full of Interest to Every Southerner. , Aug. 30, 1900 r3 . pno w"- -?!?CVi V a DELICATE METHOD OF EXECUTIOR tWf-; , ..-vine out (M aeEm SBHV..t the victim on a N "d he manages by one w let Then, stationing himself on the otter ,nto m basket. The net. h .hMd go neatly tnai " . .. receive hi on head In a minute. , , PLOT TO MURDER THE POPE IS UNEARTHED IN ROME. " KOME, Sept. 8.-A plot has been brought to light today in whichicillso, state are connected to murder the Pope, and was 1 by the Vatican authorities. It has caused great excito frustratea dj ue protection, ment and the greatest precaution- are being taken I Atlanta, Ga Prof. W. K. Sligh, f Newberry, B. i:. Dear Sib: ' -. This letter is written at the request of several South Carolinian b , More than twenty years ago, i Be came alarmed at the use of partisan sectional books in our schools. With Urn annroval of Gen'l R. E- Lee, ana Inlanrlu T Tin! ted in an effort to exspel all such books from Southern i m fur as nossible from OUllVUlOj w tj-hr. Kr-hnols also. 1 srave a num nf labor to this cause. It wi v. J vmo nfiwssarv to have new books written, and members of the Faculty of the University of Virginia, ana otner anntLam nntho"3. amonz them Com modore Muury, were employed. The University Publishing Company was tA on d T travelled over the South raising money to carry the patriotie undertaking through. The combined opposition of rich publishers of sectional books and the low prices at which they were offered in certain contests, caused the university ruu lishing Company for some years to lose money; but even while losing money, i ,. onhiftvlner success in forcing other publishing houses to change the character of their DOOKS.. wt.Ua tVio miiip office of the Com pany is in New York, in order to give it facilities for competing wiwi u publishers, much of the work is done in New Orleans ana naauvuw. The Company is under Souhern con- r,fl no sentence or seuuwcut Ml Ul, unfair to the South can, by any possi bility, escape the vigil eye ot major Patton, who is Fresiuent 01 me va"-, pany and a Mississippian. I am myself a stockholder and director in this com pany, and have been for twenty years or more. To my personal knowledge, no other company has any stock in the University Publishing Company and no voice whatever, directly or indirec itlv in its management or policies. yThe Company deserves the gratitude of our people, I think, because of the ! treat revolution it has caused in school I fooks and histories; while on the score 'of merit alone, I think it safe to ! tl,at the books of this Company -' j are unexceiieu. ' 1 have gone into ueiaiw .u that you may clearly understand the facts. . In conclusion, permit me to say with emphasis, that this tetter is written in mTpso'nal Vaclt D 0ti The United Confederate Veterans, of which organization I have the honor of being Commander, is entirely ?ree from partiality W this or any other Company, or business venture, lhe Satfo'n can properly endorw , and amq hnoka which tne Jtlistor- UUCO Ci"'"l na ical Committee may reuummcm non-partisan; but it would be ntterly inconsistent with the objects for which .ITT . 4-if i AniMiiMrnin vzi aii.i "naniA. and defltructive to its m 1 frolro nntr R(tAoa tO very liie. iur iu w j neSfssary for me to say that it the tf. necesbBxj KM,ia ftmnnsd to O. v. "--vTh&i,i5 Com- enaorse me uun...- - , pany or any other concern in an effort to make money, I should do all in my power to prevent, ii Very truly yours, ,oia ' J. B. Gordon. ' (OIL IJiVA. rv.rt.rn.blic by permiMlon of Gen'l Gordon and Prof. Sligh-l Anarchists Say Kings Must Die. Paris. Sent. 8. Great activity is shown among the secret police of France, and cer,taia notorious anarchists are being closely watched. Emmissanes of Maltes- ta arrived here from London and if is Thrtnorh t. that n e-reat anarch istic plot is being hatched in the city. A numDer oi iiauau num Patterson. JN. o. are m ine cny onnfnrrinor with others ol anarch ititin tindencies., Arrests will be t.hfl nlio-htest provocation rt ia coirl thn coveiTinieiit believes the plot is to kill evety crowneu head of Europe, and teat iu men have been assigned to assassinate each potentate, uwing to t iuo dread of this adarchintic movement it is reported that' King Leopold of Belgium will abdicate. - Fritu dly Relation! Will bt Returned Between '"t!i U?; ed State and Chin at Once : Jays the PruldenVt' , Washington, D. 0., Sept 18. President McKinley gave out to day the policy he would pursue in the future witn regards to inina. He said: "There is but one course tor America to pursue in this naat- ter and that is the independent course. All others I have declined. The Government has long since been convinced that concurrent action of powers cannot be se cured without'prol'mged delay," He is thoroughly irritated at the dilatory method evidenced by all nations atod asserts our goyern ment will not wait any longer on their action of other matters in carrying out the policy agreed on which is: ( First. Withdraw American troops from China Second. Open communications with Imperial Government.' Steps to that end were taken yesterday through Minister Wu and Chang. Third. The appointment afr an early day of envoys to represent the government in negotiations tor indemnity and future guaran tee. 'Does this soun 1 r'glt. Fourth. With the I. (f these negotiations all tlio Ameri can forces will ba entirely wi'.'i- drawn from China. It has been decided that the rr.i.a and supplies be sent to Manila and there held in readmits for resump tion of operations should it become necessary. ' To make the programme effec tive it is said the administration will try and have every American soldier brought out of China be fore the November election. . BOERS FLEE FOR SAFETY. Gen. Hal;:""" Fllow in Pursuit, ys Roberts. London, Sept. 8. Lord Rob erts .reports from Belfaat as fol lows: ' "General Hamilton drove the Boers out of Lydenberg and oc cupied the city, lie captured sev eral pieces of artillery. Ivrugcr and Steyn, whe were in the city were compelled to4loe. Gen. Ham ilton, on learning this, started at once in close pursuit. Anoiuer hard engagement is looked for to day, and if victorious there is bnt little doubt of the capture of the two presidents. ; . 4 : " '' : I . It 1 , - CHINESE SOLDlSR WITH ANTIQUATED JlmEEC Sfimiy 'liMM imn MHTl' THE CHINAMAN AND HIS ARMS. ?y It mattera not the sort ot weapon a Chinaman may happen to i have In Che tlm ly he wlllarry It Just the same and start for war Tn t ho Mon SdS mtad thre Is nolffirence between the ; old-fashioned I' , nd n modern Mauser. He thinks "shootee allee samee. Juat how mis taken he is developments are fast showlne. AMERICAN MANUFACTURERS OUTBID THE EUROPEANS. LONDON, Sept. 8.A dispatch from Capetown states the repre sentatives of American manufacturers have underbid the British on the order of applying 300 railway trucks for Band Mines. The American not only underbid the British, but guaranteed speedy de livery which gave the order. BASEBALL NEWS IN FOUR CITIES. New York, Sept. 8. St. Louis won today's game by the narrow margin of one run. It was closely contested throughout and the Westerners won through superior playing Score St Louis 6. , New York 5. Brooklvn. Sept. 3. Two games between Pittsbug and Brooklyn teams were played here today. Iu the first game both teams baited well, Pittsburg having much the best of the argument Score Pittsburg 15. Brooklyn 7. The second game was closely contested, Brooklyn turning the table3 on PitUburg, winning by the following score: Brooklyn C; Pittsburg 5. Boston, Sept. 8. Today's game between the homevtcaraf and the Cincinnati Keels was one of the prettiest eeen hero this season. Every inning was hotly contested both teams coming down the, stretch on equal terms, necessitat ing the playing of extra innings, the visitors finally scoring in the eleventh. Score; Cincinnati 2; Boston 1. Philfulfilnhia. Sept. 8, Chicago won today's game by superior all around- play. Score; Chicago t, Philadelphia 2. Miners' Meeting at Wiikesbarre. Wilkesbarre, Pa., Sept. 8. A mnAtino nf rloWfitos. reriresenlip every mino m this region, v -here today in secret sei-siiw. the close of the meeting a t. ' was Bent to the Executive I" I United Mine Workers, ! session in Indianapolis, k i"i that a general strike Iv c Now Yr', ser r..!il--.-' :,'s son a!.":.r !. re Ar. nC. t. 81 '