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STABLISHED 1865 NEWBERRY, S. 0., TIUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1903. TWIORE A WTT'T'T e1 an A lTe A GNBIR 4L NEWS NOTES. Items of More or Less Interest Condensed Outside the State. The mine workers of Alabama, members of the United Mine Work ers of Anerica, have levied an as sessment upon1 themselves of thirty cents per month for a defense fund. Four negro children were burned to death in a cabin in Oconee coun ty, Ga., which burned on Wednes day. It is the same old story. They were left in the cabin by their pa rents. The senate has ratified the treaty "for the extension of the commer cial relations between the United States and China." It is thought the ratification will have sonie bear ing on the far Fastern question. Secretary Hester', weekly cotton statement issued on Friday showcd that for the to9 days of the season that hal elapsed the aggregate was ahead of the same days of last year 102,ooo bales, and year before last 185,000. It is said Senator Tillinan was given a counterfeit $too note in part payment for the lecture he delivered in Savannah on the race question some days ago. The note was dis covered to be counterfeit and the bank from which it was drawn made good to the senator. A successful trial of a flying mna chine was made on Thursday near Kitty Hawk, N. C , by Wilbur and Orville Wright, of Dayton, Ohio. The machine flew for three miles in the face of a wind blowing 23 miles an hour and then gracefully descended in the spot selected for it. As the result of a fire which broke out in the dormitory of Walden col lege (colored), at Nashville, Tenn., seven negro girls are dead and seventeen seriously injured. The frightened inmates hurled them selves from the high windows to the ground below. Roscoe Derby, a machinist of Cleveland, Ohio, exterminated his family early Sunday morning by shooting his wife, his three children and then himself. The crime is be lieved to have been due to desvond ency over the impoverished con dition of the family purse and the near approach of Cliristnias. Cardinal Gotti on Friday turned over to Pope Pius the sum of $9. ooo,0oo, left by Pope Leo in Car dinal Gotti's hands to be used as Cardinal Gotti thought best if he succeeded to the papal throne, but if another was chosen to the place to be turned over to him after four months had elapsed. About the ime this scene was being enacted in he papal apartments ani electrician, hile removing the hangings in the te Pope Leo's chamber, found a le in the walls in which were -er al bags, ca rek:.~ssl y tied. h 'nsh csu ln Amiral .ud( four Uniitedj States war ok l)art ini the b.rilliant uav.l review on the first day. The date of the transfer of the territory, which event was commemorated. was December 20th a century ago. During a joint debate at Hope, Ark., between the three candidates for the democrati. nomination for governor, a personal encounter oc curred between two of the candi dates, Governor Jeff Davis and As sociate Justice Woods. Neither gentleman was hurt anl both were Cl put under bond to appear at the cs police court. A cable dispatch t-) the New York Sun from London says that "the original manuscript of the first book of 'Paradise Lost,' dictated by Mil ton to an unknown amanuensis'' will be sold at auction in March next unless it shall have been pre viously disposed of at private sale. It is said that "a New Yorker resid. ing in London" has offered $250, ooo for the maniu.cript. DISPENSARY PROFITS. Figures Of BusPiess Done For The Year Show Aln Enornous Sum 01 Money. Columbia Cor. News & Courier. Chairm1 mi l J. \Williams ik here windin- up th. affairs of the dispen sarv for the year. The figures of tlhe, busiIess don sh1ow t haL it amounts to the enormoussum) of $2 817,993 77. The followig . are con. parative figures : 1903---Gross sales..............$ 2,817,998 77 1902-Gross sales.. 2,406,213 27 Increase.------. ---............$ '111,785 27 Net profits to towns and counties, 1903.................$ 512,216 35 I Net profits to school fund 1903 ............. ....... 126,266 00 Total net profits..............$ 638,482 35 Net profits to towns and counties, 1902....----........ $ 443,198 76 st Net profits to schoql fund 7 1902....------................... 123,699 57 th Total net profits for 1902.$ 566,898 33 fe These figures show an increase in the net profits of $71,584 02. eS 9 NEBRASKA'S NEST OF FRAUDS. - A Long List Of Indictments Is Headed By The Name Of A United States Senator. The United States grand jury at Omaha, Neb. made a report to the Court on Thursday, returning nine. h teen true bills. These in.lude in- W dictments against United States No Senator Charles H1. Deitrich for all- - leged leasing of a building to tihe L Governiment tobe used as a post-,, office; former Adjt Geni. Leonard W. Colby, for the alleged embezzle mlent of Government funds; D)an iel Gaines, of Bassett, Neb, for al- ) leged p)erjulry in swearing falsely to br hlomlestead entr.'es; former State lir Senator Filiott Lowe, for alleged "' consp)iracy to bribe a United States Senator ; Postmaster John S. Mit chellI, of Ahnii a Neb, charginig him i with illegal sale oIf postag!e siamips; WXillion NI frwin, on a charge of act ing as agenit for AlitcheW, anid i:aninst R. M. Ai.lein riet of ma i iunder considerationi. < Tlhe indlictiii-ms: ainst Senatorth D eit rich amid State Senator L owe gr are ini addhit ion to those rle~ie Wi And Th .We have made great plepM1atiolns iristmas buriness. The nex! t wo da t of all, so take time by the forelock e last minute. ecial Holidul 1ACKET The 61i t he Souli[ the pheln 9 'l'he hhIr The 'gari here. and cate. AB Clo CaN Well] i peliny's To go on sale at half price, bought Inces at a price that does not cover I bis is one of those lightning-like s is store has become famous. Every r this season's selling and is the pick( t and latest styles This sale begin o'clock sharp. Itol0e sCOOp for 1 Just received by express in time to udred pairs of Lace Curtails 3 and thout a doubt the largest lot of Lace ,wberry. The cuentire lot. to go on sa ADIES' KID GLOVES Nhat A bou ress Goods, Silks, I losierv, Underwe( el la for e verybody--Sh1oes of all des of Shoes, and doing the birgest Sh v ite eve'rybhody t) see ourn G ret Sho' Ma IM ~* ~.Ii -ss shahl(enter inlto ai con)tract II thi the United States or its(m~crS. 'I e Business 3b3EWr 2EM3V for the last two days busines vs will be a continuous rush, t and make vour purchases Wei i Sales -For Eue ,LOAKt( k gst Jaclket and Cape sale cv, 1. Patrons wlo Com1ek here! in s'de w mc.)IIend,t on neits that are slvisid, m ( at prices no establishi elit c; :UT TWO HUNDF aks and Jac6 LEFT. i y ize y ou n ish. T ( Closed~ : Ila uary I . I .T,ord t-. let the balanv(e , ro 'fit. under celiar circum lie cost to manuifact uire. [)ot cash deals for which garinent has been made nid choice of the le. )t-)norrow niorning at 1IMNAUC..a catch the printer, five 3- yards long. This is Curtains ever shown in le at half price. FOR CHRISTMASm t These Foi ar, Tablle Linens, Rumgs, a (Co crip)tiens. We're p)roud of o >e buLsiness, ini this sectioni, Iut Depanrtmecnt for- their Chris,tr IA U aIhn: Pn<1 Mi.:s C'ar- Adt utghlter of thec Rev. anui uIre. R h1oro of 1903 and shal; endeavor to roll up a big le last, Christmas Eve, being the great Inesday if possible. Don't. wait until ru Department. NoAP m nr neldi in rilest of uil'Id are\ (u ' dupli. 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