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SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout the State.
The Southern railway will build a!
Sio,ooo depot at Gaffney.
E. G. Billingsley, vice president of
the West Construction company of
Chattanooga, which has the contract
for paving the streets of Darlington,
was shot by an employer, Joe Brock,
of Kentucky, Thursday. After the
shooting Brock walked up the street
flourishing his pistol in his hand, and
defied the crowd which was gather
ing. He. however, was arrested and
is now in jail.
The required number of signers of
petitions on the dispensary issue have
been secured in Spartanburg and an
e1 Iction will be ordered soon.
The post office at Union was rob
bed of $125.30 last Wednesday night.
There is no clue to the robbery.
Petitions for an election on the
question of the dispensary. are being
circulated in Laurens county.
There will be an investigation of
the county books of Saluda soon.
The city of Laurens will spend
S25.ooo on a sewerage system.
Kenneth Kearse, a young man of
Bamberg, and a member of the Bam
berg Guards, Which is in camp at Co
lumbia, was shot on the streets of Co
lumbia Friday night by an unknown
negro. No cause is given for the
Lancaster was visited by an elec
tric storm Friday morning which did
a great deal of damage to the tele
GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout the World.
Coal, railroad and dock properties,
said to be worth Soooo,ooo, have
been merged into one big corporation.
The combination will be one of the
largest coal trusts in the world. It
will be known as the Sunday Creek
William Robinson. the negro who
struck A. M. Stewart of Columbia,
with a shovel and beat him into insen
sibility. June 28th. at Savannah. was
given ten years Thursday.
Six Italian laborers were killed and
three others fatally injured, by being
struck by a train on the New York
Central road at Tribes Hill. N. Y.,
In a collision of- an electric train
with an empty stationery train, near
Liverpool. England, 23 persons were
killed and many others were serious
ly injured. This is the first serious
accident that has occurred on an elec
tric railway in England.
United States Senator John H.
Mitrchell, of Oregon, has been sen
tenced to six months imprisonment
and fined $1,ooo for land frauds.
Paul Morton has been elected pres
ident of the Equitable at a salary of
about $8o,ooo a year.
According to reportp, more than a
million immigrants were admitted to
this country last year.
Ex-Senato'r William E. Finck. of
Ohio. and his wife were fatally burned
by a natural gas explosion in their
nome at Somerset. Ohio.
Four trainmen were killed in a
freight wreck in tVhe yard of the Geor
gia Central railroad, in Atlanta, Tues
Three men have been arrested for
circulating sensational rumors that
yellow fever was in Memphis, Tenn.
It is thought .that -.Japan's, demand
from the Russian government for
indemnity will reach $1,ooo,ooo,ooo,
which will pay the cost of tihe war.
John Hyde, who recently held a po
sition as statistcician of the depart
ment of agriculture has skipped to
Europe, although the grand jury were
anxious to have him testify before
them in the recent coton scandal in
After exhausting nine panels, a jury
in the case of 3. G. Rawlings, charged
with instigating the murder of the
Carter children was drawn at Va!
dosta, Ga., Friday. Rawlin'gs will
probably be convicted.
The funeral of Ensign Newman K.
Perry. who lost his life in the disaster
on the gunboat Bennington. took
t>lace in San Diego. California. Fri
day. The body will be buried in
Johann Hoch, "Bluebeard" and con
r-Ase biamist, who was sentenced
to be hung at Chicago, Friday, for
poisoning one of his wives, has been
granted a reprieve by Governor
Deneen until August 25th. The con
demned man had changed his clothes
and was ready for the -gallows when
the news came.
F. A. Peckham, a New York cot
ton broker who refuses to answer
questions before the grand jury at
Washington relative to the cotton
leak scandal, will probably be impris
Clifford Griffin died at Augusta,
Ga., last week, after living four
months with a broken neck.
COL. JAMES R. RANDALL.
Veteran Journalist to Edit Paper in
Col. Jas. R. Randall ,the well known
southern author and veteran journal
ist, for over 40 years a resident of Au
-zusta. has accepted the editorship of
-jhe "Morning Star." a catholic paper
nublished at New Orlenas. and will
'eave for . new field of labor on
Friday of chis week.
Col. Randall needs no introduction
:o the people of Augus:a and Georgia.
Where the active part of his life- has
been spent. He is one of the ablest
editorial writers in the country, as
well as an experienced veteran among
the ranks of journalism. Although
-'getting along in life." he is still ac
tive, his mind bright and crisp, and
his "stuff." as it is called in newspaper
parlance, is readable at all times.
For 40 years Col. Randall has been
a resident of Augusta and connected
with Augusta newspapers. It was in
1864 that he came to the city and as
sumed the editcrship of the old Con
stitutionist, and when this paper was
merged into the Chronicle, Col. Ran
dall was retained. Of the 40 years
spent .here, 30 was given strictly to
A number of years, about ten, Col.
Randall spent in Washington, D. C.,
as the correspondent o the Chroni
cle and other leading newspapers. He
was also at one time secretary to
Senator Jos. E. Brown. and for six
years the secretary of Congressman
W. H. Fleming. But he never desert
d his profession. acting as corres
nondent for several papers, and win
ning distinction as a political writer.
Col. Randall is an old Confederate
-Aie ucd famous today as the au
hor of "Maryland, My Maryland."
His miscellaneous writings have at
:racted considerable attention and
possess distinctive literay merit.
Augusta gives Col. Randall up with
sincere regret. He is an able writer
and a loyal citizen. The city is to be
congratulated on the fact tihat for the
present his interesting family will re
main in Augusta.
Philadelphia Evening Telegraph.
Official figures show t!hat only
twenty persons in Great Britian have
incomes exceeding $a5o.ooo a year.
A concrete chimney completed re
cently for a Tacoma smelter is 307
feet in E;ight and is said to be the
highest in the world of its kind.
The authorities of Norhadsen. Sax
nv. have forbidden the use of 1.he'
streets to any person wearing an arti
le of d-ess that sweeps the pavement.
In Manchuria, Siberia and North
China much'use is made of Chinese
brick tea, not as a beverage, but as
a vegatable, boled with rice and mut
One of the attractions at the Palace
theatre. London, is a "dance" in which
eight girls take part, lying flat on their
backs and going through the motions
of a dance with their feet.
A woman's conference lately in ses
sion at Bathurst, New South 'Wales,
passed a resolution that all girls be
twen the ages of 15 and 18 th->u1d re
ceive instruction in tEne use c e fire
Japan's war department is economi
cal. The worn-outsocks, stockings
and other hosiery used by the troops
in anchuria are being sent back to
Japan to be made into knitting work.
The only equine survivor of the
battle of Colenso, a battery horse, is
about to be sent from South Africa to
England, where his owner will see
that he passes the rest of this days in
peace and comfort. lie received ten
wounds in the battle.
Gossip and ice cream spoons open
At The Gate.
St. Peter got out his book of ready
reference and, running his thumb
down along the index, said: "H'm, let
me see. You said your name was
Blimpers. didn't you?"
"Yes, sir." answered the applicant
for admission, "John J. Blimpers."
"Ah. here you are. John J. Blimp
ers, of Grabopolis. Yes. Well, well,
well! I see you have kept the record
ing angel pretty busy. Gracious, what
a record! Why, you can't come in
here. You ought to have known that
without asking. Just look at this.
Here it is recorded that you have lied
:nd schemed and plotted for the pur
pose of keeping horse thieves, coun
terfeiters and murderers from being
brought to justice. You made it pos
sible for a railroad company tc get
out of paying damages for killing a
child. though the little one's death
was due to open violation of the lan
by the corporation. Through your
connivance a wicked man got a di
vorce on the ground that his wifi
loved another. although the womar
whose reputation you blasted. was in
nocent. You are charged here wil
having prevented bribers from going
to prison. and worst of all, i: appears
that you helped a greedy man to con
coct a scheme whereby he was able tc
build up an imrense fortune by op
pressing other people and robbing
them of their God-given rights
There, you can read is for yourself
Why. I could not think of letting
"But, if the court please, I--"
"Oh," St. Peter exclaimed, bowing
humbly, "I beg your pardon. Com<
right in. Why didn't you tell me a
tihe start tha-t you did it professional
NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLE
MENT AND DISCHARGE.
Notice is hereby given that I will
as administrator of the estate of Eller
Sumter, deceased, make a final settle
men on the estate of said deceased ir
:he Probate Court for Newberr3
County. on Thursday, August 10, 1905
and immediately thereafter apply tc
=aid court for letters dismissory as ad
ministartor of said estate. All per
sons holding claims against said es
tate will presen: the same, duly at
tested, by that date.
H. E. Todd,
Season Tickets Via. C., N. & L.
The Columbia, Newberry and Laur
ens railroad offers Season Tickets tc
the following points, limited unti
October 31st, 1905:
Asheville, N. C. $7.05
Flat Rook 6.30
Hot Springs 8.oo
Murphy ' II-30
Lake Waccamaw 9.30
Isle of Palms -7.90
Sullivans Island , 7;90
Cross Nill 1.I95
Glenn Springs 4-45
*Parties wi'shing to pairchase tickets
to points beyond Spartanbuirg will
please notify me' before the trains aire
due, that I miay arrange to have tick
ets ready'-on their arrival.
For schedules -or further informa
tion phone or write,
.J. W. Denning, Agent.
Dr. R. M. Kennedy,
Newberry,- - S. C.
OVER NATIONAL BANK.
Best Mineral As
C. H. CA NNON,
ANear C_ _ N- & L. Depot
If a girl refuses a young man s
proposal, he thinks she doesn't know
her mind, so he doesn't mind he: no.
A traveller in the upper Tangtse
provinces of China found recently
in the of Hinganfu many Chinese
Mohammedens who keep communi
cation with their fellow religionists
NOTICE OF FINAL SETCLE
MENT AND DISCHARGE.
Notice is hereby given that I will,'
as administrator of the estate of Mary
A. Kinard, deceased, make a final set
-lement on the estate of said deceased
in the Probate Court for Newberry
County. on Wednesday, August 23,
1905, and immediately thereafter ap
ply to said court for lecters dismis
sorv as administrator of said estate.
All persons holding claims against
said estate will present the same, duly
attested, by that date.
Jas. D. Kinard,
1785 College of
120th Year Beginc
Letters, Science, Engineering One s
county of South Caroiina. Tuition $40.
tory $10 to $12 a month. All candidates
for vacant Boyce schoiarships which pa
Splendid location. Health res<
year. High grade of work. High
Conservatory advantages in Musii
Elocution. Hot water heat. Ele<
Remarkable health record; only
Close personal attention to the heali
pupil. High standard of scholarsh
public occasions. CHARGES VEI
24th Annual Session will begit
address, REV. J. M. Rl
.1 8. D. DA
There you will find
fresh and nice. Headq
Tetley's Tea, Asparagt
French Peas, Apric
Grated and Slic<
White House Coffee, White C
ICorn, Lobsters, Ti-pe, Ham
New crop New
TON, s. C.
;cholarship givin~g free tuition to each
Board and furnished room in Dormi
for admission are permitted to compete
iRRISON RANDOLPH,o President.
)rt. Over 2oo boarding pupils last
standard of culture and social life.
c. Advanced courses in Art and
tric lights and other modern im
one death among pupils in 23 years..
:h and social development of every
ip. All prupils dress alike on all,
i Sept. i3th, 1905. For catalogue
IODES, A. M.,
PRESIDENT, Littleton: N. C.
lood to Eat
non, Roast Mutton,
and Roast Beef,
t and juicy.
erries, Peaches, Mushroons,
Loaf, V.eal Loaf, Slice Ham
Newberry, S. C.
~RY. S. C.