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$40,000,000 of its stockh,lder-' pr
Fund for every policy holder of thiii
profit from wlhat policy holders pay
It is 40 years old. It has over $1c
the most liberal policies of any Lite (
more ca0h and more paid uip Insur,i
largest dividends of any company do
Call to see us.
Office over old Post Office.
FIVE WIVES IT IS ALLEGED.
President Smith, of Mormon Church,
Salt Lake City, Oct. 3.--Tie presi
dent of the Morilon church, Joseph
F Smith, was arrested and boundover
to the District. court today on the
charge of living unlawfully with five
wives. The complaint was sworn to
by a Mormon deputy sheriff, the war
rant was served by order of a Mor
mon sheriff, and the committing mag
istrate is also a Mormon.
President Simth was arraigned im
mediately after his arrest, and waiv
ed preliminary hearing. After being
bound over, lie was released on his t
President Smith reached here two 1
days ago on his return from Hurope.
He there learned that all attempt had'
been made to secure his arrest for a
statutory offense in conlnction wi h
the birthl of his forty-third child. The
complaint wa-s Imde froml a1 dis inlyI
- anti-Mormon source.
The county attorneys refused to ap
prove a prosecution on this charge.
-The attorney was then cited to ap
pear in court and show cause why lie
should not be compelled to act in the
A fer the hearing the coirt held I
that. the attorley was justified in re- i
utsmg to prosecute, becanse tie ecom- 1
plaint offered 1no evidence thlat the
mother of the child was not the wife r
of President Smith.
Whatever the motive back of to
day's proceedings, the effect will be
to disarm the -riticisni that has been I
directed againist the authorities for
their failure to take colglizaice of i
Oct. 22 to
* Finest Programme
Races Every Day
be at the Fair for "Hol
ONE PARE I
' Get Ready
For full infornr
Besides Assets of t
I , . Iis the
ivate-fortunes is. by the State Lati
,)mpatny. Stockhold-3r,;, acc irdin
o.oo,ooo of business in f->rce inl 4C
Dompany. It writes all forms of g
ce at end of premiu-a ptyiig pet
ing business in S>uth Carolina.
;he admission made by President
3mith before the %enate committee
luring the investigation of the case
>f United States Senator Reed Smoot.
WAS WITHOUT OEREMONY.
liaiia, Oct.. 2.--Ex-President Pal
na11's departure from the palace and
'rom the capital of Cuba today was
;o (Iniet. an(] iostentatious that it
vas scarcely realized thatl he had
,onle until his special train was trav
'All the family was visibly affected
>ver the circumstgnlces surriouniding
heir sudden departure in a little
nore than four lor, n r P-I!"
ind been iiaugurated under such ap
)1rent3ly happy auspices.
The ex-president entered a1 eloseI
1ar1ria-re, which was driven rapidly to
he Caballeria whart, followed by
nrMonlalvo inl an1 aut1omlobile.
1le parly boarded Ihie iur Natilie, on
vhicl they were takeln to He.l-a.
h'lie n was not more tihan a score ot
)ersol)s outside the palace when the
-x-president -left it, and there wa.
,ry little cheering at the wharr,
Vtere tihe family embarked.
Ot arriving at Regla. while passing
roim the tug to the trainl, the ex-pres
dent was greeted with heavy cheern
1(1 cries of ''Long live Tomas Estra
Ia Palmna, ''Long live the honorable
The ex-president acknowledged cor
lially this appreciation of his set
'ices, but. lie pressed on and quickly
>oarded te s)ecial train in waiting,
vhicli started for Matanzas almost
from everywhere will
ne Coming" Celebra
WIlmington, N. C.
be Comp ny.
of California, a guaranteed Safety
g r Law and Charter. derive no
States and Territories. It writes
lolicies. It guarantees in the policy
i>d than any cormpany. It pays
Gen Agt. for South Carolina.
GOVERNOR or CUBA.
After Hearing From Taft Roosevelt
Decided to Adhere to His Orig
Wash ingtoin, ot. it-A fle a t alk
at the White H1oulse wit i Governor
Magoon today tle presi.deit recon
sidered 1bv plaii he had formed last
eveiling ft senldinlg tle judge to Cuba
aiv.il governor a d]ecide(l that in
view of tihe fact that Secretary Taft
had already taken up the subject with
Beekman Winthrop, the present gov
ernor of Puerto Rico, lie would ndt
inmerfere with the pr-ogramme.
Later it was announced that upon
fuillthIer onsiderationl of the subject
the pwesident had decided to adhlere
to Iws Ia nirmed yesterday and send
Charles E. MNa-oon to Cuba to relieve
Secretary Taft as provisiolal gover
nlor, of (1iba. allowing Governor Win.
thr1.,p to remi i iu I'lerto Rico, where
Ihis servives are nee(le(.
It was state.1 to(Iy 1hat the presi
dent lha rre hi initenftion lot to
selli (oiverIlor Magoi t ('tiba, as
annon imeed earlier. in tihe day, beeause
of a(dvices tlien ill liaid from Seere
tary Taft intimating that the arrange
mieits madiie the duties of provisional
governor had gone too far to be
ebii,ged eoineiiieitly. A later (is
patchl from the seeretary, however,
pit Ile matter in a different light
and indieated that the secretary was
willing that the governor should re
main in Puerto Rico. President
Roosevelt, who has all aloiig been an
xious to have Mr. Magoon go to Cuba,
acted promptly on the secretary's dis
pa(cl and immediately announeed
lie appoiitimeiit (if Mr. Maonll.
Thiis decisioni. he feels, leaves Gover.
norA Winthrop to finish importat
work which lie has ini hand in Puerto
Rico and will delay for but a few
moitlis Judge -Magoon's departure
fori tihe Philippines.
BROKERAGE FIRM SUSPENDS.
Ferguson & Co. Caught on Wrong
Side of Cotton Marketr-Losses
Spa rt anhurg. Oct. 2.-The firm or
lF''msoni & C~o., which has for some
ime operha tedl a Cotton11 exchiange in
the ei!tv, today eloIsed its doors and
it was anniouniced1 by Mr. ,J. C. Fer'
'uusoni. the leading member of the firm
that owing to heavy losses suistined
d.irig thle last few days the company
was forced to suispenid operationis. An!
assignment will be made tomorrow.
Expert account ants are w'orking on
the books tonight. Fergugson & Co.
"ani a general stock and cotton ex
chanige, the mlaj)or part of the busi-|
ness being coit t on futiiue.. The ('(n11
paniy ownis an td operateCs branch offi
eens in An de'rsoni, (Ci lio, Lauren'ms andit
Newbem ry, all of which were elosedl
today. "'le company upl to a short
I imii no' was0 coimpose5d of .J. C. F'ei.
:rso aI H. TI. Fekrguison of this
city. 11. T1. Ferguson, however, drew
out of the firm a short time ago and1
moved to Richmond, Va., where lie
is (eigagled ini cot ton bulsiness.
M r. J1. C. FerIglI. i n stated'h toi b
that the failure of the firm was 4ne11
o (lie fact t hat th1ey had beeni canla~]i
shormt on thle beair side of thle mark el.
He stait ed that t he fir hadl been 11(
hecarish and that the sud deni rise of!
the past few (lays simply dlrove then
to the wall.' He stated the firm ex
pects to pay all creditors dollar for
The crash came this morn ing withI
(oit warning and caused a great deal
of comment in Spartanburg. It is not
thought that there were any heavy
losers outside of the firm, as it is
understood that the filrn had been j
playing .the market on its own ae-)
count. Mr. Ferguson states that an-'
other thing that was a factor in his
failure wvas that the wvire connection
with Newv Orleans of late hans been
very poor11 on account of tIhe recent
eyelone and thant lie "was unable to'
hiedgie as lie would have doneii if the
wires had been in op)eration. TheIn
amount of the failure is unknown,
M.. nrgnson stiin tha t ,,oud be
Its peculiar legal organiz ition i.
40 years old. It gives the greates
Cost. Its non participating rates
lowing are the rates per $1,ooo oi
W10L4IC 20 PAVMIEN'T
AGHt LIFYR. 1.1tit.
.20 $14 65 $22 6o
21 15 00 22 95
22 15 35 22 30
23 1570 2370
24 z6 o5 24 TO
25 16 45 24 55
26 16 85 25 00
27 1730 2545
28 17 75 25 90
29 1825 2640
30 1875 2695
31 19 25 27 50
32 1984 2805
33 20 40 28 60
34 2105 29 20
impossible at present to state correct
lY the figures. The affairs of tl
ColmIa.Ny will inl till probability b
turieI over tomorrow to Unite,
States liefeee inl Bankiruptcy, J. F
Atkiiismi, who will11 take charge.
G. W MURRY IS IN AFRICA.
Former 'olored Politician Who i
W, ted Finds Proper Pace.
Colinphia, Oct. 3.-Georgc Wash
ingtoii 'lurray, the negro who wa
convietel sonic time ago of fraudu
lently obtaining laud liens in Sumte
county, is in Africa, according to Th
Southierin Sunl, a colored paper pulb
lished here. Murry was arreste
albolt Iwo years ago on this charg
and u1ponl vonviction was r-eleased 1o
Will soon be
[ WANT TO. S
I have been in the business a
S0tnd me an order and let me prove it.
My prices are as low as good
meet the competition of unscrupulous
I am doing
My prices a
Mutual Life Insura
lAkes it tho strontge.,t Life Insurant
t guarantees written in the Pol iciel
ire less than any other company d
i non-participating plans.
w1OJ." 20 I'A'rMD
AGE I,1IR1. II. ve.
35 21 70 29 85
36 22 40 30 50
37 23 15 3 120
38 23 90 31 95
39 24 75 32 70
40 25 00 33 50
41 26 55 34 35
42 27 55 35 25
43 28 60 36 20
44 29 70 37 20
45 3') SO 38 25
46 .32 15 39 35
47 32 5'' 40 50
48 34 95 41 75
49 36 50 43 10
- bail, pending a decission by the
I preme court after a triial. ie (ic
a Sionl of, tlie court was a.aiist, Ii
I but Mur-ray left lie state before I
warrant for his rearr1est could.
served. His seitence was onte ye
Mt urray vas a col"nl-ressman1 froml ]
state lbelore 1870.
'eople withl real (roulblvs iever I
- vertise them.
A Those en who r-idle on the wal
- wagon get some awful jolts.
r About t Wo-thirds of a mai
3 frien<s are enemies in disguise.
- There was a time When the oh
I woman was the light of other da
c Somehow it doesn't sound j
i right. when a spinster asks for
at hand and w
rket with the g
10GA C J
GA Double SI
LL YOU SOME
long time, and am a good judgo of wl
I whiskey can be sold for. When it b
lealers, I'll retire.
business on the square, and won't hav
e, but secure you the lowest possible ral
re as low as you can expect to pay for
SAll Orcier's In Plain Paol
West Point Special Rye, Our I
sylvania Rye .........,
Momodramn Rye-Absolutely p1
Victor Rye-Etxceptionally goe
Prli te Stock Corn (7 vears eli)
Imp,eril Corn-Sueror quali
Mountain Corn--Absolutely p1
Sweet Mesh Corn............,
Ask or my Complete mCatah0
SB, EIIRLICQI, HUN
,e Company in A:nerica It is neirly
Iof any Insurance Company at less
oing busiaess in this section. The fol
M W I.I 20 PA YMEsNT
AGH I.11Fi. I,I [ti.
50 38 15 41 50
51 39 90 46 oo
52 41 75 47 60
6 3 43 75 49 30
54 45 8s 51 15
55 48 1o 53 1i1
56 50 50 55 20
57 53 10 57 45
58 55 85 59 85
59 58 8o 62 15
60 61 95 65 25
61 65 30 6 16
62 68 92 7145
63 71 SO 74 95
64 78 35 78 76
ci- The mosi, importanlt events inl the
Iin alve-rawne 111an1's car1r1. are his birth
he and death.
be WhlleI i baclelor. wanlts to Imlake at
R1 . a 1r1-ied ml aain l I he .1 hItibas to (1b,
,is is whistliv thev wedt inl- mlarch.
Ollionls anld whiskey frma com..
bi1611 v'alcutlatedl t.1 Ill! iuo ta
If at man11 wol knlow himlschf thor-.
d- owbly. lhe hasn't it11ieh time l1 waste
inl Iry in It; - f41Ind1 oil IthinI gS abouI t h Ii x
The f'ewver envemies at mnan has the
S less one hearkls about( him.
Some bank balancees grow rapidly,
se b1u most of, themi are easily Oheckvd.
YS. A bottle labeled "tair blench'' of
Ist, tenl con(tains at womlanl's goldenl op
re are still in the
iiskey. Everything I sell is good and pure.
ecomes necessary to offer cheap mixtures to
o your orders on any other basis. I do not
~a~b 'Il't xpess.
smar-A pure old Pon- Quart 4 Fill Quarts Oaties
...........................1.80 $8.00 $8.00'
Are.......................100 3.78 3.8G
4.....................73 2.78 2.80.
none better ............ 1.00 3.78 3.80'
ty. recommended hIgh- 7
no......................... e68 ..... 2.80'
.................... .88 ,...,,... 2.00
e and Good. Age and Quality govern Price.
g. Remit by Money Order or Registered Lettet.
letor. MOUNTAIN DELL CO. ATI All TA G
ram ANt) MADISON AVE., IMII .,ln