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GEN,ERAL HASKELL DEAD.
Passing of an Epoch-Men Such a
Butler and Haskell Are Going
From Among Us.-Sketch.
(:. -Johin (C. Haskell died last Sa
urdy mrn in atI ea Ir lawn an
Iva's b0"ried stundav ereniin-11 att
'clock in zhe Trinity churelvar
near Hanpton and those other me
whom tle fortunes of the war ha
made famous. His death causes sat
ness throughout. the State. He is su
vived by his wife, four brothers, or
sister and four children.
Sketch of Col. John 0. Haskell.
John C. Haskell was born in Abb<
ville. S. C.. October 4. 1842, and wz
'educated at home until 1859. when i
en[ered South ('arolina C(ollege z
Col"unbia. There lie rein1ed un
1S61. wlhen he ellisted in A pril in tih
Confederate army and was appointe
junior seeond lieutenant in CoMrpan
A. regular artillery. The company we
first stationed at Fort Moultrie, bi
it was afterwards changed to a ligi
artillery, and after the fall of Foi
Sumter was sent to Virginia. M
Haskell remained with the compan
until December. 1861. when he r
signed his position and was appointe
an aide on Gen. Joseph E. -Johnston
staff. which position he held for onl
a short :ime. lie was then transfe:
red to Gen. W. G. Smirli staff, wh
then held commandi of the Valle
army, and served with him until tl
battle of Seven Pines. r*isin to i:
rank of major. He was then with Ge
Longstreet at Gaines Mill. where 1:
lost his ri(lit arm. After his recover
romt this wound he returned to t
army and remained at Gen. R. I
Lee 's ieadouarters until the battle <
Fredericksbur in December. 1862. 1
this battle Maj. Haskell 's horse w.
killed under him. and in falling li
.was so injured that he was compelle
to return to Richmond. Some time -
February. 1863. he was given tli
command of the North Carolina al
tillerv. and served under Gen. D. I
Hill during the winter campaign i
that State. Aft r this campaign wa
over h1e joined Gen. Longstreet
corps and was assigned to the con
mand of a battallion, thus servin
until the close of the war. in th
-meantime being promoted to the ran
of colonel. On the night of Oetobe
20, 1864. when Gen. Lee attempted t
turn Grant 's right. Col. Haskell wa
severely wounded in the head, layin
him up a month or so. At the surrer
der of Appomattox. Col. Haskell sum
rendered the artillery of the army a
a member of the commission of whiec
:Gen. Lee was the head. R,eturnin;
from the army he married Miss Sarai
Hampton, a da'ughter of Gen. Wad
Hampton. and went at once to Mis
-sissippi, where he engaged in the Of
se.upation of 'a planter for seven year
In 1877 he took up his residence il
Columbia, S. C.. and was immediatel;
electerd to the State legislatures H
has been several times reelected. tim
last time in 1890. He was admitte<
to the bar in 1879, and has ever sinc
practiced his profession. From 188
.up to 1890. he acted as counsel fo
several raiikoad com-panies but re
signed that line of practice in 189(
In all his relations in life Col. Has
kell has evinced noble characteristics
In t> war lhe was in all the prinei
pal attles except those which occur
red while he was disabled by wounds
and thougn early deprived of his righ
arm, he bore himself bravely. As
legislator and a counselor he has ex
hibited rare ability, and an integrit;
of character unimpeachable. He ha
a family of four children-th:ree son
and one daughter.
RAILWAY CHARTER D)ISSOLVE]
The Spartanburg Northern Compa.
Is No More.
*Columbia. June 28.-A eertifica
of dissolution of charter of the Spa:
tanburg Northern Railway was file
with the Secretary of State this mor
ing. The ch.arter creating the Spar
teanburg Northern Railway was issue
October 24, 1903. The principal pla
-of business was to be at Spartanburi
and the capital stock was to be $1
000.000 maximum and $125,000 mi
imum. The company was empowerE
to engage in the business of a rai
road company, or a common carri
.of freight and passengers.
In the paper, it says:
The undersigned, president an
secretary of the said Spartanbul
Northiern Railway, hereby certil
that due notice was given of a mee
ing of the stockholders on the 15t
of April, 1909, w<hich notice state
the time and place of meeting and tl
G. L. Carter, President.
J. N. Powell, Secretary.
A call meeting of the stockholdei
of the road was held in Spartanbum
on May 22, at which all 'stock w~
,represented. At this meeting it w~
decided to dissolve the charter, an
the certificate of dissolution was t
day illed with the Seeretary of Stat
Thi is oine of the original compamu
of t:he C.. C. and 0. Road.
NEWS OF BACHMAN CHAPEL.
s Services at Colony Church.-To Or
ganize Grave Yard Association.
Bachman Chapel. July 1.-On lhe
d last preaciin" at Colo!nv he (illle
6 lecided to orgninize a gra yard a'
d sociation on next uIIZIV. JUly tie
n 4th. It is truly hoped that all who
d are interested in this graveyard will
- become members of the association,
whether a member of Colony Church
I or not. There isn't anything that
speaks better for anybody than to
care for t.heir dear ones, who have
passed over the river.
There will also be Communion ser
e vives held bV tIh pastor, Rev. A. J.
tBowers. next Sunday morning. Sun
il v School at. a quarter past ten and
e preaching at eleven.
d Rev. I. E. Long, who is filling Rev.
v Bowers' vacation, will be present and
s help with the services.
t It rains just enough to keep the
it land too wet to plow in this section
-t most of t.he time, and if it continues
.i this way very much longer there will
V be grass left for frost to kill for us.
We can turn it about, but without
d sunshine we ca.n't destroy it very
s well. We should not worry too muchi
v about it though if we have done our
-,part. but live in hopes of plenty of
o bright sunshine yet in time to put our
y crops in good condition. We have had
e a fine time for planting and sowing
e pea, in our stubble land and they
i. are looking well. The first planting
e of corn is about all laid by and looks
e Mrs. T. J. Wilson and Mrs. W. W.
Kinard have been confined to their
f beds with fever recently but are im
n proving now.
S Mrs. H. R.. Epps has been suffering
e from a number of boils for the past
d week and her health continues very
e Mr. Willie Schumpert and sister.
.. Miss Sudie. and Miss Sallie Cromer.
[. of the Hartford section. visited at the
n home of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Wilson
S last Saturday night and Sunday.
s Mr. Edwin Epps. of Columbia. re
turned home last Sunday afternoon,
after spending ten days with his
e mother, Mrs. J. K. Epps and family.
k Miss Fireddie Banks is at the home
r of her mother. Mrs. John F. Banks,
o for a while now. She is a graduate
s of the trained nurse school of Augus
7.Misses Teddye and Verna Maybin,
- of Newberry, visited at the IIome of
s Mrs. J. K. Epps last Friday nig'bt
a and Saturday.
r Miss Katie Bedenbaugh and Miss
SMaggie Cook artd brotrheir. Mr. Colie,
a spent last Saturday night and Sun
. day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.
. P. Kinard.
.Mr. .J. A. Kinard, who has had an
1 attack of fever in able to be up again.
SWe have a considerable amount of'
a farm work to be done in JuIy this
a year. but with good health and fa- r
I vorable .weather. I think that most E
of us will pull through all right, an dJ
3 be ready for a g'reat many of t:he pi-i
~ aics and "ecues'' vet. Son.
Of the Condition of the Farmers
-anmd Merchants Bank, Located at
Little Mountain, S. C., at the Close
of Business June 23rd, 1909.
a Loans and Discounts... 33366 42 Li
. Ovedrafts. .......... 1467
Banking Houwe,..........100. 43
s Funiture and Fixtu.res,'.. 1462 25
s Due from Banks and Trust th
Compa-nies. ........ ... 4134 04
Curr'ene........---... 1305 00 A
) Gold. ............----...0 00 S
Silver and other Coin.. ... 213 64
Total, ..............$ 45498 52 r
e Capital Stock Paid In,..$ 10000 00)h
-Surplus Fund, ............10 00
d Undivided profits, less eur
L rent expenses and taxes
d Individual Deposits sub
e ject to Check. .........7093 21
,Savings Deposits,........ 12233 72 m
-Time Certiticates of De
-posit. ........-.......4845 19
d tGashier's Cheeks,...........20 00 m
I. Bills Payable, including
r Certificates for Money
Borrowed.,...... 10000 00
d Total,..........--.$ 43498 52
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,"
yCounty of Newberry.h
t- Before me came W. A. Counts
h Cashier of the above named bank, h
d who, being duly sworn, says that the
.e above and foregoing statement is a
true condition of said bank, as
shown by the books of said bank.
W. A. Counts.
s Sworn to and subscribed before me.
this 30th da.y of June. 1909.
5 J. B. Lathan.
s 5 N. P. S. C.
.. J. M. Sease,
s. J. H. Wise.
3 . B. Derrick.
K O C
There i no ga
- K~* Oa~ D
Thw's Tis o ga?
all thuant thatee ca
At-h Mneeading heepmd
folo,wing should 'be entitled to
> lue ribbon. It happened in the
awhere mu-d originated.
man was walking along the road
eone. summer day and noticed a
ry good looking hat out in the
. Reaching out with his cane,.
ae it a eut and was sta-rtled to,
ra voice exclaim: "Here, what
e ee are you doing ?"
Ten he made the astonishing di
r that the owner of the head
ewas under the hat, up to his
Great heavens!" exelaimed: the
nwho had hit the hat. "Is that
das deep as that?"
Deep" eried the victim. "Why,
nalive. I' mstanding on a road of
The New Baby.
Well. Jimmie,'' said the visitor.
m uderstand you have a new baby
Yes,'' said Jimmie. "He got
elast Tuesday night."
Whom does be look like, your
iter or your mother?" asked the
We don't know yet," said Jim
."He seems kind of undecided
They tell me he has your fath
snose." said the visitor.
Ye<' said Jimmie. "He has
snose, and ma.'s mouth, and Aunt
rh 's ears, and between you and
Imi for givin' him grandpa's
eth ain't zur~ any of hi own.
ane lrada' for t o s et.Wa
J-ust Sprang Up.
A smallt Norwegian lad presented
himself before .a certain school teseh
er, who asked him his- name.
"Pete Peterson,." he repli5ed.
"And how old are you, Petei"
asked- the teacher:..
"Ay not know how old a baney"
said the l'ad.
"Wefl, when were you born?"~ con
tinued the. teachter.
"Ay not born at all; ay got step
EXTRA TOPSFORDCASON rAES at
SUIMMER EOS. 00.
I TRESPASS NOTICE.
-,AIl persons are hereby warned not
to trespess upon the lands of the un
dersigned, located in Township 11, by
entering upon it, carrying off
blackberries, pine straw, or
anything else or cultivating
it, oar by allowign their stock
to trespass upon it. Any one so tres
passing will be pro'secuted to the ex
tent of the l.aw.
WAX STRING CANS at
SUTMMBR BROS. CO.
> ar C )
O. c C
This being our twenty-fifth year
of uninterrupted success, we wish it
to be our "Banner Year."
Our thousands of satisfied cus
tomers, and fair dealing. is bringing
us new customers dailv.
If you are contemplating the pur
chase of a Piano or Organ, write us
at once for catalogs, and for our
Malone's Music House,
COLUMBIA, S. C.
NO. 1 HEART SHINGLES
at Low Prices at
SUMMER BROS. CO.
SCHOLARSHIP and ENTRAN
The examination for the award o
vaeant Seholarships in Winthro
College and for the admission of ne
students will be -held at the Count
Court House, on Priday, July 2, a
9 as. m. Applicants must not b
less than 15 years of age. When
Scholarships are vacant after July 2
they will be awarded to those mak
ing the highest average at this exam
ination, provided they meet the con
ditions governing the award. Appli
eants for Seholarships should write
to President Johnson before the ex
amination for Scholarship examina
Scholarships are worth $100 and
free tuition. The next session will
open September 15, 1909. For fur
ther information and catalogue, ad
'dress Pres. D. B. Johnson, Rock Hill,
NEWBERRY UNION STATION
Arrival and Departure of Paisenger
Trains-Effective 12.01 A. .
Sunday May 30, 1909;
No. 15 for Gre'enville .. . .8.57a.m
No. 18 for Columbia .. ..1.40 p.m.
No. 11 for Greenville .. . .2z43. p.m.
No. 16 for Columbia .... .8.47 p.m.
C., N. & L. Rv
*No. 22 for Columbia .. ..8.47 a.m.
No. 52 for Greenville .. 12..56 p.m
No. o3 for Columbia .. ..3.20 p.m
*No. 21 for Laurens .. ..7.25 p.m
* Does not run on Sunday
This time table shows the tim-es at.
which trains may"be expuoted to da
part from this station, bnt their da
parture is not guaranteed and the
time shown is subject to elange 'with
Gi. L. Rchiuson,
Special Prices to close out
* WATER C:00LES
Regardless of Cost.
SUMMER BROS. CO.
CHARLESTON & WESTERN CAR
Schedule in effect May 3L, 1908.
Lv. Newherry(C N & L) 12:56 p.m.
Ar. Laurens 2:0)2 p.m.
Lv. Laurens (C & W C) 2:353 p.m..
A r. Greenville 4:00. p.m.
Lv. Laurens 2:32 p.m.
IAr. Spartanhnre 4:05 p.:n.
Lv. Spartanburz (So. Ry.) 5:00 p.m.
Ar. Henidersonille 7:453 p.m.
Ar. Asheville 8:50 p.m.
Lv. Laurens (C & W C)'2:32 p.m.
A r. Green wn.-- 3:32 p.m.
Ar. McCormniek 4:33 p.m.
Ar. Angusta 6:15 p.m.
Tri-Weekly Pairl.r Car line be
Iween Anjeds.t( anrd A4her-il'e Trains
N'os. 1 and 2. lInn re A ugust a Tuesdays,
Thurday and Saturdavs, leave
Asheville MonIdays. We'dnesdays and
INote: The asbove arrivals and de
par-tures. as wn!! as connections with
other companies. are given as infor
mntion. an'd are not guaranteed.
Gen. Pass. Agt.,
Geo. T. Bryan.
JLMenvilie, S. C..
Full Stock of
I CAN RUBBERS
at SUMMER BROS 00.