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H. B. RISER KILLED
.Special -:o the Charlotte Observer.
Chester, S. C., Oct. 28.-Mr. H. C.
Riser, of Whitmire, wr s in the city
this mornin with the remains of his
son, Mr. Hug:i B. Riser. who was in
.jured at Great Falls Monday after
noon at 3 o clock by coming in con
-tact with a live wire and who passed
away yesterday morning at 11
,'clock., after lingering for that time
in great agony. Mr. Riser was a
-bright and promising young man, 22
years old, and his tragic death was a
:great shock to his aged fa-ther and
the other members of his family. Af
ter he was*injured he fought heroical
ly for recovery and asked that news
o? his accident be kept from his
From wha.: information is avail
ale it seems that Mr. Riser and a
companion, Mr. Kilgo. went to work
Monday afternoon in the transform
er room. Mr. Riser evidently being
under the impression that -tbe cur
rent was turned off, or forgetting that
it was on. He mounted a ladder some
ten or twelve feet high. and the next
his companion, who remained below,
knew there was a flash and the body
of young Riser was fallhig to the
He was taken up and tenderly
borne to his boarding place where
Dr. J. B. McKeown, the resident
physician, -did all that was possible
for -him. He was found to be burned
from the chin down to the waist,
and, was evidently injured internally,
Part of the time he was conscious,
and at such times talked of general
subjee:s trying to keep the minds of
the others off the subject of his in
jury. Finally yesterday morning at
11 o'clock he passed quietly away,
-the doctor's certificate stating that
he died of "shock."
Mr. Riser had been employed at
Great Falls for only six weeks, but
in that time had made many friends,
who deeply deplore the sudden and
ltragie summons away from earth.
'Mr. Riser was 'a graduate of the
electrical engineering department of
Clemson College. class of '08. and
w-As'admirably fitted for his work. He
was very popular with faculty and
students. and there will be wide
spread grief occasioned by 'the news
of h-is tragic death.
ABOUT PERSONS AND THINGS.
N~ews Briety Told.-Gathered From
'In an2d Out of the State, Nation,
T:e first woman to ascend in ~an
aero.plane was Mrs. R. H. Van Dea
man, who Orgile Wright took on a
four minute trip Wednesday. He
made two eireles of the field and Mrs.
Van Deaman says she enjoyed the
Baron Rudoiph von Gutirman, of
.Vienna. accompanied by his busi
ness manaiger, Karl Sprossac, his 3ec
retary. Robert Mahiler, his physi
ciani, Dr. Richard Mitter, and two
servants, one of them a trained
huntsmnan, has just r'eturned from a
remarkably successful hunting trip
to Siberia and Australia, where he
.kille much big game.
Dr. Frederick A. Cook announces
that he will begin legal proceedings
in thte Mt. McKinley controversy,
-which may take a criminal libel turn
against Edward Barrell, the guide
whose affidavits 'recently arraigned
the Arctic explorer' as being the most
collos'al faker that ever, p)reseuted a
tale of marvelous adventure.
The six men who were rescued
. from t::eir perilous positions in the
rigings of the Hestik Wednesday
night were believed to be the only
survivors of the 41 men and boys
who were aboard the Donaldson liner
when she struc'k the jaggedl Old Pro
prietor's ledge. off Seal Cove on
The State Trained Nurses met in
Charleston Wednesday afternoon in
the Chapel at Roper -Hospital with
'the president. Miss Leila V. Jones,
the superintendent of the Roper Hos
~pital presiding. A large and repre
sentative attendance was present,
including Misses Benson, Sayle and
*-Jacobs, of Columbia.I
The Atlanta-Journlal-New York
Herald automobile touring party ar
rived at Staunton, Va.. Wednesday
morning. They stopped in Winches
ter for lunch and from ~there to
Staunton had a fine pike. and made
excellent time. While running at the
rate of fifty miles an hour through
the village of Middleton, auto No. :3
driven .by Fred We is, of New Yor'k,
was wvrecked and its occupants nar'
rowly escaped wit.h their lives. The
Wei machine was badly wrecked
-rad o'ut out of the race.I
-ne first C. C. & O. train arrived1
in Spartanburg Thursday afternoon,
when Spartanburg welcomed- visitors
from Johnson City, Tenn., and an
hour later a special train of five pri
vate ears brought seventy officials
and employees of the road, and an
excursion train came loaded with be
tween 700 and 1,000 persons from
the towns and cities of Virginia,
Tennessee and North Carolina, who
came as the city's guests, upon the
celebration of the completion of the
C. C. & V. road into Spartanburg,
and who partook of the barbecue
dinner on Friday.
At a meeting held at Tuskegee in
stitute Wednesday, preliminary plans
were formulated for a semi-centen
nial eelebration to celebrate the 50th
anniversary of the freedom of the
egro slaves in the United States
Booker Washington heads the move
ment to hold the exposition in some
southern city not yet decided upon
in 1913. This exposition proposes to
show the progress of the negro not
vaiy since slavery but since his first
landing in America.
The casket .containing .the ashes of
Mirs. Margaret H~owell Jefferson Da
vis Hayes, daughter of the president
f .the Southern Confederacy, was
:eposited in the Davis seetion in Hol
ywood cemetery Saturday afternoon,
after services at St. Paul's Episcopal
t'hurch, which was the church at
tended by Mr. Davis and his family
during -the War Between the States.
The services were those of the Epis
opal church condueted by the Rev.
R. W. Forsyth, assisted by a num
er of other prominent pastors of
ther denominations. Mirs. Hayes
as known as -the "Daughter of the
Cnfederav" and her grave is be
wee'n those of Winnie Davis, a
fynger sister. who was the first
"Daughter of the Confederacy," a.nd
f litte Joe Davis. the son of the
>resient, who was killed in Rich:
nond in 1862 ,by a fall from the rail
>f' the White House of the Confeder
acy. It was in St. Paul's church that
reside.nt Davis was attending wor
hip oua Sunday morning. April 2,
865, when news was brought to him
f the 'evacuation of Richmond. the
The New York Herald-Atlanta
ournal goodl roads a utomobile party,
en route from New York to Atlanta,
ade a fine run from Roanoke to
inston-Salem Friday, a distance of
23 miles. The checking car left
oanoke at 6 a. m:E stop)ped one hour
a' Mart insville for lunch and arrived
t Winston-Salem at 3:43. Ty 'Cobb
as, as usual. the center of attrac
A dep:ora-ble accident occurred in
insboro. when Warren Flenniken,
the young son of W. H. Flenniken,.
ccidentally shot his young comp~an
on, David McDonald. wi-th a .22 cal
ibre rifle, while a crowd of boys
eer out shooting sparrows. Young
MeDonald was struck in the back of
the head anid was taken to Columbia
or an operation. He had not regain
d consciousness up to the time -the
train left Friday afternoon.
BRIDE IS 71; BRIDEGROOM 75.
ged California Woman Evades
Grandchildren and Is Married.
Berkeley, Cal., Oct. 29.-Evading
her c~hildren and grandchildren, Mrs.
ebecca E.'Walworth,. 71 years old.
was married yesterday to Paul Cham
berlain. a San Franeciseo contractor.
5. y'ears old.
inigton Moringm St ar.
"Pitichfork Ben'' Tillman~ will
d,lssi hwae the ;.onroval of Pres
ident Taft in his refusal to pay $10
for a seat at .the Columbia banquet.
The President -himself is on record as
preferring "beef and cAbbage," and
Tillman has the knack of getting tho
ear of the White House without. hav
ing to pay for -the privilege.
TITMAN RAPS COLUMBIA
Says He Almost Expected Taft to be
Asked to Send Ten Dollars for
Greenville, Oct. 30.-Senator Till
man is here to-night and leaves for
Columbia to-morrow. In speaking to
the Sunday News correspondent to
night concerning the Taft luncheon,
he repeated the sentiments expressed
in his re,-ent letter, and said it look
ed like a money making scheme. He
said .be almost expected the commit
tee to ask Taft 'io send ten dollars
What a grand old world this would
be to live in if opportunity knocked
at a man's door as often as the bill
The undersigned hereby forbid
-trespassing ~upon their lands either
by hunting, fishing, or in any other
manner. This also applies tt stock
running at large.
M. L. Wicker,
M. H. Wicker,
J. W. Wicker,
W. J. Wicker,
C. W. Crumpton,
W. W.- Lominick,
- D. T. Wicker.
To Augusta, Georgia, Via the South
Account of Georgia-Carolina Fair,
Augusta, Ga., November 6-13, 1909,
a-nd Negro Fair November 16-19,
1909, the Southern Railway announ
ces very low round trip rates. Tickets
will be on sale to the Geor:gia-Carolina
Fair November 6th to 12th and for
trains scheduled to arrive Augusta.,
before hoon November 13th, final
limit returning November 15th. Ac
cou-nt of Negro Fair, exeurson tick
ets, will be on sale November 15th to
the 19th, final limit returning No
vember 21st. Many interesting at
tra<-tions at Augusta for these occa
sions and President Taft will open
the Georgia-Carolina Fair November
For further information call on
ticket agents or
W. E. McGee,
T. P. A., Augusta, Ga.
J. L. Meek,
A. G. P. A., Atlanta, Ga.
The Boyd place, containing
One Hundred Acres, Fou~r
Buildings, about three and a
half miles from Newberry, front
ing on public road, Southern
Railroad and C. N. & L Rail
road, fine location for brick
plant, truck farm, tan yard, cot
ton mill, &c.
And it's DURAB]
Is a Penny Saved a
Sometimes, but not always. Of
ten a few cents saved in a grocery
bill are a few cents WASTED.
I present my stock as a safe I
standard for careful hdusekeepers
to go by. I make no claims to sell
ALL the good groceries that are
sold, for I know nothing of any
stock but my own. Of it I feel
pretty sure. If you want- to be
sure of the BEST give me your
Phone 202, Main Street.
To those that wear gloss or'
Chinese work. We will Laun-'
dry three collars free to show
what a differende there is in a
a beautiful linen, finish. All
goods sterilized. Collars will
not crack. Suits steam-cleaned
WIITE STAR LAUNDRY
YOUNG & STEBBINS, Prop.~
We have a few~ slightly used $90
organs, will close out at a big re
duction. If you -..re wanting an
organ now is the time to buy one
of the best organs made at. a great
bargain. Write at once if you wish
to secure one of these organs, for
such bargains don't last long
Write for illustrations of these
organs and for terms.
Malone's Music House, I
cOLUMBI. S. C.
NEWBEREY UNIION STATION
rrival and Deparbure of Passenger
l'rains-Efective 12.01 A. M.
Sunday May 30, 1909.
. 5outhern Railway:
No. 15 for Greenville .. .. 8.57a.m1
No. 18 for Columbia .. . .1.40 p.m
No. 11 for Greenville .. ..2.43 p.m.
No. 16 for Columbia ... .8.47 p.m.
C., N. & L.E.
*No. 22 for Columbia ..- ..8.47 a.m
No. 52 for Greenville .. 12.56 p.m
No. 53, for Columbia .. ..3.20 p.m
No. 21 for Laurens .7. . .7.25 p.m
* Does not run on Sunday
-rj time table dhow; -he time~s a:
~'hib trains may be expteted to de.
part from this station, but. their d
parture is not guaranteed and the I
ime shown is subject to ch'ange with- I
*G. L. Robinson, 1
E and LASTING QUALITIES
i the market. A full stock just re<
Keep Your Mo
We have received a letter from th
in which they say:
"State in' your advertisements tha
return to Newberry for loans or inv<
the company receives from that loca
pany has done more than this and hol
SEE WHAT STATE
INSURANCE DEPARTMENT, S
Mr. W. A. McSwain, Newberry, S.
Replying to yours of the 9
ern Life & Trust Co., of Greensb<
licensed by this department and is c
In all cases where they register
amount of their reserve are deposite
tection of their policy. holders and a
pose. Yours very truly,
INSuRA .. DEPARTMNNT. S
Mr.'W. A. McSwain, Newberry7 S.
I should say that the Southei
was wonTHY of CONFIDENCE.' By
ending 1908, now before me, it shov
and surplus to policy' holders of c
$130,,152 0o. Yours ver
Buy your life insurance policief
money in this community, where it
foi- our young people and for,the de
Our' rates are' a little lower ,and (
company operating in' this sectidn.
If you fail to see us before yo'u cl<
ance we both lose...
.Call at otir office, write or 'phone
SECUJRITI LOAN & INYES:
,T. N. McCAUGHRIN,.Treas.
I The First Oimgh
* Rven though not severe, has a
* tive membraes of- the throat
Coughs then come easy .ll wtn
* slightest.cold. Cure the first c
* et up anui atIoannthe.deri
g langs. 1The best remady~ is
SYRUP. it at once gets ,right
moves the esase. It is free fro'
ftachilduasfqr asadllt. a5 ce1
- I am repres
in this section, and am
prices on anything in ti
Tablets, Monuments, Etc
my prices before placing
and work guaranteed firs1
B. B;H IL L ER NI
Notice is hereby given that the
looks of registration for, the .town'of
fewberry, S. C., wiJi be open Oct. 2,
.909. and the undersigned as Super
.ir of Registranion for the said
make it the best
Ro& lt Bo
e Southern Life & Trust Company,
t it is the policy of the company to
stments the net premiums whick
lity. You might say: that the corn
es.to continue to do moie than this."
W. McALISTER P(esident.
TATE OF NORTH CAROLINA.
Raleigh, March roth, 1909.
th inst., I would say: The South
)ro, is.chartered in this .State and
onsidered SAFE and SoUNin
their policies the securities to the
d with this department for the pro
re CONSIDERED AMPLE for,this pur
ned) JAMES R. YOUNG,
TATE OF SOUTH .CAROLINA.
Columbia, March'roth, 1909,
n Life & Trust Co.,.of Greensboro,
the annual statementi for the year
Ts total assets of about $675,ooo-0o
apital $3oO,coOoco and . surphis of
y truly, -
gned) F. H: McMASTER,
'rom this agency and keep y
is available for use in~ buyniig h
relopnient of our community.
lividends a little larger than.
se the contract for your life instur
[lENT COMPANiY, AGENT,
W. A. McSWAIN, Sec'y.
tendency to irritate the sien'
and delicate bronchial tob'
ter, every time y.ou take ~
ouigh before it has a cIuanw( to *
cate capillary air tube. of the
QUICK RELIEF COtmHI
at th-- 'eat of tr' uble a'.a' re
m Morphiue and is as wie terS
e and Granite Co
I'T. N. C., 9
prepared to make you
ie way of Headstones,
.See my cuts and get
your order. Material
WBERRY, S. C~
own will keep said books open~ever~/
lay from 9 a. m. until 5 p. m. (Sna
Lay excepted) including the 1st day
>f December, 1909.
0. L. Buzhardt.
Supervisor of Registratio1