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W L 1,117 1slanding street. . 813.50
W HISKEY SOLD Total$45,9470
Stumter, No. 1- . . ..$ 3. 932.12
During the Month of May by Suter, No. 2.. ...
Duin te 0 MNayesville, -No. .....1,117.45
Kingt . .ree. .........$ 2,389.20
QUARTERLY REPORT. ::Citv. *..........
Dispensary Auditor West Compiles Total. . S. .........$15,0 69.91
Grand Total.. .....$212,046.72
Statement Showing Sales for May Sales for Three Months. , -
and for the First Quarter.-New The statement for three months is
System Decidedly More Profitable- Total gross sales of the dispen
Saew Million saries of South Carolina for the
Sales Will Go Over To months of March, April and May.
Dollars in the State for the Year. 1907:
A special from Columbia to The Total............$ 19,506-85
News and Courier says Mr. W. B.
West, dispensary auditor, has com- I Aiken County.
,Ai 1..........$ 16,840.30
piled a statement showing the sales Aiken, No. 2.2,008.84
of the county dispensaries for the Aiken, No. ...... 1,590.38
month of May and also for the three Salley. No. 4.. 2,482.20
months since the county dAispebsar .
system has been in operation. The'Total.. ..........$ 26,011.85
statements made shows that over
$200,000 worth of whiskey has been Bamberg County.
sold through the dispensare A Denmark .. .. .. .. .. 3,400.49
Bamberg.. 5....... 1,559.71
month, which will mean at this rate Olar...........2.236.00
the sale of about $2,500,000 of wis- Ehrhardt.... ...... 2,289.55
key through the dispensaries in one
year. uder the old dispensary sys- ...... 3,.
tem a business of about two iieo Barnwell County.
dollars per year was done, but since Allen ndale..3,821.05
that time several counties have gone Barnwell.5,9(O.SG
dry. The figures on file in Mr. West's Blackville..........4263.00
Fairfax .... .. .... .... 69.f0
office and the statements published yaore........ .'.
and sworn to by the county boards,! ,Williston.......... .h.4 0
however, show that the profits under Snellings
the new system, even with the small
number of dispensaries, will be larg- Total 20,895-81
er than the profits of the old system. I
The statement for May is as fol- Beaufort County.
lows: Port Royal .. .......$ 1,407.02
andsw t i te cBeaufort.ot b ,5,5235
tenwSsm evn with the ~ ee small.7
Total gross sales of the dispensar- iesswill.be g1,
ies of South Carolina for the month Ridgeland. o m1,22.85
of May, 1907: Bluffton..
Aken CountyBerkeley County.
Aiken, No. 1 . ... .$ 469345Eutawville 1,00350
Aiken, No. 2...... .... 65735 Holly Hill675.20
Aiken, *No. 2..........87.35 St. Stephen's.........772.29
Aiken, No. 3.. .. ... .... 887.35 Noucks Corner...... 637790
A *ken, 'No. 5....--970-88
Sall:y, April.. .. ..9.....92.91
Sally, May. ....---.1,954.20
Total.......... 9,163.23 Clarendon County.
Eutawville.a$ 1,00350 Total.. 11,022.7
HOla ..ill. .. ......2.26675.20
st. Stephens....... 772.20 Chester. County. 3
Monck's Corner.hr .......... 2,2.
Portfort Roalul. Cherawe.. .. .. ..$ 11,944.45
Beort.......... .-1-17.801 Chesterfield.........3,974.80
Yemassee.B .. ........ . ..o5,9
Ridgeland..Ba i ..601.60... 4,2
Bluifton...........564.45 Colleton County.
Total..r 6,58459 Walterboro. 5,2 5 1.60
JacWilsonboro .. .. .. .. . 7746.
Barnwell County. Lodge.. .1.. .. .. ...19.
Fairfa...............1 08e20forete County.
ycaore............ 29270 Pmorvioylle...--.....$ 1,407.02
ilistn...........1,76.5 S.Beauorg.. .........5,52.5
Snelig'............ 9885Ridgelnd........--.. 122.8
Tota.............$ ,94.80Total.. .... .......$ 1,443.46
Bambrg Cunt3 Ferene County.
Denmrk............ ,34.82Tawoville.. .. .. ....$.1,0S3.50
~~~~~~~Manning.. .. . . ,0.0Ttl.........--$ 11,922.75
Eter.ill...- ......$ 711,00.50etwCuny
St.GStephtown,.No..1-.. . .$.2. 772.20
Mn'sChesterfiel County... Geretw37.9,0.2.4,7.
Total fort.. Count.... $7082 apo ony
Yeasseer. .. -.. .. . .. ,0.9L y........1,086.79
Lodge...and ........-- .--.61.650cta......... 77l
Total......... .. .$ 3,793.39Toa........$5949
SAlleale.. ...... .$ 2,1347915 ........$1910
St.nGeorl's- - --- .-.. ,5.10Beh e . . . 412
Blackville. ..........--- . ,473.69
S Fcamo e.n. e Couty. Lauen- o-1..292,70S60.
Flistn. .....-.....- $ 7,06.45Lue8 N.2 er. 1810
Tning'nsvil........-229.6 oa- ........ 20499
Total...... ... .$9,699.10 -ee8,944.8.
Bamnbr.......--. $ 2,85.22
Ehrhead...... . .. --... 1,64.00 Ttl........ 0610
Clarendon... Couny..$4422 eigo ony
Manningngton, No. 1.-.-.-.$ 4,304.40
Georestown County. Glet o ...... 1761
Cheserfield...'.-...$ ,96.5PaN.80..... 1886
Cergetwn...--... -.. 10,121.65Ttl4....... $7767
Total......... . $12-617.40-O-an-e-$rgCoun25
Walterboro.. ...-..-.. . '87:8073.15 ug N.2.. ,015
Brcksonb.......... . ---. . 1,2.05 59 to........ 2
720.40.. .tth--s--..-..... 8,237.6
Total............- -$ ,256.5Ttl39....... 5757
Betumervile.. ....... $ ,35.3347RcladCony
Cad..Gore'.....-.......-.1,7.10 l l ipnaie 17409
Total . -N-.- .-.--.-.-$..$ 4,462.2
Lence.n . -1-..-..$ ,290.5MaevleNo3. ... 3567
GilbrtNo.2.......... 66.90Total.. .......--...$ 11,142.75
Tota..............$,33080 Wlliesterg County.
Cheustre. ... .... ..$ ,21.38
Laurns ount. - Total........ .. -.$ ,21.9
Laurii No.1.......$ ,09.16Chaestrfel County.
LauensNo 2........ 107100Chreawo.. .o. 2.--$ ,4400
Totl............$91616Chestonfel . .. . ..... ,727.75
Toalsto. .. -4-..-.--.-...5,192.25
Orangburg ount. CarlesonCol.to 5 ouny... 5117
For Mote........$ 62.8Caleton. or. 7. .. .. . 3.o95.5
rahvile.......... 193.0 Carlestonb o. 8.........3,724.94
Oranebug, o. 2...... 96~L5Calon .. 9 ... .5--- ,89.60
Livigsto................ TotCarltn N. 10 . .. ..$ 1,34.14
St.Mathew.... 6. Chrst.Gorge. No. 11 .. ., 4,70.4
______Chrldeville. .No. 18 .. . . 4 ,29.6
Tota............. $~.O9..~ Total.. ............$ 9,57.9
Richiand ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Fornc County. Ttl(o tt)...53179
1,422ncessembly.s.r..et . ..$- 19,341.
1,41 Asemlystret TimmonQC Wsve. . .d.O.h 7,087.4
400 Mai street.Fairfield..Counmar.
1,12 Wasingon sreet. 23 ~ WinTsbpoo l.. .n ar to .g$o7760.4
Gervis tr~t......... ,54.65 f twas'teoretown Couty.he
406~Ia tret....... 1,92.5 1maeoeown, N ou d ne.ver be47.7
Taylor stoeet...........2,307..$ 32,84of.(
Names of Winners of Corn Con-'
test in State Announced.
Some Difficulty in Arriving at De
cision but Results Finally Deter%I
The South Carolina commission
appointed to judge the result of the
corn contest in this State announced
its decision Friday. The cornms
sion was appointed last year after
a special appropriation had been
made by the general assembly for
the contest in this State, there be
ing a national contest also on hafid,
which, by the way resulted in the
prize coming to this State.
The following statement was is
sued by the commission'
"The commission has had some
difficulty in arriving at what they
considered a just and przper dis
tribution of the priceLs in accordance
with the announcement originally
made on the national contest oi. ,hc
one hand and on the net of the
State commission on the other. How
ever, after thoroughly canvassing
the sitriation and going over all of
the data in connection with the con
iction with the contest the com
mission has determnimed to award
the general prizes as follows'
"First Prize--A, J. Tindal, Man
"Second Prize--B. E. Moore, Ben
-Third Prize---T. C. Willoughby,
"Fourth Prize---W. B. Chitty,
"The above prizes are for gen
eral results. including yield and all
other points going to make up the
"For the best work of any com
petitor on the one acre of corn,
which, of course, includes the meth
ods of culture, the scoring has re
.sulted in the awarding of the fol
"First Prize-A. J. Tindal, Man
"Second Prize--B. EF. Moore, Ben
"Third prize, divided between T.
C. Willoughby of Florence County
and J. B. Moss of Orangeboirg coin
ty($10 each) $20,
"Fourth Prize-W. B. Chitty,
"In addition to the prizes the
commission has determined to award
two prizes to school children, there
having been only two entries in this
portion of the contest. The com
mission has provided $25 for these
two prszes. These names will be
announced in a few days.
"In view of the above announce
ments the final awards, therefore,
by the commission cover the $500
appropriated by the State for the
purpose are as follows:
"A. J. Tindal $250,, B. E. Moore
$120, T. C, Willoughby $60, W. B.
Chitty $35, J. B. Moss. $10 school
"'Mr. Tindal, as will be seen, as a
reward for his efforts and success
in placing South Carolina at the head
of the columns of the United States
for yield per acre, has beeu award
ed by the commsision one-half of
the prize money allowed by the State.
"In view of the fire which destroy
ed the entire plant of The Americar
Agriculturist, the national contest,
which was to have been continued
over a period of five years, has been
abandoned for the year 1907 with
announcement that the five years
period will be resumed with the sea
sorn of 1908.
."At the last session of the gener
al assembly provision was made for
$500 in prizes for the State contest
this year to be participated in by
-South Carolina farmers entered in
the nationial contest. In view of
of the fact that the national contest
is not running this year the comp
troller general holds that this mon
ey is not available for the State con
test under the terms of the treasury.
Consequently there will be no State
-prizes offered this year. The corres
pondence between the comptroller
general and myself will be made
public later so that the matter
can be thoroughly understood."
Commissioner Watson, who is the
chairman of the conimission, will at
once forward to the winners of the
contest their warrant for the
several amounts due them in ac
cordance with the awards as announ
ed. __ _ _ _ _ _ _
MEMORIAL TO GEN. LEE.
WashingtoIn and Lee Un'iver-sity Want
One- Million in Cash.
The Columbia State says Gov. D.
C. Heyward returned Wednesday
morning from Lexington, Va., where
he went in response to an invitation
from the authorities of Washington
and Lee university relative to the
proposed Robert E. Lee centennial
Gov. Heyward, after consultation
with the board, consented to take
the leadership in this movement,
which has for its purpose the raising
a fund of not'less than $1,000,000 for
Washingtou and Lee university in
commemoration of the life and char
ater of Gen. Lee, particularly his
service to the South as president of
The movement will be national in
scope, joining both sections in a fit
ting memorial to Gen Lee. An ad
visory committee, composed of prom
inent men will cooperate with Gov.
Heyward. Subcommittees will be
appointed in each State and the as
sistance of the alumni enlisted
Washington and Lee university
was first endowed by George Wash
ington and for the last five years of
his life Gen. Lee was its president.
The institution thus has an unusual
hold on the people and Gov. H1ey
ward enters upon the work for his al
mamater with peculiar satisfaction
in the knowledge that it is a move
ment for the benefit of the whole
Had to Leave Town.
There is no race suicide in or
a~out the town of Char-lotte, Tenn..
where no family has less that eight
members. Not long ago, John Nabb,
of Indiana, moved to Charlotte and,
because he had but one little girl, he
was so unplopular that he decided to
No one ever dscovered a saint by
looking iu a mirror.
Give some meni bread t'-day and
they will exec pi0 tomlorrow.
About all that se' meua are good
for is to pose as horrible examples.
We would never suspect how good
soe.eea if they didn't tell
MADE FALSE COIN.
A Serious Charge Against a Min
ister of the Gospel.
Sayks ni6 Intentions Were a
that He WVa Tiyirng To Make
Mid1is for Sunday School.
Federal authorities have unearthed
a strange case of couniterfeiting in
Lincoln, Iil. in which the Rev. J. R.
Kaye. of the Wheaton Presbyterian
church, will be aded to account.
More than ; rnoulds of coins rang
ing frem dimes to dollars were found
=n his premises by Capt. Porter, of
the United States Secret service.
The mitlister admits making the
mai.ds, but declares that they were
made with no eirnital intent and
that no ceins were cast. His object
ws to find a composition of metah
from which he could makc nedals
for his Suuday sch'o s-holars.
The rnoulus were in a more or less
nutilated condition. Some of ther
were in fragments. All were scoup
ed out, destroying the imprint. La
dIes, which had been used to rur
the metals into the molds, were al
so discovered by Capt. Portet. The
captain found no coins. He sayz
that the molds were all very crude
aid that coins cast from them coulk
not have been passed. When asked
why he had scraped out the inside o:
the molds the minister said he knew
if they were found. talk would b<
created. The print of a dollar bil
was also found in the possession of
the Rev. Mr. Kaye. This. he explaim
was used by a boy who instructe
him how to make engravings for th(
New Voice, a Presbyterian publica
tion, of which he was editor.
In commenting on the case Capt
Porter, says the law does not pro
vide for cases of counterfeiting i1
which there is no criminal intent
But under the law of 1891, that cir
cumstance is not an extenuation
Any one found with counterfeitin
tools in his possession is guilty un
der the federal law. Kaye was no
placed under arrest. The case ha
been turned over to the Federa
Grand jury in session at Springfield
Ill. He will have to stand trial i
the jury finds a bill. Commentinj
on Kaye's ecuses Capt. Porte
says they are m the course of hu
man nature. Any person wishin
to secure medals for patterns coul(
easily do so.
The fact that the molds wer
scraped out is a tacit acknowledge
ment on the part of the ministe
that he knew he was doing a wronj
or at least that he was doing some
thing that he was not beyond sus
picion. Capt. Porter is of the opir
ion that if Mr. Kaye can establis
the fact that he acted without crim
inal intention, the Government wi
not be likely to press its suit.
Pastor Kaye admits that he ha
been carrying on his experiment
fr two years and that he was alon
in his work. Further that he ha
attained no degres of success an
that he had given the matter ur
He says he will be represented b
counsel in case he is brought t
THE BOLL WEEVIL.
Being Introduced Into Georgia i
Texas Cotton IHalls.
Members of the Georgia Cotto
Crushers Association have notifie
the Georgia department of agricu
ture, at the State capital, that col
ton seed hulls from those section a
Texas affected with the dread bol
weevil are being shipped into th
State in violation of the Georgi
state law on this subject.
As a result of this information;
conference has been called to mee
in the office of the commissioner o
agriculture, at which time thes
charges will be investigated. Ir
speaking of this matter, Captair
Wright said: "It is most importan
that this investigation be thouroug]
and steps taken to confiscate thos
shipments of hulls under suspicio>
in order that there may be ni
spread of this pest in Georgia.
"These hulls are said to come int(
this State from that part of Texa
where the boll weevil is known t<
exist, and this is in. defiance of thi
Georgia boll weevil law on this sub
ject. As these hulls are under thi
ban, they are, of course, on the
market much cheaper than the hull:
in Georgia, and would doubtless tin<
a real sale.
"In order to protect the dairymer
who feed this brand of food t<
their cattle and the cotton seed oi
mills against the delivery of cottor
seed which might effect the cottor
sced ci indust r, this boll weevil law
was passed in 1905, and is being rig.
"The state entomologist and at
torney general will proceed at once
against any violators of this Georgia
A POETIC MARRIAGE.
Winter Wedded to Spring by Marry
John Bryan, an Ohio farmer and
poet, was married recently, in Clay.
ton, Mo.. to Miss Fredericka Mur
phy. The mother of the bride was
a witness to the ceremony. She
accompanied the pair from Cin
innati, 0., and saw her daughter of
20 years take for her husband a man
of 'four-score years. The ceremony
was performed by Justice Werre
meyer, who writes poetry now and
then advertising .himself in the
street car as a marrying magistrate.
Bryan began the ceremony him
self. He asked the bride if she loved
him. She said she did. "Will you
love me always?" asked the bride
groom. The* bride giggled. The
justice interposed that the affair was
no laughing matter. "I know,"
said the bride, "but it is so unique"
Then the justice took up the cere
mony and pronounced the words
making the girl and the old man.
man and wife. It took the justice
just one minute and a half to do his
After the marriage the couple
left for Yellow Springs, 0., where
they will spend the honeymoon under
green bowers. Mr. Bryan and Wil
liam J. Bryan are second cousins.
The aged poet declares he has had
better luck than his cousin, because
he has satisfied the desire of his life.
The ceremony was nerformved in
Missouri because the state laws
make provision for property r'ignts
of contracting parties.
Many a woman's new stor' terth
are responsible for the smile that
TRUTH AT LAST.
New York Broker Tells How Stat
istics Were Molded to
SUIT WALL STREET.
Tie Presideit Mi1led by Cotton Ex
pert.-Eig Sum of Money Paid in
One DeaL-Leaks ih Reports Dis
closed in tlhe Trial of E. S. Holmes,
in the Washington Courts.-Sone
I nt erest ing. lieveF~lations.
The truth is coming out at last in
reference to the selling of crop re
ports by certain Pfficials at Washing
ten . few years ago. The following
summary of the case as brought out
in the courts at Washington will be
read with interest:
Edward S. Holmes, Jr., went intc
the private manipulation of cottor
statistics foi- stock market purposes,
backed by an advance immunity
bath from successful prosecution. Al
the same time he strollhd up to the
White House and so signally demon.
strated that the cotton statistics were
inviolable that the Presideit warml3
congratulated him on the safety of
the republic from Wall Street.
This was brought out recently in thE
trial of Holmes in the cotton leal
cases from Louis C. Van Riper, th(
New York broker.
Van Riper, taking up his story witl
relation to payments to Peckham
Haas and Holmes, added one item 0
$25,000 paid to Peckham,
Being question concerning the di
vision of the profits realized on th<
cotton ginners report for December
1904, Van Riper said there was $43,
071 to be distributed, and this amoun
was divided into two parts. Thii
division took place December 29
1904, at a hotel in New York, wher<
5 he and Peckham went to meet Hol
mes and Haas. Haas's share wa
$10,767,- but he received $10,800 be
cause they could not make change.
r "Did Mr. Holmes ever talk wit
you as to what would happen to hin
if it was known that he was givin
) out this information?" was asked.
i "He did," replied Van Riper, "I
December he said nothing could hap
pen to him; that he had had legal ad
vice and knew that there was no lav
r covering the case."
r Van Riper also said Holmes told
him that on a former occasion, i
1903, when there were leaks in th
report, he went to the White Hous
i to assure the President the syster
. was perfect and had received th
I President's congratulations on it
I I "Did Mr. Holmes tell you at tha
time whether there was any justif
cation of the suspicion that ther
I"He said there was; he told me h
furnished the figures to Price aud re
'lated how Haas had gone Lack an
forth several times between him an
Price in an effort to have the ar
proaching report manipulated so a
to suit Price's conditions.
The outlook was for a report show
ing a production of 10,250,000 bale:
Price was short, and said those fis
Sures would not help him and pleade
jto have the amount reduced beloa
ten millions if the amount could nc
be made higher, so he could take th
fother side. Holmes said it could nc
Ipossibly be made lower than 10,020
S000 bales, but Price insisted, and th
figures were made to conform t
.He said afterwards an effort wa
tmade at Holmes's suggestion to ge
fan outside place for Statistician Hyd
so Holmes could be promoted to th
chief position in the office.
With this end in view the wil
ness said Haas told him Price me
SHyde, but did not like him, and i
Swas arranged early in 190.5 that Hyd
should be sent to Europe to remail
away for four months and to repor
"Haas told me Holmes would o'
the head of the bureau and we wouli
have everything our own way," sai<
"Did Holmnes ever tell you how he
got his advance information?" Vai
Riper was asked.
A sharp tilt occurred between At
torneys Beach and Worthington ove:
the failure of the forrmer to produc<
an affidavit presented by Van Ripe>
to Secretary Wilson in 1005, Mr
Worthington demanded the docu
merit to-day, saying he wanted it be
fore the witness could have oppor.
tunity to confer with the Distric1
Attorney. Mr. Beach resented thit
remark as "uncalled for." ThE
court directed the District Attorne3
topouethe affidavit, but beforE
thisordr culdbe served court ad.
journed. The District Attorney an
nounced privately that he would
bring the document into court re
gardless of the summons.
The D~ruir.st Had an Excuse for His
I was in a village of about a thous
and inhabitants in Iowa, and know
ing that I had taken cold I went to
the only drug store and asked for
quinine. I was given the powder,
and the druggist seemed so much
futrdthat when I got back to
'the hotel I made up my mind not to
take the drug. This occurred in
the evening. At 9 o'clock the next
aonin the~ druggist came round
adakdto see me andl said:
"By the way, you asked for some
quinine last night?"
"Did you take it?"
"I'm glad of it. I'm quite show
I put you up morphine. Let me see
the stuff. Yes, that's morphine."
"Are you fond of making such
mistakes?" I asked as sarcastically
as I could.
"No, stranger. I very seldom
make them." he replied.. "Last
night was an extraordinary occasion
with me. You may have noticed
that I was somewhat flustrated?"
"Yes. I did."
"Well, I'd just got word that my
ife had eloped with a traveling
man, and I was somewhat put out.
I overhauled her, brought her back
home and locked her up. and now if
you want quinine come down to the
store and I'il guarantee to give you
the right stuff."
Patience is a slow-going virtue.
CUPID ON THE RAIL.
But the Zealous Trackwalker Toot
Him for Trainwrecker.
Culprit Was Pounding the Rail Witi
a Coupling Pin. 3ut ie Was Onti
Sending a MessAges
Just because Dan Cupid whisperet
a new way of sending love message
in a Pennsylvania youth's ear a dili
gent trackwalker thought he wa
near a $10,000 reWard. and the Penr
sylvania Railroad company was abou
to rejoice in the capture of the gan:
of criminals which had caused th
wrecking of so many t-ains on the
railroad in the vicinity of Pittsburg
But they were quickly disillusionec
and the wireless courtship is goin
on just the same, and there has
been no train wrecks in that vicinit
It was near the little station
Cresson that the ti-ackwalker on h
lonely stroll heard a. eoistant tal
ping on the rail, as if someofie w
hitting it with a hammer or sledg<
Instantly the thought of train wreel
ers came to his mind, and he dashE
for the Cresson station a short di
tance away; where.he breathless1
told the opeiator of his discover:
The news was immediately flashed 1
other stations, and, within an hou
a force of 100 detectives and railroE
men were at the Cresson stati(
boarding a special train that was
run them down the line.
After going two miles, the trac
walker warned them that they. we:
near the spot, and the posse left tl
special and divided Up, part of tl
men making a detour through tl
woods on each side of the track
order to surround the wreckers, Thi
could hear the sharp, metallic, clic
and they reasoned that someone w
plainly trying to break a -ail ai
bring about the death of scoies
passengers aboard the express,
Stealthily they crept through t1
woods end up the track until t1
place on the curve where the poun
ing was being done was hemmed
by a cordon of detectives. At t]
edge of the woods they peer
through the brush and saw a youi
man bending over the steel rail al
hitting it with a coupling pin. T
100 men left the. cover at once, al
the supposed trainwrecker was so,
- tied hand and foot, while the detE
- tives were congratulating themselv
on their capture.
At first the man refused to nar
any accomplices, but finally ackno
ledged that be had one up the tra
about a mile, and then startled I
captors by declaring that she was
woman. Here was news indeed.
as a woman who had helped in t
train wrecks. Up the track went t
entire posse as fast as the memb4
t could run, dragging their prisor
- along with them, protesting a
stuttering his ignorance all the wi
And they did find the womar
pretty Miss Stella Baldwin.-She, t<
was kneeling beside the track just
the young man had been doing. TI
sleuths thought they had made
capture and pounced down upon t
girl without asking anybody's lea'
But they soon began to see ti
possibly they hadn't caught a tre
robber after all. Then the pair
lovers recovered their wits, and t
whole thing was soon laid bare. Tl)
were sweethearts. Thomas Blan<
ard and she. They had been usi
the rails to signal to each other in
lovers' code, each one rapping alo
the steel with a coupling-pin and gi
ting the answer up the line from t
other. And they weren't robb<
after all, but just a country los
and his lass, who had found a way
communicating with each other<
spite parental objection.
Japanese Offers Many Insults to t
Americans in Japan.
S"Natives of the states are no
and have been for some time, su
.jeted to all sorts of indignities frc
the mongrel class in Yokohan
The loftier set have many tiim
been spectators of insults hurled
American tourists by the nativi
The officials seem to take no noti
of many acts of discourtesy. T
English as well as Americans a
fored to swallow all sorts of
This is the statement by C.
Mead, a wealthy Buffalo, N. 3J
capitalist. He says the Japs wou
welcome war with the states. M~
Mead has been back just thr
"Ambassador Wright fears t]
outcome," he says. "I was talki
to him just before I left Japan. T.
native carriage drivers of Japs
who haul the American tourists
their two-wheeled dog carts, seem
take special delight in dumpit
their guests out on the ground wi1
a sudden lange. This generally ha
pens in the most public places, ar
the natives howl their banzais
"The guardians of the peace,
called on generally ignore the cor
plaints of the Americans, I ha'
seen several Americans slapped ou
right in the face. The wily Jaj
have been told that this is the whi
mans greatest insult. They firm
believe that Gen. Kuroki is in ti
country now on a mission as a sj
in peaceful times."
PUNISH ED FICKLE LOVER.
Made Hi-n Tro*(t Four Miles Tiedi
Panting and breathless and plea<
ing for mercy, Walter Edson,
heartless and fickle wooer, wl
jilted the daughter of Henry Shelle:
of Washington, Pa., was made t
run four miles, tied to the rear<
Ithe wagon of the girl's father.
The horse moved at a sprighti
Itrot, so that the unhappy youn
man was made to step lively or els
be dragged mercilessly onn th
ground. People in the vicmnit
thought the punishment almost to
go d for him,
Edscn wooed an-I won Miss She]
ler and their wedding was to hay
[taken place three days after he wen
to Pittsburg andi married Miss Ma<
Cole,bringing her back to his home
and boasting that he. had no expla
nation t~ utfir to Miss Sheller.
Her father drove to the mil
where Edson worked, tied him tt
the wagon, and then went to th4
yourg man's home and made himr
surrnder all his daughter's lettern
and love tokens.
it isn't always the t'he' :*ul mar
..-o doe the most cheering.
After-He Received Terrible Casti
gation With Buggy Whips.
SEnraged JRuSbanid.A un'd i'indnd "Tao
Hu Oit-.?-Ordeied to Leave, and
Never to R.turn.
i Rev. Frank Hawley, pastor of the
s most prominent Church and one of
- the ministers of Fulton Ky., was
s horsewhipped by W. W. Meadows a
-'leading capitalists and foremost cit
t izens of that city, and after being
I flogged until he was prostrated, was
e sent from the city under threats of
t death should he retuin.
The shocking affair, which has cre
[, ated the most profound sensation in
g the history of Fulton, is an after.
e math to the suit for divorce filed by
y Mrs. Meadows, a few days ago; her
allegatiois of cruelty and aversioin
on the pai-t of her husband beihui
s generally donstrued as being a direct
)- result of her much:talked of associa
Ls tion with young Hawley.
- The Rev. Mr. Hawley went to Fiil
ton some two years ago from Char
d lotte, N. C., and becoming at once -
5- most popular meriber of. societi
Y through his attradtive personality
i was adcepted as a welcome factor.ib
:0 religious work of all kinds. N4
r. breath of gossip was assodiated wit!
d his tame until the denouement of .
n fortnight ago when Meadows public
t0 ly denounced him in the Meadow'
hotel as a wrecker of his, Meadow's
k- home, and ordered him from hi,
ce hostelry and forbade him his roof
ie The sdit for divorce by Mrs. .Mead
ie ows followed at once and Hawle:
ie left townt.
i When it became known Monda;
y that the preacher would return hom
k on the midnight train Meadows tc
as gether with a few of his friends, a
id most prominent citizens of the cit
Af qaietly met the train, overtook Han
ley as he stepped from the statio
2e platform, and, securing his wrist
2L with handcuffs, led him to a vacar
d- lot near the depot, where he w2
2e With three buggy whips he wg
ad flogged, but despite the terrible as
ig ony he uttered no whimper of pair
id but again and again declared his ei
ie tire innocence -of any harm. Wit
id tears streaming down his cheek.
)n Meadows applied the lash and ul
c- braided the minister bitterly but ti
es latter displayed the most calm nerv<
and told his tormentor that thoug
ne he blamed him not for his action
v- he was committing a terrible mi
iis The tragic ordeal over, Hawlh
a was placed in a carriage and driv(
It to Pierce, Tenn., three miles fro
he the city, and there he was placed <
he an outgoing passenger train. He w,
.rs made to swear that he would nev<
er return to Fulton. The statement <
nd Meadows was issued in The Dai
Ly. Leader, and in his statement I
-_pleaded justification of his act, <
>O grounds of the unwritten law. 1'
as arrests have followed.
be Frank Morton Hawley is of fi
a family, and an earnest young mini
he ter. Much sympathy is accorded hir
re. and Meadows' act was construed 1
tat many to be hasty. Nothing has evi
Lin in the history of the little city cause
of such a shock to society as~the whi:
he ping. The affair is on every tongi
ey- there today."
SEVEN MINERS KILLED
nig By An Explosion in a Pennsylvan
he Coal s.Line.
~rs Seven men were killed outrigi
and two others seriously injuredi
le- two explosions of mine gas in tl
Johnson No. 1 mine at Bricebur
Pa., on Wednesday. The explosic
was caused by the carelessness of
he door tender, who, by leaving a do<
open, allowed gas to accumulatei
'One man was injured as a result <
~ this explosion. The second explosio2
m which resulted in the death of seve
a.mnand the injury of another r<
es sulted from the ignition of the dea<
at ly fire damp which accumulated aft4
Sthe first explosion.
ceOf the eight men who were worn
be ing in the main gangway at the tinr
ne of the second explosion, seven we2
ninstantly killed, One man is so ba<
ly mangled, it is impossible to idei
-tify the body.
News of the explosion spread rar
idly through the village of Pitti
r. burg, a mining hamlet just north c
eScranton, and hundreds of wive:
achrildren and other relatives of thos
2ewho are employed in the mine hue
ried to the scene.
1So badly disfigured were the rt
P' mains of those who were killed ths
in identification at the time wvas impo;
to sible, and the wildest excifemer
prevailed. Harsh measures had t
be pursued by the mine officials t
keep the crowds back and hundred
Lfollowed the ambulance to undertal
About 1.500 men work in the mint
ifbut as no account was kept by thos
Swho had come out before the expkc
sion occurred, it is impossible to de
termine until the rescuing party re
turns if the death list is complete.
y IN THE FROZEN NORTH.
iProspector Bunn Had Harrowing Ex
periences on "Barren Lands."
The arrest of Charlie Bunn, ol
.of Edmonton, Alta., again bring:
into limelight a man who for ninE
days was lost in the land of the Mid
I- night sun. The charge is a serious
a !one and may be changed to murder,
o0 Several weeks ago, at Athabases
Clanding, Bunn got mixed up with
o a man named Prudden, who is now
fin such a condition that it is feared
he wvill die.
Charlie Bunn has lived the life oi
a nomad. He spent the earlier daye
e of his manhood in- Montana as a cow
boy. During the Klondike gold
Vrush ini 1898 he went to Edmontor
and joined an expedition for the
far North. The expedition went in
-search of an alleged mountain of
pure copper at the source of the
t Copper Mine river near the head
waters of the Makenzie.
Bunn fell behind the party with
a sprained ankle and for nine days
crept on the snow, subsisting on
:mosses and berries. On the ninth
'day he found an abandoned Indian
camp. There he discovered fishing
nets and lived precariously until the
return of the Indians. They cared
for him and later he returned to
Edmonton~ where he has been lead
SHOT TO DEATH
A ighly Respected Young Man
of Batesburg Assassinated
ALONE IN THE WOODS
When we Was shot Down by the
Assazsn.-Sherai Youhg Men of
llataesburg eoumanity Are Char
ged2 With the Crime.-The Ti'obble
Conmiv'ced About a..Youkg Lady
of thie Commnniity.
Mir. Geo. W. Mailus, a liiikih id
spected young whiite mad 6f Satea
burg was shbt tb daatli on Satufda
about four miles from that town, as
he was returning iomg fro~i a niill
by some one in ambusii. Tihr&8 skots
were Ared by tiie assassius:
Dr. L; M. Mitdheij, wao was Visit
ing a patient iear .th@. sdezlo .f tiY
assassination, ieard thi sliot? an
was the first one th find jbudi -i=
bus, his mule and tife buigy do60taim
ing his almost lifeless body Only ...
short distance from tfii sii of the
Mabus- conditioti.was sul 4iat id
could not t6lj anythirig bf the irdis
stances of tlie sliooting :b3efodd tiat
i he had Ileeri ambush.d. Hf. died Very
L siortly aftei Di. Mitcliell riashed
5 Of tli thro. sliots whii were #f
ed, two were in rapid suedessiod, foji
lowed by a third ater a. interval.
Eight of the buckshot diiterd.-tlie
right side of Maius' iead a"d.ode
took effect in his throat;
T Some weeks since ybulg lu.
was involved in a cutting scrape with
7 Lee Fallaw, a Young white maL-aild
B a neiglibor bf Mabus, 6P tiie striets
- of Batesburg, add beyo4id tblinOme
I made as a result of this ighta
not known to have any:
it is said aisb that both -of tUid
young white mn were i- love witth
a young lady of the- neighborhobd.
S and that the real cause of tie drage
t dy was jealousy. The youg man
S who is suspected of haviic'mmitt
. ed the murder was seen Friday rei
ing going in the direction of the.
place where Mabus was shot
The coroner's jury after beUig. out
about three minutes.SuAday'retui-d4
ed a udanimous verdict, *BargingeAe
Falla* and l1ifford 'alla .te#
' brothers with murder, as p
)- and Clinton FallaW and Isaa a
e as accessories, the former before the
fact and the latter after the fact.k :
h The evidence adduced before 'the
jury showed that Lae and-:Cliff6do
' Fallaw were seen leaving the-place
where the shooting occurred Imme
diately after the shots were fired,
y armed with shotguns. It was also.
n brought out that Clinton Fallow was.
n seen near the roadside Just before
in the killing.
s Isaac Taylor, a farm hand the
r employ of the Fallaws, It i iSown.
f had walked in their tri-ks In- oerdr
to obliterate them and'castsuspcion
upon others. Much,-otheia circimsta
tial evidence was: adduied and'lhie
in State has a strong case agam .the
ro Fallaws, -who have left-for parts-.un
e This cowardly 'assasination .has
-stirred the people of the. community
,very mnuch and the excitement is stil
unabated. It is not thought, how
ever, lynching will be resorted'to in.
the event of a capture of Lee and
Clifford Fallaw. The motive for this
Sawful crime -is supposed to be due to
ea feud between the Fallows and the.
Mabuses. Some weeks 'since young.
Mabus and .Lee Fallaw became In
volved in a difficulty in. Batesburg,
with the result that both of them
jwere badly cut.
This -served to accentuate the-hat
red already existing between the
families.. The immediate cause of
tthe difficulty on the streets of 3ates
Sburg, it is said, -was due to jealousy
over a young lady- to whom both'men
were jpaying court
gAll the parties directly connected
with this horrible 'affair are young
men highly respected in the commnn- -
ity. -Young Mabus was only 22. years
SMONTANA FREAK LAWS.
,The Most Peculiar Set That Has Ever
Graced a Statute Book.
- Never was there a more ludicious
e set of laws in a statute boolk than -
those enrolled by clerks for the Mon-.
- tana legislature and issued in book -
form by Secretary of State Yoder.
The ereors in spelling- and puncua -
- tion compelled the Secretary of
- State to apologize for the book and
ko explain that thelaws were copied
just os they were sent into the office.
SOne law was'passed to preventthe.
'fsale of diseased meat, while the en
rolled and engrossed copies- thereof
read "deceased meat'" Thus, literg
ally speaking. it is against the law
for buthers to sell meats except tupa
on the hoof, and if they obeyed it
they would be compelled to drive
cattle around to purchasers and dis.
pose of them while alive.
0A bill was passed relative to the.
measurement of hay. It provided
certain rules for* determining the
amount "when it has been in the
stack three months." The to make
allowance for skrinkage after the
hay had stood three and sizlmnfths.
-Still another law requires boarding
houses restaurants and hotels using
adulterated foods "not" to post no
ties in plain sight of patrons and
ustomers, when its intention was
just the opposite.
Another law, 'dealing yith the
land question, refers to "parentad"
instead of patented lands.
A DISTRESSING ACCIDENT.
Boy Shoots His Sister in the Eye With'
Azalea, the little daughter of Mr.
E. C. Harvey, met with an unfortu
nate accident- Tuesday afternoon -of
last week at their home near Holly
Hill. While playing together Victor,:
the older brother, took up his air
gun, pointed it at the little one, say
ing playfully," "I'm going to shoot
you," and pulled the trigger, when
the gun really did fire, shooting the
child in the eye, striking the lower
left corner of the eyeball. inflicting
a painful wound, leaving the ball im
Ibedded in the eyeball.
In spite of the excitement and
fright Mrs. Harvey rose to the oe
Icasion and had extr,'eted the bul! be
fore thephysician an :-.~ Th,h ild
isdoin2 nicely and it is na& pruhiblet
that the~ sight is injvred and it is hop- d
ed that the little girl will iiot be in~
any way disfigured.
'A woman always likes to have the
telephone ring when she has corn
Many of our fond hopes are infia