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DEER PERISH IX HUNDREDS. Many More Now Starving in Regiou Swept by Floods. New York, May 12.?Hundreds of wild deer, as well as much smaller + game, have been killed by the floods in the Mississippi Valley, and hundreds more are now starving in the overflowed territory, according to re**Hi* imorinet n P.anip puito icv,ci<tu K,J ? Protective and Propogation Association of New York. One hundred and seventy deer are marooned on two mounds in the submerged Sunflower river district, a few miles from Vicksburg, Miss. In response to to requests for aid from game protetcionists in that locality, the association has sent one of its special agents, Mr. Phillip S. Farnham, to investigate and to help , in the rescue work. After leaving Vicksburg, Mr. Farnham will go to Texas to assist in the formation of a State game protective association. Those interested in this will hold a convention at Waco, May 21 to 24. -1? Tfc wrong uouy ouritju. . Asheville, May 9.?It is a rather weird story that comes from the western part of the State, brought ' by one of the leading business men of Andrews, in which a brother and sister of that place buried as they thought the body of their sister and mourned her death, but later found that she was alive. The beginning of the story dates back several months, but it culminated only a few ? . days ago, when the brother ascertained for a certainty that his sister, whom he had mourned as dead, is still alive. The occurrence was made possible, it is said, by the family's decided aversion to look on the faces of their dead, preferring to remember them as they lived. William Oliver, who belongs to the firm of the Andrews Supply Company, lived in Andrews with his sis* - ters Annie and Delia. The story goes that Annie Oliver left Andrews about six months ago and came to this city and stayed for several weeks. After she left Asheville, it seems that her brother and sister lost 'track of her. About two weeks ago a young woman committed suicide in the red light district of Charlotte by taking poison. The people with whom she lived believed that she had been using an assumed name. A traveling salesman stopping in Charlotte who knew William Oliver and also knew that his sister had left Andrews went to look at the suicide and was shown a letter which was found among her effects addressed to Annie Oliver. m1? talaorranhoH to William X lit/ SdlCBiuau ici^giut'uvu .. ... Oliver that he was convinced that the suicide was his sister, and the brother seems to have had no doubt about the identity since he imme> diately telegraphed to an undertaker, 'instructing him to embalm the body and ship it to Franklin, where the family formerly lived and where other members are buried. He was notified when the body was shipped and he and his sister, Delia, made the trip to Franklin to attend to the last rites. Another brother came from Atlanta and there were numerous relatives and friends living in Franklin, who were present. * The body was put away with appropriate ceremonies, flowers were laid on the grave, but the casket was not opened on account of the aversion referred to. It is also said that Mr. Oliver had received a letter from the undertaking firm suggesting that the casket had better not be opened as t the face of the corpse was disfigured about the mouth, caused by the corrosive action of the poison which she had taken. William and Delia Oliver returned to Andrews and the other brother to Atlanta, apparently well satisfied that they hac. attended the burial of their i sister. But a few days ago the brother at Andrews received a letter from Columbia and was amazed to see that it was in the handwriting of his t sister whom he believed dead. She f gave the information that she was in a Columbia hospital and had been for some time where she had undergone an operation for appendicitis. This evidence that his sister was alive semed conclusive, but Mr. Oliver was not taking any more chances. He went to Columbia, and sure enough he found his sister alive. He has no idea whose body it was that was buried. He is not quite sure o not rnit nn" on him. mat a jvw " **w v r w %.r He certainly went to a great deal of expense and trouble besides the mental anguish that he suffered. Driver Killed by Fall. Greenville, May 10.?Young Jones, a driver for the Hunter-Wilson Lumber company, was thrown from a wagon heavily loaded with lumber this afternoon and injured to such an extent that he died an hour later. One of the horses became frightened, causing the team to run away. The accident happened near Main street. The dead man was married and is the father of seven children. COL. GREEN NOT PAID. D Comptroller Demands Itemized Ac- Ac count by Special Detective. Columbia, May 11.?Comptroller General Jones to-day stated that the a \ account of Col. Leon M. Green, speci- jui al detective of the governor, had been the rejected by him and sent back with kil instructions that it be itemized. Col. Soi Green filed an account with the comp- to troller general for over $400, but as qu; yet has not received a cent. eri The comptroller stated in reply to the the governor's statement in Spartan- for burg, that he had discriminated in th? not honoring Creighton's second ac- it count when he had honored his first the account; that the first had been ap- obi proved contrary to his orders and by tra an oversignt in nis department, ne mi will not honor an account, he says, mu that does not specify for what the er, money was used. ' da: The Mystic Seven. ^ On the seventh day God ended his ** , ha1 work. crc On the seventh month Noah's ark touched the ground. In seven days a dove was sent. wa Abraham pleaded seven times for er? Sodom. SC fpp Jacob mourned seven days for Joseph. dic Jacob pursued a seven days' journey by Laban. q A plenty of seven years and a famine of seven years were foretold Sn: in Pharaoh's dream by seven fat and seven lean beasts, and seven ears of full and seven ears of blasted corn. On the seventh day of the seventh Coi month the children of Israel fasted of seven days, and remained seven days Mr in their tents. of Every seventh day the law was $8, read to the people. ' Solomon was seven years in build- cit; ing the temple. So in tne taoernaeie inert; wcic bcv^u lamps. fin Naaman washed seven times in ing the River Jordan. ing Our Saviour spoke seven times ait from the cross, on which he hung bU] seven hours, and after his resurrec- for tion he appeared seven times. ly In the Apocalypse we read of seven Th churches, seven candlesticks, seven stars, seven trumpets, seven plagues, seven thunders, seven virgins, seven ] angels, and a seven-headed monster, str ?Newark News. at IT of City Council Meeting. it , ?? in City council held a regular month- cjQ ly meeting Tuesday evening of last week, with a full attendance. ga<v B. W. Miley, Esq., of the board of gtr health, appeared before council and asked the adoption of ordinances wliich would assist the board in improving the sanitary condition of the gtr town. Mr. Miley was requested by ^a) council to submit such ordinances as wa the board wanted. ^ Capt. W. R. Wright, of the Bamberg Guards, appeared before coun- g< cil and requested that the members j of the military company be exempted from street tax. Council discussed SQj the matter, and finally decided that no one would be exempted, that members of council, all city officials, commissioners of public works, memfi ro fnmnanips and in UU1 O VI tUV Ui v n , ? ' / in fact everybody liable to this tax, be( must pay it. There will be absolutely ^ no exemptions from the mayor down. Hotel Proprietor Injured. an< Florence, May 10.?W. H. Dor- at man, the proprietor of a hotel here, sel was cut and seriously injured this tici afternoon by H. M. Hill, a young soc man about town, in a restaurant, rig The cause of the row does not seem "si to be understood by any one of those ke< about the place. The two men were fre in one of the private rooms. Dorman is cut over the kidney and his hai physician fears serious consequences, the In the excitement Hill walked out wii and was several miles from the city tro by the time he was overtaken by the wii police. He is now under arrest as awaiting the results of the wound. int DT'Dprnmuc nrps rv PRISON". ??? tra Recently Granted New Trial?Convicted of Florence Murder. an< ha] Florence, May 9.?Sheriff Burch, of this county, received a telegram q from the penitentiary authorities at Columbia this morning announcing Op the death in the State prison of William Burroughs, one of the negroes that was removed from the Florence county jail for safe keeping in the str penitentiary. pr< It will be remembered that Wil- th< liam Burroughs and Alec Weldon we were convicted, together with Ham, aci the negro that was hung, for the kill- bo: ing of Mr. Elihu Move, a prominent be< farmer, in the Ebenezer section, in At the fall of 1910. Ham was hung and th< upon the effort of Col. W. F. Clayton, wi attorney for Burroughs and Weldon, an appointed by the court, the two last wa named were recently given a new ow trial by the supreme court. But Bur- u.& roughs has rendered his aecount and be his case has been closed. Weldon ne will be tried again at the fall term ev of Florence county criminal court. o' RIVER HURT, MULES KILLED. cident at Southern Railway Gross- s ing, Xear Camden. Camden, May 9.?George Dubose, veil known negro, was seriously in- fi 'ed, and the two mules hitched to n j wagon that he was driving were n led by the southbound 10 a. m. h uthern train, on the road leading f< the Pine, Creek Cotton Mill, a n arter of a mile above the South- p 1 station. Dubose was going to c< j cotton mill to deliver groceries g Sheehan & Brother, and it is said c: it he could not see the train until w was almost on him, on account of p ? vines and hedges nearby, which u scure the view of southbound c< ,ins. Dubose's injuries are not tl al, but are very painful. The d lies belonged to Sheehan & Broth- tl and are said to be very valuable, a rhe crossing at this point is a very fi Qgerous one. The grand jury has en called the court's attention to b and and the railroad authorities d ve been requested to improve the ci rir, _ >SSing. seven years agu a nn. \so- u m, a well known Camden man, f] s killed at the same spot, and sev- n l1 other persons, have had close tl :apes at various times. The Os- b n family received a $10,000 ver- p :t from the railroad for the death a Mr. Osteen. p HILD GIVEN $8,000 VERDICT. 0. a It for Personal Injuries Against v t< City of Florence. ^ Florence, May 9.?in the civil a irt here to-day the jury in the case e' Frances Stone, a minor child of and Mrs. E. J. Stone, vs the city c' Florence, brought in a verdict of Cl ,000 in favor of the child. 1 The origin of the suit was that the c< y was filling up the big ditch in r uth McQueen street with trash. 0 e street hands or some one set e< i to the trash and left it smoulder;. Later, little Frances Stone, liv; nearby, was playing near the ch and fell in. She was badly o: rned and her parents brought suit f damages, which the jury evident- s< thought they were entitled to. h ey asked for $15,000. o ? ? h $1,600 in Shoe Box Burned, rp Kershaw, May 9.?When fire de- q oyed Mrs. Alberta Kee's cottage a midnight, entailing a property loss ei $2,000, with insurance of $1,200, also consumed $1,600 in currency a shoe box which was kept in a set. . li Mrs. Kee, the only occupant, was si 'ed through a couple across the ci eet, the lovers seeing the outbreak si the flames, and hurrying to sound Ii i alarm. b Mrs. Kee escaped from the burning a ucture just in time. The flames si 3 gained such headway that there e< s nothing for the volunteer fire- n titers to do. a ? h >lve Mystery of Haunted House., w Elwood, Ind., May 8.?Elwood's p aunted" house problem has been T ved after five years, and the t< host" proved to be electricity. A ten-room house that was formerowned by Frederick Hatman, and u ich was built for a boarding house the boom days of the city, has m unoccupied for years owing to ! strange and uncanny happenings night. Apparent hammering of the water ' ? * ^ ? J A l gas pipes aruus-eu uie siccycio night. Gas jets would light them- c ves at intervals, one room in paralar being flooded with light as >n as the door was opened. A id investigation failed to reveal the )ooks," but the house could not ,, IV] 3p a tenant long, owing to the ak things going on within. The property passed into new ads recently, and in repairing it ^ j workmen found that poor electric ring was the cause of all the q uble. The wires came in contact th the gas pipes, the gas tips acted spark plugs, lighting the gas at ervals. c: rhe hammering sounds were ? lsed by the electric current concting the pipes. ^ After removing the old gas fixtures ^ 3 rewiring the building the freak ppenings and noises ceased. ^ OTTOX IX FIELD 8 MOXTHST f< ii en Bolls Had Been in Florence T Field Since August. ii Florence, May 8.?One of the f( angest sights; was seen during the ?sent week. While on a visit to n ? lower pari; of the county this IT ek a field of cotton of nearly fifty Cl -es was to be seen with hardly a t" 11 of it picked. The cotton had en standing in the field since last ^ igust and September throughout P ; winter, and instead of being ^ hte and fleecy it had become dark * d matted from dust and rain. It S .s being ploughed under by the ner of the plantation and will be a ed as fertilizer. This cotton had t en standing open in the field for h arly eight months. It is seldom if ? er such a thing is seen in this neck a the woods. n NEAR-BEER IN CHEROKEE. aloon Will be Opened Despite Rai< Last Year?Judge Sease's Order. Gaffney, May 9.?Another lega ght over the matter of the sale o ear-beer, sometimes known in Gaff ey as "knee-high," 'is now impend lg. About a year ago there wen 3ur houses is Gaffney, selling thi: lost popular article and doing i rofitable business. Orders were re sived by Sheriff Thomas from th< overnor to move on the place an< apture all goods on hand, and thi! as done. The men conducting th< laces were arrested and given a pre minary hearing and bound over t< Durt. However, this case was set ed by giving the beer back to th< efendants with the understandin; aat they ship it back to the maker: nd abstain most religiously in th< ature from selling the product. Now comes a man from Spartan urg, exhibiting an order hande< own by Judge T. S. Sease, of th< Ircuit court, which prohibits th< mnicipal authorities in Spartanburj :om interfering with the sale o ear-beer. This gentleman state: iat he intends opening up a near eer saloon in Gaffney at the earlies ossible date and that he does no nticipate any interference on th< art of the Gaffney authorities. Mayor Butler is out of the city nd, therefore, could not be inter iewed as to what steps he intende< iking when the saloon opens, o hether he will take any action a 11. However, it is generally presum i that it will not be necessary fo: le city authorities to interfere, be luse of the fact that it was th< ounty officials who broke up th< layhouse before and it is only logi il to suppose that they will agaii aid the place in case another ii pened up. The fight will be watch i with considerable interest. Child Ate Match Heads. Florence, May 9.?The two-year Id child of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E urvis, who live in the Willow Creel action, died this week as a result o eing poisoned by eating the head! f matches which the little fellow go old of in some unknown manner he burial took place at Willov reek Baptist church. The chile ied within twenty-four hours afte: ating the match heads. Auto Strikes Box of Matches. Florence, May 9.?A rather pecu ar accident occurred on East Evani treet a few days ago in which ther< ame very nearly being serious re nits. A man was riding a bicycle a one of his pockets he carried s ox of matches. Behind him was ai utomobile which had just beei :arted up, and the auto barely graz d the man's pocket, in which th< latches were, and they caught fin nd would have burned him badl; ad it not been for some bystander; ho saw the smoke arising from hi: ocket and informed him of the fact he fire was quickly extinguished af jr burning a hole in the pocket. Ice cream freezers, all sizes, bes lakes, at G. O. Simmons. See ou: ne before you buy. Too Much to Go Through. A lawyer picked his way to th< ige of the subway excayation anr illed down for Michael Finnerty. "Who's wantin' me?" inquired i irge, rawboned voice. "I am," said the lawyer. "Mr innerty, did you come from Castle ar, Count: Mayo?" "I did." "And was your mother namec [ary and your father named Owen?* "They was." "Then, Mr. Finnerty," said th< Lwyer, "it is my duty to inform yoi lat your Aunt Kate has died in th< Id country, leaving you an estat< f twenty thousand dollars in cash.' There was a pause and a commo on down below. "Mr. Finnerty," called the lawyer raning his neck over the trench are you coming?" "In wan minute," said Mr. Finner j, "1 just stopped to lick the fore lan!" For six months Mr. Finnerty, in : igh hat and with hard shoes on hii jet, lived a life of elegant ease, try ig to cure himself of a great thirst hen he went back to his old job a ne seventy-five a day. It was ther< 1 the excavation that the lawye 3und him the second time. ".Air. Finnerty," he said, "I'v< lore news for you. It is your Uncli erence who's dead now in the ol( ountry; and he has left you anothe wenty thousand." "I don't think I can take it," sai< Ir. Finnerty, leaning wearily on hi ick. "I'm not as strong as I wane as, and I'm doubtin' if I could g< hrough all that again and live!"? aturday Evening Post. Don't put down the old carpe gain. Finish your floor with Camp ell's Varnish Stain and you wil :ave a cleaner and more sanitar; oor and will be delighted with th ffect and the durability of it. Easil; pplied. Dries hard. Ask G. O. Sim ions about it. RICHESON UNDER EXAMINATION I Fate Hangs on Verdict of Alienists as to Sanity. 1 Boston May 11.?If the three alienf ists who to-day examined Clarence - V. T. Richeson, slayer of Avis Lin nell, fail to find the former minister 2 insane, it will be the prisoner's last s Saturday night in jail before being 1 removed to his death cell in the - State prison. 2 Dr. L. Vernon Briggs, one of the 1 first alienists called in by the govs ernor, has placed Richeson under the 2 pin prick test. In some instances, it - is claimed, Dr. Briggs found him in5 sensible to pain, even when blood - was drawn. 2 The three who made a two hours' I examination of Richeson to-day des voted most of the time to tests of the 3 prisoner s power 01 memoir <uiu acusibility to emotions. They will con tinue the examination to-morrow or 1 Monday. 3 With a physician for the defence 3 reporting that Richeson is insane, and I still another physician in attendance f at the jail declaring him sane, the s governor is expected to lay principal - stress upon the report of the alienists t appointed by himself. Richeson was t prompt in answering that he did not 3 consider himself insane when the question was put to him directly to, day. Unless the sentence is commuted, 1 one week from to-night will find him r in the death cell at the Charlestown t State prison, with the possibility of - his being called to sit in the death r chair at any time after midnight of - that day. a e Nice line box paper and tablets at . The Herald Book Store. AFTERJRIP Look Out for Trouble The after-effects of the Grip are apt to be serious, hut a normal healthy condition may he restored in a surprisingly short time hy Vinol. 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