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PUBLISHED WEEKLY- Entered April 23. 1903 at Plckn, S. C. as second class mail matter, underact of Congress of March3, SUBSCRIPTION P
Established 1871-Volume 42 PICKENS, S. C., MAY 1, 1913
All of the Arguments Must Be. Filed (
With the Interstate Commerce Com
mission By June 15.-Many Wit- e
nesses Were Called.
Columbia.-With the testimony sev- e
eral days ago the hearing on the e
mileage question in South Carolina
was concluded and counsel for all
parties interested were ordered tc U
have their arguments completed June t
15. The interstate commerce commis
sion will then consider the arguments
and the testimony.
The hearing on the South Carolina
mileage book situation was resumed
before Special Examiner Elder of the a
interstate commerce commission. The
major portion of the testimony was j
given by the railroads in the effort to!
prove the assertion that it took little b
more time for travelers to exchange 0
mileage for tickets than it did others 1E
to purchase tickets for cash, and the
railroad commission and the Travel
ers' Protective association endeavored O
to combat this . testimony through h
their witnesses. Many of the railroads
were present, and a goodly number of
traveling men were in attendance. f
The first witness called was W. A.
Russell, traveling passenger agent of
the Louisville & Nashville railway. h
He briefly explained the different
forms of tickets in use on his road and
ave An extended and technical dis- t]
scription of the difference between the 12
"cash" coupon and the ticket given in e
exchange for mileage. While he ad
mitted that it took a shorter time to
issue a card ticket than it did one ti
excehanged for mileage, yet he was of [
the opinion that the coupon for long
distances paid for in cash took just
as long to fill out. On direct exami
nation he admitted that his line would b
not accept coupons from a 2-cent
mileage book.
On direct examination Mr. Russell P
stated that -the risk of operation of e
a passenger train would be greater if
conductors had to pull mileage on
S. trains, giving as his reason, that he
would not have as much time to lookI
after his "orders."
--Addresses Lexington Teachers. ti
Lexington.-John H. Swearingen, F
state superintendent of education,
and Prof. W. H. Hand of the Univer
sity of South Carolina delivered edu- S
ationeI addresses before the meeting c
of .the Lexington County Teachers' as
sociation. Mr. Swearingen spoke of
the rapid Improvement that is being E
made along educational lines in Lex- E
ington, and urged the people to con
- tinue to go forward. No county in
the Jbate has made greater progress,
he said, than Lexington. and he pre- 'v
dicted still greater strides in the rural
Struck By Passenger Train. ti
Jaulngtonj-Girlie, 'the 12-year-old a
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel
Kyser, was struck by a Southern 0
passenger train near Styx, this coun
ty, and was severely injured, having
received a severe fmecture of the
skull. As soon as the accident hap- C
pened Dr. E. P. Derrick of Lexington
was summoned to the Kyzer home,
where the girl's wounds were dressed.
The Southern railway later sent a U1
special out -from Columbia to get the E
ehild, who was carried .to a hospital
In Columbia.
Dispensary Question In Dorchester. y
Stanmerv le.-A ipaper hgi been
* placed in circulation, and has been
2gned by alarge number of the vot-f
-pre throughout. Dorchester county, pe
titioing -John D. Wimnberly, county
pg*peryisor, to set aside the third
Tusday in August as a date upon
which the .voters of the county may
ave the privilege of deciding by bal
lot whether or not there shall be es- 0]
tanblished a county dispensary, or dis- Ce
pensaries, for the sale of alcoholic di
Working For a Through Train. W
Greenwood-The T. P. A. here is w
working with the T. P. A. of Anderson
)g an effort to get a through train on.
the Seaboard between Andesn and Ii'
Columbia, via GI., S. & A. here, Sea- aI
board to Clinton and thence over the j
C., N. & L. It Is asked that the Sea
board train run from Abbeville to
Chester, making the above connee-b
tions. A numerously signed petition p}
is in circulation. It is generally un
darstood that there will be a radical ec
change in Seaboard schedules on the 01
easboard in the next few weeks.h
Add Large Amcuntt to Fund.
Charleston.-AbYout $8,000 was add
5d to the fund for the new medicai T
4 ne~ege recently for which a whirl F
wind campaign was instituted several
days ago, bringing the total money Ind
band to near $40,000. The teams ex- 0
press confidence in being able to get
-the aggregate to $75,000 within thea
next few days. A number of persons
and Institutions which are expected to 11
give su'bstanitial appropriations are e:
yet to be seen and in the next day or h
- two the fund will grow In large pso
portions. --
Notice of Tila1 ilt2Cit ali Eitchigt
Notice...Js her ty given that I will
make application to J. B3. Nwberry, I
Esq. Judge of Probate for Pickens counl
ty in the State of South Carolina. on the
14 C'av of May. 1913, at 11 o'clock
in the forenoon or as soon
thereafter as said application can be
beard, for leave to ma~ke final settlement
of the estate of Irvan M.. Hlendricks. de
ceased and obtap discharge as executor C
of said estate. . ' .
* dministrator. I
Easley Local News.
Mrs. Nora Broady, of Spencer,
. C,, is on a visit to her grand
'arents. Mr. 'and Mrs. J. R.
Miss Nancy Smith from Geor
ia is visiting Mrs. William
Miss Leta Aiken, a student of
rreenville Female College: Mr.
Liken. of Furman, and Mr. Fos
r. of Clemson, were the week
nd guests of Mr. and Mrs. P.
1. Taylor.
Miss Nannie Porter, of Pick
us, was the attractive week
nd guest of Miss Nettie Ellison.
Mrs. R. A. Lancaster, of Col
mbia. has been visiting her sis
r. Mrs. l:. F. Smith.
The Ladi&'s Aid ieit y of the
'irst Baptist church met with
[iss Mary Williams on Monday
Editor Martin of the Easley
rogress is doing a real service
y giving short sketches of the
[d soldiers in and around Eas
Sloan Miller. a fo'mer citizen
E Easle", has moved back to
is old home from Greer.
Gus Davis, who went west
)r the benefit of his health, has
,turned to Easley very much
elped by his trip.
News hs just reached here
mat one of our popular young
ten has successfully passed his
Lamination in the Atlanta
[edical college and when he re
irns to Easley it will .be Lake
Jameson, i. D. We offer
Master Ben Thornton cele
rated his fifth birthday on last
7ednesday afternoon' with a
arty which was greatly enjoy
I by a number of his little
Prof. W. W. Benson, Miss
ucia Bee Able, Messrs Ben
[agood, Orlando Folger, Wal
r Able, Carl Perry, Frank
llison, Frank Rogers and
'rank Welborn attended the
tate ,Oratorical and Athletic
>ntests held in Columbia last
'hursda.y and Friday. Mr. Ha
ood very ably represented the
.H. S. in the Oratorical con
~st, while the Track Team won
>urth place with nine points,
'hich considering that there
ere twenty four schools rep.
~sented and the one receiving
ie cup, making only thirteeni
>ints, was excellent work for
ir boys.
Mrs. W. A. Mauldin spsnt
Lt Thursday shopping in
Miss Janie Ellison spent the
-eek-end in Pickens with her
nle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs.
obert Roark.
Mrs. J. L. 0, Thompson and
vo children of Liberty are
(siting in Easley this week.
sob Simmons Died
Last Wednesday
Robert Simmons, who lived
1 Pickens route 5 near the old
mp ground, died last Wednes
ty, April 24. He had been in
id health for a long time and
as taken worse about two
eeks before his death.
He realized that he could not
re long and said he was ready
td willing to go. When he
ied the Holly Springs church
iout fifteen years ago he was
ptized by Rev. Frank Mur
iree. and at that time express
t the wish that if Mr. Murphree
itlived him ho iwould conduct
s funeral services. This wish
as complied with and Mr.
urphree preached the funeral.
he body was laid to rest in the
oly Springs cemetery Thurs
av. lie was about 62 years
Mr. Simmons was a good nman
ad had many friends who
ourn with his family and oth
Srelatives. Those who knew
im best loved him most. He
aves a wife and six children
oh and Earley, and Mrs. Della
orter Mrs. Omie Gantt Mrs.
osa Masters and Mrs. Ander
mn: all of this county.
d ne
Two More Weeks
Hookworm Campaigi
Dr. Rodgers will be in th,
county until May 17th. Thi
gives the people of Picken
county two more weeks than
county is usually given.
So far 1500 people have ay; il
ed themselves of this opportu
nity. Thirty-five and a hal
per cent of these were found t<
have hookworm. The olde3
person treated so far is 74 year:
old, and the youngest about 4
These were in this county. Th<
oldest person treated in the stat
was 94.
574 persons between 6 and V
years old have been examine(
and 48 1-2 per cent of then
were found to have hookworm
The attendance has been goo(
at Pickens, Central and Easley
The other points have failed ye
to show any great amount o
interest, These two additiona
weeks are given provided t.h
people turn out well the firs1
week. If there is a poor attend
ance why the last week will bt
cut off. The people of Pickem
county have from now until the
17th of May to take advantagE
of this opportunity to be exam
ined free for hookworm.
The following point; will be
visited on the days mentioned.
Every Tuesday at Central,
Wednesday at Pickens, Thurs
day at Cateechee, Friday at
Liberty, and Saturday at Eas
Are you one of the fifteen
hundred that. has been examin
eds If not are you going to bE
one of the three thousand that
Dr. Rodgers expects to examinE
before he leaves the county:
It's your duty to be examined,
a duty to yourself and family.
A Happy Re-union.
A happy birthday re-unior
was given by Mrs. Martha Wal
drop on Sunday, April 20th, at
her son Philip's home. This
being Mrs. Waldrop's 76th birth
day her children, grand chil
dren, relatiyes and friends
came in to spend the beautiful
Sabbath day with her. It was
quite a surprise to her as she
was inot expecting them. She
is the wido w of William Wal
drop. At twelve o'clock all
good things to eat were spread
on the tab'e built under the
beautiful oak trees. Ninety in
number were gathered around
the table and after thanks re
turned by Uncle Charlie San
ders they all partook of this
bountiful repast. After dinner
they all returned to the house
where they spent a few hours
in singing. May she live to see
many more happy birthdays is
the wish of all.
One Present.
Unveiling Woodmen Monuments
The Woodmen of the World
will unveil two monumenis at
Sandy Springs cemetery on the
first Sunday in May, at 2:30 p,
m. The monuments are those
of Sov. A. J. Moore and his son.
The father was a member of
Ela Camp located at Pendleton,
S. C., and the son was a mem
ber of Denver Camp 'at Denver,
S. C. The t wo camps will unite
on this occasion and will unveil
both monuments with one cere
mony. Rev. N. G. Ballenger
will preach a sermon on Fra
ternity im medilately after the
ceremony in the Sandy Springs
Annapolis Appointment.
Ani examinatin will be held
at\Anderson, S.C., Saturday,
May 17. 191:3, for the purpose of
selecting a principal and three
alternates, as candidates for
the position of midshipman in
the United States Naval Acad
emy at Annapolie.
Applicants must reside in the
third congressional district must
not be under 16 .years of age 01
over i20 years and nmst be- phys
ically sound.
The mental examination wvil
embrace: arithmetic, algebra
-r(omyetry through plane geom
T lish grammar, geog
*States histora
M. C.
Anniversary Bat
tle of Gettysburg
The fiftieth anni-. ersary o
the battle of Gettysberg will b
held at Gettysburg, Pa , J uly 1
2-3-4, 1913, and the veterans o
both Union and Confederate
armies will meet here in reunion
and brotherly love. Virginih
has erected on this b ttlcfield
monument to General Robert E
t Lee and his men. The monu
ment is erected on the very spo
where Gen. Lee stood durin?
P i c k e t t's and Pettigrew':
charge. There were Pickens
county soldiers in this battle
and some of them are goinf
back to the old battlefield next
July and view the spot wher(
reached the high tide of our Con
federate cause; where the griz
zled warriers of Lee were firsi
checked by their foe.
The railroads have made o
rate of one cent a mile for this
occasion, and the United State:
government and State of Penn.
svlvania will care for all vet
erans free of charge. The only
cost to old soldiers will be the
railroad fare. -
A Card of Thanks.
For the many acts of kindness
and kindly offers of assistancE
and sympathy during recen1
illness and death of my father,
I wish, in behalf of the family,
to express to our ft iends and
neighbors our sincere apprecia|
tion and gratitude,
As it is impossible to see and
express to each one in person
our appreciation, we take this
method of doing so.
Andrew Bramlett,
A Visit to Aiken.
In company with Mr. Burrell
C. Johnson it was my privilege
to attend the old soldier's re
union last week in Aiken, S. C,
While there we were treated
well by the citizens. Aiken is a
beautiful city and has a refined
and hospitable citizenship, Col.
D. S. Henderson delivered the
address of Welcome. He is one
of the best orators in the South,
and is the orator chosen to del
iver the annual address at Chat
tanooga in May.' Ex-Gov, John
C. Sheppard delivered the an
nual address to the old vets. It
was thrilling and instructive.
Goy. Blease was present and
made a short talk to the soldiers,
complimenting them for services
rendered. The speakers were
all well received. Be it said to
the credit of that large gather
ing that there was very little
signs of drinking. Bro. Johnson
and I went for the express pur
pose of getting some resolutions
passed by the Jasper Hawthorne
Camp discussed before the State
Reunion, and with the help of
others we succeeded in getting
them before the convention and
thoroughly discussed, and left
in a very satisfactory manner,
so far as we are concerned.
Bro. Johnson is a great worker.
He had several hundred copies
of our resolutions printed and
as he would meet the old vets
he would hand them a copy,
asking them to read it, and by
the time the resolutions came
up for discussion all the old sol
diers were prepared for discus
sion. Some of us intend never
to let up until South Carolina
shall pension every old soldier.
It is a crying shame that South
Carolina. the first state to secede,
the state on whose soil the first
gun of the war was fir-ed, the
leading state in the Union in
the production of corn per acre,
with the fairest women and the
bravest men, should be the hind
most state in showing her ap
preciation of the services ren
dered by the old soldiers. Lel
our motto be a pension for every
old soldier and the widow ol
every old soldier. D.W.H.
T wenty-three members of thE
Keowee Camp, W. 0. W.- weni
to Easley last Thu'rsday nigh1
and met with the Aspen Cami
of that place, witnessing th<
cnferring of the protection de
gree on three new memrflrs
t was an enjoyable meetins
and did the camps good. Thb
Pikens Railroad Co. ran ai
Marietta Route 2.
Commissioner Bowen is hav
ing the roads worked on thih
side of the county now, Thanks
to you Mr. Bowen.
J. D. McConnell is doing som<
rushing business these day;
with his saw mill and planing
L Carl C. McConnell has gonE
on a visit to parents near Belton.
Allen K. Edens, of the Oole
noy section, was here on busi
C'ness last week.
Henry Williams takes a ridE
in his auto occasionally sincE
the roads have gotten dry.
A goodly number of our
Woodmen attended the unveil
ing at Dacusville last Sunday.
Lawrence Williams visited
his uncle L. S. Edens last Sun
They have a wide awake
Sunday school at Mt Tabor
church under the able leader
ship of Bro. Sam Looper. Uncle
Sam is a good Sunday school
and church worker and Mt.
Tabor should feel proud of his
able services.
Miss Florence Sutherland,
Cloe Williams and Lilly Turner
are leaders in getting the chil
dren ready for a Children's Day
some time in July.
L. B. Williams with the violin
and Lewis Morgan with his
banjo, with Miss Cloe Williams
at the organ can furnish the
music. Try them and see.
Greenville's Expo
sition May. 19-24
The Greenville Chamber of
Commerce is sending out attrac
tive literature advertising the
exposition to be held there the
week of May 19-24. Below we
publish some of the events to
take phce during the week:
1. Greenville Exposition of
"Made in Greenville" Products.
-Will run entire week and of
fers a splendid opportunity to
learn just what Greenville man
ufacturers are making. Special
2. Greenville Pure Food and
Health Exposition.-Exhibit of
pure food products from manu
facturers throughout the United
States. Also exhibits from the
Greenville Board of Health and
from similar bodies throughout
the Southeastern States. Entire
3. Municipal Sanitary Cong
ress.-Representatives of health
bodies throughout Southeastern
States and from the United
States and state governments
will hold- the most thorough-go
ing discussions of ways of safe
guarding and promoting com
munity health ever conducted
in South Carolina. Entire week.
4. Greenville Horse Show.
Greenville's annual horse show
will be held May 20, 21, 22. It
will be larger and better than
5. Home Coming Week,-A
great gathering of former Green
villians from all over the coun
6. State Association of Elks.
-Convention of the South Car
olina State Association of Elks,
May 20, 21, 22.
Negro Found
Dead at Norris.
Coroner Medlin was called tc
Norris last week to hold inquesi
over the body of a negro by the
name of Asbury who was found
(ead in bed at ahouse near the
Norris depot on April 22.
An autopsy was performed by
Drs. Sheldon of Liberty and
Woodruff of Norris. and they
found that heart failure was
the cause of his dleath. The
negro was a stranger in Norris,
having been there only about a
month, and having no relatives
or friends his body was burie&
by the county. It is said hih
home was in Charlotte.
The 10th of May will on be.
here. What thou jest
qickly. It mn , s ony tc
vog. Reac sain the areat of
f- 'e to you by the Ham
Brown -Wall Co., of Eas
1ley sen in our ids
Norris Dots.
J. B. Robinson has gone i
Newport, Tenn., to purchase
car of young horses and mule:
Give him a call if you need any
thing in that line as Benton is
good judge of stock and know
what to buy.
The people of Norris are prou
of the new depot that is goin
up at this place as it is a-beaut
and when completed will cos
about $5,000. That looks goo
for as small a place as Norris.
Frank Massey has moved int
J. D. Mauldin's house and i
working on the depot.
E. W. Tate lost a fine cow
few days ago. He had refuse
$100 dollars for her. -
Several of the boys aroun'
here have the hookworm. Th
writer has been thinking abou
I being examined for them.
Someone has asked for th
shortest verse in the Bible.
think "Jesus wept" is the short
Tom Garrett, of Ancon, Cana
Zone, is expected to arrive it
Norris in a few days on a thre
weeks visit.
There has been a lot of guano
sold at this place this spring
Railroad men claim that Norri
handles more freight than an:
other point between Easley an<
Nothing has been said ye
about Uncle Pool Alexander s<
when you come to Norris b<
sure and buy some Table Tall
flour from him. MayBee.
Dacusville School
Closed Friday
The Dadusville High Schoo
cl'sed a most prosperous session
last Friday, with literary ex
ercises that night
A very strong address wa:
delivered by Co. Supt. R. T
Hallum, and an able sermon
Sunday morning by Rev. D. D
'Jones, from 2nd Timothy 2: 15
'He said in brief. A nation needs
and must haye if it would stant
education, business. law ani
Christ, but the greatest need i:
Christ, for without him no na
tion, community or state cai
The program for the literara
exercise was as follows.
"Biography of a grain o
wheat"-Delsie Hogsed.
"The town and country birds'
-Nannie Mae Jones,
"The old man."-An origina
story by Lillie Ferguson.
"Brur Lion's Feast."-Ax
original story by Noami Robin
Reading, "Killed at the Ford'
-Dena Sutherland.
"Old Bachelor's Sale."-San
Jokes-Sam Jones and San
"Just say Hello." - Georg
"The law of Progress"
Grady Hogsed.
"Sacrifice for Progress"
Ellis Sutherland.
"An appeal for Progress"
Pinkney Aiken.
All rendered their selection
wvell. The school has mad
wonderful strides of progres
under the leadership of Proj
James F. Watson and his abi
Very truly yours,
Malvin Hunt.
Large Farm is Sold.
A large real estate deal we
closed yesterday when M
Thomas P. Cothran purchase
from Mr. E. E. McIuih. a 65
acre farm in Pickens counts
the consideration being $10,64(
The average per acre was SU~
This piece of land is situate
approximately six miles sout
of Marietta. The sale wvas mad
through Mr. WV. A. Wallace,
real estate dealer of this city.
Greenv ille News. 20th ult.
ore t an 5000 goot
tinel every week'
Pickens School
Defeats Liberty.
The Pickens High School base
ball team journeyed down to
a Liberty last Friday and played
s the school team of that town.
The score at the end of the ninth
inning was 15 to 14, Pickens
d holding down the big end.
9 A good sized crowd of Liberty
Y fans were present and a good
d many fans from Pickens also
attended. There was much
enthus'asm and the rooting was
o one of the features of the game.
s Each team acquited themselves
well, the rough condition of the
ground causing a larger score
than should have been. The
deportment of the teams was
excellent. Of the Pickens boys
special mention should be made
t of the playing of Seaborn, Hes
t ter, B. Porter and Finney. For
Liberty McClanahan, Hamby,
3 Spake and Thompson starred.
I A return game could be se
- cured, but unfortunately no
suitable ground can be secured
in Pickens to play on, the own
ers of the lots for some reason
or other refusing to rent them
to play ball on, thus depriving
the boys of much good and in
nocent fun. Ball games here
this summer would do much to
help pass away the long, hot
r afternoons and would be greatly
enjoyed. There is no better
amusement than purely ama
b teur baseball where each player
> plays for the fun of it and does
a his best.
Score and lineup:
Seaborn, p. 4 4
Boggs, cf. 1 1
Hester, 1b. 2 3
B. Porter, 2b 1 3
Looper, ss. 1 2
Allen, lf. 0 1
l Finney, rf. 1 0
Bivens, c. 2 2
F. Porter, 3b 3 3
15 19
McClanahan, 2b. 1 3
Gaines, c. 1 1
Hamby, ss. 3 2
Shelton, cf. 1 1
McCravey. :3b. -1 0
Boggs, lb. -2 0
Thompson, rf. 3 2
Spake, If. 1 3
Williams. p. 1_____-_
14 13
IHome runs Spake; 3-base hits
Seaborn, Hester. McClanahan,
Hamby, Spake: 2-base hits,
Seaborn 2, Hester, B. Porter,
Looper, Allen, iBivens, F. Por
ter, Thompson.
Use of CalomeJ
Practically Stopped.
Dangerous Drug Giving Way for1
Safer, More Reliable Remedy.
Hundreds of people in .this
a vicinity alone have stopped the
use of dangzerous calomel when
their liver is acting slowly, and
- take Dodson's Liver Tone in
- Dodson's Liver Tone is al
ways safe and has none of the
- bad after-effects which so often
follow the use of calomel. It is
s a pleasant-tasting vegetable liq
e uid that starts the liver gently
s and surely, and relieves consti
.pation and biliousness and caus
e es not restriction of habit or
Many preparation~s have
spun up tha imitate the
claims made for D~odson's Liver
Tone, but remember Dodson's
Liver Tone is the tried and test
ed remedy that has proven such
s a goou medicine and is so satis
-factory to every user-is the
areason these imitations are on
0 the market.
Dodson's Liver Tone cannot
.hurt anyone and if it fails to do
p.all that is claimed for it the
Pickens Drug Co., who sell it.
wili give your money back wvith
e a smile. -
-ice of F'inal Settlemecnt andI
Ntico s rFebv Li v'n ta I will ap
p'y to J P.. New-ery. Judg' of Probate~
Ifor icke ns Cainniv in the S ate of
Sonh I C -~n oni the 8th day of May.
193. dt 11 o'l. .e~k in th for'-noon or as
soon'I th e ifier -d id applicatio~n can
1.e hear i. f.* .r eve to imike a final set
tlemnn with '*v wards Jains~ C. Wertz
and Jo -ph .9, Wertz~ and ask to be dis
charged ats guardian. R?. M4. Wertz,
Ma -0 193.t Gadi
Latest News of General i
Has Been Collected F
Towns and Cou
Brunson.-The town
boast of five veterans of U
tween the Sections. r
attended the reunion 3n
have just returned me
T. Johnson annonnced tht
let the people of
who shall be their
holding a primary
have an up-to.date'ar
donated by the Southem
ladies of Reevesville4ar
variety of flowers, whi
spot a beautiful.,a
Union.-At a r~et mee
trustees of the Union gre
Prof. Davis Jeffries was r
perintendent. It is
Prof Jeffries had a nb
ing offers elsewhere, but b3s$i
to remain in Union.
Greenwood.-The grand
recommended. in. its last pre
that the city of Greenaw
its own accommodations
housing them in the cout=
now up to the city to emo
large the old city prison.-J
Chester.-The executi
of the Chester Poultry
held a meeting to d
means for holding the -nom' -
show in Chester, Tanazsl
Two good shows have
held and it Js planned to
third one the biggest yet..;
Greenwood.-The iron c
electric lights to constitute
wood's "White Way" are.be1ng>
on the streets now,' and, na
,time will be ready for the;.
There are 42' these
ornamental, and they"
to the general appearance
Trenton.-B. H. Miller's
broken into and a considerib
of merchandise stolen.
the front door was broken
heavy instrument and the
tered, secured a lamp,
looked around over the s
ed what merchandise he
bed thm money d -
in peace.
Chester.-E o a
managed by
the Southern P'.. co
completely doetfoyed by
days ago. Owing to the;
bility of the place nothing.
be learned. The buildinag
wooden structure and was
about $4,500.=.
Newberry.-The c
John P. Wicker, a
of the Pomaria sctn
recently. The origin of Je*#
known. In the crib was
bushels of corn and other-as
value. Mr. Wicker succeeded lIn
ing his mules. end other stock.
the fire. The loss Is abdist$4E.
is partially covered .b sii raiie
Lextington.-In the Ul~
district .court at Charlestio &i
A. M. Smith, -presiding, 1
Tli-former iierchant,
ton mill president, wil
for a final di
proceedings insti
more than a year
claims -that he.ha me
ment of -the eourts nd
entitled to'a 'rlas.
Allendale.-TheRardenj1t t,
high .school .for the doO04ca'ton
rnegroes, wes: destroy
fire. .The, origin of 7th e i is
known. Tihe losa is estiated at
$3,000, the loss parcialiy cov-ered
insurance. The school was istab
ed about 20 years ago by an
tion of Presbyterians of Pensyl
This is the second total. loss
experienced in its histj. .
Washington. - Will recomm
tions for postmaster ~at. WaX
and for collector of the psart att
leston by the late .Representati
gare shortly betfore his d
cordance with an agreement
tween the South Carolia-r
tives and the two senators
former should stame these
stand, or will the new
congressman, RI. S. - -
new recommendationsafor.
places? - -
Orangeburg.-Johf oe
the three negroes *ho e.dt
the city jail several agI
been apprehended ina
brought back to this ,.elt
Kearse and Bosie~36mS were -heoh
er tw negre wl scaped. K arase
Greenwood.-A big rally or getu
gether meeting of the Greenwoo(
Merchants' aseociation was held atv
the Majestic moving picture-place
north Main street. Secretary
Marshall arranged a .very
program, including s S
from well known local mea.
Ellenton.-The Agricultural
Ellenton, In Alken county,
held its regular monthly meeting~
club was organized In 4
been holding regular m
that time for the dlsu~2
cultural subjects and the
practical farming.
Summervile.-The anaual melg
of the Dorchester free school b~.
was held in council chamber and bo
sides a quantity of- routine businus
the following officers were elected fcr
the ensuing year: PreeseWt,
Richardson; secretary' and treasure
D. B. Henderson.--- -
The quickest and surest c -.
for burns, bruises, boils,
inflarnation and all skinm
es is Bucklen's Armica Sal
four days it cured L. 4
of Iredell, Tex., of -
ankle whi~
m e'

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