Volume XXXVI, No. 25
$1.50 a Year in Advanoa
BY AN AUTO
MRS BUTLER. R.UW O VICK. BY
'Twce'egm Woman Gi
ti Man and Both arc Sevj
Clio, Cot, -JV.- A lon il lo
tine ??crape occurred I? '
hight oo thc plaui atkin ol' M i d'i
M,\cis, when Mary Isabella Iv
lound Peal I Yarl.oro io Ino lui
kV i th ber husband. Mnr.\ ;
made an effort lo kill Ino- !
and tho dusky daui?ol ?*?*.ni v. i
a ra/or, cutting ber hush .sc i
vorol.v and almost sevni I
?ungular vein ol' Poa. i, I.
BcnneUsvi lo, w ho drew lu i
in the meantimelind too,; nari ?nj
the cutting, splitting ibo : lin ol j
Mary Lsabel In and cutting :i 'ven
gas'n in horchest. Chalmer!- Ivy.
ila- man in ibo ease, lias ri I ursii
io North Carolina. Tho two \ un
en wore brought to town and <
severe wounds wore neatly tin sst
by Dr ,1 A 11 a ni cr and thin tu nco i
oVer to tho (anuity nulli irilies :;i '
Bounettsvillc for further ear? am
louai treatment. The parties ina
It is reported that James 1 lau i
ol' I >illotl ran over a M l's hp lei
.villi his automobile near iii- sta >
lim- ydstordaA ?ltortio?ii a?id bt'dkt
her legs, She is stijl Hvitig, ?m.
in a m il i ea1 condition, Mr ii ; mci
is a son-in-law of Thos J lin'-ooo
Mi \\ d Covington ol' IC ver
green, N ( ', has been spending a
few days with the family ol Mi'
Charlie Covington loire, Both '.rn
M esdamos Covington went io lion
nottsvillo Thursday morning.
Mr .1 T L'etorkin of I nilon, a
son of .Janies A lVtcrkin Ivap kio
of this county, is hero for a low
davs' contest manager for ile
I have just received the college
magazine from my young fiiend,
,1 I* l o ans of thc University <>'
.South Carolina, who is business
manager with Slr Broadus Mitch
el, editor. The tone of tba journal
is earnest and incisive ami chair in
its literature. Tlntnlc you gentle
men for the pleasure of ils peru
On Monday night Mrs K L Ben
nett invited the lvistern Star, Ol
which she is worthy matron, io a
reception in her handsome, com
modious home on Church street,
lier program consisted of seVei'n1
enjoyable events and sitrpriseds.
adding much lo tho pleasure -.d' tic
occasion, Airs ?i timbi -, is pi o\ inj
lo bo a real m o . < ?: of the IO iso
Star and com niue.-, to ; lol' lo r
popularity moro a-, a i tat* 1
her >e>; than on tlui ? ti'oot. T?.i'< . ..
cepli >o e! >,od i doa sa tilly a ,'ko
'aun-h \\u(\ .., dad ebor -e.
ItiadVorClilltlv ::.!!;? . ph ot
.'.v.'.v K ( ? Wat v.o.. h f<p- n . pro
M i; MC Ky-it lia ti Kb .. ? has re
turned io los place ?is a pu lt o
th? Clio .Mule o iinp::- y, nf tm
spending a sh'.ri w h li? o. -
r Carolina a:al al tho boinc ol'In
r p i ron ts near I. . ia, wli pa? M i .
Koger.-. ha-- been fdr sev>::d i'ju.v>
rei hr nip. j '!'":.. ?! ay.
Kev Welcome Quick wont to
111 Mjlisiiiil h's ii is ?o' ii in h a.*, i'd i
.'die on Thursday to bav? bo
lo! ... UiVi VV S\ ir . jip
I llO CtirO Ol' toe li ?e ones v
lor a while td iii. tr muds tip.' M -
a ; Mary aiiijl 'vatic Mci -am i,.. ii
have hjtd theil' care fpi' . i
< bir aCcorintitiilittiiig ,\ oom
friend, Badger Higgs of I ai ula
ton. X O, who i i new at thc li ail d.
. dc chiping lido an olin ion- hifj ',
ope ra to i for the Boll teloplunu
Harmony, Oct. 24,. Several <>
the Harmony people have laen t?
Mc( 'oil and Bcnnelts\ illc shoi ?>: :.
ouuio ol' tho Harmony folks at
tended tho piny ut Clio last Tues
Mr and Mrs II Ii Spears and
Mrs lill Gibson uttcudcu services
\i, tho Catholic church ?il Uheruw
Fifty do)lacs, svhieh w is mudo
up by iii" rd ral school iuipi'vvo
mont a seria; iou < ! j Li ;n?>. .?
.a -ul in April., lias I -'ii M;d (i i
iiu.\ in?.? cl iii i i ?: for iii' Sol bo .
Mr *\ i I l i am S pt id's i.iid i' iriV.i;.V
and M iss l urn N? ? ?l?pidi sp. ;..
s.i iirda.y in i? d i
Nb. .Si). (. liarles lb ow ti, iigivtil.t
lin t (! reccy Kllcrb? I !, >. !<.:
di'iiii'.'iui. Atan ?ed O L. ::'I by Al
Mi? Lau ii in.
.V>. ?S I. Hpu,er( i ' '.? i' "il er L >n .
?' I and J heii i e i . 'junior ii).
IS'Iii te. Lenin ; i \ i .c. Mai Tied
),.!. by ,) A' Gibson.
No. N.i. Liithci'Gauiijbcli -\ and
( O'OI'??U Lilii iJoliiisiiOu Coloriai.
. Lia. Married Oct hf i>,\ Kev
\\ M I'.ie.
No. Nth Krank Giblstiu [H ann
l*'oli.\ I Jig iain I. ?S? I '.dore.I. ( ni?
n, \ Ci .Ni ir. nd (ni. "..'I hy M
CALLOW AV PARISH
David I?. Parish ?nd Mis, Lau
is? (iiillinvay were man n a ai. the
h ?me ol lb? bride i cai' fyi a iii r
yj'Mei'd t.\ at '.> i>. in., Uov, .Mr.
Herbert po donni: m. li.- eere?r?ii.>.
Th? lirid d party cunio a.; once
10 '. in- h ino'-v air' eomo. ry home ol
Mr. l'aHsli, * lu e.' o i .-..> s./aih ol
! low:,, wl.?iv :i 11?.".-pt.on ann din
lier wini' .'.'?ven lo a large UlUilOei
ol' lu-, neighbors ami Iriends.
Aindiig those who went Iron.
Beniiettsville'were Judge Mihon
MeLaui in, Kev. S. .1. li. i! ea, fol.
i'.an 0. ! lamer, T F. McK.ie a ?li
A. (J Sinclair.
i ur dinner is said lo have been
om- ol lin' In sl. i ver given on a
similar occasion m Mariooro ci. un
i.v, nial, v.-us... a-, o^ii.v . en/.;.>uU^'J>y\
The bride is a. daughter of Wil
liam Galloway, formerly of Marl
boro, and is ?> very charming
young lady. Mr. Parish is a mem
ber oi the county board ol' regis
tration, ami a prominent ami suc
cessful lai nier. I ii".v have ihe
congratulations ami best wishes ol
The Hunting of tho T.ihr.
Of ?ill lin- ways. ?il humilia sorely
(hal "i di" hillmen oi tinrliwnl i- the
Ktraiiuest. Ills, neeordina lo M il jul'
lin- I |oh. ( f, I truro, in "Twenty
Veal's In Hu iaaila.VMs. " ?s iheir im : i
011 <>r Killin, \o min. ii ioi>iii Speele.-?
ol' : ...>:.!. "l ,\ int; drh eil the in hr mi,.
(!e; |> nilli: li-, will: iii.osl preeijiii i
stylos. ..nt ol wi.!, h (here ole eerji iii
v. i'll Inm.vii iii Iii- inns, th >v er . . . .?!
A Ne'iv. Vorl?-r !
re?* poy n |a ? n
iiiiia i io.i i ei oi o is,;
FA I tl V.r:;K AMtseMIAT?.
T i,on October :>o io S'oveuthci' ?4
< i lumbla the f-'yiil ol' (Jilusual
Th. o- viii he uniaseiaHii ?rtloro for
J i. j j ur? i.. Hie s'mt,- Kalr lo bu held
10 'iiohio ir.on Motelier 1!0 lo Nu
M nil- r ;;. The ollie. r-( of the fair
h.O' m.oh- I r. tr.-.. oe ll(S for oeveral
aeroplane (llifhtH hy II well Known
11 yin (nr. A number of fast antomo
hiles have h. . II < iu. i.',I for the uuto
loohiii race?, 11 ii-h < Ko o shows havo
hoon noon roil hy ihe inanngoniont for
dii Midway a ii il th.re will bo u nu al
lier of at i rael lona on Main ?lroot,
Tho ina na gean ont o? tho Columbia
(I icu i rc will oi?.r a number of high?
elllPH ot I rael ions,
Sin eioi iirrnnncmonts nro hoing
. ooiie to entertain tho Kevern! Ihou
Hiiinl vlsllorn that will attend tho Pftlf
fnan every county in Botlth Carolina,
on.i of co ii rio tho railroad!) have
Knolled u?poclally low rate?.
OF THE WEER
COTTON MARKETED AS FAST
. . tn . i ! y ^Mis.
?'Jow K abroad
^ Bia Crowd
l?o.VI<ii), Oct. iii. ? .Messrs O?
m?r (\)\ ::':''<>:i and James Ouddof
WeOoll spent Su iii a.y afternoon v>
.Iiis MT! ion.
Mr and Mrs i loriry . Smith Ol'
^Ooiot.v [lilI returned homo Tues
: i.V al ter spondiiig a ?dw days ' iii
Mr Watt .Snnth's.
Several Iron? Gibson wit) attend
"<-oiilr": Minstrel'' in the op?ra
'.ouse ?a, Laurinburg l'rioay even
Aliss Junie Gibson is spending
his week with her sister, Mrs \\
L ( 'ah! vs ell, I hilon,
Misses Alaine Huhsuokcr, Loin
A right, M vi ile Hui ley and bum
k\ i i gb I, wno aro title i d nj> school
?I Southern Presbyterial co..eg,-,
. pent i he wee!; end with their pa
rents near Gibson. M.^-s Mattie
llunsUckcr was accompanied b.s
uer cousin, Miss Myrtle Allen of
L'roy, N G.
Mr and Mrs Lawrence Gibson
??poul Sunday With friends in Kock
i li g h a n i.
M r r \Y I luokuboe and fa m i I.\
-tient Sunday lit Mr ri bb Stallion's
Cotton i-i heiog put on tho mar
ion as fast as gathered. Attheiow
prices tho average farmer doubts
j paving ids debts.
M r and Mrs K t ? Liles spent
Sunday at Mr P L Newton's.
Miss Mary Richards ol' C'heraw,
arrived ai ? ?ibson Saturday and ho
?_ ?i 11 teaching tho primary d?part
aient of the lioykin high school
yesterday. Miss lliehards will
ooaid ab Miss Mattie Ooyi'ddV M
?vnd.,Uu,wilJ be .:;/,'... ie/La .no
and returning fi ai school.
Mr and Mrs .1 li Gibson of Dil
lon spent tho week end at Mr Sim
Miss Pauline Herring, principal
thc Gibson gradell school, spent
Sunday in the lioykin section.
Mr.and Mrs doini McCall man of
Gibson spout Sunday with their
son, Mr Jams MeCallman of A.
and M. college.
Mr La man ( i il ison rel urned Sun
day night from the lair al Kaloigll.
Q lite a lal go crowd attended the
i .surprise |?arty at Miss Mattie
I 11 u i.si ic ker's ia-d night, compli- !
nu niitr.V loller guests Mi-s al y iv
ll . Allen.
I Al! the ;,, i: ,g fdlUs are looking!
, eiiionce o> me. largo number lp
r i y el I tig idcii as well as day board
Mr ! I m ry 1 ) ' ' i ; o; i an I - a iga -
te ki Mi'fU Julia ?atended the li.iioigli
ty io 111 i iso n.
glenn ?fas, so ri ger t ra
ii dry Hayes of Latia is spriid
di - ii fev> da; ? id \lr \V ll Gib
Miss I.lani .iii i ?ibsdb, who i-; ;
tiNielp.lVjJ III Ni'i li 'i-, S C, ?ilLended j
the weddin;., of her cousin, Miss
l'amie ll IbVedobi Sn I ieiinet t-,\ ille
h;i'st A eek, and spent Wednesday
night at her home mair Gibson.
A note from d 1 j Stanton, re
11 no ting that tho Advocate bo sept
to his new home at Americas, (ia,
"Crops are good out herc.- The
Sontll Carolina hoys that are out
here are gai hering a bale ol' cotton
per acre. This is ji. lino country."
IN THE WORLD
TO BE !N DENNETTSVILLE
Has Played ai All ?ivau?vr?(t?ns
arid Funerals of thc
The United States Marine Hand
which comes td Hennettsvillc ?h
\\[ idnesilay Nov. 1 for a grund
co; iee rt ut tho ('oort House at 2
m., i.s conceded by all critics to
ie the greatest niil'.iar.y and con
cert band in tho world- ( )rganix*
I way bael; in 1801, ties groat
baa'I is now i i tia- one h und rod
and tenth year of ?is existence,
iud is almost as old as tho National
' a pi tal ?self. Whin the city ol'
Washington was a toddling infant,
nisi, born on tho banks ol' tin' ma
jestic Potomue, this baud, then m
reality but a life and drum corps,
was its chief play thing abd means
of diversion. I'ois is why th?
National Capital has always been
so proud of it. Marine Maud.
They have grown up from infancy
together, and if today there is no
u her capital in thc world which
tapi?is Washington, there is like*
wise no other govermeut band in
the world that otpial Unele Sun'
"pet" musical organization.
For moro than ono hundred
years ('very Inaugural Procession
liiao has left the great dome cap
pod Capitol escorting tho Nation's
how Chief ICxecutivo down Penn
sylvania Avenue to the White
House has marched to the martial
music of the Marino Hand. Al
every Inaugural ball, at even
Presidential Reception, in fact, on
all fete days when Uncle Sam
turns host and invites his own f< I
Jow oiti/.ons or tho representatives
.d' <.!.'.?. r h?tions to he his guests,
he relies very largely upon the
. i'uuo.'dw^raffR?^? ?'*^5>Af.ttri\\<&
Band to add to the merriment and
happiness of the occasion.
Hut all days are not "fete days."
It may be said as Indy of the no
tion, as of the indiviuul, that "In
to each lifo some rain must fall,
some days bo dark and dreary, [
and lhere luna' been dark aral
dreary" days, indee 'i f?r dur na
tion when not with triumphal
march, but with funeral di ige, and
mulllod dru.:? and muted horn, tin'
Marine Hand has loci the solemn
proce ssion as our "Mai tyred
Presidents," Lincoln, (larlieltj uno
McKinley, have been borne to
their linal resting places.
ni e. li \ si > IN uir.il.MOXi).
'Tho Kiehmond Times Uispatch
said: "i'e'o-e an a-al ce.ce ol
(il'ifee thousand people which : x
m 'iee Au.'?it.vinni in U?0 I istpi lc
. ly of Hieb mond, Va., th- Cud
tn ?lon inaugurated its' si-MiUm'ii i
:iiii-ie:d cY. U', il lill i' i . milt) \)\ fiji
ii' ii more bi'ij?aht audience I i itv.
ex er i.s-.-*mb; d in \ ir?c :iiii thu
that which sat entranced beneath
tho magic spoil ol' Lieut. Santol
ina lil's baton.
"Tho :n...-am has never been
et put I led at ii by ham! concert given
in i?.,-; City, Tl ii? r? were byer
II wv' -> i i'OU) ibo g re al o\< ras foi't .e
musically cultured, and medleys
lind marciu s iorthe musses, wit .
ij : r ( ld "I I'i-xie^ thrown in li's hil
ie i proud."
thc Mule Caplured.
\lally ('. ll irper, whose mule
xV US stolen fi oin his h une lit I ?0
11 "a s cn>ss ri als ?asl week, h is
I'OCpA end his in nie, lt was found
'V Sa n Brick, near Little KOCK.
A iiegr? w ho broke hilo ii house in
the community that night and dis
appeared, is supposed lo have rid
den the mule oil a; d turned it
Phone number IO if you want a
Saturday n livening Post Frank
Me (Air niue, agent.
Philadelphia ls Not So Slow.
"Mother," said u thoughtful Boston
child, "ls Philadelphia older than Hos
"Of course not, my son. The llrst
sottlomcut was tunde in Charlestown
in 11130. wiiil.< Wlllhun Penn did not
arrive on the she of Philadelphia until
fifty t wo years inter." "
"Thal w is always my Impression,
mellier. How Is ii. ilien. thal Phlltutcl<
phill ;-; Ul ntloued in Hie P.?hie. while
Post Oil is liOtV"" Hoste:. Star.
Little Violet wtiS oin- liny examining
n heelllve. which wits new to lier. Ho
ing disturbed, thc dees cn liku <>ui of
their 'lives mid ojie ol' thuin siuna lier. ?
Tears eil nie Into lier eyes, dal sha
quickly dried them nial cried trill III
.'.Now i lc now who takes the needles
out ol' mn m ma's cushion."-I lolinontor. I
Couldn't oolhcr Willi Trifles.
"Has your rather ever given you tiny
iden wliiil lie thinks of inoV"
"No. I really dun't hulluvu fathet
thinks of you III .ill. lie leis so many
Important things to lill Ins mind."
SI ray Stories.
If you lu- poor ?lo not seem poor If
yon would avoid insult ?is well as sui
ferina - <ioldstnit.li;
Mrs. tham?rey M.\ husband ts aux
lons to i>ci rid of me. Mrs. Park
Don t cry. dear In thal case lie won't
haggle over iii" alimony.- Smart Set
M&ghitudo of Stars.
Tlie hrlghler n star is the smaller
tile niiinl.er represent im: us magul
tnde, .-in,i Odnsoipioutly ?i star ol thu ?
(irs jj magnitude i-* brighter Ulan one ot
I ho s..nd. ami oie- oi Hie second
magnitude ls two maguiiildtfs brighter ;
th.ni one Of (lie fourth, in tin- Mime ?
way stars brighter iii.m thu iii - i mag- !
allude e.in lu' represented l>\ numbers
smaller (illili ina1', hy deeliiuils, ol UVUn
hy negative numbers, sirius is di tho
i.i magnitude, vega ol ii.ii magnltm?e,
(Mir sun is ?i sup' o! Hie magill
tilde, mid ' i gives us n II i, in.? ? II I.I II lt)
times as mm-li light as Sirius, ll Hie
sen were Iwlcp ils l;ir away from us
as it ls il Would nive 0lll,\ mie (plaiter
as much light, if it were UMi.nnn
times lardier off than ll ls Its light
Would lie Hie same intei|sil\ Ms illa!
of Sir:: : s Put ic* tl al Ila* cmir.mdtts
distance Hie aili would he oe.ly ahoiit
....' ." ..'.' 'KS ..!?.. away stiins ox- I
arily lies. in oins j
shines wah :i I listel limy Hoity limes
that of our sun Now 'iori. World.
I.ONC; STAPLE COTTON.
Encouragement Offered by tho Stafoi
l air-rino Exhibits.
Special attention will bo paid ta
agricultural exhibits at tho State H?Mr
to he luid In Columbia from October*
30 to November :<. A number of
handsome prizes will bo KIVCII fur tho
heat showing made along tho various
lines ?a' agriculture
Among tlie features of thc Fair
will bc tie' Cotton Kx position to en
eourngo thc growth of long staplo
cotton In tliis State. Tho exposition
Will he held tinder tho allspices of tho
United States farm demonstration
work and $ I.orin |n prizes will bo
given for ile- bosi results shown In
Hu' growth of iho staple cotton.
in port.- recoivtld here Indicate) dint
hui ny farmcri in tlie State will send
exhibits ol" farm products. Them
w ill !><. a special building for thc agrl
Lieut Willam H, Santelmann, <
'Matine Band which w\\\ bein'
Tiir. ?.iQUO't CA ES AT THE
Because Some Were Acquitted ?ie
Thought it Usvlcflj < ; 1 vj
At the laso tirio ot' coen, .yheh
SpliciI<>rSpears hoi pro -. ? ho
1 i<ini>i? eases w'orkcd op hy ih \ tie.
Ut tl v< , lie ! aol 11 ie lollop i I . ate
ment iii-?i with the records f the
'"Statement hy Si licito:- .J Mon?
roc Spears, made iii ?>p n i burt,
"A petit jury Of good ?liri law
ful CHI- of Mu 'Iboi' ' t : . . > ? i : . h liv
ing tried a defendant ii. ??. ? *ise
Wi ie j e t he suite's witness* .. : lied
positively i<> the sine I .<>..,
i.id h?ving hy their Vi rd ii mi.
quilted him, he being l epi e.*. oled,
add there bejn?? ?other dcfcnduUCJ
'<> he ti ol not represented, I deem
it unfair to ny i hese mon and con
?ut th<<m, when those represented
ire i 'und not guilty upc.ii the -ame
" 1, fhei efore, because of my own
feelings ii tlie matter (and I want
i o Mi.\ perfectly fianldy i<> your
honor, that . luive n.y doubts as
prosecuting allorney), I therefore
i l pros :,|| dispensary cases pend
le.' in Marlboro county in v\hich
In s witnesses ai0 ila prosecuting
fitnesses; tho facts appearing in
t c evidence that the pay of these
professional wiinossesdcpend upon
on vi ct i ii. The witnesses aro coi
ned c i poles in the employ of a
vhitc num. their Chief (white mari)
eceiving $16 per case foi convie
ra i : thc negroes for doing tito
work and testifying io receive
7.0 i m h com ici ion. The jurors
H two cases rendered verdicts of
'. ot guilty" upen their evidence,
hcrehy shewing thal'2'lgood men
ol ?Iv i ouu.ty wou d not convict
upon sucn? teston, L^; i-urther ,
? rials of these cases ..dd Bera
useless waste of time, eiK-igy and
noney, and would result in acquit
.). Monroe Spears, Sol."
Card of Thanks.
In expressing our appreciation
f the kindness and sympathy
bown by the people ol' Hon netts -
tlc during this the saddest hours
d' eur lives, vc cannot say in
w o; ds ci ( lojh to repay \ ou,
May our Heavenly Fallier bless
von all and un ide you so : lat wo
.ii nail cm loved enos -weare
i liii from ibis etoili, is pur pray
W. (V Southard,
M . a d Mis. C. \V*. I;, k. op.
Conductor, of thc United States
Bennetisvillc, Wednesday Nov.!