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NEWS AND HERALD.
PUBLISHED SEMI-WEEKLT,
-BY
WINNSBORO PUBLISMING CO.
J. FRANK FOOSHE, - - EDITOR.
TERMS, IN ADVANCE:
One Year,......................... t.5O
six Mouth........................ .. .75
WIN NSF OR( S. C.
Friday, January 25 - 901
A Dead 188ue-the dispensary
for police regulations.
Albert Edward, formerly the
Prince of Wales, now rules over
England as Edward VII.
The whole world shares with
England in her grief over the
death of Queen Victoria.
Drink the State's rum or draw
not from the State's treasury is
the motto of South Carolina in its
whiskey business.
Grover Cleveland is now writ
ig' 8 series of articles on the
"Young Man in Politics." What
about the old man out of politics?
The real o bject of the dispen
sary is no longer kept a secret.
-Revenue it was in the beginning,
revenie it is now, and revenue it
will ever be.
A black tiger has been arrested
in Yorkville. Winnsboro has both
the black and the white varieties
which, according to all reports,
are not dodging the officers.
"Ill wind that blows no. one
good.". The rain yesterday was
tryig to pedestrians, but then
wt a relief it was not to see and
smell the piles of burning trash.
Governor McSweeney Tuesday
pardoned a man who had been
convicted upon his own testimony,
which had been forced from him
by means of a rope around his
neck.
The wise teacher will not fail
to take advantage of the present
opportunities for teaching the
great difference between monar
chical and republic forms of
governiht.
So getwas the success of the
State fair last fall that the legis
lature will not be called upon to
Rake its customary appropria
Aion ef $2,500 in the shape of a
loan. May itever so be.
Be-re-re-elected is the word
nece to expes the re-elee
y eman. Ue was
of last usmmer, re-elected again
the second Tuesday of the legis
lature, and Tuesday which ac
cording to some-was the right
day was re-elected again so that.
.there m'h not be any question
ig the aiyof election.
TUE SA== OrD STOR Y.
While at Ridgeway the -other
day we had the pleasure of meet
u Mr. T, L. Bulow, who among
aibu' spoke of the condi
tils Bu~ ating sheep-raising.{
'been much interested'in the rais
ing of sheep and has continuously
kept alarge flock. But he is to
discontinue this business which
has proven so profitable to him
heretofore. And why? Simplyr
because he can not raise sheep
while his colored friends are in
the cur business. In order that
their dogs may continue their
peaceful existence undisturbed, l
his peaceful sheep must be sacri-0
fleed. He has already advertised
his whole Bock for sale, and is
nowunegotiating for their disposal.
What Mr. Bulow has been
forced to do is nothing more than T
what has happened to hundreds
of others. We very well recall e
that on the farm of our boyhood m
days a large flock of sheep was
a most profitable source of in- T
come. Dogs, however, long since
made it necessary for this part of th~
the yearly profits to be dropped. of
The sad experience of those af- a
facted has not only borne heavily a
upon them, but has also caused
many to be shut out from what
otherwise would be a profitable ta,
industry. Our legislators alonewi
have it within their power to take the
the necessary steps for putting a ha
stop to. this ever-growing evil, be
YI can only be done by putting a tai
heavy tax upon the owners of ha~
these worthless curs. Unless wo
something is done in a very short wit
time, there will be no Decessity W
for attempting any legislation, Ab'
for the dogs will have the county ma
and there will be no sheep. and
-Mr. A. F IRufi. of R ck Hill, pea
sient Wedriaday mn tow. pa
49
QUEEN VCITORIA'S REIGN.f
The Famous Review Written by Sir
Walter Besant In Jubilee Year.
The following review of the
events of Queen Victoria's reign
was written by Sir Walter Besant
for the Diamond Jubilee number
of the London Illustrated News,
June 20th, 1897:
Victoria, by the grace of God,
queen for 60 years.
The occasion of our day of cele
bration is without parallel or pre
cedent. To us, we find it difficult
to stand outside and to consider
events in their true proportion,
the period seems like a grand tri
umphal march. To those of us
who can remember English life as
it was in the forties, the changes
that have fallen upon the country
are nothing short of a transform
ation. We are transformed in
deed; we no longer think as we
did; our daily manners and cus
toms are changed; our views of
things are changed; from peer to
peasant we are one and all trans
formed. And no one regrets the
change; the younger folk; indeed,
do not understand it! they have
been born in the later Victorian
period; to their mind things have
always been as they are.
Mere figures go for nothing.
That is to say, very few people
can realize millions or can under
stand what they mean. If I set
down a few it is for the sake of
defining what would otherwise
seem vague assertion. For in
stance, I propose a broad state
ment that during this long period
there has arisen in the national
mind such a spirit of enterprise,
endeavor and achievement, as has
no parallel in our history except
in the reign of Queen Eliiabeth.
Now, as then, the people have
been restling; it is a strange quali
ty in our - Anglo-Saxon race that
from time to time we become rest
less; this restlessness has shown
itself in colonization, in emigra
tion, in research, in discovery, in
invention-in changes of every
kind.
GREAT BRITAIN's GROWTH.
.s for figures then: The actual
increase in the area of the British
empire during the last 60 years
has keen about three and a half
millions of square miles; but,
since mere hill and plain do not
nmakc a country richer, it is well
to'add tha't, thus area is peopled
by at .least 80,000,000, whom are
gradually civilizing. Apart fitom
this extension there has been
created, absolutely created out of
riothing, new populations-of 4,2
000,000 in Australia, lind nearly
1,000,000 in New Zeland, ivit
noble cities which.fo
dor of theirbu and the
cellen.governmuent ma
s side the finest cities of
Ie Old World. In fact, there
have arisen four great nations
Danada, Australia, South Africa
md New. Zeland--any one of
which must in the nature of things
ecome, nominally as well as ac-.
;ually, sovereign and independent.
Co my mind this is the most im
ortant political event of the cen
ury. The great problem of the
umnediate future will no longer
~e the preservation of those States
Lnder the Union Jack, but the
ire-servation of friendship and al
iance of all four, with i'he Mother
ountry first and with each other
ext. .Let~it be the greater glory ,1
i ti reign to lay the founda- I
on of such an alliance; let us es- I
Lblish the beginnings of a senti- i
ent, based upon common lan- f
ecommon origin, common C
Lstitutions, such as may make '
imity between any two of these t
sw countries impossible. r
A few more figures: We have s
st of our own people, 10,000,- b)
10 by emigration. Yet we have p
[vanced from 25,000,000 to 40,- '
0,000. In 1837 rail ways were p
tJy just beginning; there are now.
er 20,000 miles in these islands. ,t
1e carrying power of our ship- o:
ng has increased from 3,000,000 of
tons to 27,000,000. Our textile rs
miufacturers have increased *fc
irfold; our foreign trade sixfold. ei
is is enough of figures. They w
[1 afford at least, even though tlI
sy are not fully grasped, an idea au
progress which is astonishing ni:
I unprecedented.
NOT A PEACEFUL iREIGN.
Ye have not achieved and main- ac
aed the extension of empire re:
hout war. It cannot be said an
t the reign of Queen Victoriau
been peaceful; it can, however, a
uaid that her armies have main- ch
led their ancient honor. We ste
e carried on wars all over the lef
-ld. We have had a great war sei
Ii Russia; another in India. in
have had wars in Afghanistan, lat
rssinia, Ashanti, Benin, Bur- wil
i, Chitral, Canada, New Zeland pre
th eign has not been one of th
::e abroad it has been one of shi
opened ominously. There was a
depression of agriculture far more
threatening than that which at
present obtains. The farm labor
ers, by hundreds of thousands,
we:e on the parish; they were
angry and gloomy; riches were
blazing everywhere. In the towns
a wild Chartism was looking for
ward; under guise of certain
"points," t. the overthrow of our
institutions afid the establishment
of a republic; a spirit of discon
tent was everywhere; of loyalty
to the crovm there was none be
low a certain social level. What
has happened? The revolutionary
party has vanished; now and then
one may hear a wild word shouted
at a Hyde Park meeting, it evokes
no response; there is no longer
any party which seriously. pur
poses any change in the constitu
tion. The who e nation is united
in loyality.
What has effected the change?
Prosperity paftly. But the suc
cessive measures. of reform in a
still greater degree. What we
commonly call refim is the ex
tension of the franchises, a thing
Qf importance, no doubt, but of
small importance compared with
the various reforms which have
affectA the daily life of the peo
ple.
Formerly the mill-owner and
the mine-owner took the cildren
at 6 and 7 years of age and worked
them all day long in the run of
the mill, sometimes al night.
That power was taken from them;
it was proclaimed by act of par
liament\that a man shA not have
power to work a hand more than
so many hours a day.
DEBTOR'S PRISON ABOLISHED.
Next in importance was the
abolition of the debtor's pison.
When the queen ascended the
throne it 'was possible to lock up
a man for lifk who owed a few
shillings. Tink of the barbarity,
the stupidity of it! Think *hat
a burden, what a terror, was taken
from life when those accursed
walls of the Fleet and the queen's
bench were thrown down!
To these acts add the abolition
of flogging in the army and navy.
Remember that'in 1837 every cap
tain of a ship had it in his power
to flog a man for anything without
trial-to give him three dozen
lashes or as many' dozen as he
pleased. There were cases in
which, to make the man smart,
the captain flogged the last-man
down' from the gards. -It fs ron
derful that our sailors foughit as
They did. This reform affected
the whole of that great class from
which the army and the navy are
recruited. They can now ~nlist
wvithout fear of degrad ion!
Hence, the faces, both of sol 'ers
ofsailors, are stamped 'with
a-brig r, rr air-than
er~y.
Again, since the whole nation
has received the right to vote, it
was shameful that an y single m an
should remain uneducated. So
the education act was passed. .A
rrian may now no longer keep his
abild away from school, but he
d1as nothing to pay for ih'sschool
nig. .We are turning out 'ivery
rear boys and girls whom we have
iot only taught to read, but whom
ve have made eager and greedy
-eaders.,,
It is therefore, fortunate that
he stamp has been taken off the
tewspaper and the duty off paper,
or a cheap press anid c eap ltera
uire- have been rendered possible
or the army oLieaders. They
ry continually for more. Jour
als sell by the half million. For
[iose who desire miore serious
sadin and 'stiidy there are'
prmngng up everywhere free li
raries by means of which the
eople commnand for nothing thel
liole literature of their couitry;
~s~t and, present. .
By these acts, by the repeal of
~e corn laws, by the amendment W
the poor law, by the reform acti
1867, by cheaps postage, by
pid communication,. by 'cheaper
od supplies, cheaperrent, cheap
clothes, better logig, higher n
Bges, the admission of holidays, ati
e old discontent has been driven @
ay so completely that it is well 2
gh forgotten. sta
ACHIEvEMENTS OF SIENCE.F
It is impossible to ignore the a$
bievements of science. We have p1.
2dered' it possible to perform e
y~ operation-the most cruel
on a patient painlessly. What
step 'is that? We are carried
saply all over the island by
am-we who formerly never
our native village. We can
Ld messages all over the world i
a moment-distance is annihi- Cas
Bd. We can transact' business and
hout leaving our office; we can Th.
serve speech in boxes; we can ol
'roduce scenes acted with all *
movements of'-The actors; our
ps are~ scientific instruments,
formerly required skilled intelli
gence.
The- tl:i-. - and many more on
which there is no space to drell
-among others art, music, litera
ture-belong to and increase the
Victorian glory. Great and abid
ing shall be the name and fame
fo;: all time of that gracious lady
who welcomed and encouraged
every one of these great arts for
the advance of humanity. It is
not the part of a sovereign to ad
vance personally any branch of
endeavor; it is the art of the wise
sovereign to en -ourage all who at
tempt an(' all who succeed.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!
A Life and Death Fight.
?I,. W. A. ines, of Macen. er
Is.. writing of bis almot misaui->..
escape from death, say: - Exp s e
after measles induced !!einn- Inaug
troub.'e, which ended in (Consump
tion. I bad freqnent hemorrhbe- atin
coogbed night and day. All my do -
tors said I mut soon die. Tein I
began to use Dr. King's New Di,uev
ery for Consumption, which comple'e
ly cured me. I would not be withou:
it even if it costs $5.00 a bouie hn
dreds have used it on my recomm i.da
tion aud all say it sever lahis to enre
Tbroat, Chest and Lung troubles."
Regnlar size 50c and $100. Trial
bottles fbee at McMaster Co.'s drug
store.
Administrators's Notice.
All persons having elaims againbt
the estate of T. W. Rltwls, deceased,
are hereby notified to present them to
the -4edersigned, duly attested; and
all persons indebted to said estate are
hereby requested to make payment to
the undersigned.
HUGH S. WYLIE,
Admr. E-tate T. W. Rawls, dec'#.
1 - 2 2 - 4 !
Administrator's Notice.
All persons having claims against
the estate of Mrs. Eliza Weir, de
ceas(d, are hereby notified to present
ibem to the undersigned, duly attested;
ai d all persons indebtt d to said estate
are Lercby r(qiestcd to make payment
to the undersigned.
HUGH S. WYLIE,
Admr. Etate Mrs. E'izi Weir, dec'd.
1-22-4t
FOR SALE.
The lot bounded by the lot of Dr
Aiken and the Hlney place, c :rner of
Washington and Vanderhorst streets,
in the town of Winnsboro, and owned
by the Lidies' Memorial Aiqoci4tion
will be offered for sale to the highest
bidder in front of thbe Court House on
saleaday in F,-bruary (tbe 4 h) at 12
o'clock MRS. ,TAS. Q. DAVIS,
Secretary a'id Treasure-.
In your new e
~5C5~QU e no doubt
yourself that
yuwoud'rb..6m
GARDEN.
Reliable seed is the
first start and good
ground is next. We
)have the
+ ICELEBRATED
,BUIST SEED
-< and you have the good
() grounid.
-Call and we will fur
)nish seed at the same
old price at the same
yold stand.
JNO. H.
'McMASTER & CO.,
Druggists.
i(odol
~yspepsia Curef
Digests what you eat.
artificially digests the food and aids
I~ture in strengthening and recon- hb
ucting the exhausted digestive or- 'm
is. It is the latest discovered digest-.
t6 and tonic. No other preparation
i approach it in efficiency. It/i
ntly relieves and permanentlycre
spepsia, Indigestion, Heartburn, o
Ltulence, Sour Stomach, Nausea, tr
k Headache,Gastralgia,Cramps and
other results of imperfect digestion.
e 50c. and sI. Large size contains2%4 tunes
,11sIze. Book all aboutdyspepsiamailed free ..
spared by E. C. DeWITT a Co.. Chicogo.
McMdA'TE~t Co.; t unsboro. 5 C i
UNDER TAKJNG t
i ALL ITS DEPARTMA~r~ s
ii a fnll steck of Caskets, B3urI~
es and~ Coffin:, constamatly en banid,
as- 4f hea'rse when regneated.
ukafal for pa-t patrouage and solisi
sD for a share in the fLUur, in t~wies
st and
maus attanded to at al! hears.
TW~E ELLIOTPT em Sgg m.
J. M, ELLrtYIT $$. Jpre
2'7-1lv
The Kind You b.en
in use for ore nature of
ant s been made under his pae
sone. pervision since its inftaq.
Allow no one to deceive you in this.
All Counterfeits, Imitations and "Just-as-good" are bR*
Experiments that trifle with and endanger the health of
Tnfants and Children-Experience against Experiment.
What is CASTORIA
Castoria is a harmless snbstitute for Castor Oil, Pas.
goric, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It Is Phewnt- I
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Naecois
substance. Its age Is its guarantee. It destroys WorMI
and allays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhea and Wind
Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulate the,
- Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural'leep.
The Children'<. Panacea-The Mother's Friend.
CENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYe
Bears the Signature of
11.'A
The, dI~ Youl FmYf6 Al*aS9
In Use For Oice - 30 Years. I
THtg QcNTAUR COMPANY. T"TeRa f%CT. REW T O E - -
LAUDERDALE & BRY5GN,
(Successors to D. Lauderdale.)
Thank the public for the liberal patronage exteded t1
firm in the past and bespeak a- continuation of the Iame a
the future.
Geo. R. Laiedale. k B
Landreth's
Cele brated
We bave trade.
. o ce HE&T
*emc icai ever invente4
They will burn kut',iebavk b
and ahytbng elsa that is corn
and win give grtater -weit
gany other *to"--we e
more quickay. Tbey
--eorr warda It any. S
nght and every Ilitig. iuca keq
your room'at any temp-eratare. -.Tasy
are as cheap-an coal and cheaper tha*
S eeda coal stove. Tiey helpboth: &rmg
and merchant.
I alo have a few coal atove ad
box hesters AT (OST TO 0C1S0
our.
andWe have abio the neaO
He'ate 8-8MOKELESS, DM
AND fORTABLE-aultabie for )
bed room, dining room, and parlor.
Onion Sets. COOKING STOVES,
NONE BETTER MADU
Why pay s;xty eight dullars s a
range from a, agent whm .ySt am
buga. good one-at alf 'pric
. your home deaers, who hate a a.y
tation to sustain and wbh-oI -
you more fairly. The, mone. s
W E HAVE home with thema. cirasse. *
as nneh as pOssible-that sea !wa
does no good localuy.
rust Received Direct from
England a complete R. W. Phillips
lift of
An extra supply of GLASSWARE
ts also been added to this depart
eDt. together with a nice selection of
e and White Enameled Ware
We cordiAlly extend an inAection
1be.e goods to every one. No is
)uble to show them or quote priceM
. W. SEIGLER AIun1W
M IT MAY CONEI
&LL PARTIES INDEBTED TO
a estate of Q. D. Waltiford, de
Lied, will please call and settle their u
:onnta with A. W. Brown at the old
nd. J. L. MIMNAUTG[H,
&3m AminiSrator
.-8-3 mpro d nitratownr.~ ai y
perly at 6 per cent per annum. -Frsl y
-18-2m PR ESriON RTOrN. O""be.a.. r"".... .- Q.

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