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PUBLISHED WEEKLY. WINNSBORO,S.C.,WED
_ __1 ' outhern Railway Excursio- I
CUBA GASPS
While the United States Grasps
Bishop Candler's Plea for the Island.
Bishop Warren A. Candler
thus writes for the Atlanta Jour
nal from Cienfuegos, Cuba:
If the well nigh unanimous
judgment of all intelligent ob
servers in the island way be ac
cepted as correct, the situation
in Cuba urgently requires im
mediate relief by the reduction of
the duties now imposed on Cuban
products imported into the
United States. If there is any.
body who dissents from this
view I have not met him since
coming here, although 1 have
talked with* men of all classes
foreign and native, from Havana
to Cienfuegos.
The condition of congestion and
stagnation may be inferred Lrom
a single statement which is taker
from a local newspaper in Havana
and which is doubtless exact.
Tais journal declares that there
are now 250,C00 bags of sugar it
the warehouses of Havana, ag
against 83,000 at the same time
last year, and that at that pori
the exports to date amount tc
no more than 43,000 bags. The
tobacco interest suffers similarly
but perhaps not altogether as
badly. Sorie claim that it suf
fers even worse ihan the sugar
interest.
A protective tariff at its besi
is an expression of national sel
fishness and commercial coward
ice, but in this case, when al)
the history, of our relation tc
. Cuba is taken into account, it
does not fall short of being posi
tivelv infamous.
We forced upon Cuba our de
mand that the United States
exercise supervision of
~f
3 g'{e powEP>rs. O
-~~-~ T ~~vr a one nob .alone
Z-dieLL rpD
an eye on commerciail treaties as
well. Now, with this power o.
supervision in our hands, w
binder Cuba's trade with others
while with our 'tariff laws w(
almost forbid trade with our
selves. 'i he case of the dog ii
the manger is scarcely as bad a
this, for he did get a bed fron
the straw he could not eat. W
get nothing from folly and mean
ness-not a straw. When Gene
ral Weyler adopted his policy c
reconcentration in Cuba a
America burned with indigno
tion. But the tendency of ou
tariff on Cuban products is t
mak hie whole island a canmp c
recon entrados. With this cot
gestion of produc-ts brought t
pr,by our prohibitory dutiE
we mak~e the planting of cane an
tobacco unprofitable and imposs
ble, and while thus running t
* agriculturist we overthrow t
bankers who have made aivance
on the crops already..
Our policy if p)ersisted i:
'theeore, tuust inevitably bla
both urban and rural prosperit
And this we do for a people (
behalf of whose liberty we we
to war, offering up for the
liberation a sacrifice of preciol
lives and imnmense t,reasure. W
*we allow that chapter of .o
nationa'l history, which for a t
semed like a chapter of int
nationlal chivalry, to be dimmn
by the continuance of a pohey~
eruel to the Cubans as it is d
- reditable to us?.
31ultitudeS have been ind3
eiant at the attempts made
blacken the records of galL
nen of the navy. Will we all
the honoir of the whole natiwa
1.e stained in order to gratify
Oxnard and his associates? C
aLssuances have been given
n,nkind that our motives in
intervention in Cuba are
selfi-1h impulses of human:
shall these professions be bel
on the first temptation, and t
too on a templtatwOn so small?
He-re is a little islandl havn:
sre'a!'er area than that of Geo1
by 10,000 square miles and I
injg a less population than G
gia by above 500,000 souls.
tour o>f the six provinces proc
sugar or tobacco in any con
erable quantity. Now is it
ridiculous for the entire si
nad tobacco interests of a g
contrv to fall into paroxysnl
fear becaus four little provi
of one little island are grant
fair chance to sell their products
in the United States?
And the matter will appear
still more ridiculous when it is
remembered that we do not pro
duce in the United States more
than a fracton-a very, vulgar
fraction-of the sugar which the
country consumes. This means
that our protective tariff lays
tribute upon all the people of
the United States and at the
same time deals Cuba a stagger
ing blow-all in the interest of a 1
small number of people engaged I
in the sugar business-mostly in
the beet sugar business. Mr.
Dooley's proposal of the beet as I
our national flower is amply justi
fied by this extraordinary par
tiality which we manifest for its
producers. If this partiality is
to be perpetuated the proposal
of Mr. Dooley should be adopted
forthwith. But Mr. Oxuard
seems to have misgivings about t
the permanence of our fondness
and makes hay while the sun
shines. A press dispatch from
New York printed in one of the t
Havana papers informs the
Cubans "that it has becoue
known here that Mr. Oxnard, thAE
president of the Beet Growers'
association, has just closed con- c
tracts for the supply of beet
sugar which extend over the next t
five years." This is the way this
infant industry takes care of
itself while bawling for pap from
the public purse. When it gets
grown there is no saying what it
will dare propose. Now it would
strangle Cuba; then perhaps it
will undertake to choke the
western world.
Of course this economic ques
tion affects every other issue in
Cuba. Educational, 'social, moral
and religious interests must all
be influenced when the very
necessaries of life by which the
saved from perishing
ment above $2;000, b';-'- *
nually spent on public education.
When Cuba's own government is
set up it will be dificult to main
tain the schools now in existence
even under the most favorable
conditions. But if the present
tariff rates are to be maintained
by our government these schools
must die ,outright for lack of
funds to sustain them. Is the
- light of intelligence to be extin
guished that the profits of the
growers of beets may be in
creased? Is this a proposal of
ivilized men or of barbarians?
The pira e ;OiTa p coaid hardly
have done worse by the crafts
which they overhauled.
This language may seem strong;
Sbut it is not stronger than the
acase demands as I see it revealed
Sbefore my eyes here in Cienfue
e os-Cui>a's great southern sugar
port. The protectionists seem
Sto have put both mercy and jus
tice behind them. They seem to
hve nio heart for anything but
tg id. Brutal covetousness calls
for v'gorous treatment; soft words
indo not suit the case.
WhXile these men grasp, Cuba
ir ~fueos,W. A. Caudier.
Ciefueos,Cuba.
ll For Ovr Sixy Years.
r- Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup Iuu
1d bee used for over sixty years by miil~
piu of mothers for their children
swhile teething. with perfect success
- It soothes the childl, softens the, gun:s
al avs all pain, cures wind colic, an.
is the best remedyv for diarrhoa. I1
0will relieve the ~poor little sumflerei
o iediatelv. Sold by all druggists ji
tntevery part of the world. Twenty-fiv
. ents4 bottle. Bec sure and ask fo
to"Ms. Wns,ws Soothing Syrup,'
Jr.and take no other kind. 1-1-17
tr Why Easter is a "n'ovable" Feast
too
uirDuring all of March the sun i!
Scoming farther north. About thi
t; twentieth it shines directly, o
d dthe Equator, and the day is jus
ht as long as the night. The tim
of the old Jewish Passover an
ahence of our Easter, depends o
ai this date. This.- latter alway
.-comes on the Sunday followir
>r- the first full moon after the st
avl crosses the line. This accoun
c~ for its being so "movable"
i- feast.-Marchi Ladies Hon
ott Journal.
ar The Best Prescription for Malaria
at ofChills and Fever is a bottle of .GROV
of TEo:uss CHILL ToNIC. It is simi
cess 1iron and quinine in a tasteless for
i d a No C~io Pay. Price 50g.
Interesting Exhibits.
Director Averill, of the Charles
on Exposition, in an intervlev
vith a reporter of The State ii
-egard to exhibits for the childrei
,o see during school week, gav
>ut the following:
The exhibits that should bi
>een and studied by the visitinl
chools are very numerous, anc
then asked to name the Colone,
verill said it would be impossi.
)le for him to do so, but wouk
:ive a few of the principal one:
mud their location.
In the gallery of the cottoi
>alace is located the educatioi
,shibit. These are the same ai
vere highly commented on at the
Pan-American and consisted o
chool work and school exhibit
>f all descriptions.
PIIILPPINE EXHTBITS.
At the western end of the cot
on palace occupying over 5,00(
>quare feet of floor space is to b<
een the exhibits collected by thi
smithsonian Institute and Na.
ional Museum, in our 'new pos
essions, collected for the express
)rpose of use at expositions, t<
mable the people of the countrj
o see what are the possibilitiei
>f those islands. Space will no
dlow of details. "I can only saI
,o all teachers conducting thei
chools through the exposition
ee these exhibits."
EXHIBITS OF THE GOVERNMENT.
They are all instructive an<
ould not be - lightly passet
)ver, The war, navy, postof3pe
igriculture, are in the collonadei
st of, but adjoining the.cottoI
>alace, and the treasury, State
mithsonian, National museua
Lnd interior departments in th4
ollonade west of the cottai
)alace.
The Fisheries building is of
,he river front, and is one of th4
nost attc:tive exhibits
nany ways o all classes of stu
lents.
THE WEST INDIAN BUILDING
shoald also .be visited. Here ar
to be seen -the exhibits of Cub
,ud Puerto Rico. Many of ther
will be found instructive to th
students as well as the teacher.
IN THE S. C. BUILDING
will be found the exhibits of tb
Deaf, Dumb and Blind it,stitut
Converse college, Winthrop an
Clemson, the Insane asylum
South Carolina college and ti
Soth C.,-"^lina Military academ;
All will repay a'areid t.aw
tion. -
IN THE CoMMERCE BUILDING
the visiting teachers'and studen
will find many exhibits thiat thi
will stop and exammg,, amno:
them I would name tRt of tl
Alaska Packing company, whe
can be seen the methods of cu
ducting the great salmon fisheri
and canning .establishmnents
that section of our country. T
exhibit of the great packir,~ hot
of Libby, McNeir & Lj
Chicago in the centre t
building will repay a careful
spection, as will also ma
others.
MINErALs AND FoREs5TRY BUILDI
will be seen, in the opinion
many, a collection of exhill
never before excelled min
mineral line, as well as in sc
others. Examine them all,1
of special interest to some
be the exhibit of the Stand
Oil company, particularly t
portion, of it showing the oil I
ducing meetions of Pennsylva
After finishing this build
the tea~cher should lead
.school over the bridge to the
MACHINERY AND ELECTRICITY BU]
1NG.
1 Here will be found some exhi
t of interest to the boys. Pas
e through the
: TRANsPOnTATION BUILDING
's a stop should be made at
a raised map of Nicaragua. I
n is an object lesson that sh
ts be considered by all.educati
a iterests, as the projectedc
ee now being considered .by
government is fully outlined
on a large scale..
Passing out of this build1i
s the west end you enter nex
SFisheries b~uilding, to 2
- reference has already been I
?~the soutfl C00L
,j uld be to the
- ~~ NG.1
art herein con'
to be of iuter
aving herm go
room ag booth.
I an repaid for
y spend here.
f uth Carolina
work well-,Whei
i all in ask to
del-pia building:
it with uncovered
-old Liberty Bell.
in charge should
o two ezceptiotis the
should be visited.
- found instructivci'l4
g OUR SCHOOLS.
l1 says that quite
':colleges and school
dates for visiting th
.ana have . secure
e called on Stat
ent MCMahan .ye.
s&60:6
discuss the gener
*~ he schools throngl
e to the eaPoSitio
, dnt McMahan
revQt, of the city.
on Su^xrinten]e
the city schools at I
da9 and aid lrim.iin '
ibl in carrying thea
-The-State.
l we up bad tf
unaY knoW that;
t ofChamberl * SO'
alets. They will clea
eh, impprove - your. appe
e e {el like a new n
to take, being su,
t' nd pleasanlt ini ellbet.
Caster Co.
STATE DAY.
arleston, March 3, 190
th Carolina Day at the
pot on, Thursd:ay, March
Som re'asons why the peop:
I the tate should visit the E
.si.it n that day.
Fim.
,e a South Carolina Exs
tiis which the State anc
e p'ou are vitally interested,
P e to the people of
d co.: at large for the first
1, the eat. possibilities of S
1e Cau Joth as a manufacti
a ltural State.
r State has a building a
Ex osition, in which are exhi
the industries and resourc<
SSouth Carolina. Many of
pedo not realize the in
tad of p ossibilities that
ee within our borders. Go thei
ee sethem-you .will profit L
n-trip in many ways.
es Third:
of In the cet ton palace, comn
le ieral~s and forestry, maclh
se and electricitry, and West I
of buildings will bei seen inai
he ibits that will justify the ti
LU Fourth:
U To those who have nevei
the Exposition eihibits<
NoG United states Government
Sing them alone is worth
Ithan the cost of. the trip.
~ifth
The exhibits in the wc
* uilding will be of intert
very woman in South Care
hedsplay i far supetrior
htwoman's work at any other
ro- Sixth:
na.i .When you have seen
1"g Exposition of interest, the
the way offers its attractions
ou can spend as much
LD-D-pleasure as you desire.
S eventh: -IofCaesl
bit ~btsThepopeofCalso
s ngou to see the Expositiori
ng romyour own observat1<
they projected the Exposa
y our interest, as well as
the ,and that we shouild be
{e nited. as one peoll
>uhul&'Eighth:
anall The railroad rates are vi
~anal and acomodations for
oour be seured in Carlestou at
annd able rates.
ig at To Cure a Cold In One [
t te Take Laxative Bromno Quiri
A uc ll druggists refund the m<
hich ailsto cure. E. WV. Grove's
udde. iso ealawlo 25c.
o c of Southern Bap
ist Conention, Asheville, N. C",
Eay 8-15, 1902, Southern Rail
way announes rates of one first
lass fare for the round trip from
all pointson its lines to Asheville
did return. Dates of sale May 6
to 1(),. inclusive, final limit May
21, 1902. except that by deposit
of tickets with juint aget at Ashe
Ville on or before May 15th, and
payment of fee of fifty cents, an
e tension to not later than June
2 1902, may be obtained.
Oi account of annual meeting
General Assembly of the Presby
terian Chat ch, Jackson, Miss.,
May 14-27, 1902, Southern Rail
way announces rate of one first
elass fare for the round trip to
Jackson, Miss., and return, from
all point* tickets will be sold
Maup 12, 13, and 14, with final
limit May 30, 1902. The South
ern Railway in connection with
the-Q. & C., via Birmingham, is
3 ost dire ct route to Jackson.
On aconnt annual meeting
I of Soithern EKYu,ational Associa
e tion, Chattanoqg', Tenn., July
1-4, 1902, Southern Railway an
Ll noace rate one first-class fare
- for the round trip, plu3 $2.00
a. membership fee, to Chattanooga
am'ret , from all pointe. Dates
Jnne '27 to July 1st, in.
i gie, with final limit to July 6
IS g except that by deposit of
y .tickets with joint ageut on or be
to fore July 6th and payment of fe
of fifty cents an extens iotf no
later 'than September 10th ma
Sb obtained. PersonS livi
t uuniportant points should noti
ase ent of date in advance on hir
they .wish to leave ota ec
an provide proper tickets for ther
For on account of Confederate Ye
etrans' Rnunion, Dallas, Texi
April 22-25, -1902, Southe:
Pailway announces vexy low rat
arthe occasion. Tickets w}lL
FL wi n na mTT C ay.2nd, ]
22 depositing ticket (in person) wi
'x- joint agent at Dalt:A on,or befc
th April 30th, and payment of I
e f of fifty cents at the time of c
epf-posit, an extension of the fi
limit to leave Dallas not lal
than May 15th, may be securi
The rates for this occasion t
the the lowest rates ever afforded
nit Texas.
the The Southern Railway affoi
thme quickest lines and best servi
outh For information apply to E
uh agen cf the Southern Railu
LLg or connecting lines.
Lockjaw from Cobwebs.
the d Cobwebs put on a cut lat
ite gafe a woman lockjaw. Milli
sof know that the best thing to
oron a cnt is Bucklen's Art
ini Salve, the infallible healer
are Wou nds, Ulcers, Sores, S
and Erutious, D3urns, Scalds
the ies. It cures or no pay. C
25e at McMaster Co.'s drug st
ece, TiHE ROAD LAW.
dian Some of its Provisions--NUepeP
L x- Days From Three to Eight--C
ip. mutation Fee Only One Dollar.
Newberry Obserrer..
een The Observer mentioned
ff the week that the road conhnuta
see- tax is only one dollar, and
mde this vear it can be0 paid any
up to the 31st instant; after
year it must be paid by the 1
man'S March.
t to Other provisions of ,the
liin- may be given-the entire h
too the much too long to copy.
exoO- Section 1 provides that
sprisor a n d commihssic
a ll Safe charge of the roadi
,11 tthe bridges; that costing betweet
md- and $100 must be let out by
whhere tract, previouS notice of 3
imemeiinshall be posted in, three pl
that bridges costing over
must be let out by contract
ddesire notice in a newspaiper.
too se Section 5 provides that
n tthattroads shall be not less tha
tiion in feet widle
thheirs, Sec. 6 fixes the ages of
againn liable to road duty betwe
and 50. Those exempt are
istrs in charge of conrega
ry lowlow,school trustees, stude12tsc
alll ca eg-s and schools, meu
reren-son erved in the Civil war
would be exempt anyhow<
- score or age. Thei numb
ay ayds for work is fixed at n<
eTabletsts han three nor more than
eyey fit tIn other particulars the
Baking Powder
Most healthful
leaveler in
the world.
Goes farther.
ROV MIM. aosse..se -u
How Elen. Jenkins Was Killed.
Gen. Micah Jenkins was killed
by our own men at the Wilderness
on the 6th day of May, 18640 not
far from where Stonewall Jackson
was mortally wounded after the
battle of Chancellorsville in
1863. Gen.Longstreet was bady
wounded by the volleyr that killed
Jenkins, which was fird through
mistake at the Twelfth Virginia
r i by their comrades of
DMahone's bri ownTlankroad
were moving the Plnk o
at a critical moment of the battle,
Y Jenkins' brigade by the road and
h Kershaw's division alongside.
11 Gen. Longstreet roadat the hea
1. of the column, accompanied b
t- Jenkins and Kershaw, and after
s, discusSing the proposed disp"si
n tion of their troops for reopening
es battle, Jenkins.:rpde
e Longstreet a
me mont bu
cause for but
th am now relieveu, assured -
re that we will put the enemy back
ee acrnss the Rapidlan before night."
,- These were the last words he ever
)al spoke. The Twelfth Virginia had
tcr been in advance, and was return
d. ing to its place across the Plank
,re road when the other regiments of
to the brigade opened fire, believing
it was an advance of the enemy.
rds The Virginians threw themselves
e. to the ground in order to let the
Lny fire pass over them, when the
ay group of otiicers rode into the
line of fire, and Jenkins fell mor
taliy wounded.. Longstreet was
struck with a iminia -ball, which
ely pased through his throat and
ons right shoulder. Capt. Alfred
ut Doby, of Kershaw's staff, and an
ca orderly named Bowen were killed
of instantly.
ii These facts are stated because
itd so many errors have been pub
nly lished recently in regard to Gen.
ye. Jenkins, growing out of the prom
inence given to his son in an in
ciden-t due to the unfortunate
- of conduct of others. Gen. Jenkins
om- held the rank of brigadier genera~
which he received for gallant and
meritorious coZ.duct at Seven
last Pines, Gaines' Mill and Frazier's
tion Farm in 1862. Jenkins' brigade
tht was in the act of returning the
ime tire from a supposed enemy, whe n
this Kershaw's clear voice rang ouit,
t of ' riends;" their arms were recov
ered, without a shot in return,
bll and the men threw themselves
1l is down on their faces.-Greenville
Mountaineer.
nrrs Could Not Breathe.
and Cougbs, colds, erou , grip, bron
$0chitis, other throat amt. lung troubles
con-- are ouickly cured by One Minute
hiic Cougi Cure. One Minute Cough Cure
ce is not a mere expectorant, whic gives
aces only temn rary relief. It softens and
$100liquities t 1 mucous, draws out the in
afterr nmation and removes the cause of
the disease. A bsolutely safe. Acts at
teonce. "One Minute Cough Cure will
te do all that is claimed for it," says Jus
n 116 tie of the Peace J. Q. Hood, Crosby,
Miss. "My wife could not get her
thoe>reath and was relieved by the first
those8 dose. It has been a beneat to all my
en 18family.'' McMaster Co.
- -. -.
btious, Nell-"She talks ince ssantly."
~f col- Belle-"Oh], that's only to keep
hopople from finding out how little
-tthyhe has to say."
err of Stops the Cough
att less and works off the Cold.
eiggt. Laxative Bromo-Quinline Tablets cure
~law is a cold in one day. No Cure, No Pay.
Prie 9.ments.

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